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MUS 110 Music Appreciation

This course is a basic survey of the music of the Western world. Emphasis is placed on the elements of music, terminology, composers, form, and style within a historical perspective. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in basic listening and understanding of the art of music. This course has been approved to Read More

MUS 112 Introduction to Jazz

This course introduces the origins and musical components of jazz and the contributions of its major artists. Emphasis is placed on the development of discriminating listening habits, as well as the investigation of the styles and structural forms of the jazz idiom. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in listening and understanding Read More

MUS 113 American Music

This course introduces various musical styles, influences, and composers of the United States from pre-Colonial times to the present. Emphasis is placed on the broad variety of music particular to American culture. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in basic listening and understanding of American music. This course has been approved to Read More

MUS 170 Business of Music

This course introduces the basic elements of the music business. Topics include copyright law, musical arrangements and abridgements, recording and songwriting contracts, agents and managers, performing rights organizations, and the musician’s union. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate and understanding of the basic elements of the music business. This course has been approved Read More

MUS 210 History of Rock Music

This course is a survey of Rock music from the early 1950’s to the present. Emphasis is placed on musical groups, soloists, and styles related to the evolution of this idiom and on related historical and social events. Upon completion, students should be able to identify specific styles and to explain the influence of selected Read More

MUS 211 History of Country Music

This course introduces the varied origins of country music and the commercialization of this art form. Emphasis is placed on historical, sociocultural, and stylistic factors related to country music and musicians. Upon completion, students should be able to identify specific styles and explain the influence of pop culture on the development of country music. This Read More

MUS 265 Piano Pedagogy

This course introduces the basic methods and materials of piano instruction. Emphasis is placed on basic teaching techniques and piano literature appropriate for various skill levels. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and utilize appropriate teaching methods and materials for various levels of piano instruction. This course has been approved to satisfy the Read More