MUS100

Music Appreciation

A survey of development of music from the Renaissance to the present including jazz and the contemporary scene. Emphasis on basic musical materials and principles of design. For students not planning to major in music; no previous musical training required. Prerequisite: ENL025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score / 3 credits. Satisfies a Humanities and Fine Arts general education requirement. Offered: Fall, Spring
MUS100 -01 T R 11:00AM 12:15PM ARTS -MUSIC J. Skelley

MUS101

Music Theory I

This course examines the fundamental materials including pitch, rhythm, tonal systems, ear training, and basic harmony for those wishing to learn or to improve music reading skills. Students practice in performance and composition for instruments and voice. Prerequisite: ENL025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores / 3 credits. Satisfies a Humanities & Fine Arts general education requirement. Offered: Fall
MUS101 -01 M W 11:00AM 12:15PM ARTS -MUSIC J. Skelley

MUS116

History of Rock Music

This course explores the origins, characteristics and stylistic development of rock music. The emphasis is on the artists, songwriters, and producers who have created the most famous hits and long term trends. Prerequisite: ENL025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores / 3 credits Satisfies a Humanities and Fine Arts general education requirement. Offered: Fall, Spring
MUS116 -01 T R 9:30AM 10:45AM ARTS -MUSIC J. Skelley

MUS120

Applied Music -

Students receive private instruction in vocal or instrumental music, appropriate to the level of the student. (15 one-half hour tutorial lessons) There will be an Applied Music charge. Students enrolling in MUS120 must contact the department to be assigned to an instructor. Prerequisite: None / 1 credit; may be repeated for credit; 6 credit maximum. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
MUS120 -01 NCR - J. Skelley

MUS123

Jazz Combo

Students rehearse and perform jazz in a variety of styles which may include: blues, Dixieland, swing, bebop, Latin, and rock. Performances on campus and in the immediate community are part of Jazz Combo activities. Students are expected to be able to read standard music notation. (Three class hours per week plus one dress rehearsal and one performance near the end of the semester.) Prerequisite: MUS101 or ability to read from standard musical notation / 1 credit; may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Offered: Fall, Spring
MUS123 -01 M W 3:30PM 4:50PM ARTS -MUSIC J. Skelley