AUMUS - Augustana Faculty - Music

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Augustana Faculty

Below are the courses available from the AUMUS subject code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, class times, and textbooks.

AUMUS 100 - Introduction to Music Theory View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Fundamentals of music, including notation, rudiments, and elementary harmonic progressions. Prerequisite: Completion of the Music Theory Placement Examination (MTPE) or consent of the instructor. Notes: The course is not open to a student scoring 70% or more on the MTPE. The course does not count toward any major, or minor in Music.


AUMUS 127 - Group Lesson View Available Classes

★ 2 (fi 4)(VAR, 0-1L-0)

Fundamental vocal and performance skills for those with little or no training. A weekly group lesson typically offered over two terms.


AUMUS 140 - Augustana Choir View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 3)(SECOND, 0-4.5L-0)

Performance of choral music for mixed choir, including required participation in a performance tour which may follow the winter term. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor based on audition. Notes: a *1.5 course over the winter term. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUMUS 141B - The Augustana Choir View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4.5L-0)

Performance of choral music for mixed choir, including required participation in a performance tour which may follow the winter term. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor, based on audition. Notes: Not open to a part-time student who has less than one year of the degree program completed. A *3 course over the full year. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUMUS 142 - Choral Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(FIRST, 0-2L-0)

Performance of choral music. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. Notes: a *1 course over the fall term. The course does not require participation in a performance tour. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUMUS 143 - Choral Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(SECOND, 0-2L-0)

Performance of choral music. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor. Notes: A *1 course over the winter term. The course does not require participation in a performance tour. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUMUS 146 - Choral Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITHER, 0-2L-0)

Performance of choral music in an inclusion choir context. Note: the course does not require participation in a performance tour.


AUMUS 149B - Instrumental Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 4)(TWO TERM, 0-1.5L-0)

Includes participation in all scheduled concert events. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: An Application for Instrumental Ensemble Studies must be completed and approved before registration in the course. A *2 course over the full year.


AUMUS 160 - Theoretical and Analytical Studies I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Study of common-practice harmony: scales and modes, intervals, triads, figured bass, cadences, phrases, periods, sentences, nonharmonic tones, harmonic progression and rhythm, part-writing, seventh chords, diatonic modulation playing simple harmonic progression formulae on piano. Prerequisites: AUMUS 100 or a score higher than 70% in the Music Theory Placement Examination (MTPE), and completion of the Keyboard Skills Interview (KSI). Corequisite: AUMUS 162.


AUMUS 162 - Aural, Sight Singing, and Keyboard Skills I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Development of listening, reading, and keyboard skills integral to the internalization of concepts covered in AUMUS 160. Prerequisites: AUMUS 100 or a score higher than 70% in the Music Theory Placement Examination (MTPE), and completion of the Keyboard Skills Interview (KSI). Corequisite: AUMUS 160.


AUMUS 170 - Tuning In: An Introduction to Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

Development of listening approaches and techniques for understanding and appreciating a variety of Western and non-Western music, and an examination of the ideologies that prompt the sampling of such music. Music studied includes Western art music, African music, First Nations music, North Indian music, and popular music.


AUMUS 187 - Group Lesson View Available Classes

★ 2 (fi 4)(VAR, 0-1L-0)

Fundamental performance skills for those with little or no training, with possible areas of study in voice, piano, guitar, brass, woodwinds and strings. A weekly group lesson offered over two terms. Note: Students should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 190 - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 5)(EITHER, 0-0.5L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a half-hour weekly lesson over one term. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 191B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 7)(TWO TERM, 0-0.5L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a half-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 192 - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-0.75L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a three-quarter- hour weekly lesson over one term. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 193B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 9)(TWO TERM, 0-0.75L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a three-quarter-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 194 - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 2 (fi 7)(EITHER, 0-1L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson over one term. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 195B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 2 (fi 11)(TWO TERM, 0-1L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 196 - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 9)(FIRST, 0-2.5L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson in the fall term for a student exhibiting advanced abilities in music performance. Participation in group master classes is required. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Department before registering. The following courses must be taken in consecutive fall/winter terms: AUMUS 196 and 197.


AUMUS 197 - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 9)(SECOND, 0-2.5L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson in the winter term for a student exhibiting advanced abilities in music performance. Participation in group master classes is required. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering. The following courses must be taken in consecutive fall/winter terms: AUMUS 196 and 197.


AUMUS 221 - Selected Topics in Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, VARIABLE)

A selected topics course in music that may focus on a range of possible areas of study, from performance to musicology to conducting. This course may also include a tour component. Prerequisite(s): AUMUS 170 or permission of the instructor.


AUMUS 224 - Music from the Ancient to Baroque Eras View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Study of Western European art music from the ancient Greeks to the late Baroque period, in the context of general cultural history.


AUMUS 225 - Music from the Classical Era to the Present Day View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Study of western European art music from the mid-18th century to the 20th century, in the context of general cultural history.


AUMUS 226 - Music and the Moving Image View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An examination of the use of music in film, television, and video games, with an emphasis on semiotic analysis and the historical development of the aesthetics and technologies of linking music to moving images.


AUMUS 227 - History of Vocal Literature View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Survey of vocal literature from the seventeenth century to the present.


AUMUS 231 - Lyric Diction View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

A study of the International Phonetic Alphabet, anatomy and physiology of basic phonetics, and accepted principles of lyric diction as they apply to the four languages most commonly used in concert and operatic repertoire: French, German, Italian and English. Corequisite: An AUMUS Applied Music - Vocal course.


AUMUS 235 - Introduction to Conducting View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Fundamental conducting techniques as applied to instrumental and vocal music. Prerequisite: AUMUS 160 and 162, or consent of the instructor.


AUMUS 236 - Introduction to Choral Techniques, Literature, and Interpretation View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Introduction to choral techniques, interpretation, and choral literature. Prerequisite: AUMUS 235 or consent of the instructor.


AUMUS 238 - Piano Pedagogy I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Principles, methods, and techniques for teaching piano with a survey of various pedagogical schools of thought. Prerequisite: AUMUS 160 or consent of the instructor.


AUMUS 239 - Vocal Pedagogy I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 2-1L-0)

Comprehensive study of the voice and how it functions, survey of current methods, and supervised practical instruction. Prerequisite: Applied music in voice at the 200 level, or consent of the instructor.


AUMUS 240 - Augustana Choir View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 3)(SECOND, 0-4.5L-0)

Performance of choral music for mixed choir, including required participation in a performance tour which may follow the winter term. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor based on audition. Notes: a *1.5 course over the winter term. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUMUS 241B - The Augustana Choir View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4.5L-0)

Performance of choral music for mixed choir, including required participation in a performance tour which may follow the winter term. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor, based on audition. Notes: Not open to a part-time student who has less than one year of the degree program completed. A *3 course over the full year. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUMUS 242 - Choral Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(FIRST, 0-2L-0)

Performance of choral music. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. Notes: a *1 course over the fall term. The course does not require participation in a performance tour. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUMUS 243 - Choral Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(SECOND, 0-2L-0)

Performance of choral music. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor. Notes: A *1 course over the winter term. The course does not require participation in a performance tour. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUMUS 246 - Choral Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITHER, 0-2L-0)

Performance of choral music in an inclusion choir context. Note: the course does not require participation in a performance tour.


AUMUS 249B - Instrumental Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 4)(TWO TERM, 0-1.5L-0)

Includes participation in all scheduled concert events. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: An Application for Instrumental Ensemble Studies must be completed and approved before registration in the course. A *2 course over the full year.


AUMUS 250 - Introduction to Music Education View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A foundational course in the theory and practice of teaching music from pre-K to 6. Special emphasis on classroom observation and practical experience with the use of age-appropriate techniques, strategies and materials.


AUMUS 252 - The Child Voice View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An in depth examination of the development, training, and phenomenon of the child voice from historical, physiological, pedagogical, and cultural perspectives.


AUMUS 260 - Theoretical and Analytical Studies II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Continuation of the study of common-practice harmony, including secondary dominants, borrowed chords, chromatic and enharmonic modulations, extended chords, augmented sixths, playing harmonic progression formulae on piano and large-scale formal analysis. Prerequisite: AUMUS 160. Corequisite: AUMUS 262.


AUMUS 261 - Theoretical and Analytical Studies III View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Advanced study of common-practice harmony, including thirdrelation harmony; polychords, extended chromaticism, atonal analysis, integral serialism and short compositions using post-1945 techniques. Prerequisite: AUMUS 260. Corequisite: AUMUS 263.


AUMUS 262 - Aural, Sight Singing and Keyboard Skills II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Development of listening, reading, and keyboard skills integral to the internalization of concepts covered in AUMUS 260. Prerequisite: AUMUS 162. Corequisite: AUMUS 260.


AUMUS 263 - Aural, Sight Singing, and Keyboard Skills III View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Development of listening and reading skills integral to the internalization of concepts covered in AUMUS 261. Prerequisites: AUMUS 260 and 262. Corequisite: AUMUS 261.


AUMUS 287 - Group Lesson View Available Classes

★ 2 (fi 4)(VAR, 0-1L-0)

Fundamental performance skills for those with little or no training, with possible areas of study in voice, piano, guitar, brass, woodwinds and strings. A weekly group lesson offered over two terms. Prerequisite: AUMUS 187 or consent of the Department. Note: A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 290 - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 5)(EITHER, 0-0.5L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a half-hour weekly lesson over one term. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 291B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 7)(TWO TERM, 0-0.5L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a half-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: AUMUS 191 or consent of the Department. Note: A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 292 - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-0.75L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a three-quarter- hour weekly lesson over one term. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 293B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 9)(TWO TERM, 0-0.75L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a three-quarter-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: AUMUS 193 or consent of the Department. Note: A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 294 - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 2 (fi 7)(EITHER, 0-1L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson over one term. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 295B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 2 (fi 11)(TWO TERM, 0-1L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: AUMUS 195 or consent of the Department. Note: A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 296 - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 9)(EITHER, 0-2.5L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson in the fall term for a student exhibiting advanced abilities in music performance. Participation in group master classes is required. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Department before registering. The following courses must be taken in consecutive fall/winter terms: AUMUS 296 and 297.


AUMUS 297 - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 9)(EITHER, 0-2.5L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson in the winter term for a student exhibiting advanced abilities in music performance. Participation in group master classes is required. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Department before registering. The following courses must be taken in consecutive fall/winter terms: AUMUS 296 and 297.


AUMUS 327 - History of Vocal Literature View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Survey of vocal literature from the seventeenth century to the present.


AUMUS 330B - Music for the Theatre View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A performance-based course including coaching, staging and training in the dramatic aspects of theatre music from opera to Broadway. Prerequisites: Consent of the Department.


AUMUS 331 - Lyric Diction II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Continued study of the International Phonetic Alphabet, anatomy and physiology of phonetics and accepted principles of lyric diction as they apply to a variety of languages used in concert and operatic repertoire. Corequisite: An AUMUS Applied Music - Vocal course.


AUMUS 335 - Selected Topics in Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(VAR, 3-0-0)

Advanced study of selected topics related to the theory, history and practise within a music performance discipline. Prerequisites: Second year standing.


AUMUS 338 - Piano Pedagogy II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A study of the performance needs of advanced concert repertoire for the piano, and how they can be taught. Prerequisite: AUMUS 238 or consent of the instructor. Corequisite: Applied Piano.


AUMUS 339 - Vocal Pedagogy II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 2-1L-0)

Comprehensive study of the voice and how it functions, survey of current methods, and supervised practical instruction. Prerequisite: Applied music in voice at the 200 level, or consent of the instructor.


AUMUS 340 - Augustana Choir View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 3)(SECOND, 0-4.5L-0)

Performance of choral music for mixed choir, including required participation in a performance tour which may follow the winter term. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor based on audition. Notes: a *1.5 course over the winter term. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUMUS 341B - The Augustana Choir View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4.5L-0)

Performance of choral music for mixed choir, including required participation in a performance tour which may follow the winter term. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor, based on audition. Notes: Not open to a part-time student who has less than one year of the degree program completed. A *3 course over the full year. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUMUS 342 - Choral Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(FIRST, 0-2L-0)

Performance of choral music. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. Notes: a *1 course over the fall term. The course does not require participation in a performance tour. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUMUS 343 - Choral Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(SECOND, 0-2L-0)

Performance of choral music. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor. Notes: A *1 course over the winter term. The course does not require participation in a performance tour. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUMUS 346 - Choral Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITHER, 0-2L-0)

Performance of choral music in an inclusion choir context. Note: the course does not require participation in a performance tour.


AUMUS 347B - Chamber Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-0.5L-0)

Varies in constitution (e.g., voice and piano, woodwind trio, brass quartet) from year to year. The repertoire to be performed is decided by the students and instructor. The ensemble prepares and performs under the guidance of the instructor. Prerequisite: Consent of the Division. Note: A *3 course over the full year.


AUMUS 349B - Instrumental Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 4)(TWO TERM, 0-1.5L-0)

Includes participation in all scheduled concert events. Prerequisite: Consent of the Division. Notes: An Application for Instrumental Ensemble Studies must be completed and approved before registration in the course. A *2 course over the full year.


AUMUS 351 - Music Education II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A course in the theory and practice of teaching as applied to middle and high school music programs. Special emphasis on general, choral and ensemble, classroom observation and practical experience with the use of age-appropriate techniques, strategies and materials. Prerequisite: AUMUS 250 or consent of the instructor.


AUMUS 356 - Music and Wellness View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A survey course designed to explore the range of benefits that music can offer to the community as related to health and wellness.


AUMUS 369 - Popular Music: Analysis, Interpretation, Meaning View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Critical examination of popular music, with a focus on analytical paradigms and methodologies and interdisciplinary approaches to interpretation.


AUMUS 375 - Co-op Education Studies I View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 3)(VAR, 1-3.5L-0)

Placement of a student with an employer organization for work experience. The practicum is designed by the student, supervising faculty member, and supervising organizational director, to integrate the liberal arts study of music with work experience in appropriate fields of business, industry, government, and the professions. Prerequisites: Third-year standing and consent of the instructor. Note: An Application for Co-op Education Study must be completed and approved before registration in the course.


AUMUS 376 - Directed Studies I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

Individual research project in a specific area of study as defined by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisites: Third- or fourth-year standing and consent of the instructor. Note: An Application for Individual Study must be completed and approved before registration in the course.


AUMUS 387 - Group Lesson View Available Classes

★ 2 (fi 4)(VAR, 0-1L-0)

Fundamental performance skills for those with little or no training, with possible areas of study in voice, piano, guitar, brass, woodwinds and strings. A weekly group lesson offered over two terms. Prerequisite: AUMUS 287 or consent of the Department. Note: A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 391B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 7)(TWO TERM, 0-0.5L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a half-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: A student should consult the Fine Arts Department before registering.


AUMUS 393B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 9)(TWO TERM, 0-0.75L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a three-quarter-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: AUMUS 293 or consent of the Department. Note: A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 394 - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 2 (fi 7)(EITHER, 0-1L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson over one term. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 395B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 2 (fi 11)(TWO TERM, 0-1L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: AUMUS 295 or consent of the Department. Note: A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 396 - Performance Studies I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 9)(VAR, 0-3L-0)

Formal recital (minimum duration: 45 minutes) prepared under the guidance of the instructor and marked by a jury. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor. Corequisite: AUMUS 395.


AUMUS 397B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3.5 (fi 17)(TWO TERM, 0-2L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice and the presentation of a formal recital (minimum duration: 45 minutes) prepared under the guidance of the instructor and marked by a jury. Participation in group master classes is required. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: This course is restricted to majors in the Bachelor of Music program.


AUMUS 399B - Fundamental Keyboard Skills View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 7)(TWO TERM, 0-0.5L-0)

Private piano lessons; a half-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: Restricted to students who want to develop specific skills required to pass the Keyboard Skills Proficiency Examination (KSPE). A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 430 - Selected Topics in Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Advanced study of selected topics related to music history, music theory, and ethnomusicology. Topics vary from year to year and may include such diverse areas as world music, cultural and critical theory, popular music, music video, jazz, Eurowestern style periods, genres, composers, performers, audiences, set theory, and Schenkarian analysis. Prerequisites: AUMUS 261 and *6 from AUMUS 224, 225, 226; or consent of the instructor.


AUMUS 440 - Augustana Choir View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 3)(SECOND, 0-4.5L-0)

Performance of choral music for mixed choir, including required participation in a performance tour which may follow the winter term. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor based on audition. Notes: a *1.5 course over the winter term. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUMUS 441B - The Augustana Choir View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4.5L-0)

Performance of choral music for mixed choir, including required participation in a performance tour which may follow the winter term. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor, based on audition. Notes: Not open to a part-time student who has less than one year of the degree program completed. A *3 course over the full year. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUMUS 442 - Choral Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(FIRST, 0-2L-0)

Performance of choral music. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. Notes: A *1 course over the fall term. The course does not require participation in a performance tour. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUMUS 443 - Choral Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(SECOND, 0-2L-0)

Performance of choral music. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor. Notes: A *1 course over the winter term. The course does not require participation in a performance tour. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUMUS 446 - Choral Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITHER, 0-2L-0)

Performance of choral music in an inclusion choir context. Note: the course does not require participation in a performance tour.


AUMUS 447B - Chamber Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-0.5L-0)

Varies in constitution (e.g., voice and piano, woodwind trio, brass quartet) from year to year. The repertoire to be performed is decided by the students and instructor. The ensemble prepares and performs under the guidance of the instructor. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: A *3 course over the full year.


AUMUS 449B - Instrumental Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 4)(TWO TERM, 0-1.5L-0)

Includes participation in all scheduled concert events. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: An Application for Instrumental Ensemble Studies must be completed and approved before registration in the course. A *2 course over the full year.


AUMUS 469 - Retheorizing Music: From Modernism to Postmodernism View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 0-3S-0)

Examination of technical and stylistic perspectives from Modernist art music techniques established before 1950 to those found in art, popular, and world music in the twenty-first century. Included are exercises in composition and performance as well as training in related listening, sight singing, and score-reading skills. Prerequisites: AUMUS 261 and 263.


AUMUS 475 - Co-op Education Studies II View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 3)(VAR, 1-3.5L-0)

Placement of a student with an employer organization for work experience. The practicum is designed by the student, supervising faculty member, and supervising organizational director to integrate the liberal arts study of music with work experience in appropriate fields of business, industry, government, and the professions. Prerequisites: Fourth-year standing and consent of the instructor. Note: An Application for Co-op Education Study must be completed and approved before registration in the course.


AUMUS 476 - Directed Studies II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

Individual research project in a specific area of study as defined by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisites: AUMUS 376 and consent of the instructor. Note: An Application for Individual Study must be completed and approved before registration in the course.


AUMUS 487 - Group Lesson View Available Classes

★ 2 (fi 4)(VAR, 0-1L-0)

Fundamental performance skills for those with little or no training, with possible areas of study in voice, piano, guitar, brass, woodwinds and strings. A weekly group lesson offered over two terms. Prerequisite: AUMUS 387 or consent of the Department. Note: A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 490 - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 5)(EITHER, 0-0.5L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a half-hour weekly lesson over one term. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note:A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 491B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 7)(TWO TERM, 0-0.5L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a half-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: AUMUS 391 or consent of the Department. Note: A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 493B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 9)(TWO TERM, 0-0.75L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a three-quarter-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: AUMUS 393 or consent of the Department. Note: A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 494 - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 2 (fi 7)(EITHER, 0-1L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson over one term. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 495B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 2 (fi 11)(TWO TERM, 0-1L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: AUMUS 395 or consent of the Department. Note: A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 496 - Performance Studies II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 9)(VAR, 0-3L-0)

Formal recital (minimum duration: 60 minutes) prepared under the guidance of the instructor and marked by a jury. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor. Corequisite: AUMUS 495.


AUMUS 497B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3.5 (fi 17)(TWO TERM, 0-2L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice and the presentation of a formal recital (minimum duration: 60 minutes) prepared under the guidance of the instructor and marked by a jury. Participation in group master classes is required. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: This course is restricted to majors in the Bachelor of Music program.


AUMUS 498 - Fundamental Keyboard Skills View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 5)(EITHER, 0-0.5L-0)

Private piano lessons; a half-hour weekly lesson over one term. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: Restricted to students who want to develop specific skills required to pass the Keyboard Skills Proficiency Examination (KSPE), and to International Program students. A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 499B - Fundamental Keyboard Skills View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 7)(TWO TERM, 0-0.5L-0)

Private piano lessons; a half-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Notes: Restricted to students who want to develop specific skills required to pass the Keyboard Skills Proficiency Examination (KSPE), and to International Program students. A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 540 - Augustana Choir View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 3)(SECOND, 0-4.5L-0)

Performance of choral music for mixed choir, including required participation in a performance tour which may follow the winter term. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor based on audition. Notes: a *1.5 course over the winter term. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUMUS 541B - Augustana Choir View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4.5L-0)

Performance of choral music for mixed choir, including required participation in a performance tour which may follow the winter term. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor, based on audition. Notes: A *3 course over the full year. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUMUS 542 - Choral Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(FIRST, 0-2L-0)

Performance of choral music. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. Notes: a *1 course over the fall term. The course does not require participation in a performance tour. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUMUS 543 - Choral Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(SECOND, 0-2L-0)

Performance of choral music. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor. Notes: A *1 course over the winter term. The course does not require participation in a performance tour. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUMUS 587 - Group Lesson View Available Classes

★ 2 (fi 4)(VAR, 0-1L-0)

Fundamental performance skills for those with little or no training, with possible areas of study in voice, piano, guitar, brass, woodwinds and strings. A weekly group lesson offered over two terms. Prerequisite: AUMUS 487 or consent of the Department. Note: A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 593B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 9)(TWO TERM, 0-0.75L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a three-quarter-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: AUMUS 493 or consent of the Department. Note: A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 594 - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 2 (fi 7)(EITHER, 0-1L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson over one term. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Note: A student should consult the Department before registering.


AUMUS 595B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 2 (fi 11)(TWO TERM, 0-1L-0)

Private lessons in instrument or voice; a one-hour weekly lesson over two terms. Prerequisite: AUMUS 495 or consent of the Department. Note: A student should consult the Department before registering.