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); Theory I: Materials of Music (110); Songs of Love, State and Self (121); Ethnomusicology & the World's Music (140).

Winter Term: Musicianship Lab II (104); Intro to Music Technology (108); Disney Musical Movies (123); America’s Music (126); Theory II: Musical Structures (204).

Spring Term:  Music Fundamentals (101); Computer Music & Sound (208); Women and Gender in Western Art Music (210).