Jun 27, 2022  
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2017 - 2018 
    
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2017 - 2018 [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.

 

Ministry

  
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    MIN 450 - Leadership in Ministry

    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.
    May not be audited
  
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    MIN 470 - Pastoral Ministries

    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.
  
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    MIN 471 - Pastoral Ministries

    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.
    May not be audited
  
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    MIN 475 - Urban Los Angeles Immersion

    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.
  
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    MIN 480 - Contemporary Christian Ministries Seminars

    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).
  
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    MIN 482 - Contemporary Ministries Practicum

    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.
    Students may take up to 2 semesters to complete the course; Repeatable for credit; Graded C/NC; May not be audited
  
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    MIN 483 - CML Internship

    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.
    Prerequisites: MIN 310  
    Repeatable for credit; May not be audited
  
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    MIN 499C - Baccalaureate Thesis III

    2
    Students compose chapters five and six, revise their thesis into a final draft and make a final oral presentation to the thesis director and to the learning group.
    Prerequisite: MIN 499B;
    Degree completion students only; May not be audited

Marketing

  
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    MKT 300 - Principles of Marketing

    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.
  
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    MKT 303 - Market Research

    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.
    Prerequisites: MKT 300  
  
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    MKT 305 - Consumer Behavior

    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.
    Prerequisites: MKT 300  
  
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    MKT 307 - Advertising and Promotion

    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.
    Prerequisites: MKT 300  
  
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    MKT 311 - Nonprofit Marketing

    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.
    Prerequisites: MKT 300  
  
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    MKT 314 - Logistics

    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.
    Prerequisites: MKT 300  
  
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    MKT 316 - Sales Management

    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.
    Prerequisites: MKT 300  
  
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    MKT 320 - World of Marketing

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

    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

  
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    MUS 101 - Elements of Musicianship

    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.
  
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    MUS 102 - Music Appreciation

    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.
  
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    MUS 103 - Introduction to American Popular Music

    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.
  
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    MUS 104 - Music Appreciation

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

    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.
    May not be audited
  
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    MUS 108 - Beginning Handbell Choir

    2
    Beginning Handbell Choir offers new ringers the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of handbell performance.
    Repeatable for credit; Graded C/NC; May not be audited; Activity course
  
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    MUS 109 - Pep Band

    2
    The university Pep Band plays for the athletic department’s home volleyball and basketball games. By audition or permission of instructor.
    Repeatable for credit; Graded C/NC; May not be audited; Activity course
  
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    MUS 110 - Music Theory and Aural Skills

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

    1
    Recommended prior coursework: MUS-101. This course introduces sight-seeing, aural skills, and melodic dictation.
    Prerequisites: MUS 110  
  
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    MUS 114 - Crosswind

    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.
    Repeatable for credit; Graded C/NC; May not be audited; Activity course
  
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    MUS 115 - Vocal Performance Workshop

    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.
    Repeatable for credit; Graded C/NC; May not be audited; Activity course
  
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    MUS 116 - Concert Choir

    2
    A selected group of vocalists representing the university in churches, schools, concerts and festivals. By audition or permission of instructor.
    Repeatable for credit; Graded C/NC; May not be audited; Activity course
  
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    MUS 117 - San Joaquin Chorale

    2
    Performance of a variety of choral literature. Participation of singers from the university and the community is encouraged. Audition required.
    Repeatable for credit; Graded C/NC; May not be audited; Activity course
  
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    MUS 118 - Vocal Ensemble

    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.
    Repeatable for credit; Graded C/NC; May not be audited; Activity course
  
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    MUS 119 - Pacific Chamber Singers

    2
    Performance of religious, jazz, ethnic and secular choral literature. Singers also participate in MUS 116 Concert Choir . By audition or permission of instructor.
    Freshmen or sophomores only; Repeatable for credit; May not be audited; Graded CR/NC; Activity course
  
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    MUS 120 - Brass Choir Strings, Handbells, Flutes

    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.
    Repeatable for credit; Graded C/NC; May not be audited; Activity course
  
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    MUS 121 - Jazz Band

    2
    Study and performance of compositions for jazz band or combo. By audition or permission of instructor.
    Repeatable for credit; Graded C/NC; May not be audited; Activity course
  
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    MUS 122 - Orchestra

    2
    Performance of music of the Baroque to the Modern Era. By audition or permission of instructor.
    Repeatable for credit; Graded C/NC; May not be audited; Activity course
  
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    MUS 123 - Symphonic Band

    2
    Performance of wind band music in a large, symphonic setting. By audition or permission of instructor.
    Repeatable for credit; Graded C/NC; May not be audited; Activity course
  
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    MUS 125 - University String Quartet

    2
    Study and performance of string quartet repertoire from the Classic Era to the Modern Era. Extensive rehearsal schedule (minimum of five hours weekly) is required in addition to weekly class meetings. Includes extensive on- and off-campus performance commitment. Quartet members also participate in MUS-122 Orchestra. By audition or permission of instructor.
    Repeatable for credit; Graded C/NC; May not be audited; Activity course
  
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    MUS 127 - Woodwind Ensembles

    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.
    Repeatable for credit; Graded C/NC; May not be audited; Activity course
  
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    MUS 129 - Percussion Ensemble

    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.
    Repeatable for credit; Graded C/NC; May not be audited; Activity course
  
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    MUS 130 - Class Voice

    1-2
    Prerequisite to private voice instruction. Voice instructors may make an exception to this requirement if situation warrants. Instruction offered in a small group for the purpose of establishing the basics of correct vocal technique: breathing, support and vocal apparatus.
    May not be audited
  
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    MUS 131 - Piano Class

    2
    This class offers group instruction for students with little or no keyboard experience. The class may be repeated at no extra fee.
    May not be audited
  
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    MUS 132 - Piano Proficiency Class

    2
    This course is for music majors only and incorporates all elements of the required piano proficiency examination.
    Repeatable for credit; May not be audited
  
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    MUS 133 - Beginning Worship Guitar

    2
    This class offers instruction in a group setting for students with little or no guitar experience.
    May not be audited
  
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    MUS 135 - Private Instruction in Piano

    1
    Private instruction in piano is available with an additional fee. Contact the program director for information about individual instructors. Non-majors may choose CR/NC grading.
    Repeatable for credit; May not be audited; Material fees
  
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    MUS 136 - Private Instruction in Percussion

    1
    Private instruction in percussion is available with an additional fee. Contact the program director for information about individual instructors. Non-majors may choose CR/NC grading.
    Repeatable for credit; May not be audited; Material fees
  
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    MUS 137 - Private Instruction in Organ

    1
    Private instruction in organ is available with an additional fee. Contact the program director for information about individual instructors. Non-majors may choose CR/NC grading.
    Repeatable for credit; May not be audited; Material fees
  
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    MUS 138 - Private Instruction in Guitar

    1
    Private instruction in guitar is available with an additional fee. Contact the program director for information about individual instructors. Non-majors may choose CR/NC grading.
    Repeatable for credit; May not be audited; Material fees
  
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    MUS 139 - Private Instruction in Harpsichord

    1
    Private instruction in harpsichord is available with an additional fee. Contact the program director for information about individual instructors. Non-majors may choose CR/NC grading.
    Repeatable for credit; May not be audited; Material fees
  
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    MUS 141 - Private Instruction in Voice

    1
    Private instruction in voice is available with an additional fee. Contact the program director for information about individual instructors. Non-majors may choose CR/NC grading.
    Prerequisites: MUS 130  
    Signature required; Repeatable for credit; May not be audited; Material fees
  
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    MUS 143 - Private Instruction in Brass

    1
    Private instruction in brass is available with an additional fee. Contact the program director for information about individual instructors. Non-majors may choose CR/NC grading.
    Repeatable for credit; May not be audited; Material fees
  
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    MUS 145 - Private Instruction in Strings

    1
    Private instruction in strings is available with an additional fee. Contact the program director for information about individual instructors. Non-majors may choose CR/NC grading.
    Repeatable for credit; May not be audited; Material fees
  
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    MUS 146 - Private Instruction in Harp

    1
    Private instruction in harp is available with an additional fee. Contact the program director for information about individual instructors. Non-majors may choose CR/NC grading.
    Repeatable for credit; May not be audited; Material fees
  
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    MUS 147 - Private Instruction in Woodwinds

    1
    Private instruction in woodwinds is available with an additional fee. Contact the program director for information about individual instructors. Non-majors may choose CR/NC grading.
    Repeatable for credit; May not be audited; Material fees
  
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    MUS 148 - Private Instruction in Conducting

    1
    Private instruction in conducting is available with an additional fee. Contact the program director for information about individual instructors. Non-majors may choose CR/NC grading.
    Repeatable for credit; May not be audited; Material fees
  
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    MUS 149 - Private Instruction in Composition

    1
    Private instruction in composition is available with an additional fee. Contact the program director for information about individual instructors. Non-majors may choose CR/NC grading.
    Repeatable for credit; May not be audited; Material fees
  
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    MUS 208 - Pacific Bronze Handbell Choir

    2
    Pacific Bronze performs sacred, secular and original compositions, ringing five octaves of Malmark handbells and three octaves of Malmark chimes.
    Repeatable for credit; Graded C/NC; May not be audited; Activity course
  
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    MUS 210 - Music Theory and Counterpoint

    3
    This course includes continued study in musicianship and harmonic theory with the introduction of counterpoint.
    Corequisite: MUS 210L  
  
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    MUS 210L - Music Theory and Counterpoint

    1
    This course includes continued study in musicianship and harmonic theory with the introduction of counterpoint. Special attention will be devoted to sight singing, ear training and melodic dictation.
    Prerequisites:  MUS 110L  
    Corequisite: MUS 210  
  
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    MUS 216 - Pacific Chamber Singers

    2
    A select ensemble of 12-16 outstanding vocalists who perform a wide variety of repertoire including traditional sacred choral music, jazz and multi-cultural works. Selected singers also participate in MUS 116 Concert Choir. By audition or permission of the instructor.
    Prerequisites: MUS 116  
  
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    MUS 222 - University String Quartet

    2 Unit
    The quartet studies and performs string quartet repertoire from Haydn classics to new music of today, performing widely in concerts and for special occasions. An extensive rehearsal schedule (minimum of five hours weekly) is required in addition to weekly class meetings. 
    Quartet members also participate in MUS 122  
    By annual audition and permission of instructor.

    Repeatable for credit; Graded C/NC; May not be audited; Activity course

  
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    MUS 230 - Lyric Diction I

    2
    Required for all voice majors and highly recommended for all students involved in vocal music, including music education and conducting majors, and as a corollary to vocal teaching skills. The basis for the course is the International Phonetic Alphabet, used for pronunciation guides in all languages. This course addresses enunciation, pronunciation of the English, Latin, Italian and Spanish as commonly used in voice study and understanding how the sounds are formed and applied to the singer’s art. Recommended for students in their second year of vocal study.
  
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    MUS 231 - Lyric Diction II

    2
    Required for all voice majors and highly recommended for all students involved in vocal music, including music education and conducting majors, and as a corollary to vocal teaching skills. This course assumes a working knowledge of International Phonetic Alphabet and addresses enunciation, pronunciation of German, French and Slavic languages as commonly used in voice study and understanding how the sounds are formed and applied to the singer’s art. Recommended for students in their second year of voice study.
    Prerequisites: MUS 230  
  
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    MUS 233 - Intermediate Worship Guitar

    2
    For students who understand basic guitar methods and/or who have satisfactorily completed MUS-133 Beginning Worship Guitar.
    Repeatable for credit; May not be audited
  
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    MUS 286 - Percussion Ensemble

    2
    The percussion ensemble performs music from the standard repertoire, as well as new works. In addition, students become familiar with music and experience beneficial to future teachers.
    Repeatable for credit; May not be audited; Graded CR/NC; Activity course
  
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    MUS 305 - Music in the Classroom

    3
    Music skills and effective means of teaching them are the subject of this class. A variety of approaches to teaching music, including the Kodaly method, will be explored. Students will learn the basics of reading and performing music. This course fulfills the requirement of the liberal studies major.
  
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    MUS 310 - Music Theory and Analysis

    3
    The course will be equally divided between advanced harmonic theory and musical analysis.
    Prerequisites: MUS 210  
    Corequisite: MUS 310L  
  
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    MUS 310L - Music Theory and Analysis Lab

    1
    This course continues from MUS 210L  with tonal sightsinging featuring modulations and chromatic alterations, aural skills, melodic dictation, and harmonic dictation.
    1 hour lab. Must be taken concurrently with MUS 310  
  
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    MUS 340 - Brass Techniques

    2
    Basic performance techniques and teaching methodology in brass instruments.
  
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    MUS 341 - String Techniques

    2
    Basic performance techniques and teaching methodology in strings.
  
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    MUS 342 - Woodwind Techniques

    2
    Basic performance techniques and teaching methodology in woodwinds.
  
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    MUS 343 - Percussion Techniques

    2
    Basic performance techniques and teaching methodology in percussion.
  
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    MUS 349 - Music Research

    1
    This course, which must be completed prior to the student’s first semester of music history, introduces music research techniques and the writing of a significant paper on a relevant topic.
  
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    MUS 350 - Early Music History

    3
    Recommended prior coursework: MUS-110L and MUS-349. An overview of music history from antiquity through 1725.
  
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    MUS 351 - Music History: 1725-1900

    3
    Recommended prior coursework: MUS-110L and MUS-349. A study of the history of music in the Western European tradition from 1725 until 1900.
  
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    MUS 352 - Music History and World Music Since 1900

    4
    Recommended prior coursework: MUS 110L  MUS 349   A study of concert music, with emphasis on listening to the major works of the period. A significant portion of the class will be devoted to the study of music outside the concert traditions of the Western world.
  
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    MUS 400 - Music in the Church

    3
    Provides a scriptural basis on which to build a Christian life and work ethic, specifically in the field of music. Students study selected writings, Scripture and various types of Psalms to examine hymnody, as well as worship music. There is a significant final project for this course, integrating the semester’s work into a thoughtful, personal experience relative to church music ministry.
  
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    MUS 410 - Music Theory Since Debussy

    3
    Study of late 19th and early 20th century harmonic theory, as well as listening to and analyzing compositions of the period.
    Prerequisites: MUS 310  
    Corequisite: MUS 410L  
  
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    MUS 410L - Music Theory since Debussy Lab

    1
    This course continues from MUS 310L  with tonal and atonal sightsinging, score reading emphasizing all C-clefs and transpositions, aural skills, melodic dictation, and harmonic dictation.
    1 hour lab. Must be taken concurrently with MUS 410  
  
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    MUS 411 - Scoring and Arranging

    3
    Techniques of arranging music for various vocal and choral combinations, and scoring music for small and large instrumental ensembles.
    Prerequisites: MUS 110L  MUS 210L  
  
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    MUS 412 - Studies in Music Education

    3
    A general discussion of the field of public school education, focusing on historical and philosophical developments, current issues in the professions and principles of curriculum development.
  
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    MUS 435 - Private Instruction in Advanced Piano

    1
    For students who have passed level 1 of the jury exam. Private instruction in advanced piano is available with an additional fee. Contact the program director for information about individual instructors. Non-majors may choose CR/NC grading.
    Repeatable for credit; May not be audited; Material fees
  
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    MUS 436 - Private Instruction in Advanced Percussion

    1
    For students who have passed level 1 of the jury exam. Private instruction in advanced percussion is available with an additional fee. Contact the program director for information about individual instructors. Non-majors may choose CR/NC grading.
    Repeatable for credit; May not be audited; Material fees
  
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    MUS 437 - Private Instruction in Advanced Organ

    1
    For students who have passed level 1 of the jury exam. Private instruction in advanced organ is available with an additional fee. Contact the program director for information about individual instructors. Non-majors may choose CR/NC grading.
    Repeatable for credit; May not be audited; Material fees
  
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    MUS 438 - Private Instruction in Advanced Guitar

    1
    For students who have passed level 1 of the jury exam. Private instruction in advanced guitar is available with an additional fee. Contact the program director for information about individual instructors. Non-majors may choose CR/NC grading.
    Repeatable for credit; May not be audited; Material fees
  
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    MUS 439 - Private Instruction in Advanced Harpsichord

    1
    For students who have passed level 1 of the jury exam. Private instruction in advanced harpsichord is available with an additional fee. Contact the program director for information about individual instructors. Non-majors may choose CR/NC grading.
    Repeatable for credit; May not be audited; Material fees
  
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    MUS 441 - Private Instruction in Advanced Voice

    1
    For students who have passed level 1 of the jury exam. Private instruction in advanced voice is available with an additional fee. Contact the program director for information about individual instructors. Non-majors may choose CR/NC grading.
    Repeatable for credit; May not be audited; Material fees
  
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    MUS 443 - Private Instruction in Advanced Brass

    1
    For students who have passed level 1 of the jury exam. Private instruction in advanced brass is available with an additional fee. Contact the program director for information about individual instructors. Non-majors may choose CR/NC grading.
    Repeatable for credit; May not be audited; Material fees
  
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    MUS 445 - Private Instruction in Advanced Strings

    1
    For students who have passed level 1 of the jury exam. Private instruction in advanced strings is available with an additional fee. Contact the program director for information about individual instructors. Non-majors may choose CR/NC grading.
    Repeatable for credit; May not be audited; Material fees
  
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    MUS 446 - Private Instruction in Advanced Harp

    1
    For students who have passed level 1 of the jury exam. Private instruction in advanced harp is available with an additional fee. Contact the program director for information about individual instructors. Non-majors may choose CR/NC grading.
    Repeatable for credit; May not be audited; Material fees
  
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    MUS 447 - Private Instruction in Advanced Woodwinds

    1
    For students who have passed level 1 of the jury exam. Private instruction in advanced woodwinds is available with an additional fee. Contact the program director for information about individual instructors. Non-majors may choose CR/NC grading.
    Repeatable for credit; May not be audited; Material fees
  
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    MUS 448 - Private Instruction in Advanced Conducting

    1
    For students who have passed level 1 of the jury exam. Private instruction in advanced conducting is available with an additional fee. Contact the program director for information about individual instructors. Non-majors may choose CR/NC grading.
    Repeatable for credit; May not be audited; Material fees
  
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    MUS 449 - Private Instruction in Advanced Composition

    1
    For students who have passed level 1 of the jury exam. Private instruction in advanced composition is available with an additional fee. Contact the program director for information about individual instructors. Non-majors may choose CR/NC grading.
    Repeatable for credit; May not be audited; Material fees
  
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    MUS 450 - Conducting I

    3
    This course assumes the basic skills a student has acquired in Music Theory and Counterpoint (MUS-210L). In addition to conducting skills, the student will be instructed in rehearsal techniques and music literature selection.
  
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    MUS 451 - Conducting II

    3
    This course is a continuation of material covered in MUS-450. Particular attention will be given to more complex conducting problems in the vocal and instrumental genres.
  
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    MUS 460 - Vocal Pedagogy

    2
    Methods of vocal instruction and solutions to various vocal problems are explored. The class is designed for those who plan to teach singing or work with choirs. Each class member will work with a private voice student as part of the course subject matter.
  
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    MUS 461 - Piano Pedagogy

    2
    Methods of piano instruction for beginners, as well as more advanced students, will be reviewed. Selection of teaching material and the practical aspects of operating a teaching studio will be discussed. Each class member will work with a private piano student as part of the course subject matter.
  
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    MUS 493 - Church Music Internship

    1-3
    Students will work from 10 to 20 hours each week in a church music program for at least one semester. They will be observed and guided in this experience by members of the music faculty and by on-site music leaders.
  
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    MUS 495 - Senior Project

    1-3
    All music majors are required to complete a project in their senior year. This project is usually a solo recital in the area of their primary instrument. In some cases alternative projects are arranged, such as research or conducting recitals. Students should make arrangements with the program director.
    May not be audited
  
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    MUS 497 - Senior Project in Music Composition

    1-3
    Recommend prior coursework: 2 units of MUS-449. The capstone project for music majors in composition. Preparation and recital performance of works by the student.
    May not be audited

Nursing

  
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    NURS 315 - Professional Role Development, Nursing Theory and Health Promotion

    3
    This course examines what it means to be a nursing professional, promoting health and wellness, from a Christian perspective, through teaching individuals, groups and communities. Provides students a theoretical foundation and promotes a desire to learn and grow as a professional nurse throughout their career. Students examine their personal philosophy, epitomizing professional values, and demonstrating the integration of health across the life span, with an emphasis on a holistic perspective of biological, psychological, sociological, cultural, and spiritual aspects.
    May not be audited
 

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