2. DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC

Dr. Earl Norwood, Director
102 Fine Arts Building
(901) 881-7400

FACULTY

Donald A. Anthony, Michael J. Caldwell, John W. Dougherty, E.J. Eaton, Dwight D. Gatwood, Ernest Harriss, Michael A. Hernon, Barbara A. Jones, Kevin Lambert, Nancy A. Mathesen, Earl Norwood, Christina Powers, Thomas J. Ruess

MISSION AND GOALS

The mission and goals of the Department of Music support those of the University and the Division of Fine and Performing Arts through excellence in teaching, creating, producing, performing, and studying the art of music. The primary goals of the department are:

• To assist students in meeting their educational goals by providing excellent courses and degree programs in music.

• To provide an important phase in the preparation of students for careers as teachers, performers, composers, and scholars, and to advise them regarding career opportunities in these areas.

• To provide the general university student with opportunities for the practice, study, and appreciation of music.

• To maintain and improve standards of quality and instructional effectiveness.

• To provide public performances of high quality which enrich the cultural atmosphere of the campus, and to promote performance, creative, and scholarly activities in music.

• To attract and retain qualified music students.

• To sponsor programs, workshops. lectures, master classes, and other music outreach activities.

• To provide support to the University’s athletic events.

• To assist the elementary and secondary schools as well as individual music teachers through faculty/student visitation, in-service training, adjudication, and demonstration teaching.

• To be aware of opportunities for service to the University and the surrounding area through music.

• To provide artistic interchange between our department and other performers, composers, teachers, and scholars.

• To encourage participation in professional organizations which promote high standards in scholarship, performance, and teaching.

CURRICULA

BACHELOR OF MUSIC with a Major in Music

The Bachelor of Music curriculum is designed to provide the gifted student with training and knowledge essential for teaching, graduate study and/or a career as a performer or studio teacher. The major provides a Performance option and a Music Education option. The Performance option includes an emphasis in guitar, instrumental, instrumental pedagogy, piano, piano pedagogy, or voice. The option in Music Education provides professional training leading to state licensure to teach music in the public schools--Kindergarten through 12th grade. Licensure emphases in Instrumental Music and Vocal/General Music are available.

Admission to the Bachelor of Music degree program is granted only after successful completion of a performance audition. In addition to the requirements listed below, Bachelor of Music students are required to participate successfully in ensembles as specified and to fulfill recital attendance requirements each semester of residence.

PERFORMANCE OPTION

GENERAL EDUCATION (34 semester hours)

Eng 111, 112 English Composition ......................................................................................... 6

Hist 121, 122 Development of World Civilization or Hist 201, 202 History of the U.S ............. 6

Music 111 Masterpieces of Music .......................................................................................... 3

Guitar , Instrumental, Instrumental Pedagogy Emphases:

  Comm 230 Public Speaking ................................................................................................. 3

  Astron, Chem, Geol, Physics Elective ................................................................................... 4

  Natural Science Elective ....................................................................................................... 4

  Social Science Electives ....................................................................................................... 3

  General Education Electives ................................................................................................. 5

Piano, Piano Pedagogy, and Voice Emphases:

  German 111, 112 Elementary German ................................................................................. 8

  French 111, 112 Elementary French .................................................................................... 8

  General Education Electives ................................................................................................. 3

MAJOR (42-43 semester hours) HOURS

Guitar Emphasis:

  Mus App 134 Guitar ................................................................................. 16

  Mus App 334 Guitar ................................................................................. 16

  Mus App 101, 102, 201, 202 Class Piano .................................................. 4

  Mus App 395, 495 Junior and Senior Recital .............................................. 4

  Mus 366 Instrumental Pedagogy ................................................................. 2

Instrumental Emphasis:

  Mus App LD Major Instrument ................................................................. 16

  Mus App UD Major Instrument ................................................................. 16

  Mus App 101, 102, 201, 202 Class Piano .................................................. 4

  Mus App 395, 495 Junior and Senior Recital .............................................. 4

  Music 366 Instrumental Pedagogy ............................................................... 2

Instrumental Pedagogy Emphasis:

   Mus App LD Major Instrument ................................................................ 16

   Mus App UD Major Instrument ................................................................ 12

   Mus App 101, 102, 201, 202 Class Piano ................................................. 4

   Mus App 495 Senior Recital ...................................................................... 2

  Music 366, 367 Instrumental Pedagogy ....................................................... 4

  Music 466 Practicum in Instrumental Pedagogy ........................................... 4

Piano Emphasis:

   Mus App 114 Piano ................................................................................. 16

  Mus App 314 Piano .................................................................................. 16

  Mus App 395, 495 Junior and Senior Recital .............................................. 4

  Mus Ens 161 and/or 361 Accompanying .................................................... 4

  Music 363 Piano Pedagogy ........................................................................ 2

Piano Pedagogy Emphasis:

  Mus App 114 Piano ................................................................................. 16

  Mus App 313 Piano ................................................................................. 12

  Mus App 495 Senior Recital ...................................................................... 2

  Mus Ens 161 and/or 361 Accompanying .................................................... 4

  Music 363, 364 Piano Pedagogy ................................................................ 4

  Music 463 Practicum in Piano Teaching ...................................................... 4

Voice Emphasis:

   Mus App 124 Voice ................................................................................ 16

   Mus App 324 Voice ................................................................................ 16

  Mus App 111 Piano or Mus App 101, 102, 201, 202 Class Piano .............. 4

  Mus App 395, 495 Junior and Senior Recital .............................................. 4

  Music 365 Voice Science and Pedagogy ..................................................... 3

SUPPORTING COURSES (42 semester hours)

Music 121, 122, 221, 222 Music Theory I and II ......................................... 12

Music 123, 124, 223, 224 Aural Skills I and II .............................................. 4

Music 321 Orchestration ............................................................................... 3

Music 341, 342 Music History and Literature ................................................ 6

Music 350 Basic Conducting ......................................................................... 2

Music 410 Technology in Music .................................................................... 3

Music 421 Counterpoint and Composition ..................................................... 2

Music 422 Form in Music .............................................................................. 2

Guitar , Instrumental, Instrumental Pedagogy Emphases:

  Music 337, 338 Instrumental Literature ........................................................ 4

  Music or Music Education Electives ............................................................. 4

Piano and Piano Pedagogy Emphases:

  Music 161 Diction for Singers ..................................................................... 1

  Music 333, 334 Piano Literature ................................................................. 4

  Music or Music Education Electives ............................................................ 3

Voice Emphasis:

  Music 161-162 Diction for Singers ............................................................. 2

  Music 335, 336 Vocal Literature ................................................................ 4

  Music or Music Education Electives ............................................................ 2

PROFESSIONAL ENHANCEMENT (15 hours)

Guitar , Instrumental, Instrumental Pedagogy, Piano, Piano Pedagogy, and Voice Emphases:

Free Electives ............................................................................................. 15

MUSIC EDUCATION OPTION

GENERAL EDUCATION (35 hours)

Eng 111, 112 English Composition ................................................................ 6

Hist 121, 122 Development of World Civilization or Hist 201, 202 History of the U.S ............ 6

Music 111 Masterpieces of Music ................................................................ 3

Mathematics 100-level or above ................................................................... 3

Comm 230 Public Speaking ......................................................................... 3

Astron, Chem, Geol, Physics Elective ........................................................... 4

Natural Science Elective ............................................................................... 4

Social Sciences Electives .............................................................................. 3

Humanities Electives ..................................................................................... 3

MAJOR (35-36 hours)

Mus App 301, 302, 303, or 304 Class Instruction (Instruments) ................... 4

Mus App 495 Senior Recital ........................................................................ 2

Mus Ed 310 General Music ......................................................................... 3

Instrumental Music K-12 licensure emphasis:

Mus App (LD) Major Instrument ................................................................. 8

Mus App (UD) Major Instrument ................................................................ 6

Mus App 101, 102, 201, 202 Piano Class .................................................. 4

Mus App 103 Voice Class ......................................................................... 1

Music 317 Instrumental Ensemble Tech ...................................................... 3

Music 417 Marching Band Procedures ....................................................... 3

Music 452 Instrumental Conducting ............................................................ 2

Vocal/General Music K-12 licensure emphasis:

Mus App (LD) Voice or Piano ................................................................... 8

Mus App (UD) Voice or Piano .................................................................. 6

Mus App 101, 102, 201, 202 Piano Class (if voice is the major instrument) OR

Mus App 103, 104, 203, 204 Voice Class (if piano is the major instrument) ............ 4

Music 311 Group Music Activities .............................................................. 3

Music 319 Vocal Ensemble Techniques ...................................................... 3

Music 451 Choral Conducting .................................................................... 2

SUPPORTING COURSES (45 hours)

Music 121, 122, 221, 222 Music Theory I and II ...................................... 12

Music 123, 124, 223, 224 Aural Skills I and II ........................................... 4

Music 161-162 Diction for Singers (voice principle applied only) ................. 2

Music 321 Orchestration ............................................................................ 3

Music 341, 342 Music History and Literature ............................................. 6

Music 350 Basic Conducting ...................................................................... 2

Music 410 Technology in Music ................................................................. 3

Music 421 Counterpoint and Composition ................................................. 2

Music 422 Form in Music .......................................................................... 2

Spec Ed 300 Exceptional Child .................................................................. 3

Tchr Ed 301-302 Fnd of Ed/Teaching Strategies ........................................ 6

PROFESSIONAL ENHANCEMENT (17 hours)

Mus Ed 211 Introduction to Teaching Music .............................................. 1

Mus Ed 400 Senior Seminar in Music Education ........................................ 3

Mus Ed 471 Student Teaching in Music - K-6 ........................................... 6

Mus Ed 472 Student Teaching in Music - 7-12 .......................................... 6

Mus Ed 473 Seminar in Teaching Music .................................................... 1

Total Minimum Hours Required: 132 hours plus ensemble and recital attendance requirements. (See below SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR MUSIC MAJORS.)

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE or BACHELOR OF ARTS with a Major in Music

The Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees with a major in Music are designed for students who desire concentrated study in music as a major part of a broader education. Minors in areas such as business, computer science, electrical engineering technology, and other areas are available although a minor is not required. The B.A. and B.S. degree programs are completely self-fulfilling; however, some students may intend to pursue further studies in music at the graduate level.

Admission to the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree program in music is granted only after successful completion of a performance audition. In addition to the courses listed below, B.A. and B.S. music students are required to participate successfully in ensembles as specified and to fulfill recital attendance requirements each semester of residence.

GENERAL EDUCATION (76-78 semester hours)

Eng 111, 112 English Composition ................................................................................................ 6

Humanities Electives .................................................................................................................... 18

Completion of two of the following sequences:

    Hist 121, 122 or equivalent honors courses

    Eng 270, 271

    Phil 110, 120

Completion of six hours from the following courses:

    Art 210, 211

    Eng 250, 251, 260, 261

    Rel St 201, 202

Laboratory Science Electives .................................................................................................... 16

 Completion of two of the following sequences:

   Astron 201, 202

   Biol 110, 120

   Chem 121, 122

   Geol 111, 112 or 113

   Phys 211, 212 and labs or Phys 220, 221 (Phys 201and 202 are the lab courses.)

Social Sciences Electives .......................................................................................................... 12

Completion of two of the following sequences:

 Anthro 101, 102

 Econ 201, 202

 Geog 151, 152, or 201, 202

 Hist 201, 202

 Pol Sci 210, 220

 Psych 110, 120

 Soc 201, 202

Foreign Language Electives ...................................................................................................... 8-20

 Bachelor of Science students are required to complete eight hours of lower division foreign language. Bachelor of Arts students must complete 14 hours of lower division foreign language or equivalent, and six hours from among the following courses:

Anthro 495 Math 420
Biol 331 Phil 430
Eng 320 Pol Sci 423
French 360 Psych 350
Geog 380 Rel St 301
Geol 341 Soc 304
German 330 Spanish 360

Mathematics Electives ........................................................................................................... 6

     Completion of two of the following:

          Math 140 or 185, Math 210, Math 241, Math 160 or 251, Math 252, Phil 210 (for B.A. only)

    Free Electives (B.S. degree only) ..................................................................................... 10

MUSICIANSHIP (29 semester hours) HOURS

Music 111 Masterpieces of Music ......................................................................................... 3

Music 121, 122, 221, 222 Music Theory I and II .................................................................. 12

Music 123, 124, 223, 224 Aural Skills I and II ...................................................................... 4

Music 341, 342 Music History and Literature   ....................................................................... 6

Music 421 Counterpoint and Composition ............................................................................. 2

Music 422 Form in Music ...................................................................................................... 2

MUSIC ELECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE (25 semester hours)

Applied Principal:

  Piano, Voice, Wind Instrument, Guitar, or Percussion
       (Lower division eight hours and upper division eight hours) .............................................. 16

  Mus App 495 Senior Recital ................................................................................................. 2

Applied Secondary:

  Class or private applied music ............................................................................................... 4

Music 350 Basic Conducting ................................................................................................... 2

Upper Division Music Elective ................................................................................................. 1

Total hours required:

 Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Music: ..................................................................... 132

 Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Music: ................................................................ 130

Plus recital attendance and ensemble participation. (See below SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR MUSIC MAJORS.)

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR MUSIC MAJORS

Ensembles

Music majors are required to participate successfully in ensembles each semester of residence (i.e., full-time enrollment) as specified below.

a.     Music Education Option. Students in the Instrumental curriculum are required to participate in band (Marching/Symphonic) and students in the Vocal/General Music curriculum in University Singers.

b.    Performance and Pedagogy Options. Successful participation in Piano Ensemble (Piano/Piano Pedagogy options), University Singers (Voice option), or Symphonic Band–when offered–or other instrumental ensemble (Instrumental/instrumental Pedagogy options). Guitar majors will select from instrumental or vocal ensembles after consultation with the chair of the department.

c.     Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Majors. Voice principal applied students are required to participate in University Singers. Other B.A. or B.S. students will fulfill this requirement by participation in ensembles of their choice.

Recital Attendance

Music majors are required to successfully complete Recital (Mus App 110, 310) each semester of residence as follows:

    a. Music Education Option. Seven semesters (i.e., each semester except the student teaching term.)

    b. Performance and Pedagogy Options and B.A. or B.S. Majors. Eight semesters.

To receive credit for this course, students are required to attend all weekly afternoon student recitals and two-thirds of the evening concerts and recitals sponsored by the Department of Music during the semester (a maximum of twelve required in any semester.)

Recital Performance

Music majors are required to perform a specified number of times on recital each semester in which they are enrolled for their principle applied study until the senior recital requirement has been fulfilled. This requirement may be waived by the applied music teacher for the first semester of study. Failure to meet this requirement will result in a grade of Incomplete for the applied music course until made up. Specific requirements by area and hours credit of applied music are as follows:

   a. Voice: 2 hrs., 2 performances; 4 hrs., 3 performances

   b. Others: 2 hrs., 1 performance; 3-4 hrs., 2 performances

MINOR IN MUSIC

  The minor in Music consists of the following:

        Nine hours selected from: Music 111, 112, 121, 122, 221, 222
        Four hours of lower division Applied Music (private)
        Six hours of upper division music courses.

        In addition to the above requirements the minor must enroll in four semesters of a music ensemble to be selected after consultation with the chair of the music department.

  Total hours required: 23-27.

MUSIC COURSE DESCRIPTIONS


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