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Music (MUS)

Fall 2020 Spring 2021 


102 Piano 2 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

103 Voice 2 (0-6) Typically offered Fall and Spring.

120 [ARTS] Class Guitar 3 Class instruction on basic guitar; repertoire will be selected from classical, jazz, rock, pop, fusion, and world music.

151 Music Fundamentals I 3 Notation and performance of music fundamentals: pitch, rhythm, scales, key signatures, and intervals. Typically offered Spring.

152 Music Fundamentals II 3 Notation and performance of music fundamentals: melody, rhythm, scales, intervals, key signatures, triads; preparatory for MUS 251.

153 [ARTS] Musical Style in Composition 3 Introduction to musical style in composition, history, and analysis including theory fundamentals, history survey, and beginning composition. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

160 [ARTS] Survey of Music Literature 3 Exploration of predominantly western music through demonstrations, performances, lectures, concerts, and discussions. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

163 [ARTS] World Music 3 Exploration of music from a global perspective through demonstrations, performances, lectures and discussion. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

164 Introduction to Music Technology 1 Course Prerequisite: MUS 151; MUS 251 or concurrent enrollment. Music notation software, audio recording and editing, and music specific web design. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

181 Class Piano I 1 (0-3) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 2 hours. Course Prerequisite: By permission only. Pedal, sight reading, transposition, playing by ear, chord progressions, melody harmonization and improvisation. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

182 Class Piano II 1 (0-3) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 2 hours. Course Prerequisite: MUS 181. Scales, arpeggios, blocked and broken chords; repertoire to complement individual skills, theoretical knowledge and improvisation. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

190 Foundations of Music Education 1 Methods and materials for becoming an effective music educator; includes observations and classroom teaching.

201 Organ 2 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. By audition only. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

202 Piano 2 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. By audition only. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

203 Voice 2 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. Recommended preparation: Concurrent enrollment in MUS 431, 432, 433, 428 or 439. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

204 Horn 2 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

205 Trumpet 2 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

206 Trombone 2 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

207 Euphonium 2 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

208 Tuba 2 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

209 Percussion 2 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

210 Violin 2 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

211 Viola 2 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

212 Violoncello 2 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

213 Contrabass 2 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

214 Flute 2 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

215 Oboe 2 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

216 Clarinet 2 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

217 Bassoon 2 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

218 Saxophone 2 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

220 Guitar 2 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: MUS 120. Reading and interpreting music on the guitar. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

251 Materials and Structures of Music I 3 Course Prerequisite: By examination only. See music.wsu.edu for placement exam information. Music theory fundamentals; analysis and composition of two-voice counterpoint, diatonic harmony in choral and keyboard texture, and melodic form. Typically offered Fall.

252 Applied Theory I 1 (0-3) By examination. Ear training, conducting, rhythmic reading, sight singing, keyboard, dictation. Typically offered Fall.

253 Materials and Structures of Music II 3 Course Prerequisite: MUS 251 with a C or better; MUS 252. Analysis and composition of: figured bass, Alberti figures, and choral diatonic and initial chromatic harmony; modulation; alternation and binary forms. Typically offered Spring.

254 Applied Theory II 1 (0-3) Course Prerequisite: MUS 251 with a C or better; MUS 252 with a C or better. Ear training, sight singing, keyboard. Typically offered Spring.

256 Seminar in Composition 2 (0-6) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course Prerequisite: MUS 251 or concurrent enrollment. By Interview Only. Original writings in small forms. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

257 Jazz Theory 2 Introduction to jazz theory; chord symbols, extended harmony, scales and modes, voicing, bass lines and substitutions. Typically offered Even Years - Fall.

258 Introduction to Jazz Improvisation 2 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Introduction to jazz improvisation. Typically offered Fall.

262 [ARTS] Rock Music: History and Social Analysis 3 History and analysis of rock music related to its African American origins, its societal role, and its diverse development and impact. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

264 Music Technology I 2 Course Prerequisite: MUS 164. MIDI hardware/software and related technologies used in music production. Sequencing, orchestration, virtual instruments, sample control, interactivity, performance. Typically offered Spring.

265 [HUM] Native Music of North America 3 Music and ceremonialism as a reflection of realities in North American native cultures, past and present. (Crosslisted course offered as MUS 265, CES 271). Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

266 [ARTS] Film Music 3 The evolution of film music; discussions/lectures will address aesthetics of film music and how they influence perception, communication, and drama. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

281 Class Piano III 1 (0-3) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 2 hours. Course Prerequisite: MUS 182. Principles, functional keyboard and improvisation. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

282 Class Piano IV 1 (0-3) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 2 hours. Course Prerequisite: MUS 281 or Piano Proficiency Exam. Advanced skills, particularly for music education majors; score reading, transposition, sight-reading, and reduction of scores; ensemble skills.

301 Organ V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

302 Piano V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

303 Voice V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Recommended preparation: Concurrent enrollment in MUS 431 or 432. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

304 Horn V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

305 Trumpet V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

306 Trombone V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

307 Euphonium V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

308 Tuba V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

309 Percussion V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

310 Violin V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

311 Viola V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

312 Violoncello V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

313 Contrabass V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

314 Flute V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

315 Oboe V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

316 Clarinet V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

317 Bassoon V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

318 Saxophone V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

319 Secondary Performance Study 2 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 16 hours. Course Prerequisite: By permission only. Instruction on instruments or voice other than major performing medium. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

320 Guitar V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Guitar. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

351 Materials and Structures of Music III 3 Course Prerequisite: MUS 164 with a C or better; MUS 253 with a C or better; MUS 254 with a C or better. Voice leading and analysis of functional chromatic harmony; study of common large forms in the 17th, 18th, and 19th century. Typically offered Fall.

352 Applied Theory III 1 (0-3) Course Prerequisite: MUS 164 with a C or better; MUS 253 with a C or better; MUS 254 with a C or better. Continued musical development in ear training, sight singing, applied theory, keyboard dictation. Typically offered Fall.

353 Materials and Structures of Music IV 3 Course Prerequisite: MUS 351 with a C or better; MUS 352 with a C or better. Vertical, linear and formal relationships of 20th century music; writing, analysis, listening. Typically offered Spring.

354 Applied Theory IV 1 (0-3) Course Prerequisite: MUS 351 with a C or better; MUS 352 with a C or better. Continued development in ear training, sight singing, keyboard and dictation, emphasizing 20th century music. Typically offered Spring.

359 [HUM] [M] History of Music: Antiquity to 1650 3 Course Prerequisite: MUS 251 with a C or better; MUS 252 with a C or better; ENGLISH 101 with a C or better. History and style of western art music from Antiquity to 1650; introduction to and selected topics in ethnomusicology. Typically offered Spring.

360 [HUM] [M] History of Music: 1650 - 1850 3 Course Prerequisite: MUS 359 with a C or better. History and style of western art music from 1650 to 1850; selected topics in ethnomusicology. Typically offered Fall.

362 [DIVR] History of Jazz 3 History of jazz in chronological sequence; social and political contexts of the African-American origins of jazz; stylistic developments. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

363 [DIVR] Women in Music 3 Intersections of gender, class, race, and culture with popular and country music. (Crosslisted course offered as MUS 363, WOMEN ST 363). Typically offered Spring and Summer.

364 Audio Engineering I 3 Course Prerequisite: MUS 164. Software, equipment, and techniques used in studio recording and live sound reinforcement; includes both theoretical foundations and practical application. Typically offered Fall.

371 Diction for Singers I 2 Italian and English; International Phonetic Alphabet; fundamental diction principles, applied to each language and oriented to needs of the singer. Typically offered Odd Years - Fall.

372 Diction for Singers II 2 Course Prerequisite: MUS 371. French and German; International Phonetic Alphabet; fundamental diction principles, applied to each language and oriented to needs of the singer. Typically offered Even Years - Spring.

388 Music for the Classroom Teacher 2 Course Prerequisite: MUS 153; admitted to the major in Elementary Education. Singing, movement, listening and instrumental methods/resources for K-8 grades.

401 Organ V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

402 Piano V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

403 Voice V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Recommended preparation: Concurrent enrollment in MUS 431 or 432. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

404 Horn V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

405 Trumpet V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

406 Trombone V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

407 Euphonium V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

408 Tuba V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

409 Percussion V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

410 Violin V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

411 Viola V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

412 Violoncello V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

413 Contrabass V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

414 Flute V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

415 Oboe V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

416 Clarinet V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

417 Bassoon V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

418 Saxophone V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

420 Guitar V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Guitar. Typically offered Fall.

428 [ARTS] Opera Workshop 1 (0-4) May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: By audition only; see music.wsu.edu for details. Public performance may be required. Credit not granted for both MUS 428 and MUS 528. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

429 [ARTS] Tenor/Bass Choir 1 (0-2) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 12 hours. Vocal ensemble whose membership sings tenor or bass; no audition required; all students welcome; placement assessments will be administered first week of classes. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

430 [ARTS] Treble Choir 1 (0-2) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 12 hours. Vocal ensemble whose membership sings soprano or alto; no audition required; all students welcome; placement assessments will be administered first week of classes. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

431 [ARTS] Concert Choir 1 (0-4) May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: By audition only; see music.wsu.edu for details. Auditioned choral ensemble studying and performing global music of varying cultures, language, period, style, and tradition. Credit not granted for both MUS 431 and MUS 531. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

432 [ARTS] University Singers 1 (0-4) May be repeated for credit. Public performance may be required. Non-auditioned choir consisting of 70+ singers. The majority of this group is made up of non-music majors. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

433 [ARTS] Madrigal/Chamber Singers 1 (0-4) May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: By audition only; see music.wsu.edu for details. Study, rehearse, perform, and review original works and transcriptions for symphony orchestra; public performance each semester. Credit not granted for both MUS 433 and MUS 533. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

434 [ARTS] Symphony Orchestra 1 (0-4) May be repeated for credit. Study, rehearse, perform and review original works and transcriptions for symphony orchestra; public performance each semester. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

435 Chamber Ensembles 1 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: By audition only; see music.wsu.edu for details. Public performance may be required. Credit not granted for both MUS 435 and MUS 535. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

436 [ARTS] Symphonic Band 1 (0-4) May be repeated for credit. Large ensemble performance of repertoire for band. Public performances. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

437 [ARTS] Symphonic Wind Ensemble 1 (0-4) May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: By audition only; see music.wsu.edu for details. Large ensemble; public performances each semester. Credit not granted for both MUS 437 and MUS 537. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

438 [ARTS] Jazz-Lab Band 1 (0-4) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course Prerequisite: By audition only; see music.wsu.edu for details. Jazz big band. Public performances each semester. Credit not granted for both MUS 438 and MUS 538. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

439 [ARTS] Vocal Jazz Ensemble 1 (0-4) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course Prerequisite: By audition only; see music.wsu.edu for details. The majority of this group is made up of non-music majors. Public performances each semester. Credit not granted for both MUS 439 and MUS 539. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

440 Jazz Combos 1 (0-4) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course Prerequisite: By audition only; see music.wsu.edu for details. Public performances each semester. Credit not granted for both MUS 440 and MUS 540. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

441 Accompanying 1 (0-4) May be repeated for credit. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

444 Marching Band/Varsity Band 1 (0-4) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

451 Seminar in Counterpoint 2 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Course Prerequisite: MUS 351 or concurrent enrollment. Contrapuntal techniques of the 16th and 18th century with original stylistic writing. Typically offered Even Years - Spring.

452 Electronic Music Techniques 2 Course Prerequisite: MUS 264. Composition and performance using computer-controlled digital, analog, and sampling synthesis; topics include sequencing, waveform editing, signal processing, spatialization, and performance. Typically offered Fall.

455 Seminar in Instrumentation 2 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: MUS 351 or concurrent enrollment. Scoring for various instrumental combinations. Typically offered Fall.

456 Seminar in Advanced Composition 4 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: MUS 351. By Interview Only. Original writing in small and large forms (traditional and experimental). Typically offered Fall and Spring.

457 Seminar in Jazz Arranging/Composition 2 Course Prerequisite: MUS 257. Arranging and composing for instrumental jazz ensembles. Typically offered Odd Years - Fall.

458 Advanced Jazz Improvisation 2 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Course Prerequisite: MUS 258. Advanced concepts in jazz improvisation. Typically offered Even Years - Spring.

459 Seminar in Advanced Jazz Composition V 1 (0-2) to 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 12 hours. Course Prerequisite: MUS 457. Creation of works for Jazz Ensembles. Credit not granted for both MUS 459 and MUS 559. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

461 [CAPS] The Musician in Society: Philosophies and Practices, 1850 - Present 3 Course Prerequisite: MUS 360 with a C or better; admitted to the major in Music; junior standing. History and style of western art music from the late romantic period to the present, combining theories of history, theory, ethnomusicology, performance, pedagogy, and advocacy. Typically offered Spring.

464 Audio Engineering II 3 Course Prerequisite: MUS 364. Continued training in software, equipment, and techniques used in studio recording and live sound reinforcement; theory and practical application. Typically offered Spring.

465 Seminar in Major Performance Literature 2 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Survey/performance of solo and chamber literature for voice, keyboard, strings, winds, brass, percussion. Typically offered Even Years - Fall.

470 Marketing and Promotion for the Performing Arts 2 (1-3) Components and techniques used in the marketing and promotion of the performing arts and the entertainment industry.

480 Instrumental Music Education 3 Course Prerequisite: Admitted to the major in Music. Philosophies, administration, organization, materials and methods for instrumental music education K-12. Credit not granted for both MUS 480 and MUS 580. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall.

482 Instrumental Conducting 1 (0-3) Techniques and patterns in conducting as applied to orchestra and band literature; score preparation and rehearsal techniques for instrumental ensembles. Typically offered Fall.

483 Choral Conducting 1 (0-3) Techniques and patterns in conducting as applied to choral literature; score preparation and rehearsal techniques for choral ensembles. Typically offered Spring.

484 Woodwind Techniques I 1 (0-2) Course Prerequisite: MUS 190. Performance and pedagogy of woodwind instruments for music educators. Typically offered Even Years - Fall.

485 Woodwind Techniques II 1 (0-2) Course Prerequisite: MUS 190; MUS 484. Second level of performance and pedagogy of woodwind instruments for music educators. Typically offered Odd Years - Spring.

486 String Techniques I 1 (0-2) Course Prerequisite: MUS 190. Performance and pedagogy of string instruments for music educators. Typically offered Even Years - Fall.

487 String Techniques II 1 (0-2) Course Prerequisite: MUS 190; MUS 486. Second level of performance and pedagogy of string instruments for music educators. Typically offered Odd Years - Spring.

488 Choral Methods and Materials I 2 (0-6) Preparation in the administration of choral programs from auditions to the selection and rehearsal of choral literature. Credit not granted for both MUS 488 and MUS 588. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Even Years - Fall.

489 Choral Methods and Materials II 2 Course Prerequisite: MUS 488. Development of skills in choral arranging, curriculum construction, research, and job placement. Credit not granted for both MUS 489 and MUS 589. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Odd Years - Spring.

490 General Music Material/Methods 3 Course Prerequisite: MUS 491. Materials and methods for general music education majors; multiculturalism, collaboration, developmental curriculum and research issues; addressing national standards; observations. Credit not granted for both MUS 490 and MUS 590. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Spring.

491 Voice Pedagogy 2 (1-3) Anatomy of the singing process; methodology of teaching voices in various learning and teaching styles. Credit not granted for both MUS 491 and MUS 591. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall.

492 Brass Techniques I 1 (0-2) Course Prerequisite: MUS 190. Performance and pedagogy of brass instruments for music educators. Typically offered Odd Years - Fall.

493 Brass Techniques II 1 (0-2) Course Prerequisite: MUS 190; MUS 492. Second level of performance and pedagogy of brass instruments for music educators. Typically offered Even Years - Spring.

494 Percussion Techniques I 1 (0-2) Course Prerequisite: MUS 190. Performance and pedagogy of percussion instruments for music educators. Typically offered Odd Years - Fall.

495 Percussion Techniques II 1 (0-2) Course Prerequisite: MUS 190; MUS 494. Second level of performance and pedagogy of percussion instruments for music educators. Typically offered Even Years - Spring.

496 Topics in Music V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Advanced seminar with required projects in music history, literature, pedagogy, theory, composition or performance. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

497 Directed Student Teaching in Music V 4-16 Course Prerequisite: By permission only. Supervised teaching in public schools, including seminars reflecting on effective teaching. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, F grading.

498 Piano Pedagogy Practicum 2 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: MUS 202, 302, or 402. Supervised teaching in Piano Preparatory Lab School, including lesson planning and meetings with coordinator for critiques and suggestions. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, F grading.

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, F grading.

501 Organ V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

502 Piano V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

503 Voice V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Recommended preparation: Concurrent enrollment in MUS 431 or 432. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

504 Horn V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

505 Trumpet V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

506 Trombone V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

507 Euphonium V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

508 Tuba V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

509 Percussion V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

510 Violin V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

511 Viola V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

512 Violoncello V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

513 Contrabass V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

514 Flute V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

515 Oboe V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

516 Clarinet V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

517 Bassoon V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

518 Saxophone V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

519 Secondary Performance Study V 1-2 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: By permission only. Instruction on instruments or voice other than major performing medium. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

520 Guitar V 2 (0-6) to 4 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Guitar. Typically offered Fall.

522 Graduate Recital 2 Private screening and public performance as required within each performance emphasis. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

528 [ARTS] Opera Workshop 1 (0-4) May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: By audition only; see music.wsu.edu for details. Public performance may be required. Credit not granted for both MUS 428 and MUS 528. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

531 [ARTS] Concert Choir 1 (0-4) May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: By audition only; see music.wsu.edu for details. Auditioned choral ensemble studying and performing global music of varying cultures, language, period, style, and tradition. Credit not granted for both MUS 431 and MUS 531. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

533 [ARTS] Madrigal/Chamber Singers 1 (0-4) May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: By audition only; see music.wsu.edu for details. Study, rehearse, perform, and review original works and transcriptions for symphony orchestra; public performance each semester. Credit not granted for both MUS 433 and MUS 533. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

534 [ARTS] Symphony Orchestra 1 (0-4) May be repeated for credit. Study, rehearse, perform and review original works and transcriptions for symphony orchestra; public performance each semester. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

535 Chamber Ensembles 1 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: By audition only; see music.wsu.edu for details. Public performance may be required. Credit not granted for both MUS 435 and MUS 535. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

537 [ARTS] Symphonic Wind Ensemble 1 (0-4) May be repeated for credit. Large ensemble; public performances each semester. Credit not granted for both MUS 437 and MUS 537. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

538 [ARTS] Jazz-Lab Band 1 (0-4) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course Prerequisite: By audition only; see music.wsu.edu for details. Jazz big band. Public performances each semester. Credit not granted for both MUS 438 and MUS 538. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

539 [ARTS] Vocal Jazz Ensemble 1 (0-4) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course Prerequisite: By audition only; see music.wsu.edu for details. The majority of this group is made up of non-music majors. Public performances each semester. Credit not granted for both MUS 439 and MUS 539. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

540 Jazz Combos 1 (0-4) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course Prerequisite: By audition only; see music.wsu.edu for details. Public performances each semester. Credit not granted for both MUS 440 and MUS 540. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

541 Accompanying 1 (0-4) May be repeated for credit. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

550 Seminar in Analysis 2 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Applications of analytical techniques to develop a basis for musical understanding and interpretation. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

553 Seminar in Music Theory 2 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

556 Graduate Seminar in Advanced Composition V 2 (1-2) to 3 (1-4) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 10 hours. The creation of works for either traditional acoustic ensembles or electro-acoustic media. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

559 Seminar in Advanced Jazz Composition V 1 (0-2) to 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 12 hours. Creation of works for Jazz Ensembles. Credit not granted for both MUS 459 and MUS 559. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

560 Introduction to Graduate Studies in Music 2 Required of all graduate students in music. Basic bibliographic and research techniques; written presentations related to area of emphasis. Typically offered Fall.

561 Seminar in Literature of 20th Century Music 2 Impressionism, expressionism, neoclassicism, neoromanticism, jazz and recent electronic music. Typically offered Spring.

562 Seminar in Major Ensemble Literature 2 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Ensemble literature for symphony orchestra, band, choral, or jazz ensembles. Typically offered Fall.

566 Seminar in Music History 2 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Various historic periods and composers. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

575 Advanced Conducting V 2-3 May be repeated for credit. Rehearsing orchestras, bands, and choruses. Public performance may be required. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

580 Instrumental Music Education 3 Philosophies, administration, organization, materials and methods for instrumental music education K-12. Credit not granted for both MUS 480 and MUS 580. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall.

586 Seminar in Piano Pedagogy 2 Course Prerequisite: MUS 502. Materials and methods of teaching experiences. Typically offered Spring.

588 Choral Methods and Materials I 2 (0-6) Preparation in the administration of choral programs from auditions to the selection and rehearsal of choral literature. Credit not granted for both MUS 488 and MUS 588. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Even Years - Fall.

589 Choral Methods and Materials II 2 Course Prerequisite: MUS 588. Development of skills in choral arranging, curriculum construction, research, and job placement. Credit not granted for both MUS 489 and MUS 589. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Odd Years - Fall.

590 General Music Material/Methods 3 Materials and methods for general music education majors; multiculturalism, collaboration, developmental curriculum and research issues; addressing national standards; observations. Credit not granted for both MUS 490 and MUS 590. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Spring.

591 Voice Pedagogy 2 (1-3) Anatomy of the singing process; methodology of teaching voices in various learning and teaching styles. Credit not granted for both MUS 491 and MUS 591. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Typically offered Fall.

596 Topics in Music V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: By permission only. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

600 Special Projects or Independent Study V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent study, special projects, and/or internships. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor before enrolling in 600 credit, which cannot be used toward the core graded credits required for a graduate degree. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, F grading.

700 Master's Research, Thesis, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their master's research, thesis and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 700 credit. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, U grading.

702 Master's Special Problems, Directed Study, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent research in special problems, directed study, and/or examination credit for students in a non-thesis master's degree program. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 702 credit. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, U grading.

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