College of Arts and Sciences

Departments

Performing Arts
Courses in Music and Dance
  • MUS-M 174 is a music history and literature course
  • Ensemble courses include
    • MUS-J 100 (3 cr.)
    • MUS-J 200 (3 cr.)
    • MUS-J 210 (3 cr.)
    • MUS-J 405 (3 cr.)
    • MUS-J 320 (3 cr.)
  • Applied music courses include
    • MUS-P 100 (3 cr.)
    • MUS-V 100 (3 cr.)
  • MUS-J 100 Ballet (2 cr.) Introductory course: open to all students. Does not count toward fulfillment of College of Arts and Sciences Group III distribution requirements. (Occasionally)
  • MUS-J 200 Ballet (secondary) (2 cr.) For students wanting to study ballet as a related field but not as a major. Beginners' sections open to all students. Open to intermediate and advanced students with consent of instructor. Does not count toward fulfillment of College of Arts and Sciences Group III distribution requirements. (Occasionally)
  • MUS-J 210 Jazz Dance (2 cr.) A study of dance and dance attitudes using rhythms based on music primarily with a jazz tempo and jazz form. Does not count toward fulfillment of College of Arts and Sciences Group III distribution requirements. (Occasionally)
  • MUS-L 101 Beginning Guitar (2  cr.) This course is intended as an introduction to techniques employed in contemporary guitar styles. This will involve learning basic open and bar chords, learning how to read music and play it on the instrument and learning basic guitar finger style techniques. The course will also cover basic music theory necessary for a) playing songs and b) getting basic fret board knowledge. No previous experience required.
  • MUS-M 174 Music for the Listener I (3 cr.) How to listen to music; art of music and its materials; instruments and musical forms. (Fall, Spring)
  • MUS-P 100 Piano Elect/Secondary (2 cr.) An elective course designed to provide private instruction in piano at each student's level.  May be repeated once more for credit.  Does not count toward fulfillment of College of Arts and Sciences Group III distribution requirements.  (Fall, Spring)
  • MUS-V 100 Voice (2 cr.) An elective course designed to provide instruction in voice at each student's level. May be repeated once more for credit. Does not count toward fulfillment of College of Arts and Sciences Group III distribution requirements. (Fall, Spring)
  • MUS-Z 103 Special Topics in Music (3 cr.)

    (Occasionally)

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