Fall 2018 Music Courses

Course offerings from the Music Program for Fall 2018.

Introductory Courses 

MUS 101: Introduction to Music History

(3 hr / 3 cr) Creative Expression, WI; Prerequisite: ENG 126.

  • Tu/Th 9am - 10:15am, Mark Adams
  • Tu/Th 10:45am - 12:00pm, Mark Adams
  • M/W 4pm - 5:15pm, Staff
  • M/W 6pm - 7:15pm, Staff
  • W/F 1pm - 2:15pm, Staff

MUS 110: Fundamentals of Music Theory

(3 hr / 3 cr) No prerequisites required to enroll in MUS 110!

  • Tu/Th 2pm - 3:15pm, George Lam

Piano

York College music student practices on the digital pianos in LL03.

LL03 Music Practice Room

MUS 141/241: Piano I/II

(1 hr / 1 cr) Both 141 and 241 are co-seated. No prerequisites required to enroll in MUS 141!

  • M 1:00 - 1:50 PM, Mark Adams
  • Tu 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Mark Adams

MUS 291: Keyboard Accompaniment

(3 hr / 2 cr) Prerequisite: MUS 223 and MUS 241. All section meeting times are TBA, and are scheduled individually with Prof. Mark Adams. 


Music Production

LL02 Computer Lab Workstations

Lower Level Computer Lab

MUS 225: Foundations of Music Production

(3 hr / 3 cr) Creative Expression, WI; Prerequisite: MUS 110 and ENG 126.

  • M 2:00 - 4:50 PM, Jarrod Ratcliffe

MUS 427: Mixing and Mastering

(3 hr / 3 cr); Prerequisite: MUS 225.

  • M 6:00 - 8:50 PM, Jarrod Ratcliffe

 

Ethnomusicology and Popular Music

MUS 250: African-American Music

(3 hr / 3 cr) Creative Expression, WI; Prerequisite: ENG 126.

  • M 9:00 - 11:50 AM, Mark Adams

MUS 253: History of Jazz

(3 hr / 3 cr) Creative Expression, WI; Prerequisite: ENG 126.

  • Tu 2:00 - 4:50 PM, Tom Zlabinger

MUS 270: Introduction to Ethnomusicology

(3 hr / 3 cr) Creative Expression, WI; Prerequisite: ENG 126.

  • W 2:00 - 4:50 PM, Tom Zlabinger

MUS 279: History of Hip Hop

(3 hr / 3 cr) WI; Prerequisite: ENG 126. Cross-listed with HIST 279.

  • Th 2:00 - 4:50 PM, George White

Music Theory and Ear Training

MUS 210: Ear Training 1

(3 hr / 2 cr); Prerequisite: MUS 110.

  • Tu/Th 4:00 - 5:15 PM, George Lam

MUS 223: Harmony

(3 hr / 3 cr); Prerequisite: MUS 110.

  • Tu/Th 5:30 - 6:45 PM, George Lam

MUS 420: Instrumentation

(3 hr / 3 cr); Prequisite: MUS 223 and departmental permission. All section meeting times are TBA, and are scheduled individually with Prof. George Lam. Please contact Prof. Lam to schedule a meeting if you are interested in enrolling in Instrumentation.

MUS 425: Composition

(3 hr / 3 cr); Prequisite: MUS 223 and departmental permission. All section meeting times are TBA, and are scheduled individually with Prof. George Lam. Please contact Prof. Lam to schedule a meeting if you are interested in enrolling in Composition.

Ensembles

Members of the York College Big Band, Spring 2018.

York College Big Band (Spring 2018)

MUS 131/231/331/431: Gospel Choir I-IV

(4 hr / 2 cr) Permission required. All courses are co-seated. Please contact Prof. Jonathan Quash to schedule an audition if you have not taken Gospel Choir before.

  • Th 6:00 - 9:50 PM, Jonathan Quash

MUS 139/239/339/439: Jazz Ensemble I-IV

(4 hr / 2 cr) Permission required. All courses are co-seated. Please contact Dr. Tom Zlabinger to schedule an audition if you have not taken Jazz Ensemble before.

  • W 6:00 - 9:50 PM, Tom Zlabinger

MUS 146/246/346/446: Jazz Improvisation I-IV

(4 hr / 2 cr) Permission required. All section meeting times are TBA, and are scheduled individually with Dr. Tom Zlabinger. Please contact Dr. Zlabinger to schedule an audition if you are interested in enrolling in Jazz Improvisation.


Senior Recital

MUS 490: Independent Study

(3 hr / 3 cr) WI; Prerequisite: 300-level WRIT course OR 100-200 level WI course, AND departmental permission. All section meeting times are TBA, and are scheduled individually with Dr. Tom Zlabinger. Please contact Dr. Zlabinger to schedule a meeting if you are interested in enrolling in MUS 490.