Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

MUS 120 - Introduction to Music

Course Description

This course is for humanities electives credits. Emphasis is placed on listening, music techniques and design, historic and geographic relationships, and noted personalities.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

Characterize general style and techniques expressed through the various stages and periods from 600 A.D. to the present.
Relate music phases to the attributing aspects of other periods and to the cultural-social attitude and practice of each particular era.
Identify the evolutionary influence of the format and latter 20th-century music styles and techniques found in the American and European cultures.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3


Course Prerequisites: (ENG 050, REA 050) or ENG 099 or REA 075 or test scores