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; leading-tone chords; modulation;
binary and ternary form; popular music symbols; melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic dictation; and sight singing. Class
meets 5 hours weekly.
Prerequisite: MU141A, B.
MU160/360 Individual Instruction (1-2)
Private lessons in performance areas as listed below. One half-hour lesson per week for 1 unit. This 160 course number
applies to students in their first four semesters of private instruction. May be repeated for credit.
All music majors must
also register for MU390 Performance Practicum.
Areas of instruction: MU160A Piano, MU160B Voice, MU160C Organ,
MU160D Guitar, MU160F Flute, MU160G Oboe, MU160H Clarinet, MU160I Saxophone, MU160J Bassoon,
MU160K Trumpet, MU160L Horn, MU160M Trombone, MU160N Euphonium/Tuba, MU160O Percussion,
MU160P Violin, MU160R Harp, MU160S Cello, MU160T String Bass, MU160U Harpsichord, MU160V Viola,
MU160W Composition, MU160X Bagpipe. Other areas may be added as needed.
MU170 Class Instruction (1)
Small class (not over 8) instruction in performance areas of voice, piano, or other areas. Designed for the student with
little or no previous private training. May be repeated once for credit.
MU181 Introduction to Music Education (1)
Orientation and introduction course designed to encourage students to the teaching profession. Field observations in
public school music classrooms are included.
MU188 Basic Theory for Music Ministry (1)
Popular music theory designed for non-music majors for use in worship or for personal enrichment. Involves an
introduction to harmonic, melodic, and rhythmic principles of music, including key signatures, scales, intervals, chords,
chord construction, and chord progression as a basis for understanding traditional, contemporary Christian, popular,
and jazz music.
MU190 Essentials of Music & Art (3)
An overview of music and art in Western civilization. Integrates culture, philosophy, and history and helps the student
to verbalize a biblically-based philosophy of music and art. Includes a segment on hymnology and worship, concert
attendance, and a field trip to an art museum. For non-music majors.
MU221 Digital Music Technology I/Film Scoring (2)
An introductory course designed to introduce students to digital music technology including computer assisted music
notation, MIDI, sequencing, audio recording, and sampling using Logic, Finale, and other virtual studio technology
(VST) programs. Offered fall semester only and required for Digital Music Technology II/Film Scoring.
MU222 Introduction to Composition (2)
The study of the craft of musical composition: thematic organization and development, pacing, and formal continuity.
MU223 Audio Engineering I (3)
Exploration of sound, acoustics, and sound systems, including system processors and signal processing; building a live
mix; and producing live sound for worship, theater, concert, and corporate events.
MU231 Piano Foundations III (1)
Continues development of the skills taught in MU132.
Prerequisite: MU132 or permission.