One 45-minute lesson per week. Students may take an hour-long lesson for an additional fee. A minimum of six hours of practice per week is expected. MUS 198 incorporates theory and practice of improvisation as well as written repertoire.
Max Enrollment: 100
Prerequisites: Co-requisite - MUS 100 must be completed or exempted by the Music Theory Placement Evaluation; audition required. One academic music course per 0.5 credits earned; MUS 100 fulfills this requirement if needed during the first year. Students should consult the department website for details regarding the entrance audition for MUS 198.
Distribution Requirements: ARS - Visual Arts, Music, Theater, Film and Video
Typical Periods Offered: Spring; Fall
Semesters Offered this Academic Year: Fall; Spring
Notes: Each semester of MUS 198 earns one half unit of credit; however, both fall and spring semesters must be completed satisfactorily to receive credit for either course. Not to be counted toward the major in music, but one unit of MUS 198 can count toward the minor. MUS 198 may be repeated without limit. For further information, including fees, see Performance, Private Instruction and Academic Credit. See also MUS 99 and MUS 298. Mandatory Credit/Non Credit.