Music Minor - Undergraduate - 2015 University Catalog

Enrollment is limited for the Music Skills, Music Literature and History/Theory minors.

For further information: Cali School of Music; Academic Program Information

Curriculum Requirements: All university students must fulfill the set of General Education requirements applicable to their degree. In addition, the following requirements apply to the major.

 


MUSIC MINOR

Complete 22 semester hours-24 semester hours including the following 2 requirement(s):

  1. MUSIC MINOR REQUIRED COURSES

    Complete 4 courses for 8 semester hours:

    MUCP 101 Theory I (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUCP 102 Theory II (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUCP 103 Aural Skills I (3 hours lecture) 1
    MUCP 104 Aural Skills II 1
  2. SPECIALIZATIONS

    Complete 1 of the following specializations:

    1. MUSIC SKILLS

      1. Complete the following for 5 semester hours:

        MSSN 101 Keyboard Musicianship I (2 hours studio) 1
        MSSN 102 Keyboard Musicianship II (2 hours studio) 1
        MUGN 100 Introduction to Music (3 hours lecture) 3
      2. Complete 8 semester hours from the following list. (See Music Dept for placement)

        MUAP 111 Applied Music I 1
        MUAP 112 Applied Music II 1
        MUAP 121 Applied Music I 2
        MUAP 122 Applied Music II 2
        MUAP 141 Applied Music I 4
        MUAP 142 Applied Music II 4
        MUAP 213 Applied Music III 1
        MUAP 214 Applied Music IV 1
        MUAP 223 Applied Music III 2
        MUAP 224 Applied Music IV 2
        MUAP 243 Applied Music III 4
        MUAP 244 Applied Music IV 4
        MUAP 315 Applied Music V 1
        MUAP 316 Applied Music VI 1
        MUAP 325 Applied Music V 2
        MUAP 326 Applied Music VI 2
        MUAP 345 Applied Music V 4
        MUAP 346 Applied Music VI 4
        MUAP 417 Applied Music VII 1
        MUAP 418 Applied Music VIII 1
        MUAP 427 Applied Music VII 2
        MUAP 428 Applied Music VIII 2
        MUAP 447 Applied Music VII 4
        MUAP 448 Applied Music VIII 4
      3. Complete 2 semester hours from the following list.

        MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
        MUEN 110 Orchestra (4.5 hours studio) 0.5
        MUEN 120 Band 0.5
      4. MUPR 039 must be completed two times (there is no credit associated with this course).

        MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
    2. MUSIC LITERATURE

      1. Complete the following course:

        MUGN 100 Introduction to Music (3 hours lecture) 3
      2. Complete 2 semester hours from the following list.

        MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
        MUEN 110 Orchestra (4.5 hours studio) 0.5
        MUEN 120 Band 0.5
      3. Complete 9 semester hours from the following:

        MUHS 106 Diverse Worlds of Music (3 hours lecture) 3
        MUHS 307 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: Up to 1700 (3 hours lecture) 3
        MUHS 308 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1700-1890 (3 hours lecture) 3
        MUHS 400 Selected Topics in Music I (3 hours lecture) 3
        MUHS 403 Selected Topics in Music History (3 hours lecture) 3
        MUHS 404 Selected Topics in Music History (3 hours lecture) 3
        MUHS 407 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present (3 hours lecture) 3
        MUHS 408 Problems in Music Historiography (3 hours lecture) 3
        MUHS 409 Honors - Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present (3 hours lecture) 3
        MUHS 410 Music of the 19th Century (3 hours lecture) 3
        MUHS 411 Genre, Style, Form (3 hours lecture) 3
        MUHS 412 Esthetics of Music (3 hours lecture) 3
        MUHS 499 Independent Study in Music History and Literature 1-4
    3. MUSIC HISTORY/THEORY

      Complete 8 courses for 16 semester hours .

      MSSN 101 Keyboard Musicianship I (2 hours studio) 1
      MSSN 102 Keyboard Musicianship II (2 hours studio) 1
      MUCP 201 Theory III (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUCP 202 Theory IV (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUCP 203 Aural Skills III (3 hours lecture) 1
      MUCP 204 Aural Skills IV (3 hours lecture) 1
      MUHS 307 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: Up to 1700 (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUHS 308 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1700-1890 (3 hours lecture) 3

Course Descriptions:

MSSN101: Keyboard Musicianship I (2 hours studio)

Keyboard skills including major and minor scales, arpeggios and chord progressions, sightreading, transposition, harmonization, improvisation. Group instruction. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Music (MUSC) and Musical Theatre (MUTR) majors only.

MSSN102: Keyboard Musicianship II (2 hours studio)

Continuation of MSSN 101. Group instruction. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MSSN 101; Music (MUSC) and Musical Theatre (MUTR) majors only.

MUAP111: Applied Music I

Fifteen half-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only, John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUAP112: Applied Music II

Fifteen half-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only: MUAP 111.

MUAP121: Applied Music I

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Music (MUSC) and Musical Theatre (MUTR) majors only. John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUAP122: Applied Music II

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 121.

MUAP141: Applied Music I

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUAP142: Applied Music II

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 141.

MUAP213: Applied Music III

Fifteen half-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 112.

MUAP214: Applied Music IV

Fifteen half-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 213.

MUAP223: Applied Music III

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 122.

MUAP224: Applied Music IV

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 223.

MUAP243: Applied Music III

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 122 or MUAP 142.

MUAP244: Applied Music IV

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 243.

MUAP315: Applied Music V

Fifteen half-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 214.

MUAP316: Applied Music VI

Fifteen half-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 315.

MUAP325: Applied Music V

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 224.

MUAP326: Applied Music VI

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 325.

MUAP345: Applied Music V

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 224.

MUAP346: Applied Music VI

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 345.

MUAP417: Applied Music VII

Fifteen half-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only, MUAP 316.

MUAP418: Applied Music VIII

Fifteen half-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 417.

MUAP427: Applied Music VII

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 326.

MUAP428: Applied Music VIII

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUAP447: Applied Music VII

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 346.

MUAP448: Applied Music VIII

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 447.

MUCP101: Theory I (3 hours lecture)

Study of harmony, counterpoint and musical analysis of small forms. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Music (MUSC) and Musical Theatre (MUTR) majors only.

MUCP102: Theory II (3 hours lecture)

Continuation of MUCP 101. Must be taken with MUCP 104. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 101; Music (MUSC) and Musical Theatre (MUTR) majors only.

MUCP103: Aural Skills I (3 hours lecture)

Sight reading and dictation in major and minor modes, using diatonic chord progressions. Basic solfeggio. Must be taken with MUCP 101. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Music (MUSC) or Musical Theatre (MUTR) majors only.

MUCP104: Aural Skills II

Continuation of MUCP 103; must be taken with MUCP 102. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 103; Music (MUSC) or Musical Theatre (MUTR) majors only.

MUCP201: Theory III (3 hours lecture)

Chromatic harmony; intermediate contrapuntal techniques; analysis of the larger instrumental forms. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 102; Music majors or minors only.

MUCP202: Theory IV (3 hours lecture)

Continuation of MUCP 201. Must be taken with MUCP 204. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 201; Music majors or minors only.

MUCP203: Aural Skills III (3 hours lecture)

Chromatic and non-tonal sight reading and dictation. "Fixed do" Solfeggio. To be taken with MUCP 201. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 104; Music majors or minors only.

MUCP204: Aural Skills IV (3 hours lecture)

Continuation of MUCP 203. Must be taken with MUCP 202. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 203; Music majors or minors only.

MUEN100: Montclair State University Chorale

Montclair State University Chorale. May be repeated for credit. Previous course MUPR 030 effective through Spring 2014. 0.5 sh.

MUEN110: Orchestra (4.5 hours studio)

Orchestra. May be repeated for credit. Previous course MUPR 031 effective through Spring 2014. 0.5 sh.

Prerequisites: Music majors or by audition.

MUEN120: Band

Band. May be repeated for credit. Previous course MUPR 032 effective through Spring 2014. 0.5 sh.

Prerequisites: Music majors or by audition.

MUGN100: Introduction to Music (3 hours lecture)

A guide to the understanding and enjoyment of western art music through study of its principal elements: melody, rhythm, harmony, form. Comparisons to musics of other parts of the world. Discussion of the ways, implicit and explicit, in which art music can serve political or social purposes. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Fine and Performing Arts. 3 sh.

MUHS106: Diverse Worlds of Music (3 hours lecture)

An introduction to the diverse nature of the music experience by examining various traditions from Africa, Asia, South America, Europe and North America. Develops listening skills and considers the role of performer and their audiences in multiple frameworks, including ritual, political and the world of entertainment. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Music majors only.

MUHS307: Music in Time, Place and Ideas: Up to 1700 (3 hours lecture)

Studies in Western music from its beginnings to 1700. An introduction to music history and criticism; development of analytical methods appropriate to each repertory. Meets the University Writing Requirement for music majors. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 102; and ENWR 105 or HONP 100; Music majors and minors only.

MUHS308: Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1700-1890 (3 hours lecture)

Studies in Western music from 1700 to 1890. An introduction to music history and criticism; development of analytical methods appropriate to each repertory. Meets the University Writing Requirement for music majors. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 102; and ENWR 105 or HONP 100; and MUCP 201; Music majors and minors only.

MUHS400: Selected Topics in Music I (3 hours lecture)

Intensive study of a single composer or limited array of works. 7-week course. May be repeated once for a maximum of 6.0 credits. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUHS 308; Music majors and minors only.

MUHS403: Selected Topics in Music History (3 hours lecture)

Intensive study of composer, a genre or a particular problem in the history of music. May be repeated once for a maximum of 6.0 credits. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUHS 308; Music majors and minors only.

MUHS404: Selected Topics in Music History (3 hours lecture)

Intensive study of composer, a genre or a particular problem in the history of music. May be repeated once for a maximum of 6.0 credits. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUHS 308; Music majors and minors only.

MUHS407: Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present (3 hours lecture)

Studies in Western music from 1890 to the present. An introduction to music history and criticism; development of analytical methods appropriate to each repertory. Meets the University Writing Requirement for music majors. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUHS 307 and MUHS 308; Music majors and minors only.

MUHS408: Problems in Music Historiography (3 hours lecture)

The conditions and preconceptions involved in writing music history with particular emphasis on the current discussions of "positivism", narrative historical writing, and the role of "criticism". Special attention to Mendel's "evidence and explanation", the Kerman-Lowinsky debate and Kerman's and Treitler's views. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 202 and MUHS 308; Music majors only.

MUHS409: Honors - Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present (3 hours lecture)

Covers music from Europe and the Americas from 1890 to the present. Advanced study of music history and criticism; analytical methods appropriate to each repertory. Meets the University Writing Requirement for music majors. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUHS 307 and MUHS 308; and instructor approval (interview); Music majors and minors only.

MUHS410: Music of the 19th Century (3 hours lecture)

The development of 19th century music from the influence of Beethoven through Romanticism, national schools and into the 20th century. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUHS 308.

MUHS411: Genre, Style, Form (3 hours lecture)

This course raises questions about periodization of music history, ways in which styles are defined and categories of genres and their social significance. Emphasis on reception history viewed as the difference between contemporaneous and contemporary accounts of genre, style, and form. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUHS 308.

MUHS412: Esthetics of Music (3 hours lecture)

A survey of thinking about the nature effects and position of music from classical Greece to the present. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUHS 308.

MUHS499: Independent Study in Music History and Literature

Project and/or study planned with sponsoring faculty member. May be repeated twice for a maximum of 9.0 credits. 1 - 4 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUPR139: Performance Practicum

All music majors must register for this number each semester in order to free their schedules for recital and masterclass commitments. This course is offered as Pass/Fail only. Previous course MUPR 039 effective through Spring 2014. 0 sh.

Prerequisites: Music majors only.