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Music (MUSI)


MUSI 094 PCE Non Credit MUSI Course

CEUs: 0-6

Term: (Based on sufficient demand)

Non-credit professional and continuing education (PCE) courses offered to provide condensed coursework to meet the needs of working students and professionals. These courses are eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and OPI Renewal Units and are transcribed on the student’s continuing education transcript.

MUSI 101 Enjoyment of Music

Credits: 3

Term: (F, S)

Core Class: Fine Arts

This course is a comprehensive introduction to the theory, history, and literature of music of Western Civilization. The course examines musical styles through several time periods and is designed to develop the students’ aural acuity as well as their intellectual understanding of music as an important contribution to Western culture.

MUSI 103 Fundamntls of Musical Creation

Credits: 3

Term: (F, S, Su)

Core Class: Fine Arts

Designed for the student with little or no musical background, this course introduces the fundamental elements of music reading and notation, including note and rhythmic reading, scales, intervals, and chords.

MUSI 112 College Choir

Credits: 1

Term: (F, S)

The College Choir is a mixed voice (SATB) choral ensemble designed for students who wish to expand their musical experience. The choral ensemble will perform a range of choral music encompassing a variety of musical periods and styles. The final grade in this course is dependent upon attendance, participation, performance and completion of the written assignments. This course may be used as a concentration course for students earning an A.A. and as a non-concentration course elective for students earning an A.S. This course may be repeated four times for college credit.

MUSI 194 PCE Credit Bearing MUSI Course

Credits: 1-9

Term: (Based on sufficient demand)

Credit-bearing professional and continuing education (PCE) courses offered to provide students and professionals condensed courses for skills upgrades, Professional Certification requirements, and as electives for the Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AS) degrees. These courses may be eligible for financial aid for students pursuing the AA or AS degrees and are transcribed on the student’s undergraduate transcript.

MUSI 203 American Popular Music

Credits: 3

Term: (S, Su based on sufficient demand)

Core Class: Fine Arts

This course will survey musical idioms, styles and trends developed in the United States from 1492 to the present. Included are folk, sacred, country and western, blues, pop, rock and roll, jazz, and fine art music.

MUSI 207 World Music (equiv to 307)

Credits: 3

Term: (F, Su based on sufficient demand)

Core Class: Fine Arts

World Music introduces the music of varied cultures of the world by presenting the music within its historical and societal contexts. The course includes topics and musical surveys from Asia, Africa, the Americas and Europe.