Academic Catalog

Music (MUS)

MUS 101  Music Fundamentals  (3 credits)  

Music Fundamentals includes the study of basic elements of music theory, rhythmic and pitch notation, major and minor scale intervals, basic chord structures, melodic and rhythmic dictation, as well as an introduction to the keyboard and singing.

MUS 103  Music Theory I   (4 credits)  

Music Theory I is the study of the basic principles of chordal structure and progression including four-part writing of diatonic harmony; sight-singing, dictation, and keyboard exercises; rhythmic drills with basic conducting patterns; and a study of elementary music forms. Course includes 45 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab per semester. Usually offered in fall semester.

MUS 104  Music Theory II   (4 credits)  

Music Theory II is a study of the advanced principles of elementary chordal structure and progression including four-part writing of diatonic chords in root position and inversion. This course provides exercises in sight-singing and dictation, rhythmic drills, and the study of musical form. Course includes 45 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab per semester. Usually offered in spring semester.

Prerequisite(s): MUS 103

MUS 105  Chorus I  (1 credit)  

The chorus performs both sacred and secular works from the 16th century to the present. Vocal problems are given attention. Members are expected to participate in concerts, Broadway-type productions, television appearances, etc., as scheduled by the director. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 106  Chorus II  (1 credit)  

The chorus performs both sacred and secular works from the 16th century to the present. Vocal problems are given attention. Members are expected to participate in concerts, Broadway-type productions, television appearances, etc., as scheduled by the director. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 107  A Cappella Singers I  (1 credit)  

The A Cappella Singers perform unaccompanied vocal music from the Renaissance to the present. Students develop vocal techniques. Participation in concerts, community events, and other appearances, as scheduled, is required. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 108  A Cappella Singers II  (1 credit)  

The A Cappella Singers perform unaccompanied vocal music from the Renaissance to the present. Students develop vocal techniques. Participation in concerts, community events, and other appearances, as scheduled, is required. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 109  Band I  (1 credit)  

The band provides practice in basic musicianship, intonation and tone color. It is a study of various types and styles of music written or arranged for band. Students are prepared for public performances. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 110  Band II  (1 credit)  

The band provides practice in basic musicianship, intonation and tone color. It is a study of various types and styles of music written or arranged for band. Students are prepared for public performances. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 111  Jazz Ensemble I  (1 credit)  

The HCC Jazz Ensemble performs instrumental jazz from the earliest to contemporary forms. Students develop instrumental techniques and participate in concerts, theater productions and other appearances, as scheduled. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 112  Jazz Ensemble II  (1 credit)  

The HCC Jazz Ensemble performs instrumental jazz from the earliest to contemporary forms. Students develop instrumental techniques and participate in concerts, theater productions and other appearances, as scheduled. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 113  Percussion Ensemble I  (1 credit)  

This course consists of the performance of percussion repertoire and the development of techniques on various percussion instruments. Participation in concerts, theater productions and other appearances, as scheduled, is required. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 114  Percussion Ensemble II  (1 credit)  

This course consists of the performance of percussion repertoire and the development of techniques on various percussion instruments. Participation in concerts, theater productions and other appearances, as scheduled, is required. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 115  Class Piano I  (1 credit)  

This course is an introduction to basic theory and its application to the keyboard including notation, scales, chords and elementary piano skills. Grade one level piano pieces are used. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 15 hours of lab per semester. Course fee.

MUS 118  Vocal Jazz Ensemble I  (1 credit)  

"Second Shift" performs vocal jazz from the earliest to contemporary forms. Students develop vocal jazz techniques. Participation is required in concerts, theater productions and other appearances, as scheduled. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 119  Vocal Jazz Ensemble II  (1 credit)  

"Second Shift" performs vocal jazz from the earliest to contemporary forms. Students develop vocal jazz techniques. Participation is required in concerts, theater productions and other appearances, as scheduled. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 120  Orchestra I  (1 credit)  

The orchestra performs the great orchestral masterpieces as well as new orchestral literature. Students gain practice in basic musicianship, intonation, tone, color and sensitivity. Students are prepared for public performance. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 121  Orchestra II  (1 credit)  

The orchestra performs the great orchestral masterpieces as well as new orchestral literature. Students gain practice in basic musicianship, intonation, tone, color and sensitivity. Students are prepared for public performance. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 124  Vocal Performance Workshop I  (1 credit)  

This course provides performance opportunities for students who wish to pursue a music program intended for performance, or other students with musical interest. Students collaboratively learn musical scenes and become comfortable with a professional rehearsal process, culminating in a public performance. The instructor provides feedback to aid students' development of complete dramatic material. Assigned scenes include selections from the classical, operatic, or musical theater repertoire. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 125  Vocal Performance Workshop II  (1 credit)  

This course provides performance opportunities for students who wish to pursue a music program intended for performance, or other students with musical interest. Students collaboratively learn musical scenes and become comfortable with a professional rehearsal process, culminating in a public performance. The instructor provides feedback to aid students' development of complete dramatic material. Assigned scenes include selections from the classical, operatic, or musical theater repertoire. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 127  Applied Music: Commercial Voice I  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 128  Applied Music: Commercial Voice II  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 129  Applied Music: Commercial Voice III  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 130  Applied Music: Commercial Voice IV  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 131  Applied Music: Woodwinds I  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 132  Applied Music: Woodwinds II  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 133  Applied Music: Woodwinds III  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 134  Applied Music: Woodwinds IV  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 135  Applied Music: Brass I  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 136  Applied Music: Brass II  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 137  Applied Music: Brass III  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 138  Applied Music: Brass IV  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 139  Applied Music: Drum Set/Percussion I  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 140  Applied Music: Drum Set/Percussion II  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 141  Applied Music: Drum Set/Percussion III  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 142  Applied Music: Drum Set/Percussion IV  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 143  Applied Music: Strings I  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 144  Applied Music: Strings II  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 145  Applied Music: Strings III  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 146  Applied Music: Strings IV  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 147  Applied Music: Keyboard I  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 148  Applied Music: Keyboard II  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 149  Applied Music: Keyboard III  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 150  Applied Music: Keyboard IV  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 151  Applied Music: Voice I  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 152  Applied Music: Voice II  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 153  Applied Music: Voice III  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 154  Applied Music: Voice IV  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 155  Applied Music: Guitar I  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 156  Applied Music: Guitar II  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 157  Applied Music: Guitar III  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 158  Applied Music: Guitar IV  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 159  Applied Music: Electric Bass I  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 160  Applied Music: Electric Bass II  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 161  Applied Music: Electric Bass III  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 162  Applied Music: Electric Bass IV  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 163  Applied Music: Electric Guitar I  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 164  Applied Music: Electric Guitar II  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 165  Applied Music: Electric Guitar III  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 166  Applied Music: Electric Guitar IV  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 167  Applied Music: Composition I  (1 credit)  

This course provides individualized instruction in vocal/ instrumental composition and arranging for students who wish to pursue a music degree, or for those with musical background and interest. One-half hour lesson and seven hours of work/practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 168  Applied Music: Composition II  (1 credit)  

This course provides individualized instruction in vocal/ instrumental composition and arranging for students who wish to pursue a music degree, or for those with musical background and interest. One-half hour lesson and seven hours of work/practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 169  Applied Music: Composition III  (1 credit)  

This course provides individualized instruction in vocal/ instrumental composition and arranging for students who wish to pursue a music degree, or for those with musical background and interest. One-half hour lesson and seven hours of work/practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 170  Applied Music: Composition IV  (1 credit)  

This course provides individualized instruction in vocal/ instrumental composition and arranging for students who wish to pursue a music degree, or for those with musical background and interest. One-half hour lesson and seven hours of work/practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 171  Applied Music: Improvisation I  (1 credit)  

This course provides individualized instruction in vocal/ instrumental composition and arranging for students who wish to pursue a music degree, or for those with musical background and interest. One-half hour lesson and seven hours of work/practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 172  Applied Music: Improvisation II  (1 credit)  

This course provides individualized instruction in vocal/ instrumental composition and arranging for students who wish to pursue a music degree, or for those with musical background and interest. One-half hour lesson and seven hours of work/practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 173  Applied Music: Improvisation III  (1 credit)  

This course provides individualized instruction in vocal/ instrumental composition and arranging for students who wish to pursue a music degree, or for those with musical background and interest. One-half hour lesson and seven hours of work/practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 174  Applied Music: Improvisation IV  (1 credit)  

This course provides individualized instruction in vocal/ instrumental composition and arranging for students who wish to pursue a music degree, or for those with musical background and interest. One-half hour lesson and seven hours of work/practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 185  Classical Guitar Ensemble I  (1 credit)  

This course provides an ensemble experience by giving the guitar student an opportunity to perform in a group environment along with guitarists. Students are exposed to a variety of classical music literature, as well as styles and techniques associated with classical music, with an emphasis on guitar. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 186  Classical Guitar Ensemble II  (1 credit)  

This course provides an ensemble experience by giving the guitar student an opportunity to perform in a group environment along with guitarists. Students are exposed to a variety of classical music literature, as well as styles and techniques associated with classical music, with an emphasis on guitar. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 187  Chamber Music Ensemble I  (1 credit)  

Students participating in this course have the opportunity to play a wide variety of classical music styles in a chamber setting, allowing for a high level of musical interaction within the ensemble. Students gain practice in basic musicianship, intonation, tone, color and sensitivity. Students develop instrumental techniques and participate in concerts, theater productions and other appearances as scheduled. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 188  Chamber Music Ensemble II  (1 credit)  

Students participating in this course have the opportunity to play a wide variety of classical music styles in a chamber setting, allowing for a high level of musical interaction within the ensemble. Students gain practice in basic musicianship, intonation, tone, color and sensitivity. Students develop instrumental techniques and participate in concerts, theater productions and other appearances as scheduled. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 191  Independent Study: Music  (1 credit)  
MUS 192  Independent Study: Music  (2 credits)  
MUS 193  Independent Study Music  (3 credits)  

A course of instruction for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performances or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or other students with musical background and interest.

MUS 194  Independent Study: Music  (4 credits)  
MUS 201  The Art of Listening I (H) (D)  (3 credits)  

Art of Listening I is an introductory study of music styles, media and forms as they exist in our culture from ancient times to the early 19th century through a survey of standard concert repertory and its historical development. Special emphasis is placed on aural identification. This course may require field trips.

MUS 202  The Art of Listening II (GH) (D)  (3 credits)  

Art of Listening II is an introductory study of music styles, media and forms as they exist in our culture from the early 19th century to the present through a survey of standard concert repertory and its historical development. Special emphasis is placed on aural identification. This course may require field trips.

MUS 203  Music Theory III  (4 credits)  

Music Theory III is a study of chromatic harmony highlighting stylistic differences between 18th and 19th century practices. Original composition is encouraged. The course includes sight-singing, dictation, rhythmic drills, and the study of musical forms. Course includes 45 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab per semester. Usually offered in fall semester.

Prerequisite(s): MUS 104

MUS 204  Music Theory IV  (4 credits)  

Music Theory IV is a study of advanced chromatic harmony and 20th century compositional techniques. Original compositions are required. Includes sight-singing, dictation and keyboard exercises; rhythmic drills; and study of music forms. Course includes 45 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab per semester. Usually offered in spring semester.

Prerequisite(s): MUS 203

MUS 205  Chorus III  (1 credit)  

The chorus performs both sacred and secular works from the 16th century to the present. Vocal problems are given attention. Members are expected to participate in concerts, Broadway-type productions, television appearances, etc., as scheduled by the director. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 206  Chorus IV  (1 credit)  

The chorus performs both sacred and secular works from the 16th century to the present. Vocal problems are given attention. Members are expected to participate in concerts, Broadway-type productions, television appearances, etc., as scheduled by the director. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 207  A Cappella Singers III  (1 credit)  

The A Cappella Singers perform unaccompanied vocal music from the Renaissance to the present. Students develop vocal techniques. Participation in concerts, community events, and other appearances, as scheduled, is required. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 208  A Cappella Singers IV  (1 credit)  

The A Cappella Singers perform unaccompanied vocal music from the Renaissance to the present. Students develop vocal techniques. Participation in concerts, community events, and other appearances, as scheduled, is required. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 209  Band III  (1 credit)  

The band provides practice in basic musicianship, intonation and tone color. It is a study of various types and styles of music written or arranged for band. Students are prepared for public performances. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 210  Band IV  (1 credit)  

The band provides practice in basic musicianship, intonation and tone color. It is a study of various types and styles of music written or arranged for band. Students are prepared for public performances. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 211  Jazz Ensemble III  (1 credit)  

The HCC Jazz Ensemble performs instrumental jazz from the earliest to contemporary forms. Students develop instrumental techniques and participate in concerts, theater productions and other appearances, as scheduled. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 212  Jazz Ensemble IV  (1 credit)  

The HCC Jazz Ensemble performs instrumental jazz from the earliest to contemporary forms. Students develop instrumental techniques and participate in concerts, theater productions and other appearances, as scheduled. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 213  Percussion Ensemble III  (1 credit)  

This course consists of the performance of percussion repertoire and the development of techniques on various percussion instruments. Participation in concerts, theater productions and other appearances, as scheduled, is required. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 214  Percussion Ensemble IV  (1 credit)  

This course consists of the performance of percussion repertoire and the development of techniques on various percussion instruments. Participation in concerts, theater productions and other appearances, as scheduled, is required. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 215  Introduction to Electronic Music  (3 credits)  

Students are able to create interesting electronic musical compositions through introductory studies of notation and sequencing software programs. Projects include computer-generated scores and compositions generated with MIDI, digital audio and digital synthesis. Course includes 30 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab per semester. Course fee.

MUS 216  World Music (GH) (D)  (3 credits)  

World Music has a broad scope within the realm of the music from other cultures, with the emphasis on music from cultures other than Western European. Students consider a variety of works from a variety of cultures across the globe by representative performers and composers. This course may require field trips.

MUS 218  Vocal Jazz Ensemble III  (1 credit)  

"Second Shift" performs vocal jazz from the earliest to contemporary forms. Students develop vocal jazz techniques. Participation is required in concerts, theater productions and other appearances, as scheduled. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 219  Vocal Jazz Ensemble IV  (1 credit)  

"Second Shift" performs vocal jazz from the earliest to contemporary forms. Students develop vocal jazz techniques. Participation is required in concerts, theater productions and other appearances, as scheduled. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 220  Orchestra III  (1 credit)  

The orchestra performs the great orchestral masterpieces as well as new orchestral literature. Students gain practice in basic musicianship, intonation, tone, color and sensitivity. Students are prepared for public performance. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 221  Orchestra IV  (1 credit)  

The orchestra performs the great orchestral masterpieces as well as new orchestral literature. Students gain practice in basic musicianship, intonation, tone, color and sensitivity. Students are prepared for public performance. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 222  Popular Music of the United States (GH) (D)  (3 credits)  

The history of popular music in the United States is studied from the standpoint of cultural impact. This course includes the study of the origins of a "popular" audience, through the late 19th century; the development of Jazz, Ragtime, Blues, Tin-Pan-Alley, show music, Swing, motion picture music, Country, protest music, Rock and Roll, Folk and Rock. Students are required to participate in listening assignments representative of the various stages of the development of popular music. This course may require field trips.

MUS 223  Listening to Jazz (GH) (D)  (3 credits)  

Listening to Jazz is a general introductory course exploring the history and development of jazz music in the United States over its century-long history and from its African and American precursors to its present-day practice throughout the world. The basic structural elements of music are introduced to provide a foundation for critical listening and discussion. This course may require field trips.

MUS 224  Vocal Performance Workshop III  (1 credit)  

This course provides performance opportunities for students who wish to pursue a music program intended for performance, or other students with musical interest. Students collaboratively learn musical scenes and become comfortable with a professional rehearsal process, culminating in a public performance. The instructor provides feedback to aid students' development of complete dramatic material. Assigned scenes include selections from the classical, operatic, or musical theater repertoire. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 225  Vocal Performance Workshop IV  (1 credit)  

This course provides performance opportunities for students who wish to pursue a music program intended for performance, or other students with musical interest. Students collaboratively learn musical scenes and become comfortable with a professional rehearsal process, culminating in a public performance. The instructor provides feedback to aid students' development of complete dramatic material. Assigned scenes include selections from the classical, operatic, or musical theater repertoire. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 227  Applied Music: Commercial Voice V  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 228  Applied Music: Commercial Voice VI  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 229  Applied Music: Commercial Voice VII  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 230  Applied Music: Commercial Voice VIII  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 231  Applied Music: Woodwinds V  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 232  Applied Music: Woodwinds VI  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 233  Applied Music: Woodwinds VII  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 234  Applied Music: Woodwinds VIII  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 235  Applied Music: Brass V  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 236  Applied Music: Brass VI  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 237  Applied Music: Brass VII  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 238  Applied Music: Brass VIII  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 239  Applied Music: Drum Set/Percussion V  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 240  Applied Music: Drum Set/Percussion VI  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 241  Applied Music: Drum Set/Percussion VII  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 242  Applied Music: Drum Set/Percussion VIII  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 243  Applied Music: Strings V  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 244  Applied Music: Strings VI  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 245  Applied Music: Strings VII  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 246  Applied Music: Strings VIII  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 247  Applied Music: Keyboard V  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 248  Applied Music: Keyboard VI  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 249  Applied Music: Keyboard VII  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 250  Applied Music: Keyboard VIII  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 251  Applied Music: Voice V  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 252  Applied Music: Voice VI  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 253  Applied Music: Voice VII  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 254  Applied Music: Voice VIII  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 255  Applied Music: Guitar V  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 256  Applied Music: Guitar VI  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 257  Applied Music: Guitar VII  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 258  Applied Music: Guitar VIII  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 259  Applied Music: Electric Bass V  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 260  Applied Music: Electric Bass VI  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 261  Applied Music: Electric Bass VII  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 262  Applied Music: Electric Bass VIII  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 263  Applied Music: Electric Guitar V  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 264  Applied Music: Electric Guitar VI  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 265  Applied Music: Electric Guitar VII  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 266  Applied Music: Electric Guitar VIII  (1 credit)  

These courses provide instruction in voice or instrument for students who wish to pursue a music program on an individualized basis intended for solo performance, or for students who wish to transfer to a program leading to a degree in music, or for other students with musical background and interest. Students may choose either from the traditional repertoire or from a jazz/rock/show repertoire. One half-hour lesson and seven hours of practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 267  Applied Music: Composition V  (1 credit)  

This course provides individualized instruction in vocal/ instrumental composition and arranging for students who wish to pursue a music degree, or for those with musical background and interest. One-half hour lesson and seven hours of work/practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 268  Applied Music: Composition VI  (1 credit)  

This course provides individualized instruction in vocal/ instrumental composition and arranging for students who wish to pursue a music degree, or for those with musical background and interest. One-half hour lesson and seven hours of work/practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 269  Applied Music: Composition VII  (1 credit)  

This course provides individualized instruction in vocal/ instrumental composition and arranging for students who wish to pursue a music degree, or for those with musical background and interest. One-half hour lesson and seven hours of work/practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 270  Applied Music: Composition VIII  (1 credit)  

This course provides individualized instruction in vocal/ instrumental composition and arranging for students who wish to pursue a music degree, or for those with musical background and interest. One-half hour lesson and seven hours of work/practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 271  Applied Music: Improvisation V  (1 credit)  

This course provides individualized instruction in vocal/ instrumental composition and arranging for students who wish to pursue a music degree, or for those with musical background and interest. One-half hour lesson and seven hours of work/practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 272  Applied Music: Improvisation VI  (1 credit)  

This course provides individualized instruction in vocal/ instrumental composition and arranging for students who wish to pursue a music degree, or for those with musical background and interest. One-half hour lesson and seven hours of work/practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 273  Applied Music: Improvisation VII  (1 credit)  

This course provides individualized instruction in vocal/ instrumental composition and arranging for students who wish to pursue a music degree, or for those with musical background and interest. One-half hour lesson and seven hours of work/practice per week. Course fee.

MUS 274  Applied Music: Improvisation VIII  (1 credit)  

This course provides individualized instruction in Jazz Theory and Vocal/Instrumental improvisation for students who wish to pursue a music degree, or for other students with musical background and interests. One-half hour lesson and seven hours of work per week. Course fee.

MUS 275  Applied Music Keyboard Theory  (1 credit)  

This course is designed to develop specific theoretical skills to be realized on the keyboard. Subjects include all varieties of chords, figured bass realization, transposition, and scales. Total contact hours per week: 30 minutes individual lesson is scheduled weekly with the instructor per regular semester. An additional 7 hours of practice per week is expected. Course fee.

MUS 279  Applied Music: Keyboard Theory II  (1 credit)  

This course is a continuation of MUS 179 and is designed to develop specific theoretical skills to be realized on the keyboard. Subjects include all varieties of chords, figured bass realization, transposition, choral score reading and scales. Total contact hours per week: 30 minutes individual lesson is scheduled biweekly with the instructor per regular semester. An additional 3 1/2 hours of practice per week is expected. Course fee.

Prerequisite(s): MUS 179

MUS 285  Classical Guitar Ensemble III  (1 credit)  

This course provides an ensemble experience by giving the guitar student an opportunity to perform in a group environment along with guitarists. Students are exposed to a variety of classical music literature, as well as styles and techniques associated with classical music, with an emphasis on guitar. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 286  Classical Guitar Ensemble IV  (1 credit)  

This course provides an ensemble experience by giving the guitar student an opportunity to perform in a group environment along with guitarists. Students are exposed to a variety of classical music literature, as well as styles and techniques associated with classical music, with an emphasis on guitar. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 287  Chamber Music Ensemble III  (1 credit)  

Students participating in this course have the opportunity to play a wide variety of classical music styles in a chamber setting, allowing for a high level of musical interaction within the ensemble. Students gain practice in basic musicianship, intonation, tone, color and sensitivity. Students develop instrumental techniques and participate in concerts, theater productions and other appearances as scheduled. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.

MUS 288  Chamber Music Ensemble IV  (1 credit)  

Students participating in this course have the opportunity to play a wide variety of classical music styles in a chamber setting, allowing for a high level of musical interaction within the ensemble. Students gain practice in basic musicianship, intonation, tone, color and sensitivity. Students develop instrumental techniques and participate in concerts, theater productions and other appearances as scheduled. Course includes 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of rehearsal per semester. Course fee.