Guitar I (7562) Semester/.5 credit

Students will be introduced to elements of music and fundamental concepts of performance techniques on guitar. Through group instruction and demonstration, students will learn the basic skills necessary for playing songs with this instrument. Students will develop an appreciation for various styles of music and gain a deeper understanding of the value of music and its role with social development. Technology will be incorporated to better enhance the student’s understanding of the performing arts.

Guitar II (7563) Semester/.5 credit

Prerequisite: Guitar I or recommendation from the instructor.
Continuing on the foundation of Guitar I, students will learn new techniques and form for the guitar. Through this course, students will gain a deeper understanding of guitar styles, notation, and composition. Students will have the opportunity to play solo and group repertoire using folk, reggae and pop styles of music.