Courses

Music Workshop (MU100)

Weekly meeting which includes such musical activities as recitals, concerts, small ensemble performances, master classes, and guest lectures. Fall, Spring.

Applied Music (MUA101)

Individual instruction consisting of twelve 50-minute lessons (for 2 credits) or twelve 25-minute lessons (for 1 credit) on an instrument or in voice. For Music Education or B.A. in Music majors only. Fall, Spring.

Applied Music (MUAP101)

Individual instruction consisting of twelve 50-minute lessons on an instrument or voice. For Music Performance majors only. Fall, Spring.

Applied Music: Secondary (MUAS101)

Individual instruction consisting of twelve 50-minute lessons (for 2 credits) or twelve 25-minute lessons (for 1 credit) on an instrument or in voice. For Music majors or minors only. May be repeated for credit. Fall, Spring.

Applied Secondary Composition (MUCS101)

Individual composition instruction consisting of twelve 50-minute lessons (for 2 credits) or twelve 25-minute lessons (for 1 credit). Music major or minor only. Not applicable to the BM Music Composition or BM Technology programs. Fall, Spring.

Applied Music: Secondary (MUAS102)

Individual instruction consisting of twelve 50-minute lessons (for 2 credits) or twelve 25-minute lessons (for 1 credit) on an instrument or in voice. Music major or minor only. May be repeated for credit. Fall, Spring.

Applied Secondary Composition (MUCS102)

Individual composition instruction consisting of twelve 50-minute lessons (for 2 credits) or twelve 25-minute lessons (for 1 credit). Music major or minor only. Not applicable to the BM Music Composition or BM Technology programs. Fall, Spring.

Fundamental Music Skills (IAMU103)

Study of concepts, skills, and techniques necessary to read and understand music. An introduction to intervals, scales, key signatures, triads, and solfège. Not available for credit toward a Music major or minor.

Listening to Music (IAMU104)

Analytical and critical listening to music of various historical periods. Primary attention is given to music of the European-American classical tradition as well as popular music styles. Not available for credit toward a Music major or minor. Fall, Spring.

Voice Class (MU105)

Emphasizes the development and improvement of proper vocal techniques for those with little or no vocal training. Helps non-Music majors with a variety of interests in singing. Fall, Spring.

Piano Class I (MU108)

For students with little or no previous study of a keyboard instrument. Instruction takes place in a digital piano laboratory and emphasizes the development of music reading and playing skills for lifetime enjoyment. Designed for non-Music majors or minors. Fall, Spring.

Piano Class II (MU109)

Continuation of MU 108. Development of previous experience at the keyboard. Emphasis on studying and playing easy, original keyboard music. Digital piano lab allows for individual level and pace. Designed for non-music majors/minors. Prerequisite: MU 108 with grade C or better, or by audition and permission of instructor. Spring.

Guitar Class (MU110)

Introductory study of the guitar. Emphasis on development of music reading skills, basic chording, plectrum and finger picking techniques, and single-line melodic playing in the first position. Fall, Spring.

Latin American Music Survey (IAMU112)

A cultural, social, and historical survey of Latin American folk and art music that emphasizes African, European, and Amerindian roots of representative regional and national styles. Students learn through readings, lectures, films, listening, and performance on indigenous instruments. Fall.

Music Cultures of the World (IAMU114)

A study of selected folkloric, popular, and non-Western art music traditions and their historical, social, and cultural contexts. Fall, Spring.

Women in Music (IAMU115)

The study of recurring issues concerning women composers, teachers, performers, and patrons, in both historical and contemporary cultures. Spring.

Functional Piano I (MU118)

Introduction to keyboard fundamentals, keyboard harmony, improvisation at the piano, and reading the grand staff with two hands. Prepares students for the first half of the department piano proficiency exam. Meets two hours a week. Prerequisites: Music major or minor status. Fall, Spring.

Functional Piano II (MU119)

Continuation of MU 118. More advanced study and development of keyboard technique and performance skills. Introduction to sight-reading and transposition at the keyboard, ensemble playing, and the accumulation of repertoire and skills necessary for successful completion of MU 283. Meets two hours a week. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: MU 118. Fall, Spring.

Introduction to Music Education (MU130)

Contemporary and historical analysis of public music education. Orientation to the teaching profession as a career choice through personal reflection, professional readings and field experience. Introduction to professional standards. Prerequisite: Successful audition as a declared music education major.

Vocal Diction I (MU140)

A study of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and its application to languages for singing. This course will primarily cover English, French, and Italian. Fall.

Vocal Diction II (MU141)

A study of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and its application to languages for singing. This course will primarily cover German, Latin, and Spanish. Prerequisite: MU 140. Spring.

Music Theory I (MU151)

Fundamentals, including key signatures, scales, intervals, triads, and seventh chords. Roman numerals, basic part-writing using root-position chords, cadences, nonharmonic tones, basic figured bass analysis, and basic keyboard harmony. Prerequisite: Music major or minor. Fall, Spring.

Music Theory II (MU152)

Counterpoint, part-writing using root position and first inversion chords, uses of six-four chords, harmonic tendencies, analysis and realization of figured bass, modes, secondary dominants and tonicization, and keyboard harmony. Prerequisite: MU 151, with a grade C or higher. Spring.

Aural Skills I (MU161)

Sight-singing and aural dictation skills, including major and minor scales; major, minor, and perfect intervals; diminished, minor, major, and augmented triads; basic rhythms in simple meter; major and minor diatonic melodies; and basic root position harmonic progressions. Meets two hours a week. Prerequisite: Music major or minor. Fall, Spring.

Aural Skills II (MU162)

Sight-singing and aural dictation skills, including major and minor scales; modes; consonant and dissonant intervals; triads in inversion; seventh chords in root position; rhythms in simple meter, with introduction to compound meter; and major, minor, and modal melodies. Harmonic dictation to include secondary dominants. Meets two hours a week. Prerequisite: MU 161, with a grade C or higher. Spring.

Chamber Ensemble (MU171)

Open by audition to a limited number of students. Performance of traditional and/or contemporary chamber works in various ensembles. May be repeated. Fall, Spring.

KSC Concert Choir (MU172)

Open by audition to any student with adequate singing ability, within limits of balance of voices. May be repeated. Fall, Spring.

KSC Chamber Singers (MU173)

Open to a limited number of singers selected by audition. May be repeated. Fall, Spring.

Orchestra (MU174)

Open to any student with adequate playing ability, within limits of balanced instrumentation. May be repeated. Fall, Spring.

Jazz Ensemble (MU175)

Open by audition to a limited number of players. A select group specializing in jazz of various periods. May be repeated. Fall, Spring.

Concert Band (MU177)

Open by audition to any student with adequate playing ability, within limits of balanced instrumentation. May be repeated. Fall, Spring.

Guitar Orchestra (MU178)

A performing group composed of various sizes of classical guitars, specializing in the performance of works for multiple guitars. Audition required. May be repeated. Fall, Spring.

Collaborative Piano Skills (MU181)

Pianists are guided through the characteristics of appropriate collaborative performance practices in instrumental repertoire. Open by audition. May be repeated for credit. Fall, Spring.

Art Song for Singers and Pianists (MU182)

Vocalists and pianists are guided through the characteristics of appropriate collaborative performance practices in vocal repertoire. Open by audition. May be repeated for credit. Fall, Spring.

Applied Music (MUA201)

Individual instruction consisting of twelve 50-minute lessons (for 2 credits) or twelve 25-minute lessons (for 1 credit) on an instrument or in voice. For Music Education or B.A. in Music majors only. Fall, Spring.

Applied Music: Performance (MUAP201)

Individual instruction consisting of twelve 50-minute lessons on an instrument or voice. For Music Performance majors only. Fall, Spring.

Applied Music: Secondary (MUAS201)

Individual instruction consisting of twelve 50-minute lessons (for 2 credits) or twelve 25-minute lessons (for 1 credit) on an instrument or in voice. For Music majors or minors only. Fall, Spring.

Intro to Music Technology (MU211)

An overview of the essential elements of music technology. Included topics will be sound, audio, MIDI, synthesis, and sampling. Also includes a review of the history of music technology and electronic music. Fall.

Audio Recording Techniques (MU212)

An introduction to the basics of recording technology. Topics will include analog and digital recording systems, microphone design, microphone placement, and basic mixing techniques. This course will be primarily classroom-based with some hands-on projects. Spring.

Composition Class I (MU213)

Preliminary study of the process of musical composition in a classroom setting. Includes the effective use of counterpoint; listening to examples from the standard literature; composing works for solo instrument or chamber groups. Prerequisite: MU 152 or permission of instructor. Fall.

Composition Class II (MU214)

Continuation of MU 213. More advanced work with counterpoint techniques. Additional literature review. Composing for a wider variety of instruments or voice. Prerequisite: MU 213. Spring.

History of Rock and Roll (IAMU216)

Study of the growth and diffusion of popular music and its surrounding culture in the '50s and '60s, including concurrent historical events and movements as well as trends in other arts. Fall, Spring.

The History of Jazz (IAMU218)

Jazz from its origins through modern developments. Ethnic backgrounds, contributing factors, style characteristics, and interrelationships, literature, and performers. Fall, Spring.

Functional Piano III (MU218)

Students will improve sight-reading and transposition skills through the study of choral, band, and orchestral scores. Figured bass, easy keyboard literature, and an introduction to vocal accompanying strategies. Meets two hours a week. Prerequisite: MU 119. Fall.

Functional Piano IV (MU219)

Students will lead the class, run a choir rehearsal, and practice teaching from the keyboard. Repertoire and ensemble playing will continue to reinforce sight-reading and performance skills. Meets two hours a week. Prerequisite: MU 218. Spring.

Technology for Music Educators (MU220)

An introduction to music technology and its relationship to music education. Topics are based on the areas of competency in music technology for K-12 music teachers established by the Technology Institute for Music Educators and competency in music arranging. Prerequisites: Music Education major, sophomore standing. Fall.

Musical Improvisation (MU222)

Within the elements of rhythm, melody, harmony, timbre and form, this course will provide a foundation for developing extemporaneous musical skills useful in performance and teaching. Students are expected to have completed one year of music theory prior to taking this course. Fall, Spring.

String Methods I (MU223)

Class instruction in string performance, pedagogy, methods, materials, and basic instrument maintenance. Two instruments are studied. Prerequisite: Music major or permission of instructor. Meets first half of semester only. Fall.

String Methods II (MU224)

Continuation of MU 223. Additional stringed instruments are studied. Prerequisite: MU 223. Meets second half of semester only. Fall.

Brass Methods I (MU225)

Class instruction in brass performance, pedagogy, methods, materials, and basic maintenance. Two brass instruments are studied. Prerequisite: Music major or permission of instructor. Meets first half of the semester only. Fall.

Brass Methods II (MU226)

Two additional brass instruments are studied. Prerequisites: MU 225 and major in Music. Meets second half of the semester only. Fall.

Woodwind Methods - Flute (MU227)

Class instruction in woodwind performance, pedagogy, methods, materials, and basic maintenance. Prerequisite: Music major or permission of instructor. Spring.

Woodwind Methods - Clarinet & Saxophone (MU228)

Class instruction in clarinet and saxophone performance, pedagogy, methods, materials, and basic maintenance. Prerequisite: Music major. Spring.

Percussion Methods I (MU229)

Class instruction in percussion performance, pedagogy, methods, materials, and basic instrument maintenance. Prerequisite: Music major or permission of instructor. Meets first half of semester only. Spring.

Percussion Methods II (MU230)

Continuation of MU 229. Prerequisite: MU 229. Meets second half of semester only. Spring.

Guitar Methods (MU231)

Class instruction in basic guitar skills, emphasizing application in classroom teaching situations at the elementary and junior high levels, methods and materials, and basic instrument maintenance. Fall, Spring.

Woodwind Methods - Oboe & Bassoon (MU232)

Class instruction in oboe and bassoon performance, pedagogy, methods, materials, and basic maintenance. Prerequisite: Music major. Spring.

Listening to Brazil (IIMU241)

This course offers an interdisciplinary examination of Brazilian arts and culture, with an emphasis on music, literature, and film. Fall, Spring.

Listening to America (IAMU242)

This course examines the history of music in the United States, with an emphasis on 20th-century music. Students will study traditional, popular, and classical music from historical and social perspectives. Prerequisite: ITW 101. Fall, Spring.

Film Music History and Technique (IIMU243)

The course will enrich anyone's appreciation for this art form and provide an introduction to the music of the film industry. The development of film music will be traced from the early Silent Film era through the advent of the "Talkies" and on to the grand Romantic scores of modern times. Fall, Spring.

Music Theory III (MU251)

Part-writing using all inversions, modulation to closely related keys, chromatic harmonies. Keyboard harmony. Major forms, including binary, ternary, rondo, and sonata-allegro. Analysis of Bach chorales, mid- to late-classical and early-Romantic music. Prerequisite: MU 152, with a grade C or higher. Fall.

Music Theory IV (MU252)

Modulation to distant keys, chromatic modulation, and chromatic mediant relationships. Continued part-writing and analysis of late-classical and Romantic music. Twentieth-century rhythmic, tonal, and post-tonal concepts, and analysis of contemporary repertoire. Keyboard harmony and score reading. Prerequisite: MU 251, with a grade C or higher. Spring.

Aural Skills III (MU261)

Sight-singing and aural dictation skills, including scales, modes, consonant and dissonant intervals, all triads and dominant seventh chords in root position and inversions, Neapolitan and augmented sixth chords, and compound rhythm. Advanced diatonic melodies and harmonies, including secondary dominants, chromatic chords, and modulation to closely related keys. Meets two hours a week. Prerequisite: MU 162, with a grade C or higher. Fall.

Aural Skills IV (MU262)

Sight-singing and aural dictation skills, including major, minor, modal, and contemporary scales; compound intervals; triads and seventh chords in root position and inversions; and chromatic chords. Rhythms in simple, compound, and changing meters. Melodies and harmonies to include secondary dominants, chromatic chords, and modulation to close and distant keys. Meets two hours a week. Prerequisite: MU 261, with a grade C or higher. Spring.

Opera Workshop (MU270)

Opera excerpts are studied and performed. Complete operas are also studied: composers, plots, and characters. May be repeated for credit. Fall, Spring.

Aural Skills Proficiency Assessment Exam (MU281)

Required of all music majors. One of three mid-level assessment exams required by the Department of Music necessary for continuation in the program. Taken concurrently with MU 261. May be repeated once. Graded Pass/Fail. Fall, Spring.

Mid-Level Review Assessment Exam (MU282)

Required of all music majors. One of three mid-level assessment exams required by the Department of Music necessary for continuation in the program. May be repeated once. Graded Pass/Fail. Spring.

Piano Proficiency Assessment Exam (MU283)

Required of all music majors. One of three mid-level assessment exams required by the Department of Music necessary for continuation in the program. May be repeated once prior to junior-level coursework (Music Education majors and BA candidates), or junior recital jury (Music Performance majors). Graded Pass/Fail. Fall, Spring.

Special Topics in Music (MU290)

Study of selected topics in music. May be repeated as topics change. Prerequisite: ITW 101 or permission of instructor.

Independent Study (MU298)

An opportunity for a qualified student to explore work in an area of individual interest, selected and pursued in consultation with a faculty member. Consent is required from the instructor who will supervise the independent study. May be repeated for a total of 8 credits.

Applied Music (MUA301)

Individual instruction consisting of twelve 50-minute lessons (for 2 credits) or twelve 25-minute lessons (for 1 credit) on an instrument or in voice. For Music Education or B.A. in Music majors only. Fall, Spring.

Applied Music: Performance (MUAP301)

Individual instruction consisting of twelve 50-minute lessons on an instrument or voice. For Music Performance majors only. Fall, Spring.

Applied Music: Secondary (MUAS301)

Individual instruction consisting of twelve 50-minute lessons (for 2 credits) or twelve 25-minute lessons (for 1 credit) on an instrument or in voice. For Music majors or minors only. Fall, Spring.

Applied Composition (MUC301)

Individual instruction consisting of twelve 50 minute lessons and a semi-weekly Composers Forum. Prerequisite: MU 214 with a grade of "C" or higher. Fall, Spring

Applied Music: Performance (MUAP302)

Individual instruction consisting of twelve 50-minute lessons on an instrument or voice. For Music Performance majors only. Fall, Spring.

Applied Music: Secondary (MUAS302)

Individual instruction consisting of twelve 50-minute lessons (for 2 credits) or twelve 25-minute lessons (for 1 credit) on an instrument or in voice. Music major or minor only. This course is repeatable. Fall, Spring.

Applied Composition (MUC302)

Individual instruction consisting of twelve 50 minute lessons and a semi-weekly Composers Forum. Prerequisite: MUC 301 with a grade of "C" or higher. Fall, Spring

History of Jewish Music (IHMU305)

Jewish music from biblical times to the present. Includes liturgical, cantorial, holiday, folk, and concert music; Israeli, Yiddish, Klezmer, and contemporary synagogue music; choral tradition and music of the Holocaust. Prerequisites: 24 credits in ISP, including ITW 101 and QL. Cross-listed with IHHGS 305. Fall, Spring.

Western Music Before 1700 (MU310)

A survey of Western art music traditions from the Medieval era up to the 18th century. Emphasis on the development of musical style. Prerequisite: MU 251. Fall.

Sound Design (MU311)

This course continues the study of physical acoustics and psychoacoustics, with an emphasis on music and audio applications. Topics will include software synthesis, acoustic modeling, wave mechanics, acoustic measurements, tuning and temperament, and the perceptual properties of sound. Prerequisite: MU 211 with a grade of C or higher. Fall.

Latin American Music, Society, and Culture (IAMU312)

Students will explore cultural origins, diversity, and the role of music by using examples from various representative regions of Latin America. Prerequisite: 24 ISP credits, including ITW 101 and IQL 101. Spring.

Western Music After 1700 (MU312)

A chronological survey of music from the 18th century to the present day. Emphasis on the development of musical style. Prerequisite: MU 251. Spring.

Conducting I (MU315)

Basic conducting techniques, experience in score reading, baton technique, and interpretation. Prerequisites: Successful completion of the departmental assessment exams (MU 281, MU 282, MU 283). Additionally, Music Education majors must have gained admission to Educator Preparation. Fall.

Conducting II (MU316)

Sequel to MU 315. More advanced conducting techniques used in both instrumental and choral ensembles. Prerequisite: MU 315, with a grade C or higher. Spring.

Applied Pedagogy (MU326)

Directed study of materials and approaches to studio teaching of one's primary applied instrument or voice to students of all ages and levels. Prerequisite: MUA 102 or MUAP 102, and permission of instructor. Vocal: Fall, Piano: Fall, odd years. Guitar: Spring, even years. Other instruments: As needed.

Music of Africa & the Diaspora (IAMU330)

Connecting the music of Africa and the Americas, this course looks at traditional African music; contemporary African popular styles such as soukous, highlife, afrobeat, and mbaqanga; music from Cuba, Haiti, Brazil, Martinique; and African American styles from early folk music to gospel, blues, R&B and funk. Prerequisite: 24 credits in ISP, including ITW 101 and QL.

Performance Literature (MU335)

Sections offered in literature for voice, piano, guitar, and other instruments as needed. Classes include performance of examples with coaching in stylistic interpretation of literature from all periods.

Engagement in the Arts (IAMU340)

Active participation and research into local community arts organizations. Emphasis on the impact of volunteering and community engagement. Includes research project, volunteer hours and independent work. Prerequisite: 24 credits in ISP, including ITW 101 and QL. Fall, Spring.

Music Curriculum & Assessment (MU354)

This course will focus on the purpose and techniques necessary to implement general and ensemble music curriculum design and assessment. Prerequisite: Admission to the Educator Preparation program and successful completion of the departmental exams MU 281, MU 282, and MU 283. Fall.

Adaptive Music (MU355)

This course will focus on laws governing special education and their impact on music educators in adapting music experiences to best meet students’ needs in general and ensemble music classrooms. Prerequisite: Admission to the Educator Preparation program and successful completion of the departmental exams MU 281, MU 282, and MU 283. Spring.

General Music K-12 Practicum (MU356)

Supervised field experience in K-12 General Music classroom(s). Prerequisite: Admission to Educator Preparation program and successful completion of departmental exams (MU 281, MU 282, MU 283). Corequisite: MU 357. Spring.

General Music K-12 (MU357)

Planning, teaching, and assessing general music lessons (K-12) in accordance with the National Music Standards. Implementation of Orff, Kodaly, and Dalcroze pedagogies including keyboard skills, singing, playing classroom instruments, solfège, and Curwin hand signs. Classroom observations and field teaching are required. Prerequisite: Admission to Educator Preparation program and successful completion of MU 281, MU 283. Corequisite: MU 356. Spring.

Choral Music Education (MU358)

Principles, techniques, and materials for developing and administering a complete school choral program. Includes sources and criteria for selection of repertoire. Prerequisites: Admission to Educator Preparation program and successful completion of the departmental assessment exams (MU 281, MU 282, MU 283) and MU 316. Corequisites: MU 359 and MU 360. This course is repeatable. Fall.

Ensemble Music Practicum (MU359)

This is a course designed to create supervised field experiences in public school instrumental and/or choral music programs for music education majors. Prerequisite: Admission to Educator Preparation program and successful completion of departmental exams (MU 281, MU 282, MU 283). Corequisites: MU 358 and MU 360. Fall.

Instrumental Music Education (MU360)

Principles, techniques, organization, and materials for developing and administering a complete school instrumental program. Includes sources and criteria for selection of repertoire. Prerequisites: Admission to Educator Preparation program and successful completion of the departmental assessment exams (MU 281, MU 282, MU 283) and MU 316. Corequisites: MU 358 and MU 359. This course is repeatable. Fall.

Junior Recital: Performance (MUAP380)

This course number documents the successful completion of a Music Performance major’s junior recital. The course is graded Pass or No Pass. Prerequisites: Successful completion of the departmental assessment exams (MU 281, MU 282, MU 283) and by permission of the Music Department chairperson.

Applied Music (MUA401)

Individual instruction consisting of twelve 50-minute lessons (for 2 credits) or twelve 25-minute lessons (for 1 credit) on an instrument or in voice. Successful completion of senior recital requirements is necessary for a passing grade in this course for Music Education majors. For Music Education or B.A. in Music majors only. This course is repeatable. Fall, Spring.

Applied Music: Performance (MUAP401)

Individual instruction consisting of twelve 50-minute lessons on an instrument or voice. For Music Performance majors only. Fall, Spring.

Applied Composition (MUC401)

Individual instruction consisting of twelve 50 minute lessons and a semi-weekly Composers Forum. Prerequisite: MUC 302 with a grade of "C" or higher. Fall, Spring.

Applied Music: Performance (MUAP402)

Individual instruction consisting of twelve 50-minute lessons on an instrument or voice. This course is repeatable. For Music Performance majors only. Fall, Spring.

Applied Composition (MUC402)

Individual instruction consisting of twelve 50-minute lessons and a semi-weekly Composers Forum. Successful completion of senior recital requirements is necessary for a passing grade in this course. This course is repeatable. Prerequisite: MUC 401 with a grade of C or higher. Fall, Spring.

Teaching Music to Children (IAMU407)

This course will address the influence of music on children from a variety of perspectives in both music and education. Students will develop skills in singing, listening, creating, playing classroom instruments, and leading music activities. Prerequisite: 24 credits in ISP, including ITW 101 and QL. Fall, Spring.

Advanced Sound Design (MU411)

An advanced course in the sound design oriented toward independent projects. Projects will require the development of sounds for video and audio. Prerequisite: MU 311 with grade of C or higher. Fall.

Recording Studio (MU412)

An advanced lecture and project-oriented course centered on the audio production processes of recording, mixing, and mastering. Topics will include aesthetics of a mix and various processes and techniques relevant to music production. Students will engage in extensive critical listening throughout the course. Spring.

Avant Rock (IAMU417)

Presented in a seminar format, this course involves a study of how experimentalism and avant-garde developed in the context of rock music. Prerequisite: 24 credits in ISP, including ITW 101 and QL.

Practicum in Ensemble Directing (MU419)

Allows upper-division Music majors to participate as apprentices in performing groups. Students may be asked to assist in selection of literature, group logistics, rehearsal, and performance. May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits. Prerequisites: MU 315 and MU 316, an audition, and permission of instructor. Fall, Spring.

Intermediate Piano Pedagogy (MU426)

Techniques, methods, materials, and repertoire for teaching intermediate and early advanced levels of piano instruction. Also, the history of piano pedagogy, the development of modern piano technique, and current approaches to piano technique. A practicum in teaching both individual and group lessons is an essential component of the course. Prerequisite: MU 326. Spring, even years.

Student Teaching - Elementary (MU475)

Full-time seven-week placement in elementary-level music classroom setting(s) appropriate to intended certification. Supervision provided by college supervisor and field-based professional toward mastery of principles, attitudes, and techniques for successful teaching. Graded Pass/Fail. Prerequisite: Permission of Educator Preparation Office. Fall, Spring.

Student Teaching - Secondary (MU476)

Full-time seven-week placement in secondary-level music classroom setting(s) appropriate to intended certification. Supervision provided by college supervisor and field-based professional toward mastery of principles, attitudes, and techniques for successful teaching. Graded Pass/Fail. Prerequisite: Permission of Educator Preparation Office. Fall, Spring.

Music Student Teaching Seminar (MU477)

Seminar taken during student teaching focuses on current social, legal, and ethical issues affecting music education. Includes reflection on professional identity and culminating portfolio development. Corequisites: MU 475 and MU 476. Fall, Spring.

Senior Recital: Music Education (MUA480)

This course number documents the successful completion of a Music Education major’s senior recital. The course is graded Pass or No Pass. Prerequisites: Successful completion of the departmental assessment exams (MU 281, MU 282, MU 283) and by permission of the Music Department chairperson.

Senior Recital: Performance (MUAP480)

This course number documents the successful completion of a Music Performance major’s senior recital. The course is graded Pass or No Pass. Prerequisites: Successful completion of the departmental assessment exams (MU 281, MU 282, MU 283) and by permission of the Music Department chairperson.

Senior Recital: Composition (MUC480)

This course number documents the successful completion of a Music Composition major’s senior recital. The course is graded Pass or No Pass. Prerequisites: Successful completion of the departmental assessment exams (MU 281, MU 282, MU 283) and by permission of the Music Department chairperson.

Seminar (MU495)

Integrates a student's knowledge and skills in music and applies them in an upper-level seminar setting. Presents one topic per semester: Counterpoint, Analytical Techniques in Music, 20th-century music, or other topics. Final projects relate to a student's degree specialization or interests. May be repeated as topics change. Prerequisite: MU 252. Fall, Spring.

Senior Project (MU496)

A capstone project in Music Technology demonstrating competence as an audio engineer and sound designer. The project, in consultation with the instructor, may take the form of a lecture recital or significant development project with lecture presentation. Spring.

Internship in Music Technology (MU497)

80-hour supervised, contracted internship arranged by the student with an approved music technology company, for either a semester's work or summer employment. Contract must be approved by the music technology coordinator. Responsible faculty supervision and review required. Prerequisites: MU 211, MU 212, MU 311, MU 411 and MU 412. Fall, Spring.

Independent Study (MU498)

Independent reading and study in a selected area of Music, conducted on a tutorial basis. Students must obtain approval of the supervising faculty member before registering. May be repeated for a total of 8 credits.