Academic Catalog 2014.2015 - page 131

Music
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UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS
MU460e Senior Project for Audio Technology (2)
Final Project incorporating audio content, such as sound
for a short film, music video, sound recording and post-
production, etc.
MU464 Vocal Pedagogy (2)
The science and art of training the singing voice. Principles
of resonance, breath support, registration and expression.
Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.
MU466 Vocal Literature (2)
Performance and study of vocal literature from all the
major periods. Purpose is to survey as much literature as
possible to study the development of vocal music as well
as its use for teaching purposes.
MU473 Advanced Piano Literature (2)
Performance and study of keyboard literature from early
Baroque to the present. Purpose is to survey as much
literature as possible to study development of keyboard
music as well as its use for teaching purposes.
MU474 Orchestration (2)
The instruments: ranges and limitations. Scoring for
sections and full orchestra. The church orchestra.
Prerequisite: MU242
MU476 Advanced Conducting (2)
Advanced techniques in choral and instrumental literature.
Prerequisite: MU271
MU477 Instrumental Pedagogy (2)
Survey of methods and literature as they apply to an
instructor in a specific instrument.
MU478 Instrumental Literature (2)
Performance and study of literature for the specific
instrument from early stylistic periods to the present.
Purpose is to survey as much literature as possible to study
the development of music for the instrument as well as to
study its use for teaching purposes.
MU482 Senior Seminar in Music (2)
Acourse for graduating seniors that correlatesmusic history,
literature, and theory, with a writing component expressing
the student’s philosophy of life from the Christian
perspective. Emphasizes leadership and encompasses the
wide-sweeping expectations of the profession. Includes
preparation for the major field exam, career possibilities,
and an exit interview. Combines with the recital
requirement to provide a capstone course.
MU483 Piano Pedagogy III (2)
An introduction to teaching piano lessons within a group
setting (whether adult, average age, or pre-school) by
examining the approaches of various music educators
and by comparing examples of group piano methods.
Prerequisite: MU386 Piano Pedagogy II
MU484 Piano Pedagogy IV (2)
A course on current pedagogy topics, ranging from the use
of technology in the classroom to approaches to teaching
technique, sight reading, improvisation, and composition,
as well as directed readings in piano pedagogy.
Prerequisite:
MU483 Piano pedagogy III
MU488HandbellDirecting&AdvancedTechniques (1)
A study of the particulars of directing a handbell choir.
Topics include: music selection and preparation, ringer
placement, rehearsals, performance techniques and
advanced ensemble ringing techniques.
Prerequisite:
MU340H, Co-requisite: MU380H
MU494 Worship Internship (2)
A supervised experience in which the student observes,
works with and then is observed and evaluated by church
pastoral leadership.
MU498 Internship in Audio Technology (2)
A supervised experience in which students work in a
commercial studio and are observed and evaluated by a
professional technician.
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