Music (MUS)

MUS 11110     MUSIC FUNDAMENTALS      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to the pitch and rhythmic aspects of music. Emphasis on aural skills and music notation. Prepares students for MUS11111, Music Rudiments. No credit toward graduation for music majors or minors.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 11111     MUSIC RUDIMENTS      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to the pitch and rhythmic aspects of music. Emphasis on aural/oral skills and music notation. No credit toward graduation for music majors or minors.

Prerequisite: Music Theory Placement Test, score of 01.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 11121     THEORY I      4 Credit Hours

Basic elements of music--harmonic, melodic, rhythmic--studied through analysis, composition, keyboard and ear training. Diatonic materials emphasized.

Prerequisite: Music Theory Placement Test, score of 02.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 11122     THEORY II      4 Credit Hours

Continuation of basic elements of music--harmonic, melodic, rhythmic-- studied through analysis, composition, keyboard, singing and ear training. Chromatic materials emphasized.

Prerequisite: MUS 11121 with a grade of C (2.00) or better.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 17011     PIANO CLASS FOR NONMUSIC STUDENTS      2 Credit Hours

Development of basic skills required in playing piano, including familiarity with the keyboard and music notation.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 17012     PIANO CLASS FOR NONMUSIC STUDENTS      2 Credit Hours

Development of basic skills required in playing piano, including familiarity with the keyboard and music notation.

Prerequisite: MUS 17011.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 17013     FUNDAMENTALS OF JAZZ PIANO      1 Credit Hour

Focus on the fundamentals of jazz piano chord voicings and accompanying, playing scales related to jazz theory, and learning jazz repertoire on the piano. Additional skills related to becoming a well-rounded jazz improvisor, composer and educator.

Prerequisite: MUS 17112 with a minimum C grade; and music (MUS) major, music education (MUED) major or music technology (MUST) major.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 17111     PIANO CLASS      1 Credit Hour

Preparatory piano. Piano literature and functional elements of sight-reading, transposition, harmonization, and improvisation.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 17112     PIANO CLASS      1 Credit Hour

Preparatory piano. Piano literature and functional elements of sight-reading, transposition, harmonization, and improvisation.

Prerequisite: MUS 17111 with a grade of C (2.000) or better; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 18611     SINGER'S DICTION I      1 Credit Hour

Foundational training and performance practice in phonetics and singing diction for the English, American, Ecclesiastical Latin and Italian vocal repertoire.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 18612     SINGER'S DICTION II      1 Credit Hour

Foundational training and performance practice in phonetics and singing diction for the vocal repertoire of French, German and selected other languages.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) major and MUS 18611 with a grade of C (2.000) or better.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 20295     SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Academic study in areas not offered adequately in the music curriculum. Topic areas are of special interest to the faculty member.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 21111     THEORY III      4 Credit Hours

Study of Western art music from the sixteenth through eighteenth centuries. Emphasis on analytical, aural, compositional, and keyboard components of music theory.

Prerequisite: minimum C grade in MUS 11122.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 21112     THEORY IV      4 Credit Hours

Study of Western art music from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Emphasis on analytical, aural, compositional and keyboard components of music theory.

Prerequisite: minimum C grade in MUS 21111.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 21113     MUSIC PRODUCTION I      3 Credit Hours

A practical introduction to digital audio production, study of basic computer assisted recording, editing and music production.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 21114     MUSIC PRODUCTION II      3 Credit Hours

A practical study of computer assisted composition and arranging covering MIDI, sequencing, synthesis, sampling and video synchronization.

Prerequisite: MUS 21113 and 21221 with minimum C (2.000) grade.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 21211     INTRODUCTION TO COMPOSITION      2 Credit Hours

Introduction to beginning concepts involved with composing for band and orchestral instruments, voice, and piano.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 21221     AUDIO RECORDING I      3 Credit Hours

A study of fundamental studio recording technology, theory and techniques, including signal flow, microphone theory, the human auditory system, analog audio consoles and standard industry Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs).

Prerequisite: minimum grade of C (2.000) in MUS 21113.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 21222     AUDIO RECORDING II      3 Credit Hours

A continuation of audio theory and techniques addressed in Audio Recording I. This includes study of the decibel, digital audio theory, microphone techniques, fundamental multi-track recording techniques as well as DAW session setup, file management and recording session etiquette.

Prerequisite: MUS 21221 with minimum C (2.000) grade.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 21341     CONTEMPORARY POPULAR MUSIC THEORY      3 Credit Hours

Application of the knowledge gained from Music Theory (MUS 11121 and 11122) to the study of popular music through practical applications, particularly with regard to composition and improvisation.

Prerequisite: Minimum C grade in MUS 11122.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 22111     THE UNDERSTANDING OF MUSIC (KFA)      3 Credit Hours

A listening approach for the understanding of Western art music, folk and jazz. Particular attention is paid to musical styles forms and compositional techniques as related to music history.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Kent Core Fine Arts, Transfer Module Fine Arts

MUS 22121     MUSIC AS A WORLD PHENOMENON (DIVG) (KFA)      3 Credit Hours

An introduction to music as a world phenomenon. Study of selected art, folk and popular musics from world cultures through live performances, tapes, films, video tapes and readings.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Diversity Global, Kent Core Fine Arts, Transfer Module Fine Arts

MUS 22131     SURVEY OF ROCK MUSIC HISTORY (DIVD)      3 Credit Hours

A survey of Rock Music History from the 1950s through the twentieth century to today. Emphasis is on recognizing music literature, prominent artists and music styles, as well as related cultural events. Modern media, especially the Internet, is an integral component of the course.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Diversity Domestic

MUS 23241     MUSIC TEACHING AS A PROFESSION      2 Credit Hours

Basic teaching strategies and techniques; an overview of music teaching as a career; diversity, integration, curriculum technology, classroom management, legal issues, personal skills and portfolio. Twenty (20) field hours required.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 25011     UNIVERSITY CHORUS      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Choral ensemble which studies and performs sacred and secular music for mixed voices. Activities include performance on and off campus.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 25225     UNIVERSITY BAND      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Study and performance of music literature for wind band appropriate for music majors and non-majors.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 1 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 25311     CHAMBER MUSIC      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) The study and performance of music for small ensembles.

Prerequisite: Permission.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 1 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 25312     WORLD MUSIC ENSEMBLE      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) The World Music Ensemble teaches performance and cultural etiquette associated with traditional and popular world music genres, e.g., African drumming. Specific traditions studied include areas of specialization of instructors andor advanced student participants.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 26111     APPLIED MUSIC PIANO      2,4 Credit Hours

A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to lower division study. Individual instruction. An audition is required. This course meets program requirements in the Bachelor of Science in Music Technology program only.

Prerequisite: 26000 Applied Must Test - audition.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 2-4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 26311     APPLIED MUSIC VOICE      2,4 Credit Hours

A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to lower division study. Individual instruction. An audition is required. This course meets program requirements in the Bachelor of Science in Music Technology program only.

Prerequisite: 26000 Applied Music Test - audition.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 2-4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 26414     APPLIED MUSIC DOUBLE BASS      2,4 Credit Hours

A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to lower division study. Individual instruction. An audition is required. This course meets program requirements in the Bachelor of Science in Music Technology program only.

Prerequisite: 26000 Applied Music Test - audition.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 2-4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 26711     APPLIED MUSIC PERCUSSION      2,4 Credit Hours

A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to lower division study. Individual instruction. An audition is required. This course meets program requirements in the Bachelor of Science in Music Technology program only.

Prerequisite: 26000 Applied Music Test - audition.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 2-4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 26912     APPLIED MUSIC GUITAR      2,4 Credit Hours

A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to lower division study. Individual instruction. An audition is required. This course meets program requirements in the Bachelor of Science in Music Technology program only.

Prerequisite: 26000 Applied Music Test - audition.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 2-4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 27111     PIANO CLASS      2 Credit Hours

Continuation of piano classes. Credit acceptable on music major and minor sequences.

Prerequisite: MUS 17112 with a grade of C (2.000) or better.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 27112     PIANO CLASS      2 Credit Hours

Continuation of piano classes. Credit acceptable on music major and minor sequences.

Prerequisite: MUS 27111with a minimum grade of C (2.000).

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 31113     MUSIC PRODUCTION III      3 Credit Hours

Continuation of Music Production II. Advanced sequencing, synthesis and audio editing techniques as applied to music production. Focus is on arranging.

Prerequisite: minimum grade of C (2.000) in MUS 11121, MUS 21114, and MUS 21222; and 36000 Applied Music Threshold.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 31114     MUSIC PRODUCTION IV      3 Credit Hours

Continuation of Music Production III. Arranging for acoustic and electronic instruments as applied to music production. Development of MIDI programming skills and use of sample sets.

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C (2.000) in MUS 31113; and music technology (MUST) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 31121     WESTERN MUSIC SINCE 1900      2 Credit Hours

Class meets three hours per week. The study of western art music since 1900 from historical and theoretical viewpoints. Emphasis on aural listening music composition and written skills as well as intellectual understanding.

Prerequisite: a minimum C grade in MUS 21112 and MUS 32212.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 31211     COMPOSITION      2-4 Credit Hours

(Repeated for credit) original composition for instrumental and vocal solos and small ensembles using shorter musical forms.

Prerequisite: music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 7.5-15 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 31221     AUDIO RECORDING III      3 Credit Hours

A study of advanced recording and record production techniques. Topics include pre-production planning, instrument-specific single and multi-mic techniques, re-amping and other techniques.

Prerequisite: minimum grade of C (2.000) in MUS 11121, MUS 21114 and MUS 21222; and 36000 Applied Music Threshold.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 31222     AUDIO RECORDING IV      3 Credit Hours

A detailed study of the tools, techniques and critical listening decisions required in creating a professional audio mx.

Prerequisite: minimum grade of C (2.000) in MUS 31221.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 32211     MUSIC HISTORY I      3 Credit Hours

A study of Western music history from the early Christian chants through the Early Classical style.

Prerequisite: MUS 22111 (music major section) with a grade of C (2.000) or better; and junior standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 32212     MUSIC HISTORY II (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

A study of Western music history from the Classical style period to the present.

Prerequisite: MUS 22111 (music major section); and MUS 32211 with a grade of C (2.000) or better and junior standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

MUS 32230     NAVIGATING THE MUSIC INDUSTRY      3 Credit Hours

An overview and study of the music industry. Current practices are examined including artist contracts, music copyright and licensing, and revenue flow from music consumers to content creators. Special emphasis is placed on entrepreneurial activity within the music industry.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 33211     ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY GENERAL MUSIC      4 Credit Hours

Kodaly, Orff, Dalcroze and current strategies appropriate for early childhood K-12 general music classrooms. Emphasis on teaching diverse learners, including special student populations. Clinical experience in the teaching of general music in the schools. Forty (40) field hours required.

Prerequisite: grade of C (2.000) or better in MUS 23241; and music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major; and junior standing; and admission to advanced study.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 1 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 33214     MUSIC TECHNOLOGY FOR MUSIC EDUCATORS      1 Credit Hour

The application of technologies specific to music instruction and learning for music education majors. Emphasis is placed on project-based instruction focusing on the practical uses of technology in school settings.

Prerequisite: music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 1 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 33231     ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY CHORAL MUSIC      4 Credit Hours

Methods, materials, and literature used in elementary and secondary choral music programs; designing a choral curriculum, advocacy and assessment, lesson planning, program organization, budget. Clinical experience in the teaching of choral music. Forty (40) field hours required.

Prerequisite: grade of C (2.000) or better in MUS 23241 and 34111; and junior standing; and admission to advanced study.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 34111     INTRODUCTION TO CONDUCTING      2 Credit Hours

Introduction to and study of conducting: beat patterns, baton techniques, score reading, analysis and interpretive elements. Six field/clinical hours are required.

Prerequisite: a minimum C grade in MUS 11122; and junior standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 34211     ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY GENERAL MUSIC      2 Credit Hours

Kodaly, Orff, Dalcroze, and current strategies appropriate for early childhood K-12 general music classrooms. Emphasis on teaching diverse learners, including special student populations. Clinical experience in the teaching of general music in the schools. Thirty (30) field hours required.

Prerequisite: minimum C (2.000) grade in MUS 23241; and music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major; and junior standing; and completion of the Music Education Professional Evaluation and admission to advanced study.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 34212     ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY CHORAL MUSIC      2 Credit Hours

Methods, materials, and literature used in elementary and secondary choral music programs; designing a choral curriculum, advocacy and assessment, lesson planning, program organization, budget. Clinical experience in the teaching of choral music. Thirty (30) field hours required.

Prerequisite: minimum C (2.000) grade in MUS 23241 and 34111; and junior standing; and completion of the Music Education Professional Evaluation and admission to advanced study.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 35213     STUDIO ENSEMBLE      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for a maximum of 16 credit hours) Development of ensemble skills through small group experience performing diverse popular styles from notation, developing improvisation skills and creating arrangements from lead charts. Students must audition for the director prior to registration for the course.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 36011     APPLIED MUSIC - JAZZ      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Private instrumental instruction in Jazz techniques.

Prerequisite: audition and special approval.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson

Contact Hours: .5-1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 36111     APPLIED MUSIC-PIANO      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS), music technology (MUST) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1.5-2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 36311     APPLIED MUSIC-VOICE      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS), music technology (MUST) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 36411     APPLIED MUSIC-VIOLIN      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS), music technology (MUST) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 36412     APPLIED MUSIC-VIOLA      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS), music technology (MUST) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 36413     APPLIED MUSIC-CELLO      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS), music technology (MUST) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 36414     APPLIED MUSIC-DOUBLE BASS      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS), music technology (MUST) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 36511     APPLIED MUSIC-FLUTE      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS), music technology (MUST) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 36512     APPLIED MUSIC-OBOE      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS), music technology (MUST) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 36513     APPLIED MUSIC-CLARINET      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS), music technology (MUST) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 36514     APPLIED MUSIC-BASSOON      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS), music technology (MUST) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 36515     APPLIED MUSIC-SAXOPHONE      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS), music technology (MUST) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 36611     APPLIED MUSIC-TRUMPET      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS), music technology (MUST) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 36612     APPLIED MUSIC-HORN      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS), music technology (MUST) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 36613     APPLIED MUSIC-TROMBONE      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS), music technology (MUST) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 36614     APPLIED MUSIC-EUPHONIUM      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS), music technology (MUST) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 36615     APPLIED MUSIC-TUBA      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS), music technology (MUST) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 36711     APPLIED MUSIC-PERCUSSION      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS), music technology (MUST) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 36912     APPLIED MUSIC-GUITAR      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS), music technology (MUST) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1.5-2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 36913     APPLIED STUDIO MUSICIANSHIP      2-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 16 credit hours) Development of performance proficiency in contemporary popular music styles appropriate for the performance idiom through individual instruction. Students must audition for the director prior to registration for the course.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2-4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 36914     ELECTRIC GUITAR APPLIED STUDIO MUSICIANSHIP      2-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Development of performance proficiency in popular music styles. An audition is required.

Prerequisite: music (MUS) and music technology (MUST) majors; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 2-4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 36915     ELECTRIC BASS APPLIED STUDIO MUSICIANSHIP      2-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Development of performance proficiency in popular music styles.

Prerequisite: music (MUS) and music technology (MUST) majors.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 2-4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 36916     DRUM SET PERCUSSION APPLIED STUDIO MUSICIANSHIP      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Development of performance proficiency in popular music styles. An audition is required.

Prerequisite: music (MUS) and music technology (MUST) majors; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 2-4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 36917     KEYBOARD APPLIED STUDIO MUSICIANSHIP      2-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Development of performance proficiency in popular music styles. An audition is required.

Prerequisite: music (MUS) and music technology (MUST) majors; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 2-4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 36918     CONTEMPORARY VOICE APPLIED STUDIO MUSICIANSHIP      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Development of performance proficiency in popular music styles. An audition is required.

Prerequisite: music (MUS) and music technology (MUST) majors; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 2-4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 37111     CONTEMPORARY POPULAR PIANO      2 Credit Hours

Development of keyboard applications in contemporary popular music styles with a focus on music theory.

Prerequisite: a minimum C grade in MUS 17112.

Corequisite: MUS 21341.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 37113     PIANO SKILLS FOR THE CHORAL/GENERAL MUSIC EDUCATOR      2 Credit Hours

Development of keyboard skills for practical purposes in the classroom and ensemble rehearsals.

Prerequisite: MUS 11122 and 36111 with a minimum grade of C (2.000).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 37114     PIANO SKILLS FOR THE INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC EDUCATOR      1 Credit Hour

Development of keyboard skills for practical purposes in the classroom and ensemble rehearsals.

Prerequisite: 11122 with a minimum grade of C (2.000); and MUS 17112 with a minimum grade of C (2.000) or minimum score of 80 on piano placement test.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 40092     MUSIC TECHNOLOGY INTERNSHIP (ELR)      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 4 credit hours) On-the-job experience with cooperating business in the field of music technology and preparation of a final report or an applicable project.

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C (2.000) in MUS 31114 or 31222; and a cumulative 2.250 GPA; and music technology (MUST) major and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 15 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

MUS 40295     SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC      1-3 Credit Hours

(repeatable for a total of 12 hours) Academic study in areas not offered adequately in the music curriculum. Topic areas are of special interest to the faculty member.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 40296     INDEPENDENT STUDY:MUSIC      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Individual investigation in music topics not offered as either regular coursework or beyond the scope of existing music major courses.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

MUS 41111     PRACTICUM IN MUSIC THEORY      2 Credit Hours

Ear training,sight singing and analysis in preparation for graduate level music theory course work.

Prerequisite: Permission.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 41112     WESTERN MUSIC SINCE 1945      1 Credit Hour

The study of Western art music since 1945 from historical and theoretical viewpoints. Emphasis on analysis, composition, listening and intellectual understanding.

Prerequisite: minimum C grade in MUS 21112 and MUS 32212.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 41113     MUSIC PRODUCTION V      3 Credit Hours

Continuation of Music Production IV, create music to accompany a visual medium by learning fundamental to more advanced film scoring techniques.

Prerequisite: minimum grade of C (2.000) in MUS 31114.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 41114     MUSIC PRODUCTION VI      3 Credit Hours

Continuation of Music Production V, advanced sequencing, synthesis and audio editing techniques as applied to music production. Focus is on original music.

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C (2.000) in MUS 41113.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 41131     KEYBOARD HARMONY      3 Credit Hours

Theoretical skills demonstrated at the keyboard: harmonization of melodies in homophonic style, realization of figured bass, score reading, modulation and improvisation.

Prerequisite: a minimum C grade in MUS 21112.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 41141     SIXTEENTH-CENTURY COUNTERPOINT      3 Credit Hours

Two-, three -and four part vocal counterpoint in 16th century style.

Prerequisite: minimum C grade in MUS 21112.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 41151     EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY COUNTERPOINT      3 Credit Hours

Technique of writing counterpoint in 18th-century style, especially that of J. S. Bach.

Prerequisite: a minimum C grade in MUS 21112.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 41161     ADVANCED MUSICAL ANALYSIS      3 Credit Hours

A study of 20th-century approaches to tonal and nontonal musical analysis. Emphasis on familiarity with styles, nomenclature and appropriate graphic techniques.

Prerequisite: MUS 31121 with a minimum grade of C (2.000).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 41181     ACOUSTICS AND TECHNOLOGY IN MUSIC      2 Credit Hours

An introduction to acoustics and psychoacoustics in direct relationship to music, and an introduction to uses of technology in music composition, performance, notation, theory, history and pedagogy.

Prerequisite: music technology (MUST) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 41211     COMPOSITION      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Study of the materials and techniques of musical composition culminating in original works based upon observable principles of unity and variety.

Prerequisite: Composition (COMP) or music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 2-4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 41221     AUDIO RECORDING V      3 Credit Hours

A continuation of Audio Recording IV. Covered topics include advanced mixing techniques using analog console automation, mixing for surround sound, and fundamentals of audio mastering.

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C (2.000) in MUS 31222.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 41222     AUDIO RECORDING VI      3 Credit Hours

A comprehensive record production experience from pre-production through recording, editing, mixing and mastering a complete audio project. Alternatively, students may opt to complete a research-based thesis document.

Prerequisite: minimum grade of C (2.000) in MUS 41221.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 41299     SENIOR PROJECT:MUSIC COMPOSITION (ELR)      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)The final composition experience prior to graduation: a recital of individually composed works must be presented.

Prerequisite: MUS 41211 with a minimum grade of C (2.000).

Schedule Type: Senior Project/Honors Thesis

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

MUS 41321     ORCHESTRATION      3 Credit Hours

Ranges, tonal possibilities, technical limitations and transpositions for all orchestral instruments. Scoring techniques and analysis of representative instrumental ensemble repertoire.

Prerequisite: a minimum C grade in MUS 21112.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 41341     JAZZ IMPROVISATION I      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for a total of 2 credit hours) A beginner's introduction to Jazz Improvisation. Theory and daily playing will be enhanced by ear training.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 41342     JAZZ COMPOSING AND ARRANGING      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Composing and arranging for the large and small jazz ensemble.

Prerequisite: minimum C grade in MUS 17013.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 41351     JAZZ IMPROVISATION II      1 Credit Hour

The presentation of a methodical approach to learning standard Jazz repertoire.

Prerequisite: MUS 41341 with a minimum grade of C (2.000) or special approval via audition.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 42101     ROOTS OF ROCK      3 Credit Hours

Roots of Rock is a comprehensive survey of the various genres of American music in the 20th century that contributed to the development of rock music. Important performers in various styles and their contributions to the art form are explored. Pioneers in the fields of recording, artist management and production are studied. Rock music’s contributions to the emergence of American culture are viewed in the context of social, racial and political changes. The impact of technological advances in radio, recording and television are also studied.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 42111     AFRICAN MUSIC AND CULTURES      3 Credit Hours

African music as related to social sciences and humanities. Oral traditions. Use of music recordings, tapes, musical instruments, participation in performance and group work involvement.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 42131     AMERICA'S MUSIC      3 Credit Hours

Historical survey of music in America from new England psalmody to present-day compositional trends.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 42141     FOLK AND TRADITIONAL MUSIC OF WESTERN CONTINENTS      3 Credit Hours

Study of selected music cultures of Eastern and Western Europe, and South, Central and North America.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 42151     ASIAN MUSICS      3 Credit Hours

Survey of Asian musics. Emphasis on art, folk and popular musics and relationships of these musics to their respective cultures.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 42161     HISTORY OF JAZZ (DIVD)      3 Credit Hours

The evolution of jazz from its origin to present.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Diversity Domestic

MUS 42162     JAZZ STYLES AND ANALYSIS      3 Credit Hours

An approach to jazz history from the perspective of major artists such as: Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis and John Coltrane.

Prerequisite: minimum C grade in MUS 41341.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 42165     HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY POPULAR MUSIC (DIVD) (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

A study of popular music from the 1950s to the present. Course content will highlight significant artists, examine important style elements, and expose students to a variety of repertoire. This course will emphasize music theory and orchestration to understand and differentiate style. An overview of the history and development of recording technology is an important component of this course.

Prerequisite: MUS 21341.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Diversity Domestic, Writing Intensive Course

MUS 42181     POPULAR WORLD MUSIC (DIVG)      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with MUS 52181) A survey of popular world music genres from North America, the Caribbean, South America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Emphasis is on recognizing music literature, prominent artists and music styles, as well as related cultural events. Modern media, especially the Internet, is an integral component of the course.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Diversity Global

MUS 42221     SYMPHONIC LITERATURE      3 Credit Hours

Historical and stylistic survey of music for large instrumental ensemble.

Prerequisite: a minimum C grade in MUS 21112.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 42232     PIANO LITERATURE I      2 Credit Hours

Survey of keyboard suites, sonatas and concerti from the 16th century to the present. Emphasis on performing, listening, and analysis.

Prerequisite: music (mus) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 42241     PIANO LITERATURE      3 Credit Hours

Survey of keyboard and piano literature from the 16th century to the present ;study of related forms and styles. Emphasis on performing listening and analysis.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 42242     PIANO LITERATURE II      2 Credit Hours

Survey of character pieces and variations from the 16th century to the present. Emphasis on performing, listening, and analysis.

Prerequisite: music (MUS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 42251     SONG LITERATURE      3 Credit Hours

A study of vocal literature from the 16th century to the present. Emphasis upon the style, interpretation and presentation of solo materials for all voice classifications.

Prerequisite: MUS 22111 minimum grade of C (2.000) grade; and junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 42261     OPERA LITERATURE      3 Credit Hours

The historical development of opera from the 17th century to the present. Detailed analysis of representative works.

Prerequisite: MUS 22111 with a minimum C (2.000) grade; and junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 42271     CHORAL LITERATURE I      3 Credit Hours

Study of Western European choral literature from approximately 1450 to the early nineteenth century, i.e., Renaissance, Baroque and Classical periods.

Prerequisite: MUS 31121with a minimum grade of C (2.000) and special approval of instructor.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 42272     CHORAL LITERATURE II      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with MUS 52272) Continuation of Choral Literature I. A study of Western European and North American choral music of the early 19th century to the present (roughly 1830 to the present).

Prerequisite: MUS 31121 with a minimum C grade and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 42357     STUDENT TEACHING (ELR)      9 Credit Hours

Provides a 16-week student teaching experience. Off-campus arrangements are handled by the College of Education, Health and Human Services and the School of Music. L.I.C.E. Training must be presented to the campus office of clinical experience or designated faculty/staff at Regional campuses as prerequisite for student teaching.

Prerequisite: Music education (MUED) major and special approval; and Official valid certification of Child Safety Training, approved Basic Life Support and A.

Corequisite: MUS 49525.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 9 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

MUS 43211     INSTRUMENTAL METHODS II      4 Credit Hours

Secondary instrumental instruction; program organization, budget, advocacy, assessment, rehearsal planning, literature and teaching techniques. Clinical experience in the teaching of music. Forty (40) field hours required.

Prerequisite: grade of C (2.000) or better in MUS 23241 and 34111 and 43231; and 3 credits with a C (2.000) or better in MUS 47411 or 47511 or 47611 or 47711; and junior standing; and admission to advanced study.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 43231     INSTRUMENTAL METHODS I      4 Credit Hours

Elementary and middle school instrumental instruction, program organization, rehearsal teaching techniques, lesson plans, literature, assessment, scheduling, recruiting, modeling and interactive teaching. Clinical experience in the teaching of music. Forty (40) field hours required.

Prerequisite: grade of C (2.000) or better in MUS 23241; and 2 credits with a C or better in MUS 47411 or 47511 or 47611 or 47711; music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major; and junior standing; and admission to advanced study.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 43241     MARCHING BAND TECHNIQUES AND LITERATURE      1 Credit Hour

anization, administration and techniques of marching bands in the schools. Topics covered include musical styles, literature and show design.

Prerequisite: music education (MUED) major and sophomore standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab, Combined Lec/Lab-Open Learning

Contact Hours: 1 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 43242     JAZZ ENSEMBLE TECHNIQUES AND LITERATURE      2 Credit Hours

Study of the curriculum for the jazz ensemble,including organizational and administrative procedures. Emphasis on music interpretation jazz styles and rehearsal techniques taught through laboratory experience.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 43243     CONTEMPORARY CHORAL METHODS IN THE SCHOOLS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with MUS 53243) Basic techniques and materials for teaching vocal jazz and musical theatre in the schools. Administration, organization and publicity for productions as well as literature for these performing groups will be explored.

Prerequisite: Music Education (MUED) major or Music (MUS) major and junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 43245     JAZZ ENSEMBLE TECHNIQUES AND LITERATURE      1 Credit Hour

(Slashed with MUS 53245) Study of the curriculum for the jazz ensemble, including organizational and administrative procedures. Emphasis on music interpretation of jazz styles and rehearsal techniques taught through laboratory experiences. One hour of field observation is required.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 44111     ADVANCED CHORAL CONDUCTING      3 Credit Hours

Continued development of of conducting technique, score reading analysis, styles, interpretation, rehearsal procedure, diction issues as they relate to conducting and pedagogy, and arranging voice -part adaptation for choral ensembles. Six field or clinical hours are required.

Prerequisite: a minimum C grade in MUS 21111, MUS 34111 and MUS 37113.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 44121     ADVANCED INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING      3 Credit Hours

Continued development of conducting technique, score reading analysis, styles, interpretation, rehearsal procedure and arranging for instrumental organizations. Six field or clinical hours are required.

Prerequisite: a minimum C grade in MUS 21111 and MUS 34111.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 44211     INSTRUMENTAL METHODS I      2 Credit Hours

Elementary and middle school instrumental instruction, program organization, rehearsal teaching techniques, lesson plans, literature, assessment, scheduling, recruiting, modeling and interactive teaching. Clinical experience in the teaching of music. Thirty (30) field hours required.

Prerequisite: minimum C (2.000) grade in MUS 23241; and 2 credits from MUS 47412, MUS 47512, MUS 47513, MUS 47612 or MUS 47712 with a minimum C (2.000) grade; and music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major; and junior standing; and completion of the Music Education Professional Evaluation; and admission to advanced study.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 44212     INSTRUMENTAL METHODS II      2 Credit Hours

Secondary instrumental instruction; program organization, budget, advocacy, assessment, rehearsal planning, literature and teaching techniques. Clinical experience in the teaching of music. Thirty (30) field hours required.

Prerequisite: minimum C (2.000) grade in MUS 23241, MUS 34111 and MUS 44211; and minimum C (2.000) grade in either MUS 47412, MUS 47512, MUS 47512, MUS 47612 or MUS 47712; and junior standing; and completion of the Music Education Professional Evaluation and admission to advanced study.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 45111     UNIVERSITY CHOIR      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Study and performance of choral music from Renaissance through contemporary styles, large and small forms with appropriate accompaniment.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 45121     KENT CHORUS      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Study and performance of choral music from Renaissance through contemporary styles, large and small forms with appropriate accompaniment.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2.5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 45131     OPERA: SINGER-ACTOR TECHNIQUES      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Training in methods and skills necessary to the art of the singer-actor. Opera performed and prepared via study observation and rehearsal.

Prerequisite: Audition.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 9.5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 45141     KENT STATE UNIVERSITY CHORALE      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Study and performance of literature for vocal chamber ensemble from medieval through contemporary styles with appropriate accompaniment sung in the original language. An audition is required before registering for this course.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 4.5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 45142     MEN'S CHORUS      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) A chorus of male voices. Emphasis on music literacy, vocal production instruction study and performance of music written for male voices. All western music periods are represented. Experience with mixed voice choirs also occurs.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 1 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 45143     WOMEN'S CHORUS      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) A chorus of women's voices. Emphasis on music literacy, vocal production instruction study and performance of music written for women's voices. All western music periods are represented. Experience with mixed voice choirs also occurs.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 1 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 45151     KENT STATE UNIVERSITY GOSPEL CHOIR      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Study and performance of choral music in the gospel tradition, including works by contemporary artists. One weekly rehearsal and a minimum of one concert per semester. Off-campus concerts are possible.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 45212     ORCHESTRA      1 Credit Hour

(Slashed with MUS 55212 and MUS 75212) (Repeatable for credit) A select group of instrumentalists assembled for the purpose of studying and performing orchestral music. Open to all KSU students, regardless of major. An audition is required.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 45221     SYMPHONY BAND      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Study and performance of music literature for wind band.

Prerequisite: Audition.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 45222     MARCHING BAND      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Study and performance of literature and maneuvers for marching band.

Prerequisite: Audition.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 45223     WIND ENSEMBLE      1 Credit Hour

(Slashed with MUS 55223 and MUS 75223) (Repeatable for credit) A select concert ensemble that performs the finest in wind instrument literature with emphasis on major original works. Open to all KSU students, regardless of major. An audition is required.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 45224     FLASHER BRASS      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Study and performance of music for Flasher Brass.

Prerequisite: Audition.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 45225     UNIVERSITY BAND      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Study and performance of music literature for wind band appropriate for non-music majors, and for music education majors performing on secondary instruments.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 1 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

MUS 45231     JAZZ ENSEMBLE      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Study and performance of music literature in the jazz idiom.

Prerequisite: Audition.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 7.5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 45241     TROMBONE ENSEMBLE      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) A thorough study of trombone performance in various sized ensembles. Emphasis on original literature from over four centuries.

Prerequisite: Audition.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 45251     PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of percussion performance in various-sized ensembles. Use of keyboard percussion instruments along with drums and accessories. Study of percussion ensemble literature.

Prerequisite: Audition.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 45261     BASSOON ENSEMBLE      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Study and performance of music for multiple bassoons;emphasis upon refined ensemble playing interpretation leadership skills and arranging techniques.

Prerequisite: Permission audition.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 45271     NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Study and performance of 20th- and 21st-century chamber music with an emphasis on works by contemporary composers.

Prerequisite: Permission.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 45281     FLUTE ENSEMBLE      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Study and performance of music for multiple flutes;emphasis upon all aspects of ensemble playing and style considerations will be addressed in both chamber and conducted formats.

Prerequisite: Permission audition.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 45311     CHAMBER MUSIC      1,2 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) The study and performance of music for small ensembles.

Prerequisite: Permission.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2-4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 45312     JAZZ COMBO DEVELOPMENT      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for a total of 8 credit hours) The study of Jazz combo performance through rehearsal.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 1 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 45313     NOVA JAZZ SINGERS      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) The Kent State Nova Jazz Singers is a select vocal jazz ensemble. Repertoire consists of arrangements of American popular music from the 1930s to today, covering all contemporary styles. Nova Jazz Singers is open to all Kent State students by audition.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 45321     ACCOMPANYING      1,2 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Accompanying instrumental and vocal soloists;piano ensemble works. Credit counted toward ensemble requirements. One hour credit for two hours of assigned accompanying weekly.

Prerequisite: Permission.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1-2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 46111     APPLIED MUSIC-PIANO      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1.5-2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 46311     APPLIED MUSIC-VOICE      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 46411     APPLIED MUSIC-VIOLIN      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 46412     APPLIED MUSIC-VIOLA      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 46413     APPLIED MUSIC-CELLO      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 46414     APPLIED MUSIC-DOUBLE BASS      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 46511     APPLIED MUSIC-FLUTE      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major and special approval.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 46512     APPLIED MUSIC-OBOE      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major and special approval.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 46513     APPLIED MUSIC-CLARINET      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major and special approval.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 46514     APPLIED MUSIC-BASSOON      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major and special approval.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 46515     APPLIED MUSIC-SAXOPHONE      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major and special approval.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 46611     APPLIED MUSIC-TRUMPET      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 46612     APPLIED MUSIC-HORN      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 46613     APPLIED MUSIC-TROMBONE      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 46614     APPLIED MUSIC-EUPHONIUM      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 46615     APPLIED MUSIC-TUBA      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 46711     APPLIED MUSIC-PERCUSSION      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 46912     APPLIED MUSIC-GUITAR      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 47012     CLASS GUITAR I      2 Credit Hours

Development of basic guitar performance skills.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 47013     CLASS GUITAR II      2 Credit Hours

Continued development of acoustic guitar performance skills, study of performance related theory and related topics.

Prerequisite: MUS 47012.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 47311     VOICE CLASS FOR THE INSTRUMENTALIST      1 Credit Hour

Class instruction in the fundamentals of correct breathing, tone production and diction.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) or Music Education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 47312     VOICE CLASS FOR NON-MUSIC STUDENTS      1 Credit Hour

Class instruction in the fundamentals of correct breathing, tone production and diction.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 47412     STRING CLASS      1 Credit Hour

A discussion and practice of basic principles of classroom string playing, instrumental pedagogy, and group process as applied to public school music settings. This course is devoted to string teaching and learning in pre-service music education training.

Prerequisite: music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 47512     WIND TECHNIQUES - FRENCH HORN AND DOUBLE REEDS      1 Credit Hour

The study of the fundamental principles of playing and teaching French horn, oboe, and bassoon. Content includes performance skill development, and a survey of materials and method books suitable for class and private instruction. The overall objective is to develop an elementary skill level of performance on the instruments and the pedagogical knowledge necessary to teach the instruments in elementary through secondary levels.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) or Music Education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 47513     WIND TECHNIQUES - FLUTE, CLARINET, SAXOPHONE      1 Credit Hour

The study of the fundamental principles of playing and teaching flute, clarinet, and saxophone. Content includes performance skill development, and a survey of materials and method books suitable for class and private instruction. The overall objective is to develop an elementary skill level of performance on the instruments and the pedagogical knowledge necessary to teach the instruments in elementary through secondary levels.

Prerequisite: music (MUS) or music education (MUED).

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 47612     WIND TECHNIQUES - TRUMPET AND LOW BRASS      1 Credit Hour

The study of the fundamental principles of playing trumpet, trombone, tuba, and euphonimum. Content includes performance skill development, and a survey of materials and method books suitable for class and private instruction. The overall objective is to develop an elementary skill level of performance on the instruments and the pedagogical knowledge necessary to teach the instruments in elementary through secondary school levels.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) or Music Education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 47712     PERCUSSION CLASS      1 Credit Hour

Study of various percussion instruments (mallets, snare drum, timpani and auxiliary) and techniques of performance. Designed for music educator with no previous percussion experience.

Prerequisite: music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 47811     INSTRUMENT CLASS FOR THE CHORAL/GENERAL MUSIC EDUCATOR      1 Credit Hour

Class instruction in the basic playing skills of band and orchestral instruments intended to provide familiarity with the common school instruments for the choral/general music major.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 48221     ELEMENTS OF ACCOMPANYING I      2 Credit Hours

Techniques of accompanying; selected overview of art song literature including Italian, German, French and English songs development of playing at sight skills.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 48222     ELEMENTS OF ACCOMPANYING II      2 Credit Hours

Continuation of accompanying techniques including opera accompanying, orchestral reductions and selected overview of literature for solo instrument and piano; continuation of playing-at-sight skills.

Prerequisite: MUS 48221 with a minimum grade of C (2.000).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 48231     INSTRUMENTAL PEDAGOGY FOR THE CHORAL GENERAL MUSIC EDUCATOR      2 Credit Hours

Knowledge and techniques for building and maintaining an instrumental music program within the K-12 school setting for the choral general music education major. Twenty (20) hours of field experience required.

Prerequisite: MUS 47812 with a minimum C (2.000) grade; and music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 48232     GENERAL MUSIC PEDAGOGY FOR THE INSTRUMENTALIST      1 Credit Hour

General music pedagogy techniques for the instrumental music education major. Clinical experiences in the teaching of general music. Ten (10) field hours required.

Prerequisite: minimum C (2.000) grade in MUS 37114; and music education (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 48233     CHORAL MUSIC PEDAGOGY FOR THE INSTRUMENTALIST      1 Credit Hour

Choral pedagogy techniques and choral program development for the instrumental music education major. Clinical experiences in the teaching of choral music. Ten (10) field hours required.

Prerequisite: minimum C (2.000) grade in MUS 47311; and music educatin (MUED) major.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 48241     VOICE PEDAGOGY      2 Credit Hours

Survey of techniques,practices and materials of teaching voice.

Prerequisite: Permission.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 48251     PEDAGOGY OF MUSIC THEORY      2 Credit Hours

The principles and techniques of teaching music theory.

Prerequisite: a minimum C grade in MUS 21112; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 48257     PEDAGOGY-INSTRUMENTAL      2 Credit Hours

Principles and techniques of instruction. Literature survey. Analysis of instrumental problems and performance practice. Offered as needed for strings woodwinds brass percussion organ,or guitar.

Prerequisite: Permission.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 48311     PIANO PEDAGOGY I      2 Credit Hours

Individual and group piano teaching including teaching methods and the history of piano pedagogy.

Prerequisite: music (MUS) or music education (MUED) major; and junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 48312     PIANO PEDAGOGY II      2 Credit Hours

Individual and group piano teaching. Builidng an independent studio and career networking.

Prerequisite: minimum C (2.000) grade in MUS 48311; and music (MUS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 48393     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN MUSIC      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Offered for specific professional needs. Emphasis on performance and pedagogical skills. S/U graded.

Prerequisite: Permission.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-4 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

MUS 48512     IMPROVISATION      1 Credit Hour

The development of musical improvisation skills not tied to any particular music style. Students will perform on their own applied instrument(s).

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 48598     MUSIC RESEARCH (ELR)      2,3 Credit Hours

(repeated registration permitted) research or individual investigation for undergraduate students.

Prerequisite: Permission.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 2-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

MUS 49525     SEMINAR FOR STUDENT TEACHING (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

A capstone discussion of principles of music teaching and pragmatic understanding of school music settings. Seminar serves as the companion course to Student Teaching for the purpose of self-observation, reflection, and analysis. Development of Teacher Work Sample and portfolio.

Prerequisite: Music education (MUED) major and senior standing.

Corequisite: MUS 42357.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

MUS 50295     SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Academic study in areas not offered adequately in the music curriculum. Topic areas are of special interest to the faculty member.

Prerequisite: Music (MUS) major and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 50296     INDEPENDENT STUDY:MUSIC      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Individual investigation in music topics not offered as either regular coursework or beyond the scope of existing music major courses.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and music (MUS) major and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

MUS 51131     KEYBOARD HARMONY      3 Credit Hours

Theoretical skills demonstrated at the keyboard. Harmonization of melodies in homophonic style, realization of figured bass, score reading, modulation and improvisation.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 51141     16TH-CENTURY COUNTERPOINT      3 Credit Hours

Two-, three- and four-part vocal counterpoint in 16th century style.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 51151     18TH-CENTURY COUNTERPOINT      3 Credit Hours

Technique of writing counterpoint in 18th-century style especially that of J. S. Bach.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 51211     COMPOSITION      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Study of the materials and techniques of composition culminating in original compositions based upon observable principles of unity and variety.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 51321     ORCHESTRATION      3 Credit Hours

Ranges, tonal possibilities, technical limitations and transpositions for all orchestral instruments. Scoring techniques and analysis of representative instrumental ensemble repertoire.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 51341     JAZZ IMPROVISATION      1 Credit Hour

The development of the art of jazz improvisation through performance and analysis.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 51342     JAZZ ARRANGING      2 Credit Hours

Arranging for the large and small jazz ensemble.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 52111     AFRICAN MUSIC AND CULTURES      3 Credit Hours

African music as related to social sciences and humanities. Oral traditions. Use of music recordings, tapes, musical instruments. Participation in performance and group work involvement.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 52131     AMERICA'S MUSIC      3 Credit Hours

Historical survey of music in America from New England psalmody to present-day compositional trends.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 52141     FOLK AND TRADITIONAL MUSIC OF WESTERN CONTINENTS      3 Credit Hours

Study of selected music cultures of Eastern and Western Europe, and South, Central and North America.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 52151     ASIAN MUSICS      3 Credit Hours

Survey of Asian musics. Emphasis on art, folk and popular musics and relationships of these musics to their respective cultures.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 52161     HISTORY OF JAZZ      3 Credit Hours

The evolution of jazz from its origins to the present.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 52171     MUSIC FROM WORLD CULTURES      3 Credit Hours

Study of selected art, folk and popular music from world cultures with emphasis on listening skills, cultural context, function, organology and technical matters of style.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 52181     POPULAR WORLD MUSIC      3 Credit Hours

A survey of popular world music genres from North America, the Caribbean, South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. Emphasis is on recognizing music literature, prominent artists and music styles, as well as related cultural events. Graduate level introduces cultural theory related to popular studies. Modern media, especially the Internet, is an integral component of the course.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 52221     SYMPHONIC LITERATURE      3 Credit Hours

Historical and stylistic survey of music for large instrumental ensemble.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 52241     PIANO LITERATURE I      2 Credit Hours

Survey of keyboard and piano suites, sonatas and concerti from the 16th century to the present. Emphasis on performing, listening and analysis.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 52242     PIANO LITERATURE II      2 Credit Hours

Survey of character pieces and variations from the 16th century to the present. Emphasis on performing, listening and analysis.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 52251     SONG LITERATURE      3 Credit Hours

A study of vocal literature from the 16th century to the present. Emphasis upon the style, interpretation and presentation of solo materials for all voice classifications.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 52261     OPERA LITERATURE      3 Credit Hours

The historical development of opera from the 17th century to the present. Detailed analysis of representative works.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 52271     CHORAL LITERATURE I      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with MUS 42271) Study of Western European choral literature from approximately 1450 to early 19th century (Renaissance, Baroque and Classical periods).

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 52272     CHORAL LITERATURE II      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with MUS 42272) Continuation of Choral Literature I. A study of Western European and North American choral music of the early 19th century to the present (roughly 1830 to present).

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 53241     MARCHING BAND TECHNIQUES AND LITERATURE      1 Credit Hour

Organization, administration and techniques of marching bands in the schools. Topics covered include musical styles, literature and show design.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 1 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 53242     JAZZ ENSEMBLE TECHNIQUES      2 Credit Hours

Study of the curriculum for the jazz ensemble, including organizational and administrative procedures. Emphasis on music interpretation, jazz styles and rehearsal techniques taught through laboratory experience.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 53243     CONTEMPORARY CHORAL METHODS IN THE SCHOOLS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with MUS 43243) Basic techniques and materials for teaching vocal jazz and musical theatre in the schools. Administration, organization and publicity for productions as well as literature for these performing groups will be explored.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 53245     JAZZ ENSEMBLE TECHNIQUES AND LITERATURE      1 Credit Hour

(Slashed with MUS 43245) Study of the curriculum for the jazz ensemble, including organizational and administrative procedures. Emphasis on music interpretation, jazz styles, and rehearsal techniques taught through laboratory experience. One hour of field observation is required.

Prerequisite: special approval and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 55121     KENT CHORUS      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Study and performance of choral music from Renaissance through contemporary styles, large and small forms with appropriate accompaniment.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2.5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 55131     OPERA:SINGER-ACTOR TECHNIQUES      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) A course designed to give the young singing actor practical operatic experience in the performance of portions of or complete operas.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 9.5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 55141     KENT STATE UNIVERSITY CHORALE      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Study and performance of literature for vocal chamber ensemble from medieval through contemporary styles sung in the original language with appropriate accompaniment. An audition in required before registering for this course.

Prerequisite: Special approval and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 4.5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 55142     MEN'S CHORUS      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) A chorus of male voices. Emphasis on music literacy, vocal production, instruction, study and performance of music written for male voices. All western music periods are represented. Experience with mixed-voice choirs also occurs.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 1 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 55143     WOMEN'S CHORUS      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) A chorus of women's voices. Emphasis on music literacy, vocal production, instruction, study and performance of music written for women's voices. All Western music periods are represented. Experience with mixed-voice choirs also occurs.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 1 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 55151     KENT STATE UNIVERSITY GOSPEL CHOIR      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Study and performance of choral music in the gospel tradition, including works by contemporary artists. One weekly rehearsal and a minimum of one concert per semester. Off-campus concerts are possible.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 55212     ORCHESTRA      1 Credit Hour

(Slashed with MUS 45212 and MUS 75212) (Repeatable for credit) A select group of instrumentalists assembled for the purpose of studying and performing orchestral music. Open to all KSU students, regardless of major. An audition is required.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 55221     SYMPHONY BAND      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Study and performance of music literature for wind band.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 55222     MARCHING BAND      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credit hours) Study and performance of literature and maneuvers for marching band.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 55223     WIND ENSEMBLE      1 Credit Hour

(Slashed with MUS 45223 and MUS 75223) (Repeatable for credit) A select concert ensemble that performs the finest in wind instrument literature with emphasis on major original works. An audition in required before registering for this course.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 55231     JAZZ ENSEMBLE      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Study and performance of music literature in the jazz idiom.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 7.5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 55241     TROMBONE ENSEMBLE      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) A thorough study of trombone performance in various size ensembles. Emphasis on original literature from over four centuries.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 55251     PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of percussion performance in various size ensembles. Use of keyboard percussion instruments along with drums and accessories. Study of percussion ensemble literature.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 55261     BASSOON ENSEMBLE      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Study and performance of music for multiple bassoons; emphasis upon refined ensemble playing, interpretation, leadership skills and arranging techniques.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 55271     NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Study and performance of 20th- and 21st-century chamber music with an emphasis on works by contemporary composers.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 55281     FLUTE ENSEMBLE      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Study and performance of music for multiple flutes; emphasis upon all aspects of ensemble playing and style considerations will be addressed in both chamber and conducted formats.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 55311     CHAMBER MUSIC      1,2 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) The study and performance of music for small ensembles.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2-4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 55312     WORLD MUSIC ENSEMBLE      1 Credit Hour

(Course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credit hours) The World Music Ensemble teaches performance and cultural etiquette associated with traditional and popular world music genres, e.g., African drumming. Specific traditions studied include areas of specialization of instructors andor advanced student participants.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 55321     ACCOMPANYING      1,2 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Accompanying instrumental and vocal soloists; piano ensemble works. Credit counted toward ensemble requirements. One hour credit for two hours of assigned accompanying weekly.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1-2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 58221     ELEMENTS OF ACCOMPANYING I      2 Credit Hours

Techniques of accompanying; selected overview of art song literature including Italian, German, French and English songs development of playing at sight skills.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 58241     VOICE PEDAGOGY      2 Credit Hours

Survey of techniques, practices and materials of teaching voice.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 58251     PEDAGOGY OF MUSIC THEORY      2 Credit Hours

(Slashed with MUS 78251) The principles and techniques of teaching music theory.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 58257     PEDAGOGY-INSTRUMENTAL      2 Credit Hours

Principles and techniques of instruction. Literature survey. Analysis of instrumental problems and performance practice. Offered as needed for strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion, organ or guitar.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 58393     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN MUSIC      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Offered for specific professional needs. Emphasis on performance and pedagogical skills.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-4 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

MUS 61121     HISTORY OF MUSIC THEORY      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with MUS 71121) A study of the history of Western music theory from the ancient Greeks to the twentieth century.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 61131     SCHENKERIAN ANALYSIS      3 Credit Hours

An introduction to musical analysis according to the principles expounded by Heinrich Schenker and later exponents of his ideas.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 61170     MUSIC ANALYSIS      3 Credit Hours

Selected analytical techniques applied to music from the tonal and post-tonal repertoire. Emphasis on the development of harmonic language and overall formal structures.

Prerequisite: Music Education (MUED) major and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 61171     ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES I      2 Credit Hours

The application of standard analytical techniques to works of various style periods.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 61172     ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES II      2 Credit Hours

The application of standard analytical techniques to works of various style periods.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 61173     WORLD MUSIC ANALYSIS      2 Credit Hours

Analysis of world music traditions. Analyze and articulate knowledge regarding musical elements, such as timbre, tuning, improvisation, sound patterns, compositional form, and performance techniques of music genres studied. Development of listening and transcription skills as they relate to world music.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 61181     POST-TONAL THEORY      3 Credit Hours

A study of the analysis, theories, and compositional strategies applied to the music composed after 1900.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 61191     SEMINAR IN MUSIC SINCE 1900      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with MUS 71191) (Course is repeatble for a maximum of 6 credit hours) Study of analytical techniques and procedures appropriate for the major musical styles of the period. Study of representative compositions through applied analysis. Individual projects in areas of particular interest to the student.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 61211     COMPOSITION      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Original composition using longer forms of music for diverse media including multimedia and electronic composition.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 61331     BAND ARRANGING      2 Credit Hours

Arranging in traditional and contemporary styles for the wind ensemble, concert band and/or marching band.

Prerequisite: MUS 51331 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 62281     SEMINAR IN MUSIC HISTORY AND LITERATURE      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Selected problems of research in music history and literature. Each student will be responsible for presenting papers for discussion.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 62411     MUSIC BIBLIOGRAPHY AND RESEARCH METHODS      2 Credit Hours

Study of techniques of music research and creative musical writing including special projects, reports and readings. This course is a hybrid course consisting of both in-class meetings and discussions, as well as online interaction and discussion boards.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 62412     INTRODUCTION TO ETHNOMUSICOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

A study of the history, concepts and methods of ethnomusicology, techniques of field research, transcription, analysis and bibliography.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 62413     ADVANCED FIELD AND LAB METHODS IN ETHNOMUSICOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Development of professional level research skills in all media of field documentation, transcription, analysis and scholarly writing. Study of current related issues in ethnomusicology.

Prerequisite: MUS 62412.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 62414     ISSUES AND TRENDS IN ETHONOMUSICOLOGY      2 Credit Hours

This course studies various issues and trends in the field of ethnomusicology, from its inception to present. The focus centers on intensive discussion of theories, philosophies and paradigms that have dominated the scrutiny of music over the decades and their application in analysis, fieldwork and lab method.

Prerequisite: MUS 62412 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 62451     INTRODUCTION TO MUSICOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Techniques of music research and creative musical writing including special projects, reports and readings.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 62511     MUSIC HISTORY I      2 Credit Hours

A study of Western music history from Jewish and medieval Roman practices through Josquin, as well as selected common-practice period applications.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 62521     MUSIC HISTORY II      2 Credit Hours

A study of Western music history from the Reformation and Counter-Reformatiion through Bach and Handel.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 62531     MUSIC HISTORY III      2 Credit Hours

A study of Western music history in the Rococo, Classical, and Romantic periods through Brahms and Wagner.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 62541     MUSIC HISTORY IV      2 Credit Hours

A study of Western music from Debussy and Mahler through the major trends and composers of the recent past.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 62601     SEMINAR IN MUSICS OF AFRICA      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with MUS 72601) Specialized investigations of music cultures of Africa.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 62602     SEMINAR IN MUSICS OF THE AMERICAS      3 Credit Hours

Specialized investigation of music cultures of the Americas.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 62603     SEMINAR IN MUSICS OF THE MIDDLE EAST      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with MUS 72603) Specialized investigation of music cultures of the Middle East.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 62604     SEMINAR IN MUSICS OF EAST ASIA      3 Credit Hours

Specialized investigation of music cultures of East Asia.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 62606     SEMINAR IN MUSICS OF SOUTHEAST ASIA      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with MUS 72606) Specialized investigation of music cultures in Southeast Asia.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 63198     CAPSTONE PROJECT      4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Working under the supervision of a capstone advisor, students demonstrate synthesis of knowledge through the development of curricular project applicable to student's area of teaching.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

MUS 63241     INQUIRY IN MUSIC TEACHING I      3 Credit Hours

Conducting and presenting assessment, evaluation, and research of music teaching and learning with emphasis on quantitative methodologies.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 63242     INQUIRY IN MUSIC TEACHING AND LEARNING II      3 Credit Hours

Conducting and presenting assessment, evaluation and research of music teaching and learning with emphasis on qualitative methodologies.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 63261     ADVANCED STUDIES IN TEACHING CHORAL MUSIC      3 Credit Hours

Development of teaching materials, an annotated choral repertory list and instructional strategies for choral music with emphasis on rehearsal procedures and analytical techniques.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 63262     ADVANCED STUDIES IN TEACHING INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC      3 Credit Hours

Development of teaching materials, an annotated instrumental repertory list and instructional strategies for instrumental music with emphasis on rehearsal procedures and analytical techniques.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 63263     ADVANCED STUDIES IN TEACHING GENERAL MUSIC      3 Credit Hours

Program development, inclusion, instructional materials and innovative teaching techniques for general music programs.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 63272     LEARNING THEORIES IN MUSIC      3 Credit Hours

Application of current theories of learning to the teaching and learning of music.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 63273     PSYCHOLOGY OF MUSIC      3 Credit Hours

The study of music's effect on human behavior including physiological and affective responses. Applications of music psychology to the teaching and learning of music will be explored.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 63274     FOUNDATIONS OF MUSIC EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

Study of the field of music education from perspectives of sociology, psychology, philosophy, curriculum, history and comparative curricula.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 63283     RESEARCH IN MUSIC EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to research techniques in music education including topic selection, data collection analysis and interpretation, and presentation of information in written form.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 63284     HISTORY OF MUSIC EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

Study of historical approaches to music education with emphasis on significant people, places and events that have influenced music teaching and learning music.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 63285     PHILOSOPHY OF MUSIC EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

Study of the philosophical foundations of music education with emphasis on the application of aesthetics to teaching and experiencing music.

Prerequisite: MUS 63274 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 63286     SOCIOLOGY OF MUSIC EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

Sociology in Music Education focuses on sociocultural issues in music teaching and learning. Students consider contexts of society, background, race, ethnicity, culture, diversity, and pluralism as applicable in music education situations.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 64111     CONDUCTING PROJECTS:CHORAL      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Choral conducting techniques, score analysis, rehearsal procedures and study of musical style.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 64121     CONDUCTING PROJECTS:BAND      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Band conducting techniques,score analysis rehearsal procedures and study of musical style.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 64131     CONDUCTING PROJECTS:ORCHESTRA      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Orchestra conducting techniques, score analysis, rehearsal procedures and study of musical style.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 66111     APPLIED MUSIC-GRADUATE PIANO      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: Music major and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1.5-2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 66191     SEMINAR IN ACCOMPANYING      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Studio performances of standard repertoire for piano and voice or instruments; investigation of other topics relating to the accompanying of the repertoire.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 66311     APPLIED MUSIC-GRADUATE VOICE      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course. Graduate standing.

Prerequisite: Music major and special approval.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 66411     APPLIED MUSIC-GRADUATE VIOLIN      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course. Graduate standing.

Prerequisite: Music major and special approval.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 66412     APPLIED MUSIC-GRADUATE VIOLA      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: music major and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 66413     APPLIED MUSIC-GRADUATE CELLO      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: music major and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 66414     APPLIED MUSIC-GRADUATE DOUBLE BASS      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course. Graduate standing.

Prerequisite: Music major and special approval.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 66511     APPLIED MUSIC-GRADUATE FLUTE      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: music major and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 66512     APPLIED MUSIC-GRADUATE OBOE      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: music major and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 66513     APPLIED MUSIC-GRADUATE CLARINET      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: music major and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 66514     APPLIED MUSIC-GRADUATE BASSOON      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: music major and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 66515     APPLIED MUSIC-GRADUATE SAXOPHONE      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: music major and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 66611     APPLIED MUSIC-GRADUATE TRUMPET      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: music major and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 66612     APPLIED MUSIC-GRADUATE HORN      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: music major and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 66613     APPLIED MUSIC-GRADUATE TROMBONE      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: music major and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 66614     APPLIED MUSIC-GRADUATE EUPHONIUM      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: music major and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 66615     APPLIED MUSIC-GRADUATE TUBA      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: music major and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 66711     APPLIED MUSIC-GRADUATE PERCUSSION      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A comprehensive study of performance, technique and repertoire appropriate to music majors and minors. Individual study. Students must audition to be accepted into this course.

Prerequisite: music major and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 67243     TECHNOLOGY FOR MUSIC TEACHING      3 Credit Hours

Study of a variety of music software and hardware; students design and implement a project pertaining to their professional interest.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 68199     THESIS I      2-6 Credit Hours

Thesis students must register for a total of 6 hours, 2 to 6 hours in a single semester distributed over several semesters if desired.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

MUS 68214     PIANO PEDAGOGY I      2 Credit Hours

Individual and group piano teaching, including teaching methods and the history of piano pedagogy.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 68215     PIANO PEDAGOGY II      2 Credit Hours

Individual and group piano teaching. Building an independent studio and career networking.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 68299     THESIS II      2 Credit Hours

Thesis students must continue registration each semester until all degree requirements are met.

Prerequisite: MUS 68199 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

MUS 68598     RESEARCH      1-15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Research or individual investigation for master's level graduate students.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1-15 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

MUS 68687     RECITAL      1-3 Credit Hours

Required of all performance majors and music education majors who choose performance option.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

MUS 68698     ESSAY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Required of performance majors and music education majors who choose the recital and essay option.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

MUS 71121     HISTORY OF MUSIC THEORY      3 Credit Hours

A study of the history of Western music theory from the ancient Greeks to the twentieth century.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 71131     SCHENKERIAN ANALYSIS      3 Credit Hours

An introduction to musical analysis according to the principles expounded by Heinrich Schenker and later exponents of his ideas.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 71141     16TH-CENTURY COUNTERPOINT      3 Credit Hours

Two-, three- and four-part vocal counterpoint in 16th century style.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 71151     18TH-CENTURY COUNTERPOINT      3 Credit Hours

Technique of writing counterpoint in 18th-century style especially that of J. S. Bach.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 71171     ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES I      2 Credit Hours

The application of standard analytical techniques to works of various style periods.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 71172     ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES II      2 Credit Hours

The application of standard analytical techniques to works of various style periods.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 71181     POST-TONAL THEORY      3 Credit Hours

A study of the analysis, theories, and compositional strategies applied to the music composed after 1900.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 71191     SEMINAR IN MUSIC SINCE 1900      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with MUS 61191) (Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credit hours) Study of analytical techniques and procedures appropriate for the major musical styles of the period. Study of representatives compositions through applied analysis. Individual projects in areas of particular interest to the student.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 71195     SPECIAL PROJECTS IN THEORETICAL STUDIES      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Individual and class investigation into specific methods of analysis and their application to music in various styles.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 71331     BAND ARRANGING      2 Credit Hours

Arranging in traditional and contemporary styles for the wind ensemble, concert band and/or marching band.

Prerequisite: MUS 51331 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 72281     SEMINAR IN MUSIC HISTORY AND LITERATURE      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Selected problems of research in music history and literature. Each student will be responsible for presenting papers for discussion.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 72412     INTRODUCTION TO ETHNOMUSICOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

A study of the history, concepts and methods of ethnomusicology, techniques of field research, transcription analysis and bibliography.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 72413     ADVANCED FIELD AND LAB METHODS IN ETHNOMUSICOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Development of professional level research skills in all media of field documentation, transcription analysis and scholarly writing. Study of current related issues in ethnomusicology.

Prerequisite: MUS 62412 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 72451     INTRODUCTION TO MUSICOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Techniques of music research and creative musical writing including special projects, reports and readings.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 72511     MUSIC HISTORY I      2 Credit Hours

A study of Western music history from Jewish and medieval Roman practices through Josquin, as well as selected common-practice period applications.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 72521     MUSIC HISTORY II      2 Credit Hours

A study of Western music history from the Reformation and Counter-Reformatiion through Bach and Handel.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 72531     MUSIC HISTORY III      2 Credit Hours

A study of Western music history in the Rococo, Classical, and Romantic periods through Brahms and Wagner.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 72541     MUSIC HISTORY IV      2 Credit Hours

A study of Western music from Debussy and Mahler through the major trends and composers of the recent past.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 72601     SEMINAR IN MUSICS OF AFRICA      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with MUS 62601) Specialized investigations of music cultures of Africa.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 72602     SEMINAR IN MUSICS OF THE AMERICAS      3 Credit Hours

Specialized investigation of music cultures of the Americas.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 72603     SEMINAR IN MUSICS OF THE MIDDLE EAST      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with MUS 62603) Specialized investigation of music cultures of the Middle East.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 72604     SEMINAR IN MUSICS OF EAST ASIA      3 Credit Hours

Specialized investigation of music cultures of East Asia.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 72606     SEMINAR IN MUSICS OF SOUTHEAST ASIA      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with MUS 62606) Specialized investigation of music cultures in Southeast Asia.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 72691     SEMINAR IN ETHNOMUSICOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Specialized topics in ethnomusicology for advanced students.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 73261     ADVANCED STUDIES IN SECONDARY CHORAL AND GENERAL MUSIC      3 Credit Hours

Review curriculum in secondary general music and development of innovative teaching materials and strategies. Analytical techniques, rehearsal procedures, repertory suitable for secondary school choral ensembles.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 73262     ADVANCED STUDIES IN INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC      3 Credit Hours

Study of curriculum, method techniques and materials in school instrumental music education.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 73263     ADVANCED STUDIES IN GENERAL MUSIC FOR CHILDREN      3 Credit Hours

Study of trends in philosophy, curriculum and program development, instructional materials and innovative teaching techniques for elementary school and early childhood general music.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 73272     LEARNING THEORIES IN MUSIC      3 Credit Hours

Application of current theories of learning to the teaching and learning of music.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 73273     PSYCHOLOGY OF MUSIC      3 Credit Hours

The study of music's effect on human behavior including physiological and affective responses. Applications of music psychology to the teaching and learning of music will be explored.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 73274     FOUNDATIONS OF MUSIC EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

Study of the influences on the field of music education, including sociology, psychology, philosophy, curriculum and history.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 73283     RESEARCH IN MUSIC EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to research techniques in music education including topic selection, data collection analysis and interpretation and presentation of information in written form.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 73284     HISTORY OF MUSIC EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

Study of historical approaches to music education with emphasis on significant people, places and events that have influenced teaching and learning music.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 73285     PHILOSOPHY OF MUSIC EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

Study of the philosophical foundations of music education with emphasis on the application of aesthetics to teaching and experiencing music.

Prerequisite: MUS 63274 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 73286     SOCIOLOGY OF MUSIC EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

Sociology in Music Education focuses on sociocultural issues in music teaching and learning. Students consider contexts of society, background, race, ethnicity, culture, diversity and pluralism as applicable in music education situations.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 73295     SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Advanced study in selected topics that will vary from semester to semester depending on needs and interests of students.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 73381     ADVANCED RESEARCH IN MUSIC EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

The design, implementation and reporting of research studies that illustrate a variety of methodological and statistical plans for research in music education.

Prerequisite: MUS 6/73283 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 74111     CONDUCTING PROJECTS:CHORAL      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Choral conducting techniques, score analysis, rehearsal procedures and study of musical style.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 74121     CONDUCTING PROJECTS:BAND      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Band conducting techniques, score analysis, rehearsal procedures and study of musical style.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 74131     CONDUCTING PROJECTS:ORCHESTRA      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Orchestra conducting techniques,score analysis rehearsal procedures and study of musical style.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 75131     OPERA:SINGER-ACTOR TECHNIQUES      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) A course designed to give the young singing actor practical operatic experience in the performance of portions of or complete operas.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 9.5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 75141     KENT STATE UNIVERSITY CHORALE      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Study and performance of literature for vocal chamber ensemble from medieval through contemporary styles sung in the original language with appropriate accompaniment. An audition in required before registering for this course.

Prerequisite: Special approval and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 4.5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 75212     ORCHESTRA      1 Credit Hour

(Slashed with MUS 45212 and MUS 55212) (Repeatable for credit) A select group of instrumentalists assembled for the purpose of studying and performing orchestral music. Open to all KSU students, regardless of major. An audition is required.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 75223     WIND ENSEMBLE      1 Credit Hour

(Slashed with MUS 45223 and MUS 55223) (Repeatable for credit) A select concert ensemble that performs the finest in wind instrument literature with emphasis on major original works. Open to all KSU students, regardless of major. An audition is required.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 75231     JAZZ ENSEMBLE      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Study and performance of music literature in the jazz idiom.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 7.5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 75271     NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Study and performance of 20th- and 21st-century chamber music with an emphasis on works by contemporary composers.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 75311     CHAMBER MUSIC      1,2 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) The study and performance of music for small ensembles.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2-4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 78251     PEDAGOGY OF MUSIC THEORY      2 Credit Hours

(Slashed with MUS 58251) The principles and techniques of teaching music theory.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 78393     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN MUSIC      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Offered for specific professional needs. Emphasis on performance and pedagogical skills.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-4 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

MUS 81196     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN MUSIC THEORY      1-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Intensive research or readings on selected topic beyond normal course coverage.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

MUS 81211     COMPOSITION      2,4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Refinement of compositional techniques culminating in large-scale works for media of student's choice.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson, Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 82291     SEMINAR IN MUSICOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Examination into primary sources, treatises and writings in selected areas in Western music. Topics selected range from medieval period to present.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 82396     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN MUSICOLOGY      1-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Intensive research or readings on selected topic beyond normal course coverage.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

MUS 82696     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN ETHNOMUSICOLOGY      1-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Intensive research or readings on selected topic beyond normal course coverage.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

MUS 83196     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN MUSIC EDUCATION      1-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Intensive research or readings on selected topic beyond normal course coverage.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

MUS 83211     SEMINAR IN TEACHER EDUCATION IN MUSIC      3 Credit Hours

Investigation of the role of curriculum, accreditation and certification in music teacher education. Procedures related to teaching methods courses and to the student teaching program.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 86001     SEMINAR IN MUSIC EDUCATION I      3 Credit Hours

This courses prepares students for doctoral study in music education. Topics include understanding tasks and skills necessary for PhD study in music education, along with navigating this study at Kent State. Students interact in seminar format as part of a cohort of students pursuing the study of music teaching and learning.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 86002     SEMINAR IN MUSIC EDUCATION II      3 Credit Hours

This doctoral level course is designed to ready students for final activities of PhD study in music education. Goals include preparation for qualifying exams, understanding of the research proposal process, and exploration of advanced research methodologies and protocols necessary to undertake a dissertation and or significant research project.

Prerequisite: MUS 86001, CI 87000 and EVAL 75510; doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MUS 88199     DISSERTATION I      15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Doctoral dissertation for which registration in at least two semesters is required, first of which will be semester in which dissertation work is begun and continuing until the completion of 30 hours.

Prerequisite: Pass candidacy examination and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Dissertation

Contact Hours: 15 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

MUS 88299     DISSERTATION II      15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Continuing registration required of doctoral students who have completed the initial 30 hours of dissertation and continuing until all degree requirements are met.

Prerequisite: MUS 88199 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Dissertation

Contact Hours: 15 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

MUS 88598     RESEARCH      1-15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Research or individual investigation for doctoral students who have not yet passed their candidacy examinations.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1-15 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP