Academic Catalog 2014.2015 - page 126

The Master’s College 2014-2015 Catalog
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UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS
Communication Electives................................................... 9
Major Performing Ensemble…..……........................…..4
Music Electives..................................................................... 4
Total units required............................................................63-65
*Satisfies General Education Requirement
**Testing out allowed for any or all semesters for Piano Founda-
tions 0-2
Two of the 8 units may be satisfied by MU131, 132
Major Performing Ensemble.............................................. 4
Music Electives..................................................................... 4
Total units required............................................................61-63
*Satisfies General Education Requirement
**Testing out allowed for any or all semesters for Piano Founda-
tions 0-2
Minor in Music
For a minor in Music, the following courses are
required:
Testing out allowed for one or both semesters
Music Electives .................................................................... 4
Total units required for minor.............................................22-24
*Satisfies General Education Requirement
Course Offerings in
Music
MU105 Song Writing (2)
An introduction to song writing for non-music majors.
Topics covered will include basic music theory, selecting or
writing a good text and setting it to appropriate music, and
song structuring. Designed for those who would like to
be able to write down a song or worship music and future
pastors who desire to work more knowledgeably with their
worship leaders and church musicians. The ability to play
a musical instrument is helpful, but not required.
MU106 Song Writing II (2)
A continuation of MU105.
Prerequisite: MU105 Song Writing
MU108 Music Fundamentals (2)
Course designed for the non-music major. Provides basic
knowledge of the elements of music, including melody,
chords, and rhythm. Requires no prior instruction in music.
MU131 Piano Foundations I (1)
This course facilitates the development of functional
piano skills for the non-keyboard music major. Special
emphasis will be given to the areas of keyboard theory
and technique, sight reading, solo/ensemble repertoire
and creative activities (harmonization, improvisation).
Prerequisite: permission.
MU132 Piano Foundations II (1)
Continues development of the skills begun in MU 131.
Prerequisite: MU 131 or permission
MU141A Music Theory I (3) and MU141B Aural
Skills I (1)
Designed for the music major. Study of the fundamentals
of music including proper notation procedures, scales, keys,
intervals, rhythm and melody; also chord construction with
emphasis on four-part writing and analysis of harmonic
progressions involving diatonic triads and non-harmonic
tones, melodic, rhythmic and harmonic dictation, and
sight-singing. Class meets 5 hours weekly.
MU142A Music Theory II (3) and MU142B Aural
Skills II (1)
Further harmonic study including diatonic
seventh chords, secondary dominants, and leading-tone
chords, modulation, binary and ternary form, and popular
BACHELOR OF ARTS IN MUSIC WITH
EMPHASIS IN YOUTH MINISTRY
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