Music

Programs

Course Descriptions

MU1141: Chorus I

Credits 1
Open admission to college students. Focus on correct vocal technique and choral style. Performance of sacred and secular music literature representing all style periods. Several public programs and concerts each semester. May be repeated for credit.

MU1151: Chorus II

Credits 1
Open admission to college students. Focus on correct vocal technique and choral style. Performance of sacred and secular music literature representing all style periods. Several public programs and concerts each semester. May be repeated for credit.

MU1161: Chorus III

Credits 1
Open admission to college students. Focus on correct vocal technique and choral style. Performance of sacred and secular music literature representing all style periods. Several public programs and concerts each semester.

MU1171: Chorus IV

Credits 1
Open admission to college students. Focus on correct vocal technique and choral style. Performance of sacred and secular music literature representing all style periods. Several public programs and concerts each semester. May be repeated for credit.

MU1203: Music Appreciation

Credits 3
This course is an overview of music through the ages, its place in society, its language, and its masterworks. An elective designed to provide the student with additional breadth and enjoyment through listening and discussion of selected works. EduKan course number: MU176

MU1303: Theory I

Credits 3
First semester. A study of major and minor scales, intervals, primary and secondary triads, cadences and part-writing exercises. Application at the piano of harmonic progressions and principles in this course.

MU1313: Theory II

Credits 3

Second semester. Continuation of Music Theory I including the dominant seventh and supertonic seventh chords. Modulation. Non-harmonic tones. Application at the piano of principles and techniques presented in this course.

MU1323: Theory III

Credits 3

Continuation of Theory II, including seventh chords, altered chords, advanced modulation, voice leadings.

MU1333: Theory IV

Credits 3

Continuation of Theory III. Study of the harmonic practices of the late 19th Century and into the 20th Century. Application of principles through performance and written exercises.

MU1402: Sight Singing & Ear Train I

Credits 2
First semester. Harmonic and melodic dictation, applying principles and techniques presented in Theory I along with development of sight reading skills.

MU1803: Jazz Appreciation

Credits 3
History of jazz from its beginning to the present rock styles which utilize jazz. The appreciation of the art form will be studied through the elements that make up all music. Special emphasis will be given to the development of jazz and its contribution to American culture.

MU2202: Introduction to Conducting

Credits 3
An introduction into vocal and instrumental conducting. Starting with basic beat patterns and progressing into more advanced rhythms. Besides having a chance to conduct in class, the student will have a chance to conduct in front of the choir or wind ensemble. This should enhance the appreciation and apprehension of being in front of an ensemble.

MU2402: Sight Singing & Ear Train III

Credits 2
Consists of harmonic and melodic dictation, applying principles, and techniques presented in Theory III. Further development of sight reading skills, including all major and minor keys and simple part singing.

MU2851: Concert Band I

Credits 1
Study through performance of music for wind band. Development of fundamentals appropriate to a performing group. Performs two concerts each semester (fall and spring). Community performances are also possible.

MU2861: Concert Band II

Credits 1
Study through performance of music for wind band. Development of fundamentals appropriate to a performing group. Performs two concerts each semester (fall and spring). Community performances are also possible.

MU2871: Concert Band III

Credits 1
Study through performance of music for wind band. Development of fundamentals appropriate to a performing group. Performs two concerts each semester (fall and spring). Community performances are also possible.

MU2881: Concert Band IV

Credits 1
Study through performance of music for wind band. Development of fundamentals appropriate to a performing group. Performs two concerts each semester (fall and spring). Community performances are also possible.

MUF1612: Applied Music I/ Finale

Credits 2
Private instruction in the area of Finale music notation software. An additional fee is required for this course. Two hours credit for music majors only by permission of instructor.

MUF1622: Applied MusicII/ Finale

Credits 2
Private instruction in the area of Finale music notation software. An additional fee is required for this course. Two hours credit for music majors only by permission of instructor.

MUG1612: Applied Music I/Guitar

Credits 2
Private instruction in the area of guitar. Student recital performance is required. An additional fee is required for this course. Two hours credit for music majors only by permission of instructor.

MUG1612: Applied Music I/ Guitar

Credits 1 Max Credits 2

Private instruction in the area of guitar. Student recital performance is required. An additional fee is required for this course. Two hours credit for music majors only by permission of instructor.

MUG1622: Applied Music II/ Guitar

Credits 2
Private instruction in the area of guitar. Student recital performance is required. An additional fee is required for this course. Two hours credit for music majors only by permission of instructor.

MUG1622: Applied Music II/ Guitar

Credits 1 Max Credits 2

Private instruction in the area of guitar. Student recital performance is required. An additional fee is required for this course. Two hours credit for music majors only by permission of instructor.

MUG1632: Applied Music III/ Guitar

Credits 1 Max Credits 2

Private instruction in the area of guitar. Student recital performance is required. An additional fee is required for this course. Two hours credit for music majors only by permission of instructor.

MUG1642: Applied Music IV / Guitar

Credits 1 Max Credits 2

Private instruction in the area of guitar. Student recital performance is required. An additional fee is required for this course. Two hours credit for music majors only by permission of instructor.

MUI1612: Applied Music I/ Instrument

Credits 2
Private instruction in the area of woodwind, brass, and percussion. Student recital performance is required. An additional fee is required for this course. Two hours credit for music majors only by permission of instructor.

MUI1622: Applied Music II/ Instrument

Credits 2
Private instruction in the area of woodwind, brass, and percussion. Student recital performance is required. An additional fee is required for this course. Two hours credit for music majors only by permission of instructor

MUI1632: Applied Music III/ Instrument

Credits 2
Private instruction in the area of woodwind, brass, and percussion. Student recital performance is required. An additional fee is required for this course. Two hours credit for music majors only by permission of instructor.

MUI1642: Applied Music IV/ Instrument

Credits 2
Private instruction in the area of woodwind, brass, and percussion. Student recital performance is required. An additional fee is required for this course. Two hours credit for music majors only by permission of instructor.

MUP1612: Applied Music I/ Piano

Credits 2
Private instruction in the area of piano. Student recital performance is required. Two hours credit for music majors only by permission of instructor.

MUP1622: Applied Music II/ Piano

Credits 2
Private instruction in the area of piano. Student recital performance is required. Two hours credit for music majors only by permission of instructor.

MUP1632: Applied MusicIII/ Piano

Credits 2
Private instruction in the area of piano. Student recital performance is required. Two hours credit for music majors only by permission of instructor.

MUP1642: Applied Music IV/ Piano

Credits 2
Private instruction in the area of piano. Student recital performance is required. Two hours credit for music majors only by permission of instructor.

MUV1612: Applied Music I/ Voice

Credits 2
Private instruction in the area of voice. Student recital performance is required. An additional fee is required for this course. Two hours credit for music majors only by permission of instructor.

MUV1622: Applied Music II/ Voice

Credits 2
Private instruction in the area of voice. Student recital performance is required. An additional fee is required for this course. Two hours credit for music majors only by permission of instructor.

MUV1632: Applied Music III/ Voice

Credits 2
Private instruction in the area of voice. Student recital performance is required. An additional fee is required for this course. Two hours credit for music majors only by permission of instructor.

MUV1642: Applied Music IV/ Voice

Credits 2
Private instruction in the area of voice. Student recital performance is required. An additional fee is required for this course. Two hours credit for music majors only by permission of instructor.