Recommended Courses for First Year Students

All 100 and 200 level courses are open to all students, though some courses require prerequisites or approval from the instructor. Some suggested courses for first-year students include:

Fall Term:  Bob Dylan’s America (100); Musicianship Lab I (103); Intro to Music Technology (108); Theory I: Materials of Music (110); The History of Rock (136); Western Art Music: The Last 1000 Years (111).

Winter Term: Musicianship Lab II (104); Music and Film (115); America’s Music (126); History of Rock (136); Theory II: Musical Structures (204)

Spring Term:  Music Fundamentals (101); The Golden Age of R&B (132); Computer Music & Sound (208); Music in Paris (TBD)