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Graduate Courses

  • Music Composition
  • (MUC 6251) 3 credits
  • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
    Applied lessons in composition. Students compose original works in a variety of media and styles.
  • Advanced Composing and Arranging
    for TV/Radio Commercials

  • (MUC 6605) 3 credits
  • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
    Course teaches students the basic composing and arranging techniques required to score commercials and jingles.
  • Advanced Music Composition for Film
  • (MUC 6615) 3 credits
  • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
    Course is designed to teach the basic composing, arranging, and techniques required to score films and television.
  • Music: Elementary School I
  • (MUE 6116) 3 credits
  • Prerequisite: MUE 4110 or its equivalent
    Designed for students majoring in music and music education, this course studies methods of improving the teaching of music in the elementary school and developing a project of interest to the classroom teacher.
  • Music Education Seminar
  • (MUE 6938) 3 credits
  • An overview of various aspects of music education, including discussion of historical background, problems, philosophy, and current trends. Required of all Graduate Assistants with a teaching assignment in music.
  • Graduate Choral Conducting
  • (MUG 6205) 2 credits
  • Study of representative examples of choral literature and the conducting and rehearsal techniques needed for artistic realization of their performance.
  • Graduate Instrumental Conducting
  • (MUG 6305) 2 credits
  • Study of representative examples of band and/or orchestral literature and the conducting and rehearsal techniques needed for artistic realization of their performance.
  • Women Composers in the
    Western Tradition

  • (MUH 6625) 3 credits
  • A survey of the works and historical context of women composers from the Middle Ages through the present. Issues in feminist musicology will also be considered.
  • Seminar in Commercial Music History
  • (MUH 6689) 3 credits
  • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
    Students examine the history of commercial music from folk music tradition to popular 20th century music.
  • Music History Seminar
  • (MUH 6935) 3 credits
  • An in-depth study of selected historically significant aspects of music history from the ancient Greeks to the present. Required of all M.A. candidates in music.
  • Graduate Piano Literature
  • (MUL 6410) 3 credits
  • Prerequisites: MUL 4400, 4401
    The study of advanced piano works will include those in large forms. Students will prepare parts of large works for class.
  • Advanced Music Publishing
    and Copyright

  • (MUM 6306) 2 credits
  • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
    This course teaches students how to manage their intellectual property.
  • Advanced Audio Engineering
    for the Musician

  • (MUM 6627) 2 credits
  • MUM 4625 or Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
    Teaches students the basics of audio engineering and recording techniques in an interactive environment. Students use the FAU recording studio to create projects and work together in a collaborative effort. They learn the process and skills necessary to engineer their own recordings and work effectively in a professional recording studio.
  • Advanced Music Production
  • (MUM 6727) 3 credits
  • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
    This course teaches the advanced study of the artistic and technical skills necessary to be a music producer with a focus on record production.
  • Introduction to Graduate Research
  • (MUS 6716) 2 credits
  • A comprehensive review of library research facilities available for advanced study in all areas of music. Required of all M.A. candidates in music.
  • Directed Independent Study
  • (MUS 6906) 1-4 credits
  • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
    Total credit for independent study in any 1 semester is restricted. This is an intensive study of theoretical or historical topics and composition. A research paper or composition is required. Consult department advisor.
  • Special Topics
  • (MUS 6933) 1-5 credits
  • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
    The study of a special area of music. Topic will vary. The course may be repeated for credit.
  • Thesis/Recital/Lecture
  • (MUS 6971) 1-4 credits
  • Presentation of a final project in the form of a thesis, performance recital, or a combined lecture/recital. Grading: S/U
  • Advanced Commercial Arranging
  • (MUT 6346) 3 credits
  • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
    Advanced techniques in arranging of all commercial idioms will be examined . Students will write and record arrangements for voice and instruments including winds, percussion, and strings.
  • Seminar in Theoretical Styles
  • (MUT 6935) 3 credits
  • Chronological study of harmonic, melodic, rhythmic, and formal features of traditional music by means of analysis along with the composition and performance of original works in specific forms and styles. Required of all M.A. candidates in music.
  • Seminar in Theory Pedagogy
  • (MUT 6936) 3 credits
  • A survey of analytic and pedagogic problems in the field of music theory, including a study of materials and publications currently available. Required of all M.A. candidates who do not pass the theory placement exam.
  • Graduate Applied Music - Trumpet
  • (MVB 6351) 1-2 credits
  • Graduate Applied Music - Horn
  • (MVB 6352) 1-2 credits
  • Graduate Applied Music - Trombone
  • (MVB 6353) 1-2 credits
  • Graduate Applied Music - Euphonium
  • (MVB 6354) 1-2 credits
  • Graduate Applied Music - Tuba
  • (MVB 6355) 1-2 credits
  • Graduate Applied Music - Piano
  • (MVK 6351) 1-2 credits
  • Graduate Applied Music - Organ
  • (MVK 6353) 1-2 credits
 

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