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Goals and Student Outcomes: Music

Department Goals and Objectives

Goals are broad statements that describe what the program wants to accomplish

  1. Demonstrate notational literacy in and understand the constructs of tonal music.
  2. Demonstrate accomplishment in one area of either music scholarship, performance, or composition:
    A. Write critically about music, showing skills in evaluating performance and/or writings about music, and integrating disciplinary knowledge with that of other disciplines such as other arts, literature, anthropology, history, science.
    B. Perform music, communicating effectively to an audience.
    C. Develop skill in composing music, with an understanding of the structures of other composed musics.

Student Learning Outcomes

Outcomes describe specific knowledge, abilities, values, and attitudes students should demonstrate

  • SLO1: Demonstrate literacy in tonal musical language.
  • SLO2A: Write critically about music, exhibiting knowledge of musicological, ethno-musicological, and/or theoretical issues and terminology.
  • SLO2B: Present music performance.
  • SLO2C: Create and present performance of musical compositions.