MUS-105-50 Music Appreciation

Music Appreciation - MUS-105-50
Instructor:  Mr. Harry R. Adkins
Date:  Thursday, January 11, 2018
Grading:  Each student is responsible for his/her grade according to the following evaluative tools.
WORK                                                      DUE DATE                             % of Course Grade
Daily Attendance/Participation                                                                       40%
Unit Quizzes                                            Listed in Syllabus                             30%
Composer Reports                                 Listed in Syllabus                             30%
Letter Grade                                 Required Numerical Grade
          A                                                              90 – 100
          B                                                              80 – 89
          C                                                              70 – 79
          D                                                             60 – 69
          F                                                                0 – 59
A brief quiz will be administered each week which will cover materials from lectures, reading, and listening assignments.  Missed quizzes must be made up within one week.  Attendance will be taken each class session.  NO work will be accepted after the Final Exam.  The last day to withdraw from this class is March 23, 2018.
There will be NO student use of a cell phone for conversation or texting during class.  If you must use your phone, please excuse yourself.  No cell phones will be allowed on student desks during exams.
Student attendance and participation in all class sessions will play a vital role in the successful completion of this course.  Students are responsible for attending all scheduled meetings of this course.  When absent, students are responsible for all materials covered in class and all class assignments.     
If you have questions, your instructor will be in his classroom approximately thirty minutes before and after class.  You may also email questions to your instructor at:
Date Session Title
25-Aug Class Introduction and Syllabus
1-Sep Elements of Music
8-Sep Texture, Form, and Style 
15-Sep The Middle Ages
22-Sep No Class Meeting
29-Sep The Renaissance
29-Sep Composer Report #1 - Middle Ages/Renaissance
6-Oct Hurricane Matthew
13-Oct Hurricane Matthew
20-Oct Baroque Period 1
27-Oct Baroque Period 2
27-Oct Composer Report #2 - Baroque Period
3-Nov Classical Period 1
10-Nov Classical Period 2
10-Nov Composer Report #3 - Classical Period
17-Nov Romantic Period 1
24-Nov Thanksgiving Holiday
1-Dec Romantic Period 2
8-Dec Composer Report #4 - Romantic Period
8-Dec Final Exam