MUSC125
English and Italian Diction and LiteratureCrosslisted with MUSC 25

Description: The correct pronunciation and diction for singing in Italian and English. Some of the art songs that comprise the standard Italian and English vocal literature.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:SDO
Groups:Core Curriculum

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

MUSC126
German Diction and Literature
Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:SDO
Groups:Core Curriculum

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

MUSC127
French Diction and LiteratureCrosslisted with MUSC 27
Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:SDO
Groups:Core Curriculum

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

MUSC131
Keyboard Skills I

Description: Introduction for music majors to the development of functional piano technique for application to music theory, music reading, harmonization, improvisation, and other practical skills. Normally taken with MUSC 160, MUSC 165, MUSC 165A as the beginning of the music core curriculum

This course is a prerequisite for: MUSC 132

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

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

MUSC132
Keyboard Skills II

Prerequisites: MUSC 131

Should be taken by music majors together with core classes MUSC 166 and MUSC 166A.

Description: Continued development of functional piano skills such as sight-reading, harmonization, and improvisation.

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

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

MUSC160
Music as Art, Discipline and Profession

Description: Introduction to the degree programs in music and resources for the study of music at the university level. Historical, social, and stylistic views of music in western and non-western cultures. Significance of music in cultural history, and the understanding of music as aesthetic expression. How to listen to and appreciate the human and cultural values of music. This class is intended for music majors. Normally taken with MUSC 131, MUSC 165, MUSC 165A as the beginning of the music core curriculum.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Core Curriculum
ACE Outcomes: ACE 7 Arts

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 7 Arts

MUSC164H
Honors: Musicianship I Laboratory

Prerequisites: Good standing in the University Honors Program or permission as informed by diagnostic testing

Description: Intensive drill in skills (ear training, sight singing, and keyboard) to accompany written concepts.

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

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

MUSC165
Music Theory I

Description: Beginning fundamentals of music. Beginning theory (notation, rhythm, and meter, pitch and melody, harmony and form). Normally taken with MUSC 131, MUSC 160, MUSC 165A as the beginning of the music core curriculum.

This course is a prerequisite for: MUSC 166; MUSC 166A

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC165A
Aural Skills I

Description: Intensive drill in musicianship skills (ear training, sight singing, and keyboard). Normally taken with MUSC 131, MUSC 160, MUSC 165 as the beginning of the music core curriculum.

This course is a prerequisite for: MUSC 166A

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LAB
Groups:Core Curriculum

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

MUSC165H
Honors: Musicianship I

Prerequisites: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by permission

Normally taken with MUSC 131, MUSC 160, and either MUSC 164H or MUSC 165A as the beginning of the music core curriculum. MUSC 165H is letter grade only.

Description: Beginning fundamentals of music. Beginning theory (notation, rhythm and meter, pitch, harmony) and its application to listening, performing, and thinking about music.

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC166
Music Theory II

Prerequisites: MUSC 165

Description: Diatonic harmony, introduction to modulation, species counterpoint, introduction to form and analysis (compositional processes and small forms).

This course is a prerequisite for: MUSC 265; MUSC 265A

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC166A
Aural Skills II

Prerequisites: MUSC 165 and MUSC 165A

Music majors should take this music core class together with core class MUSC 166.

Description: Intensive drill in skills (ear training, sight singing, and keyboard).

This course is a prerequisite for: MUSC 265A

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LAB
Groups:Core Curriculum

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

MUSC168
Beginning Jazz ImprovisationCrosslisted with MUNM 168

Prerequisites: Ability to read standard musical notation.

Description: Jazz improvisation for instrumentalists with or without prior improvisation experience.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music for Non-majors

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

MUSC189H
University Honors Seminar

Prerequisites: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation.

University Honors Seminar 189H is required of all students in the University Honors Program.

Description: Topic varies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Independent Study, Seminars
ACE Outcomes: ACE 7 Arts

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 7 Arts

MUSC198
Special Topics in Music
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:

MUSC250
Introduction to Keyboard Studies

Prerequisites: MUAP 102 or MUAP 103

Description: Introduction to modern and historical keyboard instruments and initial development of skills on each. Emphasis on varied styles of keyboard performance including solo and collaborative, historical, modern, and vernacular. Overview of professional musicianship on keyboard instruments.

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

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

MUSC265
Music Theory III

Prerequisites: MUSC 166

Description: Chromatic harmony; continued study of modulation; invention and fugue; continued study of form and analysis (sonata, rondo, and concerto).

This course is a prerequisite for: MUSC 266; MUSC 266A

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC265A
Aural Skills III

Prerequisites: MUSC 166 and MUSC 166A

Music majors should take this course together with core class MUSC 265.

Description: Intensive drill in skills (ear training, sight singing, and keyboard).

This course is a prerequisite for: MUSC 266A

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LAB
Groups:Core Curriculum

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

MUSC266
Music Theory IV

Prerequisites: MUSC 265

Description: Continued study of chromatic harmony (later nineteenth-century practice) and of form and analysis (Lied, theme and variation). Twentieth-century materials and techniques (new tonal resources, atonality).

This course is a prerequisite for: MUSC 365

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC266A
Aural Skills IV

Prerequisites: MUSC 265 and MUSC 265A

Music majors should take this course together with core class MUSC 266.

Description: Intensive drill in skills (ear training, sight singing, and keyboard).

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LAB
Groups:Core Curriculum

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

MUSC268
Intermediate Jazz ImprovisationCrosslisted with MUNM 268

Prerequisites: MUSC/MUNM 168.

Description: Jazz improvisation for instrumentalists that builds on the material covered in MUSC/MUNM 168.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music for Non-majors

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

MUSC274
Beginning Conducting

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; MUSC 166 or 166A.

Description: Introduction to conducting, score analysis, score reading, baton technique, traditional patterns and expressive use of gestures.

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

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

MUSC280
World MusicCrosslisted with MUNM 280

Description: Introduction to basic ethnomusicological terms and techniques, including the distinction between folk, pop, and art music. The first half of class on traditional folk music of Europe, Africa, and America. The second portion on the art musics of the Near East, India, Indonesia, and China-Japan.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity ACE 7 Arts

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity ACE 7 Arts

MUSC282
Introduction to Music Composition and Digital Audio Production

Description: Fundamentals of music composition with attention to creating original music in digital mediums including MIDI and digital audio. Theory and practice in improvisation as related to composition as well as techniques for reworking musical ideas towards creating a finished composition.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 7 Arts

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 7 Arts

MUSC283
Music Technology: Foundations of Audio Recording and Production

Description: Introduction to the basic theory, practice, and procedures involved in recording and producing music in the modern digital audio production suite. Principles of sound, acoustics, and the fundamentals of DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) software and hardware (microphones and mixing consoles).

This course is a prerequisite for: MUSC 383

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC284
Music Technology: Foundations of MIDI Sequencing and Notation

Description: Fundamental skills in personal and professional use of technology for music production with a focus on MIDI sequencing and music notation software. Foundation of MIDI technology including keyboard and instrument programming, internet applications with sound and MIDI in multimedia.

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC287
The History of Rock MusicCrosslisted with MUNM 287

Description: Survey of the history of rock music including its antecedents in Rhythm & Blues and Country. Two areas: a musical focus on musical characteristics and evolving musical styles, and a consideration of the sociopolitical impact rock music has had on late 20th Century life.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 7 Arts

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 7 Arts

MUSC291Q
Special Topics in Digital Arts

Description: Investigation of selected topics in digital arts.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

MUSC350
Film Scoring and Creative Sound Design

Description: Exploration of the craft and art of scoring for visual media though practice, analysis and discussion. Develop creative and technical skills in audio editing and music composition for synchronization to picture.

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC361
Fundamentals of Piano Design and Mechanics

Description: Fundamental principles of the development, construction, and maintenance of the piano. The theory and practice of tuning in equal temperament.

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

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

MUSC362
Instrument Design and Mechanics

Description: Fundamentals of construction and maintenance of brass and woodwind instruments.

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

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

MUSC365
Music History and Literature I

Prerequisites: MUSC 266

Open to music majors only.

Description: Music of the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Baroque. An examination of style and social context from Gregorian chant through the mid-eighteenth century.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 7 Arts

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 7 Arts

MUSC366
Music History and Literature II

Prerequisites: MUSC 365 or permission.

Description: Music of the Classic and Romantic eras and the twentieth century. Style and social context from mid-eighteenth century to the present.

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC383
Music Technology: Advanced Audio Recording and Production

Prerequisites: MUSC 283 or permission

Description: Advanced work in audio recording and production with an emphasis on creating dynamic audio mixes for different musical contexts. Extensive work with DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) software and audio hardware such as microphones and mixing consoles, as well as foundational experience in using editing/mastering software.

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUSC384
Research Proposal Development

Description: Investigation of topics in music, and the selection of one topic, for the purpose of preparing a proposal for a research document or undergraduate thesis.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Independent Study, Seminars
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:1

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

MUSC384A
Research Proposal Development - BA in Music on the Research Track

Description: Investigation of topics in music, and the selection of one topic, for the purpose of preparing a proposal for a research document or undergraduate thesis.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Independent Study, Seminars
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:1

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

MUSC384B
Research Proposal Development - BM in Music History

Description: Investigation of topics in music, and the selection of one topic, for the purpose of preparing a proposal for a research document or undergraduate thesis.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Independent Study, Seminars
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:1

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

MUSC384E
Research Proposal Development - BM in Music Theory

Description: Investigation of topics in music, and the selection of one topic, for the purpose of preparing a proposal for a research document or undergraduate thesis.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Independent Study, Seminars
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:1

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

MUSC386
History of Rock and Roll: Classic ArtistsCrosslisted with MUNM 386

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing

Description: An encounter with life and music of the luminaries of rock and roll. The social, ethical, stewardship, civic, and religious themes embedded in the music, as well as an analysis of their landmark albums.

Course details
Credit Hours:3-15
Max credits per semester:15
Max credits per degree:15
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship ACE 7 Arts

Credit Hours:3-15

ACE:ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship ACE 7 Arts

MUSC386A
History of Rock and Roll: Bob DylanCrosslisted with MUNM 386A

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing

Description: An encounter with life and music of the luminaries of rock and roll. The social, ethical, stewardship, civic, and religious themes embedded in the music, as well as an analysis of their landmark albums. A. Bob Dylan (3 cr)

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship ACE 7 Arts

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship ACE 7 Arts

MUSC386B
History of Rock and Roll: The BeatlesCrosslisted with MUNM 386B

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing

Description: An encounter with life and music of the luminaries of rock and roll. The social, ethical, stewardship, civic, and religious themes embedded in the music, as well as an analysis of their landmark albums. B. The Beatles (3 cr)

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship ACE 7 Arts

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship ACE 7 Arts

MUSC386J
History of Rock and Roll: Pink FloydCrosslisted with MUNM 386J

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing

Description: An encounter with life and music of the luminaries of rock and roll. The social, ethical, stewardship, civic, and religious themes embedded in the music, as well as an analysis of their landmark albums. Pink Floyd (3 cr)

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 7 Arts ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 7 Arts ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

MUSC386K
History of Rock and Roll: Bruce SpringsteenCrosslisted with MUNM 386K

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing

Description: An encounter with life and music of the luminaries of rock and roll. The social, ethical, stewardship, civic, and religious themes embedded in the music, as well as an analysis of their landmark albums. K. Bruce Springsteen (3 cr)

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LAB
ACE Outcomes: ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship ACE 7 Arts

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship ACE 7 Arts

MUSC398
Special Topics in Music

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Investigation of selected topics in music.

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:

MUSC424
Piano Pedagogy I: Foundations, Philosophies, and TheoriesCrosslisted with MUSC 824

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:

MUSC425
Piano Pedagogy II: Approaches to Studio TeachingCrosslisted with MUSC 825

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:

MUSC435
Music and Film: History and AnalysisCrosslisted with MUSC 835

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:

MUSC437
History of Jazz: Origins to BopCrosslisted with MUSC 837

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:

MUSC438
History of Jazz: Post BopCrosslisted with MUSC 838

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:

MUSC441
Skills for the Church MusicianCrosslisted with MUSC 841

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:

MUSC442
Great Composers & Performers in MusicCrosslisted with MUSC 842

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:

MUSC445
Analysis for Performance

Prerequisites: Senior standing and MUSC 366.

Description: Relationship between musical analysis and musical performance. Individual performance project of a suitable composition and a research paper devoted to the work and its performance.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Theory
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

MUSC449
Medieval MusicCrosslisted with MUSC 849

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:

MUSC450
Johann Sebastian BachCrosslisted with MUSC 850

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:

MUSC451
Music and the ChurchCrosslisted with MUSC 851

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:

MUSC452
HymnologyCrosslisted with MUSC 852

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:

MUSC455
Techniques of CounterpointCrosslisted with MUSC 855

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:

MUSC457
Post-Tonal TheoryCrosslisted with MUSC 857

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:

MUSC458
History of the OperaCrosslisted with MUSC 858

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:

MUSC459
Symphonic LiteratureCrosslisted with MUSC 859

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:

MUSC460
Musical FormCrosslisted with MUSC 860

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:

MUSC461
Comprehensive AnalysisCrosslisted with MUSC 861

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:

MUSC462
Instrumental Literature and PedagogyCrosslisted with MUSC 862

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:

MUSC462A
Brass/Percussion InstrumentsCrosslisted with MUSC 862A

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:

MUSC462D
String InstrumentsCrosslisted with MUSC 862D

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:

MUSC462E
Woodwind InstrumentsCrosslisted with MUSC 862E

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:

MUSC462I
ViolinCrosslisted with MUSC 862I

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:

MUSC462J
ViolaCrosslisted with MUSC 862J

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:

MUSC462K
CelloCrosslisted with MUSC 862K

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:

MUSC462L
Double BassCrosslisted with MUSC 862L

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:

MUSC462M
TrumpetCrosslisted with MUSC 862M

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:

MUSC462N
French HornCrosslisted with MUSC 862N

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:

MUSC462P
TromboneCrosslisted with MUSC 862P

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:

MUSC462Q
Euphonium, TubaCrosslisted with MUSC 862Q

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:

MUSC462R
FluteCrosslisted with MUSC 862R

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:

MUSC462T
OboeCrosslisted with MUSC 862T

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:

MUSC462U
ClarinetCrosslisted with MUSC 862U

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:

MUSC462V
BassoonCrosslisted with MUSC 862V

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:

MUSC462W
SaxophoneCrosslisted with MUSC 862W

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:

MUSC462Y
PercussionCrosslisted with MUSC 862Y

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:

MUSC462Z
GuitarCrosslisted with MUSC 862Z

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:

MUSC465
Jazz TheoryCrosslisted with MUSC 865

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:

MUSC466
Jazz StylesCrosslisted with MUSC 866

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:

MUSC467
Jazz ImprovisationCrosslisted with MUSC 867

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:

MUSC468
Jazz PedagogyCrosslisted with MUSC 868

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:

MUSC469
Organ Design and ConstructionCrosslisted with MUSC 869

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:

MUSC470
Introduction to Vocal PedagogyCrosslisted with MUSC 870

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:

MUSC471
Art Song ICrosslisted with MUSC 871

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:

MUSC472
Art Song IICrosslisted with MUSC 872

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:

MUSC474
Organ Literature and PedagogyCrosslisted with MUSC 874

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:

MUSC475
Organ Literature SeminarCrosslisted with MUSC 875

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:

MUSC475A
German Organ Music to 1800Crosslisted with MUSC 875A

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:

MUSC475B
Organ Music of FranceCrosslisted with MUSC 875B

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:

MUSC475E
Organ Music of AmericaCrosslisted with MUSC 875E

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:

MUSC475J
Organ Music Since 1950

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:

MUSC475K
Historic Organ TechniqueCrosslisted with MUSC 875K

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:

MUSC476
Piano LiteratureCrosslisted with MUSC 876

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:

MUSC477
Piano Literature SeminarCrosslisted with MUSC 877

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:

MUSC477A
Piano Literature Seminar - Baroque/ClassicalCrosslisted with MUSC 877A

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:

MUSC477B
Piano Literature Seminar - RomanticCrosslisted with MUSC 877B

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:

MUSC477D
Piano Literature Seminar - Twentieth Century RepertoireCrosslisted with MUSC 877D

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:

MUSC478
Music of the Twentieth Century ICrosslisted with MUSC 878

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:

MUSC479
American Composers and the OrchestraCrosslisted with MUSC 879

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:

MUSC480
Advanced Tonal TheoryCrosslisted with MUSC 880

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:

MUSC482
Music of the Twentieth Century IICrosslisted with MUSC 882

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:

MUSC483
Music Technology: Advanced Techniques and ApplicationsCrosslisted with MUSC 883

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:

MUSC484
Music Technology: Capstone

Description: Culminating experience in music technology. Proposal and production of project blending music and technology.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

MUSC485
Music of the Classic PeriodCrosslisted with MUSC 885

Prerequisites: MUSC 366 or equivalent.

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:

MUSC486
Music of the RenaissanceCrosslisted with MUSC 886

Prerequisites: MUSC 366 or equivalent.

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:

MUSC487
Music of the Baroque EraCrosslisted with MUSC 887

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:

MUSC488
Music of the Romantic PeriodCrosslisted with MUSC 888

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:

MUSC489
American MusicCrosslisted with MUSC 889

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:

MUSC493
Career Development: Music EntrepreneurshipCrosslisted with MUSC 893

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:

MUSC494
Music InternshipCrosslisted with MUSC 94, MUSC 894

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:

MUSC498
Special Topics in MusicCrosslisted with MUSC 898
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:

MUSC499
Undergraduate Thesis

Prerequisites: Permission.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND
Groups:Independent Study, Seminars
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

MUSC499H
Honors: Special Problems

Prerequisites: Open to candidates for degrees with distinction, with high distinction, and with highest distinction in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:8
Course Format:IND
Groups:Independent Study, Seminars

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE: