Courses

In addition to the general education and core music degree requirements, students must complete all of the prescribed courses listed in the music education major. Students must also select an emphasis from the following: Choral Emphasis or Instrumental Emphasis.

Core Requirements

 

Core Applied Music Requirements

MUS012 Class Piano I

Designed for the music major whose primary instrument is other than piano. The course material will focus on the rudiments of piano playing, including acquisition of the Technical Skills (Items 1-10) of Piano Proficiency (i.e. scales, arpeggios, and chords). May be repeated three times for credit. Prerequisite: Declared Music Major. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

MUS012-A
Rebozo-Diaz, Elizabeth Anne
01/13/2020 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 212
MUS012-B
Jaramillo, Andres E.
01/13/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Hawkins Music Building 212
MUS012-A
Rebozo-Diaz, Elizabeth Anne
09/08/2020 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 212
MUS012-B
Jaramillo, Andres E.
09/08/2020 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 212
MUS012-C
Rebozo-Diaz, Elizabeth Anne
09/08/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 212
MUS012-A
Rebozo-Diaz, Elizabeth Anne
01/11/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 212
MUS012-B
Jaramillo, Andres E.
01/11/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 212

MUS022 Class Piano II

Designed for the music major whose primary instrument is other than piano. The course material will focus primarily on the Functional Skills (Items 11-15) of Piano Proficiency (i.e. solo repertoire, harmonization, transposition, score-reading, and sight-reading) with review of the Technical Skills. May be repeated three times for credit. Prerequisite: MUS 012 or Professor’s approval. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

MUS022-A
Son, Soohyun Pyeon
01/13/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 212
MUS022-B
Son, Soohyun Pyeon
01/13/2020 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 212
MUS022-A
Rebozo-Diaz, Elizabeth Anne
09/08/2020 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 212
MUS022-A
Son, Soohyun Pyeon
01/11/2021 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 212
MUS022-B
Son, Soohyun Pyeon
01/11/2021 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 212

MUS050 Performance Forum

Required of all Bachelor of Music majors for each semester in residence. Performance Forum is designed to support the Mission Statement of the School of Music, “…to inspire students to the highest standards of musical craft and personal character.” Meets for one hour per week on Friday mornings. The time will be devoted to student recitals, faculty recitals, master classes, music major information sessions, and community-building and character training by the Dean. Grades will be based on attendance. (0 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS050-A
Maclay, Travis J.
01/13/2020 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 101
MUS050-A
Maclay, Travis J.
09/08/2020 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 101
MUS050-A
Maclay, Travis J.
01/11/2021 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 101

Plus, MUS__ -Private Instruction (8 units minimum**)2
Plus, MUS__ -Major Ensemble (8 units minimum)3

*Enrollment in Class Piano (MUS 012 or 022) is required of music majors whose primary instrument is other than piano each semester until the Piano Proficiency requirements are met. An opportunity to attempt to pass the Piano Proficiency exam for first semester students will be offered during rehearsal camp. For returning students, an attempt to pass the exam or portions of the exam will be offered at the end of each semester. See Music Handbook for Piano Proficiency requirements.

**Students must complete eight (8) units of Private Instruction on the same instrument or voice.

1Enrollment in MUS 050 - Performance Forum is required for each semester in residence of all music majors.

2Enrollment for one unit of MUS 080-089, 460-469 Private Instruction is required for each semester of residence for all music majors. A minimum of eight (8) units is required.

3Enrollment is required in at least one Major Ensemble (MUS 067, 068, 091, 092, 094, 097, 099, 490A, 490B, 490C, 490D, 490E, 490F, 490H) for full credit during each semester of enrollment at California Baptist University. A minimum of eight (8) units is required. Additional ensembles may be taken for 0-1 units.

 

Core Lower Division Requirements

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: MUS 115. (3 units; Fall)

MUS114-A
Kirk, Erin P.
09/08/2020 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS114-B
Jaramillo, Andres E.
09/08/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 147

MUS115 Musicianship Lab 1

Introductory experiences in sight-singing and ear-training. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 114. (1 unit; Fall).htm

MUS115-B
Kirk, Erin P.
09/08/2020 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 101
MUS115-A
Jaramillo, Andres E.
09/08/2020 MW 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 101

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. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 125. Prerequisite: MUS 114. Concert attendance requirement. (3 units; Spring)

MUS124-A
Kirk, Erin P.
01/13/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS124-B
Kirk, Erin P.
01/13/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS124-A
Kirk, Erin P.
01/11/2021 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS124-B
Kirk, Erin P.
01/11/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 147

MUS125 Musicianship Lab II

Continued development of aural skills and introduction to keyboard harmony and improvisation. Prerequisite: MUS 115; Concurrent requisite: MUS 124. (1 unit; Spring)

MUS125-B
Son, Soohyun Pyeon
01/13/2020 MW 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS125-A
Jaramillo, Andres E.
01/13/2020 TTh 8:45 AM - 9:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS125-A
Jaramillo, Andres E.
01/11/2021 MW 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS125-B
Calzada, Orlando M.
01/11/2021 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 101

MUS202 Music in Global Cultures

Emphasis on musical instruments, and be able to describe their significance in a culture's folklore, religion and history; fundamental elements of music and how they vary in different traditions; the effects of cultural influences such as gender and ethnically on the perception, interpretations and performance of music; forces of nationalism, acculturation, and westernization and their effect on musical traditions. (2 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS202-A
Pickett, Jonathan David
01/13/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Hawkins Music Building 162
MUS202-A
Jaramillo, Andres E.
09/08/2020 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 162
MUS202-A
Pickett, Jonathan David
01/11/2021 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 162

MUS214 Music Theory III

Advanced writing and analysis of music involving chromatic and extended harmonies, and an introduction to 16th century polyphony and 18th century counterpoint. Examples are drawn from art, sacred and popular music. Prerequisite: MUS 124; Concurrent Requisite: MUS 215. (3 units; Fall)

MUS214-A
Rodriguez, Joshua E.
09/08/2020 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 163
MUS214-B
Rodriguez, Joshua E.
09/08/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 163

MUS215 Musicianship Lab III

Advanced training in ear-training, sight-singing and keyboard harmony involving chromatic exercises. Prerequisite: MUS 125; Concurrent Requisite: MUS 214. (1 unit; Fall)

MUS215-B
Rivas, Aristides
09/08/2020 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 162
MUS215-A
Calzada, Orlando M.
09/08/2020 MW 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 162

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: MUS 225. Concert attendance requirement. (3 units; Spring)

MUS224-A
Rodriguez, Joshua E.
01/13/2020 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 162
MUS224-B
Rodriguez, Joshua E.
01/11/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building

MUS225 Musicianship Lab IV

Advanced work in ear-training and sight-singing. Prerequisite: MUS 215; Concurrent Requisite: MUS 224. (1 unit; Spring)

MUS225-A
Jaramillo, Andres E.
01/13/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS225-A
Brand Butler, Angela H
01/11/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Hawkins Music Building

MUS282 Music Technology

Introduction to a broad perspective of the many ways musicians use computers. Emphasis on historic milestones, current issues, and practical skill in using software and hardware in music technology. Prerequisite: Declared music major, minor, or concentration. (2 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS282-A
Calzada, Orlando M.
01/13/2020 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 161
MUS282-B
Calzada, Orlando M.
01/13/2020 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 161
MUS282-C
Calzada, Orlando M.
01/13/2020 MW 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 161
MUS282-A
Calzada, Orlando M.
09/08/2020 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 161
MUS282-C
Pickett, Glenn A.
09/08/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 161
MUS282-B
Calzada, Orlando M.
09/08/2020 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 161
MUS282-A
Talamo, Ryland P.
01/11/2021 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 161
MUS282-B
Calzada, Orlando M.
01/11/2021 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 161
MUS282-C
Talamo, Ryland P.
01/11/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Hawkins Music Building 161

 

Core Upper Division Requirements

MUS312 Introduction to Conducting

Basic conducting skills, principles, and rehearsal techniques for choral and instrumental music. Observations of choral and instrumental ensemble rehearsals. Prerequisite: MUS 214. (2 units; Fall)

MUS312-A
Holliday, Guy M.
09/08/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 147

MUS313 Music History I

A general survey course of the history of Western European music and of selecgted non-Western cultures. Includes lectures, readings and a research paper. Ancient through Renaissance. Prerequisites: MUS 124 and 125. (2 units; Fall)

MUS313-A
Pickett, Glenn A.
09/08/2020 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 147

MUS323 Music History II

Following the scope and format of the music history courses, this course is a general survey of musical styles and history of the Baroque and Classical periods. Prerequisites: MUS 124 and 125. (3 units; Spring)

MUS323-A
Maldonado, Ana Maria
01/13/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 138
MUS323-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 138

MUS324 Music History III

Following the scope and format of the music history courses, this course is a general survey of musical styles and history of the Baroque and Classical periods, with emphasis on the Romantic period. Prerequisites: MUS 124 and 125. (3 units; Fall)

MUS324-A
Brand Butler, Angela H
09/08/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 108

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. Prerequisites: MUS 124 and 125. (2 units; Spring)

MUS325-A
Pickett, Glenn A.
01/13/2020 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 163
MUS325-A
Pickett, Glenn A.
01/11/2021 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 147

MUS360 Theolgy, Hist and Prctc of Wrshp

An examination of biblical text and the history of worship in the church in order to develop a biblical theology of worship and its application in the local church. Students will learn about the development and reforms of liturgical practices and biblical foundations for historical and present-day worship applications. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS360-A
Toledo, David M.
01/13/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 162
MUS360-A
Toledo, David M.
09/08/2020 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 163
MUS360-A
Toledo, David M.
01/11/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 162

MUS431 Senior Recital and Project

Students seeking a Bachelor of Music degree must enroll in Senior Recital and Project in the semester they intend to perform their Senior Recital, typically the last semester of their senior year. Permission to enroll will be given only after attaining the appropriate Performance Level (Level 5 for Performance majors and Level 4 for Music Education and Composition majors). Piano Proficiency completion required. Requirements for recital length are determined by the student's major. See School of Music Handbook. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. (0 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS431-A
Maclay, Travis J.
01/13/2020 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 101
MUS431-A
Jaramillo, Andres E.
09/08/2020 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS431-A
Maclay, Travis J.
01/11/2021 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 147

Music Education

 

Lower Division Requirement

MUS014 Class Guitar

Group instruction in the fundamentals of guitar. May be repeated for credit. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

MUS014-A
Noriega, Cody M.
01/13/2020 TTh 8:45 AM - 9:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 138
MUS014-A
Noriega, Cody M.
09/08/2020 MW 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Hawkins Music Building 138
MUS014-A
Noriega, Cody M.
01/11/2021 MW 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Hawkins Music Building 138

 

 

Upper Division Requirements

MUS311 Form and Analysis

An exploration of the methods of organizing music. Study focuses on traditional homophonic forms such as variation, rondo, sonata, symphony, and popular song. Prerequisites: MUS 224 and 225. (2 units; Fall)

MUS311-A
Calzada, Orlando M.
09/08/2020 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 161

MUS405 Introduction to Music Education

Introduction to music teaching as a profession. This course introduces philosophical foundations, pedagogical approaches, learning environments, curriculum and instruction, content standards, social context, and music instruction and learning with technology. Student will complete 15 hours of observation. (3 units; Fall)

MUS405-A
Posegate, Stephen C.
09/08/2020 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 108

MUS408 Jazz Pedagogy

This course is designed to prepare students to teach jazz music. Students will receive a fundamental background in aspects of administration, preparation, directing, rehearsal, teaching, and evaluation of the various types of jazz ensembles: big bands, combos, and vocal jazz groups. Required of all Music Education majors and those completing the Jazz Studies Concentration. Prerequisite: MUS 224. (2 units; Fall)

MUS408-A
St. Marseille, Daniel F.
09/08/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 108

MUS440 Instrumental Tech For Woodwinds

Private or group instruction on instruments of the woodwind family. Primary emphasis on one instrument to gain basic proficiency, with exposure to problems and techniques of the other members of that family. Instruction in pedagogical techniques useful in classroom instruction. (1 unit; Fall, even years)

MUS440-A
Posegate, Stephen C.
09/08/2020 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 108

MUS441 Instrumental Tech for Brass

Private or group instruction on instruments of the brass family. Primary emphasis on one instrument to gain basic proficiency, with exposure to problems and techniques of the other members of that family. Instruction in pedagogical techniques useful in classroom instruction. (1 unit; Fall, odd years)

MUS442 Instrumental Tech for Percussion

Private or group instruction on instruments of the percussion family. Primary emphasis on one instrument to gain basic proficiency, with exposure to problems and techniques of the other members of that family. Instruction in pedagogical techniques useful in classroom instruction. (1 unit; Spring, even years)

MUS442-A
McConnell, Matthew Allen
01/13/2020 TTh 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 108

MUS443 Instrumental Tech for Strings

Private or group instruction on instruments of the string family. Primary emphasis on one instrument to gain basic proficiency, with exposure to problems and techniques of the other members of that family. Instruction in pedagogical techniques useful in classroom instruction. (1 unit; Spring, odd years)

MUS443-A
Wheeler, Ruth Noemy
01/11/2021 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Hawkins Music Building 108

MUS444 Vocal Techniques

Instruction for Music Education majors in the fundamentals of vocal tone production, breathing, breath control, and posture, and approaches for working with groups of singers in classroom teaching. Topics will include proper vowel formation, vocal warm-ups, register phenomena, diction and vocal health. Students will learn songs as examples for class topics, with the possible opportunity for individual performance and attention to individual problems. Prerequisites: MUS 214 and 215. (1 unit; Fall, even years)

MUS444-A
Benson, LaVista M.
09/08/2020 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 138

MUS472 Orchestration

A study of the orchestral instruments; scoring for full orchestration or small ensembles. Students do extensive work in the computer lab working with notation software. Prerequisite: MUS 224. (3 units; Fall)

MUS472-A
Pickett, Glenn A.
09/08/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 163

MUS473 Advanced Studies in Music Ed

A study of advanced methods and strategies for teaching music within specific contexts (choral, band, orchestra) in middle and high school settings. Students will create and teach lessons, expressing expertise in teaching methods and strategies, as well as observing master teachers in the classroom and studio. 30 hours of observation are required. Prerequisite: MUS 405. (3 units; Spring)

MUS473-A
Posegate, Stephen C.
01/11/2021 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 138

MUS475 General Music Methods

Exploration of the methodologies for teaching non-performance music curricula in the classroom. Methodologies include Orff, Kodály, and Dalcroze, as well as learning theories for elementary-aged students, lesson plans, and the application of music and the arts in other disciplines. In addition to classroom instruction, students will complete observation hours of master teachers. Pre- or Co-requisites: MUS 412 or 413, and 440-444. (3 units; Spring)

MUS475-A
Theilacker, Kevin D.
01/11/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 108

 

Emphasis Requirements

 

Music Education students must select an emphasis from the following: Choral Emphasis or Instrumental Emphasis.

Choral Emphasis

MUS344 Choral Literature

Survey of choral literature from a historical and educative perspective. Emphasis is placed on graded literature appropriate for use in secondary education. (3 units; Spring, even years)

MUS344-A
Garrett, Karen G.
01/13/2020 W 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 162

MUS413 Choral Conducting

Advanced development of the techniques of choral conducting. Course includes score analysis, verbal and non-verbal gestures, interpretative decisions, and development of choral tone. Practicum hours required. Prerequisite: MUS 312. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 093. (2 units; As offered)

MUS413-A
Peterson, Gene David
01/13/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS413-A
Peterson, Gene David
09/08/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Hawkins Music Building
MUS413-A
Peterson, Gene David
01/11/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 147

MUS427 Diction for Singers I

The course encompasses proper diction for the Latin, Italian, and Spanish solo song and choral literature. Development of correct pronunciation methods through the use of language drills, listening to recordings, and reading of phonetic transcriptions of the texts in musical literature. Prerequisite: One (1) year of private voice study. (1 unit; Fall, even years)

MUS427-A
Reinebach, John
09/08/2020 F 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM Hawkins Music Building 162

MUS428 Diction for Singers II

The course encompasses proper diction for the English, German and French solo song and choral literature. Development of correct pronunciation methods through the use of language drills, listening to recordings, and reading of phonetic transcriptions of the texts in musical literature. Prerequisite: One (1) year of private voice study. (1 unit; Spring, odd years)

MUS428-A
Reinebach, John
01/11/2021 F 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 101

MUS479 Choral Methods

Course is designed to teach the curricular foundations for future music educators teaching choir in school settings. Emphasis placed on program administration, rehearsal techniques, sight-reading, content standards, lesson planning, program building, classroom management and advocacy. Pre- or Co- Requisites: MUS 412 or 413; and 440, 441, 442, 443, and 444. (3 units; Fall)

MUS479-A
Garrett, Karen G.
09/08/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 138

MUS491H Chmbr Ensemble: Chamber Singers

Chamber Singers gives experience in preparation and performance of recognized and new choral works as well as masterworks of Western music written for small choral ensembles. Students must have sophomore status and prior experience to take Upper Division ensembles. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for 0 units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Prerequisite: MUS 093. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS491H-A
Peterson, Gene David
01/13/2020 T 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS491H-A
Peterson, Gene David
09/08/2020 T 4:15 PM - 7:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS491H-A
Peterson, Gene David
01/11/2021 T 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 147

 

Instrumental Emphasis

MUS345 Orchestral and Band Literature

Survey of orchestral and band literature from a historical and educative perspective. Emphasis is placed on graded literature appropriate for use in secondary education. (3 units; Spring, even years)

MUS345-A
Moon, Gene Ho
01/13/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 138

MUS412 Instrumental Conducting

Advanced development of the specific skills and techniques of conducting instrumental ensembles, including orchestra and wind band. Course includes score analysis, interpretive decisions, baton technique, verbal and non-verbal communication, and development of a conductor's knowledge of relevant instruments and transpositions. Practicum hours required. Prerequisite: MUS 312. (2 units; Spring)

MUS412-A
Moon, Gene Ho
01/13/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 138
MUS412-A
Moon, Gene Ho
01/11/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108

MUS445 Marching Band Techniques

Marching Band Techniques is designed for Music Education majors with an instrumental emphasis. The course provides an overview of the skills and knowledge needed to plan, organize, manage, and teach a high school marching band program. Topics to be covered include: music selection, show design, rehearsal planning, marching fundamentals and styles, instruments and equipment, budgets, travel planning, practices and policies, and philosophy. A six-month College Subscription of Pyware 3D drill design software is required. Prerequisite: MUS 124. (2 units; Fall even years)

MUS445-A
Holliday, Guy M.
09/08/2020 TTh 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 162

MUS476 Instrumental Methods

Course is designed to teach the curricular foundations for future music educators teaching orchestra, band, and jazz in school settings. Emphasis placed on administration of instrumental programs, rehearsal techniques, content standards, lesson planning, program building, classroom management, and advocacy. Pre- or Co- Requisites: MUS 412 or 413; and 440, 441, 442, 443, and 444. (3 units; As offered)

MUS476-A
Parish, Kristopher G.
09/08/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 108

Complete 3 units from the following:

MUS490A Major Ensemble: Symphonic Band

An inclusive concert band designed to provide instrumental experience and growth through rehearsal and public performance. Open to qualified students by audition or instructor's consent. Students must have sophomore status and prior experience to take Upper Division ensembles. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Additional uniform fee. Prerequisite: MUS 067 or 097. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 072, 079, 080, 081, 082, 083, 084, 085, 086, 087, 088, 089, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, or 469. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS490A-A
St. Marseille, Daniel F.
01/13/2020 T 7:15 PM - 8:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS490A-A
St. Marseille, Daniel F.
09/08/2020 T 7:15 PM - 8:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS490A-A
St. Marseille, Daniel F.
01/11/2021 T 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 108

MUS491A Chmbr Ensmbl: Chamber Orchestra

Chamber Orchestra provides opportunities for preparation and performance of classical repertoire primarily for strings. Ensembles rehearse weekly, are provided coaching, and present performances of the music studied. The course is open to all music majors and to non-music majors by instructor permission. Students must have sophomore status and prior experience to take Upper Division ensembles. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Prerequisite: MUS 095. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 072, 079, 080, 081, 082, 083, 084, 085, 086, 087, 088, 089, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, or 469. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS491A-A
Moon, Gene Ho
01/13/2020 TTh 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Hawkins Music Building 101
MUS491A-A
Moon, Gene Ho
09/08/2020 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Hawkins Music Building
MUS491A-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 101

MUS491B Chamber Ensemble: Piano

The course is designed to provide musicians with the opportunity to explore chamber music involving the piano and other instruments. Various chamber ensembles may be formed including piano duets, trios, quartets, and quintets. Ensembles rehearse weekly, are provided coaching, and present performances of the music studied. The course is open to all music majors and to non-music majors by instructor permission. Students must have sophomore status and prior experience to take Upper Division ensembles. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of (12) units. Prerequisite: MUS 095. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 072, 079, 080, 081, 082, 083, 084, 085, 086, 087, 088, 089, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, or 469. (0-1 units, Fall/Spring)

MUS491B-A
Vanhoozer, Mary D.
01/13/2020 TTh 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Hawkins Music Building 163
MUS491B-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/08/2020 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Instructor OFFC
MUS491B-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Hawkins Music Building

MUS491C Chamber Ensemble: Guitar

The Guitar Ensemble studies and performs advanced music of different musical style periods and genres. Students will develop musical skills through weekly coaching, rehearsals, and performance. The ensemble is open to all music majors and to non-music majors by instructor permission. Students must have sophomore status and prior experience to take Upper Division ensembles. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Prerequisite: MUS 095. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 079, 088, or 468. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS491C-B
Noriega, Cody M.
01/13/2020 Th 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS491C-A
Lee, Gary D.
09/08/2020 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 163
MUS491C-A
Lee, Gary D.
01/11/2021 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Hawkins Music Building

MUS491D Chamber Ensemble: Winds

The course is designed to provide musicians with the opportunity to explore chamber music written for various ensembles of wind instruments. Ensembles may include flute choir, clarinet choir, woodwind quintet, brass quintet, trombone choir, etc. Students will develop musical skills through weekly coaching, rehearsals, and performance. The ensemble is open to all music majors and to non-music majors by audition or instructor permission. Students must have sophomore status and prior experience to take Upper Division ensembles. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Prerequisite: MUS 095. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 079, 084, 085, 464, or 465. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS491D-A
Oppermann, Mary L
01/13/2020 TTh 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Instructor OFFC
MUS491D-A
Oppermann, Mary L
09/08/2020 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Instructor OFFC
MUS491D-A
Oppermann, Mary L
01/11/2021 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Hawkins Music Building

MUS491E Chamber Ensemble: Jazz Combo

Jazz Combo provides musicians with opportunities to study and perform standard, traditional, and contemporary jazz literature for small ensemble, and to develop individual improvisational skills. It is open to qualified students by audition or instructor's consent. Students must have sophomore status and prior experience to take Upper Division ensembles. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Prerequisite: MUS 095 or 096. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 072, 079, 080, 081, 082, 083, 084, 085, 086, 087, 088, 089, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, or 469. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS491E-A
St. Marseille, Daniel F.
01/13/2020 Th 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS491E-A
St. Marseille, Daniel F.
09/08/2020 M 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 101
MUS491E-A
St. Marseille, Daniel F.
01/11/2021 M 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Hawkins Music Building

MUS491F Chamber Ensemble: Jazz Ensemble

Jazz Ensemble provides musicians with opportunities to learn a variety of jazz styles in a "big band" setting, as well as to enhance individual improvisational skills. This course also provides practical experience through rehearsals and performances. It is open to qualified students by audition or instructor's consent. Students must have sophomore status and prior experience to take Upper Division ensembles. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Prerequisite: MUS 067, 096, or 097. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 072, 079, 080, 081, 082, 083, 084, 085, 086, 087, 088, 089, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, or 469. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS491F-A
St. Marseille, Daniel F.
01/13/2020 TTh 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Hawkins Music Building
MUS491F-A
St. Marseille, Daniel F.
09/08/2020 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS491F-A
St. Marseille, Daniel F.
01/11/2021 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108

 

Subject Matter Preparation Program in Music

 

The Single Subject Matter Preparation (SSMP) Program in Music consists of approved music courses selected to provide undergraduate students the academic background necessary to qualify them to teach music courses from kindergarten through grade 12. 

Students interested in the Subject Matter Preparation program should contact their Faculty Advisor in the Music Department. Students seeking a teaching credential should contact the Teacher Education Credential Program within the School of Education. 

MUS311 Form and Analysis

An exploration of the methods of organizing music. Study focuses on traditional homophonic forms such as variation, rondo, sonata, symphony, and popular song. Prerequisites: MUS 224 and 225. (2 units; Fall)

MUS311-A
Calzada, Orlando M.
09/08/2020 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 161

MUS405 Introduction to Music Education

Introduction to music teaching as a profession. This course introduces philosophical foundations, pedagogical approaches, learning environments, curriculum and instruction, content standards, social context, and music instruction and learning with technology. Student will complete 15 hours of observation. (3 units; Fall)

MUS405-A
Posegate, Stephen C.
09/08/2020 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 108

MUS440 Instrumental Tech For Woodwinds

Private or group instruction on instruments of the woodwind family. Primary emphasis on one instrument to gain basic proficiency, with exposure to problems and techniques of the other members of that family. Instruction in pedagogical techniques useful in classroom instruction. (1 unit; Fall, even years)

MUS440-A
Posegate, Stephen C.
09/08/2020 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 108

MUS441 Instrumental Tech for Brass

Private or group instruction on instruments of the brass family. Primary emphasis on one instrument to gain basic proficiency, with exposure to problems and techniques of the other members of that family. Instruction in pedagogical techniques useful in classroom instruction. (1 unit; Fall, odd years)

MUS442 Instrumental Tech for Percussion

Private or group instruction on instruments of the percussion family. Primary emphasis on one instrument to gain basic proficiency, with exposure to problems and techniques of the other members of that family. Instruction in pedagogical techniques useful in classroom instruction. (1 unit; Spring, even years)

MUS442-A
McConnell, Matthew Allen
01/13/2020 TTh 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 108

MUS443 Instrumental Tech for Strings

Private or group instruction on instruments of the string family. Primary emphasis on one instrument to gain basic proficiency, with exposure to problems and techniques of the other members of that family. Instruction in pedagogical techniques useful in classroom instruction. (1 unit; Spring, odd years)

MUS443-A
Wheeler, Ruth Noemy
01/11/2021 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Hawkins Music Building 108

MUS444 Vocal Techniques

Instruction for Music Education majors in the fundamentals of vocal tone production, breathing, breath control, and posture, and approaches for working with groups of singers in classroom teaching. Topics will include proper vowel formation, vocal warm-ups, register phenomena, diction and vocal health. Students will learn songs as examples for class topics, with the possible opportunity for individual performance and attention to individual problems. Prerequisites: MUS 214 and 215. (1 unit; Fall, even years)

MUS444-A
Benson, LaVista M.
09/08/2020 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 138

MUS472 Orchestration

A study of the orchestral instruments; scoring for full orchestration or small ensembles. Students do extensive work in the computer lab working with notation software. Prerequisite: MUS 224. (3 units; Fall)

MUS472-A
Pickett, Glenn A.
09/08/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 163

MUS475 General Music Methods

Exploration of the methodologies for teaching non-performance music curricula in the classroom. Methodologies include Orff, Kodály, and Dalcroze, as well as learning theories for elementary-aged students, lesson plans, and the application of music and the arts in other disciplines. In addition to classroom instruction, students will complete observation hours of master teachers. Pre- or Co-requisites: MUS 412 or 413, and 440-444. (3 units; Spring)

MUS475-A
Theilacker, Kevin D.
01/11/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 108