MSC 1003 Music in Civilization
3 hours; 3 credits

An introductory survey of music in cultural and social history. The course proceeds chronologically through historical style periods to consider the development of Western classical music in relation to the cultural background with some inclusion of non-Western traditions.

Baruch Common Core (for students who entered Baruch prior to Fall 2013): This course satisfies the Tier II Fine and Performing Arts requirement.

CUNY Pathways at Baruch (for students who entered Baruch Fall 2013 or later, or who “opt-in” to CUNY Pathways): This course satisfies the “Creative Expression” requirement of the Flexible Core.

Credit will be granted for MSC 1003 or MSC 1005, not both.

Prerequisite: None