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Courses - Summer 2024
MUSC
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06/15/2024 at 09:30 AM
MUSC102B
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Functional piano training for beginners. Development of techniques for school and community playing. Basic piano techniques; chord, arpeggio and scale techniques; melody and song playing; simple accompaniments, improvisation for accompaniments and rhythms; sight reading and transposition and playing by ear.
MUSC140
Music Fundamentals I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSSP
Restriction: Must not be in any of the following programs (Music (Professional Program); Music Education).
Introductory theory course. Notation, scales, intervals, triads, rhythm, form and basic aural skills.
MUSC204
Popular Music in Black America
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU, DVUP
Traces black popular music in the U.S. with a special focus on spirituals, ragtime, the blues, early jazz, R&B, Motown, funk, soul, and rap. Examines how these styles have been borrowed by the American music industry.
MUSC205
History of Popular Music, 1950-Present
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU, DVUP
A historical survey of rock music (blues, rock, soul, metal, rap, etc.) from circa 1950 to the present, with emphasis on popular music as music and popular music as social history.
MUSC388
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
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MUSC389
(Perm Req)
Music Internship Analysis; Music Internship Analysis
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
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MUSC448
(Perm Req)
Selected Topics in Music
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
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MUSC499
(Perm Req)
Independent Studies
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
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MUSC699
Selected Topics in Music
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
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MUSC699U
Selected Topics in Music; Music Theory Pedagogy in the 21st Century
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Prerequisites: MUSC 150, 151, 250, 251, 450; a completed undergraduate degree in music; OR permission from instructor.

Course will be taught online for the majority of duration, with one or two in-person meetings at the end of the term.
MUSC799
(Perm Req)
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: S-F
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MUSC898
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg
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MUSC899
(Perm Req)
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: S-F
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