MUS - MUSIC

MUS - 1000   RECITAL
[0 hours]  Required for music majors. Weekly student recitals.

MUS - 1200   GROUP GUITAR FOR THE NON-MAJOR
[3 hours]  Basic guitar skills:  note reading, chords, accompaniment, variety of musical styles. Includes rhythmic and aural training, theory and ensemble playing. Students must provide acoustic guitars.  May be repeated for credit.

MUS - 1250   GROUP PIANO FOR THE NON-MAJOR I
[2 hours]  Classical and popular literature in a variety of styles and period will be explored. May be repeated for credit. Students may take P/NC.

MUS - 1260   GROUP PIANO FOR THE NON-MAJOR II
[2 hours]  Continuation of MUS 1250.  Classical and popular literature in a variety of styles and period will be explored.  May be repeated for credit.  Students may take P/NC.  Prerequisite: MUS 1250 or Consent of instructor

MUS - 1280   GROUP VOICE FOR THE NON-MAJOR
[3 hours]  Develops basic vocal techniques with attention to the principles of voice production, vowel formation, breathing, articulation and flexibility.  May be repeated for credit.  Open to all students regardless of major.  Students may take P/NC.

MUS - 1500   STRING CLASS
[2 hours]  Introduce future instrumental music educators to the principles, concepts, and difficulties typical of the string instruments.  There is an emphasis on learning through performance on each instrument. Includes lab ensemble and video recording technology.

MUS - 1530   BRASS CLASS
[2 hours]  Introduce future instrumental music educators to the principles, concepts, and difficulties typical of the brass instruments.  There is an emphasis on learning through performance on each instrument. Includes lab ensemble and video recording technology.

MUS - 1550   WOODWINDS CLASS
[2 hours]  Introduce future instrumental music educators to the principles, concepts, and difficulties typical of the woodwind instruments.  There is an emphasis on learning through performance on each instrument. Includes lab ensemble and video recording technology.

MUS - 1560 INSTRUMENTAL CLASS
[3 hours]  This course is required for Choral/General Music Education Major.  Introduce future choral/general music educators to an overview of principles, concepts, and difficulties typical of string, brass, woodwind & percussion instruments.  Co-requisite: MUS 1000:002

MUS - 1570   PIANO CLASS FOR MUSIC MAJORS I
[1 hour]  Provides instruction in keyboard skills required for the various degree programs. Progressive sequence of courses stressing technique, repertoire, sight reading, harmonization, improvisation and transposition. Includes keyboard technology. May only be taken as P/NC.

MUS - 1580   PIANO CLASS FOR MUSIC MAJORS II
[1 hour]  Provides instruction in keyboard skills required for the various degree programs. Progressive sequence of courses stressing technique, repertoire, sight reading, harmonization, transposition. Includes keyboard technology. May only be taken as P/NC.  Prerequisite: MUS 1570 or consent of instructor

MUS - 1610   MUSIC THEORY AND EAR TRAINING I
[4 hours]  Dictation, ear training, and sight singing skills in rhythm, melody and harmony. Basic theoretical skills include key signatures, clefs, notation of scales, chords and rhythm patterns.  Includes computer technology. Prerequisite: Music major or instructor permission.  Corequisite: Minor or class piano instruction until the degree piano requirement is met.

MUS - 1620   MUSIC THEORY AND EAR TRAINING II
[4 hours]  Continuation of 1610. Emphasis on melody dictation and sight singing. Additional skills harmonizations, figured bass and study of basic forms. Includes computer technology. Prerequisite: MUS 1610  Corequisite: Minor in piano instruction until the degree piano requirement is met.

MUS - 1800   APPLIED MUSIC
[1 - 4 hours]  1, 2 or 4 hours.  Fundamentals of technique and tone production, basic musicianship, and sight-reading skills.  Musical grade I-II.  A student in this level may, at the instructor�s discretion, appear in public performance.  May be repeated for credit with the permission of the instructor.  Corequisite: Large ensemble

MUS - 2010   UNIVERSITY BAND
[1 - 2 hours]  Open to any qualified student.  Prerequisite: Audition

MUS - 2020   JAZZ BAND
[1 hour]  Open to any qualified student.  Prerequisite: Audition

MUS - 2030   BRASS CHOIR
[1 hour]  Open to a limited number of qualified students.  Prerequisite: Audition

MUS - 2040   UNIVERSITY WIND ENSEMBLE
[1 hour]  Open to a limited number of qualified students.  Prerequisite: Audition

MUS - 2050   CHAMBER MUSIC ENSEMBLES
[1 hour]  Open to a limited number of qualified students upon sufficient demand and with the permission of the instructor. The study and performance of chamber music literature.  Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor
:12 Brass Quintet
:13 Small Brass Ensemble
:23 Clarinet Choir
:24 Woodwind Quintet
:26 Small Woodwind
:31 String Quintet
:32 Small String Ensembles
:36 Guitar Ensemble
:41 Chamber Music with Piano
:42 Chamber Music with Organ
:43 Piano Ensembles
:44 Accompanying
:71 Mixed Chamber Music Ensembles
:81 Percussion Ensemble
:91 Collegium Musicum

MUS - 2090   UNIVERSITY ORCHESTRA
[1 hour]  Open to any qualified student.  Prerequisite: Audition

MUS - 2130   UNIVERSITY CHORUS
[1 hour]  Open to any qualified student.  Prerequisite: No audition necessary.

MUS - 2140   CONCERT CHORALE
[1 - 2 hours]  A select group of singers.  Prerequisite: Audition

MUS - 2150   VARSITY SINGERS
[1 hour]  Open to qualified students upon sufficient demand with the permission of the instructor.  Prerequisite: Audition

MUS - 2160   WOMEN�S CHORUS
[1 hour]  Open to any qualified student.  Prerequisite: No audition necessary.

MUS - 2170   MADRIGAL SINGERS
[1 hour]  Open to a limited number of qualified students.  Prerequisite: Audition

MUS - 2180   MEN�S CHORUS
[1 hour]  Open to any qualified student.  Prerequisite: No audition necessary.

MUS - 2190   OPERA WORKSHOP
[1 hour]  Open to qualified singers upon sufficient demand and with permission of the instructor.  Prerequisite: Audition

MUS - 2200   MUSIC THEORY FOR THE NON-MAJOR
[3 hours]  Introduction to the fundamentals of music, including notation, key and time signatures, scales, intervals, chords, melodic and formal analysis, and elementary compositional procedures. Students may take P/NC.

MUS - 2210   INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC
[3 hours]  The study of vocal and instrumental music from the standard repertoire primarily through listening. Previous music training is not required, but regular listening is part of the course. Not for major credit.  Students may take P/NC.

MUS - 2220   HISTORY OF JAZZ
[3 hours]  Course is crosslisted as AFST 2220. A study of the development of jazz styles including listening skills and historical perspectives. Because the major innovations and stylistic interpretations of jazz are a result of African Americans, the course includes a study of how their culture influenced the development of jazz.  Not for major credit. Students may take P/NC.

MUS - 2230   THE INNER WORKINGS OF MUSIC
[3 hours]  Addresses relationships among music as an art form and its effects on the listener. Also examines the role music plays in our every day lives. No previous music experience required. Not for major credit.

MUS - 2240   HISTORY OF ROCK AND ROLL
[3 hours]  A study of the styles, techniques, and history of rock and roll. Students may take P/NC. Not for major credit.

MUS - 2250   MUSICAL DIVERSITY IN THE UNITED STATES
[3 hours]  The cultures of various ethnic groups (Native Americans, African-American, Mennonite, Moravian, Creole and others) are examined, especially as they relate to the development of folk, popular and art music styles in the United States. This course includes listening. Students may take P/NC.  Not for major credit.

MUS - 2260   ELECTRONIC MUSIC
[2 hours]  Introduction to electronic music for non-majors. Electronic music as a part of music history. Techniques, literature, scientific advances, instrumental development. Hands-on learning using studio instruments, composition, and recording.

MUS - 2270   RECORDING TECHNIQUES
[2 hours]  Examination of contemporary recording technology for live recording and studio applications. Emphasis on microphone placement, signal processing devices and multitrack mixdown techniques.

MUS - 2410   MUSIC HISTORY AND LITERATURE I: WORLD MUSIC AND JAZZ
[3 hours]  A study of music from various world cultures and jazz. A special emphasis in placed on developing listening skills.  Prerequisite: Music major or minor, or instructor permission

MUS - 2420   CULTURES AND MUSIC OF NON-WESTERN STYLES
[3 hours]  This course examines the following world cultures and their music�Indonesian, Chinese, Middle eastern, North African, South African, West African, and Balkan Countries. Student may take P/NC.

MUS - 2500   PERCUSSION CLASS
[2 hour]  Percussion instruction for the prospective school music teacher stressing playing techniques, methods and materials. Includes lab ensemble and video recording technology.

MUS - 2510*   INSTRUMENTAL TECHNIQUES AND METHODS FOR CHORAL/GENERAL MUSIC METHODS
[3 hours]  Introduce future choral/general music educators to an overview of the methods, principles, concepts and difficulties typical of the string, bass, woodwind and percussion instruments. There is an emphasis on learning through performance on each instrument. Includes lab ensemble and video recording technology.
*course is pending final approval

MUS - 2530   DICTION FOR SINGERS I
[1 hour]  International Phonetic Alphabet mastery; pronunciation of English, German, Latin, Italian, and French in relation to art song and aria form, emphasis on the sound of the language. Meets two hours per week.

MUS - 2540   DICTION FOR SINGERS II
[1 hour]  Continuation of Music 2530. IPA; pronunciation of German and English in relation to art song and aria form; emphasis on sound of the language. Meets two hours per week.

MUS - 2550   VOICE CLASS FOR MUSIC MAJORS
[1 hour]  For instrumental and keyboard majors. Develops basic vocal techniques with attention to the principles of voice production, vowel formation, breathing, articulation and flexibility. May be repeated for credit.  Prerequisite: MUS 1620

MUS - 2570   PIANO CLASS FOR MUSIC MAJORS III
[1 hour]  Provides instruction in keyboard skills required for the various degree programs. Progressive sequence of courses stressing technique, repertoire, sight reading, harmonization, improvisation and transposition. Includes keyboard technology. May only be taken as P/NC.  Prerequisite: MUS 1580 or Consent of the instructor

MUS - 2580   PIANO CLASS FOR MUSIC MAJORS IV
[1 hour]  Provides instruction in keyboard skills required for the various degree programs. Progressive sequence stressing technique, repertoire, sight reading, harmonization, improvisation and transposition. Includes keyboard technology. May only be taken as P/NC.  Prerequisite: MUS 2570 or Consent of instructor.

MUS - 2610   MUSIC THEORY AND EAR TRAINING III
[4 hours]  Continuation of 1620. Students develop proficiency in all musical elements through analytical, written and aural studies. Primary materials are the common practice period literature and small formal units.  Includes keyboard technology. Prerequisite: MUS 1620  Corequisite: Minor or class piano instruction until the degree piano requirement is met.

MUS - 2620   MUSIC THEORY AND EAR TRAINING IV
[4 hours]  Continuation of 2610. Students are introduced to contemporary topics, styles and music through analysis and creative assignments. Dictation and sightsinging studies will also develop topics from MUS 2610. Includes keyboard technology. Prerequisite: MUS 2610

MUS - 2800   APPLIED MUSIC
[1 - 4 hours]  1, 2 or 4 hours.  Applied music lessons for freshmen and sophomores. Music at grade III-IV.  May be repeated for credit with permission of the instructor.  Corequisite: Large ensemble

MUS - 2990   SPECIAL PROJECTS
[1 - 3 hours]  Designed to meet the needs of individual students who wish to pursue projects in the area of music.  Prerequisite: Consent of instructor and department chair

MUS - 3010   UNIVERSITY BAND
[1 - 2 hours]  Open to any qualified student.  Prerequisite: Audition

MUS - 3020   JAZZ BAND
[1 hour]  Open to any qualified student.  Prerequisite: Audition

MUS - 3030   BRASS CHOIR
[1 hour]  Open to a limited number of qualified students.  Prerequisite: Audition

MUS - 3040   UNIVERSITY WIND ENSEMBLE
[1 hour]  Open to a limited number of qualified students.  Prerequisite: Audition

MUS - 3050   CHAMBER MUSIC ENSEMBLES
[1 hour]  Open to a limited number of qualified students upon sufficient demand and with the permission of the instructor.  The study and performance of chamber music literature.  Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor
:12 Brass Quintet
:13 Small Brass Ensemble
:23 Clarinet Choir
:24 Woodwind Quintet
:26 Small Woodwind
:31 String Quintet
:32 Small String Ensembles
:36 Guitar Ensemble
:41 Chamber Music with Piano
:42 Chamber Music with Organ
:43 Piano Ensembles
:44 Accompanying
:71 Mixed Chamber Music Ensembles
:81 Percussion Ensemble
:91 Collegium Musicum

MUS - 3090   UNIVERSITY ORCHESTRA
[1 hour]  Open to any qualified student.  Prerequisite: Audition

MUS - 3130   UNIVERSITY CHORUS
[1 hour]  Open to any qualified student.  Prerequisite: No audition necessary.

MUS - 3140   CONCERT CHORALE
[1 - 2 hours]  A select group of singers. Open only by audition.  Prerequisite: Audition

MUS - 3150   VARSITY SINGERS
[1 hour]  Open to qualified students upon sufficient demand with the permission of the instructor.  Prerequisite: Audition

MUS - 3160   WOMEN�S CHORUS
[1 hour]  Open to any qualified student.  Prerequisite: No audition necessary.

MUS - 3170   MADRIGAL SINGERS
[1 hour]  Open to a limited number of qualified students.  Prerequisite: Audition

MUS - 3180   MEN�S CHORUS
[1 hour]  Open to any qualified student.  Prerequisite: No audition necessary.

MUS - 3190   OPERA WORKSHOP
[1 hour]    Prerequisite: Audition

MUS - 3260   ADVANCED ELECTRONIC MUSIC
[3 hours]  A continuation of the aesthetic and technical aspects of electronically or computer generated music and sound. Emphasis on individual lab work and project presentation.  Prerequisite: MUS 2260

MUS - 3270  ADVANCED RECORDING TECHNIQUES
[2 hours]  This class examines state-of-the-art recording techniques with an emphasis on digital audio technology.  Topics include principles of sound design and hard disk recording systems, with assigned production in the lab.  Prerequisite:  MUS 2270.

MUS - 3410   MUSIC HISTORY AND LITERATURE II
[3 hours]  A study of the  literature, composers, theorists, trends and musical style of Western Music from Plainchant through Early Classic.

MUS - 3420   MUSIC HISTORY AND LITERATURE III
[3 hours]  An intensive study of the music of the Late Classic period to the present day through the examination of major trends and styles.

MUS - 3450   JAZZ HISTORY AND LITERATURE FOR MUSIC MAJORS
[3 hours]  Course is crosslisted as AFST 3450. A study of jazz styles, trends, performers and composers.  Prerequisite: MUS 2410, 2420, 3410

MUS - 3470  THEATRE SOUND
[2 hours]  Students study the methods and techniques of sound production and design used in the theatre.  Tools and techniques of audio production are used in laboratory recording and mixdown.  (Alternate years.)  Prerequisite:  MUS 2270, THR 1040, COMM 2610.

MUS - 3500   CONDUCTING
[3 hours]  Basic baton techniques and rehearsal routine applicable to both vocal and instrumental conducting. Preparation of scores and opportunity for conducting experience with student groups.  Includes lab ensemble and video recording technology. Prerequisite: MUS 1620

MUS - 3510   CHORAL CONDUCTING
[3 hours]  Conducting techniques and rehearsal routine especially concerned with choral groups. Opportunities to direct choral groups.  Includes lab ensemble and video recording technology. Prerequisite: MUS 3500

MUS - 3520   INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING
[3 hours]  Conducting techniques and rehearsal routine especially concerned with instrumental ensembles. Opportunities to direct student instrumental groups.  Includes lab ensemble and video recording technology. Prerequisite: MUS 3500

MUS - 3530   MARCHING BAND TECHNIQUES
[2 hours]  The organization and training of marching bands in secondary schools. Problems of planning and charting football shows for band of different sizes. Opportunity for practical laboratory experience.   Includes computer technology and both music writing and marching band software. Prerequisite: Music major; MUS 1620

MUS - 3540   JAZZ SYNTHESIS
[1 hour]  Instruction in the art of improvisation in the jazz style. A study of jazz harmony, melodic construction, keyboard voicings and practice materials. Lab instruction in combo performance techniques and repertoire. May be repeated for credit.  Prerequisite: MUS 2620 or jazz performance experience

MUS - 3550   TEACHING OF SINGING
[2 hours]  Intended for the potential teacher.  A study of the techniques necessary to develop the singing voice and a study of materials available for class and private voice instruction.  Prerequisite: MUS 2620 and vocal major or consent of instructor

MUS - 3570   GUITAR PEDAGOGY
[2 hours]  Comprehensive study of techniques and materials for private and group guitar instruction.  Prerequisite: Approval of Instructor

MUS - 3580   FUNCTIONAL PIANO TECHNIQUES
[2 hours]  Designed for keyboard majors to develop functional skills in harmonization, improvisation, transposition, sight reading, score reading, etc. Successful completion of the course fulfill the piano requirement for student teaching and certification.  Prerequisite: Junior Standing in music or Consent of instructor.

MUS - 3590   PIANO PEDAGOGY
[2 hours]  Exploration of techniques and materials for comprehensive, private and group instruction.  Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor

MUS - 3610   FORM AND ANALYSIS
[3 hours]  The study of musical structures: the theme, the motive, the phrase and analysis of homophonic and polyphonic forms and procedures.  Prerequisite: MUS 2620  Corequisite: Minor or class piano instruction until the degree piano requirement is met.

MUS - 3630   INSTRUMENTATION
[3 hours]  A study of wind, percussion and string instrumentation; scoring for small ensembles, band, and orchestra. Opportunities for performances of student scores by university organizations.  Includes computer technology. Prerequisite: MUS 2620

MUS - 3650   JAZZ THEORY AND ARRANGING
[3 hours]  Scoring for contemporary jazz ensembles. A study of jazz theory, voicing for various groups, the jazz rhythm section and standard jazz notations. Opportunities for performance of study scores.  Prerequisite: MUS 2620 and jazz performance experience

MUS - 3800   APPLIED MUSIC
[1 - 4 hours]  1, 2 or 4 hours.  Begin preparation for the final recital for graduation.  Music at grade V-VI.  May be repeated for credit with permission of the instructor.  Corequisite: Large ensemble

MUS - 4410   INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Course will examine the development of the orchestral and chamber repertoire, from their origins to the present day.  Prerequisite: MUS 2410, 2420, or consent of instructor

MUS - 4420   VOCAL MUSIC LITERATURE
[3 hours]  A study of the vocal literature of western music, including art song, choral and operatic work.  Prerequisite: MUS 2410, 2420

MUS - 4450   KEYBOARD LITERATURE
[3 hours]  A survey of piano or organ/harpsichord literature from earliest publications to the present.  Emphasis on a particular period or genre at the discretion of the instructor.  Prerequisite: MUS 2410, 2420, 3420, or consent of instructor

MUS - 4460   GUITAR HISTORY AND LITERATURE
[3 hours]  The history and literature of the guitar, including a study of the Renaissance and Baroque lute, vihuela and Baroque guitar, 19th and 20th century instruments.  Prerequisite: consent of instructor

MUS - 4620   COUNTERPOINT: INTRODUCTION
[3 hours]  Study of counterpoint in all species, primarily in 18th century style. Development of motive with invertible counterpoint, canon, and analysis and composition of inventions and fugues.  Prerequisite: MUS 2620

MUS - 4640   COUNTERPOINT: 20TH CENTURY
[3 hours]  A study of contrapuntal techniques practiced in the 20th century through analysis and creative assignments  Prerequisite: MUS 4620

MUS - 4690   SEMINAR IN MUSIC COMPOSITION
[2 hours]  May be repeated, but maximum accumulated credit is six hours toward graduation. Beginning composition including writing in the smaller musical forms. Opportunity for performance of original student compositions.  Prerequisite: MUS 2620

MUS - 4800   APPLIED MUSIC
[1 - 4 hours]  1, 2 or 4 hours.  Applied music lessons for juniors and seniors. May be repeated for credit with permission of the instructor.  Prerequisite: Audition. Corequisite: Large ensemble
MUS - 4980   SEMINAR: SPECIAL TOPICS
[1 - 3 hours]  Critical inquiry into specific topics through lectures, class seminar reports and discussion.  Seminar topics announced in semester schedule of classes.  Prerequisite: consent of instructor

MUS - 4990   SPECIAL PROJECTS
[1 - 3 hours]  Designed to meet the needs of individual students who wish to pursue projects in the area of music.  Prerequisite: consent of instructor and department chairperson

MUS - 5010   UNIVERSITY BAND
[1 - 2 hours]  Students will perform a wide variety of band literature.  Prerequisite: Audition

MUS - 5020   JAZZ BAND
[1 hour]  Open to any qualified student  Prerequisite: Audition

MUS - 5030   BRASS CHOIR
[1 hour]  Open to a limited number of qualified students.  Prerequisite: Audition

MUS - 5040   UNIVERSITY WIND ENSEMBLE
[1 hour]  Open to a limited number of qualified students.  Prerequisite: Audition

MUS - 5050   CHAMBER MUSIC ENSEMBLES
[1 hour]  Open to a limited number of qualified students upon sufficient demand and with the permission of the instructor.  The study and performance of chamber music literature.  Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
:12 Brass Quintet
:13 Small Brass Ensemble
:23 Clarinet Choir
:24 Woodwind Quintet
:26 Small Woodwind
:31 String Quintet
:32 Small String Ensembles
:36 Guitar Ensemble
:41 Chamber Music with Piano
:42 Chamber Music with Organ
:43 Piano Ensembles
:44 Accompanying
:71 Mixed Chamber Music Ensembles
:81 Percussion Ensemble
:91 Collegium Musicum

MUS - 5090   UNIVERSITY ORCHESTRA
[1 hour]  Open to any qualified student.  Prerequisite: Audition

MUS - 5130   UNIVERSITY CHORUS
[1 hour]  Open to any qualified student.  Prerequisite: No audition necessary.

MUS - 5140   CONCERT CHORALE
[1 - 2 hours]  A select group of singers. Open only by audition.  Prerequisite: Audition

MUS - 5150   VARSITY SINGERS
[1 hour]  Open to qualified students upon sufficient demand with the permission of the instructor.  Prerequisite: Audition
MUS - 5160   WOMEN�S CHORUS
[1 hour]  Open to any qualified student.  Prerequisite: No audition necessary.

MUS - 5170   MADRIGAL SINGERS
[1 hour]  Open to a limited number of qualified students.  Prerequisite: audition

MUS - 5180   MEN�S CHORUS
[1 hour]  Open to any qualified student.  Prerequisite: No audition necessary.

MUS - 5190   OPERA WORKSHOP
[1 hour]  Open to any qualified student.  Prerequisite: audition

MUS - 5410   MUSIC HISTORY AND LITERATURE: WORLD MUSIC
[3 hours]  Explores the function and styles of music in various cultures.

MUS - 5440   MUSIC HISTORY AND LITERATURE: SPECIAL TOPICS
[3 hours]  The area of study will be announced at the time the course is offered.

MUS - 5490   MUSIC HISTORY AND LITERATURE: THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
[3 hours]  An intensive study of the literature, composers, theorists, trends and musical styles during the 20th century.  Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

MUS - 5510   CHORAL CONDUCTING
[3 hours]  Conducting techniques and rehearsal routine, especially concerned with choral groups.  Opportunities to direct student choral groups.  Prerequisite: MUS 3500

MUS - 5520   INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING
[3 hours]  Conducting techniques and rehearsal routine especially concerned with instrumental ensembles.  Opportunities to direct student instrumental groups.  Prerequisite: MUS 3500

MUS - 5590   PIANO PEDAGOGY
[3 hours]  Exploration of techniques and materials for comprehensive, private and group instruction.  Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

MUS - 5610   ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES
[3 hours]  Application of various analytical theories of music to selected works from different style periods to further the understanding of musical forms and works.  Prerequisite: Graduate standing; MUS 2620

MUS - 5630   COUNTERPOINT: COMPARISON OF STYLES
[3 hours]  A study of 16th, 18th, and 20th century polyphony. Analysis of selected works and composition exercises will be the basis for comparing and contrasting these three styles.  Prerequisite: MUS 4620

MUS - 5650   SEMINAR IN ADVANCED COUNTERPOINT
[3 hours]  Detailed study of various contrapuntal procedures as employed from the Middle Ages through the present. Composers and their works are studied by analysis and original creative assignments.  Prerequisite: MUS 5630

MUS - 5800   APPLIED MUSIC
[1 - 2 hours]  1, 2, or 4 hours. Methods and literature of the highest levels (6,7,8). Preparation for professional-level performance. May be repeated for credit with permission of the instructor. Intended for music education majors.  Prerequisite: Audition at level, permission of instructor

MUS - 5900   GRADUATE STUDIES IN MUSIC
[3 hours]  The study of sources and bibliographical materials in music. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

MUS - 6650   SEMINAR IN MUSIC ARRANGING
[3 hours]  Examination and analysis of scores of varied composers and styles; creative assignments in orchestration exploring traditional and contemporary textures and timbres.  Prerequisite: MUS 3640

MUS - 6690  SEMINAR IN MUSIC COMPOSITION
[2 hours]  May be repeated, but maximum accumulated credit is six hours. Beginning composition, including writing in the smaller musical forms, to advanced compositions for large.  Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MUS - 6800   APPLIED MUSIC
[2 - 5 hours]  Study of methods and literature of the highest levels (7,8).  Preparation for professional-level performance. May be repeated for credit with permission of the instructor.  Prerequisite: Audition at level; permission of instructor

MUS - 6980   SEMINAR: SPECIAL TOPICS
[1 - 3 hours]  Selected subjects in music in areas of special interest to the advanced master�s degree student.  The seminar topic will be announced in the quarter schedule of classes.  Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

MUS - 6990   INDEPENDENT STUDY
[1 - 3 hours]  Designed to meet the needs of individual students who wish to pursue projects in the area of music.  Prerequisite: Permission of the graduate committee of the Department of Music

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