Music for Non-Majors (MUNM) Classes

The Mary Pappert School of Music offers a number of courses open to all Duquesne University students (listed below) covering a variety of musical topics. All of these courses fulfill the Communication and Creative Expression Bridges Competency, as well as the competencies indicated below.

  • MUNM 160 - Discovering Music Through the Guitar
  • MUNM 170 - Enjoyment of Music
  • MUNM 175 - Jazz: An American Art Form
  • MUNM 190 - Rock & Roll: An Unruly History
  • MUNM 191 - That's the Joint: History of Hip Hop (Cultural Fluency and Responsiveness)
  • MUNM 196 - Global Pop (Cultural Fluency and Responsiveness)


Duquesne University students, regardless of major, are all welcome to audition for placement in ensembles. Available ensembles include, but are not limited to:

  • Orchestral Ensembles
  • Wind Ensembles
  • Jazz Ensembles
  • Choral Ensembles
  • Instrumental Ensembles