2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    May 20, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MUS-106 Jazz Appreciation

MOTR Equivalent: MOTR MUSC 100J Music Jazz Appreciation
Credits: 3
Contact Hours: Lec 3
Tier Rate: Tier I
This course is a look at the art form of Jazz and how it relates to the American experience. It is an introduction to basic terminology using the elements of music as well as terminology unique to Jazz. Students will not only learn about the instruments involved in Jazz; but will also develop a vocabulary and ability to listen, understand and discuss Jazz using proper terminology. This class will explore the evolution and transformation of Jazz from the 19th century to the present including social, political and cultural conditions in which this music grew.