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1000 Level Courses

1101. Introduction to Music Teaching (1). Overview of music teaching careers. Includes field-based observations and guest lecturers from the music professions. Open to all music majors.

1300. Creating the Critical Listener (3). Drawing on classical, folk, popular, and world music traditions, this course cultivates a set of analytical tools that enables one to listen, read, speak, and write accurately, critically, and insightfully about music from a variety of global traditions. Fulfills multicultural and core Creative Arts requirement.Back to Top

 

2000 Level Courses

2000. Independent Studies in Music (V1-3). Individual study at the freshman and sophomore levels, providing greater depth than required by the established curricula. Enrollment and credit hours subject to the approval of divisional coordinators.

2301. [MUSI 1304] Essential Elements of Music (3). Basic elements of music with appropriate techniques and principles of singing, playing, moving to, and listening to music. For students preparing to teach young children. Not for music majors. Fulfills core Creative Arts requirement.Back to Top

 

3000 Level Courses

3216. Choral Techniques (2). Prerequisites: MUAP 3206 and 3207 (choral conducting). Materials, repertoire, and procedures for developing instructional programs in choir. Field experiences required.

3217. Choral Techniques (2). Prerequisites: MUAP 3206 and 3207 (choral conducting); MUSI 3216. Materials, repertoire, and procedures for developing instructional programs in choir. Field experiences required

3218. Orchestra Techniques (2). Prerequisites: MUAP 3206 and 3208 (instrumental conducting). Materials, repertoire, and procedures for developing instructional programs in orchestra. Field experiences required.

3219. Orchestra Techniques (2). Prerequisites: MUAP 3206 and 3208 (instrumental conducting); MUSI 3218. Materials, repertoire, and procedures for developing instructional programs in orchestra. Field experiences required

3225. Band Techniques (2). Prerequisites: MUAP 3206 and 3208 (instrumental conducting. Materials, repertoire, and procedures for developing instructional programs in band. Field experiences required.

3226. Band Techniques (2). Prerequisites: MUAP 3206 and 3208 (instrumental conducting, MUSI 3225. Materials, repertoire, and procedures for developing instructional programs in band. Field experiences required.

3237. Music for Children (2). Comprehensive study of musical skill development in primary grades. Contemporary pedagogical approaches to music teaching; skill development in children emphasized. Music majors only. Field experiences required.

3238. Music for Children (2). Prerequisite: MUSI 3237. Comprehensive study of musical skill development in primary grades. Contemporary pedagogical approaches to music teaching; skill development in children emphasized. Music majors only. Field experiences required.

3341. Introduction to Technology for Musicians (3). Outlines development and impact of music technology from outset of electric/electronic music synthesis to the present. Provides basic knowledge of website design, sound synthesis, elements of sound, MIDI, digital audio recording and FX, computer generated notation and MIDI sequencing. For both majors and non-majors. Fulfills core Technology and Applied Science requirement.Back to Top

 

4000 Level Course

4000. Individual Studies in Music (V1-3). Back to Top

 

5000 Level Courses

5100. Teaching Music in College (1).

5216. Graduate Studies: Choral Techniques I (2). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Materials, repertoire, and procedures for developing instructional programs in choir. Field experiences required. Appropriate for graduate certification candidates.

5217. Graduate Studies: Choral Techniques II (2). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Materials, repertoire, and procedures for developing instructional programs in choir. Field experiences required. Appropriate for graduate certification candidates.

5218. Graduate Studies: Orchestra Techniques I (2). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Materials, repertoire, and procedures for developing instructional programs in orchestra. Field experiences required. Appropriate for graduate certification candidates.

5219. Graduate Studies: Orchestra Techniques II (2). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Materials, repertoire, and procedures for developing instructional programs in orchestra. Field experiences required. Appropriate for graduate certification candidates.

5225. Graduate Studies: Band Techniques I (2). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Materials, repertoire, and procedures for developing instructional programs in band. Concert band is emphasized. Field experiences required. Appropriate for graduate certification candidates.

5226. Graduate Studies: Band Techniques II (2). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Materials, repertoire, and procedures for developing instructional programs in band. Concert band is emphasized. Field experiences required. Appropriate for graduate certification candidates.

5237. Graduate Studies: Music for Children I (2). Prerequisite: Music majors only; teaching certification candidates. Contemporary pedagogical approaches to music teaching in primary grades; skill development in children emphasized. Field experiences required.

5238. Graduate Studies: Music for Children II (2). Prerequisite: Music majors only; teaching certification candidates. Contemporary pedagogical approaches to music teaching in primary grades; skill development in children emphasized. Field experiences required.

5305. Administration in Music (3). Study of basic structure of music programs in higher education; organizational characteristics related to curriculum, budget, and personnel; leadership principles; and administrative activities.

5306. Music for Students with Exceptionalities (3). Strategies and materials for assisting students from special populations to learn music. Includes characteristics of various disabilities and current policy affecting exceptional students.

5307. Current Issues in Music (3). Current issues in policy, learning, schools, and society affecting student musical learning. Continually revised based on current events. May be repeated for credit.

5310. Historical and Critical Perspectives in Music (3). Historical and critical overview of the field including introduction to major theories and methodologies, study of particular artists, works or movements that provide insight into specific creative techniques, basic media and techniques of the field; and interdisciplinary relationships with the other arts. Not for music majors.

5314. Music in Contemporary Context (3). Contemporary issues in the field including current artistic trends, theory and criticism, organization (e.g., funding, administration), and cultural policy (e.g., education, assessment, multicultural issues, censorship).

5341. Introduction to Technology for Musicians (3). Introduction to technological resources for all aspects of the musical experience, primarily from the standpoint of the Macintosh operating system. Topics covered include computer-assisted instruction, music printing, MIDI sequencing, digital sampling, HyperCard software development, and nonmusic topics such as word processing, graphics, multimedia, and electronic communication.

5342. Applications of Technology in Music I (3). Current technological applications in music settings related to learning music. Personal applications in educational settings emphasized. Continually updated to reflect current technological trends in music.

5343. Applications of Technology in Music II (3). Prerequisite: MUSI 5342 or consent of instructor. Advanced technological applications in music settings related to learning music. Personal applications in educational settings emphasized. Continually updated to reflect current technological trends in music.Back to Top

 

7000 Level Courses

7000. Research (V1-12).

7301. Music Bibliography and Research (3). Required of all doctoral students.Back to Top

 

8000 Level Courses

8000. Doctor’s Dissertation (V1-12).

8301. Doctoral Performance Project I (3). Individual directed project in music performance or composition.

8302. Doctoral Performance Project II (3). Individual directed project in music performance or composition.

8303. Doctoral Performance Project III (3). Individual directed project in music performance or composition.

8304. Doctoral Performance Project IV (3). Individual directed project in music performance or composition.

8305. Doctoral Pedagogy Project I (3). Individual directed project in pedagogy of music.

8306. Doctoral Pedagogy Project II (3). Individual directed project in pedagogy of music.Back to Top