Students of Freshman or Sophomore standing sign up for 200 level. Students who have achieved Junior or Senior level standing sign up for 400 level.
101: Music Literature I. 0-2-1. A broad survey of music literature from the Middle Ages to the Early Baroque. Includes selected music of Native American peoples.
102: Music Literature II. 0-2-1. A broad survey of music literature from the Baroque through the Classical era.
103: Music Literature III. 0-2-1. A broad survey of music literature from the Romantic era to the modern era. Includes selected world musics.
304: Music History I. 0-3-3. Preq., MUTH 102 or permission of instructor. Survey of music history and literature from ancient times through mid-eighteenth century. Concentrates on music of Western European traditions from Renaissance through Baroque era.
305: Music History II. 0-3-3. Preq., MUTH 102 or permission of instructor. Survey of music history and literature from mid-eighteenth century through 1970’s. Latter part of course will introduce some musical concepts and traditions of non-western cultures.
306: Introduction to Non-Western Music. 0-2-2. Preq., MUHS 305 or permission of instructor. An introduction to the music and musical life of the world’s peoples by sampling and by synthesis.
307: Introduction to Jazz History. 0-2-2. Preq., MUHS 305 or permission of instructor. Cultivate in the music major an understanding of jazz music through a comprehensive study of major artists and styles from 1900 to the present.
410: Piano Literature. 0-3-3. A survey of piano literature from the Classic Period to the present including literature composed for earlier keyboard instruments.
430: Vocal Literature. 0-3-3. A survey of vocal literature covering a wide diversity of composers, styles, and historical periods through discussion and analysis of representative works including assignments in listening, performance, and reading.
431: Choral Literature. 0-2-2. A survey of choral literature covering a diversity of composers, styles, and historical periods through discussion and analysis of representative works.
432: Survey of Opera. 0-3-3. Preq., permission of instructor. Designed to cultivate in students an understanding and enjoyment of opera by surveying selected, significant operatic works through viewing and analysis.
433: Survey of American Music Theatre. 0-3-3. Preq., MUGN 290 or SPTH 290. Designed to increase the understanding and appreciation of the American Music Theatre genre through the study of musical theatre works, composers, lyricists, directors, and performers.