MUSC824
Piano Pedagogy I: Foundations, Philosophies, and TheoriesCrosslisted with MUSC 424

Prerequisites: 10 hrs applied piano.

Description: The history, materials, and methodologies of piano pedagogy from a perspective of wellness promotion. Special issues pertaining to teaching beginning, intermediate, and advanced students. Observation experience and a supervised teaching practicum.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Literature and Pedagogy

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC825
Piano Pedagogy II: Approaches to Studio TeachingCrosslisted with MUSC 425

Prerequisites: MUSC 424/824.

Description: Issues pertinent to studio piano teaching, including business issues, developing effective strategies for teaching selected musical and technical skills. Observation experience and a supervised teaching practicum.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Literature and Pedagogy

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC826
Piano Pedagogy III: Pedagogical Methods and Literature

Prerequisites: MUSC 825

MUSC 826 requires observation experience and a supervised teaching practicum.

Description: Teaching methods and literature. Identification of musical/interpretive and technical challenges in literature. Development of strategies for sequencing literature.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC827
Piano Pedagogy IV: Group Teaching and Research and/or Writings

Prerequisites: MUSC 826

MUSC 827 requires observation experience and a supervised teaching practicum.

Description: Teaching piano in group settings. Relational dynamics and curricular issues. Individual research and writing on selected topic of interest serves as a culminating experience for the piano pedagogy course sequence.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC830J
Music and Text in the English RenaissanceCrosslisted with ENGL 830J

Prerequisites: MUSC 366

Description: Interconnections between musical and literary composition at a time when practitioners in both areas were profoundly influenced by developments in each others' fields.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC835
Music and Film: History and AnalysisCrosslisted with MUSC 435

Prerequisites: MUSC 366 or THEA 489/889.

Description: Selected films, composers, scores, and the historical contexts. Historical trends in film and film scoring as well as how those trends are being interpreted by contemporary filmmakers.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music History

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC836
Introduction to Graduate Studies in Music I

Description: Music as a field of scholarly inquiry, incorporating basic research tools and techniques.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

MUSC837
History of Jazz: Origins to BopCrosslisted with MUSC 437

Prerequisites: MUSC 366.

Description: The history of jazz from its musical antecedents in the Nineteenth Century to the birth of modern jazz via Bebop in the 1940s. Important musical artists and trends within the larger context of American history in the Twentieth Century.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music History

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC838
History of Jazz: Post BopCrosslisted with MUSC 438

Prerequisites: MUSC 366.

Description: The development of modern jazz from the late 1940s to the present. Important artists and trends within the larger context of American history in the Twentieth Century.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music History

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC839
Music in the Lives of People

Description: Roles and functions of music among various groups of people. Importance of music in the development of children and young people, specialized meanings of music that distinguish musicians from non-musicians, and a survey of musical cultures from around the world.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

MUSC840
Technology Strategies for Teaching Composition

Description: Process and product of music composition in educational settings. Notation, sequencing, and digital audio software and hardware. Composing and arranging.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

MUSC841
Skills for the Church MusicianCrosslisted with MUSC 441

Prerequisites: MUSC 274 and MUAP 232. Keyboard facility recommended.

Description: Skills and philosophical issues for those providing and organizing music for sacred institutions.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Literature and Pedagogy

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC842
Great Composers & Performers in MusicCrosslisted with MUSC 442

Prerequisites: MUSC 366 or equivalent.

Description: Historical and stylistic study of the life and music of one or more important composers and/or performers in the European-American or non-Western musical traditions.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music History

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC847
Graduate Review of Music History

Description: Review of music history for graduate students including examples from all major style periods: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Contemporary. Enrollment will be required as determined by the results of the Graduate Diagnostic Survey in Music History.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC848
Review of Music Theory

Description: Review of music theory. Fundamentals, diatonic and/or chromatic harmony, form, and analysis.

This course is a prerequisite for: MUCP 485, MUCP 885

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

MUSC848A
Review of Theory Diatonicism

Description: Introduction to part writing and voice leading.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

MUSC848B
Review of Theory: Chromaticism

Description: Chromatic theory.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

MUSC848E
Review of Theory: Form

Description: Sonata and fugue.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

MUSC849
Medieval MusicCrosslisted with MUSC 449

Prerequisites: MUSC 366.

Description: Historical and stylistic study of medieval music and its antecedents.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music History

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC850
Johann Sebastian BachCrosslisted with MUSC 450

Prerequisites: MUSC 366 or equivalent.

Description: Life and music of J.S. Bach, with emphasis on the most recent developments in Bach scholarship.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music History

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

MUSC851
Music and the ChurchCrosslisted with MUSC 451

Prerequisites: MUSC 365 or RELG 150 or JUDS/RELG 205 or CLAS/HIST/RELG 307, or permission.

Description: Historical relationship of music and the church: a survey of the major developments in the history of church music in light of theological presuppositions.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Literature and Pedagogy

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC852
HymnologyCrosslisted with MUSC 452

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Description: History and literature of hymnology (texts and tunes) and their significance for music, church, and society.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Literature and Pedagogy

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC855
Techniques of CounterpointCrosslisted with MUSC 455

Prerequisites: MUSC 266.

Description: Counterpoint from the eighteenth through the twentieth century. Analysis of excerpts from the literature and composition of representative musical examples.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Theory

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC856
Schenkerian Analysis

Description: Application of the theories of Heinrich Schenker to the analysis of tonal (common practice period) music.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC857
Post-Tonal TheoryCrosslisted with MUSC 457

Prerequisites: MUSC 266.

Description: Overview of recent techniques for the analysis of twentieth-century music. Evaluation of the theories of Schönberg, Forte, Babbitt, Perle, Lewin, Morris, and others. Application of musical examples.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Theory

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC858
History of the OperaCrosslisted with MUSC 458

Prerequisites: Senior standing or MUSC 366.

Description: Literature of the opera from its prehistory and beginnings to the present.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music History

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC859
Symphonic LiteratureCrosslisted with MUSC 459

Prerequisites: Senior or graduate standing or MUSC 366.

Description: Literature of the symphony orchestra from the Baroque era to the present.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music History

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC860
Musical FormCrosslisted with MUSC 460

Prerequisites: MUSC 266.

Description: The formal structure and design in music of the common practice period and the present, smaller structural units, motivic processes, binary and ternary forms, vocal forms, theme and variation, sonata, rondo, concerto, suite, ostinato, and contrapuntal forms.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Theory

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC861
Comprehensive AnalysisCrosslisted with MUSC 461

Prerequisites: MUSC 266.

Description: Analysis of music within historical and stylistic contexts with the goal of informing score study and preparation for performers, conductors, and music educators. Analysis of music from the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and contemporary eras.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Theory

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC862
Instrumental Literature and PedagogyCrosslisted with MUSC 462

Description: Survey of the pedagogy and the solo, chamber and pedagogical literature of instruments from elementary to advanced levels, for class as well as private instruction.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

MUSC862A
Brass/Percussion InstrumentsCrosslisted with MUSC 462A

Description: Survey of the pedagogy and the solo, chamber and pedagogical literature of instruments from elementary to advanced levels, for class as well as private instruction.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

MUSC862D
String InstrumentsCrosslisted with MUSC 462D

Description: Survey of the pedagogy and the solo, chamber and pedagogical literature of instruments from elementary to advanced levels, for class as well as private instruction.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

MUSC862E
Woodwind InstrumentsCrosslisted with MUSC 462E

Description: Survey of the pedagogy and the solo, chamber and pedagogical literature of instruments from elementary to advanced levels, for class as well as private instruction.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

MUSC862I
ViolinCrosslisted with MUSC 462I

Description: Survey of the pedagogy and the solo, chamber and pedagogical literature of instruments from elementary to advanced levels, for class as well as private instruction.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

MUSC862J
ViolaCrosslisted with MUSC 462J

Description: Survey of the pedagogy and the solo, chamber and pedagogical literature of instruments from elementary to advanced levels, for class as well as private instruction.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

MUSC862K
CelloCrosslisted with MUSC 462K

Description: Survey of the pedagogy and the solo, chamber and pedagogical literature of instruments from elementary to advanced levels, for class as well as private instruction.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

MUSC862L
Double BassCrosslisted with MUSC 462L

Description: Survey of the pedagogy and the solo, chamber and pedagogical literature of instruments from elementary to advanced levels, for class as well as private instruction.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

MUSC862M
TrumpetCrosslisted with MUSC 462M

Description: Survey of the pedagogy and the solo, chamber and pedagogical literature of instruments from elementary to advanced levels, for class as well as private instruction.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

MUSC862N
French HornCrosslisted with MUSC 462N

Description: Survey of the pedagogy and the solo, chamber and pedagogical literature of instruments from elementary to advanced levels, for class as well as private instruction.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

MUSC862P
TromboneCrosslisted with MUSC 462P

Description: Survey of the pedagogy and the solo, chamber and pedagogical literature of instruments from elementary to advanced levels, for class as well as private instruction.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

MUSC862Q
Euphonium, TubaCrosslisted with MUSC 462Q

Description: Survey of the pedagogy and the solo, chamber and pedagogical literature of instruments from elementary to advanced levels, for class as well as private instruction.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

MUSC862R
FluteCrosslisted with MUSC 462R

Description: Survey of the pedagogy and the solo, chamber and pedagogical literature of instruments from elementary to advanced levels, for class as well as private instruction.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

MUSC862T
OboeCrosslisted with MUSC 462T

Description: Survey of the pedagogy and the solo, chamber and pedagogical literature of instruments from elementary to advanced levels, for class as well as private instruction.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

MUSC862U
ClarinetCrosslisted with MUSC 462U

Description: Survey of the pedagogy and the solo, chamber and pedagogical literature of instruments from elementary to advanced levels, for class as well as private instruction.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

MUSC862V
BassoonCrosslisted with MUSC 462V

Description: Survey of the pedagogy and the solo, chamber and pedagogical literature of instruments from elementary to advanced levels, for class as well as private instruction.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

MUSC862W
SaxophoneCrosslisted with MUSC 462W

Description: Survey of the pedagogy and the solo, chamber and pedagogical literature of instruments from elementary to advanced levels, for class as well as private instruction.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

MUSC862Y
PercussionCrosslisted with MUSC 462Y

Description: Survey of the pedagogy and the solo, chamber and pedagogical literature of instruments from elementary to advanced levels, for class as well as private instruction.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

MUSC862Z
GuitarCrosslisted with MUSC 462Z

Description: Survey of the pedagogy and the solo, chamber and pedagogical literature of instruments from elementary to advanced levels, for class as well as private instruction.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

MUSC865
Jazz TheoryCrosslisted with MUSC 465

Prerequisites: MUSC 266.

Description: Theoretical foundation of jazz composition and performance. Ear training and keyboard skills.

This course is a prerequisite for: MUSC 467, MUSC 867

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Theory

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC866
Jazz StylesCrosslisted with MUSC 466

Prerequisites: MUSC 366 and MUNM 387 or equivalent or permission.

Description: Jazz styles from 1920 to the present, with emphasis on the development of listening skills required to aurally identify improvisors, composer/arrangers and stylistic characteristics within the jazz idiom.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music History

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC867
Jazz ImprovisationCrosslisted with MUSC 467

Prerequisites: MUSC 465/865

Description: Exploration of the uses the elements of music (melody, harmony, rhythm, articulation, dynamics, form, etc.) in consonant and dissonant ways to create expressive, emotional and substantive improvisations. Topics include the role of the ear; free playing; intervalic and melodic construction; tone and chord character; and transcription.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Literature and Pedagogy

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC868
Jazz PedagogyCrosslisted with MUSC 468

Description: Acquaints student with musical repertoire and rehearsal technique of the school jazz ensemble, the various methods of jazz improvisation instruction, the musical roles of the rhythm section, and the materials (books, audio, and video recordings, etc.) that are available to the jazz teacher.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Literature and Pedagogy

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC869
Organ Design and ConstructionCrosslisted with MUSC 469

Prerequisites: 10 hours of applied organ.

Description: Comparison of the most important methods of designing and constructing organs in Europe and America from 1500 to the present.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Literature and Pedagogy

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

MUSC870
Introduction to Vocal PedagogyCrosslisted with MUSC 470

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Description: The processes of teaching singing, basic physiology, and scientific and acoustical terms. Developing processes to teach breathing, phonation, registration, resonance strategies, and sound concept through discussion and evaluation of practice teaching, and on how to manage a private studio.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Literature and Pedagogy

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC871
Art Song ICrosslisted with MUSC 471

Prerequisites: Junior standing or above or permission.

Description: Development of the art song, emphasizing the European and New World traditions from the eighteenth century to the present.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Literature and Pedagogy

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC872
Art Song IICrosslisted with MUSC 472

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Description: Intensive study of the German, French and American art song literature from the eighteenth century to the present.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Literature and Pedagogy

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC874
Organ Literature and PedagogyCrosslisted with MUSC 474

Prerequisites: 10 hrs organ or equivalent.

Description: Survey of the most important trends in organ literature and pedagogy from medieval times to the present day. The interrelationships between the music and organ design.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Literature and Pedagogy

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC875
Organ Literature SeminarCrosslisted with MUSC 475

Prerequisites: 10 hrs organ or equivalent.

Topics will rotate.

Description: Seminar in specific focus areas of organ literature.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:15
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Literature and Pedagogy

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC875A
German Organ Music to 1800Crosslisted with MUSC 475A

Description: Seminar in specific focus areas of organ literature.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC875B
Organ Music of FranceCrosslisted with MUSC 475B

Description: Seminar in specific focus areas of organ literature.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC875E
Organ Music of AmericaCrosslisted with MUSC 475E

Description: Seminar in specific focus areas of organ literature.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC875J
ORGAN MUSIC >1950
Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC875K
Historic Organ TechniqueCrosslisted with MUSC 475K

Description: Seminar in specific focus areas of organ literature.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC876
Piano LiteratureCrosslisted with MUSC 476

Prerequisites: 12 hrs undergraduate piano.

Description: Literature for solo piano from the early Baroque through the Twentieth Century, with emphasis on musical styles.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Literature and Pedagogy

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC877
Piano Literature SeminarCrosslisted with MUSC 477

Prerequisites: 12 hrs undergraduate piano.

Specific style periods rotate.

Description: Literature for solo piano.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Literature and Pedagogy

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC877A
Piano Literature Seminar - Baroque/ClassicalCrosslisted with MUSC 477A

Description: Literature for solo piano.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC877B
Piano Literature Seminar - RomanticCrosslisted with MUSC 477B

Description: Literature for solo piano.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC877D
Piano Literature Seminar - Twentieth Century RepertoireCrosslisted with MUSC 477D

Description: Literature for solo piano.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC878
Music of the Twentieth Century ICrosslisted with MUSC 478

Prerequisites: MUSC 366 or equivalent.

Description: Historical and stylistic study of the music composed from the last decade of the nineteenth century through World War II.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music History

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC879
American Composers and the OrchestraCrosslisted with MUSC 479

Prerequisites: MUSC 266

Description: Examination of important works for orchestra by American composers from the late 1800s to the present day.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Offered:FALL/SPR

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC880
Advanced Tonal TheoryCrosslisted with MUSC 480

Prerequisites: MUSC 266.

Description: Compositional practices of late nineteenth-century European music. Chromatic harmony and devices of tonal and motivic expansion. Analytical concepts of Schenker, Schönberg, and others. Application of music examples.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Theory

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC881
Music Bibliography

Prerequisites: MUSC 365

Description: Basic procedures and tools for music scholarship.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

MUSC882
Music of the Twentieth Century IICrosslisted with MUSC 482

Prerequisites: MUSC 366 or equivalent.

Description: Historical and stylistic study of the music composed since World War II.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music History

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC883
Music Technology: Advanced Techniques and ApplicationsCrosslisted with MUSC 483

Prerequisites: MUSC 383.

Presented in a seminar format.

Description: Advance music technology focusing on particular areas of interest such as: MIDI/audio music production; advanced music notation; and software development for audio, multi-media, and/or mobile applications.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

MUSC884
Music in 20th-Century American Society

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Twentieth century art and vernacular music in the social and historical contexts of its creation, including issues and repertoires that involve multiculturalism and the relationship between popular and art traditions and genres.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

MUSC885
Music of the Classic PeriodCrosslisted with MUSC 485

Prerequisites: MUSC 366 or permission.

Description: Forms, styles, composers, and aesthetics of the classic period.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music History

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC886
Music of the RenaissanceCrosslisted with MUSC 486

Prerequisites: MUSC 366 or permission

Description: Forms, styles, composers, and aesthetics of music of the Renaissance.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music History

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC887
Music of the Baroque EraCrosslisted with MUSC 487

Prerequisites: MUSC 366.

Description: Forms, styles, composers, and aesthetics of the Baroque Era.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music History

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC888
Music of the Romantic PeriodCrosslisted with MUSC 488

Prerequisites: MUSC 366.

Description: Forms, styles, composers, and aesthetics of the Romantic Era.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music History

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC889
American MusicCrosslisted with MUSC 489

Prerequisites: MUSC 366 or equivalent.

Description: American music and musical life in its cultivated and vernacular traditions including a consideration of its cultural and social background as well as principal stylistic trends and predominant musical attitudes.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music History

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC893
Career Development: Music EntrepreneurshipCrosslisted with MUSC 493

Description: Covers the practical aspects of a successful music career, including finances, self-presentation, publicity, and marketing for both new and traditional career directions.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC894
Music InternshipCrosslisted with MUSC 94, MUSC 494

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Supervised practicum and/or field work in an area related to music under the direction of a university staff/faculty member and a cooperating professional in the particular area(s) of interest.

Course details
Credit Hours:0
Max credits per semester:
Max credits per degree:
Course Format:FLD
Groups:Independent Study, Seminars

Credit Hours:0

ACE:

MUSC898
Special Topics in MusicCrosslisted with MUSC 498
Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Independent Study, Seminars

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

MUSC898A
Special Topics in Music
Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

MUSC898B
Special Topics in Music
Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

MUSC899
Masters Thesis or Original Composition

Prerequisites: Admission to masters degree program and permission of major adviser

Course details
Credit Hours:1-10
Max credits per semester:10
Max credits per degree:99
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-10

ACE:

MUSC941
Theory Pedagogy

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Current materials and approaches for the teaching of music fundamentals, harmony counterpoint, ear training, sight singing, form and analysis. Activities.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC942
Pedagogy of Music History

Prerequisites: Permission

Oriented to students in music including performance, composition, music education, music theory, and music history.

Description: Current materials and approaches for the teaching of music history in the post-secondary academic environment.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC952
Twentieth-Century Church Music

Prerequisites: MUSC 366 or equivalent

Description: Recent developments in church music seen in the light of twentieth-century theological trends. New directions in church music.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC969
Diction for Graduate Students

Description: Lyric diction in English, Italian, ecclesiastical Latin, French, and German.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC971
The Science of Singing

Prerequisites: MUSC 470/870

Description: The science of singing. The physiology, functioning, and acoustics of the singing voice. Research in singing and the various applications of scientific concepts. Research in the art of teaching singing.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC972
Seminar: Choral Literature

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Designed for the serious conductor. Analytical and stylistic study of choral literature from the beginning of the respective genre. Major works of the ensemble's history and important contemporary works.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

MUSC972A
Choral Literature to 1600
Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

MUSC972B
Choral Literature from 1600 to 1750
Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

MUSC972D
Choral Literature from 1750 to 1900
Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

MUSC972E
Choral Literature from 1900 to the present
Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

MUSC973
Seminar: Orchestral Literature

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Designed for the serious conductor. Analytical and stylistic study of orchestral literature from the beginning of the respective genre. Major works of four distinct historical periods.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

MUSC973A
Orchestral Literature to 1800
Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

MUSC973B
Orchestral Literature from 1800 to 1875
Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

MUSC973D
Orchestral Literature from 1875 to 1910
Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

MUSC973E
Orchestral Literature from 1910 to the present
Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

MUSC974
Seminar: Wind Band Literature

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Major works and compositional trends of wind band literature. Insights into historical and cultural influences, composers' biographies, analysis of form and style, and correlation with other media (orchestra, choral, etc.).

Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

MUSC974A
Wind Band Literature 1892-1952
Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

MUSC974B
Wind Band Literature 1952-Present
Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

MUSC974D
Wind Band Literature The Symphony
Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

MUSC974E
Evolution of Wind Ensemble Instrumentation
Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

MUSC977
Topics in Performance Practice

Description: Problems of interpretation and execution in music literature with emphasis on examination of literary and musical sources bearing on performance.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC979
Seminar in Music Theory

Description: History of music theory, in the works of major theorists, or in special problems in music theory.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-24

ACE:

MUSC986
Seminar in the History and Literature of Music

Description: Interpretative and historical studies in music; intensive study of special topics in the history and literature of music.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-24

ACE:

MUSC988
Introduction to the Interdisciplinary Study of the Middle AgesCrosslisted with AHIS 988, ENGL 988, HIST 988, MODL 988

Description: Methods and state of research in the disciplines--art, music, literature, language, history, philosophy--dealing with the Middle Ages. Assistance in independent reading and research in subjects related to the student's own research interests. Taught jointly by faculty members in art, music, theatre, English, history, classics, modern languages, and philosophy.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC989
Introduction to the Interdisciplinary Study of the RenaissanceCrosslisted with AHIS 989, ENGL 989, HIST 989, MODL 989

Description: Methods and state of research in the disciplines--art, music, literature, language, history, philosophy--dealing with the Renaissance. Assistance in independent reading and research in subjects related to the student's own research interests. Taught jointly by faculty members in art, music, theatre, English, history, classics, modern languages, and philosophy.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC995
Graduate Conducting Project
Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC996
Special Problems

Prerequisites: Permission; obtain adviser's permission to repeat for credit

Description: Individual research projects in musicology, music theory, or music education.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

MUSC996A
Special Problems

Description: Individual research projects in musicology, music theory, or music education.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

MUSC996B
Special Problems

Description: Individual research projects in musicology, music theory, or music education.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

MUSC997
Doctoral Seminar

Description: May be repeated for credit.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC999
Doctoral Document

Prerequisites: Admission to doctoral degree program and permission of supervisory committee chair

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:99
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-24

ACE: