The School of Music offers courses that meet General Education (GE) requirements for non-majors. Consult your college’s GE list and/or your academic advisor to confirm which GE requirements apply to you (Legacy GE or New GE) and that a particular course will satisfy requirements.
Also, please consult the Course Catalog, as not all classes are offered every semester.
Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) • Global Studies (GS) • Education and Study Abroad (SA)
Literary, Visual and Performing Arts (LVPA) • Citizenship for a Diverse and Just World Theme (CT) • Migration, Mobility, and Immobility Theme (MT)
MUS 2250 Music Cultures of the World (VPA/GS/LVPA) *
MUS 2251 The World of Classical Music (VPA/GS/LVPA) *
MUS 2252 History of Rock ‘n’ Roll (VPA/LVPA)
Rated "best GE course on campus" in The Lantern's "Best of OSU" poll.
MUS 2253 Introduction to Jazz (VPA/LVPA)
MUS 2254 Video Game Music (VPA/LVPA) — SUMMER ONLY
MUS 3342 Introduction to Opera (VPA/LVPA)
MUS 3343 Music, Body and Brain (VPA/LVPA)
MUS 3344 Film Music (VPA/LVPA)
MUS 3347 From Bach to Beethoven (VPA/LVPA)
MUS 3348 Music on the Move in a Globalized World (VPA/GS)
MUS 3349 The Beatles in 20th Century Music (VPA/LVPA)
MUS 3364 Musical Citizenship: Activism, Advocacy and Engagement in Sound (VPA/GS/CT)
* Not open to music majors.