Oct 04, 2022  
Mansfield University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mansfield University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Courses


 
  
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    MA 4450 - INTERNSHIP


    Supervised and evaluated participation in the regular activities of a business, government, agency, or appropriate organization. In consultation with the supervising faculty member, the student is expected to prepare a comprehensive final report relating to the work accomplished during the internship.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Recommendation by department faculty.

    Credits: 3 - 12 cr. Notes: May be taken for 3 through 12 credits. No more than 6 credits count toward the major.
  
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    MA 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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    MAP 1101 - VOICE CLASS I


    Develops proper vocal production, poise, and confidence in solo singing. Remedial work for individual problems.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MAP 1103 - ADVANCED VOICE CLASS


    Instruction in voice will be given on a level beyond MAP 1101 and 1102. Goals of the course: to improve technique, quality, and artistry of individual voices; and to focus class attention on common vocal problems and their remediation.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MAP 1115 - ADVANCED PIANO CLASS


    Requires completion of the first piano proficiency and MU 3318.  Focuses on skills necessary for vocal track music education majors, including four-part open score reading, preparing multiple accompaniments simultaneously, reducing and transposing accompaniments to fit student needs, and site-reading.  The course prepares students for the second piano proficiency, in which students perform multiple open-score excerpts, accompany solo vocalists, perform choral accompaniments, and sight-read both accompaniments and four-part open scores.

    Prerequisites & Notes: MU 3318.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MAP 1121 - PIANO CLASS I


    This class is intended for the beginning piano student with no previous piano background. Develops basic skills such as scales, reading bass and treble clefs simultaneously, simple chord progressions, ability to improvise harmonization patterns, and simple sight-reading.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MAP 1122 - PIANO CLASS II


    Assumes completion of MAP 1121 or some level of previous piano training.  Further development of basic skills, expanding scale knowledge to include all major scales and white-note minors, including arpeggios and basic chord progressions.  Focus on improvising accompaniment patterns, learning basic repertoire quickly, and enhanced sight-reading skills.

    Prerequisites & Notes: MAP 1121 with grade of C or better or departmental approval.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MAP 1123 - PIANO CLASS III


    Assumes completion of MAP 1122 or substantial previous piano training.  Includes a more in-depth focus on improvisation using more complex harmonic progressions.  Increases fluency of scales, chords and arpeggios, and develops students’ abilities to prepare and perform repertoire, and to further improve sight-reading skills.  The course culminates in the first piano proficiency.

    Prerequisites & Notes: MAP 1122 with grade of C or better or departmental approval.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MAP 1124 - PIANO CLASS IV


    Requires completion of the first piano proficiency.  Focuses on skills necessary for vocal track music education majors, including 3-part open score reading, preparing choral and solo accompaniments, reducing and transposing accompaniments to fit student needs, and sight reading.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Completion of the First Piano Proficiency.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MAP 1125 - PIANO CLASS V


    Focuses on skills necessary for vocal track music education majors, including 4-part open score reading, preparing choral and solo accompaniments, reducing and transposing difficult accompaniments to fit student needs, and sight reading.

    Prerequisites & Notes: MAP 1124 with a grade of C or better.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MAP 1135 - WOODWIND CLASS


    Studies the fundamental principles and techniques necessary for playing and teaching the flute, clarinet, saxophone, oboe, and bassoon.  Study of the literature appropriate for beginning class instruction

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 1145 - BRASS CLASS


    Studies the fundamental principles and techniques necessary for playing and teaching the trumpet, horn, trombone, euphonium, and tuba.  Study of the literature appropriate for beginning class instruction.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 1155 - STRING CLASS


    Studies the fundamental principles and techniques necessary for playing and teaching the violin, viola, cello, and bass.  Study of literature appropriate for beginning class instruction.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 1156 - GUITAR CLASS


    Beginning study of the guitar focusing on accompaniment skills needed for use of the guitar in the music classroom.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 1158 - GUITAR CLASS II


    Continuation of 1157. More advanced work in techniques and corresponding literature.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MAP 1161 - PERCUSSION CLASS


    Studies the characteristics for the various percussion instruments; performance techniques: development of performing ability necessary to teach the percussion instruments at the elementary and secondary level of instruction.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MAP 2200 - VOICE SECONDARY


    Voice secondary - one half-hour lesson each week and weekly studio class.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 2210 - PIANO SECONDARY


    Piano secondary - one half-hour lesson each week and weekly studio class.

    Credits: 2cr.
  
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    MAP 2215 - CONDUCTING SECONDARY


    Conducting Secondary-one half-hour lesson each week.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisites: MU-3330 or MU-3331.

    Credits: 2cr
  
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    MAP 2220 - ORGAN SECONDARY


    Organ secondary - one half-hour lesson each week and weekly studio class.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 2230 - FLUTE SECONDARY


    Flute secondary - one half-hour lesson each week and weekly studio class.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 2231 - OBOE SECONDARY


    Oboe secondary - one half-hour lesson each week and weekly studio class.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 2232 - CLARINET SECONDARY


    Clarinet secondary - one half-hour lesson each week and weekly studio class.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 2233 - BASSOON SECONDARY


    Bassoon secondary - one half-hour lesson each week and weekly studio class.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 2234 - SAXOPHONE SECONDARY


    Saxophone secondary - one half-hour lesson each week and weekly studio class.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 2240 - TRUMPET SECONDARY


    Trumpet secondary - one half-hour lesson each week and weekly studio class.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 2241 - HORN SECONDARY


    Horn secondary - one half-hour lesson each week and weekly studio class.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 2242 - TROMBONE SECONDARY


    Trombone secondary - one half-hour lesson each week and weekly studio class.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 2243 - EUPHONIUM SECONDARY


    Euphonium secondary - one half-hour lesson each week and weekly studio class.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 2244 - TUBA SECONDARY


    Tuba secondary - one half-hour lesson each week and weekly studio class.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 2250 - VIOLIN SECONDARY


    Violin secondary - one half-hour lesson each week and weekly studio class.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 2251 - VIOLA SECONDARY


    Viola secondary - one half-hour lesson each week and weekly studio class.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 2252 - CELLO SECONDARY


    Cello secondary - one half-hour lesson each week and weekly studio class.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 2253 - BASS SECONDARY


    Bass secondary - one half-hour lesson each week and weekly studio class.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 2257 - GUITAR SECONDARY


    Guitar secondary - one half-hour lesson each week and weekly studio class.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 2260 - PERCUSSION SECONDARY


    Percussion secondary - one half-hour lesson each week and weekly studio class.

    Credits: 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 3270 - APPLIED MUSIC COMPOSITION


    The study and application of composition techniques within the context of an individualized private lesson. New compositions will be developed and produced for public performance. Expertise in the composition of serious art music may be used in career musical capacities and in a graduate school of music.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Successful completion of Basic Music I-IV theory sequence and/or permission of instructor.

    Credits: 2 cr. Notes: May be repeated for a total of 7 credits over multiple semesters.
  
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    MAP 3300 - VOICE


    Voice - One-half hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 1 - 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 3310 - PIANO


    Piano - One-half hour of lesson and fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 1- 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 3330 - FLUTE


    Flute - One-half hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 1 - 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 3331 - OBOE


    Oboe - One-half hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 1- 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 3332 - CLARINET


    Clarinet - One-half hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 1- 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 3333 - BASSOON


    Bassoon - One-half hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 1- 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 3334 - SAXOPHONE


    Saxophone - One-half hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 1 - 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 3340 - TRUMPET


    Trumpet - One-half hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 1 - 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 3341 - HORN


    Horn - One-half hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 1- 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 3342 - TROMBONE


    Trombone - One-half hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 1 - 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 3343 - EUPHONIUM


    Euphonium - One-half hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 1- 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 3344 - TUBA


    Tuba - One-half hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 1 - 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 3350 - VIOLIN


    Violin - One-half hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 1 - 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 3351 - VIOLA


    Viola - One-half hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 1- 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 3352 - CELLO


    Cello - One-half hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 1 - 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 3353 - BASS


    Bass - One-half hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 1 - 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 3357 - GUITAR


    Guitar - One-half hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 1 - 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 3360 - PERCUSSION


    Percussion - One-half hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 1- 2 cr.
  
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    MAP 4400 - VOICE


    Voice - One-hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 3 - 4 cr.
  
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    MAP 4410 - PIANO


    Piano- One-hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 3 - 4 cr.
  
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    MAP 4430 - FLUTE


    Flute - One-hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 3 - 4 cr.
  
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    MAP 4431 - OBOE


    Oboe - One-hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 3 - 4 cr.
  
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    MAP 4432 - CLARINET


    Clarinet - One-hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 3 - 4 cr.
  
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    MAP 4433 - BASSOON


    Bassoon - One-hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 3 - 4 cr.
  
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    MAP 4434 - SAXOPHONE


    Saxophone - One-hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 3 - 4 cr.
  
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    MAP 4440 - TRUMPET


    Trumpet - One-hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 3 - 4 cr.
  
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    MAP 4441 - HORN


    Horn - One-hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 3 - 4 cr.
  
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    MAP 4442 - TROMBONE


    Trombone - One-hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 3 - 4 cr.
  
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    MAP 4443 - EUPHONIUM


    Euphonium - One-hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 3 - 4 cr.
  
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    MAP 4444 - TUBA


    Tuba - One-hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio classes per week.

    Credits: 3 - 4 cr.
  
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    MAP 4450 - VIOLIN


    Violin - One-hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 3 - 4 cr.
  
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    MAP 4451 - VIOLA


    Viola - One-hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 3 - 4 cr.
  
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    MAP 4452 - CELLO


    Cello - One-hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week

    Credits: 3 - 4 cr.
  
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    MAP 4453 - BASS


    Bass - One-hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 3 - 4 cr.
  
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    MAP 4457 - GUITAR


    Guitar - One-hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 3 - 4 cr.
  
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    MAP 4460 - PERCUSSION


    Percussion - One-hour lesson and one fifty-minute group studio class per week.

    Credits: 3 - 4 cr.
  
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    MAP 4470 - RECITAL


    A formal public recital given in the major performing medium represents the culmination of study in the applied area.

    Credits: 2 - 4 cr.
  
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    MEN 0000 - RECITAL ATTENDANCE


    Recital attendance is designed to 1) place students in formal concerts for their peers on Thursdays, 2) have students hear professional performances during the semester, and 3) meet as a studio master class on Tuesdays.

    Credits: 0 cr.
  
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    MEN 3300 - CONCERT CHOIR


    A select mixed choir of about 55 voices. Rehearses four hours a week on choral literature spanning five centuries and in a variety of languages. Joins with Festival chorus to form an ensemble for women and men each fall and takes an annual tour in the spring. The group has performed at state, regional and national conventions, has produced numerous recordings, and tours internationally every three years. Audition required.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MEN 3301 - FESTIVAL CHORUS


    A mixed chorus of over 100 voices; open to all university students as well as community singers. The group rehearses three hours a week and performs a wide variety of choral styles in the fall semester and major choral works with professional soloists and orchestra during the spring semester. Members of the group also join with the Concert Choir to form separate women’s and men’s choruses in the fall semester. The Festival Chorus has produced numerous recordings. Students must vocalize for placement into the soprano, alto, tenor, or bass sections.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MEN 3302 - OPERA WORKSHOP


    The study and performance of operatic scenes or full scale operatic productions chosen according to the abilities of the students in the workshop.  Under supervision, students perform in, musically direct, coach, accompany, conduct and stage direct various scenes.  

    Credits: 1 cr. Dual Listed/Cross Listed: MEN 5502.
  
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    MEN 3303 - MANSFIELDIANS


    A highly select small ensemble specializing in vocal jazz and chamber choir music. The Mansfieldians tour with the MU Jazz Ensemble each year. The group also gives an annual holiday dinner concert and makes frequent guest appearances on behalf of the university. Rehearses three hours a week. An audition is required.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MEN 3304 - CHAMBER SINGERS


    A highly select vocal ensemble of 12-20 voices established for the study and performance of repertoire from the vocal chamber idiom. Literature includes madrigals & motets from the 16th and 17th centuries, Bach cantatas, part-songs of the 18th and 19th centuries, and contemporary selections. The ensemble performs both on and off campus. An audition is required for membership.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MEN 3306 - MUSICAL THEATRE PRODUCTION


    The study and performance of a full-scale musical production done in conjunction with the department of speech, communications and theatre.  Students will participate in all performance and technical aspects of the production. 

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MEN 3310 - PIANO ENSEMBLE


    Studies and performs two-piano and four-hand literature, chamber music, sonatas, and trios, including accompaniment of standard instrumental and vocal literature.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MEN 3330 - CONCERT WIND ENSEMBLE


    A select ensemble of wind and percussion players. Concerts given on and off campus. Membership is open to all university students by audition.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MEN 3331 - MOUNTIE MARCHING BAND


    Performs at all home games, travels for recruitment and promotion of MU and hosts the Mansfield University band day, as well as special functions, and international events.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MEN 3332 - SYMPHONIC BAND


    Studies a wide variety of band literature and presents concerts on campus. Membership is open to all university students. Auditions are for seating purposes only.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MEN 3333 - WOODWIND ENSEMBLE


    Study and performance of representative works for various woodwind ensembles. One woodwind quintet and one sax quintet take an annual tour.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MEN 3334 - BRASS ENSEMBLE


    Study and performance of representative works for various combinations of brass instruments.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MEN 3335 - CONCERT JAZZ BAND


    Performs on-campus several times each year, as well as, touring and performing concerts off-campus. Membership by audition.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MEN 3336 - SMALL JAZZ AND COMMERCIAL ENSEMBLES


    Provides the opportunity for students to gain supervised experience in performing jazz and other current professional music idioms in small groups.

    Credits: 1 cr. Dual Listed/Cross Listed: MEN 5536.
  
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    MEN 3337 - JAZZ LAB BAND


    The Jazz Lab Band is intended to introduce the student to large ensemble jazz styles through the performance of traditional and modern arrangements.  The ensemble performs at least two concerts per year.  Membership is by audition. 

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MEN 3338 - BRASS BAND


    Opportunities to study a wide variety of traditional, British brass band literature and presents concerts on and off campus. Brass band instruments include cornet, flugelhorn, alto horn, baritone, euphonium, trombone, E-flat & BB-flat tuba, and percussion-most of which are provided by the university. Membership is open to all university students by audition with the course instructor. Membership is limited to instrumentation for a preset 26-29 piece ensemble.

    Credits: 1cr.
  
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    MEN 3350 - ORCHESTRA


    The Mansfield University Symphony Orchestra provides an opportunity for experienced university and community musicians to participate in the performance of standard symphonic literature. The orchestra presents concerts each semester, accompanies outstanding student soloists, and is a touring ensemble.

     

     

    Credits: 1 cr.

  
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    MEN 3351 - STRING ENSEMBLE


    Study and performance of standard literature for string ensembles.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MEN 3352 - STRING CHAMBER ORCHESTRA


    The Mansfield University String Chamber Orchestra offers string players the opportunity to study and perform the standard string orchestra repertory of the great masters, as well as to play and become acquainted with the large graded music education repertory.  Weekly rehearsals will cover this repertory and prepare the ensemble for performances on and off campus.  Membership is by audition. 

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MEN 3357 - GUITAR ENSEMBLE


    Introduction to the technique and repertoire of guitar ensemble music and ensemble performance skills.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MEN 3360 - PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE


    Study and performance of representative works for all combinations of percussion instruments.

    Credits: 1 cr.
  
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    MGT 2230 - MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES


    Explains the world of professional management, and has the basic management functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. An emphasis on the contemporary challenges facing management: Quality, ethics, global issues and information technology.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MGT 3315 - EHTICS and MANAGERIAL DECISION MAKING


    The course provides a comprehensive and practical coverage of the ethical issues arising in managerial decision making.  It prepares students within the business fields with knowledge about ethical issues that arise specifically and across these fields.  It includes knowledge and best practices from business and public policy decisions from governmental and international entities.  Using a managerial framework, ethics will be integrated into strategic business decisions in order to prepare students for the issues and challenges that they will face throughout their business career.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MGT 3325 - BUSINESS LEADERSHIP


    This course provides a broad overview of the new context of business leadership, with an emphasis on the theories and research findings that offer important insights and practical knowledge about effective leadership in formal business organizations.  It offers a set of leadership practices based on the real world experiences of business managers who assumed the role of business leadership effectively.

    Prerequisites & Notes: BUS 2230 or MGT 2230.

    Credits: 3 cr.
  
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    MGT 3360 - INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT


    Presents in-depth description of the emerging field of international management.  Comprehensive coverage of both the strategic and behavioral dimensions of international management.  Exploring key cultural issues and problems in management across frontiers related to leadership, decision making, motivation and control.  It deals with the unique managerial risks and challenges resulting from complicated economic, legal-political and sociocultural forces.

    Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: 40 earned credits.

    Credits: 3 cr.
 

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