Music (MUS)

MUS 110 ACCOMPANIST COACHING SESSION

1, 0/2

Corequisites: MUS 171, 173, 271, 273, 371, 373, 471, or 473 applied lessons. Provides students enrolled in the applied music lesson sequence the opportunity to meet and rehearse privately with a staff piano accompanist and have an accompanist present in their applied lesson. Emphasis on memorization techniques, solo and ensemble performance techniques, and musical interpretation. Includes solo or chamber repertoire currently under preparation for collegium, jury, or recital performance. Offered every semester.

MUS 111 ACCOMPANYING FOR PIANISTS

1, 1/0

Prerequisite: Music Majors only. For piano students who wish to gain chamber experience. Students assigned to a vocalist, instrumentalist, or ensemble and will be required to attend weekly applied lessons or rehearsals as well as a coaching/masterclass session with an assigned coach. Offered every semester.

MUS 112 APPLIED MUSIC

1, 1/0

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. Previous performance experience; audition and ensemble participation required. Individual lessons for voice or instrument. Private lesson fee possible. Offered occasionally.

MUS 113 BRASS TECHNIQUES

1, 1/0

Prerequisite: Music education majors. Pre-professional training in performing and teaching methodologies for trumpet, horn, trombone, baritone, and tuba. Offered every semester.

MUS 114 PERCUSSION TECHNIQUES

1, 1/0

Prerequisite: Music education majors. Pre-professional training in performing and teaching methodologies for percussion instruments. Offered every semester.

MUS 115 STRING TECHNIQUES

1, 1/0

Prerequisite: Music education majors. Pre-professional training in performing and teaching methodologies for violin, viola, violoncello, and contrabass. Offered every semester.

MUS 116 WOODWIND TECHNIQUES

1, 1/0

Prerequisite: Music education majors. Pre-professional training in performing and teaching methodologies for flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, and saxophone. Offered every semester.

MUS 119 VOCAL PEDAGOGY

1, 1/0

Pre-requisites: Majors only. A cooperative class in teaching voice for pre-music educators. Vocal process, and practical teaching will be examined, discussed, analyzed, and practiced. Repeatable. Offered every spring.

MUS 120 ACCOMPANYING VOICE IN THE MUSIC CLASSROOM

1, 3/0

See the Undergraduate Course Catalog.

MUS 122 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC STUDIES AND CAREERS

2, 2/0

Provides historical, philosophical, and practical foundations needed for a career in music. Experiences that integrate library, research, teacher observation and analysis, reading, and writing skills with regard to the profession will be utilized to assist students' exploration and confirmation of his or her decision to enter the field. Offered fall only.

MUS 123 CLASS VOICE FOR NON-MAJORS

1, 0/1

Co-requisite: MUS 335 BSC Chorale. Study and perform vocal music as a singer. Expand the student’s knowledge of singing and sight singing. Offered every semester.

MUS 130 COMPREHENSIVE MUSICIANSHIP I

1, 3/0

Prerequisites: Acceptance into Bachelor of Arts in DMP program or instructor permission. Basic musicianship skills: music notation, rhythm, meter, melody, modes, scales, melodic intervals, harmonic structures; ear training, written theory, composition and performance. Offered every fall.

MUS 161 CLASS PIANO I

1, 0/2

This is the first in a sequence of four group piano courses designed for those music students who need to improve their piano skills. The first two semesters focus on developing general musicianship skills, such as sight reading from the grand staff, melody harmonization, technique, improvisation, ensemble performance, practicing, and use of basic theory skills at the keyboard. Offered every semester.

MUS 162 CLASS PIANO II

1, 0/2

Prerequisite: C or better in MUS 161 or audition. Continuation of the skills acquired in MUS 161. Offered every semester.

MUS 171 APPLIED MUSIC

1, 1/0

Prerequisite: Music Major and Audition. Individual lessons for voice or instrument. Required for music majors. Private lesson fee possible. Concert attendance required. Offered every semester.

MUS 172 APPLIED MUSIC

1-2, 0/0

See the Undergraduate Course Catalog.

MUS 173 APPLIED MUSIC

1, 1/0

Prerequisite: Music Major and Audition. Individual lessons for voice or instrument. Required for music majors. Private lesson fee possible. Concert attendance required. Offered every semester.

MUS 174 APPLIED MUSIC

1-2, 0/0

See the Undergraduate Course Catalog.

MUS 189 TOPIC COURSE

1-9, 0/1

See the Undergraduate Course Catalog.

MUS 200 PERFORMANCE LABORATORY

1, 1/0

See the Undergraduate Course Catalog.

MUS 201 SURVEY OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY

3, 3/0; AR14

Introduction to music from the Middle Ages to the present; study of forms and styles, composers and performers, cultural and social backgrounds, and parallel developments in other arts. Lecturer and listening assignments. Concert attendance required. Offered every semester and summer.

Equivalent Course: MUS 329

MUS 206 FOUNDATIONS OF AMERICAN POPULAR MUSIC 1900-1950

3, 3/0; AR14, DI14

Prerequisite: CWP 102. This survey course studies the historical developments that helped formulate today's popular music, including the roots of blues, jazz, and rock music in America. Offered every semester.

MUS 208 SURVEY OF WORLD MUSIC CULTURES

3, 3/0; AR14

Survey of representative art and popular music cultures of Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America. Lectures and listening assignments. Concert attendance required. Offered every semester and summer.

MUS 209 SUB-SAHARAN AFRICAN MUSIC AND CULTURES

3, 3/0; NW14

Study of the cultures of sub-Saharan Africa focused on the histories and musics from four specific regions. Two-thirds of class time is in lecture format; one-third is dedicated to learning and performing African rhythms on percussion instruments. Offered annually.

MUS 210 MUSIC THEORY FOR NON-MAJORS

3, 3/0; AR14

Music notation, aural and written. Scales, intervals, triads, seventh chords, rhythms, simple and compound meters, elementary ear-training, dictation, analysis, and composition. Offered every semester.

MUS 217 EXPERIENCES IN MUSIC FOR BEGINNERS

3, 3/0

See the Undergraduate Course Catalog.

MUS 218 AURAL PERCEPTION I

1, 0/3

Corequisite: MUS 230. Laboratory course for those with basic music-reading skills. Reinforces theoretical music concepts through sight singing, rhythmic, melodic dictation, and basic musicianship. A diagnostic test is given at the beginning of the semester. Required for music majors. Offered every fall.

MUS 219 AURAL PERCEPTION II

1, 0/3

Prerequisites: MUS 218 and MUS 230. Corequisite: MUS 231. Continuation and development of the melodic, rhythmic, and musicianship skills acquired in MUS 218. Required for music majors. Offered every spring.

MUS 220 TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS FOR MUSIC EDUCATION

2, 2/0

Students gain knowledge of current technology applications suitable for music instruction, including administrative applications, software for notation and composition, and MIDI-based sequencing, as well as teaching methods and strategies for using technology in music classrooms and ensembles; incorporates extensive hands-on activities. Offered every spring.

MUS 223 SACRED MUSIC IN WESTERN SOCIETY

3, 3/0; HU14

Examines the creation, use, influence and position of sacred music throughout the course of Western history; Analyze how this music reflects the cultural values of the society in which it was created and also demonstrates the beliefs and attitudes of the various institutions that supported its creation and provided the context for its performance; Explore how the understanding of this repertoire may be made more meaningful by reflective personal experience and inspire a broader awareness of humanity. Offered every semester.

MUS 224 MUSIC AND POLITICAL ACTION

3, 3/0; WC14

Prerequisites: CWP 101 and CWP 102. Chronological overview of significant political, social, military, and religious events and along with the music associated with those important events. Students will be introduced to various composers, musical styles, musical forms and musical selections as they directly relate to historically significant circumstances, events, and movements within World and American History. While previous musical experience is helpful, it is not required. Offered every semester.

MUS 230 MUSIC THEORY I

3, 3/0

Prerequisite: Music Majors only. Corequisite: MUS 218. Fundamentals of music, including notation, scales, modes, tonality, key signatures, intervals, basic chords, basic harmony, voice leading, melodic structures, and the general stylistic features of the various epochs of Western music. Required for Music Majors. Offered every fall.

MUS 231 MUSIC THEORY II

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: MUS 230 and MUS 218. Corequisite: MUS 219. Continuation of the fundamentals of music, with emphasis on harmony, voice leading, and simple formal structures within the contexts of the various historical periods of Western music. Required for music majors. Offered every spring.

MUS 261 CLASS PIANO III

1, 0/2

Prerequisite: C or better in MUS 162 or audition. This course and MUS 262 are designed for music students who are working toward successful completion of the piano proficiency exam. The skills developed are those used by music educators in the elementary or secondary classroom: Sight reading, melody harmonization, accompanying, score reading, and improvisation. Offered every semester.

MUS 262 CLASS PIANO IV

1, 0/2

Prerequisite: C or better in MUS 261 or audition. Continuation of the skills acquired in MUS 261. Offered every semester.

MUS 265 TECHNIQUES AND OBSERVATION OF MUSIC EDUCATION

3, 2/0

See the Undergraduate Course Catalog.

MUS 271 APPLIED MUSIC

1, 1/0

Prerequisite: Music Majors only and audition. Individual lessons for voice or instrument. Required for music majors. Private lesson fee possible. Concert attendance required. Offered every semester.

MUS 272 APPLIED MUSIC

1-2, 0/0

See the Undergraduate Course Catalog.

MUS 273 APPLIED MUSIC

1, 1/0

Prerequisite: Music Majors only and audition. Individual lessons for voice or instrument. Required for music majors. Private lesson fee possible. Concert attendance required. Offered every semester.

MUS 274 APPLIED MUSIC

1-2, 0/0

See the Undergraduate Course Catalog.

MUS 290 PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA

1, 1/0; AR14

Prerequisite: Audition. Participation in the Buffalo State College Philharmonia Orchestra, a college-community ensemble composed of qualified Buffalo State student musicians and experienced community musicians. The orchestra serves as the principal vehicle for increasing students¿ awareness of symphonic repertoire, orchestral excerpts, and performance protocol as directly related to an orchestral ensemble. Repertoire is planned and organized to provide students with a diverse exposure to important classical, pops, and seasonal programming. May be repeated. Offered every semester.

MUS 302 MUSIC HISTORY: ANTIQUITY THROUGH BAROQUE

3, 3/0

Prerequisite: One theory course or permission of instructor. Listening, identification, analysis, and study of musicological and sociohistorical trends in the medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque style periods. Offered every fall.

Equivalent Course: MUS 302W

MUS 303 MUSIC HISTORY: CLASSIC THROUGH MODERN

3, 3/0; CT14, IM14, WIIF

Prerequisites: MUS 302 or instructor permission. Study of musical styles, composers, and genres of the Classical, Romantic, and Modern eras; cultural/social contexts and parallel interdisciplinary developments. Required for music majors. Offered annually.

Equivalent Course: MUS 303W

MUS 304 MUSIC HISTORY: TWENTIETH CENTURY

3, 3/0

See the Undergraduate Course Catalog.

Equivalent Course: MUS 304W

MUS 305 MODERN JAZZ

3, 3/0

Prerequisite: MUS 206. History and development of modern jazz from 1941 to the present. Offered occasionally.

Equivalent Course: AAS 304

MUS 306 URBAN BLUES AND ROCK

3, 3/0

Prerequisite: MUS 206. Sources and development of the idioms, style, and sound media of this music. Offered occasionally.

Equivalent Course: MUS 306W

MUS 307 OPERA AND DRAMATIC MUSIC

3, 3/0

See the Undergraduate Course Catalog.

MUS 308 CHAMBER MUSIC

3, 3/0

See the Undergraduate Course Catalog.

MUS 310 WOMEN IN MUSIC

3, 3/0

See the Undergraduate Course Catalog.

Equivalent Course: MUS 310W

MUS 313 CHAMBER CHOIR

1, 1/0

Prerequisite: Audition. A select vocal ensemble of mixed voices that studies and performs art music from the medieval through modern genres. Offered every semester.

MUS 314 WIND ENSEMBLE

1, 1/0

Prerequisite: Audition for majors and non-majors. Rehearsals and performances include historical and contemporary wind and percussion literature from around the world as well as transcriptions and arrangements of masterpieces from the Renaissance to the present. May be repeated. Offered every semester

MUS 318 AURAL PERCEPTION III

1, 0/3

Prerequisites: MUS 219 and MUS 231. Corequisite: MUS 330. Continuation and development of the melodic, rhythmic, and musicianship skills acquired in MUS 219. Introduction to harmonic dictation. For advanced music students. Required for music majors. Offered every fall.

MUS 319 AURAL PERCEPTION IV

1, 0/3

Prerequisites: MUS 330 and MUS 318. Corequisite: MUS 331. Continuation and development of the harmonic, melodic, rhythmic, and musicianship skills acquired in MUS 318. Required for music majors. Offered every spring.

Equivalent Course: MUS 319W

MUS 321 COMPOSITION, IMPROVISATION AND ARRANGING

2, 3/0

Prerequisite: MUS 331. Class instruction and supervised training in basic instrumental and vocal improvisation, with study of associated notation styles for composition and group performance. Introduction to arranging and standard notation for choir, band, and orchestra. Offered every semester.

MUS 322 INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING

2, 2/0

Prerequisite: Upper-level music major or equivalent. Introduction to the musical and technical aspects of directing and developing an instrumental ensemble. Use of baton, score reading, and observation. Ensemble work. Offered every spring.

MUS 323 VOCAL JAZZ ENSEMBLE

1, 0/2

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: Audition for majors and non-majors. Study and perform vocal jazz music within an ensemble of 12-16 auditioned musicians. Traditional approached and skills to the performance and study of vocal jazz music will be developed while significantly expanding the student’s knowledge of vocal jazz repertoire, performance practice and vocal techniques. May be repeated. Offered every semester."

MUS 325 THE BUSINESS OF PERFORMING ARTS

3, 3/0

See the Undergraduate Course Catalog.

Equivalent Course: THA 325

MUS 326 JAZZ ENSEMBLE

1-12, 0/0

Prerequisite: Audition. Training and supervised performance in jazz and dance band combination. May be repeated. Offered every semester.

MUS 329 SYMPHONIC MUSIC

3, 3/0

See the Undergraduate Course Catalog.

Equivalent Courses: MUS 201, MUS 329W

MUS 330 MUSIC THEORY III

3, 0/0

Prerequisite: MUS 231. Corequisite: MUS 318. Analysis and theoretical understanding of compositional techniques of Western art music of the late seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. Required for music majors. Offered every fall.

MUS 331 MUSIC THEORY IV

3, 3/3

Prerequisites: MUS 318 and MUS 330. Corequisite: MUS 319. Analysis and theoretical understanding of compositional techniques of Western art music of the twentieth century. Required for music majors. Offered every spring.

MUS 332 JAZZ CHAMBER MUSIC

1, 1/0

Prerequisite: Instructor Permission. Study and perform jazz music within an ensemble of 4-9 musicians. Small group jazz performance practice and improvisational skills will be developed while significantly expanding the student’s knowledge of standard jazz and American songbook repertoire. Offered every semester.

MUS 333 CHORAL CONDUCTING

2, 2/0

Prerequisites: MUS 219 and MUS 119. Corequisite: MUS 335 or MUS 313. Fundamentals of rehearsing, developing, and conducting choirs for students with choral and vocal background. May require observation of off-site choral ensemble rehearsals and performances. Required for music education majors. Offered every fall.

MUS 334 PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE

1, 1/0

Prerequisite: Audition or permission of instructor. An exploration of sophisticated percussion literature by modern composers or transcriptions of other works for percussion instruments. The ensemble performs on standard percussion instruments, such as timpani, marimba, vibraphone, snare drum, tom toms, and other struck objects. May be repeated. Offered every semester.

MUS 335 BUFFALO STATE COLLEGE CHORALE

1, 0/2

Rehearsal and performance of representative choral music from a diverse repertoire including classical, pop, gospel, spirituals, jazz, folk, and show music. Presentation of the fundamentals of choral singing. May be repeated. Offered every semester.

MUS 337 STRING ENSEMBLE

1, 1/0

Prerequisite: Audition or permission of instructor. A performing ensemble surveying standard chamber music repertoire for string instruments, such as quartet, quintet, or piano trios. May be repeated. Offered every semester.

MUS 338 BRASS ENSEMBLE

1, 1/0

Prerequisite: Audition or permission of instructor. Chamber group consisting of trumpets, trombones, French horns, euphoniums, baritones and tubas. Explores body of chamber music written or transcribed for brass instruments. May be repeated. Offered every semester.

MUS 339 WOODWIND ENSEMBLE

1, 1/0

Prerequisite: Audition or permission of instructor. Chamber group consisting of combinations of woodwind instruments, including clarinet choir, flute quartet, saxophone quartet, mixed trios, quartets, quintets, or larger. Explores body of chamber music written or transcribed for woodwind instruments. May be repeated. Offered every semester.

MUS 341 CHAMBER MUSIC FOR PIANISTS

1, 2/0

Prerequisites: Music majors only. For piano students who seek to gain experience working in small and large ensemble settings. Students will be assigned to a chamber or large ensemble, and must attend weekly rehearsals and coaching/master class sessions. Offered every semester.

MUS 342 VOCAL CHAMBER MUSIC

1, 1/0

Prerequisites: Instructor permission. Focusing on the performance practice, and musical/dramatic/poetic interpretation of vocal chamber music in a small ensemble setting. Offered every semester.

MUS 345 ELEMENTARY MUSIC METHODS

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor; music education interview. Gain knowledge and skills in the areas of teaching methods and strategies for elementary music education; extensive hands-on and writing activities. Offered every fall.

MUS 346 FIELD EXPERIENCE IN ELEMENTARY MUSIC

1, 0/0

Corequisite: MUS 345. Observation and application of instructional procedures learned in MUS 345 through on-site participation in local schools. Offered fall only.

MUS 347 THE HISTORY OF PSALMODY

3, 3/0

A comprehensive survey of music based on the texts of the Biblical Book of Psalms. Analyses of the origins, literary structures, content and organization of the psalms; the development of various music performance practices; the tracing of the historical musical development of their settings; and the past and continuing influence of this repertoire on the cultural development of Western Civilization. Offered fall only.

MUS 349 WEST AFRICAN DRUMMING ENSEMBLE

1, 1/0

Prerequisite: Instructor permission. Introduction to traditional West African rhythms on djembes, dundun drums, and iron bells. Students explore cultural contexts and learn to give and respond to rhythmic signals, learn to play different rhythms simultaneously, and learn culturally and rhythmically appropriate improvisation techniques. Offered every semester.

MUS 351 THE AMERICAN MUSICAL

3, 3/0

Historical study of the American musical focusing on the interrelationship between the disciplines of music, theatre, and dance. Offered occasionally.

Equivalent Course: MUS 351W

MUS 353 FIELD EXPERIENCE IN MUSIC FOR EXCEPTIONAL LEARNERS

1, 0/0

Corequisite: MUS 345. Observation and application of adaptations and instructional procedures appropriate for music with exceptional learners through on-site participation in local schools. Offered during J Term.

MUS 360 SECONDARY INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC METHODS

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: MUS 345, MUS 362. Knowledge and skills in the areas of teaching methods and strategies for secondary instrumental music education; includes extensive hands-on and writing activities. Offered every fall.

MUS 361 FIELD EXPERIENCE IN SECONDARY INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

1, 0/0

Prerequisite: MUS 362 or permission of instructor. Corequisite: MUS 360. Observation and application of instructional procedures learned in MUS 360 through on-site participation in local schools. Offered fall only.

MUS 362 SECONDARY CHORAL METHODS

3, 3/0

Prerequisite: MUS 345 or permission of instructor. Corequisite: MUS 363. Gain knowledge and skills in the areas of teaching methods and strategies for secondary choral music education; extensive hands-on and writing activities. Offered every spring.

MUS 363 FIELD EXPERIENCE IN SECONDARY CHORAL MUSIC

1, 0/0

Prerequisite: MUS 345 or permission of instructor. Corequisite: MUS 362. Observation and application of instructional procedures learned in MUS 362 through on-site participation in local schools. Offered spring only.

MUS 364 FIELD EXPERIENCE IN COMMUNITY MUSIC

1, 0/0

Prerequisite: Instructor Permission. Develop pedagogical skill and knowledge through teaching in an after-school music program. Working closely with a mentor, students will gain valuable pre-service teaching experience as they prepare for student teaching and careers as music educators. Offered every semester.

MUS 365 INTRODUCATION TO EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC AND MOVEMENT

3, 2/0

Prerequisites: Instructor Permission. Exploring the methods used to guide young children’s music and movement development within a wide variety of early childhood music education settings. Field placement activities that support course objectives are required, approximately 12-15 hours. Offered annually.

MUS 371 APPLIED MUSIC

1-2, 1/0

Prerequisite: Music Major only and audition. Individual lessons for voice or instrument. Required for music education majors. Private lesson fee possible. Concert attendance required. Offered every semester.

MUS 372 APPLIED MUSIC

1-2, 0/0

See the Undergraduate Course Catalog.

MUS 373 APPLIED MUSIC

1-2, 1/0

Prerequisite: Music Major and audition. Individual lessons for voice or instrument. Required for music education majors. Private lesson fee possible. Concert attendance required. Offered every semester.

MUS 374 APPLIED MUSIC

1-2, 0/0

See the Undergraduate Course Catalog.

MUS 389 TOPIC COURSE

1-9, 0/0

See the Undergraduate Course Catalog.

MUS 410 RECITAL ACCOMPANIST

1, 0/1

Co-requisites: MUS 110 and MUS 171,173,271,273,371,373,471, or 473 applied lessons. For students enrolled in the applied music lesson sequence and preparing for a recital. Meet and rehearse privately with a staff piano accompanist. Emphasis on preparation for performance, solo and ensemble performance techniques, and musical interpretation. Offered every semester.

MUS 422 SEMINAR IN MUSIC LEADERSHIP, MANAGEMENT, AND ADMINISTRATION

3, 3/0

Prerequisite: MUS 273. Seminar course in theoretical and applied concepts of leadership, management, and administration for musicians and music educators. Case studies, frameworks, and practical scenarios of music classrooms, orchestras, and community arts organizations will be presented, discussed, researched, and analyzed.

MUS 440 ETHNOMUSICOLOGY

3, 3/0; WIIF

Prerequisites: MUS 302 and MUS 303 or instructor permission. Case studies, readings, lectures, audio examples, and hands-on class participation, with emphasis on theories and methodologies of world music study as an aspect of human culture; independent research and public presentation. Required for music majors. Offered annually.

Equivalent Courses: MUS 340W, MUS 440W

MUS 457 STUDENT TEACHING IN ELEMENTARY MUSIC

5, 0/0

Prerequisites: Successful completion of all music coursework, including 100 documented observation hours, the piano proficiency exam, the Music Department Student Teaching Application, and Criteria for Student Teaching. Corequisites: MUS 458 and MUS 460. Supervised full-time teaching internship for a half semester in an elementary school setting. Required culminating experience for music education majors seeking New York State certification. Offered every semester.

MUS 458 STUDENT TEACHING IN SECONDARY MUSIC

5, 0/0

Prerequisites: Successful completion of all music coursework, including 100 documented observation hours, the piano proficiency exam, the Music Department Student Teaching Application, and Criteria for Student Teaching. Corequisites: MUS 457 and MUS 460. Supervised full-time teaching internship for a half semester in a middle or high school setting. Required culminating experience for music education majors seeking New York State certification. Offered every semester.

MUS 460 STUDENT TEACHING SEMINAR

2, 2/0

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. Corequisites: MUS 457 and MUS 458. Study of current issues in music education and the challenges of the beginning teaching experience. Students will participate in weekly discussions centered on such topics as music education philosophy in action; curriculum development and evaluation; assessment of musical behaviors; discipline (prevention and intervention); time management; and meeting state and national standards in music. Offered every semester.

MUS 471 APPLIED MUSIC

1-2, 1/0

Prerequisite: Music Major and audition. Individual lessons for voice or instrument. Required for music education majors. Private lesson fee possible. Concert attendance required. Offered every semester.

MUS 472 APPLIED MUSIC

1-2, 0/0

See the Undergraduate Course Catalog.

MUS 473 APPLIED MUSIC

1, 1/0

Prerequisite: Music Major and audition. Individual lessons for voice or instrument. Private lesson fee possible. Concert attendance required. Offered every semester.

MUS 474 APPLIED MUSIC

2, 0/0

See the Undergraduate Course Catalog.

MUS 488 INTERNSHIP

1-6, 0/0

Prerequisites: Permission of Internship Coordinator; Minimum 2.5 GPA in Major, Minimum 2.0 GPA Overall. Guided and supervised exposure to professional artistic administration and/or operations through on-the-job work experience in an authorized administrative, business, or performance setting. Will write a written report of the work experience based on journal entries, and receive written evaluations from the Internship Site Supervisor and Internship Coordinator. Offered every semester.

MUS 491 CAPSTONE IN MUSIC

1-3, 0/0

Prerequisite: MUS 273 and permission of the instructor. Independent capstone project under the direction of an instructor.

MUS 495 SPECIAL PROJECT

1-3, 0/0

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Required for B.A. music students in the final semester of study. For current music B.A. capstone guidelines, contact department. Offered every semester.

MUS 497 SPECIAL WORKSHOP

1-3, 0/0

See the Undergraduate Course Catalog.

MUS 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY

3-12, 0/0

Offered every semester.