2014-2015 Catalog

Music (Musc)

http://www.arts-sciences.und.edu/music

FACULTY: Barbu, Blackburn, Blake, Bronfman, Christopherson, Drago, Ingle, Keyser, Knight, Lewis, Masko, Norman Dearden, Popejoy, Rheude, Sugiura, Towne and Wittgraf (Chair)

The mission of the University of North Dakota Department of Music is to inspire our students and community through education, performance, scholarship, and human relationships in music. The professional and liberal arts degrees of the Department of Music provide rigorous courses of study that cultivate the highest degree of artistry, innovative teaching, professionalism, and critical inquiry. The University of North Dakota is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music.

Music courses that are specifically designed for essential studies include: MUSC 100 Introduction to the Understanding of Music, MUSC 101 Fundamentals of Music, MUSC 203 Music and Culture, and FA 150 Introduction to the Fine Arts. These courses, along with several performing ensembles, can fulfill the Fine Arts and Humanities portion of the University’s Essential Studies Requirements. Individual lessons for credit are offered to music majors and minors, although talented non-majors may audition for lessons (MUSC 153 Individual Lessons for Non-Majors) and are accepted in proportion to faculty loads.

Prior to admission to any of the music degree programs, students’ musical background and skills will be evaluated, and a meeting with the appropriate faculty member(s) will be scheduled. Prospective students are also encouraged to contribute any other materials (compositions, papers, recordings, etc.) for consideration. The purpose of this advisory process is to ensure that students are capable of college-level music study, and to select the degree program most appropriate to their goals and abilities. A typical freshman entering a music degree program at UND will at a minimum be able to read music, and will have had several years of study on a musical instrument or voice.

The study of music at the University begins with a series of core courses common to all music major degree programs, along with individual lessons in the appropriate area and ensemble participation. Students must complete an audition in their major performing medium prior to acceptance for individual lessons. First-year students in a music major or minor should register initially for MUSC 130 Music Theory I and MUSC 131 Aural Skills I, as well as for individual lessons and the major ensemble within their area of concentration. In addition, music majors should also register for MUSC 133 Keyboard Skills I. Placement tests administered during the first week of classes will evaluate the student’s readiness for Music Theory. Deficiencies revealed by the examination may require remedial study in MUSC 101 Fundamentals of Music prior to beginning MUSC 130 Music Theory I and MUSC 131 Aural Skills I. Upper-division courses are pursued in accordance with the specific degree program selected by the student. Transfer students should be prepared to test in music theory, aural skills, and keyboard skills, and provide documentation such as syllabi and course descriptions for all other music courses taken at other institutions. Transfer students also audition for lesson and ensemble placement.

Each music major degree program has a specific piano proficiency requirement, which all music majors must fulfill. Students in the Bachelor of Music degrees in Performance, Music Education, or Music Therapy must pass all levels of Piano Proficiency (MUSC 133 Keyboard Skills I, MUSC 136 Keyboard Skills II, MUSC 233 Keyboard Skills III, MUSC 236 Keyboard Skills IV or equivalent). Bachelor of Arts students must pass Piano Proficiency Levels 1 and 2 (MUSC 133 Keyboard Skills I and MUSC 136 Keyboard Skills II). These requirements must be met prior to graduation, or prior to registration for either Student Teaching or Music Therapy Internship.

Ensemble participation is a component of each of the degree programs offered within the department. Students in the Bachelor of Music program participate in an ensemble each semester of residence except for the semester of student teaching. For Music Education students this should be the large ensemble of their major instrumental or vocal area. The number of ensemble credits for each degree is listed below. More information about the ensemble requirement for each degree program can be found in the Department of Music Undergraduate Handbook available in the department office.

Individual Applied Music Lessons are an essential part of all music degrees. The number of applied lesson credits for each degree is listed below. Individual lessons and ensembles may be repeated for credit without limitation. A maximum of 12 hours of credit in ensembles, however, may apply for graduation.

The Bachelor of Music degree program offers majors in Performance, Music Education, and Music Therapy. The Performance major is designed for the student who wishes to pursue a career in performance and who has the ability and commitment to achieve that goal. Students desiring admission into the applied lesson sequence for  performance  majors  (MUSC 155 Individual Lessons, MUSC 255 Individual Lessons, MUSC 355 Individual Lessons, MUSC 455 Individual Lessons) must present a formal audition before the appropriate applied faculty. Students accepted for this program must demonstrate exceptional potential for performance excellence. The Performance student is expected to present a shared recital during the third year, and to present a full recital during the fourth year.

The Music Education major is designed for the student who wishes to become a music teacher in the elementary and secondary schools and is intended to develop the requisite knowledge, performance, and teaching abilities needed to function as a professional music educator. The student will select either an instrumental or vocal/choral emphasis, culminating in the presentation of a half recital. The successful completion of this program will qualify the student for state licensure in instrumental, choral, and general music, grades K-12.

Music Education majors must complete seven semesters, not semester hours, of applied lessons. They are similarly required to complete a minimum of seven semesters in a major performing ensemble in their major performing area, i.e., Concert Choir, Women’s Choir, Varsity Bards, Wind Ensemble, University Band, or University Chamber Orchestra.

The Music Therapy major, approved by the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA), is a competency-based  program which includes both academic and clinical work and culminates in an AMTA-approved internship. Prior to the completion of first-year music courses, music therapy majors must meet with music therapy faculty to determine suitability for continuation in the program (see the Department of Music Student Handbook for further details). Academic requirements include courses in music, music therapy and related fields. Clinical requirements include a minimum of four levels of practica in a variety of community settings under the supervision of a music therapist. Graduates of the program will be able to sit for the national certification examination administered by the Certification Board for Music Therapists. After successful completion of this examination, the graduate will be a Music Therapist-Board Certified (MT-BC). Music Therapy students must be enrolled in Individual Lessons every semester they are enrolled in the program, up to a minimum of eight credits.

The Bachelor of Arts degree program in music is designed for the student who wishes a general liberal arts education with emphasis in music. Along with a broad coverage of the discipline, the student selects an area of concentration, e.g., music history, music theory, music technology, composition, culminating in a final project.

All undergraduate music majors undergo the Sophomore Review process, which examines both performance and academic skills. The Sophomore Review Performance Jury occurs at the end of the fourth semester of applied lessons, assuming students have completed two semesters at the 1xx level, and are at the end of their second semester at the 2xx level. Students are required to pass this jury in order to continue in the normal progression of lessons to the 3xx level. The Sophomore Review Academic Evaluation consists of a review of core coursework taken during the first two years of music study. All music majors must receive a grade of “C” or better in all music courses in order to graduate. In sequential courses, students must receive a grade of “C” or better in order to progress to the next course in the sequence. Students deficient in core courses at the time of the Sophomore Review will be notified, and must remedy those deficiencies in order to graduate in a timely manner. Some music degree programs require that the Sophomore Review be passed prior to enrollment in that degree’s essential studies capstone course.

A Department of Music Student Handbook is available to students as a supplement to this catalog. That volume includes the most recent updates of policies and procedures and may supersede information presented here.

Bachelor of Music with a Major in Music Education Bachelor of Music with a Major in Music Therapy Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Music

College of Arts and Sciences

 

Bachelor of Music with a Major in Performance

Required 125 credits (36 of which must be numbered 300 or above, and 60 of which must be from a 4-year institution) including:

I.  Essential Studies Requirements (see University ER listing).

II.  The Following Curriculum:

Music majors must achieve a grade of C or better in every music course taken toward the degree in order to pass the Sophomore Proficiency.

Core Courses
MUSC 203Music and Culture3
MUSC 310
  & MUSC 311
Music History Survey I
   and Music History Survey II
6
MUSC 490Seminar in Music3
MUSC 256Basic Conducting2
Harmony and Theory Sequence
MUSC 130Music Theory I3
MUSC 134Music Theory II3
MUSC 230Music Theory III3
MUSC 234Music Theory IV: Music Theory since 19003
Aural Skills Sequence
MUSC 131Aural Skills I1
MUSC 135Aural Skills II1
MUSC 231Aural Skills III1
MUSC 235Aural Skills IV1
Performance Courses
Major Instrument24
Secondary Instrument (may include Keyboard Skills Sequence below)4
Keyboard Skills I
Keyboard Skills II
Keyboard Skills III
Keyboard Skills IV
MUSC 444Applied Music Pedagogy2
MUSC 359Junior Recital1
MUSC 459Senior Recital1-2
Piano Proficiency through Level IV or Keyboard Skills Sequence4
Keyboard Skills I
Keyboard Skills II
Keyboard Skills III
Keyboard Skills IV
Major Courses
Select one major from the options below.33-36
Total Credits99-103

Vocal Majors

Performance Courses
MUSC 242Diction for Singers2
MUSC 269Opera Workshop2
Ensembles, Large and Small10
History, Literature, Theory and Composition
MUSC 415Song Literature2
Electives6
Foreign Language Requirement
Select one of the following:8
First Year French I
   and First Year French II
First Year German I
   and First Year German II
Other Electives
Electives in disciplines other than the major6
Total Credits36

Instrumental Majors

Performance Courses on Primary Instrument
Large Ensembles or
MUSC 278Collaborative Piano8
MUSC 277Chamber Music Groups4
Music History, Literature, Theory and Composition
Electives - Keyboard must include:12
Piano Literature
Other Electives
Electives in discipline other than the major9
Total Credits33

Bachelor of Music with a Major in Music Education

(Instrumental or Choral Emphasis)

Required 125 credits (36 of which must be numbered 300 or above, and 60 of which must be from a 4-year institution) including:

I.  Essential Studies Requirements (see University ES listing).

II.  The Following Curriculum:

Music majors must achieve a grade of C or better in every music course taken toward the degree in order to pass the Sophomore Proficiency.

Core Courses
MUSC 203Music and Culture3
MUSC 310
  & MUSC 311
Music History Survey I
   and Music History Survey II
6
MUSC 256Basic Conducting2
Harmony and Theory Sequence
MUSC 130Music Theory I3
MUSC 134Music Theory II3
MUSC 230Music Theory III3
MUSC 234Music Theory IV: Music Theory since 19003
Aural Skills Sequence
MUSC 131Aural Skills I1
MUSC 135Aural Skills II1
MUSC 231Aural Skills III1
MUSC 235Aural Skills IV1
Piano Proficiency through Level IV or Keyboard Skills Sequence:4
Keyboard Skills I
Keyboard Skills II
Keyboard Skills III
Keyboard Skills IV
Professional Education
T&L 250Introduction to Education3
T&L 252Child Development3
T&L 386Field Experience1
T&L 433Multicultural Education3
T&L 486Field Experience1-4
T&L 487Student Teaching4-16
T&L 488Senior Seminar1
(See advisor for clarification.)
Emphasis
Select one emphasis from the options below (and optional track).49-50
Total Credits96-112

Instrumental Emphasis

This coursework meets the criteria for the Instrumental Licensure in Music Education in North Dakota.

Other Studies
MUSC 423Instrumental and Choral Arranging2
MUSC 427Analysis of Musical Form2
MUSC 417Instrumental Literature2
Performance
Major Instrument7
Major Instrumental Ensemble7
Piano as a secondary instrument (may include Keyboard Skills Sequence below)4
Keyboard Skills I
Keyboard Skills II
Keyboard Skills III
Keyboard Skills IV
MUSC 357
  & MUSC 358
Choral Conducting
   and Instrumental Conducting
4
MUSC 459Senior Recital1-2
Music Education
MUSC 140Methods: Woodwinds, Brass, Strings, Percussion, Voice5
MUSC 140Methods: Woodwinds, Brass, Strings, Percussion, Voice1
MUSC 180Introduction to Music Therapy3
MUSC 440Methods and Materials for Elementary Music3
MUSC 441Methods and Materials for Middle and Secondary School Music3
MUSC 446Instrumental Classroom Methods and Materials3
Music Technology
MUSC 340Introduction to Music Technology *2
Total Credits49-50

*

Credits apply toward T&L 390 Special Topics

Optional Choral Licensure Track

This additional coursework meets the criteria for Choral Licensure in Music Education in North Dakota.

Vocal/Choral Option
MUSC 445Choral Methods For Directors3
MUSC 416Choral Literature2
Select one of the following:1
Concert Choir
Varsity Bards Men's Chorus
Women's Chorus
MUSC 357Choral Conducting *2
MUSC 140Methods: Woodwinds, Brass, Strings, Percussion, Voice *1
Total Credits9

*

Included in Instrumental Emphasis

Vocal/Choral Emphasis

This coursework meets the criteria for the Choral Licensure in Music Education in North Dakota.

Other Studies
MUSC 423Instrumental and Choral Arranging2
MUSC 427Analysis of Musical Form2
MUSC 416Choral Literature2
Performance
Major Instrument or Voice7
Major Choral Ensemble7
Voice or Piano as a secondary instrument (may include Keyboard Skills Sequence below)4
Keyboard Skills I
Keyboard Skills II
Keyboard Skills III
Keyboard Skills IV
MUSC 357
  & MUSC 358
Choral Conducting
   and Instrumental Conducting
4
MUSC 459Senior Recital1
Music Education
MUSC 140Methods: Woodwinds, Brass, Strings, Percussion, Voice2
MUSC 150Class Lessons1
MUSC 180Introduction to Music Therapy3
MUSC 242Diction for Singers1
MUSC 440Methods and Materials for Elementary Music3
MUSC 441Methods and Materials for Middle and Secondary School Music3
MUSC 444Applied Music Pedagogy2
MUSC 445Choral Methods For Directors3
Music Technology
MUSC 340Introduction to Music Technology *2
Total Credits49

*

Credits apply toward T&L 390 Special Topics

Optional Instrumental Licensure Track

This additional coursework meets the criteria for Instrumental Licensure in Music Education in North Dakota.

Instrumental Option
MUSC 446Instrumental Classroom Methods and Materials3
MUSC 417Instrumental Literature2
Large Instrumental Ensemble1
Wind Ensemble
University Band
Symphony Orchestra
University Chamber Orchestra
MUSC 357Choral Conducting *2
MUSC 140Methods: Woodwinds, Brass, Strings, Percussion, Voice1
Total Credits9

*

Included in Vocal/Choral Emphasis

 

Bachelor of Music with a Major in Music Therapy

Required 125 credits (36 of which must be numbered 300 or above, and 60 of which must be from a 4-year institution) including;

I.  Essential Studies Requirements (see University ES listing).

II.  The Following Curriculum:

Music majors must achieve a grade of C or better in every music course taken toward the degree in order to pass the Sophomore Proficiency.

Core Courses
MUSC 203Music and Culture3
MUSC 310
  & MUSC 311
Music History Survey I
   and Music History Survey II
6
MUSC 490Seminar in Music3
Harmony and Theory Sequence
MUSC 130Music Theory I3
MUSC 134Music Theory II3
MUSC 230Music Theory III3
MUSC 234Music Theory IV: Music Theory since 19003
Aural Skills Sequence
MUSC 131Aural Skills I1
MUSC 135Aural Skills II1
MUSC 231Aural Skills III1
MUSC 235Aural Skills IV1
Supporting Courses in Music
Applied lessons (one instrument or voice)8
MUSC 150
  & MUSC 151
Class Lessons
   and Class Lessons
2
MUSC 150
  & MUSC 151
Class Lessons
   and Class Lessons
2
MUSC 140
  & MUSC 399
Methods: Woodwinds, Brass, Strings, Percussion, Voice
   and Special Topics
4
Piano Proficiency through Level IV or Keyboard Skills Sequence:4
Keyboard Skills I
Keyboard Skills II
Keyboard Skills III
Keyboard Skills IV
Major Ensembles (at least three different)6
MUSC 256Basic Conducting2
MUSC 423Instrumental and Choral Arranging2
MUSC 340Introduction to Music Technology2
Music Therapy Courses
MUSC 180Introduction to Music Therapy3
MUSC 280Music Therapy Clinical Skills3
MUSC 281Music Therapy Techniques I2
MUSC 282Music Therapy Practicum I1
MUSC 380Music Therapy Theories and Methods II (Adults)3
MUSC 381Music Therapy Techniques II2
MUSC 382Music Therapy Practicum II1
MUSC 383Music Therapy Practicum III1
MUSC 480Psychological Foundations of Music Learning3
MUSC 481Music Therapy Practicum IV1
MUSC 497Music Therapy Internship (with placement approved by adviser)3
or MUSC 397 Cooperative Education in Music
Additional Required Courses
PSYC 111Introduction to Psychology3
PSYC 250Developmental Psychology4
PSYC 270Abnormal Psychology3
ANAT 204Anatomy for Paramedical Personnel3
ANAT 204LAnatomy for Paramedical Personnel Laboratory2
T&L 315Education of Exceptional Students3
SOC 326Sociological Statistics3
General Electives (chosen in consultation with adviser)6
Total Credits110

 

Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Music

Required 125 credits (36 of which must be numbered 300 or above, and 60 of which must be from a 4-year institution) including:

I.  Essential Studies Requirements (see University ES listing).

II.  The Following Curriculum:

Music majors must achieve a grade of C or better in every music course taken toward the degree in order to pass the Sophomore Proficiency.

Core Courses
MUSC 203Music and Culture3
MUSC 310
  & MUSC 311
Music History Survey I
   and Music History Survey II
6
MUSC 490Seminar in Music3
MUSC 133
  & MUSC 136
Keyboard Skills I
   and Keyboard Skills II (or Piano Proficiency Level I & II)
2
Harmony and Theory Sequence
MUSC 130Music Theory I3
MUSC 134Music Theory II3
MUSC 230Music Theory III3
MUSC 234Music Theory IV: Music Theory since 19003
Aural Skills Sequence
MUSC 131Aural Skills I1
MUSC 135Aural Skills II1
MUSC 231Aural Skills III1
MUSC 235Aural Skills IV1
Other Supportive Courses
Performance (one instrument or voice)4
Major Ensemble4
Electives in Theory/Comp., History/Lit., Conducting or Applied7
MUSC 492Senior Project2
Requisites in other departments
A concentration in a single supplementary field other than Music is also required of all Bachelor of Arts in Music majors. The concentration may be satisfied in one of two ways: 1) Level IV language proficiency in a modern foreign language; or 2) 20 credit hours, at least 9 of which must be numbered 300 or above in any single subject area* taught at this university.
Total Credits47

*

Defined as courses with the same registration prefix or within a single degree major or minor area.

Students must take additional elective credits to fulfill the 125 credit hours required for degree completion.

Composition Emphasis

Must include the following courses, which may substitute for electives:

MUSC 340Introduction to Music Technology2
MUSC 423Instrumental and Choral Arranging2
MUSC 427Analysis of Musical Form2
MUSC 428Counterpoint2
MUSC 429Composition2
MUSC 430Composition Lessons3
Total Credits13

College of Arts and Sciences

 

Minor in Music

Required 21 credits:

MUSC 100Introduction to the Understanding of Music (May be waived by examination)3
Core Courses
MUSC 130
  & MUSC 134
Music Theory I
   and Music Theory II
6
MUSC 131
  & MUSC 135
Aural Skills I
   and Aural Skills II
2
MUSC 310Music History Survey I3
or MUSC 311 Music History Survey II
Additional Courses in Music
Performance (Applied Music, Conducting, Ensembles)4
Electives in History/Literature/Theory/Composition (May include, but not limited to, other courses in Music Major Core, such as the following:)6
Music and Culture
Music Theory III
Music Theory IV: Music Theory since 1900
Music History Survey I
Music History Survey II
Total Credits24

College of Education and Human Development

 

Minor in Music

Required 26 credits:

MUSC 100Introduction to the Understanding of Music3
Core Courses
MUSC 130
  & MUSC 134
Music Theory I
   and Music Theory II
6
MUSC 131
  & MUSC 135
Aural Skills I
   and Aural Skills II
2
MUSC 256Basic Conducting2
MUSC 310Music History Survey I3
or MUSC 311 Music History Survey II
Additional Courses
Applied Music4-5
Ensembles2-3
MUSC 440Methods and Materials for Elementary Music3
Total Credits25-27

MUSC 100. Introduction to the Understanding of Music. 3 Credits.

Introduction of elements, genres, media, and historical and stylistic periods of music. Designed for the non-music major. F,S.

MUSC 101. Fundamentals of Music. 3 Credits.

Introduction to fundamental elements of music through the study of scales, chords, basic harmonic progressions, rhythms, and terminology. F,S.

MUSC 399. Special Topics. 1-3 Credits.

Specially arranged seminars or courses on variable topics not covered by regular departmental offerings. May be repeated for credit up to 6 hours. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. F,S.

MUSC 490. Seminar in Music. 3 Credits.

A seminar on various topics in the history and literature of music. Final project will consist of a substantial research paper. Repeatable when topics vary. Prerequisites: Senior standing, MUSC 310, and MUSC 311. S.

MUSC 491. Seminar. 3 Credits.

Prerequisite: Instructor consent. On demand.

MUSC 492. Senior Project. 2 Credits.

Presentation of a recital, research paper, original composition, or similar project that meets the approval of the department. Prerequisite: Senior standing. F,S.

MUSC 494. Special Projects. 1-3 Credits.

Individual study in an approved area of interest to the student. May be repeated for credit up to 8 hours. F,S.

Music Theory and Composition

MUSC 130. Music Theory I. 3 Credits.

The study of diatonic harmonic and melodic principles of Western European music from 1600 to 1900. Topics include harmonic progressions, melodic patterns, rhythmic patterns, and voice leading. Material is learned through part writing, keyboard skills, and music analysis. Corequisite: MUSC 131. F.

MUSC 131. Aural Skills I. 1 Credit.

Training in reading at sight and in aural recognition involving dictation, keyboard, and singing skills. Corequisite: MUSC 130. F.

MUSC 133. Keyboard Skills I. 1 Credit.

Beginning classroom instruction in keyboard. Prerequisite: Open to Music majors or permission od department. F.

MUSC 134. Music Theory II. 3 Credits.

The continuation of diatonic materials from Music Theory I with an introduction to chromatic materials. Material is learned through part writing, keyboard skills, and music analysis. Prerequisite: MUSC 130 with a grade of C or better. Corequisite: MUSC 135. S.

MUSC 135. Aural Skills II. 1 Credit.

Training in reading at sight and in aural recognition involving dictation, keyboard, and singing skills. Prerequisite: MUSC 131 with a grade of C or better. Corequisite: MUSC 134. F.

MUSC 136. Keyboard Skills II. 1 Credit.

Intermediate classroom instruction in keyboard. Prerequisite: MUSC 133 with a grade of C or better. S.

MUSC 230. Music Theory III. 3 Credits.

The continued study of chromatic materials covered in MUSC 134. Material is learned through part writing, keyboard skills, and music analysis. Prerequisites: MUSC 133, MUSC 134 with a grade of C or better. Corequisite: MUSC 231. F.

MUSC 231. Aural Skills III. 1 Credit.

Continuation of the development of sight reading and aural recognition skills including music dictation. Prerequisites: MUSC 135 with a grade of C or better. Corequisite: MUSC 230. F.

MUSC 233. Keyboard Skills III. 1 Credit.

Continuation of the development of fundamental piano skills with emphasis on the improvement of keyboard technique and repertoire. Prerequisites: MUSC 136 with a grade of C or better. F.

MUSC 234. Music Theory IV: Music Theory since 1900. 3 Credits.

Music thought, techniques, and theories of the 20th century and beyond. Material is learned through musical analysis and orginal compositions. Prerequisite: MUSC 230 with a grade of C or better. Corequisite: MUSC 235. S.

MUSC 235. Aural Skills IV. 1 Credit.

Continuation of the development of sight reading and aural recognition skills including music dictation. Prerequisite: MUSC 231 with a grade of C or better. Corerequisite: MUSC 234. S.

MUSC 236. Keyboard Skills IV. 1 Credit.

Continuation of the development of fundamental piano skills with emphasis on the improvement of keyboard technique and repertoire. Prerequisite: MUSC 233 with a grade of C or better. S.

MUSC 423. Instrumental and Choral Arranging. 2 Credits.

Scoring techniques for instrumental and vocal ensembles, including band, orchestra, jazz ensemble, choir and children's chorus. Specific areas of focus to be determined by abilities and interests of the students. Prerequisite: MUSC 134. F, odd years.

MUSC 426. Electronic Music. 3 Credits.

Electronic music composition and sound synthesis using digital synthesizers and processors, recording equipment, and computers. Study of technological developments, important recordings, styles, composers, and trends. On demand.

MUSC 427. Analysis of Musical Form. 2 Credits.

Analysis of the principal forms of musical composition. Prerequisite: MUSC 230. S, even years.

MUSC 428. Counterpoint. 2 Credits.

Analysis and construction of basic counterpoint. Prerequisite: MUSC 230. F, even years.

MUSC 429. Composition. 2 Credits.

Original composition in smaller forms for vocal and instrumental solos and ensembles. Prerequisite: MUSC 234 or instructor permission. F.

MUSC 430. Composition Lessons. 1 Credit.

Individual or small group instruction in music composition. Repeatable. Prerequisite: MUSC 429 or instructor permission. F,S.

Music History and Literature

MUSC 200. Music in America. 3 Credits.

A historical survey of music in America from pre-colonial times through the twentieth century, including Classical, Ethnic, Folk, and Popular Traditions. Designed for non-majors; will include listening techniques and writing about music. On demand.

MUSC 201. Rock and Roll History. 3 Credits.

This class will give students a general, but in-depth survey of the major styles, periods, and influence-streams that make up the extremely large and varied category of "Rock" music. The course covers many styles, but the focus is on English-language mainstream popular music, produced between ca. 1954 and the present. Other important sub-genres will also be explored, including Motown, progressive rock, folk rock, funk, punk rock, country, and rap. SS.

MUSC 203. Music and Culture. 3 Credits.

Exploration of how human culture is expressed through music. Open to music majors only. Prerequisite: Music majors only. S, even years.

MUSC 276. Collegium Musicum. 1-4 Credits.

Study and performance of vocal and instrumental music of the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque eras, and other selected compositions which are rarely performed. On demand.

MUSC 310. Music History Survey I. 3 Credits.

A historical survey of western art music from Ancient Times to 1650. Prerequisite: MUSC 134 or instructors permission. F.

MUSC 311. Music History Survey II. 3 Credits.

A historical survey of western art music from 1650 to the present. Prerequisites: MUSC 133 and MUSC 134 or permission of instructor. S.

MUSC 414. Piano Literature. 3 Credits.

Study and analysis of keyboard music from the Baroque period to the present, with attention to the development of forms, techniques, and styles. Prerequisite: Piano, MUSC 354 or MUSC 355, or consent of instructor. S, even years.

MUSC 415. Song Literature. 2 Credits.

Representative song literature of Italy, France, Germany, England, Russia, Norway, Sweden, and America. Prerequisite: MUSC 254, MUSC 255, or Voice. On demand.

MUSC 416. Choral Literature. 2-4 Credits.

Choral literature from the Renaissance to the present with particular attention given to the representative compositions in both large and small forms. Prerequisites: Thee hours of Music History and Literature. F, odd years.

MUSC 417. Instrumental Literature. 2 Credits.

Wind instrument literature from the Renaissance to the present with particular attention given to the representative compositions in both large and small forms. F, even years.

Music Therapy

MUSC 180. Introduction to Music Therapy. 3 Credits.

An overview of the field of music therapy, an introduction to its history and principles, different therapy models and techniques, and common populations served by the discipline. This course is open to all students interested in learning more about the field. S.

MUSC 280. Music Therapy Clinical Skills. 3 Credits.

An introduction to basic counseling skills and group leadership skills, study of the specific therapeutic uses of music, of the components of the treatment plan, and ethical considerations in the field. Prerequisite: MUSC 180. F.

MUSC 281. Music Therapy Techniques I. 2 Credits.

Basic therapeutic instrument mastery of guitar, autoharp, percussion and Orff instruments, tuning and maintenance, repertoire learning, developing basic vocal and percussion improvisation and songwriting skills, designing therapeutic interventions. Prerequisite: MUSC 180. S.

MUSC 282. Music Therapy Practicum I. 1 Credit.

Supervised field experience co-facilitating sessions for special populations in the community. In addition to clinical work, students attend an on-campus seminar. Prerequisite: MUSC 180. F,S.

MUSC 380. Music Therapy Theories and Methods II (Adults). 3 Credits.

In-depth demonstration, analysis and comparison of specific music therapy models, a study of the theories, methods and techniques associated with these models, with special emphasis on the treatment of adults. Prerequisite: MUSC 280. S.

MUSC 381. Music Therapy Techniques II. 2 Credits.

Students will work on developing musical skills and techniques for the design and implementation of music therapy activities in a variety of clinical settings. Prerequisite: MUSC 281. F,S.

MUSC 382. Music Therapy Practicum II. 1 Credit.

Supervised field experience co-facilitating sessions for special populations in the community. In addition to clinical work, students attend an on-campus seminar. Prerequisite: MUSC 282. F,S.

MUSC 383. Music Therapy Practicum III. 1 Credit.

Supervised field experience co-facilitating sessions for special populations in the community. In addition to clinical work, students attend an on-campus seminar. Prerequisite: MUSC 382. F,S.

MUSC 397. Cooperative Education in Music. 1-3 Credits.

This course is intended for music therapy internship and for students seeking cooperative placements in the field of music. All placements will be conducted under the supervision of an appropriate music professional. Arranged by mutual agreement between student, department and placement supervisor. F,S,SS.

MUSC 480. Psychological Foundations of Music Learning. 3 Credits.

An in-depth study of the psychological foundations of musical behavior including human response to music, music preference and ability; psychoacoustical parameters; and research in the field. Prerequisites: MUSC 383 and SOC 326. S, even years.

MUSC 481. Music Therapy Practicum IV. 1 Credit.

Supervised field experience co-facilitating sessions for special populations in the community. In addition to clinical work, students attend an on-campus seminar. Prerequisite: MUSC 383. F,S.

MUSC 497. Music Therapy Internship. 1-3 Credits.

The internship is a degree requirement, offering the student supervised field experience under the guidance of a professional music therapist. Prerequisite: Completion of all music therapy coursework (see department for approval). F,S,SS.

Music Education

MUSC 140. Methods: Woodwinds, Brass, Strings, Percussion, Voice. 1 Credit.

Offers music education students performance and pedagogical instruction on voice and instruments in the brass, woodwind, string and percussion families. Repeatable to 6 credits. Prerequisite: Music majors and minors only. F,S.

MUSC 340. Introduction to Music Technology. 2 Credits.

Introduction to the use of the World Wide Web, computers and synthesizers, samplers, and computer assisted instruction software in composition, performance and music education. Prerequisites: MUSC 134 and MUSC 135. S.

MUSC 440. Methods and Materials for Elementary Music. 3 Credits.

Overview of methods and materials in elementary music for music majors and minors. Includes experiences for the practical application of course content. Corequisite: T&L 386. F.

MUSC 441. Methods and Materials for Middle and Secondary School Music. 3 Credits.

Strategies and materials used in teaching music in middle and secondary schools with emphasis on integration and practical application of course content and continuing development of professional music teaching competencies. Prerequisites: Admission to Teaching and Learning, passed Music Sophomore Review, and 75 total credit hours. Corequisite: T&L 486. S.

MUSC 442. Music for Elementary School Teachers. 3 Credits.

Survey of elementary school music. Development of teacher skills and knowledge emphasizing conceptual understandings and music competencies essential in the musical growth of children. Prerequisite: Admissions to Teacher Education; not open to music majors or minors. F,S.

MUSC 443. Music Methods and Materials for Elementary School Teachers. 3 Credits.

An overview of elementary methods and materials for non-majors with a musical background. Prerequisite:Admission to the Teacher Education program; must be able to read music, not open to music majors or minors. S, odd years.

MUSC 445. Choral Methods For Directors. 3 Credits.

MUSC 446. Instrumental Classroom Methods and Materials. 3 Credits.

F, odd years.

MUSC 447. Jazz Pedagogy. 2 Credits.

Organization of and materials appropriate for the jazz band, methods of teaching the rhythmic and tonal problems inherent in its style. On demand.

MUSC 448. Orchestra Directors' Course. 1 Credit.

Organizational and administrative problems of the orchestra director such as curriculum, recruiting, scheduling, programming, promotion of the string program, and literature. On demand.

MUSC 449. Music Education Special Topics. 1-3 Credits.

F,S.

Music Performance

a. Conducting

MUSC 256. Basic Conducting. 2 Credits.

Development of basic conducting techniques, baton technique, and use of the left hand. Reading of choral and instrumental scores. Prerequisites: MUSC 130. F.

MUSC 357. Choral Conducting. 2 Credits.

Conducting problems and rehearsal techniques in relation to choral literature in various styles based on score, class performance, and recordings. Prerequisites: MUSC 236 and MUSC 256. S, odd years.

MUSC 358. Instrumental Conducting. 2 Credits.

Instrumental conducting, rehearsal techniques, and score reading through the use of instrumental literature of various styles and periods. Prerequisite: MUSC 256. S, even years.

b. Pedagogy

MUSC 444. Applied Music Pedagogy. 2 Credits.

Readings, instruction, and application of pedagogical principles and materials relevant to the student's major instrument(s). May be repeated for credit up to 6 hours. Prerequisite: Four semesters of Applied Music in the instrument (or voice) concerned or consent of instructor. On demand.

c. Music Ensembles

IMPORTANT NOTICE: A MAXIMUM OF TWELVE HOURS OF CREDIT IN ENSEMBLES MAY APPLY TOWARDS GRADUATION.

MUSC 260. Concert Choir. 1 Credit.

Select mixed choir performing the finest choral literature from every historical era. F,S.

MUSC 261. University Chamber Choir. 1 Credit.

Select small mixed choir focusing on a different kind of choral music every semester, from early music to jazz and theater. F,S.

MUSC 263. Varsity Bards Men's Chorus. 1 Credit.

Men's vocal ensemble specializing in traditional shorter choral works, folk songs, spirituals, and lighter fare. F,S.

MUSC 264. Women's Chorus. 1 Credit.

Women's vocal ensemble specializing in traditional shorter choral works, folk songs, spirituals, and lighter fare. F,S.

MUSC 266. Old English Christmas Feast. 1 Credit.

Participation in all scheduled activities for the Old English Christmas Feast, to include singing (large groups and strolling minstrels), serving meals, acting, and ushering. F.

MUSC 269. Opera Workshop. 1 Credit.

Production and presentation of chamber operas, scenes from larger works, and major productions, fully staged and costumed. On demand.

MUSC 270. Wind Ensemble. 1 Credit.

Select ensemble of wind and percussion students performing the finest concert band literature. F,S.

MUSC 271. University Band. 1 Credit.

Concert band open to all university students without audition, performing a wide variety of contemporary band literature. F,S.

MUSC 272. Marching/Athletic Band. 1 Credit.

The Pride of the North Band is open to all students on campus, and performs on the field and in the stands at all home games for the UND football, men's and women's basketball, and hockey teams. F,S.

MUSC 273. Instrumental Jazz Ensemble. 1 Credit.

Big band jazz ensemble performing music ranging from the swing era to the sounds of today. F,S.

MUSC 274. Symphony Orchestra. 1 Credit.

Ensemble for performance of works for large orchestra. F,S.

MUSC 275. University Chamber Orchestra. 1 Credit.

Ensemble for chamber performance of works for small orchestra. F,S.

MUSC 276. Collegium Musicum. 1-4 Credits.

Study and performance of vocal and instrumental music of the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque eras, and other selected compositions which are rarely performed. On demand.

MUSC 277. Chamber Music Groups. 1 Credit.

Any combination of strings, brass, woodwind, voices, percussion, or keyboard instruments on an ad hoc basis by a faculty member to utilize the particular talents of advanced students in exploring and performing chamber music literature. These groups will prepare compositions in such media as string quartets and trios, woodwind quintets, and vocal quartets. F,S.

MUSC 278. Collaborative Piano. 1 Credit.

The student will gain experience in learning accompanying techniques and literature. Repeatable without limitation. F,S.

d. Applied Music (Group Instruction)

MUSC 150. Class Lessons. 1 Credit.

Beginning class instruction in any of the following instrumental classes: Brass, Woodwind, Percussion, and String Class; Piano Class; Voice Class; Guitar Class. May be repeated for credit without limitation. F,S.

MUSC 151. Class Lessons. 1 Credit.

Intermediate class instruction in any of the following instrumental classes: Brass, Woodwind, Percussion, and String Class; Piano Class; Voice Class, Guitar Class. May be repeated for credit without limitation. F,S.

MUSC 152. Class Guitar for Music Majors. 1 Credit.

Beginning class instruction on guitar for music majors. Prerequisite: Instructor permission. F.

MUSC 242. Diction for Singers. 1 Credit.

Rules for and practical application of two of the major languages used in song literature: Italian/English or French/German. May be repeated for credit up to 2 hours when topics vary. Offered Fall odd years and Spring even years. Prerequisite: Two semesters of private voice lessons.

MUSC 252. Class Guitar for Music Majors. 1 Credit.

Intermediate class instruction on guitar for music majors. Prerequisites: MUSC 152 and permission of instructor. S.

e. Applied Music (Individual Lessons*)

MUSC 153. Individual Lessons for Non-Majors. 1 Credit.

Beginning college-level applied study of the stated instrument or voice, for non-Music majors, Half hour lesson. For the final examination, the student will perform before a faculty committee (jury). No regular student may take an Applied Music course without credit or on other than a letter grade basis. Repeatable. Does not count toward music degree credit. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. F,S.

MUSC 154. Individual Lessons. 1 Credit.

Applied study of the stated instrument or voice at the freshman level. Half hour lesson. For the final examination, the student will perform before a faculty committee (jury). No regular student may take an Applied Music course without credit or on other than a letter grade basis. Repeatable. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor; Music Education, Music Therapy, Music Majors, and Music Minors only. F,S.

MUSC 155. Individual Lessons. 2 Credits.

Applied study of the stated instrument or voice at the freshman level for Bachelor of Music in Performance students and others. One-hour lesson. For the final examination, the student will perform before a faculty committee (jury). No regular student may take an Applied Music course without credit or on other than a letter grade basis. Course is repeatable. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor. F,S.

MUSC 253. Individual Lessons for Non-Majors. 1 Credit.

Intermediate college-level applied study of the stated instrument or voice, for non-Music majors. Half hour lesson. For the final examination, the student will perform before a faculty committee (jury). No regular student may take an Applied Music course without credit or on other than a letter grade basis. Repeatable. Does not count toward music degree credit. Prerequisites: MUSC 153 and permission of instructor. F,S.

MUSC 254. Individual Lessons. 1 Credit.

Applied study of the stated instrument or voice at the sophomore level. Half hour lesson. For the final examination, the student will perform before a faculty committee (jury). No regular student may take an Applied Music course without credit or on other than a letter grade basis. Prerequisites: MUSC 154 and permission of the instructor. F,S.

MUSC 255. Individual Lessons. 2 Credits.

Applied study of the stated instrument or voice at the sophomore level for Bachelor of Music in Performance students and others. One-hour lesson. For the final examination, the student will perform before a faculty committee (jury). No regular student may take an Applied Music course without credit or on other than a letter grade basis. Course is repeatable. Prerequisites: MUSC 155 and permission of the instructor. F,S.

MUSC 354. Individual Lessons. 1 Credit.

Applied study of the stated instrument or voice at the junior level. Half hour lesson. For the final examination, the student will perform before a faculty committee (jury). No regular student may take an Applied Music course without credit or on other than a letter grade basis. Repeatable. Prerequisites: MUSC 254 and permission of the instructor. Open to Music Education, Music Therapy, Music Majors, and Music Minors only. F,S.

MUSC 355. Individual Lessons. 4 Credits.

Applied study of the stated instrument or voice at the junior level for Bachelor of Music in Performance students and others. One-hour lesson. For the final examination, the student will perform before a faculty committee (jury). No regular student may take an Applied Music course without credit or on other than a letter grade basis. Course is repeatable. Prerequisites: MUSC 255 and permission of instructor. F,S.

MUSC 359. Junior Recital. 1 Credit.

Presentation of Junior Recital. No regular student may take an Applied Music course without credit or on other than a letter grade basis. Prerequisite: MUSC 254 or MUSC 255. Corequisite: MUSC 354 or M USC 355. F,S.

MUSC 454. Individual Lessons. 1 Credit.

Applied study of the stated instrument or voice at the senior level. Half hour lesson. For the final examination, the student will perform before a faculty committee (jury). No regular student may take an Applied Music course without credit or on other than a letter grade basis. Prerequisites: MUSC 354 and permission of instructor. Open to Music Education, Music Therapy, Music Majors, and Music Minors only. F,S.

MUSC 455. Individual Lessons. 4 Credits.

Applied study of the stated instrument or voice at the senior level for Bachelor of Music in Performance students and others. One-hour lesson. For the final examination, the student will perform before a faculty committee (jury). No regular student may take an Applied Music course without credit or on other than a letter grade basis. Course is repeatable. Prerequisites: MUSC 355 and permission of the instructor. F,S.

MUSC 459. Senior Recital. 1-2 Credits.

The presentation of a senior recital. No regular student may take an Applied Music course without credit or on other than a letter grade basis. Prerequisite: MUSC 354 or MUSC 355. Corequisite: MUSC 454 or MUSC 455. F,S.


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In registering for private lessons in voice, piano, organ, or any band or orchestra instrument, “Voice” or the name of the instrument serves as the title of the course. An audition with appropriate Music Faculty is a prerequisite for all students’ enrollment in Individual Lessons. For the final examination, the student will perform before a faculty committee (jury). No regular student may take an Applied Music course without credit or on other than a letter grade basis.


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