Houston Baptist University Catalog

Music (MUSI) Course Descriptions


MUSI 0001, Forum/Recital Attendance
Prerequiste: Declared Music Majors or Minors
Music majors must enroll in this course to document forum and recital attendance each semester. Grades on a pass/fail basis. For credit, attendance at six (6) recitals is required and a maximum of two (2) Forum absences is permitted. Students admitted to the School of Music are required to register for this course (unless enrolled in EDUC 4494, EDUC 4497, or MUSI 4090). Recital credit is not granted for a student performing on all/part of a concert or recital. Transfer students should review current School of Music Handbook policies for specific details.

MUSI 0002, Piano Proficiency
Prerequisite: Declared Music Major
All School of Music students (except Bachelor of Music piano majors) must enroll in Class Piano 1143, 1144, 1145, or 1146 until this proficiency is passed. Music majors must enroll in this course in order to take the piano proficiency exam, which is grades on a pass/fail basis. Students who pass Piano Proficiency upon entrance audition must enroll during their first semester. Transfer students should review current School of Music Handbook policies for specific details.

MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review
Prerequisites: MUSI 2323 and 2123, or concurrent enrollment in both. To be taken in the spring semester of the Sophomore year or just prior to completing 60 credit hours.
Includes an essay, performance, interview, and the Theory I-IV Cumulative Exam. Two failed attempts to pass all four sections will result in the student being advised toward the Music Minor and an alternative major. All Music Majors MUST file a degree plan upon passing MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review, at which point they will become eligible to enroll in MUSI 3000 and 4000 level courses. Transfer students should review Current School of Music Handbook policies for specific details.

MUSI 0222, Fundamentals of Music Theory
Prerquisite(s): Audition Theory Placement Exam
A basic course designed only for conditional admit students to the School of Music who do not meet the minimum level score required on the Audition Theory Placement Exam for entrance into Music Theory I (MUSI 1322). MUSI 0222 is not applicable to degree requirements for a music major or minor. Students placed in MUSI 0222 will continue on with MUSI 1322, Theory I, and MUSI 1122, Theory I Lab, only after they pass this course. It will be only offered in the summer at HBU. As another option, conditional admit students may choose to enroll in and pass an approved Fundamentals of Music Theory on-line course or elsewhere with written permission from the Director of the School of Music or the Office of the Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities. An official transcript for the course (whether taken on-line or elsewhere) must also be sent to and received in the Office of the Registrar prior to full School of Music admission and scholarship eligibility.

MUSI 1111, Husky Band
Prerequisite: Permission of the Instructor/Band Director
An instrumental ensemble rehearing 3-4 hours per week, performing primarily for University basketball games and other HBU functions. Course may be repeated for credit. Open to non-music majors.

MUSI 1113, University Singers
Prerequisite: Permission of the Area Coordinator, Choral Music
Rehearsal and performance of the finest music written for choral ensembles. Course may be repeated for credit. Open to non-music majors.

MUSI 1114, Guitar Ensemble
Prerequisite: Permission of the Instructor.
Group guitar performance of classical guitar literature. Course may be repeated for credit.

MUSI 1119, Opera Workshop Ensemble
Prerequisite: Permission of the Area Coordinator, Vocal Studies
Basic technical preparation and performance of individual scenes or complete operas, including dramatic exercises, improvisations, and the integration of music, acting, and opera staging, allowing students to experience all facets of production technique. Course may be repeated for credit.

MUSI 1143, Class Piano I
Prerequisite: Declared Music Major or Minor
Basic keyboard instruction for music majors and minors whose applied instrument is not piano.

MUSI 1144, Class Piano II
Prerequistes: Declared Music Major or Minor; MUSI 1143, Class Piano I, with a grade of C or higher.
Continued basic keyboard instruction for non-piano majors.

MUSI 1145, Class Piano III
Prerequisites: Declared Music Major or Minor; MUSI 1144, Class Piano II, with a grade of C or higher.
Intermediate instruction in keyboard skills for non-piano majors.

MUSI 1146, Class Piano IV
Prerequisites: Declared Music Major or Minor; MUSI 1145, Class Piano III, with a grade of C or higher.Corequisite(s): MUSI 0002, Piano Proficiency
Advanced keyboard instruction directed toward demonstrated completion of Piano Proficiency requirements. Must be taken concurrently with MUSI 0002, Piano Proficiency.

MUSI 11B1, Horn
One half-hour private lesson per week. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 11B2, Trumpet
One half-hour private lesson per week. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 11B3, Trombone
One half-hour private lesson per week. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 11B4, Euphonium
One half-hour private lesson per week. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 11B5, Tuba
One half-hour private lesson per week. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 11C1, Composition
One half-hour private lesson per week in music composition.

MUSI 11G1, Classical Guitar
One half-hour private lesson per week. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 11H1, Harp
One half-hour private lesson per week. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 11K1, Piano
One half-hour private lesson per week. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 11K2, Organ
One half-hour private lesson per week. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 11K3, Harpsichord
One half-hour private lessson per week. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 11P1, Percussion
One half-hour private lesson per week. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 11S1, Harpsichord
One half-hour private lesson per week. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 11S2, Viola
One half-hour private lesson per week. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 11S3, Cello
One half hour private lesson per week. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 11S4, Double Bass
One half-hour private lesson per week. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 11V1, Voice
One half-hour private lesson per week. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 11W1, Flute
One half-hour private lesson per week. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 11W2, Oboe
One half-hour private lesson per week. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 11W3, Clarinet
One half-hour private lesson per week. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 11W4, Bassoon
One half-hour private lesson per week. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 11W5, Saxophone
One half-hour private lesson per week. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 1256, English/Italian Diction
Prerequisite: None.
Introduction to the speech sounds and rhythms of the English and Italian lanauges as applied to vocal literature.

MUSI 1257, French/German Diction
Prerequisite(s): None.
Introduction to the speech sounds and rhythms of German and French languages as applied to vocal literature.

MUSI 12B1, Horn
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance on School of Music Forum once annually is required.

MUSI 12B2, Trumpet
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance on School of Music Forum once annually is required.

MUSI 12B3, Trombone
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance on School of Music Forum one annually is required.

MUSI 12B4, Euphonium
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance on School of Music Forum once annually is required.

MUSI 12B5, Tuba
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance on School of Music Forum once annually is required.

MUSI 12C1, Composition
One hour private lesson per week in music composition.

MUSI 12G1, Classical Guitar
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance on School of Music Forum once annually is required.

MUSI 12H1, Harp
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance on School of Music Forum once annually is required.

MUSI 12K1, Piano
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solor performance on School of Music Forum one annually is required.

MUSI 12K2, Organ
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solor performance on School of Music Forum once annually is required.

MUSI 12K3, Harpsichord
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance on School of Music Forum once annually is required.

MUSI 12P1, Percussion
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance on School of Music Forum once annually is required.

MUSI 12S1, Violin
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance on the School of Music Forum once annually is required.

MUSI 12S2, Viola
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance on School of Music Forum once annually is required.

MUSI 12S3, Cello
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance on School of Music Forum once annually is required.

MUSI 12S4, Double Bass
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance on School of Music Forum once annually is required.

MUSI 12V1, Voice
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance on School of Music Forum once annually is required.

MUSI 12W1, Flute
One half-hour private lesson per week. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 12W2, Oboe
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance on School of Music Forum once annually is required.

MUSI 12W3, Clarinet
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance on School of Music Forum once annually is required.

MUSI 12W4, Bassoon
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance on School of Music Forum once annually is required.

MUSI 12W5, Saxophone
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance on School of Music Forum once annually is required.

MUSI 1322, Theory I
Prerequisites: Acceptable Audition Theory Placement Exam score, or MUSI 0222, Fundamentals of Music Theory, or an approved online Fundamentals of Music Theory course. Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in MUSI 1122, Theory Lab I.
An integrated course involving analysis and elementary composition of melody, two-part, three-part, and four-part homophonic textures, binary and ternary forms, tonal harmony through secondary dominant chords, and near-related modulations. It may not be taken out of sequence.

MUSI 1323, Theory II
Prerequisite: MUSI 1322, Theory ICorequisite: MUSI 1123, Theory II Lab
An integrated course involving more in-depth analysis and elementary composition of melody, two-part, three-part, and four-part homophonic textures, binary and ternary forms, tonal harmony through secondary dominant chords, and near-related modulations. It may not be taken out of sequence.

MUSI 1331, Music Appreciation
Prerequisite(s): None (a Liberal Arts Core requirement)
A requried entry level music course for all non-music majors, surveying a variety of musical styles. No music reading skills are required. May serve as a preparatory course to MUSI 2331, History I, and MUSI 2332, Music History II.

MUSI 1422 Theory I
Prerequisite(s): Acceptable Audition Theory Placement Exam score; MUSI 0222 Fundamentals of Music Theory (C or higher); or an approved on-line Fundamentals of Music Theory course. Corequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in MUSI 1022 Theory I Lab
An integrated course involving analysis and elementary composition of melody, two-part, three-part, and four-part homophonic textures, binary and ternary forms, tonal harmony through secondary dominant chords, and near-related modulations. It may not be taken out of sequence.

MUSI 1423 Theory II
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 1422 Theory I. Corequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in MUSI 1023 Theory II Lab
An integrated course involving more in depth analysis and elementary composition of melody, two-part, three-part and four-part homophonic textures, binary and ternary forms, tonal harmony through secondary dominant chords, and near-related modulations. It may not be taken out of sequence.

MUSI 2111, Schola Cantorum
Prerequisite: Audition and Permission of the Area Coordinator, Choral Activities
A select chamber ensemble which may be divided into smaller groups of quartets, sextets, and octets, studying and performing chamber choral literature. Course may be repeated for credit. Open to non-music majors.

MUSI 2112, Chamber Music Ensemble
Prerequisite(s): Permission of Instructor and the Area Coordinator, Keyboard Studies
The study and performance of the major chamber music literature written for combinations of instruments including the piano. May be repeated for ensemble credit. Open to non-music majors.

MUSI 2181, Instrumental Techniques: Brass
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003 Sophomore Review.
The study of technical problems, teaching materials, and basic performance problems of brass instruments. Teaching each instrument at the elementary level is included.

MUSI 2182, Instrumental Techniques: Percussion
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003 Sophomore Review
The study of technical problems, teaching materials, and basic performance problems of percussion instruments. Teaching each instrument at the elementary level is included.

MUSI 2183, Instrumental Techniques: Strings
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003 Sophomore Review
The study of technical problems, teaching materials, and basic performance problems of string instruments. Teaching each instrument at the elementary level is included.

MUSI 2184, Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003 Sophomore Review.
The study of technical problems, teaching materials, and basic performance problems of woodwind instruments. Teaching each instrument at the elementary level is included.

MUSI 2249, Class Piano Pedagogy
Prerequisite(s): Piano MajorCorequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in MUSI 0002, Piano Proficiency
Devoted to the development of keyboard skills covered in Class Piano I-IV including improvisation, harmonization, realization of figured bass, transposition, sigh-reading, accompanying, and basic score reading. Observation and guided field experience is included.

MUSI 2322, Theory III
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 1323, Theory IICorequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in MUSI 2122, Theory III Lab
This course examines the rudiments of analysis of larger 17th-19th Century forms, Chromatic Harmony (altered and borrowed harmony in particular) integrated with analysis and basic composition techniques. It includes Theme and Variations (Cantus Firmus or Continuous Variations) and Sectional Theme and Variations. Course must be taken in sequence.

MUSI 2323, Theory IV
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 2322, Theory IIICorequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in MUSI 2123, Theory IV Lab.
This course includes the study of chromatic harmony/remote modulation techniques, large-scale form analysis (Sonata-Allegro and Sonata-Rondo), and comprehensive analysis with attention to thematic growth processes. Course must be taken in sequence.

MUSI 2331, Music History I
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 1322, Theory I, and MUSI 1122, Theory I Lab (or concurrent enrollment in both).
A survey of Western music from Antiquity through the Renaissance. Course will include representativbe works, analytical listening, genres/forms, and composition recognition. Music History courses must be taken consecutively.

MUSI 2332, Music History III
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 1323, Theory II (or concurrent enrollment); MUSI 1123, Theory II Lab (or concurrent enrollment); MUSI 2331, Music History I.
A survey of Western usic from the Baroque through the Classical period. Course will include representative works, analytical listening, genres/forms, and composition recognition. Music History courses must be taken consecutively.

MUSI 2341, Vocal Accompanying
Prerequisite(s): Piano must be primary Applied Instrument; MUSI 1323, Theory II; and, MUSI 1123, Theory II Lab
Techniques for collaboration with singers are taught through the exploration of repertoire for piano and voice. Additionally, students learn rehearsal and vocal coaching techniques through performance and individualized instruction in a performance class setting.

MUSI 2381, Foundations of Music Education
Prerequisite(s): Music Education (BME) Majors
An introductory survey course for music teacher certification candidates designed to present philosophical, historical, and psychological foundations for music education. Field experience is required. This course is a prerequisite for Elementary Music Methods (MUSI 4382) and Secondary Music Methods (MUSI 4383).

MUSI 2422 Theory III
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 1423 Theory II. Corequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in MUSI 2022 Theory III Lab
This course examines the rudiments of analysis of larger 17th-19th Century forms, Chromatic Harmony (altered and borrowed harmony in particular) integrated with analysis and basic composition techniques. It includes Theme and Variations (Cantus Firmus or Continuous Variations) and Sectional Theme and Variations. Course must be taken in sequence.

MUSI 2423 Theory IV
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 2422 Theory III. Corequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in MUSI 2023 Theory IV Lab
This course includes the study of chromatic harmony/remote modulation techniques, large-scale form analysis (Sonata-Allegro and Sonata-Rondo), and comprehensive analysis with attention to thematic growth processes. Course must be taken in sequence.

MUSI 3090, Performance Recital
Prerquisite(s): MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review
A solo recital of at least thirty minutes but not more than forty minutes of music usually performed at the end of the sixth semester of study. Required of all students majoring in music. A pre-recital hearing must be passed at least two weeks prior to the performance date.

MUSI 3140, Studio Accompanying
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review, and MUSI 2341, Vocal Accompanying
Guided practical experience in Collaborative Arts for Piano Majors through assigned studio accompaniment and performance. May be repeated for credit.

MUSI 3180, Performance Recital
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review
The exploration of techniques for understanding and developing the young voice, including a survey of literature and other resources for teachers and directors working with young voices.

MUSI 31B1, Horn
One half-hour private lesson per week. This course is eligible only for fulfilling degree requirements with permission of the Area Coordinator and the Director of the School of Music. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 31B2, Trumpet
One half hour private lesson per week. This course is eligible only for fulfilling degree requirements with permission of the Area Coordinator and the Director of the School of Music. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 31B3, Trombone
One half hour private lesson per week. This course is eligible only for fulfilling dgree requirements with permission of the Area Coordinator and the Director of the School of Music. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 31B4, Euphonium
One half-hour private lesson per week. This course is eligible only for fulfilling degree requirements with permission of the Area Coordinator and the Director of the School of Music. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 31B5, Tuba
One half-hour private lesson per week. This course is eligible only for fulfilling degree requirements with permission of the Area Coordinator and the Director of the School of Music. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 31C1, Composition
One half hour private lesson per week in music composition. This course is eligible only for fulfilling degree requirements with permission of the Area Coordinator and the Director of the School of Music.

MUSI 31G1, Classical Guitar
One half hour private lesson per week. This course is eligible only for fulfilling degree requirements with permission of the Area Coordinator and the Director of the School of Music. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 31H1, Harp
One half-hour private lesson per week. This course is eligible only for fulfilling degree requirements with permission of the Area Coordinator and the Director of the School of Music. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 31K1, Piano
One half-hour private lesson per week. This course is eligible only for fulfilling degree requirements with permission of the Area Coordinator and the Director of the School of Music. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 31K2, Organ
One half-hour private lesson per week. This course is eligible only for fulfilling degree requirements with permission of the Area Coordinator and the Director of the School of Music. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 31K3, Harpsichord
One half-hour private lesson per week. This course ie eligible only for fulfilling degree requirements with permission of the Area Coordinator and the Director of the School of Music. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 31P1, Percussion
One half-hour private lesson per week. This course is eligible only for fulfilling degree requirements with permission of the Area Coordinator and the Director of the School of Music. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 31S1, Violin
One half hour private lesson per week. The course is eligible only for fulfilling degree requirements with permission of the Area Coordinator and the Director of the School of Music. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 31S2, Viola
One half hour private lesson per week. This course is eligible only for fulfilling degree requirements with permission of the Area Coordinator and the Director of the School of Music. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 31S3, Cello
One half hour private lesson per week. This course is eligible only for fulfilling degree requirements with permission of the Area Coordinator and the Director of the School of Music. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 31S4, Double Bass
One half-hour private lesson per week. This course is eligible only for fulfilling degree requirements with permission of the Area Coordinator and the Director of the School of Music. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 31V1, Voice
One half hour private lesson per week. This course is eligible only for fulfilling degree requirements with permission of the Area Coordinator and the Director of the School of Music. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 31W1, Flute
One half-hour private lesson per week. This course is eligible only for fulfilling degree requirements with permission of the Area Coordinator and the Director of the School of Music. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 31W2, Oboe
One half-hour private lesson per week. This course is eligible only for fulfilling degree requirements with permission of the Area Coordinator and the Director of the School of Music. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 31W3, Clarinet
One half-hour private lesson per week. This course is eligible only for fulfilling degree requirements with permission of the Area Coordinator and the Director of the School of Music. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 31W4, Bassoon
One half-hour private lesson per week. This course is eligible only for fulfilling degree requirements with permission of the Area Coordinator and the Director of the School of Music. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 31W5, Saxophone
One half hour private lesson per week. This course is eligible only for fulfilling degree requirements with permission of the Area Coordinator and the Director of the School of Music. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 3240 Functional Skills for Keyboard Majors
This course covers skills such as transposition, modulation, improvisation, sight-reading, reharmonization, accompanying, open score reading and dealing with transcriptions. Applies to both pianist and organist.

MUSI 3260 Introduction to Conducting
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review, and Junior Standing (64 hrs)
The course seeks to develop skill in conducting small and larger works for chorus and orchestra and to develop the necessary conducting grammar to accomplish this task.

MUSI 3262 Advanced Conducting
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review; MUSI 3260, Introduction to Conducting; Junior Standing (64 hrs)
The course continues to develop skill in conducting smaller and larger works for chorus and orchestra and to develop the necessary conducting grammar to accomplish the task.

MUSI 3263, Choral Conducting
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review
The conducting of choral groups, including a study in basic technique, style, and interpretation.

MUSI 3264, Advanced Choral Conductin
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review; MUSI 3263, Choral Conducting
The conducting of choral groups, including a study in advanced techniques, style, and interpretation as it applies to conducting chorses.

MUSI 3265, Choral Arranging
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review
The course provides practical study of the techniques needed for arranging choral music. Includes setting music for worship, secular situations, choral counterpoint, chorale textures, and study of varying accompanimental styles.

MUSI 3281 INDEPENDENT STUDY/SPEC TOPIC
For course description and prerequisite(s) for this course, please contact the Dean of the School of Fine Arts.

MUSI 32B1, Horn
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance of a required recital before graduation is required.

MUSI 32B2, Trumpet
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance of a required recital before graduation is required.

MUSI 32B3, Trombone
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance of a required recital before graduation is required.

MUSI 32B4, Euphonium
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance of a required recital before graduation is required.

MUSI 32B5, Tuba
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance of a required recital before graduation is required.

MUSI 32C1, Composition
One hour private lesson per week in music composition.

MUSI 32G1, Classical Guitar
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance of a required recital before graduation is required.

MUSI 32H1, Harp
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance of a required recital before graduation is required.

MUSI 32K1, Piano
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance of a required recital before graduation is required.

MUSI 32K2, Organ
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance of a required recital before graduation is required.

MUSI 32K3, Harpsichord
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance of a required recital before graduation is required.

MUSI 32P1, Percussion
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance of a required recital before graduation is required.

MUSI 32S1, Violin
One half hour private lesson per week. This course is eligible only for fulfilling degree requirements with permission of the Area Coordinator and the Director of the School of Music. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 32S2, Viola
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance of a required recital before graduation is required.

MUSI 32S3, Cello
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance of a required recital before graduation is required.

MUSI 32S4, Double Bass
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance of a required recital before graduation is required.

MUSI 32V1, Voice
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance of a required recital before graduation is required.

MUSI 32W1, Flute
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance of a required recital before graduation is required.

MUSI 32W2, Oboe
One half-hour private lesson per week. This course is eligible only for fulfilling degree requirements with permission of the Area Coordinator and the Director of the School of Music. A minimum of one hour per day of individual practice is required.

MUSI 32W3, Clarinet
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance of a required recital before graduation is required.

MUSI 32W4, Bassoon
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance of a required recital before graduation is required.

MUSI 32W5, Saxophone
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance of a required recital before graduation is required.

MUSI 32W5, Saxophone
One hour private lesson per week. A minimum of two hours per day of individual practice and solo performance of a required recital before graduating is required.

MUSI 3322, Theory V: Contemporary Theory
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review
This course is a study of new compositional materials and analytical techniques in the 20th Century and includes intensive wor in aural skills and sight singing. It is a continuation of skills and techniques introduced in MUSI 2322 and MUSI 2323. It may not be taken out of sequence.

MUSI 3323, Theory VI: Counterpoint
Prerquisite(s): MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review
A polyphonic study of eighteenth through twentieth century writing, including forms and composition of shorter contrapuntal forms. The course also includes intensive work in aural skills.

MUSI 3324 Instrumentation
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003 Sophomore Review
An introduction to the principles of instrumentation and orchestration.

MUSI 3325, Scorereading
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review
The practical application of analysis skills and score reading skills for Theory/Composition majors. May include aspects of instrumentation.

MUSI 3326, Advanced Analysis
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review; successful completion of MUSI 3322, Theory V; and, Permission of the Instructor.
An advanced study of analytical techniques for Theory/Composition majors.

MUSI 3327, Instrumental Techniques
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review
The study of ranges, tonal possibilities, technical limitations, and necessary transpositions for orchestral and band instruments.

MUSI 3333, Music History III
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review
A survey of Western music in the Romantic period. Course will include representative works, analytical listening, genres/forms and composition recognition. Music History courses must be taken consecutively.

MUSI 3334, Music History II
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review, MUSI 3333
A survey of Western music in the Contemporary period, including 20th and 21st century music. Course will include representative works, analytical listening, genres/forms and composition recognition. Music History courses must be taken consecutively.

MUSI 3340, Instrumental Accompanying
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review; Piano must be Primary Applied Instrument; and, Permission of the Area Coordinator, Keyboard Studies.
Through the exploratiaon of repertoire for piano and other instruments, this course encompasses techniques for collaboration with instrumentalists. Rehearsal and instrumental coaching techniques are developed through performance and individualized instruction in a performance class setting.

MUSI 3356, Vocal Literature
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review; Permission of the Area Coordinator, Vocal Studies
A survey study of solo song literature from approximately 1400-present.

MUSI 3371, Sacred Music Literature
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review
A survey of music used for congregational worship spanning from Gregorian chant to the present focusing on texts and music from a historical and cultural perspective, including recent trends. Examination of the evolution of liturgical song from the chorale through the anthem, cantata, and oratorio. Methods for building a library of hymns and anthems for weekly use based on the seasons of the church year may be included.

MUSI 3374, Church Music Practicum
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review; Sacred Music Major
Includes specialized topics pertaining to the sacred music ministry such as church leadership, development of service outlines, and contemporary worship considerations, in addition to required on-site class participation in worship services.

MUSI 3381 INDEPENDENT STUDY/SPEC TOPIC
For course description and prerequisite(s) for this course, please contact the Dean of the School of Fine Arts.

MUSI 4090, Senior Recital
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review; MUSI 3090, Performance Recital; Permission of Applied Professor.
A solo recital of at least fifty minutes of music, usually performed at the end of the eighth semester of study. A pre-recital hearing must be passed at least two weeks prior to the performance date.

MUSI 4273, Technical Church Musician Skills
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review
This course assists students in developing competencies for the vast array of technical skills required for today's church musician. Areas explored may include the church organ, hand bells, keyboards, multi-media computer technology including music notation and sequencing software, sound reinforcement systems, and microphone techniques. Visiting consultants will augment instruction.

MUSI 4299, Senior Capstone
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review; successful completion of at least 110 credit hours
An advanced study, critical analysis, and/or research-oriented course required for all BM majors covering one or more of the following rotating special topics/areas: history, musical works, sacred music, or notable composers. Should be taken during the final year of a student's undergraduate music program.

MUSI 4341, Piano Literature
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review; Piano Major
A general survey of music written for the piano and its predeccors. It includes a substantial aural component.

MUSI 4343, Piano Pedagogy
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review; Piano Major
Covers aspects of piano pedagogy including instruction for beginning and advanced students, as well as business considerations needed for private studio instruction. Field experience is included.

MUSI 4344 Keyboard Pedagogy
While the technique of playing the piano and organ are distinctive, learning to teach keyboard instruments are analogous. Students will learn to teach both instruments. Piano and organ method books will be examined and students will have the opportunity to teach on both instruments.

MUSI 4355, Vocal Pedagogy
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review
A historical and practical approach to the art of teaching voice. Emphasis is on research, writing, and observation, involving some student teaching as directed by the instructor.

MUSI 4382, Elementary Music Methods
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review; MUSI 2381, Foundations of Music Education; BME major degree plan filed
Develops competencies necessary for implementing music learning and skill development for pre-adolescents, in addition to surveying important methodologies used in elementary general music teaching for the music specialist. Observation and practical experience is included.

MUSI 4383, Secondary Music Methods
Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003, Sophomore Review; MUSI 2381, Fundamentals of Music Education; BME major degree plan filed
Develops competencies necessary for implementing musical learning and skill development for students at the secondary school level. Examines principles and strategies relevant to successful music production in the junior and senior high student in schools. Observation and practical teaching experience is included.