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Course Notation Information
Academic Foundations 003
African American and African Studies 014
American Studies 050
Ancient and Medieval Civilizations 060
Anthropology 070
Arabic 074
Art, Design, and Art History (080, 081, 082, 083, 085)
Asian Studies 098
Biological Sciences 120
Chemistry 160
Chinese 165
Clinical Laboratory Sciences 191
Computer Science 198
Data Science 219
Economics 220
English (350 and 352)
English: Composition and Writing 355
Environmental Sciences 375
Film Studies 380
French 420
Geoscience (Geology 460)
Geoscience Engineering 465
Global Politics 487
Health Information Management 504
History (History 510, American 512)
Honors 525
Honors Living-Learning Community 526
International Affairs 551
Italian 560
Japanese 565
Journalism 086
Latin 580
Latin American Studies 590
Latina/o Studies 597
Legal Studies 603
Linguistics 615
Mathematics 640
Medical Imaging Sciences 658
Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies 686
Music 087
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Major Requirements
Minor Requirements
Courses (Music History 087)
Courses (Music Theory 087)
Courses (Music Ensembles 087)
Courses (Music Performance 087)
Courses (Arts, Culture, and Media Core Courses 083)
Neuroscience 112
Peace and Conflict Studies 735
Philosophy 730
Physics 750
Political Science 790
Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies 812
Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Psychology 819
Psychology 830
Social Work 910
Sociology 920
Spanish 940
Theater 088
Translation and Interpreting Studies 942
Urban Education 300
Video Production 089
Women's and Gender Studies 988
Writing 989
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Consortium with New Jersey Institute of Technology
Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-Newark
School of Criminal Justice
School of Public Affairs and Administration
Academic Foundations Center
Honors College
Honors Living-Learning Community
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Camden Newark New Brunswick/Piscataway
  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022 School of Arts and Sciences-Newark Academic Programs and Courses Music 087 Courses (Music History 087)  

Courses (Music History 087)

21:087:101 Introduction to Music (3) A comprehensive view of music designed to develop critical ability as a listener; significant composers, representative works, forms, and styles.
21:087:135 Music and Film (3) Relationship between music and film from the silent era of live accompaniment to the modern era of synchronized sound tracks; philosophical relationship of music to visual arts.
21:087:201 Music, Culture, and Technology (3) Introduction to the history of modern sonic culture from the invention of the phonograph to the present. In the past 150 years, blaring car horns, public cinemas, phonographs, radio sets, and crowded trains have presented listeners with sounds they had never heard before. In this class, we will explore the origin of the today's music market amidst this changing world. The class focuses on historical sources through reading and discussion. Some class meetings are also devoted to a semester project, in which the class divides into teams to make a podcast that creates an audio portrait of the city of Newark.
21:087:202,203 Opera and Music Drama (3,3) A study of the development of dramatic forms in music, based on a selection of significant operas.
21:087:219 Women in Music (3) Women in pop, jazz, and classical music; their lives and society's changing attitudes toward women performers and composers.
21:087:229 American Music (3) Survey of a representative sampling of U.S. musical traditions, including Native American, African-American, Ukrainian, Irish, Italian, Polish, Hispanic, and others; processes of change, development, and preservation, as well as musical features.
21:087:237,238 Survey of Western Music (3,3) The forms and styles of Western music from the early medieval period to the present day.
21:087:265 Jazz (3) A survey of jazz from its earliest roots to its present level of sophistication; lectures illustrated by recordings and live performances.
21:087:269 Rock Music and Culture (3) This course explores post-1945 music in America through both its cultural impact and its diverse stylistic tangents, from postwar rhythm and blues and classic rock and roll, to hip-hop, techno, and other recent genres.
21:087:280 World Music (3) Introduction to the anthropology of music. World, folk, and ethnic musical styles and instruments; methods of approach to diverse instrumental and vocal performance styles; lecture-demonstrations by visiting musicians.
21:087:303 The Age of Bach (3) Discussion of vocal and instrumental forms of the early 18th century, with emphasis on the works of Bach.
21:087:304 The Age of Beethoven (3) The evolution of the classical style; emphasis on the life and works of Beethoven.
21:087:317 Music in the Romantic Era (3) A study of the period ca. 1815 to 1900; works of Schubert, Schumann, Berlioz, Liszt, Brahms, Wagner, and Verdi.
21:087:318 Music in the 20th Century (3) Study of the principal stylistic tendencies from ca. 1900 to the present; works of Debussy, Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Hindemith, and Bartók; experimental music and the contributions of American composers.
21:087:319 Topics in Jazz (3) Changing topics, which may include the work of a particular performer, or style, or the sociology of jazz.
21:087:321 Topics in Music History (3) Changing topics delving into intriguing aspects of music history.
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