Courses

Music Therapy Courses

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The number in parentheses following the course title indicates the semester hours of credit assigned to the course. An H following the course number indicates an honors level course.

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Social Work Courses

NOTE:
The number in parentheses following the course title indicates the semester hours of credit assigned to the course. An H following the course number indicates an honors level course.

(3.0)
SWK 103
[Lecture]

This course is the beginning level course which acquaints students with the development of social work as a profession; the philosophy and value base of the profession; a generalist method of social work practice; and the diversity of settings in which generalist social work is practiced. Though it will introduce the student to all ten of our professions core competencies, three will be given special attention. Course fee applicable.

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(3.0)
SWK 204
Social Work Settings [Lecture]

This course, a Social Work Department elective, is designed to provide sophomore level students with a basic understanding of several career tracks in the field and to assist their decision making process in field placement selection. A unique onsite visit will occur in each setting designed to increase the student’s familiarity with the social worker’s role as part of an interdisciplinary team. The student’s classroom experience will provide an in-depth exploration of the current terminology, disabling conditions, and ethical and legislative issues germane to each social work practice setting. The online component of the course will strengthen the student’s ability to participate and learn via distance technology. Prerequisite: SWK 103 (may be taken concurrently); for non-Social Work majors: permission of the instructor.

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(3.0)
SWK 205
Ethnic and Social Diversity [Lecture]

This foundation course is designed to provide students with knowledge of human diversity and social and economic justice in our nation and the world. Its goal is to help produce a culturally sensitive professional by increasing one’s cultural awareness, promoting one’s knowledge acquisition, and assisting in one’s skill development. A goal is for students to complete this course with a better understanding of themselves and of the diverse groups that will be examined. Also listed as SOC 205.

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(3.0)
SWK 206
Drugs, HIV, and the Family [Lecture]

A comprehensive required course addressing alcohol and other drug use (ATOD), HIV, as well as the impact of each on the family. Emphasis is on motivation for drug use and abuse, specific types of drugs and their identification, physiological and psychological implications of alcohol, tobacco and other (ATOD) drug abuse. There are no course prerequisites. Also listed as SOC 206.

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(3.0)
SWK 208
Marriage and the Family [Lecture]

This course is designed to assist students in making decisions about dating, marriage and parenting. Marriage is one of the primary decisions one makes in his/her lifetime, yet in our society we take this decision so lightly. The high rate of divorce in our society seems to indicate that marriage is not a lifetime commitment, but a commitment to the relationship until one or both partners decide the relationship is no longer meaningful. The goal is to create and then sustain healthy intimate relationships. Also listed as SOC 208.

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(3.0)
SWK 213SW
Social Work in Healthcare [Lecture]

This course, a Social Work Department elective, is designed to provide the student with a base of understanding about the health care field and the social worker's role. Attention is directed to helping the student develop a beginning competence in skill for health care social work practice in both physical and mental health. Focus is also directed at the changing issues involved in health care in the 21st century. The student will study the history, ethics, and legislative issues of health care, social work practice in various health settings, the nature and psychosocial impact of several selected health problems, disabling conditions, and mental health issues, medical terminology, effects of chronic illness throughout the life span development, and present societal issues related to health care. Prerequisite: SWK 103

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(3.0)
SWK 301
Social Welfare History and Services [Lecture]

This course helps examines the history U.S. social welfare policies and programs in the context of by economic, political, religious and social systems. In addition, this course examines the underlying implicit and explicit values of social welfare efforts. During this course students will understand the forms and mechanisms of oppression and discrimination considers social as they engage in the advancement of social and economic justice. Students will also analyze, formulate, and advocate for policies that advance social well-being. Attention will be given to the considering economic, ethical, religious, and/or personal values as they affect and are affected by social welfare. Course prerequisite is PSY 101.

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(3.0)
SWK 302
Human Behavior and Social Environment I [Lecture]

This course is designed to provide students with knowledge about the complexities of the human experience in relation to various macro systems. The course begins with an orientation to key social systems theories to help students understand dimensions of human behavior in the social environment. Students will then learn to apply social systems theories as they critically think about the macro systems impacting communities, families and individuals. During this course students will critically examine how various systems impact individuals from a psycho social and spiritual perspective. In addition, students will learn about changing locales, populations, scientific and technological developments, and emerging societal trends so that they are equipped to provide leadership in promoting sustainable changes to improve the quality of social services. Assignments are designed to 1) help students assess and integrate multiple sources of information; 2) utilize conceptual frameworks to guide the processes of assessment, intervention, and evaluation; 3) critique and apply knowledge to understand person and environment; and 3) demonstrate effective oral and written communication.

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(3.0)
SWK 308
Social Welfare Policy [Lecture]

This course focuses on basic concepts underlying the creation of social policy and its analysis. It examines the interaction of social policies and programs. Students will be introduced to the analysis of legislation and the legislative process and apply critical thinking to advance social and economic justice. Students will engage in an advocacy project utilizing social work ethical principles as a guide for professional practice. During this course attention will be given to understand how personal and societal values impact social policy. Students will also examine how their own values impact their views on social policy. This course builds on previous learning. Students will be expected to employ their knowledge from the Social Welfare Services course where historical groundwork was laid for current policy directions. Prerequisite: SWK 301.

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(3.0)
SWK 310
Social Work Practice: Individuals [Lecture]

This course applies the generalist model to practice with individuals in a variety of social work settings. The content covers basic communication skills, treatment planning, and intervention skills that can be applied to working with individuals. Self-awareness; professional demeanor in behavior, appearance, and communication; recognizing the impact of diversity; and the skills of engagement, assessment, intervention, and evaluation are highlighted in the course content. Prerequisites: SWK 103 and completed application to the major.

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(3.0)
SWK 311
Human Behavior and Social Environment II [Lecture]

The primary focus of this course is to help the student understand the interaction of the biological, social, and psychological systems with human behavior, as they impact the life span from infancy through late adulthood. Also, special attention is given to specific issues and life events, diversity, and theory, as related to each of the phases of the life span.

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(3.0)
SWK 312
Social Work Practice: Families [Lecture]

The purpose of this course is to familiarize students to social work practice within diverse family settings. Building upon the knowledge base provided by earlier courses, Practice with Families will apply five core competencies and six operationalized practice behaviors. In this course, students will identify and explore family compositions, their rules, roles, relationships and rituals. They will be trained and evaluated on their ability to work ethically, think critically, engage sensitively, assess and intervene in class and in the emergency room trauma simulation lab. SWK 103 and completed application to the major.

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(3.0)
SWK 321
Organizational Development & Change [Lecture]

This course focuses on change and development techniques at the organizational level while also investigating individual growth and development in addition to broader community developments. In this course students will learn how to guide an organization through growth and change, gain an appreciation for how both organizational and individual decisions affect communities, and investigate their own growth as citizens and Christians. Prerequisites: Junior standing. (Offered alternate years) This course is also listed as MGT 321.

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SWK 326
Relational Skills Training: Neurodevelopmental Differences I [Lecture and Laboratory]

This course explores the individual characteristics and interpersonal skills that contribute to effective mentoring of individuals with intellectual disabilities who are participating in college based transition programs. The course uses PEERS® (Program for the Evaluation and Enrichment of Relational Skills), an evidence-based mentor-assisted social skills intervention for young adults. During each class, mentors are taught important social skills and are given the opportunity to practice these skills in session with their assigned young adult. Students will incorporate the goals and objectives from the sessions into skill generalization activities that will be practiced in the campus community each week. Also listed as EDU 326 and PSY 326.

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SWK 327
Relational Skills Training: Neurodevelopmental Differences II [Lecture and Laboratory]

This course explores the individual characteristics and interpersonal skills that contribute to effective mentoring of individuals with intellectual disabilities who are participating in college based transition programs. The course uses PEERS® (Program for the Evaluation and Enrichment of Relational Skills), an evidence-based mentor-assisted social skills intervention for young adults. During each class, mentors are taught important social skills and are given the opportunity to practice these skills in session with their assigned young adult. Students will incorporate the goals and objectives from the sessions into skill generalization activities that will be practiced in the campus community each week. Also listed as EDU 327 and PSY 327.

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(1.0-2.0)
SWK 350
Field Instruction I [Practicum]

Junior year students will participate in a 40 or 80 hour supervised field instruction within a local social service agency, school, or other organization, depending on the number of credits for which the course is taken. Concurrently, students will attend a one-hour weekly field seminar class. The purpose of the field placement is to expose students to social work practice outside the classroom and help students prepare for the senior field experience. This class is intended to run concurrently with SWK 310, Social Work Practice with Individuals, and SWK 312 Social Work Practice with Families. The course is designed to expose students to the professional roles and boundaries of social work; the importance of difference in providing services to clients; the policy contexts of services; and the function of social workers in the engagement, planning, intervention, and evaluation phases of planned change. Prerequisite: open only to junior social work majors.

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(3.0)
SWK 404
Social Research Methods [Lecture]

The techniques and methods of social work research are introduced and studied through course materials and the completion of an agency-based, group research project. Included are formulating research questions, understanding and implementing research design, measurement, constructing surveys, writing research reports, dealing with ethical issues, and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data. This course prepares the student to understand and implement aspects of Evidence-based Practice in social work settings.

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(3.0)
SWK 405
Social Work Practice: Groups [Lecture]

This course includes social work theory, knowledge, and practice with the dynamics of groups, to gain the practice skills needed to prepare the student for generalist level social work with small groups. The skills of self-awareness; attending to professional roles and boundaries; ethical decision-making; analyzing and applying different practice approaches; effective communication; and the ability to engage, assess, intervene, and evaluate within a group setting are all highlighted. It includes content on the knowledge, values, and skills to enhance the well-being of people and to aid in the reformation of the environmental conditions that affect people adversely. Prerequisite: SWK 310 or permission of instructor.

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(3.0)
SWK 407
SW Practice: Communities & Organizations [Lecture]

This course concentrates on the history, philosophies, principles, and intervention strategies common to community organization, social planning, and administration of social welfare agencies. Case materials are presented to highlight some of the techniques used in these practice areas. Various forms of macro practice are highlighted for discussion and learning purposes. During this course students will conduct a community needs assessment to engage and assess communities and organizations. Students will then initiate a macro intervention project using the knowledge gained from their needs assessment to intervene as change agents in community practice. Students will also evaluate the effectiveness of their completed intervention. Throughout this course, students will utilize critical thinking, engage in research informed practice, and respond to the community context from a psycho, social, spiritual perspective. Prerequisite: SWK 308.

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(3.0)
SWK 409
Child and Family Services [Lecture]

This course is a study of the development and range of public and private social services, principally in the Western world, on behalf of children, youth, and families. This includes an analysis of issues and practice modalities in such areas as day care, foster and adoptive home care, and institutional care. The impact of substance abuse on children will also be a major topic. Prerequisite: SWK 103. (Offered alternate years)

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(2.0)
SWK 410
Spirituality and Social Work Practice [Lecture]

This capstone course endeavors to assist students to integrate spirituality with the professional social work perspective on helping. It provides a comparative analysis of social work values and ethics with Biblical ethics and teachings. A major emphasis of this course is placed on helping students to integrate their unique spirituality/worldview with their practice as a social work professional. Emphasis is also placed on ethical decision making; spiritual self-awareness; analysis of models of spiritual assessment; the demonstration of sensitivity, awareness, and understanding of the client’s spirituality; and the ability to engage, assess, intervene, and evaluate in practice settings in spiritually sensitive ways.

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(12.0)
SWK 450
Field Instruction II [Practicum]

Field Instruction is a supervised block placement completed in the practice field 30 hours a week, with a 2-hour seminar class for theoretical integration held one day a week. The seminar will have weekly assignments, designed to facilitate the integration of the program’s core competencies and learning from the classroom and field. This course has specific assignments which integrate theory and field experience from the student’s internship. This course addresses the development of the core competencies of social work practice within the field setting. Significant emphasis is placed on the professional roles and boundaries of social work; the importance of difference in providing services to clients; the policy contexts of services; the application of aspects of Evidence-based Practice; the demonstration of effective oral and written communication in working with client systems; understanding and utilizing conceptual frameworks to guide the processes of assessment, intervention, and evaluation; and the function of social workers in the engagement, planning, intervention, and evaluation phases of planned change.

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(3.0)
SWK 490
Topics in Social Work [Trip]

Junior and senior students may participate in studying a particular area of social work not covered in other course areas. Topics may include a variety of contemporary issues. Prerequisite: junior or senior standing.

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(1.0-5.0)
SWK 495
Independent Study in Social Work [Independent Study]

Independent study provides opportunity to pursue advanced or special-interest topics not covered in the curriculum. Prerequisites: 1. Junior standing. 2. A minimum of 9 semester hours in the discipline of the Independent Study. 3. A minimum grade point average of 2.50 in the discipline. 4. Proof of motivation and ability to work independently. 5. Approval of the department in which the study is to be taken. 6. Permission from the student's advisor, the course instructor, the Department Chair, the School Dean, and the Registrar.

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(1.0-3.0)
SWK 498
Undergraduate Research [Independent Study]

Students conduct laboratory research in social work under supervision of a faculty member. Permission of instructor is required. Guidelines for Independent Study apply. A written report is required. May be repeated with new research. Prerequisites: 1. Junior standing. 2. A minimum of 9 semester hours in the discipline of the Independent Study. 3. A minimum grade point average of 2.50 in the discipline. 4. Proof of motivation and ability to work independently. 5. Approval of the division in which the study is to be taken. 6. Permission from the student's advisor, the course instructor, the Division Chair, and the Registrar.

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(3.0)
SWK 520
Social & Cultural Diversity [Lecture]

This course is a study of social and cultural diversity in terms of individual, group, and institutional identity formation. Theories of oppression and discrimination and their implication for social work practice are included in this course. No Prerequisities.

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(3.0)
SWK 525
Human Behavior and Social Environment I [Lecture]

This course applies concepts from the behavioral and social sciences in identifying and understanding forms and causes of behavior. Theories are analyzed to evaluate the influence of biological, psycological, cognitive, spiritual,social and cultural variables on human behavior and development. The content focuses specifically on small social systems such as families, schools, churches, community-based groups, work sites, etc. No Prerequisities.

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(3.0)
SWK 626
Mental Health Multidimensional Assessment [Lecture]

This course is designed to provide students with differential assessments knowledge and skills suitable for use with advanced practice theories in physical and mental health settings. In preparing students to work with persons needing physical and mental health services, this course addresses a variety of issues related to assessment including diversity, the impact of discrimination/oppression, and the role of values and ethics. SWK 661 Physical and Mental Health Practice Theories is to be taken concurrently. Prerequisite: All foundational courses or advanced standing.

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(2.0-3.0)
SWK 635
Mental Health Policy [Lecture]

This course reviews the roots and construction of contemporary policies in the area of physical and mental health. It applies policy analysis skills in examining current policies and the impact of these policies on service delivery. The effectiveness of service delivery is evaluated with particular emphasis on services provided to low-income at-rist populations. The various levels where policy is forged through debate, enacted, and implemented are examined. Prerequisite: All foundation courses or advanced standing.

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(2.0)
SWK 642
Applied Social Work Research [Lecture]

Applied Social Work Research is designed to support students in conducting evidence-based practice in an agency setting by evaluating practice and planning for change. Case material will be drawn from practice situations students encounter in their field placements. Prerequisite: SWK 540.

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(3.0)
SWK 651
Child and Family Theories [Lecture]

Normal and maladaptive patterns in families as they progress through life stages are explored with a focus on environmental and cultural obstacles to family functioning. Family therapy approaches are examined and analyzed from cultural-sensitive, gay and lesbian, feminist, religious, and low-income population-at-risk perspectives. The family treatment process based on a multidimensional assessment is explored. The process presented focuses on relationship-building with the family as a system and its members, and general treatment issues. SWK 625 Child/Family Multidemensional Assessment is to be taken concurrently. Prerequisities: All foundation courses or advanced standing.

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(3.0)
SWK 661
Mental Health Theories [Lecture]

This course explores theories related to normal and maladaptive behavior of clients in physical and mental health settings. The socio-historical context, value orientations, motivational constructs, orientation to heath and pathology, and theory of cure of a variety of approaches will be explored, which will lead to the application of intervention techniques. The relationship of client diversity and mental and physical health practice theories will be explored. SWK 626 Physical and Mental Health Multidimensional Assessment is to be taken concurrently. Prerequisities: All foundation courses or advanced standing.

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(3.0)
SWK 662
Mental Health Interventions [Lecture]

This course builds upon the content of the SWK 661 course and has the overall goal of developing an awareness of a variety of brief therapy-oriented techniques from a number of theoretical perspectives and of synthesizing these techniques into an interlocking model that can be utilized in advanced social work practice in physical and mental health settings. Attention will be directed to the best way to combine approaches and to apply them differentially based upon different situations, cultures, settings, and clients. Culturally diverse approaches to treatment will be explored. The ability to do evaluations of the effectiveness of practice interventions is addressed. Prerequisite: SWK 626 and SWK 661.

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SWK 710
Adminstration and Leadership in Not-for-Profit Organizations [Lecture]

This course applies the Tri-Vector Functionalist Model, the model on which Roberts builds the Congregation and Community Practice concentration. Organizing, Administering, and Program Directing are necessary areas of knowledge and skill needed to help churches and church-related agencies mobilize resources for social ministry. The program-directed emphasis is upon use of self in providing services to the various subsystems in the Church and community, while creating structure that enables the social worker to standardize his or her professional activity. The emphasis here would be upon mezzo level practice, because churches often have a tradition of helping but lack formal structures and systemic processes to accomplish effective and efficient helping. Students will develop leadership and administrative skills to create and sustain programs within churches, denominational agencies, and communities. A sustained emphasis in this course will be upon understanding ecclesiastical-organizational culture, structure, knowledge, values, and skills related to administration within congregations and communities. Various practice models will be introduced. No prerequisites.

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SWK 724
Play Therapy Techniques [Lecture]

This is a practice course for mental health professionals. Participants should have their masters or be in pursuit of their masters in a mental health related field. This course will provide participants with a variety of play therapy techniques that can be used to engage children in the healing process. The techniques fall under a variety of theoretical approaches and can be tailored to the child. Participants will enhance their skills in working with children and realize the power of play.

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SWK 725
Child-Centered Play Therapy [Lecture]

This course will provide participants with a theoretical understanding of Child Centered Play Therapy. Participants will also learn to apply this theory to different clinical settings (e.g. schools, outpatient clinics) and different child populations. Upon completion of this course participants will be able to develop goals, implement, and evaluate Child Centered Play Therapy. Attention will be given to populations that would and would not benefit from this model.

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(3.0)
SWK 734
Play Therapy [Lecture]

This course is a practice elective. The purpose of this course is to provide students with exposure to and an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in using play therapy with individuals, families and groups in diverse settings. Students will become familiar with various theoretical practice models and learn to apply those models with children experiencing a variety of problems across diverse populations. This course will expose the student to basic knowledge about play therapy as a component of services to children, including in mental health, child welfare, health and community based settings.

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(3.0)
SWK 735
Conflict Management [Lecture]

Conflict is an inevitable and ubiquitous phenomenon that can be either constructive or destructive. In this course, the causes and dynamics of conflict as well as ways to transform conflict into a constructive force in a school setting will be explored. This interactive course focuses on the development of school-based conflict transformation skills, with primary emphasis given to mediation and Life Space Crisis Intervention.

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(3.0)
SWK 740
Social Work & the Criminal Justice System [Lecture]

This course is designed to provide social work students with the knowledge and skill capacity to practice social work in the criminal justice system in America. The course is divided into three parts. Part one is an overview of current trends of crime and the criminal justice system and process. The major components include the police as an institution, adjudication by the courts, and corrections. Secondly, it addresses risk assessment and management of violence in the community, with a focus on conflict management, capital punishment, retributive, rehabilitative, and restorative justice. The third part addresses a variety of social work practice settings, including the public defender’s office, probation, courts, psychiatric hospitals, child protective services, and prisons.

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Music Courses

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The number in parentheses following the course title indicates the semester hours of credit assigned to the course. An H following the course number indicates an honors level course.

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MUS 100
[Lecture]

Attendance is required for all Music majors at this weekly meeting for departmental recitals and/or seminars. A grade is given based on attendance requirements, which include evening programs.

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(3.0)
MUS 101
Theory I [Lecture]

The fundamentals in music are studied, including notation of pitch in various clefs, scales, intervals, elements of rhythm, triads and seventh chords, diatonic chords, principles of voice leading, part-writing, and harmonic progression.

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MUS 101A
Aural Skills I [Lecture]

All courses in the sightsinging sequence include rhythmic studies, singing with solfege syllables, and melodic and rhythmic dictation exercise. This course involves singing and aural recognition of diatonic intervals in the major and minor modes. Rhythms are limited to the first division of the beat in simple and compound meters. Taken concurrently with MUS 101 unless approved by the Division Chair.

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(3.0)
MUS 102
[Lecture]

This course is a continuation of MUS 101 with the addition of part-writing with inverted triads, seventh chords in root position and inversion, nonchord tones, and elements of form. Prerequisite: MUS 101.

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MUS 102A
Aural Skills II [Lecture]

Exercises include melodies in major and minor modes with chromatic alteration and single modulation, the subdivision of the beat, and syncopation. Prerequisite: MUS 101A.

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(2.0)
MUS 104
[Lecture]

Students are introduced to the art of music and its materials with emphasis on the development of listening skills. Requirements of the course include attendance at assigned recitals and concerts on campus and at other Rochester institutions. This course is not open to Music majors.

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(3.0)
MUS 112
Music History and Literature I [Lecture]

The literature, stylistic features, and historical background of music from antiquity through the 17th century are examined. The relationships between music and general culture are also examined. Prerequisite: Music major.

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MUS 116
Teaching Musical Concepts/Children Ages 4-7 [Lecture]

Musical concepts and teaching procedures appropriate for pre-school and kindergarten music are taught using the keyboard as the primary instrument. Open to students outside the piano pedagogy certificate program. (Offered in summer only)

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MUS 120
Jazz History [Lecture]

A comprehensive study of the history of jazz beginning in the 1890's to the present, including the social, ethnic, and economic environment in and around New Orleans at the turn of the century. Recorded examples of jazz from ragtime through fusion will be analyzed. Also included are biographical studies of the most influential musicians responsible for the stylistic shifts that occurred during the 20th century.

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MUS 125
Percussion Methods [Lecture]

Students learn to play percussion instruments including snare, timpani, mallet and auxiliary percussion. No audit is permitted. Prerequisite: Music Major

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MUS 130
String Methods [Lecture]

Students learn to play string instruments including violin, viola, cello, and bass. No audit is permitted. Prerequisite: Music Major.

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(3.0)
MUS 200
Theory III [Lecture]

This course is the continuation of MUS 102, with the introduction of chromatic harmony via secondary functions, mode mixture, the Neapolitan Chord, and modulation processes. Prerequisite: MUS 102.

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MUS 200A
Aural Skills III [Lecture]

Exercises include chromaticism in diatonic context, further division of the beat, triplets in simple meter, duplets in compound meter, and changing meters. Prerequisite: MUS 102A.

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MUS 205
Theory IV [Lecture]

This continuation of MUS 200 pursues chromaticism with other altered chords, enharmonic spellings and modulations, and concludes with an introduction to twentieth-century practices. Prerequisite: MUS 200.

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(2.0)
MUS 208
Piano Pedagogy III [Lecture]

This continuation of MUS 207 is designed for teaching the third-level student. Students work with major, minor, augmented, and diminished triads in all inversions, two-octave scales, and related theory. Prerequisite: MUS 207. (Offered in summer only)

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MUS 212
Music History & Literature II [Lecture]

The literature, stylistic features, and historical background of 17th century through the early Romantic music are examined. The relationships between music and general culture are also examined.

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MUS 213
Fretboard Harmony [Lecture]

This course is designed to develop a full knowledge of the fretboard through the study of fingerings, harmony, sight-reading, score reading, transposition, and figured bass. (Offered on demand)

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MUS 216
[Lecture]

The continuation of MUS 208 is for teaching the fourth- and fifth-level student. More advanced solo and ensemble literature in the four major historical periods is used. Four-octave scales, diminished 7th exercises, theory using chormatic harmony and 7th chords, and improvisation in various styles are included. Prerequisite: MUS 208. (Offered in summer only)

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MUS 230
Brass Methods I [Lecture]

Students learn to play brass instruments including horn, trumpet, trombone, and tuba. No audit is permitted. Prerequisite: Music Major.

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MUS 231
Brass Methods II [Lecture]

This is a continuation of MUS 230.

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MUS 235
Woodwind Methods I [Lecture]

Students learn to play woodwind instruments including flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, and bassoon. No audit is permitted. Prerequisite: Music Major.

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MUS 236
Woodwind Methods II [Lecture]

This is a continuation of MUS 235.

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MUS 237
String Pedagogy [Lecture]

The objective, procedures, and methods of teaching string instruments (violin, viola, cello, bass) and the development of teaching skills for private and group lessons are studied. Demonstration and participation are included. Offered on demand.

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(0.0-2.0)
MUS 260
Chorale [Performance]

Students selected by audition meet four hours a week. The Chorale performs a wide range of choral literature for men's and women's voices. Concerts are presented on annual tours and in the surrounding area. Auditions are held each fall.

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MUS 261
Percussion Ensemble [Performance]

Students selected by audition meet two hours per week. The Ensemble usually presents one evening performance per semester. The Percussion Ensemble meets weekly, performing a variety of literature and offering opportunities for performance both on and off campus. Membership is by audition.

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MUS 263
Men's Chorus [Performance]

The Men's Chorus meets twice weekly. It is a group of 4-12 auditioned singers and perform for on- and off-campus activities. Membership is by audition.

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MUS 264
Jazz Ensemble [Performance]

The RWC Jazz Ensemble is made up of 16-20 musicians and performs composed and improvised music derived from the American big band tradition; African-American composers and improvisers; contemporary classical music; and Latino, Brazilian, and various other ethnic traditions. Two hours of weekly rehearsal: sectional rehearsals also required. One major concert per semester, with additional performances on and off campus. Membership is by audition.

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MUS 265
Wind Ensemble [Performance]

Students, selected by audition, meet four hours a week. The Wind Ensemble performs an extensive range of concert repertoire. Concerts are presented on an annual tour and in the surrounding area. Auditions are held each fall.

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MUS 266
Jazz Combo [Performance]

Experience is offered in small chamber jazz groups that perform throughout the school year on and off campus.

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MUS 267
Instrumental Chamber Ensemble [Performance]

Rehearsals, coaching, and literature are arranged by consensus and faculty coach approval. Performances are combined with other groups, usually one evening program per semester, and occasionally during Music Seminar (MUS 100).

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MUS 270
College-Community Orchestra [Performance]

Rehearsal is one evening a week. The College-Community Orchestra is open to qualified instrumentalists from the College and community. The orchestra normally performs five concerts each year.

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MUS 274
Gospel Choir [Performance]

The Gospel Choir meets twice weekly. Created for the purpose of continuing a variety of African-American church traditions, the choir offers opportunities for performance both on and off campus. The choir is open to all students without audition.

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MUS 275
Women's Choir [Performance]

This group rehearses three hours a week. The Women's Choir offers opportunities for performance both on and off campus. The choir is open to all women students without auditions.

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MUS 280
[Lecture]

Students receive group instruction in functional guitar for use in the general music classroom. The class is for Music Education majors only except by permission of the Division Chair. No audit is permitted.

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MUS 285
Secondary Instrument - Clarinet [Performance]

This course is designed for non-woodwind instrumental music education majors. Students learn to play the clarinet at an intermediate level. No audit is permitted.

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(1.0)
MUS 286
Secondary Instrument - Trombone [Performance]

This course is designed for non-brass instrumental music education majors. Students learn to play the trombone at an intermediate level. No audit is permitted.

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(1.0)
MUS 287
Secondary Instrument - Strings [Performance]

This course is designed for string music education majors. Students learn to play the violin or cello at an intermediate level. No audit is permitted. (offered on demand)

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(0.0)
MUS 294
Music in Community Service [Performance]

This is a volunteer program but is recorded on transcripts when requirements are met. The course is designed to take musical performance gifts into the community as a gesture of sharing and service. Requirements include the following: (1) approval of classical music selection(s) by applied teacher(s), (2) a minimum of 15 minutes performance time, (3) coaching by faculty in the area(s) of participant(s) before performances, and (4) a written report signed by participant(s) and faculty member(s). (Offered on demand)

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(1.0)
MUS 295
Basic Conducting [Lecture]

Students study the fundamental techniques of conducting. This course is required as a core course for Music majors, and is recommended for liberal arts students and students studying for the ministry. To be taken concurrently with MUS 295 OPE by Music Education students.

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(0.0)
MUS 295
Basic Conducting [OPE]

(25 hours school-based field experience.) Students observe and participate in local school classrooms. To be taken concurrently with MUS 295 by all Music Education majors.

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(3.0)
MUS 296
Music in the Church [Lecture]

Students survey the history of church music with focus on hymnody, analysis and evaluation of hymns and hymn tunes, discussion of music in worship, and development of basic song leading skills. (Offered alternate years)

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(2.0)
MUS 301
Jazz Arranging & Composing [Lecture]

Jazz Arranging and Composing is a course designed to instruct the student in arranging for rhythm section plus four wind instruments (four part density) and serves as a pre-requisite to arranging for the standard 16-17 piece jazz ensemble. Offered on demand.

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(2.0)
MUS 302
Choral Conducting [Lecture]

This course studies choral techniques and literature. Prerequisite: MUS 295.

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(2.0)
MUS 303
Instrumental Conducting [Lecture]

This study of instrumental techniques and literature emphasizes beat patterns, various styles of conducting, and rehearsal techniques. Class participation in a lab band is required. Prerequisite: MUS 295.

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(3.0)
MUS 308
School Music Methods [Lecture]

The philosophy, objectives, and procedures of teaching music in the public schools are studied with an emphasis on teaching general music in grades 1-8. Students gain practical experience planning and teaching lessons which require the application of current methodologies, development of children's musical behaviors, and creation of authentic world music learning experiences. To be taken concurrently with MUS 308 OPE by Music Education students. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Music Education major.

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(0.0)
MUS 308
School Music Methods [OPE]

(25 hours school-based field experience.) Students observe and participate in local school classrooms. To be taken concurrently with MUS 308 by all Music Education majors.

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(3.0)
MUS 309
Vocal Pedagogy [Lecture]

Emphasis is on pedagogical principles of German, Italian, French, and English schools of voice training. Fundamental knowledge of scientific concepts of breathing, phonetics, and resonance are included. (Offered alternate years)

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(2.0)
MUS 310
Musical Stage Performance [Performance]

Musical Stage Performance equips students with techniques and skills of stage direction, rehearsal planning, and the audition process, which are needed by both educators and performers. Students will organize sets, costumes, makeup, props, and programs, and will produce and present scenes from operas in the European tradition, as well as musical traditions found in American cultures.

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(3.0)
MUS 312
Music History & Literature III [Lecture]

The literature, stylistic features, and historical background of music from 1850 through the end of the millennium are examined. Stylistic features of and perspectives regarding World Music, representative musical compositions, and relationships between music and general culture are also examined.

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(2.0)
MUS 313
Guitar Pedagogy [Lecture]

This course is designed to examine the historic and contemporary materials and techniques available for effectively teaching the guitar to students at all levels. The course surveys a wide range of method and studies, and examines the effectiveness of various pedagogical approaches to technique and interpretive analysis. The history of guitar pedagogy is also studied. (Offered on demand)

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(3.0)
MUS 315
Instrumental Methods [Lecture]

The objectives, procedures, and methods of teaching instrumental music in the public schools are studied. “To be taken concurrently with MUS 315 OPE. Prerequisite: MUS 308.

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(0.0)
MUS 315
Instrumental Methods [OPE]

(25 hours school-based field experience.) Students observe and participate in local school classrooms. To be taken concurrently with MUS 315 by all Music Education majors.

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(3.0)
MUS 316
Vocal Methods [Lecture]

The objectives, procedures, and methods for teaching general and vocal music in the public schools are studied. Demonstration and participation are included. to be taken concurrently with MUS 316 OPE. Prerequisite: MUS 308

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(0.0)
MUS 316
Vocal Methods [OPE]

(25 hours school-based field experience.) Students observe and participate in local school classrooms. To be taken concurrently with MUS 316 by all Music Education (Vocal) majors.

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(1.0)
MUS 317
Piano Field Experience I [Practicum]

This course, designed for piano performance majors, requires weekly observation and teaching under the supervision of a member of the piano faculty. Prerequisite: MUS 311. Offered on demand. Prerequisite: MUS 318.

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(2.0)
MUS 318
Piano Pedagogy [Lecture]

The course is a sequential presentation of methods and materials for teaching the piano student. There is an emphasis on multi-key and group teaching in the Robert Pace method. Students are taught how to teach in private, dyad, or group lessons. Theory, ear training, sight-reading, transposition, and improvisation are included with the traditional repertoire and technique. Prerequisite: applied level three in piano.

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(1.0)
MUS 319
Vocal Field Experience [Practicum]

This course, designed for vocal performance majors, requires weekly observation and teaching under the supervision of a member of the vocal faculty. Prerequisite: MUS 309. Offered on demand.

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(1.0)
MUS 320
Instrumental Field Experience [Practicum]

This course, designed for instrumental performance majors, requires weekly observation and teaching under the supervision of a member of the instrument faculty. Prerequisite: MUS 315 (non-string) or MUS 237 (strings). Offered on demand.

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(0.0-2.0)
MUS 324
Opera Workshop [Performance]

Fundamentals of stage performance and the production of operas, operettas, and/or musicals are studied, equipping the student with skills necessary to succeed as a teacher and as a performer. Course may be repeated for 0 credit.

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(3.0)
MUS 325
Diction for Singers [Lecture]

The purpose of Diction for Singers is to develop the voice student's understanding and mastery of the pronunciation of English and the foreign languages commonly used in the performance of classical vocal literature: French, German, and Italian. (Offered alternate years)

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(2.0)
MUS 328
Piano Pedagogy II [Lecture]

Piano Pedagogy II is a continuation of Piano Pedagogy I, Mus 318. Students will continue to develop their understanding of learning styles and teaching strategies with an emphasis on the intermediate-advanced student. Students will gain an in-depth knowledge of the intermediate and early-advanced teaching repertoire, learn how to teach technique and artistry through those pieces, and develop the ability to diagnose problems and find solutions while accommodating the students’ individual learning styles and needs. Prerquisite: MUS 318

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(2.0)
MUS 330
Jazz Theory/Improvisation [Lecture]

Through the aural study of jazz traditions and cultural influences, students learn the theory and practices of jazz improvisation. The jam session setting emphasizes learning to swing and improvise over songs from the classic American songbook.

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(3.0)
MUS 390
[Lecture]

This is a survey of representative Baroque and Classical keyboard works with emphasis on comparative listening. (Offered on demand)

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(2.0)
MUS 391
[Lecture]

This survey of representative Baroque and Classical works emphasizes literature for practical teaching. (Offered alternate years)

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(3.0)
MUS 392
Instrumental Literature [Lecture]

This is a survey of representative works from Baroque to 20th century with emphasis on comparative listening and literature practical for teaching. (Offered on demand)

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(3.0)
MUS 411
Orchestration [Lecture]

This course is a study of instrumental characteristics and notation, scoring and arranging for the instruments of the orchestra and band from small to large ensembles. Prerequisite: MUS 200.

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(1.0)
MUS 418
Piano Field Experience II [Practicum]

This course is a continuation of MUS 317. (Offered on demand)

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(1.0)
MUS 443
K-12 Music Education Student Teaching Seminar [Lecture]

This capstone experience is taken concurrently with student teaching. The students will debrief and process their student teaching experiences. Attention will be given to classroom management issues, to schools as organizations, to hiring and interviewing processes, and to the review of pedagogical issues in music.

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(2.0)
MUS 491
Vocal Literature II [Lecture]

This survey of representative Romantic and twentieth century works emphasizes literature for practical teaching. (Offered alternate years)

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(1.0-3.0)
MUS 495
Independent Study in Music [Independent Study]

Independent study provides opportunity to pursue advanced or special-interest topics not covered in the curriculum. Prerequisites: 1. Junior standing. 2. A minimum of 9 semester hours in the discipline of the Independent Study. 3. A minimum grade point average of 2.50 in the discipline. 4. Proof of motivation and ability to work independently. 5. Approval of the department in which the study is to be taken. 6. Permission from the student's advisor, the course instructor, the Department Chair, the School Dean, and the Registrar.

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(1.0-4.0)
MUS 498
Undergraduate Research [Independent Study]

Students conduct laboratory research in music under supervision of a faculty member. Permission of instructor is required. Guidelines for Independent Study apply. A written report is required. (May be repeated with new research.) Prerequisites: 1. Junior standing. 2. A minimum of 9 semester hours in the discipline of the Independent Study. 3. A minimum grade point average of 2.50 in the discipline. 4. Proof of motivation and ability to work independently. 5. Approval of the division in which the study is to be taken. 6. Permission from the student's advisor, the course instructor, the Division Chair, and the Registrar. (Offered on demand)

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(1.0)
MUS 5260
Choral Ensemble [Performance]

Graduate student participation in College Chorale or choral ensemble.

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(1.0)
MUS 5265
Instrumental Ensemble [Performance]

Graduate student participation in College Wind Ensemble or Orchestra.

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(1.0)
MUS 5501
Applied Piano [Lesson 1 Credit]

Advanced study in piano techniques and literature.

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(2.0)
MUS 5501
Applied Piano [Lesson 2 Credits]

Advanced study in piano techniques and literature.

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(1.0)
MUS 5502
Applied Organ [Lesson 1 Credit]

Advanced study in organ techniques and literature.

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(2.0)
MUS 5502
Applied Organ [Lesson 2 Credits]

Advanced study in organ techniques and literature.

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(1.0)
MUS 5503
Applied Voice [Lesson 1 Credit]

Advanced study in voice techniques and literature.

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(2.0)
MUS 5503
Applied Voice [Lesson 2 Credits]

Advanced study in voice techniques and literature.

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(1.0)
MUS 5504
Applied Violin [Lesson 1 Credit]

Advanced study in violin techniques and literature.

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(2.0)
MUS 5504
Applied Violin [Lesson 2 Credits]

Advanced study in violin techniques and literature.

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(1.0)
MUS 5505
Applied Viola [Lesson 1 Credit]

Advanced study in applied viola techniques and literature.

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(2.0)
MUS 5505
Applied Viola [Lesson 2 Credits]

Advanced study in applied viola techniques and literature.

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(1.0)
MUS 5506
Applied Cello [Lesson 1 Credit]

Advanced study in applied cello techniques and literature.

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(2.0)
MUS 5506
Applied Cello [Lesson 2 Credits]

Advanced study in applied cello techniques and literature.

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(1.0)
MUS 5507
Applied String Bass [Lesson 1 Credit]

Advanced study in applied string bass techniques and literature.

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(2.0)
MUS 5507
Applied String Bass [Lesson 2 Credits]

Advanced study in applied string bass techniques and literature.

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(1.0)
MUS 5508
Applied Trumpet [Lesson 1 Credit]

Advanced study in applied trumpet techniques and literature.

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(1.0)
MUS 5508
Applied Trumpet [Lesson 2 Credits]

Advanced study in applied trumpet techniques and literature.

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(1.0)
MUS 5509
Applied French Horn [Lesson 1 Credit]

Advanced study in applied french horn techniques and literature.

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(2.0)
MUS 5509
Applied French Horn [Lesson 2 Credits]

Advanced study in applied french horn techniques and literature.

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(1.0)
MUS 5510
Applied Trombone [Lesson 1 Credit]

Advanced study in applied trombone techniques and literature.

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(2.0)
MUS 5510
Applied Trombone [Lesson 2 Credits]

Advanced study in applied trombone techniques and literature.

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(1.0)
MUS 5511
Applied Baritone [Lesson 1 Credit]

Advanced study in applied baritone techniques and literature.

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(2.0)
MUS 5511
Applied Baritone [Lesson 2 Credits]

Advanced study in applied baritone techniques and literature.

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(1.0)
MUS 5512
Applied Euphonium [Lesson 1 Credit]

Advanced study in applied euphonium techniques and literature.

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(2.0)
MUS 5512
Applied Euphonium [Lesson 2 Credits]

Advanced study in applied euphonium techniques and literature.

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(1.0)
MUS 5513
Applied Tuba [Lesson 1 Credit]

Advanced study in applied tuba techniques and literature.

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(2.0)
MUS 5513
Applied Tuba [Lesson 2 Credits]

Advanced study in applied tuba techniques and literature.

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(1.0)
MUS 5514
Applied Flute [Lesson 1 Credit]

Advanced study in applied flute techniques and literature.

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(2.0)
MUS 5514
Applied Flute [Lesson 2 Credits]

Advanced study in applied flute techniques and literature.

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(1.0)
MUS 5515
Applied Clarinet [Lesson 1 Credit]

Advanced study in applied clarinet techniques and literature.

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(2.0)
MUS 5515
Applied Clarinet [Lesson 2 Credits]

Advanced study in applied clarinet techniques and literature.

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(1.0)
MUS 5516
Applied Oboe [Lesson 1 Credit]

Advanced study in applied oboe techniques and literature.

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(2.0)
MUS 5516
Applied Oboe [Lesson 2 Credits]

Advanced study in applied oboe techniques and literature.

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(1.0)
MUS 5517
Applied Bassoon [Lesson 1 Credit]

Advanced study in applied bassoon techniques and literature.

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(2.0)
MUS 5517
Applied Bassoon [Lesson 2 Credits]

Advanced study in applied bassoon techniques and literature.

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(1.0)
MUS 5518
Applied Saxophone [Lesson 1 Credit]

Advanced study in applied saxophone techniques and literature.

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(2.0)
MUS 5518
Applied Saxophone [Lesson 2 Credits]

Advanced study in applied saxophone techniques and literature.

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(1.0)
MUS 5519
Applied Percussion [Lesson 1 Credit]

Advanced study in applied percussion techniques and literature.

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(2.0)
MUS 5519
Applied Percussion [Lesson 2 Credits]

Advanced study in applied percussion techniques and literature.

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(1.0)
MUS 5520
Applied Guitar [Lesson 1 Credit]

Advanced study in applied guitar techniques and literature.

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(2.0)
MUS 5520
Applied Guitar [Lesson 2 Credits]

Advanced study in applied guitar techniques and literature.

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(1.0)
MUS 5521
Applied Improvisation [Lesson 1 Credit]

Advanced study in improvisation techniques.

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(2.0)
MUS 5521
Applied Improvisation [Lesson 2 Credits]

Advanced study in improvisation techniques.

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(1.0)
MUS 5522
Applied Harp [Lesson 1 Credit]

Advanced study in applied harp techniques and literature.

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(2.0)
MUS 5522
Applied Harp [Lesson 2 Credits]

Advanced study in applied harp techniques and literature.

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(1.0)
MUS 5523
Jazz Ensemble [Performance]

Graduate student participation in Jazz Ensemble.

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(1.0)
MUS 5525
Accompanying [Lesson 1 Credit]

The principles and problems of accompanying are studied. Students attend a private or class lesson each week and accompany three students per semester (assigned by piano faculty).

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(2.0)
MUS 5525
Accompanying [Lesson 2 Credits]

The principles and problems of accompanying are studied. Students attend a private or class lesson each week and accompany three students per semester (assigned by piano faculty).

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(1.0)
MUS 5526
Applied Composition [Lesson 1 Credit]

Weekly composition lessons working one-on-one with the composition teacher. Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor.

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(2.0)
MUS 5526
Applied Composition [Lesson 2 Credits]

Weekly composition lessons working one-on-one with the composition teacher. Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor.

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(1.0)
MUS 5527
Applied Conducting [Lesson 1 Credit]

Weekly private conducting lessons working one-on-one with an instrumental conductor/ choral conductor.

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(2.0)
MUS 5527
Applied Conducting [Lesson 2 Credits]

Weekly private conducting lessons working one-on-one with an instrumental conductor/ choral conductor.

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(3.0)
MUS 6604
Topics in Music Theory [Lecture]

The purpose of this course is four-fold: (a) to present a review of foundational theory including harmonic analysis, part writing, chromatic harmony, counterpoint, form, and 20th century techniques, (b) to have students apply foundational theory understanding to advanced study of form and analysis, (c) to have students learn techniques of composition using current music writing software, and (d) to address topics in music theory relevant to students’ skill and experience.

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(3.0)
MUS 6605
Rhythmic Movement & Dance [Lecture]

In this course, students will learn about fundamental movement skills; i.e., locomotor, non-locomotor, and integrated movement, principles of motor development, and levels of beat coordination. Students will learn how to execute improvised sequential movement patterns and established movement patterns in folk dance. Through the study of international folk dance, students will become familiar with the styles and music used in various dance forms.

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(3.0)
MUS 6606
Western & World Music [Lecture]

The purpose of this course is first to reacquaint students with the significant musical developments of the common practice period. This will be achieved through the study of the most important composers of each era, the most significant works of those composers and the trends and developments found in those works, which defined those eras. Secondly, to explore classical non-Western musical styles and forms from a variety of cultures and examine the similarities and differences found in Western classical music and non-Western music.

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(2.0)
MUS 6612
Advanced Conducting Techniques [Lecture]

The course is designed to provide the student an in depth study of the methods, materials, and skills needed to be a successful choral or instrumental conductor. Study will focus on advanced conducting and rehearsal techniques in addition to instrumental and choral literature.

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(1.0)
MUS1001
Applied Piano [Lesson 1 Credit]

Course fee applicable.

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(2.0)
MUS1001
Applied Piano [Lesson 2 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(3.0)
MUS1001
Applied Piano [Lesson 3 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(1.0)
MUS1002
Applied Organ [Lesson 1 Credit]

Course fee applicable.

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(2.0)
MUS1002
Applied Organ [Lesson 2 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(3.0)
MUS1002
Applied Organ [Lesson 3 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(1.0)
MUS1003
Applied Voice [Lesson 1 Credit]

Course fee applicable.

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(2.0)
MUS1003
Applied Voice [Lesson 2 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(3.0)
MUS1003
Applied Voice [Lesson 3 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(1.0)
MUS1004
Applied Violin [Lesson 1 Credit]

Course fee applicable.

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(2.0)
MUS1004
Applied Violin [Lesson 2 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(3.0)
MUS1004
Applied Violin [Lesson 3 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(1.0)
MUS1005
Applied Viola [Lesson 1 Credit]

Course fee applicable.

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(2.0)
MUS1005
Applied Viola [Lesson 2 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(3.0)
MUS1005
Applied Viola [Lesson 3 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(1.0)
MUS1006
Applied Cello [Lesson 1 Credit]

Course fee applicable.

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(2.0)
MUS1006
Applied Cello [Lesson 2 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(3.0)
MUS1006
Applied Cello [Lesson 3 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(1.0)
MUS1007
Applied String Bass [Lesson 1 Credit]

Course fee applicable.

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(2.0)
MUS1007
Applied String Bass [Lesson 2 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(3.0)
MUS1007
Applied String Bass [Lesson 3 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(1.0)
MUS1008
Applied Trumpet [Lesson 1 Credit]

Course fee applicable.

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(2.0)
MUS1008
Applied Trumpet [Lesson 2 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(3.0)
MUS1008
Applied Trumpet [Lesson 3 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(1.0)
MUS1009
Applied French Horn [Lesson 1 Credit]

Course fee applicable.

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(2.0)
MUS1009
Applied French Horn [Lesson 2 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(3.0)
MUS1009
Applied French Horn [Lesson 3 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(1.0)
MUS1010
Applied Trombone [Lesson 1 Credit]

Course fee applicable.

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(2.0)
MUS1010
Applied Trombone [Lesson 2 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(3.0)
MUS1010
Applied Trombone [Lesson 3 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(1.0)
MUS1011
Applied Baritone [Lesson 1 Credit]

Course fee applicable.

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(2.0)
MUS1011
Applied Baritone [Lesson 2 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(3.0)
MUS1011
Applied Baritone [Lesson 3 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(1.0)
MUS1012
Applied Euphonium [Lesson 1 Credit]

Course fee applicable.

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(2.0)
MUS1012
Applied Euphonium [Lesson 2 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(3.0)
MUS1012
Applied Euphonium [Lesson 3 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(1.0)
MUS1013
Applied Tuba [Lesson 1 Credit]

Course fee applicable.

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(2.0)
MUS1013
Applied Tuba [Lesson 2 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(3.0)
MUS1013
Applied Tuba [Lesson 3 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(1.0)
MUS1014
Applied Flute [Lesson 1 Credit]

Course fee applicable.

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(2.0)
MUS1014
Applied Flute [Lesson 2 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(3.0)
MUS1014
Applied Flute [Lesson 3 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(1.0)
MUS1015
Applied Clarinet [Lesson 1 Credit]

Course fee applicable.

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(2.0)
MUS1015
Applied Clarinet [Lesson 2 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(3.0)
MUS1015
Applied Clarinet [Lesson 3 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(1.0)
MUS1016
Applied Oboe [Lesson 1 Credit]

Course fee applicable.

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(2.0)
MUS1016
Applied Oboe [Lesson 2 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(3.0)
MUS1016
Applied Oboe [Lesson 3 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(1.0)
MUS1017
Applied Bassoon [Lesson 1 Credit]

Course fee applicable.

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(2.0)
MUS1017
Applied Bassoon [Lesson 2 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(3.0)
MUS1017
Applied Bassoon [Lesson 3 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(1.0)
MUS1018
Applied Saxophone [Lesson 1 Credit]

Course fee applicable.

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(2.0)
MUS1018
Applied Saxophone [Lesson 2 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(3.0)
MUS1018
Applied Saxophone [Lesson 3 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(1.0)
MUS1019
Applied Percussion [Lesson 1 Credit]

Course fee applicable.

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(2.0)
MUS1019
Applied Percussion [Lesson 2 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(3.0)
MUS1019
Applied Percussion [Lesson 3 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(1.0)
MUS1020
Applied Guitar [Lesson 1 Credit]

Course fee applicable.

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(2.0)
MUS1020
Applied Guitar [Lesson 2 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(3.0)
MUS1020
Applied Guitar [Lesson 3 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(1.0)
MUS1021
Jazz Improvisation [Lesson 1 Credit]

Course fee applicable.

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(2.0)
MUS1021
Jazz Improvisation [Lesson 2 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(3.0)
MUS1021
Jazz Improvisation [Lesson 3 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(1.0)
MUS1022
Applied Harp [Lesson 1 Credit]

Course fee applicable.

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(2.0)
MUS1022
Applied Harp [Lesson 2 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(3.0)
MUS1022
Applied Harp [Lesson 3 Credits]

Course fee applicable.

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(1.0)
MUS1025
[Lesson 1 Credit]

The principles and problems of accompanying are studied. Students attend a private or class lesson each week and accompany three students per semester (assigned by piano faculty). Course fee applicable.

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(1.0)
MUS1026
Applied Composition [Lesson 1 Credit]

Weekly composition lessons working one-on-one with the composition teacher. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

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(2.0)
MUS1026
Applied Composition [Lesson 2 Credits]

Weekly composition lessons working one-on-one with the composition teacher. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

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(1.0)
MUS1031
Class Piano I [Lesson 1 Credit]

For Performance and Music Education majors, passing the piano proficiency exam is required; this course is preparation toward the exam. The objective is to develop functional keyboard skills that will support the student’s long-term musical goals. Content includes music theory, aural skills, improvisation, accompanying, ensemble and performance skills, and score reading. A course fee applies.

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(1.0)
MUS1032
Class Piano II [Lesson 1 Credit]

For Performance and Music Education majors, passing the piano proficiency exam is required; this course is preparation toward the exam. The objective is to develop functional keyboard skills that will support the student’s long-term musical goals. Content includes music theory, aural skills, improvisation, accompanying, ensemble and performance skills, and score reading. A course fee applies.

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(1.0)
MUS1033
Class Piano III [Lesson 1 Credit]

For Performance and Music Education majors, passing the piano proficiency exam is required; this course is preparation toward the exam. The objective is to develop functional keyboard skills that will support the student’s long-term musical goals. Content includes music theory, aural skills, improvisation, accompanying, ensemble and performance skills, and score reading. A course fee applies.

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(1.0)
MUS1034
Class Piano IV [Lesson 1 Credit]

For Performance and Music Education majors, passing the piano proficiency exam is required; this course is preparation toward the exam. The objective is to develop functional keyboard skills that will support the student’s long-term musical goals. Content includes music theory, aural skills, improvisation, accompanying, ensemble and performance skills, and score reading. A course fee applies.

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(1.0)
MUS1090
Applied Conducting [Lesson 1 Credit]

Course fee applicable. Prerequisite: MUS 295

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(2.0)
MUS1090
Applied Conducting [Lesson 2 Credits]

Course fee applicable. Prerequisite: MUS 295

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