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LDS Hymns and Doctrine
HYMNS & DOCT
CLASS CODE: MUSIC 185 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: MUSIC
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: A one semester course that examines the doctrines of the Gospel as portrayed in the hymns of Zion. Particular attention will be paid to scriptural quotations on which each hymn is based and how these are presented as hymns.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Restoration, prophets, pioneers, Zion, Second Coming, the Sabbath day, atonement, missionary work, home and family
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Survey hymns from all of the major doctrinal areas within the hymnbook, i.e., Restoration, Prophets, Pioneers, Zion, Second Coming, etc.
2. Learn a sampling of hymns from each doctrinal area, studying the parallels between the hymn texts and the scriptures.
3. Learn basics of conducting for a congregation.
REQUIREMENTS: There will be five exams. Each student will present three or four hymns to the class depending on the number of students in the class. The students will learn the basics of conducting the congregational hymns. Attendance is required.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1992