Dec 01, 2020  
2018-2019 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Mathematics Refresher and Enrichment Program

  
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    M-REP 587 - Problem Solving in School Mathematics

    1-3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): MAT 585 or permission of instructor. Includes strategies for solving both standard and nonstandard mathematical problems. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 semester hours.

Medical Labatory Science

  
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    MLS 501 - Body Fluids

    1 hr.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the practicum or permission of department. Corequisite(s): MLS 501L  Analysis of the physical, chemical, and microscopic parameters of body fluids—research component.
  
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    MLS 501L - Body Fluids Laboratory

    1 hr.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the practicum. Corequisite(s): MLS 501 .
  
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    MLS 502 - Clinical Bacteriology I

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): MLS 202, 203, BSC 110, 110L, 380, 380L or permission of instructor. Corequisite(s): MLS 502L  . MLS 515 recommended. Evaluation of clinical specimens with regard to pathogenic microorganisms—research component.
  
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    MLS 502L - Clinical Bacteriology I Laboratory

    1 hr.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Prerequisite(s): MLS 202, 203, BSC 380, 380L or permission of instructor. Corequisite(s): MLS 502 
  
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    MLS 503 - Clinical Mycology

    1 hr.
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the practicum or permission of department. Corequisite(s): MLS 503L  The study of pathogenic fungi, emphasis is placed on laboratory methods of isolation and identification of medically important fungi—research component.
  
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    MLS 503L - Clinical Mycology Laboratory

    1 hr.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the practicum. Corequisite(s): MLS 503 
  
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    MLS 504 - Clinical Chemistry I

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): BSC 110, 110L, CHE 420, 420L, or permission of instructor. Corequisite(s): MLS 504L  Co- or prerequisites: MLS 202 and/or 203 The chemical analysis of body fluids––research component.
  
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    MLS 504L - Clinical Chemistry Laboratory

    2 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Prerequisite(s): CHE 420, 420L or permission of instructor. Corequisite(s): MLS 504  Co- or prerequisite: MLS 202, 203
  
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    MLS 506 - Fundamentals of Hematology

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): MLS 202, MLS 203,  BSC 380, BSC 380L, BSC 381, BSC 381L or permission of instructor. Corequisite(s): MLS 506L  An introduction to the study of blood and blood forming organs--research component.
  
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    MLS 506L - Fundamentals of Hematology Laboratory

    1 hr.
    Prerequisite(s): MLS 300, MLS 300L Corequisite(s): MLS 506 
  
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    MLS 515 - Introduction to Clinical Immunology

    2 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): BSC 110, BSC 110L. Corequisite(s): MLS 515L . Function of the immune system and its relationship to diagnostic methods.
  
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    MLS 515L - Intro to Clinical Immunology Lab

    1 hr.
    Prerequisite(s): BSC 110, BSC 110L. Corequisite(s): MLS 515 . Practical look at the function of the immune system and its relationship to diagnostic methods.
  
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    MLS 609 - Clinical Endocrinology

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Biochemistry, clinical chemistry or permission of instructor. Introduction to the biological, clinical, and pathological aspects of human endocrinology.
  
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    MLS 612 - Clinical Laboratory Program Development

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Clinical laboratory experience or permission of instructor. Concepts of program development unique to the clinical setting.
  
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    MLS 615 - Clinical Laboratory Management

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Clinical laboratory experience or permission of instructor. Concepts of management unique to the clinical laboratory setting.
  
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    MLS 620 - Concepts for Medical Laboratory Science

    3 hrs.
    Course includes didactic material for phlebotomy, laboratory calculations, and laboratory safety.
  
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    MLS 621 - Professional Development for Med Lab Scientists

    3 hrs.
    Overview of APA style, research methods and ethics, and scientific literature.
  
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    MLS 629 - Clinical Toxicology

    3 hrs.
    Fundamentals aspects of clinical toxicology and clinical toxicology diagnostic methodologies.
  
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    MLS 689 - Medical Laboratory Science Seminar

    1 hr.
    Presentation of current material related to clinical medicine.
  
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    MLS 691 - Research

    1-6 hrs.
  
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    MLS 692 - Special Problems in Medical Laboratory Science

    1-8 hrs.
    Individuals will be assigned some specific clinical problem in medical technology to investigate under faculty direction.

Merchandising

  
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    MER 692 - Special Problems in Merchandising

    1-6 hrs.
    This course emphasizes and examines important current issues in merchandising. Must be approved by the Director.

Music

  
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    MUS 500 - Writing About Music

    3 hrs.
    The practices governing scholarly writing about music (i.e., research paper, thesis, prospectus, dissertation) along with an introduction to the style manuals that guide such writing.
  
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    MUS 531 - History of Opera

    3 hrs.
    The history of musical theatre from Greek drama to present. Open to nonmusic majors with permission of instructor.
  
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    MUS 532 - Music in the United States

    3 hrs.
    A study of the development of music in North America. Open to nonmusic majors with permission of instructor.
  
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    MUS 533 - 20th Century Music

    3 hrs.
    Examination of music trends since Debussy and Mahler. Open to nonmusic majors with permission of instructor.
  
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    MUS 534 - Ancient, Medieval, and Renaissance Music

    3 hrs.
    A study of the rise of music in the ancient world, the beginning of western music and of polyphony. Open to nonmusic majors with permission of instructor.
  
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    MUS 535 - Baroque Music

    3 hrs.
    The development of musical styles and forms from Monteverdi through J.S. Bach. Open to nonmusic majors with permission of instructor.
  
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    MUS 536 - 18th-Century Music

    3 hrs.
    The development of classical styles and forms, with emphasis on style galant, emfindsamer Stil, and the Viennese classicists. Open to nonmusic majors with permission of instructor.
  
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    MUS 537 - 19th-Century Music

    3 hrs.
    The development of musical romanticism, with emphasis on the expansion of classical forms, and the appearance of new stylistic concepts. Open to nonmusic majors with permission of instructor.
  
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    MUS 538 - French Diction for Singers

    3 hrs.
    Introduction to phonetics of the French language for singing.
  
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    MUS 539 - German Diction for Singers

    3 hrs.
    Introduction to phonetics of the German language for singing.
  
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    MUS 540 - Vocal Literature

    2 hrs.
  
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    MUS 541 - Vocal Literature

    2 hrs.
    A continuation of MUS 540 .
  
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    MUS 542 - Keyboard History and Literature I

    3 hrs.
    The history and literature of keyboard music from pre-Baroque times to the present.
  
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    MUS 544 - Organ Literature

    2 hrs.
  
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    MUS 545 - Organ Literature

    2 hrs.
    A continuation of MUS 544 .
  
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    MUS 546 - Instrumental Literature

    2 hrs.
  
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    MUS 548 - Choral Literature I

    3 hrs.
    A survey of choral literature. Study will include materials suitable for school and church choirs as well as standard masterworks.
  
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    MUS 549 - Choral Literature II

    3 hrs.
    Selected topics in choral literature, post-Baroque.
  
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    MUS 550 - Symphonic Literature

    3 hrs.
    A history of and literature for the symphony orchestra from 1600 to the present. Open to nonmusic majors with permission of instructor.
  
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    MUS 551 - Chamber Music

    3 hrs.
    A survey of music for small instrumental ensembles. Open to nonmusic majors with permission of instructor.
  
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    MUS 553 - Church Music Literature and Materials

    3 hrs.
    Church music repertoire for all choirs and handbells. Supplementary materials such as teaching aids will be included.
  
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    MUS 557 - Collaborative Piano Literature 1

    2 hrs.
     A survey of literature for woodwind and brass instruments for collaborative pianists.
  
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    MUS 558 - Collaborative Piano Literature 2

    2 hrs.
    A survey of literature for stringed instruments and piano for collaborative pianists.
  
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    MUS 560 - Administration of Church Music

    3 hrs.
    Administrative procedures for total music program of the church, including basic philosophy, planning, budgeting, promotion, training music leaders, and developing program goals.
  
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    MUS 562 - Hymnology

    3 hrs.
    The history of the Christian hymn from its roots to present-day form.
  
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    MUS 571 - Seminar in Masterpieces of Music

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): MUS 232 or consent of instructor. A thorough exploration of major compositions from all musical media. May be taken two times. May be taken by nonmusic majors with the consent of instructor.
  
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    MUS 599 - International Studies in Music

    3 to 6 hrs.
  
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    MUS 620 - Music Theory Survey

    3 hrs.
    A survey of harmonic, melodic, and rhythmic elements of tonal music. Will not apply towards any doctoral degree or a degree with composition emphasis.
  
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    MUS 630 - Music History Survey

    3 hrs.
    A survey of the major periods of the history of music with emphasis on significant works. Sources useful in the investigation of music are surveyed. Will not apply towards a doctoral degree.
  
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    MUS 692 - Special Problems

    1-3 hrs. each.
    Investigation of specialized areas of interest. May be repeated.
  
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    MUS 697 - Independent Study and Research

    Hours arranged.
    Not to be counted as credit toward a degree. Students actively working on a thesis, consulting with the major professor, or using other resources of the university must enroll in this course. Students who are not in residence and are not enrolled in at least 3 hours of thesis but who are actively working on a thesis, consulting with the major professor, or using other resources of the university must enroll in this course for at least 3 hours each semester. Grading is Pass/Fail.
  
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    MUS 698 - Thesis

    1-6 hrs. for a total of 6 hrs.
  
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    MUS 702 - Bibliography for Music Research

    3 hrs.
    An extensive examination of research materials, including music and nonmusic reference works.
  
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    MUS 711 - Pedagogy of Theory

    3 hrs.
    A course in the teaching of music theory in the senior high school as well as at the college level.
  
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    MUS 713 - Seminar in Music Theory

    3 hrs.
    For theory and composition majors; open to others with permission of instructor.
  
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    MUS 714 - Composition Project

    6 hrs.
    Open to students with a major in theory and composition.
  
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    MUS 715 - Recital

    1-3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of music performance studies instructor and approval by the major professor. Grade of E may be awarded.
  
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    MUS 721 - 18th Century Analysis

    3 hrs.
    A seminar exploring techniques for the analysis of 18th century music.
  
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    MUS 722 - 19th Century Analysis

    3 hrs.
    A seminar exploring techniques for the analysis of 19th century music.
  
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    MUS 723 - 20th Century Analysis

    3 hrs.
    A seminar exploring techniques for the analysis of art music since 1900.
  
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    MUS 724 - Pre-Baroque Counterpoint

    2 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): MUS 321 or permission of instructor. Contrapuntal writing up to eight parts.
  
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    MUS 725 - Tonal Counterpoint

    2 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): MUS 322 or permission of instructor. Contrapuntal writing culminating in the fugue.
  
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    MUS 727 - Advanced Orchestration

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): MUS 401 or permission of instructor. May be taken three times.
  
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    MUS 731 - Seminar in Performance Practices I

    3 hrs.
    A study of the conductor's and performer's problems in the interpretation and performance of vocal and instrumental music of the 17th and 18th centuries.
  
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    MUS 732 - Seminar in Performance Practices II

    3 hrs.
    A study of the conductor's and performer's problems in the interpretation and performance of vocal and instrumental music of the 19th and 20th centuries.
  
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    MUS 752 - Band Literature II

    3 hrs.
    A survey of band literature, grades 5 and above.
  
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    MUS 761 - Topics in Music Literature

    3 hrs.
    A course designed to expand the student's knowledge of music literature through a period, historical, or school approach. May be repeated.
  
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    MUS 786 - Concert Band Arranging

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): MUS 401 or permission of instructor. Designed to provide the arranger with essential techniques of scoring for concert band, with special focus on existing concert band music.
  
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    MUS 787 - Arranging for School Choruses

    3 hrs.
    Designed to focus on selected choral music and to provide the arranger with essential techniques of scoring for school chorus.
  
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    MUS 791 - Research in Music

    1-16 hrs.
  
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    MUS 792 - Special Problems

    1-3 hrs. each
    arr. Investigation of specialized areas of interest. May be repeated.
  
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    MUS 794 - Major Solo Role in an Opera

    1 hr.
    Permission of instructor and simultaneous enrollment in Opera Theatre are required.
  
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    MUS 797 - Independent Study and Research

    Hours arranged.
    Not to be counted as credit toward a degree. Students actively working on a dissertation, consulting with the major professor, or using other resources of the university may enroll in this course. Students who are not in residence and are not enrolled in at least 3 hours of dissertation but who are actively working on a dissertation, consulting with the major professor, or using other resources of the university must enroll in this course for at least 3 hours each semester. Grading is Pass/Fail.
  
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    MUS 821 - Advanced Analytical Techniques

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): MUS 721  or permission of music theory faculty. An in-depth analysis of selected works prior to 1750.
  
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    MUS 822 - Advanced Analytical Techniques

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): MUS 722  or permission of the music theory faculty. An in-depth analysis of selected works chosen from the Classical and Romantic periods.
  
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    MUS 823 - Advanced Analytical Techniques

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): MUS 723  or permission of the music theory faculty. An in-depth analysis of selected works chosen from the 20th century.
  
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    MUS 870 - First Doctoral Solo Recital

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of applied music instructor and approval of the major professor. Grade of E may be awarded.
  
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    MUS 871 - Doctoral Lecture Recital

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of applied music instructor and approval of the major professor. A lecture delivered by the doctoral candidate that includes a performance in which the candidate is a principal performer. Grade of E may be awarded.
  
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    MUS 872 - Second Doctoral Solo Recital

    1 hr.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of applied music instructor and approval of the major professor. Grade of E may be awarded.
  
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    MUS 873 - Concerto Performance with Band or Orchestra

    1 hr.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of applied music instructor and approval of the major professor. Grade of E may be awarded.
  
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    MUS 874 - Major Solo Role in an Opera

    1 hr.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of applied music instructor and approval of the major professor. Grade of E may be awarded.
  
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    MUS 875 - Major Solo Role in an Oratorio

    1 hr.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of music performance studies instructor and approval of the major professor. Grade of E may be awarded.
  
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    MUS 876 - Chamber Music Recital

    1 hr.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of music performance studies instructor and approval of the major professor. Grade of E may be awarded.
  
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    MUS 898 - Dissertation

    12 hrs.

Music Education

  
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    MED 501 - Marching Band Methods

    3 hrs.
    Techniques for developing marching band programs. Emphasis placed upon music selection, rehearsal organization, and drill charting techniques. Provides tools for administering and directing marching band programs.
  
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    MED 502 - Advanced Computer-Assisted Marching Band Drill Design

    3 hrs.
    Introduction to writing marching band drill design. Provides charting-proficient students with skills in developing form and flow. Includes computer lab time.
  
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    MED 524 - Instrument Repair

    3 hrs.
    Designed to give practical experience in preventive maintenance, minor repair, and adjustment of string, woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments.
  
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    MED 529 - Piano Tuning and Repair

    3 hrs.
    Study of basic techniques of tuning and repairing pianos.
  
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    MED 538 - Seminar in Band Literature I

    3 hrs.
    A study, based upon student needs, of selected masterworks for band. May be repeated.
  
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    MED 544 - Arranging for Marching Band

    3 hrs.
    Designed to provide the arranger with the essential techniques of scoring for the outdoor band. Course will focus on the study of existing arrangements.
  
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    MED 548 - Choral Literature I

    3 hrs.
    A survey of choral literature. Study will include materials suitable for school and church choirs as well as standard masterworks.
  
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    MED 550 - Vocal Pedagogy

    2 hrs.
    Techniques, practices, and materials used in teaching voice; practical experience in teaching voice.
  
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    MED 551 - Advanced Vocal Pedagogy

    2 hrs.
    Advanced study of pedagogical materials.
  
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    MED 557 - String Pedagogy

    2 hrs.
    Techniques, practices, and materials used in teaching strings.
  
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    MED 558 - Wind/Percussion Pedagogy

    2 hrs.
    Techniques, practices, and materials used in teaching wind/percussion.
  
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    MED 590 - Piano Workshop

    1-3 hrs.
    A course designed to meet the needs of the piano teacher, including a survey of standard materials together with a presentation of modern teaching methods. Cannot be applied toward a music degree. May be repeated.
  
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    MED 591 - Instrumental Workshop

    1-3 hrs.
    Cannot be applied toward a music degree. May be repeated.
 

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