Music (MUS)

MUS 500   Theory Seminar    3 Hours

Study and application of analytical techniques as they apply to the formal structure of music.
Recent Term(s) Offered: summer 2015; fall 2015; spring 2016; summer 2016; fall 2016; fall 2017

MUS 509   Music Curriculum in the Elementary and Middle Schools    3 Hours

Includes advanced study of contemporary elementary music education trends, methodologies, instructional techniques, and materials. Expands contemporary instructional methods.
Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2015; fall 2016; fall 2017

MUS 511   Research Methods in Music    3 Hours

The philosophical, historical and experimental research methods in music/music education and their application within 21st century teaching-learning contexts.
Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2015; fall 2016; fall 2017

MUS 512   Music Education Workshop    1-3 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

A variable topic workshop.
Recent Term(s) Offered: summer 2015; summer 2016; summer 2017

MUS 513   Independent Directed Study/Music Education    3 Hours (repeatable max of 12 hrs)

Research projects in music education.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; fall 2015; spring 2016; summer 2016; fall 2016; spring 2017; summer 2017; fall 2017

MUS 514   Secondary Music Curriculum    3 Hours

Includes advanced study of 21st century music education curriculum, instruction, assessment, and research-based practices applicable for teaching junior and senior high school performing and non-performing courses. Classroom managment strategies and use of multiple modes of technology applicable for teaching and assessing music will be addressed.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; spring 2016; spring 2017

MUS 517   Arts/Humanities for P-5 Instruction    3 Hours

Developmentally appropriate dance, drama/theatre, music, and visual art content (structural elements and purposes) and artisitic processes (skills inherent within each art form) within the context of humanities (historical periods and multi-cultures), culminating in the design of interdisciplinary arts units for P-5 instruction.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

MUS 518   Advanced Conducting    3 Hours

Course designed to sharpen and enhance skills as an ensemble conductor. Emphasis on specific conducting problems, rehearsal techniques and score study.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; spring 2016; spring 2017

MUS 519   Conducting Seminar    3 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

A survey of topics and materials related to the analytical and pedagogical aspects of instrumental or choral conducting.
Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2015; fall 2016; fall 2017

MUS 520   Advanced Pedagogy    3 Hours

In-depth study and application of pedagogical principles for the applied music teacher in a private studio setting.
Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2015; fall 2016; fall 2017

MUS 525   Music and the Human Experience    3 Hours

An investigation and study of the art of music encompassing the historical, philosophical, psychological and sociological tenets of the discipline.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; spring 2016; spring 2017

MUS 530   Music Literature    3 Hours

Investigation of a specialized area not covered in other music literature courses.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; spring 2016; spring 2017

MUS 538   Independent Directed Study/Theory-Literature    3 Hours

Supervised private research culminating in a scholarly paper.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2016

MUS 540   Choral Union    1 Hour (repeatable max of 4 hrs)

Performing ensembles are open to the entire campus community and most require an audition prior to membership. Specific ensembles are an elective and require advisor approval for music degrees.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; fall 2015; spring 2016; fall 2016; fall 2017

MUS 541   University Choir    1 Hour (repeatable max of 4 hrs)

Performing ensembles are open to the entire campus community and most require an audition prior to membership. Specific ensembles are an elective and require advisor approval for music degrees.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

MUS 544   University Orchestra    1 Hour (repeatable max of 4 hrs)

Performing ensembles are open to the entire campus community and most require an audition prior to membership. Specific ensembles are an elective and require advisor approval for music degrees.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; fall 2015; spring 2016; fall 2016; spring 2017; fall 2017

MUS 545   Chamber Singers    1 Hour (repeatable max of 4 hrs)

Performing ensembles are open to the entire campus community and most require an audition prior to membership. Specific ensembles are an elective and require advisor approval for music degrees.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

MUS 547   Marching Band    1 Hour

Performing ensembles are open to the entire campus community and most require an audition prior to membership. Specific ensembles are an elective and require advisor approval for music degrees.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

MUS 548   Band    1 Hour (repeatable max of 4 hrs)

Performing ensembles are open to the entire campus community and most require an audition prior to membership. Specific ensembles are an elective and require advisor approval for music degrees.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

MUS 549   Chamber Music    1 Hour (repeatable max of 4 hrs)

Students enrolled in this course have attained considerable ability as a performer and must audition. This course can include all types of instrumental and choral chamber music literature.
Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2016

MUS 550   Applied Music Secondary    1 Hour (repeatable max of 4 hrs)

Applied study intended for beginners and requires no audition.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; spring 2016; spring 2017; fall 2017

MUS 553   Applied Music Principal    2 Hours (repeatable max of 8 hrs)

Applied study assumes graduate-level proficiency.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; fall 2015; spring 2016; fall 2016; spring 2017

MUS 571   Jazz Ensemble    1 Hour (repeatable max of 4 hrs)

Performing ensembles are open to the entire campus community and most require an audition prior to membership. Specific ensembles are electives and require advisor approval for music degrees.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

MUS 574   Opera Theatre    1 Hour

Performing ensembles are open to the entire campus community and most require an audition prior to membership. Specific ensembles are electives and require advisor approval for music degrees.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; fall 2015; fall 2016; spring 2017

MUS 625   Graduate Capstone Project    3 Hours

Independent study and preparation for the Graduate Capstone Project in either music education, conducting or pedagogy
Prerequisite(s): MUS 511 or MUS 518 or MUS 520.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; summer 2015; fall 2015; fall 2016; spring 2017; summer 2017; fall 2017