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.
(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.
(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.