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Undergraduate Catalog

2014-15 first edition, July 2014

Music Courses

Music (MUS) courses

  • MUS 100 Music Fundamentals

    Rudiments of music (scales, key signatures, rhythms, intervals, notation) with their application within the context of music. Credit by Examination is available.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 101 Beginning Piano

    Group instruction for students who wish to explore music through the medium of piano. Classes are taught in an 18-unit Wurlitzer Electronic Piano Laboratory. Course content includes development of keyboard familiarity and technique, introduction to music reading, improvisation, repertory pieces, and rudiments of music theory. No previous piano is required. Does not apply toward a major or minor in music.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 103 Theory and Musicianship I

    Prerequisite: MUS 100 or permission of department.

    Review and drill of music fundamentals; notation, clefs, intervals, scales, rhythm and meter; music terms; written and oral construction of triads and seventh chords; analysis and writing of four-part harmony; non-harmonic tones, cadences, figured bass. Sight singing and dictation of melodies and rhythms; intervals and chord quality identification; error detection. Credit by Examination is available.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 104 Theory and Musicianship II

    Prerequisite: MUS 103.

    Four-part harmony incorporated all diatonic chords in all inversions; secondary dominant and secondary leading tone chords. Sight singing and dictation of melodies and rhythms; intervals and chord quality identification; error detection; dictation of four-part harmony. Credit by Examination is available.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 107 Recital Attendance I

    Attendance of at least six music major convocations, one faculty recital, and eight other recitals or concerts sponsored by the department. The fulfillment of any part of these requirements by non-departmental concerts must be pre-approved by the student's major applied teacher or the department head. Credit will not be given to students who arrive after the recital/concert begins. Graded Pass/Not Pass only.

    Credit hours:
    0
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 108 Recital Attendance II

    Attendance of at least six music major convocations, one faculty recital, and eight other recitals or concerts sponsored by the department. The fulfillment of any part of these requirements by non-departmental concerts must be pre-approved by the student's major applied teacher or the department head. Credit will not be given to students who arrive after the recital/concert begins. Graded Pass/Not Pass only.

    Credit hours:
    0
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 119 Jazz Theory/Jazz Keyboard Skills

    Prerequisite: MUS 103.

    The study of jazz theory and the practical application of functional jazz keyboard skills.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 130 Multicultural Musical Instrument Techniques

    Techniques of both the performance and pedagogy of traditional instruments from cultures other than those in the Western/European tradition. Variable content course.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 131 String Techniques and Skills for the Music Educator

    Instruction in the basic skills of playing and teaching violin, viola, cello and bass in a class situation. Examination of performance problems, diagnostic techniques, teaching strategies, and other specialized topics related to string instruction will be studied, and materials used in public school teaching will be examined and performed.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 133 Guitar for the Music Educator I

    Provides future music teachers with the working knowledge, experience and skills to use the guitar for accompanying music making as well as for teaching fretted instruments in school music classes and ensembles.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 135 Voice Class I

    Fundamentals of voice production, breath management, resonance and diction. Voice diagnosis and application of vocal principles are given on an individual basis. Appropriate vocal exercises and song literature are employed for the development of a singing technique.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 136 Voice Class II

    Prerequisite: MUS 135.

    Application of vocal principles is given on individual basis with the introduction of interpretation, style, and Italian diction.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 137 Piano Class I

    Prerequisite: MUS 100 or MUS 103.

    Coordination exercises, major scales, harmonization with I, IV, V7 chords, transposition, reading, elementary repertoire. Credit by Examination is available.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 138 Piano Class II

    Prerequisite: MUS 137.

    Minor scales, harmonization of major and minor melodies, transposition, reading, repertoire. Credit by Examination is available.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 139 Instrument Maintenance

    Prerequisite: MUS 133.

    Instrument repair, source of difficulty and solution of minor problems. Experience in replacing cork, springs, pads and adjustments of instruments.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 141 Single Reed Techniques and Skills for the Music Educator

    Introduction in the basic skills and playing and teaching clarinet and saxophone in a class situation. Examination of performance problems, diagnostic techniques, teaching strategies, and other specialized topics related to woodwind instruction will be studied, and materials used in public school teaching will be examined and performed.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 142 Flute and Double Reed Techniques and Skills for the Music Educator

    Introduction in the basic skills of playing and teaching flute and double reeds in a class situation. Examination of performance problems, diagnostic techniques, teaching strategies, and other specialized topics related to woodwind instruction will be studied, and materials used in public school teaching will be examined and performed.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 144 High Brass Techniques and Skills for the Music Educator

    Introduction in the basic skills of playing and teaching trumpet and horn in a class situation. Examination of performance problems, diagnostic techniques, teaching strategies, and other specialized topics related to brass instruction will be studied, and materials used in public school teaching will be examined and performed.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 145 Low Brass Techniques and Skills for the Music Educator

    Introduction in the basic skills of playing and teaching trombone and euphonium or tuba in a class situation. Examination of performance problems, diagnostic techniques, teaching strategies, and other specialized topics related to brass instruction will be studied, and materials used in public school teaching will be examined and performed.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 146 Percussion Techniques and Skills for the Music Educator I

    Introduction in the basic skills of playing and teaching percussion instruments in a class situation. Examination of performance problems, diagnostic techniques, teaching strategies, and other specialized topics related to percussion instruction will be studied, and materials used in public school teaching will be examined and performed.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 148 Introduction to Music Teaching

    This course is an orientation to the music education profession and to the teacher education program. Students explore roles and responsibilities of music teachers, complete field observations (minimum of 10 hours), develop a preliminary portfolio, and complete projects designed to examine the skills involved in teaching music. The field observation component requires the student to carry educational liability insurance and register with the Missouri Family Care Safety Registry (FCSR).

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    1

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 149 String (Instrument)

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction available in violin, viola, violoncello, bass viola. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 151 Piano

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction in piano. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 152 Organ

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction in organ. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 153 Voice

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction in voice. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 155 Woodwind (Instrument)

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction available in flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 156 Brass (Instrument)

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction available in horn, trumpet, trombone, baritone, and tuba. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 157 Percussion

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction in percussion instruments. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 158 Guitar

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction in classical guitar. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 159 Harp

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction in harp. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 160 Carillon

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction in carillon. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 162 Collegiate Chorale

    Chorus studies masterpieces of choral literature through preparation and performance of selected compositions; Spring Concert is presented yearly. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 165 Chamber Singers

    Repertoire consists of vocal chamber music in the polyphonic style, Masses, Motets, Madrigals, Chansons, Polyphonic Lieder, from the 13th to 17th Centuries. Formal concert and public performances are given by the ensemble each year. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 168 Concert Chorale

    Open to all students by audition. All types of Choral literature, accompanied and unaccompanied, are prepared and performed. Presents Christmas Concert, Spring Concert and programs to the area high schools. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 172 Small Ensemble

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Ensembles may be arranged each semester in piano, voice, strings, wind instruments and percussion to meet needs of participating students and the department. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 173 String Orchestra Workshop

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Study, performance of the literature and style of music for string ensembles of all sizes, a conducted group. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    1

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 174 Jazz Ensemble

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Laboratory course in instrumentation, materials, arranging and organization of Jazz Ensemble. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 175 Band

    Band performs as marching unit during football season and as indoor ensemble throughout the school year. Analytical study and stylistic performance of literature for conducted wind ensembles of all sizes. Band performs on campus, in area high schools and in the stadia of other colleges. Auditions for placement and additional group work required. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 176 University Symphony

    The symphony performs music from the standard symphonic literature and cooperates with other ensembles to perform major choral and operatic works. Open to all University students by audition. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 177 Marching Band

    Marching band performs as a unit during football season. Band performs on campus, in area high schools, and in the stadia of other colleges. Auditions for placement and additional group work required. Band grants available to qualified students. Fees and assessments apply to course. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of large ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 178 University/Community Band

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Traditional-style concert band which provides performance opportunities for musicians from the university and the community at large. At least one concert is presented each semester. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 192 Accompanying

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Development of skills in accompanying for pianist. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 193 Opera Workshop

    Preparation and production of opera as it pertains to singing actors and ensembles. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 200 Principles and General Methods of Music Education

    Prerequisite: MUS 148.

    This serves as the gateway course to the teacher music education program. An overview of school organization, management techniques, goals, objectives, assessment, technology, curriculum preparation, unit planning, and diversity as a knowledge base for K-12 music teachers is developed through student projects. Students participate in a 30-hour field experience in area schools. The portfolio checkpoint required for admission to teacher education will occur during this course. A grade of "C" or better in this course is required to be admitted to the teacher education program. The field observation component requires the student to carry educational liability insurance, a TB test, and registration with the Missouri Family Care Safety Registry (FCSR).

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 203 Theory and Musicianship III

    Prerequisite: MUS 104.

    Chromatic harmony including borrowed chords and augmented sixth chords; elementary and advanced modulation; smaller forms. Sight singing and dictation of melodies and rhythms; error detection; modulation to closely related keys; dictation and identification of chromatic harmony.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 204 Theory and Musicianship IV

    Prerequisite: MUS 203.

    Advanced chromatic harmony; twentieth-century and contemporary techniques; larger forms. Sight singing and dictation of melodies and rhythms; error detection; harmonic dictation; diatonic modes and other non-tonal scales; improvisation.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 207 Recital Attendance III

    Attendance of at least six music major convocations, one faculty recital, and eight other recitals or concerts sponsored by the department. The fulfillment of any part of these requirements by non-departmental concerts must be preapproved by the student's major applied teacher or the department head. Credit will not be given to students who arrive after the recital/concert begins. Graded Pass/Not Pass only.

    Credit hours:
    0
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 208 Recital Attendance IV

    Attendance of at least six music major convocations, one faculty recital, and eight other recitals or concerts sponsored by the department. The fulfillment of any part of these requirements by non-departmental concerts must be preapproved by the student's major applied teacher or the department head. Credit will not be given to students who arrive after the recital/concert begins. Graded Pass/Not Pass only.

    Credit hours:
    0
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 216 Introduction to Audio Techniques

    The study and application of a wide variety of techniques used in the commercial music industry. Topic areas include sound and hearing, waveform theory, acoustics, microphones, multi-track recording, and basic usage of Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI). Credit by Examination is available.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 219 Jazz Improvisation I

    Prerequisite: MUS 104.

    The study of beginning improvisation including chord/scale relationship, ii-V-I in all twelve major keys, blues, standards, and solo transcription.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 220 Jazz Improvisation II

    Prerequisite: MUS 219.

    The study of improvisation including chord/scale relationship, ii-V-I in all twelve minor keys, all forms of minor scales, modes, standards and solo transcription.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 235 Voice Class III

    Prerequisite: MUS 136.

    Application and vocal principles is given on an individual basis with repertoire and diction in Italian, German, and French.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 236 Voice Class IV

    Prerequisite: MUS 235.

    Application of vocal principles is given on an individual basis with the repertoire including songs and arias from operas and oratorios in Italian, French, German, and English.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 237 Piano Class III

    Prerequisite: MUS 138.

    Chord patterns for harmonization using secondary chords, broken chords, instrumental and vocal scores, ensemble playing, repertoire. Credit by Examination is available.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 238 Piano Class IV

    Prerequisite: MUS 237.

    Modern harmonization, diminished and augmented chords, arpeggios, instrumental and vocal scores, ensemble-solo-duo playing. Credit by Examination is available.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 239 Introduction to World Music

    General Education Course (Focus on the Arts).

    An exploration of what it means to be human through a comparison of various world musics and the associated recurring patterns of human behavior. Students will also develop a music vocabulary and listening skills through exposure to recordings, lectures and assignments about stylistic elements and analysis.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 241 The Language of Music

    Prerequisite: Open to all students except music majors. General Education Course (Focus on Humanities).

    A study of the ways music creatively expresses self-understanding, cultural environment, and aesthetic values from ancient to modern times.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 249 String Instrument

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction available in violin, viola, violoncello, bass viol. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 251 Piano

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction in piano. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 252 Organ

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction in organ. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 253 Voice

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction in voice. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 255 Woodwind (Instrument)

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction available in flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 256 Brass (Instrument)

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction available in horn, trumpet, trombone, baritone, and tuba. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 257 Percussion

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction in percussion instruments. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 258 Guitar

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction in classical guitar. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 259 Harp

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction in harp. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 260 Carillon

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction in carillon. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 262 Collegiate Chorale

    Chorus studies masterpieces of choral literature through preparation and performance of selected compositions; Spring Concert is presented yearly. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 265 Chamber Singers

    Repertoire consists of vocal chamber music in the polyphonic style, Masses, Motets, Madrigals, Chansons, Polyphonic Lieder, from the 13th to 17th Centuries. Formal concert and public performances are given by the ensemble each year. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 268 Concert Chorale

    Open to all students by audition. All types of Choral literature, accompanied and unaccompanied, are prepared and performed. Presents Christmas Concert, Spring Concert and programs to the area high schools. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 272 Small Ensemble

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Ensembles may be arranged each semester in piano, voice, strings, wind instruments and percussion to meet needs of participating students and the department. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 273 String Orchestra Workshop

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Study, performance of the literature and style of music for string ensembles of all sizes, a conducted group. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    1

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 274 Jazz Ensemble

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Laboratory course in instrumentation, materials, arranging and organization of Jazz Ensemble. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 275 Band

    Band performs as marching unit during football season and as indoor ensemble throughout the school year. Analytical study and stylistic performance of literature for conducted wind ensembles of all sizes. Band performs on campus, in area high schools and in the stadia of other colleges. Auditions for placement and additional group work required. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 276 University Symphony

    The symphony performs music from the standard symphonic literature and cooperates with other ensembles to perform major choral and operatic works. Open to all University students by audition. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 278 University/Community Band

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Traditional-style concert band which provides performance opportunities for musicians from the university and the community at large. At least one concert is presented each semester. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 280 Musical Theatre Workshop

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Performance laboratory for students majoring in Musical Theatre. Preparation and performance of musical numbers from the musical theatre repertoire. Emphasis will be placed on the synthesis of performance techniques related to various musical styles. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 292 Accompanying

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Development of skills in accompanying for pianist. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 293 Opera Workshop

    Preparation and production of opera as it pertains to singing actors and ensembles. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 294 Singing Diction I

    Proper pronunciation of English, German, and Latin; mastery of the International Phonetic Alphabet.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 295 Singing Diction II

    Prerequisite: MUS 294.

    Proper pronunciation of Italian and French; continued application of the International Phonetic Alphabet.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 298 Upper Division Applied Status

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Audition required by the end of the sophomore year of all music majors for placement into upper division Applied Music. Specific requirements may vary by Applied Division. Graded Pass/Not Pass only.

    Credit hours:
    0
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 301 Service Learning in Music

    Prerequisite: 30 hours, concurrent registration in a Music course designated as a service learning offering.

    This service component for an existing course incorporates community service with classroom instruction in Music to provide an integrative learning experience that addresses the practice of citizenship and promotes an awareness of and participation in public affairs. Includes 40 hours of service that benefit an external community organization, agency, or public service provider. Approved service placements and assignments will vary depending on the specific course topic and learning objectives; a list of approved placements and assignments is available from the instructor and the Citizenship and Service Learning Office. May be repeated.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 307 Recital Attendance V

    Prerequisite: piano proficiency.

    Attendance of at least six music major convocations, one faculty recital, and eight other recitals or concerts sponsored by the department. The fulfillment of any part of these requirements by non-departmental concerts must be pre-approved by the student's major applied teacher or the department head. Credit will not be given to students who arrive after the recital/concert begins. Graded Pass/Not Pass only.

    Credit hours:
    0
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 308 Recital Attendance VI

    Prerequisite: piano proficiency.

    Attendance of at least six music major convocations, one faculty recital, and eight other recitals or concerts sponsored by the department. The fulfillment of any part of these requirements by non departmental concerts must be pre approved by the student's major applied teacher or the department head. Credit will not be given to students who arrive after the recital/concert begins. Graded Pass/Not Pass only.

    Credit hours:
    0
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 309 Introduction to Music and Healing

    Prerequisite: ability to read music and permission of the instructor.

    Introduction to the history and current practices in the field of therapeutic music, as an integrated service-learning (ISL) class. Students will learn to play the portable folk harp, and provide 15 hours of therapeutic music at the bedsides of patients in local hospitals or hospices.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 313 16th Century Counterpoint

    Prerequisite: MUS 203.

    Analysis and writing in the style of the vocal music of the late Renaissance as embodied in the sacred vocal works of Palestrina.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring (even-numbered years)

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 314 18th Century Counterpoint

    Prerequisite: MUS 203.

    Analysis and writing in the style of the instrumental music of the late Baroque as embodied in the keyboard works of J.S. Bach.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring (odd-numbered years)

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 315 Form and Analysis

    Prerequisite: MUS 204.

    The study of formal aspects of music, ranging from smaller structural units to complete movements. Analysis of forms and styles from selected historical periods.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 316 Advanced Audio Recording Techniques

    Prerequisite: MUS 216.

    Digital, advanced audio recording technology for radio, television, and video post production. Emphasis will be placed on the recording, editing, and mixdown of production projects. Topic areas include microphone placement, multi-track recording, digital theory, synchronization concepts, and the art of mixdown.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 319 Jazz Improvisation III

    Prerequisite: MUS 220.

    The study of advanced improvisation including chord/scale relationship, continued study of ii-V-I in all twelve major and minor keys, diminished, whole-tone, and altered dominant scales. Standards and solo transcriptions will be analyzed and performed.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 321 Conducting

    Prerequisite: MUS 204.

    Fundamentals of conducting, with emphasis upon basic baton techniques, transposition and score reading.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 322 Conducting-Choral

    Prerequisite: MUS 321.

    Conducting techniques specifically related to choral music.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 323 Conducting-Instrumental

    Prerequisite: MUS 321.

    Conducting techniques specifically related to instrumental music.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 327 Composition Class

    Prerequisite: MUS 103.

    Requires composition of short musical pieces using a variety of styles, and the analysis of works by 20th century composers.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 328 Instrumentation

    Prerequisite: MUS 203.

    Techniques, arranging, scoring and transcribing for large and small ensembles; with attention given to the practical application in a teaching situation.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 337 Piano Class V

    Prerequisite: MUS 238.

    Study of functional piano skills for classroom and studio use. Class members participate in simulated rehearsal situations involving accompanying, transposition, harmonization, and score reading at the piano. Emphasis is also placed on development of sightreading skills. Credit by Examination is available.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 338 Piano Class VI

    Prerequisite: MUS 337.

    Study of advanced functional skills for classroom and studio use. Class members participate in simulated rehearsal situations involving accompanying, transposition, harmonization, and score reading at the piano. Emphasis is also placed on development of sightreading skills. Credit by Examination is available.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 340 Adaptive Music for Special Learners

    Prerequisite: music major and admitted to teacher education program.

    Introduction to the teaching of music students with disabilities in a school setting. The course will provide an overview of characteristics and identification criteria for both individuals with disabilities and also the gifted. Legislation and process pertaining to special education will be addressed along with a focus on teaching individuals with diversity in the elementary, middle, and secondary educational setting.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 343 Musical Theatre History I

    Development of musical theatre in England, continental Europe and America from The Beggar's Opera, 1728 to Show Boat, 1927.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 344 Musical Theatre History II

    Development of musical theatre mainly in America from Show Boat, 1927 to present. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 345 Music in Western Culture and Society I

    The historical unfolding of western art music and the ways in which culture and society have played a central role in that development. Music from the Middle Ages to the Baroque will be studied from the perspective of the way in which it has been influenced and in turn influenced religion, politics, economics, and other social issues.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 346 Music in Western Culture and Society II

    The historical unfolding of western art music and the ways in which culture and society have played a central role in that development. Music from the Classical era to the Twentieth century will be studied from the perspective of the way in which it has been influenced and in turn influenced religion, politics, economics, and other social issues. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 347 History of Jazz in American Culture

    The development of jazz music in America. The historical unfolding of jazz art music and developmental advances from early 20th century to the present.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 349 String (Instrument)

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor; and admission to Music degree program.

    Applied instruction available in violin, viola, violoncello, bass viol. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 351 Piano

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor; and admission to Music degree program.

    Applied instruction in piano. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 352 Organ

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor; and admission to Music degree program.

    Applied instruction in organ. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 353 Voice

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor; and admission to Music degree program.

    Applied instruction in voice. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 355 Woodwind (Instrument)

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor; and admission to Music degree program.

    Applied instruction available in flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 356 Brass (Instrument)

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor; and admission to Music degree program.

    Applied instruction available in French horn, trumpet, trombone, baritone, tuba. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 357 Percussion

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor; and admission to Music degree program.

    Applied instruction in percussion instruments. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 358 Guitar

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor; and admission to Music degree program.

    Applied instruction in classical guitar. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 359 Harp

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor; and admission to Music degree program.

    Applied instruction in harp. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 360 Carillon

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor; and admission to Music degree program.

    Applied instruction in carillon. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 362 Collegiate Chorale

    Chorus studies masterpieces of choral literature through preparation and performance of selected compositions; Spring Concert is presented yearly. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 365 Chamber Singers

    Repertoire consists of vocal chamber music in the polyphonic style, Masses, Motets, Madrigals, Chansons, Polyphonic Lieder, from the 13th to 17th Centuries. Formal concert and public performances are given by the ensemble each year. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 368 Concert Chorale

    Open to all students by audition. All types of Choral literature, accompanied and unaccompanied, are prepared and performed. Presents Christmas Concert, Spring Concert and programs to the area high schools. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 372 Small Ensemble

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Ensembles may be arranged each semester in piano, voice, strings, wind instruments and percussion to meet needs of participating students and the department. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 373 String Orchestra Workshop

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Study, performance of the literature and style of music for string ensembles of all sizes, a conducted group. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    1

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 374 Jazz Ensemble

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Laboratory course in instrumentation, materials, arranging and organization of Jazz Ensemble. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 375 Band

    Band performs as marching unit during football season and as indoor ensemble throughout the school year. Analytical study and stylistic performance of literature for conducted wind ensembles of all sizes. Band performs on campus, in area high schools and in the stadia of other colleges. Auditions for placement and additional group work required. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 376 University Symphony

    The symphony performs music from the standard symphonic literature and cooperates with other ensembles to perform major choral and operatic works. Open to all University students by audition. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 377 Marching Band

    Marching band performs as a unit during football season. Band performs on campus, in area high schools, and in the stadia of other colleges. Auditions for placement and additional group work required. Band grants available to qualified students. Fees and assessments apply to course. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of large ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 378 University/Community Band

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Traditional-style concert band which provides performance opportunities for musicians from the university and the community at large. At least one concert is presented each semester. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 380 Musical Theatre Workshop

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Performance laboratory for students majoring in Musical Theatre. Preparation and performance of musical numbers from the musical theatre repertoire. Emphasis will be placed on the synthesis of performance techniques related to various musical styles. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 392 Accompanying

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Development of skills in accompanying for pianist. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 393 Opera Workshop

    Preparation and production of opera as it pertains to singing actors and ensembles. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 398 Junior Recital

    Prerequisite: MUS 298.

    Preparation and public presentation of a solo recital in the student's major applied area. Required of all music majors on the Bachelor of Music-Performance degree. The student must pass a recital hearing before the performance can occur. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    2-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 399 Special Topics in Music

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Topic of interest determined by student and professor. May be repeated, as topics change, to maximum of 6 credit hours. Variable content course.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 407 Recital Attendance VII

    Prerequisite: piano proficiency.

    Attendance of at least six music major convocations, one faculty recital, and eight other recitals or concerts sponsored by the department. The fulfillment of any part of these requirements by non departmental concerts must be pre approved by the student's major applied teacher or the department head. Credit will not be given to students who arrive after the recital/concert begins. Graded Pass/Not Pass only.

    Credit hours:
    0
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 410 Middle Childhood and Preadolescent Vocal Methods and Materials

    Prerequisite: admission to Teacher Education Program, MUS 204 and MUS 322 and MUS 518.

    Principles and techniques for working with middle or junior high school voices and teaching music classes at the middle level with special attention paid to vocal development, voice change, and vocal health for pre-adolescents. Pedagogical analysis of choral/vocal music literature, lesson planning, and classroom management specific to this age group. Includes organization and administration of vocal music classes commonly found in programs at this level. Requires a 20-hour practicum at the middle level.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 411 Secondary Instrumental Methods and Materials

    Prerequisite: admission to Teacher Education Program, MUS 204 and MUS 328 and MUS 323.

    Explores effective music methods and teaching strategies utilized in instrumental programs in middle or junior high schools and in high schools. Includes organization and administration of instrumental music classes commonly found in programs at those levels. Survey and analysis of instrumental music for large and small instrumental ensembles of all types and levels (K-12).

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 416 Recording Arts Practicum

    Practice in the recording studio environment, creating CD-quality music and soundtracks. Instruction will be provided in session conduct as well as advanced operations in tracking, editing, and mixing.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 430 Music in Early Childhood and the Elementary School

    Prerequisite: admission to Teacher Education Program.

    Methods of teaching music in early childhood and elementary school classrooms. A 20-hour practicum in elementary music classrooms is required as part of this course.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 449 String (Instrument)

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor; and admission to Music degree program.

    Applied instruction available in violin, viola, violoncello, bass viol. May be repeated for credit. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 451 Piano

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor; and admission to Music degree program.

    Applied instruction in piano. May be repeated for credit. May be repeated for credit. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 452 Organ

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor; and admission to Music degree program.

    Applied instruction in organ. May be repeated for credit. May be repeated for credit. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 453 Voice

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor; and admission to Music degree program.

    Applied instruction in voice. May be repeated for credit. May be repeated for credit. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 455 Woodwind (Instrument)

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor; and admission to Music degree program.

    Applied instruction available in flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone. May be repeated for credit. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 456 Brass (Instrument)

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor; and admission to Music degree program.

    Applied instruction available in horn, trumpet, trombone, baritone, and tuba. May be repeated for credit. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 457 Percussion

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor; and admission to Music degree program.

    Applied instruction in percussion instruments. May be repeated for credit. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 458 Guitar

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor; and admission to Music degree program.

    Applied instruction in classical guitar. May be repeated for credit. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 459 Harp

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor; and admission to Music degree program.

    Applied instruction in harp. May be repeated for credit. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 460 Carillon

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor; and admission to Music degree program.

    Applied instruction in carillon. May be repeated for credit. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    1-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 462 Collegiate Chorale

    Chorus studies masterpieces of choral literature through preparation and performance of selected compositions; Spring Concert is presented yearly. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 465 Chamber Singers

    Repertoire consists of vocal chamber music in the polyphonic style, Masses, Motets, Madrigals, Chansons, Polyphonic Lieder, from the 13th to 17th Centuries. Formal concert and public performances are given by the ensemble each year. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 468 Concert Chorale

    Open to all students by audition. All types of Choral literature, accompanied and unaccompanied, are prepared and performed. Presents Christmas Concert, Spring Concert and programs to the area high schools. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 472 Small Ensemble

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Ensembles may be arranged each semester in piano, voice, strings, wind instruments and percussion to meet needs of participating students and the department. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 473 String Orchestra Workshop

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Study, performance of the literature and style of music for string ensembles of all sizes, a conducted group. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    1

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 474 Jazz Ensemble

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Laboratory course in instrumentation, materials, arranging and organization of Jazz Ensemble. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 475 Band

    Band performs as marching unit during football season and as indoor ensemble throughout the school year. Analytical study and stylistic performance of literature for conducted wind ensembles of all sizes. Band performs on campus, in area high schools and in the stadia of other colleges. Auditions for placement and additional group work required. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 476 University Symphony

    The symphony performs music from the standard symphonic literature and cooperates with other ensembles to perform major choral and operatic works. Open to all University students by audition. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 478 University/Community Band

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Traditional-style concert band which provides performance opportunities for musicians from the university and the community at large. At least one concert is presented each semester. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 480 Musical Theatre Workshop

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Performance laboratory for students majoring in Musical Theatre. Preparation and performance of musical numbers from the musical theatre repertoire. Emphasis will be placed on the synthesis of performance techniques related to various musical styles. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 488 Seminar in Student Teaching

    Prerequisite: all course work required for the Bachelor of Music Education completed, including the senior recital and piano proficiency; minimum combined (Missouri State and transfer) GPA of 2.75; minimum GPA in Music of 3.00, with no grade lower than a "C"; minimum GPA of 3.00 in professional education; and concurrent enrollment in MUS 494 and MUS 496.

    A blended seminar focused on the analysis of diverse teaching contexts, student learning, and field experiences during student teaching. Topics will include: Theory into Practice, The Job Search, Diversity, the Teacher Work Sample, Assessment, and Classroom Management. Students attend (in person or on-line) weekly 2-hour seminars. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 492 Accompanying

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Development of skills in accompanying for pianist. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 493 Opera Workshop

    Preparation and production of opera as it pertains to singing actors and ensembles. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 494 Supervised Teaching (Elementary Music K-6)

    Prerequisite: all course work required for the Bachelor of Music Education completed, including the senior recital and piano proficiency; minimum combined (Missouri State and transfer) GPA of 2.75; minimum GPA of 3.00 in music with no grade lower than a "C"; minimum GPA of 3.00 in professional education; current pre-professional liability insurance; completion of Transition Points 1 and 2; approval for supervised teaching; and concurrent enrollment in MUS 496 and MUS 488.

    Students will observe, assist and teach music classes under the direction of the cooperating teacher and University supervisor. Participation in extra-curricular activities and other duties is expected. An ongoing full-time commitment to student teaching is required to remain enrolled. In order to receive a grade in this course, the student's professional portfolio must meet or exceed final criteria. Course will not count toward the major GPA. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    5
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 496 Supervised Teaching (Secondary Music 7-12)

    Prerequisite: all course work required for the Bachelor of Music Education completed, including the senior recital and piano proficiency; minimum combined (Missouri State and transfer) GPA of 2.75; minimum GPA of 3.00 in music with no grade lower than a "C"; minimum GPA of 3.00 in professional education; current pre-professional liability insurance; completion of Transition Points 1 and 2; approval for supervised teaching; and concurrent enrollment in MUS 488 and MUS 494.

    Students will observe, assist and teach music classes under the direction of the cooperating teacher and University supervisor. Participation in extra-curricular activities and other duties is expected. An ongoing full-time commitment to student teaching is required to remain enrolled. In order to receive a grade in this course, the student's professional portfolio must meet or exceed final criteria. Course will not count toward the major GPA. Supplemental course fee. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    5
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 498 Senior Recital

    Prerequisite: MUS 298 and at least three semesters Applied Music courses numbered 300 or above with grades of "B" or better in the major performance area or in composition.

    Preparation and public presentation of a solo recital in the student's major applied area. The student must pass a recital hearing before the performance can occur. Supplemental course fee. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    2-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 499 Clinical Experiences in Teaching II

    Prerequisite: EDC 199; and admitted to Teacher Education Program; and grades of "C" or better in all professional education courses; and completion of portfolio checkpoints 1 and 2; and current pre-professional liability insurance; and program approval.

    This course is designed to meet HB 1711 for student's experience as a Teacher's Aide or Assistant Rule (Rule 5 CSR 80-805.040), to that of conventional student teachers within the same program. It is also designed to support completion of additional clinical requirements within that program including: seminars and workshops, required meetings, school related activities appropriate to the assignment, demonstrated mastery of the MoSPE standards and completion and overall assessment of a Professional Preparation Portfolio. This course is credited only on BSEd or appropriate masters-level certification programs. Can only receive credit for one of the following: AGE 499, AGT 499, ART 469, BSE 499, COM 493, ECE 499, ELE 499, ENG 434, FCS 498, HST 499, KIN 498, MCL 491, MID 499, MTH 496, MUS 499, SCI 499, SEC 499, SPE 499, THE 493. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 501 Music Education Workshop

    Variable topics related to music education instruction. Number of class hours determined by length of workshop and depth of topic. May be repeated for a maximum of 5 credit hours. May be taught concurrently with MUS 611. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 611 and MUS 501.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 503 Orff in the Classroom

    A study of music education using the approach developed by Carl Orff. Will include creative techniques including instruments, singing and movement. May be taught concurrently with MUS 613. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 613 and MUS 503.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 506 Band Administration and Materials

    Practicum and experience in all aspects of the successful band program. Includes organizational strategies and review of large and small ensemble literature for marching band, stage band, jazz band, and concert band. May be taught concurrently with MUS 606. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 606 and MUS 506.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall (even-numbered years)

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 510 Adolescent and Early Adult Choral/Vocal Literature and Materials for Secondary Levels

    Prerequisite: admission to Teacher Education Program; MUS 204 and MUS 321 and MUS 518.

    Explores effective music methods and teaching strategies utilized in vocal programs in high schools. Includes pedagogy of the adolescent voice. Best practices for teaching a wide variety of vocal ensembles including curricular and extra-curricular groups. Rehearsal and lesson planning for achievement of outcomes. Practical administration of organizations commonly found in most choral music programs. Survey and analysis of choral music literature for individuals, large and small ensembles including glee clubs, mixed choruses and choirs of all levels of performance. A 20-hour practicum with an area vocal music program will be part of the course content. May be taught concurrently with MUS 609. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 510 and MUS 609.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 512 Electronic Music

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Exploration of theories and techniques of sound synthesis, sequencing, and digital audio through composition. Variable content course. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours when topic varies. May be taught concurrently with MUS 612. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 612 and MUS 512.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall (odd-numbered years)

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 516 Composition I

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Elementary composition of pieces in a variety of forms. Emphasis on works for piano, solo instruments or voice. Adapted to meet the needs of the individual student. May be repeated. May be taught concurrently with MUS 616. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 616 and MUS 516.

    Credit hours:
    2-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 517 Composition II

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Intermediate level composition. Emphasis on writing for small groups of instrumentalists or vocalists. Adapted to meet the needs of the individual student. May be repeated. May be taught concurrently with MUS 617. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 617 and MUS 517.

    Credit hours:
    2-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 518 Choral Arranging

    Prerequisite: MUS 203.

    Techniques of arranging for small and large choral ensembles; with attention given to the practical application in a teaching situation. May be taught concurrently with MUS 618. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 618 and MUS 518.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 520 Composition III

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Composing for larger groups of instrumentalists or vocalists. Adapted to meet the needs of the individual student. May be repeated. May be taught concurrently with MUS 619. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 619 and MUS 520. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    2-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 521 Composition IV

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Advanced composition. A wide variety of mediums and styles are possible including electronic music of all types. Adapted to meet the needs of the individual student. May be repeated. May be taught concurrently with MUS 621. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 621 and MUS 521. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    2-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 523 Keyboard Literature

    Recommended Prerequisite: MUS 345 and MUS 346. Keyboard works from the 17th century to the present. May be taught concurrently with MUS 623. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 623 and MUS 523.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 524 Song and Opera Literature

    Italian arias, German Lieder; representative songs by French, English, and American composers; standard operatic repertoire in relation to the composer's style and the period of theater and music history from which they emanate. May be taught concurrently with MUS 624. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 624 and MUS 524.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall (even-numbered years)

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 526 Advanced Arranging

    Prerequisite: MUS 204.

    Independent study or three hour seminar per week. Techniques of arranging for various choral or instrumental groups, suited to the need of the individual student. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours when topic varies. Variable content course. May be taught concurrently with MUS 626. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 626 and MUS 526.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 529 Introduction to Commercial Music

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    A comprehensive survey of various aspects of music associated with the entertainment industry. Students will be exposed to a wide variety of topics including song and advertising jingle writing, scoring for film and video, negotiating contracts, and dealing with music publishers. May be taught concurrently with MUS 629. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 629 and MUS 529.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 530 Vocal Pedagogy and Materials

    Understanding the basic principles of voice production and their application to the training of singers. A comparative study of different pedagogical approaches to voice training. Including a survey of materials needed in successful programs of choral and vocal education in secondary schools for all levels of performance. May be taught concurrently with MUS 630. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 630 and MUS 530.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall (odd-numbered years)

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 538 Survey of Pedagogical Methods

    A study of methods of teaching applied music. May be taught concurrently with MUS 658. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 658 and MUS 538.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 539 String Pedagogy and Instrumental Literature and Materials for Elementary and Secondary Levels

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Students will explore all aspects of orchestra and string programs for elementary and secondary education. Literature appropriate for beginning and advanced levels in school string programs will be addressed. May be taught concurrently with MUS 659. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 659 and MUS 539.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 543 Music of the Renaissance

    Prerequisite: MUS 345.

    A comprehensive study of Western music from the Franco-Netherlands composers to Monteverdi (c. 1450 to 1600). May be taught concurrently with MUS 683. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 683 and MUS 543.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 544 Music of the Baroque Era

    Prerequisite: MUS 345.

    A comprehensive study of Western music from monody to J.S. Bach and Handel (c. 1600 to 1750). May be taught concurrently with MUS 684. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 684 and MUS 544.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 545 Music of the Classical Era

    Prerequisite: MUS 346.

    A comprehensive study of Western music from pre-classicism to Beethoven (c. 1750 to 1810). May be taught concurrently with MUS 685. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 685 and MUS 545.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 546 Music of the Romantic Era

    Prerequisite: MUS 346.

    A comprehensive study of Western music from Beethoven to the post-romantic composers (c. 1800 to 1900). May be taught concurrently with MUS 686. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 686 and MUS 546.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 547 Music of the 20th Century

    Prerequisite: MUS 346.

    A comprehensive study of Western music from 1900 to the present. May be taught concurrently with MUS 687. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 687 and MUS 547.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 548 Choral Literature

    Choral literature from the Renaissance through the 20th Century. May be taught concurrently with MUS 688. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 688 and MUS 548.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 580 Instrumental Conducting

    Prerequisite: MUS 323.

    A study of conducting techniques and problems in rehearsal and performance. Baton technique and repertoire development. May be taught concurrently with MUS 670. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 670 and MUS 580.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 581 Choral Conducting

    Prerequisite: MUS 322.

    A study of conducting techniques and problems in rehearsal and performance. Conducting technique and repertoire development. May be taught concurrently with MUS 671. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 671 and MUS 581.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 599 Special Topics in Music

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Topic of interest determined by student and professor. May be repeated, as topics change, to a maximum of 6 hours. Variable content course. May be taught concurrently with MUS 689. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 689 and MUS 599.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 606 Band Administration and Materials

    Practicum and experience in all aspects of the successful band program. Includes organizational strategies and review of large and small ensemble literature for marching band, stage band, jazz band, and concert band. May be taught concurrently with MUS 506. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 506 and MUS 606.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall (even-numbered years)

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 609 Choral Literature and Materials for Secondary Levels

    Survey and analysis of choral music for large and small ensembles including glee clubs, mixed choruses, and choirs of all levels of performance (7-12 grade). May be taught concurrently with MUS 510. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 510 and MUS 609.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 611 Music Education Workshop

    Variable topics related to music education instruction. Number of credit hours determined by length of workshop and depth of topic. May be repeated for a maximum of five hours. May be taught concurrently with MUS 501. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 501 and MUS 611.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Summer

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 612 Electronic Music

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Exploration of theories and techniques of sound synthesis, sequencing, and digital audio through composition. Variable content course. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours when topic varies. May be taught concurrently with MUS 512. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 512 and MUS 612.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall (odd-numbered years)

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 613 Orff in the Classroom

    A study of music education using the approach developed by Carl Orff. Will include creative techniques including instruments, singing, and movement. May be taught concurrently with MUS 503. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 503 and MUS 613.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 616 Composition I

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Elementary composition of pieces in a variety of forms. Emphasis on works for piano, solo instruments, or voice. Adapted to meet the needs of the individual student. May be taught concurrently with MUS 516. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 516 and MUS 616.

    Credit hours:
    2-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 617 Composition II

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Intermediate level composition. Emphasis on writing for small groups of instrumentalists or vocalists. Adapted to meet the needs of the individual student. May be taught concurrently with MUS 517. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 517 and MUS 617.

    Credit hours:
    2-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 618 Choral Arranging

    Prerequisite: MUS 203.

    Techniques of arranging for small and large choral ensembles; with attention given to the practical application in a teaching situation. May be taught concurrently with MUS 518. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 518 and MUS 618.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 619 Composition III

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Composing for larger groups of instrumentalists or vocalists. Adapted to meet the needs of the individual student. May be repeated. May be taught concurrently with MUS 520. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 520 and MUS 619.

    Credit hours:
    2-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 621 Composition IV

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Advanced composition. A wide variety of mediums and styles are possible including electronic music of all types. Adapted to meet the needs of the individual student. May be repeated. May be taught concurrently with MUS 521. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 521 and MUS 621.

    Credit hours:
    2-4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 623 Keyboard Literature

    Keyboard works from the 17th century to the present. May be taught concurrently with MUS 523. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 523 and MUS 623.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 624 Song and Opera Literature

    Italian arias, German Lieder; representative songs by French, English, and American composers; standard operatic repertoire in relation to the composer's style and the period of theater and music history from which they emanate. May be taught concurrently with MUS 524. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 524 and MUS 624.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall (even-numbered years)

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 626 Advanced Arranging

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Independent study or three hour seminar per week. Techniques of arranging for various choral or instrumental groups, suited to the need of the individual student. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours when topic varies. Variable content course. May be taught concurrently with MUS 526. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 526 and MUS 626.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 629 Introduction to Commercial Music

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    A comprehensive survey of various aspects of music associated with the entertainment industry. Students will be exposed to a wide variety of topics including song and advertising jingle writing, scoring for film and video, negotiating contracts, and dealing with music publishers. May be taught concurrently with MUS 529. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 529 and MUS 629.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 630 Vocal Pedagogy and Materials

    Understanding the basic principles of voice production and their application to the training of singers. A comparative study of different pedagogical approaches to voice training. Including a survey of materials needed in successful programs of choral and vocal education in secondary schools for all levels of performance. May be taught concurrently with MUS 530. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 530 and MUS 630.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall (odd-numbered years)

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 649 String (Instrument)

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction available in violin, viola, violoncello, and bass viol. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 651 Piano

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction in piano. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 652 Organ

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction in organ. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 653 Voice

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction in voice. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 655 Woodwind

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction in flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and saxophone. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 656 Brass

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction in trumpet, horn, trombone, euphonium and tuba. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 657 Percussion

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction on percussion instruments. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 658 Survey of Pedagogical Methods

    A study of methods of teaching applied music. May be taught concurrently with MUS 538. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 538 and MUS 658.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 659 String Pedagogy and Instrumental Literature and Materials for Elementary and Secondary Levels

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Students will explore all aspects of orchestra and string programs for elementary and secondary education. Literature appropriate for beginning and advanced levels in school string programs will be addressed. May be taught concurrently with MUS 539. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 539 and MUS 659.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 660 Carillon

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction in carillon. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 670 Instrumental Conducting

    A study of conducting techniques and problems in rehearsal and performance. Baton technique and repertoire development. May be taught concurrently with MUS 580. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 580 and MUS 670.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 671 Choral Conducting

    A study of conducting techniques and problems in rehearsal and performance. Conducting technique and repertoire development. May be taught concurrently with MUS 581. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 581 and MUS 671.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 674 Jazz Ensemble

    A Laboratory course in instrumentation, materials, arranging, and organization of the jazz ensemble. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 675 Band

    The band performs as a marching unit during the football season and as an indoor ensemble throughout the school year. Formal concerts and public performances are given by the ensemble each year. Auditions for placement are required. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 678 University/Community Band

    Traditional style concert band which provides performance opportunities for musicians from the university and the community at large. At least one concert is presented each semester. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 682 Piano Ensemble

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    The student will strengthen ensemble and rehearsal techniques through the study and performance of piano four-hand and duo literature. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 683 Music of the Renaissance

    A comprehensive study of Western music from the Franco-Netherlands composers to Monteverdi (c. 1450 to 1600). May be taught concurrently with MUS 543. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 543 and MUS 683.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 684 Music of the Baroque Era

    A comprehensive study of Western music from monody to J.S. Bach and Handel (c. 1600 to 1750). May be taught concurrently with MUS 544. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 544 and MUS 684.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 685 Music of the Classical Era

    A comprehensive study of Western music from pre-classicism to Beethoven (c. 1750 to 1810). May be taught concurrently with MUS 545. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 545 and MUS 685.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 686 Music of the Romantic Era

    A comprehensive study of Western music from Beethoven to the post-romantic composers (c. 1800 to 1900). May be taught concurrently with MUS 546. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 546 and MUS 686.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 687 Music of the 20th Century

    A comprehensive study of Western music from 1900 to the present. May be taught concurrently with MUS 547. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 547 and MUS 687.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 688 Choral Literature

    Choral literature from the Renaissance through the 20th Century. May be taught concurrently with MUS 548. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 548 and MUS 688.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 689 Special Topics in Music

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Topic of interest determined by student and professor. May be repeated, as topics change, to a maximum of 6 hours. Variable content course. May be taught concurrently with MUS 599. Cannot receive credit for both MUS 599 and MUS 689.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 700 Introduction to Graduate Study in Music

    General introduction to graduate curriculum; planning the program; formal writing style; sources used in research; study of methods in research. Required of all degree candidates.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 701 Music Education Curriculum

    An examination of trends in elementary, middle, and secondary music education; evaluation of selected materials and techniques; and special projects in planning for change in music education curriculum.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 702 Elementary Music Education

    Study of problems in planning a music program to encourage children's aesthetic enjoyment of music; teaching principles and methods for guided learning through creative discovery; use of instructional media for providing such experiences.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Summer

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 707 Psychology of Music

    Adapted to the view of the music educator. Emphasis is placed upon the physics of sound, psychology of performances and teaching, and the principles of listening.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 708 Contemporary Music Education

    A study of current trends and contemporary issues relevant to education and/or music education, as identified from various sources, and what impact they may or may not have on music education.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 715 Advanced Composition

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Private compositional study for graduate students. Variable content course. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours when topic varies.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 720 Directed Study in Music Education

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Individual study and research on projects approved by Music Education faculty; individual conferences with assigned faculty members; oral report, and a document at conclusion of semester. May be repeated to 3 hrs.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 725 History and Philosophy of Music Education

    History of educational philosophies and objectives.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 727 Seminar: Music Theory

    A study of various aspects of music theory, including analysis and pedagogy, researched from primary and secondary sources from the medieval period through the present. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours when topic varies.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall (even-numbered years)

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 728 Pedagogy of Music Theory

    Techniques of teaching harmony and ear training as well as other theoretical aspects of music to high school and college music students.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Summer

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 738 Survey of Pre-College Repertoire

    Prerequisite: MUS 538 or MUS 658.

    An examination of appropriate repertoire from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and 20th Century style periods for beginner, intermediate, and advanced pre-college students.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 739 Pedagogy Practicum I

    Prerequisite: MUS 738.

    A course consisting of three components: class meetings for the discussion of teaching techniques, observation of the teaching of experienced teachers, supervised student teaching.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 740 Pedagogy Practicum II

    Prerequisite: MUS 739.

    Private teaching of a prescribed number of pre-college students of various levels of advancement under guidance of pedagogy instructor. Pedagogy students must present assigned pre-college students in an end of semester recital.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 744 Directed Study in Music Theory

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Individual study on approved projects; individual conferences with assigned faculty member. May be repeated to a total of 3 hours.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 745 Directed Study in Music History and Literature

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Advanced study in special topics of music history and literature. May be repeated to a total of 3 hours when topic varies. Variable content course.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 746 Seminar: Symphonic Literature

    A survey of the repertoire for orchestras of varying sizes and ability levels. May be repeated for credit for a total of 6 hours when topic varies. Variable content course.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 747 Seminar: Wind Literature

    A survey of the repertoire for wind groups of various sizes and ability levels. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours when topic varies. Variable content course.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 748 Seminar: Choral Literature

    A survey of the repertoire for choral groups of various sizes and ability levels. Variable content course. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours when topic varies.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 749 String (Instrument)

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction available in violin, viola, violoncello, and bass viola. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 751 Piano

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction in piano. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 752 Organ

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction in organ. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 753 Voice

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction in voice. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 755 Woodwind (Instrument)

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction available in flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and saxophone. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 756 Brass

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction available in trumpet, French horn, trombone, euphonium and tuba. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 757 Percussion

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction on percussion instruments. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 760 Carillon

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Applied instruction in carillon. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 762 Collegiate Chorale

    The chorus membership studies the masterpieces of choral literature through preparation and performance of selected compositions. A spring concert is presented each year. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 765 Chamber Singers

    Repertoire consists of vocal chamber music in polyphonic style, masses, motets, madrigals, chanson, and polyphonic lieder, from the 13th and 17th Centuries. Formal concerts and public performances are given by the ensemble each year. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 768 Concert Chorale

    The choir is open to all college students by audition. All types of choral literature, accompanied and unaccompanied, are prepared and performed by its members. The choir presents a Christmas concert, a spring concert, and programs in area high schools. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 772 Small Ensembles

    Ensembles may be arranged each semester in the fields of piano, voice, strings, wind instruments, and percussion to meet the needs of participating students and the department. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 773 String Orchestra Workshop

    Study and performance of the literature and style of music for string ensembles of all sizes, A conducted group. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 774 Stage Band

    A laboratory course in instrumentation, materials, arranging, and organization of the stage band. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 775 Band

    The band performs as a marching unit during the football season and as an indoor ensemble throughout the school year. Formal concerts and public performances are given by the ensemble each year. Auditions for placement are required. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 776 University Symphony

    Symphony performs and reads music from standard orchestral literature and accompanies opera productions. Open to all university orchestral players by audition. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 778 University/Community Band

    Traditional-style concert band which provides performance opportunities for musicians from the university and the community at large. At least one concert is presented each semester. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 780 Practicum in Advanced Conducting

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    A study of techniques needed to project the conductor's concept in rehearsal and performance. Participation in rehearsals under the supervision of the instructor. May involve conducting in public performance.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 781 Score Reading and Analysis

    Analysis of scores and its application to conducting. Development of skills in reading clefs and transpositions. Variable content course. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours when topic varies.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 790 Research Project

    Research in the student's major area of concentration, culminating in a written document. Topic to be chosen through consultation with the student's major advisor. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 792 Accompanying

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Development of skills in accompanying for pianists.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 793 Opera Workshop

    Preparation and production of opera as it pertains to singing actors and ensembles. May be repeated for credit. Only 8 hours of ensembles can be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 797 Directed Study in Pedagogy

    Advanced study in special topics in pedagogy. Variable content course. May be repeated to a total of 3 hours when topic varies.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 798 Graduate Recital

    Fulfills half of the final project requirement for concentrations in performance, pedagogy, and conducting.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MUS 799 Thesis

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Selection of thesis topic, research or compositional techniques to be employed, compilation of bibliography, guidance of compilation and interpretation of data; organization and writing of study or writing of composition and description including program notes.

    Credit hours:
    1-6
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings