MUSC 1200 - Piano I (3 credits)
A laboratory class designed to integrate aural and written theory through the development of keyboard proficiency.
MUSC 1300 - Beginning Guitar Class (3 credits)
A course designed to learn basic rhythmic patterns and scales, standard chord sequences and progressions from different styles for the developing electric or acoustic guitar player.
MUSC 1500 - Beginning Voice (3 credits)
A performance-oriented course designed to introduce, develop and reinforce fundamental vocal skills and techniques.
MUSC 1960 - Commercial Music Theory (3 credits)
This course will introduce fundamentals of music theory including chord progressions, song forms, and harmonic techniques used in commercial music. Students will develop the foundation to write and analyze commercial music.
MUSC 3600 - Music of World Cultures (3 credits)
This course will introduce musical traditions from around the world and examine how cultural setting shapes the music. The meanings derived from musical styles and structures will be assessed through active and informed listening. Non-Western cultures studied may include West Africa, Asia, India, Latin America, and more. Prerequisite: COMP 2000, COMP 2000H, COMP 2010, or COMP 2020.