UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN OSHKOSH

MUSIC



James Grine, Chairperson
Department Office: Arts and Communications N206/210
Department Telephone: 920-424-4224

CODE 73 or MUSIC

I. FACULTY

Andrews, Atwell, Bahcall, Chapman, Chaudoir, Clark, Cowley, Gainacopulos, Gray, Grine, Gullickson, Harbach, Hassel, Hoffmeister, Isaacson, Lloyd, Lovelace, McWilliams, Messner, Minniear, Schaefer, Sorensen, E. Wang, J. Wang

II. DEGREES

Undergraduate: A major in Music can lead to the degree: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Music. A major in Music Therapy can lead to the degree: Bachelor of Music. A major in Music Education can lead to the degree: Bachelor of Music Education.

Graduate: The Department does not offer a graduate program.

III. SUMMARY OF FIELDS OF STUDY

1. GOAL(S)
See the department for listing of their goal(s).

2. THE MAJOR(S)
The Department offers 3 majors. These are: 1) Music, 2) Music Therapy, 3) Music Education.
Within the Music major, the Department offers a choice of these 4 emphases: 1) Instrumental Performance, 2) Piano Performance, 3) Vocal Performance, 4) Music Merchandising. Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science programs are also offered.
Within the Music Education major, the Department offers a choice of these 3 emphases: 1) Choral, 2) General Music, 3) Instrumental.
Within the Music Merchandising emphasis of the Music Major, the Department offers 2 options: 1) Recording Technology, 2) Retail.

3. THE MINOR(S)
The Department offers 1 minor(s): 1) Music (Non-teaching).

IV. ADMISSION/GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

1. Entering students must complete an entrance audition, which includes the following, prior to registration:
  • successful completion of an audition in the student's primary performance area;
  • successful completion of the freshman theory placement test (a satisfactory score is a prerequisite to registration in Music 107);
  • piano audition for placement in Music 173, Music 174, Music 273, Music 274 or private instruction Music 171.
2. A special audition is required for admission to the Bachelor of Music Performance program. The student will audition at the end of the first year of applied study.
3. To be eligible for graduation, students must meet all requirements for the degree being sought in addition to earning a minimum grade point average of 2.00 in all courses required for the Music major or minor. Refer to the following sections for complete major/minor course requirements.
4. Those students seeking Wisconsin teacher certification must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.00 in all courses required for their majors and minors in order to meet requirements of the College of Education and Human Services.
5. A 2.5 grade point average is required for admission to the Clinical Experience in Music Therapy and the Internship in Music Merchandising.
6. If a student earns less than a C in any Basic Musicianship course, that course must be repeated immediately in the next term or progress in the specific program major stops.
7. If a student earns less than a C in a repeat of a Basic Musicianship course, progress in the program majors stops.

V. REQUIRED CORE COURSES

Music
  • Music 019 Senior Recital 0 cr.
  • Music 107 Basic Musicianship I 4 cr.
  • Music 108 Basic Musicianship II 4 cr.
  • Music 116 Introduction to Music Literature 2 cr.
  • Music 173 Piano Class 1 cr.
  • Music 174 Piano Class 1 cr.
  • Music 204 Basic Musicianship III 3 cr.
  • Music 205 Survey of Music History I 3 cr.
  • Music 206 Basic Musicianship IV 3 cr.
  • Music 207 Survey of Music History II 3 cr.
  • Music 273 Piano Class 1 cr.
  • Music 274 Piano Class 1 cr.

Other Core Requirements: Registration for the Music Department's weekly convocation. Grades of "P" in all convocation courses are required for graduation.
Registration for a large ensemble in the student's major area (vocal: choir; instrumental: band or orchestra; keyboard or guitar: choir, band, or orchestra) each term the student is in attendance.

Comment:
Students must achieve a grade of C, or higher, in all core courses and in all Applied Music courses (including piano and voice classes) before progressing to the next course in any sequence.

Majors/minors may apply a maximum of 8 units (crs.) of participation in concert organizations toward the 128 units (crs.) required for graduation. Non-music majors or minors may apply a maximum of 4 units (crs.) toward the 128 units (crs.) required for graduation.

The Music Department does not allow any grade replacement repeats for the following music participation courses: Music 100, 111, 121, 123, 127, 129, 131, 141, 151, 208, 233, 234, 308, 311, 321, 323, 327, 329, 331, 333, 341, 349, and 351.

Any units (crs.) exempted in class piano Music 173, 174, 273 or 274 must be made up in other applied music courses. Students must register for primary applied music courses until program requirements have been met. (Non-music majors are required to pay a special fee for applied music lessons.)

VI. THE MAJOR(S), WITH EMPHASES AND/OR OPTIONS

1. MUSIC MAJOR
Recommended for students who plan to pursue music as a profession in areas other than Music Therapy or Music Education.

Required Courses: Required courses for each emphasis are included in the following paragraphs.

Comment:
Students are required to select one of the following emphases.

Students completing Emphases A through E and the undergraduate baccalaureate degree requirements will receive the Bachelor of Music degree. Students completing Emphasis F may apply that toward either the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science Degree.

A. Instrumental Performance Emphasis
Recommended for students who plan a career in instrumental performance or in studio teaching at other than elementary or secondary levels. A special entrance audition is required for admission to this program.

Required Units (crs.): 82 minimum

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
  • Music: Music 009, 306, 307, 387, 403, 404; 4 units (crs.) from: Music 208, 308; 4 units (crs.) from: Music 261, 263, 265, 267

Other Requirements: A minimum of 28 units (crs.) in the student's primary applied area, of which at least 12 must be at the upper level.
Students must follow the Instrumental Performance syllabus appropriate to the area of primary applied study.

Electives: Sufficient to meet the Minimum Requirement:

B. Piano Performance Emphasis
Recommended for students who plan a career in piano performance, or in teaching studio piano at other than the elementary or secondary levels. A special entrance audition is required for admission to this program.

Required Units (crs.): 82 minimum

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
  • Music: Music 009, 303, 306, 307, Music 387 or 388, Music 403 or 404, Music 476, 477, 478; 4 units (crs.) from Music 208 and 308.

Other Requirements: A minimum of 28 units (crs.) in applied piano of which at least 12 must be at the upper level.

Electives: Sufficient to meet the Minimum Requirement:

C. Vocal Performance Emphasis
Recommended for students who plan a career in vocal performance or in teaching studio voice at other than the elementary or secondary level. A special entrance audition is required for admission to this program.

Required Units (crs.): 82 minimum

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
  • Music: Music 009, 303, 304, 306, 307, 388, 485; 4 units (crs.) from: Music 111, 311

Other Requirements: A minimum of 28 units (crs.) in applied voice, of which at least 12 must be at the upper level.

Electives: Sufficient to meet the Minimum Requirement

D. Music Merchandising Emphasis
Recommended for students who plan a career in the various areas of the music industry.


1.Retail Option

Required Units (crs.): 88 minimum

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
  • Business: Business Administration 201 or 209, 323, 352; one course from the following: Business Administration 210, 371, 372, 376 or 379. Completion of the Business minor will substitute for all required business courses above.
  • English: English 309
  • Music: Music 119, 120, 220, Music 306 or 307, Music 355, 356, Music 387 or 388, Music 415, 444; Music 247; three courses from: Music 176, 227, 375, 377

Other Requirements: A minimum of 12 units (crs.), in the student's primary applied area, of which at least 4 must be at the upper level.

Electives: Sufficient to meet the Minimum Requirement including these studies:
  • Economics: Economics 106, 206 or 207

2. Recording Technology Option
Recommended for students who plan a career as a recording technician.

Required Units (crs.): 88 minimum
Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
  • Business: Business Administration 201 or 209, Business Administration 323, 352; one course from the following: Business Administration 210, 371, Business Administration 372 or 376 or 379. Completion of the Business minor will substitute for all required business courses above.
  • English: English 309
  • Music: Music 113, 114, 214, 300, Music 306 or 307, 314, 330, 357, 358, 414, 445; Music 247; three courses from: Music 176, 277, 375, 377.

Other Requirements: A minimum of 12 units (crs.) in the student's primary applied area, of which at least 4 must be at the upper level.

Electives: Sufficient to meet the Minimum Requirement including:
  • Economics: Economics 106, 206 or 207

E. Liberal Arts Emphasis
Recommended for students who wish to obtain a broad education in Music. Students may choose either a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree in Music.

Required Units (crs.): 48 minimum

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
  • Music: Music 306, 307; one course from: Music 303, 304, 403, 404, 476, 477

Other Requirements: A minimum of 12 units (crs.) in the student's primary applied area, of which at least 4 must be at the upper level.

Electives: Sufficient courses from the Department's offerings to meet the Minimum Requirement.

2. MUSIC THERAPY MAJOR
Recommended for students who plan to pursue a career in the varied areas of Music Therapy.

Required Units (crs.): 80 minimum

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
  • Biology: Biology 211 or 104 or 230
  • Health, Physical Education and Recreation: Physical Education and Health Promotion 105
  • Music: Music 117, 118, 176; 2 units (crs.) of Music 179 or 180; Music 182 or 183, Music 184 or 185, Music 277, 287; Music 306 or 307; Music 373, 374, 375; 376, 377, Music 387 or 388; Music 389 or 399; 6 units (crs.) of Music 390, 401, 402, 406, 407, 408
  • Psychology: Psychology 101, 303
  • Sociology/Anthropology: Sociology 101 or Anthropology 102
  • Special Education: Special Education 352
  • Speech: Communication 111

Other Requirements: A minimum of 10 units (crs.) in the student's primary applied area, of which at least 4 must be at the upper level.

Electives: Sufficient courses from the Department's offerings to meet the Minimum Requirement.

Comment:
Music Therapy courses are open only to Music Therapy majors.

Students completing the Music Therapy Major and the undergraduate baccalaureate degree requirements will receive the Bachelor of Music degree.

If piano is the primary instrument or if the student exempts one or more of these, units (crs.) must be made up in applied music (including guitar and guitar class). Regardless of primary instrument, all Music Therapy majors must complete Music 373 and Music 374.

A six month Clinical Experience, Music 408 (internship) in Music Therapy is taken following successful completion of eight semesters' academic work. After internship completion, student is awarded baccalaureate degree and is eligible for membership with the American Music Therapy Association; the graduated student is also eligible to take the required certification exam administered by the Certification Board for Music Therapists, Inc.

A maximum of 4 units (crs.) in Organization may be counted within 133 units (crs.) needed for graduation.

Students are required to achieve a grade of C or above in Music Therapy courses as listed in the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) approved curriculum outline. This is consistent with Department of Music policy for grade minimum in core courses and AMTA’s standards for academic programs.

3. MUSIC EDUCATION MAJOR
Recommended for students who plan to teach music in public or private elementary and secondary schools.

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
  • Music: Music 145 and one course from: Music 303, 304, 403, 404, 476, 477
  • See paragraphs following for courses required in specific emphases.

Other Requirements: All courses for licensure as established by the State Department of Public Instruction and the College of Education and Human Services are also required. Students must meet the Human Relations Code requirement. (See Required Core Courses for the College of Education and Human Services.)

Comment:
Students are required to select only one of the emphases specified in the following paragraphs. However, it is strongly recommended that all students complete the General Music emphasis with the option of an additional emphasis in either Choral or Instrumental Music.

Students completing all undergraduate baccalaureate degree requirements of the Music Department and all College of Education and Human Services undergraduate degree requirements will receive the Bachelor of Music Education Degree.

A. General Music Emphasis
Recommended for students who plan to teach music classes in the public and/or private elementary and/or secondary schools. Preparation is for those courses termed "general music".

Required Units (crs.): 61 minimum

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
  • Music:Music 145, 176, 179, Music 182 or 183, Music 184 or 185, Music 215, 216 or 218, Music 306, 307, 373, 374, 375, 377, 384, 386, Music 387 or 388, Music 485, Music 375,

Other Requirements: A minimum of 10 units (crs.) in the student's primary applied area, of which at least 4 units (crs.) must be at the upper level.

Electives: Sufficient to meet the Minimum Requirement

B. Choral Emphasis
Recommended for students who plan to direct choirs in public or private secondary schools.

Required Units (crs.): 61 minimum

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
  • Music:Music 111 or 311, Music 145, 176, 277, 306, 307, 373, 374, 375, 377, 385, 388, 389, 485.

Other Requirements: A minimum of 12 units (crs.) in the student's primary applied area (voice or piano), of which at least 4 units (crs.) must be at the upper level. Piano majors must have at least 6 units (crs.) of voice. Voice majors must have at least 6 units (crs.) of piano. Participation in a major choral ensemble is required each term.

Electives: Sufficient to meet the Minimum Requirement

C. Instrumental Emphasis
Recommended for students who plan to direct bands or orchestras in the public or private elementary and secondary schools.

Required Units (crs.): 61 minimum

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
  • Music:Music 145, 182, 277, 301, 302, 306, 307, 375, 376, 377, 387, 399, 3 units (crs.) from the following: Music 261, 263, 265, 267, 362, 363, 365.

Other Requirements: A minimum of 12 units (crs.) in the student's primary applied area, of which at least 4 units (crs.) must be at the upper level.

Three units (crs.) from secondary applied areas, above, are required of instrumental music education majors. Two of these units (crs.) must be from secondary applied areas outside the student’s primary applied area. The related instrumental techniques course is a prerequisite to the study of a secondary instrument.

Electives: Sufficient to meet the Minimum Requirement

VII. MINOR(S)

1. MUSIC (NON-TEACHING) MINOR
Recommended for students who wish to pursue a Music minor in a non-teaching area.

Required Units (crs.): 24 minimum

Required Courses:
  • Music:Music 107, Music 108, Music 116

Other Requirements: Four semesters of 1 unit (cr.) each in the student's primary applied area. 6 units (crs.) of Music elective courses and 4 units (crs.) of band, chorus, or orchestra participation.

Electives: Additional courses beyond the Minimum Requirement may be taken from the Department's offerings.

VIII. COURSE OFFERINGS

Music 9 0 units (crs.)
Junior Recital
Required of the performance major. An elective course for any other student who qualifies. Prerequisite: Upper division status in applied music and consent of instructor. Pass/Fail course.

Music 16 0 units (crs.)
Convocation
All music majors, with the exception of those involved in student teaching, therapy and merchandising internships, are required to register for Convocation each term. Pass/Fail course.

Music 19 0 units (crs.)
Senior Recital
Required of all music majors. Prerequisite: Upper division status in the applied music and consent of instructor. Pass/Fail course.

Music 100 1 unit (cr.)
Jazz Choir
An elective course open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition.

Music 102 3 units (crs.)
Theory of Music for the General Student (HU)
A course designed to acquaint the non-majors or non-minors in music with the basic materials which make up the art of musical sound.

Music 107 4 units (crs.)
Basic Musicianship I
A course for the music major and minor which combines basic theory, sight singing and ear training.

Music 108 4 units (crs.)
Basic Musicianship II
Emphasis on harmonization and simple analysis. Prerequisite: Music 107.

Music 111 1 unit (cr.)
University Opera Theatre
A study of opera materials and methods of production, culminating in an actual production of scenes or an opera each term. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition.

Music 113 2 units (crs.)
Recording Studio Techniques I
The fundamentals of sound and the recording process with emphasis on basic acoustics and transducers used to convert acoustical energy into storable magnetic impulses. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Music 114 2 units (crs.)
Recording Studio Techniques II
Emphasis placed on mixers, signal processing equipment, and sound monitoring, and including operational knowledge of studio gear. Prerequisite: Music 113 or consent of instructor.

Music 116 2 units (crs.)
Intro to Music Literature
Units on: 1) materials of music; 2) listening and score reading; 3) Western and non-western music literature.

Music 117 1 unit (cr.)
Introduction to Music Therapy I
Provides introductory information on the field of music therapy. Course is divided into two units: music therapy for children and adolescents, and music therapy for adults. Open only to Music Therapy majors.

Music 118 1 unit (cr.)
Introduction to Music Therapy II
Course includes off-campus fieldwork with adults. Prerequisite: Music 117.

Music 119 3 units (crs.)
Introduction to Music Merchandising I
Careers in the total music industry, including the areas of merchandising, songwriting, arranging, publishing, and artist management. Open only to Music Merchandising majors.

Music 120 3 units (crs.)
Introduction to Music Merchandising II
A continuation of Music 119. Emphasis on music product advertising and promotion, artist management and concert promotion, and retail store policies and procedures relative to school business. Prerequisite: Music 119.

Music 121 1 unit (cr.)
University Wind Ensemble
The ensemble gives a minimum of one concert performance each term. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition.

Music 122 1-4 units (crs.)
Horn
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

Music 123 1 unit (cr.)
Symphonic/Concert Band
The ensemble gives a minimum of one concert performance each term. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition.

Music 124 1-4 units (crs.)
Trumpet
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

Music 126 1-4 units (crs.)
Trombone
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

Music 127 1 unit (cr.)
Jazz Lab Ensemble
The ensemble gives a minimum of one concert performance each term. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition.

Music 128 1-4 units (crs.)
Euphonium
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

Music 129 1 unit (cr.)
Percussion Ensemble
The ensemble gives a minimum of one concert performance each term. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition.

Music 130 1-4 units (crs.)
Tuba
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

Music 131 1 unit (cr.)
University Choir
The ensemble gives a minimum of one concert performance each term. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition.

Music 136 1-4 units (crs.)
Violin
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

Music 137 1-4 units (crs.)
Viola
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

Music 138 1-4 units (crs.)
Violoncello
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students withconsent of department chair and instructor.

Music 139 1-4 units (crs.)
Double Bass
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

Music 140 1-4 units (crs.)
Flute
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

Music 141 1 unit (cr.)
University Symphony
The ensemble gives a minimum of one concert performance each term. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition.

Music 142 1-4 units (crs.)
Oboe
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

Music 143 1-4 units (crs.)
Bassoon
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

Music 144 1-4 units (crs.)
Clarinet
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

Music 145 2 units (crs.)
Intro Music Ed
An introductory course in Music Education for the following purposes: To introduce students coming into the music education program to some of the major facets of music education. To assist prospective music education teachers in career choices. To acquaint prospective music educators with the multi-faceted role of the arts in the school setting with implications for society at large.

Music 146 1-4 units (crs.)
Saxophone
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

Music 151 1 unit (cr.)
University Women’s Chorus
The ensemble gives a minimum of one concert performance each term. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition.

Music 161 1-2 units (crs.)
Organ
Private lessons for the music major or minor. Covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

Music 169 1-2 units (crs.)
Harp
Private lessons for the music major or minor. Covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

Music 171 1-4 units (crs.)
Piano
Private lessons for the music major or minor. Covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor.

Music 173 1 unit (cr.)
Piano Class I
A course for music majors or minors who are deficient in basic keyboard skills; includes keyboard harmony and improvisation as well as a study of literature commensurate with the individual student's progress.

Music 174 1 unit (cr.)
Piano Class II
Same as Music 173 at a more advanced level of proficiency. Prerequisite: Music 173 or Proficiency Test.

Music 176 1 unit (cr.)
Brass Techniques
A practical study of brass instruments for music majors including methods of teaching brass in class or private lessons.

Music 179 1-2 units (crs.)
Guitar
Private lessons for the music major or minor. Covering appropriate technique and literature for the undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with the permission of the department chair and instructor.

Music 180 1 unit (cr.)
Guitar Class
A course for music majors or minors who are deficient in basic keyboard skills; includes keyboard harmony and improvisation as well as a study of literature commensurate with the individual student's progress.

Music 181 1-4 units (crs.)
Voice
Private lessons for music majors and minors. Prerequisite: Music 183 and qualifying audtion. Non-majors and minors are required to pay a special fee.

Music 182 1 unit (cr.)
Voice Class I
A beginning course for the non-voice emphasis music major and the non-music major. This class is taught in a group setting and includes instruction in such basic vocal performance areas as: vocalization, rounds, two part songs, and beginning solo literature.

Music 183 1 unit (cr.)
Applied Voice Class
A beginning course for the voice emphasis student with a music major or minor. This required class is taught in a group setting and includes instruction in solo vocal performance, vocal terminology, and the study of the IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) for singers. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition.

Music 184 1 unit (cr.)
Voice Class II
Same as Music 182 at a more advanced level of proficiency. This course is for the non-voice music major and the non-music major. Prerequisite: Music 182.

Music 185 1 unit (cr.)
Applied Voice Diction
A beginning course for the voice emphasis student with a music major or minor. Class instruction includes an introduction to singing diction in Italian, German, and French languages. To be taken concurrently with the first term of Music 181. Prerequisite: Music 183.

Music 191 1-4 units (crs.)
Percussion Instruments
Private lessons for music majors and minors. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition. Non-majors/minors are required to pay a special fee.

Music 204 3 units (crs.)
Basic Musicianship
Emphasis on chromatic materials in music, including ear training, sight singing, and analysis. Prerequisite: Music 108.

Music 205 3 units (crs.)
Survey of Music History I
Music in every genre from antiquity to the Classical Era. Prerequisite: Music 116.

Music 206 3 units (crs.)
Basic Musicianship
Emphasis on materials of music of the late 19th and 20th centuries. Prerequisite: Music 204.

Music 207 3 units (crs.)
Survey Music History II
Music in every genre from the Classical Era to the present day. Prerequisite: Music 205.

Music 208 1 unit (cr.)
Chamber Music
A course for music majors and minors in performance of various types of small ensemble music. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition.

Music 214 3 units (crs.)
Recording Studio Procedures
A hands-on course in procedures in the recording studio, with experiences in recording, overdubbing and mixdown operations. Open only to Recording Technology majors. Prerequisite: Music 114.

Music 215 3 units (crs.)
African-American Popular Music: Rock and Roll (ES)
This course will study African-American popular music as it develops into the music commonly known as rock and roll. The study begins with the remnants of African musical traits that survived slavery and traces them through blues, ragtime, jazz to jump blues and rhythm and blues. From that point in the late 1940s, the course will catalog the development of the various sub-styles: doo-wop, rockabilly, rhythm and blues crossover, girls' groups, motown, Memphis, surf, British invasion, funk, jazz-rock, art-rock, disco, metal, new wave, and punk. The discussion will focus on the musical traits of each, the relationship to African-American popular music, and the societal effects on the music as well as the music's effect on society.

Music 216 3 units (crs.)
The Evolution of Jazz (HU)
Understanding the history of jazz music through listening and study of inherent styles. Open to all University students.

Music 218 3 units (crs.)
Survey of American Music (HU-ES)
An introduction to musical styles in American music as influenced by its social and cultural history. Open to all University students.

Music 219 1-3 units (crs.)
Music Appreciation (HU)
An introduction to serious music literature. Open to all University students.

Music 220 3 units (crs.)
Advanced Music Merchandising
A survey of International Copyright agreements and music licensing, music advertising, and the record industry as it pertains to advertising and sales. Prerequisite: Music 120.

Music 221 3 units (crs.)
Honors: Music Appreciation (HU)
Presents a series of listening and viewing experiences that explore the elements of music and the history and evolution of musical styles. Musical diversity will be emphasized and current musical topics will be explored in depth through discussion and written essays. Prerequisite: University Honors status.

Music 233 1 unit (cr.)
Music Theatre
Participation in the musical aspects of the performance. This may take the form of either stage or pit participation.

Music 234 1-1.5 units (crs.)
Music Theatre Participation
Participation in the musical aspects of the performance. This may take the form of either stage or pit participation.

Music 247 2-3 units (crs.)
Composition
Assigned projects in composition for vocal and instrumental groups. Prerequisite: Music 206.

Music 248 1-3 units (crs.)
Composition
Assigned projects in composition for vocal and instrumental groups. Prerequisite: Music 247.

Music 261 1 unit (cr.)
Applied Percussion Secondary
A course to be used as a requirement or an elective in the Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Music Instrumental majors, depending on particular student needs.

Music 263 1 unit (cr.)
Applied Woodwind Secondary
A course to be used as a requirement or an elective in the Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Music Instrumental majors, depending on particular student needs.

Music 265 1 unit (cr.)
Applied Brass Secondary
A course to be used as a requirement or an elective in the Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Music Instrumental majors, depending on particular student needs.

Music 267 1 unit (cr.)
Applied String Secondary
A course to be used as a requirement or an elective in the Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Music Instrumental majors, depending on particular student needs.

Music 273 1 unit (cr.)
Piano Class III
A course for music majors or minors who are deficient in basic keyboard skills; includes keyboard harmony and improvisation as well as a study of literature commensurate with the individual student's progress. Prerequisite: Music 174 or Proficiency Test.

Music 274 1 unit (cr.)
Piano Class IV
Same as Music 273 at a more advanced level of proficiency. Prerequisite: Music 273 or Proficiency Test.

Music 277 1 unit (cr.)
String Instrument Techniques
A practical study of string instruments for music majors including methods of teaching strings in class and private lessons.

Music 287 2 units (crs.)
Recreational Music
Musical experience on fretted and non-fretted instruments, Orff instruments, the guitar, autoharp and omnichord. Groups leading skills and active participation are stressed. Prerequisite: Music 117 and/or Music 108.

Music 300 2 units (crs.)
MIDI Studio Techniques
An overview of all aspects of the MIDI production studio: MIDI language and functions, instruments, sequencing, score production, editing, synchronizing, and printing through hands-on experience. Prerequisite: Music 355 or consent of instructor.

Music 301 2 units (crs.)
Teaching and Supervising Instrumental Music
Organization, development, and administration of an instrumental program in the primary and secondary schools. Prerequisite: Instrumental Music Education majors with junior standing.

Music 303 2 units (crs.)
History and Literature of the Art Song
Elective course for all vocal majors, but open to all majors in music. Required for Bachelor of Music Voice Performance majors. Prerequisite: Music 205 and 207. 303/503.

Music 304 2 units (crs.)
History and Literature of Opera
Elective course for all vocal majors, but open to all majors in music. Required for Bachelor of Music Voice Performance majors. Prerequisite: Music 205 and 207. 304/504.

Music 305 2 units (crs.)
Session and Mixdown Techniques
A laboratory course designed to give students supervised recording studio experience. All aspects of production previously studied on a topical basis will be combined into a usable methodology for the student engineer. Upon successful completion of this course the student will be competent with studio procedures and with his/her role as engineer, producer, and musician.

Music 306 1-2 units (crs.)
Form and Analysis
A study of the forms and analysis of the materials as found in music of the Traditional and Modern periods of music. Prerequisite: Music 206.

Music 307 2 units (crs.)
Orchestration
A study of methods in arranging, adapting and orchestrating music for various types of ensembles. Prerequisite: Music 206.

Music 308 1 unit (cr.)
Chamber Music
A course for music majors and minors in performance of various types of small ensemble music. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition and junior standing.

Music 311 1 unit (cr.)
University Opera Theatre
A study of opera materials and methods of production, culminating in an actual production of scenes or an opera each term. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition and junior standing. 311/611

Music 313 1-3 units (crs.)
Topics in Music
Special topics in music to be researched and prepared in written reports or presented in performance. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Music 314 3 units (crs.)
Record Industry Operations
A study of the internal workings of a recording studio. Contracts, publishing, management, advertising, and the roles of engineer and producer will be areas of concentration. Prerequisite: Music 214 or consent of instructor.

Music 319 3 units (crs.)
Music Methods for Elementary Classroom Teachers
An interdisciplinary music methods course for elementary education majors.

Music 321 1 unit (cr.)
University Wind Ensemble
The ensemble gives a minimum of one concert performance each term. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition and junior standing. 321/621

Music 322 1-4 units (crs.)
Horn
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 122 and qualifying audition.

Music 323 1 unit (cr.)
Symphonic/Concert Band
The ensemble gives a minimum of one concert performance each term. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition and junior standing.

Music 324 1-4 units (crs.)
Trumpet
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 124 and qualifying audition.

Music 326 1-4 units (crs.)
Trombone
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 126 and qualifying audition.

Music 327 1 unit (cr.)
Jazz Lab Ensemble
The ensemble gives a minimum of one concert performance each term. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition and junior standing.

Music 328 1-4 units (crs.)
Euphonium
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 128 and qualifying audition.

Music 329 1 unit (cr.)
Percussion Ensemble
The ensemble gives a minimum of one concert performance each term. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition.

Music 330 1-4 units (crs.)
Tuba
Private lessons for the music major or minor. Covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 130 and qualifying audition.

Music 331 1 unit (cr.)
University Choir
The ensemble gives a minimum of one concert performance each term. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audtion and junior standing. 331/631

Music 333 1 unit (cr.)
Chamber Choir
An ensemble for performance of chamber choral literature. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition. 333/633

Music 336 1-4 units (crs.)
Violin
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 136 and qualifying audition.

Music 337 1-4 units (crs.)
Viola
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 137 and qualifying audition.

Music 338 1-4 units (crs.)
Violoncello
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 138 and qualifying audition.

Music 339 1-4 units (crs.)
Double Bass
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 139 and qualifying audition.

Music 340 1-4 units (crs.)
Flute
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 140 and qualifying audition.

Music 341 1 unit (cr.)
University Symphony
The group gives a minimum of one concert performance each term. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition and junior standing. 341/641

Music 342 1-4 units (crs.)
Oboe
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 142 and qualifying audition.

Music 343 1-4 units (crs.)
Bassoon
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 143 and qualifying audition.

Music 344 1-4 units (crs.)
Clarinet
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 144 and qualifying audition.

Music 345 3 units (crs.)
Jazz Theory and Improvisation
A course for music majors in the materials of jazz music. Prerequisite: Music 206 and 216. 345/545

Music 346 1-4 units (crs.)
Saxophone
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 146 and qualifying audition.

Music 347 2-3 units (crs.)
Composition
Assigned projects in composition for vocal and instrumental groups. Prerequisite: Music 248.

Music 348 2-3 units (crs.)
Composition
Assigned projects in composition for vocal and instrumental groups. Prerequisite: Music 248.

Music 349 2 units (crs.)
Early Music Ensemble
A small ensemble of Medieval and Renaissance instruments and voices performing music of these periods. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audtion. 349/649

Music 351 1 unit (cr.)
University Women’s Chorus
The group gives a minimum of one concert performance each term. Open to all University students. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition and junior standing.

Music 355 1 unit (cr.)
Practicum I
Practical learning experiences in the music industry with on-the-job observation and participation.

Music 356 1 unit (cr.)
Practicum II
Same as Music 355, but in a different setting in a more varied experience. Prerequisite: Music 355 or consent of instructor.

Music 357 1 unit (cr.)
Practicum in Recording Technology I
An in-depth laboratory experience with techniques and equipment discussed in previous recording technology courses. Practical application of skills acquired in micing, tracking, overdubbing, mixing, use of signal processing equipment, analog and digital recording practices, editing, mastering, synchronization, and video post production. This course is essentially topic driven, with each class meetings demonstrating an aspect of the recording process. Prerequisite: Music 305 (can be repeated twice for additional credit).

Music 358 1 unit (cr.)
Practicum in Recording Technology II
A continuation of Music 357 laboratory experience. Advanced topics in micing, tracking, overdubbing, mixing, use of signal processing equipment, analog and digital recording practices, editing, mastering, synchronization, and video post production. This is essentially topic driven with each class meeting time used to focus on an aspect of the recording process. Prerequisite: Music 305 (can be repeated twice for additional credit).

Music 359 2 units (crs.)
Audio for Video Techniques
A study of audio production for film and video. All aspects of the audio process will be covered; on-set sound, time code and synchronization, foley-pit techniques, dialog replacement, analog and digital tape lock, MIDI studio lock, digital editor/workstation lock, noise control/removal, mixing, and use of effects. Prerequisite: Music 355. (1+3)

Music 361 1-4 units (crs.)
Organ
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 161 and qualifying audition.

Music 362 1-4 units (crs.)
Applied String Secondary
A course to be used as a requirement or an elective in the Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Music Instrumental majors, depending on particular student needs.

Music 363 1-4 units (crs.)
Applied Woodwind Secondary
A course to be used as a requirement or an elective in the Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Music Instrumental majors, depending on particular student needs.

Music 365 1-4 units (crs.)
Applied Brass Secondary
A course to be used as a requirement or an elective in the Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Music Instrumental majors, depending on particular student needs.

Music 369 1-2 units (crs.)
Harp
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 169 and qualifying audition.

Music 371 1-4 units (crs.)
Piano
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 171 and qualifying audition.

Music 373 1 unit (cr.)
Piano Class V
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 171 and qualifying audition.

Music 374 1 unit (cr.)
Piano Class VI
Same as Music 373 at a more advanced level of proficiency. Prerequisite: Music 373 or Proficiency Test.

Music 375 1 unit (cr.)
Woodwind Techniques
Same as Music 373 at a more advanced level of proficiency. Prerequisite: Music 373 or Proficiency Test.

Music 377 1 unit (cr.)
Percussion Techniques
A practical study of percussion instruments for music majors including methods of teaching percussion in class or private lessons.

Music 379 1-2 units (crs.)
Guitar
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 179 and qualifying audition.

Music 381 1-4 units (crs.)
Voice
Private lessons for music majors and minors. Prerequisite: Music 181, qualifying audtion and junior standing. Non-majors and minors are required to pay a special fee.

Music 384 3 units (crs.)
Teaching and Supervising Elementary General Music
An elementary general music methods course for music education majors and minors. Prerequisite: Music Education major and junior standing.

Music 385 2 units (crs.)
Choral Methods
A course designed to meet the needs of future teachers by examining the organization and administration of public school choral programs, surveying appropriate choral literature, and studying the basic techniques of choral arranging. Prerequisite: To be taken prior to or concurrent with the junior clinical experience.

Music 386 2 units (crs.)
Music for the Junior and Senior High School General Student
Provides music majors with materials appropriate to the junior and senior high school student, including experiences in singing, listening, and creativity. Prerequisite: Music Education major and junior standing.

Music 387 2 units (crs.)
Instrumental Conducting
Fundamental conducting techniques, including transposition and score reading, as well as experience in conducting an instrumental ensemble. Prerequisite: Music major or minor and junior standing.

Music 388 2 units (crs.)
Choral Conducting
Fundamental knowledge and skills of choral conducting, including score preparation and conducting of live performance in class. Prerequisite: Music major or minor and junior standing.

Music 389 2 units (crs.)
Choral Techniques
Further study of choral conducting techniques including score study, rehearsal techniques, and special areas such as: tone quality, intonation, blend, style, articulation, and phrasing. Prerequisite: Music 387 or 388.

Music 390 1 unit (cr.)
Practicum in Music Therapy
Supervised observation and participation in music therapy sessions with mentally and/or physically handicapped children and adults. Open only to Music Therapy majors. Prerequisite: Music 108, 117 and 118. Course may be repeated for up to a total of 6 units (crs.).

Music 391 1-4 units (crs.)
Percussion Instruments
Private lessons for the music major or minor covering appropriate technique and literature for the advanced undergraduate performance level. Open to other University students with consent of department chair and instructor. Prerequisite: Music 1xx and qualifying audition.

Music 399 2 units (crs.)
Instrumental Ensemble Lab
Further study of instrumental conducting techniques. Small ensembles are utilized to develop such areas of score study, tone, blend, articulation, style, phrasing, and balance. Prerequisite: Music 387.

Music 401 2 units (crs.)
Psychology of Music II
Course involves study of musical behaviors and the scientific bases for study of human responses to musical stimuli. Open only to Music Therapy majors. Prerequisite: Music 206, junior standing and consent of instructor.

Music 402 2 units (crs.)
Psychology of Music II
Course is a continuation of Music 401. Prerequisite: Music 401.

Music 403 2 units (crs.)
History and Literature of Instrumental Chamber Music
A survey of instrumental chamber music from Joseph Haydn to George Crumb. Open only to music majors and minors. Prerequisite: Music 205 and 207. 403/603

Music 404 2 units (crs.)
History and Literature of Symphonic Music
A survey of the symphony from the pre-Classical era to the present day. Open only to music majors and minors. Prerequisite: Music 205 and 207. 404/604

Music 405 2-4 units (crs.)
Topics in Music History
Studies in selected topics in style, genre, aesthetics, and cultural contexts from the history of Western music. Prerequisite: Music 207.

Music 406 3 units (crs.)
Influence of Music on Behavior
Course involves study of theoretical, philosophical foundations of music therapy and practical application of therapeutic techniques for children. Open only to Music Therapy majors. Prerequisite: Senior standing.

Music 407 3 units (crs.)
Music in Therapy
Course involves study of various populations and includes practical application of therapeutic techniques for adults. Prerequisite: Music 406.

Music 408 2 units (crs.)
Clinical Experience
Six months of clinical training as a music therapy intern in a clinical training facility approved by the National Association for Music Therapy. All coursework leading to a Bachelor of Music degree in music therapy must be completed before internship. After successful completion of the internship, the student is eligible for registration with National Association for Music Therapy. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Music 409 2 units (crs.)
Practical Scoring for Band
A study of methods in arranging music for the concert band. Prerequisite: Music 206. 409/609

Music 410 2 units (crs.)
Electronic Music
The basic principles and techniques of electronic music along with their applications through creative experiences in the Electronic Music Studio. Prerequisite: Music 206. 410/610

Music 414 1 unit (cr.)
Electronic Care and Repair
A course in the basic maintenance and repair of the recording equipment through practical ‘hands-on' experience. Students will complete electronic calibration of recording gear, complete basic soldering and wiring of studio interconnections, and develop an understanding of routine studio maintenance. Prerequisite: Must be enrolled in the Recording Technology emphasis.

Music 415 1 unit (cr.)
Instrument Care and Repair
Care and repair of 1) string instruments, 2) wind instruments, 3) piano. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. May be repeated for additional credit. 415/615

Music 416 2 units (crs.)
Current Trends in Music Education
Presents the Orff and Dalcroze approaches to music education. Deals with types of creativity appropriate for teaching music to children. This includes the Kodaly method. Prerequisite: Music Education major with Junior standing. 416/616

Music 417 2 units (crs.)
Techniques for Jazz Arrangers
A course in arranging music for Jazz ensembles. Prerequisite: Music 307. 417/617

Music 418 2 units (crs.)
Jazz Pedagogy and Conducting Lab
Fundamental knowledge and skills of Jazz ensemble conducting, including score preparation and rehearsal techniques. Prerequisite: Music 345. 418/618

Music 444 4 units (crs.)
Music Merchandising Internship I
Assignment to a business in the music industry for on-the-job training and experience for a period of 14 weeks. The type of assignment will be determined in conference with the coordinator of the Merchandising Program. Prerequisite: Completion of all music merchandising courses and music major requirements.

Music 445 4 units (crs.)
Internship in Recording Technology
An on site study at a professional audio recording facility. Designed as the culmination of the studies in Recording Technology, this course places the student in the workplace to experience first hand the techniques and skills utilized in the audio recording profession. Prerequisites: Completion of all required courses in degree program.

Music 446 1-3 units (crs.)
Independent Study
See Independent Study under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements.

Music 447 2-4 units (crs.)
Composition
Assigned projects in composition for vocal and instrumental groups. Prerequisite: Music 447.

Music 448 2-4 units (crs.)
Composition
Assigned projects in composition for vocal and instrumental groups. Prerequisite: Music 447.

Music 474 1-6 units (crs.)
Honors Thesis
Honors thesis projects include any advanced independent endeavor in the student's major field of study e.g., a written thesis, scientific experiment or research project, or creative arts exhibit or production. Proposals (attached to Independent Study contract) must show clear promise of honors level work and be approved by a faculty sponsor. Course title for transcript will be Honors Thesis. Completed projects will be announced and presented to interested students and faculty. Prerequisite: University Honors status and junior standing. Maximum of 6 units (crs.).

Music 476 2 units (crs.)
Piano Literature
A survey of piano literature required of all Bachelor of Music Piano majors, and an elective for all music majors. Prerequisite: Music 205 and 207.

Music 477 2 units (crs.)
Piano Literature
A survey of piano literature required of all Bachelor of Music Piano majors, and an elective for all music majors. Prerequisite: Music 205 and 207.

Music 478 2 units (crs.)
Piano Pedagogy I
Basic principles of pedagogy as applied to private and group lessons for beginning piano students. Required for Bachelor of Music Piano Performance majors. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Music 479 2 units (crs.)
Piano Pedagogy II
Teaching skills applied to more advanced students in keyboards. Prerequisite: Music 478.

Music 485 2 units (crs.)
Vocal Pedagogy
Basic principles of vocal pedagogy for the voice emphasis student. Course includes a study of historical and contemporary concepts of vocal instruction; study of anatomy, structure, and terminology of the vocal instrument; vocal health; and practical application of methodology within the context of private and classroom vocal instruction. Required for Bachelor of Music-Vocal Performance majors and Bachelor of Music Education-Choral Majors. Prerequisite: Music 381 or consent of instructor. 485/685
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