Feb 04, 2023  
2021 - 2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2021 - 2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Course Descriptions


 

Music

  
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    MUSIC 61 - Capital Cantabile

    (1)
    The Capital University Women’s Chorus is composed of students from various academic disciplines at Capital as well as Conservatory students.  This SSAA chorus performs a broad range of literature and has several performance expectations a semester.  All music education voice majors are required to be a member of this ensemble for at least one semester.  Prerequisite(s): Membership is by audition.
  
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    MUSIC 62 - Choral Union

    (1)
    The Capital University Choral Union is an SATB choir which includes Capital students, as well as singers from various communities throughout Central Ohio. The Choral Union frequently collaborates witt the Chapel Choir in performances of major works.  
  
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    MUSIC 63 - Opera/Musical Theatre

    (1)
    Capital University’s Opera & Musical Theater produces diverse main-stage productions while also developing the skills required of well-rounded singing actors.  Semesters where production is the main focus of the class, the course is by audition only.  Semesters where acting techniques are emphasized, the ensemble is open to all interested students. 
  
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    Music 65 - Capital Consort

    (1)
    The Capital Consort is composed of students from various academic disciplines at Capital as well as Conservatory students.  This TTBB chorus performs a broad range of literature.   Prerequisite(s): Membership is by audition.
  
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    MUSIC 66 - Philomel

    (1)
    Philomel is a select vocal chamber ensemble of 8-16 voices, and is adept at performing advanced literature from a range of musical styles. Unique to this group is repertoire whose styles include contemporary, jazz and pop music.   Prerequisite(s): Membership is by audition.
  
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    MUSIC 068 - Lab Band

    (1)
  
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    MUSIC 68 - MIDI Band

    (1)
    The Capital University MIDI Band is one of the first university ensembles of its type in the nation. Students in this ensemble learn and experiment with equipment and technology used in production of live electronic performances. This group travels all over the region performing for schools, conferences, and other special events.
  
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    MUSIC 69 - Rock Ensemble (C.U.R.E.)

    (1)
  
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    MUSIC 71 - Chamber Music - Quartets and Quintets

    (0.5)
  
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    MUSIC 72 - Chamber Music - Percussion

    (0.5)
  
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    MUSIC 073 - Chamber Music

    (0.5)
  
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    MUSIC 74 - Small Jazz Groups

    (0.5)
  
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    MUSIC 098 - Provisional Music Major Entry Level Hour Lessons

    (1)
    This course is required of music majors who were not placed into MUSIC 101 - One-Hour Private Lesson (on primary instrument) on their primary instrument when admitted to the Conservatory and is limited to one semester. Students pursuing a BM or BA in Music must attain level 101 by the end of the course to continue as music majors. Special Fee applies (see “SPECIAL FEES” in the FINANCE section of this Bulletin). Prerequisite: Acceptance by Studio Instructor and/or Area Head. Offered each semester.
  
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    MUSIC 099 - Half-Hour Private Lessons

    (0.5)
    Open to non-majors who have been accepted into a private music studio and music majors desiring study on a secondary instrument; required of Bachelor of Arts majors for a minimum of four semesters. Students will receive seven hours of private instruction (normally 30 minutes / week) within the semester on voice or a particular instrument. Priority will be given to music majors and placement is subject to faculty load availability. Special fees are applied for one-on-one instruction. Repeatable for credit. Special Fee applies (see “SPECIAL FEES” in the FINANCE section of this Bulletin). Prerequisite: Acceptance by Studio Instructor and/or Area Head. Offered each semester.
  
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    MUSIC 100 - Elective Secondary or Non-Major One-Hour Lessons 1 Hr.

    (1)
    Open to music majors who are pursuing studies on a secondary instrument or voice with permission of instructor.  Open to non music majors with permission of instructor. Placement is subject to faculty load availability. Special fees are applied for one-on-one instruction. Repeatable for credit. Special Fee applies. (see “SPECIAL FEES” in the FINANCE section of this Bulletin) Offered each semester.
  
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    MUSIC 101 - One-Hour Private Lesson (on primary instrument)

    (1)
    Special Fee applies (see “SPECIAL FEES” in the FINANCE section of this Bulletin).
  
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    MUSIC 101G - One-hour Group Studio Lesson

    (1)
    A one-hour group lesson.
  
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    MUSIC 102 - One-Hour Private Lesson (on primary instrument)

    (1)
    Special Fee applies (see “SPECIAL FEES” in the FINANCE section of this Bulletin).
  
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    MUSIC 110 - Intro to Software

    (1)


    An introduction to the uses of music theory and music processing software, with a focus on music notation software.

     

     

  
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    MUSIC 112 - Intro to Audio and Live Sound Production

    (3)
    An exploration of fundamental audio production technology, including audio signal flow, audio electronics, maintenance and troubleshooting, audio processing, and live sound systems. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade of C- in Music 113 or permission of Music Technology Area Head. Offered spring semester for BAPS students and fall semester for B.M. Music Technology students; exceptions by permission of Music Technology Area Head.
  
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    MUSIC 113 - Intro to Music Technology

    (3)
    An in-depth look at the foundational elements of Music Technology.  This course studies the technologies found in multiple areas of the audio production field, including computer operating systems, digital audio workstations, microphones, audio signal flow and MIDI.  Students will investigate the historical relevance and apply these technologies with hands-on activities and research projects. Prerequisite(s): Music Major, BAPS Music Technology Major or permission of music technology area head.
  
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    MUSIC 120 - Introduction to Music and Listening

    (3)


    (UC 100 Cognate Course)  This course is called Introduction to Music and Listening and focuses on helping the student develop listening skills to enhance understanding and appreciation of music. Focused listening and the subsequent discussion will develop musical awareness, sharpen perception, and increase musical discrimination. This course is based through a completely different organization, the five essential elements of music: rhythm, pitch and melody, harmony, timbre, and shape or form. The focused  purpose of this course is to introduce ideas and listening strategies to deepen the relationship with music and move listening from a passive activity to one that is active rewarding process.  We will also focus on communicating about music, both verbally and in writing. This course will heighten attention to the sonic dimensions of music, the rich variety of meanings in music, and the social and political functions that are implicated in music of the world. (Offered in fall.)

      Prerequisite(s): Open to all first year students, recommended for students with English 110 placement or higher.  Required for all Bachelor of Music students.  Fulfills University First Year Seminar Requirement.

  
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    MUSIC 120H - Introduction Music and Listening (Honors)

    (3)
    (UC 100 Cognate Course) The focus of this course is to introduce the students to listening strategies that deepen their relationship with music, and move listening from a passive activity to one that is active and rewarding. This course will heighten attention to the sonic dimensions, the rich variety of meanings, and the social and political functions in the music of our world.  Students will also communicate about music both verbally and in writing.   (Offered fall.) Prerequisite(s): Open to all first year Honor Program students, recommended for students with UC 110  placement or higher.  Required for all Bachelor of Music students. Fulfills University First Year Seminar Requirement for Honor Students.
  
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    MUSIC 122 - Music Literature

    (2)
    A continuation of Music 120, Music Literature explores the world of Western music by diving deeply into specific masterworks and important aesthetic styles. Divided into three modules focusing on art music, jazz, and musical theater, this course will help provide the vital foundation required for the full music history sequence curriculum.   Prerequisite(s): None. Offered spring semester each year.
  
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    MUSIC 124 - World Music Lab: Asian

    (0.5)
    World Music course series (124-127) is a hands-on, experiential course, with study of four different musical cultures: West African, Caribbean, South American and Asian. Students will experience musical, cultural and religious traditions of each area through an applied experience. Offered fall semester each year. Prerequisite(s): Music major or permission of the Foundation Area Head. Corequisite(s): For BM Music Majors.  .
  
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    MUSIC 125 - World Music Lab: Caribbean

    (0.5)
    World Music laboratory is a hands-on, experiential course, with study of four different musical cultures: West African, Caribbean, South American and Asian. Students will experience musical, cultural and religious traditions of each area through an applied experience. Prerequisite(s): Music Major or permission of the Foundation Area Head. Corequisite(s): For BM Music Majors.   and  .
  
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    MUSIC 126 - World Music Lab: South American

    (0.5)
    World Music laboratory is a hands-on, experiential course, with study of four different musical cultures: West African, Caribbean, South American and Asian. Students will experience musical, cultural and religious traditions of each area through an applied experience. Prerequisite(s): Music major or permission of the Foundation Area Head.  Corequisite(s):   and  .
  
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    MUSIC 127 - World Music Lab: West African

    (0.5)
    World Music laboratory is a hands-on, experiential course, with study of four different musical cultures: West African, Caribbean, South American and Asian. Students will experience musical, cultural and religious traditions of each area through an applied experience. Corequisite(s):   and  .
  
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    MUSIC 130 - Audiation Lab

    (0)
    Required for any Conservatory student whose Theory Skills Assessment determines that extra class time is required for success in the class. Offered fall semester.  Corequisite(s):   and  .
  
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    MUSIC 131 - Musicianship I

    (2)
    Study of elementary written analytical and notational techniques, including major, harmonic minor, mixolydian and dorian tonalities; simple, compound, combined and irregular meters; phase structure and harmonization of melody. Offered fall semester each year. Prerequisite(s): Music major or permission of the Foundation Division Head. Corequisite(s):   
  
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    MUSIC 132 - Audiation I

    (2)
    Study skills necessary for outstanding musicianship, including perception of major, minor, mixolydian, and dorian tonalities; simple, compound, combined, and irregular meters, simple formal structures and beginning notational skills in a variety of musical styles. Emphasis is placed on audiation and performance skills and the ability to use and demonstrate learned concepts through original, creative projects. Offered fall semester each year. Prerequisite(s): Music major or permission of the Foundation Division Head. Corequisite(s):  .
  
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    MUSIC 133 - Musicianship II

    (2)
    Continuation of MUSIC 131  including a comprehensive introduction of notational theory (melodic, rhythmic, harmonic and formal concepts) and intermediate written analytical techniques as applied to common-practice diatonic music and American popular and jazz styles. Offered spring semester each year. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade C or better in MUSIC 131  and MUSIC 132 .  Corequisite(s):  .
  
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    MUSIC 134 - Audiation II

    (2)
    Continuation of MUSIC 132  with the addition of lydian, phrygian and all forms of minor; irregular and extended meters; and diatonic chord progressions found in common-practice and American popular and jazz styles. Offered spring semester each year. Prerequisite(s):  Minimum grade C or better in MUSIC 131  and  MUSIC 132 . Corequisite(s):  .
  
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    MUSIC 145 - Class Voice

    (1)
    A course designed to teach basic singing technique and varied song repertoire. Prerequisite(s): None.
  
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    MUSIC 181 - Class Keyboard I

    (1)
    Beginning functional piano skills course emphasizing basic finger technique, scales and basic chord structures and progressions. Minimum grade of B required for Music Education Majors. Prerequisite: placement by Class Keyboard Coordinator. Offered fall semester each year.
  
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    MUSIC 182 - Class Keyboard II

    (1)
    A continuation of Class Keyboard I. Minimum grade of B required for Music Education Majors. Prerequisite: MUSIC 181  or placement by Class Keyboard Coordinator. Offered Spring semester each year.
  
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    MUSIC 201 - One-Hour Private Lesson

    (1)
    Special Fee applies (see “SPECIAL FEES” in the FINANCE section of this Bulletin).
  
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    MUSIC 201.01 - One-Hour Private Lesson


  
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    MUSIC 201P - One-Hour Performance Lesson

    (2)
    Performance Level Primary Lessons:  Following the 102 Level of Study, any student may audition to study on the primary instrumental at the Primary Performance Level (201P, 202P, 301P, 302P, 401P, 402P).  All BM in Performance and BM I Jazz Studies degree majors are required to study six semesters at the Performance Level Primary Lesson on the primary instrument.  For composition majors, five semesters of Performance Level composition lessons are required. Performance Level lessons are valued at two (2) academic credits each semester.  For additional related to performance levels, see the Conservatory Student Handbook. Special Fee applies (see “SPECIAL FEES” in the FINANCE section of this Bulletin). Prerequisite(s): Conservatory major and acceptance via 102 Level Jury or later.
  
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    MUSIC 202 - One-Hour Private Lesson

    (1)
    Special Fee applies (see “SPECIAL FEES” in the FINANCE section of this Bulletin).
  
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    MUSIC 202P - One-Hour Performance Lesson

    (2)
    Performance Level Primary Lessons:  Following the 102 Level of Study, any student may audition to study on the primary instrumental at the Primary Performance Level (201P, 202P, 301P, 302P, 401P, 402P).  All BM in Performance and BM I Jazz Studies degree majors are required to study six semesters at the Performance Level Primary Lesson ton the primary instrument.  For composition majors, five semesters of Performance Level composition lessons are required. Performance Level lessons are valued at two (2) academic credits each semester.  For additional related to performance levels, see the Conservatory Student Handbook. Special Fee applies (see “SPECIAL FEES” in the FINANCE section of this Bulletin). Prerequisite(s): Conservatory major and acceptance via 102 Leve Jury or later.
  
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    MUSIC 203 - Music Tech Pre-Professional Activity: Studio Managers

    (1)
    Laboratory experience in audio and media production. Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits. Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing.
  
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    MUSIC 210 - Introduction to Music

    (3)
    Fulfills General Education Fine Arts Goal. This course provides a collegiate-level introduction to music within a particular musical style, such as Classical, World, Music, Jazz and Popular, Rock ‘N’ Roll, etc. The section number will be used to identify the styles being offered each semester. Students will be expected to experience music in a personal and practical manner in each section. Offered both semesters. Prerequisite(s): None.
  
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    MUSIC 211 - Production and History of Electronic Music

    (2)
    A study of the history and production techniques of electronic music since the introduction of analog synthesis through the present. Includes Analog Synthesizer techniques, MIDI Sequencing, Software Instruments, Digital Sampling, and an introduction to hard disk recording. Prerequisite(s): Music Major or BAPS - Music Technology Major or permission of music technology instructor.
  
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    MUSIC 212 - Intermediate Recording Techniques

    (3)
    An introduction to digital audio recording techniques, including console operation, digital mixing, and media production. Curriculum from MUSIC 112 will be reinforced and built upon, with an in-depth look at recording studios, professional audio engineers and producers. Students will participate in hands-on recording sessions and class projects.  Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade of C- in    and   or permission of Music Technology Area Head. Offered fall semester for BAPS students; spring semester for B.M. Music Technology students.
  
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    MUSIC 213 - Sound Reinforcement Practicum

    (1)
    A hands-on look at live sound reinforcement, event production, and professional sound installation. Course topics include setup, design, integration, and operation of popular live reinforcement tools used for amplification of music, speech, and other area.  Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 112 Intro to Audio and Live Sound Production .
  
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    MUSIC 214 - Music Industry Applied Activities

    (1)
    A project-based course with practical research and application activities relation to one or more fields within the music industry. Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing. Offered spring semester.
  
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    MUSIC 215 - Multimedia and Web Development

    (3)


    This course is an introduction to basic tools and materials for developing web-based media. This includes HTML, graphics, audio, video and flash. Offered fall semester for BAPS music technology majors, spring semester for BM music technology majors.

      Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing.

  
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    MUSIC 216 - Contemporary Worship Arts Seminar: Leadership

    (2)
    This course is designed to expose students to the challenges of leadership in the setting of contemporary worship including issues of leading vs. performing, the disciplines of the worship leader, cultural boundaries with personnel and the congregation, and developing the worship team.  These challenges are unique from other areas of the arts and other disciplines.
  
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    MUSIC 218 - Music Theory and Keyboard for BAPS Music Technology

    (1)
    This course is designed to expose students to music theory and notation skills through the use of the piano. The coursework will focus both on technical skills (scales, chords) and also the application of these skills (harmonizing, improvising). Material will include a variety of musical styles, including but not limited to jazz, pop, rock and classical. Offered fall semester. Prerequisite(s): BAPS Music Technology Major.
  
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    MUSIC 225 - History and Style of Rock N Roll

    (3)
    A comprehensive study of the early influences on, and the development of, rock music from the early ‘50s to the present. The course focuses on identifying stylistic features of various forms of rock music, discriminating between the purely musical and extra-musical aspects of rock, and understanding its historical development through the seven decades of rock music. The course also examines the symbiotic interrelationship between rock music and society - particularly how the music reflects and affects society. Offered spring semester each year. Prerequisite(s): Major in  music or Music Technology degree; others by permission of instructor.
  
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    MUSIC 226 - 20th Century Music Literature: Selected Topics

    (3)
    This course provides a focused study of one or more particular threads of twentieth century composition. The focus will change with consecutive offerings. Representative examples include specific schools of composition, unique compositional categories, compositional genres, etc. This course is repeatable for credit. Offered irregularly. Prerequisite(s):   or  .
  
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    MUSIC 231 - Musicianship III

    (2)
    Continuation of MUSIC 133 , with emphasis on representative chromatic music from the baroque, classical and romantic periods and from American popular and jazz music. Offered fall semester. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade C in MUSIC 133  and MUSIC 134 .   Corequisite(s):  .
  
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    MUSIC 232 - Audiation III

    (2)
    Continuation of MUSIC 134  and emphasis on chromatic melodic and harmonic techniques found in common-practice and American popular and jazz styles. Offered fall semester. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade C in MUSIC 133  and MUSIC 134 .   Corequisite(s):  .
  
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    MUSIC 233 - Musicianship IV

    (2)
    Comprehensive study of 20th century art music, including the transition from late romantic chromaticism, impressionism, atonality, set theory, serial theory, indeterminacy, minimalism, and their relationship to American popular and jazz music. Offered spring semester. Prerequisite(s):  Minimum grade C in MUSIC 231  and MUSIC 232 . Corequisite(s):  .
  
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    MUSIC 234 - Audiation IV

    (2)
    Comprehensive aural study of 20th century melodic and harmonic materials, including pentatonic, whole-tone, modal and octatonic pitch collections; common contemporary pitch sets; and pitch rows. Offered in spring. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade C in MUSIC 231  and  . Corequisite(s):  .
  
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    MUSIC 235 - American Pop Music/Jazz Theory I

    (2)
    An introduction to the study of melodic, harmonic, rhythmic, compositional and improvisational concepts found in American music from well-established forms including jazz, blues, musical theatre, rock, rhythm & blues, country, among other emerging subgenre, and their relationship to other world and western art music’s. Emphasis is on developing a visual and aural understanding through analysis and listening examples. Offered fall semester. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade C in MUSIC 133  and MUSIC 134   or permission of instructor. Corequisite(s):  .
  
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    MUSIC 236 - American Pop Music/Jazz Applied Lab I

    (2)
    The study of applied skills related to the melodic, harmonic, rhythmic, compositional and improvisational concepts found in American music. Emphasis will be placed upon the application of aural and performance skills through dictation, singing, applied keyboard skills and the student’s primary instrument. Offered fall semester. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade C in MUSIC 133  and MUSIC 134  or permission of instructor. Corequisite(s):  .
  
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    MUSIC 237 - American Pop Music/Jazz Theory II

    (2)
    A continuation of the study of melodic, harmonic, rhythmic, compositional and improvisational concepts found in American music from well-established forms including jazz, blues, musical theatre, rock, rhythm & blues, country, among other emerging subgenre, and their relationship to other world and western art music’s. Emphasis is on developing a visual and aural understanding through analysis and listening examples. Offered in spring. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade of C in   MUSIC 235 , and MUSIC 236  or permission of instructor. Corequisite(s): (  for Jazz Studies Majors).
  
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    MUSIC 238 - American Pop Music/Jazz Applied Lab II

    (2)
    The study of applied skills related to the melodic, harmonic, rhythmic, compositional and improvisational concepts found in American music. Emphasis will be placed upon the application of aural and performance skills through dictation, singing, applied keyboard skills and the student’s primary instrument. Offered in spring. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade of C in   and  . Corequisite(s): (  for Jazz Studies Majors or permission of instructor) or permission of instructor.
  
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    MUSIC 241 - Introduction to Music Education

    (3)
    Introduction and overview of the music education profession. Students achieve competency in beginning lesson planning, music methodologies, and music education philosophy. For music education majors only. Must achieve minimum grade of C. Offered fall semester. Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing.
  
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    MUSIC 242 - Elementary/Middle School Field Experience

    (3)
    This course is a lab environment. Students observe and participate in schools and meet intermittently with the instructor to discuss and hand-in all work done in the field. Fifty hours earned toward teacher certification in Ohio. Course must be repeated if grade is C or lower. Prerequisite: MU 241. Offered spring semester.  Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 241 ;
  
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    MUSIC 243 - Middle School Methods

    (2.0)
    Exploration of topics and methodology appropriate to the teaching of middle school music programs, middle school aged development, and non-traditional ensembles. Prerequisite: MU 241. Offered spring semester.  Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 241  
  
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    MUSIC 245 - Percussion Methods

    (2)
    Basic rudiments of drumming, integrated with general knowledge of manipulation and techniques of all percussion instruments. Offered spring semester. Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing.
  
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    MUSIC 247 - Survey of Instrumental Methods

    (2)
    This course is designed for vocal music education majors to acquaint them with the various teaching methods used in beginning instrument classes, and familiarize them with the instrument families. Offered spring semester even years. Prerequisite(s): None.
  
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    MUSIC 257 - Introduction to Conducting

    (1)
    Rudiments of conducting technique, score study, and rehearsal leadership. Offered spring semester for music education majors, fall semester for all music majors; exceptions by permission of instructor. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade of C in    and  .             .
  
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    MUSIC 261 - Jazz Improvisation I

    (2)
    Application of jazz theory, concepts, and aural skills, including nomenclature, jazz melody and harmony, solo analysis, standard jazz and contemporary repertoire, and group and individual playing. Offered fall semester, even years only. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade of C in MUSIC 133  and   or permission of instructor. Corequisite(s):   and   .         
  
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    MUSIC 262 - Jazz Improvisation II

    (2)
    A laboratory course expanding and developing the materials studied in MUSIC 261 . Offered fall semester, odd years only. Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 261  or permission of instructor.
  
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    MUSIC 271 - Diction for Singers I

    (3)
    Study and practical application of language sounds through the use of the international phonetic alphabet in English, Italian and Latin. Offered fall semester. Prerequisite(s): None.
  
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    MUSIC 272 - Diction for Singers II

    (3)
    Study and practical application of language sounds through the use of the international phonetic alphabet in German, French and Spanish. Offered spring semester even years only. Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 271 .
  
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    MUSIC 273G - Dance Technique I

    (1)
    Introduction in ballet and/or a dance style class. Students are placed in classes at BalletMet Columbus appropriate to individual experience and development. Two classes per week at times offered  by BalletMet, with a minimum of 15 hours required. Special fee applies (see “SPECIAL FEES” in the “FINANCES” of this Bulletin).  Students provide own travel to and from BalletMet and must also registered at BalletMet as a Capital student.  Prerequisite(s): None.
  
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    MUSIC 274G - Dance Technique II

    (1)
    A continuation of dance instruction technique with classes at BalletMet Columbus. Two classes/week.  Special Fee applies (see “SPECIAL FEES” in the FINANCE section of this Bulletin). Prerequisite(s): All conditions the same as MUSIC 273G   Corequisite(s):  .
  
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    MUSIC 275G - Additional Dance Technique

    (1)
    Additional dance study at BalletMet Columbus. Two classes/week. May be repeated. Extra fee in addition to credit charge. Special Fee applies (see “SPECIAL FEES” in the FINANCE section of this Bulletin). Prerequisite(s): All conditions the same as MUSIC 273G . Corequisite(s):  .
  
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    MUSIC 281 - Class Keyboard III

    (1)
    Intermediate functional piano skills expanding those developed in Class Keyboard I and II. This course is modular in approach, with the curriculum determined by the Class Keyboard Coordinator in consultation with Area Heads. Minimum grade of B required for Music Education Majors. Prerequisite: MUSIC 182  or placement by Class Keyboard Coordinator. Offered fall semester.
  
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    MUSIC 285 - Piano in Chamber Performance

    (2)
    Examines the role of the piano in traditional and contemporary instrumental chamber combinations, with emphasis on listening, analysis, and selected performance experience of representative examples from the repertoire. Offered irregularly. Prerequisite(s): Piano performance major or permission of instructor.
  
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    MUSIC 288 - Class Jazz/Contemporary Keyboard I

    (1)
    Study of jazz/contemporary music repertoire and styles. Blues scale, turn-arounds, chord voicing, and modulation/transposition are also studied. Offered fall semester each year. Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 182  or permission of instructor.
  
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    MUSIC 289 - Class Jazz/Contemporary Keyboard II

    (2)
    Continuation of MUSIC 288  utilizing more complex, advanced and varied styles. Offered Spring semester each year. Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 288  or permission of instructor.
  
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    MUSIC 301 - One-Hour Private Lesson

    (2)
    Special Fee applies (see “SPECIAL FEES” in the FINANCE section of this Bulletin).
  
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    MUSIC 301P - One-Hour Performance Lesson

    (1)
    Special Fee applies (see “SPECIAL FEES” in the FINANCE section of this Bulletin).
  
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    MUSIC 302 - One-Hour Private Lesson


    Special Fee applies (see “SPECIAL FEES” in the FINANCE section of this Bulletin).
  
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    MUSIC 302P - One-Hour Performance Lesson

    (2)
    Performance Level Primary Lessons:  Following the 102 Level of Study, any student may audition to study on the primary instrumental at the Primary Performance Level (201P, 202P, 301P, 302P, 401P, 402P).  All BM in Performance and BM I Jazz Studies degree majors are required to study six semesters at the Performance Level Priarm lesson ton the primary instrument.  For composition majors, five semesters of Performance Level composition lessons are required. Performance Level lessons are valued at two (2) academic credits each semester.  For additional related to performance levels, see the Conservatory Student Handbook. Special Fee applies (see “SPECIAL FEES” in the FINANCE section of this Bulletin). Prerequisite(s): Conservatory major and acceptance via 102 Level Jury or later.
  
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    MUSIC 312 - Audio Production Practicum

    (1)
    Practical application of recording techniques, including mixing procedures, console automation, recording and mixing of various musical groups in 8-, 16-, and 24-track formats. Taught at The Recording Workshop in Chillicothe, Ohio.
  
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    MUSIC 313G - Electronic Composition Workshop

    (1)
    Students will work in alternating small and large group settings to create original electronic compositions using the software and hardware covered in previous Music Technology courses. This course is repeatable for credit and grade. Special Fee applies (see “SPECIAL FEES” in the FINANCE section of this Bulletin).  Offered each semester. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade of C- in   and a grade of C in  .  
  
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    MUSIC 320G - Primary Instrument Literature

    (1)
    Study of representative literature including concertos, sonatas, solos in chamber ensembles utilizing live and recorded performance; discussion of period, style and relationship to development of the instrument as well as tradition and selected literature. Special Fee applies (see “SPECIAL FEES” in the FINANCE section of this Bulletin). Offered fall semester each year. Prerequisite(s): Completion of Performance Level 202 or by permission of instructor.
  
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    MUSIC 321 - History of Western Music I

    (3)
    Comprehensive chronological study of Western art music from ancient times through the baroque era with an emphasis on perception skills. Additional content will include an introduction to musicological writing and research skills, an understanding of the social and political conditions of each period. Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 120 , MUSIC 122 , MUSIC 233 MUSIC 237  and MUSIC 238  or MUSIC 235  and MUSIC 236 .
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    MUSIC 323 - Piano Literature Through Beethoven

    (3)
    Study of the literature for solo piano from pre-baroque to the end of the Classical era. Offered fall semester as needed. Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing and piano major or permission of the instructor.
  
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    MUSIC 324 - Piano Literature Since Beethoven

    (3)
    Continuation of   . A study of the literature for solo piano from the romantic era to the present.  Offered spring semester as needed. Prerequisite(s):   or permission of instructor.
  
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    MUSIC 326 - Song Literature

    (3)
    A survey of solo vocal literature of major nationalistic schools from baroque to the present. Offered spring semester in even years. Prerequisite(s): Vocalist with Junior standing or permission of the instructor.
  
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    MUSIC 329 - History of Music Theatre

    (3)
    Chronological study of American Musical Theatre from the 19th century to the present. Emphasis will be placed on the musical, dramatic, political, and social aspects of the period. Offered spring semester in odd years only. Offered spring semester in odd years. Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or permission of instructor.
  
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    MUSIC 331 - Counterpoint

    (3)
    Comprehensive study of the principles and practices of modal, tonal and contemporary counterpoint as exemplified in the styles of Palestrina, Bach, and contemporary masters, including creative projects and analyses of representative works. Offered spring semester in even years. Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 233  or  .               .                
  
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    MUSIC 332 - Instrumentation/Orchestration

    (3)
    Detailed study of the ranges and uses of musical instruments and voices in small and large ensembles; standard techniques of music calligraphy, emphasis on projects in creative scoring techniques for homogeneous and heterogeneous ensembles. Offered fall semester. Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 233  or  MUSIC 237 
  
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    MUSIC 333 - Form and Analysis

    (3)
    Study of formal design and analytical procedures in representative works from all style periods, with emphasis on the larger forms. Offered spring semester in odd years. Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 233  or  .
  
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    MUSIC 335 - Choral Arranging

    (3)
    This course examines strategies and techniques for arranging music for choral ensembles. Attention is given to the setting of text and to the use of melody, harmony, rhythm and form in choral music. Various musical styles and instrumental accompaniments will be explored, as well as a variety of performance levels from elementary school literature to professional ensembles. Offered fall semester in even years only. Prerequisite(s):   or  .
  
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    MUSIC 340 - High School Music Field Experience

    (3)
    This course includes components of classroom/rehearsal management and design with 50 hours of field-based experience in area high schools. It provides students with the “real world” opportunity to put into practice the knowledge, skills, and theories acquired and practiced during their on campus classroom, rehearsal, and clinical experiences. Must be repeated if grade is C or lower. (Offered fall semester.) Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 242  with a grade of C or better and admittance into the Teacher Education Program.
  
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    MUSIC 342 - Choral Methods

    (3)
    Concentrates on choral teaching methods for grades 7-12. Special attention is given to rehearsal techniques, literature and program administration for the future middle school or high school vocal instructor. (Offered spring semester.)  Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 243 Middle School Methods  and admittance into the Teacher Education Program.
  
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    MUSIC 344 - Woodwind Methods

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    Study of woodwind instruments; attention to correct tone production, playing techniques and care of the instruments. Offered fall semester. Prerequisite(s): MUSIC-133 and MUSIC-134 must be completed prior to taking this course.
  
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    MUSIC 345 - Brass Methods

    (2)
    Study of the pedagogy and performance on brass instruments.  Focus is on pedagogical application of concepts in tone production, posture, breathing, embouchure and care of instruments. (Offered spring semester.) Prerequisite(s): MUSIC-133 and MUSIC-134 must be completed prior to taking this course.
  
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    MUSIC 355 - Organ Pedagogy

    (3)
    Principles of organ teaching, with supervised student teaching. Transcription of organ and piano accompaniment; conducting from the console; anthem accompaniment. Prerequisite(s): Must be an organ major to enroll in this course.
  
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    MUSIC 356 - Instrumental Conducting I

    (2)
    This course is designed to explore and refine the gestural and pedagogical skills necessary to become an effective conductor.  Topics will include conducting techniques and advanced score study and analysis.  Conducting experience will be gained through exposure with the class ensemble.  (Offered spring semester each year. 
 

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