Bachelor Of Music - Piano

General Education Requirements
FSEM 100First Year Seminar1
Individuals, Societies, and Social Systems (any S course)1
Quantitative Reasoning (any Q course)1
Language (French or German recommended, 102L level or higher required)1
Historical Inquiry (any H course)1
Personal and Social Responsibility (any R, E, W, D, or J course)1
Free Elective (non-music, can be used for a 101-level language if required)2
Stetson Music Core
Theory/Keyboard bundle4
Theory:
Theory I
Theory II
Theory III
Theory IV
Functional Keyboard: 1
Functional Keyboard I 1
Functional Keyboard II
Functional Keyboard III
Functional Keyboard IV
Music History:2
Music History I
Music History II
Aural Training:2
Aural Training I
Aural Training II
Aural Training III
Aural Training IV
Lower-division lessons:2
Primary Lower-Division Lessons for Music Majors
Music Culture:.5
Music Culture
Music Style and Analysis:.5
Musical Style and Analysis
Conducting:.5
Conducting I
Technology for Musicians:.5
Technology for Musicians
Career Skills:.5
Career Skills for the Entreprenurial Musician
Major Requirements
Upper-division lessons/Music Experience bundle 24
Primary Upper-Division Lessons for Music Majors
Junior Recital (25-min)
Senior Recital (50-min)
Select two elective MUSX courses
Eight Ensembles:2
Six Ensembles (participant)
Two Ensembles (accompanist understudy)
Piano Literature:2
Piano Literature I
Piano Literature II
MUSA 111Secondary Lessons for Music Majors (4 semesters) 31
Upper-division Theory elective1
MUSC 365Keyboard Pedagogy.5
Free Elective 41
Other Requirements
Sophmore Decision
Oral Communication Competency
Total Units32
1

Functional Keyboard as required.

2

Students registered in MUSA 313 must co-register for one MUSX course.

3

Choose from secondary lessons in Organ, Harpsichord, or Practical Keyboard Applications.

4

 Not fulfilled by ensembles.

MUSC 100. Recital Attendance. 0.0 Units.

MUSC 115. Voice Seminar: Italian Diction, IPA, Singing as a Profession. 0.0 Units.

Offered fall semesters.

MUSC 116. Voice Seminar: English Diction and Singing as a Profession. 0.0 Units.

Offered spring semesters.

MUSC 118. German Diction. 0.5 Units.

A study of the phonetic principles of the German language as it pertains to singing. . Prerequisite: MUSC 115. Offered fall semesters.

MUSC 151. Music Culture. 0.5 Units.

An introduction to musical styles of both Western and non-Western music. The class examines compositions of many great classical composers such as W. A. Mozart and Igor Stravinsky, and explores the traditional music of cultures that include Venezuela, Cuba, China, Hungary, and India. The class includes the study of music written for individual instruments and all ensemble styles, including choir, band, orchestra and chamber music. Each class includes a guest lecture by a music faculty member who specializes in the particular composer, ensemble, or world culture presented. Offered fall semesters.

MUSC 152. Musical Style and Analysis. 0.5 Units.

A continuation of Music Culture (MUSC 151), Musical Style and Analysis emphasizes four areas of musical learning - great classical compositions, music of the twentieth century, the relationship between music theory and musicianship, and music performance studies. Co-requisite: MUSC 172. Offered spring semesters.

MUSC 160. Music Theory Fundamentals I. 0.5 Units.

Designed for music majors who need a review of fundamental theory skills prior to entering Theory I (MUSC 171).

MUSC 161. Music Theory Fundamentals II. 0.5 Units.

The second semester of a year-long sequence designed to introduce students to the elements of music. This course will apply the building blocks of musical construction introduced in the previous semester to analysis and basic composition. Prerequisite: MUSC 160 or permission of instructor.

MUSC 170. Aural Training Review. 0.0 Units.

(Pass/Fail only). Reinforces ear training and sight singing skill for students unable to complete any section of MUSC 173, MUSC 174, MUSC 273, or MUSC 274. Required for students who drop any section of the regular Aural Training sequence. Offered fall and spring semesters. May be repeated as necessary.

MUSC 171. Theory I. 1 Unit.

A study of the materials of music, including fundamentals (pitch, rhythm, scales and modes, intervals, triads), melody and melodic organization, diatonic harmony, and basic musical forms. Offered fall semesters. Co-requisite MUSC 175.

MUSC 172. Theory II. 1 Unit.

Offered spring semesters. Prerequisite: MUSC 171. Co-requisite MUSC 176.

MUSC 173. Aural Training I. 0.5 Units.

An aural approach to the study of the materials of music studied in music theory, including scales, intervals, chord quality, melody, rhythm, harmonic function, and form. Offered fall and spring semesters.

MUSC 174. Aural Training II. 0.5 Units.

Continuation of MUSC 173. Prerequisite: MUSC 173. Offered fall and spring semesters.

MUSC 175. Functional Keyboard I. 0.0 Units.

A development of key feeling, harmonization, improvisation, and sight-reading keyboard skills. Offered fall semesters. Co-requisite MUSC 171.

MUSC 176. Functional Keyboard II. 0.0 Units.

Continuation of MUSC 175. Prerequisite: MUSC 175. Offered spring semesters. Co-requisite MUSC 172. Prerequisite: MUSC 175.

MUSC 185. Independent Study. 0.25 to 1 Units.

MUSC 186A. The Guitar: Instruments, Styles, and Cultures. 1 Unit.

A study of the diverse and evolving history of the classical, acoustic and electric guitar through readings and recordings. Students will become familiar with the many different types of guitars in the classical, acoustic, and electric guitar families. They will be able identify the stylistic differences between musical genres, and will learn to place specific examples in their proper historical and social context, as well as critically evaluate what they hear using basic music vocabulary. For non-majors. Offered spring semester.

MUSC 187A. Music and Politics: Expression, Repression, and Protest. 1 Unit.

This course surveys the many complex intersections of music and politics in Western culture. We will explore how politics have shaped the creation, promotion, and reception of classical and popular music, but also consider how music and ideas about music have influenced politics. Topics will include the role of music in the construction of national, racial, and ethnic identities; government stifling of musical expression; and music as a tool of protest and political action.

MUSC 190A. Special Topics in Music. 1 Unit.

Special topics as determined by the instructor. For non-music majors.

MUSC 191A. Introduction to Western Art Music. 1 Unit.

Designed to increase the student’s knowledge, understanding, and enjoyment of music. Objectives include gaining a basic knowledge of the history and nature of our musical heritage, acquiring familiarity with some of the great works of music, developing the ability to discuss music in both oral and written forms, and developing greater appreciation for music in general and for a wider range of music. The focus of the course is art music from the Gregorian period to more recent music. World music and other types of music may be included. For non-music majors and non-music minors.

MUSC 192A. The Concert Experience. 1 Unit.

For people who don't have a background in music, going to a classical concert may be unfamiliar (is he really playing inside the piano?), boring (what does everyone find so enjoyable about this strange music?), or even intimidating (am I supposed to clap now?). In The Concert Experience, you will learn the answers to these questions and more as you attend and write about Stetson University School of Music performances, talk with professional musicians about their work preparing concerts, and learn the basics of rhythm, pitch, and instruments that create the sounds we hear. The class offers an intriguing introduction that will prepare you for a lifelong appreciation of great classical music. For non-music majors and non-music minors.

MUSC 193A. Mozart, Movies & Musicology. 1 Unit.

MUSC 194. Introduction to Indian Music. 0.5 Units.

A study of the fundamentals of Indian music in both theory and practice. Students will learn the basics of Indian music through demonstrations, listening, reading, and playing the tabla. The basics of Indian vocal technique will be studied along with traditional classical Indian musical instruments such as the santur, sitar, and tamboura. For non-music and music majors.

MUSC 196A. Jazz and 20th Century American Music. 1 Unit.

A study of the evolution of the uniquely American art form, jazz, through study and recorded performances of outstanding jazz artists within five main style periods; and an investigation of the relationship of jazz to both classical and popular music. For non-music and music majors. Music majors, see MC396. Offered fall and spring semesters as needed.

MUSC 197A. History of Popular Music. 1 Unit.

A study of the evolution of popular music through reading and recorded performances by outstanding artists. Objectives include gaining a knowledge of the history and nature of our musical heritage, developing the ability to discuss popular music, and developing greater appreciation for music in general. For non-music majors. Offered spring and summer semesters as needed. Writing-intensive designation.

MUSC 198A. History of Electronic Music. 1 Unit.

A study of the diverse and evolving history encompassed by electronic music, both popular and experimental, through readings and recordings. Students will become familiar with a wide variety of electronic music examples and learn to identify the key stylistic differences between genres such as techno, musique concréte, hip-hop, sound art, ambient, and krautrock. Students will also learn to place given examples in their proper historical and social context, as well as critically evaluate what they hear using basic music vocabulary. For non-majors. Music majors register for MUSC 389. Offered fall and spring semesters as needed.

MUSC 215. Voice Seminar: Performance Techniques I. 0.0 Units.

A study of acting, movement, and stage deportment designed for voice performance majors in their second year. Offered fall semesters.

MUSC 216. Voice Seminar: Performance Techniques II. 0.0 Units.

A continuation of that in Performance Techniques I, including the study of such topics as stage combat, character research and development, and audition preparation techniques. Offered spring semesters.

MUSC 218. French Diction. 0.5 Units.

A study of the phonetic principles and peculiarities of the French language, especially as they pertain to singing. Prerequisite: MUSC 115. Offered spring semesters.

MUSC 252. Composition Seminar. 0.0 Units.

A weekly seminar for all composition majors. It features student and faculty presentations on major works written after 1900 as well as lectures and demonstrations by guest performers. Offered fall and spring semesters.

MUSC 254. Guitar Seminar. 0.0 Units.

The study of performance practices, pedagogy, and literature for the guitar. Prerequisite: Guitar majors only. Offered fall and spring semesters.

MUSC 255. Instrumental Techniques. 0.5 Units.

A course designed to develop a teaching knowledge of the string and woodwind instruments and provide sufficient skills for purposes of demonstrating the instruments to developing players both individually and in an ensemble setting. Offered fall semesters.

MUSC 256. Instrumental Techniques. 0.5 Units.

Continuation of MUSC 255. Offered spring semesters.

MUSC 257. Instrumental Techniques. 0.5 Units.

A course designed to develop a teaching knowledge of the brass and percussion instruments and provide sufficient skills for purposes of demonstrating the instruments to developing players both individually and in an ensemble setting. Offered fall semesters.

MUSC 258. Instrumental Techniques. 0.5 Units.

Continuation of MUSC 257. Offered spring semesters.

MUSC 259. Technology for Musicians. 0.5 Units.

A hands-on introduction to essential applications of technology that every musician should know. Topics include digital audio recording and editing, music notation, media storage formats, multimedia, digital citizenship and historical trends. Requires lab work outside of class.

MUSC 271. Theory III. 1 Unit.

A continued study of tonal music with an emphasis on advanced modulation, chromatic harmony, complex chordal structures, and advanced formal designs such as fugue and sonata form. Prerequisite: MUSC 172. Offered fall semesters. Co-requisite MUSC 275 Functional Keyboard III (or completion of the appropriate keyboard sequence).

MUSC 272. Theory IV. 1 Unit.

With a strong emphasis on listening, analysis, and student composition, Theory IV includes the study of various musical styles and analytic methods for 20th-Century music. Some topics include 20th-Century lieder, Impressionism, atonal music, 12-tone composition, and the varied musical styles composed after 1945. Offered spring semesters. Prerequisite: MUSC 172.

MUSC 273. Aural Training III. 0.5 Units.

Continuation of MUSC 173-MUSC 174, incorporating materials from MUSC 271 and MUSC 272. Prerequisite: MUSC 174. Offered fall and spring semesters.

MUSC 274. Aural Training IV. 0.5 Units.

Continuation of MUSC 273. Prerequisite: MUSC 273. Offered fall and spring semesters.

MUSC 275. Functional Keyboard III. 0.0 Units.

Continuation of MUSC 175 and MUSC 276. Prerequisite: MUSC 176. Offered fall semesters. Co-requisite MUSC 271 Theory III. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: MUSC 176.

MUSC 276. Functional Keyboard IV. 0.0 Units.

Continuation of MUSC 275. Prerequisite: MUSC 172. Offered spring semesters. May be repeated for credit.

MUSC 277. Conducting I. 0.5 Units.

Student has the option of two tracts: Beginning Instrumental Conducting and Beginning Vocal Conducting. Both courses focus on study and application of basic patterns and gestures used in conducting ensembles, and learning fundamental skills needed to conduct an ensemble. Development of the physical technique needed to communicate basic patterns, asymmetrical meters, multi-meters, preparatory gestures, cues, releases, articulation, the fermata, dynamics, and tempi. Offered fall semesters.

MUSC 279. Introduction to Composition. 0.25 Units.

A study and application of the basic techniques of music composition. Prerequisite: MUSC 172 or permission of the instructor. Offered fall and spring semesters. Repeatable for credit.

MUSC 285. Independenty Study. 0.25 to 1 Units.

MUSC 288. Conducting II: Instrumental. 0.5 Units.

Refine and develop the physical technique and gestures learned in Conducting I. Develop listening and interpretive skills to be applied in rehearsal and performance. Emphasis will be placed on more detailed score study, further transposition studies, and the acquisition and application of efficient and effective rehearsal techniques. Prerequisite: MUSC 277. Offered spring semesters.

MUSC 289. Conducting II: Vocal. 0.5 Units.

Refine physical gestures learned in Conducting I. Develop listening and interpretive skills to be applied in rehearsal and performance. Apply technical facility in conducting gesture to execute rehearsal plans. Prerequisite: MUSC 277. Offered spring semesters.

MUSC 290. Special Topics in Music. 1 Unit.

MUSC 300. Career Skills for the Entreprenurial Musician. 0.5 Units.

Exploration of career opportunities emphasizing individual research and dialog with musicians working in the field. Topics include resume writing, graduate school preparation, auditioning skills, internships, development of understanding agents, promotional materials, grant writing, entrepreneurial skills, and other business practices related to the music profession. Offered fall and spring semesters.

MUSC 311. Music History I. 1 Unit.

A survey of Western music from Antiquity through the Baroque era. Representative works are studied and significant trends and developments are discussed. An individual listening list is developed in conjunction with the course. Prerequisites: MUSC 152 and MUSC 172. Offered fall semesters.

MUSC 312. Music History II. 1 Unit.

A survey of Western music from the Enlightenment to the present. Representative works are studied and significant trends and developments are discussed. An individual listening list is developed in conjunction with the course. Prerequisites: MUSC 172, MUSC 151. Offered spring semesters.

MUSC 351. Elementary School Music Methods. 0.5 Units.

A methods and materials course designed for teaching general music in the elementary classroom. Performance as music education, learning theory, lesson planning, Orff Sculwerk, and classroom management are studied. Students complete a field teaching and observation experience in the elementary classroom. Recorder and guitar proficiencies are required. Development of professional portfolio is begun. Corequisite: EDUC 316. Offered fall semesters.

MUSC 352. Secondary School Music Methods. 0.5 Units.

Students will research literature, methods, and materials for secondary school string programs. Recruitment, instrument maintenance and repair, parent organizations, budgeting, administration and community relationships are studied. Development of professional portfolio is included. Field experience is required. Prerequisite: MUSC 277. Offered fall semesters.

MUSC 353. Marching Band Methods. 0.5 Units.

The role of the marching band in the total instrumental program of the secondary school is studied. The historical and contemporary purpose of the marching band, marching styles, show styles, and show design are explored. Marching fundamentals, auxiliary units, the expanded use of percussion, and the use of computer-aided drill design software are contained in course content. Successfully managing band parent/booster organizations, budgets, travel, and program maintenance are addressed. Prerequisite: MUSC 297. Offered fall semesters.

MUSC 354. Secondary School Music Methods: Instrumental/General. 0.5 Units.

Teaching theories, techniques, and organizational procedures for the secondary school instrumental music program as well as philosophical considerations such as music as art, the value of music in education, and the role of the music educator are studied. Students survey instrumental literature at various grade levels appropriate for the secondary student (instrumental methods books, band & orchestra literature, solo/ensemble literature). Rehearsal techniques and instrumental score analysis are studied as they relate to rehearsal and lesson plan preparation. Classroom management, assessment (grading), seating arrangements, instrument purchase and maintenance, budgets, recruiting, support organizations, and scheduling comprise additional course content. General music methods for secondary students are explored. Field experience and observations are required. Prerequisite: MUSC 297 and MUSC 256 or MUSC 258. Offered spring semesters. Corequisite: EDUC 392.

MUSC 355. Secondary School Music Methods: Choral/General. 0.5 Units.

Learn practical knowledge, develop skills, and acquire materials for teaching chorus to singers from elementary through high school age. Discuss rehearsal technique and score preparation independently of conducting gestures. Prepare for and generate lesson plans, learn chorus classroom administration and practice effective assessment of vocal students. Cover units on Choral Arranging and Vocal Pedagogy for music education students. Other relevant topics included. Prepares conductor/teacher students for success in the student teaching experience and future choral classrooms. Prerequisites: MUSC 298 and MUSC 118 or MUSC 218. Corequisite: EDUC 392. Offered fall semesters.

MUSC 357. Jazz Methods and Materials. 0.5 Units.

Familiarization with necessary basic information to develop competence in the area of instrumental jazz education. Starting a jazz ensemble program, understanding the instrumentation and harmony, and teaching basic jazz improvisation techniques are discussed. Other topics include the jazz combo, the role of the conductor, rehearsal psychology and techniques, phrasing and articulation, and sound reinforcement. The application of computers, technology, and jazz education are also discussed. Conducting a prepared selection with the Stetson Jazz Ensemble is included in the course. Prerequisite: MUSC 172.

MUSC 363. String Orchestral Excerpts. 0.25 Units.

This course focuses on the art of preparing and performing orchestral auditions. String students will study excerpts and perform a mock audition in class. Participants will have extensive opportunity to play and hear the standard orchestral repertoire. Prerequisite: Must be taking private lessons. Offered fall and spring semesters.

MUSC 364. Vocal Pedagogy. 0.5 Units.

An introduction to the fundamentals of the pedagogy and repertoire of voice for performance majors. Issues addressed include the elements of signing, studio strategies, long-term vocal health, history of vocal pedagogy, and knowledge of appropriate teaching literature. Senior standing required.

MUSC 365. Keyboard Pedagogy. 0.5 Units.

An overview of the theory and evolution of keyboard pedagogy, and extensive survey of the materials, resources and professional organizations available for enhancing effective teaching. Included will be a supervised applied teaching component.

MUSC 366. Wind, Brass, Percussion Pedagogy. 0.5 Units.

This class will examine and explore the methodology of teaching woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments. The pedagogy and philosophy of teaching in general will be discussed, including, but not limited to fundamental technical and musical development from the beginning to advanced level, inspirational techniques, structure and organization of lesson time, structure and organization of practice time, and methods of evaluation. Offered once a year as necessary. Junior or senior standing required.

MUSC 367. String Pedagogy. 0.5 Units.

Informs music majors about teaching for string instruments, including typical problems and solutions for posture, instrument sizing, instrument position, technique, and repertoire. Offered once a year as necessary. Juniors or senior standing required.

MUSC 368. Guitar Pedagogy. 0.5 Units.

A one-semester survey course that acquaints the student with current methods, issues, and materials in guitar teaching and their practical applications. By evaluating texts as well as studying the business of teaching, teaching philosophies, and sequential paths for divergent styles of music, students will become more prepared to successfully teach in any music community. Offered every other year as necessary.

MUSC 371. Counterpoint. 1 Unit.

A study of the principles of polyphonic writing as they were embodied in the music of the 16th and the 18th centuries. Assignments include analysis and composition. Prerequisite: MUSC 271. Offered spring semester of alternate years.

MUSC 373. Aural Training V. 0.5 Units.

Continuation of MUSC 274. Prerequisite: MUSC 274. Offered fall semesters of alternate years or as demand allows.

MUSC 374. Foundations of Organ. 0.5 Units.

An introduction to the organ, providing orientation to the instrument for organists and non-organists alike. The class explores the long history of the instruments, including specific historical styles of organ building. Visits to area instruments will examine the practical considerations for contemporary instrument design, including issues involved in placement, room acoustics and how the needs of a particular stetting/client can dictate an instrument's configuration. Basic reed and stopped flute tuning along with other maintenance issues that can be dealt with by non-professionals are explored. Offered every other year as necessary.

MUSC 375. Composition I. 1 Unit.

Directed study of advanced compositional techniques. Prerequisite: MUSC 279 and BM composition major. Offered fall and spring semesters. This class includes participation in the weekly Composition Seminar.

MUSC 376. Composition II. 1 Unit.

Continuation of MUSC 375. Prerequisite: MUSC 375 and BM composition major. Offered fall and spring semesters. This class includes participation in the weekly Composition Seminar.

MUSC 377. Conducting III: Advanced Instrumental Conducting. 0.5 Units.

Advanced study of the skills and philosophies acquired in Conducting I and Conducting II. Development of advanced ensemble rehearsal techniques, conducting gestures, score study, repertoire selection and program development. Advanced exploration and refinement of interpretive skills as a conductor in order to develop a mature, informed, and independent approach to score study, rehearsal, and performance. Prerequisite: MUSC 278 and instructor approval. Offered as needed.

MUSC 378. Conducting III: Advanced Vocal Conducting. 0.5 Units.

Progress in score study and advanced rehearsal technique. Interpret choral/orchestral scores as a conductor with clear and expressive physical gestures. Obtain mature results as a rehearsal technician and performing artist. Prerequisite: MUSC 278 and instructor approval. Offered as needed.

MUSC 379. Orchestration & Arranging. 1 Unit.

Experience in orchestration and arranging for all combinations of instrumental groups, transposition of instruments, groupings, and application through performance. Prerequisite: MUSC 172. Offered fall semesters.

MUSC 385. Independent Study. 0.25 to 1 Units.

Junior Level.

MUSC 387. Opera Literature. 1 Unit.

The course is a survey/seminar study of operatic literature designed for the undergraduate student. Students will acquire knowledge and be conversant in style, form, recognizable sound and dramatic impetus of the great operatic composers, from the origins of opera through the early 21st century, as well as develop an understanding of operatic voice fachs (types) and all of the components that comprise an operatic production. Prerequisite: MUSC 152 and MUSC 172.

MUSC 388. Piano Literature I. 1 Unit.

An historical survey of the outstanding works of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries for chamber ensembles. Prerequisites: MUSC 152 and MUSC 172. Offered fall semester of alternate years.

MUSC 389. Piano Literature II. 0.25 Units.

A systematic survey of literature/repertoire of the keyboard/piano from the early Romantic period (Schubert and Mendelssohn) to the present, focusing not only on obtaining a greater knowledge and recognition of selected works, but on gaining an understanding of the stylistic evolution of those respective works, and their creators as well. Writing-Intensive course. Prerequiste: MUSC 152 and MUSC 172.

MUSC 390. Special Topics in Music. 0.25 to 1 Units.

MUSC 391. Symphonic Literature. 1 Unit.

An historical survey of the outstanding works of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries for the symphony orchestra. Prerequisites: MUSC 152 and MUSC 172. Offered spring semester of alternate years.

MUSC 392. Song Literature. 1 Unit.

An overview of solo vocal literature and history from the seventeenth through the twentieth century. Prerequisites: MUSC 152 and MUSC 172. Offered spring semesters every other year.

MUSC 394. Chamber Music Literature. 1 Unit.

An historical survey of the outstanding works of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries for chamber ensembles. Prerequisites: MUSC 152 and MUSC 172. Offered fall semester of alternate years.

MUSC 395. Teaching Apprenticeship. 0.5 Units.

MUSC 396. Jazz & 20th Century American Music. 1 Unit.

An upper-division version of MUSC 196A, with additional assignments. A study of the evolution of the uniquely American art form, jazz, through study and recorded performances of outstanding jazz artists within five main style periods; and an investigation of the relationship of jazz to both classical and popular music. Offered fall and spring semesters as needed.

MUSC 397. Internship. 0.25 Units.

Hands-on experience in the music field through a variety of cooperating organizations. Writing-intensive course.

MUSC 401. Internship. 0.25 Units.

Hands-on experience in the music field through a variety of cooperating organizations.

MUSC 471. Advanced Analysis. 1 Unit.

A study of various analytic and research methods for both tonal and atonal music. Primary emphasis is on linear analysis and advanced set-theoretical studies. Several papers are required. Prerequisite: MUSC 271. Offered spring semester of alternate years.

MUSC 475. Composition III. 1 Unit.

Continuation of MUSC 376. Prerequisite: MUSC 376 and BM composition major. Offered fall and spring semesters. This class includes participation in the weekly Composition Seminar.

MUSC 485. Independent Study. 0.25 to 1 Units.

Senior Level.

MUSC 490. Special Topics in Music. 1 Unit.

MUSC 497. Senior Research Project Proposal. 0.25 Units.

Hands-on experience in the music field through a variety of cooperating organizations.

MUSC 498. Senior Research Proposal. 0.5 or 1 Units.

Offered fall and spring semesters.

MUSC 499. Senior Research Project. 1 Unit.

Offered fall and spring semesters.A. Composition Research Project. The preparation, organization, rehearsal, and presentation of a senior composition recital. Prerequisite: MUSC 498. Co-requisite MUSX 462.B. Music Theory. The preparation analytic paper. Prerequisite: MUSC 498.C. Music Technology Project. Completion of a significant music technology research project. Includes a 25-minute music technology recital. Prerequisite: MUSC 498. Co-requisite MUSX 462.D. BA Music. Completion of a significant study in an area to combine the non-music and music emphases in a BA music degree. Prerequisite: MUSC 498.