ECA Senior Courses

  • MUS 302- History of Rock and Roll 3 credits 

    Fall 2019 at AIHS 

    Richard Weaver - richard.weaver@redclay.k12.de.us

    This course explores the emergence of Rock and Roll as a musical genre in America in the mid-twentieth century. Historical events and technology will be discussed in relation to their influence on Rock and Roll music. Specific pieces of music will be analyzed in terms of compositional structure, instrumentation, historical significance, and cultural influence.

     
     
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    MUS 101- Music Appreciation 3 credits 

    Spring 2020 at AIHS 

    Richard Weaver - richard.weaver@redclay.k12.de.us

    This course increases the student’s comprehension and perception of music. Each developmental period will be discussed (i.e. Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, etc.) in terms of the historical background, social influences, characteristics, styles, composers, representative compositions, and performance media.

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    ENG 121- English Composition I 3 credits

    Fall 2019 at AIHS 

    Victoria Kohl - victoria.kohl@redclay.k12.de.us

    This course is designed to help students become more proficient and effective writers, while also developing reading comprehension and analysis skills. Students will study the basic tenants of effective writing before incorporating those elements into four essays and a visual presentation. Students will be introduced to effective reading strategies and will apply these to reading and writing assignments. Students will learn to write in stages, including pre-writing, drafting, and revising. Students will learn about academic integrity and submit each essay draft through SafeAssign.

    Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of ENG 110 (with a grade of a ''C'') or placement through Accuplacer*. Please note the minimum passing grade of ENG 121 is a ''C''.

    ENG 122- English Composition II 3 credits

    Spring 2020 at AIHS 

    Victoria Kohl - victoria.kohl@redclay.k12.de.us 

    This course is designed to help students further develop their composition skills and become proficient in college-level research writing. Students will continue to use the writing strategies they learned in ENG 121 and apply them to four essays, including an 8-10 page researched, argumentative paper. Students will develop information literacy skills, including how to search for, evaluate, and utilize scholarly sources. Students will further develop their knowledge of APA formatting and apply it to each writing assignment. Students will learn about academic integrity and submit each essay draft through SafeAssign.

    Prerequisite(s): A ''C'' or higher in ENG 121. Please note the minimum passing grade of ENG 122 is a ''C''.