MUSC Music

MUSC   1100   Music Appreciation

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

An 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.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   1100S.

MUSC   1100S   Music Appreciation

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

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

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   1100.

MUSC   1311   Introduction to Composition

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

This course involves hands-on activities that offer students the opportunity of understanding such concepts as Form, Timbre, Texture, Duration, and other musical materials, and their interaction in the context of a musical creation, regardless of genre or style. Additionally, these activities introduce students to the roles of the composer and the performer, and the dynamics of their relationship. As the title suggests, the course sets the framework for future compositional work.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   1331 and MUSC   1513 and MUSC   1333.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   1311S.

MUSC   1311S   Introduction to Composition

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

This course involves hands-on activities that offer students the opportunity of understanding such concepts as Form, Timbre, Texture, Duration, and other musical materials, and their interaction in the context of a musical creation, regardless of genre or style. Additionally, these activities introduce students to the roles of the composer and the performer, and the dynamics of their relationship. As the title suggests, the course sets the framework for future compositional work.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   1311.

MUSC   1315   Guitar Class Non-Major

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

This course is designed to teach the basic elements of guitar performance to non-music majors.

MUSC   1316   Voice Class Non-Major

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

This course is designed to teach the basic elements of voice performance to 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 and MUSC   1513.

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.

Prerequisite(s): MUSC   1100.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   1333S.

MUSC   1333S   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.

Prerequisite(s): MUSC   1100.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   1333.

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   Sight-Singing/Ear Training 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. Lab work will utilize the Music CAI Lab.

MUSC   1514   Sight-Singing/Ear Training 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. Lab work will utilize the Music CAI Lab.

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

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.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   1515S.

MUSC   1515S   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.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   1515.

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   1331, MUSC   1332, MUSC   1513, 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   2322   Composition II

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

Creative writing for small ensembles with emphasis on notation, form, and individual stylistic development. Performance of works encouraged.

MUSC   2333   Music Theory III

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

A 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 and MUSC   1514.

MUSC   2334   Music Theory IV

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

A 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 and MUSC   2513.

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   2421   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   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   Sight-Singing/Ear Training 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   1332 and MUSC   1514.

MUSC   2514   Sight-Singing/Ear Training 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   2333 and MUSC   2513.

MUSC   2621   Introduction to Music Education

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

Designed to provide the music education candidate with knowledge of 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.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   2621H.

MUSC   2621H   Intro to Music Education Honors

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

Designed to provide the music education candidate with knowledge of 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.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   2621.

MUSC   3031   Selected Topics in Music

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

Topics vary with individual professor.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   3031S.

MUSC   3031S   Selected Topics in Music

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

Topics vary with individual professor.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   3031.

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   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.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   3132H.

MUSC   3132H   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.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   3132.

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 Class

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 Class

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 Class

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 Class

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   3221   Instrumentation for Music Educators

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

This course is for Music Education majors - Instrumental emphasis. It explores the individual musical instruments and instrumental sections most commonly found in western ensembles, especially (although, not exclusively) in the symphonic band and the orchestra. Particular timbre features, ranges, and technical capabilities of each instrument, as well as appropriate notational considerations, will be studied. Common features of chamber and large instrumental ensembles and basic scoring techniques will also be covered in this course.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   2334 and MUSC   2514.

Corequisite(s): MUSC   4211.

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.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   3232H.

MUSC   3232H   Elem Methods & Materials Honors

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.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   3232.

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   3331   Instrumentation

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

The study of traditional instrumental and vocal notation, ranges, technical capabilities, basic scoring techniques.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   2334 and MUSC   2514.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   3331S. .

MUSC   3331S   Instrumentation

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

The study of traditional instrumental and vocal notation, ranges, technical capabilities, basic scoring techniques.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSC   2334 and MUSC   2514.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   3331.

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   3411   Brass 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   3412   Percussion 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   3413   String 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   3413H   String Pedagogy Honors

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

Survey of teaching techniques (studio teaching of instruments).

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   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   3421H   Piano Literature II Honors

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.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   3424S.

MUSC   3424S   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.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   3424.

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 1950’s and 1960’s. 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   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.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MUSE   3212.

Corequisite(s): MUSC   3221.

MUSC   4331   Analytical Techniques

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

Techniques for analyzing form and other stylistic elements of music, emphasizing works from the common practice period; preparation of time lines and other graphic representations; score reading of orchestral scores with transposing instruments.

Prerequisite(s): MUSC   2334.

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.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   4421H.

MUSC   4421H   Voice Pedagogy Honors

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.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   4421.

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.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   4431.

MUSC   4431H   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.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   4431.

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   4532H   Secondary Music Methods Honors

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   MIDI Sequencing

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

This course covers essential synthesis techniques in the analog and digital domains. Students will examine the bits and bytes of the MIDI communication protocol. A variety of sequencing techniques are examined in several contexts including historical uses, current methods, and in combination with visual media. 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 or 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   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   4891   Special Problems in Music

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

Topics vary with individual professor.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   4891H, MUSC   4891S.

MUSC   4891H   Special Prob. in Music Honors

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

Topics vary with individual professor.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   4891, MUSC   4891S.

MUSC   4891S   Special Problems in Music

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

Topics vary with individual professor.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   4891, MUSC   4891H.

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   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   5031S.

MUSC   5031S   Selected Topics in Music

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

Topics vary with individual professor.

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5031, MUSC   5031G.

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   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   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   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   5234S, MUSC   5234G.

MUSC   5234S   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   5234, MUSC   5234G.

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   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   5237H.

MUSC   5237H   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   5237, MUSC   5237G.

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   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   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   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   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   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   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   5630   Music, Technology and Contemporary Culture

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

Cross Listing(s): MUSC   5630G.