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Music

Course Code
MUS 191  Credits
Title Diction 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Instruction for voice students in the proper pronunciation of English, Liturgical Latin, Italian, German and French for solo song and choral singing. Introduction to the International Phonetic Alphabet for notation of speech sounds. 



Course Code
MUS 197  Credits 1-3 
Title Independent Study 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Directed study of particular topics in music agreed upon by instructor and student. 



Course Code
MUS 207A  Credits
Title Music Theory III 
Prerequisite MUS 108A, MUS 108B 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Studies in chromatic tonal harmony concepts of the Classic and Romantic Periods and a study of musical forms through analysis. 



Course Code
MUS 207B  Credits
Title Aural Skills III 
Prerequisite MUS 108A and MUS 108B 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Continued work in the areas of sight singing (solfege), transcription (dictation), error detection and rhythmic drills focusing more on chromatic harmonic and melodic concepts. 



Course Code
MUS 208  Credits
Title Theory and Ear Training IV 
Prerequisite MUS 207A, MUS 207B 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Studies in compositional techniques of the 20th and 21st centuries through analysis and imitative composition projects. From modality to sound mass, students will study important scores and write compositions in important styles of the period. 



Course Code
MUS 215  Credits
Title History of Jazz 
Lasc Area Goal 6  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Designed for non-majors. A survey of the development of jazz from its roots through the contemporary period. Emphasis will be placed on stylistic changes. Music 111 is recommended as a preliminary course. MnTC Goal 6. 



Course Code
MUS 217  Credits
Title Pop/Rock Music for Non-Majors 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Designed for non-majors. Survey of pop/rock music from 1956 to the present. Emphasis placed on identifying styles and songwriting techniques of various musicians. 



Course Code
MUS 231  Credits
Title Methods for Teaching Woodwinds I 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Methods and materials for teaching individual woodwind instruments in the public schools. Focus on clarinet and saxophone. 



Course Code
MUS 232  Credits
Title Methods for Teaching Woodwinds II 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Methods and materials for teaching individual woodwind instruments in the public schools. Focus on flute, oboe, and bassoon. 



Course Code
MUS 233  Credits
Title Methods for Teaching Brass Instruments 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Methods and materials for teaching individual brass instruments in the public schools. 



Course Code
MUS 234  Credits
Title Methods for Teaching String Instruments 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Methods and materials for teaching individual string instruments in the public schools. 



Course Code
MUS 235  Credits
Title Methods for Teaching Percussion 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Methods and materials for teaching individual percussion instruments in the public schools. 



Course Code
MUS 236  Credits
Title Guitar and Recorder for Teaching Music 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Fundamentals of guitar and recorder playing for use in the general music programs in the public schools. 



Course Code
MUS 240  Credits
Title American Music 
Lasc Area Goal 7  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Historical survey of music in the United States, including folk, popular and art music of the African American, Latino, Native American and European traditions. MnTC Goal 7. 



Course Code
MUS 254  Credits 1-2 
Title Music Performance: Voice: Level 2 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Individual instruction and master classes. May be repeated for credit. 



Course Code
MUS 255A  Credits 1-2 
Title Music Performance: Piano: Level 2 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Individual instruction and master classes. May be repeated for credit. Students must complete the piano proficiency exam prior to enrolling in this class. 



Course Code
MUS 255J  Credits 1-2 
Title Jazz Piano 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Individual instruction and master classes. Students must complete the piano proficiency exam prior to enrolling in this class. May be repeated for credit. 



Course Code
MUS 256A  Credits 1-2 
Title Music Performance: Trumpet: Level 2 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Individual instruction and master classes. May be repeated for credit. 



Course Code
MUS 256B  Credits 1-2 
Title Music Performance: Horn: Level 2 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Individual instruction and master classes. May be repeated for credit. 



Course Code
MUS 256C  Credits 1-2 
Title Music Performance: Trombone: Level 2 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Individual instruction and master classes. May be repeated for credit.