2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
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2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 251 - Special Topics in Psychology

Spring 2016 Topic: The Psychology of Music

This course will cover the psychology of music in its broadest sense.  Why does music exist and what functions does it serve psychologically, socially, and evolutionarily?  What cognitive and brain mechanisms allow for the perception and performance of music? Can music promote physical, social, and emotional well-being?  How is the act of music listening related to identity development in adolescence? 

Prerequisites for this course require a grade of C- or better

This course fulfills the mid-level First Seminar requirement of the Psychology major.



Prerequisites: PSYC 101  

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered periodically.