Oct 21, 2020  
2018-2019 General Catalog 
    
2018-2019 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG–FOR INFORMATION ONLY]

Course Descriptions


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Military Science

  
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    MILS 3211 - Battlefield Leadership Lab


    0 Credit(s)

    Lab to accompany MILS 3210 . One two and one-half hour meeting per week. (Spring) [Non-Graded]

    Co-requisite(s): MILS 3210  

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MILS 3250 - Staff Organization and Operations


    1 Credit(s)

    Special project staff work for joint Army/Air Force campus ceremonies leadership labs, field training exercises, and training camps. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MILS 4150 - Spring Lab - Seniors


    1 Credit(s)

    Instruction, counseling, and communications in preparation for commissioning into the U.S. Army. Students will be assigned as assistant instructors and evaluated on ability to plan, organize, and teach. (Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MILS 4200 - The Military Profession and Ethics


    4 Credit(s)

    Preparing the prospective officer for successful completion of first and subsequent assignments in the Army. U.S. Army training management, military writing, administration, logistics, professionalism, and ethics. Performs in Army Staff functions. (Fall) [Graded]

    Co-requisite(s): MILS 4201  

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MILS 4201 - The Military Profession and Ethics Lab


    0 Credit(s)

    Lab to accompany MILS 4200 . One two and one-half hour meeting per week. (Fall) [Non-Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MILS 4210 - The Profession of Arms


    4 Credit(s)

    Preparing the prospective officer for successful completion of Army assignments. U.S. advanced Army training management, military justice and law, precommissioning orientation, military briefing skills, and junior officer leadership. Performs in Army Staff functions. (Spring) [Graded]

    Co-requisite(s): MILS 4211  

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MILS 4211 - Profession of Arms Lab


    0 Credit(s)

    Lab to accompany MILS 4210 . One two and one-half hour meeting per week. (Spring) [Non-Graded]

    Co-requisite(s): MILS 4210  

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MILS 4250 - Ranger Preparation


    1 Credit(s) 5 Maximum Credit(s)

    Participation in Army ROTC Ranger Challenge and Mountain Ranger programs. Advanced military training with practical application of skills taught in previous MILS courses. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MILS 4350 - Special Project


    2 Credit(s)

    Special project staff work for Army campus ceremonies, leadership labs, field training exercises, and training camps. Limited to ROTC cadets with the rank of Company or Battalion positions. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MILS 3250   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
    Registration Restriction(s): None


Music

  
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    MUSC 0990 - Recital Attendance


    0 Credit(s)

    This course requires attendance at approved musical events and concerts to broaden the student’s intellectual and musical horizons. For music majors and minors. (Fall, Spring) [Pass/Fail]

    Repeatable? Yes - Number of Times: 2

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 1010 - Introduction to Music


    3 Credit(s)

    This course is designed to expose the general student to the principal forms of traditional Western art music as well as multicultural music genres through the study of music history and literature. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

    General Education Course: Fine Arts Knowledge Area
  
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    MUSC 1020 - Popular Music in America


    3 Credit(s)

    This course will explore the rich and diverse genres of popular music in America from their origins to their development in the 20th century. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

    General Education Course: Fine Arts Knowledge Area
  
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    MUSC 1050 - Music of the World


    3 Credit(s)

    An introduction to music-cultural traditions in selected world cultures. Introduces content, scope, and methodology of ethnomusicology, focusing on understanding the musical styles, performance practices, and cultural functions of these musical traditions. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

    General Education Course: Fine Arts Knowledge Area
  
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    MUSC 1080 - Class Guitar


    1 Credit(s)

    A course in the basic techniques of playing the guitar. The student must supply his/her own instrument. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    MUSC 1100 - Fundamentals of Music Theory


    3 Credit(s)

    Topics covered are notation, meters, key signatures, scales, intervals, and triads for BFA Majors (musical theatre emphasis) and music majors who have not passed the entrance exam for MUSC 1110 . (Fall) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    MUSC 1110 - Music Theory I


    3 Credit(s)

    The first course in the music theory sequence, the course comprises primary triads, figured bass, non-harmonic tones, cadences, and voice leading. Students must pass an entrance exam given during the first class period, otherwise they will be placed in MUSC 1100 . (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Graded]

    Co-requisite(s): MUSC 1130  

    Prerequisite Test: Music Theory entrance exam
    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    MUSC 1120 - Music Theory II


    3 Credit(s)

    The second course in the music theory sequence, the course comprises all diatonic chords, sevenths, modulation, and further principles of voice leading. (Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 1110   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 1130 - Aural Skills I


    1 Credit(s)

    The first course in the aural skills sequence, the course covers melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic dictation of diatonic materials. Exercises in solfege develop sight-singing abilities. Students must pass an entrance exam given during the first class period of MUSC 1110  (co-requisite), otherwise they will be placed in MUSC 1100  and dropped from MUSC 1130. (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Graded]

    Co-requisite(s): MUSC 1110  

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    MUSC 1140 - Aural Skills II


    1 Credit(s)

    The second course in the aural skills sequence, this course furthers abilities in dictation and sight singing and comprises all diatonic triads and intervals. (Spring) [Graded]

    Co-requisite(s): MUSC 1120  

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 1110  and MUSC 1130   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 1150 - Class Piano I


    1 Credit(s)

    A course to familiarize students with the fundamentals of piano playing, keyboard theory, and interpretation. Prepares music majors for the piano proficiency examination. (Fall) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): Music or BFA Theatre - Musical Theatre majors only; English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    MUSC 1151 - Class Piano I for Non-Music Majors


    1 Credit(s)

    This course introduces the beginning piano student (non-music major) to the keyboard and musical notation. Students will develop proficiency in sight reading, harmonization, and playing by ear, and work on solo pieces appropriate to the skill level of the student. (Fall) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 2

    Registration Restriction(s): Music majors may not enroll

  
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    MUSC 1160 - Class Piano II


    1 Credit(s)

    The second course in the class piano sequence, further develops keyboard skills, including scales, chords, and improvisation. (Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 1150   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 1170 - English and Italian Dictation and Repertoire


    3 Credit(s)

    This course is designed to teach students the correct standardized pronunciation of English and Italian by utilizing the International Phonetic Alphabet. Students will learn pronunciation rules as well as study American, English, and Italian art song literature. (Fall) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    MUSC 1400 - Individual Applied Music Instruction


    1 Credit(s)

    Private lessons in vocal or instrumental music. 12 half-hour lessons. Fee required. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission
    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 3

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    MUSC 1410 - Individual Applied Music Instruction


    2 Credit(s)

    Private lessons in vocal or instrumental music. Twelve 50-minute lessons and a required studio class. Fee required. (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 24

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    MUSC 1620 - Introduction to Opera Production


    2 Credit(s)

    This course is designed to give students a broad base of understanding of opera, including a brief overview of the history, basic acting techniques, stage terminology, and the basics for producing and directing a musical production and must be taken by voice majors prior to enrolling in MUSC 3370 . (Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    MUSC 2110 - Music Theory III


    3 Credit(s)

    The third course in the music theory sequence, this course introduces chromatic materials, including secondary dominants, Neapolitan, and augmented sixth chords. The Piano Proficiency Exam must be successfully completed before enrolling in this course. (Fall) [Graded]

    Co-requisite(s): MUSC 2130  

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 1120  and MUSC 1140   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C
    Prerequisite Test: Piano Proficiency Exam
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 2130 - Aural Skills III


    1 Credit(s)

    The third course in the aural skills sequence, covering dictation and singing of chromatic materials. Successful completion of the Piano Proficiency Exam is required to obtain instructor permission for registration. (Fall) [Graded]

    Co-requisite(s): MUSC 2110  

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 1120  and MUSC 1140   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 2140 - Aural Skills IV


    1 Credit(s)

    The fourth course in the aural skills sequence, this course furthers dictation and singing abilities in chromatic materials. (Spring) [Graded]

    Co-requisite(s): MUSC 3070  

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 2110  and MUSC 2130   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 2180 - Technology for Music Educators


    3 Credit(s)

    A course to familiarize students with current hardware and software applications relating to music education, music notation, and recording. (Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 1110  and MUSC 1120   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 2320 - Keyboard Collaborative Arts


    2 Credit(s)

    Applied lessons - collaborative piano techniques for vocal and instrumental accompanying, chamber music, and piano ensemble. (Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 1400  or MUSC 1410   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: B
    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 8

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 2350 - Fundamentals of Conducting


    2 Credit(s)

    Development of basic conducting technique. Areas of study include conducting gestures, rehearsal planning and execution, and score analysis and interpretation. (Fall) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 1120   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 2400 - Individual Applied Music Instruction


    1 Credit(s)

    Private lessons in vocal or instrumental music. Twelve 25-minute lessons. Fee required. Must have a grade of “B” or higher in two (2) credits of MUSC 1400 . (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 1400  and instructor permission required - Prerequisite Min. Grade: B
    Repeatable? Yes - Number of Times: 1

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 2410 - Individual Applied Music Instruction


    2 Credit(s)

    Private lessons in vocal or instrumental music. Twelve 50-minute lessons. Fee required. Must have a grade of “B” or higher in four (4) credits of MUSC 1410 . (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 1410  and instructor permission required - Prerequisite Min. Grade: B
    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 24

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    MUSC 2420 - Piano Literature and Performance History I


    2 Credit(s)

    The course will cover piano repertory in historical order, as well as corresponding recordings of famous concert artists. Various interpretation/performance issues will be addressed. (Fall - Even Years) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 1410   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: B
    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    MUSC 2430 - Piano Literature and Performance History II


    2 Credit(s)

    The course will cover piano repertory in historical order, as well as corresponding recordings of famous concert artists. Various interpretation/performance issues will be addressed. (Spring - Odd Years) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 1410   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: B
    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    MUSC 2670 - German Dictation and Literature for Singers


    3 Credit(s)

    This course is designed to teach students the correct standardized singing pronunciation of German by utilizing the International Phonetic Alphabet. Students will learn pronunciation rules as well as study German art song literature. (Spring - Odd Years) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 1170   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 2680 - French Diction and Literature for Singers


    3 Credit(s)

    This course is designed to teach students the correct standardized singing pronunciation of French by utilizing the International Phonetic Alphabet. Students will learn pronunciation rules as well as study French art song literature. (Spring - Even Years) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 1170   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 2710 - Instrumental Literature


    2 Credit(s)

    A class designed to increase student knowledge in the literature available for their instrument. The course will explore solo and chamber music and excerpts from orchestral literature. Must have a grade of “B” or better in four (4) credits of MUSC MUSC 1410 . (Fall - Even Years, Spring - Odd Years) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 1410   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: B
    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    MUSC 2920 - Workshop


    0.5 Credit(s) 5 Maximum Credit(s)

    Description unavailable. (As Needed) [Pass/Fail]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 10

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    MUSC 3000 - Principles of Teaching and Learning in Music Education


    3 Credit(s)

    This course is designed to provide an overview of Music Education as a profession, the Teacher Education Program at SUU, and the tools needed to teach literacy in secondary music ensemble classrooms. (Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): English as a Second Language majors may not enroll

  
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    MUSC 3070 - Form and Analysis


    3 Credit(s)

    A course surveying musical forms with analysis by sight and ear. (Spring) [Graded]

    Co-requisite(s): MUSC 2140  

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 2110   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 3200 - Athletic Band


    1 Credit(s)

    The Athletic Band is an auditioned group for the purpose of providing entertainment through high energy and high quality music at athletic events, specifically football and basketball. High school band experience is highly recommended. Non-majors are encouraged to participate. The ability to play a band instrument proficiently is required. Permission of instructor and audition required. (Fall, Spring) [Pass/Fail]

    Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission required
    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 12

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 3210 - Brass Ensemble


    1 Credit(s)

    The Brass Ensemble performs standard repertoire of the literature for various combinations of brass instruments. The ensemble comprises of both music majors and non-music majors. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 8

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 3220 - Woodwind Ensemble


    1 Credit(s)

    The Woodwind Ensemble performs standard repertoire of the literature for various combinations of woodwind instruments. The ensemble comprises both music majors and non-music majors. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 8

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 3230 - String Ensemble


    1 Credit(s)

    The String Ensemble performs standard repertoire of the literature for various combinations of string instruments. The ensemble comprises of both music majors and non-music majors. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 8

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 3240 - Percussion Ensemble


    0.5 Credit(s)

    The Percussion Ensemble performs historically significant works for percussion, contemporary percussion literature, and traditional non-Western world music. The ensemble comprises both music majors and non-music majors. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 5

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 3241 - Advanced Percussion Ensemble


    1 Credit(s)

    The Advanced Percussion Ensemble performs advanced literature from the percussion ensemble repertoire. The course is designed for students with considerable experience in playing and reading percussion music. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 10

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 3242 - Drumline


    1 Credit(s)

    The Drumline is a marching percussion ensemble that prepares and performs music of the marching percussion repertoire. Music to be learned includes cadences, street beets, in-stands music, and marching percussion show music. The ensemble performs at University events such as athletic events and recruiting events. The ensemble comprises both music majors and non-majors. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 10

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 3250 - Piano Ensemble


    1 Credit(s)

    The Piano Ensemble performs musical literature and studies performance practices as they relate to chamber music with keyboard instruments. The ensemble comprises both music majors and non-music majors. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 10

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 3260 - Pit Orchestra


    1 Credit(s)

    Practice and performance of music for musical theater productions. (Fall [As Needed], Spring [As Needed]) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 4

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 3320 - Band


    1 Credit(s)

    This course involves the study and preparation of symphonic band literature as well as participation in marching and pep band units. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 16

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 3330 - Jazz Ensemble


    1 Credit(s)

    An instrumental ensemble which specializes in performing jazz literature. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 8

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 3340 - Luminosa Women’s Choir


    1 Credit(s)

    Luminosa is an auditioned choir specifically designed to provide a choral experience for women’s voices, focusing on the exploration of quality literature from various stylistic and historical periods, and the development of vocal, choral, and musical skills. This course meets the small ensemble requirement for music majors and minors. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission required
    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 12

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 3350 - Opus Chamber Choir


    1 Credit(s)

    A highly select choral ensemble performing advanced and diverse repertoire in many styles in frequent on and off campus performances. Admissions by auditions only. This course meets the major ensemble requirement for music majors and minors. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 12

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 3360 - Concert Choir


    1 Credit(s)

    Large select choral ensemble performing quality and diverse repertoire in many styles. Interview with director required. Major ensemble required for all vocal majors. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 12

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 3370 - Opera/Musical Theatre


    2 Credit(s)

    This course involves the preparation and performance of compositions from the realm of opera and/or musical theatre. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 99

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 3380 - Symphony Orchestra


    1 Credit(s)

    A course emphasizing the study and performance of the major symphonic literature. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 16

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 3390 - Alternate Currents Performance Ensemble


    1 Credit(s)

    This course is designed to give students a contemporary music performance experience in an ensemble setting. Students can participate in a variety of roles in the ensemble, including composer, arranger, performer, etc., depending on their experience and areas of expertise. Students will have opportunities to interact with other members of the ensemble to create live and recorded performances for audio and video distribution. Performance and/or demonstration of the works of this ensemble will be part of the assessment used in the course. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission required
    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 8

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 3400 - Individual Applied Music Instruction


    1 Credit(s)

    Private lessons in vocal or instrumental music. Twelve half-hour lessons. Fee required. Must have a grade of “B” or higher in two (2) credits of MUSC 2400 . (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 2400  and instructor permission - Prerequisite Min. Grade: B
    Repeatable? Yes - Number of Times: 1

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 3410 - Individual Applied Music Instruction


    2 Credit(s)

    Private lessons in vocal or instrumental music. Twelve 50-minute lessons. Fee required. Must have a grade of “B” or higher in four (4) credits of MUSC 2410 . (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 2410  and instructor permission required - Prerequisite Min. Grade: B
    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 24

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 3450 - Piano Pedagogy I


    2 Credit(s)

    The students will study piano pedagogy, survey various methods of teaching and their practical applications, as well as historical approaches to teaching of famous piano pedagogues. (Fall - Even Years) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 1410   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: B
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 3460 - Piano Pedagogy II


    2 Credit(s)

    The students will study piano pedagogy, survey various teaching methods and their practical applications, as well as historical approaches to teaching of famous piano pedagogues. (Spring - Even Years) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 3450   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 3500 - Music History I


    3 Credit(s)

    A survey course for majors and minors that covers musical styles, trends, and examples of various periods of music history from ancient times to approximately 1750. (Fall) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 3510 - Music History II


    3 Credit(s)

    The second course of the music history sequence, this course covers musical styles, trends, and examples of the various periods of musical history from 1750-1900. (Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 3530 - Twentieth Century Music: History and Theory


    3 Credit(s)

    An in-depth course on music of the Twentieth Century, including historical developments, important composers, events, and styles, and theoretical aspects. (Fall) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 3070   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 3700 - Brass Methods


    1 Credit(s)

    Prepares music education students in the pedagogy, methods, and techniques of teaching brass instruments. Students should be music majors accepted into the Music ED program. (Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): Music Education majors only

  
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    MUSC 3710 - Class Voice


    1 Credit(s)

    Familiarizes students with the fundamentals of singing and provides experience in the public performance of art songs. (Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 3720 - Woodwind Methods


    1 Credit(s)

    This course is designed to prepare music education students in the pedagogy and methods of teaching woodwind instruments. (Fall) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): Music Education majors only

  
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    MUSC 3740 - Percussion Methods


    1 Credit(s)

    Prepares music education students in the pedagogy, methods, and techniques of teaching percussion instruments. Students should have been accepted into the Music ED program. (Fall) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): Music Education majors only

  
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    MUSC 3750 - String Methods


    1 Credit(s)

    Prepares music education students in the pedagogy, methods, and techniques of teaching string instruments. Students should have been accepted into the Music ED program. (Spring) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): Music Education majors only

  
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    MUSC 3800 - Junior Recital


    0 Credit(s)

    A half recital to fulfill the performance requirements for the BM or BA degrees. (Fall, Spring) [Pass/Fail]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 3900 - Music for Elementary Teachers


    1.5 Credit(s)

    A course designed to cover the principles and practices of music in the elementary school classroom. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Co-requisite(s): DANC 3900  

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 4060 - Orchestration and Arranging


    3 Credit(s)

    A course designed to teach the standard combinations of instruments and voices and how to utilize them in varying combinations as an arranger of composer. (Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 3070   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 4180 - Survey of Music Technology


    3 Credit(s)

    This course introduces various types of computer technology and audio hardware and its application to music. The course includes instruction in music notation, MIDI sequencing, digital recording and hardware associated with recording and live performance. (Fall, Summer, As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 4350 - Advanced Instrumental Conducting


    2 Credit(s)

    An upper-division course designed to teach advanced baton techniques, score preparation, and basic rehearsal procedures for instrumental ensembles. (Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 2140  and MUSC 2350  and MUSC 3070   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 4360 - Advanced Choral Conducting


    2 Credit(s)

    An upper-division course designed to teach advanced hand and baton techniques, interpretive skills, and pedagogy relating to choral ensembles. (Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 2140  and MUSC 2350  and MUSC 3070  and MUSC 3500  and MUSC 3510   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 4400 - Individual Applied Music Instruction


    1 Credit(s)

    Private lessons in vocal or instrumental music. Twelve 25-minute lessons. Fee required. May be repeated for credit. Must have a grade of “B” or higher in two (2) credits of MUSC 3400 . (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 3400  and instructor permission required - Prerequisite Min. Grade: B
    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 2

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 4410 - Individual Applied Music Instruction


    2 Credit(s)

    Private lessons in vocal or instrumental music. Twelve 50-minute lessons. Fee required. May be repeated for credit. Must have a grade of “B” or higher in four (4) credits of MUSC 3410 . (Fall, Spring, Summer) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 3410  and instructor permission required - Prerequisite Min. Grade: B
    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 24

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 4500 - Special Topics in Music


    1 Credit(s) 3 Maximum Credit(s)

    A varied topics course to provide students with learning opportunities outside of the standard curriculum. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 6

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 4510 - Instrumental Pedagogy


    2 Credit(s)

    An upper-division class designed to increase student knowledge of instrumental music teaching methodologies. This course will explore tone production, posture, breathing, articulation, bowing, sticking, as well as current published methods and materials. Must have a grade of “B” or higher in four (4) credits of MUSC 2410 . (Spring - Even Years) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 2410   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: B
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 4610 - Vocal Pedagogy for Singers


    3 Credit(s)

    Vocal Pedagogy is an upper-division class designed to increase student knowledge of the vocal mechanism and teaching methodologies. This course will explore the anatomy and physiology of the singing voice including vocal sound, posture, breathing, phonation, resonation articulation, registration, and coordination. (Fall - Odd Years) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 4620 - Vocal Pedagogy Seminar


    1 Credit(s)

    This capstone project is designed as a practical application of the principals learned in MUSC 4610 . (Spring - Even Years) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 4610   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C
    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 4

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 4700 - Choral Literature


    2 Credit(s)

    An upper-division class designed to thoroughly familiarize the student with choral literature and its educational applicability. (Fall - Even Years) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 2140  and MUSC 2350  and MUSC 3070   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 4710 - Instrumental Ensemble Literature


    2 Credit(s)

    An upper-division class designed to thoroughly familiarize the student with instrumental ensemble repertoire and its educational applicability. (Fall - Even Years, Spring - Even Years) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 2140  and MUSC 2350  and MUSC 3070   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 4800 - Senior Recital


    0 Credit(s)

    A full or half recital to fulfill the performance requirements for the BM or BMEd degrees respectively. (Fall, Spring) [Pass/Fail]

    Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission required
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 4810 - Classroom Management and Assessment in Music


    3 Credit(s)

    This course is designed to provide multiple planning/assessment models and classroom management perspectives for Music Education majors. An overall concert Unit Plan will be completed and mock ensembles formed for secondary ensemble management practice. (Fall) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 4830 - Readings and Conferences


    1 Credit(s) 3 Maximum Credit(s)

    Description unavailable. (As Needed) [Pass/Fail]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 12

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 4890 - Internship


    0 Credit(s) 6 Maximum Credit(s)

    Supervised work experience in any music related field. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 12

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 4920 - Workshop


    1 Credit(s) 6 Maximum Credit(s)

    Description unavailable. (As Needed) [Pass/Fail]

    Repeatable? Yes - Total Credits: 6

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 4960 - Choral Methods


    2 Credit(s)

    An upper-division course designed to familiarize the student with choral methods for junior/senior high school teachers. (Fall - Odd Years) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 2140  and MUSC 2350  and MUSC 3070   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 4970 - Instrumental Methods


    2 Credit(s)

    An upper-division course designed to familiarize the student with instrumental methods for junior/senior high school teachers. (Fall - Odd Years) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 2140  and MUSC 2350  and MUSC 3070   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C
    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 4980 - Student Teaching


    2 Credit(s)

    Description unavailable. (Fall, Spring) [Pass/Fail]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 5180 - Survey of Music Technology


    3 Credit(s)

    This course introduces various types of computer technology and audio hardware and its application to music. The course includes instruction in music notation, MIDI sequencing, digital recording, and hardware associated with recording. This course may serve as a prerequisite for the Master of Music degree program in Music Technology for students needing remedial work prior to starting the program. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 6100 - Introduction to Music Graduate Study


    2 Credit(s)

    This course is an orientation and introduction to graduate study in music at Southern Utah University, focusing on program technology requirements, current readings and trends in music technology, techniques of scholarly writing, and the application of the student’s personal experiences, opportunities, and ambitions as related to their anticipated career and life objectives within the music industry. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): Music Technology majors only

  
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    MUSC 6110 - Music Theory Pedagogy


    2 Credit(s)

    A graduate course in music theory, students will review music theory concepts and examine pedagogical approaches to teaching high school AP theory courses. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): Master of Music Education students only

  
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    MUSC 6120 - Graduate Seminar in Music History


    2 Credit(s)

    In this course students will increase their fluency in the history of Western music by learning how to write and speak about the subject proficiently, knowledgeably, and persuasively. Required for Master of Music Education students. (Summer - Odd Years) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): None

  
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    MUSC 6180 - Survey of Music Technology


    2 Credit(s)

    This course introduces various types of computer technology and audio hardware and its application to music. The course includes instruction in music notation, MIDI sequencing, digital recording, and hardware associated with recording. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): Music Technology majors only

  
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    MUSC 6300 - Live Sound/Concert Production I


    2 Credit(s)

    This is a survey course dealing with a wide variety of topics related to live sound and concert production, including sound reinforcement, lighting systems, concert promotion, ticketing, and budgeting and legal issues. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Registration Restriction(s): Music Technology majors only

  
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    MUSC 6310 - Live Sound/Concert Production II


    2 Credit(s)

    This course is a continuation of concepts learned in MUSC 6300 . The course covers the components of a typical sound system, including loudspeakers, loudspeaker management, analog and digital mixing consoles, inboard and outboard effects, microphones, monitors, and general stage setup. This course also touches on venue acoustics, basic aesthetics of live sound mixing, and working with clients (promoters, stage managers, and musicians on stage) as well as technicians. (As Needed) [Graded]

    Prerequisite(s): MUSC 6300   - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
    Registration Restriction(s): None

 

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