Oct 25, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Courses


All courses are offered yearly, upon sufficient demand, unless indicated otherwise. Those courses offered on an alternate-year basis have the next academic year of availability indicated by a date within parentheses immediately following the course description.

Courses may be offered in a variety of formats, including online.

Although the course generally will be offered on a regular basis, the university reserves the right to introduce or delete courses, depending on sufficient demand.

Those courses graded on a Pass/No Credit basis only are indicated by P/NC.

Institutional credit only (S/NC) does not give graduation credit but does count toward full loads.

The fourth digit in the course number indicates the number of semester credit hours.

 

Math

  
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    MATH 4003 Linear Algebra

    3 credits
    Introduction to the algebra of matrices, vector spaces, polynomials, and linear transformations. Includes analysis of patterns, relations, and functions of one and two variables; systems of linear equations; matrix operations involving additions, multiplication and inverses; and determinants. Prerequisite: MATH 2504 .
  
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    MATH 4013 Mathematical Studies

    Variable credit
    Study of any topic in mathematics meeting the approval of the division chair and the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Courses number 4011-4019 are directed study by individuals; those numbered 4101-4119 are experimental courses not described above. Offered on sufficient demand. Graded P/NC.
  
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    MATH 4303 Historical, Philosophical and Ethical Development of Mathematics

    3 credits
    Development of mathematics from earliest systems to modern times. Consideration will be given to how mathematics and the personalities responsible for its development were shaped by historical, cultural, philosophical and ethical forces. Students will be challenged to establish a Christian perspective of mathematics and mathematical development. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior standing.
  
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    MATH 4403 Abstract Algebra

    3 credits
    Introduction to the fundamental structures of modern abstract algebra (groups, rings, and fields). Emphasizes analysis of patterns, relations and functions of one and two variables; application of the major concepts of abstract algebra to justify algebraic operations and formally analyze algebraic structures; and use of mathematical models to represent and understand quantitative relationships. Prerequisite: MATH 2153 .
  
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    MATH 4423 Probability Theory

    3 credits
    Combinatorics, probability spaces, conditional probability, independence, Bayes’ formula, discrete and continuous random variables, mean value and variance, Law of Large Numbers, Central Limit Theorem. Prerequisite: MATH 2514 .
  
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    MATH 4553 Advanced Calculus I

    3 credits
    A rigorous treatment of the real number system, sequences and series, limits, continuity, differentiation, and the Riemann integral. Prerequisite: MATH 3524 .
  
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    MATH 4563 Advanced Calculus II

    3 credits
    A continuation of the rigorous treatment of calculus, including sequences and series of functions, uniform convergence and continuity, the Riemann integral, and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Prerequisite: MATH 4553 .
  
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    MATH 4803 Math Senior Internship

    Variable credit
    An internship off-campus, to provide professional development for senior-level students. Graded P/NC. Prerequisite: competency in computer, math, oral communication, reading, and writing.
  
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    MATH 4903 Independent Study

    Variable credit
  
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    MATH 4993 Honors Research in Math

    3 credits

Management

  
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    MGMT 2013 Principles of Management

    3 credits
    Emphasis on the theories and principles of organization and the decision-making processes of management. Prerequisite: Minimum of 30 hours of coursework completed.
  
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    MGMT 2123 Career Management

    3 credits
    The objectives of this class are to understand business career paths and to gain a competitive advantage in the global workplace by developing lifelong career-management skills. These strategic and tactical career management skills include identifying God’s purpose for your life and your career preferences, making informed career decisions, completing and executing a career development and action-planning process, developing networking relationships, creating customized self-marketing tools, and mastering interviewing requirements. The capstone will be to understand how to develop a successful personal brand as well as identify and practice successful work-performance competencies. An important aspect of this class will include a significant focus on the way in which work matters to God and the connection to one’s work and what God wants done in the world.
  
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    MGMT 2403 Purpose Driven Entrepreneurship

    3 credits
    An introduction to the key factors that drive entrepreneurial activity both within existing organizations and in new ventures from a distinctively Christian perspective. This purpose-based focus embraces the belief that every entrepreneur has a God-given calling in this life; a life they can pursue with an emphasis on the development of products and services that attempt to solve problems and address needs that have a humanitarian focus (social responsibility) or reflect a strong commitment to responsible stewardship. (e.g. For-Profit, Non-Profit, Services, Government, Finance, Retail). Prerequisite: Minimum of 30 hours of coursework completed.
  
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    MGMT 3103 Project Management

    3 credits
    This course will focus on strategies and tools useful in management of business projects. Tools to be introduced include work breakdown structure, network representation, PERT/CPM models and analysis, Gantt charts, time and cost models, PM software, and probabilistic analysis. Strategy considerations covered will include dealing with uncertainty, resource constraints, milestone management, and project portfolio and knowledge management. Prerequisite:  Minimum of 30 hours of coursework completed.  Recommended Prerequisite:  MATH 1053  
  
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    MGMT 3123 Consumer Behavior

    3 credits
    This course is an examination of the basic concepts and research results from Marketing and the Social Sciences with the goal of enabling marketers to better understand customers and meet their needs. The decision making processes of consumers, factors affecting purchasing decisions, and customer satisfaction are major conceptual areas of the course. Implications for marketing strategies (e.g., market segmentation and product design and promotion) are discussed. Prerequisite:  MGMT 3503   Principles of Marketing.
  
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    MGMT 3153 Supply Chain Management

    3 credits
    This course covers the basic concepts and techniques of operations and inventory management. Various measures of operational performance such as throughput, cycle time, work-in-process, customer service, variability, and quality will be examined. These tools will provide a framework for evaluating and improving operations. Prerequisite: MGMT 2013 ; Recommended Prerequisite: MATH 1053 .
  
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    MGMT 3163 Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Management

    3 credits
    This course will focus on the important topic of strategic sourcing and purchasing management. Topics covered will include: make verses buy decisions, global sourcing, supplier selection, supplier relations, supplier performance evaluation, strategic cost and risk management, negotiation, and concurrent engineering. Prerequisite: MGMT 2013 .
  
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    MGMT 3173 Logistics

    3 credits
    Logistics refers to the planning, implementation, and control of the efficient forward and reverse flow and storage of goods, services, and information between the point of origin and point of consumption in order to meet consumer demand. Primary topics include the management of facilities, warehousing, transportation, and management and design of integrated logistics networks. Other topics with ancillary coverage include technology in logistics, third-party logistics, international logistics, and revenue management. Prerequisite: MGMT 2013 , Recommended Prerequisite: MATH 1053  
  
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    MGMT 3203 Business Law

    3 credits
    Emphasis upon the legal environment of business. Includes an overview of the court system, criminal law, governmental agencies and regulations, torts and contracts. Prerequisite: Minimum of 30 hours of coursework completed.
  
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    MGMT 3223 Employment Practices

    3 credits
    A study of the practice and function of the traditional human resources areas of recruitment, interviewing, orientation, and internal staffing. Students examine human resources’ responsibility for ensuring that employee practices meet the organization’s long-term strategic plans for staffing requirements. Also addressed are issues related to compliance with state and federal employment laws and regulations. Prerequisite: Minimum of 30 hours of coursework completed.
  
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    MGMT 3263 Employee Development

    3 credits
    Examines the philosophy and critical organizational practices required for building and sustaining an organizational culture supportive of a learning environment. Students will explore needs analysis, instructional design, strategic training, educational-technology evaluation methodologies and career-management issues. Prerequisite: Minimum of 30 hours of coursework completed.
  
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    MGMT 3283 Employee and Labor Relations

    3 credits
    Provides human resources professionals with information on the laws and regulations that affect labor and employee relations, discipline, discharge, and grievance/dispute resolution. Prerequisite: Minimum of 30 hours of coursework completed.
  
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    MGMT 3343 Human Resources Management

    3 credits
    Principles and current practices in handling personnel as individuals and as groups, with emphasis upon the roles of operating supervisors, executives, and the union in dealing with such problems as selection, placement, training, wage and salary administration, promotion, transfer, fringe benefits, employee services, and management-labor relations. Prerequisite: Minimum of 30 hours of coursework completed.
  
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    MGMT 3353 Organizational Behavior

    3 credits
    This course addresses the ways in which different management practices and styles affect employee behavior, morale, satisfaction and the overall effectiveness and productivity of the organization.  Topics include motivation, communication, group dynamics, leadership, power and politics, organizational design, change and development.  Emphasis will be placed on servant leadership throughout. Prerequisite: Minimum of 30 hours of coursework completed.
  
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    MGMT 3373 Small Business Management

    3 credits
    The course provides basic principles necessary to establish, maintain and grow a small business guided by Christian principles such as an ethic of caring and an ongoing dedication and commitment to operating within a moral framework. Additionally, all aspects of the business are presented from an owner mentality of passion for the work, risk acceptance and dedication to the endeavor. Topics include product and service markets, sources of small business assistance (e.g. S.B.A., state & local agencies), financing needs and sources (e.g. venture capital and insured loans) as well as such operational issues of customer service, leadership and strategic planning. Prerequisite: MGMT 2013  
  
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    MGMT 3393 Compensation Management

    3 credits
    Introduction to organizational approaches to compensation, including base pay, incentive pay, and benefits that assist the organization in attracting, retaining, and motivating employees. Students will examine compensation-plan objectives, plan-design considerations, the link between pay and performance, legal requirements and constraints on pay programs, and the interplay between financial, communication, and administrative concerns. Prerequisite: Minimum of 30 hours of coursework completed.
  
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    MGMT 3503 Principles of Marketing

    3 credits
    The forces operating, institutions employed, and methods followed in distribution of goods and services from the social and economic viewpoint. Recommended Prerequisite: ECON 2053 .
  
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    MGMT 4203 International Management

    3 credits
    This course provides a broad perspective on concepts and issues related to international management. The international environmental, cultural and organizational contexts are examined. Strategies and options for developing international and global organizations are emphasized. Prerequisite: MGMT 2013 .
  
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    MGMT 4253 Management Ethics

    3 credits
    A study or the representative ethical theories as they relate to contemporary issues in management. Emphasis on the relationship of values to various ethical perspectives. Emphasizing a Christian world view. Analysis of specific management and business cases from an ethical perspective. Prerequisite: MGMT 2013 .
  
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    MGMT 4303 Production and Operations Management

    3 credits
    Analysis of the production function as the planning, organizing, directing and controlling of activities and resources necessary to produce products and services. Includes managerial problems in the areas of plant design and location, production standards, operations planning and control, material handling and inventory control. Prerequisites: Any statistics course and MGMT 2013 .
  
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    MGMT 4403 Strategic Management

    3 credits
    The functional areas of marketing, finance, production and human resource management integrated into the effective formulation of organizational strategy and policy. The case study method is used. Prerequisites: MGMT 2013 , MGMT 3503 , FINC 3613 , and senior standing.
  
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    MGMT 4803 Management Internship

    Variable credit
    An experiential-work experience to provide professional management development for junior and senior-level students. Involves placement in business for supervised training in management (with or without pay).
  
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    MGMT 4893 Management Seminar

    3 credits
    This is a capstone course focused on analyzing and synthesizing concepts from previous courses throughout the undergraduate business degree program while also strengthening the student’s knowledge of key management concepts. A primary goal is to help students see business and management themes, principles, and concepts at work in real life, rather than viewing these ideas as merely theoretical. The course is focused on critical thinking, application, and innovation. Prerequisite: Completion of all core business courses.
  
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    MGMT 4903 Independent Study

    Variable credit

Marketing

  
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    MKMT 3603 Marketing Research

    3 hours
    Marketing Research is a study and application of research methods used in marketing which include: problem definition, research design, questionnaire construction, gathering and interpreting of field and/or secondary data and presentation of research conclusions. Prerequisite:  MGMT 3503 .
  
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    MKMT 3713 Integrated Marketing Communications

    3 hours
    Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC) involves examining and integrating the marketing promotional mix of advertising, publicity, personal selling and sales promotion. IMC creates, manages and synthesizes these promotional tools to successfully execute a business strategic plan. Prerequisite:  MGMT 3503 .
  
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    MKMT 4603 Marketing Management

    3 hours
    Marketing Management provides an in-depth exploration and practical application of basic marketing tools. These marketing tools include product policy, pricing, promotion, distribution, sales management, and customer segmentation and retention. Prerequisite:  MGMT 3503 .
  
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    MKMT 4703 Global Marketing

    3 hours
    Global Marketing builds upon the primary concepts studied previously in principles of marketing while applying those concepts to a global environment. Additionally, the global marketer must integrate how different cultural, governmental and economic systems affect a firm’s competitive advantage and strategic positioning. Prerequisite:  MGMT 3503 .

Military Science - Army ROTC

  
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    ML 101C Leadership Fundamentals I

    2 credits
    The study of leadership focused at the individual level. Students will learn effective communicating skills, ethical decision-making, small group management and mental and physical conditioning. Skills will be applied in a variety of challenging training events during Leadership Laboratory to include rappelling, water survival, land navigation and team athletics. The Roman numeral at the end of the course title indicates the level (freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior) at which the class is taught. The credit awarded for ROTC courses is indicated by the Arabic number after the Roman numeral, and preceding the parenthesis. The numbers in the parentheses indicate class hours and lab hours. A (“1” or “2”) indicates one classroom hour and two lab hours.
  
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    ML 102C Leadership Fundamentals II

    2 credits
    Continued study of leadership focused at the individual and team level. Topics include problem-solving, critical thinking, leadership styles and group cohesion. Leadership laboratory training will include small unit tactics and weapon firing. The Roman numeral at the end of the course title indicates the level (freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior) at which the class is taught. The credit awarded for ROTC courses is indicated by the Arabic number after the Roman numeral, and preceding the parenthesis. The numbers in the parentheses indicate class hours and lab hours. A (“1” or “2”) indicates one classroom hour and two lab hours.
  
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    ML 201C Leadership Development I

    2 credits
    The study of leadership focused at the team level. Students will develop leadership skills through public speaking, managing small groups, and mentoring first year students. Skills will be applied in a variety of challenging training events during Leadership Laboratory to include rappelling, water survival, land navigation and team athletics. The Roman numeral at the end of the course title indicates the level (freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior) at which the class is taught. The credit awarded for ROTC courses is indicated by the Arabic number after the Roman numeral, and preceding the parenthesis. The numbers in the parentheses indicate class hours and lab hours. A (“1” or “2”) indicates one classroom hour and two lab hours.
  
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    ML 202C Leadership Development II

    2 credits
    Continued study of leadership focused at the team and small group level. Focuses on moral leadership, officership and the Army as a profession. Leadership laboratory training includes small unit tactics, airmobile operations, and weapons firing. Students will lead teams throughout the semester. The Roman numeral at the end of the course title indicates the level (freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior) at which the class is taught. The credit awarded for ROTC courses is indicated by the Arabic number after the Roman numeral, and preceding the parenthesis. The numbers in the parentheses indicate class hours and lab hours. A (“1” or “2”) indicates one classroom hour and two lab hours.
  
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    ML 211C Cadet Field Leadership Training 1-6

    Variable credit
    An eight-week program of instruction conducted by the United States Military Academy to develop the leadership skills of sophomore students. Seven weeks of the course are held at West Point, with one week at Fort Knox, Kentucky for Mounted Maneuver Training. The Roman numeral at the end of the course title indicates the level (freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior) at which the class is taught. The credit awarded for ROTC courses is indicated by the Arabic number after the Roman numeral, and preceding the parenthesis. The numbers in the parentheses indicate class hours and lab hours. A (“1” or “2”) indicates one classroom hour and two lab hours.
  
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    ML 301C Advanced Leadership I

    3 credits
    The study of leadership focused on decision-making, planning, communicating and executing. Addresses motivational techniques, the role of a leader, and performance assessment. Provides students with leadership management tools and methodology. Students are responsible for training, developing, and mentoring Basic Course students. Students will apply learned techniques in Leadership Laboratory. Prerequisite: ML 202C  or ML 210C. The Roman numeral at the end of the course title indicates the level (freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior) at which the class is taught. The credit awarded for ROTC courses is indicated by the Arabic number after the Roman numeral, and preceding the parenthesis. The numbers in the parentheses indicate class hours and lab hours. A (“1” or “2”) indicates one classroom hour and two lab hours.
  
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    ML 302C Advanced Leadership II

    3 credits
    Continuation of leadership study focusing on collective skills training, tactics, and small group instruction. This course synthesizes various components of training, leadership, and team building learned during the Basic Course and ML 301C  and is the final step in the student’s progression prior to the National Advanced Leadership Camp. Prerequisite: ML 301C . The Roman numeral at the end of the course title indicates the level (freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior) at which the class is taught. The credit awarded for ROTC courses is indicated by the Arabic number after the Roman numeral, and preceding the parenthesis. The numbers in the parentheses indicate class hours and lab hours. A (“1” or “2”) indicates one classroom hour and two lab hours.
  
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    ML 401C Organizational Leadership I

    3 credits
    Culmination of leadership study in preparation for commissioning as an Army officer. Students will continue exercising leadership and management skills as the senior cadet leaders. Leadership instruction will focus on coordinating activities with staffs, communicating effectively, counseling, and mentoring subordinates, training management and ethics. Prerequisite: ML 302C . The Roman numeral at the end of the course title indicates the level (freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior) at which the class is taught. The credit awarded for ROTC courses is indicated by the Arabic number after the Roman numeral, and preceding the parenthesis. The numbers in the parentheses indicate class hours and lab hours. A (“1” or “2”) indicates one classroom hour and two lab hours.
  
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    ML 402C Organizational Leadership II

    3 credits
    Continuation of ML 401C . Focuses on the continued study of moral, ethical and legal issues faced by leaders. Includes instruction in administrative and logistical management. Requires students to individually and collectively apply their knowledge to solve problems and improve the organization. Prerequisite: ML 401C . The Roman numeral at the end of the course title indicates the level (freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior) at which the class is taught. The credit awarded for ROTC courses is indicated by the Arabic number after the Roman numeral, and preceding the parenthesis. The numbers in the parentheses indicate class hours and lab hours. A (“1” or “2”) indicates one classroom hour and two lab hours.

Music

  
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    MUSC 124L Diction Lab

    0 credit
    A one-hour lab required of all music majors studying voice. Mastery of the International Phonetic Alphabet is basis for transcription and learning the rules for pronunciation of texts in Italian, English, French, and German for singers. Every voice major is required to enroll in four semesters of diction lab corresponding to each of the four different foreign languages under study. (Part of Private Voice Study)
  
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    MUSC 125L Recital Hour

    0 credit
    Required of all music majors and minors taking instrumental, piano, or vocal applied instruction. The recital hour will consist of weekly performances given by students with attention to correction of specific problems. Opportunities will also be given for students to assess performances in both combined and area-specific venues.
  
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    MUSC 151L Chamber Singers

    0 credit
    This ensemble is comprised of music majors and auditioned non-music majors who are enrolled in MUSC 1511 Concert Choir . Chamber Singers will perform literature primarily from the Renaissance and Baroque eras, emphasizing a cappella singing. Meets small vocal ensemble requirement. Prerequisite:  Current enrollment in MUSC 1511  and qualifying audition.
  
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    MUSC 1002 Fundamentals of Music

    2 credits
    An introduction to music reading including notes, keys, scales, intervals, rhythms, basic ear training, and keyboard skills. For students who want basic music theory and music majors who do not meet entering standards for MUSC 1013 . For further information, see the Music Department Handbook  .
  
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    MUSC 1013 Freshman Theory I

    3 credits
    Review of fundamentals as listed in MUSC 1002  with additional studies in elementary part-writing, cadences, inversions, and simple melodic composition. Basic keyboard skills are developed through a study of scales, chords, and cadences. Prerequisite: MUSC 1002 , passed Music Theory Placement Test, or appropriate AP Music Theory score.
  
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    MUSC 1023 Freshman Theory II

    3 credits
    Continued development of skills begun in MUSC 1013  and study of secondary triads, dominant seventh chords, and common harmonic progressions, analysis of standard literature, and keyboard practice of simple chord progressions in correct inversions.  Prerequisite:  MUSC 1013  or passed Challenge Exam.
  
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    MUSC 1061 Freshman Aural Fundamentals I

    1 credit
    An introduction to sight-singing through basic melodic and rhythmic dictation and solfege. Computer programs are used to help develop visual and aural skills. Rhythmic acuity gained in course is strenghthened through conducting, computer exercises, and other physical exercises.
  
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    MUSC 1071 Freshman Aural Fundamentals II

    1 credit
    Continues foundational development of sight-singing through basic melodic and rhythmic dictation and solfege. Computer programs are used to help develop visual and aural skills. Rhythmic acuity gained in MUSC 1061  is strengthened through conducting, computer exercises, and other physical exercises. Prerequisite:  MUSC 1061  
  
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    MUSC 1110 Freshman Piano I

    Variable credit
    Individualized approach to piano study. Emphasis placed on proper positioning of total playing mechanism, rhythmic order, correct voicing, tonal production, and good practice habits. Technical studies and representative literature, such as early Baroque works, sonatinas, and character pieces are studied. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition or passed jury.
  
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    MUSC 1120 Freshman Piano II

    Variable credit
    Individualized approach to piano study. Emphasis placed on proper positioning of total playing mechanism, rhythmic order, correct voicing, tonal production, and good practice habits. Technical studies and representative literature introduced in MUSC 1110  will be refined along with the introduction of subsequent material for study. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 1110 .
  
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    MUSC 1130 Freshman Organ I

    Variable credit
    Individualized approach to organ study with method books such as Gleason, Peeters, or Dickinson, and Bach, Eight Little Preludes and Fugues. An introduction to hymn study and registration. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition or passed jury.
  
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    MUSC 1140 Freshman Organ II

    Variable credit
    Continued study in method books such as Gleason, Peeters, Dickinson, and Bach, Eight Little Preludes and Fugues. An extension of previous hymn study and registration. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 1130  .
  
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    MUSC 1150 Freshman Voice I

    Variable credit
    Vocal technique, open tone, pure vowel production, Italian and English diction, artistic interpretation, and performance of English and Italian literature in seminar, student recital, and semester jury. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition or passed jury.
  
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    MUSC 1160 Freshman Voice II

    Variable credit
    Added technical studies in range extension, vocal flexibility and German literature.  Vocal technique, open tone, pure vowel production, Italian and English diction, artistic interpretation, and performance of English and Italian literature in seminar, student recital, and semester jury. Prerequisites: Passed jury for MUSC 1150 .
  
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    MUSC 1171 Class Voice Instruction

    Variable credit
    Structured for beginning-level non-vocal majors and ministerial students who want studies in basics of vocal production and singing. Instruction in small-class format has the same emphasis as MUSC 1630 and consists of one full hour of instruction per week.
  
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    MUSC 1221 Class Guitar

    1 credit
    Designed for beginning-level non-guitar majors who want to study the fundamental skills involved with guitar performance.
  
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    MUSC 1311 Chamber Strings

    1 credit
    A small string ensemble that rehearses and performs standard literature for its respective instrumentation. Does not meet large ensemble requirement for music majors. Music majors and non-majors may participate.
  
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    MUSC 1321 Chamber Winds

    1 credit
    A small wind (brass and/or woodwind) ensemble that rehearses and performs standard literature for its respective instrumentation. Does not meet large ensemble requirement for music majors. Music majors and non-majors may participate.
  
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    MUSC 1331 Chamber Percussion

    1 credit
    A small percussion ensemble that rehearses and performs standard literature for its respective instrumentation. Does not meet large ensemble requirement for music majors. Music majors and non-majors may participate.
  
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    MUSC 1341 Chamber Vocal Ensemble

    1 credit
    A small vocal ensemble that rehearses and performs standard literature for its respective voicing. Does not meet large ensemble requirement for music majors. Music majors and non-majors may participate.
  
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    MUSC 1411 Class Piano Level I

    1 credit
    A lab course in piano designed to provide elementary-level students with fundamental skills in note-reading, technical studies, and theoretical concepts.
  
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    MUSC 1421 Class Piano Level II

    1 credit
    A lab course in piano designed to provide elementary-level study begun in MUSC 1411  . Prerequisite: MUSC 1411  or qualifying audition.
  
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    MUSC 1431 Class Piano Level III

    1 credit
    A lab course in piano designed to provide intermediate-level students with fundamental skills in note-reading, technical studies, and theoretical concepts. Students are also prepared for the keyboard proficiency examination. Intermediate level literature and hymns are included. Prerequisite: MUSC 1421  or qualifying audition.
  
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    MUSC 1441 Class Piano Level IV

    1 credit
    A lab course in piano designed to resume study carried out in MUSC 1431.  Students are also prepared for the keyboard proficiency examination. Prerequisite: MUSC 1431  or qualifying audition.
  
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    MUSC 1451 Class Piano Level V

    1 credit
    A lab course in piano designed to resume study carried out in MUSC 1441.  Students continue to prepare for the keyboard proficiency examination. Appropriate levels of literature and hymns are also included. Prerequisite: MUSC 1441  or qualifying audition.
  
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    MUSC 1511 Concert Choir

    1 credit
    Selected from the entire student body by audition. The choir performs a variety of choral literature representing all musical periods. The choir represents the university through tours, concerts on campus, in churches, schools, and before civic and professional organizations. Generally, participants are expected to have prior choral experience and the ability to read music. This course will include opportunities for small ensemble experiences. Meets ensemble requirement for music majors. Prerequisite:  Qualifying audition.
  
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    MUSC 1512 Concert Choir/Aesthetics Option

    2 credits
    Students participating in the concert choir as well as pursuing the aesthetics option register for this course during the spring semester. Students doing so must have been in concert choir the previous fall semester. The aesthetics portion meets separately for one class period per week (TBA) to study aspects of fine arts in addition to music. The grade for the class is one half choir class and one half aesthetics class.
  
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    MUSC 1521 Wind Ensemble

    1 credit
    Open to students with band experience. The band will perform classic concert band literature and traditional and contemporary hymn settings, and be a visible outreach of the university through performance on and off campus. Students will rehearse two times a week for an hour and a half, with extra sectional rehearsals scheduled as necessary.  Meets ensemble requirement for music majors. Prerequisite:  Qualifying audition.
  
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    MUSC 1522 Wind Ensemble/Aesthetics Option

    2 credits
    Students participating in the wind ensemble as well as pursuing the aesthetics option register for this course during the spring semester. Students doing so must have been in wind ensemble the previous fall semester. The aesthetics portion meets separately for one class period per week (TBA) to study aspects of fine arts in addition to music. The grade for the class is one half wind ensemble and one half aesthetics class.
  
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    MUSC 1531 Jazz Ensemble

    1 credit
    Expands students’ musical repertoire through practical, real-world experience in the field of jazz and popular music. Emphasis on the commercial aspects of jazz performance, including improvisation, combo work and basic arranging/adaptation skills necessary in the secondary-school classroom or on the professional stage. Open to all students upon an informal audition or recommendation of the instrumental director. Prerequisite:  Qualifying audition.
  
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    MUSC 1532 Jazz Ensemble/Aesthetics Option

    2 credits
    Students participating in the jazz ensemble as well as pursuing the aesthetics option register for this course during the spring semester. Students doing so must have been in jazz ensemble the previous fall semester. The aesthetics portion meets separately for one class period per week (TBA) to study aspects of fine arts in addition to music. The grade for the class is one half jazz ensemble and one half aesthetics class.
  
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    MUSC 1541 Orchestra

    1 credit
    Open to students who have had experience in playing an orchestral instrument.  This ensemble will perform string ensemble or orchestral literature, rehearsing one time per week with extra sectional rehearsals scheduled as necessary.  Meets ensemble requirement for music majors. Prerequisite: qualifying audition.
  
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    MUSC 1610 Freshman Woodwinds I

    Variable credit
    Emphasis on proper fundamentals of performance. Scales, technical studies and representative literature are studied. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition.
  
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    MUSC 1620 Freshman Woodwinds II

    Variable credit
    A sequel to MUSC 1610  where there is further emphasis on proper fundamentals of performance. Additional scales, technical studies and representative literature are studied. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 1610  .
  
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    MUSC 1630 Non-Major Applied Voice

    Variable credit
    Designed for the student whose level of vocal ability does not meet entering standards for MUSC 1150  but whose potential merits a private lesson. No performance on recitals or jury unless requested by instructor. Basics of vocal technique and diction are studied in elementary literature.  This level may not count toward graduation for the voice major.
  
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    MUSC 1640 Non-Major Applied Piano

    Variable credit
    Private piano studies designed for music majors wishing to receive piano proficiency level and for non-music majors whose level of ability does not permit them to enter MUSC 1110  but whose potential merits a private lesson. No required performance on a recital or jury unless requested by instructor. These levels may not count toward graduation for the piano major.
  
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    MUSC 1650 Non-Major Applied Organ

    Variable credit
    Private study for music or non-music majors whose level of ability does not permit them to enter MUSC 1130  . Students are not required to perform on recital or take an examination in the applied area. Credits are not applicable toward graduation for the organ major.
  
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    MUSC 1660 Non-Major Applied Woodwinds

    Variable credit
    Private study for music or non-music majors whose level of ability does not permit them to enter MUSC 1610  . No performance on recitals or jury unless requested by instructor. This level may not count toward graduation for the woodwinds major.
  
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    MUSC 1670 Non-Major Applied Brass

    Variable credit
    Private study for music or non-music majors whose level of ability does not permit them to enter MUSC 1710  . No performance on recitals or jury unless requested by instructor. This level may not count toward graduation for the brass major.
  
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    MUSC 1680 Non-Major Applied Percussion

    Variable credit
    Private study for music or non-music majors whose level of ability does not permit them to enter MUSC 1810  . No performance on recitals or jury unless requested by instructor. This level may not count toward graduation for the percussion major.
  
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    MUSC 1690 Non-Major Applied Strings

    Variable credit
    Private study for music or non-music majors whose level of ability does not permit them to enter MUSC 1910  . No performance on recitals or jury unless requested by instructor. This level may not count toward graduation for the strings major.
  
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    MUSC 1710 Freshman Brass I

    Variable credit
    Emphasis on proper fundamentals of performance. Scales, technical studies and representative literature are studied. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition or passed jury.
  
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    MUSC 1720 Freshman Brass II

    Variable credit
    Emphasis on proper fundamentals of performance. Scales, more advanced technical studies and representative literature are studied. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 1710 .
  
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    MUSC 1810 Freshman Percussion I

    Variable credit
    Emphasis on proper fundamentals of performance. Scales, technical studies and representative literature are studied. Prerequisite: Qualified audition or passed jury.
  
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    MUSC 1820 Freshman Percussion II

    Variable credit
    Emphasis on proper fundamentals of performance. Scales, more advanced technical studies and representative literature are studied. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 1810  .
  
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    MUSC 1910 Freshman Strings I

    Variable credit
    Emphasis on proper fundamentals of performance. Scales and/or rudiments, technical studies and representative literature are studied. Prerequisite: Qualifying audition or passed jury.
  
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    MUSC 1920 Freshman Strings II

    Variable credit
    Emphasis on proper fundamentals of performance. Scales and/or rudiments, more advanced technical studies and representative literature are studied. Prerequisite: Passed jury for MUSC 1910  .
  
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    MUSC 2000 Studies in Music

    Variable credit
    Any topic in music meeting the approval of the Division Chair and the Dean of Arts and Sciences.
  
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    MUSC 2013 Sophomore Theory I

    3 credits
    An introduction to chromatic harmony using modulations, secondary dominants, secondary leading tones, uncommon chord progressions, and borrowed chords. Practical application through part-writing, analysis, and keyboard skills. Prerequisite: MUSC 1023  or transfer equivalent.
  
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    MUSC 2023 Sophomore Theory II

    3 credits
    A continuation of MUSC 2013 . Advanced chromatic harmony including augmented and Neapolitan sixth chords and superstructure chords. Continued development of keyboard, part-writing, and analytical skills. Prerequisite: MUSC 2013  or transfer equivalent.
  
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    MUSC 2061 Sophomore Aural Fundamentals I

    1 credit
    A continuation of MUSC 1071  with emphasis on more complex melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic materials in dictation, including modulations, mixed meters, regular and irregular rhythmic subdivisions. Computer programs are used to help develop visual and aural skills. Advanced-level rhythmic acuity is also developed through conducting, computer exercises, and other physical exercises. Prerequisites: MUSC 1071  or transfer equivalent.
  
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    MUSC 2071 Sophomore Aural Fundamentals II

    1 credit
    A continuation of MUSC 2061   with emphasis on advanced-level melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic materials in dictation, including modulations, mixed meters, regular and irregular rhythmic subdivisions. Computer programs are used to help develop visual and aural skills. Advanced-level rhythmic acuity is also developed through conducting, computer exercises, and other physical exercises. Prerequisites: MUSC 2061  or transfer equivalent.
  
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    MUSC 2110 Sophomore Piano I

    Variable credit
    Continuation of holistic approach to piano playing and technical studies in scales and arpeggios. Literature such as Bach two- and three-part inventions, classical sonatas, and Romantic character pieces are studied. Prerequisites: passed jury for MUSC 1120  .
 

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