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MUS 100 - Fundamentals Of Music
Foundation Of Music
Prerequisite: None

This course introduces students to key musical concepts, terminology, and methodologies that will equip them to listen analytically to music; to understand the ways that music is made, notated, and consumed within cultural contexts; and to apply these concepts through creative activities including musical composition.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
CSUS Common Course, GER IIB-Fine Arts, LAC T1A-Arts in Context

MUS 103 - Chorus
Chorus
Prerequisite: None

Note: Course may be repeated for credit. Performance of representative choral literature for mixed voices.

1.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (3 Hours)

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
Music Performance Track, Performance

MUS 107 - Concert Band
Concert Band
Prerequisite: None

Note: May be repeated for credit. Concentration on rehearsal techniques and concert performances of representative original and transcribed band literature.

1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (2 Hours)

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
Music Performance Track, Performance

MUS 111 - Chamber Ensemble
Chamber Ensemble
Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor

Note: May be repeated for credit. Development of individual and small ensemble performance techniques for instrumentalists: brass, woodwinds, recorders, strings, percussion.

0.500 Credit hours
2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (3 Hours)

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
Performance

MUS 113 - Music Ensemble
Music Ensemble
Prerequisite: None

Note: May be repeated for credit.

0.500 Credit hours
2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (3 Hours)

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
Music Performance Track, Performance

MUS 117 - Introduction To Voice Studies
Class Voice I
Prerequisite: None

This course will cover the basic principles of singing, focusing on key concepts, terminology and methodologies used when evaluating solo and ensemble singing, as well as application of these fundamental concepts to the student's own singing voice.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (3 Hours)

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
Music Performance Track, GER IIB-Fine Arts, Performance, LAC T1A-Arts in Context

MUS 120 - Introduction To Music History
Introduction To Music
Prerequisite: None

Students develop the ability to listen analytically to music from the western classical tradition. Using comparative listening, assessments of primary sources, and research, students explore issues fundamental to historians including how to interpret conventions, cultural contexts, and processes of change.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
CSUS Common Course, Fine Arts/Music, GER IIB-Fine Arts, LAC T1H-Historicl Perspective

MUS 130 - Music Cultures Of The World
Music Cultures Of The World
Prerequisite: None

A survey of characteristic traditional, classical, and popular musical genres from several regions of the world. Lectures and course materials emphasize the context of musical performance among the different cultures examined.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
CSUS Common Course, Fine Arts/Music, Music History Track, GER IC2-Cultural Traditions 2, LAC T1A-Arts in Context, TWLD - AATW Minor

MUS 160 - Intro to Music Industry
Introduction to Music Industry
Prerequisites: NONE

Students in this course wil explore important elements of the Music Industry, including the dynamics of the creative economy, the musician as entrepreneur, branding and marketing, globalrights, and music revenue streams and their connection to how works of art are created and consumed. This course will combine readings with in-class discussion, guest-lectures, case studies, and hands-on experience in the field.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
LAC T1A-Arts in Context

MUS 1XX - Music Elective
Music Elective
Prerequisite: Transfer Credit Evaluation Only



0.500 TO 6.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

MUS 200 - Fundamentals Of Music Theory
Fundamentals Of Music Theory
Prerequisite: None

A study of the basic fundamentals of Western music including pitch, clef, staff, scales, intervals, key signatures, triads, and chords.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
GER IIB-Fine Arts

MUS 201 - Introduction to Music Industry

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Performing Arts Department

MUS 205 - Theory Of Music I
Theory Of Music I
Prerequisite: MUS 200

Basic music theory and its application with instruction in written harmony, sight reading, form analysis, and composition.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Performing Arts Department

MUS 206 - Theory Of Music II
Theory Of Music II
Prerequisite: MUS 205

This course will investigate the fundamentals of music, including elementary harmony, melody, and counterpoint. In addition, this course examines levels of organizantion in music as well as some advanced harmonic functions, with an emphasis on the student's own written examples.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
Music Performance Track, Music Theory Track

MUS 210 - West African Drumming
West African Drumming
Prerequisite: none

This class explores rhythm and improvisation as a process and vehicle for personal expression through the rhythms and musics of West Africa (primarily Guinea and Ghana). Instruction will take the form of hands-on learning/ performance, assigned readings/written assignments, guided listening and video viewings. The course will introduce students to some of the many drumming techniques that have their origins in West Africa, and will include some exposure to African-derived diasporic forms, such as Afro-Cuban percussion traditions. Informed by the spirit of these traditions, which celebrate community over individualism, practical facility with drumming language will be emphasized as the door to improvisation.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (3 Hours)

Performing Arts Department

MUS 211 - Class Piano I
Class Piano I: Introductory Level
Pre-req: LAC student with T1A or T1LT course or GER student

NOTE: There is a $50 lab fee for this course.

Introductory class piano based on keyboard techniques and experience for students who have never studies keyboard instruments.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (3 Hours)

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
Music Performance Track, GER IIB-Fine Arts, Performance, LAC T2CE-Creative Expression

MUS 212 - Class Percussion I
Class Percussion I
Prerequisite: LAC student with T1A orT1LT course or GER student

NOTE: There is a $50 lab fee for this course.

Students will learn the basic performance techniques and concepts inclusive of snare drum, timpani, keyboard, and a variety of accessory instruments (cymbals, tambourine, triangle, etc.). The class will allow students interested in instrumental studies to broaden their knowledge of the field beyond their individual instrument and interest.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (3 Hours)

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
GER IIB-Fine Arts, LAC T2CE-Creative Expression

MUS 213 - Guitar Class I
Guitar I
Pre-req: LAC student with T1A or T1LT course or GER student NOTE: There is a $50 lab fee for this course.

Basic principles of playing the guitar applied to accompanying and solo performance. Note reading, basic chords and finger style accompaniment patterns are included.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (3 Hours)

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
Music Performance Track, GER IIB-Fine Arts, Performance, LAC T2CE-Creative Expression

MUS 214 - Class Piano II:Intermed Level
Class Piano II: Intermediate Level
Prerequisite: MUS 114

Note: May be repeated for credit. A continuation of the basic principles of piano as introduced in MUS 114 Class Piano I.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (3 Hours)

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
Music Performance Track, Performance

MUS 215 - Sight Singng,Ear Train'g Lab I
Sight Singing Ear Training Lab I
Prerequisite: None

Lab to accompany MUS 205.

1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
Music Performance Track, Music Theory Track

MUS 216 - Sight Sing,Ear Train'g Lab II
Sight Singing And Ear Training Lab II
Prerequisite: MUS 215

Lab to accompany MUS 206

1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
Music Performance Track, Music Theory Track

MUS 217 - Voice Performance Class
Class Voice II
Prerequisite: LAC student with T1A or T1LT course or GER student

NOTE: There is a $50 lab fee for this course.

Note: May be repeated for credit. An introductory study of vocal techniques as applied in solo singing through group instruction. This class involves extensive solo singing in class, as it fulfills the goals of the LAC Tier II Creative Expression category.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (3 Hours)

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
Music Performance Track, Performance, LAC T2CE-Creative Expression

MUS 218 - Guitar Class II
Guitar Class II
Prerequisite: MUS 118 And/or Consent Of Instructor

Note: May be repeated for credit.
Students with previous experience may audition for Guitar II without having taken Guitar I. A continuation of basic principles of guitar playing as introduced in MUS 118 and an introduction to classical- style guitar playing.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (3 Hours)

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
Music Performance Track, Performance

MUS 220 - Introduction To Conducting
Introduction To Conducting
Pre-requisite: MUS 100

Students will learn the basic concepts of how to influence sound through gesture. The physical aspect of conducting will be the focus of the course. Conventional beat patterns in simple and compound hime signatures (4/4, 3/4, 2/4, 6/8, etc.) will be covered, plus use of left hand to shape musical line and reflect non-rhythmic elements (dynamics, phrasing, breathing, articulation, cueing, etc.). Basic score study will also be included.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Performing Arts Department

MUS 227 - All That Jazz
All That Jazz
Prerequisite:LAC student with T1A, T1LT, T1H or T1SS course or GER student

An introduction to jazz, through lecture, listening and discussion. Students will examine the cultural and musical roots of what has been called America's most original art form, trace the stylistic evolution of jazz, and consider the many ways jazz has influenced other musical genres, both in America and globally.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
CSUS Common Course, GER IIB-Fine Arts, LAC T2CP-Cultural Perspective

MUS 228 - Pop/Rock/Hip Hop: Indie Music
Pop, Rock, & Hip Hop: Indie Music in the Mainstream
Prerequisite: none

Drawing case studies from roots music, pop, rock, and hip hop, this course explores the complex relationships between indie music movements and mainstream consumer culture. Topics include the tension between individuality and conformity, local and global fanhood, the rejection and courtship of fame, independent and coporate record labels, agency and control, taste and social identity.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
LAC T2IS-Individual&Societies

MUS 230 - Experimental Music
Experimental Music
Prerequisite: None

An examination of the history, techniques, and philosophy of experimental and electronic music. Composers and their works will be discussed in preparation for the student's own creative project in experimental music.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Performing Arts Department

MUS 235 - Music History Survey I
Survey of European Art Music I: Antiquity to 1750
Prerequisite: MUS 120 Or MUS 100

An historical survey of European art music from the Medieval through the Baroque period.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Performing Arts Department

MUS 236 - Music History Survey II
Survey of European Art Music II: 1750 to Present
Prerequisite: MUS 120 or MUS 100

An historical survey of European art music from the Classical period to the present.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Performing Arts Department

MUS 240 - Intro to Diction for Singers
Introduction to Diction for Singers
Instructor Permission Required
Co-requisite: MSU 356 or MUS 456

This course will focus on a study of phonetics as it applies to the primary singin languages of Italian, French, German and English. Students will become familiar with the International Phonetic Alphabet as an essential diction tool for singers at all levels of development. Skills will be assessed through written exercises and the graded performance of assigned repertoire. This course draws upon work done in the voice studio and as such requires concurrent registration in MUS 356 or 456.

1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Performing Arts Department

MUS 250 - Electronic Music I
Electronic Music I
Prerequisite: LAC student with T1M or GER student

NOTE: There is a $50 lab fee for this course.

An introduction to the electronic medium. This course emphasizes the instruction in studio procedure and the creative process.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (3 Hours)

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
Fine Arts/Music, GER IIB-Fine Arts, New Media Sound & Image, Performance, LAC T2IT-Applied Info Tech

MUS 2XX - Music Elective
Music Elective
Prerequisite: Transfer Credit Evaluation Only



0.500 TO 6.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

MUS 301 - Inter. Music Production & Tech
Intermediate Music Production and Technology.
Prerequisite: MUS 250 or THE 281 or THE 283

In this course students will explore the industry standard techniques involved in the creation of music using production techniques and audio technology. Topics covered audio recording and microphone techniques for live music performance, hardware and software tools used in music production, song arrangement and composition using digital audio workstations, advanced uses of MIDI and software instruments, including in-depth investigation into modular synthesis and building sampling instruments, mixing music productions and applying signal processing to mixes. Students will each produce for a final project a fully mixed music production of their own creation, seeing the piece through form the arrangement stage, recording stage, production stage and to the mixing stage to the final product stage.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Seminar

Performing Arts Department

MUS 302 - American Popular Music
American Popular Music
Prerequisites: MUS 120 or MUS 130

The course is a historical survey of the American popular music industry, from the early 19th century to the present. Emphasis is given to the unique relationship between popular music genres and contemporary socio-political, economic and technological developments.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
Middle Level Writing Intensive

MUS 303 - Music & The Art of Environment
Music & The Art of Environment
Prerequisite: MUS 100, MUS 120, or MUS 130

This writing-intensive seminar examines the cultural values expressed through musical representations of both natural and urban environments; explores the politial and ecological impact of musical activity on various environments; and reflects critically on the ways sound defines the spaces in which we live. Music under examination will come from throughout history and include both popular and western classical styles.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Seminar

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
Middle Level Writing Intensive

MUS 304 - Music Of The Twentieth Century
Music Of The Twentieth Century
Prerequisite: None

Varieties of modern music from the Post-Romantics and Impressionists to the present.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
Art Hist - Thry/Crit/Music, Fine Arts/Music, Fine Arts/Hist/Thry/Crit Track, Music History Track, Music Performance Track, Music Theory Track, GER IIB-Fine Arts

MUS 307 - Film Music in History/Cullture
Film Music in History & Culture
Prerequisites: NONE

This course explores the history of film music with an emphasis on developments in musical style, narrative technique, studio structure, technology, and marketing/ consumption. Although we focus on musical sound and meaning, an overarching goal of the course is to identify ways that film music reflects and influences broader historical moments, economic situations, and cultural concerns.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Seminar

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
New Media Sound & Image

MUS 308 - Opera
Opera
Prerequisite: None

Opera from the 1600's to the present. The interdisciplinary aspects of opera will be stressed, relating the components which constitute the genre: literature, music, dance, staging, lighting, costumes, history, social political and mythology.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
Art Hist - Thry/Crit/Music, Fine Arts/Music, Fine Arts/Hist/Thry/Crit Track, Music History Track, Music Performance Track, GER IIB-Fine Arts

MUS 309 - Theory Of Music III
Theory of Music II
Prerequisite: MUS 205 and MUS 206

Advanced musical analysis, including the study of chromatic harmony, and an investigation of musical forms.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Performing Arts Department

MUS 310 - Music In America
Music In America
Prerequisite: MUS 120

Historical and cultural development of American music including study of primitive music, folk and classical traditions, jazz, and Latin American music. Specific problems and research according to individual interest.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
Fine Arts/Music, Music History Track, Music Performance Track

MUS 312 - Theory of Music IV
Theory of Music IV
Prerequisite: MUS 312

In Music Theory IV, the student will explore late- and post- tonal music, that is music from ca. 1850 up to the current time. Students taking this course will become familiar with analytical tools that will enable them to parse the complex relationships that occur in recent music. Projects and assignments completed during this course will demonstrate critical thinking as expressed through the understanding of contemporary classical music.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Performing Arts Department

MUS 314 - Folk Music
Folk Music
Prerequisite: None

Folk music of many different traditions is examined. Emphasis is placed upon tracing the roots of folk traditions

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
African American, Fine Arts/Music, Music History Track, GER IIB-Fine Arts

MUS 317 - Class Voice III: Adv Voice
Class Voice III: Advanced Voice Instruction
Prerequisites: MUS 117 and MUS 217 or Consent of Instructor

Class Voice III is a continuation of the singing techniques learned in Class Voice II. This course addresses inherent singing issues and vocal demands required to perform selected repertoire from musical theatre literature: extreme requirements of vocal range, non-classical stage presence, recitative style singing typical in verse/refrain forms typical in classical musical theatre (e.g. Rogers and Hammerstein), singing for the more contemporary musical theatre repertoire (e.g. Sondheim) and working with an accompanist.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Studio (3 Hours)

Performing Arts Department

MUS 318 - Music & Narrative
Music & Narrative
Prerequisite: MUS 205 or permission of instructor.

Music & Narrative is a course about the relationship between music and storytelling in the nineteenth century. The course not only explores what types of stories were valued through music of the period (narratives of (anti-) heroism, tragic death, transcendence, nationalism, etc.) but also examines how such stories were means of expressing contemporary ideas about musicianship, individuality, and society and investigates the complex issues of interpretation raised by different types of narrative works and their historical contexts.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Seminar

Performing Arts Department

MUS 320 - Advanced Conducting
Advanced Conducting
Pre-requisite: MUS 220

Advanced Conducting is a continuation of Introduction To Conducting. The main focus will be on thinking critically about music and how gesture reflects both the composer's and conductor's intent. The course will encompass advanced physical gestures to influence sound, in addition to musical score analysis. General rehearsal techniques, as well as techniques regarding demands specific to vocal and instrumental ensembles will be addressed.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Performing Arts Department

MUS 330 - Korean Music And Culture
Korean Music And Culture
Prerequisite:LAC student with T1A, T1LT, T1H or T1SS course or GER student Examination of Korean music in its broader cultural setting, emphasizing the interrelationships between the role of music as an expressive, assertive as well as reflective form of art and various other elements, including historical, religious, political, geographical, ideological, social, and international factors.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
GER IIB-Fine Arts, LAC T2CP-Cultural Perspective

MUS 335 - Intro To Ethnomusicology
Introduction To Ethnomusicology
Prerequisite: MUS 130

This course is designed to introduce students to ethnomusicology, an interdisciplinary approach to the study of music that focuses on the people who create, perform, consume and generally participate in musical expression.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Performing Arts Department

MUS 340 - Advanced Diction for Singers
Advanced Diction for Singers
Corequisite: MUS 356 or 456

This is a continuation of the material presented in MUS 240: Introduction to Diction for Singers. Students will increase their proficiency in lyric diction as it applies to the perofrmance of repertoire in Italian, French, German, and English. Significant time will be spent on the study and performance of recitative. Skills will be assesed through written exercises and the graded performance of assigned repertoire.

1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Performing Arts Department

MUS 345 - Choral Masterworks
Choral Masterworks
Prerequisite: MUS 120 or permission of instructor

This class will introduce students to masterpieces of choral music. While examining the development of specific categories of choral music, including exemplary compositions within the genre, emphasis is placed on function and performance practice, as well as the implications the composition(s) may have had on society, the composer's life, and the demands placed on performers. Listening to and writing about music is a major component of the course; students will experience music through recordings and live performances, respond in writing to the specific experiences, present oral presentations on composers and compositions, and complete on research paper according to the university guidelines specified to meet the Middle Writing requirements.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
Middle Level Writing Intensive

MUS 350 - Electronic Music II
Electronic Music II
Prerequisite: MUS 250 or Consent of Instructor

A study of advanced techniques employed in the composition of electronic music. Students prepare special projects in collaboration with others in fields of art, film, and dance.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (3 Hours)

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
Music History Track

MUS 355 - Music With an Edge
Music With an Edge
Prerequisite: None

An examination of the history, techniques and philosophy of experimental and electronic music. Composers and their works will be discussed in preparation for the student's own creative project in experimental music.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
NewMedia Performance Conc

MUS 356 - Indiv Mus Inst:
Individual Music Instruction
Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor or Chairperson

Private lessons rquire previous musical experience and the ability to demonstrate the technical skills required for collegiate-level study. Individual lessons will focus on improving musicianship, tone, technique, and performance practice, through the study of solo repertoire representative of various genres and style periods. An audition will be required for Music minors, non-majors and non-matriculated students.

1.500 OR 3.000 Credit hours
1.500 OR 3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Private Lesson - 1 hour, Private Lesson - 1/2 hour

Performing Arts Department

MUS 361 - Leadership in Music Orgs
Leadership in Music Organizations Prerequisites: None
This coure will explore the leadership and structure of music non-profit organizations in the US and abroad through a series of case studies, guest speakers and interviews, off-campus observations, and a survey of written material on the subject of leadership in the arts (specifically in music organizations including music festivals, symphonies, opera companies, conservatories, non-profit organizations, professional choruses, orchestras, etc.) Course material will also consider the role of the music organizations in commumities and provide students with hands-on experience in the field through the completion of a final project.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Seminar

Performing Arts Department

MUS 365 - Special Topics In Music
Special Topics In Music
Prerequisite: None

A course in which special topics of interest in music provides the content. Course may be repeated with a change of topic.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Performing Arts Department

MUS 372 - Multimedia Composition
Multimedia Composition
Prerequisite: None

From video games to movie soundtracks, and from sound installations to interactive conceptual work, students will learn how to integrate visual elements with music.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture and Lab

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
NewMedia Computation Conc

MUS 395 - Practicum In Music
Practicum In Music
Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor and Approval of

Department Chairperson and Dean An application of skills in course work and research in which students have the opportunity to participate in practical situations in various areas of music. Typical examples of practica include concert management, electronic and recording studio management, and piano pedagogy.

0.500 TO 6.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 12.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Practicum

Performing Arts Department

MUS 3XX - Music Elective
Music Elective
Prerequisite: Transfer Credit Evaluation Only



0.500 TO 6.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

MUS 456 - Indiv Mus Inst Adv:
Individual Music Instruction-Advanced
Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor or Chairperson

Advanced Individual Lessons will focus on improving musicanship, tone, and technique, through the study of advanced solo repertoire. Registration in advanced lessons requires the successful completion of an advancement jury and is restricted to Music Majors. Please see the music program chair for advancement requirements for your studio.

1.500 OR 3.000 Credit hours
1.500 OR 3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Private Lesson - 1 hour, Private Lesson - 1/2 hour

Performing Arts Department

MUS 480 - Independent Study
Independent Study
Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor and Approval of

Department Chairperson and Dean Independent investigation of literature and research in topic area conducted under the guidance of the instructor.

1.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study

Performing Arts Department

MUS 490 - Senior Projects
Senior Projects in Music fulfilling the LAC Independent Inquiry Tier III requirement
Prerequisite: MUS 302 or 345


1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study

Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
LAC T3-LiberalArts Experience, Writing Intensive

MUS 495 - Internship In Music
Internship In Music
Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor and Approval of Department Chairperson and Dean.

45 hours of internship experience per credit hour. Music students may elect to participate in an on-or-off campus internship in the field of music. Possible areas of internship may include arts administration, operations, education, development, music production, audio engineering, music sales, or other topics.

1.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours
2.000 TO 12.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Internship

Performing Arts Department

MUS 4XX - Music Elective
Music Elective
Prerequisite: Transfer Credit Evaluation Only



0.500 TO 6.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture


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