MUSC Music

MUSC   1100   Music Appreciation

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduction to the development of listening skills, the fundamental elements of music, a historical survey of major periods and styles in Western music, and music in selected non-Western cultures.

MUSC   1311   Introduction to Composition

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduction to the development of listening skills, the fundamental elements of music, a historical survey of major periods and styles in Western music, and music in selected non-Western cultures.

MUSC   1315   Guitar Class Non-Major

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

Basic elements of guitar performance for non-music majors.

MUSC   1316   Voice Class Non-Major

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

Basic elements of vocal performance for non-music majors.

MUSC   1331   Music Theory I

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Development of a command of the fundamental elements in music notation and structure, paralleling the work in MUSC   1513. Emphasizes notation, scales, tonality, intervals, harmony, cadences, nonharmonic tones, texture, and melodic organization.

MUSC   1332   Music Theory II

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Continuation of the manipulation of elements in music notation and structure, paralleling the work in MUSC   1514. Emphasizes voice-leading in two and four voices, harmonic progression and rhythm, the dominant seventh chord, leading- tone seventh chords, and non-dominant seventh chords.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   1331.

MUSC   1333   Music Fundamentals I

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Basic music theory with emphasis on note reading, understanding scales and rhythms, simple chord formations and their applications, basic relationships between melody and harmony and reading melodies at sight.

MUSC   1334   Music Fundamentals II

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Further study in melodic and harmonic relationships with emphasis on chord symbols, and chord progressions through the study and analysis of musical compositions.

Prerequisite(s): MUSC   1333.

MUSC   1511   Group Piano I

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

The study of keyboard theory and development of functional piano skills at the elementary level with emphasis on harmonization, sight-reading transposition, improvisation, and scales and chords.

MUSC   1512   Group Piano II

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

Continuation of skills begun in MUSC   1511 Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   1511.

MUSC   1513   Aural Skills I

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   1 Lab Hour.

Development in aural perception and sight-singing skills to parallel the work in MUSC   1331. Emphasizes melodic and harmonic dictation and sight-singing.

MUSC   1514   Aural Skills II

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   1 Lab Hour.

Development in aural perception and sight-singing skills to parallel the work in MUSC   1332. Emphasizes melodic and harmonic dictation and sight-singing. Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   1513.

MUSC   1515   Technology in Music

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   1 Lab Hour.

Introduction to the uses of technology in music, including acoustics, hardware/software, digital keyboards and MIDI sequence recording and editing. Supervised lab work with digital synthesizers and computers.

MUSC   2280   Group Piano Non-Music Majors

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

Keyboard literature and techniques at the beginning and elementary levels. May be repeated for credit.

MUSC   2311   Jazz Improvisation I

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

Theory and techniques of jazz improvisation with emphasis on functional harmony, melodic form, and development of style.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   1332 and MUSC   1514.

MUSC   2312   Jazz Improvisation II

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

Theory and techniques of jazz improvisation with emphasis on functional harmony, melodic form, and development of style.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   2311.

MUSC   2320   Woodwind Methods

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

Principles of woodwind instrument performance and pedagogy.

MUSC   2333   Music Theory III

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Study of traditional, chromatic, and twentieth century forms and melodic/harmonic practices. Exercises in composition are included. Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   1332.

MUSC   2334   Music Theory IV

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Study of traditional, chromatic, and twentieth century forms and melodic/harmonic practices. Exercises in composition are included. Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   2333.

MUSC   2411   Diction for Singers I

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   1 Lab Hour.

Focuses on the study of the International Phonetic Alphabet and its application to the Italian, English, and Latin languages within the standard vocal literature.

MUSC   2412   Diction for Singers II

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   1 Lab Hour.

Focuses on the study of the International Phonetic Alphabet and its application to the German, French, and Spanish languages within the standard vocal literature.

MUSC   2431   Piano Pedagogy I

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An introduction to the teaching of piano at the elementary level through an examination of beginning methods and materials, teaching techniques, and studio management.

MUSC   2511   Group Piano III

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

Continuation of skills developed in MUSC   1512 at the intermediate level, with additional work in score reading and accompanying.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   1512.

MUSC   2512   Group Piano IV

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

Continuation of skills developed in Group Piano III. Final Exam serves as the Piano Exit Exam.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   2511.

MUSC   2513   Aural Skills III

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   1 Lab Hour.

Development of aural perception and sight-singing. Emphasis on melodic and harmonic dictation and error detection. Supervised lab sessions for ear training practice. Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   1514.

MUSC   2514   Aural Skills IV

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   1 Lab Hour.

Development of aural perception and sight-singing. Emphasis on melodic and harmonic dictation and error detection. Supervised lab sessions of ear training practice.Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   2513.

MUSC   2560   Wind Ensemble

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   3 Lab Hours.

Repertoire selection from standard wind ensemble literature. Public performances required.

MUSC   2621   Introduction to Music Education

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

History and philosophy of music education, basic teaching methods, lesson planning skills, and familiarity with professional resources and the Georgia Performance Standards.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   1512 and MUSC   1332.

MUSC   3031   Selected Topics in Music

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Topics vary with individual professor.

MUSC   3111   Method and Pedagogy, Violin/Viola I

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

This course emphasizes string techniques in terms of methodology with an organized method of teaching approaches.

MUSC   3112   Method and Pedagogy, Violin/Viola II

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

This course emphasizes string techniques in terms of methodology with an organized method of teaching approaches which will include practical training and repertoire application.

MUSC   3120   Form and Analysis

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Principles of form in music, including imitative techniques and forms, and techniques of harmonic analysis. Open only to music majors.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   2334.

MUSC   3131   History of Music I

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   1 Lab Hour.

A chronological survey of music from antiquity to the end of the Baroque period, emphasizing issues of style, performance practice, musical aesthetics, and cultural context.

Prerequisite(s): HIST   1112.

MUSC   3132   History of Music II

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   1 Lab Hour.

A chronological survey of music from the classic period to the present, emphasizing issues of style, performance practice, musical aesthetics, and cultural context.

Prerequisite(s): HIST   1112.

MUSC   3211   Instrumental Methods I

1 Credit Hour.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Designed for the choral music education student, this course provides an overview of theoretical and practical knowledge of the woodwind and string families. This course is intended for Music majors and students must be admitted to the Music Education program before enrolling in the course.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Music Education program.

MUSC   3212   Instrumental Methods II

1 Credit Hour.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Designed for the choral music education student, this course provides an overview of theoretical and practical knowledge of the brass and percussion families. This course is intended for Music majors and students must be admitted to the Music Education program before enrolling in the course.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the music education program.

MUSC   3213   Percussion Methods

1 Credit Hour.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course emphasizes acquisition of theoretical and practical knowledge of percussion instruments. It includes instructional application through playing and the study of methods and materials. This course is intended for Music majors and students must be admitted to the Music Education program before enrolling in the course.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the music education program.

MUSC   3215   String Methods

1 Credit Hour.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course emphasizes acquisition of theoretical and practical knowledge of string instruments. It includes instructional application through playing and the study of methods and materials. This course is intended for Music majors and students must be admitted to the Music Education program before enrolling in the course.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the music education program.

MUSC   3216   Voice Class

1 Credit Hour.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course is designed to teach the elements of healthy voice production to instrumental majors in the music education program. It includes study of breathing for singing, elements of balanced tone production, an introduction to the International Phonetic Alphabet, and instructional application through singing and study of methods and materials. This course is intended for Music majors and students must be admitted to the Music Education program before enrolling in the course.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the music education program.

MUSC   3217   Woodwind Methods

1 Credit Hour.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course emphasizes acquisition of theoretical and practical knowledge of woodwind instruments. It includes instructional application through playing and the study of methods and materials. This course is intended for Music majors and students must be admitted to the Music Education program before enrolling in the course.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the music education program.

MUSC   3218   Brass Methods

1 Credit Hour.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course emphasizes acquisition of theoretical and practical knowledge of brass instruments. It includes instructional application through playing and the study of methods and materials. This course is intended for Music majors and students must be admitted to the Music Education program before enrolling in the course.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the music education program.

MUSC   3232   Elementary Methods and Materials in Music

3 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

Designed for the music specialist in the elementary school, with an emphasis on materials and methodology used in preschool through grade eight. Opportunities will be provided for observing, planning, and teaching in the elementary school classroom. Restricted to music majors. Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Teacher Education Program.

MUSC   3300   Music Teaching Lower Schools I

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Analysis and evaluation of pedagogical approches and materials for teaching general and vocal music in the lower school (K-12). Includes teaching pratica. Open only to music majors.

MUSC   3310   Music Teach Middle/High School

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Analysis and evaluation of pedagogical approches and materials for teaching general music in the middle and high schools. Includes history of music education, design of curriculum and lesson planning, and teaching practica. Open only to music majors.

MUSC   3311   Jazz Improvisation III

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

Theory and techniques of Jazz improvisation with emphasis on functional harmony, melodic form, and development of style.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   2312.

MUSC   3312   Jazz Improvisation IV

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

Theory and techniques of jazz improvisation with emphasis on functional harmony, melodic form, and development of style. Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   3311.

MUSC   3320   Music Teaching Lower School II

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Continuation of MUSC   3310 with emphasis on the Orff, Kodaly, and DBME strategies in teaching elementary music. Includes teaching practica.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   3300.

MUSC   3330   Band Methods

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   1 Lab Hour.

Organization and development of school band ensembles and problems of teaching instrumental music. Includes a laboratory experience which stimulates ensemble rehearshals.

MUSC   3334   Survey of Latin American Music

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Survey of Latin American Music covers traditional, popular, and classical music from the region as well as the historic and social contexts of their evolution.

MUSC   3335   History of Rock & Roll

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course provides a survey of the history of rock-and-roll music and its impact on and reflection of the broader culture.

MUSC   3340   Secondary Choral Methods

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   1 Lab Hour.

Development of skills organizing, teaching, and conducting choral music in secondary schools. Includes a laboratory experience which provides an opportunity for students to conduct ensemble rehearsals.

MUSC   3411   Brass Pedagogy

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

This course is a survey of teaching techniques (studio teaching of instruments).

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the music performance program.

MUSC   3412   Percussion Pedagogy

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

This course is a survey of teaching techniques (studio teaching of instruments).

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the music performance program.

MUSC   3413   String Pedagogy

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

This course is a survey of teaching techniques (studio teaching of instruments).

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the music performance program.

MUSC   3414   Woodwind Pedagogy

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

This course is a survey of teaching techniques (studio teaching of instruments). This course is intended for Music majors and students must be admitted to the Music Education program before enrolling in the course.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the music performance program.

MUSC   3420   Piano Literature I

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The study of solo piano music from the late Baroque Period through the compositions of Beethoven, with special attention given to representative genres and composers.

MUSC   3421   Piano Literature II

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Covers the principle genres of solo piano music from the early Romantic Period through the Impressionistic Period, with formal and stylistic analysis of specific representative works by the principal composers.

MUSC   3423   Vocal Literature I

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Study of the historical development of the Italian, French, and Spanish song literature, focusing on selected works of representative composers in each stylistic period.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   2411 and MUSC   2412.

MUSC   3424   Vocal Literature II

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Study of the historical development of the German and English song literature, focusing on selected works of representative composers in each stylistic period. Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   2411 and MUSC   2412.

MUSC   3432   Piano Pedagogy II

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course is an introduction to the teaching of piano at the pre-school, adult and intermediate levels.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   2431.

MUSC   3435   Imagine: The Music of the Beatles

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An examination of the music of the Beatles in the context of the popular culture of the 1950s and 1960s. While attention will be given to the history and development of the Beatles as a group, the course will focus primarily on the songs themselves.

MUSC   3470   Music Management

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Theory and practice in music programming management, including audience analysis and development, publicity, promotions, and marketing tools developed.

MUSC   3510   Savannah Winds

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

Concert band consisting of rehearsals and performances of a wide variety of repertoire. Open to all qualified students.

MUSC   3530   Vocal Chamber Ensemble

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

Repertoire selected from the Renaissance to contemporary vocal chamber literature. Memebership open to all students by audition.

Corequisite(s): MUSC   3540.

MUSC   3540   University Chorale

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   3 Lab Hours.

Repertoire selected from standard choral concert literature.

MUSC   3560   Wind Ensemble

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   3 Lab Hours.

Advanced concert band consisting of rehearsals and performances of a wide variety of repertoire. Open to all qualified students.

MUSC   3610   Orchestration

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Techniques of orchestration; arranging for instrumental and choral groups. Open only to music majors.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   2334.

MUSC   4120   Counterpoint

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Contrapuntal practices of 18th century music. Open only to music majors.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   2334.

MUSC   4211   Marching Band Techniques

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

This course examines the development of marching band over time. Students are introduced to basic concepts in marching techniques, marching band administration, drill writing, and drumline. Students gain competence in drill writing software, developing a policy and procedures handbook, and administering color guard and majorette techniques.

MUSC   4230   Choral Repertoire

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   1 Lab Hour.

Literature and related performance practice for school choral ensembles. Includes a laboratory experience which provide opportunties for students to teach the literature and apply performance-practice concepts in ensemble rehearsals.

MUSC   4240   Band Repertoire

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   1 Lab Hour.

Literature and performance practice for school instrumental ensembles. Includes a laboratory situation to simulate an ensemble setting.

MUSC   4280   Marching Band Techniques

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Organization and development of a school marching band, including drill writing, scoring and rehearsal techiques. Must have passed Rising Junior Exam.

MUSC   4411   Basic Conducting

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   1 Lab Hour.

A practical course directed toward the cultivation and development of the skills required for students who plan to conduct music ensembles.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   1331.

MUSC   4421   Voice Pedagogy

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   1 Lab Hour.

The development of the teaching of singing through the study of its history and the investigation and application of research in vocal production and pedagogy. Supervised teaching of applied lessons and a survey of teaching materials.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   2512 and MUSC   2514.

MUSC   4431   Choral Conducting and Literature

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Designed to provide students with in-depth knowledge of choral conducting techniques and literature. Students will study appropriate conducting gestures specific to choral ensembles while acquiring knowledge of the great monuments of choral literature.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   4411.

MUSC   4432   Instrumental Conducting and Literature

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Development of conducting skills through the study of literature appropriate for all levels of instrumental ensembles.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   4411.

MUSC   4532   Secondary Methods and Materials in Music

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   1 Lab Hour.

Designed to provide the music education candidate with rehearsal and teaching skills necessary to function in the secondary music classroom. Through in class instruction and thirty hours of structured field experience, students will learn rehearsal and teaching techniques, management and administration strategies, and develop specific skills related to effective secondary music teaching. Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   4432 or MUSC   4431; admission to the Teacher Education Program.

MUSC   4534   Recording Studio Techniques

3 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

This course focuses on the technical and creative investigation of current multi-track recording and mixing techniques. Technical aspects of essential signal processing techniques are covered and their aesthetic implications are actively explored. Students examine these topics through the creation of music in a recording studio using a variety of tools including hardware and software processors and multi-tracking software.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   1515.

MUSC   4535   Digital Audio Workstations

3 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

This course covers essential techniques and concepts for the fluent use of Digital Audio Workstations. Students will examine multiple aspects of Digital Audio Workstations including: audio recording, audio editing, signal routing, audio mixing, MIDI, and synthesis techniques using virtual instruments. Technical concepts related to digital audio will also be covered. At the core of the course is an emphasis upon the application of technical knowledge through the creation of musical works.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   1515.

MUSC   4611   Seminar in Music Education

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   1 Lab Hour.

Designed to provide the music education candidate with skills for administering school music programs, as well as rehearsal, teaching, and assessment skills. As part of this course, students will complete a field experience in preparation for student teaching.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   4532 and enrollment in Teacher Education Preparation program.

MUSC   4630   edTPA Music Internship Support Seminar

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

edTPA Internship Support Seminar is a hybrid course for candidates who must retake edTPA. This course consists of a six-week internship consisting of on-campus class sessions on identified dates and a daily field experience (7:45 a.m. - 12 noon). The course will occur during the first six weeks of the semester. Learning in this seminar supports successful completion of the internship and state-mandated edTPA evaluation of teaching practice. Candidates reflect on their own practice in relation to planning, instruction, and assessment. Candidates must be approved to take this course.

Prerequisite(s): MUSC   4799.

MUSC   4632   Student Teaching Seminar

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Designed to support music student teachers who are preparing materials to submit to edTPA.

Corequisite(s): MUSC   4799.

MUSC   4750   Internship II-Student Teaching

12 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   1-12 Lab Hours.

MUSC   4799   Student Teaching in P-12 Music Education

9 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Student Teaching in P-12 Music Education is a period of guided music teaching during which the candidate, under the direction of a clinical supervisor, takes increasing responsibility for leading the school music experiences of a given group of learners over a period of consecutive weeks. The candidate engages more or less directly in many of the activities which constitute the wide range of a music teacher's assigned responsibilities.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of all degree courses.

MUSC   4800   Advanced Choral Conducting

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   1 Lab Hour.

Advanced techniques in choral conducting. Includes a laboratory experience which provide opportunities for students to conduct ensemble rehearsals.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   3120 and MUSC   3610.

MUSC   4810   Adv Instrumental Conducting

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   1 Lab Hour.

Open only to music majors. Advanced techniques in instrumental conducting. Includes a laboratory experience that provides opportunities for students to conduct ensemble rehearsals and possibly one public performance.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   3120 or MUSC   3610.

Corequisite(s): MUSC   3560.

MUSC   4850   Senior Project

2 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   4 Lab Hours.

Written research document submitted for faculty review to address senior recital program. May include: composer biography, program notes, translations (if applicable), formal analysis, genre parameters or other material, as approved by the department.

MUSC   4891   Special Problems in Music

1-9 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Topics vary with individual professor. .

MUSC   4910   Internship

1-5 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Supervised individually designed course project involving off-campus study, work, and/or research. Projects are under the joint supervision of the sponsoring institution and the faculty supervisor.

MUSC   5030   Selected Topics Music Literature

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Specialized study of a specifically announced area in music literature. Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5030G.

MUSC   5030G   Selected Topics Music Literature

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Specialized study of a specifically announced area in music literature. Graduate Students must complete an extra project for the course.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5030.

MUSC   5031   Selected Topics in Music

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Topics vary with individual professor.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5031G.

MUSC   5031G   Selected Topics in Music

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Topics vary with individual professor. Graduate students will be given an extra assignment determined by the instructor that undergraduates will not be required to do. Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5031.

MUSC   5231   Music in the Classic Period

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of major historical trends, aesthetic and stylistic developments, significant figures, and selected repertory from the Classic period.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   3132. Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5231G.

MUSC   5231G   Music in the Classic Period

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of major historical trends, aesthetic and stylistic developments, significant figures, and selected repertory from the Classic period. Graduate students will be given an extra assignment determined by the instructor that undergraduates will not be required to do. Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5231.

MUSC   5232   Music in the Romantic Period

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of major historical trends, aesthetic and stylistic developments, significant figures, and selected repertory from the Romantic period. Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5232G.

MUSC   5232G   Music in the Romantic Period

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of major historical trends, aesthetic and stylistic developments, significant figures, and selected repertory from the Romantic period. Graduate students will be given an extra assignment determined by the instructor that undergraduates will not be required to do. Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5232.

MUSC   5233   Music in the Contemporary Period

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of major historical trends aesthetic and stylistic developments, significant figures, and selected repertory from the Contemporary period.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5233G.

MUSC   5233G   Music in the Contemporary Period

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of major historical trends, aesthetic and stylistic developments, significant figures, and selected repertory from the Contemporary period.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5233.

MUSC   5234   History of Opera

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of major historical trends, aesthetic and stylistic developments, significant figures, and selected repertory in opera history.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   3131 and MUSC   3132. Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5234G.

MUSC   5234G   History of Opera

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of major historical trends, aesthetic and stylistic developments, significant figures, and selected repertory in opera history. Graduate students will be given an extra assignment determined by the instructor that undergraduates will not be required to do. Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5234.

MUSC   5236   Jazz History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A jazz survey course which emphasizes the historical, musical, and chronological development of jazz music.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5236G.

MUSC   5236G   Jazz History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A jazz survey course which emphasizes the historical, musical, and chronological development of jazz music. Graduate students will be given an extra assignment determined by the instructor that undergraduates will not be required to do. Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5236.

MUSC   5237   Symphonic Literature

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of major historical trends, aesthetic and stylistic developments, significant figures, and selected repertory in symphonic literature.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   3132.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5237G.

MUSC   5237G   Symphonic Literature

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of major historical trends, aesthetic and stylistic developments, significant figures, and selected repertory in symphonic literature. Graduate students will be given an extra assignment determined by the instructor that undergraduates will not be required to do. Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5237.

MUSC   5239   Selected Topics in Music History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Specialized study of a specifically-announced area in music history.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5239G.

MUSC   5239G   Selected Topics in Music History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Specialized study of a specifically-announced area in music history. Graduate students must complete an extra project for this course.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5239.

MUSC   5332   Jazz Styles and Analysis

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The study of most of the major jazz styles which have been documented in recordings. Emphasis in post-1940's styles of big bands and combos, and in the musical analysis of those jazz styles.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   3132 and MUSC   5236. Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5332G.

MUSC   5332G   Jazz Styles and Analysis

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The study of most of the major jazz styles which have been documented in recordings. Emphasis in post-1940's styles of big bands and combos, and in the musical analysis of those jazz styles. Graduate students will be given an extra assignment determined by the instructor that undergraduates will not be required to do.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   3132 and MUSC   5236 or MUSC   5236G. Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5332.

MUSC   5411   Jazz Pedagogy

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

Emphasizes the materials and methods available for the teaching of jazz music at all levels from middle school through university. Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5411G.

MUSC   5411G   Jazz Pedagogy

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

Emphasizes the materials and methods available for the teaching of jazz music at all levels from middle school through university. Graduate students will be given an extra assignment determined by the instructor that undergraduates will not be required to do. Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5411.

MUSC   5430   Advanced Choral Arranging

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Practical experience in arranging for various vocal combinations, score analysis, score reading, and manuscript preparation for publishers.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   2334. Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5430G.

MUSC   5430G   Advanced Choral Arranging

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Practical experience in arranging for various vocal combinations, score analysis, score reading, and manuscript preparation for publishers. Graduate students must complete an extra project for the course. Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5430.

MUSC   5431   Advanced Instrumental Arranging

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Study of issues and techniques in composing arrangements for various types of instrumental ensembles with practical experience.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   2334.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5431G.

MUSC   5431G   Advanced Instrumental Arranging

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Study of issues and techniques in composing arrangements for various types of instrumental ensembles with practical experience.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5431.

MUSC   5432   Advanced Jazz Arranging

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Study of issues and techniques in composing arrangements for various types of jazz ensembles with practical experience.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5432G.

MUSC   5432G   Advanced Jazz Arranging

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Study of issues and techniques in composing arrangements for various types of jazz ensembles with practical experience.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5432.

MUSC   5539   Selected Topics in Music Technology

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Specialized study of a specifically-announced area in music technology.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5539G.

MUSC   5539G   Selected Topics in Music Technology

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Specialized study of a specifically-announced area in music technology. Graduate students must complete an extra project for this course.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5539.

MUSC   5630   Music, Technology and Contemporary Culture

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5630G.

MUSC   5630G   Music, Technology and Contemporary Culture

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Examines the development of sound technology, the impact of music technology on listeners, performers, and composers, the diversification and globalization of musical styles, and the changing sociological roles of music in contemporary culture from both historical and ethnographic points of view. Students will also explore specific topics of their own interest in a seminar setting. Graduate students will be given an extra assignment determined by the instructor that undergraduates will not be required to do. Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5630.

MUSC   6111   Method and Pedagogy, Violin/Viola I

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

This course emphasizes string techniques in terms of methodology with an organized method of teaching approaches.

MUSC   6112   Method and Pedagogy, Violin/Viola II

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

This course emphasizes string techniques in terms of methodology with an organized method of teaching approaches which will include practical training and repertoire application.

MUSC   6131   Music Reference Tools and Resources

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of basic and advanced reference sources and tools relating to music, both printed and on-line; methods for locating, evaluating, and citing manuscript and printed musical sources, including critical editions; resources for finding music-related materials on the Internet; and tools for dealing with music reference materials in foreign languages.

MUSC   6689   Topics in Music

1-3 Credit Hours.   1-3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A study of topics from selected areas of instrumental music, vocal music, piano music, or music education.

MUSC   6750   Graduate Internship

4 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   4 Lab Hours.

MUSC   7039   Selected Topics in Music Pedagogy

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Specialized study of a specifically-announced area in music pedagogy.

MUSC   7092   Selected Topics in Music

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Topics vary with individual professor.

MUSC   7231   History and Philosophy of Music Education

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A study of historical and philosophical currents which have shaped current music education practices.

MUSC   7232   Research in Music Learning

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course is a presentation of quantitative and qualitative research methods, with emphasis on connecting research to music learning and performance contexts. Students will develop skills in design, data interpretation, and application to practice.

MUSC   7239   Selected Topics in Music Education

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Specialized study of a specifically-announced area in music education.

MUSC   7330   Chamber Music Analysis and Literature

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Examination, discussion, and analysis of selected chamber music literature from the Baroque to the present.

MUSC   7331   Advanced Analytical Techniques

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Techniques for analyzing form and other stylistic elements of music, emphasizing larger and more complex works; overview of major analytical methodologies; issues in interpreting published analytical research; combining analytical and historical research.

MUSC   7339   Selected Topics in Music Theory

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Specialized study of a specifically-announced area in music theory.

MUSC   7432   Choral Literature

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Designed to provide students with in-depth knowledge of choral literature. Students will study the major genres from the Pre-Renaissance to the present with emphasis on the mass, motet, requiem, and oratorio.

MUSC   7436   Wind Ensemble Literature Before 1950

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Survey of the historical development of wind band literature and ensembles up to 1950 with respect to composers, composition, performers, instrumentation, and events.

MUSC   7437   Wind Ensemble Literature After 1950

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Survey of the historical development of wind band literature and ensembles after 1950 with respect to composers, composition, performers, instrumentation, and events.

MUSC   7530   Digital Audio Montage

3 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

Explores digital audio theory and practice, sound recording techniques, sound and music representation, sound transformation, and compositional methods of morphological montage through the creation and performance of musical works in the electronic medium.

MUSC   7533   Sound Design and Processing

3 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

Examines sound design and processing through the use of the Supercollider 3 programming language for musical digital signal processing. Students will explore fundamentals of object-oriented computer programming and musical digital signal processing through the creation and performance of musical works in the electronic medium and the creation of their own audio synthesis and transformation software.

MUSC   7534   Interactive Media

3 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

Examines the use of interactivity in multimedia. Students will learn high-level programming concepts, algorithmic design, and digital signal processing principles using Cycling '74s Max software.

MUSC   7535   Advanced MIDI Sequencing

3 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

This course explores the core concepts of acoustics and psychoacoustics, the MIDI protocol, music composition and performance using MIDI, hardware-based sound synthesis, hardware-based effects, and audio sampling through the creation and performance of musical works in the electronic medium.

MUSC   7630   Seminar in Advanced Conducting

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Refinement of conducting and rehearsal techniques including issues related to preparation, gesture, blend and balance, intonation and diction, error detection, pedagogy, and rehearsal strategies. Includes supervised rehearsal and performance practicum. May be repeated for credit toward the degree.

MUSC   7633   Advanced Score Reading Techniques

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Score study techniques and discussion of issues in preparation for conducting across all areas of band, choral, orchestral, and mixed ensembles.

MUSC   7634   Music and the Brain

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course investigates aspects of music performance, perception, understanding and skill development through a cognitive lens. Course materials will be drawn from recent neurological and behavioral research, as well as from popular press.

MUSC   7639   Selected Topics in Conducting

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Specialized study of a specifically-announced area in music conducting.

MUSC   7891   Special Problems in Music

1-9 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Topics vary with individual professor.

MUSC   7931   Music Education Final Project

3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Planned Project, written or practical, directed by the student's project advisor.

MUSC   7932   Music Technology Final Project

3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Planned project directed by the student's project advisor.