If you have a disability (learning, mental, physical) that affects your ability to participate effectively and have access to any program or service at Amarillo College please contact Disability Services at (806) 345-5639 . Our offices are located in the Student Service Center office 112. More information may be found at www.actx.edu/disability.
Disability Services facilitates access to all programs and services according to the ADA, Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, as well as other federal and state laws.
Amarillo College is committed to providing equal access to all programs and services, including all working, learning, and service environments that affect equal access for persons with disabilities. This commitment to provide equal access and opportunity for persons with disabilities is in compliance with federal and state law. Amarillo College also strives to provide Electronic and Information Resources (EIR) that are accessible to all authorized users.
If you find you are unable to access material in an accessible format please contact the Disability Services Office at (806) 345-5639 . This office will work in conjunction with other campus resources to address and accommodate your issue in a timely manner.
As a student you may experience a range of issues that can cause barriers to learning, such as strained relationships, increased anxiety, alcohol/drug problems, feeling down, difficulty concentrating and/or lack of motivation. These mental health concerns or stressful events may lead to diminished academic performance or reduce a student's ability to participate in daily activities. Amarillo College offers services to assist you with addressing these and other concerns you may be experiencing. If you or someone you know are suffering from any of the aforementioned conditions, you can learn more about the broad range of confidential mental health services available on campus by calling the AC Counseling Center at 806-371-5900. The AC Counseling Center website is https://www.actx.edu/counseling/ . Also, if you are in need of social services (affordable housing, utilities, transportation, food, clothing, childcare, medical/dental/vision, legal), please call the AC Advocacy & Resource Center at 806-371-5439. The AC Advocacy & Resource Center website is https://www.actx.edu/arc
The Tutoring for Success policy applies to any student whose grade or performance in the course falls below a departmentally determined minimum threshold. In either of those cases, the instructor will direct the student to the appropriate tutoring service, which may be faculty-led, discipline-specific, and/or general. Under this policy, the instructor will follow specific departmental guidelines governing the use, duration, and grade component of the tutoring need.
Students who do not attend class on or prior to the census date will be administratively dropped. Effective Fall, 2016
Students who wish to withdraw from a course must complete all steps indicated on the Academic Withdrawal Request form by the course withdrawal deadline.
NOTE: Students who are attending Texas institutions of higher education, for the first time fall 2007 and later, may not withdraw from more than six courses during their academic career. This withdrawal limitation does not include dual credit or developmental classes (Senate Bill 1231 Rule 4.10.) For more information on Drop and Withdrawal Policies, please visit the Registrar's Office Web site.
MUSI-1306-006 Music Appreciation
Understanding music through the study of cultural periods, major composers, and musical elements. Illustrated with audio recordings and live performances. (Does not apply to a music major degree.)
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Notice to Students enrolled in an educational program for preparation of issuance of certain occupational licenses:
Students enrolled in an educational program in preparation for obtaining certain occupational licenses are potentially ineligible for such license if the student has been convicted of an offense. For further information, please contact:
You can also contact the Legal Clinic, or the faculty member in charge of the educational program that you seek to enroll in. The further information you will receive will include notification to you of your right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the licensing authority in order to clarify your particular situation.
(3 sem hrs; 3 lec)
The following course materials are used in this curriculum:
The Enjoyment of Music, 13e, by Joseph Machlis and Kristine Forney INCLUDING Total Access code for online access of all listening and supplemental materials
Each student is expected to have his/her own paperback or digital e-book copy of The Enjoyment of Music, 13e, by Joseph Machlis and Kristine Forney AND a new TOTAL ACCESS code for online listening and supplemental content. The TOTAL ACCESS code is included with a new purchase of textbook or e-book. If you purchase or rent a previously used book, you will have to purchase an additional new TOTAL ACCESS code from the bookstore.
Please note: An e-book is INCLUDED in the purchase of the TOTAL ACCESS code. If you do not prefer a physical copy of the textbook, the TOTAL ACCESS/Ebook is the most economical way to get all materials needed for this course.
The materials are available at the Amarillo College bookstore https://www.actx.edu/bookstore/
In order to receive your AC Connect Email, you must log in through AC Connect at https://acconnect.actx.edu .
If you are an active staff or faculty member according to Human Resources, use "Exchange". All other students, use "AC Connect (Google) Email".
Online communication is should always be curteous in tone. Profanity and/or targeted negative personal comments will not be tolerated.
Grades will be weighted as follows:
Grade scale is as follows:
All assignments are available and open for students to complete for a time period of no less than three days to allow ample time for submission of materials. Students are accountable for planning their time wisely and submitting work well before deadlines to avoid last-minute technical or human complications. Course deadlines will NOT be extended.
Students are expected to spend approximately 3-5 hours per day (8-week and summer terms) or 1-2 hours per day (15-week semester) logged into the course. The entire course, including tests, takes place on the web.
After a student has enrolled and the class has started, comments and questions about assignments, due dates, etc. relating to the course should be directed to the instructor through the "Student-Instructor Communication" link within the online course - this will be used instead of direct student to instructor email. No other communication methods will be accepted.
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