MUS 100. Recital Attendance (0)
One hour per week (varies). May be repeated. Students majoring in the Department of Music must enroll each semester and meet the stated recital attendance requirements established by the department faculty. For information, the student should contact his/her advisor or the department chair.

MUS 111. Class Piano I (1; F)
Two hours class per week. Prerequisite for MUS 112. Beginning and intermediate piano in classes for music majors and non-majors.  Mandatory cohort with Music Theory for freshmen if required in music degree program.

MUS 112. Class Piano II (1; S)
Two hours class per week. Prerequisite: passing grade in MUS 111 or placement examination by special permission of the instructor.  Beginning and intermediate piano in classes for music majors and non-majors.  Mandatory cohort with Music Theory for freshmen if required in music degree program.

MUS 116. Singer’s Diction I (1; F even)
Two hours per week. Required for voice performance majors. Offered alternate years. A laboratory course in the sung pronunciation of Italian, Latin, and English song repertory and arias. Phonetic aspects of language are approached through use of the International Phonetic Alphabet. Recommended for students with voice as their principal applied area.

MUS 140. Fundamentals of  Music Theory (3)
Three hours per week. Required for students with insufficient previous theoretical training. Skills of note reading, meter and rhythm, intervals, scales, and common chords; correlated harmony and ear training.

MUS 141. Music Theory I (3; S)
Three hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 140 or placement examination. Melodic form; major and minor modes; triads; dominant seventh chord and its inversion; non-chord tones; secondary dominant and leading-tone chords; part-writing in three or four voices.

MUS 142.  Music Theory II (3; F)
Three hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 141 or placement examination. Melodic form; major and minor modes; triads; dominant seventh chord and its inversion; non-chord tones; secondary dominant and leading-tone chords; part-writing in three or four voices.

MUS 143. Jazz Fundamentals (2; S)
Two hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 140. Co-requisite: MUS 141. An introduction to the application of jazz-oriented theory.  Involves study of vertical chord and horizontal scale harmony, and their application to improvised jazz solo.  Includes examples of form, development of aural skills, technical ability, and practical keyboard skills.

MUS 150. Introduction to Music Technology (3; S)
Three hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 141. Co-requisite: MUS 142. An introduction to technology for the musician including synthesizers/samplers, composition/arranging, music printing and computer-aided instruction

MUS 157. Music Theory Lab I (1; S)
Three hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 140 or placement examination. Melodic, two-part, and four-part dictation; sight-singing with note-names and numbers; keyboard harmony includes triad progressions, I-IV-V-I, circle of fifth chord progressions, and sequential chord groups using secondary dominants.

MUS 158. Music Theory Lab II (1; F)
Three hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 157 or placement examination. Melodic, two-part, and fourpart dictation; sight-singing with note-names and numbers; keyboard harmony includes triad progressions, I-IV-V-I, circle of fifth chord progressions, and sequential chord groups using secondary dominants.

MUS 195. The Music Profession (1; F)
Two hours per week. Required of freshmen music majors. Career seminar. Orientation to the music profession, including but not limited to topics such as music research, personal career planning, goal setting for the music student, business issues for the professional musician, promotion and public relations methods, and arts advocacy.

MUS 199. Special Topics in Music (var. 1-4)
May be repeated for credit when topic changes. Selected topics of student interest and musical significance.

MUS 200. Sophomore Qualifying Examination (0)
Prerequisite: Voice students must have completed MUS 116. Students expecting to complete requirements for a B.M., B.M.E. or a B.A. degree with a major in music or who wish to enroll in advanced applied music studies as a concentration (one hour lesson per week) must enroll and pass a Qualifying Examination during the fourth semester of applied studies. Students should consult their applied instructor for specific area requirements.

MUS 203-404. Composition (3)
One weekly hour of private study. May be repeated for credit. The courses include instruction in the mechanics of writing and copying music; writing for orchestral instruments and for voices (solo and in small ensembles); writing for keyboard instruments; and electronic music. Emphasis is on the development of the student’s musical creativity and individuality. Composition recital required in senior year.

MUS 208-408. Applied Lab (0)
One hour per week; counts as one-hour daily practice. May be repeated. Required of applied students enrolled in MUS 202, MUS 203, MUS 402, or MUS 404. Study of performed literature for the medium. Survey of literature. Observation of individual performances. Examination of performance problems and styles. Continuation of studio instruction.

MUS 212. Class Voice I (1; F)
Two hours per week. May be taken by anyone as a fine arts or secondary applied music elective. Required of students majoring in music education with instrumental music or piano as their principal applied area unless the requirement has been waived by an audition demonstrating proficiency in this area. Beginning vocal technique for students without previous instruction in singing. Emphasis is on breath management for singing, resonance, tone production, musicianship, and singing diction.

MUS 213. Class Voice II  (1; S)
Two hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 212. May be taken by anyone as a fine arts or secondary applied music elective. Emphasis is on breath management for singing, resonance, tone production, musicianship, and singing diction.

MUS 225. Music Appreciation: History of Pop and Rock (3)
Three hours per week. Does not fulfill requirements for a major in the Department of Music. Designed to develop the enjoyment and appreciation of music through intelligent listening. This section will focus on pop and rock music created after 1900, and through current styles.

MUS 226. Music Appreciation: Hard Rock and Heavy Metal of the 1980s (3)
Three hours per week. Does not fulfill requirements for a major in the Department of Music. An analytical discourse of hard rock and heavy metal in the 1980s, a period where the genres enjoyed their highest degree of popularity. Discussions include historical and stylistic traits of sub-genres of hard rock and heavy metal, including glam metal, the New Wave of British Heavy Metal and the beginnings of thrash metal. Dialogue on the rise of Los Angeles as a prominent music scene, the impact of MTV, and increase guitar virtuosity and its impact on the 1990s following each genres’ demise.

MUS 231. History of Music I (3; F)
Three hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 141. Required for all majors in the Department of Music. A survey of Western musical history from ancient music to 1750. Main trends, musical forms, and influential composers throughout these periods. Emphasis on listening to music for content and structure.

MUS 232. History of Music II (3; S)
Three hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 231 required for most majors in the Department of Music. A survey of Western musical history from 1750 to the current period. Includes a survey of non-Western music of the world including music of the world’s cultures.

MUS 233. Music Appreciation: Music for the Dance (3; F even)
Three hours per week. Designed for the dance major.  The study of form and rhythmic analysis as applied to movement. Exploration of appropriate music repertoire for dance. Does not fulfill requirements for a major in the Music Division.

MUS 235. Accompanying I  (1; F odd)
One hour lecture; two hours accompanying (lab) per week. Required for all keyboard majors and concentrations. Sight-reading; study of various musical textures and pianistic techniques; important stylistic features; analysis of accompanying problems in both solo and ensemble accompanying; a study of representative literature.

MUS 236. Accompanying II (1; F even)
One hour lecture; two hours accompanying (lab) per week. Required for all keyboard majors and concentrations. Prerequisite: MUS235. Sight-reading; study of various musical textures and pianistic techniques; important stylistic features; analysis of accompanying problems in both solo and ensemble accompanying; a study of representative literature.

MUS 238. Music Appreciation: Classical Music (3)
Three hours per week. Does not fulfill requirements for a major in the Department of Music. Designed to develop the enjoyment and appreciation of music through intelligent listening. This section will focus on classical music from many periods and styles.

MUS 241. Music Theory III (3; S)
Three hours per week. Prerequisites: MUS 142 or proficiency examination. Study of choral and tonal resources of the eighteenth through the 20th centuries; practice in the writing and analysis of compositions in these idioms.

MUS 242. Music Theory IV (3; F)
Three hours per week. Prerequisites: MUS 241 or proficiency examination. Study of choral and tonal resources of the eighteenth through the 20th centuries; practice in the writing and analysis of compositions in these idioms.

MUS 243. Jazz Improvisation I (2, F)
Three hours per week. Prerequisite: MU 143 or consent of the instructor. This course serves as an introduction to instrumental improvisation. It combines the elements of basic jazz theory and harmony with the building blocks of the improvised solo. The content of the first semester will include modal and chord scale relationships, jazz rhythms and phrase building, the blues progression, jazz repertoire, and jazz solo analysis. This course will combine a lecture / practicum format with reading and written assignments.

MUS 257. Music Theory Lab III (1; S)
Three hours per week. Prerequisites: MUS 158 or proficiency examination. Dictation and sight-singing of complex melodic, two-voice and four-voice material; keyboard training in simple choral accompaniment to a given melody, altered chords, and modulation.

MUS 258. Music Theory Lab IV (1; F)
Three hours per week. Prerequisites: MUS 257 or proficiency examination. Dictation and sight-singing of complex melodic, two-voice and four-voice material; keyboard training in simple choral accompaniment to a given melody, altered chords, and modulation

MUS 300. Junior Recital (0)
Prerequisite: MUS 404. Half recital during the junior year.

MUS 306. Jazz Piano (1, F)
Two hours per week. Prerequisite: Theory MUS140 or consent of the instructor. Designed for pianists and non-pianists alike, Jazz Piano provides an overview of the techniques utilized by professional jazz pianists and a basic working knowledge of the piano keyboard. The class will cover various chord structures (chord voicing) to be placed in basic diatonic progressions, the use of color tones in different chord types, and the changing roles of the left and right hand for comping (complementing) and for improvising. This course will also introduce the student to jazz standard repertoire by implementing American Jazz Standard song forms as a medium for developing these techniques.

MUS 316. Singer’s Diction II (1; S odd)
Two hours per week. Required for students with voice as their principal applied area. Offered alternate years. A laboratory course in the sung pronunciation of French and German song repertory and arias. Phonetic aspects of language are approached through use of the International Phonetic Alphabet. Required for students with voice as their principal applied area.

MUS 317. Music and Intellectual Property Law (3; S)
A study of music as a business and identifying income sources, including introductory discourse of arts administration and music products. Contractual terminology relating to protecting compositions, including copyright and intellectual property law, music publishing licensing, and songwriting agreements are discussed.  The differences in mechanical, performance, synchronization, grand and dramatic rights are compared. 

MUS 318. Artist and Concert Management (3; F even)
Prerequisite: MUS 317 or consent instructor. Analysis of artist and concert management, including talent agencies, personal management, performance and recording contracts, tours, artist promotion, concert promotion, concerts, riders, venues, audience projections, and finance.

MUS 319. Record Company Operations (3; F odd)
Prerequisite: MUS 317 or consent instructor. Study of market structure and analysis, A&R, creative services, distribution patterns, promotion, royalty distribution, in-house production, marketing, charts, airplay, pricing, and legal aspects.  Other aspects of recording including contracts, royalty statements, and record producer agreements are analyzed. 

MUS 320. Music Production and Songwriting (2; S even)
Prerequisite: MUS 317 or consent instructor. An in-depth discussion of songwriting, including analysis of standard repertoire and the composition of songs in popular formats. Hands-on use of the recording facility to produce recordings for the campus-based record company.

MUS 320L. Music Production Lab (1; S even

Co-requisite class with MUS 320 Music Production and Songwriting.  Participation in recording projects for CD release as producer, songwriter, and session musician.

MUS 321WI: Entrepreneurship in Music Industry (3; S odd)
Prerequisite: MUS 317 or consent instructor. Identification of opportunities in the entertainment marketplace, exploration of resources to explore those possibilities, and committing the necessary resources to achieve long-term gain. This course fulfills the writing-intensive requirement of the music business concentration.

MUS 328. Music Theater (1; F) or Opera Workshop (1; S)
Three hours per week. Admission requires consent of the instructor. Dramatic characterization in music. Training of the singer-actor. Stage movement. Study and public performance of musicals, standard operatic, and other musical repertoire. May be repeated for credit. 

MUS 329. Music Theatre Rehearsal & Production (1)
Varied hours. Credit for practical experience in musical theatre productions. Class meets formally one hour per week and requires extensive work outside of class meeting time.  Class enrollment required for four semesters for all music theatre majors. May be repeated for credit. Enrollment is not limited to musical theatre majors. The course centers on the creation of a musical production for public performance and will integrate, acting, vocal and movement skills.

MUS 331WI.  20th-Century Music (3; F odd)
Three hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 232. Satisfies the writing-intensive requirement of the music department. Required for all Bachelor of Music majors. A study of Western music from Debussy to the present day.

MUS 332SI. History of Musical Theatre (3; S even)
Three hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 232. Satisfies the speech-intensive requirement of the music department . American musical theatre from its origin to the present.  The course features selected landmark musicals as well as a review of famous companies, producers, directors and performers.

MUS  333. Renaissance & Baroque Music (3; S even)
Three hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 232. Offered alternate years. A study of Western music in the period from 1450 to 1750.

MUS 335SI. History of Opera (3; F odd)
Two hours per week lecture; one hour laboratory for guided listening. Satisfies the speech-intensive requirement of the music department. An introductory course to opera. A study of the major trends, musical styles, and composers from 1600 to the present day. Problems of opera as an art form and historical solutions. Acquaintance with the history of music is assumed. Offered alternate years.

MUS 341. Counterpoint (3; F)
Three hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 242. Study of melodic lines; expression of harmonies in a linear texture of two and three voices; analysis and practice in writing of contrapuntal compositions in late Baroque style.

MUS 342. Analysis (3; S)
Three hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 242. Includes analysis of melody, harmony, form, tonal structure, color and texture, and of higher-order tonal relationships of the 18th through the 20th centuries.

MUS 343. Jazz Improvisation II (2; S odd)
Three hours per week. Prerequisite: Jazz Improvisation I or consent of the instructor. This course serves as a continuation of Jazz Improvisation I. It combines the elements of jazz theory and harmony with the building blocks of the improvised solo. Involves additional modal and chord scale relationships, an extensive approach to the major and minor ii-V-I progression, the blues form, blues chord substitutions, harmonic applications of the melodic minor scale, advanced melodic structures, sectional forms, jazz repertoire, and jazz solo analysis. This course will combine a lecture / practicum format with reading and written assignments.

MUS 344. Acoustics and Recording Techniques (3; F odd)
Three hours per week. Study of sound and hearing, acoustics, selection and use of microphones, mixers, amplifiers and monitors, and signal processing, with studio and live applications.

MUS 351. Choral Arranging (2; S odd)
Two hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS241. Required of all composition majors. Arranging music for vocal ensembles of various sizes, ages, and levels. (Methods course on a two-year rotation)

MUS 361. Methods of Teaching Music in the Elementary School (3; S even)
Three hours per week. For music education majors only. A survey of the philosophy, methods, and materials of elementary school music education with an emphasis on Orff and Kodaly methods, including mainstreaming and classroom management.  Pre-practicum experience in teaching music to school children is provided.

MUS 363. Methods of Teaching Music in the Secondary School (3; F odd)
Three hours per week. For music education majors only. Organization, administration, and training of performance organizations. Philosophy and methods of other music classes. Course includes main-streaming, classroom management, rubrics for music instruction, and pre-practicum experience in teaching music at the middle and secondary school level.

MUS 364. Large Ensemble Literature (2; Band – F odd, Choral – S even, Orchestra  – F even)
Two hours per week. Offered on an alternating basis. Exploration of appropriate school choral literature for chorus, band, or orchestra.

MUS 375. Choral Methods (1; S odd)
Two hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS213 or proficiency. Required of all students majoring in music education. A brief survey of concepts used in the teaching of singing, particularly as they relate to teaching choral music in the schools.  Topics covered include the physiology of the singing voice, classification of voices, vocal styles, and choral instruction.

MUS 376. Guitar Methods (1; F even)
Two hours per week. Class instruction on guitar designed for students majoring in music education or composition.

MUS 377. Woodwind Methods (1; S odd)
Three hours per week. Offered alternate years. Elementary class instruction in flute and double reed instruments. Designed for students majoring in music education. 

MUS 378. String Methods (1; F odd)
Three hours per week. Offered alternate years. Elementary class instruction in string instruments. Designed for students majoring in music education or composition. 

MUS 379. Clarinet & Saxophone Methods (1; F odd)
Two hours per week. Offered alternate years. Elementary class instruction in clarinet and saxophone. Designed for students majoring in music education or composition. 

MUS 381. Applied Pedagogy (2; Voice – S even)
Two hours per week. MUS381 is required for all students with a major in musical performance or music education. Voice section offered alternate years.  Methods of teaching, lists of teaching materials, study of special problems, and experience in teaching beginners to sing or play an instrument. Methods of teaching, lists of teaching materials, study of special problems.

MUS 383-384. Conducting I & II (2; I – F odd and II – S even)
Three hours per week. Prerequisites: MUS 383 is prerequisite for MUS 384.  MUS 383 explores basic principles of conducting. MUS 384 includes the study and practice of baton techniques, transposition, score reading, and advanced conducting problems with instrumental ensembles.

MUS 385. Brass Methods (1; S odd)
Three hours per week. Offered alternate years. Elementary class instruction in brass instruments. Designed for students majoring in music education or composition. 

MUS 386. Percussion Methods (1; F even)
Two hours per week. Offered alternate years. Elementary class instruction in percussion instruments. Designed for students majoring in music education or composition. 

MUS 400. Senior Recital (0)
Prerequisite: MUS 402 or MUS 404. Full recital for students majoring in Performance and a half recital for others. Usually given during the final semester of applied study.

MUS 401. Senior Showcase (0)
The final project of a BFA Music Theatre major. The student prepares and performs a 50-minute solo performance which includes a balance of art song/opera and operetta/musical theatre repertoire. Demonstration of proficiency in singing, incorporating acting and movement, is required.

MUS 432. Classic & Romantic Music (3; F odd)
Three hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 232. Offered alternate years. A study of Western music from 1750 to Debussy.

MUS 434SI. American and World Music (3; S)
Three hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 241. A survey of selected repertory from American and other world cultures, including major historical trends, aesthetic and stylistic developments, and significant figures. This course fulfills the speech-intensive requirement of the Music Department.

MUS 436SI. Jazz History (3; S even)
Three hours per week lecture. The purpose of this course is to examine the musical development of jazz as well as the important elements which comprise the individual styles of Jazz. The class will focus on the important musicians and literature of each era. Attention will also be brought to social aspects of the times as it directly relates to the development of jazz history. This course fulfills the speech-intensive requirement of the Music Department.

MUS 443. Advanced Jazz Improvisation (2; F odd)
Three hours per week. Prerequisite: Jazz Improvisation II or consent of the instructor. Combines jazz theory and harmony with the improvised solo. Will combine a lecture / practicum format with reading and written assignments.  Offered alternate years.

MUS 444. Commercial Arranging (3; F even)                                                               
Thr
ee hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 112, 241, 320, 320L, and 344. The study of arranging and orchestration techniques for acoustic and electronic instruments, including ranges and timbre characteristics.  Students will create arrangements for ensembles varying in size and scope in a variety of genres. An ensemble of live instrumentalists will perform final projects.   

MUS 445. Commercial Production (1; S even)                                                                                                                                         
One hour per week. Prerequisite: MUS 112, 241, 320, 320L, and 344. A cumulative application of musical skills and theory while working in a cooperative environment. Students will complete an audio or multimedia production in alignment with professional musical goals. 

MUS 450. Film Scoring and Multimedia (3; F even)
Three hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 241 or consent of the instructor. Study of techniques and technology used in film scoring and in preparing sound for videogames and other media

MUS 451. Orchestration (3; F even)
Three hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 242. Offered alternate years. Study of the ranges, colors, and techniques of the families of orchestral instruments. Scoring for homogeneous and mixed ensembles; scoring of simple materials for full orchestra. Score reading.

MUS 452. Fugal Technique (3; F even)
Three hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 242 or consent of the instructor. Study and writing of double counterpoint, canons, and fugues in three and four voices.

MUS 453. Topics in Electronic Music (3; S odd)
Three hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 241 or consent of the instructor. Study of forms of synthesis and techniques used in computer-based composition.  Topics will rotate. Course may be repeated for credit.

MUS 456. Reading & Transposition (2; F even)
Two hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 242 or permission of instructor. Offered alternate years. Advanced sight-reading, sight-transposition, score reading and accompanying.

MUS 462. Music Education Internship (9)
Prerequisites: A 2.0 GPA in the teaching field and in the total program, and the appropriate methods and materials courses. Available the fall or spring semester of the senior year.

MUS 464. Music for Elementary Teachers (2; S even)
Three hours per week. For elementary education majors. May be taken for graduate credit. Does not fulfill requirements for degrees in the Department of Music. Philosophy of music in the elementary schools. Survey of methods and literature. Includes the discussion and activity approach to singing, rhythm, movements, creativity, listening, and to the melody, harmony, and rhythm instruments.

MUS 476. Special Topics in Music (var. 1-6; 3, F)
May be repeated for credit with topic changes. Selected topics of student interest and musical significance.

MUS 485. Solo Literature Seminar I (2; S)
Two hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 232. MUS 485 is required for all BM students with a major in performance and performance option in voice, piano, organ or instrumental performance. Voice section offered alternate years. Covers the basic repertoire from early historical periods to contemporary music, with emphasis on stylistic and technical problems.

MUS 486. Solo Literature Seminar II (2; S)
Two hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 485. MUS 486 is required for all BM students with a major in performance and performance option in piano  performance. Covers the basic repertoire from early historical periods to contemporary music, with emphasis on stylistic and technical problems.

MUS 490. Music Business Internship (max. 6)
The internship must be approved by the Department of Music chair and the deans of the Colleges of Fine Arts and Business Administration. Application forms are available from the Department of Music office or the music-business faculty advisor. The student must secure a faculty sponsor and a sponsoring agency and the forms should be completed and filed in the Department of Music office no later than one month before the semester during which the internship is to be done.

MUS 501. Seminar in Music Education (3; F odd)
Three hours per week. Introduction to graduate study. The study of the philosophy and rationale of music education programs. Trends and curriculum practices.

MUS 502. Topics in Music Education (3; F even)
Three hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 501.  A study of theory, techniques, and procedures in the reporting of objective research projects in music education. Individual projects.

MUS 503. Large Ensemble Literature (3; Band – F ’05, Choral – S ’06, Orchestra - F ’04)
Three hours per week. Offered on an alternating basis. Exploration of appropriate school literature for chorus, band, or orchestra.

MUS 505. Applied Private Lessons (1)
One-half hour lesson per week; minimum of 5-10 hours practice per week. Admission by audition only. May be repeated for credit.

MUS 507. Applied Private Lessons (3)
One hour lesson per week; minimum of 10-15 hours practice per week. Admission by audition only. May be repeated for credit.

MUS 508. Special Topics in Music (var. 3-6)
May be repeated for credit when topic changes. Selected topics of student interest and musical significance.

MUS 509. Applied Private Lessons (4)
One and one-half hour lesson per week; minimum of -15-20 hours practice per week. Admission by audition only. May be repeated for credit.  An eventual recital is expected of all students accepted for MUS 509 credit.

MUS 511. Music Seminar (var. 1-3)
One to three hours per week. Two credit hours. Course may be repeated when the content is different. Study topics in music and music education. Topics include but are not limited to: North Florida Orff Chapter/JU Orff Teaching Methods Workshop Series. Five Saturday Workshops that occur throughout the year. Typical topics include the Orff Teaching approach and current topics in music and music education, including singing, rhythmic training, percussion, movement and dance, recorder, and improvisation. Nationally known clinicians featured. In-class presentations and preparation of pedagogical materials required.

MUS 520.  JU Concert Choir (1)
Three to four hours per week. Audition only. May be repeated for credit. Graduate students are expected to serve as soloists, section leaders, and conducting assistants.

MUS 522. Wind Ensemble (1)
Five hours per week. May be repeated for credit. Open to students who have previous experience with an instrument suitable to the band. Graduate students are expected to serve as soloists, section leaders, and conducting assistants.

MUS 527. University Orchestra (1)
Four hours per week. Audition only. May be repeated for credit. Graduate students are expected to serve as soloists, section leaders, and conducting assistants.

MUS 529. Jazz Band (1)
Three hours per week. Audition only. May be repeated for credit. Graduate students are expected to serve as soloists, section leaders, and conducting assistants.

MUS 531. 20th-Century Music (3; F)
Three hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 232. A study of Western music from Debussy to the present day. Preparation of a research paper and in-class oral presentation are required.

MUS 532. Classic & Romantic Music (3; F odd)
Three hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 232. Offered alternate years. A study of Western music from 1750 to Debussy. Preparation of a research paper and in-class oral presentation are required.

MUS 533. Renaissance & Baroque Music (3; S even)
Three hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 232. A study of Western music in the period from 1450 to 1750. Offered alternate years. Preparation of a research paper and in-class oral presentation are required.

MUS 535. History of Opera (3; F odd)
Two hours per week lecture; one hour laboratory for guided listening. Offered alternate years. A study of the major trends, musical styles, and composers from 1600 to the present day. Problems of opera as an art form and historical solutions. Acquaintance with the history of music is assumed. Preparation of a research paper and in-class oral presentation are required.

MUS 551. Orchestration (3; F even)
Three hours per week. Prerequisite: MUS 242. Review of the ranges, colors, and techniques of the families of orchestral instruments. Scoring for homogeneous and mixed ensembles with use of advanced techniques in scoring for full orchestra. Score reading and score production required. Offered alternate years.

MUS 564. Music for Elementary Teachers (2)
Three hours per week. For graduate elementary education majors. Does not fulfill requirements for degrees in the Department of Music. Philosophy of music in the elementary schools. Survey of methods and literature. Includes the discussion and activity approach to singing, rhythm, movements, creativity, listening, and to the melody, harmony, and rhythm instruments.

MUS 581. Applied Pedagogy (2)
Two hours per week. Voice section offered alternate years. Methods of teaching, lists of teaching materials, study of special problems. Preparation of a research paper and in-class oral presentations are required.


APPLIED MUSIC COURSES

Private instruction in most instruments, composition, and voice. 
Instrumental classes are open to freshmen by permission of the instructor.


MUS 102. Applied Elective – Non-major (2)
One hour lesson per week; minimum of 10 hours practice per week. Consent of department. May be repeated for credit. These courses do not count toward a major or minor in music.

MUS 105. Applied Elective – Non-major (1)
One-half hour lesson per week; minimum of 5 hours practice per week. Consent of department. May be repeated for credit. These courses do not count toward a major or minor in music.

MUS 302. Applied Elective – Non-major (2)
One hour lesson per week; minimum of 10 hours practice per week. Prerequisite: Successful completion of four semesters of MUS 105 or MUS 102, or consent of department. May be repeated for credit. These courses do not count toward a major or minor in music.

MUS 305. Applied Elective – Non-major (1)
One-half hour lesson per week; minimum of 5 hours practice per week. Prerequisite: Successful completion of four semesters of MUS 105 or MUS 102, or consent of department. May be repeated for credit. These courses do not count toward a major or minor in music.

PRINCIPAL APPLIED MUSIC COURSES 

Major or Minor in Music


MUS 202. Principal Applied (2)
One hour lesson per week; minimum of 10-12 hours practice per week. Admission by audition only. Includes co-requisite enrollment in MUS 100 and MUS 208 Lab. May be repeated for credit.

MUS 203. Principal Applied (3)
One and one-half hours lesson per week; minimum of 10-12 hours practice per week. Admission by audition only. Includes co-requisite enrollment in MUS 100 and MUS 208 Lab. May be repeated for credit.

MUS 402. Principal Applied (2)
One hour lesson per week; minimum of 10-20 hours practice per week. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MUS 200, Sophomore Qualifying Examination. Includes co-requisite enrollment in MUS 100 and MUS 408 Lab. May be repeated for credit.

MUS 404. Principal Applied (3)
One and one-half hours lesson per week; minimum of 10-20 hours practice per week. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MUS 200, Sophomore Qualifying Examination. Includes co-requisite enrollment in MUS 100 and MUS 408 Lab. May be repeated for credit.

SECONDARY APPLIED MUSIC COURSES

Major or Minor in Music


MUS 205. Secondary Applied (1)
One-half hour lesson per week; minimum of 5 hours practice per week. May be repeated for credit.

MUS 405. Secondary Applied (1)
One-half hour lesson per week; minimum of 5 hours practice per week. Prerequisite: Successful completion of four semesters of MUS 205 or MUS 202, or admission by audition. May be repeated for credit.

ENSEMBLES

Open to all students by audition or permission of the instructor.


MUS 220-420.  JU Concert Choir (1)
Three to four hours per week. Audition only. May be repeated for credit.

MUS 222- 422. Wind Ensemble (1)
Five hours per week. Open to all students who have previous experience with an instrument suitable to the concert band. May be repeated for credit.

MUS 223- 423. JU Athletic Band (1; F/S)
Five hours per week, plus performances as announced. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Open to all students who have had previous experience with an instrument suitable to the athletic band. May be repeated for credit. 

MUS 227- 427. University Orchestra (1)                                                                                                                                                 Four hours per week. Audition only. May be repeated for credit.

MUS 228- 428. University Singers (1; F/S)
Five hours per week. Audition only. May be repeated for credit.

 

MUS 229-429. Jazz Band (1)
Three hours per week. Audition only. May be repeated for credit.

MUS 327. Music Ensembles (1)
One to three hours per week. Consent of instructor. Ensembles are open to all students by audition or permission of the instructor. Small ensembles such as brass quintet, guitar ensemble, jazz combo, African/Latin hand drumming, drum line, percussion ensemble, string quartet, and woodwind quintet. May be repeated for credit.

 

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