MSC 1005 Principles of Music
3 hours; 3 credits

An introductory music course in which musical elements, structures, and styles are studied. Development of analytical abilities will be emphasized through consideration of major musical works by diverse composers. A wide variety of types and forms of music literature will be explored, including symphony, concerto, song, and opera.

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