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MUSA 1215. Secondary Applied Music (1/2-1-1) Requires departmental approval. Instruction on individual instruments/voice. May be repeated for credit. (Course Fee Required)


MUSA 2315. Keyboard 3/Proficiency (0-2-1) Prerequisite: MUSA 2314 or by permission of the instructor. Two 50-minute classes weekly with focus on successful preparation of the piano proficiency examination. (Course Fee Required)


MUSA 3221. Applied Music (1-4-2) Prerequisite: MUSA 2212 with a C or better. Corequisite: MUSP 3070, 3080, 3090, or 3359. Individual instruction in applied area: piano, guitar, percussion, voice, harp, or organ. (Course Fee Required)


MUSA 3222. Applied Music (1-4-2) Prerequisite: MUSA 3211 or 3221 with a C or better. Corequisite: MUSP 3070, 3080, 3090, or 3359. Individual instruction in applied area: piano, guitar, percussion, voice, harp, or organ. (Course Fee Required)


MUSA 3305. Half Recital (0-2-1) Corequisite: MUSA 3211 or higher. (S/U grading)(Course Fee Required)


MUSA 4231. Applied Music (1-6-3) Prerequisite: MUSA 3212 or 3222 with a grade of C or better. Corequisite: MUSP 3070, 3080, 3090, or 3359. Individual instruction in applied area: piano, guitar, percussion, voice, harp, or organ. (Course Fee Required)


MUSA 4232. Applied Music (1-6-3) Prerequisite: MUSA 4211, 4221, or 4231 with a grade of C or better. Corequisite: MUSP 3070, 3080, 3090, or 3359. Individual instruction in applied area: piano, guitar, percussion, voice, harp, or organ. (Course Fee Required)


MUSA 4305. Full Recital (0-2-1) Corequisite: MUSA 4211 or higher. (S/U grading)(Course Fee Required)


MUSC 1000. Music Convocation (0-3-0) A laboratory experience to include student recitals, guest performances, master classes, lectures, and meetings. May be repeated nine times for credit. Attendance by non-majors is encouraged. (S/U grading) (Course fee required.)


MUSC 1315. Music Skills 2 (0-3-1) Prerequisite: MUSC 1314; Co-requisite: MUSA 2313. A laboratory experience involving ear training, sight singing, and keyboard skills.


MUSC 2301. Music Skills 3 (0-2-1) Prerequisite: MUSC 1315 with a "C" or better. A laboratory experience involving ear training, dictation, and sight-singing skills.


MUSC 2302. Music Skills 4 (0-2-1) Prerequisite: MUSC 2301 with a "C" or better. Continuation of MUSC 2301 with topics paralleling content of MUSC 2202. Course includes sight-singing, dictation, rhythmic exercises.


MUSC 3228. Music History to Mozart (3-1-3) Prerequisite: MUSC 2202. Chronological study of the development of Western music; an in-depth study of musical thought and practice.


MUSC 3229. Music History Beethoven to Present (3-1-3) Prerequisite: MUSC 2202. Chronological study of the development of Western music; an in-depth study of musical thought and practice.


MUSC 5218. Song Literature (2-1-2) Prerequisite: MUSC 2202. A survey of the art song literature of Germany, Italy, France and the United States from the 17th century to the present. This will include score study and listening assignments.


MUSC 5225. Opera and Oratorio Literature (2-1-2) Prerequisites: MUSC 2202. A survey of opera and oratorio literature from the Baroque era to the present. This will include score study and listening assignments.


MUSE 3201. Basic Conducting (2-1-2) Prerequisites: MUSC 2202 and MUSC 2302. Fundamental conducting patterns, skills, and terminology in both choral and instrumental genres. (Course fee required.)


MUSE 3221. Vocal Pedagogy 1 (2-0-2) Prerequisites: MUSC 1215 and MUSA 2212 with a grade of "C" or better. A study of the vocal anatomy, vocal sound, posture, breathing, phonation, registration, voice classification, resonation, articulation and coordination.


MUSE 3222. Vocal Pedagogy 2 (0-2-1) Prerequisite: MUSE 3221 with a grade of "C" or better. Development of instructional skills through supervised teaching, observation of voice and instrumental teaching, and class discussion. (Course fee required.)


MUSE 3241. English and Italian Diction (1-1-1) Prerequisite: Music majors only. Introduction to the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and to the fundamentals of pronunciation and articulation singing in English and Italian.


MUSE 3242. German Diction (1-1-1) Prerequisite: MUSE 3241. The fundamentals of pronunciation and articulation singing in German, including knowledge and use of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). (Course fee required.)


MUSE 3243. French Diction (1-1-1) Prerequisite: MUSE 3241. The fundamentals of pronunciation and articulation singing in French, including knowledge and use of the International Phonetic Alphabet. (Course fee required.)


MUSP 1090. Vocal Ensemble Activities (0-5-1) Rehearsal and performance of choral and operatic ensemble literature. The course exists as a variety of ensembles: Chamber Singers (the premiere mixed ensemble, primarily but not limited to music majors), Women's Vocal Ensemble (primarily but not limited to music majors), Concert Chorale (primarily but not limited to music majors), Chorale (comprised of CSU students and members of the community from Columbus and the surrounding region), Choral Union (the combined ensembles), and other chamber vocal ensembles. Admittance to any and all choirs is based on successful completion of an individual vocal audition. May be repeated for credit.(Course fee required.)


MUSP 3205. Opera Workshop (1-2-1) Prerequisite: MUSC 1205 or instructor permission. A course designed to employ all of the necessary skills for success on the lyric stage through the preparation and presentation of scenes and one-act compositions from opera, operetta and musical theater.