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MUS Music

MUS 110 - Music Theory I 3 Credits
Reviews and builds upon music fundamentals, diatonic harmony, phrase structure, and analysis. The course introduces voice leading and four part harmony in root position and inversions.
(Contact hours - 45)

MUS 111 - Music Theory II 3 Credits
Introduces harmony through four-part writing studying principles of harmonic progression, modulation, diatonic seventh chords, secondary dominants, keyboard harmony, and score analysis of binary and ternary form.          Contact hours - 45)

MUS 112 - Ear Training/Sight-singing I Lab 1 Credits
Provides exercises in sight singing, rhythmic reading, and melodic and rhythmic dictation. The course will include performance of melodies and rhythmic reading exercises. Ear training dictation topics includes rhythm, intervals, diatonic scales, melody, triad types, and scales
(Contact hours - 30)

MUS 113 - Ear Training/Sight-singing II Lab 1 Credit
Continues to develop sight singing, rhythm reading, and dictation skills. The course includes expanded exercises in sight singing, rhythmic reading, and melodic and rhythmic dictation, as well as performance of melodies and rhythmic reading exercises. This course includes ear training topics.
(Contact hours - 30)

MUS 120 - Music Appreciation - GT-AH1 3 Credits
Introduces the study of music focusing on intelligent listening skills, the elements of music and their relationships, the musical characteristics of representative works and composers, common musical forms and genres of various Western, and non-Western historical style periods. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category.
(Contact hours - 45)

MUS 121 - Music History: Medieval thru Classical 3 Credits 
Provides an historical survey of Western art music from the Middle Ages into the Classical period, including styles, genres, composers, works, and significant cultural and historical influences upon the repertoire. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category.                                                                                                                                (Contact hours - 30)

MUS 122 - Music History: Early Romantic Period 3 Credits
Provides an historical survey of Western art music connecting the classical period to the Romantic period and following to the present. This course includes the study of styles, genres, composers, works, and significant cultural and historical influences upon the repertoire. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category.
(Contact hours - 45)

MUS 123 - Survey of World Music: GT-AH1 3 Credits
Provides an overview of music from around the globe including folk, ethnic, non-Western and popular styles. Develops basic listening skills and builds a historical/cultural context for world music styles to enable an understanding and appreciation of global music. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category.
(Contact hours - 45)

MUS 125 - History of Jazz: GT-AH1 3 Credits
Provides an overview of jazz history covering the basic materials of music and the forms, media, genres, and the historical and cultural framework of each style period. This course emphasizes the building of critical listening tools and the development of a jazz music vocabulary. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category.
(Contact hours - 45)

MUS 131 - Music Class I: Piano 2 Credits
Provides group instruction in music, introducing basic techniques, repertoire, and sight-reading.
(Contact hours - 30)

MUS 141 - Private Instruction: (Specify) 1 - 2 Credits
1 credit primarily for non-music majors. 2 credits for music majors planning to transfer to 4 year school. Offers private instruction consisting of a thirty or sixty minute lesson per week. Participation in a student performance is required at least once each term for 1 credit. Regular attendance at and participation in student performances is required for 2 credits. First year, first term.
(Contact hours - 15 - 30)

MUS 142 - Private Instruction: (Specify) 1 - 2 Credits
1 credit primarily for non-music majors. 2 credits for music majors planning to transfer to 4 year school. Offers private instruction consisting of a thirty or sixty minute lesson per week. Participation in a student performance is required at least once each term for 1 credit. Regular attendance at and participation in student performances is required for 2 credits. First year, second term.
(Contact hours - 15 -30)

MUS 151 - Ensemble I: Choir 1 Credit
First year, first term. Rehearses and performs various types of musical literature.
(Contact hours - 45)

MUS 152 - Ensemble II: Choir 1 Credit
Rehearses and performs various types of musical literature. First year, second term.
(Contact hours - 45)

MUS 210 - Music Theory III 3 Credits
Continues study of four-part music, including extended harmonic progressions of ninth, eleventh, thirteenth chords, extended alteration, non-chord tones, modulation and compositions
(Contact hours - 45)
 
MUS 211 - Music Theory IV 3 Credits
Continues the study of chromatic harmony and analysis. This course introduces 20th and 21st century compositional techniques, including Impressionism, serialism, non-tertian harmonies, and further study in forms and analysis.
(Contact hours - 45)

MUS 212 - Ear Train/Sightsing Lab III 1 Credit
Covers sight singing and melodic dictation using modulation and chromaticism. It covers harmonic dictation including diatonic and chromatic harmonic progressions. It will emphasize rhythmic reading and dictation including syncopation and asymmetrical meters.
(Contact hours - 30)

MUS 213 -Ear Train/Sightsing Lab IV 1 Credit
Covers sight singing and ear training skills related to musical styles since 1900.
(Contact hours - 30)

MUS 241 - Private Instruction: (Specify) 1 - 2 Credits
1 credit primarily for non-music majors. 2 credits for music majors planning to transfer to 4 year school. Offers private instruction consisting of a thirty or sixty minute lesson per week. Participation in a student performance is required at least once each term for 1 credit. Regular attendance at and participation in student performances is required for 2 credits. Second year, first term.
(Contact hours - 15 - 30)

MUS 242 - Private Instruction: (Specify)
1 - 2 Credits
1 credit primarily for non-music majors. 2 credits for music majors planning to transfer to 4 year school. Offers private instruction consisting of a thirty or sixty minute lesson per week. Participation in a student performance is required at least once each term for 1 credit. Regular attendance at and participation in student performances is required for 2 credits. Second year, third term.
(Contact hours - 15 - 30)

MUS 251 - Ensemble I 1 Credit
Rehearses and performs various types of musical literature. Second year, first term.
(Contact hours - 45)

MUS 252 - Ensemble II
1 Credit
Rehearses and performs various types of musical literature. Second year, second term.
(Contact hours - 45)

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