Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2019 - 2020 
    
    May 24, 2024  
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2019 - 2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


This listing includes traditional undergraduate courses, degree completion courses and designated subjects education courses. Not all courses listed in this catalog are available each term at all campus locations.

 

Mathematics

  
  • MATH 415 - Advanced Applied Mathematics

    Credits 3
    Recommended prior course: MATH 365   Recommended prior course MATH-365. This two-part class covers the basics of vector calculus in part I, and an introduction to calculus of variations in part II. Part I will include line integrals, the fundamental theorem of line integrals, forms of Green's Theorem, surface area and surface integrals, and the theorems of Gauss and Stokes. Part II will cover the concepts of functionals, various representations of the Euler-Lagrange Equation, numerical techniques including weighted residuals, optimizing functional expressions with constraints, and applications to dynamics, structure of materials, geodesics and quantum mechanics.
  
  • MATH 418 - Fourier Analysis

    Credits 3
    An introduction to principles and applications of Fourier series and Fourier transforms. Includes Fourier sine and cosine series, complex form of Fourier series, Parseval's theorem, Fourier integral, Fourier transform and its properties, convolutions, application to partial differential equations, windowed Fourier transforms, Shannon's sampling theorem, discrete Fourier transform, sampled Fourier series, the n-point DFT and filtering, fast Fourier transform, amplitude and frequency modulation, application to music composition and a brief introduction to wavelets.
    May not be audited.
  
  • MATH 420 - Real Analysis

    Credits 3
    Recommended prior course: MATH 350   Recommended prior coursework: MATH-350. Students study logic, set relations, functions, sequences, continuity, differentiation and an introduction to the Riemann Integral. An emphasis is placed on developing the ability to handle definitions, theorems and proofs. A course goal is the deepening of the student's understanding of the logical foundations of single-variable differential and integral calculus.
  
  • MATH 421 - Real Analysis II

    Credits 3
    A continuation of MATH-420, this course covers infinite series, sequences and series of functions, power series, the Riemann-Stieltjes Integral, metrics and further topology of real numbers. Emphasis is placed on developing the ability to handle definitions, theorems and proofs. A course goal is the deepening of the student's understanding of the logical foundations of the calculus learned in MATH-210 and MATH-220.
    May not be audited.
  
  • MATH 454 - Complex Analysis

    Credits 3
    Recommended prior coursework: CSSE 121   This course will include the algebra and geometry of complex numbers, analytic functions, Cauchy Riemann Equations and harmonic functions, elementary functions including rational, exponential, trigonomic and logarithmic functions, the Contour Integral, independence of path, and Cauchy's integral theorem. A focus is placed on the application of complex valued functions.
  
  • MATH 477 - Independent Research in Mathematics

    Credits 1 - 3
    Working with faculty, the student selects a mathematical topic of interest appropriate to their program, prepares a concise and clear abstract, a review of relevant published literature, and a brief research proposal. The student then develops independent work on this topic, some of which may consist of duplicating published results, and completes a written report on the results.
    Faculty consent required. May not be audited. Repeatable for credit.
  
  • MATH 480 - History of Mathematics

    Credits 3
    Recommended prior coursework: MATH 220   Recommended prior coursework: MATH-220. A historical survey of mathematical development from earliest times to the 20th century, including topics such as number systems, geometry, algebra, calculus, and subsequent modern developments. This course addresses the societal and cultural contexts of these developments in addition to the historical techniques themselves.
  
  • MATH 482 - Practicum in Mathematics

    Credits 1 - 2
    An experience designed for those students working towards a single subject teaching credential in mathematics. Students will work as tutors and/or instructional aides. Also open to selected non-math majors who would like the experience of serving as math tutors.
    Faculty consent required. Graded Credit/No Credit. May not be audited. Repeatable for credit.
  
  • MATH 485 - Senior Seminar in Mathematics

    Credits 1
    A capstone course for Mathematics majors to be taken in the final Spring semester before graduation. Includes seminar presentations by students and faculty on advanced topics of interest and experience. Students must develop and refine a presentation on a research project, review paper or internship experience. Other summative activities such as a portfolio, major field test or reflective essay may be required.
    May not be audited.
  
  • MATH 486 - Topics in Mathematics

    Credits 1
    Repeatable for credit.

Management

  
  • MGT 315 - Principles of Management

    Credits 3
    Introduces management as a science and develops some of the major themes.
    Degree completion only. May not be audited.
  
  • MGT 350 - Organizational Theory

    Credits 3
    A study of organizational structure and design. Topics include the external environment, the role of technology, types of organizational and task structures and management practices.
  
  • MGT 352 - Organizational Communication

    Credits 3
    Recommended prior coursework: MGT-350. A study of organizational communication from three perspectives: 1) written forms of organizational communication; 2) personal forms of communication, such as oral, interpersonal and employment; and 3) technological communication. Students are exposed to both the theoretical and applied issues as they relate to these forms of communication.
  
  • MGT 353 - Organizational Communication

    Credits 3
    A study of organizational communication from the perspectives of oral forms of business communication, technology-enabled communication, fundamentals of business writing, values and ethics, communication behaviors and communicating for effectiveness when dealing with organizational conflict.
    Degree completion only. May not be audited.
  
  • MGT 355 - Organizational Behavior

    Credits 3
    Recommended prior coursework: MGT-350. A study of group dynamics, conflict resolution and organizational control; theories of work, motivation and leadership; human differences, cross-cultural analyses of managerial processes and management of human resources.
  
  • MGT 360 - Human Resource Management

    Credits 3
    Recommended prior coursework: MGT-350. A study of recruitment, selection and employment procedures; performance appraisals; and labor relations.
  
  • MGT 362 - Nonprofit Management

    Credits 3
    Recommended prior coursework: MGT-350. This course provides an understanding of nonprofit management. During the course, the following topics are highlighted: board of trustees, volunteerism, grant writing and general nonprofit management.
  
  • MGT 368 - Operations Research

    Credits 3
    Recommended prior coursework: BUS-465. A study of the quantitative decision-making process, as well as the research methods that enable the prospective manager to handle operations systems and problems, including facility location, materials handling, operation planning and control, inventory control and work measurement. Students learn how to apply quantitative methods to the solution of national and international operations problems.
  
  • MGT 441 - Community Project Proposal

    Credits 2
    Completion of a proposal for the community project.
    Degree completion only. May not be audited.
  
  • MGT 442 - Community Project

    Credits 3
    This is the major project directed to business organizations and the community.
    Degree completion only. May not be audited.
  
  • MGT 443 - Organizational Project

    Credits 3
    Students create an in-depth written project designed to systematically improve an organization.
    Degree completion only. May not be audited.
  
  • MGT 450 - Management and Organizational Behavior

    Credits 3
    This course examines the role of management, servant-leadership and people within organizations. The course also looks at structure and culture related to productivity and change.
    May not be audited.
  
  • MGT 457 - Risk Management

    Credits 3
    Students learn to identify and analyze all types of organizational risk and manage this risk through insurance and other tools. The overall assumption will be that risk can be managed if it is identified prior to a loss.
  
  • MGT 460 - Human Resources Management

    Credits 3
    Starting with the philosophy and theory of human resources management, students will study the policies and practices affecting employment issues, anti-harassment, equal employment opportunity, diversity, performance appraisal, fair labor standards and internal labor relations.
    May not be audited.

Ministry

  
  • MIN 200 - Perspectives on Contemporary Christian

    Credits 1
    An introductory look at the various ministries and opportunities for those interested in the field of contemporary Christian ministries. Class time will be spent in discussion and on-site observation of ministries and Christian agencies, exposing students to a breadth of perspectives.
  
  • MIN 288 - Missions Practicum

    Credits 1 - 4
    Faculty consent required. Repeatable for credit.
  
  • MIN 310 - Perspectives in CML

    Credits 1
    An introductory look at the various ministries and opportunities for students pursing a Christian ministry and leadership major. Students are oriented to their program-long internship in this course, culminating in the selection of a ministry internship and field supervisor.
    Degree completion only. May not be audited.
  
  • MIN 330 - Disability Ministry Concepts

    Credits 3
    Overview of important theological concepts related to disability and suffering. In this course, students are exposed to biblical texts, theological readings, and practical applications of those texts and readings, so that each student may begin formulating his or her own perspectives on God's intentions related to disability and suffering.
    Degree completion only. May not be audited.
  
  • MIN 340 - Theology, Culture and U2

    Credits 2
    The rock band U2 has delivered a consistent message of Christian faith and social justice since its 1980 debut album. The band members, heavily influenced in their early years by living in war-torn Ireland and belonging to a Christian community called Shalom, fill their music with rich biblical imagery. Lead singer Bono has become a political activist, addressing global issues of poverty, inequity, fair trade, AIDS and debt relief. In this course students explore how U2's message and theology interact with culture to create a unique expression of Christian faith. The course critically examines the works of U2 and challenges students to think theologically about current cultural issues.
  
  • MIN 356 - Church and the Mission of God

    Credits 2
    Investigates the nature of the church (ecclesiology) in light of historical theological and sociological perspectives. Emphasis is given to the church's role in the Missio Dei as it relates to local and global contexts.
    Degree completion only. May not be audited.
  
  • MIN 357 - Christian Leadership and Administration

    Credits 4
    A study of the biblical concept of leadership for those within the church, Christian community and/or secular world. The life of Jesus Christ will be the primary model for this examination, focusing on the principles and values found in the Kingdom of God. Each student will integrate the course content with a small practicum experience.
  
  • MIN 357H - Christian Leadership and Administration

    Credits 4
    A study of the biblical concept of leadership for those within the church, Christian community and/or secular world. The life of Jesus Christ will be the primary model for this examination, focusing on the principles and values found in the Kingdom of God. Each student will integrate the course content with a small practicum experience.
  
  • MIN 358 - Creative Communication in Ministry

    Credits 2
    An examination of how to creatively communicate the Bible to different age groups in a variety of settings. Basic learning theory, teaching methods of Christ and a variety of contemporary methodologies will be covered.
  
  • MIN 360 - The Church in an Urban World

    Credits 3
    This course attempts an analysis of the nature and function of the church from a theological and sociological perspective. How can the church faithfully minister to broken and hurting people in an urban culture? When is change warranted and what contemporary methods of ministry are appropriate and effective for the church facing an urban future? How can the church penetrate its urban community with the good news of the Gospel? These and other questions will be studied.
  
  • MIN 375 - Discipleship and Evangelism

    Credits 2
    This course will study the biblical basis for evangelism and discipleship. Through a series of reflective and practical assignments, students will examine the responsibility of church and individual for this topic in a postmodern, unchurched culture.
  
  • MIN 376 - Current Practices in Evangelism and Discipleship

    Credits 2
    Study of the biblical basis for evangelism and discipleship. Students examine the responsibility of the church and the individual for these areas in a postmodern, unchurched culture.
    Degree completion only. May not be audited.
  
  • MIN 378 - Introduction to Worship Ministries

    Credits 3
    For those choosing to pursue a ministry in church worship. The course will examine the nature and principles of Christian worship; liturgical, traditional and contemporary forms of worship will be examined. The emphasis will be on leading and coordinating corporate worship in the local church.
  
  • MIN 379 - Spiritual Formation

    Credits 2
    The emphasis in this course is on developing and maintaining the personal spiritual disciplines vital for effective ministry. Prayer, meditation, interaction with Scripture and the journey inward are explored. Spiritual formation and character development are the goals of this course.
  
  • MIN 382 - Introduction to Children's Ministries

    Credits 3
    For those choosing to pursue a ministry to children, this course will focus on the design, planning and implementation of programs of ministry for children. A study of the developmental needs of children and an overview of current children's ministry options are offered.
  
  • MIN 383 - Introduction to Youth Ministries

    Credits 3
    This course will examine some basic theological, cultural and philosophical understandings of ministry to adolescents. Students will develop their own personal philosophies of youth ministry through reflection and investigation of course content.
  
  • MIN 386 - Youth Ministries Methods

    Credits 3
    This course will examine some basic building blocks and programs/methods of a healthy ministry to adolescents. Students will add to their work in Introduction to Youth Ministries by developing a holistic and practical program of youth ministry.
  
  • MIN 390 - Introduction to Preaching

    Credits 2
    A practical exploration of preaching as a specific method of communication, looking at the various of sermon preparation and different types of sermons. Students will observe and critique preaching, as well as prepare and present sermons within the class.
  
  • MIN 392 - Biblical Interpretation and Teaching

    Credits 2
    An examination of how to accurately interpret the Bible and communicate it appropriately, according to context. Basic learning theory, teaching methods of Christ, investigation of sermon preparation and styles and a variety of methodologies are considered.
    Degree completion only. May not be audited.
  
  • MIN 396 - Ministry Discernment

    Credits 1
    All students majoring in contemporary Christian ministries will be required to take this discernment course in the spring semester of their sophomore or junior year. The course will use a number of practical assessment tools and small-group encounters to help clarify giftedness, ability and call to ministry.
  
  • MIN 397 - Spiritual Formation: Perils, Pitfalls and Potential of Ministry

    Credits 2
    Promotes discernment for ministry and spiritual formation of the pastoral leader by encouraging students to consider the various dangers and opportunities of ministry. Emphasizes developing and maintaining the spiritual disciplines vital for effective ministry. Prayer, meditation, interaction with Scripture and the journey inward are explored. Also explores questions related to calling and ministry giftedness through the use of practical assessment tools, group discussion and conversation with field supervisors.
    Degree completion only. May not be audited.
  
  • MIN 398 - Spiritual Formation: Cultivating a Prayerful Heart

    Credits 2
    Promotes discernment for ministry and spiritual formation of the pastoral leader by engaging students in the development of a life of prayerfulness and sensitivity to God's direction. Emphasizes developing and maintaining the spiritual disciplines vital for effective ministry. Prayer, meditation, interaction with Scripture and the journey inward are explored. Also explores questions related to calling and ministry giftedness through the use of practical assessment tools, group discussion and conversation with field supervisors.
    Degree completion only. May not be audited.
  
  • MIN 399 - Spiritual Formation: Taking Care of the Inner Life

    Credits 2
    Promotes discernment for ministry and spiritual formation of the pastoral leader by developing important areas of spiritual self-care as part of a long-term view toward lifelong ministry. It emphasizes developing and maintaining the spiritual disciplines vital for effective ministry. Prayer, meditation, interaction with Scripture and the journey inward are explored. Also explores questions related to calling and ministry giftedness through the use of practical assessment tools, group discussion and conversation with field supervisors.
    Degree completion only. May not be audited.
  
  • MIN 420 - Ministry Across Cultures

    Credits 2
    This course aims to equip students to understand the role of culture in human life and faith and to understand cultures different from their own. Students will investigate major world religious traditions, learn how Christians live and believe in other parts of the world and develop an understanding of how to minister in cross-cultural settings.
    Degree completion only. May not be audited.
  
  • MIN 430 - Urban Ministry

    Credits 2
    Students are introduced to the issues and problems of ministering in urban settings. Special attention is paid to critically examining the biblical text for developing models and strategies for caregiving and ministry.
    Degree completion only. May not be audited.
  
  • MIN 450 - Leadership in Ministry

    Credits 2
    This course will explore a theology of Christian leadership, using Jesus as a primary model. A developmental approach to leadership will be studied in an attempt to understand the relationship between leadership and community and between personal characteristics, roles and organizational structures.
    Degree completion only. May not be audited.
  
  • MIN 470 - Pastoral Ministries

    Credits 3
    This course will help students interested in working within the church to understand the numerous roles a pastor must fill. Topics to be covered include weddings, funerals, baptisms, boards, finances, visitation, counseling and others. Students will explore a wide variety of perspectives in examining the responsibilities of a pastor.
  
  • MIN 471 - Pastoral Ministries

    Credits 2
    Helps students interested in the various pastoral ministries to understand the numerous roles a pastoral minister must fill. Topics include weddings, funerals, baptisms, boards, finances, visitation, counseling, ministerial ethics and others.
    Degree completion only. May not be audited.
  
  • MIN 475 - Urban Los Angeles Immersion

    Credits 1
    This is a field experience that takes students into the urban Los Angeles environment for a weekend. While living in the city students will be challenged to see it from spiritual, cultural, political and social perspectives and will observe and participate in ministries to the poor.
  
  • MIN 480 - Contemporary Christian Ministries Seminars

    Credits 1 - 2
    A rotating series of special seminars designed to enrich the elective menu of the contemporary Christian ministries major will be offered. Some of these will be the product of a specific agency (Youth Specialties, Walk Through the Bible), and others will be regular (Cults and Sects, Preaching).
  
  • MIN 482 - Contemporary Ministries Practicum

    Credits 1 - 3
    A supervised work experience in Christian ministry, either in a church or parachurch organization. Practica provide students a place to develop ministry skills, to grow in their understanding of ministry, to grow in self-awareness and to discern their readiness for ministry. Contemporary Christian ministries majors are required to take a total of 6 units of practica.
    Graded Credit/No Credit. May not be audited. Repeatable for credit.
  
  • MIN 483 - CML Internship

    Credits 3
    A supervised ministry experience where students practice ministry under the guidance of a field supervisor and the course instructor. Classroom experiences focus on professional and personal development through the use of case study methodology. This course must be repeated for all three semesters of the CML program for a total of nine units of credit.
    Degree completion only. May not be audited. Repeatable for credit.
  
  • MIN 486 - Topics: Ministries

    Credits 1 - 4
    Repeatable for credit.

Marketing

  
  • MKT 300 - Principles of Marketing

    Credits 3
    Trains students in the understanding of concepts in marketing. In order to be successful in business, one must understand how to market to the needs and wants of a consumer target group. Hence, students learn the marketing process by developing the marketing mix, understanding the adoption process, managing marketing services and formulating marketing strategies.
  
  • MKT 303 - Market Research

    Credits 3
    Market research is the systematic and objective planning, gathering, recording and analyzing of information communicated to marketing managers to enhance decision making. To effectively perform marketing research, students must have a solid grasp of its fundamentals. Therefore, the students learn the theoretical aspects of marketing research and how to apply marketing research to aid marketing managers.
  
  • MKT 305 - Consumer Behavior

    Credits 3
    The course focuses on the nature and determinants of consumer behaviors. Based on a market-segmentation process, this course introduces various influences on the consumers' decision-making process.
  
  • MKT 307 - Advertising and Promotion

    Credits 3
    A study of advertising and promotions from a marketing communications perspective. The course focuses on decision making in the management of the elements of the firm's promotional mix, such as advertising, sales promotion, packaging and publicity.
  
  • MKT 311 - Nonprofit Marketing

    Credits 3
    A study of the distinctive aspects of services offered/marketed by nonprofit organizations. Student learn tools for analyzing, positioning, targeting and managing the customer/client experience. The challenges of creating, delivering, pricing, communicating and promoting services are explored.
  
  • MKT 314 - Logistics

    Credits 3
    This course examines the management of the physical flow of products and information throughout the entire supply chain, including warehousing, transportation, inventory control and purchasing. It also considers how wholesalers, agents and retailers combine into alternative marketing channels to permit the firm to reach a variety of target markets.
  
  • MKT 316 - Sales Management

    Credits 3
    A study of the fundamentals of sales, including prospecting, planning the sale, the approach, the sales interview, handling objections and the close. As part of class activities, the course includes use of videotape technology so that students can learn from simulated sales calls they make to each other.
  
  • MKT 320 - World of Marketing

    Credits 3
    This course provides an in-depth examination of the four main areas of marketing: price, product, promotion and physical distribution.
    Degree completion only. May not be audited.
  
  • MKT 439 - Database Management Systems

    Credits 3
    A study of database management, stressing design and development of efficient business information systems. Emphasis is placed on user's requirements, database software products, data models, SQL language and data normalization. ER diagrams, and the development of a project that illustrates these concepts, is included.

Music

  
  • MUS ACT - Music Activity Credit

    Credits: 2 - 6
    May not be audited.
  
  • MUS 008 - Pacific Bronze

    Credits 0 - 0
    Course to be taken for enrichment purposes. Pacific Bronze performs sacred, secular and original compositions ringing five octaves of Malmark handbells and three octaves of Malmark chimes.
  
  • MUS 009 - Pep Band

    Credits 0 - 0
    Course to be taken for enrichment purposes. The university Pep Band plays for the athletic department's home volleyball and basketball games. By audition or permission of instructor.
  
  • MUS 014 - Crosswind

    Credits 0 - 0
    Course to be taken for enrichment purposes. A choral and instrumental group designed to study and perform various styles of music with a concentration in contemporary Christian music. A minimum of four hours of rehearsal each week, including extensive off-campus performances and a year-end tour. By audition or permission of instructor.
  
  • MUS 015 - Vocal Performance Workshop

    Credits 0 - 0
    Course to be taken for enrichment purposes. Students participate in performances that will vary, but will be chosen largely from musical theater and opera. Entire productions, scenes or even a revue-type program will be selected and cast, according to the personnel for any given semester. By audition or permission of instructor.
  
  • MUS 016 - Concert Choir

    Credits 0 - 0
    Course to be taken for enrichment purposes. A selected group of vocalists representing the university in churches and schools. In addition to a series of concerts, the choir takes an extended tour each year and periodically travels to Europe. By audition or permission of instructor.
    Faculty consent required. Graded Credit/No Credit. May not be audited.
  
  • MUS 017 - San Joaquin Chorale

    Credits 0 - 0
    Course to be taken for enrichment purposes. Performance of a variety of choral literature. By audition or permission of instructor.
    Repeatable for credit.
  
  • MUS 018 - Vocal Ensemble

    Credits 0 - 0
    Course to be taken for enrichment purposes. May include Men's Chorus, Women's Chorale, Jazz Choir or a selected group of vocalists who perform, such as a trio or quartet, under the direction of music faculty. By audition or permission of instructor.
    Repeatable for credit.
  
  • MUS 020 - Pacific Brass Strings, Handbells, Flutes

    Credits 0 - 0
    Course to be taken for enrichment purposes. Performance of instrumental music in an ensemble. By audition or permission of instructor.
  
  • MUS 021 - Jazz Band

    Credits 0 - 0
    Course to be taken for enrichment purposes. Study and performance, including improvisation, of compositions for jazz band or combo. By audition or permission of instructor.
  
  • MUS 023 - Symphonic Band

    Credits 0 - 0
    Course to be taken for enrichment purposes. Performance of wind band music in a large, symphonic setting. By audition or permission of instructor.
  
  • MUS 027 - Woodwind Ensembles

    Credits 0 - 0
    Course to be taken for enrichment purposes. Performance of standard and contemporary woodwind literature in an ensemble setting. By audition or permission of instructor.
  
  • MUS 029 - Percussion Ensemble

    Credits 0 - 0
    Course to be taken for enrichment purposes. The percussion ensemble offers percussionists training in percussion literature across a variety of instruments and musical styles. The ensemble performs locally and may travel to state competitions and/or festivals.
  
  • MUS 086 - Topics: Music

    Credits 0 - 0
    Course to be taken for enrichment purposes. By audition or permission of instructor.
    Faculty consent required. May not be audited.
  
  • MUS 101 - Elements of Musicianship

    Credits 3
    Essential knowledge and skills in music reading and performing are emphasized. Prospective elementary school teachers will find the material useful in preparation for classroom experience. Students with an interest in a music major, but with limited musical experience, will find it to be a valuable introduction to the major. Students with demonstrable skills equal to this course will enroll directly in Music 110L. This course fulfills the requirements for the liberal studies major music concentration.
  
  • MUS 102 - Music Appreciation

    Credits 3
    An introductory study of music history and literature in reference to other art forms. Designed to create an understanding and appreciation of human artistic expression.
  
  • MUS 103 - Introduction to American Popular Music

    Credits 3
    A survey of the various types of music that have evolved into today's popular music styles, including influences from African, European, Latino, Brazilian and Caribbean cultures.
  
  • MUS 104 - Music Appreciation

    Credits 3
    A survey of past, present, classical and popular musical styles to develop aesthetic appreciation for music of different cultures.
    Degree completion only. May not be audited.
  
  • MUS 107 - Elements of Musicianship

    Credits 3
    Elements of Musicianship will provide an introduction to the elements of music, including beat, rhythm, dynamics, tempo and written notation. The class will loosely follow a lecture format: lecture will be used to introduce concepts, but various practice activities will be used in class to reinforce said concepts in whole class, individual, and group performance settings. Practice activities will include singing, dancing, clapping, playing instruments, writing, notating music, reading, listening to music and viewing video examples. Lecture and practice activities will be presented in a way that has shown to be effective in an elementary classroom setting, and special attention will be given to applications of these techniques in the classroom.
    Degree completion only. May not be audited.
  
  • MUS 108 - Beginning Handbell Choir

    Credits 2
    Beginning Handbell Choir offers new ringers the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of handbell performance.
    Graded Credit/No Credit. May not be audited. Repeatable for credit.
  
  • MUS 109 - Pep Band

    Credits 2
    The university Pep Band plays for the athletic department's home volleyball and basketball games. By audition or permission of instructor.
    Graded Credit/No Credit. May not be audited. Repeatable for credit.
  
  • MUS 110 - Music Theory and Aural Skills

    Credits 3
    Recommended prior coursework: MUS 101   Recommended prior coursework: MUS-101. This course introduces the basic principles of musicianship and harmonic theory.
  
  • MUS 110L - Music Theory and Aural Skills Lab

    Credits 1
    Recommended prior coursework: MUS-101. This course introduces sight-seeing, aural skills, and melodic dictation.
  
  • MUS 114 - Crosswind

    Credits 2
    A choral and instrumental group designed to study and perform various styles of music with a concentration in contemporary Christian music. A minimum of four hours of rehearsal each week, plus off-campus performances. By audition or permission of instructor.
    Graded Credit/No Credit. May not be audited. Repeatable for credit.
  
  • MUS 115 - Vocal Performance Workshop

    Credits 2
    Students participate in performances that will vary, but will be chosen largely from musical theater and opera. Entire productions, scenes or even a revue-type program will be selected and cast according to the personnel for any given semester. By audition or permission of instructor.
    Graded Credit/No Credit. May not be audited. Repeatable for credit.
  
  • MUS 116 - Concert Choir

    Credits 2
    A selected group of vocalists representing the university in churches, schools, concerts and festivals. By audition or permission of instructor.
    Graded Credit/No Credit. May not be audited. Repeatable for credit.
  
  • MUS 117 - San Joaquin Chorale

    Credits 2
    Performance of a variety of choral literature. Participation of singers from the university and the community is encouraged. Audition required.
    Graded Credit/No Credit. May not be audited. Repeatable for credit.
  
  • MUS 118 - Vocal Ensemble

    Credits 2
    May include Men's Chorus, Women's Chorale, Jazz Choir or a selected group of vocalists who perform, such as a trio or quartet, under the direction of music faculty. By audition or permission of instructor.
    Graded Credit/No Credit. May not be audited. Repeatable for credit.
  
  • MUS 120 - Brass Choir Strings, Handbells, Flutes

    Credits 2
    The university's oldest instrumental group, Pacific Brass brings the warm sounds of brass to many campus occasions including convocations, commencements and concert performances. By audition or permission of instructor.
    Graded Credit/No Credit. May not be audited. Repeatable for credit.
  
  • MUS 121 - Jazz Band

    Credits 2
    Study and performance of compositions for jazz band or combo. By audition or permission of instructor.
    Graded Credit/No Credit. May not be audited. Repeatable for credit.
  
  • MUS 122 - Orchestra

    Credits 2
    Performance of music of the Baroque to the Modern Era. By audition or permission of instructor.
    Graded Credit/No Credit. May not be audited. Repeatable for credit.
  
  • MUS 123 - Symphonic Band

    Credits 2
    Performance of wind band music in a large, symphonic setting. By audition or permission of instructor.
    Graded Credit/No Credit. May not be audited. Repeatable for credit.
  
  • MUS 127 - Woodwind Ensembles

    Credits 2
    Performance of standard and contemporary woodwind literature in an ensemble setting. May include woodwind quintet, clarinet choir, saxophone quartet or flute choir. By audition or permission of instructor.
    Graded Credit/No Credit. May not be audited. Repeatable for credit.
  
  • MUS 129 - Percussion Ensemble

    Credits 2
    The percussion ensemble offers percussionists training in percussion literature across a variety of instruments and musical styles. The ensemble performs locally and may travel to state competitions and/or festivals.
    Graded Credit/No Credit. May not be audited. Repeatable for credit.
 

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