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Course Description

Humanities - HUM 106

Introduction to Art and Music (1-0) 1 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

This course will cover the basic mechanical and aesthetic elements underlying the visual and aural arts. It will also include an overview of major periods, styles, composers and artists. The course also prepares students to develop an understanding of how to perceive music and art. This course provides an introductory, fundamental, audience-related approach to art and music. Definitions and concepts will be approached in a very basic manner. No prior knowledge or experience in music or arts is necessary.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Examine basic styles in art and music.
  • Apply the basic vocabulary for art and music.
  • Analyze similarities and differences among Western and non-Western art and music systems.
  • Analyze various works of art and music.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Spring; 2018; HUMANITIES; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 5/7/2018

 106027714Intro Art & MusicOE/OE1Rice K$12.0031/31/0Open 
 106120847Intro Art & Music 1Drake J$12.0025/25/0OpenT  09:00 AM-11:07 AM LA430
 106122308Intro Art & MusicOnline1Rice K$12.0031/31/0Open 
 106122321Intro Art & MusicOnline1Rice K$12.0031/31/0Open 

Summer; 2018; HUMANITIES; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 7/2/2018

 106130801Intro Art & Music 1Ewing K$12.0028/28/0OpenT  09:00 AM-11:07 AM LA405
 106132906Intro Art & MusicOnline1Ewing K$12.0031/31/0Open 

Winter; 2018; HUMANITIES; No of Weeks : 5; Begins : 3/26/2018

 106112719Intro Art & MusicOnline1Giacchina K$12.000/31/0Closed 

Winter; 2018; HUMANITIES; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 1/8/2018

 106110821Intro Art & Music 1Drake J$12.0018/31/0OpenT  08:30 AM-10:37 AM LA140
 106110822Intro Art & Music 1Ewing K$12.009/31/0OpenF  10:00 AM-12:07 PM LA140
 106112707Intro Art & MusicOnline1Rice K$12.0013/31/0Open 
 106112718Intro Art & MusicOnline1Rice K$12.0017/31/0Open 
 106216525Intro Art & Music 1Leve D$12.0022/31/0OpenR  02:00 PM-04:07 PM RC660

Winter; 2018; HUMANITIES; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 3/12/2018

 106110810Intro Art & Music 1Drake J$12.000/28/3ClosedM  12:00 PM-02:07 PM LA160
 106112304Intro Art & MusicOnline1Rice K$12.000/31/0Closed 
 106112705Intro Art & MusicOnline1Giacchina K$12.000/31/3Closed 
 106112713Intro Art & MusicOnline1Giacchina K$12.0012/31/0Open 
 106216556Intro Art & Music 1Ewing K$12.0015/31/0OpenR  05:00 PM-07:07 PM RC660

Winter; 2018; HUMANITIES; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 1/8/2018

 106017752Intro Art & MusicOE/OE1Giacchina K$12.0010/31/0Open