CANs List Curriculum Action Notice

From: Academic Affairs Committee Date: February 4, 1999
This is a bulletin from the Academic Affairs Committee concerning proposed curriculum actions. Please forward any comments or concerns to Howard Iseri, Elliott Hall 213-B, ext.4701, hiseri@mnsfld.edu.
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Course Change (or perhaps delete two courses and add one new one): The courses MU 321 - Medieval and Renaissance Music (2-3) and MU 322 - Baroque and Pre-Classical Music (2-3) are replaced by MU 220 - Western Art Music until 1750 (3). Periods covered in MU 321 and MU 322 will be covered in MU 220. The music history sequence will now run MU 220 (pre 1750) - MU 221 (Classic & Romantic) - MU 222 (Post-Romantic & 20th Century).

Course Change: MU 211, 212, 311, 312 - Basic Music I, II, III, IV (3). The course credits will remain at 3, but clock hours will change from 3 hours lecture plus 2 hours lab to 2 hours lecture plus 2 hours of lab.

New Course: MAP 270/570 - Applied Music Composition (1). Catalog description: 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.

New Course: MU 314/514 - Computer-based Music Notation (1). Catalog description: This course provides hands-on instruction in computer-based notation.

Program Change: BM Music - Elective Studies in Business Emphasis. MU 321 (3) and MU 322 (3) are replaced by MU 220 (3). Total credits remain at 133 hours, but right side is reduced from 93 to 90.

Program Change: BM Music Performance. MU 321 (3) and MU 322 (3) are replaced by MU 220 (3). Add MU 314 (Computer Notation) for 1 credit. Total credits remain at 128, but right side is reduced from 89 to 87.

Program Change: BM Music Therapy. MU 321 (3) and MU 322 (3) are replaced by MU 220 (3). The requirement for Major Applied Music is reduced from 11 hours to 8. Added are MU 314 (Computer Notation), MU Electives 2 credits (except vocal students must take MU 352 (Diction I) for 2 credits), and MAP/MEN/MU Electives 3 credits. Total credits on the right side remain at 89.

Program Change: BA Music. MU 321 (3) and MU 322 (3) are replaced by MU 220 (3). The requirement for Ensemble Applied Music is increased from 2 to 5. Total credits on the right side remain at 42.

Program Change: BM Music Education. MU 321 (3) and MU 322 (3) are replaced by MU 220 (3). Add MU Electives 3 credits (except vocal students must take MU 352 (Diction I) for 2 credits). Total credits on the right side remain at 92.

Course Change: MU 550 - Advanced Choral Conducting (3 changed to 2). Credits and clock hours are changed from 3 hours to 2 hours.

Program Change: MM Music Education. The requirement of MU 550 or 551 - Advanced Conducting will be taken for 2 credits instead of 3. Remove requirement of MU 599 - Thesis 3-6 credits. Change Electives 6-3 credits to Electives 9 credits. Total credits go from 31 to 30.

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