Explore the highlights in the history of opera from its invention in the Baroque era
to contemporary experiments with musical theater included along the way. Class lectures
emphasize listening and viewing opera excerpts. Some lectures are planned around
attending a live performance.
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
- Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
- Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100.
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area C1
(CSU GE Area C1), UC (IGETC Area 3A)