Music

Assessment

Music

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Music is to cultivate excellence in musical education, performance, and the liberal arts. The department works to support and enhance the cultural and intellectual diversity of the community, while also serving as model performers, educators, and scholars.

Departmental Assessment Calendar

Fall Semester

  • August Back-to-School Retreat: Review data from spring and summer semesters
  • End of September: Curricular Requests for following year must be finished and ready for submission
  • Monday after Graduation: All course assessments reports need to be submitted to Dropbox. Gen Ed reports submitted via online form.

Spring Semester

  • January Back-to-School Meeting: Review data from fall semester
  • Last dept. meeting of year: Review SLOs, Rubrics, and Benchmarks. Assess if they are serving our students and if we will continue to use each one as is, adjust/modify as needed, or completely replace.
  • Monday after Graduation: All course assessments reports need to be submitted to Dropbox. Gen Ed reports submitted via online form.

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Department Assessment Guidebook

View the department assessment guidebook here.

Student Learning Outcomes - Music majors are expected to:

Perform Music

The student will perform music with accuracy and facility, interpreting it with expression, style and artistry.

Analyze Music

The student will analyze music and musical forms, both visually and aurally.

Arrange Music

The student will arrange music, accurately combining existing musical elements with innovative ideas to create an original work.

Improvise Music

The student will improvise music, accurately combining existing musical elements with innovative techniques to create an original musical idea.

Connect Cultural and Historical Aspects of Music

The student will employ musical terms, genres, styles, and concepts while connecting historical and cultural aspects of music.

Explain Concepts

The student will explain concepts clearly, coherently and decisively, displaying extensive content knowledge and giving appropriate and well-timed feedback.

2017-2018 Degree Checklists

General Education Assessment Reporting Forms

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Director Resources

A collection of documents designed to assist music educators in the field.

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