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Music

 

Information

 

Alison Shaw, Chairperson

Department Office: Arts and Communications N206/210
Department Telephone: (920) 424-4224

CODE 73 or MUSIC

 

Faculty

Atwell
Krueger
Barnum
Liske
Chmura-Moore
Martin
Chybowski
Mayrose
Decker
Otto
Edwards
Pereksta
Hersey
Robinson
Ihde
Shaw
Kalman
 
 
 
 

Degrees

  • Undergraduate: A major in Music can lead to the degree: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Music. A major in Music Education can lead to the degree: Bachelor of Music Education.
  • Graduate: None
 

Summary of Fields of Study

1. Goal(s)

  • See the department for listing of their goal(s).

 

2. The Major(s)

    • The Department offers two majors. These are: 1) Music, and 2) Music Education.
    • Students pursuing the Bachelor of Music degree with a Music major choose one of five emphases: 1) Composition, 2) Instrumental Performance, 3) Piano Pedagogy and Performance, 4) Vocal Performance, 5) Music Industry. Students persuing the Music Industry emphasis choose one of three options: 1) Music Business, 2) Recording Technology, 3) Music Business and Recording Technology.
    • Students pursuing the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree do not complete an emphasis.
    • Students pursing the Bachelor of Music Education degree with the Music Education major choose one of three emphases: 1) Choral Music Licensure, 2) General Music Licensure, and 3) Instrumental Music Licensure. Students pursuing the General Music Licensure emphasis may choose one of three options: 1) Voice, 2) Keyboard, 3) Instrumental. Students pursuing the Choral Music Licensure emphasis may choose one of two options: 1) Voice, or 2) Keyboard.

 

3. The Minor(s)

    • The Department offers two minors: 1) Music (Non-teaching), and 2) Music Industry.
 

Admission/Graduation Requirements

  • Students wishing to pursue the Music major, the Music Education major, or the Music minor must successfully complete an entrance audition including, 1) an audition in the student’s primary instrument or voice and, 2) a music theory diagnostic exam.  An audition is not required for the Music Industry minor.
  • Students pursuing the Music major within the Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts, or Bachelor of Science degrees must meet all degree requirements and earn a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in all courses required for the major to be eligible for graduation.  Students pursuing the Music minor or Music Industry minor must earn a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in all courses required for the minor.
  • Students must achieve a grade of C (2.0) or higher in all core courses and in all applied music courses (including voice classes), before progressing to the next course in any sequence.
  • If a student earns less than a grade of C in any music theory course (Music 107/108/204/206) or any aural skills course (Music 173/174/273/274), that course must be repeated in the next academic year or progress as a music major stops and the student can no longer declare music as a major.  If, in any semester after that in which a student first earns a grade less than C, the student earns another grade less than C in any of the music theory or aural skills courses listed above, then progress as a music major stops and the student can no longer declare music as a major.
  • The Music Department does not allow any grade replacement repeats for the following music ensemble courses:  Music 100, 111, 112, 121, 123, 127, 129, 131, 133, 141, 151, 208, 233, 234, 308, 311, 312, 321, 323, 327, 329, 331, 333, 341, 349, 351.
 

Required Core Courses

  • Music
    • Music 016 Convocation 0 cr. (eight semesters)
    • Music 107 Music Theory I 3 crs.
    • Music 108 Music Theory II 3 crs.
    • Music 116 Introduction to Global Musics 2 crs.
    • Music 147 Class Piano I 1 cr. or Music 149 Functional Keyboard Skills for Pianists I 1 cr. (primary applied piano students must take Music 149. All others must take 147).
    • Music 148 Class Piano II 1 cr. or Music 150 Functional Keyboard Skills for Pianists II 1 cr. (primary applied piano students must take Music 150. All others must take Music 148)
    • Music 173 Aural Skills I 1 cr.
    • Music 174 Aural Skills II 1 cr.
    • Music 204 Music Theory III 3 crs.
    • Music 205 Survey of Music History I 3 crs.
    • Music 206 Music Theory IV 3 crs.
    • Music 207 Survey of Music History II 3 crs.
    • Music 273 Aural Skills III 1 cr.
    • Music 274 Aural Skills IV 1 cr.
    • Music 306 or 307 or 405 2 cr. (may also fulfill emphasis requirement)
    • Music 490 Capstone Course 1 cr.
    • Large ensemble 6 crs. *
    • Applied voice or instrumental study 8 crs. **
    • Applied Study must include four upper level crs.

*8 semesters of large ensemble in the student’s major area: Music 112, 121, 123, 131, 133, 141, 151, 312, 321, 323, 331, 333, 341, 351. Music majors may apply a maximum of 8 crs. of large ensemble toward the 120 crs. required for graduation.  Non-music majors (including Music minors) may apply a maximum of 4 crs. toward the 120 crs. required for graduation.

**Applied voice or instrumental study courses must be in student’s primary applied area and are chosen from: 122, 124, 126, 128, 130, 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 142, 143, 144, 146, 161, 169, 171, 179, 181, 191, 322, 324, 326, 328, 330, 336, 337, 338, 339, 340, 342, 343, 344, 346, 361, 369, 371, 379, 381, 391.

 

The Major(s), with Emphases and/or Options

 

1. Music Major

Recommended for students who plan to pursue music as a profession in areas other than Music Education.

  • Required Courses: Required courses for each emphasis are included in the following paragraphs.

Comment: Students who complete the required core courses with no emphases will receive the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degrees. Students who complete the required core courses with one or more of the emphases listed below will receive a Bachelor of Music degree.

 

A. Composition Emphasis
Recommended for students who wish to pursue the study of music composition.

  • Required Credits: 71 minimum in music
  • Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
    • Music: Music 157, 300, 306, 307, 387 or 388, 400, 405, 410.
    • 4 credits from Music 347
    • 8 credits from Music 347
    • Two additional credits: large ensemble (see the list of courses under ‘Required Core Courses’)
    • Other Requirement: Applied study must include four upper level crs.
    • Electives: Sufficient to meet the minimum requirement of the emphasis. Electives must be Music courses.

 

B. Instrumental Performance Emphasis 
Recommended for students who plan a career in instrumental performance or in studio teaching at other than elementary or secondary levels. At the end of the first year of applied study, a separate audition is required for admission to candidacy in the Music major with an Instrumental Performance Emphasis.

  • Required Credits: 81 minimum
  • Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
    • Music: Music 009, 306, 307, 387.
    • 4 credits from: Music 403, 404, 405.
    • 4 credits from: Music 208, 308.
    • 4 credits from: Music 261, 263, 265, 267
    • 20 additional credits in student’s primary applied instrument from: 122, 124, 126, 128, 130, 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 142, 143, 144, 146, 161, 169, 179, 191, 322, 324, 326, 328, 330, 336, 337, 338, 339, 340, 342, 343, 344, 346, 361, 369, 379, 391.
    • 2 additional credits: large ensemble (see list of courses under ‘Required Core Courses’)
    • 1 credit: Music 493 (this course substitutes for Music 490 listed under ‘Required Core Courses”)
    • Other Requirement: Applied study must include 8 additional upper level crs.
    • Electives: Sufficient to meet the minimum requirement of the emphasis.  Electives must be Music courses.

 

C. Piano Pedagogy and Performance Emphasis 
Recommended for students who plan a career in piano performance, or in teaching studio piano at other than the elementary or secondary levels. At the end of the first year of applied study, a separate audition is required for admission to candidacy in the Music major with a Piano Performance Emphasis.

  • Required Credits: 83 minimum
  • Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
    • MusicMusic 009, 306, 307, 320, 325,  387 or 388, 476, 477, 478.
    • 2 credits from: Music 405.
    • 4 credits from: Music 208 and 308.
    • 20 additional credits: Music 171 and 371
    • 1 credit: Music 493 (this course substitutes for Music 490 listed under ‘Required Core Courses”)
    • Other Requirement: Applied study must include 8 additional upper level crs.
    • Electives: Sufficient to meet the minimum requirement of the emphasis.  Electives must be Music courses.

 

D. Vocal Performance Emphasis
Recommended for students who plan a career in vocal performance or in teaching studio voice at other than the elementary or secondary level. At the end of the first year of applied study, a separate audition is required for admission to candidacy in the Music major with a Voice Performance Emphasis.

  • Required Credits: 85 minimum
  • Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
    • Music: Music 009, 306, 307, 388, 485.
    • 4 credits from: Music 303, 304, 405.
    • 4 credits from: Music 111, 311.
    • 20 additional credits: Music 181 and 381
    • 2 additional credits: large ensemble (see list of courses under ‘Required Core Courses’)
    • 1 credit: Music 493 (this course substitutes for Music 490 listed under ‘Required Core Courses”)
    • Other Requirement: At least two semesters of French and/or German Language.
    • Other Requirement: Applied study must include 8 additional upper level crs.
    • Electives: Sufficient to meet the minimum requirement of the emphasis.  Electives must be Music courses.

 

E. Music Industry Emphasis 
Recommended for students who plan a career in the various areas of the music industry.

     1) Music Business Option

  • Required Credits: 81 minimum
  • Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
    • Business: 
    • Business 198, 206, 207, 341 or 351 or 361
    • MHR 373 Entrepreneurship
    • INFO SYS 311 Essentials of Information Systems
    • One course from the following: 
      • Business 371
      • Marketing 372, 376
    • Music: Music 119, 120, 306 or 307, 310, 314, 355, 356, 415, 444.
    • 2 additional credits in student’s primary applied instrument from: 122, 124, 126, 128, 130, 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 142, 143, 144, 146, 161, 169, 179, 191, 322, 324, 326, 328, 330, 336, 337, 338, 339, 340, 342, 343, 344, 346, 361, 369, 379, 391.
    • 1 credit: Music 493 (this course substitutes for Music 490 listed under ‘Required Core Courses”)
    • Electives: Sufficient to meet the minimum requirement of the emphasis.  Electives must be Music courses or Economics 106, 204, 206.

Completion of the Business minor will substitute for all required business courses above.

 

     2) Audio Production Option

     Recommended for students who plan a career as a recording technician.

  • Required Credits: 83 minimum
  • Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
    • Business: Business 198, 206, 207, 341 or 351 or 361.
    • One course from the following: 
      • Business 371, MHR 373, INFO SYS 311
      • Marketing 372, 376
    • Music: Music 113, 114, 214, 290, 300, 305, 306 or 307, 314, 357, 358, 359, 360, 414, 444
    • 2 additional credits in student’s primary applied instrument from: 122, 124, 126, 128, 130, 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 142, 143, 144, 146, 161, 169, 179, 191, 322, 324, 326, 328, 330, 336, 337, 338, 339, 340, 342, 343, 344, 346, 361, 369, 379, 391.
    • 1 credit: Music 493 (this course substitutes for Music 490 listed under ‘Required Core Courses”)
    • Electives: Sufficient to meet the minimum requirement of the emphasis.  Electives must be Music courses or Economics 106, 204, 206.

Completion of the Business minor will substitute for all required business courses above.

 

     3) Music Business and Audio Production Option

  • Required Credits: 87 minimum
  • Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
    • Business: Business 198, 206, 207, INFO SYS 311, MHR 373
    • Marketing: Marketing 371, 372, or 376
    • Music:  Music 113, 114, 119, 120, 214, 290, 300, 305, 306 or 307, 314, 355, 357, 360, 414 or 415, 444.
    • 1 credit: Music 493 (this course substitutes for Music 490 listed under ‘Required Core Courses”)
    • Electives: Sufficient to meet the minimum requirement of the emphasis.  Electives must be Music courses or Economics 106, 204, 206.

 

 

2. Music Education Major

Recommended for students who plan to teach music in public or private elementary and secondary schools. Leads to Department of Public Instruction teaching licensure for Early Childhood through Adult (EC-A) school music settings.

Students are required to complete the general music emphasis, however students are strongly encouraged to select a second licensure emphasis based on their major instrument or voice. With successful auditions students may elect to complete three licensure emphases.

Students must pass all required coursework and a piano proficiency test prior to student teaching.

Professional Education Program

Admission to and completion of all stages of the Professional Education Program in the College of Education and Human Services is required, including state-required content and teaching examinations and successful clinical and student teaching field experiences. (See requirements for the College of Education and Human Services, Bachelor of Music Education.)

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A. General Music Emphasis 
Recommended for students who plan to teach music classes in the public and/or private elementary and/or secondary schools.

     1. Voice Option

  • Required Credits: 67 minimum
  • Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
    • Music: Music 145, 179 or 180, 275, 276, 277, 285, 286, 288, 306, 307, 384, 386,
    • 2 credits from: Music 387 and 388
    • 2 additional credits: large ensemble (see list of courses under ‘Required Core Courses’)
    • 1 credit: Music 495 (this course substitutes for Music 490 listed under ‘Required Core Courses’)
    • Other requirement: Applied study must include 4 upper level crs.
    • Electives: Sufficient to meet the minimum requirement of the emphasis.  Electives must be Music courses.

 

     2) Keyboard Option

  • Required Credits: 69 minimum
  • Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
    • Music: Music 145, 179 or 180, 182, 184, 275, 276, 277, 285, 286, 288, 306, 307, 384, 386
    • 2 credits from: Music 387 and 388
    • 2 credits from: Music 303, 304, 403, 404, 405, 476, 477
    • 2 additional credits: large ensemble (see list of courses under ‘Required Core Courses’)
    • 1 credit: Music 495 (this course substitutes for Music 490 listed under ‘Required Core Courses’)
    • Other requirement: Applied study must include 4 upper level crs.
    • Electives: Sufficient to meet the minimum requirement of the emphasis.  Electives must be Music courses.

 

     3) Instrumental Option

  • Required Credits: 69 minimum
  • Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
    • Music: Music 145, 179 or 180, 182, 184, 275, 276, 277, 285, 286, 288, 306, 307, 384, 386
    • 2 credits from: Music 387 and 388
    • 2 credits from: Music 303, 304, 403, 404, 405, 476, 477
    • 2 additional credits in student’s primary applied instrument from: 122, 124, 126, 128, 130, 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 142, 143, 144, 146, 161, 169, 179, 191, 322, 324, 326, 328, 330, 336, 337, 338, 339, 340, 342, 343, 344, 346, 361, 369, 379, 391.
    • 2 additional credits: large ensemble (see list of courses under ‘Required Core Courses’)
    • 1 credit: Music 495 (this course substitutes for Music 490 listed under ‘Required Core Courses’)
    • Other requirement: Applied study must include 4 upper level crs.
    • Electives: Sufficient to meet the minimum requirement of the emphasis.  Electives must be Music courses.

 

B. Choral Music Licensure Emphasis
Recommended for students who plan to teach choral music in public or private elementary or secondary schools.

     1. Voice Option

  • Required Credits: 70 minimum
  • Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
    • Music: Music 111 or 311, 145, 275, 276, 277, 285, 286, 288, 306, 307, 385, 388, 389, 485
    • 2 credits from: Music 303, 304, 403, 404, 405, 476, 477
    • 4 credits from: Music 181 and 381
    • 2 additional credits: large ensemble (see list of courses under ‘Required Core Courses’)
    • 1 credit: Music 495 (this course substitutes for Music 490 listed under ‘Required Core Courses’)
    • Other requirement: Applied study must include 4 upper level crs.
    • Electives: Sufficient to meet the minimum requirement of the emphasis.  Electives must be Music courses.

     2) Keyboard Option

  • Required Credits: 76 minimum
  • Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
    • Music: Music 111 or 311, 145, 275, 276, 277, 285, 286, 288, 306, 307, 385, 388, 389, 485
    • 2 credits from: Music 303, 304, 403, 404, 405, 476, 477
    • 4 credits from: Music 171 and 371
    • 4 credits from: Music 181 and 381
    • 2 additional credits: large ensemble (see list of courses under ‘Required Core Courses’)
    • 1 credit: Music 495 (this course substitutes for Music 490 listed under ‘Required Core Courses’)
    • Other requirement: Applied study must include 4 upper level crs.
    • Electives: Sufficient to meet the minimum requirement of the emphasis.  Electives must be Music courses.

 

C. Instrumental Emphasis 
Recommended for students who plan to teach instrumental music, such as bands or orchestras in the public or private elementary and secondary schools.

  • Required Credits: 71 minimum
  • Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
    • Music: Music 145, 182, 275, 276, 277, 285, 286, 288, 301, 306, 307, 387, 399
    • 2 credits from: Music 387 and 388
    • 2 credits from: Music 303, 304, 403, 404, 405, 476, 477
    • 4 additional credits in student’s primary applied instrument from: 122, 124, 126, 128, 130, 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 142, 143, 144, 146, 161, 169, 179, 191, 322, 324, 326, 328, 330, 336, 337, 338, 339, 340, 342, 343, 344, 346, 361, 369, 379, 391.
    • 3 credits from: Music 216, 263, 265 or 267
    • 2 additional credits: large ensemble (see list of courses under ‘Required Core Courses’)
    • 1 credit: Music 495 (this course substitutes for Music 490 listed under ‘Required Core Courses’)
    • Electives: Sufficient to meet the minimum requirement of the emphasis.  Electives must be Music courses.
 

The Minor(s)

 

1. Music (Non-Teaching) Minor

Recommended for students who wish to pursue a Music minor in a non-teaching area.

  • Required Credits: 24 minimum
  • Required Courses:
    • Music : Music 107, 108, 116, 173, 174
  • Other Requirements: Four semesters of one credit each in the student’s primary applied area. Six credits of Music elective courses and four credits of band, chorus or orchestra participation.
  • Electives: Additional courses beyond the Minimum Requirement may be taken from the Department’s offerings.

 

2. Music Industry Minor

Recommended for students with an interest in the music business and recording industries who wish to pursue a Music minor without a performance requirement.

  • Required Credit: 24 minimum
  • Required Courses:
    • Music: Music 102, 113, 114, 119, 120, 314
  • Other Requirements: Once course from the following:
      • Music: Music 215, 216, 218, 219, 221
  • Electives: Five credits selected from any music offerings, including ensembles.

 

Course Offerings

Music      9

0 (crs.)

Junior Recital

Required for students pursuing the Music major with an emphasis in Instrumental Performance, Piano Performance, or Vocal Performance. Prerequisite: Upper division status in applied music and consent of instructor. Co-requisite: Upper level applied study in major applied area. Pass/Fail course.

 

 

Music     16

0 (crs.)

Convocation

Weekly meeting required for all music majors.  Objectives are to develop an appreciation for and an awareness of the breadth of the field of music and to explore topics designed to enhance the core curriculum such as performance health and world music.  Activities include lectures, workshops, and performances. Pass/Fail Prerequisite: Majors only.

 

 

Music     18

1 – 2 (crs.)

Private Lessons – Special Topics

Topics-Beginning, intermediate and advanced lessons on wind instruments, string instruments (including guitar), keyboards, voice, and percussion. Lessons are designed to fit the needs, abilities and interests of the individual student. Offered on the basis of faculty availability.

 

 

Music     19

0 (crs.)

Senior Recital

Required for students pursuing the Music major or Music Education major. Prerequisite: Upper division status in applied music and consent of instructor. Co-requisite: Upper level applied study in major applied area. Pass/Fail course.

 

 

Music    100

0 – 1 (crs.)

Choir Laboratory

An auditioned chamber vocal ensemble that is intended to give students a practical understanding of and performance experience in one or more specific choral performance genres as determined by the instructor (e.g. vocal jazz, renaissance, medieval, music theater, popular and new music). Prerequisite: Qualifying Audition

 

 

Music    102

3 (crs.)

Theory of Music for the General Student (XC)

This course is designed to acquaint students with the basic materials which make up the art of musical sound. It is required for the Music Industry Minor, but should not be taken by those earning a Music Major, Music Education Major, or Music Minor.

 

 

Music    105

2 (crs.)

Piano Techniques

A beginning keyboard course for non-Music majors. A study of piano technique toward skill in playing five-finger patterns, scales, and triads in all major and minor keys, chord progressions in all major keys all toward learning how to play basic tunes on the piano.

 

 

Music    106

1 (crs.)

Music Theory Rudiments

A course for music majors and minors who begin the music program with limited background in music theory. This course covers music theory fundamentals and is intended to reinforce and facilitate the acquisition of skills and concepts presented in Music 107: Music Theory 1. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Co-requisite: Music 107

 

 

Music    107

3 (crs.)

Music Theory I

A course for the music major and minor that introduces rudiments, species counterpoint, and four-part writing.  Prerequisites:  Passing grade on theory placement test.  Majors and minors only. Co-requisite:  Music 173.

 

 

Music    108

3 (crs.)

Music Theory II

Part-writing and analysis of diatonic materials, inversions, seventh chords, techniques of prolongation, basic forms. Prerequisites: Music 107 and Music 173 each with a grade of C or better. Corequisite: Music 174

 

 

Music    110Q2

3 (crs.)

Music, Ethics and Community (XC)

This course explores the ethical issues related to listening, appreciating, sharing, practicing, teaching, and thinking about music. How music is connected to identity and community will be researched. In this course, music is the instrument that is used to evaluate ethical theories and core beliefs while addressing concerns as they relate to self, community, culture, equality, personal values, the public good, civic traditions, and personal expression.

 

 

Music    111

0 – 1 (crs.)

University Opera Theatre

A study of opera materials and methods of production, culminating in an actual production of scenes or an opera each term. Open to all University students.  Prerequisite: Qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    112

0 – 1 (crs.)

Titan Men’s Choir

A vocal ensemble for performance of male choral literature. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    113

2 (crs.)

Audio I: Introduction to Audio Production

An introduction to the music industry, the fundamentals of sound, the professional recording studio, and audio engineering. Emphasized topics include music industry careers, understanding of hearing, sound and acoustics, microphone design and placement, audio processing, basic mixing techniques, and signal flow. Prerequisite: Music Major with Music Industry Emphasis or Music Industry Minor, or instructor consent.

 

 

Music    114

2 (crs.)

Audio II: Advanced Audio Mixing and Production Techniques

A hands-on course in recording studio procedures that includes experiences in recording, overdubbing, and mixdown operations. Prerequisite: Music 113 or consent of instructor.

 

 

Music    116

2 (crs.)

Introduction to Global Musics

Students learn terminology for elements of musical sound, practice close listening strategies, gain knowledge of diverse musical styles and genres, consider culturally specific definitions and meanings of global musical practices. Prerequisite:  Music 107.

 

 

Music    119

3 (crs.)

Career Skills for the Music and Arts Industries

Students will develop necessary career skills for the music and arts industries that include resume and biography writing, interviewing, networking, and building a media/web presence. Throughout the course students will develop their brand identity and will practice applying and interviewing for employment in the music and arts industries. Prerequisite: No prerequisite, preference given to music major or minor, or Music-Industry minor.

 

 

Music    120

3 (crs.)

Introduction to Music Business in Arts Administration

Students will explore the many aspects of creating and managing an arts organization. Topics include: business models, management, operations, marketing, development, finance, and entrepreneurialism. This course provides students with an introduction to the field and the administrative roles within the music and arts industries. Prerequisite: Music 119 or instructor consent.

 

 

Music    121

0 – 1 (crs.)

University Wind Ensemble

The ensemble gives a minimum of one concert performance each term.  Open to all University students.  Prerequisite:  Qualifying audition. Students cannot earn credit in both an honors course and a non-honors course of the same title.

 

 

Music    122

1 – 4 (crs.)

Horn

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

 

 

Music    123

0 – 1 (crs.)

Symphonic/Concert Band

The ensemble gives a minimum of one concert performance each term. Open to all University students.  Prerequisite: Qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    124

1 – 4 (crs.)

Trumpet

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

 

 

Music    126

1 – 4 (crs.)

Trombone

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

 

 

Music    127

0 – 1 (crs.)

Jazz Lab Band

The ensemble gives a minimum of one concert performance each term. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    128

1 – 4 (crs.)

Euphonium

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

 

 

Music    129

0 – 1 (crs.)

Percussion Ensemble

The ensemble gives a minimum of one concert performance each term.  Open to all University students.  Prerequisite:  Qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    130

1 – 4 (crs.)

Tuba

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

 

 

Music    131

0 – 1 (crs.)

University Choir

The ensemble gives a minimum of one concert performance each term.  Open to all University students.  Prerequisite:  Qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    133

0 – 1 (crs.)

Chamber Choir

An ensemble for performance of chamber choral literature. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    136

1 – 4 (crs.)

Violin

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

 

 

Music    137

1 – 4 (crs.)

Viola

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

 

 

Music    138

1 – 4 (crs.)

Violoncello

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

 

 

Music    139

1 – 4 (crs.)

Double Bass

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

 

 

Music    140

1 – 4 (crs.)

Flute

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

 

 

Music    141

0 – 1 (crs.)

University Symphony

The ensemble gives a minimum of one concert performance each term.  Open to all University students. Prerequisite:  Qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    142

1 – 4 (crs.)

Oboe

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

 

 

Music    143

1 – 4 (crs.)

Bassoon

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

 

 

Music    144

1 – 4 (crs.)

Clarinet

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

 

 

Music    145

2 (crs.)

Intro Music Ed

An introductory course in Music Education for the following purposes: To introduce students coming into the music education program to some of the major facets of music education. To assist prospective music education teachers in career choices. To acquaint prospective music educators with the multi-faceted role of the arts in the school setting with implications for society at large.

 

 

Music    146

1 – 4 (crs.)

Saxophone

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

 

 

Music    147

1 (crs.)

Class Piano I

Designed for music majors with limited or no keyboard background and will include exercises in reading, transposition, harmonization, playing by ear and improvisation, as well as keyboard theory, technique, ensemble, and solo repertoire. Prerequisite: Placement by audition. Majors and minors only. Special course fees may apply.

 

 

Music    148

1 (crs.)

Class Piano II

Builds upon the keyboard skills acquired in Music 147, continuing to develop comfort, fluency, and functionality at the keyboard through intense exercises in reading, transposition, harmonization, playing by ear and improvisation, as well as keyboard theory, technique, ensemble, accompaniment and solo repertoire. Prerequisite: Music 147 or placement by audition. Majors and minors only. Special course fees may apply.

 

 

Music    149

1 (crs.)

Functional Keyboard Skills for Pianists I

A functional keyboard skills course for music majors with piano as their primary applied instrument which focuses on the development of sight-reading, transposition, harmonization, score reading, keyboard harmony, playing by ear, improvisation and jazz chording. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

 

 

Music    150

1 (crs.)

Functional Keyboard Skills for Pianists II

A functional keyboard skills course for music majors with piano as their primary applied instrument which builds upon the skills acquired in Music 149 with the addition of the introduction to organ and harpsichord. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

 

 

Music    151

0 – 1 (crs.)

University Women’s Chorus

The ensemble gives a minimum of one concert performance each term. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    157

2 (crs.)

Introduction to Music Composition

A study of the basic rudiments of music composition through the assignment of vocal and instrumental projects taught in a classroom environment. Prerequisites: Music 107 or consent of instructor.

 

 

Music    161

1 – 2 (crs.)

Organ

Private lessons for the music major or minor. Covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

 

 

Music    169

1 – 2 (crs.)

Harp

Private lessons for the music major or minor. Covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

 

 

Music    170

1 – 4 (crs.)

Secondary Piano

A course to be used as an elective in the Bachelor of Music Education major depending on particular student needs. Prerequisite: Music 276 or consent of instructor.

 

 

Music    171

1 – 4 (crs.)

Piano

Private lessons for the music major or minor. Covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

 

 

Music    173

1 (crs.)

Aural Skills I

A course for music majors and minors combining sight singing and ear training covering materials and reinforcing concepts drawn from Music 107.  Co-requisite:  Music 107.

 

 

Music    174

1 (crs.)

Aural Skills II

A course for music majors and minors combining sight singing and ear training covering materials and reinforcing concepts drawn from Music 108.   Prerequisites:  Music 107 and 173 each with a grade of C or better. Corequisite: Music 108.

 

 

Music    179

1 – 4 (crs.)

Guitar

Private lessons for the music major or minor. Covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with the permission of the department chair and instructor.

 

 

Music    180

1 (crs.)

Guitar Class

A basic course in beginning guitar techniques. Prerequisite: Majors and minors only. Others with department consent. Non-majors and non-minors are required to pay a special fee.

 

 

Music    181

1 – 4 (crs.)

Voice

Private lessons for music majors and minors.  Prerequisite: Music 183 and qualifying audition.  Non-majors and minors are required to pay a special fee.

 

 

Music    182

1 (crs.)

Voice Class I

A beginning course for the non-voice emphasis music major and the non-music major. This class is taught in a group setting and includes instruction in such basic vocal performance areas as: vocalization, rounds, two part songs, and beginning solo literature.

 

 

Music    183

1 (crs.)

Voice Diction I

A beginning diction course for the music major or minor whose primary instrument is voice. This class is taught in a group setting and includes the study of IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) for Singers and an introduction to singing diction in English and Italian. Co-Requisite: Music 181.

 

 

Music    184

1 (crs.)

Voice Class II

Same as Music 182 at a more advanced level of proficiency. This course is for the non-voice music major and the non-music major. Prerequisite: Grade of C or higher in Music 182.

 

 

Music    185

1 (crs.)

Voice Diction II

A beginning course for the music major or minor whose primary instrument is voice.  Class instruction includes an introduction to singing diction in German and French languages. Co-requisite: Music 181. Prerequisite: Music 183.

 

 

Music    191

1 – 4 (crs.)

Percussion Instruments

Private lessons for music majors or minors covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

 

 

Music    202

3 (crs.)

Introduction to World Music

An exploration of World Music through reading, writing, and listening. Students will explore the wide variety of music produced in the Western and Non-Western world and how this music is changing over time due to cultural exchange. Students will learn how to listen to music of different cultures critically and will learn terminology and nomenclature related to music in general and music of other cultures specifically.

 

 

Music    204

3 (crs.)

Music Theory III

Emphasis on chromatic materials, including modulation, tonicization, modal mixture, altered pre-dominant harmonies. Prerequisite: Music 108 and Music 174 each with a grade of C or better. Corequisite: Music 273.

 

 

Music    205

3 (crs.)

Survey of Music History I

Music in every genre from antiquity to the Classical Era. Prerequisite: Music 116 with a grade of C or better.

 

 

Music    206

3 (crs.)

Music Theory IV

Advanced Chromatic materials, enharmonic respelling, post-tonal and serial theory and analysis. Prerequisites: Music 204 with a grade of C or better and 273 with a grade of C or better.

 

 

Music    207

3 (crs.)

Survey Music History II

Music in every genre from the Classical Era to the present day. Prerequisite: Music 205 with a grade of C or better.

 

 

Music    208

0 – 1 (crs.)

Chamber Music

A course for music majors and minors in performance of various types of small ensemble music. Open to all University students.  Prerequisite:  Qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    214

2 (crs.)

Audio III: Recording Studio Procedures

A hands-on course in procedures in the recording studio, with experiences in recording, overdubbing and mixdown operations.  Open only to Recording Technology majors.  Prerequisite: Music 114. Special course fees may apply.

 

 

Music    215

3 (crs.)

African-American Popular Music: Rock and Roll (ES)(XC)

This course will study African-American popular music as it develops into the music commonly known as rock and roll. The study begins with the remnants of African musical traits that survived slavery and traces them through blues, ragtime, jazz to jump blues and rhythm and blues. From that point in the late 1940s, the course will catalog the development of the various sub-styles: doo-wop, rockabilly, rhythm and blues crossover, girls’ groups, Motown, Memphis, surf, British invasion, funk, jazz-rock, art-rock, disco, metal, new wave, and punk. The discussion will focus on the musical traits of each, the relationship to African-American popular music, and the societal effects on the music as well as the music’s effect on society.

 

 

Music    216

3 (crs.)

The Evolution of Jazz (XC)

This course will study jazz music by tracing its lineage from its roots in slavery, work songs, and civil-war-era spirituals to its evolution into what many regard as America’s greatest art form. All eras of jazz will be discussed, including blues, Dixieland jazz, big band swing, bebop, hard bop, free jazz, fusion, smooth jazz, and modern jazz. Students will be carefully studying recordings throughout the semester and will develop an ability to place the various styles of the jazz music into their important historical and cultural contexts, noting the societal effects on the music as well as the music’s effect on the American society. The course is open to all university students.

 

 

Music    218

3 (crs.)

Survey of American Music (ES) (XC)

America’s musical heritage is almost four hundred years old. Like the country itself, America’s musical history is a story that may be told from many perspectives. The American musical tradition includes a multitude of styles: religious, secular, classical, popular, folk, patriotic, jazz, rock, etc. The aim of this course is to acquaint the student, via a general survey of this rich tradition, with an understanding of America’s musical past and present. In pursuit of this goal, the many American musical traditions included in this survey will be viewed in their historical, geographical, cultural, sociological, economic, technological, or religious contexts. Secondary goals of this course are to increase the student’s musical awareness and listening skills, to develop and expand the student’s understanding of the elements of music, and to develop a working musical vocabulary. Open to all university students.

 

 

Music    219

3 (crs.)

Music and Culture: Optional Content (XC)

A study of the music of various historical and/or contemporary cultures. Topics may include music of western and/or non-western cultures, specific composers, genres, cultural topics, or historical eras in western music. This course may be offered with different content. Open to all University students.

 

 

Music    221

3 (crs.)

Honors: Music and Culture (XC)

Presents a series of listening and viewing experiences that explore the elements of music and the history and evolution of musical styles. Musical diversity will be emphasized and current musical topics will be explored in depth through discussion and written essays.  Prerequisites: Enrolled in good standing with the UW Oshkosh Honors Program; prior or concurrent enrollment in HNRS 175.

 

 

Music    233

1 (crs.)

Music Theatre

Participation in the musical aspects of the performance. This may take the form of either stage or pit participation.

 

 

Music    234

1 – 1.5 (crs.)

Music Theatre Participation

Participation in the musical aspects of the performance. This may take the form of either stage or pit participation.

 

 

Music    235

2 (crs.)

Entrepreneurship for Musicians

Understand the competitive job market after graduation and cultivate ways to creatively design a career. Areas of study include: creating a uniform brand identity for application materials, adapting skills to fit job postings, finding opportunities to continue growth after school, managing finances, and generating income by creatively using your skills.

 

 

Music    243

3 (crs.)

Women in the Arts: Encounters (XC)

Women in the Arts: Encounters is a team-taught interdisciplinary course which provides an overview of the significant contributions of women in the arts, while offering a critical look at individual achievements and at societal attitudes and limitations which have impacted the nature and direction of women’s artistic output. Students will gain hands-on experience through guided studio work in music, visual art and theater and the combination of these are forms via collaborative projects. Art243/Women’s and Gender Studies 243/Music 243/Theatre 243. Students may receive credit for only one of the cross-listed courses.

 

 

Music    247

1 – 2 (crs.)

Composition

Individual study of the basic rudiments of music composition through the assignment of vocal and instrumental projects. Prerequisite: Music 157 or consent of instructor.

 

 

Music    248

1 – 2 (crs.)

Composition II

Individual study of the art of music composition. Assigned projects for instrumental and vocal solos or small ensembles. Introduction to the use of computer technology in the field of music composition. Prerequisite: Music 247 or consent of instructor.

 

 

Music    259

1 (crs.)

Applied Voice Secondary

Individual voice lessons for students whose primary applied instrument is not voice. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: Instructor Consent.

 

 

Music    261

1 (crs.)

Applied Percussion Secondary

A course to be used as a requirement or an elective in the Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Music Instrumental majors, depending on particular student needs. Prerequisite: Majors only.

 

 

Music    263

1 (crs.)

Applied Woodwind Secondary

A course to be used as a requirement or an elective in the Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Music Instrumental majors, depending on particular student needs. Prerequisite: Majors only.

 

 

Music    265

1 (crs.)

Applied Brass Secondary

A course to be used as a requirement or an elective in the Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Music Instrumental majors, depending on particular student needs. Prerequisite: Majors only.

 

 

Music    267

1 (crs.)

Applied String Secondary

A course to be used as a requirement or an elective in the Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Music Instrumental majors, depending on particular student needs. Prerequisite: Majors only.

 

 

Music    273

1 (crs.)

Aural Skills III

Sight-singing and ear training covering materials and reinforcing concepts drawn from Music 204.  Prerequisites: Music 108 and 174 each with a grade of C or better. Corequisites: Music 204

 

 

Music    274

1 (crs.)

Aural Skills IV

Sight-singing and ear training covering materials and reinforcing concepts drawn from Music 206.  Prerequisites:  Music 204 and 273 each with a grade of C or better. Co-requisites: Music 206

 

 

Music    275

1 (crs.)

Piano Skills for Music Educators I

First of two courses specifically designed to provide music education music majors with the functional keyboard skills necessary for effective utilization of the piano as a teaching tool in the classroom. Emphasis will be on the development of comfort and fluency at the piano in the form of exercises in harmonization, transposition, the establishment of a repertory of traditional songs, score reading, accompaniments, sight-reading, technical exercises and intermediate-level solo repertoire. Prerequisite: Music 148 or placement by audition. Music Education majors only. Special course fees may apply.

 

 

Music    276

1 (crs.)

Piano Skills for Music Educators II

Continues to develop comfort and fluency at the piano in the form of exercises in harmonization, transposition, the establishment of a repertory of traditional songs, score reading, accompaniments, sight-reading, technical exercises and intermediate-level solo repertoire. Prerequisite: Music 275 or placement by audition. Music Education majors only. Special course fees may apply.

 

 

Music    277

1 (crs.)

String Instrument Techniques

A practical study of string instruments for music majors including methods of teaching strings in class and private lessons. Special course fees may apply.

 

 

Music    285

1 (crs.)

Woodwind Techniques

A practical study of woodwind instruments for music majors including methods of teaching woodwind in class or private lessons. Special course fees may apply.

 

 

Music    286

1 (crs.)

Brass Techniques

A practical study of brass instruments for music majors including methods of teaching brass in class or private lessons. Special course fees may apply.

 

 

Music    288

1 (crs.)

Percussion Techniques

A practical study of percussion instruments for music majors including methods of teaching percussion in class or private lessons. Special course fees may apply.

 

 

Music    290

1 (crs.)

Ear Training for Audio Engineers

Enhance aural skills for audio engineers by developing an understanding of sound from an audio engineering perspective. Areas of focus include understanding frequency, dynamic level changes, acoustic properties of physical space, and effects processing. Prerequisites: Music 114 or instructor consent.

 

 

Music    294

1 – 3 (crs.)

Selected Topics in Music

Single course offerings not listed in the catalog, reflecting individual campus interests.

 

 

Music    299

1 – 3 (crs.)

Intermediate Independent Study

Supervised undergraduate reading and research. See Independent Study under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements.

 

 

Music    300

2 (crs.)

MIDI Studio Techniques

An overview of all aspects of the MIDI production studio: MIDI language and functions, instruments, sequencing, score production, editing, synchronizing, and printing through hands-on experience. Prerequisite:  Recording Major, Business/Recording Major, or consent of instructor.

 

 

Music    301

2 (crs.)

Instrumental Music Methods

A methods course required for music education majors seeking instrumental licensure, to examine the development, administration, curricula, and appropriate educational literature for instrumental music programs in the primary and secondary schools. Field projects are required. Prerequisites: Music 387, Music Education major and Admission to Professional Education Program, or consent. To be taken prior to or concurrent with the clinical field experience.

 

 

Music    303

2 (crs.)

History and Literature of the Art Song

Elective course for all vocal majors, but open to all majors in music. Required for Bachelor of Music Voice Performance majors. Prerequisite: Music 205 and 207. 303/503.

 

 

Music    304

2 (crs.)

History and Literature of Opera

Elective course for all vocal majors, but open to all majors in music. Required for Bachelor of Music Voice Performance majors. Prerequisite: Music 205 and 207. 304/504.

 

 

Music    305

2 (crs.)

Audio IV: Group Studio Recording Sessions

A studio-based laboratory course designed to give students supervised recording studio experience. All aspects of production will be combined into a usable methodology for the student engineer. Upon successful completion of this course the student will be prepared for advanced-level independent work in the studio. Special course fees may apply. Prerequisite: Music 214.

 

 

Music    306

1 – 2 (crs.)

Form and Analysis

A study of the forms and analysis of the materials as found in music of the Traditional and Modern periods of music. Prerequisite: Music 206 with a grade of C.

 

 

Music    307

2 (crs.)

Instrumentation

A study of range, facility, and timbral quality of the instruments of the modern symphony orchestra and how they function in various combinations both within and beyond traditional orchestral settings. Prerequisite: Music 206 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor.

 

 

Music    308

0 – 1 (crs.)

Chamber Music

A course for music majors and minors in performance of various types of small ensemble music. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition and junior standing.

 

 

Music    310

3 (crs.)

Marketing the Arts

Students study marketing in the context of the arts. Areas of study include: strategic marketing plan development, brand identity, value through pricing, websites, social media, blogging, search engine optimization, direct mail campaigns, ticket utilization and subscription packages. There is no prerequisite, but preference may be given to music major, music minor, or music-industry minor.

 

 

Music    311

0 – 1 (crs.)

University Opera Theatre

A study of opera materials and methods of production, culminating in an actual production of scenes or an opera each term. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition and junior standing.

 

 

Music    312

0 – 1 (crs.)

Titan Men’s Choir

A vocal ensemble for performance of male choral literature. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition and junior standing.

 

 

Music    313

1 – 3 (crs.)

Topics in Music

Special topics in music to be researched and prepared in written reports or presented in performance. Prerequisite:  Consent of instructor.

 

 

Music    314

3 (crs.)

Music Industry Operations

A study of the internal workings of the music industry. Topics include the current and future climate of the industry, contracts, budgeting, copyright, producing, publishing, marketing, performing rights organizations, retail, and industry networking.

 

 

Music    319

3 (crs.)

Music Methods for Elementary Classroom Teachers

An interdisciplinary music methods course for Elementary Education majors. Prerequisite: Admission to COEHS.

 

 

Music    320

2 (crs.)

Beginning and Elementary Piano Pedagogy

An introduction to foundational concepts of piano instruction for the beginning and elementary level piano student. 2 cr. Co-requisite: Music 371 or consent of instructor.

 

 

Music    321

0 – 1 (crs.)

University Wind Ensemble

The ensemble gives a minimum of one concert performance each term.  Open to all University students.   Prerequisite: Qualifying audition and junior standing.

 

 

Music    322

1 – 4 (crs.)

Horn

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 122 and qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    323

0 – 1 (crs.)

Symphonic/Concert Band

The ensemble gives a minimum of one concert performance each term. Open to all University students.  Prerequisite: Qualifying audition and junior standing.

 

 

Music    324

1 – 4 (crs.)

Trumpet

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 124 and qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    325

2 (crs.)

Intermediate and Advanced Piano Pedagogy

An introduction to foundational concepts of piano instruction for the intermediate and advanced level piano student. 2 cr. Prerequisite: Music 320 or consent of instructor.

 

 

Music    326

1 – 4 (crs.)

Trombone

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 126 and qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    327

0 – 1 (crs.)

Jazz Ensemble

The ensemble gives a minimum of one concert performance each term.  Open to all University students.  Prerequisite: Qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    328

1 – 4 (crs.)

Euphonium

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 128 and qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    329

0 – 1 (crs.)

Percussion Ensemble

The ensemble gives a minimum of one concert performance each term.  Open to all University students.  Prerequisite:  Qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    330

1 – 4 (crs.)

Tuba

Private lessons for the music major or minor. Covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 130 and qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    331

0 – 1 (crs.)

University Choir

The ensemble gives a minimum of one concert performance each term.  Open to all University students.  Prerequisite: Qualifying audition and junior standing.

 

 

Music    333

0 – 1 (crs.)

Chamber Choir

An ensemble for performance of chamber choral literature. Open to all University students.  Prerequisite: Qualifying audition and junior standing.

 

 

Music    335

2 (crs.)

Advanced Entrepreneurship for Musicians

This course will focus on innovation as the basis for entrepreneurship. Areas of study include: protecting intellectual property, generating capital for entrepreneurial endeavors, creating an audience for ideas, running a small business, franchising a business, and using the internet to reach an audience. Students will apply the process of entrepreneurships they study it. Prerequisite: Music 235.

 

 

Music    336

1 – 4 (crs.)

Violin

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 136 and qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    337

1 – 4 (crs.)

Viola

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 137 and qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    338

1 – 4 (crs.)

Violoncello

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 138 and qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    339

1 – 4 (crs.)

Double Bass

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 139 and qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    340

1 – 4 (crs.)

Flute

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 140 and qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    341

0 – 1 (crs.)

University Symphony

The group gives a minimum of one concert performance each term. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition and junior standing.

 

 

Music    342

1 – 4 (crs.)

Oboe

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 142 and qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    343

1 – 4 (crs.)

Bassoon

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 143 and qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    344

1 – 4 (crs.)

Clarinet

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 144 and qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    345

3 (crs.)

Jazz Theory and Improvisation

A course for music majors in the materials of jazz music. Prerequisite: Music 204 and Music 273. 345/545

 

 

Music    346

1 – 4 (crs.)

Saxophone

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 146 and qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    347

1 – 2 (crs.)

Composition

Individual study of the art of music composition. Assigned projects for chamber instrumental and vocal ensembles. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 247 and consent of instructor.

 

 

Music    348

1 – 2 (crs.)

Composition IV

Individual study of the art of music composition. Assigned projects for chamber instrumental and vocal ensembles. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 347 and consent of instructor.

 

 

Music    349

0 – 1 (crs.)

Early Music Ensemble

A small ensemble of Medieval and Renaissance instruments and voices performing music of these periods. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    350

3 (crs.)

Arts Administration

This course covers structures of arts organizations, differences between for-profit businesses and nonprofit arts organizations, obtaining tax-exempt status, creating a fulfilling vision statement and mission statement; strategic planning to retain artist integrity, fundraising; arts education programming, human resource considerations, and decreasing the divide between management and artist. Students will learn how arts organizations operate while applying their new knowledge through in-class activities.

 

 

Music    351

0 – 1 (crs.)

University Women’s Chorus

The group gives a minimum of one concert performance each term. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition and junior standing.

 

 

Music    355

1 (crs.)

Practicum in Music Business I

Practical learning experiences in the music industry with on-the-job observation and participation.

 

 

Music    356

1 (crs.)

Practicum in Music Business II

Same as Music 355, but in a different setting in a more varied experience. Prerequisite: Music 355 or consent of instructor.

 

 

Music    357

1 (crs.)

Practicum in Recording Technology I

An in-depth laboratory experience with techniques and equipment discussed in previous recording technology courses.  Practical application of skills acquired in micing, tracking, overdubbing, mixing, use of signal processing equipment, analog and digital recording practices, editing, mastering, synchronization, and video post production.  This course is essentially topic driven, with each class meetings demonstrating an aspect of the recording process.  Prerequisite: Music 305 (can be repeated twice for additional credit). Special course fees may apply.

 

 

Music    358

1 (crs.)

Practicum in Recording Technology II

A continuation of Music 357 laboratory experience.  Advanced topics in micing, tracking, overdubbing, mixing, use of signal processing equipment, analog and digital recording practices, editing, mastering, synchronization, and video post production.  This is essentially topic driven with each class meeting time used to focus on an aspect of the recording process.  Prerequisite: Music 305 (can be repeated twice for additional credit). Special course fees may apply.

 

 

Music    359

2 (crs.)

Audio for Video Techniques

A comprehensive study of audio production for film and video. All aspects of the audio process will be covered; On-set sound, time code and synchronization, working with a digital audio workstation, Foley techniques, dialogue replacement, working with MIDI, noise control/removal, mixing, and use of effects. Cross-listed: Music 359/RTF 359 Students may receive credit for only one of the two cross-listed courses. Prerequisites: RTF students: Cumulative 2.5 GPA and RTF 120 & 260;  Music students: Music 305. Special course fees may apply.

 

 

Music    360

1 (crs.)

Live Sound Production

This course covers a broad range of live music and sound reinforcement scenarios building upon audio production fundamentals. Topics of focus include live mixing, speakers and amplifiers, wireless systems, and room acoustics, as well as the fundamentals of working as an audio/visual technician. Prerequisite: Music 290.

 

 

Music    361

1 – 2 (crs.)

Organ

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 161 and qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    362

1 – 4 (crs.)

Applied String Secondary

A course to be used as a requirement or an elective in the Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Music Instrumental majors, depending on particular student needs. Prerequisite: Majors only.

 

 

Music    363

1 – 4 (crs.)

Applied Woodwind Secondary

A course to be used as a requirement or an elective in the Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Music Instrumental majors, depending on particular student needs. Prerequisite: Majors only.

 

 

Music    365

1 – 4 (crs.)

Applied Brass Secondary

A course to be used as a requirement or an elective in the Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Music Instrumental majors, depending on particular student needs. Prerequisite: Majors only.

 

 

Music    369

1 – 2 (crs.)

Harp

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 169 and qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    371

1 – 4 (crs.)

Piano

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 171 and qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    379

1 – 4 (crs.)

Guitar

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 179 and qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    381

1 – 4 (crs.)

Voice

Private lessons for music majors and minors. Prerequisite: Music 181, qualifying audition and junior standing.  Non-majors and minors are required to pay a special fee.

 

 

Music    384

3 (crs.)

Early Childhood and Elementary General Music Methods

A methods course required for music education majors seeking general music licensure, to examine learner characteristics, curricula, and methodologies appropriate for early childhood through upper elementary grades. Field projects are required. Prerequisites: Music Education major and Admission to Professional Education Program, or instructor consent. To be taken prior to or concurrent with the clinical field experience.

 

 

Music    385

2 (crs.)

Choral Music Methods

A methods course required for music education majors seeking choral licensure, to examine development, administration, curricula, education choral literature, rehearsal planning, and choral arranging for school choral music programs. Field projects are required. Prerequisites: Music Education major and Admission to Professional Education Program, or consent. To be taken prior to or concurrent with the clinical field experience.

 

 

Music    386

2 (crs.)

Secondary General and Non-Traditional Music Methods

A methods course required for music education majors seeking general music licensure, to examine learner characteristics, curricula, and methodologies appropriate for middle and high school level students, including classroom, exploratory, and advanced music courses as well as non-traditional music experiences. Field projects are required. Prerequisites: Music Education major and Admission to Professional Education Program, or instructor consent. To be taken prior to or concurrent with the clinical field experience.

 

 

Music    387

2 (crs.)

Instrumental Conducting

Fundamental conducting techniques, including transposition and score reading, as well as experience in conducting an instrumental ensemble.  Prerequisite: Music major or minor and junior standing.

 

 

Music    388

2 (crs.)

Choral Conducting

Fundamental knowledge and skills of choral conducting, including score preparation and conducting of live performance in class. Prerequisite: Music major or minor and junior standing.

 

 

Music    389

2 (crs.)

Choral Techniques

Further study of choral conducting techniques including score study, rehearsal techniques, and special areas such as: tone quality, intonation, blend, style, articulation, and phrasing. Prerequisite: Music 387 or 388.

 

 

Music    391

1 – 4 (crs.)

Percussion Instruments

Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair. Prerequisite: Music 191 and qualifying audition.

 

 

Music    399

2 (crs.)

Instrumental Ensemble Lab

Further study of instrumental conducting techniques. Small ensembles are utilized to develop such areas of score study, tone, blend, articulation, style, phrasing, and balance. Prerequisite: Music 387.

 

 

Music    400

2 (crs.)

Topics in Music Theory: (Optional Content)

Selected topics in music theory and analysis of western art music.  Prerequisites:  Music 206.

 

 

Music    403

2 (crs.)

History and Literature of Instrumental Chamber Music

A survey of instrumental chamber music from Joseph Haydn to George Crumb. Open only to music majors and minors. Prerequisite: Music 205 and 207. 403/603

 

 

Music    404

2 (crs.)

History and Literature of Symphonic Music

A survey of the symphony from the pre-Classical era to the present day.  Open only to music majors and minors. Prerequisite: Music 205 and 207. 404/604

 

 

Music    405

2 – 6 (crs.)

Topics in Music History

Studies in selected topics in style, genre, aesthetics, and cultural contexts from the history of Western music.  Prerequisite: Music 207 with a grade of C or better.

 

 

Music    409

2 (crs.)

Practical Scoring for Band

A study of methods in arranging music for the concert band. Prerequisite: Music 206. 409/609

 

 

Music    410

2 (crs.)

Electronic Music

The basic principles and techniques of electronic music along with their applications through creative experiences in the Electronic Music Studio. Prerequisite: Music 206. Special course fees may apply. 410/610

 

 

Music    414

1 (crs.)

Electronic Care and Repair

A course in the basic maintenance and repair of the recording equipment through practical “hands-on” experience. Students will complete electronic calibration of recording gear, complete basic soldering and wiring of studio interconnections, and develop an understanding of routine studio maintenance. Prerequisite: Music 305.

 

 

Music    415

1 (crs.)

Instrument Care and Repair

Care and repair of 1) string instruments, 2) wind instruments, 3) piano.  Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. May be repeated for additional credit.  415/615

 

 

Music    416

2 (crs.)

Current Trends in Music Education

Presents the Orff and Dalcroze approaches to music education. Deals with types of creativity appropriate for teaching music to children. This includes the Kodaly method. Prerequisite: Music Education major with Junior standing. 416/616

 

 

Music    417

2 (crs.)

Techniques for Jazz Arrangers

A course in arranging music for Jazz ensembles. Prerequisite: Music 307. 417/617

 

 

Music    418

2 (crs.)

Jazz Pedagogy and Conducting Lab

Fundamental knowledge and skills of Jazz ensemble conducting, including score preparation and rehearsal techniques. Prerequisite: Music 345. 418/618

 

 

Music    444

2 (crs.)

Internship in Music Industry

The culminating experience for the Music Industry emphasis in which students apply their acquired knowledge and skills in a workplace setting under the guidance of a music industry professional. Prerequisite: Upper level course in student’s primary applied area and consent of instructor

Prerequisite: Upper division status in applied music and consent of instructor.

 

 

Music    445

4 (crs.)

Internship in Recording Technology

An onsite study at a professional audio recording facility. Designed as the culmination of the studies in Recording Technology, this course places the student in the workplace to experience firsthand the techniques and skills utilized in the audio recording profession. Prerequisites: Completion of all required courses in degree program.

 

 

Music    446

1 – 3 (crs.)

Independent Study

See Independent Study under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements.

 

 

Music    447

1 – 2 (crs.)

Composition V

Advanced study of the art of music composition. Assigned projects in larger forms for vocal and instrumental ensembles. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

 

 

Music    448

1 – 2 (crs.)

Composition VI

Advanced study of the art of music composition. Assigned projects in larger forms for vocal and instrumental ensembles. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

 

 

Music    474

1 – 6 (crs.)

Honors Thesis

Honors thesis projects include any advanced independent endeavor in the student’s major field of study e.g., a written thesis, scientific experiment or research project, or creative arts exhibit or production. Proposals (attached to Independent Study contract) must show clear promise of honors level work and be approved by a faculty sponsor. Course title for transcript will be Honors Thesis. Completed projects will be announced and presented to interested students and faculty. Prerequisite: The Honors College and junior standing.  Maximum of 6 units (crs.).

 

 

Music    476

2 (crs.)

Piano Literature

A survey of piano literature required of all Bachelor of Music Piano majors, and an elective for all music majors.  Prerequisite: Music 205 and 207.

 

 

Music    477

2 (crs.)

Piano Literature

A survey of piano literature required of all Bachelor of Music Piano majors, and an elective for all music majors.  Prerequisite: Music 205 and 207.

 

 

Music    478

2 (crs.)

Group and Adult Piano Pedagogy

An introduction to foundational concepts in teaching group piano lessons and appraoches to teaching adult students. Co-requisite: Music 371 or instructor consent.

 

 

Music    479

2 (crs.)

Piano Pedagogy II

Teaching skills applied to more advanced students in keyboards. Prerequisite: Music 478.

 

 

Music    485

2 (crs.)

Vocal Pedagogy

Basic principles of vocal pedagogy for the voice emphasis student. Course includes a study of historical and contemporary concepts of vocal instruction; study of anatomy, structure, and terminology of the vocal instrument; vocal health; and practical application of methodology within the context of private and classroom vocal instruction. Required for Bachelor of Music-Vocal Performance majors and Bachelor of Music Education-Choral Majors. Prerequisite: Music 381 or consent of instructor

 

 

Music    490

1 (crs.)

Capstone Course for B.A./B.S. Music

Curriculum for the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in music culminates in a substantial one-credit capstone project to be completed in the student’s final year on campus. The project may be a recital, lecture-recital, research paper, written analysis of a musical work, or other substantial project approved by the instructor. Prerequisite: upper level course in student’s primary applied area and consent of department chairperson. Co-requisite: upper level course in student’s primary applied area or consent of instructor.

 

 

Music    493

1 (crs.)

Senior Recital Capstone

This course represents a culminating performance experience for music majors. It consists of a substantial public recital on the student’s primary instrument given during the final semester of applied study. Prerequisite: upper level course in student’s primary applied area and consent of department chairperson. Co-requisite: upper level course in student’s primary applied area.

 

 

Music    494

1 (crs.)

Music Composition Capstone

Curriculum for the Bachelor of Music with a Music Composition Emphasis culminates in a substantial capstone project to be completed in the student’s final year on campus. The project may be a composition recital or a substantial music composition project approved by the instructor. Prerequisite: Music 347 and consent of department chairperson. Co-requisite: Music 347

 

 

Music    495

1 (crs.)

Music Education Capstone

This course represents the final capstone music project for Music Education majors. It may consist of a public recital on the student’s primary applied instrument given during the final semester of applied study or a substantial project related to the teaching, learning, and/or performance of music. The instructor must approve all projects. Prerequisites: Music Education major, admission to PEP, upper level course in student’s primary applied area, and consent of department chairperson. Co-requisite: upper level course in student’s primary applied area or consent of instructor.