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Music Minor

Music Minor (34-45 Units)

Lower Division Requirements*

1 MUS — Private Instruction (8 units minimum)

2 MUS — Major Ensemble (8 units minimum)

3 MUS 098 Choral Union (4 units minimum)

MUS114 Music Theory I

MUS114 Music Theory I

A review of music fundamentals, intensive study of basic concepts of music theory for the music major, introduction to music notation software. Concert attendance requirement. Concurrent requisite: MUS115. (3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 MUS114-A A Betts, Steve L. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building
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MUS115 Musicianship Lab 1

MUS115 Musicianship Lab 1

Introductory experiences in sight-singing and ear-training. Concurrent requisite: MUS114. (1 unit; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 MUS115-A A Dahlgren, Steven J 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Hawkins Music Building
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MUS124 Music Theory II

MUS124 Music Theory II

Development of skills in analyzing and writing music involving diatonic voice leading principles and harmonic progressions. Examples are drawn from art, sacred and popular music. Section A for music majors; Section B for music minors. Concurrent requisite: MUS125. Prerequisite: MUS 114. Concert attendance requirement. (3 units; Spring)

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MUS125 Musicianship Lab II

MUS125 Musicianship Lab II

Continued development of aural skills and introduction to keyboard harmony and improvisation. Prerequisite: MUS 115; Concurrent requisite: MUS124. (1 unit; Spring)

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MUS214 Music Theory III

MUS214 Music Theory III

Advanced writing and analysis of music involving chromatic and extended harmonies. Examples are drawn from art, sacred and popular music. Prerequisite: MUS 124; Concurrent requisite: MUS215. Concert attendance requirement. (3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 MUS214-A A Howard, Beverly A 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building
138
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MUS215 Musicianship Lab III

MUS215 Musicianship Lab III

Advanced training in ear-training, sight-singing and keyboard harmony involving chromatic exercises. Prerequisite: MUS 125; Concurrent requisite: MUS214. (1 unit; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 MUS215-A A Howard, Beverly A 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Hawkins Music Building
138
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MUS221 Music in Worship

MUS221 Music in Worship

A survey of the history and practice of the use of music in worship services. Emphasis is given to the development of both liturgical and non-liturgical forms of worship. Students will be involved in learning effective worship planning as they study the role of the minister, director of music, and organist. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 MUS221-A A Howard, Beverly A 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Hawkins Music Building
162
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MUS224 Music Theory IV

MUS224 Music Theory IV

Writing and analysis of music since 1900. Focus on contemporary harmonic practice, influence of art and popular music. Prerequisite: MUS 214; Concurrent requisite: MUS225. Concert attendance requirement. (3 units; Spring)

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MUS225 Musicianship Lab IV

MUS225 Musicianship Lab IV

Advanced work in ear-training and sight-singing. Prerequisite: MUS 215; Concurrent requisite: MUS224.(1 unit; Spring)

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Upper Division Requirements

MUS312 Conducting I

MUS312 Conducting I

Basic conducting patterns, practice in directing group singing, preparation and presentation of simple choral music. Prerequisite: MUS 224. (2 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 MUS312-A A Bonner, Daniel J. 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Hawkins Music Building
138
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Two of the following are required:

MUS313 Music History I

MUS313 Music History I

A general survey course of the history of Western European music and of selected non-Western cultures. Includes lectures, readings, and a research paper. Ancient through Renaissance. Recommended for music/applied arts majors and minors only. (2 units; Interdisciplinary, Multicultural; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 MUS313-A A Pickett, Glenn A. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building
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MUS323 Music History II

MUS323 Music History II

Continuation of Music History I from Baroque through Classical. Prerequisite: MUS 214 and MUS 224. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Spring)

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MUS324 Music History III

MUS324 Music History III

Continuation of Music History II with emphasis on the Romantic period. Prerequisite: MUS 214 and MUS 224. (3 units; Interdiscplinary; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 MUS324-A A Brand Butler, Angela H. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building
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MUS325 Music History IV

MUS325 Music History IV

Course content provides a continuation of Music History III with emphasis on the 20th century period. American music and implications of recent developments, including electronic and experimental music, are also included. Prerequisite: MUS 114 and MUS 124. (2 units; Interdiscplinary; Spring)

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*Piano study is required until the piano proficiency exam has been passed. An opportunity to attempt to pass the exam for first semester students will be offered during rehearsal camps. For returning students, an attempt to pass the exam or portions of the exam will be offered during finals week each semester.

1 Enrollment for one unit of MUS 080-089, 460-469 Private Instruction is required for each semester of residence for all Music Majors and Minors. A minimum of eight (8) units are required. Private Instruction for majors and minors includes 75% recital attendance of all School of Music-sponsored faculty and student recitals. Failure to meet this requirement will result in the requirement to complete an additional Concert Music requirement (See School of Music). Students may enroll in one semester of MUS 013 Class Voice in place of one (1) unit of MUS 090, MUS 081 Private Instruction:Voice with permission from the School of Music.

2 Enrollment is required in at least one Major Ensemble (MUS 090, 091, 092, 094, 097) for full credit during each semester of enrollment at CBU. A minimum of eight (8) units are required. Additional ensembles may be taken for 0-1 units with permission from the School of Music.

3 Enrollment in MUS 098 Choral Union is required for each semester of residence for all Music Majors and Minors. A minimum of four (4) units are required. Offered for 0 units in the Fall and 1 unit in the Spring.