Music

MUSI 1001: Music Appreciation

Three credits ($150). Offered Fall, Spring, or Full-year. 

An approach toward intelligent listening, illustrated by recordings.

Eligibility Guidelines: No previous training required.


MUSI 1003: Popular Music and Diversity in American Society

Three credits ($150). Offered Fall, Spring, or Full-year. 

An introduction to popular music and diversity in America: jazz, blues, Top-40 pop, rock, hip-hop, and other genres. Musicians and their music studied in the context of twentieth-century and contemporary American society, emphasizing issues of race, gender, class, and resistance. 

Eligibility Guidelines: No previous training required.


MUSI 1011: Fundamentals/Ear Training I

Three credits ($150). Offered Fall, Spring, or Full-year.

Basic skills in note reading, rhythm, meter, pitch symbols, scales, key-signatures, intervals, triads, sight-singing, and dictation. No previous training is required.

Eligibility Guidelines: Completion of at least one year of preparatory work in music courses at the high school level is recommended.


MUSI 1012: Fundamentals/Ear Training II

Three credits ($150). Offered Fall, Spring, or Full-year.

Further development of skills in music reading, sight-singing, and dictation.

Eligibility Guidelines: A student must pass MUSI 1011 with a grade of a “C” or higher to continue on to MUSI 1012.


Instructor Certification Requirements:

The minimum degree requirement for instructors wishing to teach Early College Experience Music courses is usually a Master’s of Arts degree in Music; however, a candidate with Master’s in Education and sufficiently strong music background may be considered.

Instructor Resources:

MUSI 1001 Sample Syllabus.pdf
MUSI 1011 Sample Syllabus.pdf
MUSI 1012 Sample Syllabus.pdf