MUS 108 - Guitar I

Credit Hours: 1

Guitar I covers the basics of guitar playing: free stroke, rest stroke, note reading, left and right fingering on the strings, arpeggios, strumming patterns and chord progressions. Weekly performance assignments include right and left hand fingering development, note and tablature reading, strumming patterns, arpeggios, chords in major and minor keys, counting and rhythms. Student must provide their own instruments.

Students must complete three one-credit courses (MUS 101, MUS 102, MUS 108, MUS 109, or ensemble courses) to meet the Oral Communication/Creative Expression requirement for general education.


ENGL 071 and ENGL 081/ENGL 091 or higher placement. 

General Education Fulfillment: Oral Communication/Creative Expression