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MUSIC- 101 Class Piano I (1.00 cr.)
Performing Arts
Repeatable: No
Group instruction in piano technique and repertoire at beginner level. One one-hour lesson per week; additional practice time required.

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MUSIC- 112 Advanced Voice I (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Private instruction in vocal technique and repertoire. One 1/2-hour lesson per week; additional practice time required; optional recital.
Department consent

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MUSIC- 120 Music Fundamentals (3.00 cr.)
Music Appreciation
Repeatable: No
Introduction to the elements of music, with a focus on Western musical notation and theory. Notation, application, and practice of basic theory and music analysis skills.

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MUSIC- 130 Music Appreciation (2.00 cr.)
Music Appreciation
Repeatable: No
Music materials as they pertain to perceptive listening; music and musicians from medieval times to present; students gain significant awareness of great music. Students do not earn credit for both MUSIC-130 and MUSIC-132.

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MUSIC- 132 Music in our World (3.00 cr.)
Music Appreciation, Global Perspective
Repeatable: No
Music materials as they pertain to perceptive listening; music and musicians from the beginnings of music to the present. Great music from many cultures. Students do not earn credit for both MUSIC-130 and MUSIC-132.

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MUSIC- 134 Rock Music History (3.00 cr.)
Music Appreciation, Racial & Ethnic Studies Category B
Repeatable: No
Characteristics and components: examination of a social music style, people who made the music, and its meaning for different groups in America and abroad.

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MUSIC- 201 Class Piano II (1.00 cr.)
Performing Arts
Repeatable: No
Continuation of MUSIC-101 at intermediate level. One one-hour lesson per week; additional practice time required.

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MUSIC- 206 Music For The Young Child (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Music elements and experience, methods and materials for guiding the musical growth of children from birth through third grade.

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MUSIC- 212 Advanced Voice Ii (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Continuation of MUSIC-112.
Department consent

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MUSIC- 231 Honors Jazz History (3.00 cr.)
Music Appreciation, Contemporary Issues, Racial & Ethnic Studies Category A
Repeatable: No
American jazz connections to changes in society: jazz origins and characteristics, a development of artists and styles, and a music's reflection of individual expression, race relations, and acceptance by society.

Honors Program Students or GPA 3.0 or better

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MUSIC- 236 Music in Media (3.00 cr.)
Music Appreciation
Repeatable: No
Music as an art and enhancement to communication in entertainment, marketing, and social environments. How music is used to enhance the visual and the experience, affecting the mental and emotional state of individuals in society.

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MUSIC- 249 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entailing recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
Department consent

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MUSIC- 264 Jazz Band (0 - 1.00 cr.)
Performing Arts
Repeatable: Yes
Jazz styles and improvisation from the dance band era to the present. Study and performance of contemporary "big band" jazz. Membership is open to all qualified students. Audition may be necessary. Repeatable for additional credit
Instructor's consent

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MUSIC- 266 Concert Band (0 - 1.00 cr.)
Performing Arts
Repeatable: Yes
Fundamentals of musical expression, tone production and quality, and special problems of technique. Membership by audition only.

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MUSIC- 267 Symphonic Singers (0 - 1.00 cr.)
Performing Arts
Repeatable: Yes
Advanced choral techniques, reading and analysis of choral music of all types and periods. A special course fee applies.

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MUSIC- 268 Solo And Ensemble (0 - 1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Coaching of advanced vocal and instrumental performers for public performance.

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MUSIC- 269 Chamber Choir (1.00 cr.)
Performing Arts
Repeatable: No
Performance of advanced choral music with and without accompaniment, in a select choral ensemble. Enrollment is by audition only.
Department consent

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MUSIC- 270 Vocal Jazz Ensemble (0 - 1.00 cr.)
Performing Arts
Repeatable: Yes
Performance of vocal jazz in a select choral ensemble. Membership by audition only.

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MUSIC- 299 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

Department consent

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MUSIC- 300 Special Topics in Music (3.00 cr.)
Music Appreciation
Repeatable: Yes
Current issues or historical topics related to music. Specific topics will be advertised prior to the semester offered. Course is repeatable up to three times with different topics or issues.

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MUSIC- 312 Advanced Voice III (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Continuation of MUSIC-212.
Department consent

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MUSIC- 320 Music Theory (3.00 cr.)
Music Appreciation
Repeatable: No
Continuation of MUSIC-120; in-depth study of Western music theory through analysis and ear training.

Prerequisite: take MUSIC-120

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MUSIC- 330 Survey of Western Music History (3.00 cr.)
Music Appreciation
Repeatable: No
Significant compositions and composers that shaped Western music. Resulting period style characteristics, developments, and innovations that occurred from the medieval to modern and the role of music in society.

Prerequisite: take MUSIC-132, MUSIC-134, MUSIC-231 or MUSIC-236

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MUSIC- 349 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
Department consent

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MUSIC- 350 Digital Sound Studio (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Study and application of audio-visual synergy in animations, films, TV, games and other time-based multimedia forms.

Prerequisite: take either DES-176 or PHOTO-330

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MUSIC- 449 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
Department consent

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MUSIC- 499 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

Department consent

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