Music Literature Minor Requirements

Music theory: 6 s.h.
MUSC 249 - Music Theory I (3 s.h.)
Studies technical aspects of Western music, including evolution of melodic-rhythmic-harmonic language of tonal music; analysis and restructuring of source materials; realization of figured bass; sight-singing; and keyboard applications.
(LA, AA2, T)
MUSC 250 - Music Theory II (3 s.h.)
A continuation of Theory I, with vocabulary expanded to include ninth, 11th, and 13th chords. Further work in harmonic functions encompasses modulatory progression. Uses basic elements of form and orchestration. Expands scope of ear training and keyboard work.
(LA, T) Prerequisite: MUSC 249 or equivalent.
Music Performance: 6 s.h.
MUSC 170 - Applied Music (Studio Lessons) (1-3 s.h.)
A study of vocal or instrumental music to develop musicianship and performance skills and to acquaint the student with repertoire. Instruction consists of studio or class study, with independent practice required. Credit depends on work load. Recital performances may be required. May be repeated for credit.
(LA) Prerequisite: permission of instructor.
MUSC 270 - Advanced Applied Music (1-3 s.h.)
Advanced individual or class study of vocal or instrumental repertoire. Particular emphasis placed on stylistic and artistic interpretation of music, based on mature musicianship and knowledge of correct performance practice. May be repeated for credit.
(LA) Prerequisites: audition and permission of instructor.
MUSC 280 - Music Ensemble (0-3 s.h.)
A study of selected musical works through large and small ensembles, both vocal and instrumental. Designed to provide opportunities for students to study interpretation for the chosen medium through performance. Generally includes the following ensembles: Percussion, Brass, Guitar, Jazz, Rock, String, and Woodwind as well as the Concert Choir, Concert Band, Chamber Singers, and Catskill Symphony. May be repeated for credit.
(LA, C) Prerequisites: audition and permission of instructor.
Music History and Literature: 12 s.h.
*Chosen by advisement.
  Total 24 s.h.



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