Subject: Music
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: School for the Arts


This course is an introductory study of music in history and the present. Although the course emphasizes Western art music, it integrates other musical traditions, including popular music, film music, and Indigenous music (the latter primarily in the Canadian context). The weekly units in this course alternate between examining a period from music history and exploring the interdisciplinary connections of music across traditions. Throughout the course, we will relate our studies to our present experiences as performers and/or listeners. Regular workshops will allow students to build academic research and writing skills.

Note: Students with credit for MUS 150 will not receive credit for this course.

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