Music

MUS 1000: Contemporary Christian Music: Inside the Music Industry (4)

Offerings

Through readings, lectures, and seminars delivered by leading industry figures, the course will give up-to-the-minute insight into the inner workings of the music industry. Emphasis will be given to career possibilities, and the gifts and skills required to succeed in each of the major areas, including work as a performer.

MUS 1028: Chamber Music Workshop (2-3)

Offerings

Concentrated studies on the performance practice and historic background of instrumental chamber music for strings, winds instruments, and piano. Participants will develop playing and rehearsal skills by rehearsing and performing chamber music repertoire in master classes, recitals, and evening concerts. The course is designed for advanced high school and university instrumental players. Offered Summer Quarter only. May be repeated for credit up to 6 credits.

MUS 1050: Fundamentals of Music (3)

Offerings

Open to all interested students, this basic course in fundamentals of tonal music is designed to develop competencies in the reading and writing of notes, scales, key signatures, intervals, chords, and rhythmic elements. It is intended for the student with limited musical knowledge or the student who wishes to prepare for the music theory sequence.

Attributes: WK Arts

MUS 1051: Aural Skills Fundamentals (2)

Offerings

Introduces the basics of sight singing, melodic and rhythmic dictation, and kinesthetic/conducting. Required for all music majors and minors. No previous skill or knowledge required.

MUS 1110: Music Theory I: Introduction to Diatonic Harmony (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: MUS 1050 or Proficiency Test. Introduces diatonic tonal harmony, counterpoint, and beginning linear and vertical analysis. Required for music majors and minors.

Prerequisites: MUS 1050: D or better

MUS 1111: Music Theory II: Diatonic Harmony and Voice Leading (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: MUS 1110. Introduces chromatic tonal harmony and counterpoint, and beginning linear and vertical analysis. Required for music majors and minors.

Prerequisites: (MUS 1110: D or better OR MUS 1104: D or better)

MUS 1112: Music Theory III: Introduction to Chromaticism and Modulation (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite MUS 1111 and demonstration of adequate skills on both a piano and written exam. Continued integrated study of musical elements as in Theory I-II. Develops skills in tonal harmony, analysis, composition, and the use of technology. Emphasizes developing understanding, and compositional experience with, chromatic harmony and modulation. Required for music majors.

Prerequisites: (MUS 1111: D or better OR MUS 1105: D or better)

MUS 1113: Aural Skills I (2)

Offerings

Prerequisite MUS 1051. Continues to study sight singing, melodic and rhythmic dictation, and kinesthetic/conducting. The emphasis of this course is on triadic harmony and rhythmic subdivision. Required for music majors and minors.

Prerequisites: MUS 1051: D or better

MUS 1114: Aural Skills II (2)

Offerings

Prerequiste: MUS 1113. Continues to study sight singing, melodic and rhythmic dictation, and kinesthetics/conducting. Emphasis on triadic harmony and rythmic subdivision. Required for music majors and minors.

Prerequisites: (MUS 1113: D or better OR MUS 1107: D or better)

MUS 1115: Aural Skills III (2)

Offerings

Prerequisite: MUS 1114. Continues to study sight singing, melodic and rhythmic dictation, and kinesthetic/conducting. The emphasis of this course in on seventh chords, chromatic harmon, and rhythmic subdivision. Required for music majors.

Prerequisites: (MUS 1114: D or better OR MUS 1108: D or better)

MUS 1200: Cultural Engagement Through Music (5)

Offerings

How are artists using music to shape society and how is society influencing what we are listening to? This course will explore how music - listening, creating, performing - is a lens for discovering and interpreting our own culture and those around us. Topics of discussion to include (but not limited to) race, gender, mental health, class & socio-economics, human trafficking, immigration, violence/war, politics and technology.

Attributes: Cultural Understand&Engagement Restrictions: Undergraduate only.

MUS 1250: Beginning Keyboard Class (2)

Offerings

For students with no previous keyboard experience. Ability to read music is not necessary. Emphasis is on note-reading, basic theory, chord usage, and technical development. Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, WK Arts Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors are excluded.

MUS 1251: Intermediate Keyboard Class (2)

Offerings

For students with prior training in piano. Course is designed for the non-music major, and expectations for each student are based on individual needs. Emphasis is on note-reading, basic theory, chord usage, repertoire, technical development, and creative activities. Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, WK Arts Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors are excluded.

MUS 1254: Beginning Keyboard Proficiency (1)

Offerings

For music majors with minimal previous keyboard experience. Sight-reading, harmonization, transposing, and technical development will be emphasized in order to meet piano proficiency requirements. Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Education-INT, Music Therapy, Music Therapy-INT, Music-INT Majors only.

MUS 1255: Intermediate Keyboard Proficiency (2)

Offerings

For music majors with prior training in piano. Sight-reading, harmonization, transposing, technical development, and creative activities will be emphasized in order to meet piano proficiency requirements. Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Education-INT, Music Therapy, Music Therapy-INT, Music-INT Majors only.

MUS 1260: Voice Class (2)

Offerings

Emphasis is on basic vocal technique: breath control, tone, diction, and stage presence. Music includes classical, folk, and American music. Extra Fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, WK Arts

MUS 1270: Beginning Folk Guitar (1)

Offerings

Introduction to folk-style guitar playing. May be taken by music education majors to meet guitar proficiency. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, WK Arts

MUS 1271: Intermediate Folk Guitar (1)

Offerings

Prerequisite: MUS 1270. May be repeated for credit 3 times.

Prerequisites: MUS 1270: D or better

MUS 1600: Exploring and Understanding Music (5)

Offerings

The focus is on the pleasure of listening with understanding, using individual, classroom, and concert experiences. Introduces basic elements of music as preparation for enjoying masterworks in the European tradition, from medieval times to our own time. Encourages development of listening skills and knowledge of music available in our city.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, WK Arts Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors are excluded.

MUS 2000: Clinical Improvisation (2)

Offerings

Course is designed for music therapy majors to discover one's own creative style and develop clinical techniques in improvisation.

Restrictions: Music Therapy Majors only.

MUS 2106: Music Theory VI (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: MUS 2105. Continued integrated study of musical elements as in Theory I-V emphasizing 20th-century techniques. Analytical studies include introductions to non-functional diatonic harmony, basic atonal composition and set theory, twelve tone technique, and popular/jazz theory. Develops skills of composition, use of technology and analysis. Emphasis is on compositional experience with 20th century techniques.

Prerequisites: MUS 2105: D or better

MUS 2109: Aural Skills VI (1)

Offerings

Develops skills in melodic sight singing and dictation; rhythmic dictation and sight singing; and kinesthetics/conducting. Emphasis is on atonal, intervallic sight singing and 20th century rhythmic concepts. Required for music majors.

MUS 2110: Music Theory IV: Chromatic Harmony and Expanded Tonality (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite MUS 1112. Continued integrated study of musical elements as in Theory I-III. Develops skills in tonal harmony, analysis, composition, and the use of technology. Emphasizes understanding via analysis and experience via composition in chromatic harmony from modal-mixture through expanded tonality. Required for all music majors.

Prerequisites: (MUS 1112: D or better OR MUS 1106: D or better)

MUS 2111: Music Theory V: 20th Century Composition Techniques (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: MUS 2110. Continued integrated study of musical elements as in Theory I-IV emphasizing 20th century techniques. Analytical studies include introductions to non-functional diatonic harmony, basic atonal composition and set theory, twelve-tone technique, and popular/jazz theory. Develops skills of composition, use of technology and analysis. Emphasis is on compositional experience with 20th century techniques. Required for all music majors.

Prerequisites: (MUS 2110: D or better OR MUS 2104: D or better)

MUS 2112: Music Theory VI: Form and Analysis (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: MUS 2111. Develops skills in music analysis through study of common structures in western music. The emphasis of this course is on critical listening, stylistic analysis, and academic writing. Required for all music majors.

Prerequisites: (MUS 2111: D or better OR MUS 2105: D or better)

MUS 2113: Aural Skills IV (2)

Offerings

Prerequisite: MUS 1115. Continues to study sight singing, melodic and rhythmic dictation, and kinesthetic/conducting. The emphasis of this course is on chromatic harmony, fixed Doh Sol-faggio, intervallic relationships, and 20th centruy rhythmic subdivision. Required for music majors and minors.

Prerequisites: (MUS 1115: D or better OR MUS 1109: D or better)

MUS 2114: Aural Skills V (2)

Offerings

Prerequisite: MUS 2113. Continues to study sight singing, melodic and rhythmic dictation, and kinesthetic/conducting. The emphasis of this course is on atonal, intervallic sight singing and 20th century rhythmic concepts. Required for music majors and minors.

Prerequisites: (MUS 2113: D or better OR MUS 2107: D or better)

MUS 2200: Piano Proficiency (1)

Offerings

A keyboarding skills class designed specifically for music majors who need to pass the piano proficiency exam. Assumes a basic knowledge and intermediate skill level. Students do not need to take this course if they have passed the piano proficiency exam. Extra Fee. May be repeated for credit up to 12 credits.

Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Education-INT, Music Therapy, Music Therapy-INT, Music-INT Majors only.

MUS 2201: Individual Instruction-Flute (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

MUS 2202: Individual Instruction - Oboe (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

MUS 2203: Individual Instruction - Clarinet (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

MUS 2204: Individual Instruction - Bassoon (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

MUS 2205: Individual Instruction - Trumpet (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

MUS 2206: Individual Instruction - Horn (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

MUS 2207: Individual Instruction - Trombone (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

MUS 2208: Individual Instruction - Euphonium (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

MUS 2209: Individual Instruction - Tuba (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

MUS 2210: Individual Instruction - Percussion (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

MUS 2211: Individual Instruction - Violin (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

MUS 2212: Individual Instruction - Viola (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

MUS 2213: Individual Instruction - Violoncello (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

MUS 2214: Individual Instruction - Double Bass (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

MUS 2215: Individual Instruction - Harp (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

MUS 2216: Individual Instruction - Organ (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

MUS 2217: Individual Instruction - Piano (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

MUS 2218: Individual Instruction -Harpsichord (1-2)

Offerings

(Extra fee) May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

MUS 2219: Individual Instruction - Voice (1-2)

Offerings

Prerequisite: MUS 1260. Majors and scholarship recipients may be exempt from the prerequisites. Extra Fee. May be repeated for credit up to 99 credits.

Prerequisites: MUS 1260: D or better

MUS 2220: Individual Instruction - Classical Guitar (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

MUS 2221: Individual Instruction - Saxophone (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

MUS 2223: Individual Instruction - Jazz Guitar (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

MUS 2224: Individual Instruction-Jazz Piano (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

MUS 2225: Individual Instruction-Harpsichord (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Equivalents: MUS 4225

MUS 2260: The Singer's Art I (3)

Offerings

A study and application of song literature and the principles of artistic performance, with special emphasis on English, Latin, and Italian diction and repertoire. Basic international phonetic alphabet will be learned. Prerequisite to upper-division credit in voice.

MUS 2261: The Singer's Art II (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: MUS 2260. The study and performance of the German and French and song repertoire of the 19th and 20th centuries. Special attention will be given to diction, style, and interpretation. Prerequisite to upper-division credit in voice.

Prerequisites: MUS 2260: D or better

MUS 2301: Choral Society: Gospel Choir (1,2)

Offerings

A choral ensemble specializing in the preparation, study, and performance of African American Sacred Music. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Equivalents: MUS 4301 Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, WK Arts Restrictions: Junior, Senior students are excluded.

MUS 2303: Seattle Pacific Singers (Unlimited) (1)

Offerings

Selected scholarship performing group that represents the University in various public relations endeavors. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.

MUS 2304: Chamber Singers (1)

Offerings

Small choral ensemble selected from Concert Choir members. Perform literature appropriate for chamber ensemble. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.

MUS 2305: Women's Choir (2)

Offerings

A choral ensemble of women. Participates in major choral concerts throughout the year. Occasional performances for chapels, at the annual service of Lessons and Carols, and at selected churches and community organizations as an outreach of the University. Ensemble may tour during school year, including Spring Break. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.

MUS 2306: Brass Ensemble (1)

Offerings

Brass Ensemble May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.

MUS 2307: Percussion Ensemble (1-2)

Offerings

Percussion Ensemble May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.

MUS 2308: Woodwind Ensemble (Flute) (1)

Offerings

A flute ensemble. Performances throughout the year on campus and off campus as an outreach of the University. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.

MUS 2309: String Ensemble (1)

Offerings

String Ensemble May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.

MUS 2310: Keyboard Ensemble (1)

Offerings

This course introduces piano ensemble literature for one or two pianos; four, six, and eight hands. Emphasis on collaboration, sight-reading, and stylistic refinement. Students perform in practicums and other concerts on campus. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.

MUS 2311: Jazz Lab/Ensemble (2)

Offerings

A class that specializes in the preparation (improvization), study, and performance of music from the jazz idiom. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.

MUS 2312: Men's Choir (2)

Offerings

The audition is for the purpose of placing individuals in the appropriate section of the choir. A choral ensemble of men. Participates in major choral concerts throughout the year. Occasional performances for chapels, at the annual service of Lessons and Carols, and at selected churches and community organizations as an outreach of the University. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.

MUS 2313: Vocal Jazz Ensemble (2)

Offerings

An organization of vocalists specializing in the preparation, study, and performance of music from the jazz literature. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Equivalents: MUS 4313 Restrictions: Junior, Senior students are excluded.

MUS 2340: Chamber Ensemble (1)

Offerings

Includes chamber music experience of various types-woodwind, brass, string, Javanese gamelan, percussion, worship ensemble and mixed. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Restrictions: Junior, Senior students are excluded.

MUS 2341: Gamelan Ensemble (1)

Offerings

Performance in an Indonesian ensemble of tuned percussion. It includes gongs, metallophones, and drums. No previous music experience required. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Equivalents: MUS 4341 Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, WK Arts

MUS 2342: Worship Band (1,2)

Offerings

The SPU Worship Arts Ensemble is a multidisciplinary, collaborative group of vocalists and instrumentalists performing gospel, jazz, hip-hop, indie, rock and other sacred music genres. Audition is required. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Equivalents: MUS 4342 Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, WK Arts Restrictions: Junior, Senior students are excluded.

MUS 2350: Concert Choir (2)

Offerings

A choral ensemble of men and women, Concert Choir performs several major concerts during each academic year and tours each spring. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.

MUS 2351: Symphonic Wind Ensemble (2)

Offerings

As a group of selected wind and percussion players, this ensemble provides an opportunity for in-depth experience in the performance of wind ensemble and band repertoire. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.

MUS 2353: Symphony Orchestra (2)

Offerings

An ensemble of strings with selected woodwinds, brass, and percussion instruments, performing works from the extensive orchestral literature. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.

MUS 2360: Opera Workshop (1-2)

Offerings

Practical experience in preparation and performance of scenes from opera repertoire. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.

MUS 2402: History and Appreciation of Jazz (5)

Offerings

This course surveys the major periods in jazz history, from its roots in New Orleans to the present. Emphasises the common elements throughout that history: blues, improvisation, the group negotiation of individual agendas, and the spiritual context of the jazz solo. It also explores how jazz interacts with American history at large.

Equivalents: MUS 4402 Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, Ways of Engaging Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.

MUS 2501: Brass Techniques (1)

Offerings

Designed for music education majors. Students learn how to teach various brass instruments. Emphasis on demonstration of good tone and diagnosis of student problems in a lab setting.

Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman students are excluded.

MUS 2502: Percussion Techniques (1)

Offerings

Designed for music education majors. Students learn how to teach percussion instruments.

Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only.

MUS 2503: String Techniques (1)

Offerings

Designed for music education majors. Students learn how to teach string instruments. May be repeated for credit 1 time.

Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only.

MUS 2504: Woodwind Techniques (1)

Offerings

Designed for music education majors. Students learn how to teach woodwind instruments. Emphasis on demonstration of good tone and diagnosis of student problems in a lab setting.

Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only.

MUS 2550: Foundations of Music Education (3)

Offerings

Explores social, historical and philosophical foundations of American music education. Focuses on teaching curricula from ancient times to the present. Addresses legal issues in education including abuse issues. Provides opportunities to apply course content through service learning and field-related experiences. Part of Professional education core classes for music majors.

Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Education-INT, Music Therapy, Music Therapy-INT, Music-INT Majors only.

MUS 2560: Introduction to Music Therapy (3)

Offerings

An introduction to the uses of music in various health care, educational and therapeutic applications. An overview of music therapy theory and methods is offered through an integrated approach using lectures, class discussions, readings, journaling, and experiential opportunities. Open to all students interested in the field of music therapy.

MUS 2561: Music Therapy Skills Repertoire (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: MUS 2560 or permission of instructor. Course provides an introduction to the uses of music materials and methods in various clinical applications. Students will develop skills in selecting, adapting and using instruments for special needs.

Prerequisites: MUS 2560: D or better

MUS 2570: Basic Music Technology (2-4)

Offerings

Students will learn the basic concepts of music notation, audio recording and video recording. Includes basic understanding and use of publishing material through blogs, web sharing, word document and shared storage.

MUS 2604: Soundscape (5)

Offerings

This course explores a wide range of music including vernacular and art music of Western and non-Western cultures. Students gain skills in listening to music from diverse cultures, develop understanding of the influence of cultural and historical context of those types of music, and learn how those traditions can be experienced today in the city of Seattle.

Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors are excluded.

MUS 2605: Survey of Popular Music (5)

Offerings

A survey of popular music in America, beginning in the 1950s. This is a listening-based course that examines style, sound, and development. Particular emphasis is placed on the cultural engagement between popular music, and American society.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, WK Arts Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors are excluded.

MUS 2606: Music of Asia (5)

Offerings

Students will explore musical & cultural topics in Asia, including various regions in East Asia (Japan, China Korea), Southeast Asia (Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar) and South Asia (India, Pakistan). Students will be expected to utilize critical thinking in the arts through listening and analysis of a wide range of genres and styles, including traditional, popular and classic musics. Music will be discussed both structurally and culturally with specific attention to how the music relates to Global contexts.

Attributes: Ways of Engaging

MUS 2654: World Music (3)

Offerings

This course explores the significance of music in different societies. Emphasis is on the music of the Pacific Rim, but may include sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, Eastern Europe, or the Middle East.

MUS 2655: World Music Laboratory (2)

Offerings

Provides practical, hands-on experience in performing on instruments used in music from the Pacific Rim, sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East.

MUS 2930: Music Therapy Practicum I (1)

Offerings

Prerequisite: MUS 2560, 2561. Students will observe the MT-BC, other staff, music therapy interventions, and specific clients. Students will have specific observation tasks, including focus on the music therapy process (Assessment/Treatment Planning/Implementation/Evaluation), ethics, and professional conduct. Students will have opportunities to reflect on their own level of comfort and interest in the different client populations. Extra fee. May be repeated for credit up to 99 credits.

Restrictions: Music Therapy Majors only. Prerequisites: MUS 2560: D or better AND MUS 2561: D or better

MUS 2936: Music Practicum: Production (1)

Offerings

Offered for audio/video/production coverage and management associated with approved musical productions. May be repeated for credit up to 99 credits.

Restrictions: Junior, Senior students are excluded.

MUS 3000: Contemporary Christian Music: Studio Recording (5)

Offerings

Artists, via both the classroom and lab, will work with faculty, other students, and visiting experts to learn how to produce, record, mix, and edit recordings in a professional multi-track studio. Part of artist track.

Attributes: Upper-Division

MUS 3001: Contemporary Christian Music: Essentials of Songwriting (5)

Offerings

Artists will receive classroom instruction, participate in directed study with staff, and work in collaboration with other students to develop their use of form, melody, harmony, rhythm, and lyric. Part of the artist track.

Attributes: Upper-Division

MUS 3002: Contemporary Christian Music: Performance (4)

Offerings

In consultation with staff and executive track students, artists will develop a live concert presentation that best utilizes their gifts as musicians, entertainers, and communicators. Part of the artist track.

Attributes: Upper-Division

MUS 3003: Contemporary Christian Music: Artists and Repertoir (5)

Offerings

Executives will learn how to create a label business plan; analyze and forecast trends in popular music; assemble a successful artist roster; and, in tandem with artists, they will plan, budget, and produce recording sessions. Part of executive track.

Attributes: Upper-Division

MUS 3102: Composition (2)

Offerings

Prerequisites: MUS 2110, 2111 and 2112, or permission of instructor. Through basic skill-building exercises this course teaches musical composition in accordance with stated aesthetic values. Students move through levels of increasing complexity and self-initiation. May be repeated for credit up to 4 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: (MUS 2110: D or better OR MUS 2104: D or better) AND (MUS 2111: D or better OR MUS 2105: D or better) AND (MUS 2112: D or better OR MUS 2106: D or better)

MUS 3105: Counterpoint (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: MUS 2112. Explores principles of 17th and 18th century contrapuntal elements through listening, intensive analysis, research and composition.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: (MUS 2112: D or better OR MUS 2106: D or better)

MUS 3110: Advanced Jazz Theory (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: MUS 2112. Course provides students with a solid understanding of the theoretical foundations of jazz harmony. Students will study more advanced scales, modes, harmonic progressions and harmonizations.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: (MUS 2106: D or better OR MUS 2112: D or better)

MUS 3200: Songwriting (3)

Offerings

Songwriting is a creative process. Through practical hands-on experience, students will learn how to explore, evaluate and appropriate the critical components and principles for writing songs.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only.

MUS 3309: Music Technology Applications (1-3)

Offerings

Demonstrates how to enter notes into a computer through a MIDI keyboard, edit the resulting notation using Finale software, and print the results on a laser printer. Offered Summer Quarter only. May be repeated for credit up to 6 credits.

Equivalents: MUS 5309, EDTC 5309 Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Graduate are excluded.

MUS 3401: Music and Worship (2)

Offerings

A study of the philosophical, biblical, and theological relationships of music to worship in the Christian Church.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging

MUS 3402: The Song of the Church (3)

Offerings

A study of congregational singing including its history, its genre, its criticism, and its effective use in the worship service.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging

MUS 3501: Elementary Music Education (3)

Offerings

This class covers basic approaches to teaching music in the elementary classroom for the regular classroom teacher. It focuses on music as a content area and music as it relates to arts in basic education. Elementary education certification students may take MUS 3501 toward General Education Arts and Humanitites A credit.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman students are excluded.

MUS 3502: Music in Special Education (3)

Offerings

This course centers on methods and materials for using music and related arts with children who have special needs. Students will observe on-site classes with music specialists in the Seattle area. This course is designed for special education, music education and music therapy students.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded.

MUS 3503: General Music Methods and Materials (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: MUS 2550. A survey of methods for instruction in P-12 general music programs.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Integrated Studies, Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: MUS 2550: D or better

MUS 3504: Choral Music Methods and Materials (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: MUS 2550 or permission of instructor. A survey of the teaching methods, rehearsal techniques, and choral organization from the elementary school chorus through the adult choir. Emphasis is on development of diagnostic rehearsal skills through special class projects and survival skills for the beginning choral director.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: MUS 2550: D or better

MUS 3505: Instrumental Music Methods and Materials (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: MUS 2550. A survey of the instrumental music program, grades 5-12. Emphasis is on examination of appropriate teaching materials, teaching methods for various program levels, program planning and development, and evaluation of learner progress. Experience in planning and presenting model learning experiences in instrumental music is provided.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: MUS 2550: D or better

MUS 3506: Piano Pedagogy (3)

Offerings

Emphasis is upon developing a philosophy of music teaching at the primary to intermediate levels. Includes an examination of ideas and theories about learning and teaching, observation of teaching, the study of teaching strategies and literature, student teaching, and use of music technology. Includes supervised teaching. Offered alternate years.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course

MUS 3602: The Magic of Opera (5)

Offerings

An in-depth study of selected masterpieces of standard operatic repertoire from an historical and aesthetic perspective. Ideas and themes of operas are related to social, moral, political, and religious issues confronting individuals in society. Attendance at live opera productions is a part of class activity. Offered alternate years.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 3607: Advanced Music Sequencing (2-4)

Offerings

Prerequisite: MUS 2570. Students will become proficient at creating, organizing, and manipulating virtual instruments for pop, film, and game composition. Logic, Reason and Finale music notation tools will be used. May be repeated for credit 1 time.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: MUS 2570: D or better

MUS 3608: Advanced Music Notation (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: MUS 2570. Students will become proficient at music notation to the level of publisher-ready documents through the use of FINALE notation software. May be repeated for credit 2 times.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: MUS 2570: D or better

MUS 3609: Advanced Music Technology (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: MUS 3607 or 3608. Students will become proficient with the music technology used for recording with Digital Audio Work Stations Protools, Logic, and the hardware used in recording studios and location sessions. Extra Fee. May be repeated for credit 3 times.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Prerequisites: MUS 3607: D or better OR MUS 3608: D or better

MUS 3610: Survey of Music Literature I (3)

Offerings

A chronological study of the development of Western art music from the early medieval period through the Baroque era.

Attributes: Upper-Division

MUS 3611: Survey of Music Literature II (3)

Offerings

A chronological study of the development of Western art music in the pre-Classical period and the Romantic period through Richard Wagner.

Attributes: Upper-Division

MUS 3612: Survey of Music Literature III (3)

Offerings

A chronological study of the development of Western Art music from the late Romantic period to the present.

Attributes: Upper-Division

MUS 3711: Conducting I (2)

Offerings

Prerequisites: MUS 1051, MUS 1113, and MUS 1114. A study of the fundamentals and beginning technique for choral and instrumental conducting.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Prerequisites: MUS 1051: D or better AND (MUS 1113: D or better OR MUS 1107: D or better) AND (MUS 1114: D or better OR MUS 1108: D or better)

MUS 3712: Conducting II (3)

Offerings

Prerequisites: MUS 3711. A course designed to develop advanced choral conducting skill and techniques.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: MUS 3711: D or better

MUS 3713: Conducting III (3)

Offerings

Prerequisites: MUS 3711. A course designed to teach elementary score reading, baton techniques, instrumentation, and conducting with an instrumental emphasis. Offered alternate years.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: MUS 3711: D or better

MUS 3931: Music Therapy Practicum II (1-3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: MUS 2930. Students develop their clinical skills with the guidance of the MT-BC, and will become increasingly responsible for planning and implementation of sessions. During this year, foci will be: leadership styles, skill development, dual relationships, and further understanding of the music therapy process. May be repeated for credit up to 99 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music Therapy Majors only. Prerequisites: MUS 2930: D or better

MUS 4101: Instrumentation and Orchestration (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: MUS 2109. A study of the history, technical limitations, and use of orchestral instruments. Practical experience in arranging for various combinations of instruments is provided. Offered alternate years.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: MUS 2109: D or better

MUS 4102: Choral Arranging (2)

Offerings

Prerequisites: MUS 1104, 1105, and 1106. A study of the basics regarding the use of voices in choral music and methods of arranging music for them. Practical experience in arranging for various choral ensembles is provided. Offered alternate years.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: MUS 1104: D or better AND MUS 1105: D or better AND MUS 1106: D or better

MUS 4201: Individual Instruction - Flute (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4202: Individual Instruction - Oboe (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4203: Individual Instruction - Clarinet (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4204: Individual Instruction - Bassoon (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4205: Individual Instruction - Trumpet (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4206: Individual Instruction - Horn (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4207: Individual Instruction - Trombone (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4208: Individual Instruction - Euphonium (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4209: Individual Instruction - Tuba (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4210: Individual Instruction - Percussion (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4211: Individual Instruction - Violin (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4212: Individual Instruction - Viola (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4213: Individual Instruction - Violincello (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4214: Individual Instruction - Double Bass (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4215: Individual Instruction - Harp (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4216: Individual Instruction - Organ (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4217: Individual Instruction - Piano (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4218: Individual Instruction-Harpsichord (1-3)

Offerings

(Extra fee) May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: College of Arts and Sciences only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4219: Individual Instruction - Voice (1-2)

Offerings

Prerequisites: MUS 2260, 2261, or permission of instructor. Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: MUS 2260: D or better AND MUS 2261: D or better

MUS 4220: Individual Instruction - Classical Guitar (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4221: Individual Instruction - Saxophone (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4223: Individual Instruction - Jazz Guitar (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Performance, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4224: Individual Instruction-Jazz Piano (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4225: Individual Instruction-Harpsichord (1-2)

Offerings

Extra fee. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Equivalents: MUS 2225 Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only.

MUS 4226: Individual Instruction - Composition (1)

Offerings

Extra Fee. May be repeated for credit 5 times.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only.

MUS 4261: Sacred Vocal Repertoire (3)

Offerings

Prerequisites: MUS 1260, 2219. A study of some of the great sacred solo vocal repertoire. Special attention will be given to solo cantata and oratorio literature, and appropriate performance practice.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: MUS 1260: D or better AND MUS 2219: D or better

MUS 4262: Vocal Pedagogy and Techniques (3)

Offerings

Prerequisites: MUS 1260, 2219. This course is designed to explore and understand the nature of the singing voice and methods of vocal instruction.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: MUS 1260: D or better AND MUS 2219: D or better

MUS 4301: Choral Society: Gospel Choir (1,2)

Offerings

A choral ensemble specializing in the preparation, study, and performance of Gospel music. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Equivalents: MUS 2301 Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4303: Seattle Pacific Singers (Unlimited) (1)

Offerings

Selected scholarship performing group that represents the University in various public relations endeavors. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4304: Chamber Singers (1)

Offerings

Small choral ensemble selected from Concert Choir members. Perform literature appropriate for chamber ensemble. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4305: Women's Choir (2)

Offerings

A choral ensemble of women. Participates in major choral concerts throughout the year. Occasional performances for chapels, at the annual Lessons and Carols, and at selected churches and community organizations as an outreach of the University. Ensemble may tour during school year, including Spring Break. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4306: Brass Ensemble (1)

Offerings

Brass Ensemble May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4307: Percussion Ensemble (1-2)

Offerings

Percussion Ensemble May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4308: Woodwind Ensemble (Flute) (1)

Offerings

A flute ensemble. Performances throughout the year on campus and off campus as an outreach of the University. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4309: String Ensemble (1)

Offerings

String Ensemble May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4310: Keyboard Ensemble (1)

Offerings

This course introduces piano ensemble literature for one or two pianos; four, six, and eight hands. Emphasis on collaboration, sight-reading, and stylistic refinement. Students perform in practicums and other concerts on campus. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4311: Jazz Lab/Ensemble (2)

Offerings

A class that specializes in the preparation (improvization), study, and performance of music from the jazz idiom. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4312: Men's Choir (2)

Offerings

The audition is for the purpose of placing individuals in the appropriate section of the choir. A choral ensemble of men. Participates in major choral concerts throughout the year. Occasional performances for chapels, at the annual service of Lessons and Carols, and at selected churches and community organizations as an outreach of the University. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4313: Vocal Jazz Ensemble (2)

Offerings

An organization of vocalists specializing in the preparation, study, and performance of music from the jazz literature. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Equivalents: MUS 2313 Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4340: Chamber Ensemble (1)

Offerings

Includes chamber music experience of various types-woodwind, brass, string, Javanese gamelan, percussion, and mixed. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4341: Gamelan Ensemble (1)

Offerings

Performance in an Indonesian ensemble of tuned percussion. It includes gongs, metallophones, and drums. No previous music experience required. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Equivalents: MUS 2341 Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, Upper-Division, WK Arts

MUS 4342: Worship Band (1,2)

Offerings

The SPU Worship Arts Ensemble is a multidisciplinary, collaborative group of vocalists and instrumentalists performing gospel, jazz, hip-hop, indie, rock and other sacred music genres. Audition is required. May be repeated an unlimited number of times.

Equivalents: MUS 2342 Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4350: Concert Choir (2)

Offerings

A choral ensemble of men and women, Concert Choir performs several major concerts during each academic year and tours each Spring. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4351: Symphonic Wind Ensemble (2)

Offerings

As a group of selected wind and percussion players, this ensemble provides an opportunity for in-depth experience in the performance of wind ensemble and band repertoire. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4353: Symphony Orchestra (2)

Offerings

An ensemble of strings with selected woodwinds, brass, and percussion instruments, performing works from the extensive orchestral literature. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4360: Opera Workshop (1-2)

Offerings

Practical experience in preparation and performance of scenes from opera repertoire. May be repeated for an unlimited number of credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division, WK Arts Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4402: History and Appreciation of Jazz (5)

Offerings

This course surveys the major periods in jazz history, from its roots in New Orleans to the present, with a special section on Seattle jazz. It also emphasizes the common elements throughout that history-blues, improvisation, the group negotiation of individual agendas, and the spiritual context of the jazz solo.

Equivalents: MUS 2402 Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Junior, Post-Baccalaureate, Senior students only.

MUS 4501: Learning Assistant in Aural Skills Pedagogy (1-2)

Offerings

Prerequisite: Passing grades in Aural Skills I-III (MUS 1113, MUS 1114, MUS 1115) and acceptance into the mentorship program for Aural Skills. This course provides preparatory instruction for teaching Aural Skills. Under supervision, students will be directly responsible for the teaching, mentorship, learning, and assessment of a small group of three-four students. May be repeated for credit up to 12 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music-INT Majors only. Prerequisites: (MUS 1113: C or better OR MUS 1107: C or better) AND (MUS 1114: C or better OR MUS 1108: C or better) AND (MUS 1115: C or better OR MUS 1109: C or better)

MUS 4654: Context Studies in Music I (3)

Offerings

Prerequisites: MUS 3610, 3611, and 3612. This course along with MUS 4655 involves an integrative approach to advanced musicianship while dealing in-depth with selected topics. The process includes reading, writing, listening, analysis, composition, improvisation, and computer notation. Topics change yearly. Past topics have included Beethoven: Age of Revolution and Restoration; Passion Settings from Plainsong to Paert; From Taverner to Tavener: Music of the English Church; The Genius of Bach; African Music; World Music; The Symphonies of Gustav Mahler; The Magnificat; Chamber Music; The Operas of Mozart and Beethoven; 20th-Century American Composers and Their Music; the Cantata; Masters of the keyboard, and Psychology of Music. May be repeated for credit 3 times.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: (MUS 2601: D or better OR MUS 3610: D or better AND MUS 2602: D or better OR MUS 3611: D or better AND MUS 2603: D or better OR MUS 3612: D or better)

MUS 4655: Context Studies in Music II (3)

Offerings

Prerequisites: MUS 1110, 1111, 1112, 3610, 3611, and 3612, or permission of instructor. This course along with MUS 4654 involves an integrative approach to advanced musicianship while dealing in-depth with selected topics. The process includes reading, writing, listening, analysis, composition, improvisation, and computer notation. Topics alternate yearly between spice route and Pacific Rim. May be repeated for credit 2 times.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: (MUS 1110: D or better OR MUS 1104: D or better) AND (MUS 1111: D or better OR MUS 1105: D or better) AND (MUS 1112: D or better OR MUS 1106: D or better) AND (MUS 2601: D or better OR MUS 3610: D or better) AND (MUS 2602: D or better OR MUS 3611: D or better) AND (MUS 2603: D or better OR MUS 3612: D or better)

MUS 4656: Context Studies in Music III (3)

Offerings

Prerequisites: MUS 3610, 3611 and 3612. This course along with MUS 4655 involves an integrative approach to advanced musicianship while dealing in-depth with selected topics. The process includes reading, writing, listening, analysis, composition, improvisation, and computer notation. Topics change yearly. Past topics have included Beethoven: Age of Revolution and Restoration; Passion Settings from Plainsong to Paert; From Taverner to Tavener: Music of the English Church; The Genius of Bach; African Music; World Music; The Symphonies of Gustav Mahler; The Magnificat; Chamber Music; The Operas of Mozart and Beethoven; 20th-Century American Composers and Their Music; the Cantata; Masters of the keyboard, and Psychology of Music. May be repeated for credit 3 times.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: (MUS 2601: D or better OR MUS 3610: D or better AND MUS 2602: D or better OR MUS 3611: D or better AND MUS 2603: D or better OR MUS 3612: D or better)

MUS 4802: Music Therapy in Mental Health (3)

Offerings

This course investigates theory, research and clinical skills related to the use of music therapy in mental health care. Adult development and the formation and maintenance of self-identity will be explored from a clinical perspective together with issues concerning wellness and palliative care. The course also addresses the relationship between developmental/psychological theories and music therapy practice.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Music Therapy Majors only.

MUS 4803: Music and Medicine (3)

Offerings

Examines literature and music therapy application in hospitals, surgery, and palliative care. Topics include, but are not limited to, cognitive-behavioral impairment, physical rehabilitation, anxiety, and pain management. Guest music therapists currently working in medical fields will be presented during the course.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Music Therapy Majors only.

MUS 4898: Current Issues in Music Therapy (1)

Offerings

This course serves as the senior year capstone requirement for SPU, as well as preparation for the internship as required by AMTA. Students examine current issues related to the field of music therapy. Classes focus on discussion readings, and personal reflections; Individualized meetings with faculty assist students in internship placement.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music Therapy Majors only.

MUS 4899: Music, The Musician and Religious Experience (3)

Offerings

Prerequisites: MUS 2112, 2114, 3610, 3611, and 3612. This capstone course, along with MUS 4654 and 4655, involves an integrative approach to advanced musicianship. The process includes reading, writing, listening, analysis, composition, improvisation, counterpoint, and computer notation. The in-depth study of great composers such as Bach, Mozart, Faure, Coltrane, Marsalis, Ellington, and Adams provides the student the opportunity to reflect on the integration of his or her discipline and faith, larger liberal arts experience, and sense of vocation. Counts toward the context studies requirement.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: (MUS 2112: D or better OR MUS 2106: D or better) AND (MUS 2114: D or better OR MUS 2108: D or better) AND (MUS 3610: D or better OR MUS 2601: D or better) AND (MUS 3611: D or better OR MUS 2602: D or better) AND (MUS 3612: D or better OR MUS 2603: D or better)

MUS 4900: Independent Study (1-5)

Offerings

Student works independently with a faculty member on a mutually agreed upon topic. May be repeated for credit up to 15 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division

MUS 4920: Directed Readings in Music Education (1-5)

Offerings

Independent study in music education. May be repeated for credit up to 9 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4921: Directed Readings in Music History (1-5)

Offerings

Independent study in music history. May be repeated for credit up to 9 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4922: Directed Readings in the Psychology of Music (1-5)

Offerings

Dir Rdngs:Psychology of Music

Attributes: Upper-Division

MUS 4930: Practicum (1-5)

Offerings

Practicum

Attributes: Upper-Division

MUS 4931: Music Therapy Practicum III (1-3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: MUS 3931. Foci this year will be: Planning and running an entire music therapy session, skill development, clinical issues of transference and countertransference, group dynamics, internship preparation, professional development, research and presentation. May be repeated for credit up to 99 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music Therapy Majors only. Prerequisites: MUS 3931: D or better

MUS 4935: Contemporary Christian Music: Practicum (1)

Offerings

Each student will participate in an intensive weeklong practicum. Briefings, tours, and meetings will be arranged with leading record companies, artist management firms, booking agencies, recording studios, concert promoters, writers, producers, and artists.

Attributes: Upper-Division

MUS 4936: Music Practicum:Production (1)

Offerings

Offered for audio/video/production coverage and management associated with approved musical productions. May be repeated for credit up to 99 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4941: Choral Conducting Internship (1-5)

Offerings

An opportunity for qualified choral conducting students to gain additional proficiency and experience while working with an advanced ensemble. May be repeated for credit up to 10 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4942: Instrumental Conducting Internship (1-5)

Offerings

An opportunity for qualified instrumental conducting students to gain additional proficiency and experience while working with an advanced ensemble. May be repeated for credit up to 10 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4943: Music Internship (1-5)

Offerings

An opportunity for music students to gain additional proficiency and experience in an approved project of the student's own design. May be repeated for credit up to 10 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4944: Music Therapy Internship (1-5)

Offerings

A minimum of 1020 hours of supervised clinical experience in music therapy at an AMTA national roster internship site. The goal of the internship is to provide clinical training and experience as necessary for success in the practice of music therapy and required for eligibility to take the national examination administered by the Certification Board for Music Therapy. The student will need to have completed all of the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Music Therapy. The student is required to demonstrate professional level competence in music therapy as defined by AMTA professional competencies. May be repeated for credit 2 times.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music Therapy Majors only.

MUS 4950: Special Topics in Music (1-5)

Offerings

Topic and credits to be announced in Time Schedule when offered. Topics are offered usually only once and only upon evidence of significant student interest. Topics might include the music of a specific composer, time, or culture; the pedagogy of a particular teacher or methodology; or techniques of a certain approach to performance. May be repeated for credit up to 10 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Music, Music Education, Music Therapy Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4960: Special Projects in Music (1-5)

Offerings

Special Projects in Music May be repeated for credit up to 10 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

MUS 4961: Music Composition Senior Project (1-3)

Offerings

Based upon the composer's musical interest and trajectory, the student will produce a Senior Project in one of the various forms: present a composition recital, produce a sound recording, conduct research based upon contextualized 21st century compositional processes, or premiere a large work for ensemble (i.e. orchestra, wind symphony, chamber ensemble, choir).

Attributes: Upper-Division