MUSC 101
Music for Early Childhood Educators
This course will help students understand the importance of exposing very young children to music and enable students to lead music in the early childhood environment with confidence and with an understanding of basic principles of music skill acquisition in early childhood.
Credit Hrs: 1.00  Contact Hrs: 1.00

MUSC 109
Applied Music
Individual instruction on specific instruments or voice with emphasis on correct physical orientation to the instrument (or voice); study of appropriate exercise and solo repertoire, including scales, arpeggios, etc.; preparation and performance of standard compositions at appropriate level for the student.
Credit Hrs: 1.00  Contact Hrs: 1.00

MUSC 110
Applied Music
Individual instruction on specific instruments or voice with emphasis on correct physical orientation to the instrument (or voice); study of appropriate exercise and solo repertoire, including scales, arpeggios, etc.; preparation and performance of standard compositions at appropriate level for the student.
Credit Hrs: 1.00  Contact Hrs: 1.00

MUSC 111
Applied Music
Individual instruction on specific instruments or voice with emphasis on correct physical orientation to the instrument (or voice); study of appropriate exercise and solo repertoire, including scales, arpeggios, etc.; preparation and performance of standard compositions at appropriate level for the student.
Credit Hrs: 1.00  Contact Hrs: 1.00

MUSC 112
Applied Music
Individual instruction on specific instruments or voice with emphasis on correct physical orientation to the instrument (or voice); study of appropriate exercise and solo repertoire, including scales, arpeggios, etc.; preparation and performance of standard compositions at appropriate level for the student.
Credit Hrs: 1.00  Contact Hrs: 1.00

MUSC 141
Chorus
An opportunity for students to practice and perform a variety of choral music under the direction of the Bay de Noc Choral Society.
Credit Hrs: 1.00  Contact Hrs: 1.00

MUSC 151
Elements of Music
This course introduces the fundamentals of music to non-music majors and music majors who have not yet had music theory. Pitch, rhythm, melody, harmony, and notation will be explored. Lectures will include numerous musical examples to illustrate musical concepts and structures. Ear training will be an important and regular activity for this course.
Credit Hrs: 2.00  Contact Hrs: 2.00

MUSC 153
Music Appreciation
Music Appreciation is a comprehensive survey of western music form and style from the Medieval period to present day. Asian, African and Native American musical styles are also explored. Biographical information on major composers is included and students will recognize many of their best known works from each style period. A study of each period also includes historical background on art, world events, technology and political and religious influences. Class discussion is encouraged as these “external factors” still affect the arts today. Each class meeting involves lecture and multimedia presentations. Music Appreciation is offered to general college students who have little or no musical background. Meets humanities requirement.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

MUSC 153H
Music Appreciation Honors
Music Appreciation is a comprehensive survey of western music form and style from the Medieval period to present day. Asian, African, and Native American musical styles are also explored. Biographical information on major composers is included and students will recognize many of their best known works from each style period. A study of each period also includes historical background on art, world events, technology and political and religious influences. Class discussion is encouraged as these “external factors” still affect the arts today. Each class meeting involves lecture and multimedia presentations. Music Appreciation is offered to general college students who have little or no musical background. Meets Humanities requirement. This is an honors course which requires additional work and academic rigor. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

MUSC 154
Popular Music Styles
A survey of popular music styles from 1900 to present day. Students will recognize various styles which will include ragtime, pop, swing, big band, jazz, blues, country, rock, and hip hop in relation to historical, political, and technical influences.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

MUSC 220
Music Theory
Music Theory is a course for the student interested in a music curriculum as a major or minor field of study. It is concerned with the theoretical concepts on which music is based, including melodic, rhythmic, harmonic, contrapuntal, and architectural factors. Three areas will be stressed: 1) written concepts, terminology, and notation; 2) exercises in music reading and sight-singing; and 3) practice in ear training and dictation. Prerequisite: MUSC-151 or permission of instructor.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 4.00

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