*Applied music courses include half-hour private lessons with an instructor in Bass (MUA101, MUA231, MUA232, MUA233); Guitar(MUA102, MUA234, MUA235, MUA236); Percussion (MUA103, MUA237, MUA238, MUA239); Piano (MUA104, MUA240, MUA241,MUA242); Strings (MUA105, MUA243, MUA244, MUA245); Voice (MUA106, MUA246, MUA247, MUA248); or Woodwinds/Brass (MUA107, MUA249, MUA250, MUA251).
**Performance ensembles include Chamber Ensemble (MUS125, MUS258, MUS259, MUS260); Chorus (MUS121, MUS255, MUS256, MUS257); Jazz Ensemble (MUS140, MUS246, MUS247, MUS249); and Pop/Rock Ensemble (MUS120, MUS220, MUS221, MUS222).
†Music courses that may fulfill 3 credits of the humanities requirement are: MUS101 Music Appreciation; MUS107 History of Western Music Before 1750; MUS108 History of Western Music After 1750; MUS109 History of Musical Theatre; MUS110 Music Art & Drama.
‡Recommended music electives: MUS119 Songwriting Workshop; MUS150 Intro to MIDI Sequencing & Synthesis; MUS151 Intro to Digital Audio Recording; or any combination of MUS or MUA classes and/or ensembles totaling at least 2 credits. MUS103 Fundamentals of Music is recommended for students with no or minimal music theory background prior to taking MUS132 and MUS133.
Students enrolled in this program ARE REQUIRED to successfully complete a course in basic algebra if indicated by the Basic Skills Placement Test.
Bergen Community College
400 Paramus Road
Paramus, NJ 07652