A private comprehensive liberal arts college in Salt Lake City, UT, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in liberal arts and professional programs. Website
Music

Music Program Student Learning Outcomes

  • A solid understanding of music theory from the common practice period to the present, including species counterpoint, tonal theory (i.e. harmony, the rules of voice leading, and four-part writing), and post-tonal theory.
  • Aural skills for competent melodic/harmonic/rhythmic dictation and sight-singing - collectively necessary for a balanced understanding of music theory and the ability to learn music accurately and efficiently.
  • Knowledge of the basic history of Western classical music - its forms and styles, and its connections to Western culture; and more in-depth knowledge of a few special topics with this overarching history.
  • Excellence on a particular instrument or voice in solo and ensemble performance.
  • The ability to write clearly and meaningfully about music and subjects relating to it.

 

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