2016-2017 Academic Catalog 
    
    Nov 12, 2019  
2016-2017 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Courses


Undergraduate Prerequisites Course Numbering
A “C-” or higher is required in all prerequisite courses 100-299 - Lower division undergraduate
  300-499 - Upper division undergraduate
  500-699 - Graduate
Search Tip 700-799 - Doctoral
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    MUS 281 - Concert Attendance


    Credits: Zero (0)
    This course is required for Music Therapy majors and Music minors. Students will attend a designated number of musical events during the semester.
  
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    MUS 282 - Concert Attendance


    Credits: Zero (0)
    This course is required for Music Therapy majors and Music minors. Students will attend a designated number of musical events during the semester.
  
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    MUS 296 - Independent Study


    Credits: One (1) to Five (5)
  
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    MUS 297 - Special Studies


    Credits: One (1) to Three (3)
    These courses are offered periodically based on the interests of our students and faculty.For more information and a listing of current offerings, please see additional descriptions at www.maryville.edu/specialstudies.
  
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    MUS 301 - Music In Western Civilization I


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course outlines the development of art music in Western civilization from its roots in ancient Greek musical thought through the European Middle Ages, Renaissance era, and Baroque period. Emphasis will be shared between music literature and its cultural context.
  
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    MUS 302 - Music In Western Civilization II


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course outlines the development of art music in Western civilization from circa 1750 to the present day. Emphasis will be shared between music literature and its cultural context.
  
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    MUS 314 - Jazz: A Unique American Music


    Credits: Three (3)
    Studies in the history of jazz from African sources to contemporary developments.
    Note: Enrollment is open to all Maryville students.   
  
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    MUS 315 - Arranging and Orchestration


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: MUS-101, MUS-102, MUS-201 and MUS-202
    This course examines the uses and possibilities of orchestral as well as nonsymphonic instruments. The student will learn to adapt, arrange, transpose and simplify music compositions for small vocal and instrumental ensembles.
  
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    MUS 316 - World Music


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course introduces the music of different cultures, excluding the Western Euro-American tradition. It explores art and ethnic music of India, Indonesia and the Far East as well as Africa, South America, and Australia.
    Note: It is open to non-music majors.
  
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    MUS 320 - Rock Music


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course is a year-by-year review of the music, artists, composers, record producers, and others associated with rock ‘n’ roll from 1954 to the present, with emphasis on the controversies surrounding this genre. The course will examine the artistry of rock music as well as its historcial contexts and social implications.
  
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    MUS 343 - Choral Ensemble V


    Credits: Zero (0) to One (1)
      The Maryville University Chorus performs occasionally at campus functions and presents one concert near the end of each semester.

    Choral Ensemble courses are intended to be taken in sequence.
    Note: Enrollment is open to all Maryville students.  

  
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    MUS 344 - Choral Ensemble VI


    Credits: Zero (0) to One (1)
    The Maryville University Chorus performs occasionally at campus functions and presents one concert near the end of each semester.

    Choral Ensemble courses are intended to be taken in sequence.
    Note: Enrollment is open to all Maryville students.    

  
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    MUS 347 - St. Louis Women’s Chorale V


    Credits: One Half (0.5)
    All student members of the St. Louis Women’s Chorale are eligible to receive music-ensemble performance credit for participation in the groups’ rehearsals and concerts. These courses are intended to be taken in sequence; they are open only to students who successfully audition for membership in the St. Louis Women’s Chorale.
  
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    MUS 348 - St. Louis Women’s Chorale VI


    Credits: One Half (0.5)
    All student members of the St. Louis Women’s Chorale are eligible to receive music-ensemble performance credit for participation in the groups’ rehearsals and concerts. These courses are intended to be taken in sequence; they are open only to students who successfully audition for membership in the St. Louis Women’s Chorale.
  
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    MUS 351 - Private Music Instruction V


    Credits: One (1)
    *51 and *52 Private Music Instruction courses are one-credit courses, which are associated with 30-minute, weekly private lessons.

    Private Music Instruction courses are intended to be taken in sequence.

    Each enrolled student will be paired with an expert instructor during the first week of the semester. The student and the instructor will then agree upon a regular meeting time. Thirty-minute, weekly private lessons will take place in the music studios on the ground floor of the University Auditorium building.

    Each Private Music Instruction course has a two-letter code appended to the end of the course number that identifies whether the lessons are vocal or instrumental (and, if the lessons are instrumental, which specific instrument will be studied). The legend for these two-letter codes is below:

    BR - Brass

    CE - Cello

    CL - Clarinet

    FL - Flute

    GT - Guitar

    HP - Harp

    OI – Other Instrument

    PC - Percussion

    PI - Piano

    SA - Saxophone

    ST - Strings

    TP - Trumpet

    VN - Violin

    VO - Voice
    Note: • Enrollment is open to all Maryville students.
    • Students enrolled in a Private Music Instruction course will be assessed a private lesson course fee.

  
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    MUS 352 - Private Music Instruction VI


    Credits: One (1)
    *51 and *52 Private Music Instruction courses are one-credit courses, which are associated with 30-minute, weekly private lessons.

    Private Music Instruction courses are intended to be taken in sequence.

    Each enrolled student will be paired with an expert instructor during the first week of the semester. The student and the instructor will then agree upon a regular meeting time. Thirty-minute, weekly private lessons will take place in the music studios on the ground floor of the University Auditorium building.

    Each Private Music Instruction course has a two-letter code appended to the end of the course number that identifies whether the lessons are vocal or instrumental (and, if the lessons are instrumental, which specific instrument will be studied). The legend for these two-letter codes is below:

    BR - Brass

    CE - Cello

    CL - Clarinet

    FL - Flute

    GT - Guitar

    HP - Harp

    OI – Other Instrument

    PC - Percussion

    PI - Piano

    SA - Saxophone

    ST - Strings

    TP - Trumpet

    VN - Violin

    VO - Voice
    Note: • Enrollment is open to all Maryville students.
    • Students enrolled in a Private Music Instruction course will be assessed a private lesson course fee.

  
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    MUS 361 - Private Music Instruction V


    Credits: Two (2)
    *61 and *62 Private Music Instruction courses are two-credit courses, which are associated with 60-minute, weekly private lessons.

    Private Music Instruction courses are intended to be taken in sequence.

    Each enrolled student will be paired with an expert instructor during the first week of the semester. The student and the instructor will then agree upon a regular meeting time. Sixty-minute, weekly private lessons will take place in the music studios on the ground floor of the University Auditorium building.

    Each Private Music Instruction course has a two-letter code appended to the end of the course number that identifies whether the lessons are vocal or instrumental (and, if the lessons are instrumental, which specific instrument will be studied). The legend for these two-letter codes is below:

    BR - Brass

    CE - Cello

    CL - Clarinet

    FL - Flute

    GT - Guitar

    HP - Harp

    OI – Other Instrument

    PC - Percussion

    PI - Piano

    SA - Saxophone

    ST - Strings

    TP - Trumpet

    VN - Violin

    VO - Voice
    Note: • Enrollment is open to all Maryville students.
    • Students enrolled in a Private Music Instruction course will be assessed a private lesson course fee.

  
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    MUS 362 - Private Music Instruction VI


    Credits: Two (2)
    *61 and *62 Private Music Instruction courses are two-credit courses, which are associated with 60-minute, weekly private lessons.

    Private Music Instruction courses are intended to be taken in sequence.

    Each enrolled student will be paired with an expert instructor during the first week of the semester. The student and the instructor will then agree upon a regular meeting time. Sixty-minute, weekly private lessons will take place in the music studios on the ground floor of the University Auditorium building.

    Each Private Music Instruction course has a two-letter code appended to the end of the course number that identifies whether the lessons are vocal or instrumental (and, if the lessons are instrumental, which specific instrument will be studied). The legend for these two-letter codes is below:

    BR - Brass

    CE - Cello

    CL - Clarinet

    FL - Flute

    GT - Guitar

    HP - Harp

    OI – Other Instrument

    PC - Percussion

    PI - Piano

    SA - Saxophone

    ST - Strings

    TP - Trumpet

    VN - Violin

    VO - Voice
    Note: • Enrollment is open to all Maryville students.
    • Students enrolled in a Private Music Instruction course will be assessed a private lesson course fee.

  
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    MUS 363 - Instrumental Ensemble V


    Credits: Zero (0) to One (1)
    Students will need to provide their own instruments in order to participate.

    Students in each Instrumental Ensemble course are sorted into small or large musical ensembles at the beginning of each semester, determined by the instructor on the basis of enrollment.

    All students enrolled in Instrumental Ensembles are required to perform in one concert near the end of each semester.

     Instrumental Ensemble courses are intended to be taken in sequence.
    Note: Enrollment is open to all Maryville students.

  
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    MUS 364 - Instrumental Ensemble VI


    Credits: Zero (0) to One (1)
     

    Students will need to provide their own instruments in order to participate.

    Students in each Instrumental Ensemble course are sorted into small or large musical ensembles at the beginning of each semester, determined by the instructor on the basis of enrollment.

    All students enrolled in Instrumental Ensembles are required to perform in one concert near the end of each semester.

    Instrumental Ensemble courses are intended to be taken in sequence.
    Note: Enrollment is open to all Maryville students.

  
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    MUS 367 - Maryville Symphony Orchestra V


    Credits: One Half (0.5)
    All student members of the Maryville Symphony Orchestra are eligible to receive music-ensemble performance credit for participation in the group’s rehearsals and concerts. These courses are intended to be taken in sequence; they are open only to students who successfully audition for membership in the Maryville Symphony Orchestra.
  
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    MUS 368 - Maryville Symphony Orchestra VI


    Credits: One Half (0.5)
    All student members of the Maryville Symphony Orchestra are eligible to receive music-ensemble performance credit for participation in the group’s rehearsals and concerts. These courses are intended to be taken in sequence; they are open only to students who successfully audition for membership in the Maryville Symphony Orchestra.
  
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    MUS 372 - Elements of Conducting


    Credits: Two (2)
    This course studies basic principles of conducting with emphasis on choral conducting.
  
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    MUS 381 - Concert Attendance


    Credits: Zero (0)
  
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    MUS 382 - Concert Attendance


    Credits: Zero (0)
    This course is required for Music Therapy majors and Music minors. Students will attend a designated number of musical events during the semester.
  
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    MUS 397 - Special Studies


    Credits: One (1) to Four (4)
  
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    MUS 438 - Piano Proficiency Exam Preparation


    Credits: One (1)
    This course is intended to support music therapy majors as they prepare to complete the required Piano Proficiency Exam. Topics will include keyboard technique, sight reading, ear training, and applied music theory.
    Note: Music Therapy Majors Only
  
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    MUS 443 - Choral Ensemble VII


    Credits: Zero (0) to One (1)
      

    The Maryville University Chorus performs occasionally at campus functions and presents one concert near the end of each semester.

    Choral Ensemble courses are intended to be taken in sequence.
    Note: Enrollment is open to all Maryville students.  

  
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    MUS 444 - Choral Ensemble VIII


    Credits: Zero (0) to One (1)
    The Maryville University Chorus performs occasionally at campus functions and presents one concert near the end of each semester.

    Choral Ensemble courses are intended to be taken in sequence.
    Note: Enrollment is open to all Maryville students.    

  
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    MUS 445 - Vocal Proficiency Exam Preparation


    Credits: One (1)
    This course is intended to support music therapy majors as they prepare to complete the required Vocal Proficiency Exam. Inexperienced singers will be guided in the development of vocal technique, as well as in the enhancement of other vocal skills needed by practicing music therapists.
    Note: Music Therapy Majors Only
  
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    MUS 447 - St. Louis Women’s Chorale VII


    Credits: One Half (0.5)
    All student members of the St. Louis Women’s Chorale are eligible to receive music-ensemble performance credit for participation in the groups’ rehearsals and concerts. These courses are intended to be taken in sequence; they are open only to students who successfully audition for membership in the St. Louis Women’s Chorale.
  
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    MUS 448 - St. Louis Women’s Chorale VIII


    Credits: One Half (0.5)
    All student members of the St. Louis Women’s Chorale are eligible to receive music-ensemble performance credit for participation in the groups’ rehearsals and concerts. These courses are intended to be taken in sequence; they are open only to students who successfully audition for membership in the St. Louis Women’s Chorale.
  
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    MUS 451 - Private Music Instruction VII


    Credits: One (1)
    *51 and *52 Private Music Instruction courses are one-credit courses, which are associated with 30-minute, weekly private lessons.

    Private Music Instruction courses are intended to be taken in sequence.

    Each enrolled student will be paired with an expert instructor during the first week of the semester. The student and the instructor will then agree upon a regular meeting time. Thirty-minute, weekly private lessons will take place in the music studios on the ground floor of the University Auditorium building.

    Each Private Music Instruction course has a two-letter code appended to the end of the course number that identifies whether the lessons are vocal or instrumental (and, if the lessons are instrumental, which specific instrument will be studied). The legend for these two-letter codes is below:

    BR - Brass

    CE - Cello

    CL - Clarinet

    FL - Flute

    GT - Guitar

    HP - Harp

    OI – Other Instrument

    PC - Percussion

    PI - Piano

    SA - Saxophone

    ST - Strings

    TP - Trumpet

    VN - Violin

    VO - Voice
    Note: • Enrollment is open to all Maryville students.
    • Students enrolled in a Private Music Instruction course will be assessed a private lesson course fee.

  
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    MUS 452 - Private Music Instruction VIII


    Credits: One (1)
    *51 and *52 Private Music Instruction courses are one-credit courses, which are associated with 30-minute, weekly private lessons.

    Private Music Instruction courses are intended to be taken in sequence.

    Each enrolled student will be paired with an expert instructor during the first week of the semester. The student and the instructor will then agree upon a regular meeting time. Thirty-minute, weekly private lessons will take place in the music studios on the ground floor of the University Auditorium building.

    Each Private Music Instruction course has a two-letter code appended to the end of the course number that identifies whether the lessons are vocal or instrumental (and, if the lessons are instrumental, which specific instrument will be studied). The legend for these two-letter codes is below:

    BR - Brass

    CE - Cello

    CL - Clarinet

    FL - Flute

    GT - Guitar

    HP - Harp

    OI – Other Instrument

    PC - Percussion

    PI - Piano

    SA - Saxophone

    ST - Strings

    TP - Trumpet

    VN - Violin

    VO - Voice
    Note: • Enrollment is open to all Maryville students.
    • Students enrolled in a Private Music Instruction course will be assessed a private lesson course fee.

  
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    MUS 461 - Private Music Instruction VII


    Credits: Two (2)
    *61 and *62 Private Music Instruction courses are two-credit courses, which are associated with 60-minute, weekly private lessons.

    Private Music Instruction courses are intended to be taken in sequence.

    Each enrolled student will be paired with an expert instructor during the first week of the semester. The student and the instructor will then agree upon a regular meeting time. Sixty-minute, weekly private lessons will take place in the music studios on the ground floor of the University Auditorium building.

    Each Private Music Instruction course has a two-letter code appended to the end of the course number that identifies whether the lessons are vocal or instrumental (and, if the lessons are instrumental, which specific instrument will be studied). The legend for these two-letter codes is below:

    BR - Brass

    CE - Cello

    CL - Clarinet

    FL - Flute

    GT - Guitar

    HP - Harp

    OI – Other Instrument

    PC - Percussion

    PI - Piano

    SA - Saxophone

    ST - Strings

    TP - Trumpet

    VN - Violin

    VO - Voice
    Note: • Enrollment is open to all Maryville students.
    • Students enrolled in a Private Music Instruction course will be assessed a private lesson course fee.

  
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    MUS 462 - Private Music Instruction VIII


    Credits: Two (2)
    *61 and *62 Private Music Instruction courses are two-credit courses, which are associated with 60-minute, weekly private lessons.

    Private Music Instruction courses are intended to be taken in sequence.

    Each enrolled student will be paired with an expert instructor during the first week of the semester. The student and the instructor will then agree upon a regular meeting time. Sixty-minute, weekly private lessons will take place in the music studios on the ground floor of the University Auditorium building.

    Each Private Music Instruction course has a two-letter code appended to the end of the course number that identifies whether the lessons are vocal or instrumental (and, if the lessons are instrumental, which specific instrument will be studied). The legend for these two-letter codes is below:

    BR - Brass

    CE - Cello

    CL - Clarinet

    FL - Flute

    GT - Guitar

    HP - Harp

    OI – Other Instrument

    PC - Percussion

    PI - Piano

    SA - Saxophone

    ST - Strings

    TP - Trumpet

    VN - Violin

    VO - Voice
    Note: • Enrollment is open to all Maryville students.
    • Students enrolled in a Private Music Instruction course will be assessed a private lesson course fee.

  
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    MUS 463 - Instrumental Ensemble VII


    Credits: Zero (0) to One (1)
    Students will need to provide their own instruments in order to participate.

    Students in each Instrumental Ensemble course are sorted into small or large musical ensembles at the beginning of each semester, determined by the instructor on the basis of enrollment.

    All students enrolled in Instrumental Ensembles are required to perform in one concert near the end of each semester.

    Instrumental Ensemble courses are intended to be taken in sequence.
    Note: Enrollment is open to all Maryville students.

  
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    MUS 464 - Instrumental Ensemble VIII


    Credits: Zero (0) to One (1)
    Students will need to provide their own instruments in order to participate.

    Students in each Instrumental Ensemble course are sorted into small or large musical ensembles at the beginning of each semester, determined by the instructor on the basis of enrollment.

    All students enrolled in Instrumental Ensembles are required to perform in one concert near the end of each semester.

    Instrumental Ensemble courses are intended to be taken in sequence.
    Note: Enrollment is open to all Maryville students.
    Cross-listed: MUS-163

  
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    MUS 467 - Maryville Symphony Orchestra VII


    Credits: One Half (0.5)
    All student members of the Maryville Symphony Orchestra are eligible to receive music-ensemble performance credit for participation in the group’s rehearsals and concerts. These courses are intended to be taken in sequence; they are open only to students who successfully audition for membership in the Maryville Symphony Orchestra.
  
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    MUS 468 - Maryville Symphony Orchestra VIII


    Credits: One Half (0.5)
    All student members of the Maryville Symphony Orchestra are eligible to receive music-ensemble performance credit for participation in the group’s rehearsals and concerts. These courses are intended to be taken in sequence; they are open only to students who successfully audition for membership in the Maryville Symphony Orchestra.
  
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    MUS 475 - Instrumental Techniques: Percussion


    Credits: Two (2)
    This course studies development of instrumental techniques and performance concepts on percussion instruments.
  
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    MUS 476 - Music Therapy Improvisation & Composition


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course will explore improvisational music therapy techniques using piano, voice and guitar. Students will learn about different models of improvisatory music therapy and how to implement them. Students will also explore models for using composition in music therapy, including client and therapist compositions.
    Note: Music Therapy Majors Only
  
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    MUS 479 - Music Recording Techniques


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course will introduce students to essential techniques in music recording. Topics will include microphone selection and placement, preamplifiers, tracking to digital audio workstations (including Logic Pro and Pro Tools), editing, mixing, and mastering.
    Note: Music Therapy Majors Only
  
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    MUS 490 - Guitar Proficiency Exam


    Credits: Zero (0)
    Prerequisite: Music Therapy Majors Only
    A music therapy major’s successful completion of the Guitar Proficiency Exam will be indicated by a passing grade in this course; students should register for this course in the semester during which they intend to complete the Guitar Proficiency Exam. This course is open only to music therapy majors.
  
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    MUS 491 - Piano Proficiency Exam


    Credits: Zero (0)
    Prerequisite: Music Therapy Majors Only
    A music therapy major’s successful completion of the Piano Proficiency Exam will be indicated by a passing grade in this course; students should register for this course in the semester during which they intend to complete the Piano Proficiency Exam. This course is open only to music therapy majors.
  
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    MUS 492 - Senior Recital


    Credits: Zero (0)
    Prerequisite: Music Therapy Majors Only
    A music therapy major’s successful performance of a qualified Senior Recital will be indicated by a passing grade in this course; studentsshould regiser for this course in the semester during which their Senior Recital is scheduled. This course is open only to music therapy majors.
  
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    MUS 496 - Independent Study


    Credits: One (1) to Four (4)
  
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    MUS 497 - Special Studies


    Credits: One (1) to Four (4)
    In this course, students will experience model lessons demonstrating the Orff Schulwerk approach to music education, applied to music therapy. Students will engage in music making that draws upon their existing repertoire of speech patterns, movements, vocal and instrumental ability.
  
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    MUS 576 - Music Therapy Improvisation & Composition


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course will explore improvisational music therapy techniques using piano, voice and guitar. Students will learn about different models of improvisatory music therapy and how to implement them. Students will also explore models for using composition in music therapy, including client and therapist compositions.
    Note: Music Therapy Majors Only
  
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    MUS 579 - Music Recording Techniques


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course will introduce students to essential techniques in music recording. Topics will include microphone selection and placement, preamplifiers, tracking to digital audio workstations (including Logic Pro and Pro Tools), editing, mixing, and mastering.
    Note: Music Therapy Majors Only
  
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    MUTH 181 - Intro to Music Therapy


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course gives a broad overview of the basic principles of music therapy and a brief historical survey of theory and practice of music therapy. The course includes field trips to various clinical settings.
  
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    MUTH 186 - Music Therapy Seminar


    Credits: One (1)
    The course provides the opportunity for students to hear music therapy clinicians and specialists in related fields share their work and expertise as it relates to the practice of music therapy.
  
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    MUTH 215 - Medical Term for Music Therapy


    Credits: Two (2)
    Prerequisite: MUTH-181
    A medical terminology course for Music Therapy majors consisting of information regarding the pronunciation, spelling, definitions of medical terms; an in-depth review of Greek-Latin roots/prefixes/suffixes, medical abbreviations, and medical chart review. Course material will enhance the application of acquired medical terminology in music therapy clinical settings.
  
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    MUTH 230 - Music Foundations for Music Therapy I


    Credits: Two (2)
    Prerequisite: MUTH-181
    Corequisite: MUTH-281, MUTH-381, MUTH-382, and MUTH-282

    The class is designed for music therapy students to develop functional music skills and techniques necessary for effective treatment intervention. Students will learn to play folk guitar, autoharp, omnichord, and simple percussion instruments. Students will explore song repertoire for different age groups and build song leading skills.
  
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    MUTH 231 - Music Found for Music Therapy II


    Credits: Two (2)
    Prerequisite: MUTH-230
    The class is designed for music therapy students to develop functional music skills and techniques necessary for effective treatment intervention. Students will learn to play intermediate folk guitar, songwriting, digital keyboard functions, and song leading. Students will explore relaxation techniques with music for different clinical settings.
  
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    MUTH 286 - Music Therapy Seminar


    Credits: One (1)
    Corequisite: MUTH-181

    The course provides the opportunity for students to hear music therapy clinicians and specialists in related fields share their work and expertise as it relates to the practice of music therapy.
  
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    MUTH 297 - Music Therapy Abroad


    Credits: One (1) to Three (3)
    Note: Travel fees are in addition to university credit hour fees
  
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    MUTH 320 - Music Notation Technology


    Credits: Three (3)
    In this course students will learn Finale notation software, including but not limited to staff, measure and key-signature tools, expression and articulation tools, chord and lyric tools, graphics and text tools, page layout and printing.
    Cross-listed: MUTH-520
  
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    MUTH 322 - Digital Technology for Music Therapy


    Credits: Two
    Prerequisite: MUTH-383
    This course will introduce music therapy students to recording software and technology. Students will learn to use Garage Band, Band in a Box, iPhoto and other software to compose, arrange and record music , create pod casts and apply recording technology to music therapy settings.
  
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    MUTH 322 - Music Recording Technology


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: MUTH-383
    This course will introduce music therapy students to recording software and technology. Students will learn to use Garage Band, Band in a Box , iPhoto and other software to compose, arrange and record music , create pod casts and apply recording technology to music therapy settings.
    Note: See Advisor if taking MUTH-383 the same time as MUTH-322
  
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    MUTH 380 - Music Therapy I


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: MUTH-181
    Corequisite: MUTH-230

    This course focuses on work with children with developmental disabilities, learning differences, and autism. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the learning and therapeutic needs of children with disabilities. Specific music therapy techniques will include songwriting techniques, The Nordoff-Robbins approach, assessment and IEP writing, and treatment planning, implementation and evaluation. Practical applications of music performance skills are an integral part of the class.
  
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    MUTH 383 - Clinical Practicum and Seminar


    Credits: Two (2)
    Prerequisite: MUTH-181, MUTH 230, and MUTH-231
    Students participate in practicum placements under the supervision of board-certified music therapists. Students must complete four clinical practica arranged by the music therapy faculty. Students meet weekly with faculty to discuss their experiences. Additional topics include assessment, treatment planning, goal writing and treatment evaluation.
  
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    MUTH 384 - Clinical Practicum and Seminar


    Credits: Two (2)
    Prerequisite: MUTH-383
    Students participate in practicum placements under the supervision of board-certified music therapists. Students must complete four clinical practica arranged by the music therapy faculty. Students meet weekly with faculty to discuss their experiences. Additional topics include assessment, treatment planning, goal writing and treatment evaluation.
  
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    MUTH 475 - Music Therapy II


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: MUTH-181
    Corequisite: MUTH-230

    This course focuses on the use of music therapy in rehabilitation and gerontology settings. Applications will be made regarding neurological, orthopedic and trauma-induced injury and treatment. The course will include an introduction to Neurologic Music Therapy. Clinical adaptations for musical instruments will be learned. Practical applications of music performance skills are an integral part of the class.
  
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    MUTH 480 - Music Therapy III


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: MUTH-181
    Corequisite: MUTH-230

    This course will focus on the applications of music therapy in mental health treatment settings. Emphasis will be on understanding the use of music therapy within specific therapy theories including psychoanalytic, cognitive-behavioral, person-centered and positive psychology models. Emphasis will also be placed on learning music therapy techniques for clients across the spectrum of mental health disorders. Practical applications of music performance skills are an integral part of the class.

  
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    MUTH 481 - Research in Music Therapy


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: MUTH-181
    The steps of the research process, the role of research in the practice of the profession of music therapy, and the acquisition of the knowledge needed to be an informed consumer of music therapy and other health care research are emphasized in this course. A research proposal will be an integral part of the course requirement. Students will gain practical skills in the application of significant research findings to clinical practice.
  
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    MUTH 482 - Psychology of Music


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: MUTH-181
    Psychology of Music provides a comprehensive review of human musical behavior and response as viewed from psychological and physiological perspectives. The study will include a consideration of the function of music as it is experienced with-in a culture.
  
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    MUTH 483 - Clinical Practicum and Seminar


    Credits: Two (2)
    Prerequisite: MUTH-384
    Students participate in practicum placements under the supervision of board-certified music therapists. Students must complete four clinical practica arranged by the music therapy faculty. Students meet weekly with faculty to discuss their experiences. Additional topics include assessment, treatment planning, goal writing and treatment evaluation.
  
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    MUTH 499 - Clinical Internship


    Credits: One (1) to Six (6)
    Prerequisite: Completion of all Music Therapy Courses
    The internship is a six-month clinical training experience in a facility approved by the American Music Therapy Association (national roster internship) or in a facility or combination of facilities with a credentialed supervisor on site and a clinical training director from the university (university contracted internship).
  
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    MUTH 499C - Continuing Clinical Internship


    Credits: Zero (0)
    Prerequisite: MTH-499
    Note: For use for students with long-term clinicals
  
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    MUTH 575 - Music Therapy Assessment


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course will review models for assessment of clients in music therapy. Emphasis will be on learning and implementing these models with different clinical populations. Additional emphasis will be on using music to understand client needs and expressions.
  
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    MUTH 576 - Music Therapy Improvisation/Composition


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course will explore improvisational music therapy techniques using piano, voice and guitar. Students will learn about different models of improvisatory music therapy and how to implement them. Students will also explore models for using composition in music therapy, including client and therapist compositions.
  
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    MUTH 597 - Music Therapy Abroad


    Credits: One (1) to Three (3)
    Prerequisite: Only Board Certified or Board Certified Eligible Music Therapists
    Note: Travel fees are in addition to university credit hour fees
  
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    MUTH 620 - Music Psychotherapy


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course will cover materials related to the use of music in individual and group psychotherapy settings. Emphasis will be placed on integrating verbal and nonverbal therapy techniques in music therapy. Emphasis will also be placed on understanding how music is used within various theoretical models including humanistic, psychodynamic, cognitive, group, and family systems.
  
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    MUTH 621 - Ethical/Legal Issues in Music Therapy and Counseling


    Credits: Three (3)
    The course will look at the ethical and legal issues that impact the practice of music therapy and counseling. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the ethical codes and Standards of Practice in counseling and music therapy as well as learning about ethical expectations for practice, research, education and supervision.
  
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    MUTH 622 - Music Therapy in Rehabilitation and Medicine


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course will look at models for utilizing music therapy in rehabilitation and medical settings including hospitals, pediatric, gerontology, physical rehabilitation, hospice, surgical, and home health care.
  
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    MUTH 623 - Music Therapy Graduate Practicum I


    Credits: Three (3)
    Supervised clinical practice. Must be primarily face-to-face time with clients.
    Note: These six credit (I and II) hours must culminate in a final clinical project under faculty supervision. Project must be presented in written and oral formats prior to granting of credits.
  
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    MUTH 624 - Music Therapy Graduate Practicum II


    Credits: Three (3)
    Supervised clinical practice. Must be primarily face-to-face time with clients.
    Note: These six credit (I and II) hours must culminate in a final clinical project under faculty supervision. Project must be presented in written and oral formats prior to granting of credits.
  
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    MUTH 625 - Music Neuroscience


    Credits: Three (3)
    This course will provide an introduction to the field of music neuroscience. Emphasis will be placed on acquiring an introductory knowledge of how music is produced and stored in the brain and how music influences brain functions including hearing, speech, imaging, movement, emotion and creativity.
  
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    MUTH 691 - Specialization in Music Therapy


    Credits: Three (3)
    Student will work with faculty advisor to create clinical and didactic study opportunities within a defined area of specialization in MT. Examples would include: Music Therapy in Psychotherapy and Psychiatry, Music Therapy with Exceptional Children, Music Therapy in Gerontology, Music Therapy in Medical Settings (including emphasis on music interface with neurophysiology and psychoneuroimmunology).
    Note: A written summary of the learning experience will be required.
  
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    MUTH 692 - Master of Music Therapy Oral Exam


    Credits: Zero (0)
    Candidates for the Master of Music Therapy degree must complete an oral examination prior to completion of the degree. The examination will be conducted by the music therapy faculty and may include faculty from related disciplines as appropriate.
  
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    NURS 200 - Health Promotion


    Credits: Three (3)
    The quality of life in any society depends on the health of its citizens and the promotion of that health by individuals, communities and governing bodies. Essential to achieving health and wellness is understanding the determinants of health and the strategies that can be applied to foster healthy lifestyles. This course includes concepts and strategies of nutrition, exercise and lifestyle choices.
  
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    NURS 201 - Pathophysiology for Nursing Practice


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: BIOL-102, BIOL-104, and ENGL-104
    An understanding of physiology of altered health across the life span provides a basis for nursing interventions. This course examines alterations in body function and system failure associated with common health problems.
  
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    NURS 202 - Health Assessment


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: BIOL-102, BIOL-104, and ENGL-104
    Knowledge of health status is essential to health teaching and nursing interventions. Students learn how to obtain a health history and complete a physical examination. Course content includes biopsychosocial assessment of individuals throughout the lifespan with the primary focus on a healthy adult.
  
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    NURS 203 - Intro to Clinical Nursing Practice


    Credits: Four (4)
    Prerequisite: BIOL-102, BIOL-104, and ENGL-104
    Corequisite: NURS-202, NURS-203C, and NURS-204

    While professional nursing is a complex service that has evolved over time, a consistent theme of nursing practice with- in a variety of cultural and technological contexts has been ensuring the well-being of patients. This course has a twofold focus: 1) a beginning exploration of the roots and development of the profession, and 2) provision of comfort and safety and assistance to the client in activities of daily living.
  
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    NURS 203C - Required Clinical-Nurs 203


    Credits: Zero (0)
    Corequisite: NURS-203

  
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    NURS 204 - Nursing Skills Lab


    Credits: One (1)
    Corequisite: NURS-204L

    This course integrates case studies with fundamental nursing skills to begin practice in the clinical setting.
  
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    NURS 205 - Pharmacology and Nursing Management


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: BIOL-102, BIOL-104, and ENGL-104
    Introduces common classifications of therapeutic drugs including major actions, indications, side effects, dosage range, nursing implications and examples. Application activities focus on administration of therapeutic drugs.
  
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    NURS 206 - Pharmacology Skills Lab


    Credits: One (1)
    Prerequisite: BIOL-102, BIOL-104, and ENGL-104
    Corequisite: NURS-206L

    Safe, effective administration of medications is an acquired nursing skill. This course provides the opportunity for students to practice interpreting medication orders, administering medications by various routes, and documenting medications given.
  
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    NURS 296 - Independent Study


    Credits: One (1) to Four (4)
  
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    NURS 302 - Psychosocial Nursing Care


    Credits: Four (4)
    Prerequisite: NURS-201, NURS-202, NURS-203, NURS-204, and NURS-206
    Corequisite: NURS-302C

    Nursing requires knowledge of psychosocial concepts in order to provide holistic nursing care for individuals and families in every practice setting. This course examines promotion of mental health, the management of mental illness and relevant social policy. Students provide care for clients demonstrating a variety of behaviors in acute and community settings.
  
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    NURS 302C - Required Clinical-Nurs 302


    Credits: Zero (0)
    Corequisite: NURS-302

  
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    NURS 303 - Nursing Care of The Adult I


    Credits: Six (6)
    Prerequisite: NURS-201, NURS-202, NURS-203, NURS-204, NURS-205, and NURS-206
    Corequisite: NURS-303C and NURS-310 (depending on curriculum track)

    The physiologic, psychosocial, and learning needs of the adult are the focus of this course. Nursing care includes the prevention of illness, nursing care during illness, and the rehabilitation of the adult client. Students develop an understanding of the ethical and legal issues that impact nursing care of the adult.
  
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    NURS 303C - Required Clinical-Nurs 303


    Credits: Zero (0)
    Corequisite: NURS-303

  
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    NURS 305 - Care of the Child-Bearing Family


    Credits: Five (5)
    Prerequisite: NURS-203
    Corequisite: NURS-303, NURS-310, and NURS-305C

    This course focuses on applying the nursing process in the care of the child- bearing family. Contemporary issues in maternity, womens health and preventive health issues are explored. Both theory and clinical experiences address the physiological and psychosocial needs of the child-bearing family.
  
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    NURS 305C - Required Clinical-Nurs 305


    Credits: Zero (0)
    Corequisite: NURS-305

  
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    NURS 306 - Nursing Care of Children


    Credits: Five (5)
    Prerequisite: NURS-303 and NURS-310
    Corequisite: NURS-305 and NURS-306C

    Nursing care of the child and adolescent requires applying the nursing process based on the developmental needs of the child and family. Students explore health promotion, growth and development, and the impact of acute and chronic illness in childhood and adolescence. Theory and clinical experiences address the physiological and psychosocial needs of pediatric patients.
  
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    NURS 306C - Required Clinical-Nurs 306


    Credits: Zero (0)
    Corequisite: NURS-306

  
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    NURS 307 - Transition to Professional Nursing


    Credits: Three (3)
    Corequisite: NURS-341

    This course serves as a bridge to baccalaureate education for the registered nurse who has successfully completed an associate or diploma nursing program. Focus is upon the socialization process and role transition. Key concepts related to self awareness, information literacy, group process, adult learning, nursing theory, and communication are discussed. The nursing roles of educator and theorist are explored.
  
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    NURS 308 - Nursing Research


    Credits: Three (3)
    Prerequisite: NURS-201, NURS-202, NURS-203, NURS-204, NURS-205, NURS-206, and PSYC-341
    A profession builds the body of knowledge that is specific to that profession through critical thinking as exemplified by scientific research. The steps of the research process, the role of research in the practice of professional nursing, and acquisition of the knowledge to be an informed consumer of nursing and other health care research are emphasized in this course.
 

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