performance majors. Permission to give a recital must
be acquired the previous semester, and the program
and/or pre-recital must be approved at least one
month before the recital date.
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
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 and its use for teaching purposes.
MU474 Orchestration (2)
The instruments: ranges and limitations. Scoring for
sections and full orchestra. The church orchestra.
MU476 Advanced Conducting (2)
Advanced techniques in choral and instrumental
MU477 Instrumental Pedagogy (1)
Survey of methods and literature as they apply to an
instructor in a specific instrument.
MU478 Instrumental Literature (1)
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)
A course for graduating seniors that correlates
music histor y, literature, and theor y, 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
preparationfor themajorfieldexam, careerpossibilities,
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
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
Prerequisite: MU483 Piano Pedagogy III.
MU488 Handbell Directing & Advanced
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.
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.