MUSIC 101

Introduction to Music

Music College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

Designed to aid nonmusic majors in developing skills needed for listening to music creatively. Emphasis on masterworks of Western music from major style periods.

When Taught

Fall; Winter; Spring.

Grade Rule

Standard Grade Rule: A B C D E I

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

Nonmusic major status

Note

Additional seats for specific sections may be available to Freshman Mentoring participants through envelopes. Also offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu.

Title

Intro to Music

Learning Outcome

<p>By listening to music, learning about the historical development of music, learning about its composers, participating in in-class discussions, attending concerts, and by acquiring a vocabulary and knowledge of music terms and concepts, students will be capable of identifying practically any piece of classical music by time period and genre. Students will also possess a much greater understanding of musical forms, genres and styles.&nbsp;</p>