MUSIC 202

Civilization: Music 2

Music College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

History of civilization from the eighteenth century through the present day, primarily from perspective of musical literature and the arts; exploring fundamental questions in human experience, examining formative events in history; understanding value of important texts.

When Taught

Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

Ability to read musical notation

Note

Offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout the year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu.

Title

Music 202 - Honors

Learning Outcome

Music 202 surveys music, the visual arts, and literature from the middle baroque to the present day, giving emphasis whenever possible to the subject of music. As comprehension of musical scores constitutes an important part of the lectures and the exams, the ability to read music will help you excel in this course.  Students who cannot read music will find it more difficult to do well.

Title

Foundational Knowledge

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate foundational knowledge and skills in the methods of investigating, expressing, and evaluating concepts in the Arts, with a focus on music, from ca. 1720 to the present day.

Title

Communication

Learning Outcome

Communicate effectively through writing with diverse audiences about music, culture and the arts from ca. 1720 to the present day.

Title

Life-long Learning

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate the skills and abilities needed for a life-long critical and evaluative pursuit of art, literature, music, and philosophy

Title

Cultural Awareness

Learning Outcome

Identify and describe the major cultural ideas and styles from the Western cultural tradition from ca. 1720 to the present day.