2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin

MUS 140 Introduction to Guitar

3 hours 

This course will enable a beginning student to learn how to play the guitar and read music. Basic musical concepts to be covered include treble and bass clef, scales, chords, melody, and harmony. The student will learn the fundamentals of guitar technique including hand positions and finger exercises. The construction and technology of the 1 will be explored and discussed in conjunction with the study of technique in a variety of musical cultures and contexts from around the world.




This course satisfies the John Jay College Option: Communications area of the Gen Ed Program.