Music Appreciation

Course Outline/Syllabus
MUL 1010, Music Appreciation-(Face to Face, Web-enhanced, or Blended)
Miami Dade College
Text: What to Listen for in Music, Copland
Honors Text: The Cello Suites, Eric Siblin
Grading: Final grade in course will be based upon written tests, quizzes, and/or homework. Student must receive a letter grade in order for it to be added to the grade average. Grades of ‘NG’, or a check will not be added to the average. Any student caught cheating will receive a ’zero’-(double ‘F’), on that assignment or test.
Credits: Three (3)
Course Description: “The development of the various styles, forms, and idioms, in music. The emphasis is given to the students ability to understand and enjoy music”
-MDC Course Catalog
Topics and Course Objectives:
Upon completion of MUL 1010 students will demonstrate their ability to successfully
*List Major Style Periods *Define Music Related Terms
*Identify Significant Classical Composers
*Assess Musical Performances *Define Aesthetic Experience
Description Last Updated: 2017-4
Attendance is strongly encouraged. Student may be dropped due to excessive absence. Excessive absence is defined as one week’s worth of class, plus one hour.
Professor: Dr. David Brubeck
Office Number: Room 8120 Kendall Campus-(Please enter through 8117)
Telephone: 305-237-0539
Email: dbrubeck@mdc.edu Exam Dates: Set by Professor

Student may not access ANY electronic device during class.
Any student deemed disruptive by the Professor will be dismissed for that class period. Failure to leave the class within five minutes of being dismissed will result in the student being dropped from the class for the semester. No video or audio recordings may be made of the class.
Final exam may be administered on the last day of class-student must reserve that date and time as well as the official final exam date and time.
Student may be required to attend two live performances.
Attendance is taken once-student must attend entire class period to be marked present.
Students must bring a 3 ring binder, 20 sheet protectors, and two pencils to class.
Tests or assignments may be made up only at the discretion of the instructor, if at all.
Homework must be placed on the instructor’s desk at the beginning of class it is due.
This course satisfies many of The Learning Outcomes set by MDC. They include:
1.) Communication, 2.) Quantitative Analysis, 3.) Creative/Critical Thinking and Scientific Reasoning, 4.) Information Literacy, 5.) Global, Cultural, and Historical Perspectives, 6.) Personal, Civic, and Social Responsibility, 7.) Ethical Thinking, 8.) Computer and Technology Usage, 9.) Aesthetic Appreciation 10.) Natural Systems and the Environment
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