Introduction to Jazz

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
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MUS
112
3
0
0
3
Prerequisite:

None

Corequisite:

None

This course introduces the origins and musical components of jazz and the contributions of its major artists.  Emphasis is placed on the development of discriminating listening habits, as well as the investigation of the styles and structural forms of the jazz idiom.  Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in listening and understanding this form of American music.  This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts