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 (GE: Legacy or GE: New) and that a particular course will satisfy requirements.
Also, please consult Class Search, as not all courses 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) • Health and Well-Being Theme (HT) • Lived Environments Theme (LT)
* 4-credit hour thematic pathway course
+ Not open to music majors.
MUSIC 2250 Music Cultures of the World (VPA/GS/LVPA) +
MUSIC 2251 The World of Classical Music (VPA/GS/LVPA) +
MUSIC 2252 History of Rock ‘n’ Roll (VPA/LVPA)
Rated "best GE course on campus" in The Lantern's "Best of OSU" poll.
MUSIC 2253 Introduction to Jazz (VPA/LVPA)
MUSIC 2254 Video Game Music (VPA/LVPA) — SUMMER ONLY
MUSIC 3010 Public Health and Opera (HT) *
MUSIC 3342 Introduction to Opera (VPA/LVPA)
MUSIC 3343 Music, Body and Brain (VPA/LVPA)
MUSIC 3344 Film Music (VPA/LVPA)
MUSIC 3347 From Bach to Beethoven (VPA/LVPA)
MUSIC 3348 Music on the Move in a Globalized World (VPA/GS)
MUSIC 3349 The Beatles in 20th Century Music (VPA/LVPA)
MUSIC 3352 Soundscapes of Central Ohio (LT) *
MUSIC 3364 Musical Citizenship: Activism, Advocacy and Engagement in Sound (VPA/GS/CT)