Nov 21, 2018  
Mansfield University 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mansfield University 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Courses


 
  
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    MGT 4451 - MANAGING THE ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR


    An examination of theories, concepts, and research findings emerging from the various disciplines which study individual and group behavior within organizational systems. 

    Prerequisites & Notes: BUS 2230 or MGT 2230.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MKT 3330 - MARKETING


    An introduction to the field of marketing.  A study of satisfying customer needs for goods and services.  Topics include designing marketing strategies, understanding buyers and markets, target market selection, and issues related to product, distribution, promotion and price decisions.

    Prerequisites & Notes: 25 earned credits.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MKT 3332 - PROMOTION IN MARKETING


    This course provides the student with an understanding of basic marketing principles and training for entry-level job positions in the exciting, constantly changing fields of advertising and promotion.  Students will learn different advertising methods to reach target audiences including, newspaper, radio, TV, internet mail, outdoor and special promotion events.  Specific skills will help students to create, produce, and effectively evaluate different advertising and promotional strategies.

    Prerequisites & Notes: MKT 3330.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MKT 3334 - MARKETING RESEARCH


    The theory and application of marketing researches a tool for the decision-making process.  Special emphasis on problem definition, research design, sampling procedure, data collection, statistical analysis, interpretation of data and reporting of research findings.   

    Prerequisites & Notes: BUS 3330 or MKT 3330 and MA 1125.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MKT 3370 - SALESMANSHIP


    Provides students with entry level skills for a position in sales. Recognizes the necessary skills and characteristics that contribute toward greater sales effectiveness. Stresses the importance of establishing realistic goals and objectives; to manage your time and selling activities more effectively. The primary objective, however, is to gain an understanding of personal selling as a major function within the marketing and promotional mix of a firm.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MKT 4415 - MARKETING MANAGEMENT


    An in-depth examination of contemporary micro and macro marketing systems. Examines functional marketing decisions through the application of behavioral concepts, quantitative tools, and systems theory. Also presents advanced marketing techniques used by marketing organizations. Looks at individual behavior in order to evaluate the buying behavior of consumers with the objective of tailoring marketing strategies to meet consumers’ needs and wants.

    Prerequisites & Notes: BUS 3330 or MKT 3330 and junior standing or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MKT 4422 - INTERNATIONAL MARKETING


    Examines the application of marketing concepts and strategies in the global markets. Emphasis is on adjusting and adapting a marketing program to foreign markets. Provides an understanding of differences between markets in different countries, its politics, legal, culture, trade practices, geography, and commercial policies. Studies export and import procedures and practices.  

    Prerequisites & Notes: BUS 3330 or MKT 3330 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MKT 4423 - BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS MARKETING


    In the business market, the customers are organizations (businesses, governments, and institutions) and these customers represent a huge market opportunity.  This course will introduce students to business-to-business marketing by identifying the distinctive characteristics of the business market, exploring the way in which organizations make buying decisions, and isolating the requirements for marketing strategy success.

    Prerequisites & Notes: BUS 3330 or MKT 3330.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MKT 4426 - E-MARKETING


    This course is a comprehensive examination of e-marketing.  Covers the skills and knowledge to develop and implement e-marketing strategies for segmenting, targeting and positions.  In addition, marketing mix functions and customer relationship management will be explored in an online environment.  

    Prerequisites & Notes: 45 earned credits.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MS 1115 - LEADERSHIP AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT


    This is an introductory course open to all students without obligation.  It focuses on the military as a profession and examines its organization, ethics and values.  The course explores the responsibilities and impact of leadership and the rules, customs and traditions of military service.  Students are introduced to the fundamentals of land navigation, physical fitness, drill and ceremonies, first aid and public speaking.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MS 1125 - INTRODUCTION TO TACTICAL LEADERSHIP


    Open to all students without obligation.  The course explores leadership principles, decision-making and team building.  Students are introduced to tactical systems and the field environment.  Students learn advanced techniques in land navigation, terrain association, and first aid.  Students also begin their program in professional military reading.

    Credits: 1 cr.

  
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    MS 2215 - INNOVATIVE TEAM LEADERSHIP


    Open to all students without obligation. The course continues the basic leader development process and focuses on applying the fundamentals of leadership and team-building skills. Students gain an understanding of small team dynamics and the roles and responsibilities of junior leaders. It further reinforces the ideals of service, ethics and values, and develops students’ confidence in their own skills, knowledge and attributes.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MS 2225 - FOUNDATIONS OF TACTICAL LEADERSHIP


    Open to all students without obligation.  The course continues the application of leadership and team-building principles.  Proficiency in individual skills and leadership abilities is assessed during situational training to evaluate students in leadership roles.  Advanced techniques in problem analysis, planning and organizing, delegation, interpersonal skills, sound decision making , and small team operations are emphasized.

    Credits: 1 cr.

  
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    MS 3315 - INTRODUCTION TO TEAM DYNAMICS


    Expands and refines the leader development process.  This is an intensive program to prepare cadets for tasks, skills and responsibilities associated with Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC).  Cadets are trained and evaluated on the full range of leadership skills and attributes.  Written and oral communication skills, motivational behavior, interpersonal skills, administrative procedures, decision-making and military field skills are emphasized.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MS 3325 - LEADERSHIP IN CHANGING ENVIRONMENTS


    Expands on the skills introduced in MS-3315 and incorporates increasingly challenging situations involving military technical, tactical and leadership skills.  Advanced training in marksmanship and physical fitness is emphasized.  Course culminates with several field training exercises where students are placed in simulated combat and evaluated on performance.  Course is designed to bring cadets to peak proficiency in physical conditioning and leadership ability.

    Prerequisites & Notes: MS 3315.

    Credits: 3 cr.

  
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    MS 4401 - MILITARY SCIENCE LEADERSHIP I


    4401 transitions the focus of student learning from being trained, mentored and evaluated as an MSL III Cadet to learning how to train, mentor and evaluate underclass Cadets. MSL IV Cadets learn the duties and responsibilities of an Army staff officer and apply the Military Decision Making Process, Army Writing Style, and the Army’s Training Management and METL Development processes during weekly Training Meetings to plan, execute and assess battalion training events. Cadets learn safely conduct training by understanding and employing the Composite Risk Management Process. Cadets learn how to use the Comprehensive Soldier Fitness (CSF) program to reduce and manage stress.

    Prerequisites & Notes: MS 3325

    Credits: 3crs.
  
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    MS 4402 - MILITARY SCIENCE LEADERSHIP 2


    4402 is a continuation of MS 4401, which transitions the focus of student learning from being trained, mentored and evaluated as an MSL III Cadet to learning how to train, mentor and evaluate underclass Cadets. MSL IV Cadets learn the duties and responsibilities of an Army staff officer and apply the Military Decision Making Process, Army Writing Style, and the Army’s training Management and METL Development processes during weekly Training Meetings to plan, execute and assess battalion training events. Cadets learn to safely conduct training by understanding and employing the Composite Risk Management Process. Cadets learn how to use the Comprehensive Soldier fitness (CSF) program to reduce and manage stress.

    Prerequisites & Notes: MS 3325 & MS 4401

    Credits: 3crs.
  
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    MS 4497 - INDEPENDENT STUDY


    Independent Study

    Variable Credits: 1-3cr
  
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    MU 1100 - FOUNDATIONS OF MUSIC EDUCATION


    This course provides an introduction to professional careers in music education. Students examine teaching responsibilities, attributes of a successful teacher, and the process of teaching and learning music in grades PreK-12, with Pre-K lab experience. Additional topics include certification requirements, historical and philosophical foundations of music education, frameworks for teaching, emerging technology in music education and creating a professional portfolio.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MU 1101 - INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC


    Studies principal vocal and instrumental forms and media. Surveys important compositions from the early Baroque to the present.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MU 1103 - INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC FUNDAMENTALS


    An overview of music theory fundamentals, including notes, key signatures, scales, intervals, triads, Mm seventh chords, and rhythm.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MU 1105 - INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC TECHNOLOGY


    An introduction to music technology software and hardware, focused on basic recording, sound reinforcement, and desktop music production systems.  Lab activities will place an emphasis on the operation and components of the typical MIDI lab (hardware and software) and basic concert hall sound systems.  Students will complete independent projects in audio production, music notation, and MIDI sequencing.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MU 1107 - BASIC GROUP PIANO


    The study of basic piano performance skills and techniques. Students will learn to play a variety of scales, exercises, and musical pieces on piano. Students will also become familiar with common piano nomenclature and basic music notation. No experience playing an instrument or reading music is necessary.

    Credits: 1cr Notes: Restricted from Music Majors.
  
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    MU 1108 - BASIC GROUP VOICE


    The study of basic voice performance skills and techniques. Students will learn to sing a variety of scales, exercises, and musical pieces utilizing their voice. Students will also become familiar with common vocal nomenclature and basic music notation. No experience playing an instrument or reading music is necessary.

    Credits: 1cr. Notes: Restricted from Music Majors.
  
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    MU 1109 - BASIC GROUP GUITAR


    The study of basic guitar performance skills and techniques. Students will learn to play a variety of scales, exercises, and musical pieces on guitar. Students will also become familiar with common guitar nomenclature and basic music notation. No experience playing an instrument or reading music is necessary.

    Credits: 1cr. Notes: Restricted from Music Majors.
  
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    MU 2201 - INTRODUCTION TO JAZZ


    Studies the evolutionary history of jazz from the earliest African and European influences to the present. Emphasizes listening experiences and develops an awareness of the unique role of jazz in American culture.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MU 2202 - HISTORY OF ROCK N’ ROLL, POP, AND SOUL


    Focus on the musical elements, historical aspects, and styles of 20th century and 21st century popular music with an emphasis on the genres of Rock n’ Roll, Soul and Pop music.  It will explore the social, technological, and cultural backgrounds that influenced the development of these musical styles.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MU 2203 - MUSIC AND THE SOUNDS OF FILM


    Examines music and film, how the music interacts with sound and dialogue, and how music and film has changed with advances in film technology.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MU 2205 - WOMEN IN MUSIC


    The study of women composers and performers through reading and recordings, including western and non-western music traditions.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MU 2211 - BASIC MUSIC I


    Development of vocabulary; study of modes, scales, harmonic rhythmic, and composition techniques. Supportive examples selected from all periods of music. Sight singing and dictation. May be repeated for a total of 6 credits.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MU 2212 - BASIC MUSIC II


    Continuation of MU 2211. The study of diatonic harmony with emphasis on the phrase model. Emphasis on cadences, choral harmonization, figured bass, sequences, and analysis approached through written material, sight singing, and dictation.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Grade of C or better in MU 2211.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MU 2220 - WESTERN MUSIC UNTIL 1750


    Surveys Western European musical literature and styles beginning with the early Christian era through the Renaissance and Baroque.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MU 2230 - ACTING FOR SINGERS


    Group instruction in acting for singers with little or no background in the discipline. An introduction to the basics of acting and performance, specializing in acting techniques, style, musicianship, memorization, interpretation, and repertoire, with an emphasis on techniques useful to the vocal performance and music education major who will perform and/or produce musical theater in the school.  A final performance will be given at the end of the semester.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Permission of the instructor by audition appointment.

    Credits: 1cr. Notes: Can be taken a maximum of two times for credit.
  
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    MU 2240 - BASIC PIANO TUNING


    An introduction to the trade and history of piano tuning with an emphasis on basic tuning techniques and simple repair issues for the piano. Pianos will be provided as class projects for tuning and repair.

    Credits: 1cr.
  
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    MU 2250 - BASIC CONDUCTING


    Lecture and laboratory experiences with basic conducting techniques. Special emphasis on speaking and moving to rhythms. Students conduct class as a music ensemble.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Grade of C or better in MU 2212

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MU 3221 - CLASSIC AND ROMANTIC MUSIC


    Surveys Western European musical literature and musical styles of the Classic and Romantic Eras.

    Prerequisites & Notes: MU 2220.  Music majors must earn a grade of C or better in MU 2220.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MU 3222 - POST ROMANTIC AND 20TH CENTURY MUSIC


    Surveys Western European and American musical literature and musical styles beginning with the Post-Romantic Era through main currents of 20th-century composition.

    Prerequisites & Notes: MU 3221 or permission of instructor.  Music majors must earn a grade of C or better in MU 3221.

    Credits: 3 cr. Notes: May be taken for 2 or 3 credits only.
  
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    MU 3241 - GENERAL MUSIC METHODS K-12


    Studies the developmental and musical characteristics of children ages 5-18. Emphasizes teaching the elements of music through age-appropriate activities. Includes a survey of current materials as well as observation/participation in the local schools. Particular attention is given to curricular development for general music classes and elective courses in grades K-12.

    Prerequisites & Notes: MU 1100, MU 2212 and Pre-Professional Experience I - non-music observations.

    Co-requisites:  MU-3241L

  
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    MU 3241L - GENERAL MUSIC METHODS LAB


    General Music Methods Lab

    Prerequisites & Notes: Co-requisites:  MU 324L

    Credits: 0 cr.
  
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    MU 3261 - FUNDAMENTALS OF JAZZ IMPROVISATION I


    Beginning course in jazz improvisation. Study of fundamental chord types and appropriate scales/modes. Concentration will be on the blues form and diatonic harmony in major keys. Focus in on generating melodic lines in the jazz idiom based on goal notes, i.e. chord tones.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MU 3262 - FUNDAMENTALS OF JAZZ IMPROVISATION II


    Continuation of 3261. Study of more complex chord extensions and/or alterations and appropriate scales/modes. Concentration will be on the II-V-I progression in both major and minor keys. Focus will again be on generating melodic lines in the jazz idiom based on goal notes, i.e. chord tones.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MU 3291L - HIGH INCIDENCE DISABILITES - MUSIC LAB


    The focus of this course will be the application of information taught in SPE 3291; specifically instruction with needed modifications and development of adaptations and accommodations for the PreK-12 classroom; observations, development of adapted lesson plans and materials and teaching experiences will be included.  Lab to be taken concurrently with SPE 3291. 

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: MU 3241. Corequisite: SPE 3291.

    Credits: 0 cr.
  
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    MU 3301 - WORLD MUSICS


    Music of various continents are explored with particular emphasis on each tradition’s cultural function. Provides the fundamental research and comparative skills needed to understand and listen to selected non-western music. Includes discussions of how Western art and popular music incorporate these styles.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MU 3305 - TECHNOLOGY IN MUSIC EDUCATION


    Studies current trends in technology for the music classroom. Special focus on educational software, online resources, Smartboard, notation software, and application to the music classroom and ensemble rehearsal.

    Prerequisites & Notes: MU 1100.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MU 3311 - BASIC MUSIC III


    Continuation of MU 2212. The study of modulation and chromatic harmony approached through written material, sight singing, and dictation.

    Prerequisites & Notes: MU 2211 and grade of C or better in MU 2212.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MU 3312 - BASIC MUSIC IV


    Continuation of MU 3311 . An introduction to the study of musical form and structure including variations, rondo, and sonata form. Examination of late nineteenth-and twentieth-century harmonic practice through written work, sight singing, and dictation.

    Prerequisites & Notes: MU 2211 and grade of C or better in MU 3311.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MU 3313 - ELECTRONIC MUSIC I


    Survey of electroacoustic music technology with emphasis on MIDI applications. Provides hands-on experience with computer-based sequencing and music notation.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: MU 2212.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MU 3314 - COMPUTER-BASED MUSIC NOTATION


    This course provides hands-on instruction in computer-based music notation. Software such as Finale, Sibelius, Band-in-a-Box, Overture and Administrative applications are explored.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MU 3315 - ORCHESTRATION


    Designed to provide the basic skills of notation, parts extraction, transposing and arranging, in addition to information on instrumental ranges, qualities, and usages. Strings, woodwinds, and brass are treated as distinct families. Provides a fluent understanding of skills and concepts and, as a by-product, the student will become more aware of score reading and audio awareness. Good manuscript habits will make it possible for musicians to read new music and students will be able to use these skills in graduate school.

    Prerequisites & Notes: MU 3312 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MU 3323 - STUDIES IN KEYBOARD LITERATURE


    Study of keyboard literature from the late Renaissance to the present day.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MU 3330 - CHORAL CONDUCTING


    Prepares the future music educator to organize, teach, and conduct choral organizations of varying levels of achievement, particularly junior and senior high school age groups.  Experience in conducting the class as a chorus is integral to the course.

    Prerequisites & Notes: MU 2212, MU 2250 and MAP 1123.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MU 3331 - INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING


    Prepared for conducting instrumental groups. Emphasis on communicative and control techniques of conducting and rehearsal and performance techniques.  Experience through conducting a laboratory band and orchestra. Videotaping is utilized extensively with each individual.

    Prerequisites & Notes: MU 2212, MU 2250 and MAP 1123.

    Credits: 3 cr. Dual Listed/Cross Listed: MU 5551.
  
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    MU 3352 - DICTION I FOR SINGERS


    This course will use the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) to present a systematic approach to the pronunciation of vocal literature in Italian, Latin, and German, examining those elements of pronunciation which must be modified from the spoken language into the singing language. The course will require solo and group preparation of songs in each language, including precise translations for foreign language literature and will provide for class criticism and discussion of performance in an effort to develop critical hearing.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MU 3353 - DICTION II FOR SINGERS


    This course will use the International Phonetic Alphabet to present a systematic approach to the pronunciation of vocal literature in English and French, examining those elements of pronunciation, which must be modified from the spoken language into the singing language. The course will require solo and group preparation of songs in each language, including precise translations for foreign language literature and will provide for class criticism and discussion of performance in an effort to develop critical hearing.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MU 3361 - JAZZ ARRANGING I


    A course in the study of the fundamentals of jazz arranging. Includes standard formats and part notation; appropriate ranges and transpositions of common jazz instruments and arranging for combos up to four horns and rhythm section.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MU 4330 - VOCAL-CHORAL MUSIC IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS


    Study of a suitable choral program for a public school system.  The course emphasizes the teaching of voice and ensemble singing through the developmental stages of young singers.  Students observe and participate in vocal/choral music-making with elementary, middle, and high schools choirs.

    Prerequisites & Notes: MU 3241 and MU 3330.

    Credits: 3 cr. Dual Listed/Cross Listed: MU 5545.
  
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    MU 4331 - INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS


    Study of a suitable instrumental program for a public school system.  Particular attention to class teaching techniques of the various instruments.  Problems of organization and administration of such a program; survey and examination of the available instructional materials.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Take MU-3241 and MU-3331

    Credits: 3 cr. Dual Listed/Cross Listed: MU-5541
  
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    MU 4400 - STUDENT TEACHING


    (By arrangement). Opportunity to apply knowledge and skills acquired in professional preparation. Accomplished by a field experience in university established centers under supervision of qualified cooperating teachers. Observations and conferences are scheduled by the departmental supervisor.

    Prerequisites & Notes: 3.0 QPA.

    Credits: 12 cr.
  
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    MU 4400L - SENIOR LAB: BECOMING A PROFESSIONAL


    The focus of this course will be to develop and refine professional competencies prior to accepting a teaching position.  Topics include: development of a professional portfolio, preparing for a job search, teacher certification, current issues in music education, professional development and professional responsibilities. 

    Credits: 0 cr.
  
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    MU 4410 - FORMS AND ANALYSIS


    Various methods of musical analysis are studied and applied to compositions representative of various periods of music history.

    Prerequisites & Notes: MU 3312.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MU 4413 - STUDIO PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES


    Seminar in studio production techniques, including critical listening and monitoring, application of effects processing to digital audio, sound design and syntheses, device and effects automation, mixing and mastering, and final project deliver. Students will collaborate to produce several high-quality audio projects.

    Prerequisites & Notes: MU 3313.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MU 4414 - RECORDING ARTS


    Seminar in digital audio workstation (DAW) recording: emphasis will be placed on sound recording, editing, and mixing processes through hands-on experience. Students will collaborate to produce high-quality recordings within several musical genres.

    Prerequisites & Notes: MU 3313 or prmission of instructor.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MU 4420 - SONG LITERATURE


    Studies development of monophonic song from the days of the troubadours and troupers to the present time. Emphasizes especially the history of the German lied, the French chanson or melody, and solo song in the British Isles and the United States. Also includes the major composers of song in the Slavic countries, Spain, South America, and Scandinavia.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MU 4429 - ADVANCED STUDIES MUSIC LITERATURE


    Intensive study of selected choral, solo, chamber, and orchestral masterpieces: emphasis on formal and stylistic developments.

    Prerequisites & Notes: MU 2220, MU 3221 and MU 3222.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MU 4431 - THE SYMPHONY


    Studies orchestral music from its beginning. The Mannheim composers, the Viennese classics, the Romanticists, and contemporary composers. Works will be analyzed and their historical, cultural, and philosophical backgrounds discussed.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MU 4437 - WIND BAND LITERATURE


    The study of wind band literature considered standard in the performance repertoire at the high school level with an emphasis on developing the skills to recognize works that are artfully crafted.

    Prerequisites & Notes: MU 3315 and MU 3351.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MU 4438 - CONDUCTOR’S LITERATURE


    The study of standard literature in the performance repertoire of wind band and orchestral ensembles. An emphasis on developing the skills to recognize works that are artfully crafted, explore the origins of wind-band music, identify great literature for both wind-band and orchestra and assess the development and direction of current trends. While repertoire emphasized will be of the highest quality, one of the major benefits of the course will be to explore literature for all levels of programming, from beginning to professional levels.

    Prerequisites & Notes: MU 3315 and MU 3351.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MU 4459 - MARCHING BAND TECHNIQUES


    Detailed study of the marching band including philosophy, styles, charting, music, materials, instrumentation, administration, and contemporary techniques.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MU 4471 - VOCAL PEDAGOGY


    A study of the teaching of singing on an individual or group basis. Study of the five elements of singing: respiration, phonation, resonation, articulation, and interpretation. An examination of various approaches to voice teaching, including a study of books on voice pedagogy.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3 cr. Notes: May be taken for 2 or 3 credits only.
  
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    MU 4472 - PIANO PEDAGOGY


    Studies procedures for class and individual instruction: emphasizes the ear approach as the basis for reading, true musical perception and intelligent understanding of the printed page. Examines and evaluates materials suitable for the first years of piano study.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MU 4473 - PRACTICUM IN PIANO TEACHING


    Introduces class and individual instruction techniques to be used with young beginners.

    Prerequisites & Notes: MU 4472.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MU 4474 - STRING PEDAGOGY


    Evaluates string methods and materials, gives hands-on practice on feedback on string lesions, grades and organizes string music literature, present history of string teaching and offers a repertory of teaching techniques and routines.

    Prerequisites & Notes: MAP 1151 and MAP 1152.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MU 4475 - WOODWIND PEDAGOGY


    Acquaints students with the woodwind instruments and their solo and ensemble literature. Lecture, demonstration, films, tapes, and recordings presented for flute, oboe, bassoon, clarinet, and saxophone.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MU 4476 - BRASS PEDAGOGY


    Studies the techniques, teaching problems, teaching materials, history, and literature related to the brass instruments.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MU 4477 - PERCUSSION PEDAGOGY


    Studies teaching techniques and associated literature of the various percussion instruments.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MU 4481 - SURVEY OF THE BUSINESS OF MUSIC


    An overview of the global music industry as practiced in the United States, this course will provide insights into a number of key areas of business related to music.  Students will also explore a diversity of music industry career paths in areas such as arts management, music products and merchandizing, public relations, music production and recording, publishing, and online music distribution. 

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MU 4489 - INTERNSHIP: MUSIC INDUSTRY


    A 14-week internship in the music industry intended as a capstone experience for the Industry program. Internships may take place in the fields of music products retail and wholesale, arts management, marketing, promotions, recording, and/or production. Students are encouraged to make contact with potential internship programs well before their internship.

    Prerequisites & Notes: MU 4481.

    Credits: 12 cr.
  
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    MU 4497 - INDEPENDENT STUDY


    Independent study is an activity initiated by the student to increase his/her already advanced knowledge in a particular academic discipline. The subject is examined in an intensive manner with guidance by a faculty member who has special expertise in that field.

    Credits: 1 - 3 cr. Notes: May be taken for 1 through 3 credits at one time.
  
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    NTR 1101 - PERSONAL NUTRITION


    This course covers basic principles of nutrition for personal health and wellness. Topics include carbohydrates, protein, fat, vitamins, minerals, and water, weight control and other current topics in nutrition. This is an excellent course for students wishing to improve their eating habits and health. This course DOES NOT fulfill requirements for the nursing or nutrition program. 

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    NTR 2211 - INTRODUCTION TO NUTRITION


    This course examines how optimal nutrition improves health and risk factors for nutrition related diseases. It introduces the science of nutrition, nutrient needs of the body, and the foods that meet these needs. Topics covered include carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, vitamins, minerals, water, weight control, eating disorders, and lifecycle nutrition. 

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    NTR 2220 - NUTRITION AND EXERCISE


      An in-depth look into nutrition and exercise and how they work together to prevent chronic disease.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    NTR 3300 - CULTURAL NUTRITION


    A study of basic human nutrition and the food habits of individuals from various countries and ethnic backgrounds. This course includes an examination of the student’s own culture compared to the cultures discussed in class.   

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: completion of 30 credit hours or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    NTR 3305 - PRINCIPLES OF FOOD SCIENCE


    Application of physical and chemical properties of food related to the selection, preparation, consumption, and storage. This course integrates nutrition concepts into the study of food science. 

    Prerequisites & Notes: At least one nutrition class.

    Credits: 3cr
  
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    NTR 3305L - PRINCIPLES OF FOOD SCIENCE LAB


    Principles of Food Science Lab.

    Credits: 0 cr
  
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    NTR 3314 - LIFE CYCLE NUTRITION


    Nutritional requirements and assessment of humans from conception to old age, including the study of nutrition as it relates to health and disease common to each phase of the life cycle. The impact of societal and environmental factors on nutrient intake will be examined.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Corequisite: NTR 2211

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    NTR 3315 - NUTRITION ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT


    An examination of managerial functions in nutrition services, including food service. Includes discussion of managerial duties, leadership, personnel management, financial aspects of nutrition services and marketing techniques.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    NTR 3316 - COMMUNITY NUTRITION


    Addresses issues of nutrition services in the community, including needs assessment, implementation, and program evaluation. Provides opportunity for students to become familiar with WIC, school lunch programs, congregated meals, cooperative extension services, etc.

    Prerequisites & Notes:  

    NTR-2211

    Credits: 3 cr.

  
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    NTR 3325 - COUNSELING AND HEALTH EDUCATION


    Counseling theory and interviewing techniques will be discussed. The student will have the opportunity to practice assessing, documenting, and counseling individuals on nutrition. Health promotion and disease prevention will be highlighted throughout this course.

    Prerequisites & Notes: NTR 2211

    Corequisite: NTR 3314

    Credits: 3 cr,

  
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    NTR 3330 - SPORTS NUTRITION


    Scientific basis for sports nutrition. Basic nutrition concepts, energy expenditure during various types of exercise, diet during training, meal recommendations, use of supplements and ergogenic aids, special recommendations for groups of athletes. An excellent course for athletes, coaches, and active people.

    Prerequisites & Notes: NTR 2211 prerequisite

    NTR 3325 Co-requisite

    Credits: 3 cr.

  
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    NTR 4401 - MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY I


    Nutritional assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring, and evaluation of patients with obesity, eating disorders, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and immunological disorders. Pathophysiology and evidence-based medical nutrition therapy interventions for disease states discussed.

    Prerequisites & Notes: NTR-2211 with a grade of C or better

    Co-Requisites BSC 1121 & NTR 3325

    Credits: 3 cr.

  
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    NTR 4402 - MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY II


    Nutritional assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring, and evaluation of patients with anemia, HIV, inborn errors of metabolism, nervous system disorders, digestive tract disorders, renal disease, neoplastic diseases and those on nutrition support. Pathophysiology and evidence based medical nutrition therapy interventions for disease states discussed.     

    Prerequisites & Notes: BSC 1121, NTR 2211, NTR 3325, AND NTR 4401 with a grade of C or better

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    NTR 4411 - QUANTITY FOOD PRODUCTION


    This course covers quantity food production, menu planning, purchasing, receiving, sanitation, and safety techniques in food service. 

    Prerequisites & Notes: NTR-3305

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    NTR 4417 - ADVANCED NUTRITION


    Chemistry of nutrients, metabolism, and normal nutritional requirements throughout the human life cycle.

    Prerequisites & Notes: CHM-1101, CHM-1102 and NTR-2211

    Corequisites:

    CHM-2201

    Credits: 3 cr.

  
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    NTR 4419 - NUTRITION FIELD EXPERIENCE


    Supervised and evaluated field experience related to nutrition. Requires a comprehensive final project related to the work accomplished during the field experience and a positive performance evaluation by immediate supervisor, who must be a nutrition professional. 

    Prerequisites & Notes: Must have earned 60 credits including 9 credits of nutrition with a QPA of 3.0 overall and in the major

    Variable Credits: 0 - 15 cr.
  
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    NTR 4420 - NUTRITION RESEARCH SEMINAR


    Students select a contemporary nutrition issue. The students will learn research methodology, how to interpret current research, and how to present their research. 

    Prerequisites & Notes: Must have 75 earned credits including 9 credits of nutrition

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    NTR 4497 - INDEPENDENT STUDY


    Independent study is an activity initiated by the student to increase his/her already advanced knowledge in a particular academic discipline.
    The subject is examined in an intensive manner with guidance by a faculty member who has special expertise in that field. May be taken for one, two or three credits at one time.

    Variable Credits: 0 - 3 cr.
  
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    NUR 1100 - FOUNDATIONS OF PROFESSIONAL NURSING


    This course introduces first-year students to the profession of nursing.  The course has two separate goals: providing a basis for academic achievement and helping students develop skills necessary for professional success.  Students learn about diversity issues, examine what it means to be a college student, explore what it means to be a professional, and develop strategies for success. Discussion of the importance of a strong liberal arts foundation as the basis of professional study is an integral part of the course.  Professional concepts such as communication skills, basic medical language, legal, ethical, and professional issues are introduced. This course is for nursing majors only.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Nursing majors only.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    NUR 1120 - PUBLIC HEALTH and SOCIAL JUSTICE


    This course is designed to provide an overview of public health with an emphasis on the population perspective and the cross-cutting ecological nature of public health including the population impacts on healthcare systems.  Discussions will integrate social justice issues, epidemiology and other public health concepts, with discussions primarily limited to the United States and occasional references to global implications. This course does not meet the wellness requirement for nursing or nutrition students, nor can it be used as a nursing elective.  

    Credits: 3 cr. General Education Requirement: *** This course does not meet the wellness requirement for nursing or nutrition students, nor can it be used as a nursing elective.
  
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    NUR 3261 - HEALTH ASSESSMENT ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN


    This course is designed to assist the RN to BSN student develop the skills necessary to perform health assessments. The course incorporates the principles of interviewing, comprehensive health history, sequential physical assessment, and analysis and documentation of collected data.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    NUR 3270 - INTRODUCTION TO PROFESSIONAL NURSING I


    This course provides a theory and skills foundation for professional nursing, and the role of the professional nurse is explored. The Nursing process, health care needs of individuals, and health physical assessment are central concepts. The history of nursing and the laboratory component concentrate on acquisition of professional nursing skills.

    Prerequisites & Notes: BSC 1121 and BSC 1122.

     

    Credits: 3 cr.

 

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