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  1. MUS 0910 Foundations of Music

    Credits:
    3
    Lecture Hours:
    3
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    This course introduces the fundamental concepts of music necessary for students to begin an intensive study of the structure of music. Examines, through analysis and application, the beginning rudiments of music theory and ear training skills. Begins with studies in fundamental music notation and concludes with basic harmonization techniques. (Fall, Summer)

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  2. MUS 1010 Music Appreciation

    Credits:
    3
    Lecture Hours:
    3
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    Study of history and literature of music from early history through the 20th century. Integrates the study of music history and literature with related art forms and social contexts. Designed for non-music majors. (Fall, Spring, Summer—Distance course only)

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  3. MUS 1020 Music Fundamentals

    Credits:
    3
    Lecture Hours:
    3
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    An introduction to music notation, rhythm, intervals, scales, keys, triads, basic forms, and other musical concepts. Music majors with no music reading experience may be required to complete this course in order to enter Music Theory I. (On Demand)

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  4. MUS 1030 Music Technology & Business

    Credits:
    2
    Lecture Hours:
    2
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    Applications of music and technology to business including sales and the recording and publishing industry. (Spring)

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  5. MUS 1031 Music Business I

    Credits:
    3
    Lecture Hours:
    3
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
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  6. MUS 1040 Professional Seminar

    Credits:
    1
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    2
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    Required of all music majors for four semesters. Course requires participation in weekly classes and attendance of music performances off campus. (Fall, Spring)

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  7. MUS 1050 Survey of Music History & Literature

    Credits:
    3
    Lecture Hours:
    3
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    Intensive study of the relationship of the music literature to history, society, philosophy, and art, including a survey of music and its development in Western civilization. An emphasis placed on an acquaintance with representative musical works and style, and an understanding of musical concepts within a cultural context. (On Demand)

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  8. MUS 1120 Jazz Appreciation

    Credits:
    3
    Lecture Hours:
    3
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    Designed to develop active listening skills and the ability to discuss and write about music in a historical and social context. No prior technical knowledge of music required. (Spring)

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  9. MUS 1130 History of Rock and Roll

    Credits:
    3
    Lecture Hours:
    3
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    Designed to develop active listening skills and the ability to discuss and write about music in a historical and social context. No prior technical knowledge of music required. (Spring)

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  10. MUS 1200 Intro to Music Technology

    Credits:
    3
    Lecture Hours:
    2
    Lab Hours:
    2
    Lab Fee:
    $67.00
    Course Description:

    Survey course taken by all music majors to familiarize them with art and science of creating sound using synthesis, controlling sound using MIDI, capturing sound using digital recording, and altering sound using effects.

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  11. MUS 1210 Music Theory I

    Credits:
    3
    Lecture Hours:
    3
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    Begins an intensive study of the structure of music of the Common Practice period. Examines, through analysis and composition, the musical practice of the late 17th and early 18th centuries. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisites:
    CMS0020LE OR MUS0910LE
    Corequisites:
    MUS1410LB OR MUS1724LBLE
  12. MUS 1220 Music Theory II

    Credits:
    3
    Lecture Hours:
    3
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    Continuation of an intensive study of the structure of music of the Common Practice period. Examines, through analysis and composition, the musical practice of the late 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. (Spring, Summer)

    Prerequisites:
    MUS1210LE AND MUS1240LB
    Corequisites:
    MUS1250LB AND MUS1420LB
  13. MUS 1240 Aural Skills I

    Credits:
    1
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    2
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    Develops skills in sight singing and melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic dictation and detection. Integrates and puts into practice concepts of Music Theory. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisites:
    MUS0910LE OR CMS0020LE
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  14. MUS 1250 Aural Skills II

    Credits:
    1
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    2
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    Continues to develop skills in sight singing and melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic dictation and detection. Integrates and puts into practice concepts of Music Theory. (Spring, Summer)

    Prerequisites:
    MUS1240LB
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  15. MUS 1300 Choral Society

    Credits:
    1
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    2
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    Rehearsal and public performance of choral literature from a variety of musical periods and styles. Open to singers ages 14 through adult and of all levels of musical experience. Community and student organization based ensemble. (Fall, Spring)

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  16. MUS 1315 Harp Ensemble

    Credits:
    1
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    2
    Lab Fee:
    $10.00
    Course Description:

    A select ensemble of harp musicians rehearsing and performing traditional and contemporary musical styles. Membership by audition or instructor’s consent. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

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  17. MUS 1330 Brass Choir

    Credits:
    1
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    2
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    Rehearsal and public performance of brass literature from a variety of musical periods and styles. Open to brass players on trumpet, french horn, trombone, baritone/euphonium, and tuba. Membership by instructor’s consent. (Fall, Spring)

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  18. MUS 1340 Band

    Credits:
    1
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    2
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    Rehearsal and public performance of band music in a variety of styles. (On Demand)

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  19. MUS 1350 Jazz Ensemble

    Credits:
    1
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    2
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    Rehearsal and public performance of jazz music. (Fall, Spring)

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  20. MUS 1355 Jazz Combo

    Credits:
    1
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    2
    Lab Fee:
    $10.00
    Course Description:

    A select ensemble of musicians rehearsing and performing music in traditional and contemporary jazz styles, with focus in improvisation and arranging. Membership by audition or instructor’s consent. (Fall, Spring)

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