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Music Industry Studies Major Courses

This course explores digital media as an experimental cultural practice, with an emphasis on critical approaches to art and technology. Experiments in digital imaging, digital audio, digital video, and multi-media authoring will be conducted. Students will produce independent digital media production projects, individually and in groups. Course meetings include seminar-style discussion of reading and other materials, critiques of student work, tech workshops, production studios (session in which we brainstorm, research ideas, and work on projects), and screenings. (Offered every semester.)
Projects in Music Industry serves as the entry level hands-on running of the Music Industry program. Students in this course will assist in various aspects while gaining a working understanding of the processes involved as they continue through the degree. This will work with all aspects of the program including entry levels of Playground Production. Students may repeat this course for a total of two credits.
This course will serve as a basis for creating a foundation in keeping a connection between a student’s faith, how it can be used through the gift of music, and how to use those gifts to affect culture in a positive manner. Various types of music and their connection to culture as well as how today’s culture affects students, music, and faith will be explored. (Offered fall semester.)
Projects in Music Industry serves as the intermediate level hands-on running of the Music Industry program. This is a prerequisite to the Playground Production course where students compete for preferred positions. Students in this course will assist in various aspects while gaining a working understanding of the processes involved as they continue through the degree. Students may repeat this course for a total of two credits.
This course provides a thorough understanding of the theory and practice of studio recording and sound reinforcement. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing. (Offered fall semester.)
This course focuses on the signal flow, microphone techniques, foundational and in-depth information of Pro Tools and studio recording techniques. It is based primarily on a "hands-on" approach offering substantial studio time for group and individual projects. Prerequisite: MUSG226. (Offered every semester.)
This course provides the student with a broad foundation to the various aspects and practices in the Music Industry. A main point of this course will be establish the working process for “Playground Productions”, the department production company. Also integral is the connection to Industry Partners in a collaborative opportunity to learn from current professional practices as well as creating integral networking opportunities and relationships. Prerequisite: MUSG 226. (Offered every spring.)
This course provides a Foundation and awareness of the processes of commercial arranging for live performances and producing music in a recording studio setting. Many of the popular styles will be explored. Prerequisite: MUSG227, 260, and MUTH306. (Offered fall semester.)
This course is the central foundation to all areas of the Music Industry major. This is where all the different areas come together to “play”. Areas include Live Audio, Studio Recording, Management, Promotions, Lighting, Songwriting, Performing, creation and distribution of product. Performing and touring will be focused on heavily. The students will simply be running a real production company along with real, current industry partners as resources and connections. Students may repeat this course for a total of four credits.
In today’s Music Industry market, it is quite important for each artist to be self-sufficient and look professional. Independent Artist Practices provides the foundations for the student to learn the skills set required to be a successful independent artist in today’s Music Industry and to create a working plan to be implemented by the end of the semester. Will focus on promotion, online presence, branding, budgeting, creating and implementing a personal plan to be self sufficient in the Music Industry.
This course will survey various styles of American popular music from the early 20th century through the present. Students will have an active role in class meetings, providing examples from personal experiences as sources for class discussion. Genres covered include jazz, country, rock, reggae, funk, hip-hop, urban fold, and more. Students are encouraged to have some experience in the fundamentals of music before enrolling. Junior or Senior standing is strongly encouraged.Meets the general education fine arts requirement.
This seminar is designed as a capstone course in the CCM degree and is the bookend course to MUSG 150 Faith, Music, Culture. The goal of the course is to work with empowering the students to go out into their world after they graduate and reaffirm their ability to make a positive difference through their interactions with their culture. How students can be a Christian witness to a post-modern world will be explored. Meets the general education writing intensive requirement. (Offered spring semester.)
MUSG405 Internship (1 Credit)
Provides the skill set for reading and playing piano in commercial styles. Emphasis will be placed on reading chord charts, using the Nashville Number system, improvisation, chord voicing and inversions. A main emphasis will be to have the students be able to accompany themselves on piano/keyboard. The course is taken concurrently with MUTH 110 Commercial Music Theory. Prerequisite: MUAP 101. (Offered spring semester.)
This course is specifically designed for Audio Engineer and Commercial Music majors. It will enable students to learn basic music theory concepts and some aural skills which will relate to the contemporary music industry. (Offered spring semester.)
In this course, students build foundational understanding of how to practice together, play together, learn the selected music for the course, and how to put it all together for preparing successful performances.
A continuation of Commercial Music Integrations II. The focus will be primarily on how to play professionally as an ensemble, using a click and backing tracks, how to create good arrangements and how to ‘bring the music’ to life in a live performance setting. The Commercial Integrations I course dealt more with set, established songs as good examples, this semester will allow for more exploration of original work and the integration of the skills sets established in the first course. Prerequisite: MUSG 111. (Offered spring semester.)
(Offered every semester)
The purpose of this class is to provide the student with working experience in songwriting and performance. Students will be given the opportunity to compose and perform their original compositions each week. There will be one collaboration week where two or more students will compose a song together.
This course is designed to give students a broad base of background and introduction to the various areas of music technology. The student will be introduced to and will have the ability to explore and practice specific techniques required in creating computer-aided scores of their original compositions. Students will create multiple recordings of their own original scores as well as directed assignments in the areas of locking sound to video and scoring for a short film. Prerequisite: MUAP101 and MUTH103.
Students will establish a thorough understanding of the theory and structures of popular contemporary music. Written assignments will include arranging current popular tunes and writing original material to be performed by various on-campus ensembles. Prerequisite: MUTH 103. (Offered fall semester.)
A continuation in study of MUTH 305. Prerequisite: MUTH 305. (Offered spring semester.)
MUAP111B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP112B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP211B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP212B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP311B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP312B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP411B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP412B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP211C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
MUAP212C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
MUAP311C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
MUAP312C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
MUAP411C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
MUAP412C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
MUAP111G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP112G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP211G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP212G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP311G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP312G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP411G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP412G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP111K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP112K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP211K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP212K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP311K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP312K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP411K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP412K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP111P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP112P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP211P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP212P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP311P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP312P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP411P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP412P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP111S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP112S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP211S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP212S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP311S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP312S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP411S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP412S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP111V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP112V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP211V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP212V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP311V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP312V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP411V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP412V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP111W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP112W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP211W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP212W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP311W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP312W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP411W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP412W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
This group performs at various athletic events. All members of the College community (not just music majors) are invited to participate. (Offered every semester.)
The Greenville University Choir, founded by Professor Robert W. Woods in 1927, has become an outstanding symbol of the University. It offers students throughout the University an opportunity to sing exemplary sacred choral literature in an excellent mixed choir setting. Numerous concerts are given during the year including an extended annual tour. Membership is by audition and includes the expectation of a year long commitment. May be applied to fulfill the creative and performing arts general education requirement. (Offered every semester.)
Chorale is a mixed choir which focuses on music reading and vocal technique. As part of the Greenville Choral Union, Chorale performs large scale choral orchestral works such as Handel's "Messiah". Membership is open to all students and the community and an assessment audition is required. May be applied to fulfill the fine arts general education requirement. (Offered every semester.)
MUEN143 Fusion Ensemble (1 Credit)
This ensemble explores the various understandings and concepts of worship leading. Students will gain practical experience in contemporary worship methods and will have multiple opportunities to tour as a ministry team. Students are expected to remain in the ensemble for the full year. Members are admitted by audition. (Offered every semester.)
A traditional band ensemble performs various types of literature from all stylistic periods. Open to all students and community. May be applied to fulfill the fine arts general education requirement. (Offered every semester.)
This group, open to all students regardless of major, will perform in parades and do field shows at football games beginning fall 2011. (Offered every semester.)
This ensemble is a 21 st century keyboard orchestra utilizing state of the art digital keyboards and synthesizers. The touring ensemble will perform a variety of styles from Bach to Brubeck. Students are expected to remain in the ensemble for the full year. This ensemble is available by audition for piano students from the College. (Offered every semester.)
This group performs at various types of college functions. All members of the College or community playing a traditional stringed instrument are invited to participate. May be applied to fulfill the fine arts general education requirement. (Offered every semester.)
MUEN150 Gospel Choir (0.5 Credit)
MUEN161 Jazz Ensemble (1 Credit)
May be applied to fulfill the fine arts general education requirement.
Chamber Singers is a select vocal ensemble which performs sacred and secular literature from the 16th century to the present day. Concurrent enrollment in the Greenville University Choir is required. Students are expected to remain in the ensemble for the full year. Membership is by invitation. May be applied to fulfill the fine creative and performing arts general education requirement. (Offered every semester.)
This ensemble is a flexible group instrumentation. (Offered irregularly.)
This small ensemble provides students with practical opportunities to create and perform contemporary (pop, rock, and CCM) music. Groups rather than individuals audition for a lab band. Auditions begin three weeks after the beginning of each semester, allowing students to form their own bands before tryouts. (Offered every semester.)
This group performs at various athletic events. All members of the College community (not just music majors) are invited to participate. (Offered every semester.)
The Greenville University Choir, founded by Professor Robert W. Woods in 1927, has become an outstanding symbol of the University. It offers students throughout the University an opportunity to sing exemplary sacred choral literature in an excellent mixed choir setting. Numerous concerts are given during the year including an extended annual tour. Membership is by audition and includes the expectation of a year long commitment. May be applied to fulfill the creative and performing arts general education requirement. (Offered every semester.)
Chorale is a mixed choir which focuses on music reading and vocal technique. As part of the Greenville Choral Union, Chorale performs large scale choral orchestral works such as Handel's "Messiah". Membership is open to all students and the community and an assessment audition is required. May be applied to fulfill the fine arts general education requirement. (Offered every semester.)
MUEN343 Fusion Ensemble (1 Credit)
This ensemble explores the various understandings and concepts of worship leading. Students will gain practical experience in contemporary worship methods and will have multiple opportunities to tour as a ministry team. Students are expected to remain in the ensemble for the full year. Members are admitted by audition. (Offered every semester.)
A traditional band ensemble performs various types of literature from all stylistic periods. Open to all students and community. May be applied to fulfill the fine arts general education requirement. (Offered every semester.)
This group, open to all students regardless of major, will perform in parades and do field shows at football games beginning fall 2011. (Offered every semester.)
This ensemble is a 21st century keyboard orchestra utilizing state of the art digital keyboards and synthesizers. The touring ensemble will perform a variety of styles from Bach to Brubeck. Students are expected to remain in the ensemble for the full year. This ensemble is available by audition for piano students from the College. (Offered every semester.)
This group performs at various types of college functions. All members of the College or community playing a traditional stringed instrument are invited to participate. May be applied to fulfill the fine arts general education requirement. (Offered every semester.)
MUEN350 Gospel Choir (0.5 Credit)
MUEN361 Jazz Ensemble (1 Credit)
May be applied to fulfill the fine arts general education requirement.
Chamber Singers is a select vocal ensemble which performs sacred and secular literature from the 16 th century to the present day. Concurrent enrollment in the Greenville University Choir is required. Students are expected to remain in the ensemble for the full year. Membership is by invitation. May be applied to fulfill the fine creative and performing arts general education requirement. (Offered every semester.)
This ensemble is a flexible group instrumentation. (Offered irregularly.)
This small ensemble provides students with practical opportunities to create and perform contemporary (pop, rock, and CCM) music. Groups rather than individuals audition for a lab band. Auditions begin three weeks after the beginning of each semester, allowing students to form their own bands before tryouts. (Offered every semester.)
Provides the skill set for reading and playing piano in commercial styles. Emphasis will be placed on reading chord charts, using the Nashville Number system, improvisation, chord voicing and inversions. A main emphasis will be to have the students be able to accompany themselves on piano/keyboard. The course is taken concurrently with MUTH 110 Commercial Music Theory. Prerequisite: MUAP 101. (Offered spring semester.)
This course is specifically designed for Audio Engineer and Commercial Music majors. It will enable students to learn basic music theory concepts and some aural skills which will relate to the contemporary music industry. (Offered spring semester.)
In this course, students build foundational understanding of how to practice together, play together, learn the selected music for the course, and how to put it all together for preparing successful performances.
A continuation of Commercial Music Integrations II. The focus will be primarily on how to play professionally as an ensemble, using a click and backing tracks, how to create good arrangements and how to ‘bring the music’ to life in a live performance setting. The Commercial Integrations I course dealt more with set, established songs as good examples, this semester will allow for more exploration of original work and the integration of the skills sets established in the first course. Prerequisite: MUSG 111. (Offered spring semester.)
(Offered every semester)
This course is designed to give students a broad base of background and introduction to the various areas of music technology. The student will be introduced to and will have the ability to explore and practice specific techniques required in creating computer-aided scores of their original compositions. Students will create multiple recordings of their own original scores as well as directed assignments in the areas of locking sound to video and scoring for a short film. Prerequisite: MUAP101 and MUTH103.
The video game industry is a multi-billion dollar per year industry. Students going through the Music Industry degree are already getting a strong foundation in the skills needed to begin working in this area. The intent of the class is to build on the skill set and open up a new opportunity to utilize the skills and to expand the horizons of future employment ability. Specifically, this course sets the foundation and basic practices of the Wwise software and processes used in game audio design. Prerequisite: MUSG 260. (Offered fall semester.)
Students will establish a thorough understanding of the theory and structures of popular contemporary music. Written assignments will include arranging current popular tunes and writing original material to be performed by various on-campus ensembles. Prerequisite: MUTH 103. (Offered fall semester.)
This course will acquaint the student with the techniques and procedures for creating audio for film, video, radio and for the web. There will be specific projects in spotting effects, creating voice-overs, Foley effects, and music leads. This class will have many hands-on projects to implement new techniques. Prerequisite: MUSG 227 (Offered spring semester.)
Picks up from where the students left off at the end of Audio Post Production. Students will complete multiple in-depth audio for video and film projects as well as audio for podcasts. Main emphasis will be on creating foley, sound effects, soundscapes and deigns for TV, film and podcasting projects using both in studio and filed recording techniques. Prerequisite: MUSG 360. (Offered spring semester.)
This course is an in-depth exploration of the world of video games utilizing Audiokinetic’s Wwise, a powerful software for integrating audio into a game. This is also extension of the Introduction to Game Audio Design course and providing opportunities to do more in-depth design work. In the course, you will be designing the sound design and sound effects for actual video games in order to understand the workflow and a better designer for interactive media. Prerequisites: MUSG 262 and 360. (Offered spring semester.)
MUAP111B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP112B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP211B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP212B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP311B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP312B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP411B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP412B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP211C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
MUAP212C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
MUAP311C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
MUAP312C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
MUAP411C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
MUAP412C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
MUAP111G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP112G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP211G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP212G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP311G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP312G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP411G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP412G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP111K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP112K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP211K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP212K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP311K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP312K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP411K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP412K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP111P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP112P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP211P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP212P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP311P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP312P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP411P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP412P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP111S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP112S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP211S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP212S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP311S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP312S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP411S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP412S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP111V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP112V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP211V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP212V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP311V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP312V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP411V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP412V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP111W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP112W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP211W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP212W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP311W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP312W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP411W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP412W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
Provides the skill set for reading and playing piano in commercial styles. Emphasis will be placed on reading chord charts, using the Nashville Number system, improvisation, chord voicing and inversions. A main emphasis will be to have the students be able to accompany themselves on piano/keyboard. The course is taken concurrently with MUTH 110 Commercial Music Theory. Prerequisite: MUAP 101. (Offered spring semester.)
This course is specifically designed for Audio Engineer and Commercial Music majors. It will enable students to learn basic music theory concepts and some aural skills which will relate to the contemporary music industry. (Offered spring semester.)
In this course, students build foundational understanding of how to practice together, play together, learn the selected music for the course, and how to put it all together for preparing successful performances.
A continuation of Commercial Music Integrations II. The focus will be primarily on how to play professionally as an ensemble, using a click and backing tracks, how to create good arrangements and how to ‘bring the music’ to life in a live performance setting. The Commercial Integrations I course dealt more with set, established songs as good examples, this semester will allow for more exploration of original work and the integration of the skills sets established in the first course. Prerequisite: MUSG 111. (Offered spring semester.)
(Offered every semester)
This course will provide the students a foundational basis in how they listen to music in a more critical manner. The student will learn to create more professional sounding mixes and train their ear to identify stereo breathe, depth, balancing, and artful mixing techniques. (Offered spring semester.)
This course is designed to give students a broad base of background and introduction to the various areas of music technology. The student will be introduced to and will have the ability to explore and practice specific techniques required in creating computer-aided scores of their original compositions. Students will create multiple recordings of their own original scores as well as directed assignments in the areas of locking sound to video and scoring for a short film. Prerequisite: MUAP101 and MUTH103.
This course will focus on all aspects of artist and event management, including talent, business, tour management, booking, planning, logistics, contracts, and promotion. Students will engage in a semester long experience based artist/event management project to enhance learning and preparation for work in this field. Students are required to use and must secure access to Microsoft Excel before enrolling.
Students will establish a thorough understanding of the theory and structures of popular contemporary music. Written assignments will include arranging current popular tunes and writing original material to be performed by various on-campus ensembles. Prerequisite: MUTH 103. (Offered fall semester.)
(Offered every semester)
MUSG399 Open Titled (3 Credits)
MUAP111B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP112B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP211B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP212B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP311B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP312B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP411B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP412B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP211C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
MUAP212C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
MUAP311C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
MUAP312C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
MUAP411C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
MUAP412C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
MUAP111G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP112G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP211G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP212G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP311G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP312G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP411G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP412G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP111K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP112K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP211K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP212K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP311K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP312K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP411K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP412K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP111P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP112P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP211P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP212P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP311P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP312P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP411P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP412P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP111S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP112S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP211S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP212S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP311S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP312S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP411S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP412S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP111V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP112V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP211V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP212V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP311V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP312V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP411V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP412V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP111W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP112W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP211W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP212W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP311W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP312W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP411W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP412W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
Nature and purpose of accounting; basic accounting concepts and procedures, double entry bookkeeping, methods of processing, summarizing and classifying financial data; balance sheets and income statements. (Offered every semester.)
MUSG199 Open Titled (2 Credits)
This course will focus on all aspects of artist and event management, including talent, business, tour management, booking, planning, logistics, contracts, and promotion. Students will engage in a semester long experience based artist/event management project to enhance learning and preparation for work in this field. Students are required to use and must secure access to Microsoft Excel before enrolling.
Student will engage in an intensive research based study of Music and Entertainment Law covering topics such as copyright, fair sue, licensing, publishing, and relevant legislation. Students will perform research in a self-selected area related to legal issues within the field. Students will use their research to produce a 20 page research paper that critically evaluates both supportive and oppositional positions and legal interpretations related to their topic.
Provides the skill set for reading and playing piano in commercial styles. Emphasis will be placed on reading chord charts, using the Nashville Number system, improvisation, chord voicing and inversions. A main emphasis will be to have the students be able to accompany themselves on piano/keyboard. The course is taken concurrently with MUTH 110 Commercial Music Theory. Prerequisite: MUAP 101. (Offered spring semester.)
This course is specifically designed for Audio Engineer and Commercial Music majors. It will enable students to learn basic music theory concepts and some aural skills which will relate to the contemporary music industry. (Offered spring semester.)
In this course, students build foundational understanding of how to practice together, play together, learn the selected music for the course, and how to put it all together for preparing successful performances.
A continuation of Commercial Music Integrations II. The focus will be primarily on how to play professionally as an ensemble, using a click and backing tracks, how to create good arrangements and how to ‘bring the music’ to life in a live performance setting. The Commercial Integrations I course dealt more with set, established songs as good examples, this semester will allow for more exploration of original work and the integration of the skills sets established in the first course. Prerequisite: MUSG 111. (Offered spring semester.)
(Offered every semester)
This course will provide the students a foundational basis in how they listen to music in a more critical manner. The student will learn to create more professional sounding mixes and train their ear to identify stereo breathe, depth, balancing, and artful mixing techniques. (Offered spring semester.)
This course is designed to give students a broad base of background and introduction to the various areas of music technology. The student will be introduced to and will have the ability to explore and practice specific techniques required in creating computer-aided scores of their original compositions. Students will create multiple recordings of their own original scores as well as directed assignments in the areas of locking sound to video and scoring for a short film. Prerequisite: MUAP101 and MUTH103.
Students will establish a thorough understanding of the theory and structures of popular contemporary music. Written assignments will include arranging current popular tunes and writing original material to be performed by various on-campus ensembles. Prerequisite: MUTH 103. (Offered fall semester.)
Course is a study of intermediate techniques in recording, mixing, mastering, and production, and a continuation of MUSG227. Prerequisite: MUSG227. (Offered spring semester.)
Course continues the study of MUSG 326 culminating an opportunity to sit for the Digidesign® certification test. Students who pass the test will receive a Digidesign® certification certificate and will be given a webpage on the ProTools main website. Prerequisite: MUSG 326. (Offered fall semester.)
With the ever increasing availability and usage of Virtual Instruments, it is not only important to know how to use them from a technical standpoint, it is important to know how to use them musically. This course pushes the student to use a wide array of Virtual Instruments in both Pro Tools and Logic in a very musical manner, to get the highest level of realism and incorporate this into any studio, live, game, Audio Post Production projects. It is a skill that will set you apart from the average engineer.
This course will acquaint the student with the techniques and procedures for creating audio for film, video, radio and for the web. There will be specific projects in spotting effects, creating voice-overs, Foley effects, and music leads. This class will have many hands-on projects to implement new techniques. Prerequisite: MUSG 227 (Offered spring semester.)
MUAP111B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP112B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP211B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP212B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP311B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP312B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP411B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP412B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP211C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
MUAP212C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
MUAP311C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
MUAP312C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
MUAP411C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
MUAP412C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
MUAP111G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP112G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP211G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP212G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP311G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP312G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP411G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP412G Applied Music - Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP111K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP112K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP211K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP212K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP311K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP312K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP411K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP412K Applied Music - Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP111P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP112P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP211P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP212P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP311P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP312P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP411P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP412P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP111S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP112S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP211S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP212S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP311S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP312S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP411S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP412S Applied Music - Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP111V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP112V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP211V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP212V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP311V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP312V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP411V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP412V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP111W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP112W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP211W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP212W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP311W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP312W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP411W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP412W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)

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