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    Mississippi College
   
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG 2017-2018

Course Descriptions


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Music

Music Course Descriptions
Applied Music

Daily practice requirements are based upon the amount of credit to be earned. Repertoire requirements are also graduated according to the number of hours being earned each semester. Specific requirements regarding the repertoire can be obtained from your professor. Credit is given according to the following tables:

2 semester hours per semester 10 hours per week
1 semester hour per semester 8 hours per week

Applied Music Requirements

Students desiring to enroll for applied music, either as an elective or as an assisting course for a music degree, will be assigned a course number and an instructor by the Chair of the Music Department.

The final exam for each applied music course is a jury examination. In the event of illness, an incomplete grade may be given by the instructor who will set a date for a make-up jury in the following regular semester.

Freshman and Sophomore Junior and Senior Applied Performance Majors
Composition    
1 or 2 hours per semester, instructor’s consent    
107-108 307-308 407-408
Organ    
1 or 2 hours per semester, instructor’s consent  
111-112 311-312 411-412
Piano    
1 or 2 hours per semester, instructor’s consent  
121-122 321-322 421-422
Voice    
1 or 2 hours per semester, instructor’s consent  
131-132 331-332 431-432
Strings and Guitar    
1 or 2 hours per semester, instructor’s consent  
141-142 341-342 441-442
Woodwinds    
1 or 2 hours per semester, instructor’s consent  
171-172 371-372 471-472
Brass    
1 or 2 hours per semester, instructor’s consent  
181-182 381-382 481-482
Percussion    
1 or 2 hours per semester, instructor’s consent  
191-192 391-392 401-402

Each semester hour of credit in applied music represents one-half hour of private study per week. It is recommended that Organ students register for two hours of study.

   •  MUS 164 - Ballet I (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 165 - Ballet II (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 166 - Jazz/Tap I (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 167 - Jazz/Tap II (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 168 - Opera Workshop (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 171 - Applied Woodwinds (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 172 - Applied Woodwinds (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 181 - Applied Brass (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 182 - Applied Brass (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 191 - Applied Percussion (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 192 - Applied Percussion (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 194 - Choctaw Chorus (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 195 - Symphonic Winds (and Pep Band in the Fall Semester) (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 196 - Music Theatre Workshop (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 197 - Singers (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 198 - Wind Ensemble (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 201 - Theory III (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 202 - Theory IV: Form and Analysis (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 204 - Introduction to Music Education (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 205 - Aural Skills III (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 206 - Aural Skills IV (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 209 - Intro to Music Technology (3 hrs.)
   •  MUS 214 - Foundations of Church Music Ministry (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 225 - Music for Children (3 hrs.)
   •  MUS 226 - Piano Fundamentals III (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 227 - Piano Fundamentals IV (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 257 - Music History I (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 258 - Music History II (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 273 - Woodwind Instruments Class (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 283 - Brass Instruments Class (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 307 - Applied Composition (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 308 - Applied Composition (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 311 - Applied Organ (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 312 - Applied Organ (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 316 - Post-tonal Theories (3 hrs.)
   •  MUS 317 - Counterpoint (3 hrs.)
   •  MUS 318 - Choral Conducting (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 319 - Service Playing (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 321 - Applied Piano (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 322 - Applied Piano (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 323 - Music Education in the Elementary School (3 hrs.)
   •  MUS 324 - Instrumental Conducting (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 325 - Vocal Music Education Junior & Senior High School (3 hrs.)
   •  MUS 326 - Advanced Instrumental Conducting (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 327 - Instrumental Music Education in Junior & Senior High School (3 hrs.)
   •  MUS 328 - Marching Band Techniques (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 329 - Functional Piano Skills (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 331 - Applied Voice (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 332 - Applied Voice (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 338 - Advanced Choral Directing (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 339 - Collaborative Piano (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 340 - Advanced Music Technology (3 hrs.)
   •  MUS 341 - Applied Strings (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 342 - Applied Strings (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 343 - String Instruments Class (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 344 - Seminar in Worship Leading I (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 345 - Seminar in Worship Leading II (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 348 - Music History III (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 371 - Applied Woodwinds (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 372 - Applied Woodwinds (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 375 - Congregational Song (3 hrs.)
   •  MUS 376 - Church Music Ministry (3 hrs.)
   •  MUS 381 - Applied Brass (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 382 - Applied Brass (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 387 - Internship (1-6 hrs.)
   •  MUS 391 - Applied Percussion (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 392 - Applied Percussion (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 393 - Percussion Instruments Class (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 398 - Junior Recital (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 399 - Piano Accompanying (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 407 - Applied Composition (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 408 - Applied Composition (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 409 - Orchestration (3 hrs.)
   •  MUS 411 - Applied Organ (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 412 - Applied Organ (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 414 - Seminar in Vocal Performance (0 hrs.)
   •  MUS 425 - Piano Pedagogy (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 426 - Piano Pedagogy (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 427 - Organ Pedagogy (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 431 - Applied Performance Voice (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 432 - Applied Performance Voice (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 433 - Vocal Pedagogy I (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 434 - Vocal Pedagogy II (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 437 - Instrumental Literature (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 438 - Instrumental Literature (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 441 - Applied Performance Strings (1 hr.)
   •  MUS 442 - Applied Performance Strings (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 444 - History of American Music (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 450 - Song Literature I (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 451 - Song Literature II (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 452 - Piano Literature (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 453 - Organ Literature (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 457 - Music Theatre Repertoire I (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 458 - Music Theatre Repertoire II (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 460 - Organ Construction and Design (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 468 - Opera History (1600-Present) (2 hrs.)
   •  MUS 475 - Practicum in Church Music (3 hrs.)
   •  MUS 476 - Worship and Liturgies (3 hrs.)
   •  MUS 483 - Orff-Schulwerk Music Education I (3 hrs.)
   •  MUS 486 - Introduction to Kodaly Music Education I (3 hrs.)
 

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