Music (MUSIC)

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Courses

Courses primarily for undergraduates:

(1-2) Cr. 2. F.S.

Prereq: Ability to read elementary musical notation
Notation, recognition, execution and analysis of scales, intervals, triads, and rhythm; key signatures; time signatures; transposition. Open to non-majors only.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.SS.


Expansion of the music listening experiences for the general student through greater awareness of differences in techniques of listening, performance media, and materials of the art. The course focuses on the elements of music: rhythm, melody, harmony, form, and style, and how these elements are used in musics of different cultures and time periods. Ability to read or perform music not required.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(1-4) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: Performing arts major status or permission of instructor.
Beginning keyboard techniques, sight-reading, and ear training. Basic materials of music: notation, scales, intervals, key signatures, time signatures, rhythm, and harmony.

(0-3) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Open to all students by audition
Emphasis on significant extended compositions for wind and percussion instruments. Performances include formal concerts on campus and the annual tour.

(0-2) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Open to all students who have performed on a wind or percussion instrument in high school band or orchestra
Repertoire includes the broad spectrum of band music. Two concerts are presented each semester.

(0-2) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Open to all students by audition
Designed to explore various styles and trends in contemporary jazz.

(0-5) Cr. 1. Repeatable.


Performances at athletic events.

(0-5) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.


Membership determined by audition and band application. Auditions held for woodwind, brass, percussion, flag, and twirler positions. Presentation of pre-game and half time shows at each home football game; additional performances are also scheduled on and off campus. Audition information is listed on the band website (www.music.iastate.edu/org/marching). Students may not be concurrently enrolled in MUSIC 114A and 114C.

(0-5) Cr. 1. Repeatable. S.

Prereq: Students selected by audition from members of MUSIC 114A.
Performances at basketball games.

(0-5) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.

Prereq: Students selected by audition.
Performances at wrestling and women’s soccer games. Students may not be concurrently enrolled in MUSIC 114A and 114C.

(0-3) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Open to all students by audition
Stresses high quality wind literature. Performances include formal concerts on campus.

(0.5-0) Cr. 1-2. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor
Applied music for the general student.

(0.5-0) Cr. 1-2. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor
(.5-0) for 1 cr. (1-0) for 2 cr. Applied music for the general student. Open only to non-majors. Will not satisfy applied music requirements for music majors.

(0.5-0) Cr. 1-2. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor
(.5-0) for 1 cr. (1-0) for 2 cr. Applied music for the general student. Open only to non-majors. Will not satisfy applied music requirements for music majors.

(0.5-0) Cr. 1-2. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor
(.5-0) for 1 cr. (1-0) for 2 cr. Applied music for the general student. Open only to non-majors. Will not satisfy applied music requirements for music majors.

(0.5-0) Cr. 1-2. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor
(.5-0) for 1 cr. (1-0) for 2 cr. Applied music for the general student. Open only to non-majors. Will not satisfy applied music requirements for music majors.

(0.5-0) Cr. 1-2. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor
(.5-0) for 1 cr. (1-0) for 2 cr. Applied music for the general student. Open only to non-majors. Will not satisfy applied music requirements for music majors.

(0.5-0) Cr. 1-2. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor
(.5-0) for 1 cr. (1-0) for 2 cr. Applied music for the general student. Open only to non-majors. Will not satisfy applied music requirements for music majors.

(0.5-0) Cr. 1-2. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor
(.5-0) for 1 cr. (1-0) for 2 cr. Applied music for the general student. Open only to non-majors. Will not satisfy applied music requirements for music majors.

(0.5-0) Cr. 1-2. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor
(.5-0) for 1 cr. (1-0) for 2 cr. Applied music for the general student. Open only to non-majors. Will not satisfy applied music requirements for music majors.

(0.5-0) Cr. 1-2. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor
(.5-0) for 1 cr. (1-0) for 2 cr. Applied music for the general student. Open only to non-majors. Will not satisfy applied music requirements for music majors.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
Applied music for music majors.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(0.5-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(3-0) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: MUSIC 224; music major status or permission of instructor
Directed studies via aural analysis for music majors with emphasis on the materials of music, form and aesthetic issues. Introduction to style and literature of the major performance media in context of historical chronology. Fundamentals of score reading and performance terminology. Only one of Music 120 and 302 can count toward graduation.

(0-2) Cr. 1. F.S.

Prereq: Music major status or permission of instructor
Beginning keyboard technique, transposition, harmonization, ensemble and solo repertory, and sight-reading skills.

(0-2) Cr. 1. F.S.

Prereq: MUSIC 127 or permission of instructor
Continuation of beginning keyboard technique, transposition, harmonization, ensemble and solo repertory, and sight-reading skills.

(0-3) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Open to all female students by audition
Large chorus; emphasis on fundamental vocal and choral skills, wide variety of literature. Campus concerts each semester.

(0-3) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Open to all students by audition
Advanced skills required, high quality literature. Campus concerts each semester, some concerts in conjunction with orchestras. Men's and women's choirs separately and in combination.

(0-3) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Open to all students by audition
Advanced skills required, high quality literature. Campus concerts each semester, some concerts in conjunction with orchestras. Men's and women's choirs separately and in combination.

(0-3) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Open to all students by audition
Advanced skills required, high quality literature. Campus concerts each semester, some concerts in conjunction with orchestras. Men's and women's choirs separately and in combination.

(0-5) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Open to all students by audition
Concert choir specializing in performance of advanced music literature, Renaissance through contemporary. Campus concerts, annual spring tour.

(0-4) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Open to all students by audition
Reading, preparation, and performance of standard repertoire. Five or six concerts annually plus occasional off-campus appearances.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
Applied music for music majors.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: Music major status or permission of instructor; concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 225 recommended
Brief review of music fundamentals including keys, modes, rhythm and meter. Two-voice species counterpoint as an introduction to voice-leading principles in diatonic harmony. Application of these materials in analysis and four-part writing. Introduction to Finale notation software and other technology used in the study of music.

(0-4) Cr. 2. F.

Prereq: Music major status or permission of instructor; credit or enrollment in MUSIC 224
Aural discrimination of intervals, rhythms and patterns, as demonstrated by proficiency in ear training, sight singing, and related musicianship skills.

(0-2) Cr. 1. F.S.

Prereq: MUSIC 128 or permission of instructor
Intermediate keyboard technique, transposition, harmonization, improvisation, repertory, and sight-reading skills. Introduction to score reading, hymn playing, and accompanying at the piano.

(0-2) Cr. 1. F.S.

Prereq: MUSIC 227 or permission of instructor
Continuation of intermediate keyboard technique, transposition, harmonization, improvisation, repertory, score reading, hymn playing, and accompanying at the piano.

(3-0) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: MUSIC 224; concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 235 recommended
Harmonic and melodic materials of tonal music with an emphasis on diatonic harmony. Application of these materials in analysis and writing. Techniques of melodic construction, formal design, and harmonization.

(0-3) Cr. 1. S.

Prereq: MUSIC 225; credit or enrollment in MUSIC 234
Development of sight singing, ear training, and related musicianship skills with emphasis on diatonic harmonic and melodic materials as well as rhythm.

(2-0) Cr. 2. F.S.

Prereq: MUSIC 101, MUSIC 105, or MUSIC 224, or permission of instructor
Introduction to audio and MIDI software used in creating digital music. Includes fundamentals of audio waveform editing, processing, and mixing, MIDI data structures, practical projects in musical composition using a digital audio workstation.

(2-0) Cr. 2. S.

Prereq: MUSIC 224 and MUSIC 225
Introduction to computer software applications used in musical arrangements and presentations, practical introduction to audio and MIDI technologies in lab-based music instruction, basic recording/sound reinforcement and music website management. Intended for Music Education Majors.

(2-0) Cr. 2. F.S.

Prereq: HD FS 102 or PSYCH 230
Experiencing and understanding the fundamentals of music through singing, playing classroom instruments, body movement, reading notation, listening, and creative activities. Developing lesson plan strategies and sequence, exploring multicultural musics, integrating music with other subjects in the elementary classroom, and evaluating aspects of musical learning.

(1-2) Cr. 2. S.

Prereq: Concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 280K
Required for first-year majors in music education. Historical, philosophical, and social foundations of music education; music curricula overview including goals of the music program, and contemporary and international curriculum development; psychology of teaching music including discipline techniques. Preparation for required observations in area schools.

(Cross-listed with C I). Cr. 0.5. Repeatable. S.


Pre-student teaching experience in music in school settings. Permission of Music coordinator required prior to enrollment. Clinical Experience Level 1. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Permission of instructor; 12 credits in music, approval of department head
Independent study.

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Permission of instructor; 12 credits in music, approval of department head
Independent study in music education.

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Permission of instructor; 12 credits in music, approval of department head
Independent stud in music theory.

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Permission of instructor; 12 credits in music, approval of department head
Independent study in music composition.

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Permission of instructor; 12 credits in music, approval of department head
Independent study in music history.

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Permission of instructor; 12 credits in music, approval of department head
Independent study in music literature.

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Permission of instructor; 12 credits in music, approval of department head
Independent study in applied music.

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Permission of instructor; 12 credits in music, approval of department head
Independent study in conducting.

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Permission of instructor; 12 credits in music, approval of department head
Independent honors project in music.

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Permission of instructor; 12 credits in music, approval of department head
Independent study in music business.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Study of selected opera scenes, chamber operas, and works from contemporary and classical music theater. Basic stagecraft, role interpretation, production.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Study of selected opera scenes and chamber operas. Basic stagecraft, role interpretation, production.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Study of selected works from contemporary and classical music theater. Basic stagecraft, role interpretation, production.

(3-0) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: MUSIC 102
Exploration of several great works of classical music in light of the artistic culture in which they were composed; and trends in musical styles as well as individual composers’ personalities over history through listening and discussion. Some concert attendance is required outside of class. An ability to read music is not required, but is recommended. Non-majors only. Only one of Music 120 and 302 can count toward graduation.

(3-0) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: MUSIC 101, MUSIC 102, MUSIC 221, or MUSIC 222
Rock 'n' Roll from the mid 1950s through the 1990s, focusing on the development of rock styles from its roots in blues, folk, country, and pop. Expansion of listening experience through study of song forms, musical instruments of rock, and the socio-political significance of song lyrics. Examinations, research paper or in class presentation required. Ability to read or perform music not required.
Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement

(0.5-0) Cr. 1-2. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor
Applied music for students other than music majors.

(0.5-0) Cr. 1-2. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor
(.5-0) for 1 cr. (1-0) for 2 cr. Applied music for the general student. Open only to non-majors. Will not satisfy applied music requirements for music majors.

(0.5-0) Cr. 1-2. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor
(.5-0) for 1 cr. (1-0) for 2 cr. Applied music for the general student. Open only to non-majors. Will not satisfy applied music requirements for music majors.

(0.5-0) Cr. 1-2. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor
(.5-0) for 1 cr. (1-0) for 2 cr. Applied music for the general student. Open only to non-majors. Will not satisfy applied music requirements for music majors.

(0.5-0) Cr. 1-2. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor
(.5-0) for 1 cr. (1-0) for 2 cr. Applied music for the general student. Open only to non-majors. Will not satisfy applied music requirements for music majors.

(0.5-0) Cr. 1-2. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor
(.5-0) for 1 cr. (1-0) for 2 cr. Applied music for the general student. Open only to non-majors. Will not satisfy applied music requirements for music majors.

(0.5-0) Cr. 1-2. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor
(.5-0) for 1 cr. (1-0) for 2 cr. Applied music for the general student. Open only to non-majors. Will not satisfy applied music requirements for music majors.

(0.5-0) Cr. 1-2. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor
(.5-0) for 1 cr. (1-0) for 2 cr. Applied music for the general student. Open only to non-majors. Will not satisfy applied music requirements for music majors.

(0.5-0) Cr. 1-2. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor
(.5-0) for 1 cr. (1-0) for 2 cr. Applied music for the general student. Open only to non-majors. Will not satisfy applied music requirements for music majors.

(0.5-0) Cr. 1-2. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor
(.5-0) for 1 cr. (1-0) for 2 cr. Applied music for the general student. Open only to non-majors. Will not satisfy applied music requirements for music majors.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
Applied music for music majors.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(0-3) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Advanced proficiency and performing ability, permission of instructor
Performance in chamber music ensembles that demand high proficiency.

(0-3) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Advanced proficiency and performing ability, permission of instructor
Performance in ensembles that demand high proficiency. Open to a limited number of undergraduate and graduate students.

(0-3) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Advanced proficiency and performing ability, permission of instructor
Performance in ensembles that demand high proficiency. Open to a limited number of undergraduate and graduate students.

(0-3) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Advanced proficiency and performing ability, permission of instructor
Performance in ensembles that demand high proficiency. Open to a limited number of undergraduate and graduate students.

(0-3) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Advanced proficiency and performing ability, permission of instructor
Performance in ensembles that demand high proficiency. Open to a limited number of undergraduate and graduate students.

(0-3) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Advanced proficiency and performing ability, permission of instructor
Performance in ensembles that demand high proficiency. Open to a limited number of undergraduate and graduate students.

(0-3) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Advanced proficiency and performing ability, permission of instructor
Performance in ensembles that demand high proficiency. Open to a limited number of undergraduate and graduate students.

(0-3) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Advanced proficiency and performing ability, permission of instructor
Performance in ensembles that demand high proficiency. Open to a limited number of undergraduate and graduate students.

(0-3) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Advanced proficiency and performing ability, permission of instructor
Performance in ensembles that demand high proficiency. Open to a limited number of undergraduate and graduate students.

(2-0) Cr. 2. Alt. F., offered even-numbered years.

Prereq: Credit or enrollment in MUSIC 118A or MUSIC 119A
The international phonetic alphabet and its application to correct pronunciation of English and Italian in singing.

(2-0) Cr. 2. Alt. S., offered odd-numbered years.

Prereq: Credit or enrollment in MUSIC 118A or MUSIC 119A
The international phonetic alphabet and its application to correct pronunciation of French and German in singing.

(0-3) Cr. 2.


Emphasis on sight reading, three and four-part score reading, improvisation, accompanying, and advanced harmonization.

(0-3) Cr. 2.

Prereq: MUSIC 228 or permission of instructor
Emphasis on sight reading, three and four-part score reading, improvisation, accompanying, and advanced harmonization.

(0-3) Cr. 2. S.

Prereq: MUSIC 228 or permission of instructor
Emphasis on sight reading, three and four-part score reading, improvisation, accompanying, and advanced harmonization.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: MUSIC 234; concurrent enrollment in 335 recommended
Harmonic and melodic materials of tonal music with an emphasis on chromatic harmony. Application of these materials in analysis and writing. Techniques of melodic construction, formal design, and harmonization.

(0-2) Cr. 1. F.

Prereq: MUSIC 235; credit or enrollment in 334
Development of sight singing, ear training, and related musical skills with emphasis on melodic, harmonic and rhythmic materials from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

(3-0) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: MUSIC 334; concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 345 recommended
Writing and analysis based on musical styles since 1900.

(0-2) Cr. 1. S.

Prereq: MUSIC 335; credit or enrollment in MUSIC 344
Development of sight singing, ear training, and related musical skills with emphasis on melodic, harmonic and rhythmic materials from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

(3-0) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: MUSIC 246 or permission of instructor
Programming and interface design for creative musical applications. Includes computer generation of music data, advanced MIDI data processing, practical projects in musical composition and performance using a visual programming language.

(0-2) Cr. 1. F.

Prereq: Instrumental music education majors: concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 358B. Limited to music majors
Techniques and skills required for teaching of instruments. Examination of materials for school use. Intended for instrumental music education students.

(1-2) Cr. 2. S.

Prereq: Instrumental music education majors: concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 358B. Limited to music majors
Techniques and skills required for teaching of instruments. Examination of materials for school use. Intended for instrumental music education students.

(0-2) Cr. 1. F.

Prereq: MUSIC 351 or permission of instructor. Instrumental music education majors: concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 358B. Limited to music majors
Techniques and skills required for teaching of instruments. Examination of materials for school use. Intended for instrumental music education students.

(0-2) Cr. 1. F.

Prereq: Instrumental music education majors: concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 358B. Limited to music majors
Techniques and skills required for teaching of instruments. Examination of materials for school use. Intended for instrumental music education students.

(0-2) Cr. 1. S.

Prereq: MUSIC 353 or permission of instructor. Instrumental music education majors: concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 358B. Limited to music majors
Techniques and skills required for teaching of instruments. Examination of materials for school use. Intended for instrumental music education students.

(0-2) Cr. 1. S.

Prereq: Instrumental music education majors: concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 358B. Limited to music majors
Techniques and skills required to teach percussion instruments in the schools. Techniques for performing and teaching snare drum, keyboard percussion instruments, timpani, band and orchestral hand instruments, drum set, and Latin percussion. Intended for instrumental music education students.

Cr. R. Repeatable.


Review and selection of appropriate literature for ensembles of differing levels and abilities; conducting and rehearsal experience. Intended for music education students.

Cr. R. Repeatable. F.Alt. S., offered odd-numbered years.


Sight singing, conducting, and accompanying experience in conjunction with 362A. Required of all vocal music education majors every semester offered.

Cr. R. Repeatable. F.S.


Performance on secondary instruments. Includes experiences with singing and vocal techniques. Required of all instrumental music education majors in those semesters when enrolled in 350, 351, 352, 353, 354, 355, or 362B. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(2-0) Cr. 2. Alt. S., offered even-numbered years.

Prereq: MUSIC 319A or vocal proficiency examination
Physical, acoustical, and musical properties of the vocal instrument, including a survey of important texts and articles on singing and voice production.

(1-2) Cr. 2. F.

Prereq: MUSIC 234, MUSIC 235, Music major status or permission of instructor
Introduction to conducting; score reading and analysis. Conveying musical ideas through appropriate gestures. Leadership role of the conductor.

(1-2) Cr. 2. Alt. S., offered odd-numbered years.

Prereq: Music major status or permission of instructor; MUSIC 361; concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 358A and MUSIC 141, MUSIC 151, or MUSIC 161.
Advanced baton technique, score preparation and interpretation of choral repertoire.

(1-2) Cr. 2. S.

Prereq: Music major status or permission of instructor; MUSIC 361; concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 358B
Advanced baton technique. Score preparation. Specific problems of large instrumental ensembles.

(2-0) Cr. 2. F.

Prereq: Concurrent enrollment (1 cr.) in MUSIC 480K and SP ED 401; MUSIC 266 and admission into teacher education.
Music education strategies and materials including development of appropriate objectives and plans for general music classes utilizing traditional and multicultural musics, evaluating musical learning; overview of Orff Schulwerk, Kodaly, and Dalcroze approaches; music in special education; required teaching in lab settings and observations in area schools.

(2-0) Cr. 2. Alt. S., offered even-numbered years.

Prereq: MUSIC 361 recommended
Overview of choral repertoire from the sixteenth century to the present, including accessible works for the young conductor.

(2-0) Cr. 2. Alt. S., offered odd-numbered years.

Prereq: Credit or enrollment in MUSIC 362B recommended
Techniques and materials for teaching marching band in the high school; philosophy, computer assisted drill design, music analysis, band set up, and other related skills. Jazz style, articulation, phrasing, materials and teaching techniques for secondary school jazz ensembles.

(1-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable, maximum of 15 credits. F.

Prereq: Music major status, MUSIC 280K, MUSIC 266 and admission into teacher education.
Techniques and skills required to teach instrumental music in K-12 schools. Introduction of instruments, score reading and transposition, rehearsal techniques, literature, resources and other related skills. Intended for vocal music education majors and required for Iowa teaching license.

(1-0) Cr. 1. S.

Prereq: Music major status, MUSIC 280K, MUSIC 266 and admission into teacher education.
Techniques and skills required to teach vocal/choral music in K-12 schools. Vocal production and health, rehearsal techniques, repertoire, resources and other related skills. Intended for instrumental music education majors and required for Iowa teaching license.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: MUSIC 120; music major status or permission of instructor
History of the stylistic and cultural development of music: Middle Ages through Baroque.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: MUSIC 383; music major status or permission of instructor
History of the stylistic and cultural development of music: Classical through contemporary music.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Includes experience in technology relative to the particular discipline.

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Includes experience in technology relative to the particular discipline.

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Includes experience in technology relative to the particular discipline.

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Includes experience in technology relative to the particular discipline.

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Includes experience in technology relative to the particular discipline.

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Includes experience in technology relative to the particular discipline.

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Includes experience in technology relative to the particular discipline.

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Includes experience in technology relative to the particular discipline.

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Includes experience in technology relative to the particular discipline.

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Includes experience in technology relative to the particular discipline.

Cr. 8-12. F.S.

Prereq: Minimum GPA of 2.5; Admission to teacher education, approval of coordinator during semester before student teaching
Evaluation of instruction, lesson planning, and teaching in the liberal arts and sciences.

(Dual-listed with MUSIC 517R). (Cross-listed with C I). Cr. arr. F.S.

Prereq: Minimum GPA of 2.5; Admission to teacher education, approval of coordinator during semester before student teaching
Evaluation of instruction, lesson planning, and teaching in the liberal arts and sciences.

(Dual-listed with MUSIC 517S). (Cross-listed with C I). Cr. arr. F.S.

Prereq: Minimum GPA of 2.5; Admission to teacher education, approval of coordinator during semester before student teaching
Evaluation of instruction, lesson planning, and teaching in the liberal arts and sciences.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
Applied music for music majors.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

(1-2) Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Audition, permission of instructor; restricted to music majors
(.5-2) for 1 cr. (1-2) for 2-3 cr. Minimum weekly practice of 5 hours per credit is expected. Weekly seminar required.

Cr. R. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Advanced performing ability, permission of instructor, concurrent registration in MUSIC 319 or 419.
Performance of advanced repertory in a public concert. Preparation of program notes. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(3-0) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: MUSIC 344 and MUSIC 345
Practical uses for music theory. Emphasis on arranging for vocal and instrumental ensembles and creating improvisations on existing materials in a variety of styles.

(3-0) Cr. 3. Repeatable. Alt. S., offered even-numbered years.

Prereq: MUSIC 344, MUSIC 345
Various topics in music theory including analysis, counterpoint, arranging, pedagogy, and psychology of music. Content will vary. Contact the Department of Music for the current year offering.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: MUSIC 246 or permission of instructor
Digital sound synthesis structures for creative musical applications. Includes modular sound synthesis techniques, software synthesizer design, and practical projects in electronic music composition.

(2-0) Cr. 2. Alt. S., offered even-numbered years.

Prereq: Credit or enrollment in MUSIC 362B recommended
Instructional materials and methods appropriate for teaching instrumental music in elementary, middle school, and high school music programs. Required observations in area schools. Intended for instrumental music education students.

(2-0) Cr. 2. F.

Prereq: Concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 358A and MUSIC 141, MUSIC 151, or MUSIC 161
Instructional materials and methods appropriate for teaching choral music in the secondary school. Emphasis on pedagogy and rehearsal techniques. Required observations in area schools. Intended for vocal music education students.

(2-1) Cr. 2. F.

Prereq: Continuation Examination passed; MUSIC 362, MUSIC 366, concurrent enrollment (1 cr.) in MUSIC 480K
Developing a rationale for music education; music program development; evaluation of music curricula, programs and facilities; professional growth of the teacher; preparation for student teaching and the job market. Required observations in area schools.

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: Ability to read music; 9 credits from music, American literature, American history, art history
History and development of the sacred and secular music in North America from approximately 1600 to the present, exploring the diverse cultural backgrounds that have contributed to the variety of contemporary musical styles.
Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: MUSIC 383, MUSIC 384
Offered F. 2011. Detailed survey of instrumental, vocal, choral, and keyboard music from 1600 to 1825.

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: MUSIC 383, MUSIC 384
Offered F. 2012. Detailed survey of instrumental, vocal, choral, and keyboard music from 1825 to 1910.

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: MUSIC 383, MUSIC 384
Offered S 2013. Detailed survey of instrumental, vocal, choral, and keyboard music from 1900 to the present.

(Cross-listed with C I). Cr. 0.5-2. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Admission to Teacher Education
Observation and participation in a variety of school settings after admission to the teacher education program. Permission of area coordinator required prior to enrollment. (S/F grading may be used in some offerings of some sections.).

(Cross-listed with C I). Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Admission to teacher education
Participation in a K-12 school setting. Permission of Music coordinator required prior to enrollment. Clinical Experience Level 2. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor; 12 credits in music, approval of department head

(Cross-listed with C I). Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor; 12 credits in music, approval of department head

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor; 12 credits in music, approval of department head

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor; 12 credits in music, approval of department head

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor; 12 credits in music, approval of department head

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor; 12 credits in music, approval of department head

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor; 12 credits in music, approval of department head

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor; 12 credits in music, approval of department head

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor; 12 credits in music, approval of department head

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor; 12 credits in music, approval of department head

Courses primarily for graduate students, open to qualified undergraduates:

(Dual-listed with MUSIC 417R). (Cross-listed with C I). Cr. arr. F.S.

Prereq: Minimum GPA of 2.5; Admission to teacher education, approval of coordinator during semester before student teaching
Evaluation of instruction, lesson planning, and teaching in the liberal arts and sciences.

(Dual-listed with MUSIC 417S). (Cross-listed with C I). Cr. arr. F.S.

Prereq: Minimum GPA of 2.5; Admission to teacher education, approval of coordinator during semester before student teaching
Evaluation of instruction, lesson planning, and teaching in the liberal arts and sciences.

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor, approval of department head

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor, approval of department head

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor, approval of department head

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor, approval of department head

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor, approval of department head

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor, approval of department head

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor, approval of department head

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor, approval of department head

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor, approval of department head