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MUAP Courses

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MUAP 101
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Applied Music (MUAP)
MUAP 102
This course has no description.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUSC 250
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Applied Music (MUAP)
MUAP 103
This course has no description.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUSC 250
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Applied Music (MUAP)
MUAP 104
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 105
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 106
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 107
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 108
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 109
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 110
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 111
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 112
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 113
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 114
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 115
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 116
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 117
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 118
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 119
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 120
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 124
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 201
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Format: Studio 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Applied Music (MUAP)
MUAP 202
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Applied Music (MUAP)
MUAP 203
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Applied Music (MUAP)
MUAP 204
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 205
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 206
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 207
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 208
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 209
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 210
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 211
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 212
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 213
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 214
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 215
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 216
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 217
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 218
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 219
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 220
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 224
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: MUSC 131 and 132.
Refinement of skills gained in earlier courses with more advanced applications, use of chromatic chords, modulations, score reading, and basic accompanying.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUAP 232
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Studio 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Applied Music (MUAP)
Prereqs: MUSC 131 and 132; MUAP 231.
Final course for developing piano skills in preparation for the piano proficiency examination.
This course has no description.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUSC 441
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Studio 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Applied Music (MUAP)
MUAP 233 covers all the components for the piano proficiency examination in one semester, plus additional keyboard skills appropriate for well-prepared keyboard players (including the realization of lead sheets and other advanced piano skills). Intended for BM students in piano performance, and for other undergraduate music majors and minors who can demonstrate sufficient mastery of the piano.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Applied Music (MUAP)
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Applied Music (MUAP)
Prereqs: Permission.
Development of the skills and knowledge necessary to play and teach high and low string instruments in heterogeneous strings class settings. Goals include the development of a good working knowledge of solo and ensemble literature for students in school settings (grades 5-12).
Credit Hours: 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Applied Music (MUAP)
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Applied Music (MUAP)
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Applied Music (MUAP)
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Applied Music (MUAP)
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Applied Music (MUAP)
MUAP 301
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 302
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 303
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 304
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 305
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 306
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 307
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 308
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 309
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 310
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 311
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 312
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 313
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 314
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 315
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 316
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 317
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 318
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 319
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
For course description, see MUAP 232.
Credit Hours: 0
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 320
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 324
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 401
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 402
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 403
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 404
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 405
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 406
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 407
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 408
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 409
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 410
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 411
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 412
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 413
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 414
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 415
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 416
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 417
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 418
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 419
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 420
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUAP 422/822
Keyboard Skills I Crosslisted as MUSC 422/822
Practicum in sight-reading, improvisation, harmonization, and playing by ear.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 1
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Applied Music (MUAP)
MUAP 424
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Applied Music (MUAP)
MUAP 433/833
Keyboard Skills II Crosslisted as MUSC 433/833
Prereqs: Permission.
Continuation of MUAP/MUSC 422/822.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Applied Music (MUAP)
Must be taken during second year of applied voice.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 0
Course Delivery: Classroom

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MUCO 248A/448A/48A
Wind Ensemble Crosslisted as MUDC 248A/448A, MUNM 248A/448A
Audition or permission of director of ensemble. May require off-campus travel as approved.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Elective Credit Only (MUCO)
MUCO 248B/448B/48B
Symphonic Band Crosslisted as MUDC 248B/448B, MUNM 248B/448B
Audition or permission of director of ensemble. May require off-campus travel as approved.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Elective Credit Only (MUCO)
MUCO 248D/448D/48D
Campus Band Crosslisted as MUDC 248D/448D, MUNM 248D/448D
Audition or permission of director of ensemble. May require off-campus travel as approved.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Elective Credit Only (MUCO)
MUCO 248E/448E/48E
Marching Band Crosslisted as MUDC 248E/448E, MUNM 248E/448E
Prereqs: 2.0 GPA
Audition or permission of director of ensemble. May require off-campus travel as approved. Must meet and maintain full-time enrollment status at UNL. First round auditions must be completed by July 1.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Elective Credit Only (MUCO)
MUCO 253A/453A/53A
UNL Jazz Orchestra Crosslisted as MUDC 453A/253A, MUNM 253A/453A
Open by audition or permission of the Director of Jazz Activities. Auditions are held the weekend before each term. Performances are held on- and off- campus as approved by the Director of Jazz Activities and the Director of the School of Music.
Jazz instrumental ensemble of standard instrumentation and/or voicing.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Elective Credit Only (MUCO)
MUCO 253B/453B/53B
UNL Big Band Crosslisted as MUDC 453B/253B, MUNM 253B/453B
Open by audition or permission of the Director of Jazz Activities. Auditions are held the weekend before each term. Performances are held on- and off- campus as approved by the Director of Jazz Activities and the Director of the School of Music.
Jazz instrumental ensemble of standard instrumentation and/or voicing.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Elective Credit Only (MUCO)
MUCO 253E/453E/53E
UNL Jazz Vocal Ensemble Crosslisted as MUDC 453E/253E, MUNM 253E/453E
Open by audition or permission of the Director of Jazz Activities. Auditions are held the weekend before each term. Performances are held on- and off- campus as approved by the Director of Jazz Activities and the Director of the School of Music.
Jazz vocal ensemble of standard instrumentation and/or voicing.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Elective Credit Only (MUCO)
MUCO 41/241/441
All-Collegiate Choir Crosslisted as MUDC 241/441, MUNM 241/441
Audition not required. Off-campus performance as approved by the instructor and the Director of the School of Music.
Standard choral works.A. City Campus Choir (1 cr, max 12) B. East Campus Choir (1 cr, max 12)
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Elective Credit Only (MUCO)
MUCO 42/242
Concert Choir Crosslisted as MUDC 242, MUNM 242
Prereqs: Freshman standing; Music major and/or minor.
Open to freshmen only, others by conductor's permission. Begin or continue previous choral experience.
Repertoire chosen from the standard literature. Sight reading and good singing habits.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Elective Credit Only (MUCO)
MUCO 43/243/443
Varsity Chorus Crosslisted as MUDC 243/443, MUNM 243/443
Prereqs: Tenor or bass voice.
Audition not required. Off-campus performance as approved by the instructor and the Director of the School of Music.
Tenor and bass choral literature chosen from folk songs, spirituals, Broadway and Cornhusker favorites.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Elective Credit Only (MUCO)
MUCO 44/344
Small Ensembles Crosslisted as MUNM 344
Off-campus performances as approved.
Small groups of primarily like instruments organized for supervised and scheduled rehearsals of music appropriate for the ensemble. A. String Ensemble (1 cr, max 12) E. Brass Ensemble (1 cr, max 12) I. Clarinet Choir (1 cr, max 12) J. Flute Ensemble (1 cr, max 12) L. Trombone Ensemble (1 cr, max 12) M. Horn Ensemble (1 cr, max 12) P. Percussion Ensemble (1 cr, max 12) T. Saxophone Ensemble (1 cr, max 12) U. New Music Consort (1 cr, max 12) V. Small Vocal Ensemble (1 cr, max 12) W. Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble (1 cr, max 12) Y. Jazz Small Group (1 cr, max 12) Z. Pep Band (1 cr, max 12) Prereq: 2.0 GPA. Note: Audition required. Must meet and maintain full-time enrollment status at UNL. May require off-campus travel.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Elective Credit Only (MUCO)
MUCO 440A/840A
Accompanying Vocal Crosslisted as MUDC 440A/840A
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 5
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Elective Credit Only (MUCO)
MUCO 440B/840B
Accompanying Instrumental Crosslisted as MUDC 440B/840B
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 5
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Elective Credit Only (MUCO)
MUCO 45/245/445
The University Singers Crosslisted as MUDC 245/445, MUNM 245/445
Audition required. Performances on and off campus as approved by the instructor and the director of the School of Music.
Repertoire from the choral literature of the Renaissance through contemporary periods.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Elective Credit Only (MUCO)
MUCO 46/246/446
University Chorale Crosslisted as MUDC 246/446, MUNM 246/446
Off-campus performances as approved by the instructor and the director of the School of Music.
Soprano and alto choral literature.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per semester: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Elective Credit Only (MUCO)
MUCO 47/247/447
Symphony Orchestra Crosslisted as MUDC 247/447, MUNM 247/447
Open only upon examination. Off-campus performances as approved by the instructor and the Director of the School of Music. May include collaborations with faculty, students, or guest soloists, and with choral ensembles.
Rehearsal and performance of major orchestral works of the eighteenth though the twenty-first centuries.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Elective Credit Only (MUCO)
MUCO 48/248/448
Band Crosslisted as MUDC 248/448, MUNM 248/448
Audition or permission of director of ensemble. May require off-campus travel as approved.
A. Wind Ensemble (1 cr, max 12) B. Symphonic Band (1 cr, max 12) D. Campus Band (1 cr, max 12) E. Marching Band (1 cr, max 12) Prereq: 2.0 GPA. NOTES: Audition required. Must meet and maintain full-time enrollment status at UNL. Requires off-campus performances as approved. First round auditions must be completed by July 1.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Elective Credit Only (MUCO)
MUCO 49/249/449
Chamber Singers Crosslisted as MUDC 449/249, MUNM 249/449
Audition required. Off-campus performances as approved by instructor and the Director of the School of Music.
Select vocal ensemble specializing in the performance of vocal chamber music ranging from early music to contemporary literature.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Elective Credit Only (MUCO)
MUCO 51/251/451
Big Red Singers Crosslisted as MUDC 251/451, MUNM 251/451
Prereqs: 2.0 GPA.
Audition required. Must meet and maintain full-time enrollment status at UNL.
Performance of Broadway and other contemporary repertoire.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 5
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Elective Credit Only (MUCO)
MUCO 52/352
Chamber Music Crosslisted as MUDC 352, MUNM 352
Off-campus performances as approved. Open only to students whose applied related instrument is piano, organ, or guitar.
Quartets, trios, duos, and miscellaneous chamber groups organized for supervised and scheduled rehearsals of music appropriate for the ensemble.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Elective Credit Only (MUCO)
MUCO 53/253/453
Jazz Ensemble Crosslisted as MUDC 453/253, MUNM 253/453
Open by audition or permission of the Director of Jazz Activities. Auditions are held the weekend before each term. Performances are held on- and off- campus as approved by the Director of Jazz Activities and the Director of the School of Music.
Jazz instrumental and/or vocal ensembles of standard instrumentation and/or voicing. A. UNL Jazz Orchestra (1 cr, max 12) B. UNL Big Band (1 cr, max 12) E. UNL Jazz Vocal Ensemble (1 cr, max 12)
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Elective Credit Only (MUCO)

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MUCP Courses

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MUCP 183
Prereqs: Admission to the Bachelor of Music degree program with Composition Emphasis.
Applied studio instruction in music composition.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUCP 184
Credit Hours: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Composition (MUCP)
MUCP 184
Prereqs: MUCP 183.
Applied studio instruction in music composition.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUCP 283
Credit Hours: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Composition (MUCP)
Student must have some musical background which should include rudimentary knowledge of musical notation, and the ability to perform on an instrument (piano or guitar).
Designed for the self-motivated student interested in the composition and notation of original vocal and instrumental music.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Composition (MUCP)
Student must have some musical background which should include rudimentary knowledge of musical notation, and the ability to perform on an instrument (piano or guitar).
Designed for the self-motivated student interested in the composition and notation of original vocal and instrumental music.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Composition (MUCP)
MUCP 283
Prereqs: MUCP 184.
Applied studio instruction in music composition.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUCP 284
Credit Hours: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Composition (MUCP)
MUCP 284
Prereqs: MUCP 283.
Applied studio instruction in music composition.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUCP 383
Credit Hours: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Composition (MUCP)
Prereqs: MUSC 266.
Not intended for composition majors.
Short composition exercises to review tonal musical materials and to bridge the gap to exercises in twentieth-century compositional techniques. Assignments on tonal harmony, chromaticism, the developmental process, microforms and macroforms, Common Practice Period and expanded chord vocabulary, new scale resources, serial techniques, and indeterminate procedures in the twentieth century.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per semester: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Composition (MUCP)
MUCP 383
Prereqs: MUCP 284.
Applied studio instruction in music composition.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUCP 384
Credit Hours: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Composition (MUCP)
MUCP 384
Prereqs: MUCP 383.
Applied studio instruction in music composition.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUCP 483
Credit Hours: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Composition (MUCP)
Prereqs: Major in Music
Fundamentals of music composition for visual media will be addressed, including technical and creative aspects for the preparation of distribution-ready music for use in motion pictures. Students will collaborate with producers of original films with no pre-existing music.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Exploration of powerful synthesis, interface, and control capabilities of various software programs with a focus on generating and manipulating audio.  This is a hands-on, practical and technical overview of practices relating to the creative use of working with digital audio useful for software-based step-sequencers, synth bass/pads, musical interfaces, and many other tools for digital media.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUCP 483
Prereqs: MUCP 384.
Applied studio instruction in music composition.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUCP 484
Credit Hours: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Composition (MUCP)
MUCP 484
Prereqs: MUCP 483.
Applied studio instruction in music composition.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Composition (MUCP)
MUCP 485/885
Prereqs: For MUCP 485: MUSC 266. For MUCP 885: MUSC  848 or proficiency.
MUCP 485/885 is "Letter Grade only."
Exploration of instrumental color and orchestral style, covering idiomatic writing for individual and groups of instruments, traditional and contemporary notational practices, and modern digital applications for score production.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUCP 485
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: MUSC 266.
Fluency in basic jazz theory is strongly recommended.
Development of basic professional competency in the areas of scoring and music preparation for small jazz ensembles of varying instrumentations.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUCP 487
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: MUCP 486/886, or by permission of instructor.
Development of basic professional competency in the areas of scoring and music preparation for large jazz ensembles of varying instrumentations.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom

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MUDC 241/441
All-Collegiate Choir Crosslisted as MUCO 41/241/441, MUNM 241/441
Audition not required. Off-campus performance as approved by the instructor and the Director of the School of Music.
Standard choral works.A. City Campus Choir (1 cr, max 12) B. East Campus Choir (1 cr, max 12)
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Degree Credit (MUDC)
MUDC 242
Concert Choir Crosslisted as MUCO 42/242, MUNM 242
Prereqs: Freshman standing; Music major and/or minor.
Open to freshmen only, others by conductor's permission. Begin or continue previous choral experience.
Repertoire chosen from the standard literature. Sight reading and good singing habits.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Degree Credit (MUDC)
MUDC 243/443
Varsity Chorus Crosslisted as MUCO 43/243/443, MUNM 243/443
Prereqs: Tenor or bass voice.
Audition not required. Off-campus performance as approved by the instructor and the Director of the School of Music.
Tenor and bass choral literature chosen from folk songs, spirituals, Broadway and Cornhusker favorites.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Degree Credit (MUDC)
MUDC 245/445
The University Singers Crosslisted as MUCO 45/245/445, MUNM 245/445
Audition required. Performances on and off campus as approved by the instructor and the director of the School of Music.
Repertoire from the choral literature of the Renaissance through contemporary periods.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Degree Credit (MUDC)
MUDC 246/446
University Chorale Crosslisted as MUCO 46/246/446, MUNM 246/446
Off-campus performances as approved by the instructor and the director of the School of Music.
Soprano and alto choral literature.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per semester: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Degree Credit (MUDC)
MUDC 247/447
Symphony Orchestra Crosslisted as MUCO 47/247/447, MUNM 247/447
Open only upon examination. Off-campus performances as approved by the instructor and the Director of the School of Music. May include collaborations with faculty, students, or guest soloists, and with choral ensembles.
Rehearsal and performance of major orchestral works of the eighteenth though the twenty-first centuries.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Degree Credit (MUDC)
MUDC 248/448
Band Crosslisted as MUCO 48/248/448, MUNM 248/448
Audition or permission of director of ensemble. May require off-campus travel as approved.
A. Wind Ensemble (1 cr, max 12) B. Symphonic Band (1 cr, max 12) D. Campus Band (1 cr, max 12) E. Marching Band (1 cr, max 12) Prereq: 2.0 GPA. NOTES: Audition required. Must meet and maintain full-time enrollment status at UNL. Requires off-campus performances as approved. First round auditions must be completed by July 1.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Degree Credit (MUDC)
MUDC 248A/448A
Wind Ensemble Crosslisted as MUCO 48A/248A/448A, MUNM 248A/448A
Audition or permission of director of ensemble. May require off-campus travel as approved.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Degree Credit (MUDC)
MUDC 248B/448B
Symphonic Band Crosslisted as MUCO 48B/248B/448B, MUNM 248B/448B
Audition or permission of director of ensemble. May require off-campus travel as approved.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Degree Credit (MUDC)
MUDC 248D/448D
Campus Band Crosslisted as MUCO 48D/248D/448D, MUNM 248D/448D
Audition or permission of director of ensemble. May require off-campus travel as approved.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Degree Credit (MUDC)
MUDC 248E/448E
Marching Band Crosslisted as MUCO 48E/248E/448E, MUNM 248E/448E
Prereqs: 2.0 GPA
Audition or permission of director of ensemble. May require off-campus travel as approved. Must meet and maintain full-time enrollment status at UNL. First round auditions must be completed by July 1.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Degree Credit (MUDC)
MUDC 249/449
Chamber Singers Crosslisted as MUCO 249/449/49, MUNM 249/449
Audition required. Off-campus performances as approved by instructor and the Director of the School of Music.
Select vocal ensemble specializing in the performance of vocal chamber music ranging from early music to contemporary literature.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Degree Credit (MUDC)
MUDC 251/451
Big Red Singers Crosslisted as MUCO 51/251/451, MUNM 251/451
Prereqs: 2.0 GPA.
Audition required. Must meet and maintain full-time enrollment status at UNL.
Performance of Broadway and other contemporary repertoire.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 5
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Degree Credit (MUDC)
MUDC 253/453
Jazz Ensemble Crosslisted as MUCO 53/253/453, MUNM 253/453
Open by audition or permission of the Director of Jazz Activities. Auditions are held the weekend before each term. Performances are held on- and off- campus as approved by the Director of Jazz Activities and the Director of the School of Music.
Jazz instrumental and/or vocal ensembles of standard instrumentation and/or voicing. A. UNL Jazz Orchestra (1 cr, max 12) B. UNL Big Band (1 cr, max 12) E. UNL Jazz Vocal Ensemble (1 cr, max 12)
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Degree Credit (MUDC)
MUDC 253A/453A
UNL Jazz Orchestra Crosslisted as MUCO 53A/253A/453A, MUNM 253A/453A
Open by audition or permission of the Director of Jazz Activities. Auditions are held the weekend before each term. Performances are held on- and off- campus as approved by the Director of Jazz Activities and the Director of the School of Music.
Jazz instrumental ensemble of standard instrumentation and/or voicing.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Degree Credit (MUDC)
MUDC 253B/453B
UNL Big Band Crosslisted as MUCO 53B/253B/453B, MUNM 253B/453B
Open by audition or permission of the Director of Jazz Activities. Auditions are held the weekend before each term. Performances are held on- and off- campus as approved by the Director of Jazz Activities and the Director of the School of Music.
Jazz instrumental ensemble of standard instrumentation and/or voicing.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Degree Credit (MUDC)
MUDC 253E/453E
UNL Jazz Vocal Ensemble Crosslisted as MUCO 53E/253E/453E, MUNM 253E/453E
Open by audition or permission of the Director of Jazz Activities. Auditions are held the weekend before each term. Performances are held on- and off- campus as approved by the Director of Jazz Activities and the Director of the School of Music.
Jazz vocal ensemble of standard instrumentation and/or voicing.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Degree Credit (MUDC)
MUDC 352
Chamber Music Crosslisted as MUCO 52/352, MUNM 352
Off-campus performances as approved. Open only to students whose applied related instrument is piano, organ, or guitar.
Quartets, trios, duos, and miscellaneous chamber groups organized for supervised and scheduled rehearsals of music appropriate for the ensemble.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Degree Credit (MUDC)
MUDC 440A/840A
Accompanying Vocal Crosslisted as MUCO 440A/840A
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 5
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Degree Credit (MUDC)
MUDC 440B/840B
Accompanying Instrumental Crosslisted as MUCO 440B/840B
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 5
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Ensembles for Degree Credit (MUDC)
MUDC 448G
Prereqs: Open by audition or permission of director of ensemble.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per semester: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom

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Prereqs: Permission from School of Music.
May not count toward requirements for music major or minor. No preregistration, since majors and minors must be assigned first to the available instructors. Applied music instruction fee of $80 will be charged in addition to tuition for credit hour. Grade only. Maximum of four semesters.
Music lessons for non-music majors who studied an instrument or voice through high school and wish to continue taking lessons while in college. Private or group lessons at instructor's discretion. A. Voice (1 cr, max 4) B. Keyboard (1 cr, max 4) D. Strings (1 cr, max 4) E. Brass (1 cr, max 4) G. Woodwind (1 cr, max 4) J. Percussion (1 cr, max 4)
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per semester: 1
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Format: Studio 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Applied Music for Non-majors (MUNM)
MUNM 168
Beginning Jazz Improvisation Crosslisted as MUSC 168
Prereqs: Ability to read standard musical notation.
Jazz improvisation for instrumentalists with or without prior improvisation experience.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUSC 268
Credit Hours: 2
Max credits per degree: 2
Course Format: Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music for Non-majors (MUNM)
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation.
Examine contemporary perspectives on a variety of non-western musical styles--both "serious" and popular--as well as a consideration of American vernacular idioms.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7, 9
Groups: Seminars, Independent Study, Topics and Reading Courses
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-4
Max credits per semester: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music for Non-majors (MUNM)
Prereqs: Permission from School of Music.
May not count toward requirements for music major or minor. No preregistration, since majors and minors must be assigned first to the available instructors. Applied music instruction fee of $80 will be charged in addition to tuition for credit hour. Grade only. Maximum of four semesters.
A continuation of MUNM 100. For non-music majors who studied an instrument or voice through high school and wish to continue taking lessons; more advanced than MUNM 100. Private or group lessons at instructor's discretion. A. Voice (1 cr, max 4) B. Keyboard (1 cr, max 4) D. Strings (1 cr, max 4) E. Brass (1 cr, max 4) G. Woodwind (1 cr, max 4) J. Percussion (1 cr, max 4)
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per semester: 1
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Format: Studio 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Applied Music for Non-majors (MUNM)
The various roles that music and the other fine and performing arts play in today’s society. The conceptual bases necessary to address selected art disciplines.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7
MUNM 241/441
All-Collegiate Choir Crosslisted as MUCO 41/241/441, MUDC 241/441
Audition not required. Off-campus performance as approved by the instructor and the Director of the School of Music.
Standard choral works.A. City Campus Choir (1 cr, max 12) B. East Campus Choir (1 cr, max 12)
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Ensembles for Non-majors (MUNM)
MUNM 242
Concert Choir Crosslisted as MUCO 42/242, MUDC 242
Prereqs: Freshman standing; Music major and/or minor.
Open to freshmen only, others by conductor's permission. Begin or continue previous choral experience.
Repertoire chosen from the standard literature. Sight reading and good singing habits.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Ensembles for Non-majors (MUNM)
MUNM 243/443
Varsity Chorus Crosslisted as MUCO 43/243/443, MUDC 243/443
Prereqs: Tenor or bass voice.
Audition not required. Off-campus performance as approved by the instructor and the Director of the School of Music.
Tenor and bass choral literature chosen from folk songs, spirituals, Broadway and Cornhusker favorites.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Ensembles for Non-majors (MUNM)
MUNM 245/445
The University Singers Crosslisted as MUCO 45/245/445, MUDC 245/445
Audition required. Performances on and off campus as approved by the instructor and the director of the School of Music.
Repertoire from the choral literature of the Renaissance through contemporary periods.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Ensembles for Non-majors (MUNM)
MUNM 246/446
University Chorale Crosslisted as MUCO 46/246/446, MUDC 246/446
Off-campus performances as approved by the instructor and the director of the School of Music.
Soprano and alto choral literature.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per semester: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Ensembles for Non-majors (MUNM)
MUNM 247/447
Symphony Orchestra Crosslisted as MUCO 47/247/447, MUDC 247/447
Open only upon examination. Off-campus performances as approved by the instructor and the Director of the School of Music. May include collaborations with faculty, students, or guest soloists, and with choral ensembles.
Rehearsal and performance of major orchestral works of the eighteenth though the twenty-first centuries.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Ensembles for Non-majors (MUNM)
MUNM 248/448
Band Crosslisted as MUDC 248/448, MUCO 48/248/448
Audition or permission of director of ensemble. May require off-campus travel as approved.
A. Wind Ensemble (1 cr, max 12) B. Symphonic Band (1 cr, max 12) D. Campus Band (1 cr, max 12) E. Marching Band (1 cr, max 12) Prereq: 2.0 GPA. NOTES: Audition required. Must meet and maintain full-time enrollment status at UNL. Requires off-campus performances as approved. First round auditions must be completed by July 1.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Ensembles for Non-majors (MUNM)
MUNM 248A/448A
Wind Ensemble Crosslisted as MUDC 248A/448A, MUCO 48A/248A/448A
Audition or permission of director of ensemble. May require off-campus travel as approved.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Ensembles for Non-majors (MUNM)
MUNM 248B/448B
Symphonic Band Crosslisted as MUDC 248B/448B, MUCO 48B/248B/448B
Audition or permission of director of ensemble. May require off-campus travel as approved.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Ensembles for Non-majors (MUNM)
MUNM 248D/448D
Campus Band Crosslisted as MUDC 248D/448D, MUCO 48D/248D/448D
Audition or permission of director of ensemble. May require off-campus travel as approved.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Ensembles for Non-majors (MUNM)
MUNM 248E/448E
Marching Band Crosslisted as MUDC 248E/448E, MUCO 48E/248E/448E
Prereqs: 2.0 GPA
Audition or permission of director of ensemble. May require off-campus travel as approved. Must meet and maintain full-time enrollment status at UNL. First round auditions must be completed by July 1.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Ensembles for Non-majors (MUNM)
MUNM 249/449
Chamber Singers Crosslisted as MUDC 449/249, MUCO 249/449/49
Audition required. Off-campus performances as approved by instructor and the Director of the School of Music.
Select vocal ensemble specializing in the performance of vocal chamber music ranging from early music to contemporary literature.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Ensembles for Non-majors (MUNM)
MUNM 251/451
Big Red Singers Crosslisted as MUCO 51/251/451, MUDC 251/451
Prereqs: 2.0 GPA.
Audition required. Must meet and maintain full-time enrollment status at UNL.
Performance of Broadway and other contemporary repertoire.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 5
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Ensembles for Non-majors (MUNM)
MUNM 253/453
Jazz Ensemble Crosslisted as MUDC 453/253, MUCO 53/253/453
Open by audition or permission of the Director of Jazz Activities. Auditions are held the weekend before each term. Performances are held on- and off- campus as approved by the Director of Jazz Activities and the Director of the School of Music.
Jazz instrumental and/or vocal ensembles of standard instrumentation and/or voicing. A. UNL Jazz Orchestra (1 cr, max 12) B. UNL Big Band (1 cr, max 12) E. UNL Jazz Vocal Ensemble (1 cr, max 12)
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Ensembles for Non-majors (MUNM)
MUNM 253A/453A
UNL Jazz Orchestra Crosslisted as MUDC 453A/253A, MUCO 53A/253A/453A
Open by audition or permission of the Director of Jazz Activities. Auditions are held the weekend before each term. Performances are held on- and off- campus as approved by the Director of Jazz Activities and the Director of the School of Music.
Jazz instrumental ensemble of standard instrumentation and/or voicing.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Ensembles for Non-majors (MUNM)
MUNM 253B/453B
UNL Big Band Crosslisted as MUDC 453B/253B, MUCO 53B/253B/453B
Open by audition or permission of the Director of Jazz Activities. Auditions are held the weekend before each term. Performances are held on- and off- campus as approved by the Director of Jazz Activities and the Director of the School of Music.
Jazz instrumental ensemble of standard instrumentation and/or voicing.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Ensembles for Non-majors (MUNM)
MUNM 253E/453E
UNL Jazz Vocal Ensemble Crosslisted as MUDC 453E/253E, MUCO 53E/253E/453E
Open by audition or permission of the Director of Jazz Activities. Auditions are held the weekend before each term. Performances are held on- and off- campus as approved by the Director of Jazz Activities and the Director of the School of Music.
Jazz vocal ensemble of standard instrumentation and/or voicing.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Ensembles for Non-majors (MUNM)
MUNM 268
Intermediate Jazz Improvisation Crosslisted as MUSC 268
Prereqs: MUSC/MUNM 168.
Jazz improvisation for instrumentalists that builds on the material covered in MUSC/MUNM 168.
Credit Hours: 2
Max credits per degree: 2
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music for Non-majors (MUNM)
MUNM 275
Survey of the development of film music from the perspective of important composers, film scores, and compositional practices that have formed what is known as film music. American films and scores in appropriate media and historical contexts.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7
Groups: Music for Non-majors (MUNM)
Through directed listening to compositions chosen from the music literature-one of the great literatures of Western culture-the course attempts to teach the non-musician how to listen to and appreciate the human and cultural values of music as well as to become familiar with historical and stylistic views of music, the significance of music in cultural history, and the understanding of music as aesthetic expression.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7
Groups: Music for Non-majors (MUNM)
MUNM 277
Art Music in the Western World Crosslisted as MUSC 277
Classical music in the Western European high art tradition from Gregorian chant to the present.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music for Non-majors (MUNM)
MUNM 280
World Music Crosslisted as MUSC 280
Introduction to basic ethnomusicological terms and techniques, including the distinction between folk, pop, and art music. The first half of class on traditional folk music of Europe, Africa, and America. The second portion on the art musics of the Near East, India, Indonesia, and China-Japan.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7, 9
MUNM 287
The History of Rock Music Crosslisted as MUSC 287
Survey of the history of rock music including its antecedents in Rhythm & Blues and Country. Two areas: a musical focus on musical characteristics and evolving musical styles, and a consideration of the sociopolitical impact rock music has had on late 20th Century life.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7
Prereqs: Sophomore standing.
Comparison and contrast of the domains of music and sports from the perspective of the performer. Personal characteristics and experiences that make music and sports performers unique and principles involved in skill improvement (e.g., motivation, practice, performance anxiety). Roles that music and sports play in society.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6, 7
Groups: Music for Non-majors (MUNM)
An appreciation of music as a way of knowing about one’s self, others, and the world through the development of individual and choral ensemble musicianship and artistry.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 8
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7
Credit cannot be earned in both MUNM 333 and MUSC 189H University Honors Seminar - Psychology of Music.
Addresses broad psychological themes in the context of music--including motivation, learning, creativity, expressivity, and anxiety. The psychology of music can reveal much about how musicians convey their emotional intentions through sounded music, how listeners experience feelings and moods in response, and how this powerful process relates to social and cultural dynamics.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per semester: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Web
ACE Outcomes: 6, 7
Groups: Music for Non-majors (MUNM)
MUNM 344
Small Ensembles Crosslisted as MUCO 44/344
Off-campus performances as approved.
Small groups of primarily like instruments organized for supervised and scheduled rehearsals of music appropriate for the ensemble. A. String Ensemble (1 cr, max 12) E. Brass Ensemble (1 cr, max 12) I. Clarinet Choir (1 cr, max 12) J. Flute Ensemble (1 cr, max 12) L. Trombone Ensemble (1 cr, max 12) M. Horn Ensemble (1 cr, max 12) P. Percussion Ensemble (1 cr, max 12) T. Saxophone Ensemble (1 cr, max 12) U. New Music Consort (1 cr, max 12) V. Small Vocal Ensemble (1 cr, max 12) W. Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble (1 cr, max 12) Y. Jazz Small Group (1 cr, max 12) Z. Pep Band (1 cr, max 12) Prereq: 2.0 GPA. Note: Audition required. Must meet and maintain full-time enrollment status at UNL. May require off-campus travel.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Ensembles for Non-majors (MUNM)
MUNM 352
Chamber Music Crosslisted as MUDC 352, MUCO 52/352
Off-campus performances as approved. Open only to students whose applied related instrument is piano, organ, or guitar.
Quartets, trios, duos, and miscellaneous chamber groups organized for supervised and scheduled rehearsals of music appropriate for the ensemble.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Ensembles for Non-majors (MUNM)
MUNM 386
Prereqs: Sophomore standing.
An encounter with life and music of the luminaries of rock and roll. The social, ethical, stewardship, civic, and religious themes embedded in the music, as well as an analysis of their landmark albums. A. Bob Dylan (3 cr) B. The Beatles (3 cr) E. Paul Simon (3 cr) J. Pink Floyd (3 cr) K. Bruce Springsteen (3 cr).
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 15
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7, 8
Survey of the development of American jazz music from the late nineteenth century to the present, with emphasis on Black ethnic origins and the stylistic idioms of individual performers.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUSC 466
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7
MUNM 450
American Cultural Perspectives through Popular Music and Guitar Crosslisted as TEAC 450/850, MUED 850/450
Exploration of the historical, social and cultural context of late 19th and 20th century America through learning to play jazz and popular music on the guitar to provide an authentic, performance-based encounter in music.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 5, 7
Groups: Music for Non-majors (MUNM)

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Techniques of recitative, aria, and ensemble preparation. Opera performance training through the coordination of singing, movement, and emotional expression.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUOP 856
Credit Hours: 2
Max credits per semester: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Opera/Music Theatre Performance (MUOP)
Open by audition or permission of ensemble director. Parallel any of the following: MUCO 47, MUDC 247/447, MUCO 247/447, MUNM 247/447, MUCO 48A, MUDC/MUCO 248A, MUDC/MUCO 448A, MUCO 48B, MUDC 248B/448B or MUCO 248B/448B as assigned in the audition process.
Rehearsal and performance of chamber orchestral and operatic repertoire of the seventeenth through the twenty-first centuries.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per semester: 1
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Opera/Music Theatre Performance (MUOP)
MUOP 455/855
Musical Theatre Techniques Crosslisted as THEA 455/855
Advanced training in the integration of acting, movement, and singing skills for the performance of musical theatre. Training in artistic decision making that generates a character within a musical. Focus on a discipline of preparation and the resulting practice of performance; practical experiences with solos, duets, and ensembles from American Musical Theatre Repertoire.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Opera/Music Theatre Performance (MUOP)
Prereqs: Audition and permission.
Preparation for and performance of a chorus, minor, or major role in a fully staged UNL Opera Theatre production.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Opera/Music Theatre Performance (MUOP)
Prereqs: Parallel MUEN 45A/845A; or MUEN 45E/845E; or MUEN 45K/845K.
Open by audition or permission of ensemble director. Rehearsal and performance of chamber orchestra and operatic repertoire of the seventeenth through the twenty-first centuries.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per semester: 1
Max credits per degree: 2
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom

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Normally taken with MUSC 160, MUSC 165, MUSC 165A as the beginning of the music core curriculum
Introduction for music majors to the development of functional piano technique for application to music theory, music reading, harmonization, improvisation, and other practical skills.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUAP 231, MUAP 232, MUSC 132
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per semester: 1
Course Format: Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Core Curriculum (MUSC)
Prereqs: MUSC 131.
Should be taken by music majors together with core classes MUSC 166 and MUSC 166A.
Continued development of functional piano skills such as sight-reading, harmonization, and improvisation.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUAP 231, MUAP 232
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per semester: 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Core Curriculum (MUSC)
Normally taken with MUSC 131, MUSC 165, MUSC 165A as the beginning of the music core curriculum.
Introduction to the degree programs in music and resources for the study of music at the university level. Historical, social, and stylistic views of music in western and non-western cultures. Significance of music in cultural history, and the understanding of music as aesthetic expression. How to listen to and appreciate the human and cultural values of music.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7
Groups: Core Curriculum (MUSC)
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or permission as informed by diagnostic testing.
MUSC 164H is letter grade only.
Intensive drill in skills (ear training, sight singing, and keyboard) to accompany written concepts.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lab 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUSC 165
Normally taken with MUSC 131, MUSC 160, MUSC 165A as the beginning of the music core curriculum.
Beginning fundamentals of music. Beginning theory (notation, rhythm, and meter, pitch and melody, harmony and form).
This course is a prerequisite for: MUSC 166, MUSC 166A
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per semester: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Core Curriculum (MUSC)
Normally taken with MUSC 131, MUSC 160, MUSC 165 as the beginning of the music core curriculum.
Intensive drill in musicianship skills (ear training, sight singing, and keyboard).
This course is a prerequisite for: MUSC 166A
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per semester: 1
Course Format: Lab 2, Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Core Curriculum (MUSC)
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by permission.
Normally taken with MUSC 131, MUSC 160, and either MUSC 164H or MUSC 165A as the beginning of the music core curriculum. MUSC 165H is letter grade only.
Beginning fundamentals of music. Beginning theory (notation, rhythm and meter, pitch, harmony) and its application to listening, performing, and thinking about music.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Core Curriculum (MUSC)
MUSC 166
Prereqs: MUSC 165.
Diatonic harmony, introduction to modulation, species counterpoint, introduction to form and analysis (compositional processes and small forms).
This course is a prerequisite for: MUSC 265, MUSC 265A, MUSC 274
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Core Curriculum (MUSC)
Prereqs: MUSC 165 and MUSC 165A.
Music majors should take this music core class together with core class MUSC 166.
Intensive drill in skills (ear training, sight singing, and keyboard).
This course is a prerequisite for: MUSC 265A, MUSC 274
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per semester: 1
Course Format: Lab
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Core Curriculum (MUSC)
MUSC 168
Beginning Jazz Improvisation Crosslisted as MUNM 168
Prereqs: Ability to read standard musical notation.
Jazz improvisation for instrumentalists with or without prior improvisation experience.
Credit Hours: 2
Max credits per degree: 2
Course Format: Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Literature and Pedagogy (MUSC)
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation.
University Honors Seminar 189H is required of all students in the University Honors Program.
Topic varies.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per semester: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7
Groups: Independent Study, Seminars, or Thesis (MUSC)
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-4
Max credits per semester: 4
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Independent Study, Seminars, or Thesis (MUSC)
The correct pronunciation and diction for singing in Italian and English. Some of the art songs that comprise the standard Italian and English vocal literature.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Studio 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Core Curriculum (MUSC)
Prereqs: MUAP 102 or MUAP 103.
Introduction to modern and historical keyboard instruments and initial development of skills on each. Emphasis on varied styles of keyboard performance including solo and collaborative, historical, modern, and vernacular. Overview of professional musicianship on keyboard instruments.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
The correct pronunciation and diction for singing in German. Some of the art songs that comprise the standard German vocal literature.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Studio 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Core Curriculum (MUSC)
MUSC 265
Prereqs: MUSC 166.
Chromatic harmony; continued study of modulation; invention and fugue; continued study of form and analysis (sonata, rondo, and concerto).
This course is a prerequisite for: MUSC 266, MUSC 266A
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per semester: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Core Curriculum (MUSC)
Prereqs: MUSC 166 and MUSC 166A.
Music majors should take this course together with core class MUSC 265.
Intensive drill in skills (ear training, sight singing, and keyboard).
This course is a prerequisite for: MUSC 266A
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per semester: 1
Course Format: Lab
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Core Curriculum (MUSC)
MUSC 266
Prereqs: MUSC 265
Continued study of chromatic harmony (later nineteenth-century practice) and of form and analysis (Lied, theme and variation). Twentieth-century materials and techniques (new tonal resources, atonality).
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per semester: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Core Curriculum (MUSC)
Prereqs: MUSC 265 and MUSC 265A.
Music majors should take this course together with core class MUSC 266.
Intensive drill in skills (ear training, sight singing, and keyboard).
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 1
Course Format: Lab 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Core Curriculum (MUSC)
MUSC 268
Intermediate Jazz Improvisation Crosslisted as MUNM 268
Prereqs: MUSC/MUNM 168.
Jazz improvisation for instrumentalists that builds on the material covered in MUSC/MUNM 168.
Credit Hours: 2
Max credits per degree: 2
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Literature and Pedagogy (MUSC)
The correct pronunciation and diction for singing in French. Some of the art songs that comprise the standard French vocal literature.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Studio 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Core Curriculum (MUSC)
Prereqs: Sophomore standing; MUSC 166 or 166A.
Introduction to conducting, score analysis, score reading, baton technique, traditional patterns and expressive use of gestures.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUED 374, MUSC 441
Credit Hours: 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Core Curriculum (MUSC)
MUSC 277
Art Music in the Western World Crosslisted as MUNM 277
Classical music in the Western European high art tradition from Gregorian chant to the present.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music History (MUSC)
MUSC 280
World Music Crosslisted as MUNM 280
Introduction to basic ethnomusicological terms and techniques, including the distinction between folk, pop, and art music. The first half of class on traditional folk music of Europe, Africa, and America. The second portion on the art musics of the Near East, India, Indonesia, and China-Japan.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7, 9
Prereqs: None.
Fundamentals of music composition with attention to creating original music in digital mediums including MIDI and digital audio. Theory and practice in improvisation as related to composition as well as techniques for reworking musical ideas towards creating a finished composition.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7
Introduction to the basic theory, practice, and procedures involved in recording and producing music in the modern digital audio production suite. Principles of sound, acoustics, and the fundamentals of DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) software and hardware (microphones and mixing consoles).
This course is a prerequisite for: MUSC 383
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 2, Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Fundamental skills in personal and professional use of technology for music production with a focus on MIDI sequencing and music notation software. Foundation of MIDI technology including keyboard and instrument programming, internet applications with sound and MIDI in multimedia.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUSC 287
The History of Rock Music Crosslisted as MUNM 287
Survey of the history of rock music including its antecedents in Rhythm & Blues and Country. Two areas: a musical focus on musical characteristics and evolving musical styles, and a consideration of the sociopolitical impact rock music has had on late 20th Century life.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7
Exploration of the craft and art of scoring for visual media though practice, analysis and discussion. Develop creative and technical skills in audio editing and music composition for synchronization to picture.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Fundamental principles of the development, construction, and maintenance of the piano. The theory and practice of tuning in equal temperament.
Credit Hours: 2
Max credits per semester: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Literature and Pedagogy (MUSC)
Fundamentals of construction and maintenance of brass and woodwind instruments.
Credit Hours: 2
Max credits per semester: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Literature and Pedagogy (MUSC)
Prereqs: MUSC 266
Open to music majors only.
Music of the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Baroque. An examination of style and social context from Gregorian chant through the mid-eighteenth century.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUSC 366, MUSC 451, MUSC 881
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7
Prereqs: MUSC 365 or permission.
Music of the Classic and Romantic eras and the twentieth century. Style and social context from mid-eighteenth century to the present.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per semester: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Core Curriculum (MUSC)
Prereqs: MUSC 283 or permission
Advanced work in audio recording and production with an emphasis on creating dynamic audio mixes for different musical contexts. Extensive work with DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) software and audio hardware such as microphones and mixing consoles, as well as foundational experience in using editing/mastering software.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUED 883, MUSC 483
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Investigation of topics in music, and the selection of one topic, for the purpose of preparing a proposal for a research document or undergraduate thesis. A. BA in Music on the Research Track (1 cr) Lec 1. B. BM in Music History (1 cr) Lec 1.E. BM in Music Theory (1 cr) Lec 1.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Groups: Independent Study, Seminars, or Thesis (MUSC)
Investigation of topics in music, and the selection of one topic, for the purpose of preparing a proposal for a research document or undergraduate thesis.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Groups: Independent Study, Seminars, or Thesis (MUSC)
Investigation of topics in music, and the selection of one topic, for the purpose of preparing a proposal for a research document or undergraduate thesis.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Groups: Independent Study, Seminars, or Thesis (MUSC)
Investigation of topics in music, and the selection of one topic, for the purpose of preparing a proposal for a research document or undergraduate thesis.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Groups: Independent Study, Seminars, or Thesis (MUSC)
MUSC 386
Prereqs: Sophomore standing.
An encounter with life and music of the luminaries of rock and roll. The social, ethical, stewardship, civic, and religious themes embedded in the music, as well as an analysis of their landmark albums. A. Bob Dylan (3 cr) B. The Beatles (3 cr) E. Paul Simon (3 cr) J. Pink Floyd (3 cr) K. Bruce Springsteen (3 cr).
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 15
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7, 8
Prereqs: Permission.
Investigation of selected topics in music.
Credit Hours: 1-4
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Independent Study, Seminars, or Thesis (MUSC)
MUSC 422/822
Keyboard Skills I Crosslisted as MUAP 422/822
Practicum in sight-reading, improvisation, harmonization, and playing by ear.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 1
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Literature and Pedagogy (MUSC)
Prereqs: 10 hrs applied piano.
The history, materials, and methodologies of piano pedagogy from a perspective of wellness promotion. Special issues pertaining to teaching beginning, intermediate, and advanced students. Observation experience and a supervised teaching practicum.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUSC 425
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per semester: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Literature and Pedagogy (MUSC)
Prereqs: MUSC 424/824.
Issues pertinent to studio piano teaching, including business issues, developing effective strategies for teaching selected musical and technical skills. Observation experience and a supervised teaching practicum.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Literature and Pedagogy (MUSC)
MUSC 433/833
Keyboard Skills II Crosslisted as MUAP 433/833
Prereqs: Permission.
Continuation of MUAP/MUSC 422/822.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Literature and Pedagogy (MUSC)
Prereqs: MUSC 366 or THEA 489/889.
MUSC 435/835 may only be taken once in a lifetime.
Selected films, composers, scores, and the historical contexts. Historical trends in film and film scoring as well as how those trends are being interpreted by contemporary filmmakers.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music History (MUSC)
Prereqs: MUSC 366.
MUSC 437/837 may only be taken once in a lifetime.
The history of jazz from its musical antecedents in the Nineteenth Century to the birth of modern jazz via Bebop in the 1940s. Important musical artists and trends within the larger context of American history in the Twentieth Century.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music History (MUSC)
Prereqs: MUSC 366.
MUSC 438/838 may only be taken once in a lifetime.
The development of modern jazz from the late 1940s to the present. Important artists and trends within the larger context of American history in the Twentieth Century.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music History (MUSC)
Prereqs: MUSC 274 and MUAP 232. Keyboard facility recommended.
Skills and philosophical issues for those providing and organizing music for sacred institutions.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Literature and Pedagogy (MUSC)
Prereqs: MUSC 366 or equivalent.
Historical and stylistic study of the life and music of one or more important composers and/or performers in the European-American or non-Western musical traditions.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music History (MUSC)
Prereqs: Senior standing and MUSC 366.
MUSC 445 is a capstone course and includes an outcome assessment component for the bachelor of music degree.
Relationship between musical analysis and musical performance. Individual performance project of a suitable composition and a research paper devoted to the work and its performance.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per semester: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Groups: Music Theory (MUSC)
MUSC 449/849
Prereqs: MUSC 366.
Historical and stylistic study of medieval music and its antecedents.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music History (MUSC)
MUSC 450/850
Prereqs: MUSC 366 or equivalent.
Life and music of J.S. Bach, with emphasis on the most recent developments in Bach scholarship.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music History (MUSC)
MUSC 451/851
Prereqs: MUSC 365 or RELG 150 or JUDS/RELG 205 or CLAS/HIST/RELG 307, or permission.
Historical relationship of music and the church: a survey of the major developments in the history of church music in light of theological presuppositions.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Literature and Pedagogy (MUSC)
MUSC 452/852
Prereqs: Junior standing.
History and literature of hymnology (texts and tunes) and their significance for music, church, and society.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Literature and Pedagogy (MUSC)
Prereqs: MUSC 266.
Counterpoint from the eighteenth through the twentieth century. Analysis of excerpts from the literature and composition of representative musical examples.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Theory (MUSC)
MUSC 457/857
Prereqs: MUSC 266.
Overview of recent techniques for the analysis of twentieth-century music. Evaluation of the theories of Schönberg, Forte, Babbitt, Perle, Lewin, Morris, and others. Application of musical examples.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Theory (MUSC)
MUSC 458/858
Prereqs: Senior standing or MUSC 366.
Literature of the opera from its prehistory and beginnings to the present.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music History (MUSC)
MUSC 459/859
Prereqs: Senior or graduate standing or MUSC 366.
Literature of the symphony orchestra from the Baroque era to the present.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music History (MUSC)
MUSC 460/860
Prereqs: MUSC 266.
The formal structure and design in music of the common practice period and the present, smaller structural units, motivic processes, binary and ternary forms, vocal forms, theme and variation, sonata, rondo, concerto, suite, ostinato, and contrapuntal forms.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Theory (MUSC)
MUSC 461/861
Prereqs: MUSC 266.
Analysis of music within historical and stylistic contexts with the goal of informing score study and preparation for performers, conductors, and music educators. Analysis of music from the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and contemporary eras.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Theory (MUSC)
Max 3 is per each subgroup.
Survey of the pedagogy and the solo, chamber and pedagogical literature of instruments from elementary to advanced levels, for class as well as private instruction. A. Brass/Percussion Instruments (2-3 cr, max 3) D. String Instruments (2-3 cr, max 3) E. Woodwind Instruments (2-3 cr, max 3) I. Violin (2-3 cr, max 3) J. Viola (2-3 cr, max 3) K. Cello (2-3 cr, max 3) L. Double Bass (2-3 cr, max 3) M. Trumpet (2-3 cr, max 3) N. French Horn (2-3 cr, max 3) P. Trombone (2-3 cr, max 3) Q. Euphonium, Tuba (2-3 cr, max 3) R. Flute (2-3 cr, max 3) T. Oboe (2-3 cr, max 3) U. Clarinet (2-3 cr, max 3) V. Bassoon (2-3 cr, max 3) W. Saxophone (2-3 cr, max 3) Y. Percussion (2-3 cr, max 3) Z. Guitar (2-3 cr, max 3)
Credit Hours: 2-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Literature and Pedagogy (MUSC)
MUSC 465/865
Prereqs: MUSC 266.
Theoretical foundation of jazz composition and performance. Ear training and keyboard skills.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUSC 467
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Theory (MUSC)
MUSC 466/866
Prereqs: MUSC 366 and MUNM 387 or equivalent or permission.
Jazz styles from 1920 to the present, with emphasis on the development of listening skills required to aurally identify improvisors, composer/arrangers and stylistic characteristics within the jazz idiom.
Credit Hours: 2
Max credits per degree: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music History (MUSC)
MUSC 467/867
Prereqs: MUSC 465/865.
Exploration of the uses the elements of music (melody, harmony, rhythm, articulation, dynamics, form, etc.) in consonant and dissonant ways to create expressive, emotional and substantive improvisations. Topics include the role of the ear; free playing; intervalic and melodic construction; tone and chord character; and transcription.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per semester: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Literature and Pedagogy (MUSC)
MUSC 468/868
Acquaints student with musical repertoire and rehearsal technique of the school jazz ensemble, the various methods of jazz improvisation instruction, the musical roles of the rhythm section, and the materials (books, audio, and video recordings, etc.) that are available to the jazz teacher.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Literature and Pedagogy (MUSC)
Prereqs: 10 hours of applied organ.
Comparison of the most important methods of designing and constructing organs in Europe and America from 1500 to the present.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Literature and Pedagogy (MUSC)
Prereqs: Junior standing.
The processes of teaching singing, basic physiology, and scientific and acoustical terms. Developing processes to teach breathing, phonation, registration, resonance strategies, and sound concept through discussion and evaluation of practice teaching, and on how to manage a private studio.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUSC 971
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Literature and Pedagogy (MUSC)
MUSC 471/871
Prereqs: Junior standing or above or permission.
Development of the art song, emphasizing the European and New World traditions from the eighteenth century to the present.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Literature and Pedagogy (MUSC)
MUSC 472/872
Prereqs: Junior standing.
Intensive study of the German, French and American art song literature from the eighteenth century to the present.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Literature and Pedagogy (MUSC)
Prereqs: 10 hrs organ or equivalent.
Survey of the most important trends in organ literature and pedagogy from medieval times to the present day. The interrelationships between the music and organ design.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Literature and Pedagogy (MUSC)
Prereqs: 10 hrs organ or equivalent.
Topics will rotate.
Seminar in specific focus areas of organ literature. A. German Organ Music to 1800 (3 cr) B. Organ Music of France (3 cr) E. Organ Music of America (3 cr) J. Organ Music Since 1950 (3 cr) K. Historic Organ Technique (3 cr)
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 15
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Literature and Pedagogy (MUSC)
MUSC 476/876
Prereqs: 12 hrs undergraduate piano.
Literature for solo piano from the early Baroque through the Twentieth Century, with emphasis on musical styles.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Literature and Pedagogy (MUSC)
Prereqs: 12 hrs undergraduate piano.
Literature for solo piano. Specific style periods rotate. A. Baroque/Classical (3 cr, max 3) B. Romantic (3 cr, max 3) D. Twentieth Century Reperoire (3 cr, max 3)
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Literature and Pedagogy (MUSC)
Prereqs: MUSC 366 or equivalent.
Historical and stylistic study of the music composed from the last decade of the nineteenth century through World War II.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music History (MUSC)
Successful completion removes the deficiency in undergraduate ear training. Self-directed review of ear training using text/computer software.
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUSC 480/880
Prereqs: MUSC 266.
Compositional practices of late nineteenth-century European music. Chromatic harmony and devices of tonal and motivic expansion. Analytical concepts of Schenker, Schönberg, and others. Application of music examples.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Theory (MUSC)
Prereqs: MUSC 366 or equivalent.
Historical and stylistic study of the music composed since World War II.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music History (MUSC)
Prereqs: MUSC 383.
MUSC 483/883 is presented in a seminar format.
Advanced music technology focusing on particular areas of interest such as: MIDI/audio music production; advanced music notation; and software development for audio, multi-media, and/or mobile applications.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Culminating experience in music technology. Proposal and production of project blending music and technology.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs: MUSC 366 or permission.
Forms, styles, composers, and aesthetics of the classic period.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music History (MUSC)
Prereqs: MUSC 366 or permission.
Forms, styles, composers, and aesthetics of music of the Renaissance.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per semester: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music History (MUSC)
Prereqs: MUSC 366.
Forms, styles, composers, and aesthetics of the Baroque Era.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music History (MUSC)
Prereqs: MUSC 366.
Forms, styles, composers, and aesthetics of the Romantic Era.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music History (MUSC)
MUSC 489/889
Prereqs: MUSC 366 or equivalent.
American music and musical life in its cultivated and vernacular traditions including a consideration of its cultural and social background as well as principal stylistic trends and predominant musical attitudes.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music History (MUSC)
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-4
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Independent Study, Seminars, or Thesis (MUSC)
Prereqs: Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per semester: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Groups: Independent Study, Seminars, or Thesis (MUSC)
Prereqs: Open to candidates for degrees with distinction, with high distinction, and with highest distinction in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-4
Max credits per semester: 8
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Independent Study, Seminars, or Thesis (MUSC)
Prereqs: MUSC 366 or equivalent.
Pass/No Pass only.
Demonstration of knowledge in music theory and history through completion of the Major Field Test in Music.
Credit Hours: 0
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Core Curriculum (MUSC)
MUSC 94/494/894
Prereqs: Permission.
Supervised practicum and/or field work in an area related to music under the direction of a university staff/faculty member and a cooperating professional in the particular area(s) of interest.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per semester: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Independent Study, Seminars, or Thesis (MUSC)
Required for doctoral students during each semester of residence, the colloquium is a regularly scheduled meeting of faculty and doctoral students for the purpose of sharing ideas and the results of scholarly research.
Credit Hours: 0
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music History (MUSC)

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2 cr of 400-level applied music.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Recitals (MUSR)
Pass/No Pass only.
Opportunity for multiple student performances. Appearances by guest artists. Forum to consider administrative matters in the School of Music.
Credit Hours: 0
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Recitals (MUSR)
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 0
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Recitals (MUSR)
2 cr of 400-level applied music.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Recitals (MUSR)
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 0
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Recitals (MUSR)
This course has no description.
Course Delivery: Classroom
This course has no description.
Course Delivery: Classroom

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