Catalogue 2012 - 2013

MUS 210 Intermediate Guitar


3 cr.


MUS 110 or permission.

Course Description

This course will introduce students to notes and chords beyond first position. The first unit is on power chords and barre chords. The second unit introduces students to basic finger style guitar and finger picking, with a special focus on acoustic blues and Travis-picking. All techniques and music theory will be taught in the context of songs. Skills to be developed include reading Tablature and chord charts, learning basic chord theory, and playing in a guitar ensemble. An acoustic guitar is preferred for classroom use.


every spring.