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MUSI 1000/1001   (0-0-1)   Seminar/Performance Lab (S-L)
This course is a scheduled opportunity for all music majors to develop attendance of lectures, recitals, and concerts in order to promote the performance and critical listening skills of future professional musicians. The course is required each semester and credit is given based upon the student attending a minimum number of daytime and evening events during a semester. Music majors are required to have eight (8) semesters of Seminar/Performance Lab credits to graduate (seven for music education students due to student teaching). This course contains a field-based service-learning component. Fall, Spring.
Prerequisite: None.

MUSI 1100   (1-2-0)   Introduction to Aural Skills
An introduction to sightsinging and ear-training. A prerequisite course for MUSI 1111. Does not count as credit toward a degree with a major in Music or Music Business. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Prerequisite: None.

MUSI 1101   (1-2-0)   Class Voice
Designed to develop the basic vocal skills needed in order to begin private voice study. Students will cover posture, breathing, support, tone resonation, pronunciation in English and possibly Italian, and basic interpretive skills used in the performance of solo vocal literature. Students will also learn and perform standard vocal repertoire from classical to musical theater. The course is open to both music majors and non-music majors. Fall.
Prerequisite: Approval of Program Director of Vocal Division.

MUSI 1110   (1-0.5-0)   Applied Voice
Private instruction in voice for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the first or second semester of voice study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by a panel of voice faculty members. (Applied music fee required; accompanist fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Approval from the Program Director for the Vocal Division.

MUSI 1111   (1-2-0)   Aural Skills I
A skill-building course in sightsinging and ear-training, to include solfege singing of major and minor melodies in both simple and compound meters, aural and rhythmic reading exercises, and melodic and harmonic dictation. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Prerequisite: MUSI 1300 or a passing score on the Music Theory Placement Exam; and MUSI 1311, or concurrent enrollment in MUSI 1311.

MUSI 1112   (1-2-0)   Aural Skills II
A continuation of MUSI 1111. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Prerequisite: MUSI 1111, 1311, 1312, or concurrent enrollment in MUSI 1312.

MUSI 1115, 1116, 2115, 2116, 3115, 3116, 4115, 4116   (1-0-4)   University Concert Chorale
A selective choral organization of mixed voices performing a variety of choral literature, including the standard and large-scale choral repertoire. Concerts on and off campus. Open to all students by audition.
Prerequisite: None.

MUSI 1117   (1-2-0)   Class Piano I
Designed to develop the basic keyboard skills needed to fulfill the requirements of Level I of the Piano Proficiency requirements. Students will cover pentascales and basic chord progressions with inversions in all major and minor scales for two octaves each hand alone. Simple sight-reading, harmonization, transposition and improvisation will also be included. Fall, Spring.
Prerequisite: Completion of the Music Theory Placement Exam and Approval of Program Director of Keyboard Division.

MUSI 1118   (1-2-0)   Class Piano II
Designed to develop the basic keyboard skills needed to fulfill the requirements for Level II of the Piano Proficiency requirements. Students will cover pentascales, broken chords, scales, and basic chord progressions with inversions in all major and minor keys. Two repertoire pieces will be memorized. Simple sight-reading, harmonization, transposition and improvisation will also be included. Fall, Spring.
Prerequisite: Completion of the Music Theory Placement Exam and MUSI 1117 or approval of Program Director of Keyboard Division.

MUSI 1120   (1-0.5-0)   Applied Piano
Private instruction in piano for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the first or second semester of piano study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by a panel of piano faculty members. The student will pursue the completion of specific lower level piano proficiency requirements as described in the student’s specific music degree plan. Students who have completed all proficiency requirements will study and perform repertoire as determined by the instructor. (Applied music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of MUSI 1117 or approval of Program Head of Keyboard Division is required for music majors with piano as a secondary instrument.

MUSI 1130   (1-0.5-0)   Applied Organ
Private instruction in organ for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the first or second semester of organ study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by a panel of organ faculty members. (Applied Music fee). Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Approval of Program Director of the Keyboard Division.

MUSI 1135, 1136, 2135, 2136, 3135, 3136, 4135, 4136   (1-4-0)   Grand Chorus
The DBU Grand Chorus is the required choral ensemble for all students majoring in music or music business. This ensemble will perform for major University events including, but not limited to the Russell Perry Dinner, Tom Landry Dinner, The DBU Christmas Festival, and perform a major work in the spring semester.
Prerequisite: None.

MUSI 1140   (1-0-0)   Applied Composition
Private instruction in composition for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the first or second semester of composition study. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Summer.
Prerequisite: None.

MUSI 1145, 1146, 2145, 2146, 3145, 3146, 4145, 4146   (1-4-0)   Legacy Ensemble
A select musical ensemble performing primarily Christian contemporary literature appropriate for worship. This audition-only ensemble represents Dallas Baptist University in performance venues on and off campus.
Prerequisite: None.

MUSI 1150, 1250, 2250, 3250, 4250   (2-2-2)   Applied Instrument
Private instruction in brass or woodwinds for one hour per week.
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

MUSI 1160   (1-0.5-0)   Applied Guitar
Private instruction in guitar for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the first or second semester of guitar study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by the guitar faculty. (Applied music fee required.) Fall, Spring.
Prerequisite: Approval of Music Department Chair.

MUSI 1175, 1176, 2175, 2176, 3175, 3176, 4175, 4176   (1-0-3)   English Handbell Choir - University Ringers
A select handbell organization of students performing a variety of handbell literature. The group will concentrate on ringing techniques and training for handbell leadership in the church and school. Concerts on and off campus. Open to all students by audition.
Prerequisite: None.

MUSI 11C1    (1-0.5-0)   Applied Composition Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in composition for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the first or second semester of composition study. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Approval of the Program Director of the Music Theory Division.

MUSI 11G1    (1-0.5-0)   Applied Guitar Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in guitar for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the first or second semester of guitar study. This applied guitar course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Approval of the Music Department Chair.

MUSI 11P1    (1-0.5-0)   Applied Piano Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in piano for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the first or second semester of piano study. Due to the varying levels of ability with elective students, the outcomes of the semester are mutually determined by the student and professor. The professor will determine the final exam based upon the student’s improvement and learner-centered outcomes. This applied piano course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Approval of Program Director for Keyboard Division.

MUSI 11R1    (1-0.5-0)   Applied Organ Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in organ for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the first or second semester of organ study. This applied organ course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Approval of the Program Director of the Keyboard Division.

MUSI 11S1    (1-0.5-0)   Applied Instrument Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in a wind or percussion instrument for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the first or second semester of instrumental study. This applied instrument course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required). Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Approval of the Music Department Chair.

MUSI 11V1    (1-0.5-0)   Applied Voice Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in voice for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the first or second semester of vocal study. This applied voice course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required; accompanist fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Approval of the Program Director of the Vocal Division.

MUSI 1201   (2-2-0)   Foundations and Principles of Music Education
A course designed to introduce the undergraduate student to the foundations and principles of music education in schools and how these include aural skills, notational literacy, vocal and instrumental performance practice, creative expressive skills, and knowledge of music's varied historical and cultural expression. Fall.

MUSI 1206   (2-2-0)   Diction I
A course in the fundamentals of Italian and English diction for vocal music students or non-music majors utilizing the International Phonetic Alphabet. The course will also include basic principles of Latin diction which are essential to the choral conductor. Fall.
Prerequisite: None.

MUSI 1207   (2-2-0)   Diction II
A course in the fundamentals of German and French diction for vocal performance majors utilizing the International Phonetic Alphabet. Spring.
Prerequisite: None.

MUSI 1210   (2-1-0)   Applied Voice
Private instruction in voice for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the first or second semester of voice study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by a panel of voice faculty members (Applied music fee required; accompanist fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Approval of the Program Director of the Vocal Division.

MUSI 1220   (2-1-0)   Applied Piano
Private instruction in piano for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the first or second semester of piano study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by a panel of piano faculty members. The student will pursue the completion of specific lower level piano proficiency requirements as described in the student’s specific lower level piano proficiency requirements as described in the student’s specific music degree plan. Students who have completed all proficiency requirements will study and perform repertoire as determined by the instructor. (Applied music fee required). This number may be repeated for credit to accumulate lower level applied piano credits for music majors as defined by the specific music major degree plan. Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of MUSI 1117 or approval of Program Head of Keyboard Division is required for music majors with piano as a secondary instrument.

MUSI 1230   (2-1-0)   Applied Organ
Private instruction in organ for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the first or second semester of organ study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by a panel of organ faculty members. Applied Music Fee required. Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Approval of the Program Director of the Keyboard Division.

MUSI 1240   (2-0-0)   Applied Composition
Private instruction in composition for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the first or second semester of composition study. Applied Music fee required. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Prerequisite: None

MUSI 1250, 2250, 3250, 4250   (2-2-2)   Applied Instrument
Private instruction in brass, percussion, woodwind, strings, guitar, and handbells for one hour per week.
Prerequisite: None.

MUSI 1260   (2-1-0)   Applied Guitar
Private instruction in guitar for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the first or second semester of guitar study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by the guitar faculty. Applied Music fee required. Fall, Spring.
Prerequisite: Approval of Music Department Chair.

MUSI 1261, 2261, 3261, 4261   (2-1-4)   Opera Workshop
The study and performance of scenes from great operas throughout history. This is an elective class and requires an audition. Fall.
Prerequisite: None.

MUSI 12C1    (2-1-0)   Applied Composition Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in composition for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the first or second semester of composition study. Applied Music fee required. Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Approval of the Program Director of Music Theory Division.

MUSI 12G1    (2-1-0)   Applied Guitar Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in guitar for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the first or second semester of guitar study. This applied guitar course does not require a final jury exam. Applied Music fee required. Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Approval of the Music Department Chair.

MUSI 12P1   (2-1-0)   Applied Piano Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in piano for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the first or second semester of piano study. Due to the varying levels of ability with elective students, the outcomes of the semester are mutually determined by the student and professor. The professor will determine the final exam based upon the student's improvement and learner-centered outcomes. This applied piano course does not require a final jury exam. Applied Music fee required. Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Approval of Program Director for Keyboard Division.

MUSI 12R1    (2-1-0)   Applied Organ Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in organ for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the first or second semester of organ study. This applied organ course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Approval of the Program Director of the Keyboard Division.

MUSI 12S1    (2-1-0)   Applied Instrument Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in a wind or percussion instrument for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the first or second semester of instrumental study. This applied instrument course does not require a final jury exam. Applied Music fee required. Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Approval of the Music Department.

MUSI 12V1   (2-1-0)   Applied Voice Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in voice for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the first or second semester of vocal study. This applied voice course does not require a final jury exam. Applied Music fee required; accompanist fee required. Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Approval of the Program Director of the Vocal Division.

MUSI 1300   (3-3-0)   Fundamentals of Music
A course especially designed for students who have a limited background in music or who are placed in the course by the results of the Theory Placement Exam. It includes a study of scales, rhythm, meter, key signatures, musical terminology, intervals, and chord construction. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Prerequisite: None.

MUSI 1311   (3-3-0)   Music Theory I
A step-by-step study of the basic organization of music, from scale and chord structure to traditional four-part harmony. Students develop skills in analyzing music, writing elementary tonal music, and improvising written harmonizations to melodic lines. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Prerequisite: MUSI 1300 or a passing score on the Theory Placement Exam.

MUSI 1312   (3-3-0)   Music Theory II
A continuation of MUSI 1311. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Prerequisite: MUSI 1311.

MUSI 1371, 2371, 3371, 4371   (3-1-3)   Theater Practicum
Practical, technical experiences in areas of stage craft, lighting, costuming, properties, house management, and makeup; organizational and operation. Periodically.
Prerequisite: None.

MUSI 2023A    (0-0-0)   Piano Proficiency Level III
The student will enroll in this course number concurrently with Applied Piano (MUSI 1120, 1220, 2120, or 2220) while attempting to pass Piano Proficiency Level III. MUSI 2023A serves as transcript verification for mastery of the following keyboard skills: major and minor pentascales, specific major and minor chord progressions, major scales, harmonic minor scales, transposition and harmonization of a simple melody, improvisation of accompaniment for a simple melody, and sight reading from a prescribed Level III Hymn List. The student must also perform two memorized repertoire pieces in contrasting styles. One piece must be a movement from a sonatina. The student will perform for a faculty jury. The average of the jury grades must be 70% or higher to constitute completion of the level. A deficiency in any skill area may result in an average below 70%. A jury average below 70% does not constitute completion of the level; therefore the student will receive a grade of NC (No Credit). A jury average of 70% or higher constitutes successful completion of the level and the student will receive a semester grade of CR (Credit). The student must enroll in MUSI 2023A until the level is completed successfully. Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Approval of Program Director of Keyboard Division.

MUSI 2023B    (0-0-0)   Piano Proficiency Level IV
The student will enroll in this course number concurrently with Applied Piano (MUSI 1120, 1220, 2120, or 2220) while attempting to pass Piano Proficiency Level IV. MUSI 2023B serves as transcript verification for mastery of the keyboard skills listed under MUSI 2023A: Piano Proficiency Level III as well as the following: specific black-key major scales played hands together, an original improvisatory arrangement of “Happy Birthday” with accompaniment for practical use, a memorized performance of “Star-Spangled Banner,” sight reading from a prescribed Level IV hymn list as well as two memorized repertoire pieces of contrasting style. The student will perform these skills for a faculty jury. The average of the jury grades must be 70% or higher to constitute completion of the level. A deficiency in any skill area may result in an average below 70%. A jury average below 70% does not constitute completion of the level; therefore the student will receive a grade of NC (No Credit). A jury average of 70% or higher constitutes successful completion of the level and the student will receive a semester grade of CR (Credit). The student must enroll in MUSI 2023B until the level is completed successfully. Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of MUSI 2023A: Piano Proficiency Level III.

MUSI 2023C   (0-0-0)   Sophomore Barrier for Piano Majors or Concentrations
The student pursuing a piano concentration or piano performance major will enroll in this course number while in the fourth semester of Applied Piano (MUSI 2120 or 2220). Ideally, the piano performance major or concentration is in the second semester of level VII at the time of this exam. Each student will be evaluated regarding his/her progress in the program. This constitutes a Sophomore Barrier Jury Exam that evaluates the student’s current level while also evaluating the student’s progress and potential for successful completion of their stated degree program. Transfer students who have already completed four semesters of study will be evaluated in the same manner after one or two semesters of study at DBU at the discretion of his or her current applied professor. At the conclusion of the exam, the piano faculty will make a recommendation regarding the student’s continued pursuit of his or her current degree program through the average of the grades for the Sophomore Barrier Exam. The jury average communicates the following: Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance is recommended for an average of 92-99; Bachelor of Music with piano concentration is recommended for an average of 80-91; repetition of the exam is recommended for an average of 70-79. An average below 70 will result in a recommendation to explore other degree options. Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of four semesters of Applied Piano.

MUSI 2110   (1-0.5-0)   Applied Voice
Private instruction in voice for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the third or fourth semester of voice study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by a panel of voice faculty members. (Applied music fee required; accompanist fee required.) Fall Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of two semesters of Applied Voice. Approval from the Program Director for the Vocal Division.

MUSI 2111   (1-2-0)   Aural Skills III
A continuation of MUSI 1112. A skill-building course in solfege sightsinging and ear-training. Emphasis will be placed on sightsinging and aural exercises that involve chromaticism, altered chords, and modulations. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Prerequisite: MUSI 1112, 1312, 2311, or concurrent enrollment in MUSI 2311.

MUSI 2112   (1-2-0)   Aural Skills IV
A continuation of MUSI 2111. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Prerequisite: MUSI 2111, 2311, 2312, or concurrent enrollment in MUSI 2312.

MUSI 2120   (1-0.5-0)   Applied Piano
Private instruction in piano for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the third or fourth semester of piano study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by a panel of piano faculty members. The student will pursue the completion of specific lower level piano proficiency requirements as described in the student’s specific music degree plan. Students who have completed all proficiency requirements will study and perform repertoire as determined by the instructor. (Applied music fee required) This number must be repeated if the student does not complete piano proficiency requirements. Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of two semesters of applied piano (including MUSI 1117: Class Piano I or MUSI 1118: Class Piano II) or approval of Program Head of Keyboard Division is required for music majors with piano as a secondary instrument.

MUSI 2130    (1-0.5-0)   Applied Organ
Private instruction in organ for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the third or fourth semester of organ study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by a panel of organ faculty members. (Applied Music fee). Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of two semesters of Applied Organ. Approval of Program Director of the Keyboard Division.

MUSI 2140   (1-0-0)   Applied Composition
Private instruction in composition for one-half hour per week. Fall, Spring, Summer. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Prerequisite: ermission of instructor is required for all other applied composition courses.

MUSI 2160   (1-0.5-0)   Applied Guitar
Private instruction in guitar for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the third or fourth semester of guitar study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by the guitar faculty. (Applied music fee required.) Fall, Spring.
Prerequisite: Completion of two semesters of Applied Guitar. Approval of Music Department Chair.

MUSI 21C1    (1-0.5-0)   Applied Composition Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in composition for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the third or fourth semester of composition study. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of two semesters of Applied Composition. Approval of the Program Director of the Music Theory Division.

MUSI 21G1   (1-0.5-0)   Applied Guitar Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in guitar for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the third or fourth semester of guitar study. This applied guitar course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of two semesters of Applied Guitar. Approval of the Music Department Chair.

MUSI 21P1   (1-0.5-0)   Applied Piano Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in piano for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the third or fourth semester of piano study. Due to the varying levels of ability with elective students, the outcomes of the semester are mutually determined by the student and professor. The professor will determine the final exam based upon the student’s improvement and learner-centered outcomes. This applied piano course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of two semesters of Applied Piano. Approval of Program Director for Keyboard Division.

MUSI 21R1    (1-0.5-0)   Applied Organ Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in organ for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the third or fourth semester of organ study. This applied organ course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of two semesters of Applied Organ. Approval of the Program Director of the Keyboard Division.

MUSI 21S1    (1-0.5-0)   Applied Instrument Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in a wind or percussion instrument for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the third or fourth semester of instrumental study. This applied instrument course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of two semesters of Applied Instrument. Approval of the Music Department Chair.

MUSI 21V1    (1-0.5-0)   Applied Voice Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in voice for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the third or fourth semester of vocal study. This applied voice course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required; accompanist fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of two semesters of Applied Voice. Approval of the Program Director of the Vocal Division.

MUSI 2210    (2-1-0)   Applied Voice
Private instruction in voice for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the third or fourth semester of voice study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by a panel of voice faculty members (Applied music fee required; accompanist fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of two semesters of Applied Voice. Approval of the Program Director of the Vocal Division

MUSI 2220    (2-1-0)   Applied Piano
Private instruction in piano for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the third or fourth semester of piano study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by a panel of piano faculty members. The student will pursue the completion of specific lower level piano proficiency requirements as described in the student’s specific lower level piano proficiency requirements as described in the student’s specific music degree plan. Students who have completed all proficiency requirements will study and perform repertoire as determined by the instructor. (Applied music fee required.) This number must be repeated if the student does not complete piano proficiency requirements. Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of two semesters of applied piano (including MUSI 1117: Class Piano I or MUSI 1118: Class Piano II) or approval of Program Head of Keyboard Division is required for music majors with piano as a secondary instrument.

MUSI 2230   (2-1-0)   Applied Organ
Private instruction in organ for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the third or fourth semester of organ study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by a panel of organ faculty members. (Applied Music fee.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of two semesters of Applied Organ. Approval of Program Director of the Keyboard Division.

MUSI 2240   (2-1-0)   Applied Composition
Private instruction in Composition for one hour per week. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor is required for all other composition courses.

MUSI 22C1    (2-1-0)   Applied Composition Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in composition for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the third or fourth semester of composition study. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of two semesters of Applied Composition. Approval of the Program Director of Music Theory Division.

MUSI 22G1    (2-1-0)   Applied Guitar Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in guitar for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the third or fourth semester of guitar study. This applied guitar course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of two semesters of Applied Guitar. Approval of the Music Department Chair.

MUSI 22P1   (2-2-0)   Applied Piano Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in piano for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the third or fourth semester of piano study. Due to the varying levels of ability with elective students, the outcomes of the semester are mutually determined by the student and professor. The professor will determine the final exam based upon the student's improvement and learner-centered outcomes. This applied piano course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of two semesters of Applied Piano. Approval of Program Director for Keyboard Division.

MUSI 22R1   (2-1-0)   Applied Organ Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in organ for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the third or fourth semester of organ study. This applied organ course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of two semesters of Applied Organ. Approval of the Program Director of the Keyboard Division.

MUSI 22S1    (2-1-0)   Applied Instrument Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in a wind or percussion instrument for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the third or fourth semester of instrumental study. This applied instrument course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of two semesters of Applied Instrument. Approval of the Music Department.

MUSI 22V1    (2-1-0)   Applied Voice Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in voice for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the third or fourth semester of vocal study. This applied voice course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required; accompanist fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of two semesters of Applied Voice. Approval of the Program Director of the Vocal Division.

MUSI 2305   (3-3-0)   Introduction to Music Literature and Fine Arts
A course designed to guide students in the development of the "art of listening." Basic concepts of music design and style are studied through the music of selected composers from each of the historical periods. An overview of all of the fine arts will be covered in this course. Designed for, but not limited to, music majors. Fall.
Prerequisite: MUSI 1111 and 1311.

MUSI 2307   (3-3-0)   Introduction to Church Music/Worship
This course will provide an introductory survey of the philosophy and study of church music and worship. Students will examine the development and functional use of music in worship in the Old Testament, New Testament, and throughout Christian history, including modern usage and its various applications in the local church. Fall.
Prerequisite: FINE 1306 or MUSI 2305, or by permission.

MUSI 2311   (3-3-0)   Music Theory III
The study of advanced harmony (including larger Baroque and Classical forms, modulations, altered chords, and the harmonic vocabulary of the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries) with emphasis on analysis, part-writing, and improvisational composition projects in various styles. Fall.
Prerequisite: MUSI 1312.

MUSI 2312   (3-3-0)   Music Theory IV
Continuation of MUSI 2311. The study of late nineteenth-century and twentieth-century compositional techniques with emphasis on analysis, and improvisational composition projects in various styles. Spring.
Prerequisite: MUSI 2311.

MUSI 3023   (0-0-0)   Piano Proficiency Level V
The student will enroll in MUSI 3023 concurrently with Applied Piano while attempting to pass Piano Proficiency Level V either after completing MUSI 2023A and MUSI 2023B or as a freshman piano concentration or piano performance major. MUSI 3023 serves as transcript verification for mastery of the keyboard skills listed under MUSI 2023A: Piano Proficiency Levels III and IV as well as the following that is specific to Piano Proficiency Level V: all major and harmonic minor scales played hands together for four octaves in sixteenth notes, all major and minor arpeggios played hands together for four octaves in sixteenth notes, and memorized performance of three repertoire pieces. For the student who attempts MUSI 3023 in the first semester of the freshman year, the student completes the material above that is specific to Level V with modifications in order to incorporate the functional piano skills that are required in Levels III and IV. In order to accommodate the additional preparation required for mastering those skills, the repertoire requirements is reduced from three pieces to two pieces. The skills incorporated from Levels III and IV include transposition and harmonization of a simple melody, improvisation of accompaniment for a simple melody, sight reading from the Level IV Hymn List, and an original improvisatory arrangement of “Happy Birthday” with accompaniment for practical use. The student will perform the repertoire pieces and skills for a faculty jury. The average of the jury grades must be 80% or higher to constitute completion of the level; therefore the student will receive a grade of NC (No Credit). A jury average of 80% or higher constitutes successful completion of the level and the student will receive a semester grade of CR (Credit). The student must enroll for this course number until the level is completed successfully. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Prerequisite: Approval of Program Director of Keyboard Division.

MUSI 3089   (0-0-0)   Junior Recital for Performance Majors
Student will enroll using this course number in the semester he/she desires to present a 25-minute recital as a performance major, or equivalent completion of required levels for performance majors, subject to successful completion of a recital hearing. Student must also enroll in at least one credit hour of his/her applied instrument. Fall, Spring.
Prerequisite: Non-performance majors must seek approval of Applied Program Director to enroll in this course.

MUSI 3100, 3103, 4100, 4103   (1-1-2)   Accompanying Practicum
Designed to provide piano majors/concentrations with practical experience in accompanying soloists, students are required to accompany 3-5 vocal students in lessons and performances according to the supervising professor's evaluation of repertoire involved. Format includes observation of lessons by the supervising professor, submission of song analysis forms, performances in MUSI 1000: Seminar/Performance Lab and periodic appointments with the supervising professor to discuss progress and challenges encountered. One semester required for Piano Performance Majors as an ensemble credit. Fall 3100/4100, Spring 3103/4103.
Prerequisite: Completion of MUSI 3215.

MUSI 3110   (1-0.5-0)   Applied Voice
Private instruction in voice for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the fifth or sixth semester of voice study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by a panel of voice faculty members. (Applied music fee required; accompanist fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of four semesters of Applied Voice. Approval from the Program Director for the Vocal Division.

MUSI 3120    (1-0.5-0)   Applied Piano
Private instruction in piano for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the fifth or sixth semester of piano study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by a panel of piano faculty members. The student will pursue the completion of specific upper level piano proficiency requirements as described in the student’s specific music degree plan. Students who have completed all proficiency requirements will study and perform repertoire as determined by the instructor. (Applied music fee required). Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of four semesters of applied piano (including MUSI 1117: Class Piano I or MUSI 1118: Class Piano II) and the completion of all degree-specific proficiency requirements MUSI 2023A: Piano Proficiency Level III and/or MUSI 2023B: Piano Proficiency Level IV, MUSI 2023C: Sophomore Barrier for Piano Majors/Concentrations, or MUSI 3023 Piano Proficiency Level V.

MUSI 3130    (1-0.5-0)   Applied Organ
Private instruction in organ for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the fifth or sixth semester of organ study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by a panel of organ faculty members. (Applied Music fee.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of four semesters of Applied Organ. Approval of Program Director of the Keyboard Division.

MUSI 3140   (2-1-0)   Applied Composition
Private instruction in composition for one hour per week.
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor is required for all other Applied Composition courses.

MUSI 3160   (1-0.5-0)   Applied Guitar
Private instruction in guitar for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the first or second semester of guitar study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by the guitar faculty. (Applied music fee required.) Fall, Spring.
Prerequisite: Completion of four semesters of Applied Guitar. Approval of Music Department Chair

MUSI 3167   (1-1-1)   Piano Ensemble
This course will explore piano repertoire written for more than one pianist. Students will rehearse and perform collaborative piano works by composers from standard and contemporary classical literature. One semester required for Piano Performance Majors as an ensemble credit. Fall.
Prerequisite: Completion of Piano Level VIIB or approval of Program Director of Keyboard Division.

MUSI 3189   (1-1-0)   Junior Recital
Student will enroll using this course number in the semester he/she desires to present the recital. Student must also enroll in at least one credit hour of his/her applied instrument. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Prerequisite: None.

MUSI 31C1    (1-0.5-0)   Applied Composition Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in composition for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the fifth or sixth semester of composition study. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of four semesters of Applied Composition. Approval of the Program Director of the Music Theory Division.

MUSI 31G1    (1-0.5-0)   Applied Guitar Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in guitar for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the fifth or sixth semester of guitar study. This applied guitar course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of four semesters of Applied Guitar. Approval of the Music Department Chair.

MUSI 31P1    (1-0.5-0)   Applied Piano Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in piano for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the fifth or sixth semester of piano study. Due to the varying levels of ability with elective students, the outcomes of the semester are mutually determined by the student and professor. The professor will determine the final exam based upon the student’s improvement and learner-centered outcomes. This applied piano course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of four semesters of Applied Piano. Approval of Program Director for Keyboard Division.

MUSI 31R1    (1-0.5-0)   Applied Organ Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in organ for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the fifth or sixth semester of organ study. This applied organ course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of four semesters of Applied Organ. Approval of the Program Director of the Keyboard Division.

MUSI 31S1    (1-0.5-0)   Applied Instrument Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in a wind or percussion instrument for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the fifth or sixth semester of instrumental study. This applied instrument course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of four semesters of Applied Instrument. Approval of the Music Department Chair.

MUSI 31V1    (1-0.5-0)   Applied Voice Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in voice for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the fifth or sixth semester of vocal study. This applied voice course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required; accompanist fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of four semesters of Applied Voice. Approval of the Program Director of the Vocal Division.

MUSI 3201   (2-2-0)   Analysis of Musical Structure
An in-depth study of the analysis of musical forms, including sonata form, sonata-rondo, classical concerto, Baroque variation forms, and fugue. Fall.
Prerequisite: MUSI 2312.

MUSI 3202   (2-2-0)   Advanced Analysis
A continuation of MUSI 3201. A study of the harmonic and structural analysis of larger and more complex musical forms, including Romantic symphonic music and twentieth-century music. Spring, odd-numbered years.
Prerequisite: MUSI 3201.

MUSI 3203   (2-2-0)   Keyboard Skills
A practical course for the development of keyboard skills including melody harmonization, modulation, transposition, sight reading, and improvisation from lead sheet symbols and from Roman numerals. Spring, even-numbered years.
Prerequisite: Theory III, Piano Level 4, and permission of instructor.

MUSI 3204   (2-2-0)   Music History and Literature I
A study of the development of music from its beginnings through the Renaissance period, with emphasis on recognizing style characteristics by examining scores and listening to music. Spring.
Prerequisite: MUSI 2305.

MUSI 3205   (2-2-0)   Music History and Literature II
A study of the development of music in the Baroque and Classical periods, with emphasis on recognizing style characteristics by examining scores and listening to music. Fall.
Prerequisite: MUSI 2305.

MUSI 3206   (2-2-0)   Music History and Literature III
A study of the development of music from the Romantic period through the present day, with emphasis on recognizing style characteristics by examining scores and listening to music. Spring.
Prerequisite: MUSI 2305.

MUSI 3207   (2-2-0)   Basic Conducting
Study toward mastery of basic skills in choral and instrumental conducting, and study of rehearsal and performance techniques. Fall.
Prerequisite: MUSI 2312 or permission of instructor.

MUSI 3208   (2-2-0)   Advanced Choral Conducting
Study toward mastery of advanced skills in choral conducting and study of rehearsal and performance techniques. Spring.
Prerequisite: MUSI 3207 and Junior standing.

MUSI 3210   (2-1-0)   Applied Voice
Private instruction in voice for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the fifth or sixth semester of voice study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by a panel of voice faculty members (Applied music fee required; accompanist fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of four semesters of Applied Voice. Approval of the Program Director of the Vocal Division.

MUSI 3213   (2-2-0)   Advanced Applied Voice for Performance Majors
Private instruction in voice for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the fifth or sixth semester of voice study for Vocal Performance Majors preparing a Junior Recital. (Recital fee required; Applied music fee required; accompanist fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of four semesters of Applied Voice. Completion of the Sophomore Vocal Barrier. Approval of the Program Director of the Vocal Division.

MUSI 3215   (2-2-0)   Accompanying Skills
A course involving the study of basic pianistic skills required to function as an accompanist for solo and ensemble situations. Special units will be devoted to vocal coaching, improvisational skills, and worship accompaniment. Required for piano performance majors. Fall, even-numbered years.
Prerequisite: Completion of Level VI Piano Requirements.

MUSI 3217   (2-2-0)   Jazz Improvisation
An introduction to jazz improvisation with an emphasis on performance and piano voicings. Spring, even-numbered years. Spring, even-numbered years.
Prerequisite: MUSI 1112, 1312, Class Piano II, and Jazz Theory.

MUSI 3220   (2-1-0)   Applied Piano
Private instruction in piano for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the fifth or sixth semester of piano study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by a panel of piano faculty members. The student will pursue the completion of specific upper level piano proficiency requirements as described in the student’s specific music degree plan. Students who have completed all proficiency requirements will study and perform repertoire as determined by the instructor. (Applied music fee required). Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of four semesters of applied piano (including MUSI 1117: Class Piano I or MUSI 1118: Class Piano II) and the completion of all degree-specific proficiency requirements MUSI 2023A: Piano Proficiency Level III and/or MUSI 2023B: Piano Proficiency Level IV, MUSI 2023C: Sophomore Barrier for Piano Majors/Concentrations, or MUSI 3023 Piano Proficiency Level V.

MUSI 3223   (2-2-0)   Advanced Applied Piano for Performance Majors
Private instruction for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the fifth or sixth semester of piano study for Piano Performance majors preparing for Junior Recital. The student will pursue the completion of specific upper level piano proficiency requirements as described in the student’s specific music degree plan. Students who have completed all proficiency requirements will study and perform repertoire as determined by the instructor. (Applied Music fee required). Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of four semester of applied piano (including MUSI 1117: Class Piano I or MUSI 1118: Class Piano II) and the completion of all degree-specific proficiency requirements MUSI 2023A: Piano Proficiency Level III and/or MUSI 2023B: Piano Proficiency Level IV, MUSI 2023C: Sophomore Barrier for Piano Majors/Concentrations, or MUSI 3023 Piano Proficiency Level V.

MUSI 3223   (2-2-0)   Advanced Applied Piano for Performance Majors
Private instruction for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the fifth or sixth semester of piano study for Piano Performance majors preparing for Junior Recital. The student will pursue the completion of specific upper level piano proficiency requirements as described in the student’s specific music degree plan. Students who have completed all proficiency requirements will study and perform repertoire as determined by the instructor. (Applied Music fee required). Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of four semester of applied piano (including MUSI 1117: Class Piano I or MUSI 1118: Class Piano II) and the completion of all degree-specific proficiency requirements MUSI 2023A: Piano Proficiency Level III and/or MUSI 2023B: Piano Proficiency Level IV, MUSI 2023C: Sophomore Barrier for Piano Majors/Concentrations, or MUSI 3023 Piano Proficiency Level V.

MUSI 3230    (2-1-0)   Applied Organ
Private instruction in organ for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the seventh or eighth semester of organ study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by a panel of organ faculty members. (Applied Music fee). Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of six semesters of Applied Organ. Approval of Program Director of the Keyboard Division.

MUSI 3240   (2-1-0)   Applied Composition
Private instruction in composition for one hour per week. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor is required for all other Applied Composition courses.

MUSI 32C1    (2-1-0)    Applied Composition Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in composition for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the fifth or sixth semester of composition study. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of four semesters of Applied Composition. Approval of the Program Director of Music Theory Division.

MUSI 32G1    (2-1-0)   Applied Guitar Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in guitar for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the fifth or sixth semester of guitar study. This applied guitar course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of four semesters of Applied Guitar. Approval of the Music Department Chair.

MUSI 32P1   (2-1-0)   Applied Piano Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in piano for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the fifth or sixth semester of piano study. Due to the varying levels of ability with elective students, the outcomes of the semester are mutually determined by the student and professor. The professor will determine the final exam based upon the student's improvement and learner-centered outcomes. This applied piano course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of four semesters of Applied Piano. Approval of Program Director for Keyboard Division.

MUSI 32R1   (2-1-0)   Applied Organ Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in organ for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the fifth or sixth semester of organ study. This applied organ course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of four semesters of Applied Organ. Approval of the Program Director of the Keyboard Division.

MUSI 32S1    (2-1-0)   Applied Instrument Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in a wind or percussion instrument for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the fifth or sixth semester of instrumental study. This applied instrument course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of four semesters of Applied Instrument. Approval of the Music Department.

MUSI 32V1    (2-1-0)   Applied Voice Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in voice for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the fifth or sixth semester of vocal study. This applied voice course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required; accompanist fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of four semesters of Applied Voice. Approval of the Program Director of the Vocal Division.

MUSI 3311   (3-3-0)   Elementary Music Methods
Emphasis is on the teaching of musical concepts (rhythm, melody, textu7re, timbre, dynamics, form) through musical activities (singing, playing instruments, moving). Course includes teaching general music from kindergarten through 5th grade, utilizing various pedagogical approaches. Fall.
Prerequisite: MUSI 1311 and 1111 (Theory I and Aural Skills I) or by special examination in music.

MUSI 3312   (3-3-0)   Secondary Music Methods
A study of teaching music at the middle and high school levels. Emphasis on choral, instrumental (band and orchestra), music theory, music literature, and general music education in secondary schools. Spring.
Prerequisite: MUSI 3311 or consent of the professor.

MUSI 3316   (3-3-0)   Jazz Theory
Basic musical concepts related to the jazz idiom, such as scales, harmony, rhythm, melody, and styles. Fall.
Prerequisite: MUSI 1112, 1312, and MUSI 1118.

MUSI 3320    (3-1.5-0)   Advanced Applied Piano
Private instruction in piano for one hour and 20 minutes per week or one 50 minute lesson and all studio classes as scheduled TBA. This number designates the fifth or sixth semester of piano study for piano performance majors. The student will pursue the completion of specific upper level piano requirements as described in the student’s specific music degree plan. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by a panel of piano faculty members or the student’s junior recital. Students who have completed Piano Level VIIIA as defined in the Department of Music Student Handbook may perform recital repertoire for a jury if the student is delaying the junior recital to a later semester. (Applied music fee required.) Fall, Spring.
Prerequisite: Completion of four semesters of Applied Piano and the completion of MUSI 2023C: Sophomore Barrier for Piano Majors/Concentrations.

MUSI 3330, 4330   (3-3-3)   Advanced Applied Organ
Private instruction in organ on the advanced level for one and one-half hour per week.
Prerequisite: Approval of Program Director of Keyboard Division.

MUSI 3340, 4340   (3-3-3)   Advanced Applied Composition
Private study in composition for one and one-half hours per week.
Prerequisite: None.

MUSI 3350, 4350   (3-3-3)   Advanced Applied Instrument
Private instruction in brass or woodwinds on the advanced level for one and one-half hour per week.
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

MUSI 4010   (0-3-0)   Music All Level Seminar (S-L)
This required course is designed to help students prepare for the Texas Examination of Educator Standards (TExES). The course will focus on content and sample questions from state authorized preparation manuals distributed by the National Evaluation Systems, Inc. Information will also be gleaned from the state publication Proficiencies for Teachers in Learner-Centered Schools and other appropriate sources. Students must score a minimum of 85% on the DBU TExES post-test in order to pass the course and be authorized by the College of Education to take the TExES examination. This course contains a field-based service-learning component. Fall, Spring.
Prerequisite: None.

MUSI 4089   (0-0-0)   Senior Recital for Music Education
Student will enroll in this course number in the semester he/she desires to present the recital. Student must also enroll in at least one credit hour of his/her applied instrument. Fall, Spring.
Prerequisite: None.

MUSI 4089B   (0-0-0)   Senior Recital for Performance Majors
Student will enroll using this course number in the semester he/she will present a 50-minute solo recital, subject to successful completion of a recital hearing. Student must also enroll in at least one credit hour of his/her applied instrument. Fall, Spring.
Prerequisite: Students who are not concentration/performance majors must seek approval of Applied Program Director to enroll in this course.

MUSI 4100   (1-1-2)   Accompanying Practicum
Designed to provide piano majors/concentrations with practical experience in accompanying soloists, students are required to accompany 3-5 vocal students in lessons and performances according to the supervising professor's evaluation of repertoire involved. Format includes observation of lessons by the supervising professor, submission of song analysis forms, performances in MUSI 1000: Seminar/Performance Lab and periodic appointments with the supervising professor to discuss progress and challenges encountered. One semester required for Piano Performance Majors as an ensemble credit. Fall 3100/4100, Spring 3103/4103
Prerequisite: Completion of MUSI 3215

MUSI 4103   (1-1-2)   Accompanying Practicum
Designed to provide piano majors/concentrations with practical experience in accompanying soloists, students are required to accompany 3-5 vocal students in lessons and performances according to the supervising professor's evaluation of repertoire involved. Format includes observation of lessons by the supervising professor, submission of song analysis forms, performances in MUSI 1000: Seminar/Performance Lab and periodic appointments with the supervising professor to discuss progress and challenges encountered. One semester required for Piano Performance Majors as an ensemble credit. Fall 3100/4100; Spring 3103/4103
Prerequisite: Completion of MUSI 3215

MUSI 4109   (1-1-0)   Senior Capstone Paper
This course is designed to be a culmination of the student’s undergraduate work in the field of music theory, and also as preparation for graduate school in music theory. It will focus on bibliographic and research skills, choosing a topic for their senior paper, and the completion of that paper. Students will present and discuss their work with the faculty. Fall, Spring.
Prerequisite: None.

MUSI 4110   (1-0.5-0)   Applied Voice
Private instruction in voice for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the seventh or eighth semester of voice study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by a panel of voice faculty members. (Applied music fee required; accompanist fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of six semesters of Applied Voice. Approval from the Program Director for the Vocal Division.

MUSI 4120   (1-0.5-0)   Applied Piano
Private instruction in piano for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the seventh or eighth semester of piano study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by a panel of piano faculty members. The student will pursue the completion of specific upper level piano proficiency requirements as described in the student’s specific music degree plan. Students who have completed all proficiency requirements will study and perform repertoire as determined by the instructor. (Applied music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of six semesters of applied piano (including MUSI 1117: Class Piano I or MUSI 1118: Class Piano II) and the completion of all degree-specific proficiency requirements MUSI 2023A: Piano Proficiency Level III and/or MUSI 2023B: Piano Proficiency Level IV, MUSI 2023C: Sophomore Barrier for Piano Majors/Concentrations, or MUSI 3023 Piano Proficiency Level V.

MUSI 4130    (1-0.5-0)   Applied Organ
Private instruction in organ for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the seventh or eighth semester of organ study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by a panel of organ faculty members. (Applied Music fee.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of six semesters of Applied Organ. Approval of Program Director of the Keyboard Division.

MUSI 4140   (1-1-0)   Advanced Applied Composition
Private instruction in composition for one hour per week.

MUSI 4160   (1-0.5-0)   Applied Guitar
Private instruction in guitar for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the seventh or eighth semester of guitar study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by the guitar faculty. (Applied music fee required.) Fall, Spring.
Prerequisite: Completion of six semesters of Applied Guitar. Approval of Music Department Chair.

MUSI 4176   (1-1-0)   University Ringers
A select handbell organization of students performing a variety of handbell literature. The group will concentrate on ringing techniques and training for handbell leadership in the church and school. Concerts on and off campus. Open to all students by audition.

MUSI 4189   (1-1-0)   Senior Recital
Student will enroll in this course number in the semester he/she desires to present the recital. Student must also enroll in at least one credit hour of his/her applied instrument.

MUSI 41C1    (1-0.5-0)   Applied Composition Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in composition for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the seventh or eighth semester of composition study. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of six semesters of Applied Composition. Approval of the Program Director of the Music Theory Division.

MUSI 41G1    (1-0.5-0)   Applied Guitar Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in guitar for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the seventh or eighth semester of guitar study. This applied guitar course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of six semesters of Applied Guitar. Approval of the Music Department Chair.

MUSI 41P1    (1-0.5-0)   Applied Piano Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in piano for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the seventh or eighth semester of piano study. Due to the varying levels of ability with elective students, the outcomes of the semester are mutually determined by the student and professor. The professor will determine the final exam based upon the student’s improvement and learner-centered outcomes. This applied piano course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of six semesters of Applied Piano. Approval of Program Director for Keyboard Division.

MUSI 41R1    (1-0.5-0)   Applied Organ Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in organ for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the seventh or eighth semester of organ study. This applied organ course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of six semesters of Applied Organ. Approval of the Program Director of the Keyboard Division.

MUSI 41S1    (1-0.5-0)   Applied Instrument Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in a wind or percussion instrument for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the seventh or eighth semester of instrumental study. This applied instrument course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of six semesters of Applied Instrument. Approval of the Music Department Chair.

MUSI 41V1    (1-0.5-0)   Applied Voice Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in voice for 25 minutes per week. This number designates the seventh or eighth semester of vocal study. This applied voice course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required; accompanist fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of six semesters of Applied Voice. Approval of the Program Director of the Vocal Division.

MUSI 4201   (2-2-0)   Orchestration
Study of the capabilities and limitations of orchestral and band instruments, analysis of scores, and scoring projects for small and large instrumental ensembles. Fall.
Prerequisite: MUSI 2312.

MUSI 4202   (2-2-0)   Sixteenth-Century Counterpoint
A practical study, through analysis and composition, of 16th-Century polyphonic technique in the vocal style of Palestrina and other Renaissance composers. To include two-, three-, and four-voice music. Spring, odd-numbered years.
Prerequisite: MUSI 2212 and MUSI 2312.

MUSI 4203   (2-2-0)   Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint
A study of two-, three-, and four-part counterpoint of the Baroque period. Emphasis is placed on analysis of inventions and fugues and imitative choral music. Students are also required to demonstrate proficiency in composition in the style of Baroque counterpoint. Spring, even-numbered years.
Prerequisite: MUSI 2312 or permission of instructor.

MUSI 4204   (2-2-0)   Choral Arranging
A practical course of creative work in arranging music for different combinations of voices with various styles of accompaniment. Fall, even-numbered years.
Prerequisite: MUSI 2312 or permission of instructor.

MUSI 4205   (2-2-0)   Twentieth-Century Analytical Techniques
Structural and stylistic analysis of twentieth century music, including early twentieth century styles, pre-serial atonality, the 12-tone technique, microtonality, and electronic music. Fall, odd-numbered years.
Prerequisite: MUSI 2305 and 2312.

MUSI 4207   (2-2-0)   Music in Worship
A course to study the development of liturgical music forms of Christian music, correlated with sacred music. A survey of contemporary worship practices will also be studied including field experiences in various forms.

MUSI 4208   (2-2-0)   Pedagogy of Music Theory
A study of the materials and pedagogical approaches of teaching music theory and aural skills at the college and high school level, to include curriculum study and design, classroom observation, and student teaching experience. Fall, odd-numbered years.
Prerequisite: MUSI 2112, 2312, and Piano Level 5.

MUSI 4210   (2-1-0)   Applied Voice
Private instruction in voice for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the seventh or eighth semester of voice study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by a panel of voice faculty members (Applied music fee required; accompanist fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of six semesters of Applied Voice. Approval of the Program Director of the Vocal Division.

MUSI 4211   (2-2-0)   Vocal Pedagogy
A study of the various scientific and empirical methods of vocal pedagogy, including the physiology of the vocal mechanism. The student will apply class findings through studio observation and student teaching experience. Spring.
Prerequisite: None.

MUSI 4212   (2-2-0)   Vocal Literature and Performance Practice
A study of song literature from the Renaissance, the Baroque/Classical Romantic German Lieder and French Melodie traditions to the present. Emphasis will be placed on the historical and interpretive aspects of the literature. Required for vocal performance majors. Fall, odd-numbered years.
Prerequisite: None.

MUSI 4214   (2-2-0)   Choral Literature and Advanced Choral Techniques
A historical survey of choral literature from the Renaissance to the present. The literature is presented in such a way that students learn and practice choral conducting techniques applicable to the literature. Fall.
Prerequisite: MUSI 2312.

MUSI 4215   (2-2-0)   Organ Pedagogy
A study of standard teaching materials for beginners and adults, including a survey of the representative keyboard literature beginning with the Baroque. Scores, anthologies, recordings and live performances will be utilized. Spring.
Prerequisite: None.

MUSI 4217   (3-3-0)   Piano Pedagogy
A study of standard teaching materials for beginners and adults, including a survey of the representative keyboard literature beginning with the late Baroque. Scores, anthologies, recordings and live performances will be utilized. Spring, odd-numbered years.
Prerequisite: None.

MUSI 4218   (2-2-0)   Piano Literature I: Renaissance Through The Classical Period
A study of piano repertoire from the Renaissance to the Classical Period including historical and interpretive aspects of the literature. Required for piano performance majors. Fall, odd-numbered years.
Prerequisite: None.

MUSI 4220    (2-1-0)   Applied Piano
Private instruction in piano for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the seventh or eighth semester of piano study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by a panel of piano faculty members. The student will pursue the completion of specific upper level piano proficiency requirements as described in the student’s specific music degree plan. Students who have completed all proficiency requirements will study and perform repertoire as determined by the instructor. (Applied music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of six semesters of applied piano (including MUSI 1117: Class Piano I or MUSI 1118: Class Piano II) and the completion of all degree-specific proficiency requirements MUSI 2023A: Piano Proficiency Level III and/or MUSI 2023B: Piano Proficiency Level IV, MUSI 2023C: Sophomore Barrier for Piano Majors/Concentrations, or MUSI 3023 Piano Proficiency Level V.

MUSI 4228   (2-2-0)   Piano Literature II: Romantic Through The Present
A study of piano repertoire from the Romantic to the present including historical and interpretive aspects of the literature. Required of piano performance majors. Spring, even-numbered years.
Prerequisite: None.

MUSI 4230   (2-1-0)   Applied Organ
Private instruction in organ for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the seventh or eighth semester of organ study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by a panel of organ faculty members. (Applied Music fee). Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of six semesters of Applied Organ. Approval of Program Director of the Keyboard Division.

MUSI 4240   (2-1-0)   Advanced Applied Composition
Private instruction in composition one hour per week. Fall, Spring, Summer.

MUSI 42C1    (2-1-0)   Applied Composition Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in composition for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the seventh or eighth semester of composition study. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of six semesters of Applied Composition. Approval of the Program Director of Music Theory Division.

MUSI 42G1    (2-1-0)   Applied Guitar Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in guitar for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the seventh or eighth semester of guitar study. This applied guitar course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of six semesters of Applied Guitar. Approval of the Music Department Chair.

MUSI 42P1   (2-1-0)   Applied Piano Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in piano for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the seventh or eighth semester of piano study. Due to the varying levels of ability with elective students, the outcomes of the semester are mutually determined by the student and professor. The professor will determine the final exam based upon the student's improvement and learner-centered outcomes. This applied piano course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of six semesters of Applied Piano. Approval of Program Director for Keyboard Division.

MUSI 42R1    (2-1-0)   Applied Organ Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in organ for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the seventh or eighth semester of organ study. This applied organ course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of six semesters of Applied Organ. Approval of the Program Director of the Keyboard Division.

MUSI 42S1    (2-1-0)   Applied Instrument Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in a wind or percussion instrument for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the seventh or eighth semester of instrumental study. This applied instrument course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of six semesters of Applied Instrument. Approval of the Music Department.

MUSI 42V1    (2-1-0)   Applied Voice Elective (for non-music majors)
Private instruction in voice for 50 minutes per week. This number designates the seventh or eighth semester of vocal study. This applied voice course does not require a final jury exam. (Applied Music fee required; accompanist fee required.) Fall, Spring, Long Summer.
Prerequisite: Completion of six semesters of Applied Voice. Approval of the Program Director of the Vocal Division.

MUSI 4301   (3-3-0)   Instrumental Methods
A comprehensive study of instrumental music in the school. Emphasis will be on the band and orchestra instruments, teaching pedagogy for woodwinds, brass, string and percussion as well as ensemble development including literature, organization and other matters concerning the instrumental program. Spring, odd-numbered years.
Prerequisite: MUSI 2312.

MUSI 4305   (3-3-0)   Congregational Song
A study of Psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, emphasizing periods of historical development and their practical use in the church worship service, with emphasis given to the role of congregational song in traditional and contemporary worship. Spring, junior year.
Prerequisite: MUSI 2305 or MUSI 2307, or permission by the professor.

MUSI 4306   (3-3-0)   Church Music/Worship Administration
A study of the practical and operational issues related to church music and worship ministry, providing instruction in all facets of a local church music and worship ministry with lectures and demonstrations by outstanding guest musicians and experts in the field. Course content will include current trends in worship technology. Fall, junior year. Fall.
Prerequisite: MUSI 2305 or MUSI 1306, or permission by the professor.

MUSI 4308   (3-3-0)   Internship in Church Music (S-L)
An intern educational project in church music and worship in which the qualifying student participates in a supervised local church music ministry as an intern for one complete semester. The intern will function under the supervision of a local minister of music/worship and the director of church music studies. This course contains a field-based service-learning component. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Prerequisite: Senior level (90 credit-hours) status, completion of required Church Music courses, and approval of internship coordinator.

MUSI 4310   (3-1.5-0)   Advanced Applied Voice
Private instruction in voice for one hour and 20 minutes per week or one 50-minute lesson and all studio classes as scheduled TBA. This number designates the seventh or eighth semester of vocal study. The semester culminates in a jury evaluation by a panel of voice faculty members or the student’s senior recital. (Applied music fee required; accompanist fee required.) Fall, Spring.
Prerequisite: Completion of six semesters of Applied Voice. Approval of Program Director of Vocal Division.

MUSI 4342   (3-3-0)   Ethnomusicology in Christian Missions
This course will study the "worlds of music" through the eyes of Ethnomusicology and relate ethnic music to Christian mission work. Through this course the student will become knowledgeable concerning the work of the ethnomusicologist and the music missionary while developing procedures for adapting indigenous music to the Christian worship experience. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Prerequisite: None.

MUSI 4353   (3-3-0)   Fine Arts in East Asia
An overview of the visual and performing arts of East Asia. Field trips to art museums and cultural events will be required. Spring, Online.
Prerequisite: None.

MUSI 4380   (3-3-0)   The Arts and the Creative Process
Analysis of the visual and performing arts including the study of the human process involved in the creation of the Arts. The study will include perception, criticism, and factors which integrate, influence, and create the arts. Field trips are required. Fall, Spring, Summer, Online.
Prerequisite: None.

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