Catalogue 2019 - 2020

MUS 110 Beginning Guitar


3 cr.

Course Description

This course is designed as an introduction to guitar for those with little or no experience on the instrument. Skills to be developed include reading basic notes on a staff in first position, learning basic first position chords, using standard notation, reading Tablature, playing melodies with a pick, learning basic strumming styles, and playing in a group. All techniques and music theory will be taught in the context of songs. An acoustic guitar is preferred for classroom use.

Students who have at least a year experience playing guitar should sign up for MUS 210 Intermediate Guitar.


every semester.