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Music HL1 IB 1,2 (P) (5353, 5354)    - PILOT COURSE -

Pilot Site:
 Pilot course for San Diego International Studies as part of its International Baccalaureate (IB) program. This course is not available to other schools.

Grade Range:
 Band or orchestra experience; Music Theory 1,2 AP
 Course duration:
 Two semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 Visual and Performing Arts
 UC subject area satisfied:
 f - Visual and Performing Arts
Course Description:
 This course provides students with a foundation for further study in music at the university level or in music career pathways. It can also provide an enriching and valuable course of study for students who might pursue other careers.

Students in this course will demonstrate:

  • Knowledge, understanding, and perception of music in relation to time, place, and cultures
  • Appropriate musical terminology to describe and reflect their critical understanding of music
  • Comparative analysis of music in relation to time, place, and cultures
  • Creative skills through exploration, control, and development of musical elements
  • Performance skills through solo or group music making
  • Critical thinking skills through reflective thought
Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
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