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  • MA: Medical Assistant

    Intro To Medical Assisting

    • MA 112 (P/T)
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Focuses on administrative skills performed by the Medical Assistant in the ambulatory care setting. The course provides an introduction to the medical assistant profession, examines medical law and ethics, principles of confidentiality and medical office function. Introduces the medical assisting students to learn practical applications of billing medical insurance both manually and electronically. The course is designed to instruct the student in all phases of the administrative medical assistant.

    Phlebotomy

    • MA 115 (P/T)
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Focus of this course is to demonstrate appropriate blood specimen procurement techniques using vacutainer, syringe, 'winged infusion'/butterfly with syringe and capillary puncture methods. Other specifics of the blood specimen testing requirements, such as collection into the correct evacuated tube (additive), specimen handling procedures, and collection documentation are also covered; while assuring safe, confidential and professional environment for the patient, and as the phlebotomy technician. Practical experience which will include a minimum of 30 successful venipunctures and 10 successful capillary sticks. Required: Students must be admitted into the current MA cohort, or instructor consent. Prerequisites: MA 112, MA 117 with a grade of C+ or better. Co-requisite: MA 116

    Introduction To Medications

    • MA 116 (P/T)
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Introduces the medical assisting students to pharmacology and medication administration, including review of basic mathematical equations and medications calculations. It is designed to give students the fundamentals of medications and the administration of medications essential to the practice of medical assisting. Prerequisites: MA 112, MA 117 and MATH 60 with a grade of C+ or better. Co-requisite: MA 115

    Clinical Procedures

    • MA 117 (P/T)
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    This course is designed to instill a basic understanding of simple, common laboratory terminology and procedures used in a general medical office laboratory to aid the physician in the diagnosis of disease. Laboratory safety, the prevention of blood born disease transmission and scope of practice will be emphasized. Required: Instructor consent Enrolled in Medical Assistant program. Prerequisites: BIOL121 with a grade of C+ or better

    Medical Assistant Externship

    • MA 118 (P/T)
    • 5.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Under supervision within the ambulatory care setting, the student will apply both administrative and clinical knowledge and practices as attained within the Medical Assisting course curriculum. Required: Instructor consent. Student must complete and pass all required curriculum, pass criminal history back ground check and urine drug/alcohol screen in order to be placed in a practicum site. Prerequisites: Completion of all MA course work, co-requisite MA 119.

    Externship Seminar

    • MA 119 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Reflection on Medical Assistant's externship experiences. The student will discuss thoughts, experiences, and feelings about their work in the healthcare environment. This class will also serve as an opportunity to review information before the student undergoes testing for Certification. Co-requisite: MA 118 Prerequisites: Completion of all MA coursework.

    MATH: Mathematics

    Basic Mathematics I

    • MATH 010
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Introduces basic math concepts, emphasizing the ability to understand and use basic operations with whole numbers applied to real-life situations. Includes the concepts of fractions and operations with fractions. Prerequisites: Suitable placement score.

    Basic Mathematics II

    • MATH 020
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter

    Reviews basic math up to algebra, equipping the student with everyday math skills, and preparing for success in later math courses. Prerequisites: Pass MATH 10, or suitable placement score.

    Prealgebra

    • MATH 025
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Extends the study of fractions, decimals, ratio/proportion/percent, measurement, and integers in an algebra setting. Covers algebraic expressions and equations, and introduces graphing. Bridges the gap between the concrete operations of arithmetic and the abstract concepts of algebra for students needing additional preparation in order to succeed in the algebra sequence. Prerequisites: Pass MATH 20, or suitable placement score.

    Beginning Algebra I

    • MATH 060
    • 5.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    No familiarity with Algebra is assumed, presents Introductory Algebra, critical thinking, and problem solving techniques. Includes operations with real numbers, unit analysis, proportional reasoning, solving linear equations and inequalities (systems of linear equations), introduction to graphing (graphing calculator), concepts of function, Prerequisites: Pass MATH 25 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

    Quantitative Literacy I

    • MATH 062
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Math 062 Quantitative Literacy I is the first of two courses for non-math and non-science majors integrating numeracy, proportional reasoning, algebraic reasoning and concept of functions. Students will develop conceptual and procedural tools that support the use of key mathematical concepts in a variety of contexts. Upon completion of this course students will be ready for MATH 092 Quantitative Literacy II. Prerequisites: Complete Math 025 Prealgebra with a C- or better grade of suitable placement score.

    Technical Math I

    • MATH 063
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter

    This course is an applied Algebra course equivalent to MATH060, but designed to meet the needs of technical/vocational students. Topics include: Tools of Algebra, Formulas and Equations, Right Triangle and Quantitative Geometry.. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Pass MATH 25 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

    Beginning Algebra II

    • MATH 065
    • 5.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Presents introductory algebra, critical thinking and problem solving techniques. Includes linear equations, introduction to graphing (graphing calculator), concept of function, factoring polynomials, solving quadratic equations, simplifying rational and radical expressions, solving rational and radical equations. Prerequisites: Complete MATH 025 with a "B" or better, or suitable placement score.

    Algebra Review

    • MATH 070
    • 5.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Emphasizes critical thinking skills and integration of technology to solve problems. Includes Introductory Algebra Review, Functions and Linear and Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities, Modeling with Linear Functions, Quadratic Functions, Modeling with Quadratic Functions, Operations, Special Products and Factoring, Solving Quadratic Equations with Square Roots, The Quadratic Formula, Solving Maxima and Minima Problems, Complex Numbers, Vertex Form and Inequalities, Functions. Prerequisites: Complete MATH060 with a C- or better, MATH 65 with a D grade or suitable placement test score.

    Quantitative Literacy II

    • MATH 092
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Math 092 Quantitative Literacy II is the second of two courses for non-math and non-science majors integrating numeracy, proportional reasoning, algebraic reasoning and concept of functions. Students will develop conceptual and procedural tools that support the use of key mathematical concepts in a variety of contexts. Upon completion of this course students will be ready for MATH 105 Contemporary Math. Prerequisites: Complete MATH 062 With a C- or better grade.

    Technical Math II

    • MATH 093
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Spring

    Introduces the study and application of linear, quadratic, power, exponential, and logarithmic expressions and functions. Working with real data, the mathematics of curve fitting will be developed making extensive use of the graphing calculator. This course concludes the developmental mathematics sequence. Prerequisites: Complete MATH 063 with a C- or better grade.

    Intermediate Algebra I

    • MATH 095
    • 5.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Emphasizes critical thinking skills and integration of technology to solve problems. Includes Functions and Linear Equations, Quadratic Equations, Inequalities and Square Roots, Ratios, Variation, Rational Functions, Exponents, Radicals, Exponential and Logarithmic Functions. Prerequisites: Complete MATH 070 with a "C-" or better, or pass MATH 096 with an "D" grade, or suitable placement score. Co-requisite: MATH 103

    Intermediate Algebra II

    • MATH 096
    • 5.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Emphasizes critical thinking skills and integration of technology to solve problems. Includes Linear Equations, and Systems of Equations. Quadratic Equations, Inequalities, Rational Equations, Exponential and Logarithmic Functions, Modeling and Graphs of Nonlinear Models. Co-requisite: MATH 103, Prerequisites: Pass MATH 065 with a "C-" or better, or pass MATH 060 with an "A" or "B", or suitable placement score.

    Quantitative Literacy

    • MATH 098
    • 6.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Quantitative Literacy is a one quarter course for non-math and non-science majors integrating numeracy, proportional reasoning, algebrac reasoning and functions. Students will develop conceptual and procedural tools that support the use of key mathematical concepts in a variety of contexts. Upon successful completion of the course, students may take MATH 105. Prerequisites: Math 025, or placement scores sufficient for entry into MATH 060 or higher

    Intro To Graphing Calculators

    • MATH 103
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Introduces graphing technology with an emphasis on mathematical applications. Presents graphing calculator skills which are normally acquired in Math 70 and 95. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: MATH 060.

    Math In Society

    • MATH 105
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Math in Society is a rigorous mathematics course designed for students majoring in Liberal Arts and Humanities. The course provides a solid foundation in quantitative reasoning, symbolic reasoning, and problem solving techniques needed to be a productive contributing citizen in the 21st century. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Complete MATH 095, or MATH 098 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score. If enrolling based on placement score, then the student must co-req with MATH 103.

    College Algebra

    • MATH 111
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Emphasizes critical thinking and use of graphical calculator technology to solve problems. Explores functions and their graphs, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations and inequalities. Prerequisites: Pass MATH 95 with a "C" or better, or suitable placement score. Enrolling based on Placement score, then the student must co-req with MATH 103.

    Elementary Functions

    • MATH 112
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter, Spring

    Studies trigonometry and problem solving, including trigonometric functions and their graphs and inverse functions, trigonometric identities and equations, and vectors. Prerequisites: Pass MATH 111 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

    Analysis/Geometry/Precalculus

    • MATH 113
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Studies pre-calculus, including matrices, determinants, sequences, series, probability, and analytical geometry. Prerequisites: Pass MATH 111 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

    Fundamentals Of Elementary Math I

    • MATH 211
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall

    Prepares the future elementary school teacher to teach math more effectively by giving them a deeper understanding of math. Covers problem solving, sets, numeration, whole numbers, and number theory. Prerequisites: Pass MATH 95 or MATH 96 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

    Fundamentals Of Elementary Math II

    • MATH 212
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Winter

    Prepares the future elementary school teacher to teach math more effectively by giving them a deeper understanding of math. Covers fractions, decimals, integers, real numbers, statistics and probability. Prerequisites: Pass MATH 95 or MATH 96 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

    Fundamentals Of Elementary Math III

    • MATH 213
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Spring

    Prepares the future elementary school teacher to teach math more effectively by giving them a deeper understanding of math, including geometry. Prerequisites: Pass MATH 95 or MATH 96 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

    Calculus For Mgmt, Life Social Sci

    • MATH 241
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Calculus for Management, Life and Social Science Topics include limits, continuity, derivatives, and integrals. Applications are investigated from science, business, and social science perspectives. Graphics calculator required.TI 84/89 calculator recommended. Prerequisites: Pass Math 111 with a C- or better, or suitable placement score.

    Calculas For Mgmt,social Sci II

    • MATH 242
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Introduction to differential and integral calculus of polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions with applications in the social and managerial sciences. Prerequisites: Pass Math 241 with a C- or better.

    Intro To Probability and Statistics I

    • MATH 243
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Introduces elementary statistics, including frequency, descriptive statistics, correlation, regression, measures of center probability, binomial and standards distributions and central limit theorem. Some sections may have a low-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Pass MATH 111 or 105 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

    Intro To Probability and Statistic II

    • MATH 244
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter, Spring

    Continues the study of statistics, covering inferential statistics, hypothesis testing, rank correlation, signed rant test, population proportions, Kruskal-Wallis test, Chi-Square, and non-parametric methods. Prerequisites: Pass MATH 243 with a "C-" or better.

    Calculus I

    • MATH 251
    • 5.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall

    Explores differential calculus of single real variable functions, including limits, continuity and differentiation, maxima and minima, curve sketching, applications, and anti-differentiation. Prerequisites: Pass MATH 112 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score. Math 113 strongly recommended.

    Calculus II

    • MATH 252
    • 5.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Winter

    Explores integral calculus of single, real variable functions, including definite and indefinite integrals, and techniques and applications of integration. Prerequisites: Pass MATH 251 with a "C-" or better.

    Calculus III

    • MATH 253
    • 5.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Spring

    Explores differential equations, sequences, series, and applications.Prerequisites: Pass MATH 252 with a "C-" or better. MATH 113 strongly recommended.

    MREC: Medical Record

    Medical Office Procedures

    • MREC 116 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Covers work routines of a medical office assistant, including scheduling appointments, maintaining patient account records, preparing a variety of health insurance forms, and other medically related document preparation. Requires transcription of medical documents and letters. Lab included. Medical Terminology recommended.

    Medical Billing I

    • MREC 210 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall

    Covers the roles and compliance issues for an insurance billing specialist; claims processes and introductions to procedural and diagnostic coding; health care payers - the "Blues", Medicare, Medicaid and other programs. Recommended: Medical terminology background or concurrent enrollment in GSCI 161.

    Medical Billing II

    • MREC 211 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Winter

    Continues, with additional emphasis, addressing areas covered in MREC 210. Covers hospital billing for both inpatient and outpatient. Prerequisites: MREC 210

    MUP: Music - Performance

    Intermediate Concert Band

    • MUP 102
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Fall

    Student musicians study and perform traditional and contemporary intermediate level band literature. Prerequisites: Previous experience in a band setting or ability to play an instrument at a level two.

    Special Ensembles

    • MUP 114
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Offers applied instruction and participation in small performance groups (i.e. vocal solos, duets, trios, quartets, etc.) and small instrumental groups for the first year student. Offers experience in varied styles and numerous performances.

    Applied Piano

    • MUP 171
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Offers private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, strings, guitar, and other instruments for the first year student. Fee Required. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Demonstrated ability, audition with instructor

    Applied Organ

    • MUP 173
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Spring

    Offers private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, strings, guitar, and other instruments for the first year student. Fee Required. Some sections may have a no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Demonstrated ability, audition with instructor

    Applied Voice

    • MUP 174
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Offers private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, strings, guitar, and other instruments for the first year student. Fee Required. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Demonstrated ability, audition with instructor

    Applied Violin

    • MUP 175
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Offers private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, strings, guitar, and other instruments for the first year student. Fee Required. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Demonstrated ability, audition with instructor

    Applied Viola

    • MUP 176
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Offers private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, strings, guitar, and other instruments for the first year student. Fee Required. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Demonstrated ability, audition with instructor

    Applied Cello

    • MUP 177
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Offers private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, strings, guitar, and other instruments for the first year student. Fee Required. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Demonstrated ability, audition with instructor

    Applied Bass

    • MUP 178
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Offers private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, strings, guitar, and other instruments for the first year student. Fee Required. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Demonstrated ability, audition with instructor

    Applied Guitar

    • MUP 180
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Offers private instruction in voice, piano, woodwinds, brasses, percussion, strings, guitar, and other instruments for the first year student. Lessons on most instruments can be arranged. Fee required. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Demonstrated ability, audition with instructor

    Applied Flute

    • MUP 181
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

    Offers private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, strings, guitar, and other instruments for the first year student. Fee Required. Some sections may have a no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Demonstrated ability, audition with instructor

    Applied Clarinet

    • MUP 183
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Offers private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, strings, guitar, and other instruments for the first year student. Fee Required. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Demonstrated ability, audition with instructor

    Applied Saxophone

    • MUP 184
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Offers private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, strings, guitar, and other instruments for the first year student. Fee Required. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Demonstrated ability, audition with instructor

    Applied Trumpet

    • MUP 186
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Offers private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, strings, guitar, and other instruments for the first year student. Fee Required. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Demonstrated ability, audition with instructor

    Applied Trombone

    • MUP 188
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Offers private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, strings, guitar, and other instruments for the first year student. Fee Required. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Demonstrated ability, audition with instructor

    Applied Misc Instruments

    • MUP 192
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Offers private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, strings, guitar, and other instruments for the first year student. Fee Required. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Demonstrated ability, audition with instructor

    Concert Band

    • MUP 202
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Offers applied study and performance to anyone in the community with previous band experience, from high school age to adults. Studies and performs traditional and contemporary band literature. Rehearses evenings. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option.

    Jazz Band

    • MUP 205
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Offers applied study and performance in an ensemble, by audition. Concentrates on big band jazz arrangements and jazz ensemble styles. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option.

    Special Ensembles

    • MUP 214
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Offers applied study in small performance groups (i.e. vocal solos, duets, trios, quartets, etc.) and small instrumental groups for the second year student. Offers experience in varied styles of music chosen by students and instructor. Includes numerous community performances.

    Wind Ensemble

    • MUP 215
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Offers applied study and performance in wind ensemble format. Includes study of traditional and contemporary concert band literature and at least one major concert per term.

    Treasure Valley Chorale

    • MUP 221
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Offers rehearsal and performance of choral literature. Open to all singers. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option.

    Concert Choir

    • MUP 222
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Performs choral literature of all styles and historical periods. No previous choral experience necessary. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option.

    Chamber Choir

    • MUP 223
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    The ensemble will learn and perform vocal chamber music.

    Vocal Jazz Ensemble

    • MUP 225
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Performs vocal jazz repertoire and other styles of music. Open by audition only.

    Symphony Orchestra

    • MUP 242
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Offers applied study and performance for string and wind players interested in playing orchestral literature with the Treasure Valley Symphony. Rehearses evenings and is open to all interested musicians, including high school students. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option.

    Applied Piano

    • MUP 271
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Offers private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brasses, percussion, strings, guitar, or other instrument for the second year student. Fee required. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Successful completion of three (3) consecutive terms of study in MUP 171-192 and/or demonstrated ability through audition with instructor

    Applied Organ

    • MUP 273
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Offers private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brasses, percussion, strings, guitar, or other instrument for the second year student. Fee required. Prerequisites: Successful completion of three (3) consecutive terms of study in MUP 171-192 and/or demonstrated ability through audition with instructor

    Applied Voice

    • MUP 274
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Offers private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brasses, percussion, strings, guitar, or other instrument for the second year student. Fee required. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Successful completion of three (3) consecutive terms of study in MUP 171-192 and/or demonstrated ability through audition with instructor

    Applied Violin

    • MUP 275
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Offers private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brasses, percussion, strings, guitar, or other instrument for the second year student. Fee required. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Successful completion of three (3) consecutive terms of study in MUP 171-192 and/or demonstrated ability through audition with instructor

    Applied Guitar

    • MUP 280
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Offers private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brasses, percussion, strings, guitar, or other instrument for the second year student. Fee required. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Successful completion of three (3) consecutive terms of study in MUP 171-192 and/or demonstrated ability through audition with instructor

    Applied Flute

    • MUP 281
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

    Offers private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brasses, percussion, strings, guitar, or other instrument for the second year student. Fee required. Some sections may have a no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Successful completion of three (3) consecutive terms of study in MUP 171-192 and/or demonstrated ability through audition with instructor

    Applied Clarinet

    • MUP 283
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Offers private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brasses, percussion, strings, guitar, or other instrument for the second year student. Fee required. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Successful completion of three (3) consecutive terms of study in MUP 171-192 and/or demonstrated ability through audition with instructor

    Applied Saxophone

    • MUP 284
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Offers private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brasses, percussion, strings, guitar, or other instrument for the second year student. Fee required. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Successful completion of three (3) consecutive terms of study in MUP 171-192 and/or demonstrated ability through audition with instructor

    Applied Trumpet

    • MUP 286
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

    Offers private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brasses, percussion, strings, guitar, or other instrument for the second year student. Fee required. Some sections may have a low-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Successful completion of three (3) consecutive terms of study in MUP 171-192 and/or demonstrated ability through audition with instructor

    Applied Trombone

    • MUP 288
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Offers private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brasses, percussion, strings, guitar, or other instrument for the second year student. Fee required. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Successful completion of three (3) consecutive terms of study in MUP 171-192 and/or demonstrated ability through audition with instructor

    Applied Misc. Instruments

    • MUP 292
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Offers private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brasses, percussion, strings, guitar, or other instrument for the second year student. Fee required. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Successful completion of three (3) consecutive terms of study in MUP 171-192 and/or demonstrated ability through audition with instructor

    MUS: Music - Studio

    Music Fundamentals

    • MUS 101
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Acquaints students with the elements of music fundamentals. Includes note reading, rhythm skills, and basic theory. Some sections may have a low-cost text book option.

    Music Appreciation

    • MUS 105
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

    Studies the elements of music, classical music of the Western World, its historical creation, and listening samples taken from the select composers across the historical periods and styles. Some sections may have a no-cost text book option.

    Music Theory I

    • MUS 111
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Examines the elements, structures, and patterns of music and analyzes the styles of major composers. Includes beginning level music writing. Co-requisite: MUS 114

    Music Theory I

    • MUS 112
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Examines the elements, structures, and patterns of music and analyzes the styles of major composers. Includes writing music manuscript. Prerequisites: MUS 111, or instructor approval. Co-requisite: MUS 115.

    Music Theory I

    • MUS 113
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Examines the elements, structures, and patterns of music and analyzes the styles of major composers. Includes writing music manuscript. Prerequisites: MUS 112, or instructor approval. Co-requisite: MUS 116.

    Sight Singing/Ear Training

    • MUS 114
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Offers practice in dictation and reading music. Stresses solfege, written dictation of rhythms and intervals. Co-requisite: MUS 111.

    Sight Singing/Ear Training

    • MUS 115
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Offers practice in dictation and reading music. Stresses solfege, written dictation of rhythm and intervals. Co-requisite: MUS 112.

    Sight Singing/Ear Training

    • MUS 116
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Offers practice in dictation and reading music by sight. Stresses solfege, written dictation of rhythm and intervals. Co-requisite: MUS 113.

    Class Piano

    • MUS 131
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Offers theory and practice in piano and basic keyboard techniques for the first quarter student.

    Class Piano

    • MUS 132
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Offers theory and practice in piano and basic keyboard techniques for the first quarter student. Prerequisites: MUS 131, or instructor approval.

    Class Piano

    • MUS 133
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Offers theory and practice in piano and basic keyboard techniques for the first quarter student. Prerequisites: MUS 132, or instructor approval.

    Intro To Music and Its Literature

    • MUS 201
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Studies the elements, forms and historical styles of music with emphasis on listening to recordings. Introduces musical terminology, the instruments of the orchestra, and music though the middle ages.

    Intro To Music and Its Literature

    • MUS 202
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Studies the elements, forms and historical styles of music with emphasis on listening to recordings. Studies music and composers of the Renaissance and Baroque Eras. Pre-requisite: MUS 201, or instructor approval.

    Intro To Music and Its Literature

    • MUS 203
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Studies the elements, forms and historical styles of music with emphasis on listening to recordings. Includes music and composers of the Classical and Romantic Eras. Pre-requisite: MUS 201, or instructor approval.

    Intro To Jazz History

    • MUS 205
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Studies jazz music represents, the historical creation of jazz and the jazz masters and their music from the early African and European influences to contempory trends. The selected textbook is required.

    Intro To The History Of Rock Music

    • MUS 206
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Studies the elements of music, rock music, and its attendant sub-genres, its historical creation, and listening to samples taken from select artists across the different periods and styles. Some sections may have a low-cost text book option.

    Keyboard Harmony

    • MUS 214
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Offers theory and practice in piano techniques such as modulation, transposition, chord reading and extemporaneous playing. Co-requisite: MUS 211

    Keyboard Harmony

    • MUS 215
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Offers theory and practice in piano techniques such as modulation, transposition, chord reading and extemporaneous playing. Co-requisite: MUS 212.

    Keyboard Harmony

    • MUS 216
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Offers theory and practice in piano techniques such as modulation, transposition, chord reading and extemporaneous playing. Co-requisite: MUS 213

    Basic Conducting

    • MUS 260
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Presents fundamental techniques of conducting, including baton fundamentals, rehearsal techniques, and score reading.

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