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400z-0-3 SPECIFIC PROJECTS IN MUSIC. Designed for students who will be involved with a specific project: traveling to perform, present, or to develop specific skills related to major.

401-2 PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY OF MUSIC. Human capacities and acoustical foundations of music as they relate to musical behavior, potential, and development. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

412a,b-4 APPLIED COMPOSITION. Original composition in larger forms for various media. Must be taken in sequence. Prerequisite: a) MUS 312b or consent of instructor; b) MUS 412a.

413a,b-2,2 PIANO LITERATURE. (a) Baroque to early Romantic; (b) Romantic and Contemporary. Prerequisite: MUS 357b or consent of instructor.

415-2 CLASS APPLIED VOICE. Singing, diction, and voice pedagogy for music majors with minimal vocal experience.

420-1 MUSIC EDUCATION PRACTICUM. Shop laboratory course. Selection, adjustments, maintenance, repair of musical instruments.

426a-2 ADVANCED MUSIC THEORY: MUSIC SINCE 1900. This music theory course will focus on understanding and analyzing music of the modern (post-tonal) era. Learning will involve written, aural and compositional experiences.

436-2 JAZZ EDUCATION. Teaching jazz at elementary, secondary, and college levels. Group and individual instruction. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

439-2 RECORDING TECHNIQUES. Technical understanding of equipment used in basic digital recording studios: microphones, equalization, mixing, hard disk recording and 24 track recording formats. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

440a-x-2 or 4 PRIVATE APPLIED MUSIC.

a. Violin g. Clarinet m. Trumpet s. Harpsichord

b. Viola h. Bassoon n. Trombone t. Harp

c. Violoncello i. Saxophone o. Tuba u. Classical Guitar

d. String Bass j. Percussion p. Euphonium v. Guitar

e. Flute k. Piano q. Voice w. Conducting

f. Oboe l. French Horn r. Organ x. Accompanying

Applied music for graduate credit offered at the 400 and 500 levels in the areas listed above. Credit is given at 2 or 4 hours per semester on each level. May be repeated each semester of graduate study. Performance majors usually take 4 hours per semester on the 500 level. Music education majors usually take 2 hours per semester on the 500 level; all students studying a secondary instrument or voice do so for 2 hours credit on the 400 level. Prerequisites: audition; consent of instructor.

441d-u-2 or 4 PRIVATE JAZZ.

d. bass j. percussion m. trumpet q. voice

i. saxophone k. piano n. trombone u. guitar

Individual instruction in performance of various jazz styles. Offered at the 400 and 500 levels in the areas listed. Credit is given at 2 or 4 hours at each level. Consult with adviser for details of credit requirements. May be repeated for two semesters. Students with concentration in performance usually take 4 hours. Concentration in music education and all secondary concentrations usually take 2 hours. Prerequisites: audition; consent of instructor.

442 -3 COUNTERPOINT. Sixteenth and Eighteenth Century contrapuntal techniques. Prerequisite: MUS 225b or consent of instructor.

460a,b-0 or 1 OPERA WORKSHOP. Skills, techniques, and literature used in performance and production of operatic scenes, operas, operettas. May be repeated to a maximum of 16 hours.

461a,b-3,3 PIANO TEACHING TECHNIQUES AND MATERIALS. (a) Methods; (b) Materials. Problems of private studio teaching and college-level teaching. Must be taken in sequence. Prerequisite: MUS 340k.

465-2 DEVELOPMENT AND TEACHING OF STRINGS. String education in elementary and secondary schools with emphasis on Suzuki philosophy and methods. Techniques of heterogeneous and homogeneous string teaching. Resource aids. May be repeated to a maximum of 8 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

472a,b-3,3 ARRANGING. (a) Instrumental; (b) Choral. Skills of arranging for large ensembles. Writing project required. May be repeated so long as topic is different. Prerequisite: MUS 309a with a grade of B or better, or permit required.

481-1 to 3 READINGS IN MUSIC THEORY. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours provided no topic is repeated. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

482-1 to 3 READINGS IN MUSIC HISTORY/LITERATURE. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours provided no topic is repeated. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

483-1 to 3 READINGS IN MUSIC EDUCATION. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours provided no topic is repeated. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

487-2 COMPUTER MUSIC WORKSHOP FOR TEACHERS. Designed for in-service teachers of music wishing to explore hardware and software currently available for use in schools. A hands-on, project oriented approach is utilized. Limited enrollment. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

499-1 to 3 INDEPENDENT STUDY. Independent research under the supervision of a faculty specialist. May be repeated to maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

500a-2 GRADUATE MUSIC THEORY REVIEW. Review of music theory and analysis. Credit earned in this course does not apply toward graduation. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor.

500b-2 GRADUATE MUSIC HISTORY/LITERATURE REVIEW. Review of main developments, periods, composers, styles, and works in the history of Western Music. Credit earned in this course does not apply toward graduation. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor.

501-2 INTRODUCTION TO GRADUATE STUDY IN MUSIC. Basic bibliography and research techniques in music theory, literature, and education.

502-2 HISTORY AND ANALYSIS OF MUSICAL STYLE. Representative works chosen from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Modern eras.

509-2 JAZZ COMPOSITION/ARRANGING. Jazz composition/Arranging is designed to allow students an opportunity to explore, develop, and demonstrate written music competencies in the jazz medium. Prerequisite: MUS 409b or consent of instructor.

511a-f-2 each MUSIC LITERATURE. (a) Symphonic; (b) Choral; (c) Chamber; (d) Opera; (e) Special Areas (f) Vocal (g) 20th Century. Study of period, composer, style, or medium. Each segment may be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours provided no topic is repeated.

513a,b-2,2 PIANO LITERATURE. Survey of piano literature: a) Baroque to early Romantic and Twentieth Century. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

519a-2 VOCAL PEDAGOGY - Science, Physiology, and Technique. Physiology of the human voice as it applies to singing technique. Prerequisite: graduate standing in the music program.

519b-2 VOCAL PEDAGOGY - METHODOLOGY AND MATERIALS. A comparative study of various pedagogical vocal methods. Examination of appropriate materials and repertoire for singers of all ages and abilities. Prerequisite: MUS 519a.

520-2 FOUNDATIONS OF MUSIC EDUCATION. Examination of philosophical, psychological, and pedagogical notions about music education from early civilization through present to determine how societal developments influenced them. Prerequisites: MUS 501.

525-2 RESEARCH IN MUSIC EDUCATION. Students use their research and writing skills and their understanding of music teaching and learning to formulate, implement, and assess music education research. Prerequisites: MUS 501.

530-2 APPLIED THEORY AND EAR TRAINING. This course refines students' audiation skills and emphasizes practical applications of music theory.

535-2 PRINCIPLES OF MUSIC CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION. Principles of learning and human musical development as they relate to understanding, designing, and implementing music curricula and instruction. Prerequisite: MUS 520.

539-2 ADVANCED DICTION. Use of the International Phoetic Alphabet as it applies to vocal repertoire. Specifically designed for teachers who are preparing students for public performances and competitions. Prerequisite: MUS 139 a and b or permission of instructor.

540a-x-2 or 4 PRIVATE APPLIED MUSIC. (see MUS 440a-x)

541d-u-2 or 4 PRIVATE JAZZ.

d. bass j. percussion m. trumpet q. voice

i. saxophone k. piano n. trombone u. guitar

Individual instruction in performance of various jazz styles. Offered at the 400 and 500 levels in the areas listed. Credit is given at 2 or 4 hours at each level. Consult with adviser for details of credit requirements. May be repeated for three semesters. Students with concentration in performance usually take 4 hours. Concentrations in music education and all secondary concentrations usually take 2 hours. MUS 566 required for each semester of applied lesson. Prerequisites: audition; consent of instructor.

545-2 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN MUSIC. Use of computer-based music and multi-media hardware, peripherals, and applications software as mediating instruments to enhance music learning. Prerequisite: MUS 535 or consent of instructor.

550-2 LEADERSHIP IN MUSIC EDUCATION. This course defines skills and processes that are required for organizing, administering, and assessing school music programs effectively.

553a,b,c,d-2,2,2,2 SEMINAR IN MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES. (a) Choral; (b) Instrumental; (c) Piano; (d) vocal. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours provided no topic is repeated.

560-2 SEMINAR IN MUSIC EDUCATION. Trends, practices, philosophies. May be repeated to a maximum of 4 hours provided no topic is repeated. Prerequisite: MUS 501 or consent of instructor.

561a,b-2,2 PIANO PEDAGOGY. An extensive survey of methods and materials in teaching piano at (a) elementary to early intermediate; (b) late intermediate to advanced levels. Supervised student teaching is required. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

565-2 ADVANCED PIANO ENSEMBLE-ACCOMPANYING AND CHAMBER MUSIC. Study and performance of literature for the piano in collaboration with vocalists and instrumentalists, and in piano duos. May be repeated to a maximum of 4 hours.

566-1 or 2 INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE. Participation in a chamber or large ensemble to study and perform literature in the field of the major instrument. May be repeated to a maximum of 4 hours.

567-1 or 2 VOCAL ENSEMBLE. Participation in a chamber or large ensemble to study and perform vocal ensemble literature. May be repeated to a maximum of 4 hours.

590-1 to 4 GRADUATE RECITAL (PERFORMANCE SPECIALIZATION). Public recital by candidates for major in performance. Accompanying majors will perform three recitals of ensemble music, including both vocal and instrumental repertoire. May be repeated to a maximum of 4 hours. Prerequisites: MUS 501; 502; 540-8 or 541-8.

591-1 to 4 GRADUATE RECITAL (MUSIC EDUCATION SPECIALIZATION). Public recital and preparation of supporting document by candidates for the concentration in music education in lieu of thesis. Candidates must be approved through jury audition. May be repeated to a maximum of 4 hours. Prerequisites: MUS 501; 502; or 540-4 or 541-4.

593-2 PRACTICUM IN VOCAL PEDAGOGY. Studio voice instruction and advanced study in the field of applied vocal pedagogy under faculty supervision, to be taken concurrently with Music 519b. Prerequisite: MUS 519a.

599-1 to 4 THESIS. Minimum of 4 hours required; may be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

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