Music : Courses

MUS 105 Elementary Harmony and Counterpoint I

Credits: 1
Semester(s): Fall
Co-requisite: Students must register for LEC and LAB in the same term
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Develops skills and techniques necessary for aural and written comprehension of linear, melodic, harmonic, rhythmic, and formal aspects of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century music.

MUS 106 Elementary Harmony and Counterpoint II

Credits: 1
Semester(s): Spring
Pre-requisite: MUS 105
Co-requisites: Student must register for LEC And LAB in the same term.
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Continuation of MUS 105.

MUS 109 Master Composer

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Studies the life and times of a single composer or a group of composers. Designed for the nonmajor. Requires no background in music.

MUS 110 Seminar in Music History

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Studies a specific area of the history of music. Topics change with each offering. Specifically designed for nonmajors.

MUS 111 Music in Western Civilization

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
A chronological panorama of Western music from medieval times to the present day for nonmajors; explores and defines underlying social and cultural conditions with resultant parallels between music and other arts.

MUS 112 Music in Western Civilization

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
A chronological panorama of Western music from medieval times to the present day for nonmajors; explores and defines underlying social and cultural conditions with resultant parallels between music and other arts.

MUS 113 Music and Society

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The relationship between music and twentieth-century American society. Examines art, folk, and commercial music in an attempt to uncover musical meaning, both as a reflection of and stimulus for social change. Requires no prior experience or training.

MUS 114 Genres of Music

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Studies one of the historically established musical forms, such as opera, concerto, symphony, quartet, computer music, or film music; lectures and listening assignments. Nonmajors; no prerequisites.

MUS 115 Understanding Music

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
History of musical style from the Renaissance to the present day. Examines selected masterpieces of Western music as well as such recent phenomena as serialism, minimalism, electronic, and computer music; requires no previous formal training in music.

MUS 116 Theory of Music for Nonmajors

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Elements of writing music; melody, rhythm, intervals, chords, harmony, tone color, and styles of musical expression. Music signs and symbols; traditional language of "tonal" music, with examples drawn from popular and classical music. No prerequisites.

MUS 117 Pop Music-Ragtime to Rock

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Lectures, recorded musical examples, and handouts both explain and describe the roots of American popular music as found in Early American, European, African, Latin American, and African American cultures.

MUS 118 Pop Song in America

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Fosters sensitivity to and familiarity with American popular song of this century. We study, listen to, and discuss popular song as an indicator of the mores and sentiments of America. Highlights the combined efforts of composer, lyricist, vocalist, instrumentalist, and arranger.

MUS 121 University Chorus

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Open to all members of the university community without audition; often performs major works with orchestra.

MUS 130 UB Marching Band

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Open to all members of the university community without audition; performs in support of athletic events and other campus activities.

MUS 131 UB Concert Band

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
We rehearse and perform traditional and nontraditional band literature; one or two public concerts given each semester. Membership is drawn from all schools and departments of the university; open by audition.

MUS 133 Marching Band Drill Design and Orchestration

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: TUT
Grading: Graded (A-F)
This course provides thorough instruction in the compositional techniques of marching band drill design and orchestration. The course will contain basic theory and diagrammed applications of the Precision Drill System and Philosophy including, but not limited to, music rhythmic applications, drill animation, positioning, instrumental orchestration, labeling, and visual staging. The student will become well-versed in the diagramming, plotting and orchestration of evolutions, maneuvers, free form, and dynamic free form applications in conjunction with musical examples. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be well-versed in the fundamental principles involved in the visual design, orchestration, and labeling aspects of exhibition marching.

MUS 134 Fundamentals of Exhibition Marching

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: TUT
Grading: Graded (A-F)
This course provides thorough instruction in the fundamental principles of marching and maneuvering. The course contains basic theory and diagrammed applications of the Precision Drill System and Philosophy including, but not limited to, music rhythmic applications and eurhythmics. The student will gain insight into the diagramming, plotting, and directing of evolutions, maneuvers, free form, and dynamic free form applications. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be well versed in the fundamental principles involved in the visual aspects of exhibition marching. The goals is to prepare students for their role as drill instructors and design consultants for the UB Marching Band and any or all applications of visual choreography associated with athletic bands.

MUS 138 UB Symphony Orchestra

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
There are students from several different majors in our orchestra, and we encourage participation of everyone (regardless of their major) interested in playing some of the best music ever written. Eligible members of the orchestra will be invited to take instrumental lessons for free with the distinguished faculty of the UB Music Department.

MUS 143 UB Percussion Ensemble

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Study and performance of works from the vast repertoire for percussion ensemble.

MUS 151 University Choir

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
A select vocal ensemble that performs a variety of choral literature; open to all students of the university by audition.

MUS 155 Basic Keyboard

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Functional piano, harmonization of melodies, scales, sight reading, accompanying, and preparation of pieces at various difficulty levels. Music majors only.

MUS 156 Jazz Ensemble: Big Band

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Traditional big band consisting of a reed section (saxes with some doubles on flute and clarinet), a brass section (trumpets and trombones), and a rhythm section (piano, guitar, bass, drums and vibes). The band studies and performs repertoire from the early big band swing period to today's big band contemporary and fusion sounds. Emphasis is on ensemble playing as well as improvisational soloing.

MUS 157 Jazz Ensemble: Combo

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Two ensembles are available-Jazz Ensemble Combo (JEC) and an Advanced (JE) Combo. The JEC performs and studies repertoire of the great jazz combos throughout the history of jazz including Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, Horace Silver, Cannonball Adderley, and many others. Some jazz vocalists are encouraged to audition for this class. The Advanced JE is a contemporary ensemble that performs very demanding and challenging music of this idiom. A prerequisite is an advanced level of improvisational skills, as well as compositional experience. Transcriptions and the creation of original compositions are integral components of this ensemble.

MUS 159 Piano

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private piano study. Audition required.

MUS 160 Piano

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private piano study. Audition required.

MUS 163 Organ

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private organ study. Requires audition.

MUS 164 Organ

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private organ study. Requires audition.

MUS 169 Voice

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private voice study. Requires audition.

MUS 170 Voice

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private voice study. Requires audition.

MUS 205 Jazz Theory

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Various approaches to analyzing jazz; variation techniques and the improvised line.

MUS 206 Music in the Movies

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Examines film music, considered within its chronological, thematic, and cultural contexts. Devotes class time to the presentation of classic or representative films in the history of film scoring, relevant musical material and concepts, and the basic vocabulary of music and film criticism. No prerequisites; requires no previous musical experience.

MUS 211 Intermediate Harmony and Counterpoint I

Credits: 5
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LLB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Builds on the foundation of first-year theory (MUS 105-MUS 106), systematically incorporates chromatic harmony with an intensive study of music styles, and integrates chordal vocabulary with larger formal processes.

MUS 212 Intermediate Harmony and Counterpoint II

Credits: 5
Semester(s): Spring
Pre-requisite: MUS 211
Type: LLB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Builds on the foundation of first-year theory (MUS 105-MUS 106), systematically incorporates chromatic harmony with an intensive study of music styles, and integrates chordal vocabulary with larger formal processes.

MUS 213 Music History Survey I

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Fall
Pre-requisite: MUS 105 Or MUS 106
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Chronological survey of music from ancient to baroque period.

MUS 214 Music History Survey II

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Chronological survey of music, continuing from the late baroque to twentieth century.

MUS 220 On the Edge Performance

Credits: 2
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Through unique techniques in physical, mental and emotional preparation and focus on attitude, attention and awareness, students will not only find their rehearsals and performances more focused and consistent, but will also become better audience members. While this designed for active performers, anyone wishing to strengthen his or her performance skills can benefit. Open to actors, dancers, public speakers and musicians.

MUS 221 Vocal Diction

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Principles of pronunciation, enunciation, and articulation of Italian, French, and German texts, as related to solo vocal literature. Required of all voice students enrolled in primary study; open to pianists and, by permission of instructor to nonmajors.

MUS 264 World Music

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Introduces the student to music from all over the world, and expands concepts of music in the process. Students learn about different instruments from other cultures and how they influence the music they produce, and explore common features of Asian, European, African, American, and Oceanic music. Students also learn different ways of listening. Designed for non-majors. Requires no musical background.

MUS 265 Rock Music

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Examines the varied musical repertoires that are known collectively as rock, and considers those musical forms that influenced the early history of rock (blues, rhythm and blues, country) and those that have had an influence throughout its development (experimental electronics, classical jazz). Analyzes rock music as both a musical and a sociological phenomenon. Topics include rock aesthetics, musical sub-cultures, music and film, music and politics, the business of rock, and the impact of American/British rock on world musical cultures. Requires no previous experience or training in music.

MUS 300 Music Pluralism Since 1900

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Surveys principal composers and compositional issues native to the U.S., focused through studying and discussing the music and words of such figures as Charles Ives, George Gershwin, Elliott Carter, Morton Feldman, and Steve Reich. Listening and reading assignments. Requires no prior musical training.

MUS 301 Introduction to Musical Theatre

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Historical view of the interrelationship of music in the theatre; liturgical drama; the masque; opera; operetta; musical comedy; and music for drama, dance, films, and other forms of mixed media.

MUS 305 Counterpoint 16th Century

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Sixteenth-century vocal style through analyzing and composing music in two and three parts; music of Palestrina.

MUS 311 Master Composer: Women in Music

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Pre-requisite: MUS 213 Or MUS 214
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Musical activities of women from the middle ages through the twentieth century. From exploring the music of Hildegard of Bingen to PJ Harvey, this course will not only examine the music of women composers but also prominent women musicians in art music and popular music.

MUS 313 American Music

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Pre-requisite: MUS 213 Or MUS 214
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Surveys American music from Colonial times to the present with special emphasis on twentieth-century music.

MUS 314 Chamber Music Literature

Credits: 2
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Studies a segment of the vast catalog of chamber music literature. Content may change each semester, and cover a specific school, composer, style, or ensemble instrumentation. Requires a final paper and/or a final exam on repertoire.

MUS 321 University Chorus

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Open to all members of the university community without audition; often performs major works with orchestra.

MUS 324 Piano Literature

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Literature of the piano covering works of one composer, several composers, a particular form or period. Requires a final paper and/or a final exam on repertoire. Required of piano majors; nonmajors may take the course by permission of instructor.

MUS 330 UB Pep Band

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Same as MUS 130.

MUS 331 UB Symphony Band

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Same as MUS 131.

MUS 333 Opera History

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Surveys the principal opera composers and their works.

MUS 334 UB Percussion Ensemble

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Same as MUS 143.

MUS 338 UB Symphony Orchestra

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
There are students from several different majors in our orchestra, and we encourage participation of everyone (regardless of their major) interested in playing some of the best music ever written. Eligible members of the orchestra will be invited to take instrumental lessons for free with the distinguished faculty of the UB Music Department.

MUS 340 Chamber Music

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: TUT
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Music majors and interested performers may study and perform the chamber music repertoire. This can include such combinations as piano duo, string quartet, wind quintet, vocal duets and many other instrumental ensembles. Admission by audition.

MUS 341 History of Jazz I

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
1917 to the present; basic issues of musical structure that interest different genres and periods (form, improvised variation, blues, the vocal); assumes elementary analysis and basic understanding of music notation.

MUS 343 Elements of Conducting I

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Fundamental conducting and rehearsal techniques. Participation in performing ensembles expected.

MUS 344 Elements of Conducting II

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Spring
Pre-requisite: MUS 343
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Fundamental conducting and rehearsal techniques. Participation in performing ensembles expected.

MUS 350 UB Opera Studio

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: TUT
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Provides an opportunity to sing in a fully-staged opera as well as concert performances with orchestra. Opera Studio also affords students classes in acting, musical coaching, and scene work in their original languages. Special guest artists make presentations based on availability. Open by audition only.

MUS 351 University Choir

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Same as MUS 151.

MUS 356 Jazz Ensemble: Big Band

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Same as MUS 156.

MUS 357 Jazz Ensemble: Combo

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Same as MUS 157.

MUS 400 Composition Seminar

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: SEM
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Introduces issues of free composition within the twentieth-century art-music tradition. Investigates relevant literatures and musical techniques. Students receive critical feedback on individual composition projects, working toward the goal of a concert of student works. Explores related issues, such as notation, instrumentation, orchestration, and aesthetics. Open to music majors only.

MUS 401 Introduction to Electronic Music I

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Two-semester course for students interested in music produced by electronic means. Explores the history and practice of electronic music, synthesizer music, and computer music. Examines experimental, rock, and other popular forms. Students learn basic studio techniques, synthesis/sound manipulation techniques, and psychoacoustic principles.

MUS 402 Introduction to Electronic Music II

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Two-semester course for students interested in music produced by electronic means. Explores the history and practice of electronic music, synthesizer music, and computer music. Examines experimental, rock, and other popular forms. Students learn basic studio techniques, synthesis/sound manipulation techniques, and psychoacoustic principles.

MUS 407 Composition

Credits: 4
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: TUT
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Writing and analysis under professional guidance in private consultations and class discussions. Students must present examples of their work and are accepted by permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit.

MUS 408 Genres of Music

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Pre-requisite: MUS 213 Or MUS 214
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Studies one of the historically established musical forms, such as opera, concerto, symphony, quartet; lectures and listening assignments. Music majors only or by permission of instructor.

MUS 409 Music of the Middle Ages

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Western music from Gregorian chant to the fourteenth century.

MUS 410 Music of the Renaissance

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Music from Dunstable and the Burgundian School to the end of the sixteenth century.

MUS 411 Music of the Baroque Era

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Music from Monteverdi to J. S. Bach.

MUS 412 Music of the Classical Period

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Music of Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, contemporaries.

MUS 413 Music of the Romantic Period

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Nineteenth-century music from Schubert to Mahler.

MUS 414 Music of the Twentieth Century

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Music from Debussy to the present.

MUS 416 Counterpoint Eighteenth Century

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Pre-requisite: MUS 214
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Eighteenth-century counterpoint practice; requires writing compositions in this style. LEC

MUS 421 Vocal Literature

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Solo vocal literature from 1600 to the present; recommended for all voice students enrolled in primary study; open by permission of instructor to nonmajors.

MUS 437 Analysis of Tonal Music

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Masterworks of all periods; technical means employed in composition.

MUS 438 Analysis of Twentieth-Century Music

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Pre-requisite: MUS 105 Or MUS 106
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Analytical studies covering a variety of twentieth-century Western musical styles. LEC

MUS 439 Seminar in Music History

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: SEM
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Fulfills upper-level music history requirements of B.A. students preparing a senior thesis. May cover various aspects of music history according to the student's individual needs.

MUS 447 Contemporary Ensemble

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
A select group of performers (instrumental and vocal) who study and perform new music of the twentieth century.

MUS 450 Senior Thesis

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: TUT
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.

MUS 451 Trombone

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Private trombone study. Audition required.

MUS 452 Trombone

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Private trombone study. Audition required.

MUS 453 Tuba

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Private tuba study. Audition required.

MUS 454 Tuba

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Private tuba study. Audition required.

MUS 455 Percussion

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Private percussion study. Audition required.

MUS 456 Percussion

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Private percussion study. Audition required.

MUS 459 Piano

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private piano study. Audition required.

MUS 460 Piano

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private piano study. Audition required.

MUS 461 Harp

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private harp study. Audition required.

MUS 462 Harp

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private harp study. Audition required.

MUS 463 Organ

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private organ study. Audition required.

MUS 464 Organ

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private organ study. Audition required.

MUS 465 Harpsichord

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private harpsichord study. Audition required.

MUS 466 Harpsichord

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private harpsichord study. Audition required.

MUS 467 Guitar

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private guitar study. Audition required.

MUS 468 Guitar

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private guitar study. Audition required.

MUS 469 Voice

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private voice study. Audition required.

MUS 470 Voice

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private voice study. Audition required.

MUS 471 Violin

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private violin study. Audition required.

MUS 472 Violin

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private violin study. Audition required.

MUS 473 Viola

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private viola study. Audition required.

MUS 474 Viola

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private viola study. Audition required.

MUS 475 Cello

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private cello study. Audition required.

MUS 476 Cello

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private cello study. Audition required.

MUS 477 Double Bass

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private double bass study. Audition required.

MUS 478 Double Bass

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private double bass study. Audition required.

MUS 479 Saxophone

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private saxophone study. Audition required.

MUS 480 Saxophone

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private saxophone study. Audition required.

MUS 481 Flute

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private flute study. Audition required.

MUS 482 Flute

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private flute study. Audition required.

MUS 483 Oboe

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private oboe study. Audition required.

MUS 484 Oboe

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private oboe study. Audition required.

MUS 485 Clarinet

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private clarinet study. Audition required.

MUS 486 Clarinet

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private clarinet study. Audition required.

MUS 487 Bassoon

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private bassoon study. Audition required.

MUS 488 Bassoon

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private bassoon study. Audition required.

MUS 489 French Horn

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private French horn study. Audition required.

MUS 490 French Horn

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private French horn study. Audition required.

MUS 491 Trumpet

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private trumpet study. Audition required.

MUS 492 Trumpet

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): Spring
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Private trumpet study. Audition required.

MUS 499 Independent Study

Credits: 1 - 4
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: TUT
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Open to music majors engaged in special study or research in areas not covered by regular courses; permission of the supervising faculty member.

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