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Department of Music

Bachelor of Science in Music Education with Concentration in Wind, Piano and Percussion
Bachelor of Science in Music Education with Concentration in Voice or Piano
Requirements for a Minor
Bachelor of Science in Jazz Studies
Music Organizations
Course Descriptions


The Department of Music has a primary role in the preparation of choral and instrumental musicians for elementary, secondary, and college teaching positions.  Students may also receive preparation in Jazz Studies. It is also responsible for the musical development of the professional performing artist and contributes to the aesthetic and cultural development of students from other disciplines.

Admission Requirements
All music majors must meet the minimum institutional admissions requirements listed elsewhere in this catalog.  They should have at least three years preparation on their principal applied instrument and some preparation on piano.  Competence in music performance and knowledge must be demonstrated during entrance examinations given to determine placement in applied music and theory courses.  Transfer credits are subject to validation by examination upon approval of the department chairperson. Details concerning audition preparation may be obtained from the department office.

Faculty
Professors:  James, Shaylor, L;  White, Julian E.
Associate Professors:  Chipman, Shelby; Horn, Geoffrey; Parsons, Longineu; Sarjeant, Lindsey B.
Assistant Professors:  Hall, Brian; Holloway, Diron; Kilgore, Alethea;  Roberts, Griffin; Robinson, John; Simons, Anthony; Sobkowska, Joanna; White, Dennine
Adjunct Professor:  Capps, William

Bachelor of Science in Music Education with Concentration in Wind, Piano and Percussion
Freshman YearSem. Hrs.
Fall Semester 
MUS 1010 Student Recitals...........................................................................................0
MUN 1110 Marching Band..............................................................................................1
MV_ 13XX  Principal Applied Instrument........................................................................2
MUT 1121 Materials and Skills of Music I.......................................................................3
MVK 1111 Class Piano I (non-piano majors)..................................................................1
ENC 1101 Freshman Comm. Skills I..............................................................................3
MGF 1106 Liberal Arts Math I.........................................................................................3
RED 3333 Teaching Reading in the Content Area.........................................................3
AMH 2010 U.S. History 1492-1865 or AMH 2020 U.S. History 1865 - Present.............3
 18 or 19

Spring SemesterSem. Hrs.
MUS 1010 Student Recitals...........................................................................................0
MUN 1130 Symphonic Band..........................................................................................1
MV_ 13XX Principal Applied Instrument.........................................................................2
MUT 1122 Materials and Skills of Music II......................................................................3
MVK 1111 Class Piano II (non-piano majors).................................................................1
ENC 1102 Freshman Comm. Skills II.............................................................................3
MGF 1107 Liberal Arts Math II........................................................................................3
*EDF 1005 Introduction to Education (Summer)............................................................3
 18 or 19

Sophomore YearSem. Hrs.
Fall Semester 
MUS 1010 Student Recitals...........................................................................................0
MUN 1110 Marching Band..............................................................................................1
MV_ 232_ Principal Applied Instrument.........................................................................2
MUT 2126 Materials and Skills of Music III....................................................................3
BSC 1005 Biological Science.........................................................................................3
BSC 1005L Biological Science Lab................................................................................1
MVV 2111 Fundamentals of Voice..................................................................................2
MUE 2460 Brass Techniques I.......................................................................................2
*EDG 2701 Teaching Diverse Population.......................................................................3
 17

Spring SemesterSem. Hrs.
MUS 1010 Student Recitals...........................................................................................0
MUN 1130 Symphonic Band..........................................................................................1
MV_ 232_ Principal Applied Instrument.........................................................................2
MUT 2127 Materials and Skills of Music IV....................................................................3
PSC 1121 Introduction to Physical Science...................................................................4
MUE 1440 String Techniques.........................................................................................1
MUE 3461 Brass Techniques II......................................................................................2
MUE 2470 Percussion Techniques.................................................................................2
PSC 1121 Physical Science or AST 1002 Astronomy....................................................4
*EME 2040 Introduction to Educational Technology.......................................................3
 18

Junior YearSem. Hrs.
Fall Semester 
MUS 1010 Student Recitals...........................................................................................0
MUN 3110 Marching Band.............................................................................................1
MV_ 333_ Principal Applied Instrument.........................................................................2
MUE 2450 Woodwind Techniques I................................................................................2
MUH 3211 History of Music I..........................................................................................3
AFA 3104 The African American Experience.................................................................3
MUE 3311 Public School Music I....................................................................................3
MUN 3510 Accompanying I (Piano Major).....................................................................1
 15

Spring SemesterSem. Hrs.
MUS 1010 Student Recitals...........................................................................................0
MUN 3130 Symphonic Ban............................................................................................1
MV_ 333_ Principal Applied Instrument.........................................................................2
MUE 3451 Woodwind Techniques II...............................................................................2
MUH 3212 History of Music II.........................................................................................3
MUE 4480 Instrumental Methods Technology & Mat. I..................................................3
MUE 4094 Public School Music II..................................................................................3
MUE 4104 Conducting I.................................................................................................2
MUN 3510 Accompanying II (Piano Major)....................................................................1
 16 or 17

Senior Recital Policy
All students are required to prepare a program of at least twenty (20) minutes in length during the final semester of applied music. Based on the evaluation of the senior recital hearing (a required diagnostic evaluation of selections from the prepared recital program) the student, upon approval of the music faculty and the department chairman, will render a public performance. Advanced students may perform a public recital in the junior year. Such a procedure must begin with the recommendation of the appropriate applied teacher followed by the approval of the music faculty and department chair. Students must be enrolled in applied music during the semester of the senior recital hearing. The senior recital must be presented at least one semester prior to student teaching.

For piano majors up to one-third of the senior recital may be performed on the secondary instrument with the approval and supervision of both the piano and secondary instrument instructors.

Senior Year
Fall SemesterSem. Hrs.
MUS 1010 Student Recitals...........................................................................................0
MUN 1110 Marching Band..............................................................................................1
MV_ 434_ Principal Applied Instruments (Senior Recital)..............................................2
MUG 4102 Conducting II................................................................................................2
MUE 4332 Instrumental Methods Tech. & Mat. II...........................................................2
EDF 3430 Measurement and Evaluation........................................................................3
ESE 3341 Theory and Practice Teaching Secondary Schools.......................................3
ESE 4930 Instructional Seminar in Secondary Education..............................................3
TSL 4324 ESOL Survey of Strategies for Learning........................................................3
 19

Spring SemesterSem. Hrs.
ESE 4943 Student Teaching...........................................................................................6 or 12

GRAND TOTAL.........................................................Piano Majors 128 or 134
 All Other Instrumental Majors 125 or 131


Bachelor of Science in Music Education with Concentration in Voice or Piano
Freshman Year Sem. Hrs.
Fall Semester 
ENC 1101 Freshman Communication Skills I.................................................................3
MGF 1106 Liberal Arts I..................................................................................................3
AMH 2010 U.S. History (1492 - 1865) or AMH 2020 U.S. History (1865 - Present)......3
MUS 1010 Student Recitals...........................................................................................0
MUN 1310 Concert Choir...............................................................................................1
MVV 1311  Applied Voice...............................................................................................2
MUT 1121 Materials and Skills of Music I.......................................................................3
MVK 1111 Class Piano I.................................................................................................1
*EDG 3004 Overview & Orientation...............................................................................1
 17
 
Spring SemesterSem. Hrs.
ENC 1102 Freshman Communication Skills II................................................................3
MGF 1107 Liberal Arts II.................................................................................................3
MUS 1010 Student Recitals...........................................................................................0
MUN 1310 Concert Choir...............................................................................................1
MVV 1311  Applied Voice...............................................................................................2
MUT 1122 Materials and Skills of Music II......................................................................3
MVK 1111 Class Piano II................................................................................................1
*EDG 2701 Teaching Diverse.........................................................................................3
*DEP 3004 Human Growth & Development...................................................................3
 19

Sophomore Year Sem. Hrs.
Fall Semester 
BSC 1005 Biological Science.........................................................................................3
BSC 1005L Biological Science Lab................................................................................1
EDF 1005 Introduction to Education...............................................................................3
MUS 1010 Student Recitals...........................................................................................0
MUN 1310 Concert Choir...............................................................................................1
MVV 2321 Applied Voice................................................................................................2
MUT 2126 Materials and Skills of Music III....................................................................3
MVK 2121 Class Piano III...............................................................................................1
MUH 3211 Music History I..............................................................................................3
 17

Spring SemesterSem. Hrs.
PSC 1121 Introduction to Phy. Science..........................................................................4
MUS 1010 Student Recitals...........................................................................................0
MUN 1310 Concert Choir...............................................................................................1
MVV 2321 Applied Voice................................................................................................2
MUT 2127 Materials and Skills of Music IV....................................................................3
MVK 2121 Class Piano IV...............................................................................................1
MUE 1440 String Techniques.........................................................................................1
MUE 2412 Intro. to Wind & Percussion Instruments......................................................2
*MUH 3212 Music History II...........................................................................................3
 17

Junior Year Sem. Hrs.
Fall Semester 
EDF Measurement & Evaluation....................................................................................3
MUS 1010 Student Recitals...........................................................................................0
MUN 3310 Concert Choir...............................................................................................1
MVV 3331 Applied Voice................................................................................................2
MUN 3510 Accompanying I............................................................................................1
MUE 3311 Public School Music I....................................................................................3
EME 2040 Introduction to Ed. Technology......................................................................3
RED 3333 Teaching Reading.........................................................................................3
 16

Spring SemesterSem. Hrs.
MUS 1010 Student Recitals...........................................................................................0
MUN 3310 Concert Choir...............................................................................................1
MVV 3331 Applied Voice................................................................................................2
MUG 3201 Choral Conducting.......................................................................................3
MUG 4104 Conducting I.................................................................................................2
AMH 2091 Introduction to African American History or
AFA 3104 African American Experience.........................................................................
3
MUN 3513 Accompanying II...........................................................................................1
MUE 4094 Public School Music II..................................................................................3
 14

Senior Year Sem. Hrs.
Fall Semester 
EDE 4930 Professional Seminar....................................................................................3
TSL 4324 ESOL Survey of Strategies for Learning........................................................3
MUS 1010 Student Recittals..........................................................................................0
MUN 3310 Concert Choir...............................................................................................1
MVV 4341 Applied Voice  (Sr. Recital) or MVK 4341 Applied Piano..............................2
MUE 4331 Choral Techniques........................................................................................3
 12

Spring SemesterSem. Hrs.
EDF 4943 Student Teaching.........................................................................................6 or 12
GRAND TOTAL............................................................................................................118 or 124

Senior Recital Policy
All students are required to prepare a program of at least twenty (20) minutes in length during the final semester of applied music. Based on the evaluation of the senior recital hearing (a required diagnostic evaluation of selections from the prepared recital program), the student, upon approval of the music faculty and the department chairman, will render a public performance. Advanced students may perform a public recital in the junior year. The procedure must begin with the recommendation of the appropriate applied teacher followed up by approval of the music faculty and  department chair. Students must be enrolled in applied music during the semester of the senior recital hearing. The student recital must be presented at least one semester prior to student teaching.

Requirements for a Minor
Students minoring in music must complete twenty-one (21) semester hours.

 Sem. Hrs.
MUS 1010 Student Recitals (3 semesters)....................................................................0
MVK 1111 Class Piano...................................................................................................1
MVK 1111 Class Piano...................................................................................................1
Applied Instrument..........................................................................................................4
MUT 1121 Materials and Skills of Music I.......................................................................3
MUH 3212 History of Music II.........................................................................................3
MUE 2412, 3450, 2470, 3461 (choose two outside applied areas)................................4
MUG 4104 Conducting I.................................................................................................2
MUE 4331 Choral Techniques or
MUE 4332 Instrumental Methods, Materials & Skills......................................................

2
MV__ 13XX Applied Music.............................................................................................2
MV__  13XX Applied Music............................................................................................2
MUN 3310, 1130, 3130, 3710, 3440 (choose one music organization)..........................2
 25

Bachelor of Science in Jazz Studies
The Bachelor of Science degree in Jazz Studies is a Liberal Arts degree designed to prepare students for successful careers as professional musicians or jazz educators. This provides students with the basic skills, techniques, pedagogical concepts and perspectives needed to ensure success in the area of Jazz Studies and Commercial Music.  The program is open to all instrumental and choral students who meet minimum institution requirements for admission.  An education sequence is offered to students wishing to pursue teacher certification.

The bachelor of science degree in Jazz Studies and Commercial Music is a 120 semester hour program. Thirty six (36) hours of General Education Courses and 25 hours of music prerequisites are required.

Freshman Year Sem. Hrs.
Fall Semester 
MUS 1010 Student Recital/Jazz Forum.........................................................................0
MUN 1710 Jazz Lab Band..............................................................................................1
MV_ 1311 Applied Music................................................................................................2
MVK 1111 Class Piano I (non-piano majors)..................................................................1
MUT 1121 Materials & Skills I.........................................................................................3
MGF 1106 Liberal Arts Math I.........................................................................................3
ENC 1101 Freshman Communication Skills I.................................................................3
PSY 2012 Intro. to Psychology or
AMH 2020 U.S. History 1865 to Present........................................................................
3
 16

Spring SemesterSem. Hrs.
MUS 1010 Student Recital/Jazz Forum.........................................................................0
MUN 1710 Jazz Lab Band..............................................................................................1
MV_ 1311 Applied Music................................................................................................2
MVK 1111 Class Piano II (non-piano majors).................................................................1
MUT 1121 Materials & Skills II........................................................................................3
ENC 1102 Freshman Communication Skills II................................................................3
MGF 1107 Liberal Arts Math II........................................................................................3
PSC 1121 Physical Science...........................................................................................4
 17

Sophomore Year    Sem. Hrs.
Fall Semester 
MUS 1010 Student Recital/Jazz Forum.........................................................................0
MUN 1710 Jazz Lab Band/Combo.................................................................................1
MV_ 1311 Applied Music................................................................................................2
MVK  2121 Class Piano III  (non-piano majors).............................................................1
MUT 2126 Materials & Skills III......................................................................................3
MUT 2641 Jazz Improvisation I......................................................................................2
Humanities Elective........................................................................................................3
PHI 2010 Introduction to Philosophy..............................................................................3
 15

Spring SemesterSem. Hrs.
MUS 1010 Student Recital/Jazz Forum.........................................................................0
MUN 1710 Jazz Lab Band/Combo.................................................................................1
MV_ 2312 Applied Music................................................................................................2
MVK 2122 Class Piano IV (non-pianno majors).............................................................1
MUT 3361 Jazz Theory...................................................................................................3
MUT 3462 Jazz Improvisation II.....................................................................................2
MUE 2460 Jazz Fundamentals......................................................................................1
BSC 1005 Biological Science.........................................................................................3
BSC 1005 Biological Science Lab..................................................................................1
 14

Junior Year     Sem. Hrs.
Fall Semester 
MUS 1010 Student Recital/Jazz Forum.........................................................................0
MUN 3710 Jazz Lab Band/Combo.................................................................................1
MV_ 3311 Applied Music................................................................................................2
MUT 3343 Jazz Improvisation III....................................................................................2
MUH 3116 Jazz History I................................................................................................3
MUH 3211 Music History I..............................................................................................3
MUS 3620 Acoustical/Elect. In Music.............................................................................3
MVV 2111 Fundamental of Voice....................................................................................1
MUT 3312 Jazz Arranging I............................................................................................2
 17

Spring SemesterSem. Hrs.
MUS 1010 Student Recital/Jazz Forum.........................................................................0
MUN 3710 Jazz Lab Band/Combo.................................................................................1
MV- 3312 Applied Music.................................................................................................2
MUH 3312 Music History II.............................................................................................3
MUT 3311 Principles of Scoring.....................................................................................2
MUE 3610 Film Scoring..................................................................................................3
AMH 2091 Intro. African American History or
AFA 3104 The African American Experience.................................................................

3
 14

Senior YearSem. Hrs.
Fall Semester 
MUS 1010 Student Recital.............................................................................................0
MUN 3710 Jazz Lab Band..............................................................................................1
MV_ 4311 Applied Music................................................................................................2
MUM 3701 Business of Music........................................................................................3
MUT 3663 Jazz Styles & Analysis I................................................................................3
Humanities Elective........................................................................................................3
MUG 4101 Conducting I.................................................................................................2
 14

Spring SemesterSem. Hrs.
MUS 1010 Student Recital.............................................................................................0
MUN 3710 Jazz Lab Band/Combo.................................................................................1
MV_ 4312 Applied Instrument (Senior Recital)..............................................................2
MUE 1440 String Techniques.........................................................................................1
MUN 3130 Symphonic Band..........................................................................................1
MUN (Ensemble Elective for Piano Majors)
MUT 4354 Jazz Arranging II...........................................................................................

2
MUT 4664 Jazz Styles & Analysis II...............................................................................3
MUE 4481 Jazz Pedagogy.............................................................................................3
 13
GRAND TOTAL.............................................................................................................120


Music Organizations
Membership in music organizations is open to all students.  Participation in all phases of these programs, including performance engagements and trips, is a requirement of membership.  

MUN 2422 Clarinet Choir - A select performing organization open by audition to outstanding clarinet players  (Majors or non-majors).  They perform regularly for campus concerts, banquets and clinics.
MUN 1310 and 3310 Concert Choir - A chorus of mixed voices.  Prepares concerts and selections for university programs and for presentation on tour.  Choir meets five (5) days a week.
MUN 2430 Trumpet Choir - a select performing organization open by audition to outstanding trumpet players (Major-non-majors). They perform regularly for concerts, on and off campus, banquets and clinics.
MUN 3421 Flute Choir - a select performing organization open by audition to outstanding flute players.  They perform regularly for campus concerts, banquets and clinics.  Required of all flute majors.  Open to flutists.
MUN 3430 Brass Ensemble - a select performing organization, open by audition to brasswind players.  Presents concert off and on campus.
MUN 1391 and 3340 Gospel Choir - a chorus of mixed voices organized to foster the development of musical skills through the performance of gospel music.  The group is performance-oriented and regularly presents concerts.  Membership is open to all students.  Choir meets two (2) days a week.
MUN 1110 and 3110 Marching Band - Admission by audition.  Performs for university and professional football games, parades, national television, and other activities requiring a marching band of excellence.  Opportunities offered in films and recordings by the band.
MUN 1130 and 3130 Symphonic Band - Admission by audition.  Performs an annual concert series of traditional and contemporary literature at university programs, at community programs, and on tour.
MUN 1710 and 3710 Jazz Lab Band - Admission by audition.  Performs an annual concert series and participates in festivals and on tours.  Opportunities for original composition, arranging and improvisation.
MUN 1440 and 3440 Percussion Ensemble - a select performing organization, open by audition to outstanding percussionists.  Presents concerts on and off campus.
MUN 1442 Woodwind Ensemble - A select performing organization, open by audition to outstanding woodwind students.


MUC 3610 Film Scoring (3)  Hands on experience composing music for television on motion picture film motion.
MUE 1440 String Techniques (1) Standard orchestral string instruments; correct fingering methods; bowing and tone production; methods and materials of teaching string instruments.
MUE 2412 Introduction to Wind and Percussion Instruments (2) Fundamental instrumental techniques for voice, piano and organ majors.
MUS 4600 Jazz Pedagogy (3) A course designed to teach rehearsal techniques and classroom approaches in improvisation, ensemble playing and jazz literature.  Emphasis will be placed on jazz education and adjudicating techniques for large and small organizations.
MUG 3201 Choral Conducting (3)  Experience in conducting choral groups, score reading; study of attack, release, dynamics, intonation, and interpretation of problems.
MUE 3210 Public School Music (2) Prereq:  junior standing for non-music majors.  Development of music potential in children, grades 1-6; care of child’s voice; study of children’s songs; music reading; creative rhythm.
MUE 3311 Public School Music (2) Prereq: junior standing.  Philosophical and psychological aspect of music education; music major’s role in teaching and super-general music and extracurricular activities on elementary school level.
MUE 2450, 3451 Woodwind Techniques I, II (2-2)  Instruments of woodwind sections in orchestra and band; principles governing embouchure, fingering, and tone production.
MUE 2460, 3461 Brass Techniques I II (2-2) Instruments of the brasswind sections in orchestra and band; principles governing embouchure, fingering, and tone production.
MUE 2470 Percussion Techniques (2) Lab with emphasis of stick control, reaching methods, tone production, care and repair of percussion instruments, mallet instruments, traps, timpani, and snare drum.
MUE 4331 Choral Techniques (2) Organization, administration, and financing of choral organizations teaching methods; study materials, and rehearsal techniques; choral literature; building enrollment and programming of literature.
MUE 4480, 4333 Instrumental Methods I and II (2,2) Prereq:  Junior standing.  Organizing and financing public school bands and orchestras; preparation and programming festival concerts; band pageantry, marching techniques, instrument testing; rehearsal techniques; group instruction methods, materials.
MUG 4104, 4102 Conducting I, II (2,2) Prereq: Junior standing.  Techniques of conducting critical examination of scores with reference to rehearsal and interpretation of problems.  Concurrent enrollment in Symphonic Band required.
MUH 3116 Jazz History (3) Historical survey of origin and development of jazz from 19th century to present.  Open to all students.
MUH 3211 ,3212 History of Music I, II (2, 2)  General historical survey of innovations in music development. Explores the Antiquity through Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Contemporary music periods.
MUH 3561 Afro-American Music (3) Chronological survey of origins, traditions, practices, and development of black music.  Open to all students.
MUL 2111, 2112 Introduction to Music (3, 3) Non-music majors; introduction to music history and literature.
MUM 3701 Business of Music (3) Introduction to the practical nature of Business of Music while being exposed to the varying aspects of the current music industry.
MUN 1110, 1130, 1310, 1440, 1710 Music Organization (1) Ensembles described under Music Organizations.  May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credit hours.
MUN 3510 Accompanying (1) Practical problems of piano accompanist; development of sight reading, transposition skills; experience as accompanist for vocal, instrumental soloists.  May be repeated for maximum credit of 2 hours.
MUS 1010 Student Recitals (0) Weekly 50-minute performance lab course.
MUS 3540 Acoustics and Electronic in Music (3) Lab course emphasizing MIDI technology, recording equipment, digital and analog technology, and composing music within the studio environment.
MUS 4905 Directed Individual Study (1-3) Prereq: Junior standing.  Designed for advanced students with sufficient interest and skills to formally engage in independent study in music under appropriate supervision.  Permission of the instructor and the department chairman is required.
MUT 1121 Materials and Skills of Music I (3) Tonal melody composition and analysis; principles of two and three voice textures; introduction of four voice choral techniques. Concurrent aural skills of development in sight singing, choral transcription.
MUT 1122 Materials and Skills of Music II (3) Prereq:  MUT 1121.  Diatonic traids, seventh chords, secondary, dominant, and diminished seventh chords in four voice textures; basic principles of tonal harmonic progression.  Concurrent aural skills development in sight singing, transcription.
MUT 3311 Principles of Scoring (2) Introduction of fundamental scoring and arranging techniques for marching and symphonic and score analysis techniques.
MUT 2126 Materials and Skills of Music III (3) Prereq:  MUT 1122. Advanced tonal harmony progressions; melodic harmonization techniques; polyphonic texture composition, analysis; diatonic modulation techniques.  Concurrent aural skills development in sight singing, transcription.
MUT 2127 Material and Skills of Music IV (3) Prereq:  MUT 2126.  Chromatic chord structures, modulation techniques in tonal harmony; advanced analysis techniques in standard genres; introduction to percussionist style elements and techniques.  Concurrent aural skills development in sight singing , transcription.
MUT 3353 Jazz Theory (3) Basic principles of jazz from a harmonic rhythmic improvisation, and formal perspective.  Students will learn by playing their instruments as well as the traditional classroom method.
MUT 2641 Jazz Improvisation (2) Basic techniques of improvisation in the jazz style, utilizing chord to chord scale relationship.  Open to all student through audition.
MUT 3663,4664 Jazz Styles and Analysis I, II (2,2) Analytical study of jazz music in terms of form, design and texture.
MUT 3361 Jazz Fundamentals (3) Basic techniques and principles of all theoretical applications of jazz, including rehearsal and adjudication fundamentals.
MVB 1011, 1012, 1013, 1014, 1015 Applied Brass (2) For Instrumentalists below expected entering level of accomplishment.  Basic principles and techniques of instrumental performance.  May be repeated for maximum credit of 4 hours.
MVB 2321, 2322, 2323, 2324, 2325 Applied Brass (2) Continued study of all scales and arpeggios; advanced articulation, phrasing; analysis of representative literature.  May be repeated for maximum credit of 4 hours.
MVB 3331, 3332, 3333, 3334, 3335 Applied Brass (2) Establishment of repertoire, extensive literature, etudes.
MVB 4333, 4341, 4342, 4344, 4345 Applied Brass (2) Preparation for senior recital performance.
MVK 1130 Jazz Piano (3) An intensive course designed to learn the basic skills of jazz piano playing and pedagogical concepts.
MVK 1011 Applied Piano (2) For entering piano majors with limited background and weak technique. Development of finger independence and dexterity; basic performance techniques.  May be repeated for maximum credit of 4 hours.
MVK 1111 Class Piano I (1) Practical piano performance techniques; scales and cadences; simple compositions; development of piano techniques, sight reading skills, and musicianship. May be repeated for maximum credit of 2 hours.
MVK 2121 Class Piano II (1) Continued development of practical performance techniques; scales and cadences; medium difficulty composition; patriotic songs; hymns and chorales; development of piano techniques, sight reading skills, and musicianship. May be repeated for maximum credit of 2 hours.
MVK 1311 Applied Piano (2) Piano technique development through selected studies:  Bach two and three part inventions, Mozart and Haydn sonatas, works form Romantic and Contemporary periods.  May be repeated for maximum credit of 4 hours.
MVK 2321 Applied Piano (2) Continued piano technique development; scales dominant and diminished seventh chord arpeggios, rhythmic and octave techniques, works by Bach, Beethoven, and from Romantic and Contemporary period composers.  May be repeated for maximum credit of 4 hours.
MVK 3331 Applied Piano (2) Study of masterworks from Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Contemporary periods; attainment of advanced technical facility.  May be repeated for maximum credit of 4 hours.
MVK 4341 Applied Piano (2) General performance problems in preparation for required senior recital. Performance of Senior Recital Hearing.
MVP 1011 Applied Percussion (2) For instrumentalists below expected entering level of accomplishment.  Basic principles and techniques of instrumental performance.  May be repeated for maximum credit of 4 hours.
MVP 1311 Applied Percussion (2)  Study of performance techniques on the snare drum and marimba.  Major, minor chromatic scales; all arpeggios; principles of tone production; articulation and phrasing in selected etudes and solos.  May be repeated for maximum credit of 4 hours.
MVP 2321 Applied Percussion (2)  Continued study of all scales and arpeggios; advanced articulation, phrasing ; analysis of representative literature.  May be repeated for maximum credit of 4 hours.
MVP 33331 Applied Percussion (2) The study of the timpani. Studies ranging from simple two drum technique to advanced four drum technique.  May be repeated for maximum credit of four (4) hours.
MVP 4341 Applied Percussion (2) Study of advanced materials and literature, and preparation for senior recital.  May be repeated for maximum credit of four (4) hours.
MVS 1116 Class Guitar (1) Elective for all students.  Basic guitar performance techniques.  May be repeated for maximum credit of 4 hours.
MVV 1011 Applied  Voice (2) For entering non-majors with limited knowledge of the fundamentals of voice production, posture and breathing. Registration for this course requires approval from the department chairman.
MVV 1311, 2321, 3331 and 4341 Applied Voice (2)Understanding the vocal process through a systematic approach to vocal instruction that focuses on the development of a functionally efficient vocal tone through positive attitude, posture, breathing, tone and balanced resonance.
MVV 2111 Fundamentals of Voice (1) For non-vocal majors: instruction of elementary vocal techniques, methods and procedures for choral and solo singing. Uses class approach.
MVW 1311, 1312, 1314, 1315 Applied Woodwind (2) Major, minor, chromatic scales, all arpeggios; principles of tone production; articulation and phrasing in selected etudes and solos.  May be repeated for maximum credit of 4 hours.
MVW 2321, 2322, 2323, 2324, 2325 Applied Woodwind (2) Continued study of all scales and arpeggios; advanced articulation, phrasing; analysis of representative literature.  May be represented for maximum credit of 4 hours.
MVW 3331, 3332, 3333, 3334, 3335 Applied Woodwinds (2) Establishment of Repertoire, extensive literature, etudes.
MVW 4341, 4342, 4343, 4344, 4345 Applied Woodwinds (2) Preparation for senior recital program.