MU190 - Introduction to Music and Art


This comprehensive course surveys the history of music and art in Western civilization from the Middle Ages to the present from a biblical perspective. The student will be introduced to the main styles and forms of the day, the primary artists and composers for each major stylistic period by way of video lectures, 'virtual' field trips, discussions, and an excellent text book which features an interactive component. The course also includes a segment on hymnology, and analyses Worship music of past and present. Introduction to Music and Art is a three credit undergraduate course condensed into an eight week session. There are no prerequisites for this course.

Lecturer: Dr. Ruta Bloomfield

Course Work:

Students can expect to spend anywhere between 12 and 15 hours per week on course activities which include viewing video lectures, reading of the assigned text and essays, participating in online discussions, and completing assignments. Assignments include the following:

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