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Courses

Dept ID Course Name & Information Credits
MUS 100 Haskell BandHaskell BandInstruction and performance in instrumental ensembles — concert, marching, and pep bands — designed to address needs and concerns of students who have never before performed in a band. Open to all Haskell students regardless of playing experience. Instruments provided but limited by availability. No auditions required. 1
MUS 104 Fundamental of MusicFundamental of MusicA course in basic music theory, covering the areas of keys, key signatures, major minor scales, note value, rhythmic notation, and harmonic structure through diminished chords. The instruction includes an overview of written harmony, keyboard harmony, ear training, and sight singing. 2
MUS 110 Music TheoryMusic TheoryThis is the first course in a comprehensive music theory sequence involving written analysis, composition, aural skills, sight singing and keyboard harmony. Music Theory I begins with a review of music theory fundamentals and proceeds with a linear approach to harmony through predominant harmony and tonic expansions. Prerequisite: MUS 104 or Instructor Permission 3
MUS 122 Haskell ChorusHaskell ChorusA performing organization open to all students. Rehearses daily and performs on campus and on tours. Popular, sacred, and traditional Indian music repertoire. 3
MUS 131 Elementary Keyboard Skills IElementary Keyboard Skills IAn introductory piano course for student with no prior experience with piano. Instruction covers basic keyboard skills, including music reading, transposition, harmonization, improvisation, and playing by ear. Also introduces basic features of the digital piano. 1
MUS 132 Elementary Keyboard Skills IIElementary Keyboard Skills IIA continuation of material introduced in MUS 131. Instruction covers major scales, chord inversions, secondary triads and seventh chords. Prerequisite: MUS 131 or Instructor Permission 1
MUS 137 Music Appreciation: Through the Classical PeriodMusic Appreciation: Through the Classical PeriodSurvey of the development of music in Western civilization from medieval to classical times. 3
MUS 138 Music Appreciation: Through the Contemporary TimesMusic Appreciation: Through the Contemporary TimesSurvey of the development of music from classical European to contemporary American eras. 3
MUS 150 Logic ProLogic ProA comprehensive introduction to Logic Pro software, using real-world music and hands-on experience to learn aspects or recording, arranging, mixing, producing, and polishing audio and MIDI files. 2
MUS 200 Haskell BandHaskell BandInstruction and performance in instrumental ensembles — concert, marching, and pep bands — designed to address needs and concerns of students who have never before performed in a band. Open to all Haskell students regardless of playing experience. Instruments provided but limited by availability. No auditions required. 1
MUS 233 Intermediate Keyboard Skills IIntermediate Keyboard Skills IAn intermediate piano course focused on the development of keyboard skills, including reading, transposition, harmonization, improvisation, and playing by ear. Instruction covers all major and minor scales as well as secondary dominant harmony. Prerequisite: MUS 132 or Instructor Permission 1
MUS 234 Intermediate Keyboard Skills IIIntermediate Keyboard Skills IIThis course is a continuation of material introduced in MUS 233. Instruction focuses on fluency in all key centers and covers repertoire from various style periods. Prerequisite: MUS 233 or Instructor Permission 1