Music - School of (7500)

Music - School of (7500)

100 FUNDAMENTALS OF MUSIC 2 credits
Introduction of basic notation and development of functional music reading and keyboard skills. Conducted in electronic keyboard laboratory with computer-assisted instruction available. For non-music majors only, with little or no previous musical training.
101 INTRO TO MUSIC THEORY 2 credits
Prerequisite: Undergraduate Theory Placement Examination. Designed for prospective music major to correct deficiencies in theory background as determined through department placement testing. Includes classroom instruction and computer assisted instruction in basic notation, scales, meter, key signatures, ear training and basic familiarity with the keyboard. Credit not applicable toward music degree.
102 INTRO TO MUSIC EDUCATION 2 credits
Prerequisites: 121, 154. Overview of the music teaching profession and its processes. Screening of degree candidates is built into the course with clinical field experience.
103 TRENDS IN JAZZ 2 credits
An overview of the first 100 years of jazz music with emphasis on major figures and styles central to the development of jazz. This course is specifically designed for the non-music major.
104 CLASS PIANO I 2 credits
Prerequisite: 101 or permission of instructor. Designed for student with no previous keyboard experience to learn rudimentary keyboard skills such as playing scales, chords, arpeggios and melodic patterns as well as simple music.
105 CLASS PIANO II 2 credits
Prerequisite: 104 or permission of instructor. Continuation of work begun in 104.
107 CLASS VOICE I 2 credits
Prerequisite: 101 or permission of instructor. Minimum memorization and solo singing requirement: seven songs. Voice literature emphasis; folk songs, ballads, spirituals, sacred songs and easy art songs in English.
108 CLASS VOICE II 2 credits
Prerequisite: 107. Minimum memorization and solo singing requirement: eight songs. Vocal literature emphasis: old Italian and English songs, art songs in English or foreign language if student is conversant with the language.
110 CLASS GUITAR 1 credits
Introduction to the guitar, its repertoire and techniques. Basic classical techniques and music reading, strums, finger-picking, accompaniment patterns, blues styles will be covered.
121 THEORY & MUSICIANSHIP I 4 credits
Sequential, Prerequisite: Theory Placement Examination (65%) or Introduction to Theory (70%). Analysis, aural/oral skills; Diatonic pitch materials, three clefs; simple-compound meters, rhythmic divisions and subdivisions.
122 THEORY & MUSICIANSHIP II 4 credits
Sequential, Prerequisite: 7500: 121 (70%). Theory, analysis, aural/oral skills: Seventh chords, secondary function, four-part dictation; asymmetric meters, borrowed subdivision.
141 EAR TRAINING/SIGHT READING I 1 credits
Prerequisite: Placement in Theory I. Corequisite: 151. Major and minor keys; intervals, triads and inversions; diatonic progressions; three clefs; simple and compound meters; subdivision through sixteenth notes.
142 EAR TRAINING/SIGHT READING II 1 credits
Prerequisites: 141 and 151. Corequisite: 152. Seventh chords; melodic chromaticism; secondary function; four-part dictation; asymmetric meters; borrowed subdivision.
151 THEORY I 3 credits
Sequential, Prerequisite: Theory Placement Examination (with a score of 65% or higher) or the grade of C- or higher in 7500:101. Study/creative use of elements of music; investigation of music of major composers of classic/romantic eras; introduction to earlier musical practices and contemporary music.
152 THEORY II 3 credits
Sequential, Prerequisite: The grade of C- (70%) or higher in 7500: 151. Study/creative use of elements of music; investigation of music of major composers of classic/romantic eras; introduction to earlier musical practices and contemporary music.
154 MUSIC LITERATURE I 2 credits
Sequential. Familiarization with large body of musical material from all branches of music writing; vocal, instrumental, symphonic and choral music literature. Special attention given to style, form and structural procedures of principal composers.
155 MUSIC LITERATURE II 2 credits
Sequential. Familiarization with large body of musical material from all branches of music writing; vocal, instrumental, symphonic and choral music literature. Special attention given to style, form and structural procedures of principal composers.
157 STUDENT RECITAL 0 credits
Required of all music majors until minimum requirement is met. Forum for student and faculty members providing lectures, recitals and opportunity for practice of various skills necessary for successful music performance.
201 EXPLORING MUSIC: BACH TO ROCK 3 credits
Prerequisite: 3400:210 or 3400:221. This course provides non-music majors with the skills to evaluate a wide range of music.
210 JAZZ IMPROVISATION I 2 credits
Prerequisites: 262 and permission of instructor. Study and application of principles of jazz improvisation as they relate the chord-scale structures, motif development and style.
211 JAZZ IMPROVISATION II 2 credits
Prerequisite: 210. Advanced study in principles of jazz composition.
212 MUSIC IND:SURV PRACS &OPPORTUN 2 credits
A study of current practices affecting the professional musician and a survey of career opportunities relating to the music industry.
221 THEORY & MUSICIANSHIP III 4 credits
Sequential, Prerequisite: 122 (70%). Theory, analysis, and aural/oral skills: Chromatic harmony, dictation of mixed and irregular meters, syncopation, dotted rhythms, and ties.
222 THEORY & MUSICIANSHIP IV 4 credits
Sequential, Prerequisite: 221 (70%). Theory, analysis, and aural/oral skills: Advanced chromaticism and rhythm, extended tonality, form, serial and non-serial atonality.
241 EAR TRAINING/SIGHT READING III 1 credits
Prerequsites: 142 and 152. Corequisite: 251. Modulation; chromatic harmony; mixed meters.
242 EAR TRAINING/SIGHT READING IV 1 credits
Prerequsites: 241 and 251. Corequisite: 252. Twentieth-century materials: modes; whole-tone and octatonic scales; secundal and quartal/quintal harmony; classical, jazz, and non-western examples; polyrhythm; total and atonal contexts.
251 THEORY III 3 credits
Sequential, Prerequisite: The grade of C- (70%) or higher in 7500:152. Renaissance vocal counterpoint; Baroque instrumental counterpoint; form and analysis of music of all eras.
252 THEORY IV 3 credits
Sequential, Prerequisite: The grade of C- (70%) or higher in 7500:251. Renaissance vocal counterpoint; Baroque instrumental counterpoint; form and analysis of music of all eras.
254 STRING METHODS I 1 credits
Prerequisites: 102, 155, 222, 262, 276, 277. Fundamentals of technique, tone production, methods, and materials pertaining to teaching violin, viola, cello and string bass in the public schools.
255 STRING METHODS II 1 credits
Prerequisites: 102, 155, 222, 254, 262, 276, 277. Continuation of the fundamentals of technique, tone production, methods, and materials pertaining to teaching violin, viola, cello and string bass in the public schools.
259 FRETBOARD HARMONY 2 credits
Prerequisite: 261 or permission of instructor. Essentials of basic theory and harmony as applied to the guitar fretboard: accompaniment, improvisation, transposition, modulation, figures bass, sight reading.
261 KEYBOARD HARMONY I 2 credits
Sequential. Prerequisites: 105 or equivalency and 122. Essentials of basic theory and harmony practically applied at keyboard; accompaniment, improvisation, transposition, modulation and sight-reading.
262 KEYBOARD HARMONY II 2 credits
Sequential. Prerequisites: 105 or equivalency and 122. Essentials of basic theory and harmony practically applied at keyboard; accompaniment, improvisation, transposition, modulation and sight-reading.
265 DICTION FOR SINGERS I 2 credits
Sequential. Prerequisite: permission. Study of diction of the four most used languages (Italian, German, French and English) in vocal performance and international phonetic alphabet. Designed for student who expects to function as vocal performers and/or choral and studio voice teachers.
266 DICTION FOR SINGERS II 2 credits
Sequential. Prerequisite: permission. Study of diction of the four most used languages (Italian, German, French and English) in vocal performance and international phonetic alphabet. Designed for student who expects to function as vocal performers and/or choral and studio voice teachers.
268 GRP VOCAL TECH-CHORAL MUSIC ED 2 credits
Prerequisites: 7510:120 or 121, 7520:124. Corequisite: 265. Foundational concepts of group vocal techniques. Designed for choral educators to learn physiology of the voice, basics of vocal production, and applications for the Pre-K-12 choral classroom.
271 PIANO PEDAGOGY & LITERATURE I 2 credits
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Examination of musical content and pedagogical orientation of beginning piano material to include appropriate teaching works, methods and ensemble pieces from a variety of historical periods.
272 PIANO PEDAGOGY & LITERATURE II 2 credits
Prerequisite: 7520:125 or permission of the instructor. A survey of piano literature at all levels of difficulty, with practical emphasis on its use for teaching.
276 TRUMPET & FRENCH HORN METHODS 1 credits
Prerequisite: 102. A comprehensive approach to the performance and pedagogy of the trumpet and French horn for the instrumental music education major in preparation for teaching music.
277 CLARINET & SAXOPHONE METHODS 1 credits
Prerequisite: 276. A comprehensive approach to the performance and pedagogy of the clarinet and saxophone for the instrumental music education major in preparation for teaching music.
289 MUSIC EDUCATION DEPARTMNT JURY 0 credits
Prerequisites: minimum 2.5 accum, C or higher in all freshman/sophomore music education coursework, and minimum 200 jury level. Sophomore exam for music education majors.
298 TECHNOLOGIES OF MUSIC EDUC 2 credits
Introductory hands-on experiences with a wide range of technology applications and strategies to integrate technology into the music curriculum.
305 MARCHING BAND: ORGANIZ & TECH 1-2 credits
Prerequisite: 289, two semesters 7510:126. A discussion of the marching band. Students learn to write complete half-time show, administer marching band program. Required for instrumental music education majors.
307 TECHN JAZZ ENSMBL PERFOR & DIR 1-2 credits
Prerequisite: 102, 155, 222, 262, 276, 277, 305; permission of instructor. Basic experiences relating to conducting, rehearsal techniques, improvisation, performance, repertoire and other matters related to organization and direction of stage bands. Required for instrumental majors.
308 HISTORY & LITERATURE OF JAZZ 3 credits
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Study of origins of jazz music, its development and influence on today's culture. Investigates evolution of musical instruments as they pertain to jazz music, the artists who perform on them, and their music through live and recorded listening experiences.
309 JAZZ KEYBOARD TECHNIQUES 2 credits
Prerequisite: 262. Study of and familiarization with basic jazz keyboard techniques as they relate to contemporary jazz harmony and theory.
310 JAZZ IMPROVISATION III 2 credits
Prerequisite: 211. Advanced study in the principles of jazz improvisation.
311 JAZZ IMPROVISATION IV 2 credits
Prerequisite: 310. Advanced study in the principles of jazz improvisation.
315 EQUITY & EXCELLENCE-MUSIC ED 3 credits
Prerequisite: 289. Inquiry-based seminars and service learning field experiences for the music education major to develop competence implementing equity and excellence in a culturally pluralistic society.
325 RESEARCH IN MUSIC 2 credits
Prerequisites: 155, 222, 262. Techniques of basic research methods; examination of selected music materials; field trips to specialized collections.
339 TEACHING GENERAL MUSIC I 2 credits
Prerequisites: 222, 262, 289. Methods and materials for teaching general music in pre-K to 12th grade classrooms.
340 TEACHING GENERAL MUSIC II 2 credits
Prerequisites: 289, 339. Advanced methods and materials for teaching general music with emphasis on Orff, Kodaly and Dalcroze methodologies.
341 JR HIGH/MID SCH CHORAL METHODS 2 credits
Prerequisites: 289, 340. Methods and materials for teaching choral music at the JH/MS level. Develops competencies in literature selection, rehearsal techniques and assessment of the adolescent voice.
344 SEC CHORAL MUSIC METH/MATERLS 2 credits
Prerequisites: 351, 361. Methods, techniques, and materials for teaching secondary choral music. Develops competencies in literature, selection, rehearsal techniques, and programming methodology.
345 LOW BRASS METHODS 1 credits
Prerequisites: 222, 262, 277, 289. A comprehensive approach to the pedagogy and performance of the low brass for the instrumental music education major in preparation for teaching music.
346 FLUTE & DOUBLE REED METHODS 1 credits
Prerequisites: 345, 340, 351. A comprehensive approach to the pedagogy and performance of the flute and double reeds for the instrumental music education major in preparation for teaching music.
351 MUSIC HISTORY I 3 credits
Sequential. Prerequisites: 122, 155. Development of music from ancient to modern times; scores, recordings and live performances as illustrative material.
352 MUSIC HISTORY II 3 credits
Sequential. Prerequisites: 122, 155. Development of music from ancient to modern times; scores, recordings and live performances as illustrative material.
353 ELECTRONIC MUSIC 3 credits
Theory of electronically generated sound and practice of electronic music composition. Emphasis is on understanding digital and analog synthesizers in a MIDI recording studio.
361 CONDUCTING 2 credits
Prerequisites: All Majors 155, 222, 262; Vocal?289, 351, or permission; Instrumental 254, 346, 352, 454 or permission. Study and practice of conducting techniques; patterns, fermatas, tempo and dynamic change, attacks and releases, score reading, aural skills. One hour lab required.
363 INTERMED CONDUCTING: CHORAL 2 credits
Prerequisite: 361 or instructor permission. Introduction to choral conducting with emphasis on manual techniques, vocal skills, aural skills, and gaining conducting experience.
366 SONG LITERATURE I 2 credits
Prerequisite: 222 or permission. Systematic study of French and German song literature presented chronologically. Includes study of stylistic compositional characteristics and repertoire of major composers of song literature.
367 SONG LITERATURE II 2 credits
Prerequisite: 222 or permission. Systematic study of American, British and Italian song literature presented chronologically. Includes study of stylistic compositional characteristics and repertoire of major composers of song literature.
368 GUITAR STYLES 2 credits
Prerequisite: 200 performance level or permission of instructor. Techniques involved in performing musical styles other than those in classical guitar. Included are plectrum styles such as bluegrass, country and rock, as well as flamenco, folk, popular and jazz.
371 ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES 2 credits
Prerequisite: 222. Techniques for analysis of musical score from all eras of Western music history, with major emphasis on works of Baroque, Classical and Romantic periods.
372 POST-TONAL ANALYTIC TECHNIQUES 2 credits
Prerequisite: 222. Techniques for the analysis of musical scores from the 20th and 21st Centuries. Required of a composition major.
407 JAZZ ARRANGING & SCORING 2 credits
Prerequisite: 454 and 309. Study of jazz instrumentation from small groups to large ensembles.
415 TCH & LIT: BRASS INSTRUMENTS 2 credits
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Research in current trends and issues in brass teaching techniques and appropriate literature.
416 TCHG & LIT: WOODWIND INSTR 2 credits
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Research in current trends and issues in woodwind teaching techniques and appropriate literature.
432 TCHG & LIT: PERCUSSION INSTRUM 2 credits
To train undergraduate and graduate percussion students in techniques of percussion education. Emphasis on research, literature, performance, and techniques from elementary through secondary levels.
442 INSTRUMENTAL METHODS 2 credits
Prerequisites 346, 352, 454, 254. Procedures for teaching instrumental music at all levels. Special emphasis will be placed on classroom management, recruitment, assessment, literature selection, scheduling, and rehearsal organization. Clinical and field experience.
443 INSTRUMENTAL PRACTICUM 2 credits
Prerequisite 442. Procedures for teaching instrumental music at all levels. Special emphasis will be placed on classroom management, recruitment, assessment, literature selection, scheduling, and rehearsal organization. Clinical and field experience.
451 INTRODUCTION TO MUSICOLOGY 2 credits
Prerequisite: 352. Comparative musicology; acoustics; psychology and physiology of music; aesthetics; theory of music theory; historical musicology.
453 MUSIC SOFTWARE SURVEY/USE 2 credits
Prerequisite: 122 or permission of instructor. A survey and evaluation of available software in the various forms of musical instruction. Students will design a course suitable for submission to a programmer.
454 ORCHESTRATION 2 credits
Prerequisite: 222. Theory of instrumentation ranging from small ensembles to full band and orchestras.
455 ADV CONDUCTING: INSTRUMENTAL 2 credits
Prerequisite: 361, 442 or permission. Baton techniques and problems relating to practice, reading and preparation of scores; organization of ensembles; programming; conducting large instrumental ensembles. One hour lab required.
456 ADVANCED CONDUCTING: CHORAL 2 credits
Prerequisite: 363. Conducting techniques to the choral ensemble, including leadership, error detection, tonal development, stylistic accuracy and analysis. One hour lab required.
457 SENIOR RECITAL 0 credits
Permission of applied instructor is required for this course, which is taken only during the semester of the Senior Recital.
458 PERCUSSION METHODS 1 credits
Prerequisites: 346, 352, acceptance into Music Education Program. A comprehensive approach to the pedagogy and performance of the percussion instruments for the instrumental education major in preparation for teaching music.
463 REPERTOIRE & PED: STRING INSTR 3 credits
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Study in depth of the four bowed string instruments, their teaching and close relationship. Despite obvious difference in physical application of cello and bass from violin and viola, methods of bowing, sound production and coloring are closely related. Application of the instruments to solo, chamber and orchestral playing.
465 VOCAL PEDAGOGY 2 credits
Prerequisite: 300 or above with permission of instructor. In depth study of subjects dealing with teaching voice: physiology of the vocal instrument, principles governing vocal production and application of vocal pedagogy.
467 GUITAR PEDAGOGY 2 credits
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. A systematic analysis of prevailing schools of guitar pedagogy. Sound production physiology, method books and special problems in teaching addressed.
468 GUITAR ARRANGING 2 credits
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. After comparative analysis of selected examples, students make original solo guitar arrangements of works written for other solo instruments and ensembles.
469 HISTORY & LIT: GUITAR & LUTE 2 credits
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Study of plucked, fretted, string instruments from the 14th Century to the present: construction, notation, literature and performance practices. Modern editions and recordings evaluated.
471 COUNTERPOINT 2 credits
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Designed to give student of theory-composition necessary knowledge and skills for understanding contrapuntal practices and procedures; emphasis on 20th-Century techniques.
472 ADVANCED ORCHESTRATION 2 credits
Prerequisite: 454. Study of techniques of orchestral style as found in major works from classical orchestra of Haydn and Mozart through modern orchestra of Stravinsky, Bartok, Berg and Schoenberg.
490 W: MUSIC 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Investigation of topics not offered in regular curriculum. Graduate student must fulfill additional requirements.
492 STUDENT TEACHING COLLOQUIUM 1 credits
Prerequisite: restricted to students enrolled in Student Teaching in Music. For music education majors; certification, contracts, benefits, job market prospects and student teaching experience sharing.
497 INDP STUDY: MUSIC 1-2 credits
(May be repeated for a total of four credits) Prerequisites: senior standing and permission of department head. Music major only. Independent study under supervision of specially selected faculty members in subject area bearing on student's own goals.
498 SENIOR HONORS PROJECT: MUSIC 1-3 credits
(May be repeated for a total of six credits) Individually designed project demonstrating scholarship, analysis, advanced musicianship, research and/or creativity according to student interest. Restricted to University honors music student.

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