Catalog Review

For Course Qualities In Effect For 2014-15

Process Date: 19-SEP-2014

MUCA - Music Composition & Arranging

100 FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPOSITION Active
  Long Title: Fundamentals of Composition  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 08 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 06 - Indiv Performance Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: An introduction to the craft of music composition open to students with some background in music. Taught as a small class, the course will introduce basic compositional techniques to students with limited background in composition. Individualized compositional projects will be complemented by group listening and analysis. Does not satisfy any requirement for the theory/composition major.

110 INTRODUCTION ELECTRONIC MUSIC Active
  Long Title: Introduction to Electronic Music  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 14 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: Through hands-on composition-based projects, the course explores electronic and computer music in the context of the contemporary art music tradition as well as various popular idioms. Topics include digital audio sampling and editing, digital signal processing, sound synthesis, MIDI sequencing, and multi-track sound mixing. Discussions engage the integral role of technology in shaping our musical culture as well as the history of electronic music.

191 DIRECTED STUDY IN COMP & ARR Active
  Long Title: Directed Study in Music Composition and Arranging  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 14 - Directed Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required
Description: Directed study follows a syllabus set primarily by the instructor to meet the needs or interests of an individual student or small group of students. The main goal of directed study is knowledge or skill acquisition, not research or creative work.

195 INTERNSHIP IN COMP & ARR Active
  Long Title: Intership in Music Composition and Arranging  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 08 - Internship/Practica Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
A010 - Internship
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required
Description: An experience-based project in music developed in consultation with a designated supervisor and a conservatory faculty member, comprising a work component and an academic component. The academic component of the internship, carried out under the supervision of the faculty member, may include readings related to the substance of the internship, discussions with the faculty member, and a written report or other culminating project appropriate to the discipline.

200 EXPLORATION IN COMPOSITION Active
  Long Title: Exploration in Composition  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 05 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites:
Description: An intermediate-level composition class intended for music majors not pursuing the theory/composition degree.

210 IMPROVISATION Active
  Long Title: Improvisation  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 15 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites:
Description: An introduction to improvisation for students in all music disciplines. Exploration of the concepts of improvisation in the varied settings of ethnic/world music, jazz, and contemporary classical music.

220 JAZZ IMPROVISATION I Active
  Long Title: Jazz Improvisation I  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 20 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 07 - Group Performance Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: MUTH 240
Description: An introduction to the fundamentals of jazz improvisation. Exploration of jazz repertoire through scale/chord/mode associations, rhythmic and linear development, and solo transcription/analysis.

221 JAZZ IMPROVISATION II Active
  Long Title: Jazz Improvisation II  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 20 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 07 - Group Performance Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: MUCA 220
Description: Continued exploration of jazz repertoire using more complex forms and progressions, intermediate linear concepts, and solo transcription/analysis.

230 SMALL GROUP JAZZ COMP/ARR Active
  Long Title: Small Group Jazz Composition and Arranging  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 06 - Indiv Performance Study Campus:
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites:
Description: Fundamentals of notation, orchestration, rhythmic embellishment, melodic development, jazz harmony, vertical sonorities, basic forms, and 2-5 part densities for jazz small groups.

250 INTRODUCTORY COMPOSITION Active
  Long Title: Introductory Composition  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 06 - Indiv Performance Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: MUCA 100 and MUTH 251
Description: Composition of small forms in various media such as trios and quartets for strings, brass, or winds; art songs; and piano music. Theory/composition majors must complete a minimum of two terms. May be repeated for credit.

300 TECHNIQUES CONTEMP COMPOSER Active
  Long Title: Techniques of the Contemporary Composer  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 06 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Two terms of MUCA 250 or consent of instructor
Description: Development of the craft of the contemporary composer through selected topics in pitch, rhythm, and form. The course comprises analysis of major compositional techniques of contemporary music in tandem with directed assignments in composition.

330 LARGE ENSEMBLE JAZZ COMP/ARR Active
  Long Title: Large Ensemble Jazz Composition and Arranging  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 06 - Indiv Performance Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: MUCA 230 or consent of instructor
Description: Scoring techniques for the jazz big band and expanded chamber jazz ensembles. Focus upon melodic, harmonic, rhythmic, textual, and formal variation in the large jazz ensemble format.

350 INTERMEDIATE COMPOSITION Active
  Long Title: Intermediate Composition  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 06 - Indiv Performance Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: MUTH 301 and at least two terms of MUCA 250
Description: A continuation of MUCA 250, with emphasis on larger forms. Theory/composition majors must complete a minimum of two terms. May be repeated for credit.

390 TUTORIAL IN COMP & ARR Active
  Long Title: Tutorial Studies in Music Composition and Arranging  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 09 - Tutorial Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description:

391 DIRECTED STUDY IN COMP & ARR Active
  Long Title: Directed Study in Music Composition and Arranging  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 14 - Directed Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required
Description: Directed study follows a syllabus set primarily by the instructor to meet the needs or interests of an individual student or small group of students. The main goal of directed study is knowledge or skill acquisition, not research or creative work.

395 INTERNSHIP IN COMP & ARR Active
  Long Title: Internship in Music Composition and Arranging  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 08 - Internship/Practica Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
A010 - Internship
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required
Description: An experience-based project in music developed in consultation with a designated supervisor and a conservatory faculty member, comprising a work component and an academic component. The academic component of the internship, carried out under the supervision of the faculty member, may include readings related to the substance of the internship, discussions with the faculty member, and a written report or other culminating project appropriate to the discipline.

399 INDEP STUDY IN COMP & ARR Active
  Long Title: Independent Study in Music Composition and Arranging  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 10 - IS Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites:
Description: Students considering an honors project should register for independent study for one or more terms.

400 TOPICS IN MUSIC COMPOSITION Active
  Long Title: Topics in Music Composition  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 11 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: MUTH 301
Description: Selected topics in contemporary music, intended for theory/composition majors and other students interested in music composition.

530 ADVANCED JAZZ WRITING SKILLS Active
  Long Title: Advanced Jazz Writing Skills  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 06 - Indiv Performance Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: MUCA 330 and admission to the emphasis in jazz, or consent of instructor
Description: A continuation of MUCA 230 and MUCA 330 that focuses upon special recital, concert, recording, and honors projects in jazz composition. May be repeated for credit.

550 ADVANCED COMPOSITION Active
  Long Title: Advanced Composition  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 06 - Indiv Performance Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Two terms minimum of MUCA 350
Description: Composition in various forms and for various media, culminating in at least one work for large ensemble. Theory/composition majors must complete a minimum of two terms. May be repeated for credit.

590 TUTORIAL IN COMP & ARR Active
  Long Title: Tutorial Studies in Music Composition and Arranging  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 09 - Tutorial Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description:

591 DIRECTED STUDY IN COMP & ARR Active
  Long Title: Directed Study in Music Composition and Arranging  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 14 - Directed Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required
Description: Directed study follows a syllabus set primarily by the instructor to meet the needs or interests of an individual student or small group of students. The main goal of directed study is knowledge or skill acquisition, not research or creative work.

595 INTERNSHIP IN COMP & ARR Active
  Long Title: Internship in Music Composition and Arranging  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 08 - Internship/Practica Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
A010 - Internship
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required
Description: An experience-based project in music developed in consultation with a designated supervisor and a conservatory faculty member, comprising a work component and an academic component. The academic component of the internship, carried out under the supervision of the faculty member, may include readings related to the substance of the internship, discussions with the faculty member, and a written report or other culminating project appropriate to the discipline.

599 INDEP STUDY IN COMP & ARR Active
  Long Title: Independent Study in Music Composition and Arranging  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 10 - IS Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Students considering an honors project should register for independent study for one or more terms.

690 TUTORIAL IN COMP & ARR Active
  Long Title: Tutorial Studies in Music Composition and Arranging  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 09 - Tutorial Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description:

691 DIRECTED STUDY IN COMP & ARR Active
  Long Title: Directed Study in Composition and Arranging  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 14 - Directed Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required
Description: Directed study follows a syllabus set primarily by the instructor to meet the needs or interests of an individual student or small group of students. The main goal of directed study is knowledge or skill acquisition, not research or creative work.

695 INTERNSHIP IN COMP & ARR Active
  Long Title: Internship in Music Composition and Arranging  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 08 - Internship/Practica Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
A010 - Internship
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required
Description: An experience-based project in music developed in consultation with a designated supervisor and a conservatory faculty member, comprising a work component and an academic component. The academic component of the internship, carried out under the supervision of the faculty member, may include readings related to the substance of the internship, discussions with the faculty member, and a written report or other culminating project appropriate to the discipline.

699 INDEP STUDY IN COMP & ARR Active
  Long Title: Independent Study in Music Composition and Arranging  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 10 - IS Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A003 - Music Course
G010 - Fine Arts GER (86cr)
G034 - Fine Arts Div GER (01cr)
S024 - Music Comp & Arr Course
UD01 - Division of Fine Arts
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Students considering an honors project should register for independent study for one or more terms.