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general information
academic units
courses
personnel
reference

GENERAL INFORMATION

Message From the President 2
The University of Hawai'i 5
calendar 6-7
undergraduate education 8-
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UHM General Education Core and Graduation Requirements 23-
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graduate education 28-
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student Life 46-
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tuition, fees, and financial aid 59-
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degrees and certificates 70-
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ACADEMIC UNITS

architecture 72-
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arts & sciences, AMST-IT 77-
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Arts & Sciences, JOUR-ZOOL 122-
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business administration 176-
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education
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engineering 208-
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hawaiian, asian, and pacific studies 217-
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health sciences and social welfare 226
interdisciplinary programs 227-
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law 234-
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medicine 237-
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nursing 256-
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ocean and earth science and technology 267-
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outreach college 285-
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public health 289-
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rotc programs 293-
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social work
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travel industry management 298-
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tropical agriculture and human resources 304-
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instructional support, research, and Service Units  478-
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COURSES

overview 325
a - E 326-
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f - N 379-
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o - Z 427-
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PERSONNEL

administration 484-
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Endowed Chairs and Distinguished Professorships 486
faculty 486-
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emeriti faculty 511-
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Instructional Support, Research, and Service Units Staff 518-
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REFERENCE

appendix 528-
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glossary 533-
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Courses: Music
Music (MUS)

College of Arts and Humanities 

Applied music courses appear at the end of this section.

MUS 106 Introduction to Music Literature (3) Elements, styles, and forms of music, from listener's standpoint. AH1

MUS 107 Music in World Cultures (3) Folk, popular, and art music from major regions of the world, with emphasis upon Asia and the Pacific; representative styles and regional characteristics. AH1

MUS 108 Fundamentals of Western Music (3) Fundamental concepts in organization of music as expressive medium in Western culture. Roles of composer, performer, and listener. Notation as mode of communication. Discovery and verification of ideas through laboratory experience. AH1

MUS 114 University Chorus (1) Performance of choral literature from Renaissance to present. Previous choral experience not required. Repeatable. AH1

MUS 121 (Alpha) Class Instruction I (1) Basic principles of performance; relevant problems in literature. (B) voice; (C) piano; (D) guitar; (E) guitar: pop/folk. Repeatable in different sections. Cannot be audited. AH1

MUS 122 (Alpha) Class Instruction II (1) Basic principles of performance; relevant problems in literature. (B) voice; (C) piano; (D) guitar; (E) guitar: pop/folk. Repeatable in different sections. Cannot be audited. Pre: 121 or consent. AH1

MUS 123 (Alpha) Pacific Music Performance Class (1) Basic principles of performance of Pacific music. Relevant problems at elementary level. (B) slack key guitar. Repeatable once. 

MUS 125 First-Level Secondary Piano (1) Piano as secondary performance field; application of theory to problems in improvising, harmonizing, creating accompaniments, transposing, and sight-reading at keyboard. For music majors. Pre: consent.

MUS 126 First-Level Secondary Piano (1) Piano as secondary performance field; application of theory to problems in improvising, harmonizing, creating accompaniments, transposing, and sight-reading at keyboard. For music majors. Pre: consent.

MUS 127 (Alpha) Asian Music Performance Class (1) Basic principles of performance of Asian music. Relevant problems in literature at elementary level. (B) koto; (C) shamisen; (D) South Indian singing; (E) shakuhachi. Cannot be audited. Pre: consent. AH1

MUS 128 (Alpha) Asian Music Performance Class (1) Basic principles of performance of Asian music. Relevant problems in literature at elementary level. (B) koto; (C) shamisen; (D) South Indian singing; (E) shakuhachi. Cannot be audited. Pre: consent. AH1

MUS 150 Introduction to Music Learning (1) Introduction to learning processes in music. Foundations, principles, and programs in music learning. Observation of instructional settings kindergarten through university, private and public, individual and group. Required for admission to music Ed program.

MUS 151 String Techniques and Methods (2) For students preparing to teach instrumental music. Performance techniques, materials, and pedagogy for string instruments. Pre: 150 or consent.

MUS 152 Instructional Techniques and Methods: Lower Strings (2) Continuation of 151. Pre: 281 (or concurrent) or consent.

MUS 153 Woodwind Techniques and Methods (2) Similar to 151 and 152. Pre: 150 or consent.

MUS 154 Woodwind Techniques and Methods (2) Continuation of 153. Pre: 150 or consent.

MUS 155 Percussion Techniques and Methods (2) Similar to 151 and 152. Pre: 150 or consent.

MUS 156 Brass Techniques and Methods (2) Similar to 151 and 152. Pre: 150 or consent.

MUS 180 Basic Theory and Aural Skills (3) Fundamentals of music theory, notation, sight-singing, and dictation. 

MUS 199 Recital Attendance (0) Attendance at approved departmental concerts. Required of all music majors (BMus, six semesters; BA and BEd, four semesters). Repeatable. CR/NC only.

MUS 225 Second-Level Secondary Piano (1) Continuation of 125-126; increased emphasis on piano literature up to intermediate level. Pre: 126 or consent.

MUS 226 Second-Level Secondary Piano (1) Continuation of 225.

MUS 251 Diction for Singers (2) Diction and phonetics of English, Italian, and liturgical Latin for singers and choral conductors. Pre: 232B or consent.

MUS 252 Diction for Singers (2) Diction and phonetics of French and German for singers and choral conductors. Pre: 232B or consent.

MUS 253 Basic Experiences of Music (3) (3 Lec, 1 1-hr Lab) Music fundamentals: time, pitch, media, musical expression, form. Use of rhythm instruments, recorder, 'ukulele, bells, autoharp, keyboard, etc.; listening; movement; notation; analysis of music. AH1

MUS 261 Music Research Techniques (1) Introduction to library sources and research in music.

MUS 265 History of Western Music to 1750 (3) Development of Western music from its origins to 1750. Styles, schools, composers. Pre: 282 or consent. AH1

MUS 266 History of Western Music After 1750 (3) Development of Western music from 1750 to the present. Styles, schools, composers. Pre: 282 or consent. AH1

MUS 281 Theory I (2) Materials and organization of music; analysis, writing, and keyboard application. Pre: 180 or consent. Co-requisite: 283 or consent.

MUS 282 Theory II (2) Continuation of 281. Pre: 281 or consent. Co-requisite: 284 or consent.

MUS 283 Aural Training I (1) Problems in perception, identification, and notation of musical sounds. Emphasizes sight-singing. Cannot be audited. Pre: 180 and ability to sing diatonic melodies at sight, or consent. Co-requisite: 281 or consent.

MUS 284 Aural Training II (1) Continuation of 283. Pre: 283 or consent. Co-requisite: 282 or consent.

MUS 285 Theory III (2) Detailed study of theory: writing, analysis, keyboard application. Pre: 282. Co-requisite: 287.

MUS 286 Theory IV (2) Continuation of 285. Pre: 285. Co-requisite: 288.

MUS 287 Aural Training III (1) Advanced problems in perception, identification, and notation of musical sounds. Sight-singing. Pre: 284. Co-requisite: 285.

MUS 288 Aural Training IV (1) Advanced problems in perception, identification, and notation of musical sounds. Sight-singing. Pre: 287. Co-requisite: 286.

MUS 289 Introductory Practicum in Music Composition (2) Original composition; specific approaches to creative writing. Repeatable. Pre: 282 or consent.

MUS 311 (Alpha) Ethnic Music Ensembles I (1) Performance of literature for groups of various sizes and kinds at introductory level. (B) Hawaiian; (C) Japanese; (D) Chinese; (E) Korean; (F) Okinawan; (G) Philippine; (H) gamelan; (I) gagaku; (J) Tahitian; (K) Oceanic; (M) other. Repeatable. Pre: upper division standing or consent.

MUS 312 Hula/Chant Ensemble (2) Ancient style. Repeatable once. Pre: upper division standing or consent. 

MUS 325 Conducting (1) Problems in directing instrumental and choral ensembles. Score reading, rehearsal techniques, and basic interpretive problems. Pre: 282.

MUS 326 Conducting (2) Continuation of 325.

MUS 353 Music in the Elementary School (2) Music concepts and literature appropriate for elementary schools. Basic materials and procedures. Not for majors in elementary school music (vocal/general). Pre: 108 and EDCI 312 (or concurrent). 

MUS 354 Music Education: Elementary (2) Required for K-12 music specialists. Scope and nature of music in children's lives; planning, teaching, learning, and evaluating music in elementary curriculum. Not open to those with credit in 353. Pre: 150, 286, and TECS 312C (or concurrent); or consent.

MUS 355 Music: Secondary Instrumental (2) Objectives, materials, procedures of instrumental music in secondary school. Pre: 151, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156, 326 (or concurrent), 354, and TECS 312D (or concurrent); or consent.

MUS 356 Music: Secondary Vocal/General (2) Objectives, materials, procedures of general and choral music in secondary school. Pre: 121B, 150, and TECS 312D (or concurrent); or consent. 

MUS 358 Piano Pedagogy (2) Concepts, materials, and procedures for class and individual instruction in piano. Pre: 282 or two semesters of 232C.

MUS 359 Piano Pedagogy (2) Continuation of 358.

MUS 370 Music in Modern America (3) Varieties of music, including jazz and other popular forms; relevant antecedents. Pre: sophomore standing; freshmen with consent only. AH1

MUS 381 Counterpoint (3) Form, texture, and style in music literature from Renaissance to present. Formal analysis and writing. Contrapuntal textures and forms. Pre: 265, 266, and 286.

MUS 382 Form and Analysis (3) Form, texture, and style in music literature from Renaissance to present. Formal analysis and writing. Larger forms with various textures; recent contemporary approaches to continuity. Pre: 265, 266, and 286.

MUS 383 Orchestration (3) Basic principles of scoring for orchestra and band; instrumental ranges, timbres, transpositions; transcribing or composing for band, orchestra, and chorus. Pre: 286 or consent.

MUS 385 Electronic Music (2) Basic techniques of electronic sound synthesis. Pre: 286 and 288.

MUS 386 Theory and Practice of Jazz Improvisation (2) Development of an improvising technique through analysis and performance practice. For instrumentalists only. Pre: 285 and 287.

MUS 387 20th-Century Techniques (2) Theoretical techniques in music literature of the 20th century; emphasis on writing as the synthesis of concepts. Harmony, counterpoint, serial techniques, texture, and form. Pre: 286 or consent.

MUS 399 Directed Study (V) Limited to majors with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 or a minimum GPA of 3.0 in music. Pre: consent.

MUS 400 Topics in Music (V) Topics in history, literature, theory, applied music, music education, and ethnomusicology; for music majors. Consult department for topics and specific dates. Pre: 281 and appropriate lower division music courses; or consent.

MUS 407 Music Cultures of the World (3) Folk, popular, and art music from major regions of the world, with emphasis upon Asia and the Pacific, representative styles and regional characteristics. Pre: junior standing or consent.

MUS 410 (Alpha) Ensembles (1) Performance of literature for ensembles and performing groups of various sizes and kinds. (B) Hawaiian chorus. AH1; (C) University Chamber Singers. AH1; (D) keyboard accompanying; (E) piano duo; (F) chamber music; (G) guitar; (K) jazz; (M) contemporary music; (N) theater music; (O) percussion; (P) flute. Repeatable. Pre: audition or consent.

MUS 411 (Alpha) Ethnic Music Ensembles II (1) Performance of literature for ensembles and performing groups of various sizes and kinds. (B) Hawaiian; (C) Japanese; (D) Chinese; (E) Korean; (F) Okinawan; (G) Philippine; (I) Asian. Repeatable. Pre: 311 in same section or consent.

MUS 412 Hula/Chant Ensemble II (2) Ancient style. Pre: 312 or consent. 

MUS 413 Hula/Chant Ensemble III (2) Ancient style; hlau protocol. Repeatable. 
Pre: 412. 

MUS 414 University Concert Choir (1) Performance of a cappella literature and major choral works. Repeatable. Pre: choral experience and consent.

MUS 415 Opera Workshop (V) Opera in performance. Styles and characterizations. Performance of scenes and one complete work. Repeatable. Pre: upper division standing or consent.

MUS 416 (Alpha) University Symphony Orchestra (1) Performance of orchestra literature, including major works for chorus and orchestra, opera and dance. (B) symphony, AH1; (C) chamber orchestra, AH1. Repeatable. Pre: audition or consent.

MUS 417 University Javanese Gamelan (1) Performance of jogja and solo gamelan traditions; Ujon-Ujon, Wajang Kulit, Wajang Wong. Repeatable. Pre: 311H or consent.

MUS 418 Collegium Musicum (1) Performance of medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque literature for ensembles and performing groups of various kinds and sizes. Repeatable. Pre: audition or consent. AH1

MUS 419 (Alpha) University Band (1) Performance of literature, including works by contemporary composers. (B) symphonic wind ensemble; (C) symphonic band; (D) concert band; (E) marching band; (F) marching band percussion. Repeatable. Pre: audition or consent. AH1

MUS 420 (Alpha) Music Literature Lab (2) Problems of style and interpretation and their implications in performance. Inquiry with laboratory performance. (B) solo voice; (C) piano. Repeatable. Pre: two semesters of 232 in appropriate area or consent.

MUS 421 Acting V: Musical Comedy (3) Essential training in skills required to perform in musicals. Students present scenes from musical comedies for criticism and review. Repeatable twice. Pre: 231B, THEA 321 and THEA 322, audition, or consent. (Cross-listed as THEA 421)

MUS 455 Freshman Seminar Leader (6) Peer teaching of introductory music courses through the freshman seminar program. Pre: upper division standing or consent.

MUS 457 Asian and Pacific Music in Education (2) Musical concepts in songs, dances, and instrumental music of Asia, Hawai'i, and other Pacific Islands, appropriate for K-12. Pre: 353, 354, or 355 and 356, or EDCI 355 and EDCI 356. (Cross-listed as EDCI 457)

MUS 458 Vocal Techniques for Solo and Ensemble Singing (2) Scientific studies of vocal mechanism; application to techniques of singing. Pre: 232B and 282.

MUS 459 Vocal Pedagogy (2) Pedagogical methods for individual voice instruction; participation in applied music teaching. Pre: 458.

MUS 461 (Alpha) Eras of Western Music History (3) Changing styles and forms in periods of European art music from 500 A.D. to the present. (B) medieval; (C) Renaissance; (D) Baroque; (E) Classic; (F) Romantic; (G) 20th century. Pre: 265 and 266, or consent.

MUS 462 (Alpha) Studies in Western Music History (3) (B) music of the United States. Pre: 265 and 266, or consent.

MUS 463 (Alpha) Topics in Music Literature (3) (B) symphonic music; (C) concerto; (D) chamber music; (E) choral music; (F) solo song; (G) wind band literature; (H) guitar literature. Pre: 265 and 266, or consent.

MUS 464 Opera (3) Historical study from Monteverdi to present. Pre: 265 and 266, or consent.

MUS 465 Keyboard Music (3) Study of literature for harpsichord, piano, and organ from Renaissance to present; development of historical styles. Pre: 265 and 266, or consent.

MUS 472 Sound Systems of World Musics (3) Music-theoretical study of sound organization as defined by various cultures and development of aural analysis in world musics. Pre: junior standing or consent.

MUS 477 History of Rock and Roll (3) An examination of rock and roll from various perspectives including economics, regionalism, freedom of expression. Pre: upper division standing or consent.

MUS 478 (Alpha) Musical Cultures (3) The study of a musical culture area. (B) Hawai'i; (C) China; (D) Japan; (E) Korea; (F) Indonesia; (G) Philippines; (H) India; (I) Polynesia; (P) Africa; (Q) other. Pre: junior standing or consent.

MUS 479 Topics in Ethnomusicology (3) Problem-oriented cross-cultural investigation of music and music organization. Pre: junior standing or consent.

MUS 485 Intermediate Practicum in Music Composition (V) Creative writing beginning with smaller forms. Repeatable. Pre: 286 or consent.

MUS 487 Advanced Practicum in Music Composition (3) Creative writing in larger forms. Composition majors only. Repeatable. Pre: 485 or consent.

MUS 500 Master's Plan B/C Studies (1) Enrollment for degree completion. Pre: master's Plan B or C candidate and consent.

MUS 600 (Alpha) Seminar (3) Selected problems in (B) composition; (C) ethnomusicology; (D) music literature; (E) performance repertory; (F) music education; (H) theory. Repeatable. Pre: graduate standing or consent; also 661 for (D) and (E).

MUS 601 Advanced Topics in Music (V) Advanced topics in history, literature, theory, applied music, music education, and ethno-musicology; some in intensive modular format. Repeatable. Pre: appropriate lower division music courses or consent and graduate standing.

MUS 610 Advanced Ensemble (1) Projects in study and performance. Repeatable. Pre: 432.

MUS 625 Advanced Conducting (2) Conducting instrumental and choral groups. Pre: 326.

MUS 626 Advanced Conducting (2) Continuation of 625.

MUS 640 Philosophy and Aesthetics of Music (3) Exploration of major Western ideas in philosophy and aesthetics, and examination of Eastern and African traditions where they intersect or have relevance. Pre: consent.

MUS 651 Foundations of Music Education (3) Music and music education in their philosophic, aesthetic, social, historical, and psychological dimensions. Pre: graduate standing and consent.

MUS 653 Music Curriculum Theory and Design (3) Procedures for planning, teaching, evaluating, and administering music programs in elementary, secondary, and higher education. Evaluation of current programs; procedures for change. Pre: graduate standing and consent.

MUS 655 Music in Childhood Education (3) Principles and programs in teaching music to children in early childhood settings and elementary school. Curriculum development, analysis of research, and current approaches. Pre: 353 or 354, teaching experience, and graduate standing. (Cross-listed as EDCI 655)

MUS 657 World Musics in Undergraduate Education (2) Concepts and materials at junior college and undergraduate levels. Preparation for structuring and teaching courses in non-Western musics. Pre: graduate status in music and undergraduate ethnomusicology course (or concurrent).

MUS 659 Seminar in College Music Teaching (3) Examines components of good teaching, adult learning theories, course organization, methodologies, evaluation, and other music issues. For students planning a college teaching career in music. Pre: consent.

MUS 660 (Alpha) Studies in Music Literature (3) Detailed study by chronological period. (B) medieval; (C) Renaissance; (D) Baroque; (E) Classic; (F) Romantic; (G) 20th century. Repeatable. Pre: 661 or consent.

MUS 661 Bibliography and Library Resources in Music (3) Basic materials and techniques; includes retrieval techniques from online computer catalog. Pre: graduate standing or consent.

MUS 670 (Alpha) Regional Music (3) Musical content and historicosocial context of principal musical traditions. (B) Asia; (C) Oceania. Repeatable. Pre: consent.

MUS 678 (Alpha) Advanced Problems in Ethnomusicology (3) (B) transcription of music performance; (C) movement analysis; (D) other. Pre: consent.

MUS 680 (Alpha) Studies in Music Theory (3) (B) stylistic counterpoint to 1700; (C) stylistic counterpoint from 1700; (D) advanced analysis; (E) comparative theory; (F) history of theory; (G) contemporary techniques and resources; (H) atonal analysis and set theory; (I) Schenkerian analysis. Pre: 286 and graduate standing.

MUS 699 Directed Work (V) Reading and research in ethnomusicology, musicology, music education; reading and practice in theory, composition, or performance. Pre: consent of chair and department chair.

MUS 700 Thesis Research (V)

MUS 701 (Alpha) Topics in Music (3) Advanced topics in musicology; theory, ethnomusicology, and music education. (B) psychology of music; (C) research in music education; (D) research methods in musicology; (E) advanced diction for singers. Repeatable. Pre: appropriate to topic or consent.

MUS 702 Seminar for Doctoral Students (V) Selected topics centering on areas pertinent to the student's degree needs and research interests. Pre: admission to PhD program in music or consent.

MUS 750 (Alpha) Seminar in Music Education (3) Selected problems in music education. (B) childhood; (C) adolescence/adults; (D) major issues. Pre: graduate standing and consent. 

MUS 800 Dissertation Research (V) Pre: candidacy for PhD degree and consent of dissertation chair.

APPLIED MUSIC

For information on sections, requirements, and costs, consult the music department.
Instruction is given in 14 individual lessons per semester, either one half-hour lesson per week (1 credit hour) or one full-hour lesson per week (2 or more credit hours). Lessons are not made up unless instructor is notified a reasonable time in advance of the excused absence.

Registration for lessons and choice of teachers must be approved by the department chair.

Assignment and admission to these courses are based on tests and auditions given by the department during the advising and registration period. Applied music courses cannot be audited or taken CR/NC.

MUS 230 (Alpha) Elementary Applied Music, Ethnic (V) Instruction in instrumental performance at elementary level. Study of works representative of literature. (B) koto; (C) shamisen; (D) South Indian singing; (E) Hawaiian chant; (F) shakuhachi; (I) other; (J) gottuvadyam vina. Repeatable for four semesters. Pre: audition or consent. 

MUS 231 (Alpha) Applied Music, Western (V) For nonmajors or music majors in secondary performance fields. Individual instruction in solo vocal or instrumental performance at elementary level. Representative works. (B) voice; (C) piano; (D) organ; (F) recorder; (G) classical guitar; (H) violin; (I) viola; (J) cello; (K) double bass; (M) flute; (N) oboe; (O) clarinet; (P) bassoon; (Q) saxophone; (R) trumpet; (S) French horn; (T) trombone; (U) tuba; (X) euphonium; (Y) percussion; (Z) other. Repeatable for four semesters. Pre: audition or consent.

MUS 232 (Alpha) Applied Music, Western (V) For music majors or intended majors. Individual instruction in solo or instrumental performance at first performance level. Representative works. Weekly repertoire laboratory required. (B) voice; (C) piano; (D) organ; (G) classical guitar; (H) violin; (I) viola; (J) cello; (K) double bass; (M) flute; (N) oboe; (O) clarinet; (P) bassoon; (Q) saxophone; (R) trumpet; (S) French horn; (T) trombone; (U) tuba; (X) euphonium; (Y) percussion; (Z) other. Repeatable for six semesters. Pre: audition.

MUS 330 (Alpha) Advanced Applied Music, Ethnic (V) Individual instruction in instrumental and dance performance at advanced level. See 230 for list of sections. Repeatable for six semesters. Pre: advancement from 230 or consent.

MUS 331 (Alpha) Applied Music, Western (V) For nonmajors or for music majors in secondary performance fields. Individual instruction in solo vocal or instrumental performance at an advanced level. See 231 for list of sections. Repeatable for six semesters. Pre: advancement from 231 or consent.

MUS 332 (Alpha) Applied Music, Western (V) For music majors. Individual instruction in solo vocal or instrumental performance at the junior level. Representative works. Weekly repertoire laboratory required. Half recital required to complete junior level. See 232 for list of sections. Repeatable for three semesters. Pre: four semesters of 232 and promotion by board examination.

MUS 432 (Alpha) Applied Music, Western (V) For music majors. Individual instruction in solo vocal or instrumental performance at the senior level. Representative works. Weekly repertoire laboratory required. Full recital required for completion of this performance level. See 232 for list of sections. Repeatable for three semesters. Pre: two semesters of 332 and advancement by board examination.

MUS 635 (Alpha) Graduate-Level Applied Music (3) For students accepted for MMus in performance. Individual instruction in solo vocal or instrumental performance at graduate performance level. Representative works. (B) voice; (C) piano; (H) violin; (I) viola; (J) cello; (K) double bass; (M) flute; (N) oboe; (O) clarinet; (P) bassoon; (Q) saxophone; (R) trumpet; (S) French horn; (T) trombone; (U) tuba; (X) euphonium; (Y) percussion; (Z) other. Repeatable. 

MUS 636 Graduate Recital (V) For students accepted for MMus in performance. Individual instruction in solo vocal or instrumental performance at graduate level; full recital required. (B) voice; (C) piano; (H) violin; (I) viola; (J) cello; (K) bass; (M) flute; (N) oboe; (O) clarinet; (P) bassoon; (Q) saxophone; (R) trumpet; (S) French horn; (T) trombone; (U) tuba; (X) euphonium; (Y) percussion.

For key to symbols and abbreviations, see the first page of this section.


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