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Course Number Course Name Credits
MUS 100

Music Appreciation

This is a basic introduction to music with emphasis on elements of music and musical styles. The course seeks to develop an understanding of music as well as the levels and spheres in which music is appreciated. Offered in the fall semester.

Prerequisites: None

MUS 200

Appreciation of Music

This course studies music elements, style, form and history through readings and in-depth listening. Students are taught how to listen to music and identify musical period, composer and composition style, orchestration and elements of music. A study of music in the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Post-Romantic era and 20th-century jazz, rock and blues will be included in this course.
Offered in: Spring Only
Prerequisites: Mus-100 Recommended But Not Required

MUS 209

Intro to the American Musical Theater

This course surveys the elements of musical theater, e.g., lyrics, score, dance and design. The historical development of musical theater from opera to American stage musicals are covered.

Prerequisites: None