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MUSA 1216. Secondary Applied Voice (1/2-1-1) Requires departmental approval. Instruction in applied voice. May be repeated for credit. (Course Fee Required)


MUSA 1411. Applied Voice- Musical Theatre (1-2-1) Requires departmental approval. Individual instruction in applied voice in the musical theatre style. (Course Fee Required)


MUSC 1213. Music Foundations (3-0-3) This course provides intensive training in basic music theory, including clef reading, rhythmic notation, intervals, and major and minor key signatures and scales. Aural components include solfeggio and pitch matching, as well as rhythmic reading. This course may be required as a preliminary to beginning the music major sequence of MUSC 1214 and MUSC 1314. Non-majors may use this course as an elective or part of the music minor. All students enrolled in this course must be able to read in at least one clef and understand basic rhythmic notation.


MUSC 1214. Music Theory 1 (2-1-2) Review of the fundamentals of pitch and rhythm, followed by study of Western harmony, including part-writing, modified species counterpoint and Roman numeral analysis. Pre-req: music major status or department permission. All students enrolled in the course must take a music reading examination to be completed no later than the first class meeting.


MUSA 1306. Class Piano for Non-Music Majors (0-1-1) An introductory piano class designed for students who have little or no prior knowledge of piano playing. Rudiments of music theory including music reading, rhythmic notation, and harmony will be introduced through a hands on approach at the piano. Students will learn to play a variety of music including popular songs, folk tunes, and classical pieces.


MUSA 2313. Keyboard Class 1 (0-2-1) Corequisite: MUSC 1315. Keyboard application of principles of music theory, harmonization, improvisation, sight-reading, use of the keyboard as a rehearsal tool and in the classroom. Two 50-minute classes weekly. (Course Fee Required)


MUSP 3095. Choral Union (0-2-1) Rehearsal and performance of choral and operatic ensemble literature. The course exists as manifestations of several ensembles, namely: Concert Chorale (comprised of CSU students and members of the community from Columbus and the surrounding region) and the Chorale Union (the combined ensembles within the entire Chorale area). Admittance to any and all choirs is based on successful completion of an individual vocal audition. May be repeated for credit.