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Course Equivalency Tool (Montana University System Common Course Changes)

MUSI
Music - General


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

MUSI 442   VOCAL STUDIO PEDAGOGY AND LIT

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

MUSI 498   INTERNSHIP

MUSI 499R  SENIOR RECITAL/CAPSTONE PJT

MUSI 504   STUDIES IN HISTORY AND ANALYSIS  

MUSI 515   CONTEMPORARY DIRECTIONS IN MUSIC  

MUSI 519   WORLD MUSIC  

MUSI 520   MONTANA CHAMBER MUSIC WORKSHOP  

MUSI 540   ADVANCED CONDUCTING 

MUSI 542   GRADUATE VOCAL PEDAGOGY  

MUSI 550   GRADUATE RECITAL

MUSI 575   RESEARCH OR PROFESSIONAL PAPER/PROJECT  

MUSI 595   APPLIED MUSIC EDUCATORS 

Course Equivalency Tool (Montana University System Common Course Changes)

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 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 136 or 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 three times for credit.
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
F, 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 May be repeated. Max 8 cr.
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 105 or MUSI 307 and consent of instructor. May be repeated; maximum 8 cr.
-- 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 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 three times for credit.
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.

MUSI 498 INTERNSHIP

MUSI 499R SENIOR RECITAL/CAPSTONE PJT

MUSI 504 STUDIES IN HISTORY AND ANALYSIS
Su alternate years, to be offered even years 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 206, MUSI 301, MUSI 302.
-- Review and study of the history of music, with an emphasis on specific works. Review and practice of analytical and theoretical procedures and concepts in a variety of musical genres and styles.

MUSI 515 CONTEMPORARY DIRECTIONS IN MUSIC
On demand 2 cr. LEC 2
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 302.
-- In-depth investigation of musical styles prevalent in western music between 1975-present.

MUSI 519 WORLD MUSIC
On demand 2 cr. LEC 2
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 302.
-- Approaches to and use of music in world cultures. The influence of world music on Western music.

MUSI 520 MONTANA CHAMBER MUSIC WORKSHOP
Su 2 cr. LAB 2
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 295, MUSI 295 and consent of instructor.
-- Students investigate the wealth of chamber music literature that includes their own instrument in various instrumental combinations, through coached playing assignments and in performance forums.

MUSI 540 ADVANCED CONDUCTING
F,S 3 cr. RCT 1-3 May be repeated for credit.
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 335 or MUSI 336.
-- Conducting techniques, score study and rehearsal procedures for direction of instrumental and choral groups in the public schools. Online readings, research, and discussions with on-campus and off-site conducting of ensembles.

MUSI 542 GRADUATE VOCAL PEDAGOGY
F alternate years, to be offered even years 3 cr. SEM 3
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 442.
COREQUISITE: Must be an active music educator.
-- Online/Seminar delivery centers around classroom application of vocal methodologies in the studio and classroom. Course content will include the study of vocal physiology and acoustics.

MUSI 550 GRADUATE RECITAL
F,S,Su 1 cr. IND 1.
PREREQUISITE: MUED 560.
-- Formal recital to include works from different eras.

MUSI 575 RESEARCH OR PROFESSIONAL PAPER/PROJECT
F,S,Su 1 - 4 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing.
-- A research or professional paper or project dealing with a topic in the field. The topic must have been mutually agreed upon by the student and his or her major advisor and graduate committee.

MUSI 595 APPLIED MUSIC
F,S,Su 1-2 cr. STU 1-2 May be repeated; Maximum 3 cr.
PREREQUISITE: MUSI 495 or demonstrated proficiency and consent of instructor.
-- Advanced studies of techniques of performance and interpretation to develop musical ability, expression, accuracy and stylistic awareness in student's performance area.

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