2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
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2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

MUS 137 - Broadway Musicals

Description: A survey of Broadway musicals and revues which represent the development of the American musical theater from its inception to present day.  Students will learn to recognize and identify shows, musical theater styles, performers, and the collaborative artists who created them.   

General Education Competency: Diversity

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Lab: 0

Course Content:
  1. Composer, lyricist, and choreographer teams
  2. Performance of musical works
  3. Connections to society, economy, and other arts
  4. Styles of musical theater works
  5. Historical and/or contemporary musical examples

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Examine Rodgers and Hammerstein's influence on American musical theater genre. (1-5)
  2. Describe how American pop culture influenced the development of musical theater. (1-5)
  3. Compare different styles of the American musical theater genre.  (1,2,4,5)
  4. Differentiate between important musical theater works. (2-5)