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MUS 1000
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 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 1241
ITALIAN DICTION

Prerequisite: Vocal major Co-requisite: MUS 1232 Study of the rules of pronunciation for Italian lyric diction.


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

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 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 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 3151
CLASS GUITAR II

For music majors. Prerequisite: MUS 1151 or permission of instructor. Advanced class instruction in guitar playing with emphasis on guitar as a teaching tool for classroom music instruction.


MUS 3281
SEC INSTR METH/MAT I

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


MUS 3321
PRACTICE/IMPROV

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

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

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 INSTR, DBL REED

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 INSTR, SGL REED

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 3632
SURVEY OF MUSIC THEATRE

As needed. Survey of Music Theatre is a historical survey of the literature, content and performances practices of music theatre. These proficiencies will be surveyed in terms of broadly defined chronological and style periods.


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 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
INSTRU/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
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 3772
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 3802
PRIN/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
SEC CHORAL METH/MAT 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/ELEM 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
SEC INSTR METH/MAT II

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


MUS 4461
PERCUSSION INSTR

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/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 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 4771
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 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 4803
HIST AM MUS:JAZZ/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
SEC CHORAL METH/MAT 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
VOC SOLO LIT/PEDAGOGY

Offered: Spring Prerequisite: Junior standing Introduction to and comparison of vocal solo literature and the teaching of vocal technique.


MUS 4842
SURVEY OF OPERA

As needed. A history of opera including events which helped in the creation of this art form. Course will include major developments beginning with the Italians and incorporating the French, English and German contributions and styles.


MUS 4853
MUSIC OF THE WORLD'S PEOPLE

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 4881
WORKSHOP IN MUSIC

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 4882
WORKSHOP IN MUSIC

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 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
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

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 4952
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

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 4953
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

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 4954
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

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 TECH

Offered: Fall Prerequisite: Music majors A study of the problems, practices, techniques, and the organization and administration of the marching band.


MUS 4991
SPEC PROB/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.


MUS 4992
SPEC PROB/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.


MUS 4993
SPEC PROB/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.


MUS 4994
SPEC PROB/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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