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MUSIC

MUS 111 Music Theory I (4 cr.)
Discusses elements of musical construction of scales, intervals, triads, and chord progressions. Develops ability to sing at sight and write from dictation. Introduces the analysis of the Bach chorale style. Expands facility with harmonic dictation and enables the student to use these techniques at the keyboard. Part I of II. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
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MUS 112 Music Theory II (4 cr.)
Discusses elements of musical construction of scales, intervals, triads, and chord progressions. Develops ability to sing at sight and write from dictation. Introduces the analysis of the Bach chorale style. Expands facility with harmonic dictation and enables the student to use these techniques at the keyboard. Part II of II. Prerequisite: MUS 111. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
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MUS 121 Music Appreciation I (3 cr.)
Increases the variety and depth of the student’s interest, knowledge, and involvement in music and related cultural activities. Acquaints the student with traditional and twentieth century music literature, emphasizing the relationship music has as an art form with man and society. Increases the student’s awareness of the composers and performers of all eras through listening and concert experiences. Lecture 3 hours per week.
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MUS 136 Applied Music - Voice1 (2 cr.)
Teaches singing, proper breath control, diction, and development of tone. Studies the standard vocal repertoire. May be repeated for a total of 3 hours for the major and 4 hours for the minor. Prerequisite: school approval. 1 hour lesson per week and 8 hours practice (laboratory) required.
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MUS 137 Chorus Ensemble (1 cr.)
Ensemble consists of performance from the standard repertoires, including study of ensemble techniques and interpretation. School approval required. May be repeated for credit. Laboratory 3 hours per week.
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MUS 141 Class Piano I (2 cr.)
Offers the beginning piano student activities in learning musical notation, in accomplishing sight reading skills, and in mastering techniques of keyboard playing. Presents appropriate literature. Open to all students and may be used to fulfill applied minor instrument requirement for music major. Part I of II. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
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MUS 142 Class Piano II (2 cr.)
Offers the beginning piano student activities in learning musical notation, in accomplishing sight reading skills, and in mastering techniques of keyboard playing. Presents appropriate literature. Open to all students and may be used to fulfill applied minor instrument requirement for music major. Part II of II. Prerequisite: MUS 141 or equivalent. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
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MUS 145 Applied Music - Keyboard1 (2 cr.)
Teaches piano, organ, harpsichord, or synthesizer. Studies the standard repertoire. Prerequisite: school approval. May be repeated a total of 8 hours for the major and 4 hours for the minor. One hour lesson per week, 8 hours practice (laboratory) required.
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MUS 149 Band Ensemble (1 cr.)
Ensemble consists of performance from the standard repertoires, including study of ensemble techniques and interpretation. School approval required. May be repeated for credit. Laboratory 3 hours per week.
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MUS 155 Applied Music - Woodwinds1 (2 cr.)
Teaches fundamentals of the woodwind instruments. Studies the standard repertoire. Prerequisite: school permission. May be repeated a total of 8 hours for the major and 4 hours for the minor. One hour lesson per week and 8 hours practice (laboratory) required.
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MUS 165 Applied Music - Strings1 (Guitar) (2 cr.)
Teaches fundamentals of string instruments, harp, or guitar. Studies the standard repertoire. Prerequisite: school approval. May be repeated a total of 8 hours for the major and 4 hours for the minor. One hour lesson per week and 8 hours practice (laboratory) required.
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MUS 175 Applied Music - Brass1 (2 cr.)
Teaches fundamentals of brass instruments. Studies the standard repertoire. Prerequisite: school approval. May be repeated a total of 8 hours for the major and 4 hours for the minor. One hour lesson per week and 8 hours practice (laboratory) required.
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MUS 185 Applied Music - Percussion1 (2 cr.)
Teaches fundamentals of percussion instruments. Studies the standard repertoire. Prerequisite: school permission. May be repeated for a total of 8 hours for the major and 4 hours for the minor. 1 hour lesson per week and 8 hours practice (laboratory) required per week.
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MUS 195 Topics in Music: World Music Styles (3 cr.)
Provides studies leading to knowledge of world music styles and cultural enrichment. Includes research, writing, and listening assignments, as well as traditional classroom lecture. Lecture 3 hours per week.
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MUS 211 Advanced Music Theory I (4 cr.)
Increases facility in the analysis and usage of diatonic and chromatic harmonies. Continues harmonic analysis of Bach style. Includes exercises in sight-singing, ear-training, and keyboard harmony. Prerequisite: MUS 111-112 or equivalent. Part I of II. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
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MUS 212 Advanced Music Theory II (4 cr.)
Increases facility in the analysis and usage of diatonic and chromatic harmonies. Continues harmonic analysis of Bach style. Includes exercises in sight-singing, ear-training, and keyboard harmony. Prerequisite: MUS 211 or equivalent. Part II of II. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
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MUS 241 Advanced Class Piano I (2 cr.)
Teaches advanced applications of keyboard fundamentals and technical skills. Includes exercises in intervals, triads, all major and minor scales, and simple and compound meters. Uses advanced repertoire. Part I of II. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
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MUS 242 Advanced Class Piano II (2 cr.)
Teaches advanced applications of keyboard fundamentals and technical skills. Includes exercises in intervals, triads, all major and minor scales, and simple and compound meters. Uses advanced repertoire. Prerequisite: MUS 241 or equivalent. Part II of II. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.

Note: 1 Applied Music —Private lessons are available for 2 hours of credit per semester. The length of the lessons will be 1 hour for 2 hours credit per semester. All courses in applied music may be reported for a total of 8 hours for the major and 4 hours for the minor. Laboratory is 2 hours per week.
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