Credit Course Schedules

Music - Fall 2022

In Person
Classes meet in person on campus; specific days/times/location
Online - Asynchronous
Classes meet fully online; no specific days/times/locations
Online - Synchronous (Zoom)
Classes meet via Zoom or other resource; specific days/times
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & Online Synchronous (Zoom)
A portion of the classes meet synchronous via Zoom or other resource and a portion is asynchronous online; there will be some specific days/times
Hybrid - Online & In-person
A portion of the classes meet in person on campus and a portion is asynchronous or synchronous online; there will be some specific days/times/locations
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & In Person
Classes meet in both asynchronous online and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations for in-person portions of classes are listed with each course
Hybrid - Online Synchronous (Zoom) & In Person
Classes meet in both synchronous online (Zoom) and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations are listed with each course
Music Appreciation — 3350
MUS 1510 – 3 credits

Guides the student's search for musical enjoyment and understanding. A survey of classical and popular music is presented through listening and written examples. Students will gain knowledge of music literature and the art of music and its relationship to society. No prior musical experience or skills required. No requisites. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Music Theory I — 3330
MUS 1570 – 3 credits
Neil Flory

Introduces the student to the basic fundamentals of reading and writing music. Students will work with elements of common practice theory and harmony through written assignments and aural skills training. No previous musical experience or skills required. No requisites. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 8:00 am – 9:15 am
Applied Mus-Private Lessons I — 3495
MUS 1610 – 1 credit

Provides for private study for the beginner or more advanced student on instruments, voice, composition, or other areas of music. Students gain musical skills and artistry through individual instruction. Sessions are arranged through the director of music. Public performance is optional. A studio fee is required. May be taken for a total of 6 credit hours. No requisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online
Fees: $250
Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons II — 3497
MUS 1620 – 1 credit

Provides for private study for the beginner or more advanced student on instruments, voice, composition, or other areas of music. Students gain musical skills and artistry through individual instruction. Sessions are arranged through the director of music. Public performance is optional. A studio fee is required. May be taken for a total of 6 credit hours. No requisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online
Fees: $250
Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Beginning Piano — 3338
MUS 1670 – 3 credits

Offers group instruction in piano for the beginner. Through work at the keyboard and written work in music theory, students gain improved ability to perform at the piano or other keyboard instruments. Recommended for those interested in careers in therapy, recreation, education, music performance, music education, and other related fields. No requisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Beginning Guitar — 3346
MUS 1680 – 3 credits
Darwin B. Eckstrom

Offers group instruction in guitar for the beginner. Through work on the instrument and written work in music theory, students gain improved ability to perform on the guitar. Recommended for those interested in careers in therapy, recreation, education, music performance, music education and other related fields. No requisites. J fall, spring; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30 am – 10:20 am
Aural Skills I — 3336
MUS 1930 – 2 credits

This course focuses on rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic recognition and dictation, sight reading, solfeggio, and Kodaly hand signals. Students will have access to computer-assisted practice sessions in the theory studio. Strongly recommended for students wishing to improve their musical abilities. No previous musical experience required. No requisites. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:30 am – 9:20 am
Music Theory III — 3352
MUS 2570 – 3 credits
Neil Flory

Students will receive a continuation of music theory instruction. Form and analysis, chromaticism, aspects of choral and instrumental arranging will be considered. Prerequisite: MUS 1580. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Applied Mus-Private Lesson-III — 3499
MUS 2610 – 1 credit

Provides for private study for the beginner or more advanced student on instruments, voice, composition, or other areas of music. Students gain musical skills and artistry through individual instruction. Sessions are arranged through the director of music. Public performance is optional. A studio fee is required. May be taken for a total of 6 credit hours. No Prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online
Fees: $250
Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons IV — 3501
MUS 2620 – 1 credit

Provides for private study for the beginner or more advanced student on instruments, voice, composition, or other areas of music. Students gain musical skills and artistry through individual instruction. Sessions are arranged through the director of music. Public performance is optional. A studio fee is required. May be taken for a total of 6 credit hours. No requisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online
Fees: $250
Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons V — 3503
MUS 2630 – 1 credit

Provides for private study for the beginner or more advanced student on instruments, voice, composition, or other areas of music. Students gain musical skills and artistry through individual instruction. Sessions are arranged through the director of music. Public performance is optional. A studio fee is required. May be taken for a total of 6 credit hours. No requisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online
Fees: $250
Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons VI — 3505
MUS 2640 – 1 credit

Provides for private study for the beginner or more advanced student on instruments, voice, composition, or other areas of music. Students gain musical skills and artistry through individual instruction. Sessions are arranged through the director of music. Public performance is optional. A studio fee is required. May be taken for a total of 6 credit hours. No requisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online
Fees: $250
Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Aural Skills III — 3354
MUS 2930 – 2 credits
Neil Flory

More complex harmonies, chordal structure, and rhythmic dictation will be covered in this continuation of MUS 1940. Tonal and atonal sight singing will be studied. Prerequisite: MUS 1940. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Hip Hop: A History — 3739
MUS 7009 – 3 credits

Students will explore the musical, cultural, and social aspects of hip hop and rap music from its origins in New York City in the 1970?s to its current status as one of the dominant forms of music worldwide. Significant artists, compositions, events, practices and developments in the style will be examined. The music?s role in addressing issues in society will be explored. Broader aspects of hip hop culture, such as dance and fashion, will also be discussed. No previous musical experience is required. No requisites. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Hip Hop: A History — 3748
MUS 7009 – 3 credits

Students will explore the musical, cultural, and social aspects of hip hop and rap music from its origins in New York City in the 1970?s to its current status as one of the dominant forms of music worldwide. Significant artists, compositions, events, practices and developments in the style will be examined. The music?s role in addressing issues in society will be explored. Broader aspects of hip hop culture, such as dance and fashion, will also be discussed. No previous musical experience is required. No requisites. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Hultquist Library 148
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm