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Northwest Iowa Community College Catalog 2017–2018 _G__E_N__E__R__A_L__ _M__U__S_I_C__________________________________ MUA101-E Voice Lessons 1 This course is a one-on-one class in vocal music. Students will work on repertoire from a variety of genres including classical, musical theater, art song, folk song, jazz, and more. Each week, students will meet individually with the instructor and will begin with healthy vocal exercises, followed by the preparation of repertoire. MUS100-A Music Appreciation 3 This course provides you with the opportunity to become a more knowledgeable and more creative listener. It provides insight into the origins of the various types of music selections from the Renaissance period through the twentieth century. It includes an opportunity to listen to a cross section of musical selections throughout the course. MUS102-A Music Fundamentals 3 This course is an introduction to basic music elements including notation, rhythm, scales, and elementary triadic structures. It is designed for non-music majors with limited background in music. MUS154-A Chorus 1 This course is designed for the student to participate in group performances. Choral arrangements include a variety of literature throughout the year including works with orchestra, sacred, secular, and popular musical scores. MUS200-A Music History I 3 This course is a survey of Western music literature through perceptive listening of significant forms and styles of music of Western civilization, from antiquity to the mid 18th century. Emphasis on the compositional and stylistic evolution of Western Music as evidenced in the works of selected pivotal composers. MUS201-A Music History II 3 This course studies music history starting at 1750. This is part of a two-semester survey course. This course will cover the broad issues and developments in Western musical history from the pre-classical period through the twentieth century. MUS202-A World Music 3 A study of traditional music from the world’s cultures, combining elements of the arts, humanities, and social sciences. The purpose and function of music within each society will be studied, along with the instruments of each culture. The emphasis will be on experiencing and appreciating the music through video, audio, and live performances. Music from the following selected cultures will be studied: Native America, Africa, India, Asia, Latin American, and the Arab world. MUS204-A History of Rock and Roll 3 A study of Rock and Roll from the mid 1950s to the present. Designed to create critical listeners of popular culture music through analysis of song forms, rock band instrumentation, and the political, cultural, and social significance of song lyrics. MUS205-A Jazz History & Appreciation 3 Studies the elements and history of jazz music with concentration on critical listening skills. Includes a review of jazz history, styles, genres, form and content, composers, and social and historical events of the past and present that influence music selections. _C__O__M__P__U_T__E__R_ _N__E__T_W___O__R__K_I_N__G______________________ NET102-E Computer Architecture 3 This course is an overview of how computational devices work. You will learn the principles and operation of digital hardware and computers; computers as a series of layers from higher-level languages to logic gates, that are each an abstraction of the layer below and how to understand computers as integrated systems of interconnected devices. Additionally, you will also learn methods for upgrading, maintaining and repairing of computational hardware and its associated software. NET114-E Foundation of Information Technology 3 This course is designed as an introduction to the general uses, concepts, application and implementation of information technology within business and industry. Topics include programming logic, number systems, basic hardware design and software concepts. Some hands-on experience will consist of working with hardware, operating systems and networking. NET142-E Network Essentials 3 Introduces the networking field. The course focuses on network terminology and protocols, local area networks (LANs), wide-area networks (WANs), Open System Interconnection (OSI) models, cabling, cabling tools, routers, router programming, Ethernet, Internet Protocol (IP) addressing, and network standards. Instruction and training are provided in the proper care, maintenance, and use of networking software, tools, and equipment and all local, state, and federal safety, building, and environmental codes and regulations. Corequisite: CSC110-A NET199-E Computer Systems Self Directed 1 Each self directed project must be arranged in advance through a supervising faculty member, the division Dean, and the Chief Academic Officer. NET303-E Windows Workstation Operating Systems 3 This course prepares the student for supporting and using Windows Operating System Platform in a business setting. Topics of this course include installation, administration of resources, troubleshooting, networking, optimization and security. NET305-E Introduction to Network Operating System 3 This course is designed to give students of varying experience a practical working knowledge of baseline IT skills and technologies, We will cover each of the major operating systems, including DOS, Windows 9x/NT/2000/XP and UNIX/Linux. Topics include: installation, administration of resources, troubleshooting, networking, optimization and security. NET317-E Windows Servers & Workstations 4 You will plan and implement a network environment utilizing Windows 2000/3/etc NT. You will assume the role of network administrator and apply the concepts of networking with Windows 2000/3/etc family NT server. Topics include network design and protocols, server hardware, server installation, server configuration, configuring server storage, backup and performance options, server clients, Active Directory, managing the server through accounts and groups; managing server folders, permissions, and software installation; printer management, Internet and Intranet services; Server and Network monitoring; and performance tuning. Prerequisites: NET102-E, CSC201-E General Music 142


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