SAMPLE SYLLABI 

Music Appreciation

This ten-week, three-credit course is intended as a broad survey of music intended to familiarize students with a wide range of concepts and themes in music. Music Appreciation aims to examine how music is working, that is, what music is for and what music does, hopefully enriching students’ understanding of how they appreciate and understand music.

Musical Theatre Survey

This three-credit course is intended as a broad survey of musical theatre popularized on Broadway intended to familiarize students with a selected canon of Broadway classics. This course will explore how musical theatre aims to engage with broader topics in music such as social justice, race relations, gender and sexuality disparagement etc.