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MUS 1000, 3000
Recital Attendance

Offered on a pass/fail basis. Students are required to attend a specified number of recitals each semester and must pass at least six semesters to receive the B.A. degree in music or bachelor of music education.


MUS 1001
Applied Music - Trumpet

Musical performance includes private study, class piano, class voice, and ensembles. In numbering applied music courses, the first digit, numeral 1, is used for freshman and sophomore level courses; the numeral 3 for junior and senior level courses. The second and third digits indicate applied concentration area (e.g. 20 = piano) and the final digit indicates hours of semester credit.
Applied Music (private instruction) requires permission of the department head and is required of all music majors. Applied music students may be assigned participation in designated ensembles in addition to required ensembles. Ensembles are given in the curricula in Music and Music Education.
To qualify for three hours per semester, a student must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA in applied music, a 3.00 cumulative GPA in total hours, junior standing and recommendation of the instructor.

$60 applied music fee


MUS 1002, 3001, 3002, 3003
Applied Music - Trumpet

Musical performance includes private study, class piano, class voice, and ensembles. In numbering applied music courses, the first digit, numeral 1, is used for freshman and sophomore level courses; the numeral 3 for junior and senior level courses. The second and third digits indicate applied concentration area (e.g. 20 = piano) and the final digit indicates hours of semester credit.
Applied Music (private instruction) requires permission of the department head and is required of all music majors. Applied music students may be assigned participation in designated ensembles in addition to required ensembles. Ensembles are given in the curricula in Music and Music Education.
To qualify for three hours per semester, a student must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA in applied music, a 3.00 cumulative GPA in total hours, junior standing and recommendation of the instructor.


MUS 1011, 1012, 3011, 3012, 3013
Applied Music - French Horn

Musical performance includes private study, class piano, class voice, and ensembles. In numbering applied music courses, the first digit, numeral 1, is used for freshman and sophomore level courses; the numeral 3 for junior and senior level courses. The second and third digits indicate applied concentration area (e.g. 20 = piano) and the final digit indicates hours of semester credit.
Applied Music (private instruction) requires permission of the department head and is required of all music majors. Applied music students may be assigned participation in designated ensembles in addition to required ensembles. Ensembles are given in the curricula in Music and Music Education.
To qualify for three hours per semester, a student must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA in applied music, a 3.00 cumulative GPA in total hours, junior standing and recommendation of the instructor.


MUS 1021, 1022, 3021, 3022, 3023
Applied Music - Trombone

Musical performance includes private study, class piano, class voice, and ensembles. In numbering applied music courses, the first digit, numeral 1, is used for freshman and sophomore level courses; the numeral 3 for junior and senior level courses. The second and third digits indicate applied concentration area (e.g. 20 = piano) and the final digit indicates hours of semester credit.
Applied Music (private instruction) requires permission of the department head and is required of all music majors. Applied music students may be assigned participation in designated ensembles in addition to required ensembles. Ensembles are given in the curricula in Music and Music Education.
To qualify for three hours per semester, a student must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA in applied music, a 3.00 cumulative GPA in total hours, junior standing and recommendation of the instructor.


MUS 1031, 1032, 3031, 3032, 3033
Applied Music - Euphonium

Musical performance includes private study, class piano, class voice, and ensembles. In numbering applied music courses, the first digit, numeral 1, is used for freshman and sophomore level courses; the numeral 3 for junior and senior level courses. The second and third digits indicate applied concentration area (e.g. 20 = piano) and the final digit indicates hours of semester credit.
Applied Music (private instruction) requires permission of the department head and is required of all music majors. Applied music students may be assigned participation in designated ensembles in addition to required ensembles. Ensembles are given in the curricula in Music and Music Education.
To qualify for three hours per semester, a student must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA in applied music, a 3.00 cumulative GPA in total hours, junior standing and recommendation of the instructor.


MUS 1041, 1042, 3041, 3042, 3043
Applied Music - Tuba

Musical performance includes private study, class piano, class voice, and ensembles. In numbering applied music courses, the first digit, numeral 1, is used for freshman and sophomore level courses; the numeral 3 for junior and senior level courses. The second and third digits indicate applied concentration area (e.g. 20 = piano) and the final digit indicates hours of semester credit.
Applied Music (private instruction) requires permission of the department head and is required of all music majors. Applied music students may be assigned participation in designated ensembles in addition to required ensembles. Ensembles are given in the curricula in Music and Music Education.
To qualify for three hours per semester, a student must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA in applied music, a 3.00 cumulative GPA in total hours, junior standing and recommendation of the instructor.


MUS 1051, 1052, 3051, 3052, 3053
Applied Music - Clarinet

Musical performance includes private study, class piano, class voice, and ensembles. In numbering applied music courses, the first digit, numeral 1, is used for freshman and sophomore level courses; the numeral 3 for junior and senior level courses. The second and third digits indicate applied concentration area (e.g. 20 = piano) and the final digit indicates hours of semester credit.
Applied Music (private instruction) requires permission of the department head and is required of all music majors. Applied music students may be assigned participation in designated ensembles in addition to required ensembles. Ensembles are given in the curricula in Music and Music Education.
To qualify for three hours per semester, a student must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA in applied music, a 3.00 cumulative GPA in total hours, junior standing and recommendation of the instructor.


MUS 1061, 1062, 3061, 3062, 3063
Applied Music - Oboe

Musical performance includes private study, class piano, class voice, and ensembles. In numbering applied music courses, the first digit, numeral 1, is used for freshman and sophomore level courses; the numeral 3 for junior and senior level courses. The second and third digits indicate applied concentration area (e.g. 20 = piano) and the final digit indicates hours of semester credit.
Applied Music (private instruction) requires permission of the department head and is required of all music majors. Applied music students may be assigned participation in designated ensembles in addition to required ensembles. Ensembles are given in the curricula in Music and Music Education.
To qualify for three hours per semester, a student must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA in applied music, a 3.00 cumulative GPA in total hours, junior standing and recommendation of the instructor.


MUS 1071, 3071, 3072, 3073
Applied Music - Flute

Musical performance includes private study, class piano, class voice, and ensembles. In numbering applied music courses, the first digit, numeral 1, is used for freshman and sophomore level courses; the numeral 3 for junior and senior level courses. The second and third digits indicate applied concentration area (e.g. 20 = piano) and the final digit indicates hours of semester credit.
Applied Music (private instruction) requires permission of the department head and is required of all music majors. Applied music students may be assigned participation in designated ensembles in addition to required ensembles. Ensembles are given in the curricula in Music and Music Education.
To qualify for three hours per semester, a student must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA in applied music, a 3.00 cumulative GPA in total hours, junior standing and recommendation of the instructor.


MUS 1072
Applied Music - Flute

Musical performance includes private study, class piano, class voice, and ensembles. In numbering applied music courses, the first digit, numeral 1, is used for freshman and sophomore level courses; the numeral 3 for junior and senior level courses. The second and third digits indicate applied concentration area (e.g. 20 = piano) and the final digit indicates hours of semester credit.
Applied Music (private instruction) requires permission of the department head and is required of all music majors. Applied music students may be assigned participation in designated ensembles in addition to required ensembles. Ensembles are given in the curricula in Music and Music Education.
To qualify for three hours per semester, a student must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA in applied music, a 3.00 cumulative GPA in total hours, junior standing and recommendation of the instructor.

$120 applied music fee.


MUS 1081, 1082, 3081, 3082, 3083
Applied Music - Saxophone

Musical performance includes private study, class piano, class voice, and ensembles. In numbering applied music courses, the first digit, numeral 1, is used for freshman and sophomore level courses; the numeral 3 for junior and senior level courses. The second and third digits indicate applied concentration area (e.g. 20 = piano) and the final digit indicates hours of semester credit.
Applied Music (private instruction) requires permission of the department head and is required of all music majors. Applied music students may be assigned participation in designated ensembles in addition to required ensembles. Ensembles are given in the curricula in Music and Music Education.
To qualify for three hours per semester, a student must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA in applied music, a 3.00 cumulative GPA in total hours, junior standing and recommendation of the instructor.


MUS 1091, 1092, 3091, 3093
Applied Music - Bassoon

Musical performance includes private study, class piano, class voice, and ensembles. In numbering applied music courses, the first digit, numeral 1, is used for freshman and sophomore level courses; the numeral 3 for junior and senior level courses. The second and third digits indicate applied concentration area (e.g. 20 = piano) and the final digit indicates hours of semester credit.
Applied Music (private instruction) requires permission of the department head and is required of all music majors. Applied music students may be assigned participation in designated ensembles in addition to required ensembles. Ensembles are given in the curricula in Music and Music Education.
To qualify for three hours per semester, a student must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA in applied music, a 3.00 cumulative GPA in total hours, junior standing and recommendation of the instructor.


MUS 1101, 1102, 3101
Applied Music - Violin

Musical performance includes private study, class piano, class voice, and ensembles. In numbering applied music courses, the first digit, numeral 1, is used for freshman and sophomore level courses; the numeral 3 for junior and senior level courses. The second and third digits indicate applied concentration area (e.g. 20 = piano) and the final digit indicates hours of semester credit.
Applied Music (private instruction) requires permission of the department head and is required of all music majors. Applied music students may be assigned participation in designated ensembles in addition to required ensembles. Ensembles are given in the curricula in Music and Music Education.
To qualify for three hours per semester, a student must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA in applied music, a 3.00 cumulative GPA in total hours, junior standing and recommendation of the instructor.


MUS 1111, 1112, 3111
Applied Music - Viola

Musical performance includes private study, class piano, class voice, and ensembles. In numbering applied music courses, the first digit, numeral 1, is used for freshman and sophomore level courses; the numeral 3 for junior and senior level courses. The second and third digits indicate applied concentration area (e.g. 20 = piano) and the final digit indicates hours of semester credit.
Applied Music (private instruction) requires permission of the department head and is required of all music majors. Applied music students may be assigned participation in designated ensembles in addition to required ensembles. Ensembles are given in the curricula in Music and Music Education.
To qualify for three hours per semester, a student must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA in applied music, a 3.00 cumulative GPA in total hours, junior standing and recommendation of the instructor.


MUS 1121, 1122, 3121
Applied Music - Cello

Musical performance includes private study, class piano, class voice, and ensembles. In numbering applied music courses, the first digit, numeral 1, is used for freshman and sophomore level courses; the numeral 3 for junior and senior level courses. The second and third digits indicate applied concentration area (e.g. 20 = piano) and the final digit indicates hours of semester credit.
Applied Music (private instruction) requires permission of the department head and is required of all music majors. Applied music students may be assigned participation in designated ensembles in addition to required ensembles. Ensembles are given in the curricula in Music and Music Education.
To qualify for three hours per semester, a student must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA in applied music, a 3.00 cumulative GPA in total hours, junior standing and recommendation of the instructor.


MUS 1131, 1132, 3131
Applied Music - Bass

Musical performance includes private study, class piano, class voice, and ensembles. In numbering applied music courses, the first digit, numeral 1, is used for freshman and sophomore level courses; the numeral 3 for junior and senior level courses. The second and third digits indicate applied concentration area (e.g. 20 = piano) and the final digit indicates hours of semester credit.
Applied Music (private instruction) requires permission of the department head and is required of all music majors. Applied music students may be assigned participation in designated ensembles in addition to required ensembles. Ensembles are given in the curricula in Music and Music Education.
To qualify for three hours per semester, a student must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA in applied music, a 3.00 cumulative GPA in total hours, junior standing and recommendation of the instructor.


MUS 1141, 1142, 3141, 3142, 3143
Applied Music - Percussion

Musical performance includes private study, class piano, class voice, and ensembles. In numbering applied music courses, the first digit, numeral 1, is used for freshman and sophomore level courses; the numeral 3 for junior and senior level courses. The second and third digits indicate applied concentration area (e.g. 20 = piano) and the final digit indicates hours of semester credit.
Applied Music (private instruction) requires permission of the department head and is required of all music majors. Applied music students may be assigned participation in designated ensembles in addition to required ensembles. Ensembles are given in the curricula in Music and Music Education.
To qualify for three hours per semester, a student must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA in applied music, a 3.00 cumulative GPA in total hours, junior standing and recommendation of the instructor.


MUS 1151
Class Guitar I

Prerequisite: Music major

Introductory class instruction in folk and popular styles of guitar playing with emphasis on guitar as a teaching tool for classroom music instruction.


MUS 1201, 1202, 3201, 3202, 3203
Applied Music - Piano

Musical performance includes private study, class piano, class voice, and ensembles. In numbering applied music courses, the first digit, numeral 1, is used for freshman and sophomore level courses; the numeral 3 for junior and senior level courses. The second and third digits indicate applied concentration area (e.g. 20 = piano) and the final digit indicates hours of semester credit.
Applied Music (private instruction) requires permission of the department head and is required of all music majors. Applied music students may be assigned participation in designated ensembles in addition to required ensembles. Ensembles are given in the curricula in Music and Music Education.
To qualify for three hours per semester, a student must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA in applied music, a 3.00 cumulative GPA in total hours, junior standing and recommendation of the instructor.


MUS 1211, 1212, 3211, 3213
Applied Music - Harpsichord

Musical performance includes private study, class piano, class voice, and ensembles. In numbering applied music courses, the first digit, numeral 1, is used for freshman and sophomore level courses; the numeral 3 for junior and senior level courses. The second and third digits indicate applied concentration area (e.g. 20 = piano) and the final digit indicates hours of semester credit.
Applied Music (private instruction) requires permission of the department head and is required of all music majors. Applied music students may be assigned participation in designated ensembles in addition to required ensembles. Ensembles are given in the curricula in Music and Music Education.
To qualify for three hours per semester, a student must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA in applied music, a 3.00 cumulative GPA in total hours, junior standing and recommendation of the instructor.


MUS 1221, 1222, 3221, 3222, 3223
Applied Music - Organ

Musical performance includes private study, class piano, class voice, and ensembles. In numbering applied music courses, the first digit, numeral 1, is used for freshman and sophomore level courses; the numeral 3 for junior and senior level courses. The second and third digits indicate applied concentration area (e.g. 20 = piano) and the final digit indicates hours of semester credit.
Applied Music (private instruction) requires permission of the department head and is required of all music majors. Applied music students may be assigned participation in designated ensembles in addition to required ensembles. Ensembles are given in the curricula in Music and Music Education.
To qualify for three hours per semester, a student must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA in applied music, a 3.00 cumulative GPA in total hours, junior standing and recommendation of the instructor.


MUS 1231, 1232, 3231, 3232, 3233
Applied Music - Voice

Musical performance includes private study, class piano, class voice, and ensembles. In numbering applied music courses, the first digit, numeral 1, is used for freshman and sophomore level courses; the numeral 3 for junior and senior level courses. The second and third digits indicate applied concentration area (e.g. 20 = piano) and the final digit indicates hours of semester credit.
Applied Music (private instruction) requires permission of the department head and is required of all music majors. Applied music students may be assigned participation in designated ensembles in addition to required ensembles. Ensembles are given in the curricula in Music and Music Education.
To qualify for three hours per semester, a student must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA in applied music, a 3.00 cumulative GPA in total hours, junior standing and recommendation of the instructor.


MUS 1241
Italian Diction

Prerequisite: Vocal major

Co-requisite: MUS 1232

Study of the rules of pronunciation for Italian lyric diction.


MUS 1301, 3301
Opera Workshop

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

The course of study will involve selected scenes from standard opera literature prepared for dramatic presentation. Research will be required pertaining to the historical setting, appropriate costumes, and mannerisms of the period being studied. Staging techniques and set building will be included as deemed necessary to each presentation.


MUS 1311, 3311
Jazz Ensemble

Membership selected by audition. Study and performance of big band jazz styles from the 1930's to present.


MUS 1321
Jazz Piano

Offered: As needed

Prerequisites: MUS 1713, MUS 1201 or 1441, or instructor approval.

Materials and practices for typical jazz keyboard playing.

One hour per week.


MUS 1431
Class Piano

Non music majors. For students who have little or no music reading skills, this course concentrates on basic piano skills while learning to read music. At the end of the course students will play pieces using a chord based approach in several keys and styles.


MUS 1441
Class Piano I, II, III, and IV

Prerequisite: Music major

A development of the fundamental skills of the piano, emphasizing those aspects most useful to non piano majors. A knowledge of chords is stressed, as is sight reading, improvising, playing in all keys and harmonizing melodies. The second year of class piano extends these skills adding the reading of multiple score parts, modulation, harmonizing with secondary chords, improvising in various composers' styles, playing a wide variety of literature, and accompanying.

$10 applied music fee.


MUS 1501, 3501
Band

Open to students who can satisfy audition requirements. Marching Band, fall semester, or permission of instructor is a prerequisite for Concert Band, spring semester. Fall semester stresses marching band. Spring semester stresses symphonic and concert bands in the study and performance of quality literature.


MUS 1511, 3511
Brass Choir

Membership selected by audition. Study and performance of representative brass literature.

Rehearsal 3 hours weekly.


MUS 1521, 3521
Woodwind Ensembles

Open to all students. Membership selected by audition.

Two hours weekly.


MUS 1531
Brass Ensembles

Open to all students. Membership selected by audition.

Two hours weekly.


MUS 1541
Percussion Ensembles

Open to all students. Membership selected by audition.

Two hours weekly.


MUS 1551
String Ensembles

Open to all students. Membership selected by audition.

Two hours weekly.


MUS 1571
University Choir

Open to all students. A select vocal group of approximately sixty members selected by audition. Study and performance of choral literature of all periods.


MUS 1581
Chamber Choir

Open to all students by audition. A select choral ensemble of approximately sixteen voices specializing in the performance of chamber choral music from all historical periods.

Note: Two or three concerts are presented on campus each semester. Off-campus performances include tours and public relations functions for the university.


MUS 1601, 3601
Orchestral Repertoire

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

A study of the landmarks of orchestral repertoire for winds and percussion sections through the preparation and rehearsal of the literature.

Note: Each course may be repeated three times.


MUS 1611, 3611
Music Theatre Workshop

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

Selected songs from standard musical theatre literature will be prepared for public performance with an emphasis on popular professional performance techniques.

Note: Credit will be given for one leading part or for a series of supporting parts.

Two hours weekly.


MUS 1621, 3621
Music Theatre Practicum

Offered: As needed

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

Credit will be given for participation that results in a public performance of a major production. Vocal, instrumental, and/or audiovisual technological participation will be accepted.

A minimum of 28 hours participation is required.


MUS 1681, 3681
Concert Chorale

Open to all students by audition. A select choral ensemble of choral music from all historical periods.

Two or three major concerts are presented each semester.


MUS 1703
Music Fundamentals

Offered: As needed

Music fundamentals to be included are reading pitch and rhythm, basic notation, rudimentary music theory information about scales, harmony, dynamics, tempo; playing a melody instrument; rudimentary ear training, music composition, and music listening skills.


MUS 1713
Theory I

Co-requisites: MUS 1731, 1741

Study of scales, triads, seventh chords, diatonic harmonies, simple modulation. Introduction to small forms.


MUS 1723
Theory II

Co-requisites: MUS 1731, 1741

Study of scales, triads, seventh chords, diatonic harmonies, simple modulation. Introduction to small forms.


MUS 1731
Ear Training I

The elements of music fundamentals, both written and aural.


MUS 1741
Ear Training II

The elements of music fundamentals, both written and aural.


MUS 2003
Introduction to Music

An overall view of music history from Medieval to Contemporary times with a focus on relating musical happenings and concepts to the other arts.


MUS 2201
Accompanying Seminar

Prerequisites: Piano major or permission of instructor.

Development of basic accompanying techniques. Class coaching and presentation one hour weekly, plus assigned accompanying responsibilities in a variety of media.

Note: May be repeated three times.


MUS 2241
German Diction

Prerequisite: Vocal major

Co-requisite: MUS 1232

Study of the rules of pronunciation for German lyric diction.


MUS 2251
French Diction

Prerequisite: Vocal major

Co-requiste: MUS 1232

Study of the rules of pronunciation for French lyric diction.


MUS 2441
Class Voice

Offered: Fall

Prerequisite: Music major

Development of basic vocal techniques through group participation and solo singing. Emphasis is placed on understanding of vocal pedagogy.

Supervised practice two hours per week.


MUS 2451
Class Voice

Offered: Fall

(Non music majors) Development of basic vocal techniques through group participation and solo singing.

Supervised practice two hours per week.


MUS 2713
Theory III

Co-requisites: MUS 2731, 2741

More advanced harmonic concepts, modulation, chromatic harmonies. Further study of larger forms.


MUS 2723
Theory IV

Co-requisites: MUS 2731, 2741

More advanced harmonic concepts, modulation, chromatic harmonies. Further study of larger forms.


MUS 2731
Ear Training III

Further work in more advanced ear training and sight singing.


MUS 2741
Ear Training IV

Further work in more advanced ear training and sight singing.


MUS 3092
Applied Music - Bassoon

Musical performance includes private study, class piano, class voice, and ensembles. In numbering applied music courses, the first digit, numeral 1, is used for freshman and sophomore level courses; the numeral 3 for junior and senior level courses. The second and third digits indicate applied concentration area (e.g. 20 = piano) and the final digit indicates hours of semester credit.
Applied Music (private instruction) requires permission of the department head and is required of all music majors. Applied music students may be assigned participation in designated ensembles in addition to required ensembles. Ensembles are given in the curricula in Music and Music Education.
To qualify for three hours per semester, a student must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA in applied music, a 3.00 cumulative GPA in total hours, junior standing and recommendation of the instructor.

$120 applied music fee.


MUS 3212
Applied Music - Harpsichord

Musical performance includes private study, class piano, class voice, and ensembles. In numbering applied music courses, the first digit, numeral 1, is used for freshman and sophomore level courses; the numeral 3 for junior and senior level courses. The second and third digits indicate applied concentration area (e.g. 20 = piano) and the final digit indicates hours of semester credit.
Applied Music (private instruction) requires permission of the department head and is required of all music majors. Applied music students may be assigned participation in designated ensembles in addition to required ensembles. Ensembles are given in the curricula in Music and Music Education.
To qualify for three hours per semester, a student must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA in applied music, a 3.00 cumulative GPA in total hours, junior standing and recommendation of the instructor.

$120 applied music fee.


MUS 3281
Secondary Instrumental Methods and Materials I

Laboratory experience in conducting and performance of materials appropriate to teaching band in the public school.


MUS 3321
Practice of Improvisation

Prerequisites: Successful completion of MUS 3332 or instructor approval.

Laboratory experience in improvisation in all jazz styles.

Note: This course may be repeated for credit.


MUS 3322
Theory of Improvisation (Jazz)

Prerequisites: MUS 1713, 1723, 1441, and/or instructor approval.

Music theory, materials and practices for improvising or extemporaneous playing.

Note: May not be repeated for credit. May not be taken for credit after completion of MUS 3332.

One hour class, two hour laboratory per week.


MUS 3332
Theory of Improvisation (Jazz)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of MUS 3322

Advanced music theory, materials and practices for improvising or extemporaneous playing.

Note: May not be repeated for credit.

One hour class, two hour laboratory per week.


MUS 3401
Brass Instruments

Prerequisite: Music major

A study of the instruments of the brass family to the extent that scales and grade one and two solos can be played on selected instruments.

Class two hours, practice two hours.


MUS 3421
Woodwind Instruments, Double Reeds

Prerequisite: Music major

A study of playing and teaching techniques of the woodwind family (oboe, bassoon). Playing of selected instruments will be developed through major scales and grade one and two solos or methods.


MUS 3431
Woodwind Instruments, Single Reeds

Prerequisite: Music major

A study of playing and teaching techniques of the woodwind family (flute, clarinet, saxophone). Playing of selected instruments will be developed through major scales and grade one and two solos or methods.


MUS 3441
Instrumental Concepts

Prerequisites: Vocal or Keyboard major

A study designed to give non-instrumental music education majors functional knowledge of band and orchestral instruments.


MUS 3442
Piano Pedagogy

Offered: Spring

A study of pedagogical principles involved in the teaching of private and class piano, with emphasis on outside reading, class discussion, and observation of actual lessons and classes.


MUS 3481
Stringed Instruments

Prerequisite: Music major

A study of instruments of the string family (violin, viola, cello, and string bass) with emphasis on the fundamentals of good tone production and bowing techniques to the extent that scales and grade one and two orchestra music can be played on selected instruments.


MUS 3531
Brass Ensembles

Open to all students. Membership selected by audition.

Two hours weekly.


MUS 3541
Percussion Ensembles

Open to all students. Membership selected by audition.

Two hours weekly.


MUS 3551
String Ensembles

Open to all students. Membership selected by audition.

Two hours weekly.


MUS 3571
University Choir

Open to all students. A select vocal group of approximately sixty members selected by audition. Study and performance of choral literature of all periods.


MUS 3581
Chamber Choir

Open to all students by audition. A select choral ensemble of approximately sixteen voices specializing in the performance of chamber choral music from all historical periods.

Note: Two or three concerts are presented on campus each semester. Off-campus performances include tours and public relations functions for the university.


MUS 3692
History of Music III

Prerequisite: MUS 2723, music major or permission of instructor.

A study of 20th century music. Includes one unit of non- western music.


MUS 3702
Music Educational Technology

Prerequisites: Music major with junior standing.

Applications of Technology in Music Education. An overview of current technologies to enhance music instruction, assessment, and productivity by the music educator.


MUS 3712
Counterpoint

Offered: As needed

Prerequisite: MUS 2723

The contrapuntal techniques and forms of the Baroque era. Analysis of Canons, two and three part Inventions, and fugues of J.S. Bach plus written exercises in two voice counterpoint.


MUS 3762
Instrumental and Choral Arranging

An introduction to scoring for instrumental and choral groups to meet the needs of adapting music to meet the needs and ability levels of school performing groups and classroom situations.


MUS 3771, 3772, 4771, 4772
Composition

Offered: As needed

Prerequisites: 16 hours of music theory and senior standing or consent of instructor.

The study of basic compositional techniques of twentieth-century works and completion of composition project.


MUS 3773
History of Music I

Offered: Fall

Prerequisites: MUS 2723 (Theory IV) or permission of instructor.

A study of Western Art music from ancient civilization to A.D. 1750.


MUS 3783
History of Music II

Prerequisite: MUS 2723 or permission of instructor.

A study of classical and 19th century music.


MUS 3802
Principles of Conducting

Offered: Fall

Principles and practices of conducting; a study of music terminology and transpositions; development of baton techniques based on the practice of outstanding choral and instrumental conductors.


MUS 3821
Secondary Choral Methods and Materials I

Choral conducting techniques, tone and diction styles and interpretation, rehearsal techniques, programs and concerts, planning and organization, and service information. Conducting of student ensembles and organizations. Methods and materials I will include review of literature for large and small ensembles appropriate for middle school, junior high, and smaller high school teaching situations.


MUS 3853
Music in the Elementary Classroom

Prerequisites: MUS 2723, successful completion of Keyboard Exit Exam, and SEED 2002 or permission of instructor.

A study of current practices, methods, and materials for teaching general music to elementary school children with emphasis on curriculum development and diversity in the classroom.


MUS 4001
Senior Recital

Prerequisite: Six semesters of major applied study.

Required of all music education majors.

$175 Applied Music fee.


MUS 4201
Accompanying Seminar

Prerequisite: Two semesters of MUS 2201 and/or permission of instructor.

Advanced accompanying techniques for piano majors. Class coaching and presentation one hour weekly, plus assigned responsibilities in a variety of media.

Note: May be repeated three times.

Note: May substitute for required 3000 level hour of major ensemble enrollment with assignment by instructor to successfully accompany major ensemble or recital.


MUS 4281
Secondary Instrumental Methods and Materials II

Laboratory experience in conducting and performance of materials appropriate to teaching band in the public school.


MUS 4461
Percussion Instruments

Prerequisite: Music major

A study of the instruments of the percussion family to the extent that scales and/or rudiments and grade one and two solos can be played on selected instruments. Designed as a practical preparation for public school teachers.

Two hours weekly.


MUS 4701
Special Methods in Music

Offered: Spring

Prerequisites: Admission to Stage II of the Teacher Education program.

Intensive on campus exploration of the principles of curriculum construction, teaching methods, use of community resources, evaluation as related to teaching music, and dealing with diversity in the classroom.


MUS 4712
Form and Analysis

Offered: Fall

Prerequisite: MUS 2723

A study of the standard forms of the Classical period with emphasis on instrumental forms and genres developed in the period 1750-1825 and the continuation and expansion of those forms in the nineteenth century.


MUS 4803
History of American Music: Jazz and Folk

Open to all students. An in-depth study of folk music and the relationship between these forms and American life. Research, aural activity, and analysis are used to explore a variety of musical forms, composers, and performers.


MUS 4811
Keyboard Literature

Offered: Fall

A survey of piano or organ literature with emphasis on historical development, analysis of selected compositions, and listings of suitable pedagogical materials.


MUS 4821
Secondary Choral Methods and Materials II

Choral conducting techniques, tone and diction styles and interpretation, rehearsal techniques, programs and concerts, planning and organization, and service information. Conducting of student ensembles and organizations. Methods and materials II will include a review of historically important choral works and the music of the master composers of each musical epoch. Sight singing methods for group sight reading will be reviewed.


MUS 4832
Vocal Solo Literature/Pedagogy

Offered: Spring

Prerequisite: Junior standing

Introduction to and comparison of vocal solo literature and the teaching of vocal technique.


MUS 4853
Music of the World's Peoples

Cross-listed: ANTH 4853

Open to students in all majors. A survey of predominantly non-Western world music cultures with attention to sonic structures, musicians, musical instruments, and socio-cultural contexts of music making. Listening emphasized.


MUS 4883
Workshop in Music

Offered: As needed

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

Course with variable credit designed to meet specific needs of participants. Each credit hour will require fifteen clock hours of instruction.


MUS 4951, 4952, 4953, 4954
Undergraduate Research in Music

Offered: On demand

Prerequisite: Departmental approval

Advanced students carry out independent research activity relating to a significant problem in a major field of study. Supervised by faculty member. Formal report and presentation required. One to four credits depending on problem selected and effort made.


MUS 4972
Marching Band Techniques

Offered: Fall

Prerequisite: Music majors

A study of the problems, practices, techniques, and the organization and administration of the marching band.


MUS 4991, 4992, 4993, 4994
Special Problems in Music

Offered: As needed

Prerequisites: Senior standing and permission of the instructor.

Additional work in an area of the student's choice under the direction of the faculty member competent in that area.


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