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MUSIC PROGRAM OUTCOMES


Students successfully completing a course in the Music discipline will satisfy the program outcomes listed below. Music outcomes also support Associate in Arts (AA) and Associate in Science (AS) degree outcomes (blue text) as well as General Education Outcomes (red text).

Students completing a Music course at Wallace Community College will understand and demonstrate:

1.  Knowledge of traditional history and of the cultural diversity and heritage in music.

  • General Education Learning Outcome Supported:
    • Problem-solving and Decision-Making Based on Knowledge of the Individual and Society
  • AA and AS Degree Program Outcome Supported:
    • College-level skills in critical reading and thinking
    • Psycho-social and historic understanding
    • Intercultural awareness
  • Course Supported:
    • MUS 101, Music Appreciation
           
2.  Appreciation of music as an evolving art with aesthetic value.
  • General Education Learning Outcome Supported:
    • Problem -Solving and Decision-Making Based on Knowledge of the Individual and Society
  • AA and AS Degree Program Outcome Supported:
    • College-level skills in critical reading and thinking
    • Psycho-social and historic understanding
    • Intercultural awareness
  • Courses Supported:
    • MUS 101, Music Appreciation
    • MUS 111, Music Theory
    • MUP, Applied Performance
    • MUL, Music Ensembles

3.  Knowledge of the concept of music as a universal language with organization and structure.
  • General Education Learning Outcome Supported:
    • Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Based on Knowledge of the Individual and Society
  • AA and AS Degree Program Outcome Supported:
    • Information Literacy
    • Psycho-social and historic understanding
  • Courses Supported:
    • MUS 101, Music Appreciation
    • MUS 110, Basic Musicianship
    • MUS 111, Music Theory

4.    Ability to write analytical commentary based on the listening and recognition of music from a variety of styles, periods and genres.
  • General Education Learning Outcome Supported:
    • Effective Communication
    • Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Based on Knowledge of the Individual and Society
  • AA and AS Degree Program Outcome Supported:
    • College-level skills in critical reading and thinking
    • Effective written communication skills
    • Information Literacy
    • Psycho-social and historic understanding
  • Courses Supported:
    • MUS 101, Music Appreciation
    • MUS 111, Music Theory

    
5.    Skills for performing music from a variety of genres.
  • General Education Learning Outcome Supported:
    • Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Based on Knowledge of the Individual and Society
  • AA and AS Degree Program Outcome Supported:
    • Intercultural awareness
  • Courses Supported:
    •   MUP, Applied Performance
    •   MUL, Music Ensembles

6.    Recognition of the components of music composition.
  • General Education Learning Outcome Supported:
    • Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Based on Knowledge of the Individual and Society
  • AA and AS Degree Program Outcome Supported:
    • Information Literacy
    • Intercultural awareness
  • Courses Supported:
    • MUS 110, Basic Musicianship
    • MUS 111, Music Theory