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Music Course Offerings

Please see the section on “Course Description Symbols and Terms” in The University Catalog for an explanation of course description terminology and symbols, the course numbering system, and course credit units. All courses are lecture and discussion and employ letter grading unless otherwise stated. Some prerequisites may be waived with faculty permission. Many syllabi are available on the Chico Web.

MUS 001A

Theory I    3.0 Fall

Prerequisites: Knowledge of the fundamentals of music and its notation to be determined by diagnostic exam. Concurrent enrollment in MUS 004A. Required for majors, recommended for minors: keyboard proficiency or concurrent enrollment in MUS 007A.

Fundamental concepts and basic notation of music. Introduction to chord symbols, voice leading, part writing, harmonic progression, and basic principals of form. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule. Formerly MUS 002A.

MUS 001B

Theory II    3.0 Spring

Prerequisites: MUS 001A with a minimum grade of C-. Concurrent enrollment in MUS 004B. Required for majors, recommended for minors: keyboard proficiency or concurrent enrollment in MUS 007B.

Further study of voice leading, part writing, and principals of form. Introduction to chromaticism and modulation. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule. Formerly MUS 002B.

MUS 001C

Theory III    3.0 Fall

Prerequisites: MUS 001B with a minimum grade of C-.

Further study of chromaticism and more advanced modulation. Introduction to twentieth-century practices. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule. Formerly MUS 010A.

MUS 001D

Theory IV    3.0 Spring

Prerequisites: MUS 001C with a minimum grade of C-.

An overview and chronology of the compositional techniques in twentieth-century music literature. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule. Formerly MUS 010B.

MUS 003

Large Ensembles    1.0 Inquire

MUS 003A-MUS 003B: Large group performance of music literature for interpretive and creative experience. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

MUS 003A

Music Performance Groups:    1.0 Fa/Spr
A Cappella Choir

3.0 hours performance. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

This course is the same as MUS 203A and MUS 303A which may be substituted.

MUS 003B

Music Performance Groups: Band    1.0 Fa/Spr

3.0 hours performance. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 203B and MUS 303B which may be substituted.

MUS 003C

Music Performance Groups: Pep Band    1.0 Fa/Spr

Pep Band is intended to give any student who plays a musical instrument (wind, brass, or percussion) an opportunity to perform in a fun, energetic, and exciting band. The Pep Band plays for university events. This course does not fulfill the large ensemble requirement for music majors. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 203C and MUS 303C which may be substituted.

MUS 003D

Music Performance Groups:    1.0 Fa/Spr
Symphonic Wind Ensemble

3.0 hours performance. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 203D and MUS 303D which may be substituted.

MUS 003E

Music Performance Groups:    1.0 Fa/Spr
University Chorus

3.0 hours performance. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

This course is the same as MUS 203E and MUS 303E which may be substituted.

MUS 003F

Music Performance Groups: Orchestra    1.0 Fa/Spr

3.0 hours performance. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 203F and MUS 303F which may be substituted.

MUS 004A

Aural Musicianship    1.0 Fall

Prerequisites: To be taken concurrently with MUS 001A.

Development of listening skills through sightsinging and dictation. 2.0 hours activity. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 004B

Aural Musicianship    1.0 Spring

Prerequisites: MUS 004A with a minimum grade of C-. To be taken concurrently with MUS 001B.

Further development of listening skills through sightsinging and dictation. 2.0 hours activity. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 005

Small Ensembles    1.0 Inquire

Music performance offered as MUS 005A-Y described below. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

MUS 005A

Music Performance Groups: Brass Choir    1.0 Fa/Spr

2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 205A and MUS 305A which may be substituted.

MUS 005J

Music Performance Groups:    1.0 Fa/Spr
Woodwind Quintet

2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 205J and MUS 305J which may be substituted.

MUS 005V

Jazz Ensemble I    1.0 Fa/Spr

Group performance of jazz ensemble literature for interpretive and creative experiences. Major performance each semester, with emphasis on current musical trends. 3.0 hours performance. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 205V and MUS 305V which may be substituted.

MUS 005W

Music Performance Groups:    1.0 Inquire
Jazz Ensemble II

Group performance of jazz ensemble literature for interpretive and creative experience. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 205W and MUS 305W which may be substituted.

MUS 005X

Music Performance Groups:    1.0 Fa/Spr
Collegium Musicum

2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 005Y

Music Performance Groups:    1.0 Fa/Spr
Mixed Ensembles

2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 205Y and MUS 305Y which may be substituted.

MUS 006

Listening with Understanding    1.0 Fall

Guided listening to a wide variety of music, including Western classical music, blues, jazz, popular, and non-western music. 2.0 hours activity.

MUS 007A

Beginning Piano    1.0 Fall

Prerequisites: MUS 053A or faculty permission.

2.0 hours activity. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 007B

Beginning Piano    1.0 Spring

Prerequisites: MUS 007A with a minimum grade of C-, faculty permission.

2.0 hours activity. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 008

Computer Literacy for Musicians    1.0 Fa/Spr

A study of the operation of microcomputers. Special emphasis will be placed on musical computer applications, including ear training, theory, sequencing, notation, and sound design. 2.0 hours activity.

MUS 009

Vocal Performance    1.0 Inquire

Vocal performance offered as MUS 009B-E described below. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

MUS 009B

Chamber Singers    1.0 Fa/Spr

Music Performance Group — Selected small choir to sing madrigal and other chamber literature. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

This course is the same as MUS 209B and MUS 309B which may be substituted.

MUS 009D

Opera Workshop    1.0 Fa/Spr

3.0 hours performance. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

This course is the same as MUS 009E, MUS 209D, MUS 209E, MUS 309D and MUS 309E

MUS 009E

Opera Workshop    2.0 Fa/Spr

Open to all students interested in active participation in opera. 6.0 hours performance. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

This course is the same as MUS 009D, MUS 209D, MUS 209E, MUS 309D and MUS 309E

MUS 011

Studio Instruction in Applied Music    1.0 Inquire

Prerequisites: Departmental permission by audition.

MUS 011A-MUS 011K: Specialized individual instruction for music majors in their major performing media. A weekly private lesson. Study of technique, music literature, and problems of performance. A jury examination is required each semester. Students who perform in a departmental recital may be excused from the jury at the discretion of the instructor.

MUS 011A

Studio Instruction in Applied Music: Brass    1.0 Fa/Spr

See above. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 12.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 011B

Studio Instruction in Applied Music:    1.0 Fa/Spr
Percussion

See above. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 12.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 011C

Studio Instruction in Applied Music: Strings    1.0 Fa/Spr

See above. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 12.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 011D

Studio Instruction in Applied Music:    1.0 Fa/Spr
Woodwinds

See above. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 12.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 011E

Studio Instruction in Applied Music: Voice    1.0 Fa/Spr

See above. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 12.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 011F

Studio Instruction in Applied Music: Piano    1.0 Fa/Spr

See above. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 12.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 011G

Studio Instruction in Applied Music: Organ    1.0 Fa/Spr

See above. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 12.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 011H

Studio Instruction in Applied Music: Guitar    1.0 Fa/Spr

See above. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 12.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 011J

Studio Instruction in Applied Music:    1.0 Fa/Spr
Harpsichord

See above. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 12.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 011K

Studio Instruction in Applied Music:    1.0 Fa/Spr
Piano Accompanying

Specialized individual instruction for piano accompanying majors and minors. Weekly private lesson and coaching in preparation for performances with different student soloists and/or large ensemble(s). Study of accompanying and sight-reading skills; strong focus on knowledge of the vocal and instrumental repertoires, styles and performance practice of the various musical periods. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 12.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 017

Intermediate Piano    1.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: MUS 007B or faculty permission.

Continuation of MUS 007A and MUS 007B at the intermediate level. 2.0 hours activity. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 019

Aural Acuity for Recording Arts    1.0 Spring

Exercises in aural acuity for the evaluation of recorded material. Song formats, instrumentation, sound quality, distortion, and spatial imaging will be covered. 2.0 hours activity. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 021

Studio Class    1.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: None, though concurrent enrollment in MUS 011 or MUS 111 is normally expected.

Designed for music majors who wish to study music literature through performance. Selected repertoire is analyzed stylistically and placed in historical context. Performance problems are also considered. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 121 which may be substituted.

MUS 028

Introduction to Accompanying    1.0 Fall

Prerequisites: Moderate piano and sight reading skills, audition or faculty permission required.

Study of skills, basic repertoire and bibliography related to the craft of accompanying. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 228 and MUS 328 which may be substituted.

MUS 030

Beginning Voice    1.0 Inquire

Prerequisites: MUS 053B or faculty permission.

Basic principles of singing. Correct breathing, posture, and tone production appropriate for musical theatre and other popular music genres. Repertoire and recital performance stressed as pupil progresses. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

MUS 045

Introduction to the World of Music    3.0 Fa/Spr

A survey of the elements of music and diverse cultures and values in relation to music. Representative examples are drawn from the traditions of Europe, Africa, the Americas, and Asia, including classical, folk, and popular idioms. This is an approved General Education course. This is an approved Non-Western Course. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 053

Fundamentals of Music Theory    3.0 Fa/Spr
and Performance

MUS 053A-MUS 053C: Development of beginning skills of aural comprehension and performance; basic elements of music, including notation. Students who elect MUS 053C must supply their own instruments. Not applicable to the music major. 2.0 hours discussion, 2.0 hours activity. This is an approved General Education course.

MUS 053A

Fundamentals of Music Theory    3.0 Fa/Spr
and Performance: Piano

2.0 hours discussion, 2.0 hours activity. This is an approved General Education course. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 053B

Fundamentals of Music Theory    3.0 Fa/Spr
and Performance: Voice

2.0 hours discussion, 2.0 hours activity. This is an approved General Education course.

MUS 053C

Fundamentals of Music Theory    3.0 Fa/Spr
and Performance: Guitar

2.0 hours discussion, 2.0 hours activity. This is an approved General Education course.

MUS 060

Jazz Improvisation    1.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: A basic technique and facility on any band, orchestral, or show band instrument. Must be able to read music with some knowledge of scale-chord relationship. A course from the MUS 053 series is recommended.

An introduction to theory and performance of jazz improvisation. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 160 which may be substituted.

MUS 101

Introduction to MIDI    3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: MUS 053A or MUS 001A and faculty permission.

An introduction to the concepts of MIDI, computer music synthesis, sequencing, and notation software. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 102

Studies in Instrumentation and Arranging    3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: MUS 001C.

Study of the capacities of the various orchestral and band instruments, including arranging projects for small ensembles.

MUS 103

Introduction to Music Technology    3.0 Fall

Theory and practice of recording, including audio theory and the use of synthesizers, samplers, computers, microphones, recording consoles, and tape machines.

MUS 104

Fundamentals of Digital Audio    3.0 Spring

Prerequisites: MUS 008, MUS 103, faculty permission.

A study in the fundamentals of digital audio. Emphasis will be on the application of stereo editing, multi-channel recording, digital sequencing, audio for the Web, and time-code.

MUS 111

Studio Instruction in Applied Music    1.0 Inquire

Prerequisites: Departmental permission by audition.

MUS 111A-MUS 111K: Specialized individual instruction for music majors in their major performing media. A weekly private lesson. Study of technique, music literature, and problems of performance. A jury examination is required each semester. Students who perform in a departmental recital may be excused from the jury at the discretion of the instructor.

MUS 111A

Studio Instruction in Applied Music: Brass    1.0 Fa/Spr

See above. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 12.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 111B

Studio Instruction in Applied Music: Percussion     1.0 Fa/Spr

See above. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 12.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 111C

Studio Instruction in Applied Music: Strings    1.0 Fa/Spr

See above. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 12.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 111D

Studio Instruction in Applied Music:    1.0 Fa/Spr
Woodwinds

See above. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 12.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 111E

Studio Instruction in Applied Music: Voice    1.0 Fa/Spr

See above. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 12.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 111F

Studio Instruction in Applied Music: Piano    1.0 Fa/Spr

See above. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 12.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 111G

Studio Instruction in Applied Music: Organ    1.0 Fa/Spr

See above. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 12.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 111H

Studio Instruction in Applied Music: Guitar    1.0 Fa/Spr

See above. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 12.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 111J

Studio Instruction in Applied Music:    1.0 Fa/Spr
Harpsichord

See above. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 12.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 111K

Studio Instruction in Applied Music:    1.0 Fa/Spr
Piano Accompanying

Specialized individual instruction for piano accompanying majors and minors. Weekly private lesson and coaching in preparation for performances with different student soloists and/or large ensemble(s). Study of accompanying and sight-reading skills; strong focus on knowledge of the vocal and instrumental repertoires, styles and performance practice of the various musical periods. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 12.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 112A

Recital    1.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in MUS 011, MUS 111, or MUS 202D;
faculty permission.

You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 112B

Recital    2.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in MUS 011, MUS 111, or MUS 202D; faculty permission.

Preparation and performance of a recital program. One unit of credit is granted for a joint recital with another student and 2 units are granted for a full program. The public performance will be evaluated by a faculty committee. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 118

Advanced Piano    1.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: MUS 017 or faculty permission.

Performance of piano literature from all periods. Elements of harmony and analysis. May be taken four semesters. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 121

Studio Class    1.0 Fa/Spr

Designed for music majors who wish to study music literature through performance. Selected repertoire is analyzed stylistically and placed in historical context. Performance problems are also considered. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 021 which may be substituted.

MUS 129

Music for Children    3.0 Fa/Spr

Analysis of sequential concepts necessary for understanding the structural elements of music. Development of skills needed to promote musicality in children. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 130

Advanced Voice    1.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: faculty permission.

Class instruction for advanced vocal students. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

MUS 132A

Vocal Diction and Literature    3.0 Fall

Prerequisites: One or more semesters of studio instruction or faculty permission. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

MUS 132B

Vocal Diction and Literature    3.0 Spring

Prerequisites: One or more semesters of studio instruction or faculty permission.

MUS 132A-MUS 132B: The study of lyric diction and performance of literature for singers in English, Italian (A), German and French (B). Although emphasis is placed on correct pronunciation through the use of the International Phonetic Alphabet, student also acquires basic ability to translate songs in foreign languages. Each semester may be repeated once for credit. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

MUS 140

Fundamentals of Conducting    2.0 Fall

Fundamental skills and techniques essential to conducting instrumental and vocal ensembles.

MUS 149

Music History Survey    3.0 Fall

Prerequisites: MUS 001C.

The chronological development of western music from Greek origins to the present through the study of literature, musical scores, recordings, films, and live performances. Formerly MUS 055.

MUS 150A

Music History (Antiquity-1750)    3.0 Fall

The chronological development of western music from Greek origins to 1750 through a study of the literature, scores, recordings, films, and live performances.

MUS 150B

Music History (1750-1900)    3.0 Spring

Prerequisites: ENGL 001 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher.

The chronological development of western music from 1750 to 1900 through a study of literature, musical scores, recordings, films and live performances. This is a writing proficiency, WP, course; a grade of C- or better certifies writing proficiency for majors.

MUS 150C

Music History (1900 to the Present)    3.0 Fall

Prerequisites: MUS 001D, MUS 150B, and faculty permission.

The chronological development of western music from 1900 to the present through the study of literature, musical scores, recordings, films, and live performances.

MUS 151

Foundations of Music Education    3.0 OddFall

Prerequisites: MUS 001A or faculty permission.

Recommended for all credential candidates in music and liberal studies majors. Theory and practice of music education including philosophy, history, music development, learning theories, curriculum and planning, classroom management, assessment and evaluation, and current trends. Portfolio development and directed observation.

MUS 152

Elementary General Music Methods    3.0 EvnSprg

Prerequisites: MUS 151 or faculty permission.

Music teaching methods for the elementary music classroom with an emphasis on skill development, musical development of children, performance-based assessment, technology, and classroom management. Includes peer teaching, practical experience, oral critiques, continued portfolio development, and directed observation. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 154A

School Instrumental Techniques:    1.0 OddFall
Woodwinds

Group instruction in the pedagogy of woodwind instruments with a focus on how to teach proper tone, technique, and approach to the instruments. Includes peer teaching, observation, and/or field training. 2.0 hours activity. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 154B

School Instrumental Techniques: Brass    1.0 EvnFall

Group instruction in the pedagogy of brass instruments with a focus on how to teach proper tone, technique, and approach to the instruments. Includes peer teaching, observation, and/or field teaching. 2.0 hours activity. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 154C

School Instrumental Techniques: Strings    1.0 OddSprg

Group instruction in the pedagogy of string instruments with a focus on how to teach proper tone, technique, and approach to the instruments. Includes peer teaching, observation, and/or field teaching. 2.0 hours activity. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 154D

School Instrumental Techniques: Percussion    1.0 EvnSprg

Group instruction in the pedagogy of percussion instruments with a focus on how to teach proper tone, technique, and approach to the instruments. Includes peer teaching, observation, and/or field teaching. 2.0 hours activity. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 154E

School Instrumental Techniques:    1.0 EvnSprg
Classroom Instruments

Group instruction in the pedagogy of wind, percussion, and stringed instruments with a focus on the appropriate use in the classroom. Includes peer teaching, observation, and/or field teaching. 2.0 hours activity. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 154F

School Instrumental Techniques: Keyboard    1.0 Fall

Group instruction in the pedagogy of keyboard instruments with a focus on the appropriate use in the classroom. Includes peer teaching, observation, and/or field teaching. 2.0 hours activity.

MUS 156

Music for Early Childhood    3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: MUS 129, faculty permission.

Recommended for Child Development majors and Liberal Studies majors concentrating in Early Childhood Education. Nurturing musicality in the young child, with emphasis on the role of music in the development of the whole child. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 157

Music in Recreation    3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: MUS 129, faculty permission.

A course designed to develop music skills and materials for recreation, including techniques for leading community singing, basic skill in playing simple instruments, and planning and conducting recreational music experiences. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 158

Music for Special Education    3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: MUS 129, faculty permission.

Music as an aid to learning and for mental, emotional, and physical therapy for children in special education. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 160

Jazz Improvisation    1.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: A basic technique and facility on any band, orchestral, or show band instrument. Must be able to read music with some knowledge of scale-chord relationship. A course from the MUS 053 series is recommended.

An introduction to theory and performance of jazz improvisation. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 060 which may be substituted.

MUS 162

Music from a Global Perspective    3.0 Spring

Prerequisites: MUS 001B.

A survey of world traditions concentrating on Africa, Asia, and the Americas. For students with a background in music. This is an approved Non-Western Course.

MUS 164

Middle and Junior High School    2.0 OddSprg
Vocal Ensemble Techniques

Prerequisites: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in MUS 001D, MUS 151, MUS 152, and MUS 140.

Study and application of concepts, program materials, and techniques of teaching general and choral music in middle school and junior high school setting. Special consideration is given to music for the changing-voice choir. Includes peer teaching, practical experience, oral critiques, continued portfolio development, and directed observation. 4.0 hours activity.

MUS 165

School Instrumental Ensemble Techniques    2.0 EvnFall

Fundamentals for planning, organizing and implementing a successful school instrumental music program.

MUS 171

Music Industry    3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: ENGL 001 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher.

The study of music as an industry, including copyrights, publishing, licensing, merchandising, and an overview of the record industry. This is a writing proficiency, WP, course; a grade of C- or better certifies writing proficiency for majors.

MUS 172

Music and Movement for Children    3.0 Spring

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

Teaching the elements of music through movement in grades K-6. Folk dancing, improvisation, choreographing skills, and development of a movement vocabulary will be emphasized. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 182

Case Studies in Global Music    3.0 Fa/Spr

Students will study seven musical styles from different times and places, including American rural blues, Jamaican reggae, Australian Aboriginal rock, and Cuban salsa. This course is the capstone for Upper Division Theme R, Global Music, Culture and Tecnology, and will therefore emphasize the ways in which society and technology provide meaning and context for music. This is an approved General Education course.

MUS 191

American Music    3.0 Fa/Spr

A survey of the development of music in the United States from colonial days to the present. Includes African American, Indian, folk, sacred, country, blues, rock, Broadway show, jazz, and art music traditions. This is an approved General Education course.

MUS 192

Major Music Figures in Western Civilization    3.0 Fa/Spr

Main currents in Western music from the nineteenth century to the present. Masterworks of major musical figures are studied in relation to the historical, cultural, social, and political forces which produced them. “Tradition” as applied to contemporary musical life is considered. This is an approved General Education course.

MUS 193

History of Jazz    3.0 Spring

The historical and philosophical study of jazz from its African origins to the various forms in which it exists today.

MUS 194

Rock and Roll Catalyst for Social Change    3.0 Fa/Spr

An in-depth study of Rock and Roll music and culture as it relates to the development and changes in American and world social orders. A study of the impact of Rock and Roll on social, economic, cultural and political structures.

MUS 196

African American Music    3.0 Fa/Spr

An historical survey from the African heritage and colonial times to the present. The types, forms, and styles of African American music are studied in relation to the African American experience. This is an approved General Education course. This is an approved Ethnic Course.

This course is the same as AFAM 196 which may be substituted.

MUS 198

Special Topics    1.0-3.0 Fa/Spr

This course is for special topics offered as 198A-C for 1.0 to 3.0 units respectively. Typically the topic is offered on a one-time-only basis and may vary from term to term and be different for different sections. See The Class Schedule for the specific topic being offered.

MUS 199

Special Problems    1.0-3.0 Fa/Spr

This course is an independent study of special problems and is offered as 199A-C for 1.0 to 3.0 units respectively. You must register directly with a supervising faculty member. Credit/no credit grading only.

MUS 201A

Composition with Electronic Media    3.0 Fall

Prerequisites: MUS 001B, MUS 103, MUS 104, faculty permission.

Creative projects in electronic media. Emphasis on digital techniques, including computer control of digital instruments. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 301A which may be substituted.

MUS 201B

Composition with Electronic Media    3.0 Spring

Prerequisites: MUS 201A with a minimum grade of C-, faculty permission.

Creative projects in electronic media. Emphasis on digital techniques, including sampling and computer control of digital instruments. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 201C

Composition with Electronic Media    3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: MUS 201B with a minimum grade of C-, faculty permission.

Independent creative projects in electronic music. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 301C which may be substituted.

MUS 202A

Composition    3.0 Fall

Prerequisites: MUS 102, faculty permission.

Independent creative projects. Exercises in analytical and compositional techniques designed to increase technical facility.

MUS 202B

Composition    3.0 Spring

Prerequisites: MUS 102, faculty permission.

Independent creative projects. Exercises in analytical and compositional techniques designed to increase technical facility.

MUS 202C

Composition    3.0 Fall

Prerequisites: MUS 102, faculty permission.

Independent creative projects. Exercises in analytical and compositional techniques designated to increase technical facility.

MUS 202D

Composition    3.0 Spring

Prerequisites: MUS 102, faculty permission.

Independent creative projects. Exercises in analytical and compositional techniques designed to increase technical facility.

MUS 203

Large Ensembles    1.0 Inquire

MUS 203A-MUS 203F: Larger group performance of music literature for interpretive and creative experience. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

MUS 203A

Music Performance Groups:    1.0 Fa/Spr
A Cappella Choir

3.0 hours performance. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

This course is the same as MUS 003A and MUS 303A which may be substituted.

MUS 203B

Music Performance Groups:    1.0 Fa/Spr
Band

3.0 hours performance. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 003B and MUS 303B which may be substituted.

MUS 203C

Music Performance Groups: Pep Band    1.0 Fa/Spr

Pep Band is intended to give any student who plays a musical instrument (wind, brass, or percussion) an opportunity to perform in a fun, energetic, and exciting band. The Pep Band plays for university events. This course does not fulfill the large ensemble requirement for music majors. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 003C and MUS 303C which may be substituted.

MUS 203D

Music Performance Groups:    1.0 Fa/Spr
Symphonic Wind Ensemble

3.0 hours performance. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 003D and MUS 303D which may be substituted.

MUS 203E

University Chorus    1.0 Fa/Spr

3.0 hours performance. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

This course is the same as MUS 003E and MUS 303E which may be substituted.

MUS 203F

Music Performance Groups: Orchestra    1.0 Fa/Spr

3.0 hours performance. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 003F and MUS 303F which may be substituted.

MUS 204A

Audio Recording    3.0 Spring

Prerequisites: ECE 030, MUS 001B, MUS 103, faculty permission.

An in-depth study of audio recording systems, components, and philosophies. Emphasis will be on the day-to-day workings of a recording studio, with experience in microphone placement, mixing techniques, and tape machine alignment. 2.0 hours discussion, 3.0 hours laboratory. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 204B

Audio Recording    3.0 Fall

Prerequisites: MUS 104, MUS 204A with a minimum grade of C-, faculty permission.

An in-depth study of audio recording systems and components. Emphasis will be placed on signal processing equipment, synchronization, and multi-tracking, with continuing experience in microphone placement, mixing, and editing techniques. 2.0 hours discussion, 3.0 hours laboratory. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 204C

Audio Recording    3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: MUS 204B with a minimum grade of C-; faculty permission.

A study in advanced recording studio production. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 205

Small Ensembles    1.0 Inquire

Offered as 205A-Y. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

MUS 205A

Music Performance Groups:    1.0 Fa/Spr
Brass Choir

2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 005A and MUS 305A which may be substituted.

MUS 205J

Music Performance Groups:    1.0 Fa/Spr
Woodwind Quintet

2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 005J and MUS 305J which may be substituted.

MUS 205V

Jazz Ensemble I    1.0 Fa/Spr

Group performance of jazz ensemble literature for interpretive and creative experiences. Major performance each semester, with emphasis on current musical trends. 3.0 hours performance. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 005V and MUS 305V which may be substituted.

MUS 205W

Music Performance Groups:    1.0 Fa/Spr
Jazz Ensemble II

Group performance of jazz ensemble literature for interpretive and creative experience. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 005W and MUS 305W which may be substituted.

MUS 205X

Music Performance Groups:    1.0 Fa/Spr
Collegium Musicum

2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 205Y

Music Performance Groups:    1.0 Fa/Spr
Mixed Ensembles

2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 005Y and MUS 305Y which may be substituted.

MUS 206

Audio for Video    3.0 Spring

Prerequisites: MUS 201B, MUS 204B. (MUS 201B may be taken concurrently.)

A study of audio production and audio post-production for video. Topics of study include music scoring, automatic dialogue replacement, foley, synchronization, and audio systems in video. 2.0 hours discussion, 3.0 hours laboratory. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 207

Sound Reinforcement    3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: MUS 204B, faculty permission.

An in-depth study of sound reinforcement and sound system design for live applications. Special emphasis will be placed on the role of the sound designer in the production team. Special seminars will be offered by noted industry professionals, sound equipment manufacturers and the Audio Engineering Society. 2.0 hours discussion, 3.0 hours laboratory. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 209

Vocal Performance    1.0 Inquire

Students must consult with the instructor before enrolling. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

MUS 209B

Chamber Singers    1.0 Fa/Spr

Music Performance Group — Selected small choir to sing madrigal and other chamber literature. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

This course is the same as MUS 009B and MUS 309B which may be substituted.

MUS 209D

Opera Workshop    1.0 Fa/Spr

3.0 hours performance. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

This course is the same as MUS 009D, MUS 009E, MUS 209E, MUS 309D and MUS 309E

MUS 209E

Opera Workshop    2.0 Fa/Spr

Open to all students interested in active participation in opera. 6.0 hours performance. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

This course is the same as MUS 009D, MUS 009E, MUS 209D, MUS 309D and MUS 309E

MUS 210

Audio Archiving    3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: MUS 204C, faculty permission.

A study of the preservation of recorded works. Emphasis is on restoring, editing, and remastering archival recordings.

MUS 211

Keyboard Pedagogy Project    2.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

Individual pedagogy project assigned in consultation with a faculty adviser. Projects may be a research paper or a practicum with documentation, e.g. a video-tape and journal. MUS 211 or MUS 212 is required for the Option in Keyboard Performance. Not available for graduate students. ABC/no credit grading only.

MUS 212

Senior Recital    2.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in MUS 111, faculty permission.

Preparation and public performance of a full-length recital to be evaluated by a faculty committee. Required of students who have been accepted in the performance options. Not available for graduate students. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.


MUS 215

Advanced Functional Keyboard Studies    1.0 Inquire

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

An elective course for upper-division and graduate students offering continued development of keyboard skills. The course allows students to continue to develop necessary skills to become more proficient as performers, accompanists, teachers, and church musicians. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 219

Band Scoring    2.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: MUS 102, faculty permission.

The study of the capacities of wind instruments, with exercises in scoring for various wind ensembles.

MUS 220

Jazz Arranging    2.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: MUS 001C, faculty permission.

Nomenclature, timbre, technique, and transposition of jazz ensemble instruments. Scoring the rhythm, brass, and woodwind sections for large and small jazz ensembles in various jazz and dance band styles.

MUS 221

Songwriting    3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: MUS 001C, faculty permission.

Music and lyric writing; formal, melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic analyses of popular songs; collaboration; marketing; demos; publication.

MUS 225

Service Playing for Church Organists    2.0 Inquire

Prerequisites: Studio instruction in organ or faculty permission.

An introduction to the performing techniques unique to church organists.

MUS 226A

Keyboard Pedagogy    2.0 Fall

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

Teaching of class or private piano, organ, and harpsichord, to include approach to teaching children and adults, teaching materials and methods, technique, sight-reading, use of pedals, improvisation, memorization, chording, transposition, registration, and style interpretation. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units.

MUS 226B

Keyboard Pedagogy    2.0 Spring

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

Teaching of class or private piano, organ, and harpsichord, to include approach to teaching children and adults, teaching materials and methods, technique, sight-reading, use of pedals, improvisation, memorization, chording, transposition, registration, and style interpretation. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units.

MUS 228A

Vocal Accompanying Repertoire    1.0 Fall

Prerequisites: MUS 028 or faculty permission.

Study of vocal literature (art songs and arias) through weekly master classes. For singer-pianist duos (pre-formed duos preferred, but not required). Literature studied each semester will vary.

MUS 228B

Instrumental Accompanying Repertoire    1.0 Spring

Prerequisites: MUS 028 or faculty permission.

Study of instrumental literature including sonatas, concerti and significant works from the duo repertoire through weekly master classes. For instrumentalist-pianist duos (pre-formed duos preferred but not required). Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 231

Vocal Pedagogy    3.0 Fa/Spr

Designed to allow students of singing to investigate the science of vocal sound production in connection with the teaching of singing. Emphasis on acoustics, physiology of human voice, history of vocal pedagogy, current medical research regarding the use and abuse of the voice, and practical applications of teaching techniques.

MUS 240

Advanced Choral Conducting    2.0 Spring

Prerequisites: MUS 140, faculty permission.

A study of conducting techniques and styles, vocal techniques, literature of all periods, program arranging, concert and rehearsal techniques, budgeting, purchasing, and equipment.

MUS 245

Advanced Instrumental Conducting    2.0 Spring

Prerequisites: MUS 140, faculty permission.

Conducting and interpretation of representative instrumental works of master composers. Style of principal works. Practice conducting college groups and high school organizations.

MUS 250

Music/Arts Administration    3.0 Spring

Prerequisites: MUS 171 or faculty permission.

A practical study of the administrative structures and governance of non-profit organizations including aspects of budgeting, calendaring, marketing, grant writing, and fundraising.

MUS 255

Music Industry Management    3.0 Fall

Prerequisites: MUS 171 or faculty permission.

Practical study of the music industry including event design, planning, management, and marketing; agent, manager, and artist relationships; and ethical and legal issues.

MUS 256

Record Label Administration    3.0 Spring

Prerequisites: MUS 171 and faculty permission.

This course gives students the opportunity to study the operations of a record company from both an academic and a practical perspective. Students will be exposed to curriculum covering the history, structure, and functioning of major and independent labels. Students will gain practical experience by managing Wild Oak Records and Wild Oak Publishing, student-run companies supervised by the Music Industry program.

MUS 258

Event Planning and Operation    3.0 Spring

Prerequisites: MUS 171 and faculty permission.

Designed to give students the opportunity to conceptualize, plan, and operate a major music industry concert or conference. Students will be exposed to the realities of the music business and the professionals that work there. This course will have an internship requirement of all students.

MUS 259

Legal Issues in Music    3.0 Fall

Prerequisites: MUS 171.

Students will explore the intricate questions surrounding intellectual property statutes, the musician, and businesses designed to market and sell music as a product. The course covers copyright law, royalties, contracts, publishing and Web technology — territory of vital importance to students seeking employment in the music industry.

This course is the same as BLAW 259 which may be substituted.

MUS 260

Synthesis of School Music Techniques    2.0 Spring

Prerequisites: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in MUS 152, MUS 164, MUS 165, and MUS 154A-F. Also, completion of or concurrent enrollment in MUS 240 or MUS 245, faculty permission.

A comprehensive overview in the principles of teaching, learning, organization, and administration of the music program. Includes peer teaching, practical experience, oral critiques, continued portfolio development, and directed observation. Specific areas include 1) music education, 2) vocal, and 3) instrumental. 1.0 hour discussion, 2.0 hours activity.

MUS 261

Materials and Techniques    3.0 Fa/Spr
in Elementary Music

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

This course is designed to provide further knowledge of music education tactics to music and classroom teachers in grades K-6. Methods for teaching the elements of music will be explored. Practical application of new materials and techniques will be encouraged. Students will have the opportunity to share experiences gained in the field.

MUS 285A

Seminar in Music History and Literature:    3.0 Fa/Spr
Instrumental

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

Concentrated study of a specific historical period or genre specific to instrumentals. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 12.0 units.

MUS 285B

Seminar in Music History and Literature:    3.0 Fa/Spr
Keyboard

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

Concentrated study of a specific historical period or genre specific to the keyboard. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 12.0 units.

MUS 285C

Seminar in Music History and Literature:    3.0 Fa/Spr
Vocal

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

Concentrated study of a specific historical period or genre specific to the vocal pattern. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 12.0 units.

MUS 289

Directed Field Projects    1.0-5.0 Fa/Spr
in the Music Profession

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

This course is a directed field project offered as 289A-E for 1.0 to 5.0 units respectively. You must register directly with a supervising faculty member. A project must be commensurate with the student’s major curricular and professional goals and must be comparable in substance to work of a similar nature within the university music curriculum.

MUS 298

Special Topics    1.0-3.0 Fa/Spr

This course is for special topics offered as 298A-C for 1.0 to 3.0 units respectively. Typically the topic is offered on a one-time-only basis and may vary from term to term and be different for different sections. See The Class Schedule for the specific topic being offered.

MUS 299

Special Problems    1.0-3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

This course is for independent study and is offered as 299A-C for 1.0 to 3.0 units respectively. You must register with the supervising faculty member. Credit/no credit grading only. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

MUS 300

Seminar in Music Education    3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Music teaching experience, faculty permission.

Thorough study of pertinent literature, materials, equipment, teaching techniques, special problems, or music education philosophy for public school teaching. Areas studied determined by teacher specialties and student need. May be taken twice for credit. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

MUS 301A

Composition with Electronic Media    3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: MUS 001B, MUS 103, MUS 104, faculty permission.

Electronic music instruments and techniques; creative use of synthesizers, computers, and tape-recording equipment. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 201A which may be substituted.

MUS 301B

Composition With Electronic Media    3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: MUS 201A or MUS 301A; faculty permission.

Individual projects in electronic music composition for advanced students. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 301C

Composition with Electronic Media    3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: MUS 201B or MUS 301B; faculty permission.

Independent creative projects in electronic music. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 201C which may be substituted.

MUS 302

Composition    3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

Independent creative projects. Exercises in analytical and compositional techniques designed to increase technical facility. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

MUS 303

Large Ensembles    1.0 Inquire

MUS 303A-MUS 303F: Larger group performance of music literature for interpretive and creative experience. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

MUS 303A

Music Performance Groups:    1.0 Fa/Spr
A Cappella Choir

Larger group performance of music literature for interpretive and creative experience. 3.0 hours performance. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

This course is the same as MUS 003A and MUS 203A which may be substituted.

MUS 303B

Music Performance Groups:    1.0 Fa/Spr
Band

Larger group performance of music literature for interpretive and creative experience. 3.0 hours performance. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 003B and MUS 203B which may be substituted.

MUS 303C

Music Performance Groups: Pep Band    1.0 Fa/Spr

Pep Band is intended to give any student who plays a musical instrument (wind, brass, or percussion) an opportunity to perform in a fun, energetic, and exciting band. The Pep Band plays for university events. This course does not fulfill the large ensemble requirement for music majors. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 003C and MUS 203C which may be substituted.

MUS 303D

Music Performance Groups:    1.0 Fa/Spr
Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Larger group performance of music literature for interpretive and creative experience. 3.0 hours performance. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 003D and MUS 203D which may be substituted.

MUS 303E

Music Performance Groups:    1.0 Fa/Spr
University Chorus

Larger group performance of music literature for interpretive and creative experience. 3.0 hours performance. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

This course is the same as MUS 003E and MUS 203E which may be substituted.

MUS 303F

Music Performance Groups: Orchestra    1.0 Fa/Spr

Larger group performance of music literature for interpretive and creative experience. 3.0 hours performance. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 003F and MUS 203F which may be substituted.

MUS 305

Small Ensembles    1.0 Inquire

You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

MUS 305A

Music Performance Groups: Brass Choir    1.0 Fa/Spr

Smaller group performance of music literature for interpretive and creative experience. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 005A and MUS 205A which may be substituted.

MUS 305J

Music Performance Groups:    1.0 Fa/Spr
Woodwind Quintet

Smaller group performance of music literature for interpretive and creative experience. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 005J and MUS 205J which may be substituted.

MUS 305V

Jazz Ensemble I    1.0 Fa/Spr

Group performance of jazz ensemble literature for interpretive and creative experiences. Major performance each semester, with emphasis on current musical trends. 3.0 hours performance. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 005V and MUS 205V which may be substituted.

MUS 305W

Music Performance Groups:    1.0 Fa/Spr
Jazz Ensemble II

Group performance of jazz ensemble literature for interpretive and creative experience. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 005W and MUS 205W which may be substituted.

MUS 305X

Music Performance Groups:    1.0 Fa/Spr
Collegium Musicum

Smaller group performance of music literature for interpretive and creative experience. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 305Y

Music Performance Groups:    1.0 Fa/Spr
Mixed Ensembles

Smaller group performance of music literature for interpretive and creative experience. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 005Y and MUS 205Y which may be substituted.

MUS 308

Research Methods and Bibliography    3.0 Fa/Spr

A study of the tools of research techniques, bibliography, and library orientation; how to select, organize, and write the researched topic.

MUS 309

Vocal Performance    1.0 Inquire

Offered as MUS 309B-E, described below. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

MUS 309B

Chamber Singers    1.0 Fa/Spr

Music Performance Group — Selected small choir to sing madrigal and other chamber literature. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

This course is the same as MUS 009B and MUS 209B which may be substituted.

MUS 309C

Women’s Chorale    1.0 Fa/Spr

Exploration and performance of choral literature for women’s voices from the Renaissance through the twentieth century. 2.0 hours activity.

This course is the same as MUS 009C and MUS 209C which may be substituted.

MUS 309D

Opera Workshop    1.0 Fa/Spr

Open to all students interested in active participation in opera. 3.0 hours performance. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

This course is the same as MUS 009D, MUS 009E, MUS 209D, MUS 209E and MUS 309E

MUS 309E

Opera Workshop    2.0 Fa/Spr

Open to all students interested in active participation in opera. 6.0 hours performance. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

This course is the same as MUS 009D, MUS 009E, MUS 209D, MUS 209E and MUS 309D

MUS 311A

Studio Instruction    1.0 Fa/Spr

See description below. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 311B

Studio Instruction    2.0 Fa/Spr

MUS 311A-MUS 311B: Individual instrumental or vocal instruction; historical, analytical, and practical study of standard literature of all periods in major performance area; preparation for public recitals. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 321

Repertory Seminar    1.0 Fa/Spr

Designed for music majors who wish to study music literature through performance. Selected repertoire is analyzed stylistically and placed in historical context. Performance problems (e.g. acoustics and appropriate performance practices) are also considered. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

MUS 328

Accompanying    1.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

Keyboard accompanying of vocal and instrumental music. May be repeated four times for credit. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

This course is the same as MUS 028 and MUS 228 which may be substituted.

MUS 340

Advanced Conducting Symposium    3.0 Spring

Prerequisites: MUS 240 or MUS 245; faculty permission.

A review of conducting styles and techniques of the 19th and 20th centuries. Techniques for the conductor of choral and instrumental music.

MUS 354

Special Music Topics    3.0 Fa/Spr

Selection of most valuable topics for each individual and the class. Pursuit in depth of separate topics by individuals. Reports and discussion of results in class. Music majors only.

MUS 355

Contemporary Practices in    3.0 Inquire
Music Industry/Arts Management

Prerequisites: MUS 171, MUS 250, or MUS 255; faculty permission.

An in-depth analysis of specific case studies, trends, techniques, and methods encountered in the contemporary music industry and arts management disciplines.

MUS 360

Music History Seminar    3.0 Fa/Spr

Specific course content will be selected according to the needs and interests of the students enrolled in the class each semester. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

MUS 365

Contemporary Practices in Music Education    3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

An in-depth analysis of contemporary practices, techniques, technologies, philosophies, and trends in music education.

MUS 370

Theory Seminar    3.0 Fa/Spr

An historical approach to various aspects of the teaching of theoretical subjects. Advanced projects in orchestration, counterpoint, or analysis. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

MUS 375

Contemporary Practices in Music Technology    3.0 Fall

Prerequisites: MUS 201C, MUS 204C, faculty permission.

Specific course content will be determined by technological trends and practices in the music technology industry and according to the needs and interests of the students enrolled in the class each semester. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

MUS 385

Masterworks of Musical Literature    3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: MUS 240 and permission of instructor.

A survey and study of major musical literature works, tracing their development from the 18th century to the present.

MUS 389

Directed Field Projects    1.0-5.0 Fa/Spr
in the Music Profession

Prerequisites: 3.0 GPA. Open only to candidates for the MA in Music. Project or internship experience must be approved by the student’s graduate committee; faculty permission.

This course is a directed field project offered as 389A-E for 1.0 to 5.0 units respectively. You must register directly with a supervising faculty member. The project or experience may involve a variety of musical activities but must be commensurate with the candidate’s major curricular and professional goals. Evaluation procedures will be determined by the student’s graduate committee. May be repeated for credit.

MUS 398

Independent Study    1.0-4.0 Fa/Spr

This course is a graduate level independent study offered as 398A-D for 1.0 to 4.0 units respectively. You must register directly with a supervising faculty member.

MUS 398R

Master’s Recital    2.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Approval of the student’s advisory committee and faculty permission.

Preparation and public performance of a full-length recital to be evaluated by a faculty committee. May serve as a terminal project for the MA in Music.

MUS 399

Master’s Study    1.0-6.0 Fa/Spr

This course is a master’s study offered as either a Master’s Thesis, identified as 399A-F for 1.0 to 6.0 units respectively, or as a Master’s Project, identified as 399G-L for 1.0 to 6.0 units respectively. You must register directly with a supervising faculty member. A terminal project for the MA in Music is not in traditional thesis format but has a written component or description.