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MUS 101 Music Fundamentals (3 credits)
Notation, terminology, intervals, and scales. Designed to furnish a foundation for musicianship. Recommended for teachers in public schools and all others desiring a basic music background. (Formerly MUS 101, Music Fundamentals and Ear Training) /[Fine Arts Course, meets general education requirement]

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MUS 103 Voice Class I (1 credits)
Fundamentals of tone production, breath control, pronunciation, and practical techniques for interpreting songs. May be repeated for a total of four credits. [Fine Arts Course]

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MUS 104 Voice Class II (2 credits)
A continuation of MUS 103 introducing the Italian art song. [Fine Arts Course]

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MUS 111 Piano Class I (2-3 credits)
Beginning piano class. Music reading and keyboard techniques from beginning through early intermediate levels. No previous musical training required. (Formerly MUS 111, Piano I) [Fine Arts Course]

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MUS 121 Music Appreciation (3 credits)
The historical and cultural background of music and origins to the twentieth century. /[Humanities Course, meets general education requirement]

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MUS 125 History of Rock Music (3 credits)
The history and stylistic development of rock from its origins, through transitions, and subsequent revolutions. /[Humanities Course, meets general education requirement]

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MUS 175 Rock Jazz Ensemble (1-2 credits)
Ensemble members will perform a variety of music, ranging from early jazz styles and standards to contemporary fusion. There will be considerable opportunity for reading music and ad-lib soloing, to increase exposure and the skill level of the performers. The ensemble will vary each semester depending on instrumentalists enrolled and may provide opportunities for vocalists. Some music theory and notation will be studied. Repeatable up to six credits.

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MUS 203 Music Theory I (4 credits)
Counterpoint and harmony (written and keyboard). [Fine Arts Course]

Prerequisite: Must have completed MUS 101

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MUS 204 Music Theory II (4 credits)
A continuation of MUS 203. [Fine Arts Course]

Prerequisite: Must have completed MUS 203.

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MUS 299 Special Topics in Music (0.5-6 credits)
Consideration of special topics in issues and music. Unlimited repeatability.

Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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MUS 301 Music Theory III (3 credits)
An advanced class in tonal theory which includes the study of enriched harmonic resources of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries as well as an introduction to counterpoint and large musical forms. [Fine Arts Course]

Prerequisite: Must have completed MUS 203 and MUS 204.

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