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Music Education Minor

Core Course Requirements

MUAP110 Commercial Keyboarding I (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. (Offered spring semester.)

MUAP115 Commercial Keyboarding II (1 Credit)

This course will provide students with the functional skills on the piano including the ability to develop basic technique, ability to play chord progressions, read, harmonize, transpose, improvise, and compose. Prerequisite: MUAP 110. (Offered spring semester.)

MUSG221 Elementary Conducting (2 Credits)

This course studies standard conducting patterns, develops the skill of both hand and baton directing, and emphasizes development of listening and leadership skills. Prerequisite: MUTH 305. (Offered spring of odd calendar years.)

MUTH110 Commercial Music Theory I (3 Credits)

This course is specifically designed for Music Industry Studies 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.)

MUTH305 Commercial Music Theory II (3 Credits)

This course will prepare the student to thrive in real world situations s/he may encounter as an artist and/or composer in the music field. Skills to be learned in this course include: chord construction and nomenclature, scales, basic pop music arranging, ear training, and keyboard/guitar accompaniment. Prerequisite: MUTH 104 or MUTH 110. (Offered fall semester.)

MUTH306 Commercial Music Theory III (2 Credits)

A continuation in study of MUTH 305. Prerequisite: MUTH 305. (Offered spring semester.)

Music Education Track

(Courses Required: 1)

Instrument Track

- MUEN152 and MUEN352 each must be taken twice. (Credits Required: 6.00)

MUAP111B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)

Course Fee: $385

MUAP111P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)

Course Fee: $385

MUAP111W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)

Course Fee: $385

MUEN152 Band (1 Credit)

This ensemble, open to all students regardless of major, will act as the marching band during football season and then transition to concert band for the remainder of the year. (Offered Fall and Spring.)

MUEN352 Band (1 Credit)

This ensemble, open to all students regardless of major, will act as the marching band during the football season and then transition to concert band for the remainder of the year. (Offered Fall and Spring.)

Choose two

- of the following: MUAP111B, MUAP111P, MUAP111W. Selection cannot be from the primary instrument family. (Courses Required: 2)

MUAP111B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)

Course Fee: $385

MUAP111P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)

Course Fee: $385

MUAP111W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)

Course Fee: $385

Choose two

- of the following: MUAP111B, MUAP111P, MUAP111W. Selection cannot be from the primary instrument family. (Courses Required: 2)

MUAP111B Applied Music - Brass (1 Credit)

Course Fee: $385

MUAP111P Applied Music - Percussion (1 Credit)

Course Fee: $385

MUAP111W Applied Music - Woodwinds (1 Credit)

Course Fee: $385

Keyboard Track

(Credits Required: 6.00)

MUAP111K Applied Music - Keyboard (1 Credit)

Course Fee: $770

MUAP112K Applied Music - Keyboard (1 Credit)

Prerequisite: MUAP 111K Course Fee: $770

MUEN143 Fusion Ensemble (1 Credit)
MUEN343 Fusion Ensemble (1 Credit)

Vocal Track

(Credits Required: 6.00)

MUAP111V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)

Course Fee: $385

MUAP112V Applied Music - Voice (1 Credit)

Prerequisite: MUAP 111V Course Fee: $385

MUEN141 Greenville University Choir (1 Credit)

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.)

MUEN150 Gospel Choir (5 Credits)
MUEN341 Greenville University Choir (1 Credit)

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.)

MUEN350 Gospel Choir (5 Credits)

Music Ensembles

- Choose from MUEN141/341 and MUEN150/350 to fulfill the requirement. (Credits Required: 4.00)

MUEN141 Greenville University Choir (1 Credit)

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.)

MUEN150 Gospel Choir (5 Credits)
MUEN341 Greenville University Choir (1 Credit)

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.)

MUEN350 Gospel Choir (5 Credits)

Music Ensembles

- Choose from MUEN141/341 and MUEN150/350 to fulfill the requirement. (Credits Required: 4.00)

MUEN141 Greenville University Choir (1 Credit)

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.)

MUEN150 Gospel Choir (5 Credits)
MUEN341 Greenville University Choir (1 Credit)

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.)

MUEN350 Gospel Choir (5 Credits)

Recital Class

(Courses Required: 4)

MUSG100 Recital Class (0 Credit)

Recital Class is designated as a requirement for all music majors, who must attend 12 concerts per semester. Music minors need to attend 9 concerts per semester and must be registred for Recital Class during the semesters they are taking applied lessons. Music majors are required to take this course every semester they are attending classes on campus.

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