Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2021

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MUST 2001 Mus Ther Sign Lang Performers

Study and performance of the new art form of American Sign Language interpretation of music in a variety of styles.

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MUST 2010 Elem Sign Lang for Therapists

An introduction to American Sign Language (ASL) for therapists and others planning to work with the Deaf community. The development of basic receptive and expressive skills through the study of finger spelling, sign vocabulary, and grammar as an introduction to the Deaf culture and community.

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MUST 2011 Interm American Sign Language

Prerequisites: MUST 2010 or placement test with instructor. Study of ASL at the intermediate level, including development of intermediate receptive and expressive skills. Using ASL as the exclusive mode of communication, students will have the opportunity to explore ASL and its impact in such diverse disciplines as language, deaf culture and community, history, literature, poetry, and the performing arts. This course is repeatable for credit.

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MUST 2110 Introduction to Music Therapy

An overview of the field of music therapy from its historical roots to present-day practices, national & international; ethics and standards of practice for the professional music therapist.

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MUST 2121 Music & Recreation

This course introduces students to basic materials and methods used to engage people in leisure music activities, including singing, instrument playing, improvisation, and music listening. A large part of the course consists of learning to play and use music instruments and developing music repertoire. Students learn to lead basic activities in class and apply them in community settings with young children and senior adults.

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MUST 2250 Class Guitar I

Functional class guitar skills for those with no previous guitar skills or training. Emphasis is placed on folk and pop guitar skills, including chords, strumming, tuning, and picking styles.

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MUST 2251 Class Guitar II

This course is designed to extend the students basic functional guitar skills for use in their work with clients in recreation, education, and clinical music therapy settings. The course will provide instruction and support for students who need more time to develop both their left- and right-hand guitar techniques.

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MUST 2300 Guitar Skills for Rec & Ther I

Prerequisite: MUST 2250 and/or MUST 2251, or permission of instructor. This course is designed to teach students basic, functional guitar skills necessary for use in music recreation or in music therapy. Focus will also be on repertoire development for diverse groups.

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MUST 2301 Guitar Skills for Rec & Therap

Prerequisite: MUST 2300 or audition with the instructor. This course is designed to teach the student advanced functional guitar skills for use in music recreation and music therapy. Focus will be on further repertoire development for diverse groups. This course is repeatable for credit.

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MUST 2400 Piano Skills for Rec & Ther I

Preequisite: MUSC 1210 and/or MUSC 1220, or permission of instructor.  This course is designed to teach students basic piano skills essential for use in music recreation and music therapy. Focus will be on repertoire development for diverse groups.

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MUST 2401 Piano Skills for Rec & Therapy

Prerequisite: MUST 2400 or audition with the instructor. This course is designed to teach the students advanced functional piano skills essential for use in music recreation and music therapy. Focus will be on further repertoire development for diverse groups. This course is repeatable for credit.

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MUST 2510 Method & Materials I

This course provides music therapy majors opportunities to develop a variety of music and music therapy skills for practical applications in music therapy sessions. Music therapy methods, techniques, materials and equipment will be explored through participation in varied active music experiences.

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MUST 2520 Methods & Materials II

This course provides music therapy majors opportunities to further develop music and music therapy skills. Participation in varied experiences will include, but not limited to, vocal and rhythmic improvisation, drumming circles, movement, melodic instruments, assistive technology, integrated arts, and songwriting. This course is repeatable for credit.

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MUST 2990 Music Therapy Skills Development

This course provides music therapy majors with the opportunity to develop their functional voice and percussion skills. Topics include, but are not limited to, vocal health, the clinical use of the voice in music therapy practice, and the therapeutic functions and applications of percussion in music therapy practice.

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