Music

Music Electives and Classes for General Interest

Whether you are interested in majoring in music or just like music and want to learn more, the PCC Sylvania and Rock Creek campuses offer many classes that are open to both experienced and new musicians. Some classes have prerequisites; others require no previous music or college experience. Some classes are offered on campus and some are offered online. Many classes are transferable. We offer everything from private lessons to music theory to music and computers and songwriting.

See the catalog course descriptions for more information on each course.

Below is a list of music classes requiring no prior experience or music prerequisite (may require WR115, RD115, MTH 20):

  • MUS101: Introduction to Music
  • MUS105: Music Appreciation
  • MUS106: Opera Appreciation
  • MUS108: Music Cultures of the World
  • MUS110: Fundamentals of Music
  • MUS131: Group Vocal
  • MUS190: Intro to Piano
  • MUS191/192/193: Class Guitar (three term sequence available)
  • MUS191p/192p/193p: Class Piano¬† (three term sequence available)
  • MUS201: Intro to Music and Its Literature
  • MUS204: Music of the Western World
  • MUS205: Intro to Jazz History
  • MUS206: Intro to the History of Rock Music
  • MUS207: Intro to the History of Folk Music
  • MUS208: African American Music
  • MUS214: Music of Broadway
  • MUS220A: Chorus
  • MUS236: Intro to the Music of Latin America
List of classes that fulfill degree requirements
Course Title Fulfills Requirements for these degrees Fulfills PCC Cultural Literacy Requirement
MUS 105 Music Appreciation AAOT, AS, AAS, AGS, ASOT-B  
MUS 108 Music Cultures of the World AAOT, AS, AAS, AGS, ASOT-B X
MUS 110 Fundamentals of Music AAOT, AS, AAS, AGS, ASOT-B  
MUS 111 Music Theory I (part one) AAOT, AS, AAS, AGS, ASOT-B  
MUS 112 Music Theory I (part two) AAOT, AS, AAS, AGS, ASOT-B  
MUS 113 Music Theory I (part three) AAOT, AS, AAS, AGS, ASOT-B  
MUS 201 Introduction to Music and Its Literature AAS, AGS, AS, AAOT, ASOT-B  
MUS 202 Introduction to Music and Its Literature AAOT, AS, AAS, AGS, ASOT-B  
MUS 203 Introduction to Music and Its Literature AAOT, AS, AAS, AGS, ASOT-B  
MUS 205 Introduction to Jazz History AAS, AGS, AS, AAOT, ASOT-B X
MUS 206 Introduction to the History of Rock Music AAS, AGS, AS, AAOT, ASOT-B  
MUS 207 Introduction to the History of Folk Music AAOT, AS, AAS, AGS, ASOT-B X
MUS 236 Introduction to the Music of Latin America AAOT, AS, AAS, AGS, ASOT-B X

Contact John Mery at the Sylvania campus or Jason Palmer at Rock Creek for more information.