MUS 253 : Basic Experiences of Music



Class Hours

3 lecture


May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring, Summer


This course is an engagement in the practice of the components of music, specifically, time, pitch, media, musical expression, and form, and how these interact with each other to comprise a musical experience. The means through which these components will be explored are singing; using rhythm instruments, playing recorder, ukulele, bells, piano, and other classroom instruments; listening as a primary means of engaging the musical mind; movement as a primary means of engaging the kinesthetic and body senses; performing from notation; notating music; and analyzing music aurally and from score.


Diversification: Arts — DA
Graduation Requirement: Alternative Communication — AC