Course Offerings


Course offerings in the Music Department fall into four broad categories: general education courses, ensembles, music degree-related courses and group instruction.

 
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
 
 
Units
MUS 7*
Fundamentals of Music
*TPI sections available
3
MUS 11A
Music Literature – Medieval to Baroque
3
MUS 11B
Music Literature – Classical to Modern
3
MUS 12
History of Jazz
3
MUS 13/13H
Introduction to Music Appreciation
3
MUS 14A
World Music
3
MUS 14B
American Folk Music
3
MUS 15/15H
Rock Music History
3
ENSEMBLES

Most ensembles require an audition. For information on auditions, visit the ensemble pages or contact the director of the ensemble.

 
 
 
MUS 27
Chamber Music
1.5
MUS 29*
Choral Workshop (Opera Scenes)
*Offered Winter only
1
MUS 30
Collegiate Chorale
1
MUS 31
Concert Choir
1.5
MUS 34
Women’s Vocal Ensemble
2
MUS 36
Wind Symphony
1
MUS 38
Ensemble
0.5
MUS 39
Laboratory Band
2
MUS 44
Vocal Jazz Ensemble
2
MUS 45
Chamber Singers
2
MUS 47
Jazz Ensemble
2
MUS 48
Men’s Vocal Ensemble
2
MUS 49
Wind Ensemble
2
MUS 50
Jazz Improvisation and Performance Choir
2
MUSIC DEGREE-RELATED COURSES
All music degree-related courses require musical knowledge or skills prior to entry. For more information, contact the instructor.
 
   
MUS 2
Music Theory
3
MUS 3A-3B-3C
Harmony
Includes Diatonic, Chromatic I and Chromatic II
3 each
MUS 5A-5B-6A-6B
Musicianship
Includes Basic Ear Training and Sight Singing, Diatonic, Chromatic I and Chromatic II
1 each
MUS 10A-10B
Keyboard Skills
1 each
MUS 11A*
Music Literature (Medieval to Baroque)
*Offered Fall only
3
MUS 11B*
Music Literature (Classical to Modern)
*Offered Spring only
3
MUS 16
Individual Instruction
0.5
GROUP INSTRUCTION
MUS 17A-17B-18
Class Piano
Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced levels
1
MUS 20A-20B-21
Class Voice
Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced levels
1
MUS 22*
Conducting
*Offered Winter only
1
MUS 23A-23B-24
Class Guitar
Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced levels
1
MUS 25A-25B
Jazz Improvisation
1
 
MISCELLANEOUS
 
   
MUS 9
Introduction to Music Technology
3
MUS 99*
Special Projects in Music
*Requires Instructor permission
1-2

 

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