Academic Catalog 2014.2015 - page 129

Music
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UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS
credit.
All music majors must also register for MU390 Performance
Practicum.
MU374 Functional Keyboard Skills (2)
Designed to give the advanced keyboard student greater
fluency in the arts of sight-reading, improvisation and
accompanying.
MU380H Advanced Handbell Ensemble (1)
Open to all students by audition. May be repeated for
credit.
MU385 Piano Pedagogy I (2)
An introduction to teaching beginning level piano lessons,
including a summary of methods with practical direction
on the administration of a piano studio. This course high-
lights the observation and discussion of beginning level
piano teaching.
Prerequisites: MU141 and MU142
MU386 Piano Pedagogy II (2)
An introduction to teaching Intermediate level piano les-
sons, including an overview of available materials and an
introduction to leveling repertoire. This course highlights
the observation and discussion of intermediate level piano
teaching.
Prerequisite: MU385
MU390 Performance Practicum (0)
Weekly or bi-weekly meetings involving student perfor-
mances in recital or studio settings. Provides a time for
combined performances (vocalists, pianists & instrumen-
talists) and acquaints the student with a breadth of litera-
ture beyond his/her own study. Allows the opportunity
for faculty and students to critique performances in a wide
variety of efficient and encouraging ways. Required of all
music majors every semester.
MU393 Music History & Literature I (3)
A study of the history and literature of Western music
from ancient times through the Baroque period.
MU394 Music History & Literature II (3)
A study of the history and literature of Western music
from the classical period through the Modern period.
MU396 World Music (3)
Amulti-disciplinary study of peoples around the world and
their music. Identifies various people groups geographically
and culturally, and defines the role of music in their religion,
daily lives, and history. Introduces indigenous musical
instruments, performance practices, and a visit to a non-
Western musical instrument museum. Includes attendance
requirement at ethnic (non-Western) music concerts.
Satisfies 3 units of the cross-cultural requirement.
MU340G Guitar Ensemble (1)
MU340H Handbell Ensemble (1)
Open to all students. May be repeated for credit.
MU340J Jazz Band (1)
Open to all students by audition. May be repeated for
credit.
MU340S Chamber Orchestra (1)
Open to all students by audition. May be repeated for
credit
MU341 Stage Training (2)
A beginning study of improvisational techniques for the
stage. Very interactive class structure.
MU348 Production Techniques (1)
This class will provide an environment where students
may, through a “hands-on” approach, learn the techniques,
problems and solutions of producing a large-scale musical
and/or dramatic presentation in a school or church
environment.
MU353 Tonal Counterpoint (2)
A study of and practice in the materials and methods
of polyphonic harmony. Primary stress is placed on the
practices of the 18th century.
Prerequisite: MU242.
MU354 Audio Editing (Pro Tools 2) (3)
(Pro-Tools II) The study of Sound Editing techniques
using Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs) like Pro Tools
as it applies to Modern Media: Film, Television, Radio,
etc.
Prerequisite: MU251
MU355 Audio Mixing (Pro Tools 3) (3)
(Pro Tools III) The study of sound mixing techniques
using DAWs like Pro Tools as it applies to Modern Media:
Film, Television, Radio, Music, etc.
Prerequisite: MU354
MU356 Teaching Piano Internship I (1.5)
This course offers students an opportunity to observe
a weekly, 45-minute, group piano class of beginning
level students and to teach a private piano lesson
with supervision. Weekly meetings address topics
such as lesson planning, promoting parent/teacher/
student relationships, and organizing recitals and other
performance opportunities.
Corequisite with MU386
Prerequisite: MU385
MU360/160 Individual Instruction (1-2)
Private lessons in performance (for areas see MU160).
One half-hour lesson per week for 1 unit. This 360 course
number applies to students who have completed at least 4
semesters of individual instruction. May be repeated for
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