The Basics of Singing
This course offers basic instruction in the art and craft of singing and speaking. Through the preparation and performance of simple song repertoire, students will develop efficient and healthy singing habits, improve their musical skills, and increase their musical understanding.
Prerequisite: None. MUS 122 B
Beginning Guitar or Piano
Learn to play one of these instruments in a variety of styles and with no previous experience. Prerequisite: None.
MUS 106 B (guitar) / MUS 101 B (piano)
Computer Applications in Music
This class is designed to enhance your knowledge about computer hardware and software as they relate to music research, listening, composing, performing, teaching, publishing, and managing. Prerequisite: None. MUS 191 001
Middle Eastern or West African Drumming
Students will learn and perform basic techniques on percussion instruments representing a variety of cultures.
Prerequisite: None. MUS 111B BG (Middle Eastern) / MUS 111 A BG (West African)
Popular Music: A Multi-Cultural Approach
This course will explore the impact of geographical location, race, class and ethnicity on the development of American popular music. Students will investigate a variety of genres and styles as well as key contributors to this music. Prerequisite: None. MUS 159 AD 001
Women in Music: The Next Chapter
This course is for serious writers interested in exploring historical documentation of women in music and culture. Students will research and create new material for the course website and for a potential book. Prerequisite: ENG 110 and consent of instructor, granted via an acceptable research-based writing sample. MUS 258 QX