Music

MUS 1028: Chamber Music Workshop (2-3)

Offerings

Concentrated studies on the performance practice and historic background of instrumental chamber music for strings, winds instruments, and piano. Participants will develop playing and rehearsal skills by rehearsing and performing chamber music repertoire in master classes, recitals, and evening concerts. The course is designed for advanced high school and university instrumental players. Typically offered: Summer Quarter. May be repeated for credit up to 6 credits.

MUS 1050: Fundamentals of Music (3)

Offerings

Open to all interested students, this basic course in fundamentals of tonal music is designed to develop competencies in the reading and writing of notes, scales, key signatures, intervals, chords, and rhythmic elements. It is intended for the student with limited musical knowledge or the student who wishes to prepare for the music theory sequence.

Attributes: WK Arts

MUS 1051: Aural Skills Fundamentals (2)

Offerings

Introduces the basics of sight singing, melodic and rhythmic dictation, and kinesthetic/conducting. Required for all music majors and minors. No previous skill or knowledge required.

MUS 1110: Music Theory I: Introduction to Diatonic Harmony (3)

Offerings

Introduces diatonic tonal harmony, counterpoint, and beginning linear and vertical analysis. Required for music majors and minors.

Prerequisites: MUS 1050: C- or better

MUS 1111: Music Theory II: Introduction to Chromatic Harmony (3)

Offerings

Introduces Chromatic harmony, and beginning linear and vertical analysis. Required for music majors and minors.

Prerequisites: (MUS 1110: C- or better OR MUS 1104: C- or better)

MUS 1113: Aural Skills I (2)

Offerings

Continues to study sight singing, melodic and rhythmic dictation, and kinesthetic/conducting. The emphasis of this course is on triadic harmony and rhythmic subdivision. Required for music majors and minors.

Prerequisites: MUS 1051: C- or better

MUS 1114: Aural Skills II (2)

Offerings

Continues to study sight singing, melodic and rhythmic dictation, and kinesthetics/conducting. Emphasis on triadic harmony and rythmic subdivision. Required for music majors and minors.

Prerequisites: (MUS 1113: C- or better OR MUS 1107: C- or better)

MUS 1200: Cultural Engagement Through Music (5)

Offerings

How are artists using music to shape society and how is society influencing what we are listening to? This course will explore how music - listening, creating, performing - is a lens for discovering and interpreting our own culture and those around us. Topics of discussion to include (but not limited to) race, gender, mental health, class & socio-economics, human trafficking, immigration, violence/war, politics and technology.

Attributes: Cultural Understand&Engagement Restrictions: Undergraduate only.

MUS 1250: Beginning Keyboard Class (2)

Offerings

For students with no previous keyboard experience. Ability to read music is not necessary. Emphasis is on note-reading, basic theory, chord usage, and technical development. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: WK Arts Fees: Music Fee

MUS 1251: Intermediate Keyboard Class (2)

Offerings

For students with prior training in piano. Course is designed for music majors and non-music majors. Expectations for each student are based on individual needs. Emphasis is on note-reading, basic theory, chord usage, repertoire, technical development, and creative activities. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: WK Arts Prerequisites: MUS 1250: C- or better Fees: Music Fee

MUS 1253: Jazz Piano Class (2)

Offerings

An introduction to jazz piano in a solo and accompanying context. Emphasis on jazz theory, chord voicings, and improvisation. May be repeated for credit 2 times.

Prerequisites: MUS 1251: C- or better

MUS 1260: Voice Class (2)

Offerings

Emphasis is on basic vocal technique: breath control, tone, diction, and stage presence. Music includes classical, folk, and American music. Extra Fee. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: WK Arts Fees: Music Fee

MUS 1270: Beginning Folk Guitar (1)

Offerings

Introduction to folk-style guitar playing. May be taken by music education majors to meet guitar proficiency. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: WK Arts

MUS 1271: Intermediate Folk Guitar (1)

Offerings

Studies Intermediate folk guitar. May be repeated for credit 3 times.

Prerequisites: MUS 1270: D or better

MUS 1500: Introduction to Improvisation (2)

Offerings

A non-genre specific course that will introduce the performance art of musical improvisation. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

MUS 1600: Exploring Music (5)

Offerings

A course exploring music along with its interaction with social/political/religious structures throughout history. Formerly: Exploring & Understanding Music.

Attributes: WK Arts Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors are excluded.

MUS 1800: European Music History Timeline (5)

Offerings

This course provides an overview of Western European musical history from the Medieval period to present. Formerly: Music History Timeline.

Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors, Minors, Concentrations only.

MUS 2000: Clinical Improvisation (2)

Offerings

Course is designed for music therapy majors to discover one's own creative style and develop clinical techniques in improvisation.

Restrictions: Music Therapy Majors only.

MUS 2115: Lifelong Musicianship (2)

Offerings

This class is designed to teach lifelong growth and practice habits in fundamental musicianship. Designed as a low - assessment vocational course, students are encouraged to participate in the class on an ongoing basis. Emphasis will be on the further development of practical skills such as transcription, listening, rhythmic development, and performance practice in a wide variety of styles and cultural backgrounds. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Prerequisites: (MUS 1114: C- or better OR MUS 1111: C- or better)

MUS 2200: Piano Proficiency (1)

Offerings

A keyboarding skills class designed specifically for music majors who need to pass the piano proficiency exam. Assumes a basic knowledge and intermediate skill level. Students do not need to take this course if they have passed the piano proficiency exam. May be repeated for credit 12 times.

Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Education-INT, Music Therapy, Music Therapy-INT, Music-INT Majors only. Prerequisites: MUS 1251: C- or better Fees: Music Fee

MUS 2201: Individual Instruction-Flute (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the flute. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 2202: Individual Instruction - Oboe (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the oboe. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 2203: Individual Instruction - Clarinet (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the clarinet. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 2204: Individual Instruction - Bassoon (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the bassoon. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 2205: Individual Instruction - Trumpet (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the trumpet. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 2206: Individual Instruction - Horn (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the horn. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 2207: Individual Instruction - Trombone (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the trombone. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 2208: Individual Instruction - Euphonium (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the euphonium. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 2209: Individual Instruction - Tuba (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the tuba. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 2210: Individual Instruction - Percussion (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on percussion instruments. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 2211: Individual Instruction - Violin (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the violin. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 2212: Individual Instruction - Viola (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the viola. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 2213: Individual Instruction - Violoncello (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the violoncello. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 2214: Individual Instruction - Double Bass (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the double bass. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 2215: Individual Instruction - Harp (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the harp. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 2216: Individual Instruction - Organ (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the organ. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 2217: Individual Instruction - Piano (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the piano. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 2218: Individual Instruction -Harpsichord (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the harpsichord. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Fees: Music Fee

MUS 2219: Individual Instruction - Voice (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire with the voice. May be repeated for credit up to 99 credits.

Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 2220: Individual Instruction - Classical Guitar (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the classical guitar. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 2221: Individual Instruction - Saxophone (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the saxophone. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 2223: Individual Instruction - Jazz Guitar (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the jazz guitar. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 2224: Individual Instruction-Jazz Piano (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the jazz piano. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 2225: Individual Instruction-Harpsichord (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the harpsichord. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Equivalents: MUS 4225 Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major, Music Instruction Fee Nonmajor

MUS 2260: The Singer's Art I (3)

Offerings

A study and application of song literature and the principles of artistic performance, with special emphasis on English, Italian, and Spanish diction and repertoire. Basic international phonetic alphabet will be learned. Prerequisite to upper-division credit in voice.

MUS 2261: The Singer's Art II (3)

Offerings

The study and performance of the German and French and song repertoire of the 19th and 20th centuries. Special attention will be given to diction, style, and interpretation. Prerequisite to upper-division credit in voice.

Prerequisites: MUS 2260: C- or better

MUS 2301: Gospel Choir (2)

Offerings

A choral ensemble specializing in the preparation, study, and performance of African American Sacred Music. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Equivalents: MUS 4301 Attributes: WK Arts Restrictions: Junior, Senior students are excluded.

MUS 2301Z: Gospel Choir (0)

Offerings

A choral ensemble specializing in the preparation, study, and performance of African American Sacred Music. Students receive no credit for this course. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Equivalents: MUS 2301, MUS 4301

MUS 2304: Chamber Singers (1)

Offerings

Small choral ensemble selected from Concert Choir members. Perform literature appropriate for chamber ensemble. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.

MUS 2305: Treble Choir (2)

Offerings

A choir ensemble of treble voices, soprano and alto. Participates in major choral concerts throughout the year. Occasional performances for chapels, and at selected churches and community organizations as an outreach of the University. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.

MUS 2305Z: Treble Choir (0)

Offerings

A choir ensemble of treble voices, soprano, and alto. Participates in major choral concerts throughout the year. Occasional performances for chapels, and at selected churches and community organizations as an outreach of the University. Students recieve no credit for this course. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Equivalents: MUS 4305, MUS 2305

MUS 2307: Percussion Ensemble (1-2)

Offerings

Percussion Ensemble May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.

MUS 2307Z: Percussion Ensemble (0)

Offerings

Percussion Ensemble. Students receive no credit for this course. May be repeated for credit up to 99 credits.

MUS 2311: Jazz Improvisation Lab (2)

Offerings

A class that specializes in the preparation (improvization), study, and performance of music from the jazz idiom. Formerly: Jazz Lab. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.

MUS 2312: Tenor/Bass Choir (2)

Offerings

The audition is for the purpose of placing individuals in the appropriate section of the choir. A choral ensemble of tenor and bass voices. Participates in major choral concerts throughout the year. Occasional performances for chapels, and at selected churches and community organizations as an outreach of the University. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.

MUS 2312Z: Tenor/Bass Choir (0)

Offerings

The audition is for the purpose of placing individuals in the appropriate section of the choir. A choral ensemble of tenor and bass voices. Participates in major choral concerts throughout the year. Occasional performances for chapels, and at selected churches and community organizations as an outreach of the University. Students receive no credit for this course. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Equivalents: MUS 2312, MUS 4312

MUS 2313: Vocal Jazz Ensemble (2)

Offerings

An organization of vocalists specializing in the preparation, study, and performance of music from the jazz literature. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Equivalents: MUS 4313 Restrictions: Junior, Senior students are excluded.

MUS 2314: Jazz Ensemble (1)

Offerings

The SPU Jazz Ensemble is a collaborative group of vocalists and instrumentalists performing in the jazz genre. Audition is required.

Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.

MUS 2315: World Drums (1)

Offerings

The World Drums Ensemble is a select group of instrumentalists who study and perform music from the traditional repertoire of the world of percussion. Topics covered are Drumming of West Africa, Brazil, Cuba, and the South Pacific. Class work includes individual “outside” practice and full ensemble rehearsals with a focus on rhythmic accuracy, technique, phrasing, intonation, dynamic control, tone production, improvisation, stylistic considerations, and ensemble participation and performance.

MUS 2340: Chamber Music (1-2)

Offerings

This course is designed for musicians to select and perform in small-group ensemble projects, self-rehearse, and work with faculty coaches. All musicians are encouraged to participate. Formerly called "Chamber Music Ensemble." May be repeated for credit up to 30 credits.

Equivalents: MUS 4340 Restrictions: Junior, Senior students are excluded.

MUS 2340Z: Chamber Music (0)

Offerings

This course is designed for musicians to select and perform in small-group ensemble projects, self-rehearse, and work with faculty coaches. All musicians are encouraged to participate. Students receive no credit for this course. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Equivalents: MUS 2340, MUS 4340

MUS 2341: Gamelan Ensemble (1)

Offerings

Performance in an Indonesian ensemble of tuned percussion. It includes gongs, metallophones, and drums. No previous music experience required. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Equivalents: MUS 4341 Attributes: WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.

MUS 2342: Worship Band (1,2)

Offerings

The SPU Worship Arts Ensemble is a multidisciplinary, collaborative group of vocalists and instrumentalists performing gospel, jazz, hip-hop, indie, rock and other sacred music genres. Audition is required. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Equivalents: MUS 4342 Attributes: WK Arts Restrictions: Junior, Senior students are excluded.

MUS 2350: Concert Choir (2)

Offerings

A choral ensemble made up of high and low voices. Participates in major choral concerts throughout the year. Occasional performances for chapels, and at selected churches and community organizations as an outreach of the University. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.

MUS 2350Z: Concert Choir (0)

Offerings

A choral ensemble made up of high and low voices. Participates in major choral concerts throughout the year. Occasional performances for chapels, and at selected churches and community organizations as an outreach of the University. Students receive no credit for this course. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Equivalents: MUS 4350, MUS 2350

MUS 2351: Wind Ensemble (2)

Offerings

As a group of selected wind, brass, and percussion players, this ensemble provides an opportunity for in-depth experience in the performance of wind ensemble and band repertoire. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.

MUS 2351Z: Wind Ensemble (0)

Offerings

As a group of selected wind, brass, and percussion players, this ensemble provides an opportunity for in-depth experience in the performance of wind ensemble and band repertoire. Students recieve no credit for this course. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Equivalents: MUS 4351, MUS 2351

MUS 2353: Orchestra (2)

Offerings

Performing ensemble comprised of string and selected woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments. The orchestra intentionally studies music literature with diverse historical, cultural, and social context. Formerly called "Symphony Orchestra." May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Equivalents: MUS 4353, MUS 2353Z Attributes: WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.

MUS 2353Z: Orchestra (0)

Offerings

Performing ensemble comprised of string and selected woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments. The orchestra intentionally studies music literature with diverse historical, cultural, and social context. Students receive no credit for this course. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Equivalents: MUS 4353, MUS 2353

MUS 2360: Singing from the Stage (1-2)

Offerings

Practical experience in preparation and performance of scenes from the musical theatre and opera repertoires. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.

MUS 2402: History and Appreciation of Jazz (5)

Offerings

This course surveys the major periods in jazz history, from its roots in New Orleans to the present. Emphasises the common elements throughout that history: blues, improvisation, the group negotiation of individual agendas, and the spiritual context of the jazz solo. It also explores how jazz interacts with American history at large. This course is intended as General Education. Music Majors fulfilling their Critical Listening Cultural Reflections credits take MUS 4236 Jazz History for Music Majors.

Equivalents: MUS 4402 Attributes: Ways of Engaging Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.

MUS 2501: Applied Pedagogy of Brass Instruments (2)

Offerings

Designed for Music Education majors, students explore a variety of pedagogical methods and materials for Brass Instruments. Emphasis is placed on the demonstration of appropriate technique and diagnosis of pedagogical challenges in a lab setting. Formerly: Brass Techniques.

Restrictions: Music Education Majors only. Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: MUS 2550: C- or better

MUS 2502: Applied Pedagogy of Percussion Instruments (2)

Offerings

Designed for Music Education majors, students explore a variety of pedagogical methods and materials for Percussion Instruments. Emphasis is placed on the demonstration of appropriate technique and diagnosis of pedagogical challenges in a lab setting. Formerly: Percussion Techniques.

Restrictions: Music Education Majors only. Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: MUS 2550: C- or better

MUS 2503: Applied Pedagogy of Stringed Instruments (2)

Offerings

Designed for Music Education majors, students explore a variety of pedagogical methods and materials for Stringed Instruments. Emphasis is placed on the demonstration of appropriate technique and diagnosis of pedagogical challenges in a lab setting. Formerly: String Techniques. May be repeated for credit 1 time.

Restrictions: Music Education Majors only. Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: MUS 2550: C- or better

MUS 2504: Applied Pedagogy of Woodwind Instruments (2)

Offerings

Designed for Music Education majors, students explore a variety of pedagogical methods and materials for Woodwind Instruments. Emphasis is placed on the demonstration of appropriate technique and diagnosis of pedagogical challenges in a lab setting. Formerly: Woodwind Techniques.

Restrictions: Music Education Majors only. Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: MUS 2550: C- or better

MUS 2505: Applied Pedagogy of Alternative Approaches in Music Education (2)

Offerings

Designed for music education majors, students explore a variety of pedagogical methods and materials for jazz, world music, and alternative styles in a public school setting. Emphasis is placed on the demonstration of appropriate technique and diagnosis of pedagogical challenges in a lab setting. Formerly: Jazz Technique. May be repeated for credit 6 times.

Restrictions: Music Education Majors only. Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: MUS 2550: C- or better

MUS 2550: Foundations of Music Education (3)

Offerings

Explores the social, historical, and philosophical foundations of music and education. Focuses on the exploration and application of music pedagogy. Addresses professional, cultural, and moral challenges of art educators. Provides opportunities to apply course content through service learning and field-related experiences. This class is part of the professional education core classes for music education majors.

MUS 2560: Introduction to Music Therapy (3)

Offerings

An introduction to the uses of music in various health care, educational and therapeutic applications. An overview of music therapy theory and methods is offered through an integrated approach using lectures, class discussions, readings, journaling, and experiential opportunities. Open to all students interested in the field of music therapy.

MUS 2561: Music Therapy Skills Repertoire (3)

Offerings

Course provides an introduction to the uses of music materials and methods in various clinical applications. Students will develop skills in selecting, adapting and using instruments for special needs.

Prerequisites: MUS 2560: C- or better

MUS 2570: Music and Technology I (2)

Offerings

Students will train in the basic technical skills needed for a musician in the 21st Century. This includes digital music notation, audio editing, microphone placement, recording, and mixing in software. Formerly: Basic Music Technology.

MUS 2605: Survey of Popular Music (5)

Offerings

A survey of popular music in America, beginning in the 1950s. This is a listening-based course that examines style, sound, and development. Particular emphasis is placed on the cultural engagement between popular music, and American society. This course is intended as a general education. Music majors fulfilling the Critical Listening/Cultural Reflections requirements take MUS 4237 American Popular Music for Music Majors.

Attributes: WK Arts Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors are excluded.

MUS 2606: Music of Asia (5)

Offerings

Students will explore musical & cultural topics in Asia, including various regions in East Asia (Japan, China Korea), Southeast Asia (Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar) and South Asia (India, Pakistan). Students will be expected to utilize critical thinking in the arts through listening and analysis of a wide range of genres and styles, including traditional, popular and classic musics. Music will be discussed both structurally and culturally with specific attention to how the music relates to Global contexts.

Attributes: Cultural Understand&Engagement, Ways of Engaging

MUS 2930: Music Therapy Practicum I (1)

Offerings

Students will observe the MT-BC, other staff, music therapy interventions, and specific clients. Students will have specific observation tasks, including focus on the music therapy process (Assessment/Treatment Planning/Implementation/Evaluation), ethics, and professional conduct. Students will have opportunities to reflect on their own level of comfort and interest in the different client populations. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Restrictions: Music Therapy Majors only. Prerequisites: MUS 2560: C- or better AND MUS 2561: C- or better Fees: Music Therapy Fee

MUS 2936: Music Practicum: Production (1)

Offerings

Offered for audio/video/production coverage and management associated with approved musical productions. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Restrictions: Junior, Senior students are excluded.

MUS 3102: Composition (3)

Offerings

Through basic skill-building exercises this course teaches musical composition in accordance with stated aesthetic values. Students move through levels of increasing complexity and self-initiation. May be repeated for credit 2 times.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: (MUS 1111: C- or better OR MUS 1105: C- or better) AND (MUS 2110: C- or better OR MUS 2104: C- or better) AND MUS 3113: C- or better AND MUS 3114: C- or better

MUS 3105: Counterpoint (3)

Offerings

Explores principles of 17th and 18th century contrapuntal elements through listening, intensive analysis, research and composition.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: (MUS 1111: C- or better OR MUS 1105: C- or better)

MUS 3110: Jazz Theory (3)

Offerings

Course provides students with a solid understanding of the theoretical foundations of jazz harmony. Students will study more advanced scales, modes, harmonic progressions and harmonizations.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: (MUS 1111: C- or better OR MUS 1114: C- or better)

MUS 3111: 20th Century Composition Techniques (3)

Offerings

Analytical studies include introductions to non-functional diatonic harmony, basic atonal composition and set theory, and twelve-tone technique.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: (MUS 1111: C- or better OR MUS 1114: C- or better)

MUS 3112: Form and Analysis (3)

Offerings

Develops skills in music analysis through study of common structures in Western art music. The emphasis of this course is on critical listening, stylistic and structural analysis.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: (MUS 1111: C- or better OR MUS 1114: C- or better)

MUS 3113: Voice Leading (3)

Offerings

The study and analysis of intersecting melodic lines to create musical harmony. Special attention will be given to the principals of Western classical common practice harmony and counterpoint.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: (MUS 1111: C- or better OR MUS 1114: C- or better)

MUS 3114: Advanced Chromatic Harmony (3)

Offerings

The study and analysis of intersecting melodic lines to create musical harmony. Special attention will be given to the principals of Western classical common practice harmony and extended tonality through the use of functional chromaticism.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: (MUS 1111: C- or better OR MUS 1114: C- or better)

MUS 3117: Recording I (3)

Offerings

Students will learn the technical skills needed to capture recorded sound. The DAWs that will be taught are Protools, Logic and Digital Performer. They also will be taught miking technique, equipment setup and acoustics principles. Formerly: MUS 3203 Recording.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: MUS 2570: C- or better

MUS 3118: Recording II (3)

Offerings

Students will learn in depth the tools and skills needed to create final mixes for publishing. Protools, Logic and Digital Performer are the software that will be taught and used to create projects . They will also learn industry standard plugins to achieve a professional mix and master of their projects. Formerly: MUS 3202 Mixing and Mastering.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: MUS 2570: C- or better

MUS 3119: Recording III (3)

Offerings

Students will have the opportunity of learning how to use midi devices Virtual instruments and DAWs to create arrangements and compositions that can be realized as recordings. Protools, Kontact Logic and Abelton will be the tools that will be taught. Formerly: MUS 3201 Sequence and Midi.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: MUS 2570: C- or better

MUS 3200: Songwriting (3)

Offerings

Songwriting is a creative process. Through practical hands-on experience, students will learn how to explore, evaluate and appropriate the critical components and principles for writing songs.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Prerequisites: (MUS 1111: C- or better OR MUS 1105: C- or better)

MUS 3204: Live Sound (2)

Offerings

Students will learn the technical skills needed to create a live mix for performance in different performance venues. They will be taught miking technique, equipment setup and acoustics principles.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: MUS 2570: C- or better

MUS 3205: Film Scoring (2)

Offerings

Students will be taught the compositional techniques and technical skills needed to to create music and effects for film and video. The use of DAWs and Finale Music Notation Software will be the main software used and they will experience syncing to film through these tools. They will also learn to record and mix their projects for publishing.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: MUS 2570: C- or better AND MUS 1111: C- or better

MUS 3300: Instrumental Repertoire (3)

Offerings

An exploration of the standard repertoire tailored to each student's instrument of study. The primary learning objective for this course is to understand the historical development of the student's instrument and repertoire. Due to the individualized nature of this course, much of the activity for this course will include individual research, listening, and library skills.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music Majors, Minors, Concentrations only. Junior, Senior students only.

MUS 3309: Music Technology Applications (1-3)

Offerings

Demonstrates how to enter notes into a computer through a MIDI keyboard, edit the resulting notation using Finale software, and print the results on a laser printer. Typically offered: Summer Quarter. May be repeated for credit up to 6 credits.

Equivalents: MUS 5309, EDTC 5309 Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Graduate are excluded.

MUS 3401: Music and Worship (2)

Offerings

A study of the philosophical, biblical, and theological relationships of music to worship in the Christian Church.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging

MUS 3402: The Song of the Church (3)

Offerings

A study of congregational singing including its history, its genre, its criticism, and its effective use in the worship service.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging

MUS 3501: Music in the Non-Music Classroom (3)

Offerings

Designed for non-music majors, this class explores the interdisciplinary aspects of music in the non-music classroom in grades P-5 with a focus on the cognitive benefits of utilizing music while teaching and learning. Formerly: Elementary Music Education.

Attributes: Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded.

MUS 3502: Making Music with Diverse Learners (3)

Offerings

Designed to explore and promote inclusive instruction in music for diverse learners, this course identifies the needs and explores the accommodations available to support the engagement and learning of all students in a music classroom.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music Education, Music Therapy, Special Education Majors only. Freshman students are excluded.

MUS 3503: Teaching General Music (3)

Offerings

Designed for music education majors, this course explores philosophies, pedagogues, methods, curriculum, materials, and resources associated with general music in a public school setting. Emphasis is placed on grades P-5. Additionally, the course promotes the interdisciplinary nature of general music in the elementary school classroom and encourages collaborative project based learning. Formerly: Teaching General Music in Elementary School.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music Education Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: MUS 2550: C- or better

MUS 3504: Teaching Choral Music (3)

Offerings

A survey of the teaching methods, rehearsal techniques, and choral organization from the elementary school chorus through the adult choir. Emphasis is on development of diagnostic rehearsal skills through special class projects and survival skills for the beginning choral director.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: MUS 2550: C- or better

MUS 3505: Teaching Instrumental Music (3)

Offerings

A survey of the instrumental music program, grades 5-12. Emphasis is on examination of appropriate teaching materials, teaching methods for various program levels, program planning and development, and evaluation of learner progress. Experience in planning and presenting model learning experiences in instrumental music is provided.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: MUS 2550: C- or better

MUS 3510: Music Pedagogy (3)

Offerings

Students will explore pedagogical theories, techniques, and repertoire for their instrument as well as apply those techniques as student teachers. May be repeated for credit 3 times.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: MUS 1800: C- or better AND MUS 1111: C- or better

MUS 3570: Music and Technology II (2)

Offerings

This course will train students in the technical skills needed for a musician in the 21st Century. This includes creating music with MIDI sequencing software (e.g. Logic Pro) and syncing music with video using Final Cut Pro. Students will spend considerable time learning the art of video editing and syncing music, cumulating with students uploading their final projects to YouTube.

Attributes: Upper-Division

MUS 3608: Advanced Music Notation (3)

Offerings

Students will become proficient at music notation to the level of publisher-ready documents through the use of FINALE notation software. May be repeated for credit 2 times.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: MUS 2570: C- or better AND MUS 1111: C- or better Fees: Music Fee

MUS 3712: Choral Conducting (2)

Offerings

A course designed to develop advanced choral conducting skill and techniques.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: (MUS 1111: C- or better OR MUS 1105: C- or better) AND (MUS 1114: C- or better OR MUS 1108: C- or better)

MUS 3713: Instrumental Conducting (2)

Offerings

A course designed to teach elementary score reading, baton techniques, instrumentation, and conducting with an instrumental emphasis. Typically offered: Alternate Years.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: (MUS 1111: C- or better OR MUS 1105: C- or better) AND (MUS 1114: C- or better OR MUS 1108: C- or better)

MUS 3931: Music Therapy Practicum II (1-3)

Offerings

Students develop their clinical skills with the guidance of the MT-BC, and will become increasingly responsible for planning and implementation of sessions. During this year, foci will be: leadership styles, skill development, dual relationships, and further understanding of the music therapy process. May be repeated for credit up to 99 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music Therapy Majors only. Prerequisites: MUS 2930: C- or better Fees: Music Therapy Fee

MUS 4101: Arranging and Orchestration (3)

Offerings

A study of the fundamentals of arranging and orchestration including an introduction to both choral arranging and instrumentation. Formerly: Instrumentation & Orchestration. Typically offered: Alternate Years.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: (MUS 1111: C- or better OR MUS 1105: C- or better) AND MUS 3113: C- or better AND MUS 3114: C- or better

MUS 4201: Individual Instruction - Flute (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the flute. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 4202: Individual Instruction - Oboe (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the oboe. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 4203: Individual Instruction - Clarinet (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the clarinet. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 4204: Individual Instruction - Bassoon (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the bassoon. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 4205: Individual Instruction - Trumpet (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the trumpet. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 4206: Individual Instruction - Horn (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the horn. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 4207: Individual Instruction - Trombone (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the trombone. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 4208: Individual Instruction - Euphonium (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the euphonium. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 4209: Individual Instruction - Tuba (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the tuba. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 4210: Individual Instruction - Percussion (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on percussion instruments. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 4211: Individual Instruction - Violin (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the violin. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 4212: Individual Instruction - Viola (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the viola. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 4213: Individual Instruction - Violincello (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the violoncello. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 4214: Individual Instruction - Double Bass (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the double bass. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 4215: Individual Instruction - Harp (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the harp. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 4216: Individual Instruction - Organ (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the organ. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 4217: Individual Instruction - Piano (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the piano. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 4218: Individual Instruction-Harpsichord (1-3)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the harpsichord. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: College of Arts and Sciences only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Fees: Music Fee

MUS 4219: Individual Instruction - Voice (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire with the voice. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: MUS 2260: D or better AND MUS 2261: D or better Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 4220: Individual Instruction - Classical Guitar (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the classical guitar. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 4221: Individual Instruction - Saxophone (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the saxophone. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 4223: Individual Instruction - Jazz Guitar (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the jazz guitar. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Performance, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 4224: Individual Instruction-Jazz Piano (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the jazz piano. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 4225: Individual Instruction-Harpsichord (1-2)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in private lessons and practice a high level of repertoire on the harpsichord. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Equivalents: MUS 2225 Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Fees: Music Instruction Fee Major

MUS 4226: Individual Instruction - Composition (1-2)

Offerings

Extra Fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only.

MUS 4230: Music of the Renaissance and Baroque (3)

Offerings

A in-depth musical and historical look at the development of Western classical music from the early medieval period through the Baroque era.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Prerequisites: MUS 1800: C- or better

MUS 4231: European Music of the Classical and Romantic (3)

Offerings

An in-depth musical and historical look at the development of Western art music from the Classical period through the Romantic era. Formerly: Music of the Classical and Romantic.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Prerequisites: MUS 1800: C- or better

MUS 4232: European Music of the 20th Century (3)

Offerings

An in-depth look at European and American classical music during the 20th century. Formerly: Music of the 20th Century.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Prerequisites: MUS 1800: C- or better

MUS 4233: Music of Black America (3)

Offerings

This course will serve as an introductory survey of African American music through the lens of philosophical, historical, musical analysis performance practice, and Christian theological inquiries. It is a reading and listening intensive course that involves a combination of group and independent learning and library research.

Attributes: Cultural Understand&Engagement, Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Prerequisites: MUS 1800: C- or better AND (UFDN 3001: C- or better OR UFDN 2000: C- or better) AND UFDN 3100: C- or better

MUS 4234: Music of the Spice Route (3)

Offerings

An ethnomusicology class in which students study diverse music genres in cultural and historical context of Spice Route locations. Students participate in local field work and explore contemporary issues in ethnomusicology.

Attributes: Cultural Understand&Engagement, Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Prerequisites: MUS 1800: C- or better

MUS 4235: Music of the Pacific Rim (3)

Offerings

An ethnomusicology class in which students study diverse music genres in cultural and historical context of Pacific Rim locations. Students participate in local field work and explore contemporary issues in ethnomusicology.

Attributes: Cultural Understand&Engagement, Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Prerequisites: MUS 1800: C- or better

MUS 4236: Jazz History for Music Majors (3)

Offerings

A survey of the major periods in jazz history, from its roots in New Orleans to the present for Music Majors. Emphasizes the common elements throughout that history: blues, improvisation, the group negotiation of individual agendas, and the spiritual context of the jazz solo. It also explores how jazz interacts with American history at large. May be repeated for credit 2 times.

Attributes: Cultural Understand&Engagement, Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Music Majors only. Prerequisites: MUS 1800: C- or better

MUS 4237: American Popular Music for Music Majors (3)

Offerings

A survey of popular music in America for Music Majors. This is a listening-based course that examines style, sound, and development. Particular emphasis is placed on the cultural engagement between popular music and American society.

Attributes: Cultural Understand&Engagement, Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Prerequisites: MUS 1800: C- or better

MUS 4238: Psychology of Music (3)

Offerings

This course provides an overview of topics that examine the acquisition of musical skills from the perspective of a listener, performer, educator and consumer. Music psychology research relevant to the development of musical abilities, music perception and cognition, learning, emotion and meaning, performance, performance anxiety, and other musical behaviors will be explored.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: MUS 1800: C- or better

MUS 4239: Music of Latin America and the Caribbean (3)

Offerings

A cultural and historical survey of Latin American folk and art music exploring its African, European, and Amerindian roots through a study of representative musical and dance styles. This course involves an integrative approach to advanced musicianship while dealing in-depth with selected topics. The process includes reading, writing, listening, and analysis. Typically offered: Alternate Years. May be repeated for credit 1 time.

Attributes: Cultural Understand&Engagement, Upper-Division, WK Arts, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy, Music and Worship Arts Majors, Minors, Concentrations only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: MUS 1800: C- or better

MUS 4240: Video Game Scoring and Sound Design (3)

Offerings

Video Game and Sound Design will teach students the skills to write music and create sound design in video games. Explores working with animation, dialog editing, and syncing original music with video games. This course will look at the broader video game industry and discuss how it affects our digital society.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: MUS 2570: C- or better

MUS 4241: Sound Design for Film and Video (2)

Offerings

This course teaches the fundamental elements of recording, designing, and editing sound for film/video. Students learn the basics of on-set audio recording, sound editing, and multi-track sound design specifically for the moving image. Topics covered include microphone techniques, mixing a multitrack session in Pro Tools, field and studio recording, and Foley techniques.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: MUS 2570: C- or better

MUS 4301: Gospel Choir (2)

Offerings

A choral ensemble specializing in the preparation, study, and performance of Gospel music. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Equivalents: MUS 2301 Attributes: Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4304: Chamber Singers (1)

Offerings

Small choral ensemble selected from Concert Choir members. Perform literature appropriate for chamber ensemble. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4305: Treble Choir (2)

Offerings

A choir ensemble of treble voices, soprano, and alto. Participates in major choral concerts throughout the year. Occasional performances for chapels, and at selected churches and community organizations as an outreach of the University. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4307: Percussion Ensemble (1-2)

Offerings

Percussion Ensemble May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4311: Jazz Improvisation Lab (2)

Offerings

A class that specializes in the preparation (improvization), study, and performance of music from the jazz idiom. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4312: Tenor/Bass Choir (2)

Offerings

The audition is for the purpose of placing individuals in the appropriate section of the choir. A choral ensemble of tenor and bass voices. Participates in major choral concerts throughout the year. Occasional performances for chapels, and at selected churches and community organizations as an outreach of the University. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4313: Vocal Jazz Ensemble (2)

Offerings

An organization of vocalists specializing in the preparation, study, and performance of music from the jazz literature. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Equivalents: MUS 2313 Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4314: Jazz Ensemble (1)

Offerings

The SPU Jazz Ensemble is a collaborative group of vocalists and instrumentalists performing in the jazz genre. Audition is required.

Attributes: Upper-Division

MUS 4315: World Drums (1)

Offerings

The World Drums Ensemble is a select group of instrumentalists who study and perform music from the traditional repertoire of the world of percussion. Topics covered are Drumming of West Africa, Brazil, Cuba, and the South Pacific. Class work includes individual “outside” practice and full ensemble rehearsals with a focus on rhythmic accuracy, technique, phrasing, intonation, dynamic control, tone production, improvisation, stylistic considerations, and ensemble participation and performance.

Equivalents: MUS 2315 Attributes: Upper-Division

MUS 4340: Chamber Music (1-2)

Offerings

This course is designed for musicians to select and perform in small-group ensemble projects, self-rehearse, and work with faculty coaches. All musicians are encouraged to participate. Formerly called "Chamber Music Ensemble." May be repeated for credit up to 30 credits.

Equivalents: MUS 2340 Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4341: Gamelan Ensemble (1)

Offerings

Performance in an Indonesian ensemble of tuned percussion. It includes gongs, metallophones, and drums. No previous music experience required. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Equivalents: MUS 2341 Attributes: Upper-Division, WK Arts

MUS 4342: Worship Band (1,2)

Offerings

The SPU Worship Arts Ensemble is a multidisciplinary, collaborative group of vocalists and instrumentalists performing gospel, jazz, hip-hop, indie, rock and other sacred music genres. Audition is required. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Equivalents: MUS 2342 Attributes: Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4350: Concert Choir (2)

Offerings

A choral ensemble made up of high and low voices. Participates in major choral concerts throughout the year. Occasional performances for chapels, and at selected churches and community organizations as an outreach of the University. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4351: Wind Ensemble (2)

Offerings

As a group of selected win, brass, and percussion players, this ensemble provides an opportunity for in-depth experience in the performance of wind ensemble and band repertoire. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4353: Orchestra (2)

Offerings

Performing ensemble comprised of string and selected woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments. The orchestra intentionally studies music literature with diverse historical, cultural, and social context. Formerly called "Symphony Orchestra." May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Equivalents: MUS 4353, MUS 2353Z Attributes: Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4360: Singing from the Stage (1-2)

Offerings

Practical experience in preparation and performance of scenes from the musical theatre and opera repertoires. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4402: History and Appreciation of Jazz (5)

Offerings

This course surveys the major periods in jazz history, from its roots in New Orleans to the present, with a special section on Seattle jazz. It also emphasizes the common elements throughout that history-blues, improvisation, the group negotiation of individual agendas, and the spiritual context of the jazz solo. This course is intended as General Education. Music Majors fulfilling their Critical Listening Cultural Reflections credits take MUS 4236 Jazz History for Music Majors.

Equivalents: MUS 2402 Attributes: Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Junior, Post-Baccalaureate, Senior students only.

MUS 4501: Learning Assistant in Aural Skills Pedagogy (1-2)

Offerings

This course provides preparatory instruction for teaching Aural Skills. Under supervision, students will be directly responsible for the teaching, mentorship, learning, and assessment of a small group of three-four students. May be repeated for credit up to 12 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Prerequisites: MUS 1050: C or better AND MUS 1113: C or better AND MUS 1114: C or better

MUS 4777: Theology of Music (3)

Offerings

What does music communicate? This course will explore the theological implications of using music in both liturgical and non-liturgical settings. Furthermore, this course will examine the key theological, mystical and philosophical notions of music that are of essential significance in relation to the history of Christian music from ancient to modern.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music Majors, Minors, Concentrations only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: MUS 1800: C- or better

MUS 4802: Music Therapy in Mental Health (3)

Offerings

This course investigates theory, research and clinical skills related to the use of music therapy in mental health care. Adult development and the formation and maintenance of self-identity will be explored from a clinical perspective together with issues concerning wellness and palliative care. The course also addresses the relationship between developmental/psychological theories and music therapy practice.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Music Therapy Majors only.

MUS 4803: Music and Medicine (3)

Offerings

Examines literature and music therapy application in hospitals, surgery, and palliative care. Topics include, but are not limited to, cognitive-behavioral impairment, physical rehabilitation, anxiety, and pain management. Guest music therapists currently working in medical fields will be presented during the course.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Music Therapy Majors only.

MUS 4897: Project Capstone (1)

Offerings

This course involves an integrative approach to advanced musicianship. It will assist the student in articulating and synthesizing their chosen senior project within a larger spiritual, social, and artistic context. Typically offered: Autumn, Spring, Winter. May be repeated for credit 2 times.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Music Majors only. Junior, Senior students only.

MUS 4898: Current Issues in Music Therapy (1)

Offerings

This course serves as the senior year capstone requirement for SPU, as well as preparation for the internship as required by AMTA. Students examine current issues related to the field of music therapy. Classes focus on discussion readings, and personal reflections; Individualized meetings with faculty assist students in internship placement.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music Therapy Majors only.

MUS 4900: Independent Study (1-5)

Offerings

Student works independently with a faculty member on a mutually agreed upon topic. May be repeated for credit up to 15 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division

MUS 4910: Professional Development Seminar (1)

Offerings

Students will explore specific vocational skills that address the needs of the 21st Century professional musician. Topic areas will rotate each quarter. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education Majors, Minors, Concentrations only.

MUS 4930: Practicum (1-5)

Offerings

Practicum

Attributes: Upper-Division

MUS 4931: Music Therapy Practicum III (1-3)

Offerings

Foci this year will be: Planning and running an entire music therapy session, skill development, clinical issues of transference and countertransference, group dynamics, internship preparation, professional development, research and presentation. May be repeated for credit up to 99 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music Therapy Majors only. Prerequisites: MUS 3931: C- or better Fees: Music Therapy Fee

MUS 4936: Music Practicum:Production (1)

Offerings

Offered for audio/video/production coverage and management associated with approved musical productions. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4941: Choral Conducting Internship (1-5)

Offerings

An opportunity for qualified choral conducting students to gain additional proficiency and experience while working with an advanced ensemble. May be repeated for credit up to 10 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4942: Instrumental Conducting Internship (1-5)

Offerings

An opportunity for qualified instrumental conducting students to gain additional proficiency and experience while working with an advanced ensemble. May be repeated for credit up to 10 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4943: Music Internship (1-5)

Offerings

An opportunity for music students to gain additional proficiency and experience in an approved project of the student's own design. May be repeated for credit up to 10 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4944: Music Therapy Internship (1-5)

Offerings

A minimum of 1020 hours of supervised clinical experience in music therapy at an AMTA national roster internship site. The goal of the internship is to provide clinical training and experience as necessary for success in the practice of music therapy and required for eligibility to take the national examination administered by the Certification Board for Music Therapy. The student will need to have completed all of the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Music Therapy. The student is required to demonstrate professional level competence in music therapy as defined by AMTA professional competencies. May be repeated for credit 2 times.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music Therapy Majors only.

MUS 4950: Special Topics in Music (1-5)

Offerings

Topic and credits to be announced in Time Schedule when offered. Topics are offered usually only once and only upon evidence of significant student interest. Topics might include the music of a specific composer, time, or culture; the pedagogy of a particular teacher or methodology; or techniques of a certain approach to performance. May be repeated for credit up to 10 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4960: Special Projects in Music (1-5)

Offerings

Special Projects in Music May be repeated for credit up to 10 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.