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MHL 207 Survey of Jazz and Popular Music
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: Arts   Cultural (Ethnic/Race/Gender) Awareness   Historical Awareness  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: Survey of popular music, noting unique musical styles of the associated composers and performers. Impact of popular music on social and historic events of the past century. Prerequisite or corequisite: RDG100.

Prerequisites: RDG100

Corequisites: RDG100

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) Identify visually and aurally the musical instruments associated with popular music in the 20th century.
2. (Application Level) Summarize a variety of prominent jazz and popular music styles of the 20th century.
3. (Analysis Level) Aurally extrapolate from selected musical examples from varying styles of popular music: title, artist, genre and formal organization and why it is significant.
4. (Analysis Level) Compare and contrast 19th century musical elements from varied cultures that contributed to the creation of jazz in the 20th century.
5. (Comprehension Level) In written or verbal discourse, summarize how musical styles have changed or were affected by historic events and social developments of the 20th century.
6. (Analysis Level) In written or verbal discourse deconstruct historical examples of prejudice, discrimination and segregation endured by musicians in the 20th century as a demonstration of cultural, gender and ethnic awareness.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None