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Course Description

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Humanities - HUM 106

Introduction to Art and Music

1 Credit Hours
1 Lecture Hours

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 TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2021; HUMANITIES; No of Weeks : 5; Begins : 11/09/2021

 106142393Intro Art & MusicONL1Nissen J29/31/0Open$12.00 

Fall; 2021; HUMANITIES; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 08/30/2021

 106140823Intro Art & MusicMC1Ewing K8/12/0Open$12.00T  08:00 AM-10:07 AM LA140
 106140851Intro Art & MusicMC1Giacchina K8/12/0Open$12.00T  06:00 PM-08:07 PM LA140
 106142343Intro Art & MusicONL1Nissen J18/31/0Open$12.00 
 106142392Intro Art & MusicONL1Nissen J28/31/0Open$12.00 
 106142394Intro Art & MusicONL1Nissen J29/31/0Open$12.00 

Fall; 2021; HUMANITIES; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 10/26/2021

 106140832Intro Art & MusicMC1Drake J12/12/0Open$12.00T  08:00 AM-10:07 AM LA140
 106140886Intro Art & MusicMC1Giacchina K10/12/0Open$12.00T  06:00 PM-08:07 PM LA140
 106142384Intro Art & MusicONL1Nissen J26/31/0Open$12.00 
 106142397Intro Art & MusicONL1Nissen J31/31/0Open$12.00 
 106142399Intro Art & MusicONL1Nissen J29/31/0Open$12.00 

Spring; 2021; HUMANITIES; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 05/10/2021

 106120847Intro Art & MusicMC1Ewing K6/10/0Open$12.00T  09:00 AM-11:07 AM LA430
 106122308Intro Art & MusicONL1Nissen J10/31/0Open$12.00 
 106122321Intro Art & MusicONL1Nissen J6/31/0Open$12.00 
 106122359Intro Art & MusicONL1Nissen J18/31/0Open$12.00 

Summer; 2021; HUMANITIES; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 07/06/2021

 106130801Intro Art & MusicMC1Ewing K4/10/0Open$12.00T  09:00 AM-11:07 AM LA405
 106132906Intro Art & MusicONL1Nissen J3/31/0Open$12.00 
 106132908Intro Art & MusicONL1Nissen J1/31/0Open$12.00 

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday