Music (MUS)

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MUS 100 Applied Music Laboratory0 Credit hours   

A forum devoted to the development of applied music skills, supplying the opportunity for music majors both to demon- strate performance skills and to observe the skills of colleagues.

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MUS 101 Basic Musicianship3 Credit hours   
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MUS 102 Developmental Class Piano1 Credit hour   

Class instruction for students with little or no prior background in piano. Preparation for entry into the MUS 179 sequence. Pre: Permission.

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MUS 105 Bison image  Critical Thinking Music (CT)3 Credit hours   

Includes the study of critical thinking in music fields with specific focus on music education and performance.

Attributes: Critical Thinking
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MUS 109 Mus Theatre Musicianship Lab1 Credit hour   

A music literacy lab for the musical theatre major emphasizing the practices of sight-singing and rhythm skills covered in MUS 101.

Pre-req: MUS 101 with a minimum grade of D.

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MUS 110 The Professional Musician1 Credit hour   

Investigation of traditional and non-traditional music career options and the role of the musician in arts advocacy, community engagement, and arts education. (pre-requisities: none)

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MUS 111 Elementary Music Theory I2 Credit hours   

Study of the diatonic harmony of the Common Practice Period through development of compositional and analytical skills. Emphasis on cadences, melodic form, non-harmonic tones and diatonic triads.

Pre-req: MUS 101 with a minimum grade of C.

Co-req: MUS 113
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MUS 112 Elementary Music Theory II2 Credit hours   

Continued study of diatonic harmony of the Common Practice Period through development of compositional and analytical skills. Introduction to elementary forms, elementary modulation, and secondary dominants.

Pre-req: MUS 111 with a minimum grade of C and MUS 113 with a minimum grade of C.

Co-req: MUS 114
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MUS 113 Elem Aural Skills I2 Credit hours   

Sight-singing of melodies, and dictation of harmony, rhythm, and melody using elementary rhythms and diatonic pitch materials.

Pre-req: MUS 101 with a minimum grade of C.

Co-req: MUS 111
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MUS 114 Elem Aural Skills II2 Credit hours   

Sight-singing of melodies, and dictation of harmony, rhythm, and melody using diatonic pitch materials in major and minor modes. Introduction to syncopation, secondary dominants, and elementary forms.

Pre-req: MUS 113 with a minimum grade of C.

Co-req: MUS 112
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MUS 142 Bison image  Music in Society3 Credit hours   

Exploration of the roles and value of music in culture and society. Development of musical awareness through mastery of basic terminology, stylistic concepts, and critical listening skills. For non-music majors.

Attributes: Fine Arts, Multicultural
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MUS 142H Bison image  Music in Society Honors3 Credit hours   

Exploration of the roles an value of music in culture and society. Development of musical awareness through mastery of basic terminology, stylistic concepts, and critical listening skills. For non-music majors. 3 credits.

Pre-req: Admitted Honors College with a score of 1.

Attributes: Fine Arts, Multicultural
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MUS 171 African Drum & Dance Ens1 Credit hour   

The African Drumming and Dance Ensemble specializes in performing traditional music of West Africa. This ensemble combines dancing, drumming and singing into a rich cultural experience in non-western music. The ensemble is open to all univerisity students and does not require prior musical training.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 172 Fife and Drum Corps1 Credit hour   

Performing, marching, uniformed ensemble devoted to the music of the American Revolution and Chief Justice John Marshall. Instruments featured include fifes and drums.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 174 Irish Ceili Band1 Credit hour   

An ensemble open to all university and regional performers on instruments of the Irish Ceili Band tradition. One rehearsal per week; several performances each semester.

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MUS 177A Class Guitar1 Credit hour   
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MUS 178A Class Voice1 Credit hour   

Classes for voice minors and electives designed for beginners.

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MUS 178B Class Voice1 Credit hour   

Classes for voice minors and electives designed for beginners.

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MUS 179A Class Piano1 Credit hour   

Classes for piano minors and electives progressing from beginner to proficiency level.

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MUS 179B Class Piano1 Credit hour   

Classes for piano minors and electives progressing from beginner to proficiency level.

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MUS 179C Class Piano1 Credit hour   

Classes for piano minors and electives progressing from beginner to proficiency level.

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MUS 179D Class Piano1 Credit hour   

Classes for piano minors and electives progressing from beginner to proficiency level.

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MUS 180 Applied Composition1-2 Credit hours   

Individual studies in composition. May be repeated for credit.

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MUS 181 Saxophone1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 182 Flute1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 183 Oboe1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 184 Clarinet1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 185 Bassoon1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 186 French Horn1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 187 Trumpet1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 188 Trombone1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 189 Euphonium1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 190 Tuba1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 191 Violin1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 192 Viola1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 193 Cello1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 194 String Bass1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 195 Piano1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 196 Voice1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 197 Organ1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 198 Percussion1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 199 Guitar1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 200 Bison image  Introduction to World Music3 Credit hours   

This course will survey native musics of Africa, Asia and the Americas as an aspect of culture. No formal background in music is required.

Attributes: Fine Arts, Multicultural
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MUS 203 Choral Union1 Credit hour   

Large choral ensemble available to university and regional singers without audition. Gives public performances of oratorios and works for chorus and orchestra twice a year. One rehearsal per week.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 204 University Chorus1 Credit hour   

A mixed chorus of 60-90 singers open to all university students without audition. Public performances of a variety of music are given each semester. Three rehearsals per week.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 205 A Cappella Ensemble1 Credit hour   

A mixed a capella ensemble dedicated to the performance of a variety of popular, jazz, and contemporary sytles. Open to all students regardless of major. PR: Permission.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 206 Opera Workshop1 Credit hour   

Preparation and performance of opera scenes and full operas. Membership open to students as singers, pianists, and technical personnel. Roles assigned by audition. Two rehearsals per week plus private coaching.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 207 Chamber Choir1 Credit hour   

Advanced, auditioned choral ensemble open to all university students. Repertoire performed locally and on tour includes great chamber literature of the past five centuries. Three rehearsals per week.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 208 Orchestra1 Credit hour   

The Marshall Community Orchestra is open to all university students, faculty, and interested musicians in the community with permission of the instructor. Concerts are presented each semester. Rehearsals are held each Tuesday evening.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 210 Bison image  Intro to Electronic Music (CT)3 Credit hours   

A non-technical introduction to the theory, practice and literature of electronic music. This course fulfills a Core I/CT Course requirement. Open to all majors.

Attributes: Critical Thinking, Fine Arts
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MUS 211 Advanced Music Theory I2 Credit hours   

Study of advanced harmonic concepts in tonal music including modulation, altered pre-dominants, and chromatic mediant relationships.

Pre-req: MUS 112 with a minimum grade of C and MUS 114 with a minimum grade of C.

Co-req: MUS 213
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MUS 212 Advanced Music Theory II2 Credit hours   

The study of musical forms and formal processes found in music of the late 18th through the 19th centuries.

Pre-req: MUS 211 with a minimum grade of C and MUS 213 with a minimum grade of C.

Co-req: MUS 214
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MUS 213 Adv Aural Skills I2 Credit hours   

Sight-singing and aural analysis of melodies, harmonies, and rhythms found in 18th and 19th century music, including modulating melodies, secondary dominants, multi-part harmonic dictation, and characteristic rhythms. (PRE: MUS 112 and MUS 114; MUS 211 must be taken concurrently or prior to enrollment in MUS 213)

Pre-req: MUS 112 with a minimum grade of C and MUS 114 with a minimum grade of C.

Co-req: MUS 211
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MUS 214 Adv Aural Skills II2 Credit hours   

Sight-singing and aural analysis of 19th and 20th century music, including chromatic harmony, modulating melodies, multi-part harmonic dictation, scale/chord identification, characteristic 20th century sonorities and advanced rhythmic materials. (PREREQ: MUS 211 and MUS 213; MUS 212 must be taken concurrently or prior to enrollment in MUS 213)

Pre-req: MUS 211 with a minimum grade of C and MUS 213 with a minimum grade of C.

Co-req: MUS 212
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MUS 217 Jazz Theory4 Credit hours   

Fundamental jazz theory and ear training. Chords, scales, nomenclature. Harmonic progressions and substitutions. Aural recognition of melodic and chord structures and functions. Composition and transcription. Pre: MUS 215

Pre-req: MUS 211 with a minimum grade of C or MUS 213 with a minimum grade of C.

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MUS 218 Intro to Music Technology3 Credit hours   

Introduction to music technology for sound reinforcement, music notation, MIDI, recording, technology aided instruction, and emerging issues concerning use and production of media in Western society. (PR: MUS 112 and 114 or permission)

Pre-req: MUS 112 and MUS 114.

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MUS 219 Digital Recording Techniques2 Credit hours   

Concepts, implementation, and utlization of digital audio workstation software and hardware: MIDI, digital audio, recording techniques, production, and using the Internet to empower music creators (open to non-music majors) Prerequisite: None

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MUS 222 Ital & Eng Diction Singer2 Credit hours   

A systematic study of the pronunciation and problems encountered by singers when performing repertoire with English and Italian texts.

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MUS 224 Fren & Ger Diction Singer2 Credit hours   

A systematic study of the pronunciation and problems encountered by singers when performing repertoire with French and German texts.

Pre-req: MUS 222 with a minimum grade of C.

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MUS 227 History of Popular Music3 Credit hours   

A chronological listening survey course of popular music with an emphasis on examining the intersection of musical, historical, sociological, and cultural factors.

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MUS 231 Jazz Improvisation I2 Credit hours   

Introduction to improvisation. Diatonic chord/scale relationships. Basic forms. Melodic construction and elaboration. Rhythmic improvisation. Keys and modes. Pre: MUS 116

Pre-req: MUS 114 with a minimum grade of C and MUS 112 with a minimum grade of C.

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MUS 232 Jazz Improvisation II2 Credit hours   

Continued development of skills and techniques. Idiomatic jazz patterns. Survey of standard literature. Turnarounds, blues progressions. Transcription of solos. Performance and elaboration of representative literature. Pre: MUS 231

Pre-req: MUS 231 with a minimum grade of C.

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MUS 233 Percussion Class3 Credit hours   

A class of non-music majors who will learn to play percussion instruments from various cultures.

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MUS 235 Concert Band1 Credit hour   

A concert band for any undergraduate student who has had experience playing a band instrument in high school or middle school.

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MUS 237 Brass Band of the TriState1 Credit hour   

A community/university ensemble modeled after the British-style brass band.

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MUS 240 Music Comp/Theory Sem2 Credit hours   

Introduction to advanced theoretical and compositional methods employed by artist/researchers in analyzing music from the 19th and 20th centuries. (PR: MUS 215, Permission)

Pre-req: MUS 112 with a minimum grade of C and MUS 114 with a minimum grade of C.

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MUS 245 Piano Ensemble1 Credit hour   

An ensemble elective for piano majors and qualified piano secondary/elective students. Perform a wide variety of musical styles for multiple pianists on 1-5 pianos. May be repeated for credit.

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MUS 250 Survey of Jazz3 Credit hours   

A survey of the development of jazz and related forms from the 19th cenutry antecedents to recent experimental trends.

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MUS 252 Cello Ensemble1 Credit hour   

Cello students will rehearse and perform works from the major literature for cello ensemble.

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MUS 253 Guitar Ensemble1 Credit hour   
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MUS 254 Flute Ensemble1 Credit hour   

Performs a wide variety of musical styles from full flute choir to quarters, trios, etc. Membership required of all flute majors; others by audition. One rehearsal per week.

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MUS 255 String Ensemble1 Credit hour   
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MUS 256 Woodwind Ensemble1 Credit hour   
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MUS 257 Percussion Ensemble1 Credit hour   
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MUS 258 Brass Ensemble1 Credit hour   
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MUS 259 Jazz Ensemble1 Credit hour   
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MUS 260 Jazz Improv Ensemble1 Credit hour   

Ensemble improvisation from duet to tentet. Emphasis on music sightreading, recognition and application of chord/ scale relationships in a performance setting. Ensemble playing skills. May be repeated for credit.

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MUS 261 String Techniques1 Credit hour   
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MUS 262 Woodwind Techniques1 Credit hour   
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MUS 263 Brass Techniques1 Credit hour   
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MUS 264 Percussion Techniques1 Credit hour   
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MUS 265 Symphonic Band1 Credit hour   
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MUS 266 Marching Thunder1 Credit hour   
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MUS 267 Wind Symphony1 Credit hour   
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MUS 268 Sixth Man Band1 Credit hour   
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MUS 269 Contemporary Music Ens1 Credit hour   

Performance of contemporary music in various media. May be repeated for credit. Counts towards improvisation requirement.

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MUS 270 Musical Prods Practicum1 Credit hour   

Application of musical production processes, theories and techniques. Specialized practical experience in all musical aspects of rehearsal and performance. Each number may be taken four times.

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MUS 271 Guitar Techniques1 Credit hour   

The study of guitar techniques that will allow students to play and teach guitar at a basic level in a public school music program.

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MUS 279A Jazz Piano Class1 Credit hour   

Class instruction progressing from beginner to advanced. Development of literature and skills needed to pass the jazz piano proficiency exam. (Prerequisites: Permission. Permission granted upon completion of piano proficiency or completion of jazz piano placement exam.)

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MUS 279B Jazz Piano Class1 Credit hour   

Class instruction progressing from beginner to advanced. Development of literature and skills needed to pass the jazz proficiency exam. (Prerequisites: Permission. Permission granted upon completion of piano proficiency or completion of jazz piano placement exam.)

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MUS 279C Jazz Piano Class1 Credit hour   

Class instruction progressing from beginner to advanced. Development of literature and skills needed to pass the jazz piano proficiency exam. (Prerequisites: Permission. Permission granted upon completion of piano proficiency or completion of jazz piano placement exam.)

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MUS 279D Jazz Piano Class1 Credit hour   

Class instruction progressing from beginner to advanced. Development of literature and skills needed to pass the jazz piano proficiency exam. (Prerequisites: Permission. Permission granted upon completion of piano proficiency or completion of jazz piano placement exam.)

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MUS 280 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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MUS 281 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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MUS 282 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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MUS 283 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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MUS 290 Music History to 17503 Credit hours   

A study of the history and development of music through 1750, including the interaction of music with historical events, world cultures, other arts and philosophy. PR: MUS 211 and 213 with a grade of C or better

Pre-req: MUS 211 with a minimum grade of C and MUS 213 with a minimum grade of C.

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MUS 301 Analysis3 Credit hours   

Analysis of music from the 18th through 20th centuries using general methodology, set and serial theory.

Pre-req: MUS 212 with a minimum grade of C and MUS 214 with a minimum grade of C.

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MUS 302 Advanced Analysis2 Credit hours   

Analysis of musical works from the late 19th century through the present era using sight and sound.

Pre-req: MUS 301 with a minimum grade of C.

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MUS 304 Styles2 Credit hours   

An investigation of the distinguishing characteristics of the music of major composers by the study, dissection and comparison of major works.

Pre-req: MUS 301 with a minimum grade of C and MUS 361 with a minimum grade of C.

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MUS 308 Music and Sound in Film3 Credit hours   

A study of the role of music and sound in film. Development of terminology and skills for analyzing and interpreting sound tracks of films throughout the history of film.

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MUS 310 Perf Arts Entrepreneurship1 Credit hour   

Skills required to create careers as entrepreneurial performing artists or to supplement an arts career in entrepreneurial pursuits, including planning, self-promotion, networking, audience building, and marketing.

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MUS 312 Vocal Techniques1 Credit hour   

Foundation principles of voice usage, interpretation, and problems of vocal pedagogy. For instrumental music major students. Courses must be taken in sequence.

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MUS 315 Basic Conducting2 Credit hours   

Fundamental conducting skills: baton use, beat patterns of simple/compound meters, fermata holds/releases, cues to discrete parts using hand, visual gestures, leadership, conducting terminology, transportation and score reading.

Pre-req: MUS 212 with a minimum grade of C or MUS 214 with a minimum grade of C.

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MUS 317 Counterpoint2 Credit hours   

Eighteenth Century counterpoint includes creative writing in this style and analysis of contrapuntal composition of this period based upon principles learned in introductory theory courses.

Pre-req: MUS 216 or MUS 214 with a minimum grade of C.

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MUS 320 Instrumental Arranging2 Credit hours   

The study of the instruments of the modern orchestra, their history, technical possibilities and limitations, and practical application of technique in public school work.

Pre-req: (MUS 212 with a minimum grade of C and MUS 214 with a minimum grade of C).

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MUS 322 Orchestration2 Credit hours   

A detailed study of band and orchestral instrument capabilities and their use in various large and small ensembles. (PR: MUS 212 and MUS 214)

Pre-req: MUS 212 and MUS 214.

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MUS 323 Jazz Arranging/Composing3 Credit hours   

Fundamental techniques and analysis of jazz masterworks applied to composing and arranging in various instrumental and vocal jazz styles. Orchestration for large and small ensembles. Pre: MUS 307

Pre-req: MUS 217 with a minimum grade of C.

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MUS 327 Intro to Music Business2 Credit hours   

A study of the intersection of music and business aimed at developing foundational skills and an understanding of the structure of the music business.

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MUS 331 Jazz Improvisation III2 Credit hours   

Advanced skills and techniques. Extended forms, substitute harmonic progressions. Survey of standard bebop literature. Transcription of solos. Performance and elaboration of representative literature. Pre: MUS 232

Pre-req: MUS 232 with a minimum grade of C.

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MUS 332 Jazz Improvisation IV2 Credit hours   

Advanced skills, techniques, and performance practices. Compound and extended forms. Survey of post-bebop, free jazz, fusion, and Afro-Carribbean literature. Transcription of solos. Performance of representative literature. Pre: MUS 331

Pre-req: MUS 331 with a minimum grade of C.

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MUS 338 Mat & Meth School Mus Pre K-43 Credit hours   

Elementary music education techniques, including movement, song, dance, rhythm, and musicianship. Study of Orff, Kodaly, Dalcroze techniques. Curriculum design and incorporation of music curriculum into elementary curriculum. Field experience required. (PR: EDF 218 and EDF 319)

Pre-req: Admitted to Teacher ED with a score of 4.

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MUS 339 Mat & Meth Instru Mus 5-123 Credit hours   

Study of curriculum development in the middle and secondary schools and appropriate instrumental materials and methods of presentation of music in grades 5-12.

Pre-req: Admitted to Teacher ED with a score of 4.

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MUS 340 Mat & Meth Chor Grn Mus 5-123 Credit hours   

Intensive study of vocal/choral materials. Methods of presentation of music in middle and secondary grades. Curriculum design and incorporation of music curriculum into general curriculum. Field experience required. (PR: EDF 218 and EDF 319)

Pre-req: Admitted to Teacher ED with a score of 4.

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MUS 342 Mus in Elementary Classroom3 Credit hours   

Music in the Elementary Classroom. Development of funda- mental music reading and performing skills. Materials, procedures, and systems to teach music in grades PreK-6. Relationship of music activities to general classroom curriculum.

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MUS 350 Guitar Literature I2 Credit hours   

A survey of the literature for the guitar from c. 1400 to the end of the nineteenth century. (PR: Permission)

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MUS 351 Guitar Pedagogy I2 Credit hours   

A survey of guitar pedagogy literature, and a practicum in teaching classical guitar. (PR: Permission)

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MUS 360 Music History 1730 - 19003 Credit hours   

A study of the history and development of music c. 1730 to c. 1900, including the interaction of music with historical events, world cultures, other arts and philosophy PR: MUS 290 or MUS 260 (Jazz Studies majors only) with a grade of C or better

Pre-req: MUS 290 with a minimum grade of C or MUS 250 with a minimum grade of C.

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MUS 361 Music History Since 19003 Credit hours   

A study of the history and development of music since c. 1900, including the interaction of music with historical events, world cultures, other arts and philosophy PR: MUS 360 with a grade of C or better

Pre-req: MUS 360 with a minimum grade of C.

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MUS 371 African Drum & Dance Ens1 Credit hour   

The African Dumming and Dance Ensemble specializes in performing traditional music of West Africa. This ensemble combines dancing, drumming and singing into a rich cultural experience in non-western music. The ensemble is open to all university students and does not require prior musical training.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 372 Fife and Drum Corps1 Credit hour   

Performing, marching, uniformed ensemble devoted to the music of the American Revolution and Chief Justice John Marshall. Instruments featured include fifes and drums.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 374 Irish Ceili Band1 Credit hour   
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MUS 376 Recital1 Credit hour   

Serves as the summative recital for BA Music Education and BA in the Arts, and as the Junior level recital for the BFA. PR: Sophomore Hearing and permission

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 379 Advanced Class Piano1 Credit hour   

Class instruction for experienced students. Development of repertoire ensemble skills, and sightreading. Pre: Completion of MUS 179D, or completion of piano proficiency, or permission of instructor.

Pre-req: MUS 179D with a minimum grade of C.

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MUS 380 Applied Composition2 Credit hours   

Pre-req: MUS 212 with a minimum grade of C and MUS 214 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 381 Saxophone1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 382 Flute1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 383 Oboe1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 384 Clarinet1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 385 Bassoon1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 386 French Horn1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 387 Trumpet1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 388 Trombone1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 389 Euphonium1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 390 Tuba1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 391 Violin1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 392 Viola1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 393 Cello1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 394 String Bass1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 395 Piano1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 396 Voice1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 397 Organ1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 398 Percussion1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 399 Guitar1-2 Credit hours   
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MUS 400 Collaborative Composition2 Credit hours   

Music composition projects proposed, developed, and realized with collaborators in disciplines outside of music including but not exclusive to: visual art/media, theatre, film/video, dance, or video games (PR: Instructor permission)

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MUS 401 Research in Music3 Credit hours   

Basic research procedures and bibliography study culminating in a project in the student's area of specialization.

Pre-req: MUS 301 with a minimum grade of C and MUS 361 with a minimum grade of C.

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MUS 402 Chamber Music Pedagogy2 Credit hours   

A survey of chamber music pedagogy literature, and a practicum in teaching chamber music. (PR: Permission)

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MUS 403 Choral Union1 Credit hour   

Large choral ensemble available to university and regional singers without audition. Gives public performances or oratorios and works for chorus and orchestra twice a year. One rehearsal per week.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 404 University Chorus1 Credit hour   

A mixed chorus of 60-90 singers open to all university students without audition. Public performances of a variety of music are given each semester. Three rehearsals per week.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 405 A Cappella Ensemble1 Credit hour   

A mixed a capella ensemble dedicated to the performance of a variety of popular, jazz, and contemporary styles. Open to all students regardless of major. PR: Permission.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 406 Opera Workshop1 Credit hour   

Preparation and performance of opera scenes and full operas. Membership open to students as singers, pianists, and technical personnel. Roles assigned by audition. Two rehearsals per week plus private coaching.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 407 Chamber Choir1 Credit hour   

Advanced, auditioned choral ensemble open to all university students. Repertoire performed locally and on tour includes great chamber literature of the past five centuries. Three rehearsals per week.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 408 Orchestra1 Credit hour   

The Marshall Community Orchestra is open to all university students, faculty, and interested musicians in the community with permission of the instructor. Concerts are presented each semester. Rehearsals are held each Tuesday evening.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 412 Jazz Pedagogy and Conducting3 Credit hours   

Methods and materials for jazz curriculum. Ensemble organization, rehearsal and conducting techniques. Selection of literature and equipment. Organizations and presentation of public performances. PR: MUS 323

Pre-req: MUS 217 with a minimum grade of C.

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MUS 413 Jazz Styles2 Credit hours   

Structural forms used in jazz, analysis of extended forms. Techniques for solo transcriptions. Harmonic practices in specific styles. Survey of significant jazz composers, performers, genres. PR: MUS 217

Pre-req: MUS 217 with a minimum grade of C.

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MUS 414 Music Psy and Learning Theory3 Credit hours   

Introduction to the psychology of music, human development, and assessment of learning.

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MUS 415 Advanced Conducting2 Credit hours   

Advanced study of choral and instrumental conducting techniques emphasizing rehearsal and performance strategies, score study, ensemble warm-ups, asymmetric and changing meters. Lab ensemble experience provided.

Pre-req: MUS 315 with a minimum grade of C.

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MUS 427 Commerical Music Business2 Credit hours   

An in-depth examination of the commerical music industry designed at developing business related competencies including entrepreneurship, IP management, legal issues, and contract law; skills essential for maintaining a professional music career.

Pre-req: MUS 227 with a minimum grade of C and MUS 327 with a minimum grade of C and (ENT 220 with a minimum grade of C or LE 306 with a minimum grade of C or MGT 320 with a minimum grade of C or MKT 340 with a minimum grade of C).

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MUS 428 Song Literature2 Credit hours   
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MUS 429 Vocal Pedagogy2 Credit hours   

Review of materials, concepts and methodology used in teaching singing; overview of anatomy and function of the voice. Emphasis on beginning and intermediate levels.

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MUS 432 Electronic Music Comp2 Credit hours   

The theory and practice of the use of electronic mediums of composition. Synthesizer and tape recording techniques will be emphasized. Primarily for music majors.

Pre-req: MUS 212 with a minimum grade of C and MUS 214 with a minimum grade of C.

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MUS 435 Concert Band1 Credit hour   

A concert band for any undergraduate student who has had experience playing a band instrument in high school or middle school.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 437 Brass Band of the TriState1 Credit hour   

A community/university ensemble modeled after the British-style brass band.

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MUS 439 Teaching Advanced Piano2 Credit hours   

Materials and techniques of presentation; appropriate selection of repertoire; teaching strategies for late intermediate and advanced levels; exploration of pedagogical, business, and wellness resource for the independent piano teacher.

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MUS 440 Teachin Beg-Intermed Piano2 Credit hours   

Materials and techniques of presentation; development of reading skills; basic fundamentals of technique; cultivation of musicianship. Emphasis is on elementary and intermediate levels.

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MUS 441 Piano Literature I2 Credit hours   

Pre-req: MUS 216.

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MUS 445 Piano Ensemble1 Credit hour   

An ensemble elective for piano majors and qualified piano secondary/elective students. Perform a wide variety of musical styles for multiple pianists on 1-5 pianos. May be repeated for credit.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 450 Guitar Literature II2 Credit hours   

A survey of the literature for the guitar during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. (PR: Permission)

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MUS 451 Guitar Pedagogy II2 Credit hours   

A survey of guitar pedagogy literature, and a practicum in teaching classical guitar.

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MUS 452 Cello Ensemble1 Credit hour   

Cello students will rehearse and perform works from the major literature for cello ensemble.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 453 Guitar Ensemble1 Credit hour   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 454 Flute Ensemble1 Credit hour   

Performs a wide variety of musical styles from full flute choir to quarters, trios, etc. Membership required of all flute majors; others by audition. One rehearsal per week.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 455 String Ensemble1 Credit hour   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 456 Woodwind Ensemble1 Credit hour   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 457 Percussion Ensemble1 Credit hour   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 458 Brass Ensemble1 Credit hour   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 459 Jazz Ensemble1 Credit hour   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 460 Jazz Improv Ensemble1 Credit hour   

Ensemble improvisation from duet to tentet. Emphasis on music sightreading, recognition and application of chord/ scale relationships in a performance setting. Ensemble playing skills. May be repeated for credit.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 465 Symphonic Band1 Credit hour   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 466 Marching Thunder1 Credit hour   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 467 Wind Symphony1 Credit hour   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 468 Sixth Man Band1 Credit hour   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 469 Contemporary Music Ens1 Credit hour   

Performance of contemporary music in various media. May be repeated for credit. Counts towards improvisation requirement.

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MUS 470 Musical Prods Practicum1 Credit hour   

Application of musical production processes, theories and techniques. Specialized practical experience in all musical aspects of rehearsal and performance. Each number may be taken four times.

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MUS 476 Senior Recital0 Credit hours   

The culminating recital for applied music study in the principal applied area.

Pre-req: MUS 376 with a minimum grade of C.

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MUS 479 Applied Pedagogy Lab1 Credit hour   

Practical application of concepts, methodology, and materials covered to demonstrate efficient and effective teaching in the applied area.

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MUS 480 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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MUS 481 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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MUS 482 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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MUS 483 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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MUS 485 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 486 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 487 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 488 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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MUS 494 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
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MUS 495 Music Internship1-4 Credit hours   

Practical synthesis and application of knowledge and skills gained during the student's course of study.

Pre-req: MUS 376.

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MUS 496 Musical Theatre Capstone1 Credit hour   

A culminating Musical Theatre performance and critical self-reflection. Students develop proposals with input from faculty mentor.

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MUS 497 Bison image  Capstone Project in Music1-2 Credit hours   

A discipline-based experience designed to combine classroom and studio education in a summarizing project. (PR: MUS 310, successful completion of piano proficiency requirements)

Pre-req: MUS 310 with a minimum grade of C and (MUS 179D with a minimum grade of C or MUS 279D with a minimum grade of C or Piano Proficiency with a score of 1).

Attributes: Capstone Course, No Textbook Required
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MUS 498 Bison image  BFA Composition Capstone2 Credit hours   

A discipline-based experience designed to combine classroom and studio education in a summarizing project.

Pre-req: MUS 310 with a minimum grade of C or MUS 376 with a minimum grade of C or (MUS 179D with a minimum grade of C or MUS 279D with a minimum grade of C or Piano Proficiency with a score of 1).

Attributes: Capstone Course, No Textbook Required
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MUS 499 Bison image  BFA Performance Capstone2 Credit hours   

Pre-req: MUS 310 with a minimum grade of C or MUS 376 with a minimum grade of C or (MUS 179D with a minimum grade of C or MUS 279D with a minimum grade of C or Piano Proficiency with a score of 1).

Attributes: Capstone Course, No Textbook Required
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