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Music

Course Code
MUS 324  Credits
Title Musical Theatre History 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Musical Theatre productions past and present are examined and critically evaluated. An analysis of the various forms of musicals with an emphasis on the libretto, lyrics, and production elements. Same as THTR 324



Course Code
MUS 328  Credits
Title Ensemble Performance 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Required for music majors. Preparation and public performance of musical works appropriate for the specific ensembles listed: Concert Band, Festival Mixed Choir, Festival Women's Choir, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Orchestra, Collegium Musicum (Early Music), Opera Workshop, Tri-College Percussion Ensemble, Small Commercial Ensemble, Jazz Combo, New Music Ensemble, and Chamber Music. (All ensembles require audition except Concert Band, Festival Mixed Choir and Festival Women's Choir.) 



Course Code
MUS 333  Credits
Title Teaching General Music K-12 
Prerequisite MUS 208 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Administration of the public school K-12 general music curriculum. Study of teaching methods and materials, learner outcomes and evaluation procedures. Required of both vocal and instrumental education majors. The course must be taken no more than three semesters before the student teaching semester. 



Course Code
MUS 334  Credits
Title Secondary School Choral Methods and Literature 
Prerequisite MUS 300 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Administration of the high school vocal music program. Study of objectives and evaluation procedures, teaching methods and materials, and repertoire. This course must be taken no more than four semesters before the student teaching semester. 



Course Code
MUS 335  Credits
Title Secondary School Instrumental Music Methods and Literature 
Prerequisite MUS 300 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Administration of the public school band and orchestra program. Study of objectives and evaluation procedures, teaching methods and materials. In addition to the listed prerequisite of MUS 300, students must complete any three of these courses (MUS 231, 232, 233, 234, or 235) prior to enrollment in MUS 335



Course Code
MUS 344  Credits
Title History of European Art Music since 1700 
Prerequisite MUS 240 AND MUS 208 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Writing Intensive Yes  
Description Historical survey of European art music of the Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Modern periods with a focus on styles, genres and historical context. 



Course Code
MUS 345  Credits
Title Women in Musical Culture 
Lasc Area
  • Goal 6
  • Goal 7
 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description A history of women in musical culture and critical examination of representations of women in music. Topics examine women's roles in American and European musical cultures, including artistic traditions, popular musics, jazz and folk traditions. Representations of women in musical forms, such as opera, rock music and multimedia, are also considered. MnTC Goals 6 and 7. 



Course Code
MUS 346  Credits
Title Sex, Sexuality and Music 
Lasc Area
  • Goal 6
  • Goal 7
 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course considers representations and expressions of sex and sexuality in music throughout history in artistic and popular music traditions in Western society. Various musical forms will be considered in sociohistorical context. Musical works will be examined and interpreted for their expression of ideas about sexuality, representations of sexuality, and the ways in which they enhance or challenge social norms or stereotypes about sexuality. Music as a means of expressing sexuality will also be considered. MnTC Goals 6 and 7. 



Course Code
MUS 354  Credits 1-3 
Title Music Performance: Voice: Level 3 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Individual instruction and master classes. May be repeated for credit. 



Course Code
MUS 355A  Credits 1-3 
Title Music Performance: Piano: Level 3 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Individual instruction and master classes. May be repeated for credit. 



Course Code
MUS 355J  Credits 1-2 
Title Jazz Piano 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Individual instruction and master classes. May be repeated for credit. 



Course Code
MUS 356A  Credits 1-3 
Title Music Performance: Trumpet: Level 3 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Individual instruction and master classes. May be repeated for credit. 



Course Code
MUS 356B  Credits 1-3 
Title Music Performance: Horn: Level 3 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Individual instruction and master classes. May be repeated for credit. 



Course Code
MUS 356C  Credits 1-3 
Title Music Performance: Trombone: Level 3 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Individual instruction and master classes. May be repeated for credit. 



Course Code
MUS 356D  Credits 1-3 
Title Music Performance: Euphonium: Level 3 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Individual instruction and master classes. May be repeated for credit. 



Course Code
MUS 356E  Credits 1-3 
Title Music Performance: Tuba: Level 3 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Individual instruction and master classes. May be repeated for credit. 



Course Code
MUS 357A  Credits 1-3 
Title Music Performance: Flute: Level 3 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Individual instruction and master classes. May be repeated for credit. 



Course Code
MUS 357B  Credits 1-3 
Title Music Performance: Oboe: Level 3 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Individual instruction and master classes. May be repeated for credit. 



Course Code
MUS 357C  Credits 1-3 
Title Music Performance: Clarinet: Level 3 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Individual instruction and master classes. May be repeated for credit. 



Course Code
MUS 357D  Credits 1-3 
Title Music Performance: Bassoon: Level 3 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Individual instruction and master classes. May be repeated for credit.