Agenda Item FA 11-36

Submitted by the Academic Programs Committee

COAS (Undergraduate) - (Art & Design, Music):

New Courses & Course Changes (6 packages)

07/07/11: Passed

07/18/11: Approved

Log Number: Log Number: 201101-6

College of Arts and Sciences (Undergraduate)

 
Art and Design - Undergraduate
 

Terminate an existing course

American Art Before 1940

ARH

Junior (3xxx)

620

We wish to drop ARH 3629 American Art Before 1940 because we are adding ARH 3XXX American Art I: 1492-1876 and ARH 3XXX American Art II: 1876-1940. This will allow a more
in-depth study of the material.

Log Number: Log Number: 201101-26

 

  Music - Undergraduate    

  

 

  Add a new course  

  Music Studio Recording Techniques (3crs)  

  MUS  

  Senior (4xxx)  

  XXX  

  Prerequisites:  
None
Co-requisites:
None
Course Description: 
This is an elective course open to all majors which provides an overview of the recording studio workspace and techniques. Topics discussed include basic studio electronics and acoustic principles, microphone design and placement techniques, and studio set up and signal flow. Other topics include recording console theory, signal processing concepts, tape machine principles and operation, and an overview of sound mixing and editing. This course will utilize industry standard digital audio software and workstations.

 

 

Log Number: Log Number: 201101-28

 

Music - Undergraduate    

 

 

  Add a new course  

  Piano Elective (v. 1-2 crs)  

  MVK  

  Senior(4xxx)  

  XXX  

  Prerequisites:  
None
Co-requisites: 
None
Course Description:
This course provides elective individual piano study. Music majors seeking secondary instrument emphasis and non-music majors pursuing elective piano instruction are both eligible for this course. Topics covered may include piano technique, etudes, repertoire, sight reading, and functional piano skills. Piano literature covered will include a broad range of styles and genres. This course may be taken for 1 or 2 credit hours and may be repeated for up to a total of 10 credits.

 

 

 

Log Number: Log Number: 201101-29

 


Music - Undergraduate  

 

  Add a new course  

  Group Piano for Non-Majors (1cr)  

  MVK  

  Senior(4xxx)  

  XXX  

 

  Prerequisites:  
None 
Co-requisites:
 
None
Course Description: 
This course is designed for students with two years or less of piano playing experience. Topics of study will include the fundamentals of reading music, playing by ear, using chord charts, and improving finger flexibility. Instruction for this course will take place in a state-of-the-art digital piano lab. This course may be repeated for up to 2 credits.

 

 

Log Number: Log Number: 201101-30

 

  Music - Undergraduate          

 

  Add a new course  

  Topics in 20th Century Music History (3crs)  

  MUH  

  Senior(4xxx)  

  XXX  

 

  Prerequisites:
None 
Co-requisites:
None 
Course Description:
This course is a study of topics in music of the 20th century, with a focus on art music. The course will examine issues of musical style and explore the aesthetic, cultural, and social circumstances as they apply to genres of music composed during the 20th century. This course may be repeated for up to 9 credits.
 

 

 

 

Log Number: Log Number: 201101-31

 

Music - Undergraduate

 

  Add a new course  

  Topics in American Music (3crs )  

  MUH  

  Senior(4xxx)  

  XXX  

 

  Prerequisites:
None 
Co-requisites:
None 
Course Description:
This course is a study of topics in music of the United States. The course will examine issues of musical style and explore the aesthetic, cultural, and social circumstances as they apply to musical works by American composers. This course may be repeated for up to 9 credits.