MUS-E 241 Introduction to Music Fundamentals (2 cr.)
Learn the basics of music reading, rhythm games, singing, keyboard skills, children’s songs, and use of classroom instruments. Designed for, but not limited to, elementary education majors and others interested in using music as a learning tool.
MUS-Z 201 History of Rock ’n’ Roll Music (3 cr.)
Survey of major trends, styles, and genres of rock music of the 1950s and 1960s, focusing on the work of artists and groups who have proved to have the most enduring significance.
MUS-Z 320 Special Topics in Popular Music (3 cr.)
This is a variable topics class in popular music.
MUS-Z 393 History of Jazz (3 cr.)
Jazz was America's first worldwide popular music. This course emphasizes Jazz as a means to better understand the history and culture of America through examining the influences, styles and major performers and composers from Armstrong and Ellington to Coltrane and Marsalis.