Montana State University

MUS
Music


MUSE 123   TECHNIQUES: VOICE

MUSE 130   TECHNIQUES: FLUTE & CLARINET

MUSE 131   TECHNIQUES: SAX, OBOE & BASSOON

MUSE 132   TECHNIQUES: BRASS

MUSE 134   TECHNIQUES: PERCUSSION

MUSE 135   TECHNIQUES: STRINGS

MUSE 140   LABORATORY INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE

MUSE 141   LABORATORY CHORAL ENSEMBLE

MUSE 220   INTRODUCTION TO COMP APP  MUSIC ED

MUSE 290R  UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

MUSE 291   SPECIAL TOPICS

MUSE 292   INDEPENDENT STUDY

MUSE 294   SEMINAR/WORKSHOP

MUSE 339   CONDUCTING PRACTICUM

MUSE 340   MARCHING BAND TECHNIQUES

MUSE 383   ASSESSMENT IN MUSIC EDUCATION

MUSE 395   TEACHING PRACTICUM: GENERAL MUSIC

MUSE 397   METHODS: GENERAL MUSIC

MUSE 437   INSTRUMENTAL FIELD EXPERIENCE

MUSE 439   CHORAL FIELD EXPERIENCE

MUSE 445   STUDIO TEACHING EXPERIENCE

MUSE 490R  UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

MUSE 491   SPECIAL TOPICS

MUSE 492   INDEPENDENT STUDY

MUSE 494   SEMINAR/WORKSHOP

MUSE 497MI METHODS: INSTRUMENTAL METHODS & LITERATURE 5-12

MUSE 497MC METHODS: CHORAL METHODS & LITERATURE 5-12  

MUSI 100   CONCERT ATTENDANCE

MUSI 101IA ENJOYMENT OF MUSIC

MUSI 103RA FUNDAMENTALS OF MUSICAL CREATION

MUSI 105   MUSIC THEORY I

MUSI 106   MUSIC THEORY II

MUSI 112   CHOIR I: UNIVERSITY CHORUS

MUSI 114   BAND I: UNIVERSITY BAND

MUSI 130IA HISTORY OF JAZZ

MUSI 131   JAZZ ENSEMBLE I: MSU

MUSI 135   KEYBOARD SKILLS I

MUSI 136   KEYBOARD SKILLS II

MUSI 140   AURAL PERCEPTION I

MUSI 141   AURAL PERCEPTION II

MUSI 155   MARCHING BAND:SPIRIT OF THE WEST

MUSI 160   BEGINNING GUITAR I

MUSI 161   BEGINNING GUITAR II

MUSI 195   APPLIED MUSIC I

MUSI 203IA  AMERICAN POPULAR MUSIC

MUSI 205   MUSIC THEORY III

MUSI 206   MUSIC THEORY IV

MUSI 211IA  MASTERWORKS IN MUSIC

MUSI 219IA HONORS MUSIC & SOCIETY

MUSI 225   JAZZ THEORY & IMPROVISATION I

MUSI 226   JAZZ THEORY & IMPROVISATION II

MUSI 230   INTERMEDIATE KEYBOARD SKILLS: REPERTOIRE

MUSI 231   INTERMEDIATE KEYBOARD SKILLS: ACCOMPANYING

MUSI 232   INTERMEDIATE KEYBOARD SKILLS: OPEN SCORE READING

MUSI 233   INTERMEDIATE KEYBOARD SKILLS: JAZZ

MUSI 240   AURAL PERCEPTION III

MUSI 241   AURAL PERCEPTION IV 

MUSI 260   INTERMEDIATE GUITAR

MUSI 281   DICTION: LATIN, ENGLISH, ITALIAN  

MUSI 290R  UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

MUSI 291   SPECIAL TOPICS

MUSI 292   INDEPENDENT STUDY

MUSI 294   SEMINAR/WORKSHOP

MUSI 295   APPLIED MUSIC II

MUSI 301   MUSIC HISTORY I 

MUSI 302   MUSIC HISTORY II 

MUSI 303   MUSIC HISTORY OF THE 20TH CENTURY 

MUSI 307IA WORLD MUSIC

MUSI 308   ORCHESTRA II: MSU SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

MUSI 310   OPERA THEATRE II

MUSI 312   CHOIR III: CHORALE

MUSI 314   BAND III: WIND SYMPHONY

MUSI 322   PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE

MUSI 331   JAZZ ENSEMBLE II: ONE O'CLOCK JAZZ BAND

MUSI 335   INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING 

MUSI 336   CHORAL CONDUCTING 

MUSI 348   ENSEMBLE

MUSI 351   ACCOMPANYING

MUSI 358   PARKENING OBSERVATION

MUSI 362   CHAMBER ENSEMBLES III: MSU

MUSI 382   DICTION: GERMAN & FRENCH

MUSI 395   APPLIED MUSIC III

MUSI 407   COUNTERPOINT

MUSI 410   ANALYSIS

MUSI 422   MSU CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

MUSI 426   MONTANANS

MUSI 428   GAMELAN 

MUSI 430   KEYBOARD STUDIO PEDAGOGY 

MUSI 432   KEYBOARD LITERATURE

MUSI 438   INSTRUMENTAL PEDAGOGY & LITERATURE

MUSI 440   ORCHESTRATION

MUSE 442   VOCAL STUDIO PEDAGOGY & LITERATURE

MUSI 446   ADVANCED APPLIED CONDUCTING

MUSI 450   RECITAL

MUSI 460   GUITAR MASTER CLASS

MUSI 485   ACOUSTIC COMPOSITION

MUSI 490R  UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

MUSI 491   SPECIAL TOPICS

MUSI 492   INDEPENDENT STUDY

MUSI 494   SEMINAR/WORKSHOP

MUSI 495   APPLIED MUSIC IV

MUST 112   BASIC HOME RECORDING

MUST 115  INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL MUSIC

MUST 125   MIDI & ELECTRO-ACOUSTIC COMPOSITION

MUST 217   ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS

MUST 220   RECORDING I

MUST 225   ELECTRIC MONSTER LAPTOP ENSEMBLE

MUST 290R  UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

MUST 291   SPECIAL TOPICS

MUST 292   INDEPENDENT STUDY

MUST 294   SEMINAR/WORKSHOP 

MUST 305   ORCHESTRATION FOR NEW MEDIA

MUST 320   RECORDING II

MUST 341   SOUND DESIGN & SYNTHESIS

MUST 350   REAL-TIME COMPUTER MUSIC 

MUST 380   INTERDISCIPLINARY PROJECTS I: FILM

MUST 382   INTERDISCIPLINARY PROJECTS II

MUST 384   FILM SCORING

MUST 490R  UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

MUST 491   SPECIAL TOPICS

MUST 492   INDEPENDENT STUDY

MUST 494   SEMINAR/WORKSHOP

MUST 498   INTERNSHIP

MUST 499R  SENIOR PROJECT/CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE

MUST 544   COMPUTER APPLICATIONS FOR MUSIC EDUCATORS 


MUSE 123 TECHNIQUES: VOICE
F 1 cr. LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: Music Major or consent of instructor.
-- Introductory vocal training and diction for instrumentalists and beginning singers. Students develop voice production and performance skills for solo and small group singing through a lab setting.

MUSE 130 TECHNIQUES: FLUTE & CLARINET
F 1 cr. LAB 1
-- Teaching techniques, materials and basic playing approaches for flute and clarinet. For music education students.

MUSE 131 TECHNIQUES: SAX, OBOE & BASSOON
S 1 cr. LAB 1
-- Teaching techniques, materials, and basic playing approaches for saxophone, oboe, and bassoon. For music education students.

MUSE 132 TECHNIQUES: BRASS
S 1 cr. LAB 1
-- Teaching techniques, materials, and basic playing approaches for brass instruments. For music education students.

MUSE 134 TECHNIQUES: PERCUSSION
S 1 cr. LAB 1
-- Teaching techniques, materials, and basic playing approaches for percussion. For music education students.

MUSE 135 TECHNIQUES: STRINGS
F 1 cr. LAB 1
-- Teaching techniques, materials, and basic playing approaches for strings. For music education students.

MUSE 140 LABORATORY INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE
F 1 cr. LAB 1 May be repeated, Maximum 8 cr.
-- Repertoire suitable for beginning and advanced secondary school ensembles (band and/or orchestra) will be reviewed. Students are asked to play their secondary instrument.

MUSE 141 LABORATORY CHORAL ENSEMBLE
S 1 cr. LAB 1 May be repeated, Maximum 8 cr.
-- Repertoire suitable for beginning and advanced secondary school vocal ensembles will be reviewed. The ensemble will present a recital at the end of the semester under the direction of student conductors.

MUSE 220 INTRO TO COMP APP MUS ED
F 2 cr. LEC 1 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: MTEC Major status.
-- An introduction to computer applications in music, including music notation, marching band and basic music notation, marching band and basic musicianship software programs, as well as audio recording. This course is particularly geared toward music education majors.

MUSE 290R UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
F,S 1-6 cr. IND may be repeated
-- Directed undergraduate research/creative activity which may culminate in a written work or other creative project. Course will address responsible conduct of research.

MUSE 291 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: None required but some may be determined necessary by each offering department.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand.

MUSE 292 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 - 3 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor and approval of department head.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

MUSE 294 SEMINAR/WORKSHOP
On Demand 1 cr. SEM Maximum 4 cr.
-- Topics offered which are not covered in regular courses. Students participate in preparing and presenting discussion materials.

MUSE 339 CONDUCTING PRACTICUM
F,S 1 cr. LAB 1
COREQUISITES: MUSI 335 (fall) or MUSI 336 (spring).
-- Leadership of ensemble, opportunity to apply rehearsal techniques and conducting skills learned in MUSI 335 or MUSI 336. Experience teaching in small ensemble setting.

MUSE 340 MARCHING BAND TECHNIQUES
On Demand 2 cr. LEC 2
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 206.
COREQUISITE: MUSI 155.
-- Organization, administration, and creative skills necessary for directing a successful public school marching band.

MUSE 383 ASSESSMENT IN MUSIC EDUCATION
F,S,Su 2 cr. RCT 2
PREREQUISITE: EDCI 208 or EDCI 209.
-- Fundamental concepts of differentiated educational assessment for classroom teachers including the alignment of assessment to curriculum standards and essential understandings, quality of assessment, principles of item construction, evaluation of student responses, interpretation of results, and improvement of techniques.

MUSE 395 TEACHING PRACTICUM: GENERAL MUSIC
F 1 cr. Lab 1.
COREQUISTIE: MUSE 397.
-- Students will be assigned to school classrooms to observe children, teachers, and teaching strategies and to serve as teacher aides. Students will teach lessons in subject areas corresponding to the methods classes in which they are currently enrolled.

MUSE 397 METHODS: GENERAL MUSIC
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 241, MUSI 206, MUSI 231, MUSE 383, and good standing in Teacher Education Program.
COREQUISITE: MUSE 395.
-- Elementary music methods for the music education majors; in-depth study and application of elementary music methods using singing, listening, instrument playing, creating, and movement; materials, management, sequencing, planning, and assessment for K-6 music classes.

MUSE 437 INSTRUMENTAL FIELD EXPERIENCE
S 1 cr. LAB 1
COREQUISITE: MUSE 497.
-- A field experience in secondary (grades 5-12) instrumental music situations prior to student teaching. Observations, interviews, and brief teaching experiences with music ensembles at the secondary level.

MUSE 439 CHORAL FIELD EXPERIENCE
F 1 cr. LAB 1
COREQUISITE: MUSE 497
-- A field experience in secondary (grades 5-12) choral music situations prior to student teaching. Observations, interviews, and brief teaching experiences with music ensembles at the secondary level.

MUSE 445 STUDIO TEACHING EXPERIENCE
F,S 2 cr. IND 2 May be repeated, Maximum 4 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Senior standing and one of the following: MUSI 438, MUSI 442, MUSI 432.
-- Supervised teaching in student's performance area.

MUSE 490R UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
F,S,Su 1 - 6 cr. IND May be repeated. Max 12 cr.
-- Directed undergraduate research/creative activity which may culminate in a research paper, journal article, or undergraduate thesis. Course will address responsible conduct of research.

MUSE 492 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 - 3 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, consent of instructor and approval of department head.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

MUSE 494 SEMINAR/WORKSHOP
F,S,Su On Demand 1 cr. SEM 1 Maximum 4 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing and as determined for each offering.
-- Topics offered at the upper division level which are not covered in regular courses. Students participate in preparing and presenting discussion material.

MUSE 497MI METHODS: INSTRUMENTAL METHODS & LITERATURE 5-12
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 335, MUSI 206, MUSI 232.
COREQUISITE: MUSE 437.
-- Rehearsal techniques, materials, literature, strategies for classroom management and the administration of the instrumental program for the middle school band and orchestra teacher.

MUSE 497MC METHODS: CHORAL METHODS & LITERATURE 5-12
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 336, MUSI 206, MUSI 232.
COREQUISITE: MUSE 439.
-- Rehearsal techniques, materials, literature, strategies for classroom management and the administration of the choral program for the middle school and high school choral instructor.

MUSI 100 CONCERT ATTENDANCE
F,S 0 cr. IND 0 cr. May be repeated
-- Required of Music Major students every semester that they are in residence on campus. Each student must attend 8 concerts or recitals and sign in or submit proof of attendance. Pass/Fail course.

MUSI 101IA ENJOYMENT OF MUSIC
S 3 cr. LEC 3 cr.
-- Introduces students to the rich legacy of Western Art Music, defined as notated musical traditions in Europe and later in the USA from liturgical chant to the present. Explores the historical context that led to the development of important genres and influenced the lives of composers. Facilitates active listening and curious inquiry into the language of music.

MUSI 103RA FUNDAMENTALS OF MUSICAL CREATION
F,S 3 cr. LEC 1 RCT 1 LAB 1
-- Open to all students. Study of the elements of music and their combination in musical creation. Activities include the acquisition of keyboard skills, exploration of traditional harmonic theory and exercises in music reading, analysis, and composition.

MUSI 105 MUSIC THEORY I
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: Music fundamentals pre-test.
COREQUISITE: MUSI 140.
-- Music fundamentals, diatonic harmony and elementary counterpoint. Successful completion of Music Fundamentals Pre-test (administered during the first class meeting and covering scales, rhythm/meter, clefs, and key signatures) required for enrollment in this course.

MUSI 106 MUSIC THEORY II
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 105.
-- Continuation of study of materials used in the previous semester: diatonic harmony and analysis in the common practice style, musical notation and language, function and interaction of the elements of music.

MUSI 112 CHOIR I: UNIVERSITY CHORUS
F,S 1 cr. LAB 1 May be repeated, Maximum 8 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Consent of Instructor.
-- Intermediate, mixed-voice choir performing a variety of concert music.

MUSI 114 BAND I: UNIVERSITY BAND
F,S 1 cr. LAB 1 May be repeated, maximum 8 cr.
-- Study and performance of traditional and contemporary repertoire for wind and percussion in a large ensemble format. Open to all students with high school instrumental music experience.

MUSI 130IA HISTORY OF JAZZ
S 3 cr. LEC 3
-- Important literature from American jazz, with an emphasis on a detailed study of styles that have developed new directions in music and shaped America's culture.

MUSI 131 JAZZ ENSEMBLE I: MSU
F,S 1 cr. LAB 1 May be repeated, Maximum 8 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Successful audition.
-- Ensemble experience performing musical styles that include swing, jazz, commercial, and popular music. Open to all students with high school instrumental music experience.

MUSI 135 KEYBOARD SKILLS I
F 1 cr. LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: Placement audition and music major.
-- Study of keyboard theory and technique, creative activities, sight reading, and piano repertoire. For music majors.

MUSI 136 KEYBOARD SKILLS II
S 1 cr. LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 135 or placement audition and music major.
-- Continued study of keyboard theory and technique, creative activities, sight reading, and piano repertoire. For music majors.

MUSI 140 AURAL PERCEPTION I
F 1 cr. LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: Music reading pre-test.
COREQUISITE: MUSI 105.
-- Studies in ear training and sight-singing to develop aural perception of tonal and temporal relationships. Primarily for students with planned concentration in music. Assumes knowledge of musical notation.

MUSI 141 AURAL PERCEPTION II
S 1 cr. LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 140.
-- Continuation of studies in ear training and sight-singing to develop aural perception of tonal and temporal relationships. Primarily for students with planned concentration in music.

MUSI 155 MARCHING BAND: SPIRIT OF THE WEST
F 1-2 cr. LAB May be repeated.
-- Non-auditioned ensemble offering experience in marching techniques and outdoor performances.

MUSI 160 BEGINNING GUITAR
F,S 1 cr. LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: Placement audition.
-- Basic instruction in techniques of chord and classical guitar, music reading, and performance.

MUSI 161 BEGINNING GUITAR II
S 1 cr. LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 160 or placement audition.
-- Continuation of MUSI 160.

MUSI 195 APPLIED MUSIC I
F,S,Su 1 cr. STU 1 May be repeated, Maximum 3 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Successful audition.
-- Techniques of performance and interpretation to develop musical ability, expression, accuracy, and stylistic awareness in student's performance area.

MUSI 203IA AMERICAN POPULAR MUSIC: REFLECTIONS OF POLITICS &SOCIETY
F,S 3 cr. LEC 3
-- A study of the way in which American popular music is a product of the social, political, and historical context in which it developed, and in turn how this context was shaped by this music.

MUSI 205 MUSIC THEORY III
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 106.
-- Study and use of chromatic harmony and counterpoint in the common practice period. Analysis of small forms.

MUSI 206 MUSIC THEORY IV
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 205.
-- Analysis and use of homophonic forms and 20th Century techniques.

MUSI 211IA MASTERWORKS IN MUSIC
F,S 3 cr. LEC 3
-- Presentation of examples of great music literature to develop informed, perceptive listening and musical understanding.

MUSI 219IA HONORS MUSIC & SOCIETY
S 3 cr. LEC 3
-- An investigation into the relationship between composers, and the cultural, political, and social influences that impacted their creative work. Various composers and significant musical works representing diverse style periods, cultures, and historical backgrounds will be discussed in depth. Students will be required to present a final paper discussing the work of a specific composer of their choice, incorporating the above criteria. Restricted entry. Priority to University Honors students.

MUSI 225 JAZZ THEORY & IMPROVISATION I
F alternate years, to be offered odd years 2 cr. LEC 1 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 105 and MUSI 295 or successful audition.
-- Improvisational basics for experienced instrumentalists and vocalists, improvement of aural perception, techniques of teaching improvisation and utilizing it at various levels of technical proficiency, enhancing other approaches to music education.

MUSI 226 JAZZ THEORY & IMPROVISATION II
S alternate years, to be offered even years 2 cr. LEC 1 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 225.
-- Application of the techniques learned in Improvisation I, continuation of improvisational and creative experiences.

MUSI 230 INTERMEDIATE KEYBOARD SKILLS: REPERTOIRE
F 1 cr. LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 136 OR placement audition and music major.
-- Continuation of the study of keyboard theory and technique, sight reading, and piano repertoire. For non-keyboard music majors.

MUSI 231 INTERMEDIATE KEYBOARD SKILLS: ACCOMPANYING
F 1 cr. LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 136 or placement audition and music major.
-- Continuation of the study of keyboard theory and technique, ensemble playing, sight reading, and piano accompanying. For non-keyboard music majors.

MUSI 232 INTERMEDIATE KEYBOARD SKILLS: OPEN SCORE READING
S 1 cr. LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 136or placement audition and music major.
-- Continuation of the study of keyboard theory and technique, sight reading, and keyboard realization of choral and instrumental ensemble scores. For music majors.

MUSI 233 INTERMEDIATE KEYBOARD SKILLS: JAZZ
S 1 cr. LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 136 or placement audition and music major.
-- Continuation of the study of keyboard theory and technique, creative activities, sight reading, improvisation and performance of jazz. For music majors.

MUSI 240 AURAL PERCEPTION III
F 1 cr. LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 141.
-- Continued development of aural and vocal skills that deal with tonal and temporal relationships.

MUSI 241 AURAL PERCEPTION IV
S 1 cr. LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 240.
-- Continued development of aural and vocal skills that deal with tonal and temporal relationships.

MUSI 260 INTERMEDIATE GUITAR
F 1 cr. LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 161.
-- Continued instruction in techniques of chord and classical guitar, music reading, and performance.

MUSI 281 DICTION: LATIN, ENGLISH ITALIAN
S 2 cr. LEC 2
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 195 in voice or previous singing experience.
-- Correct pronunciation of Latin, English, Italian for singers using the International Phonetic Alphabet. Study of standard art song, operatic and choral repertoire in Latin, English and Italian.

MUSI 290R UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
F,S 1-6 cr. IND may be repeated
-- Directed undergraduate research/creative activity which may culminate in a written work or other creative project. Course will address responsible conduct of research.

MUSI 291 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: None required but some may be determined necessary by each offering department.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand.

MUSI 292 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 - 3 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor and approval of department head.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

MUSI 294 SEMINAR/WORKSHOP
On Demand 1 cr. SEM Maximum 4 cr.
-- Topics offered which are not covered in regular courses. Students participate in preparing and presenting discussion materials.

MUSI 295 APPLIED MUSIC II
F,S,Su 1 cr. STU 1 May be repeated, maximum 3 cr.
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 195 and successful audition.
-- Continued instruction in techniques of performance and interpretation to develop musical ability, expression, accuracy, and stylistic awareness in student's performance area.

MUSI 301 MUSIC HISTORY I
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 106.
-- Music as it relates to other arts and humanities from an historical and stylistic perspective. From Antiquity through the Baroque era.

MUSI 302 MUSIC HISTORY II
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 106.
-- Music as it relates to other arts and humanities from an historical and stylistic perspective. The Classical and Romantic eras.

MUSI 303 MUSIC HISTORY OF THE 20TH CENTURY
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 106 and MUSI 301 or MUSI 302.
--Music as it relates to other arts and humanities from an historical and stylistic perspective. 20th Century and Jazz.

MUSI 307IA WORLD MUSIC
F,S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing.
-- Approaches to, and use of, music in world cultures. Impact of world music on the western art music tradition.

MUSI 308 ORCHESTRA II: MSU SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
F,S 1 cr. LAB 1 May be repeated, maximum 8 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Successful audition.
-- Advanced training in the performance repertoire for orchestra.

MUSI 310 OPERA THEATRE II
F,S 1 cr. LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: Successful audition
-- Advanced training in the performance of opera and musical theater repertoire.

MUSI 312 CHOIR III: CHORALE
F,S 1 cr. LAB 1 May be repeated, maximum 8 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Successful audition.
-- Advanced choral performance.

MUSI 314 BAND III: WIND SYMPHONY
F,S 1 cr. LAB 1 Maximum 8 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Enrollment by audition.
-- Study and performance of advanced, traditional, and contemporary wind band repertoire.

MUSI 322 PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE
F,S 1 cr. LAB 1 May be repeated, maximum 8 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Successful audition
--Advanced ensemble performance experience focusing primarily on music written for percussion during the 20th century

MUSI 331 JAZZ ENSEMBLE II: ONE O'CLOCK JAZZ BAND
F,S 1 cr. LAB 1 May be repeated, maximum 8 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Successful audition.
-- Advanced performance training in jazz literature from all style periods, guided improvisational experience.

MUSI 335 INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING & REHEARSAL TECHNIQUES
F 2 cr. LEC 1 RCT 1
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 241, MUSI 206.
-- Basic conducting and instrumental rehearsal techniques, instrumental score study, laboratory experiences.

MUSI 336 CHORAL CONDUCTING & REHEARSAL TECHNIQUES
S 2 cr. LEC 1 RCT 1
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 335.
-- Basic conducting and choral rehearsal techniques, choral score study, laboratory experiences.

MUSI 348 ENSEMBLE
F,S,Su 1 cr. LAB 1 May be repeated; Maximum 8 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Successful audition.
-- Selected students perform in small, coached instrumental and vocal ensemble performance.

MUSI 351 ACCOMPANYING
F alternate years, to be offered even years 2 cr. RCT 2
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 295.
-- Study of repertoire and principles of accompaniment in all style periods. Laboratory experiences include accompanying instrumentalists and vocalists.

MUSI 358 PARKENING OBSERVATION
Su 1 cr. IND 1 Maximum 4 cr.
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 195.
-- Guided observation and critique of Parkening Master Class.

MUSI 362 CHAMBER ENSEMBLES III: MSU
F,S 1 cr. LAB 1 May be repeated; maximum 8 cr.
COREQUISITE: MUSI 195, MUSI 295, MUSI 395, MUSI 495, or MUED 560; or successful audition.
-- Students perform in small, coached instrumental and vocal chamber music ensembles. Students study and perform chamber music repertory composed between 1650 and the present.

MUSI 382 DICTION: GERMAN AND FRENCH
F alternate years, to be offered odd years 2 cr. LEC 2
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 281
-- Correct pronunciation of German and French for singers using the International Phonetic Alphabet. Study of standard art song and operatic repertoire in German and French.

MUSI 395 APPLIED MUSIC III
F,S,Su 1-2 cr. STU 1 May be repeated, Maximum 3 cr.
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 295 and successful audition.
-- Continued study of techniques of performance and interpretation to develop musical ability, expression, accuracy, and stylistic awareness in student's performance area.

MUSI 407 COUNTERPOINT
S alternate years, to be offered even years 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 206.
-- Study and practice of the techniques of writing two- and three-voice counterpoint. 16th, 18th, and 20th-Century styles.

MUSI 410 ANALYSIS
S alternate years, to be offered odd years 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 206.
-- Advanced analysis and in depth study of selected and representative works from specific categories, such as chamber, orchestral, vocal, or choral music.

MUSI 422 MSU CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
S 1 cr. LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: Audition or Consent of Instructor.
-- A small (20-30member) auditioned orchestra of strings and a few winds suitable for playing appropriate literature, such as works from the Baroque of Classical era, or more modern works written for smaller forces.

MUSI 426 MONTANANS
F,S 1 cr. LAB 1 Maximum 8 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Successful audition.
-- Advanced performance in small vocal ensemble using stylistic variety in programming.

MUSI 428 GAMELAN
F,S 1 cr. LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 105 or MUSI 307 and consent of instructor.
-- Balinese gamelan orchestra rehearsal and performance using authentic instruments. Both traditional music for the angklung gamelan as well as newer directions in music will be addressed. Traditional role learning and musical notation will be used.

MUSI 430 KEYBOARD STUDIO PEDAGOGY
F alternate years, to be offered odd years 2 cr. LEC 2
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing and MUSI 295.
-- Study of studio and class piano teaching techniques, beginning piano methods, beginning keyboard literature and materials needed for studio/class piano teaching. Observations and supervised teaching experiences are included.

MUSI 432 KEYBOARD LITERATURE
S alternate years, to be offered even years 2 cr. LEC 1 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 430.
-- Study of historical keyboard instruments and literature from the 1600s to the present.

MUSI 438 INSTRUMENTAL STUDIO PEDAGOGY & LITERATURE
F,S and on demand 2 cr. LEC 1 IND 1
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, MUSI 295.
-- Studio teaching techniques and relevant etudes, solo, and ensemble literature in the student's major applied area. Evaluation of literature and progression of a young player. Required observation of experienced private lesson teachers.

MUSI 440 ORCHESTRATION
S 2 cr. LEC 1 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 206.
-- Training in scoring principles for instrumental ensembles with emphasis on arranging and adapting music for public school programs.

MUSI 442 VOCAL STUDIO PEDAGOGY & LITERATURE
S 2 cr. LEC 1 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, and one of the following: MUS 156 or MUSI 295 and MUSI 231.
-- Vocal pedagogy, teaching techniques, and literature.

MUSI 446 ADVANCED APPLIED CONDUCTING
F,S 1-2 cr. LAB 1-2
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, and one of the following: MUSI 335 and MUSI 336 and MUSI 231 or MUSI 232.
-- Provides BA-Music and BME-Music Education majors with practical experience in conducting, leadership, and management. Students will study advanced conducting and rehearsal techniques, and perhaps have the opportunity to conduct large ensembles as Student Conductors.

MUSI 450 RECITAL
F,S,Su 1 cr. IND 1 May be repeated.
COREQUISITE: MUSI 395 or MUSI 495.
-- Selection of appropriate program of works suited to student's abilities, preparation for performance.

MUSI 460 GUITAR MASTER CLASS
Su and on demand 1 cr. IND 1
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 295 (Guitar).
-- Pedagogical and performance techniques in classical guitar.

MUSI 485 ACOUSTIC COMPOSITION
F,S,Su on demand 1 - 3 cr. TUT 1 IND 1-2 May be repeated; maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 106.
-- Individual study of compositional practices for acoustic/orchestral instruments, compositional processes and techniques, standard notation and part-writing, and aesthetic concepts. Students meet minimum weekly progress standards and a total requirement for minutes of music written, adjustable for the complexity of the medium .

MUSI 490R UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
F,S,Su 1 - 6 cr. IND May be repeated. Max 12 cr.
-- Directed undergraduate research/creative activity which may culminate in a research paper, journal article, or undergraduate thesis. Course will address responsible conduct of research.

MUSI 491 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Course prerequisites as determined for each offering.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

MUSI 492 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 - 3 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, consent of instructor and approval of department head.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

MUSI 494 SEMINAR/WORKSHOP
F,S,Su On Demand 1 cr. SEM 1 Maximum 4 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing and as determined for each offering.
-- Topics offered at the upper division level which are not covered in regular courses. Students participate in preparing and presenting discussion material.

MUSI 495 APPLIED MUSIC IV
F,S,Su 1-2 cr. STU 1 May be repeated; maximum 3 cr.
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 395 and successful audition.
-- Continued study of techniques of performance and interpretation to develop musical ability, expressivity, accuracy, and stylistic awareness in student's performance area.

MUST 112 BASIC HOME RECORDING
S 3 cr. LAB 3
-- This class will familiarize students with information and processes in a functioning home studio using Pro Tools. Through hands-on tutorials, the students will develop essential techniques for setup, recording, editing, and basic mixing.

MUST 115 INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL MUSIC
F, S 3 cr. LEC 3
-- First course in the Music Technology Sequence. Concepts and terms, creative projects using software and hardware, historical background, an introduction to the music industry, and tools for building self-directed careers within the changing field of music technology.

MUST 125 MIDI SEQUENCING & NOTATION
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: MUST 115, and permission of instructor.
-- Continuation of the MIDI component of Introduction to Digital Music. Composition and music notation, synthesizer programming, constructing an integrated music technology studio, and advanced applications for film and theatre.

MUST 217 ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: W and US core.
-- Explore the business of Music, Entertainment, and Film industries. Artist Copyright, Royalties, Mechanical Licensing, Performance Contract, and basic contracts will be discussed with regard to business history, organization, media channels, and customer base.

MUST 220 RECORDING I
F 3 cr. LEC 2 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: MTEC Major status.
-- Introduction to, and exploration of, technologies and concepts used to create, record, edit, format, manufacture, reinforce and reproduce audio. Combination of lecture and hands-on learning.

MUST 225 ELECTRIC MONSTER LAPTOP ENSEMBLE
S 2 cr. LAB 2.
PREREQUISITE: Permission of instructor required.
-- Performance and study of music making in an ensemble of mainly laptop computers. Computer music programming skills as well as music performance experience desirable.

MUST 290R UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
F,S 1-6 cr. IND may be repeated
-- Directed undergraduate research/creative activity which may culminate in a written work or other creative project. Course will address responsible conduct of research.

MUST 291 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: None required but some may be determined necessary by each offering department.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand.

MUST 292 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 - 3 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor and approval of department head.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

MUST 294 SEMINAR/WORKSHOP
On Demand 1 cr. SEM Maximum 4 cr.
-- Topics offered which are not covered in regular courses. Students participate in preparing and presenting discussion materials.

MUST 305 ORCHESTRATION FOR NEW MEDIA
S 2 cr. LEC 1 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: MTEC majors: MUST 125 and permission of instructor; other majors: permission of instructor only.
-- Study of the full orchestra , its subgroups, and integration of software instruments for orchestrating music in today's music world.

MUST 320 RECORDING II
F 3 cr. LAB 3
PREREQUISITE: MUST 220, formal admission to the MTEC Major, and permission of instructor.
-- An advanced laboratory course in recording and mixing, to include microphone techniques, outboard gear, recording and mixing individual instruments and ensembles, mastering techniques, session management, and business organization.

MUST 341 SOUND DESIGN AND SYNTHESIS
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: MTEC Major status and MUST 220.
-- Students will explore artistic and scientific applications of recent research in sound, including software for analysis-resynthesis, noise reduction, cross-synthesis, physical modeling, and acoustical analysis. Links between music composition, acoustics, computer science, and multimedia post production are emphasized.

MUST 350 REAL-TIME COMPUTER MUSIC
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: MTech status and permission of instructor required.
-- Study of the real-time interactive computer music programming environment Max/MSP/Jitter. Students will learn standard objects and operational strategies in the program by building small modules and assembling them into larger patches, which then facilitate compositions and performances.

MUST 380 INTERDISCIPLINARY PROJECTS I: FILM I
F 3 cr. RCT 3
PREREQUISITE: MUS Majors: MUST 115 and consent of instructor. Cross listed with MTA 347
-- For upper-level Film and Music Technology students. Exploration of cross-disciplinary techniques in multimedia art. Individual and collaborative projects with visuals and sound. Overview of the history of audio art, video art and experimental film.

MUST 382 INTERDISCIPLINARY PROJECTS II
S 3 cr. RCT 3 May be repeated for credit when topics vary.
PREREQUISITE: MUS Majors: Music Technology major status and permission of instructor only.
-- Topics vary by semester in this interdisciplinary course connecting Music Technology with other departments.

MUST 384 FILM SCORING
F 3 cr. LEC 1 LAB 2
PREREQUISITE: MUST 125 and MUST 305 or consent of instructor.
-- The course objective is to provide the student with knowledge and guidance through the various stages of the process of creating original music to accompany a visual medium. While no previous film scoring experience is required, a fundamental background in music theory, keyboard skills, and music technology is preferred.

MUST 490R UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
F,S,Su 1 - 6 cr. IND May be repeated. Max 12 cr.
-- Directed undergraduate research/creative activity which may culminate in a research paper, journal article, or undergraduate thesis. Course will address responsible conduct of research.

MUST 491 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Course prerequisites as determined for each offering.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

MUST 492 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 - 3 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, consent of instructor and approval of department head.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

MUST 494 SEMINAR/WORKSHOP
F,S,Su On Demand 1 cr. SEM 1 Maximum 4 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing and as determined for each offering.
-- Topics offered at the upper division level which are not covered in regular courses. Students participate in preparing and presenting discussion material.

MUST 498 INTERNSHIP
On Demand 2 - 6 cr. IND Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor.
-- An individualized assignment arranged with an agency, business, or other organization to provide guided experience in the field.

MUST 499R SENIOR RECITAL/CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE
F 3 cr. LEC 2, SEM 1
PREREQUISITE: Senior standing in MTEC program (MTEC and Composition/Orchestration coursework must be completed or in progress).
-- Creation and public performance of a large-scale work incorporating original sound design (film score, multimedia work, EP-length album, or theatrical soundtrack) plus research paper synthesizing knowledge and inquiry in the Music Technology major.

MUST 544 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS FOR MUSIC EDUCATORS
Su 3 cr. LEC 1 LAB 2
PREREQUISITE: Admission to the Master of Education with emphasis in Music program. Other graduate programs and non-degree-seeking graduate students by permission of instructor.
-- An introduction to computer applications in music, including music notation, audio recording, and basic composition with audio and MIDI. This course is particularly geared toward music educators.

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