FAU
Department of Sociology

Undergraduate Courses

  • Introduction to Songwriting
  • (MUC 2601) 3 Credits
  • Prerequisites: MUT 2117, MUT 2247, and 1 semester of music composition
    Songwriting techniques studies through analysis and construction techniques. Students will assess different commercial genres and learn how to apply various techniques to their own songwriting. Emphasis will be placed on creation of lyrics, harmony, melodies, hooks, and forms.
  • Introduction to Music Technology
  • (MUC 3313 3 Credits
  • A broad perspective of how current levels of information systems technology can assist individuals within the musical areas of com position, arranging and teaching. In Includes extensive laboratory assignments applying music-based hardware and software.
  • Composition
  • MUC 4241) 1-3 credits
  • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
    Original works for solo and small ensembles.
  • Composing and Arranging Music for
    Television and Radio Commercials

  • (MUC 4600) 3 credits
  • Prerequisite: MUT 2117 with a grade of "C" or higher
    Corequisite: MUS 4343
    This course is designed to teach the basic composing, arranging, and technical techniques required to score music for commercials and jingles.
  • Music Composition for Films
  • (MUC 4610) 3 credits
  • Prerequisite: MUT 2117, MUT 2341, permission of instructor
    Film composition is designed to teach the basic composing, arranging, and technical techniques required to score films and television.
  • Rock and Funk Ensemble
  • (MUC 4704) 1 credit
  • Prerequisite: Audition required
    Teaches students the stylistic approach to composing, arranging, and performing commercially viable material. All students are required to compose or arrange two compositions for the ensemble each semester and perform with the ensemble in every scheduled performance.
  • Introduction to Music Education
  • (MUE 2040) 2 credits
  • Prerequisites: MUT 1241, MUT 1112, MUE 2430
    Designed as an introduction to MUE 4140, Choral Methods, and MUE 4330, Secondary Instrumental Methods, this course explores the field of music education. A 15-hour observation component is required.
  • Voice Techniques
  • (MUE 2430) 1 credit
  • This course is designed for music students in the music education or vocal tracks who are working with the singing voice. It addresses vocal physiology, health and preservation, techniques, and pedagogy/methodology.
  • Woodwind Pedagogy and Methods
  • (MUE 2450) 1 credit
  • Methods and materials used in teaching woodwind instruments on the elementary and secondary school level.
  • Brass Pedagogy and Methods
  • (MUE 2460) 1 credit
  • Methods and materials used in teaching brass instruments on the elementary and secondary school level.
  • Percussion Pedagogy and Methods
  • (MUE 2470) 1 credit
  • Methods and materials used in teaching percussion instruments on the elementary and secondary school level.
  • Music: Elementary School I
  • (MUE 4013) 2 credits
  • Not open to music majors. See Department of Teacher Education for course description.
  • Music: Elementary School II
  • (MUE 4311) 3 credits
  • Problems of teaching and supervising music in the elementary school for students majoring in music and music education. Lesson planning and teaching situations are presented in class. Leading music series are studied. Open to music majors only.
  • Choral Methods
  • (MUE 4140) 2 credits
  • Prerequisite: MUE 2040
    Methods and materials of teaching choral singing on the elementary and secondary school level.
  • Secondary Instrumental Methods
  • (MUE 4330) 2 credits
  • Prerequisite: MUE 2040
    Practical experience in teach in singing, instrumental, rhythmic, listening, and creative activities in music to secondary school students. Study and evaluation of new materials and methods of teaching secondary school music.
  • String Pedagogy and Methods
  • (MUE 4441) 1 credit
  • Methods and materials used in teaching string instruments on the elementary and secondary school level.
  • Choral Conducting I
  • (MUG 3201) 1 credit
  • Prerequisites: MUH 4211 and MUT 4311 with grades of "C" or higher
    Corequisite: 15 hours of observation of choral ensembles or choral ensemble participation as appropriate to degree.
    The basic techniques of choral conducting and an introduction to choral literature.
  • Instrumental Conducting I
  • (MUG 3301) 1 credit
  • Prerequisites: MUH 4211 and MUT 4311 with grades of "C" or higher
    Corequisite: 15 hours of observation or ensemble participation
    Introduction to the basic techniques of instrumental conducting and to the appropriate literature.
  • Choral Conducting II
  • (MUG 4201) 2 credits
  • Prerequisite: MUG 3201, MUT 4611, MUH 4212
    Corequisite: 15 hours of observation of choral ensembles or choral ensemble participation as appropriate to degree.
    Theory and practice of choral conducting.
  • Instrumental Conducting II
  • (MUG 4301) 2 credits
  • Prerequisite: MUG 3301, MUH 4212
    Corequisite: 15 hours of observation or ensemble participation
    Theory and practice of conducting instrumental ensembles.
  • History and Appreciation of Rock
  • (MUH 2017) 3 credits
  • A study of the origins and development of Rock and Roll music from Rhythm and Blues and Country and Western to current trends in Pop and Rock. Aural recognition of representative recordings will be required.

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