Students are recommended to complete their college-level English and Math classes within their first two semesters of college.
MSL 201 Intermediate Military Science I (3) Explores creative and innovative tactical leadership strategies and styles through historical case studies and engaging in interactive student exercises. Cadets practice aspects of personal motivation and team building by planning, executing, and assessing team exercises. Focus is on continued development of leadership values and attributes through understanding of rank, uniform, customs and courtesies. (2.5 hrs. lect.; 2 hrs. lab. per week) MSL 202 Intermediate Military Science II (3) Challenges of leading complex, contemporary operational environments. Dimensions of crosscultural challenges of leadership in a constantly changing world are highlighted and applied to practical Army leadership tasks and situations. Cadets develop greater self awareness as they practice communication and team building skills, and tactics in real world scenarios. Provides a smooth transition to UHM MSL 301. (2.5 hrs. lect.; 2 hrs. lab. per week) MSL 203 ROTC Basic Camp (6) Instructor approval required. Four-week summer course conducted at Ft. Knox, Kentucky. Substitutes for ROTC basic course (101, 102, 201, and 202) and fulfills course requirement for admission to ROTC advanced courses. Credit will be given for MSL 203 or basic courses, but not both.
MUSIC (MUS) MUS 106 Introduction to Music Literature (3) (DA) Prerequisite: Placement in ENG 100 + ENG 100S This is a music appreciation course with an emphasis on developing listening skills. Music of all periods is surveyed. Concert attendance supplements discussion of various styles of music. (3 hrs. lect. per week) MUS 107 Music In World Cultures (3) Prerequisite: Placement in ENG 100 + ENG 100S An introduction to the field of ethnomusicology, in which historical, religious, social and political aspects of a society are studied in relationship to its music traditions and culture. In addition to these aspects, the musical elements of each culture are analyzed for the types of instruments, form/structure, context, activities, and music aesthetics. May be taken on a CR/N basis. (3 hrs. lect. per week)
MUS 121B Group Voice I (2) MUS 121B is the first of a three-semester sequence in learning solo singing skills. Concepts and skills introduced in the class include proper breath control and support, developing and discovering vocal production and potential, basic musicianship, song interpretation, and the basic principles of performing. (1 hr. lect. /2 hrs. lab. per week) MUS 121D Guitar I (2) (DA) Students must supply their own guitar. Basic principles of classical guitar performance. Relevant problems in guitar literature at the elementary level. May be taken on a CR/N basis. (1 hr. lect.; 2 hrs. lab. per week) MUS 121Z ‘Ukulele I (2) (DA) Comment: Students must supply their own ‘ukulele (soprano, concert, or tenor.) An introduction to basic principles of playing the ‘ukulele. Concepts and skills introduced in the class include basic musicianship, tuning, chord structures, basic strumming techniques, and principles of accompanying and performing. May be taken on a CR/N basis. (1 hr. lect; 2 hrs. lab. per week) MUS 122D Guitar 2 (2) (DA) Prerequisite: MUS 121D, or Instructor Approval Students must supply their own guitar. Basic principles of classical guitar performance. Relevant problems in guitar literature at the intermediate-early advanced level. May be taken on a CR/N basis. (1 hr. lect.; 2 hrs. lab. per week) MUS 122Z ‘Ukulele II (2) (DA) Prerequisite: MUS 121Z or Instructor Approval Comment: Students must supply their own ‘ukulele (soprano, concert, or tenor.) An intermediate level performance course reinforcing the music concepts/principles of MUS 121Z. Concepts and skills introduced in the class include: basic musicianship, chord identification and progressions, strumming and picking techniques, and the principles of arranging and performing. May be taken on a CR/N basis. (3 hrs. lect./lab. per week) MUS 253 Basic Experiences of Music (3) (DA) Prerequisite: Placement in ENG 100 + ENG 100S An exploration of theory and practice of music for prospective school teachers. Examines the elements of music-pitch, time, form and performance media. These elements are explored and applied thru singing, playing of ukulele, piano and percussion instrument, listening, movement, notation of music, performing from notation and analysis of music both aurally and from musical scores. The creative use of musical elements is emphasized in this course. (3 hrs. lect. per week)
MUS 114 College Chorale (2) Music 114 is a performance-oriented course for students interested in singing in a large ensemble. The selected repertoire is drawn from a range of classical, popular (jazz, musical theatre, pop) and Polynesian/ethnic choral literature. Rehearsal and performing practices as well as basic music reading are included in the course of study. An extra-curricular concert is scheduled at the end of the semester. Previous choral experience is not required. Students may enroll 2 times for a maximum of 4 credits (1 hr. lect. /2 hrs. lab. per week)
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