MUH 2930†††††††† The Music Experience: Special Topics†††††††††††††† 3
a non-traditional and multi-cultural approach, specific topics in music are
offered each semester. Topics vary each semester but include such areas as
Latin American Music, Jazz, Eastern European Music, Music of the Far East, etc.
Consult the current course bulletin for semester topic. (General Studies
Course: HUM/FA) Meets Multicultural requirement.
MUH 3211†††††††† History of Western Music I: End of
Ancient World Through 17th Century†††††††† 3
of two courses designed to increase studentís understanding of history and
literature of music. Music in Western Civilization from and of ancient world
through 17th century. Three hours per week. Listening assignments in Music
Listening Library. (Gordon Rule Course: Wrtg)
MUH 3212†††††††† History of Western Music II: 18th
through 20th Centuries 3
of music history and literature sequence. Vocal and instrumental idioms of
18th-20th centuries emphasizing works of major composers. (Gordon Rule Course:
MUH 3662†††††††† Film Music†††††††††††††† 3
the importance of music in films, perhaps the most important entertainment and
artistic medium of the 20th century. The material will progress from the silent
film era to the present day. Students will learn the basics of filmmaking, the
important basic musical elements (melody, rhythm, harmony, etc.) and how
composers use them in film scoring. Permission is required.
MUH 3801†††††††† Jazz History††††††† 3
explore the rich heritage in Jazz from its roots in ragtime to the present day.
Includes detailed studies of some of the great jazz musicians such as Duke
Ellington, Count Bassie, Ella Fitzgerald, Glen Miller, etc.