2017-18 Academic Catalog
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Music History Courses (MUS HIST)

Courses

MUS HIST 1010 (590:001). History of Music I: Antiquity Through Renaissance — 2 hrs.

Survey of musical trends from Antiquity through Renaissance. Emphasis on music listening techniques. (Variable)

MUS HIST 1020 (590:002). History of Music II: Baroque and Classical — 3 hrs.

Continuation of 590:001. Survey of musical trends from the Baroque and Classical periods (1600-ca. 1800). Prerequisite(s): MUS HIST 1010 (590:001). (Variable)

MUS HIST 1030 (590:003). History of Music III: Romantic, Twentieth, and Twenty-First Centuries — 3 hrs.

Continuation of MUS HIST 1020 (590:002). Survey of musical trends from the romantic era to the present (1800-present). Prerequisite(s): MUS HIST 1010 (590:001); MUS HIST 1020 (590:002) with a grade of C or higher. (Variable)

MUS HIST 3100/5100 (590:110g). Music History--Middle Ages and Renaissance — 3 hrs.

Prerequisite(s): MUS HIST 1030 (590:003); junior standing. (Variable)

MUS HIST 3110/5110 (590:111g). Music History--Baroque — 3 hrs.

Prerequisite(s): MUS HIST 1030 (590:003); junior standing. (Variable)

MUS HIST 3120/5120 (590:112g). Music History--Classic — 3 hrs.

Prerequisite(s): MUS HIST 1030 (590:003); junior standing. (Variable)

MUS HIST 3140/5140 (590:114g). Music History--Romantic — 3 hrs.

Prerequisite(s): MUS HIST 1030 (590:003); junior standing. (Variable)

MUS HIST 3150/5150 (590:115g). Music History--20th Century — 3 hrs.

Prerequisite(s): MUS HIST 1030 (590:003); junior standing. (Variable)

MUS HIST 3300/5300 (590:130g). History of Opera — 3 hrs.

Development of opera from its inception (ca. 1600) to present. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Variable)

MUS HIST 3510/5510 (590:151g). Music of World Cultures — 3 hrs.

Study of non-Western music: Africa, Islam, India, Indo-China, Indonesia, China, and Japan, and role of music in these cultures. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Variable)

MUS HIST 3600/5600 (590:160g). Jazz History and Styles — 3 hrs.

Evolution of jazz styles and their relationship to social, economic, and political moods of the period; in-depth and detailed study of history and development of jazz in America. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Variable)

MUS HIST 3800/5800 (590:180g). Music History Survey for Graduates — 1-2 hrs.

Review of various style periods, media, and forms in music history of our culture. Required of all graduate students who do not demonstrate adequate proficiency as a result of the Graduate Music History Diagnostic Examination. May be repeated for credit. Does not count toward minimum degree requirements. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Variable)

MUS HIST 6220 (590:222). Research and Writing in Music — 3 hrs.

Designed to familiarize students with specialized resources for research in music and to apply evaluative criteria to those resources. Emphasis on the development of writing skills, incorporating sources, and presenting ideas in a well-reasoned and professional manner. (Fall)

MUS HIST 6285 (590:285). Readings in Music History — 1-3 hrs.

May be repeated on the same or different topics. Prerequisite(s): consent of Graduate Coordinator in Music. (Variable)

MUS HIST 6286. Studies in _________.

May be repeated on the same or different topics. (Variable)

MUS HIST 6289 (590:289). Seminar in Music History — 3 hrs.

Musicological research into the various areas of music. May be repeated on different topics. (Variable)

MUS HIST 6299 (590:299). Research.

Prerequisite(s): consent of department. (Variable)