IUP offers undergraduate and graduate courses in music history, popular music, and world music for music majors and non-majors.
Our non-major course, Introduction to Music (MUHI 101), covers a wide range of music from popular music genres, selected world cultures, and the European classical tradition. Other non-major courses include History of Popular Music Since 1945 (MUHI 333), which focuses on rhythm and blues, rock, country, pop,
punk, rap, EDM, and many other genres; and Musical Cultures from Around the World (MUHI 223).
Courses for majors include Survey of Music Literature (MUHI 102), Music History I and II (MUHI 301-302), and upper-level/graduate courses such as Topics in American Music.