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MUS 066 Beginning Music Reading I (1 credit)

An introductory course for Music Reading (MUS 101R). Course content includes instruction in the recognition/performance of rhythms, pitches, meters and notational systems.

MUS 067 Beginning Music Reading II (1 credit)

A continuation of MUS 066 which includes instruction in the recognition/performance of rhythms, pitches and meters. Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor.

MUS 100A Convocation (1 credit)

This class is designed to provide professional concerts to help build strong professional music attitudes concerning repertoire and performance, to provide performing opportunities for soloists or groups presenting professional level concerts, and to raise the level of profssional musical consciousness for many performing mediums and styles.

MUS 100B Convocation ( 1 credit)
MUS 100C Convocation ( 1 credit)
MUS 100D Convocation ( 1 credit)

MUS 101D Diction for Singers (3 credits)

A basic study of French, German and Italian diction with practical application to singing.

MUS 101K Keyboard Harmony (1 credit)

Explores basic concepts of tonality/modality; primary triads and their inversions, modes and modal inflections; secondary triads; standard chord progressions involving these elements; and chord nomenclature.

MUS 101R Music Reading (1 credit)

Music Reading (solfeggio) is a four-semester course designed to aid the Music student in aural recognition of pitch and rhythm by sight and develop the ability to sing back or clap back the same. Sight-singing exercises are of increasing complexity. Recognition of intervals and chords by sight and sound and dictation study (the ability to indicate prescribed pitches and/or rhythmical patterns on music staff paper) are required. Prerequisite for each semester is successful completion of the prior semester.

MUS 101T Music Theory (3 credits)

Covers notation, scales (major, minor and chromatic), tempo designations, intervals, triads, phase structure and cadences, modes and beginning study of four-part harmony and figure bass. Ear training in all areas is included. Prerequisite: Music Theory test and Permission of Instructor.

MUS 102K Keyboard Harmony (1 credit)

A continuation of MUS 101K using various musical excerpts embodying first-semester materials. Extensive work is done in the minor mode. There is continued study of chord nomenclature, and non-harmonic tones are introduced. Prerequisite: MUS 101K.

MUS 102R Music Reading (1 credit)

Music Reading (solfeggio) is a four-semester course designed to aid the Music student in aural recognition of pitch and rhythm by sight and develop the ability to sing back or clap back the same. Sight-singing exercises are of increasing complexity. Recognition of intervals and chords by sight and sound and dictation study (the ability to indicate prescribed pitches and/or rhythmical patterns on music staff paper) are required. Prerequisite for each semester is successful completion of the prior semester.

MUS 102T Music Theory (3 credits)

Four-part harmony and figured bass studies are continued; non-harmonic tones are included; instrumental transpositions, arrangements and performances are done; introduction to dodecaphonic technique through analysis is included. Ear training in chord quality and position, two-part melodic dictation and identification of non-harmonic tones are addressed. Prerequisite: MUS 101T or Permission of Instructor.

MUS 103 Music Appreciation I (3 credits)

An introduction to the basic elements of music. Areas explored include the symphony orchestra and other performing media. The course investigates styles and techniques of the 18th and 19th Centuries through the use of recordings and visual aids with the aim of more complete understanding and enjoyment of the art. Designed as an elective for liberal arts students not majoring in music.

MUS 104 Music Appreciation II (3 credits)

An examination of the music of today. Topics include the music of other cultures, various types of popular music, music in relation to other media (films, shows, electronics, etc.), and 20th century orchestral/wind ensemble usage. (MUS 103 not needed for MUS 104.)

MUS 105 Survey of Western Music History I (3 credits)

A survey of music in western civilization from the Gregorian chant through the baroque period. Not open to non-music majors.

MUS 106 Survey of Western Music History II (3 credits)

A continuation of MUS 105 from Classic through 20th Century. Not open to non-music majors.

MUS 107 Applied Music Instruction (2 credits)

Private study for each student in voice, piano, guitar, electric bass and drum set or an orchestral or band instrument depending upon availability of faculty. Department audition and permission card required. Additional fee for private lessons.

MUS 107A Drum Set Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 107B Flute Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 107C Oboe Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 107D Clarinet Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 107E Bassoon Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 107F Saxophone Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 107G Trumpet/Cornet Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 107H French Horn Lessons        (2 credits)
MUS 107J Trombone Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 107K Euphonium/Baritone Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 107M Tuba Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 107N Piano Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 107P Percussion Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 107Q Electric Bass Lessons        (2 credits)
MUS 107S Harp Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 107T Guitar Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 107U Voice Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 107V Violin Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 107W Viola Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 107X Cello Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 107Y Contrabass Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 107Z Organ Lessons         (2 credits)

MUS 108 Applied Music Instruction (2 credits)

Private study for each student in voice, piano, guitar, electric bass and drum set or an orchestral or band instrument depending upon availability of faculty. Department audition and permission card required. Additional fee for private lessons.

MUS 108A Drum Set Lessons        (2 credits)
MUS 108B Flute Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108C Oboe Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108D Clarinet Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108E Bassoon Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108F Saxophone Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108G Trumpet/Cornet Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108H French Horn Lessons        (2 credits)
MUS 108J Trombone Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108K Euphonium/Baritone Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108M Tuba Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108N Piano Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108P Percussion Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108Q Electric Bass Lessons        (2 credits)
MUS 108S Harp Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108T Guitar Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108U Voice Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108V Violin Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108W Viola Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108X Cello Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108Y Contrabass Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108Z Organ Lessons         (2 credits)

MUS 109 Applied Music Instruction (2 credit)

Private study for each student in voice, piano, guitar, electric bass and drum set or an orchestral or band instrument depending upon availability of faculty. Department audition and permission card required. Additional fee for private lessons.

MUS 108A Drum Set Lessons        (2 credits)
MUS 108B Flute Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108C Oboe Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108D Clarinet Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108E Bassoon Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108F Saxophone Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108G Trumpet/Cornet Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108H French Horn Lessons        (2 credits)
MUS 108J Trombone Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108K Euphonium/Baritone Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108M Tuba Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108N Piano Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108P Percussion Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108Q Electric Bass Lessons        (2 credits)
MUS 108S Harp Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108T Guitar Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108U Voice Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108V Violin Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108W Viola Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108X Cello Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108Y Contrabass Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 108Z Organ Lessons         (2 credits)

MUS 110 - MUS 112 Applied Music Instruction (2 credit)

Private study for each student in voice, piano, guitar, electric bass and drum set or an orchestral or band instrument depending upon availability of faculty. Department audition and permission card required. Additional fee for private lessons.

MUS 110A Drum Set Lessons        (2 credits)
MUS 110B Flute Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 110C Oboe Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 110D Clarinet Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 110E Bassoon Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 110F Saxophone Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 110G Trumpet/Cornet Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 110H French Horn Lessons        (2 credits)
MUS 110J Trombone Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 110K Euphonium/Baritone Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 110M Tuba Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 110N Piano Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 110P Percussion Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 110Q Electric Bass Lessons        (2 credits)
MUS 110S Harp Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 110T Guitar Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 110U Voice Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 110V Violin Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 110W Viola Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 110X Cello Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 110Y Contrabass Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 110Z Organ Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 111A Drum Set Lessons        (2 credits)
MUS 111B Flute Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 111C Oboe Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 111D Clarinet Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 111E Bassoon Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 111F Saxophone Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 111G Trumpet/Cornet Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 111H French Horn Lessons        (2 credits)
MUS 111J Trombone Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 111K Euphonium/Baritone Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 111M Tuba Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 111N Piano Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 111P Percussion Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 111Q Electric Bass Lessons        (2 credits)
MUS 111S Applied Harp         (2 credits)
MUS 111T Guitar Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 111U Voice Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 111V Violin Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 111W Viola Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 111X Cello Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 111Y Contrabass Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 111Z Organ Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 112A Drum Set Lessons        (2 credits)
MUS 112B Flute Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 112C Oboe Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 112D Clarinet Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 112E Bassoon Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 112F Saxophone Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 112G Trumpet/Cornet Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 112H French Horn Lessons        (2 credits)
MUS 112J Trombone Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 112K Euphonium/Baritone Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 112M Tuba Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 112N Piano Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 112P Percussion Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 112Q Electric Bass Lessons        (2 credits)
MUS 112S Applied Harp Lessons        (2 credits)
MUS 112T Guitar Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 112U Voice Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 112V Violin Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 112W Viola Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 112X Cello Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 112Y Contrabass Lessons         (2 credits)
MUS 112Z Organ Lessons         (2 credits)

MUS 113 Applied Piano Minor (1 credit)

Non-piano majors must study piano for four semesters or until able to pass a proficiency examination.

MUS 113A Applied Piano Minor Class (1 credit)

A beginning course designed for non-music majors to teach basic technique/reading on piano in an electric piano lab.

MUS 114 Applied Piano Minor (1 credit)

Non-piano majors must study piano for four semesters or until able to pass a proficiency examination.

MUS 115 Applied Piano Minor (1 credit)

Non-piano majors must study piano for four semesters or until able to pass a proficiency examination.

MUS 116 Applied Piano Minor (1 credit)

Non-piano majors must study piano for four semesters or until able to pass a proficiency examination.

MUS 121-MUS 122 Repertory (1 credit)

An intensive study of the history and literature available and/ or the performance methods for each of the instrumental or vocal disciplines for which the course is offered. Four semesters are required for the A.A.S. degree in music.

MUS 121A Drum Set Repertory        (2 credits)
MUS 121B Flute Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 121C Oboe Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 121D Clarinet Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 121E Bassoon Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 121F Saxophone Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 121G Trumpet Repertory-Freshman         (2 credits)
MUS 121H French Horn Repertory        (2 credits)
MUS 121J Low Brass Repertory        (2 credits)
MUS 121M Tuba Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 121N Piano Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 121P Percussion Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 121Q Electric Bass Repertory        (2 credits)
MUS 121T Guitar Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 121U Voice Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 121V Violin/Viola Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 121Y Cello/String Bass Repertory        (2 credits)
MUS 121Z Organ Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 122A Drum Set Repertory        (2 credits)
MUS 122B Flute Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 122C Oboe Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 122D Clarinet Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 122E Bassoon Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 122F Saxophone Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 122G Trumpet Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 122H French Horn Repertory        (2 credits)
MUS 122J Low Brass Repertory        (2 credits)
MUS 122M Tuba Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 122N Piano Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 122P Percussion Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 122Q Electric Bass Repertory        (2 credits)
MUS 122T Guitar Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 122U Voice Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 122V Violin/Viola Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 122Y Cello/String Bass Repertory        (2 credits)
MUS 122Z Organ Repertory         (2 credits)

MUS 122 Repertory (1 credits)

The following Repertory courses earn one credit:

MUS 122A Drum Set Repertory        (2 credits)
MUS 122B Flute Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 122C Oboe Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 122D Clarinet Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 122E Bassoon Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 122F Saxophone Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 122G Trumpet Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 122H French Horn Repertory        (2 credits)
MUS 122J Low Brass Repertory        (2 credits)
MUS 122M Tuba Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 122N Piano Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 122P Percussion Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 122Q Electric Bass Repertory        (2 credits)
MUS 122T Guitar Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 122U Voice Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 122V Violin/Viola Repertory         (2 credits)
MUS 122Y Cello/String Bass Repertory        (2 credits)
MUS 122Z Organ Repertory         (2 credits)

MUS 151-MUS 152 Ensemble (0.5 credits)

Provides suitable repertoire for study and performance for the particular ensemble. Provides the vehicles for the successful study and performance of that repertoire. Supplies sufficient performing opportunities whether departmental, college-wide or in the community. Illustrates varied teaching techniques for that particular type of ensemble. Audition REQUIRED or POI; open to all college students.  Contact Music department for audition details.

MUS 151B Flute Choir         (0.5 credits)
MUS 151C String Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 151D Clarinet Choir         (0.5 credits)
MUS 151E Wind Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 151F Saxophone Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 151G Latin Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 151H Horn Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 151J Big Band Jazz        (0.5 credits)
MUS 151L Woodwind Quintet         (0.5 credits)
MUS 151P Percussion Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 151R Concert Choir         (0.5 credits)
MUS 151T Guitar Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 151V OCC Singers         (0.5 credits)
MUS 151X Improvisation          (0.5 credits)
MUS 151Y Brass Quintet         (0.5 credits)
MUS 152B Flute Choir         (0.5 credits)
MUS 152C String Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 152D Clarinet Choir         (0.5 credits)
MUS 152E Wind Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 152F Saxophone Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 152G Latin Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 152H French Horn Repertory        (0.5 credits)
MUS 152J Big Band Jazz        (0.5 credits)
MUS 152L Woodwind Quintet         (0.5 credits)
MUS 152P Percussion Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 152R Concert Choir         (0.5 credits)
MUS 152S Accompanying          (0.5 credits)
MUS 152T Guitar Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 152V OCC Singers         (0.5 credits)
MUS 152X Improvisation          (0.5 credits)
MUS 152Y Brass Quintet         (0.5 credits)

MUS 152 Ensemble (0.5 credits)

MUS 152B Flute Choir         (0.5 credits)
MUS 152C String Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 152D Clarinet Choir         (0.5 credits)
MUS 152E Wind Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 152F Saxophone Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 152G Latin Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 152H French Horn Repertory        (0.5 credits)
MUS 152J Big Band Jazz        (0.5 credits)
MUS 152L Woodwind Quintet         (0.5 credits)
MUS 152P Percussion Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 152R Concert Choir         (0.5 credits)
MUS 152S Accompanying          (0.5 credits)
MUS 152T Guitar Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 152V OCC Singers         (0.5 credits)
MUS 152X Improvisation          (0.5 credits)
MUS 152Y Brass Quintet         (0.5 credits)

MUS 160 Introduction to Music Theory I (3 credits)

A course in basic music theory, including notation, scales, intervals, rhythmic elements, ear training, chords and modes. Designed for the non-music major and/or prospective music major, as determined by audition process. Does not fulfill Music curriculum requirements.

MUS 161 Introduction Music Theory II (3 credits)

Continues studies of scales, intervals, key signatures, ear training and chord studies. Minor scales and harmonization of melodies are introduced. Prerequisite: MUS 160 or Permission of Instructor. Not applicable to Music curriculum requirements.

MUS 162P Hand Drumming (2 credits)

Class instruction for the beginner and the hand drummer needing a refresher course in the fundamentals of hand drumming. Major emphasis given to technique and classic rhythms.

MUS 162T Guitar Class I (2 credits)

Class instruction for the beginning guitarist. Both pick and finger-style (classical) guitar are taught simultaneously. A primary goal will be to develop sight reading skills.

MUS 162U Voice Class I (2 credits)

Class instruction for the beginner and the vocalist needing a refresher course in voice fundamentals. Major emphasis given to breathing exercises and vocalization technique. Classical and folk singing in groups and individual settings.

MUS 162X The Art of Popular Singing (2 credits)

Class instruction for the vocalist, from beginning to advanced, focusing on jazz and pop performance techniques that comprise the skills of what is traditionally called popular singing. This is not a course in voice fundamentals (MUS 162U), but rather a class-oriented setting designed to enhance the vocalist's abilities specifically in the jazz/pop idiom.

MUS 163T Guitar II (2 credits)

A continuation of techniques from 162T.

MUS 166 Introduction to Ethnic Music (3 credits)

A study of African music and its influence on other cultures, including Middle Eastern, South American, Caribbean, and North American/European music.

MUS 168 Drum Set I (1 credit)

Basic rhythmic reading skills taught in a class situation. Additional material covered includes basic hand technique, coordination exercises, chart reading. Playing time on drum set dependent on class size/background of those registered. No prerequisite, but some musical background is preferable.

MUS 182 Music As a Business (3 credits)

The purpose of this course is to study the power structure and operation of the music business from large companies to retail stores, and to understand the way money is being distributed in a multiplicity of jobs from individual artists to company presidents.

MUS 185 Piano Literature of the 18th Century (1 credit)

A study of the historical development of the piano and its literature traced through the most important works written for the harpsichord, clavichord, fortepiano, and piano in the 18th century. Will emphasize aural differentiation among the instruments and the styles of J.S. Bach, Handel, D. Scarlatti, Bach's sons, Haydn, Mozart, Clementi, and the young Beethoven. Prerequisite: MUS piano major.

MUS 186 Piano Literature of the Early 19th Century (1 credit)

A study of the historical development of piano literature traced through the most important works written between 1800 and 1850. Will emphasize aural differentiation of the styles of Schubert, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann, Weber, Mendelssohn and the young Liszt. Prerequisite: MUS piano major.

MUS 187 Piano Literature of the Late 19th Century (1 credit)

A study of the historical development of piano literature traced through the most important works written between 1850 and 1900. Will emphasize aural differentiation of the styles of Brahms, the mature Liszt, Grieg, Franck, Albeniz, Reger, and the young Busoni. Prerequisite: MUS piano major.

MUS 188 Piano Literature of the 20th Century (1 credit)

A study of the historical development of piano literature traced through the most important works written during the 20th century. Will emphasize aural differentiation of the styles of Debussy, Ravel, Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Bartok, Stravinsky, Busoni, Schoenberg, Boulez, Stockhausen. Prerequisite: MUS piano major.

MUS 190 Introduction to Music Software With MIDI (3 credits)

A study of MIDI applications using hardware and software as a tool to improve musicianship. The course will utilize the new technology to enhance and reinforce basic classroom concepts. Emphasis will be placed on hands-on involvement using software programs for Music Theory, Music History, and Jazz Improvisation.

MUS 201K Keyboard Harmony (1 credit)

Explores secondary dominants, diminished seventh chords, augmented sixth chords, chord substitution, and chord nomenclature; pieces embodying these elements are studied. Prerequisite: MUS 101K, MUS 102K or Permission of Instructor.

MUS 201R Music Reading (1 credit)

Music Reading (solfeggio) is a four-semester course designed to aid the Music student in aural recognition of pitch and rhythm by sight and develop the ability to sing back or clap back the same. Sight-singing exercises are of increasing complexity. Recognition of intervals and chords by sight and sound and dictation study (the ability to indicate prescribed pitches and/or rhythmical patterns on music staff paper) are required. Prerequisite for each semester is successful completion of the prior semester.

MUS 201T Music Theory (3 credits)

Diatonic chords and progression are reviewed. Seventh chords are analyzed along with non-dominant seventh chords and their progressions. Altered non-harmonic tones and secondary dominants are studied along with modulation to closely related keys and harmonization of melodies. Four-part diction is introduced. Prerequisite: MUS 101T, MUS 102T or Permission of Instructor. Honors: Prerequisite: 3.5 G.P.A. or Permission of Instructor.

MUS 202K Keyboard Harmony II (1 credit)

Playing styles are discussed, more chord substitutions are introduced, playing from lead sheets and harmonizing unmarked melodies are explained, and compound and polytonal chords are defined. Prerequisite: MUS 101K, MUS 102K, MUS 201K or Permission of Instructor.

MUS 202R Music Reading (1 credit)

Music Reading (solfeggio) is a four-semester course designed to aid the Music student in aural recognition of pitch and rhythm by sight and develop the ability to sing back or clap back the same. Sight-singing exercises are of increasing complexity. Recognition of intervals and chords by sight and sound and dictation study (the ability to indicate prescribed pitches and/or rhythmical patterns on music staff paper) are required. Prerequisite for each semester is successful completion of the prior semester.

MUS 202T Music Theory (3 credits)

Chromatic harmony will be reviewed through harmonic, structural and textural analysis. 18th century counterpoint, terminology and contrapuntal forms (invention, canon, fugue) and basic principles of two-part writing will be introduced through analysis. Classical sonata form will be studied and an analytical paper based on a standard classical sonata form piece will be required. The rise of non-functional harmony will be introduced along with developments in the early and mid-20th century, to include impressionism generally along with the expansion of timbral resources, modal and non-diatonic scales, upper-overtone harmony, non-tertian harmony, serialism, pandiatonicism, neoclassicism, minimalism, aleatoric principles and free atonality. Prerequisites: MUS 101T, 102T, and 201T, or Permission of Instructor.

MUS 203 Introduction to Composition (3 credits)

This is a course in beginning music composition. Aesthetic concepts and specific detailed theoretical concepts and techniques, particularly of the 20th century, will be covered as will introductory 18th century counterpart. Students must have one year of basic music theory and be able to read music to take this course. Prerequisites: MUS 102T and MUS 106 or Permission of Instructor.

MUS 211-MUS 212 Music Instruction (2 credits)

Private study for each student in voice, piano, guitar, electric bass and drum set or an orchestral or band instrument depending upon availability of faculty. Department audition and permission card required. Additional fee for private lessons.

MUS 211A Drum Set Lessons        (2 credits)
MUS 211B Flute Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 211C Oboe Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 211D Clarinet Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 211E Bassoon Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 211F Saxophone Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 211G Trumpet/Cornet Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 211H French Horn Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 211J Trombone Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 211K Euphonium/Baritone Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 211M Tuba Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 211N Piano Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 211P Percussion Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 211Q Electric Bass Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 211S Applied Harp (2 credits)
MUS 211T Guitar Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 211U Voice Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 211V Violin Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 211W Viola Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 211X Cello Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 211Y Contrabass Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 211Z Organ Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 212A Drum Set Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 212B Flute Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 212C Oboe Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 212D Clarinet Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 212E Bassoon Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 212F Saxophone Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 212G Trumpet/Cornet Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 212H French Horn Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 212J Trombone Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 212K Euphonium/Baritone Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 212M Tuba Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 212N Piano Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 212P Percussion Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 212Q Electric Bass Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 212S Applied Harp Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 212T Guitar Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 212U Voice Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 212V Violin Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 212W Viola Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 212X Cello Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 212Y Contrabass Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 212Z Organ Lessons (2 credits)

MUS 215-MUS 218 Applied Music Instruction (2 credits)

Private study in voice, piano, guitar, organ, electric bass drum set or an orchestrial or band instrument- brass, woodwind, strings, percussion. Department audition and permission card required. Additional fee for private lessons.

MUS 215A Drum Set Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 215B Flute Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 215C Oboe Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 215D Clarinet Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 215E Bassoon Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 215F Saxophone Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 215G Trumpet/Cornet Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 215H French Horn Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 215J Trombone Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 215K Euphonium/Baritone Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 215M Tuba Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 215N Piano Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 215P Percussion Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 215Q Electric Bass Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 215T Guitar Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 215U Voice Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 215V Violin Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 215W Viola Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 215X Cello Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 215Y Contrabass Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 215Z Organ Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 216B Flute Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 216C Oboe Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 216D Clarinet Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 216E Bassoon Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 216F Saxophone Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 216G Trumpet/Cornet Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 216H French Horn Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 216J Trombone Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 216K Euphonium/Baritone Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 216M Tuba Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 216N Piano Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 216P Percussion Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 216Q Electric Bass Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 216T Guitar Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 216U Voice Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 216V Violin Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 216W Viola Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 216X Cello Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 216Y Contrabass Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 216Z Organ Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 217B Flute Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 217C Oboe Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 217D Clarinet Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 217E Bassoon Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 217F Saxophone Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 217G Trumpet/Cornet Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 217H French Horn Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 217J Trombone Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 217K Euphonium/Baritone Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 217M Tuba Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 217N Piano Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 217P Percussion Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 217T Guitar Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 217U Voice Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 217V Violin Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 217W Viola Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 217X Cello Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 217Y Contrabass Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 217Z Organ Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 218B Flute Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 218C Oboe Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 218D Clarinet Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 218E Bassoon Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 218F Saxophone Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 218G Trumpet/Cornet Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 218H French Horn Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 218J Trombone Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 218K Euphonium/Baritone Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 218M Tuba Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 218N Piano Lessons (1 credits)
MUS 218P Percussion Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 218T Guitar Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 218U Voice Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 218V Violin Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 218W Viola Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 218X Cello Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 218Y Contrabass Lessons (2 credits)
MUS 218Z Organ Lessons (2 credits)

MUS 221-MUS 224 Repertory (1 credit)

An intensive study of the history and literature available and/ or the performance methods for each of the instrumental or vocal disciplines for which the course is offered. Four semesters are required for the A.A.S. degree in music.

MUS 221A Drum Set Repertory        (1 credit)
MUS 221B Flute Repertory         (1 credit)
MUS 221C Oboe Repertory         (1 credit)
MUS 221D Clarinet Repertory         (1 credit)
MUS 221E Bassoon Repertory         (1 credit)
MUS 221F Saxophone Repertory         (1 credit)
MUS 221G Trumpet Rep-Sophomore         (1 credit)
MUS 221H French Horn Repertory        (1 credit)
MUS 221J Low Brass Repertory        (1 credit)
MUS 221M Tuba Repertory         (1 credit)
MUS 221N Piano Rep-Sophomore         (1 credit)
MUS 221P Percussion Repertory         (1 credit)
MUS 221Q Electric Bass Repertory        (1 credit)
MUS 221T Guitar Repertory         (1 credit)
MUS 221U Voice Repertory         (1 credit)
MUS 221V Violin/Viola Repertory         (1 credit)
MUS 221Y Cello/String Bass Repertory        (1 credit)
MUS 221Z Organ Repertory         (1 credit)
MUS 222A Drum Set Repertory        (1 credit)
MUS 222B Flute Repertory         (1 credit)
MUS 222C Oboe Repertory         (1 credit)
MUS 222D Clarinet Repertory         (1 credit)
MUS 222E Bassoon Repertory         (1 credit)
MUS 222F Saxophone Repertory         (1 credit)
MUS 222G Trumpet Repertory-Sophomore         (1 credit)
MUS 222H French Horn Repertory        (1 credit)
MUS 222J Low Brass Repertory        (1 credit)
MUS 222M Tuba Repertory         (1 credit)
MUS 222N Piano Repertory-Sophomore         (1 credit)
MUS 222P Percussion Repertory         (1 credit)
MUS 222Q Electric Bass Repertory        (1 credit)
MUS 222T Guitar Repertory         (1 credit)
MUS 222U Voice Repertory         (1 credit)
MUS 222V Violin/Viola Repertory         (1 credit)
MUS 222Y String Repertory         (1 credit)
MUS 222Z Organ Repertory         (1 credit)
MUS 223B Soph Flute Repertory        (1 credit)
MUS 223H Soph French Horn Rep       (1 credit)
MUS 223J Soph Trombone Rep (1 credit)
MUS 223Q Electric Bass Repertory        (1 credit)
MUS 223U Soph Voice Repertory        (1 credit)
MUS 224B Sophomore Flute Repertory        (1 credit)
MUS 224U Soph Voice Rep        (1 credit)

MUS 251-MUS 252 Ensemble (0.5 credit)

Provides suitable repertoire for study and performance for the particular ensemble. Provides the vehicles for the successful study and performance of that repertoire. Supplies sufficient performing opportunities whether departmental, college-wide or in the community. Illustrates varied teaching techniques for that particular type of ensemble. Audition REQUIRED or POI; open to all college students.  Contact Music department for audition details.

MUS 251B Flute Choir         (0.5 credits)
MUS 251C String Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 251D Clarinet Choir         (0.5 credits)
MUS 251E Wind Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 251F Saxophone Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 251G Latin Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 251H Horn Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 251J Big Band Jazz        (0.5 credits)
MUS 251L Woodwind Quintet         (0.5 credits)
MUS 251P Percussion Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 251R Concert Choir         (0.5 credits)
MUS 251S Accompanying          (0.5 credits)
MUS 251T Guitar Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 251V OCC Singers         (0.5 credits)
MUS 251X Improvisation          (0.5 credits)
MUS 251Y Brass Quintet         (0.5 credits)
MUS 252B Flute Choir         (0.5 credits)
MUS 252C String Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 252D Clarinet Choir         (0.5 credits)
MUS 252E Wind Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 252F Saxophone Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 252G Latin Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 252H Horn Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 252J Big Band Jazz        (0.5 credits)
MUS 252L Woodwind Quintet         (0.5 credits)
MUS 252P Percussion Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 252R Concert Choir         (0.5 credits)
MUS 252S Accompanying          (0.5 credits)
MUS 252T Guitar Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 252V OCC Singers         (0.5 credits)
MUS 252X Improvisation          (0.5 credits)
MUS 252Y Brass Quintet         (0.5 credits)

MUS 252 Ensemble (0.5 credits)

The following Ensembles earn .5 credit:

MUS 252B Flute Choir         (0.5 credits)
MUS 252C String Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 252D Clarinet Choir         (0.5 credits)
MUS 252E Wind Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 252F Saxophone Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 252G Latin Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 252H Horn Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 252J Big Band Jazz        (0.5 credits)
MUS 252L Woodwind Quintet         (0.5 credits)
MUS 252P Percussion Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 252R Concert Choir         (0.5 credits)
MUS 252S Accompanying          (0.5 credits)
MUS 252T Guitar Ensemble         (0.5 credits)
MUS 252V OCC Singers         (0.5 credits)
MUS 252X Improvisation          (0.5 credits)
MUS 252Y Brass Quintet         (0.5 credits)

MUS 253 Perf Org Embls (1.0 credits)

MUS 253 Perf Org Embls (1.0 credits)

MUS 253B Flute Choir (0.5 credits)

Provides suitable repertoire for study and performance for the particular ensemble. Provides the vehicles for the successful study and performance of that repertoire. Supplies sufficient performing opportunities whether departmental, college-wide or in the community. Illustrates varied teaching techniques for that particular type of ensemble. Prerequisite: Audition required or Permission of Instructor; contact Music department for details.

MUS 253J Improvisation I (0.5 credits)

MUS 253J Improvisation I

MUS 253T Guitar Ensemble (0.5 credits)

MUS 253T Guitar Ensemble

MUS 253Y Perf Org Embls (1.0 credits)

MUS 253Y Perf Org Embls

MUS 253-MUS 254 Ensemble (0.5 credit)

Provides suitable repertoire for study and performance for the particular ensemble. Provides the vehicles for the successful study and performance of that repertoire. Supplies sufficient performing opportunities whether departmental, college-wide or in the community. Illustrates varied teaching techniques for that particular type of ensemble. Audition REQUIRED or POI; open to all college students. Contact Music department for audition details.

MUS 253 Perf Org Embls (1.0 credits)
MUS 253B Flute Choir (0.5 credits)
MUS 253E Wind Ensemble (0.5 credits)
MUS 253J Improvisation (0.5 credits)
MUS 253T Guitar Ensemble (0.5 credits)
MUS 253Y Perf Org Embls (1.0 credits)
MUS 254B Flute Choir (0.5 credits)
MUS 254C Concert Choir (0.5 credits)
MUS 254R Concert Choir (0.5 credits)

MUS 254B Flute Choir (0.5 credits)

Provides suitable repertoire for study and performance for the particular ensemble. Provides the vehicles for the successful study and performance of that repertoire. Supplies sufficient performing opportunities whether departmental, college-wide or in the community. Illustrates varied teaching techniques for that particular type of ensemble. Prerequisite: Audition required or Permission of Instructor; contact Music department for details.

MUS 254C Concert Choir (0.5 credits)

MUS 254C Concert Choir.

MUS 254R Concert Choir (0.5 credits)

MUS 254R Concert Choir.