Courses

To earn a major in Music for Worship Arts, students must also declare and complete all requirements for the minor in Christian Studies. The major and minor together is a ninety (90) unit program.

Major Requirements

 

Core Applied Music Requirements

MUS015 Class Piano for Worship Arts I

Group intruction of fundamental piano skills to be used in live worship service settings. Focus on scales, basic chord structures, improvisation, chord chart realization, and accompaniment skills. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

MUS015-A
Dahlgren, Steven J
08/24/2020 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS015-A
Son, Soohyun Pyeon
01/11/2021 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Hawkins Music Building
MUS015-B
Dahlgren, Steven J
01/11/2021 MW 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 212

MUS017 Class Guitar for Worship Arts I

Introduces students to foundational elements of guitar study. Students will learn how to play chords in open positions, major and pentatonic scales in all keys, note reading, basics of fingerstyle and plectrum technique, improvisation, and ensemble playing. Special emphasis will be placed on worship based applications of guitar playing. May be repeated for credit. (1 unit; Fall)

MUS017-A
Lee, Gary D.
08/24/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM CBU Virtual SYNC

MUS025 Class Piano for Worship Arts II

Group intruction of intermediate piano skills to be used in live worship service settings. Content will continue from MUS 015 and focus on more advanced chord structures, improvisation, chord chart realization, and accompaniment skills. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: MUS 015. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

MUS025-A
Dahlgren, Steven J
08/24/2020 MW 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS025-A
Dahlgren, Steven J
01/11/2021 MW 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Hawkins Music Building 212

MUS027 Class Guitar for Worship Arts II

Expounds upon foundational elements in MUS 017 by introducing intermediate guitar skills and worship applications. Students will learn how to play closed chord forms, including inversions and extended chords, major and pentatonic scales in all keys, note reading beyond first position, applications of fingerstyle and plectrum technique in worship, improvisation, and ensemble playing. Special emphasis will be placed on worship-based applications of guitar playing. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: MUS 017 (1 unit; Fall)

MUS027-A
Lee, Gary D.
01/11/2021 Th 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Hawkins Music Building 138

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.
08/24/2020 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS050-A
Maclay, Travis J.
01/11/2021 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 101

MUS054 Worship Forum

While building community and culture for Worship Arts and Ministry students, this class focuses on the methodology and theology of effective corporate worship leadership, coaching students in platform presentation, rehearsing music ensembles, recruiting teams, and reaching worshipers, in the context of their local church internship. May be repeated for a maximum of four (4) units. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

MUS054-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
08/24/2020 Th 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS054-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
01/11/2021 Th 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 138

MUS454 Worship Forum

While building community and culture for Worship Arts and Ministry students, this class focuses on the methodology and theology of effective corporate worship leadership, coaching students in platform presentation, rehearsing music ensembles, recruiting teams, and reaching worshipers, in the context of their local church internship. May be repeated for a maximum of six (6) units. Prerequisite: MUS 054. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

MUS454-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
08/24/2020 Th 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS454-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
01/11/2021 Th 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 138

*Piano Proficiency Requirements and Exemptions:

Pianists who pass all 15 levels of piano proficiency may be exempt from MUS015 and MUS025. Students must stay enrolled in Class Piano for Worship Arts until piano proficiency is completed.

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

 

Private Instruction Requirements

Complete six (6) units from either of the following two courses:

MUS081 Private Instruction: Voice

Private Instruction is offered with material and performance of increasing difficulty as the student develops. Students must arrange a lesson time before or during the first week of classes in the School of Music office or with the instructor. Twelve (12) half-hour lessons will be offered per unit. Students are expected to perform in Student Recitals and a Jury Exam. May be repeated for credit. Additional private instruction fee. Prerequisite: Declared Music Major or Minor. (1-2 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS081-Q
STAFF, STAFF
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS081-P
Peterson, Gene David
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS081-F
Gunn, Evangeline S
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS081-H
Voin Gheirghe, Camelia
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS081-I
Makerov, Julie M.
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS081-E
Castaneda, Juan B.
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS081-A
Zarate Ramirez, Florentino
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS081-L
Reinebach, John
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS081-B
Carampatan, Eric P
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS081-D
Linnebach, Linda Rose
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS081-M
Benson, LaVista M.
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS081-K
Reinebach, Brenda N
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS081-N
Toland, James R.
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS081-G
Miller, Stefan
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS081-C
Stephens, Amy J.
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS081-J
Bolin, Joseph E.
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-A
Zarate Ramirez, Florentino
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-B
Carampatan, Eric P
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-C
Murray, Antoinette La_Vonne
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-D
Linnebach, Linda Rose
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-E
Castaneda, Juan B.
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-F
Gunn, Evangeline S
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-G
Barron, Crystal Dawn
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-H
Voin Gheirghe, Camelia
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-I
Tabora, Amanda Crysta Silvestre
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-K
Reinebach, Brenda N
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-L
Reinebach, John
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-M
Benson, LaVista M.
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-N
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-O
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-P
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-Q
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-R
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-S
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-T
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-U
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-V
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS081-W
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC

MUS461 Private Instruction: Voice

Private Instruction is offered with material and performance of increasing difficulty as the student develops. Students must arrange a lesson time before or during the first week of classes in the School of Music office or with the instructor. Twelve (12) half-hour lessons will be offered per unit. Students are expected to perform in Student Recitals and a Jury Exam. May be repeated for credit. Additional private instruction fee. Prerequisites: MUS 081 and declared Music major or minor. (1-2 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS461-O
Barron, Crystal Dawn
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS461-C
Stephens, Amy J.
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS461-D
Linnebach, Linda Rose
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS461-I
Makerov, Julie M.
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS461-K
Reinebach, Brenda N
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS461-L
Reinebach, John
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS461-A
Zarate Ramirez, Florentino
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS461-B
Carampatan, Eric P
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS461-E
Castaneda, Juan B.
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS461-N
Toland, James R.
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS461-M
Benson, LaVista M.
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS461-A
Zarate Ramirez, Florentino
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-B
Carampatan, Eric P
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-C
Murray, Antoinette La_Vonne
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-D
Linnebach, Linda Rose
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-E
Castaneda, Juan B.
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-F
Gunn, Evangeline S
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-G
Barron, Crystal Dawn
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-H
Voin Gheirghe, Camelia
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-I
Tabora, Amanda Crysta Silvestre
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-J
Bolin, Joseph E.
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-K
Reinebach, Brenda N
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-L
Reinebach, John
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-M
Benson, LaVista M.
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-N
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-O
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-P
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-Q
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-R
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS461-S
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC

 

Complete four (4) units from either of the following two course sequences:

MUS082 Private Instruction: Piano

Private Instruction is offered with material and performance of increasing difficulty as the student develops. Students must arrange a lesson time before or during the first week of classes in the School of Music office or with the instructor. Twelve (12) half-hour lessons will be offered per unit. Students are expected to perform in Student Recitals and a Jury Exam. May be repeated for credit. Additional private instruction fee. Prerequisite: Declared Music Major or Minor. (1-2 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS082-C
Dahlgren, Steven J
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS082-H
Kirk, Erin P.
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS082-D
Jaramillo, Andres E.
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS082-F
O'Neal, J.Michael
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS082-I
Rebozo-Diaz, Elizabeth Anne
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS082-A
Cruz, Jennifer Marie
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS082-A
Cruz, Jennifer Marie
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-C
Dahlgren, Steven J
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-D
Jaramillo, Andres E.
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-E
Pickett, Glenn A.
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-F
O'Neal, J.Michael
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-G
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-H
Kirk, Erin P.
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-I
Rebozo-Diaz, Elizabeth Anne
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-J
Vanhoozer, Mary D.
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-K
Son, Soohyun Pyeon
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-L
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS082-M
Beteta, Francisco Xavier
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC

MUS462 Private Instruction: Piano

Private Instruction is offered with material and performance of increasing difficulty as the student develops. Students must arrange a lesson time before or during the first week of classes in the School of Music office or with the instructor. Twelve (12) half-hour lessons will be offered per unit. Students are expected to perform in Student Recitals and a Jury Exam. May be repeated for credit. Additional private instruction fee. Prerequisites: MUS 082 and declared Music major or minor. (1-2 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS462-C
Dahlgren, Steven J
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS462-H
Son, Soohyun Pyeon
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS462-I
Rebozo-Diaz, Elizabeth Anne
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS462-G
Jaramillo, Andres E.
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS462-J
O'Neal, J.Michael
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS462-A
Cruz, Jennifer Marie
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS462-A
Cruz, Jennifer Marie
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-C
Dahlgren, Steven J
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-E
Vanhoozer, Mary D.
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-F
Kirk, Erin P.
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-G
Jaramillo, Andres E.
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-H
Son, Soohyun Pyeon
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-I
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS462-J
O'Neal, J.Michael
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC

OR

MUS088 Private Instruction: Guitar

Private Instruction is offered with material and performance of increasing difficulty as the student develops. Students must arrange a lesson time before or during the first week of classes in the School of Music office or with the instructor. Twelve (12) half-hour lessons will be offered per unit. Students are expected to perform in Student Recitals and a Jury Exam. May be repeated for credit. Additional private instruction fee. Prerequisite: Declared Music Major or Minor. (1-2 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS088-B
Beaumont, Walter Lance
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS088-A
Noriega, Cody M.
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS088-C
Lee, Gary D.
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS088-A
Noriega, Cody M.
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS088-B
Beaumont, Walter Lance
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS088-C
Lee, Gary D.
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC

MUS468 Private Instruction: Guitar

Private Instruction is offered with material and performance of increasing difficulty as the student develops. Students must arrange a lesson time before or during the first week of classes in the School of Music office or with the instructor. Twelve (12) half-hour lessons will be offered per unit. Students are expected to perform in Student Recitals and a Jury Exam. May be repeated for credit. Additional private instruction fee. Prerequisites: MUS 088 and declared Music major or minor. (1-2 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS468-C
Lee, Gary D.
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS468-B
Beaumont, Walter Lance
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS468-A
Noriega, Cody M.
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS468-B
Beaumont, Walter Lance
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS468-C
Lee, Gary D.
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC
MUS468-A
Noriega, Cody M.
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC

**Private Instruction Requirements:

Students must stay enrolled in Private Instruction: Voice AND Private Instruction: Piano OR Private Instruction: Guitar until Level 3 of the Worship Arts Proficiency is completed.

 

Ensemble Requirements

Complete six (6) units from the following:

MUS069 Worship Collective

Worship Collective is a mixed-voice worship-leading choral ensemble open by audition to students from all academic disciplines. Repertoire for this ensemble focuses on music designed for corporate worship leadership. This group regularly leads worship in CBU Chapel and other ministry venues. Students must be enrolled for 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. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS069-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
08/24/2020 Th 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS069-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
01/11/2021 Th 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Hawkins Music Building 108

MUS090 University Choir and Orchestra

University Choir and Orchestra is open by audition to all interested students. The group will rehearse and perform a variety of music. A concert tour at the end of the school year is required. 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. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS090-A
Dahlgren, Steven J
08/24/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS090-A
Dahlgren, Steven J
01/11/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 101

MUS091 Magnolia Singers

This choral ensemble will rehearse and perform a variety of music for soprano/alto voices. The group will concertize throughout the traditional academic year. Open by audition to all interested students. 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. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 069, 090, or 489. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS091-A
Castaneda, Juan B.
08/24/2020 MW 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS091-A
Castaneda, Juan B.
01/11/2021 MW 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Hawkins Music Building 101

MUS092 Lancer Chorus

This choral ensemble will rehearse and perform a variety of music for tenor/bass voices. The group will concertize throughout the traditional academic year. Open by audition to all interested students. 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. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS092-A
Peterson, Gene David
08/24/2020 MW 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS092-A
Peterson, Gene David
01/11/2021 MW 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Hawkins Music Building 138

MUS094 Rhapsody

This choral ensemble will rehearse and perform a variety of music for soprano/alto voices. The group will concertize throughout the traditional academic year. Open by audition to all interested students. 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. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS094-A
Garrett, Karen G.
08/24/2020 MW 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS094-A
Garrett, Karen G.
01/11/2021 MW 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Hawkins Music Building 147

MUS489 University Choir and Orchestra

University Choir and Orchestra is open by audition to all interested students. UCO will rehearse and perform a variety of sacred music. A concert tour at the end of the school year is required. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. Students must have sophomore status and prior experience to take Upper Division ensembles. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Additional uniform fee. Prerequisite: MUS 090. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS489-A
Dahlgren, Steven J
08/24/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS489-A
Dahlgren, Steven J
01/11/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 101

MUS490C Major Ensemble: Magnolia Singers

This choral ensemble will rehearse and perform a variety of music for soprano/alto voices and combine with other choirs to form the Worship Collective. The group will concertize throughout the traditional academic year. Open by audition to all interested students. 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 for twelve (12) times. Additional uniform fee. Prerequisite: MUS 091 or 094. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 069, 090, or 489. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS490C-A
Castaneda, Juan B.
08/24/2020 MW 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS490C-A
Castaneda, Juan B.
01/11/2021 MW 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Hawkins Music Building 101

MUS490D Major Ensemble: Lancer Chorus

This choral ensemble will rehearse and perform a variety of music for tenor/bass voices. The group will concertize throughout the traditional academic year. Open by audition to all interested students. 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 eight(8) units. Additional uniform fee. Prerequisite: MUS 092. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 069, 090, or 489. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS490D-A
Peterson, Gene David
08/24/2020 MW 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS490D-A
Peterson, Gene David
01/11/2021 MW 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Hawkins Music Building 138

MUS490E Major Ensemble: Rhapsody

This choral ensemble will rehearse and perform a variety of music for soprano/alto voices. The group will concertize throughout the traditional academic year. Open by audition to all interested students. 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 eight (8) units. Additional uniform fee. Prerequisite: MUS 091 or 094. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 069, 090, or 489. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS490E-A
Garrett, Karen G.
08/24/2020 MW 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS490E-A
Garrett, Karen G.
01/11/2021 MW 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Hawkins Music Building 147

 

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-B
Kirk, Erin P.
08/24/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS114-A
Kirk, Erin P.
08/24/2020 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM CBU Virtual SYNC

MUS115 Musicianship Lab 1

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

MUS115-A
Jaramillo, Andres E.
08/24/2020 MW 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS115-B
Jaramillo, Andres E.
08/24/2020 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM CBU Virtual SYNC

MUS120 Introduction to Music Ministry

Thought and discussion on the true heart of a worship leader. Special emphasis will be given to the call and role of a worship leader and the practical elements of music ministry. This course is designed to introduce students to the Worship Arts and Ministry program and provide the foundational elements of worship, which will prepare them for academic and career success. (1 unit; Fall)

MUS120-A
Bolin, Joseph E.
08/24/2020 Th 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM CBU Virtual SYNC

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.
01/11/2021 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-A
Jaramillo, Andres E.
01/11/2021 MW 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS125-B
Jaramillo, Andres E.
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
08/24/2020 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS202-A
Jaramillo, Andres E.
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.
08/24/2020 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS214-B
Rodriguez, Joshua E.
08/24/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM CBU Virtual SYNC

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
Son, Soohyun Pyeon
08/24/2020 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS215-A
Brand Butler, Angela H
08/24/2020 MW 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS215-C
Jaramillo, Andres E.
08/24/2020 MW 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM CBU Virtual SYNC

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-C
Pickett, Glenn A.
08/24/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS282-B
Calzada, Orlando M.
08/24/2020 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS282-A
Calzada, Orlando M.
08/24/2020 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS282-A
Calzada, Orlando M.
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

 

Choose one of the following:

COM113 Oral Communication

This course is designed to introduce the process of public communication and to help develop and refine the skills of oral communication. (3 units; Fall/Spring & OPS)

COM113-S
Pearson, MaryAnn
08/24/2020 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
COM113-V
De La O, Fernanda Arlene
08/24/2020 TTh 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
COM113-W
Stumpf, Paul M.
08/24/2020 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
COM113-T
Vennemann, Darlene Sue
08/24/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
COM113-J
White, Debra
08/24/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
COM113-P
Boes, Cynthia D.
08/24/2020 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
COM113-U
De La O, Fernanda Arlene
08/24/2020 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
COM113-B
Murray, Donald R.
08/24/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
COM113-G
Brodie, Victoria K
08/24/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
COM113-K
White, Debra
08/24/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
COM113-L
Vennemann, Darlene Sue
08/24/2020 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
COM113-N
Eggleston, Tiffany M.
08/24/2020 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
COM113-R
De La O, Fernanda Arlene
08/24/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
COM113-C
Marse, Michael
08/24/2020 TTh 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
COM113-D
Stumpf, Paul M.
08/24/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
COM113-E
Vennemann, Darlene Sue
08/24/2020 MWF 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
COM113-F
Murray, Donald R.
08/24/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
COM113-H
White, Debra
08/24/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
COM113-I
Murray, Donald R.
08/24/2020 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
COM113-M
Boes, Cynthia D.
08/24/2020 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
COM113-Q
Marse, Michael
08/24/2020 M 1:15 PM - 4:15 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
COM113-A
Stumpf, Paul M.
08/24/2020 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
COM113-A
Stumpf, Paul M.
01/11/2021 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
COM113-B
Boes, Cynthia D.
01/11/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
COM113-C
White, Debra
01/11/2021 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM TBA
COM113-D
Boes, Cynthia D.
01/11/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
COM113-E
White, Debra
01/11/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
COM113-F
Murray, Donald R.
01/11/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
COM113-G
Brodie, Victoria K
01/11/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
COM113-H
Boes, Cynthia D.
01/11/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
COM113-I
Pearson, MaryAnn
01/11/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
COM113-J
Vennemann, Darlene Sue
01/11/2021 MWF 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM TBA
COM113-K
Vennemann, Darlene Sue
01/11/2021 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
COM113-L
Murray, Donald R.
01/11/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
COM113-M
Stumpf, Paul M.
01/11/2021 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
COM113-N
De La O, Fernanda Arlene
01/11/2021 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM TBA
COM113-O
Marse, Michael
01/11/2021 TTh 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM TBA
COM113-P
De La O, Fernanda Arlene
01/11/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
COM113-Q
Murray, Donald R.
01/11/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
COM113-R
White, Debra
01/11/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA
COM113-A
Brodie, Victoria K
05/03/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
COM113-B
Brodie, Victoria K
06/28/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

CST451 Biblical Preaching

A study of the basic principles for preparing and delivering biblical sermons, with an emphasis on the writing, delivery, and analysis of expository sermons. Prerequisite: Previous Biblical Studies coursework. (3 units; Spring & OPS)

CST451-A
Cochran, Gregory C.
01/11/2021 Th 7:00 AM - 10:15 AM TBA

 

Upper Division Requirements

MUS301 Survey of Music History

This course is a study of the development of musical styles and idioms in the context of selected historical periods and their connection with the cultural evolution of Western civilization. (3 units; Fall)

MUS301-A
Brand Butler, Angela H
08/24/2020 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM CBU Virtual SYNC

MUS304 Craft of Ministry I

This course is designed to explore the craft and heart of ministry in the church. It will equip future worship leaders/pastors with the practical, ministerial, and management skills needed to build, organize, and manage a thriving multi-dimensional, biblically based, worship ministry in the context of the local church worldwide. (3 units; Fall)

MUS304-A
Bolin, Joseph E.
08/24/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM CBU Virtual SYNC

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.
08/24/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM CBU Virtual SYNC

MUS332 Psalms,Hymns and Spiritual Songs

An exploration of the biblical view of music and theology of corporate singing; focusing on how each should affect the twenty-first century Church. Special emphasis given to the Psalms and Christian hymnody, including contemporary hymns. (2 units; Spring)

MUS332-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
01/11/2021 Th 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Hawkins Music Building 162

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.
08/24/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS360-A
Toledo, David M.
01/11/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 162

MUS364 Songwriting and Commcl Productn

In this course students will experience the full creative process of writing a song, arranging it, making a demo, and creating a full studio production. Focusing on foundational recording and production techniques, this class will also highlight topics of music copyright, licensing, and publishing. Prerequisite: MUS 282. (3 units; Fall)

MUS364-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
08/24/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC

MUS370 Worship Technology

Worship Technology covers the various skills needed for the technical aspects of modern church worship service. Included in the course will be techniques on lighting, sound, multi-media, and emerging technologies that will enhance corporate worship. The student will learn the various skills needed for these areas as well as the ability to communicate with professionals in the technical field. (3 units; Spring)

MUS370-A
Maclay, Travis J.
01/11/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 138

MUS404 Craft of Ministry II

This course is designed to equip the aspiring worship leader/pastor with administrative, organization, and management skills essential for success in the environment and structure of the local church. Prerequisite: MUS 304. (2 units; Spring)

MUS404-A
Maclay, Travis J.
01/11/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 132

MUS434 Creative Worship Planning

Combining a biblical methodology with current technology, this course equips students with the tools necessary for planning and executing effective corporate worship gatherings that foster theological depth, musical excellence, and cultural relevance. (2 units; Spring)

MUS434-A
Beaumont, Walter Lance
01/11/2021 Th 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 163

MUS474 Worship Ministry Internship

This internship will consist of a summer spent serving in the context of a church worship ministry under the direct mentorship of an established and influential worship leader/pastor. This internship will serve as a capstone project for those in the BA in Worship Arts and Ministry degree program and will represent a synthesis and application of musical, technical, ministerial, and professional skills assessed throughout the program. (1 unit; Summer)

MUS494 Sr Recital Proj for Worship Arts

Worship Arts and Ministry students must plan, organize, lead, and execute a 60-minute senior recital or project. The vision of the event will be modeled after a "Night of Worship" setting and include select creative elements outside of music such as lighting, video, staging, and/or other artistic expressions. Student must complete Level 4 of the Worship Arts Proficiency. Prerequisite: Senior status. (0 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS494-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS494-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC

 

Choose one of the following:

CBS403 Congregation and Community

An overview of Christian congregation and community from theological and behavioral science perspectives. Subjects include the function and purpose of Christian Institutions including the household and congregation as a place of discipleship, worship, fellowship and relational reconciliation. Secondary institutions will include Christian media, economics, law and education. The impact of the shift from Christian nationalism to post-Christian America will be addressed. (3 units; Fall)

CBS403-A
Stokes, H. Bruce
08/24/2020 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC

CBS415 Biblical Wisdom and Human Behav.

A comprehensive examination of the principles for living found in the Biblical Wisdom literature. The principles will be applied to several areas of human behavior including personality development, abnormality and mental health, cognition, emotions, marriage and family life, authority, work, financial management, and citizenship. The implications for personal choices, parenting, counseling, teaching and ministry will be thoroughly considered. (3 units; Fall)

CBS415-A
Lewis, Nathaniel P
08/24/2020 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM CBU Virtual SYNC

 

 

Christian Studies Minor

 

Student must declare and complete all requirements for the Christian Studies Minor, including the following courses:

Christian Studies Courses: CST 110, 130, 350, 360*, and 370

Upper Division Elective Requirements (three units from the following): PHI 303, 324, 343, 353, 433

* MUS 360 Theology, History, and Practice of Worship is an approved variance for CST 360 Church History (3 units) in the Christian Studies Minor.

Optional Concentrations (12 units)

 

Students can earn an optional concentration in the following areas: Jazz Studies; Keyboard Collaborative Arts; Live Music Production (MD); Songwriting; Studio Production; Worship Tech

Each optional concentration requires the completion of a minimum of twelve (12) distinct units beyond the major.

 

Jazz Studies

MUS308 History of Jazz

The course provides the students with an appreciation and understanding of the cultural history of Jazz. Through critical listening students will learn to identify the various styles and performers associated with the traditions of Jazz. (3 units; Spring)

MUS308-A
St. Marseille, Daniel F.
01/11/2021 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 163

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.
08/24/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC

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.
08/24/2020 M 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
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.
08/24/2020 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS491F-A
St. Marseille, Daniel F.
01/11/2021 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108

 


 

Keyboard Collaborative Arts

MUS346 Repertoire for Accompanists

A historic survey of the song, opera, and instrumental literature from approximately 1600 through the 20th century. Includes stylistic analysis of individual works through recordings and live performances. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

MUS376 Performance Styles Accompanists

Introduction to performance practice for accompanists with emphasis on stylistic playing. Accompaniments for art song, operatic and instrumental literature, choral literature, gospel and jazz styles will be studied through discussion and performance. Prerequisite: MUS 256. (2 units; Spring, even years)

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
08/24/2020 F 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM CBU Virtual SYNC

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

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.
08/24/2020 TTh 8:45 AM - 9:45 AM CBU Virtual SYNC

MUS469 Prvt Instruction: Accompanying

Private Instruction is offered with material and performance of increasing difficulty as the student develops. A weekly meeting of accompanying majors which will explore accompanying, vocal, and instrumental coaching techniques, emphasizing the interaction between partners and the musical style and performance problems in a wide range of instrumental and vocal repertory and style. Twelve (12) half-hour lessons will be offered per unit. Students are expected to perform in Student Recitals and a Jury Exam. May be repeated for credit. Additional private instruction fee. Prerequisites: MUS 089 and declared Music major or minor. (1-2 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS469-B
Jaramillo, Andres E.
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS469-A
Cruz, Jennifer Marie
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS469-A
Cruz, Jennifer Marie
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC

 


 

Live Music Production (MD)

MUS326 Commercial Arranging I

Instruction in arranging for vocal and rhythm section in popular music genres. (2 units, Spring)

MUS326-A
Brooks, James Thomas
01/11/2021 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 163

MUS336 Commercial Arranging II

Instruction in arranging for rhythm section and various instrumental combinations such as strings, wind, and brass, in popular music genres. Prerequisite: MUS 326. (2 units; Fall)

MUS336-A
Brooks, James Thomas
08/24/2020 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM CBU Virtual SYNC

MUS366 Live Sound TechniquesAndApplctns

Study of equipment and design in sound related to concert and live performance applications. Additional training on operation, mixing, equalization, and monitor mixing. Practicum hours required. (3 units; Fall)

MUS366-A
McConnell, Matthew Allen
08/24/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC

 

Complete one of the following courses:

MUS370 Worship Technology

Worship Technology covers the various skills needed for the technical aspects of modern church worship service. Included in the course will be techniques on lighting, sound, multi-media, and emerging technologies that will enhance corporate worship. The student will learn the various skills needed for these areas as well as the ability to communicate with professionals in the technical field. (3 units; Spring)

MUS370-A
Maclay, Travis J.
01/11/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 138

APT482 Pastoral Leadership

Pastoral Leadership is an intensive study of the leadership role of the pastor in relation to the nature of the church, leadership models, leadership challenges, and practical leadership strategies. (3 units; Spring & OPS)

APT482-A
Morgan, Christopher
01/11/2021 Th 7:00 AM - 10:15 AM TBA

 

Complete one of the following courses:

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
01/11/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108

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
01/11/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 147

 


 

Songwriting

MUS355 Private Lessons in Songwriting

Applied instruction in the fundamentals of songwriting with emphasis placed on melodic writing, structure, "hooks," and text setting. May be repeated for a maximum of eight (8) units. Private Instruction Fee. Prerequisite: MUS 253. (1-2 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS355-A
STAFF, STAFF
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS355-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC

 

Complete six (6) additional units from the following:

MUS305 Survey of Popular Song

Exploration of popular song in the 20th and 21st century such as the Great American Songbook and Broadway contemporary song, and their historical and cultural significance. Emphasis placed on lyric and melodic writing as well as major songwriters. (2 units; Fall)

MUS305-A
Brooks, James Thomas
08/24/2020 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM CBU Virtual SYNC

MUS326 Commercial Arranging I

Instruction in arranging for vocal and rhythm section in popular music genres. (2 units, Spring)

MUS326-A
Brooks, James Thomas
01/11/2021 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 163

MUS347 Music Production I

Course explores studio music project creation, implementation and delivery of product. Students will learn how to develop the overall scope of a recording project including defining project goals, selection of musical material and performers, technical resources and budget to final product creation. Prerequisite: MUS 386. (3 units; Fall)

MUS347-A
Pantoja, Rique
08/24/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC

MUS355 Private Lessons in Songwriting

Applied instruction in the fundamentals of songwriting with emphasis placed on melodic writing, structure, "hooks," and text setting. May be repeated for a maximum of eight (8) units. Private Instruction Fee. Prerequisite: MUS 253. (1-2 units; Fall/Spring)

MUS355-A
STAFF, STAFF
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
MUS355-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC

MUS364 Songwriting and Commcl Productn

In this course students will experience the full creative process of writing a song, arranging it, making a demo, and creating a full studio production. Focusing on foundational recording and production techniques, this class will also highlight topics of music copyright, licensing, and publishing. Prerequisite: MUS 282. (3 units; Fall)

MUS364-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
08/24/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC

 


 

Studio Production

MUS347 Music Production I

Course explores studio music project creation, implementation and delivery of product. Students will learn how to develop the overall scope of a recording project including defining project goals, selection of musical material and performers, technical resources and budget to final product creation. Prerequisite: MUS 386. (3 units; Fall)

MUS347-A
Pantoja, Rique
08/24/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC

MUS357 Music Production II

Study of the business and creative aspects of music production. Emphasis is placed on project development and tracking from demo to final product, creative and aesthetic considerations, assessing needs of artist, song selection and analysis, and artistic development and creative vision. Prerequisite: MUS 347. (3 units; Spring)

MUS357-A
Pantoja, Rique
01/11/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 108

MUS386 Audio RecordingAndStudio Tech I

Introduction to analog and digital audio recording and ProTools recording software. Topics covered will include microphone techniques, signal flow, recording consoles, sound capture and basic sound editing. Recording of vocal and instruments will be covered. Practicum hours required. (3 units; Fall)

MUS386-A
Talamo, Ryland P.
08/24/2020 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM CBU Virtual SYNC

MUS387 Audio RecordingAndStudio Tech II

Course builds upon Audio Recording and Studio Techniques II, exploring advanced studio recording and editing. Topics covered will include signal routing, DAW, digital signal processors, and recording of larger ensembles and diverse instruments. Practicum hours required. Prerequisite: MUS 386. (3 units; Spring)

MUS387-A
Talamo, Ryland P.
01/11/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 101

  


  

Worship Tech

GDM341 Video Fundamentals

This course explores the tools and implementations of Adobe Premiere Pro through assigned projects and exercises. Techniques will be explored and explained. Best practice work-flows will be taught. The goal of this course is for the student to have a working knowledge of the Adobe Premiere Pro editing software. (3 units; As offered)

GDM341-A
Armstrong, Jacob Aaron
08/24/2020 M 8:45 AM - 11:45 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
GDM341-A
Armstrong, Jacob Aaron
01/11/2021 M 8:15 AM - 11:15 AM James Complex 332

MUS347 Music Production I

Course explores studio music project creation, implementation and delivery of product. Students will learn how to develop the overall scope of a recording project including defining project goals, selection of musical material and performers, technical resources and budget to final product creation. Prerequisite: MUS 386. (3 units; Fall)

MUS347-A
Pantoja, Rique
08/24/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC

MUS366 Live Sound TechniquesAndApplctns

Study of equipment and design in sound related to concert and live performance applications. Additional training on operation, mixing, equalization, and monitor mixing. Practicum hours required. (3 units; Fall)

MUS366-A
McConnell, Matthew Allen
08/24/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC

MUS396 Lighting Techniques and Applctns

Study of equipment and design in lighting related to concert and live performance applications. Emphasis placed on terminology, creation of lighting plots and designs, fixtures, and computer and lighting console instruction. Practicum hours required. (3 units; Spring)

MUS396-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 101

 

*Curriculum subject to change. Please see the current catalog for more information.