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College Catalog 2023-2024 
College Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUSC 2710 - Music History & Literature to 1750

Credit Hours: 3.00

Prerequisites: None

History and literature of music covering Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods.

Billable Contact Hours: 3

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Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able describe Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque styles.


  1. Listen to examples of concertos, chamber music, symphonies, and sonatas
  2. Explain the differences among these compositions
  3. Express the historical and cultural significance these compositions

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to identify Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque composers.


  1. Listen to examples of compositions from various composers within these time periods.
  2. Classify the differences among the composers
  3. Express the social, political, and economic impact of these composers

  • Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
  • Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
  • Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
  • Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
  • Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
  • Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.
CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
In progress.
Primary Faculty
Moses, Todd
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Parker, Catherine
Pritchett, Marie

Primary Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088

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