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 that a particular course will satisfy requirements.
Also, please consult the course catalogue, as not all classes are offered every semester.
Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) • Global Studies (GS) • Education and Study Abroad (SA)
MUS 2250 Music Cultures of the World (VPA / GS) *
MUS 2251 The World of Classical Music (VPA / GS) *
MUS 2252 History of Rock ‘n’ Roll (VPA)
Rated "best GE course on campus" in The Lantern's "Best of OSU" online poll.
MUS 2253 Introduction to Jazz (VPA)
MUS 3342 Introduction to Opera (VPA)
MUS 3343 Music, Body and Brain (VPA)
MUS 3344 Film Music (VPA)
MUS 3348 Music on the Move in a Globalized World (VPA / GS)
MUS 3349 The Beatles in 20th Century Music (VPA)
MUS 3350 The British Invasion: Exploring the Impact of British Popular Music in the 1960s (VPA / Study Abroad. Offered, May 2020)
MUS 3360 The Brazilian Experience: Surveying Brazilian Culture through Music and Education (VPA / Study Abroad. Offered, May 2020)
MUS 3364 Musical Citizenship: Activism, Advocacy and Engagement in Sound (VPA / GS)
* Not open to music majors.