Jul 07, 2022  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
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Graduate Courses


 
  
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    MIS 778 - Technology Innovation and Feasibility Analysis


    Credits 3

    This course emphasizes a technology feasibility analysis. In conjunction with case study analysis and interaction with local entrepreneurs and business leaders, students will assess the technical merits, operational logistics, legal ramifications, consumer needs and demands, team skills and abilities, and the financial viability of a technological innovation.

  
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    MIS 779 - Technology Venture Creation


    Credits 3

    The Technology Venture Creation course take students from the idea stage to the startup of a new technology based venture. The key output from the course will be a business plan for a new technology venture that can be taken to investors for funding.

    Prerequisites
      or consent of instructor.

  
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    MIS 780* - Thesis


    Credits 3 – 6

    A substantial piece of work demonstrating the use of research methods and presentation of research results. Students must complete twelve required credit hours before they can register for this course. This course is a six-credit hour thesis and is expected to take two semesters to complete. Completion of the thesis requires a successful defense.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of eighteen credits.

    Prerequisites
      with a minimum grade of B.

  
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    MIS 781 - Client Project


    Credits 3

    Culminating experience for MIS students. Requires the practical application of concepts learned in the program. Reinforcement of client and expectation management, proposal writing and professional communication.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
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    MKT 664 - Professional Sales Negotiations Strategies and Tactics


    Credits 3

    The theory, processes, and practices of sales negotiation, relationship building and conflict resolution. Develops an understanding of the marketing theories, strategies, and tactics of effective sales negotiation, conflict resolution, and relationship management.    

    Notes
    May not be repeated for credit. This course is crosslisted with MKT 464. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

    Grading
    Letter Grade

  
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    MKT 668 - Database Marketing


    Credits 3

    Theory, concepts, and skills associated with using databases to enhance marketing programs and build strong relationships with customers.

    Same as
    MKT 468

    Notes
    Course may not be repeated for credit.

    Grading
    Letter Grade

  
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    MKT 673 - Business Marketing


    Credits 3

    Provide a thorough grounding in industrial or business-to-business marketing. While many of the concepts are similar to those used in consumer marketing, there are significant differences. This course will explore both the similarities and the differences.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with MKT 473. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing

  
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    MKT 711 - Strategic Marketing Management


    Credits 3

    Development of effective strategic marketing analysis, planning, implementation, and control skills. Emphasis on market appraisal, industry structure, competitive advantage, product management, distribution strategy, promotion management, market segmentation, positioning strategies, and strategic marketing program decision making. Stresses case analysis and the solution of strategic marketing problems.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
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    MKT 720 - International Marketing Research


    Credits 3

    Design, analysis, interpretation, and communication of measurement and multivariate techniques to assess customer satisfaction, service quality and related marketing issues. Includes scaling, sampling, data collection, reliability, and validity.

    Prerequisites
    Knowledge of statistics; graduate standing.

  
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    MKT 725 - Global Consumer Behavior


    Credits 3

    This course examines global market segments, how to reach them, the consumer buying process across countries, and  psychological and sociological variables which influence and motivate consumers . This course will broaden the understanding and evaluation of consumer behavior concepts as they pertain to domestic and global marketing strategies.

    Same as
    IB 725

    Notes
    Not repeatable for credit.

    Grading
    Letter grade.

  
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    MKT 737 - New Service and Product Development


    Credits 3

    New service and product development process. Evaluation of potential markets. Identification design, and development of new services and products consistent with customer needs. Idea generation, concept testing, test marketing and commercialization discussed.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
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    MKT 747 - Global Digital Marketing Strategies


    Credits 3

    This course explores the role of the internet in marketing strategy within the US and worldwide.  Digital marketing encompasses marketing using global digital channels to reach consumer. It extends beyond the internet to other forms of new media,. It includes online advertising social media, and search engine optimization.

    Same as
    IB 747

    Notes
    Nonrepeatable for credit.

    Grading
    Letter Grade.

  
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    MKT 757 - Strategic Database Marketing


    Credits 3

    Theory and practice of use of databases to enhance marketing programs and build customer relationships. Topics include: one on one marketing, relationship building strategies, customer cloning, RFM, calculating lifetime value of customers, modeling tools and processes, customization of offers and retention strategies.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
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    MKT 767 - Independent Study in Marketing


    Credits 3

    Selected Marketing or International Business topics.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of 6 credits.

    Prerequisites
    12 hours completed in the core MBA curriculum (MBA 761 , MBA 763 , MBA 765 , MBA 767 , MBA 775 ).

  
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    MKT 777 - Services Marketing


    Credits 3

    Marketing problems and strategies specific to service industries. Differences in the marketing of intangibles and services. Emphasis on services in general, rather than any particular industry. Concepts applied to such service of the art information for marketing in today’s changing environment. Key topics include: competitive advantage, segmentation, relationship development, and competitive positioning.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing

  
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    MUS 501 - Counterpoint


    Credits 3

    Analysis of polyphonic practices including sixteenth-, eighteenth-, and twentieth-century styles.

    Formerly
    MUS 610

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with MUS 401. Credit at the 500-level requires additional work.

    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory score on the entrance exams, or successful completion of   and  .

  
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    MUS 502 - School Music Practicum


    Credits 3

    Students complete 45 hours in two placements (elementary and secondary) in music classrooms with teacher supervision to implement instructional plans and lessons and manage classrooms. 

    Notes
    Course taken the semester prior to student teaching.

    Prerequisites
      and PPST.

    Corequisite
     ,  , or   

  
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    MUS 529 - Interpretation: German Lied


    Credits 1

    Study of German art song from 1700 to the present. Emphasis on style and interpretation, including study of the musical and historical contexts and their effect on poetry and art-song literature.

    Formerly
    MUS 629

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with MUS 429. Credit at the 500-level requires additional work.

    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory completion of   or equivalent, and satisfactory score on the entrance exams, or successful completion of   and  .

  
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    MUS 530 - French Melodie


    Credits 1

    Study of French mélodie from 1800 to the present. Emphasis on style and interpretation, including the study of the musical and historical contexts and their effect on poetry and art-song literature.

    Formerly
    MUS 630

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with MUS 430. Credit at the 500-level requires additional work.

    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory completion of   or equivalent, and satisfactory score on the entrance exams, or successful completion of   and  .

  
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    MUS 553 - Music Skills for Classroom Teachers


    Credits 3

    Development of music skills usefuul in teaching and integrating music in a standards-based curriculum in the elementary grades. Classroom curriculum design and performance projects on recorder, Orff instruments and classroom percussion instruments. Methods, materials and techniques of Jaques-Dalcroze, Orff-Schulwerk, and Kodaly studied for functional application.

    Grading
    Graduate standing.

  
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    MUS 575 - Instrumental Methods


    Credits 3

    Overview of instrumental techniques in teaching music in junior and senior high schools. Topics include evaluation and selection of materials, repertoire, curriculum, classroom organization, teacher tools, communications, and use of multimedia and technology.

    Prerequisites
      and PPST.

    Corequisite
     

  
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    MUS 576 - Choral Methods


    Credits 3

    Overview of vocal techniques in teaching music in junior and senior high schools. Topics include evaluation and selection of materials, repertoire, curriculum, classroom organization, teacher tools, communications, and use of multimedia and technology.

    Prerequisites
      and PPST.

    Corequisite
     

  
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    MUS 577 - Teaching of Elementary Instrumental Music


    Credits 1

    Instruction in pedagogy and performance for general music to include guitar, recorder, barred instruments and unpitched percussion.

    Corequisite
     

  
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    MUS 578 - Teaching of General Music


    Credits 3

    Methods of teaching research-based practices and standards based music curriculum in the elementary school. Includes communication skills, instructional delivery, assessment, lesson design and behavior management.

    Prerequisites
     

    Corequisite
     

  
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    MUS 580 - The Healthy Musician


    Credits 2

    This course gives specific information about practical anatomy and movement. Students will gain ease in performing and learn how improved coordination enables them to avoid fatigue, technical limitation and injury.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing in Music.

  
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    MUS 581E - Elementary Supervised Student Teaching: Music


    Credits 6-12

    Full time teaching as a teacher candidate in an elementary school related directly to the teaching of music. Teacher candidates demonstrate their knowledge, skills and disposition for teaching through directed mentorship from certified licensed teachers and university liaisons/supervisors and participate in all aspects of an elementary school.

    Prerequisites
    Enrolled in a degree-seeking program; minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA, fingerprinting; passing PPST scores.

  
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    MUS 581S - Secondary Supervised Student Teaching: Music


    Credits 6-12

    Full time teaching as a teacher candidate in a secondary school related directly to the teaching of music. Secondary teacher candidates demonstrate their knowledge, skills and disposition for teaching through directed mentorship from certified licensed teachers and university liaisons/supervisors and participate in all aspects of a secondary school.

    Prerequisites
    Enrolled in a degree-seeking program; minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA, fingerprinting; passing PPST scores.
     

  
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    MUS 590 - Music Internship


    Credits 1

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
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    MUS 602 - Graduate Ear Training Review


    Credits 2

    Designed to develop the student’s ear training and sight-singing skills to the level necessary to pass the Graduate Aural Skills/Sight-singing Placement Examination.

    Notes
    Not credited toward graduate program of study. 

    Grading
    S/F grading only.

  
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    MUS 603 - Graduate Music History Review


    Credits 3

    An accelerated survey of composers and works from the Middle Ages to the present, providing graduate students with concepts and historical perspective needed for further graduate music history studies.

    Notes
    Not credited toward graduate program of study.

  
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    MUS 604 - Graduate Theory Review


    Credits 3

    A review of common-practice harmony, counterpoint, and form.

    Notes
    Not credited toward graduate program of study.

  
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    MUS 609 - Jazz Theory and Composition


    Credits 3

    Analytical and written studies covering advanced jazz harmony as it relates to specific style developments in jazz history from the bebop period to present day.

    Formerly
    MUS 703

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing, undergraduate course work in jazz theory or consent of instructor.

  
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    MUS 611 - Jazz Keyboard and Arranging


    Credits 3

    Study of advanced keyboard techniques as they apply to jazz composition.

    Formerly
    MUS 711

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing; undergraduate course work in jazz keyboard or consent of instructor.

  
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    MUS 613 - Jazz Pedagogy


    Credits 3

    Examination of the basic materials, systems, and philosophies related to jazz education.

    Formerly
    MUS 729

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing or consent of instructor.

  
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    MUS 617 - Marching Band Techniques


    Credits 3

    Techniques of charting field movements and arranging musical selections for the marching band.

    Formerly
    MUS 717

  
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    MUS 640 - Foundations and Principles of Music Education


    Credits 3

    Examination of the historical, psychological, and philosophical foundations of music education and teaching principles derived from these foundations.

    Formerly
    MUS 752

  
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    MUS 641 - Studies in Music Curricula


    Credits 3

    Scope and sequence of musical experiences in the school music program including new techniques, trends, and developments in music education influencing change in curricula.

    Formerly
    MUS 751

  
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    MUS 642 - Orff Schulwerk Teacher Training Certification Level I


    Credits 3

    Development of a sequential teaching curriculum utilizing chants, rhymes, poetry, singing, rhythmic and melodic training, improvisation, the study of pentatonic scales, the ostinato, simple bordun accompaniments, and elemental forms and soprano recorder.

    Prerequisites
    Undergraduate major in music education or consent of instructor.

  
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    MUS 643 - Orff Schulwerk Teacher Training Certification Level II


    Credits 3

    Extension of Level One techniques with further exploration in the following areas: mixed and uneven meters, harmonizations to include the moving bordun and chord change accompaniments, movement and instrumental improvisation, extended form, and the continuation of the soprano recorder with the introduction of the alto recorder. Students will teach a short lesson demonstrating Orff process.

    Prerequisites
    Successful completion of Orff Schulwerk Teacher Training Levell in an AOSA approved course.

  
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    MUS 644 - Orff Schulwerk Teacher Training Certification Level III


    Credits 3

    Extension of Level Two techniques with further exploration in instrumental and vocal improvisation; advanced orchestration; major, minor, and modal materials; advanced recorder and movement. Students will teach two short lessons.

    Prerequisites
    Successful completion of Orff Schulwerk Teacher Training Level II in an AOSA approved course.

  
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    MUS 645 - History of Orff Schulwerk


    Credits 3

    A study off the Orff Schulwerk approach through examination of key people and political events, dance and movement practices, pedagogy and orchestration. Level I Orff Schulwerk Teacher Certification or experience teaching in the approach is recommended.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
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    MUS 646 - Advanced Orff Orchestration


    Credits 3

    A study and practical application of orchestration techniques in the Orff Schulwerk approach to include arranging folk songs, speech and body percussion, non-tuned percussion, recorder and barred percussion instruments. Level II Orff Schulwerk Teacher Certification and 5 years teaching experience in the Orff Schulwerk approach recommended.

    Prerequisites
    Instructor Consent

  
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    MUS 647 - Orff Schulwerk for the Classroom Teacher


    Credits 3

    Utilizes singing, creative movement, speech, body percussion, musical drama, and instruments. Provides opportunities to explore, plan, and develop units of musical activities which coordinate with public school music programs. Helps teachers improve individual music skills while enhancing classroom programs.

    Formerly
    MUS 745

  
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    MUS 650 - Educational Measurement in Music


    Credits 3

    A study of techniques, administration, and evaluation of tests and measurements appropriate for the K-12 music classroom to include: classroom tests and assessments, multiple-choice tests, performance-based and authentic assessments, observational techniques, achievement and aptitude tests, portfolios, and standardized tests.

  
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    MUS 651 - Music Methods for Early Childhood


    Credits 3

    Techniques for teaching and integrating music for preschool and primary children. Participation in musical experiences and performance assignments required.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate or special student status.

  
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    MUS 652 - Advanced Studies in Elementary School Music


    Credits 3

    Review, critical analysis and examination of current pedagogy and materials in the elementary music classroom. Focus includes Kodaly, Orff, Dalcroze, and Gordon approaches, emphasis on the use of technology and the development of sequential experiences which contribute to contribute to children’s musical growth.

    Formerly
    MUS 754

  
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    MUS 653 - Teaching Non-Performance Music in Secondary School


    Credits 3

    Content, organization, and materials of non-performance music classes and teaching units for secondary school students to include: music appreciation, general music, music theory, and music history.

    Formerly
    MUS 749

    Prerequisites
    Graduate Standing

  
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    MUS 655 - Teaching Music and Exceptional Learners


    Credits 3

    Examination of the legislative, psychological, sociological, and philosophical foundations of music education for special learners and teaching principles derived from these foundations. Active discussion and lesson building, skills and approaches to teach in the music classroom with special learners will be actively included in class meetings.

    Formerly
    MUS 755

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
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    MUS 671 - Research in Music Education


    Credits 3

    Investigation of methods of research, procedures for reporting research, and examination of research literature in music education.

    Formerly
    MUS 771

  
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    MUS 672 - Research Project in Music Education


    Credits 3

    Design and completion of research study using descriptive or experimental research skills in a clinical or educational setting, or using historical research techniques.

    Formerly
    MUS 772

    Prerequisites
     

  
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    MUS 680 - Thesis


    Credits 2-6

    May be repeated but only six credits will be applied to the student’s program.

    Grading
    S/F grading only.

  
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    MUS 690 - Bibliography


    Credits 3

    Study of the bibliography of music and methods of research.

    Formerly
    MUS 790

  
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    MUS 691B - Intermediate Reedmaking for Double Reed Instruments (Bassoon)


    Credits 1

    Applied basic to intermediate reed-making for double reed music majors.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of 8 credits.
     

    Grading
    S/F grading.

    Corequisite
    Students must be enrolled in applied music lessons: MUSA 660 , MUSA 661 , MUSA 760  or MUSA 764  

  
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    MUS 692B - Professional Reedmaking for Double Reed Instruments (Bassoon)


    Credits 1

    Students will improve their basic knowledge of reed construction and learn to create a variety of typical reed styles from multiple designers.  Students will also begin the process of creating a personal reed style, based on their equipment, embouchure, physicality, and sound preference.

    Grading
    S/F grading.

    Corequisite
    Students must be enrolled in applied music lessons: MUSA 660 , MUSA 661 , MUSA 760  or MUSA 764  

  
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    MUS 697 - Music Culminating Experience


    Credits 1

    Culminating experience for M.Ed. music students. Includes a selection of faculty approved options such as a comprehensive examination, professional manuscript or presentation, eportfolio project, or other equitable curricular experiences.

  
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    MUS 698 - Recital-Master’s Level


    Credits 2

    Presentation of a full recital.

    Formerly
    MUS 798A

    Notes
    May be repeated for a maximum of twelve credits.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of Advisory Committee.

    Corequisite
    Concurrent enrollment in MUS 661.

  
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    MUS 699 - Independent Study


    Credits 1-6

    Investigation of specific aspect of music under supervision of a faculty member. Students must present proposals, including advisors and numbers of credits, no later than one week before registration, a) History/Literature. b) Theory/Composition. c) Music Education. d) Pedagogy and Literature.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
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    MUS 705 - Techniques of the Romantic Period


    Credits 3

    Analytical and written studies covering compositional practices of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory score on the entrance exams, or successful completion of   and  .

  
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    MUS 706 - Twentieth-Century Techniques


    Credits 3

    Analytical and written studies covering compositional practices from Impressionism to the present day.

    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory score on the entrance exams, or successful completion of   and  .

  
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    MUS 707 - Analysis in Relation to Performance


    Credits 3

    A study of Schenkerian analysis and its application to the problems of performance.

    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory score on the entrance exams, or successful completion of   and  .

  
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    MUS 708 - Aspects of Musical Style


    Credits 3

    Identification and study of the theoretical aspects of musical style through the examination of representative works from music literature.

    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory score on the entrance exams, or successful completion of   and  .

  
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    MUS 717 - Master Class in Singer’s Diction


    Credits 3

    Phonetics and diction for singers in English, Italian, French, German, and Spanish.

    Formerly
    MUS 724

  
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    MUS 718 - Seminars in Voice


    Credits 3 – 9

    To study representative vocal repertoire from major song composers of a) German lieder, b) French melodie c) Italian song and d) American song through performance, discussion, reading, and listening. Study of repertoire in each national area. Encompasses origins and development of the genre, and interpretive concerns relating to text, diction and composers’ styles.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of 12 credits.

    Prerequisites
    Doctoral standing.

  
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    MUS 719 - Teaching Music in Higher Education


    Credits 1

    Examination of the preparation, skills, and ethics essential for securing and retaining a faculty position in music at the college or university level.

    Prerequisites
    Doctoral standing.

  
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    MUS 720 - Instrumental Music Reading and Conducting Workshop


    Credits 1-3

    Primarily for the purpose of reading large ensemble music with additional emphasis on conducting techniques and pedagogy. Orchestra.

  
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    MUS 721 - Large Ensemble Conducting and Literature


    Credits 3

    LARGE ENSEMBLE CONDUCTING AND LITERATURE

  
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    MUS 722 - Instrumental Conducting Seminar


    Credits 3

    Analysis of individual conducting problems with emphasis on orchestral and contemporary music. a) Orchestra b) Band.

  
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    MUS 723 - Advanced Choral Conducting


    Credits 3

    Preparation of selected choral scores with emphasis on style and interpretation.

  
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    MUS 725 - Advanced Choral Literature


    Credits 3

    Form and style in choral music of the Renaissance and Baroque periods to the present.

  
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    MUS 726 - Survey of Solo Repertoire


    Credits 3

    Examination of solo literature available for performance in the following media. a) String. b) Woodwind. c) Brass. d) Percussion. e) Piano. f) Vocal. g) Guitar.

  
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    MUS 727 - Survey of Ensemble Repertoire


    Credits 3

    Examination of ensemble literature available for performance in the following media. a) String. b) Woodwind. c) Brass. d) Percussion. e) Piano. f) Choral. g) Band. h) Orchestra.

     

  
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    MUS 728 - Percussion Literature and Pedagogy


    Credits 3

    Study of the origins and developments and the pedagogical techniques of standard percussion instruments, including general concert percussion instruments, keyboard percussion instruments, and drum set.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing or consent of instructor.

  
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    MUS 740 - History of Orff Schulwerk


    Credits 3

    A study of the history of the Orff Schulwerk approach through examination of key people and political events, dance and movement practices, pedagogy and orchestration. Level I Orff Schulwerk Teacher Certification or experience teaching in the approach is recommended.

    Prerequisites
    Instructor Consent

  
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    MUS 742 - Orff Certification Level I


    Credits 3

    Development of a sequential teaching curriculum utilizing chants, rhymes, poetry, singing, movement, instrumentation, and soprano recorder.

    Prerequisites
    Undergraduate major in music education or consent of instructor.

  
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    MUS 743 - Orff Certification Level II


    Credits 3

    Extension of a sequential teaching curriculum utilizing major and minor modes, additional harmonic techniques, complex rhythms, expanded elemental forms, and alto recorder.

    Prerequisites
    Completion of Orff Level I.

  
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    MUS 744 - Orff Certification Level III


    Credits 3

    Extension of a sequential teaching curriculum utilizing pentatonic and diatonic scales, lydian and mixolydian modes, descant, parallelism, irregular meters, changing meters, and off-beat accents.

    Prerequisites
    Completion of Orff Level II.

  
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    MUS 746 - Master Class in Vocal Pedagogy


    Credits 3

    Techniques for training and retraining voices. Study of the singer’s vocal production mechanism.

  
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    MUS 747 - Instrumental Music Pedagogy


    Credits 3

    Rationale and procedures for developing a logical and appropriate course of study for individual instruction of instrumental music. a) Piano. b) Brass. c) Woodwind. d) String. e) Guitar. f) Band. g) Orchestra.

  
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    MUS 748 - Music Wellness: A Survival Guide for Teachers and Performers


    Credits 3

    Focuses on past and current research related to health preservation and injury prevention among musicians. Vocal, auditory, mental and neuromusculoskeletal health will be investigated through the exploration of Body Mapping, as well as methods developed by Feldenkreis, Alexander, Taubman and others.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing in Music.

  
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    MUS 756 - Percussion Ensemble in the High School Curriculum


    Credits 3

    Focuses on elements needed to develop and maintain high school percussion ensembles. Primary attention devoted to conducting and performing techniques, and study of appropriate literature. Secondary attention devoted to general methods and maintenance of percussion section along with basic considerations for assigning parts.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
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    MUS 761 - Graduate Applied Music for Performance Majors


    Credits 2 – 4

    Individual instruction on instruments or voice. Audition and jury examination required. a) Baritone. b) Bassoon. c) Cello. d) Clarinet. e) Flute. f) Horn. g) Oboe. i) Piano. j) Saxophone. k) String Bass. l) Trombone. m) Trumpet. n) Tuba. o) Viola. p) Violin. q) Voice. r) Guitar. s) Percussion. t) Organ. u) Harp.

  
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    MUS 762 - Graduate Applied Music for Performance Majors


    Credits 2 – 4

    Individual instruction on instruments or voice. Audition and jury examination required. a) Baritone. b) Bassoon. c) Cello. d) Clarinet. e) Flute. f) Horn. g) Oboe. i) Piano. j) Saxophone. k) String Bass. l) Trombone. m) Trumpet. n) Tuba. o) Viola. p) Violin. q) Voice. r) Guitar. s) Percussion. t) Organ. u) Harp.

  
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    MUS 767 - Graduate Applied Music for Non-Performance Majors


    Credits 2 – 4

    Individual instruction on instruments or voice. Audition and jury examination required. For students in music education or theory and composition curricula. a) Baritone. b) Bassoon. c) Cello. d) Clarinet. e) Flute. f) Horn. g) Oboe. I) Piano. j) Saxophone. k) String Bass. l) Trombone. m) Trumpet. n) Tuba. o) Viola. p) Violin. q) Voice. r) Guitar. s) Percussion. t) Organ. u) Harp.

  
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    MUS 768 - Graduate Applied Music for Non-Performance Majors


    Credits 2 – 4

    Individual instruction on instruments or voice. Audition and jury examination required. For students in music education or theory and composition curricula. a) Baritone. b) Bassoon. c) Cello. d) Clarinet. e) Flute. f) Horn. g) Oboe. I) Piano. j) Saxophone. k) String Bass. l) Trombone. m) Trumpet. n) Tuba. o) Viola. p) Violin. q) Voice. r) Guitar. s) Percussion. t) Organ. u) Harp.

  
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    MUS 770 - Seminar: Special Topics


    Credits 1 – 9

    Explores a specific aspect of music.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits for master’s candidates and nine credits for doctoral candidates.

    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory completion of   or equivalent; and either a satisfactory score on applicable entrance exam(s), or successful completion of   .        

  
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    MUS 773 - Research Seminar


    Credits 3

    Study of research methodologies appropriate to the various disciplines of music history: biography and history, ethnomusicology, performance practice. Study of each methodology complemented by practical applications such as oral reports, research papers, or lecture-recitals.

    Prerequisites
      or equivalent; Master’s degree in music.

  
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    MUS 774 - Seminar in Music Theory


    Credits 3

    Special topics in music theory including investigations of the underlying theoretical techniques of various composers’ styles. Investigations will include use of rhythm, harmony, counterpoint, form, instrumentation, as well as other elements of musical style.

    Prerequisites
    MUS 707 MUS 708  or equivalent; Master’s degree in music

  
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    MUS 777 - Seminars in Percussion


    Credits 1 – 3

    Candidate chooses three percussion topics to research at five-week intervals. Examines the topic as to its history, pedagogy, and literature. Formal presentation after each five-week period featuring the research with emphasis on specific area within the general topic.

    Prerequisites
    Master’s degree in music and consent of instructor.

  
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    MUS 780 - Document


    Credits 2-6

    The document is limited in scope compared to a dissertation, demonstrates professional standards of scholarship, and contributes to existing knowledge within the field of study.

    Prerequisites
    Successful completion of D.M.A qualifying exams, successful completion of all required D.M.A academic course work and consent of advisory committee.

  
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    MUS 781 - Lecture-Recital


    Credits 3

    Presentation of a lecture-recital demonstrating a synthesis of performance and scholarship. Topic is directly related to the topic of the student’s D.M.A document.

    Prerequisites
    Successful completion of all required D.M.A academic course work and consent of advisory committee.

    Corequisite
    Concurrent enrollment in MUS 764.

  
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    MUS 783 - Jazz History Seminar


    Credits 3

    In-depth study of jazz history with special focus on student research and presentations.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing; undergraduate course work in jazz history or consent of instructor.

  
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    MUS 784 - Chamber Music


    Credits 3

    Study of chamber music from 1650 to the present. Analysis of representative works from different style periods and examination of relationship between instrumental technique and musical style.

    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory completion of    or equivalent; and either a satisfactory score on applicable entrance exam(s), or successful completion of   .         

  
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    MUS 785 - The Symphony


    Credits 3

    Study of the origins and development of the symphony from 1750 to the present. Analysis of representative works from different style periods and emphasis on relationships of development of orchestra and formal development of genre.

    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory completion of    or equivalent; and either a satisfactory score on applicable entrance exam(s), or successful completion of  .            

  
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    MUS 786A - The Operas of Mozart


    Credits 3

    Detailed study of the operas of W. A. Mozart, analysis of style, vocal writing, of his librettists, and the influences on the formation of his style.

    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory completion of    or equivalent; and either a satisfactory score on applicable entrance exam(s), or successful completion of   .   

  
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    MUS 786B - The Operas of Verdi


    Credits 3

    Detailed study of the operas of Giuseppe Verdi, analysis of style, vocal writing, his librettists, and influences that led to formation of his style.

    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory completion of   or equivalent; and either a satisfactory score on applicable entrance exam(s), or successful completion of   .

  
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    MUS 786C - Puccini and the Verismo


    Credits 3

    Surveys and discusses the operatic works of Giacomo Puccini and his importance to the historical development of opera. Discussion of the period in Italian Opera known as Verismo with emphasis on composers that help to create this musical form.

    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory completion of   or equivalent; and either a satisfactory score on applicable entrance exam(s), or successful completion of  .    

  
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    MUS 786D - American Opera Seminar


    Credits 3

    In-depth survey of American operas in the twentieth century, with emphasis on composer, representative works, style and content.

    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory completion of    or equivalent; and either a satisfactory score on applicable entrance exam(s), or successful completion of   .

  
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    MUS 789 - The Art Song


    Credits 3

    Study of solo song from its beginning to the present day.

    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory completion of    or equivalent; and either a satisfactory score on applicable entrance exam(s), or successful completion of  .

  
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    MUS 792 - History of Opera


    Credits 3

    Study of the historical development of opera from Monteverdi to the present with emphasis on representative works and composers.

    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory completion of    or equivalent; and either a satisfactory score on applicable entrance exam(s), or successful completion of  .

  
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    MUS 793 - Medieval and Renaissance Music


    Credits 3

    Study of the evolution of European music from antiquity through the end of the sixteenth century.

    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory completion of   or equivalent; and either a satisfactory score on applicable entrance exam(s), or successful completion of  .

 

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