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Music Industry

Music Industry is one of the leading concentrations in MTSU’s School of Music. The program prepares students who want to pursue music as a core career path and profession to work in the music industry. Not all music majors are interested in public school teaching or performance; if this describes you, Music Industry may be just the ticket. Graduates still take the core courses, and they still learn an instrument at a high level and are given opportunities to orchestrate and arrange music and to develop audience skills. Proximity to Nashville gives students opportunities to expand their knowledge, including gaining experience through an internship program, and to land a career after college.

This program is approved for the Academic Common Market.

Dr. Dent earns Heritage award, has won Grammys

Dr. Dent earns Heritage award, has won Grammys

Dr. Cedric Dent, MTSU professor of music and music industry minor advisor, was chosen for a 2013 Heritage Music Award by the National Association of Negro Musicians. NANM is the country's oldest organization dedicated to the preservation, encouragement, and advocacy of all genres of the music of African-Americans. Dent also has an upcoming book tentatively titled Music, Race and Church Doctrine. As a baritone vocalist, music arranger, and producer, Dent is a member emeritus of Grammy Award-winning recording group TAKE 6. He also received a Grammy for several musical arrangements on Handel's Messiah: A Soulful Celebration, including an a cappella track for TAKE 6 featuring Stevie Wonder.

Music industry grad writing elementary guitar guide

Music industry grad writing elementary guitar guide

Jason Yeary, who earned a Bachelor of Music in Music Industry with a concentration in jazz guitar, is co-authoring a book for Alfred Publishing on elementary guitar method. He is currently employed by Metro-Nashville Public Schools as a music teacher. Yeary also is a performer and songwriter as well as private guitar teacher. After substitute-teaching following graduation, he returned to MTSU and earned his master’s, specializing in Music Education. Yeary has also completed Orff-Schulwerk certification.

The sky is the limit for music-related careers in the industry, especially with the job opportunities found in the nearby major Music City market. The Music Industry program prepares students to seek entry- and middle-level positions for virtually any phase of the music industry from performing music, to teaching private lessons, working in music stores or publishing companies, to sales representative for music businesses, to marketing of recordings, to the research of music through the study of music history. A new class entitled The Music Industry Professional, taught by Dewayne Pigg, major advisor for Music Industry, is intended to assist music students with developing and creating job opportunities. Some job possibilities include

  • Advertising specialist
  • Agent/manager
  • Artistic director
  • Arts manager
  • Composer/arranger/orchestrator
  • Concert promoter
  • Copyright specialist
  • Film music director/editor 
  • Lawyer, music industry    
  • Marketer
  • Music critic/journalist
  • Music editor and publisher
  • Music educator
  • Music librarian
  • Publicist
  • Record company manager
  • Retail music salesperson
  • Songwriter
  • Special events coordinator
  • Studio musician
  • Studio/private teacher
  • Talent agent
  • Tour manager


Employers of MTSU alumni include

  • Altissimo Recordings
  • ASCAP
  • Bravo Voice Studios
  • Deep Fried Entertainment
  • Def Kat Music LLC
  • Embassy Music
  • Gospel Music Association
  • Greg Oliver Agency
  • Guitar Center
  • Guitar Shark Music
  • Hinchey Music Services, Inc.
  • Hummingbird Productions
  • J. Schrepper Promotions
  • Levosia Entertainment
  • Nashville Jazz Orchestra
  • Nashville Opera
  • New Vision Church
  • Oasis Church, Murfreesboro
  • Pearl Corporation
  • Songwriters Guild of America
  • Ten Ten Music Group
  • The Music Stop
  • Turner's Music
  • Youth Empowerment through Arts & Humanities (YEAH!)

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MTSU’s School of Music offers an undergraduate major in Music leading to Bachelor of Music (B.M.) degree in the following concentrations:

  • Instrumental Music Education
  • Instrumental Performance (Brass, Orchestral Strings, Woodwinds, and Percussion; Guitar; Jazz Studies; Organ; or Piano)
  • Music Industry
  • Theory-Composition
  • Vocal/General Music Education
  • Voice Performance

Undergraduate minors in Music, American Music Studies, and Music Industry are also available.

The School of Music's Music Industry program is very different from the Recording Industry program in the School of Mass Communication. Students in the Music Industry program proceed towards a Bachelor of Music degree and will take the same core courses as students in other music concentration programs. The Recording Industry degree program is not a music degree program; it is oriented towards practical studies for virtually any phase of the industry, from marketing of recordings to audio engineering.

Students in Music Industry also have the opportunity to choose between two available minors: 1) Recording Industry and 2) Entrepreneurship with courses taught through the colleges of Mass Communication and Business.

Music Industry students may choose to declare jazz as an emphasis instead of the traditional MI track.

Graduate programs offered by the School of Music include the Master of Arts (M.A.) degree with specializations in collaborative piano; conducting; jazz studies; music composition; music composition for contemporary media; music education; musicology; or performance.

There is a graduate minor in Music.

Music Industry (Entrepreneurship Minor) Music Industry (Recording Industry Minor) 

The sample schedule below is based on the current undergraduate catalog. It is not a substitute for academic advisement. Contact your advisor if you have any questions about scheduling or about your degree requirements or consult the undergraduate catalog (catalog.mtsu.edu) for a complete list of requirements and electives.

You may choose to attend a summer term to reduce your load during fall or spring terms but still stay on track to graduate in four years. (Refer to the scholarships website for information regarding use of the Lottery Scholarship for the summer term.)

NOTE: Learning Support courses will alter the sequences on this map. Missing milestones could delay your program.

Music Industry (Entrepreneurship Minor) Academic Map

School of Music
Middle Tennessee State University | Murfreesboro


Suggested Fall/Spring and Summer/Fall/Spring Four-Year Schedule

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FRESHMAN FALL FRESHMAN SPRING
CourseHoursMilestones/Notes CourseHoursMilestones/Notes
MUTH 11104  MUTH 11204 
MUAP 2--11  MUHL 16102 
MUS 15301  MUAP 2--11 
MUEN 3---1  MUS 15401 
MUS 10100  MUS 10100 
ENGL 1010 (Comm)3  MUEN 3---1 
Soc/Beh Sci (Rubric 1)3  ENGL 1020 (Comm)3 
MATH (Math)3  Soc/Beh Sci (Rubric 2)3 
SUBTOTAL16  SUBTOTAL15 
SOPHOMORE FALL SOPHOMORE SPRING
MUTH 21103  MUTH 21203 
MUAP 2--11  MUAP 2--11 
MUS 10100  MUS 10100 
MUEN 3---1  MUEN 3---1 
BCEN 14003  BCEN 29003 
COMM 2200 (Comm)3  Hum/FA (Rubric 1)3 
ENGL 2020, ENGL 2030, or HUM 2610 (Hum/FA)3  Hum/FA (Rubric 2)3 
SUBTOTAL14  SUBTOTAL14 
JUNIOR FALL JUNIOR SPRING
MUAP 4--11  MUAP 4--11 
MUHL 30103  MUHL 30203 
MUEN 3---1  MUEN 3---1 
MUS 10100  MUS 10100 
MUS 31402  MUTH 30203 
ACTG 30003  MUHL 36703 
HIST 2010, HIST 2020, or HIST 20303  MGMT 36103 
Nat Sci (Rubric 1)4  HIST 2010, HIST 2020, or HIST 20303 
SUBTOTAL17  SUBTOTAL17 
SENIOR FALL SENIOR SPRING
MUAP 4--11  MUAP 4--11 
MUTH 41302  MUAP 48001 
MUEN 3---1  MUEN 3---1 
MKT 38203  MGMT 49203 
MUTH 41903  Music upper-division electives4 
Nat Sci (Rubric 2)4  MUS 42703 
SUBTOTAL14  SUBTOTAL13 

TOTAL HOURS IN PROGRAM: 120

FRESHMAN FALL FRESHMAN SPRING
CourseHoursMilestones/Notes CourseHoursMilestones/Notes
MUTH 11104  MUTH 11204 
MUAP 2--11  MUAP 2--11 
MUS 15301  MUS 15401
MUEN 3---1  MUHL 16102 
MUS 10100  MUS 10100 
ENGL 1010 (Comm)3  MUEN 3---1 
Soc/Beh Sci (Rubric 1)3  ENGL 1020 (Comm)3 
SUBTOTAL13  SUBTOTAL12 
SOPHOMORE SUMMER
MATH (Math)3  Soc/Beh Sci (Rubric 2)3 
SUBTOTAL3  SUBTOTAL3 
SOPHOMORE FALL SOPHOMORE SPRING
MUTH 21103  MUTH 21203 
MUAP 2--11  MUAP 2--11 
MUS 10100  MUS 10100 
MUEN 3---1  MUEN 3---1 
BCEN 14003  BCEN 29003 
COMM 2200 (Comm)3  Hum/FA (Rubric 1)3 
ENGL 2020, ENGL 2030, or HUM 2610 (Hum/FA)3  Hum/FA (Rubric 2)3 
SUBTOTAL14  SUBTOTAL14 
JUNIOR FALL JUNIOR SPRING
MUAP 4--11  MUAP 4--11 
MUHL 30103  MUHL 30203 
MUEN 3---1  MUEN 3---1 
MUS 10100  MUS 10100 
MUS 31402  MUHL 36703 
ACTG 30003  MGMT 36103 
Nat Sci (Rubric 1)4  MUTH 30203 
SUBTOTAL14  SUBTOTAL14 
SENIOR SUMMER
HIST 2010, HIST 2020, or HIST 20303  HIST 2010, HIST 2020, or HIST 20303 
SUBTOTAL3  SUBTOTAL3 
SENIOR FALL SENIOR SPRING
MUAP 4--11  MUAP 4--11 
MUTH 41302  MUAP 48001 
MUEN 3---1  MUEN 3---1 
MKT 38203  MGMT 49203 
MUTH 41903  Music upper-division electives4 
Nat Sci (Rubric 2)4  MUS 42703 
SUBTOTAL14  SUBTOTAL13 

TOTAL HOURS IN PROGRAM: 120

Graduation information may be accessed here.



Music Industry (Recording Industry Minor) Academic Map

School of Music
Middle Tennessee State University | Murfreesboro


Suggested Fall/Spring and Summer/Fall/Spring Four-Year Schedule

Click here for printer friendly academic map.

FRESHMAN FALL FRESHMAN SPRING
CourseHoursMilestones/Notes CourseHoursMilestones/Notes
MUTH 11104  MUTH 11204 
MUAP 2--11  MUHL 16102 
MUS 15301  MUAP 2--11 
MUEN 3---1  MUS 15401 
MUS 10100  MUS 10100 
ENGL 1010 (Comm)3  MUEN 3---1 
Soc/Beh Sci (Rubric 1)3  ENGL 1020 (Comm)3 
MATH (Math)3  Soc/Beh Sci (Rubric 2)3 
SUBTOTAL16  SUBTOTAL15 
SOPHOMORE FALL SOPHOMORE SPRING
MUTH 21103  MUTH 21203 
MUAP 2--11  MUAP 2--11 
MUS 10100  MUS 10100 
MUEN 3---1  MUEN 3---1 
RIM minor elective3  RIM minor elective3 
COMM 2200 (Comm)3  Hum/FA (Rubric 1)3 
ENGL 2020, ENGL 2030, or HUM 2610 (Hum/FA)3  Hum/FA (Rubric 2)3 
SUBTOTAL14  SUBTOTAL14 
JUNIOR FALL JUNIOR SPRING
MUAP 4--11  MUAP 4--11 
MUHL 30103  MUHL 30203 
MUEN 3---1  MUEN 3---1 
MUS 10100  MUS 10100 
MUS 31402  MUTH 30203 
RIM 30003  MUHL 36703 
HIST 2010, HIST 2020, or HIST 20303  RIM 36003 
Nat Sci (Rubric 1)4  HIST 2010, HIST 2020, or HIST 20303 
SUBTOTAL17  SUBTOTAL17 
SENIOR FALL SENIOR SPRING
MUAP 4--11  MUAP 4--11 
MUTH 41302  MUAP 48001 
MUEN 3---1  MUEN 3---1 
RIM minor elective3  RIM minor elective3 
MUTH 41903  Music upper-division electives4 
Nat Sci (Rubric 2)4  MUS 42703 
SUBTOTAL14  SUBTOTAL13 

TOTAL HOURS IN PROGRAM: 120

FRESHMAN FALL FRESHMAN SPRING
CourseHoursMilestones/Notes CourseHoursMilestones/Notes
MUTH 11104  MUTH 11204 
MUAP 2--11  MUAP 2--11 
MUS 15301  MUS 15401
MUEN 3---1  MUHL 16102 
MUS 10100  MUS 10100 
ENGL 1010 (Comm)3  MUEN 3---1 
Soc/Beh Sci (Rubric 1)3  ENGL 1020 (Comm)3 
SUBTOTAL13  SUBTOTAL12 
SOPHOMORE SUMMER
MATH (Math)3  Soc/Beh Sci (Rubric 2)3 
SUBTOTAL3  SUBTOTAL3 
SOPHOMORE FALL SOPHOMORE SPRING
MUTH 21103  MUTH 21203 
MUAP 2--11  MUAP 2--11 
MUS 10100  MUS 10100 
MUEN 3---1  MUEN 3---1 
RIM minor elective3  RIM minor elective3 
COMM 2200 (Comm)3  Hum/FA (Rubric 1)3 
ENGL 2020, ENGL 2030, or HUM 2610 (Hum/FA)3  Hum/FA (Rubric 2)3 
SUBTOTAL14  SUBTOTAL14 
JUNIOR FALL JUNIOR SPRING
MUAP 4--11  MUAP 4--11 
MUHL 30103  MUHL 30203 
MUEN 3---1  MUEN 3---1 
MUS 10100  MUS 10100 
MUS 31402  MUHL 36703 
RIM 30003  RIM 36003 
Nat Sci (Rubric 1)4  MUTH 30203 
SUBTOTAL14  SUBTOTAL14 
SENIOR SUMMER
HIST 2010, HIST 2020, or HIST 20303  HIST 2010, HIST 2020, or HIST 20303 
SUBTOTAL3  SUBTOTAL3 
SENIOR FALL SENIOR SPRING
MUAP 4--11  MUAP 4--11 
MUTH 41302  MUAP 48001 
MUEN 3---1  MUEN 3---1 
RIM minor elective3  RIM minor elective3 
MUTH 41903  Music upper-division electives4 
Nat Sci (Rubric 2)4  MUS 42703 
SUBTOTAL14  SUBTOTAL13 

TOTAL HOURS IN PROGRAM: 120

Graduation information may be accessed here.

Music Theory

MUTH 1000 - Elements of Music
3 credit hours
For those needing remedial work before enrolling in Theory MUTH 1110. Topics covered include music reading in G and F clefs, intervals, major and minor scales; rhythm.

MUTH 1110 - Theory and Aural Skills I
4 credit hours
Prerequisite: MUTH 1000 with grade of C- or higher or satisfactory score on theory diagnostic exam. Harmonic tonality and fixed-do solfège through chorale analysis and harmonizations of given bass lines. Major and minor scales and harmonizations through secondary function. Meets for five hours per week.

MUTH 1120 - Theory and Aural Skills II
4 credit hours
Prerequisite: MUTH 1110. Harmonic tonality and fixed-do solfège through chorale analysis and harmonizations of given bass lines. Modal scales, harmonization, and analysis through the augmented sixth. Meets for five hours per week.

MUTH 2110 - Theory and Aural Skills III
3 credit hours
Prerequisite: MUTH 1120. Harmonic tonality and twentieth-century vocabularies. Nineteenth-century chromaticism. Meets for four hours per week.

MUTH 2120 - Theory and Aural Skills IV
3 credit hours
Prerequisite: MUTH 2110. Continued study of harmonic tonality and twentieth-century vocabularies. Twentieth-century practices. Meets for four hours per week.

MUTH 3020 - Commercial Songwriting
3 credit hours
(Same as RIM 3020.) Prerequisites: RI majors - admission to candidacy and RIM 1230 or MUTH 1110 or permission of instructor; others - permission of instructor. Organization of ideas, words, and music into the writing of popular songs. Analysis of songwriting trends. Students will be expected to play guitar or piano and sing.

MUTH 3110 - Counterpoint
3 credit hours
Prerequisite: MUTH 2120 with C- or better. Review and continuation of contrapuntal techniques. Canon, imitation, various contrapuntal devices, inventions, and beginning fugue. Analysis and some degree of original work.

MUTH 3160 - Jazz Theory
3 credit hours
Prerequisite: MUTH 1120. Exploration of the harmonic syntax, melodic construction, and song forms in jazz music. Analysis, listening, original composition, and practice hearing jazz chords and progressions.

MUTH 4110 - Form and Analysis
2 credit hours
Prerequisite: MUTH 2120. Binary and tenary forms, simple rondos and sonatinas progressing to sonata form, large rondos, theme and variations, art song, and free forms. Stylistic analysis and study of devices and materials from early to contemporary periods.

MUTH 4130 - Orchestration and Arranging
2 credit hours
Prerequisite: MUTH 2120. Compass and tonal qualities of band and orchestra instruments; transposition. Fundamentals of arranging for various instrumental groupings.

MUTH 4180 - Improvisation
3 credit hours
Prerequisite: MUTH 1120 or permission of instructor. Basic tools of jazz improvisation including chord/scale relationships, melodic construction, and practice techniques. In-class playing over blues, rhythm changes, and other standard jazz progressions. Elements of the bebop style. Preparation of playing exercises and several solo transcriptions.

MUTH 4190 - Principles and Practices of Electronic Music
3 credit hours
(Same as RIM 4190.) Prerequisites: RI majors - admission to candidacy and RIM 1230 or MUTH 1110; others-RIM 3010, RIM 1230, or MUTH 1110 or permission of instructor. An introduction to synthesizer programming and the Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) with emphasis on history, theory, and application. Hands-on activities include synthesizer programming with virtual instruments and MIDI sequencing using a digital audio workstation. Laboratory required.

MUTH 4270 - Choral Arranging
2 credit hours
The fundamentals of arranging musical works for vocal ensembles of various sizes, combinations, and skill levels.

MUTH 4290 - MIDI Sequencing and Virtual Instruments
3 credit hours
(Same as  RIM 4290). Prerequisites: RI majors - admission to candidacy and RIM 4910/MUTH 4910; others - RIM 4190/MUTH 4190 or permission of instructor. An advanced hands-on course with an emphasis on MIDI sequencing and virtual instruments within Pro Tools, Reason, and other music production software. Drum machines, synthesizers, samplers, and other electronic instruments used to create a commercial music track. Laboratory required.

MUTH 4590 - Computer Based Scoring for Visual Media
3 credit hours
(Same as RIM 4590.) Prerequisites: RI majors - admission to candidacy, RIM 4190/MUTH 4190 and either RIM 4200 or  RIM 4290/MUTH 4290; others - RIM 4190/MUTH 4190 and either RIM 4200 or  RIM 4290/MUTH 4290; or permission of instructor. Writing music for visual media using the capabilities of a computer workstation. Introduces compositional techniques utilizing Macintosh sequencing software and QuickTime video playback in combination with synthesizers and sample playback programs. Concepts include synchronization of music to picture, tempo selection, sound source selection/manipulation, and analysis of the dramatic content of a scene. Laboratory required.

Music History and Literature

MUHL 1610 - The World of Music
2 credit hours
Prerequisite: MUTH 1000 with a grade of C- or better or satisfactory score on theory diagnostic exam. The first required music history course for music majors. Surveys the basic elements of music, world music cultures, American vernacular music, and Western art music. Establishes foundation of further music study.

MUHL 3010 - History of Western Art Music I
3 credit hours
Prerequisite: MUHL 1610 with grade of C- or better. Second required music history course for Music majors. A survey of Western art music from antiquity through the eighteenth century, including Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods.

MUHL 3020 - History of Western Art Music II
3 credit hours
Prerequisites: MUHL 1610 and MUTH 1110 with grade of C- or better. Third required music history course for music majors. A survey of Western art music of the eighteenth through twenty-first century, including Classical, Romantic, Modern, and Postmodern periods.

MUHL 3120 - Masterworks of Classical Music
3 credit hours
Selected great works from the Western classical tradition. Listening, watching, reading, and concert attendance.

MUHL 3140 - History of Rock 'n' Roll
3 credit hours
A historical and cultural examination of rock 'n' roll music from its origins to the present.

MUHL 3150 - Musics of the South
3 credit hours
A cultural and historical examination of the musical traditions of the southern United States from the colonial era to the present.

MUHL 3670 - History of Popular Music in America
3 credit hours
Chronological study of American popular music from the colonial period to the present. Formulation of perspectives of the role of popular music in American culture.

MUHL 3910 - Styles and Analysis of Jazz
3 credit hours
Technical features of various styles from the inception of jazz to present. Introduction of jazz style periods, performance practices, stylistic features, and artists.

MUHL 4060 - Survey of Guitar Literature
3 credit hours
Basic literature for the guitar from the Renaissance to the present. Analysis, listening, research, and performance.

MUHL 4130 - Survey of World Music
3 credit hours
Selected music cultures from around the world and here at home. Listening, watching, reading, and concert attendance.

MUHL 4140 - Music of the Middle East
3 credit hours
Examines various Middle Eastern cultural soundscapes from an ethnomusicological perspective, including the relationship between folk, classical, and popular musical traditions and music's role in religious experience.

MUHL 4530 - History of Jazz
3 credit hours
Study of the history and literature of jazz music including African roots, developments and aspects of style periods, and the contemporary state of jazz. Listening and analysis.

MUHL 4540 - History of Black Gospel Music
3 credit hours
Historical and cultural survey of black gospel music from its West African and European American antecedents to the present.  

MUHL 4550 - Hip-Hop Music and Culture
3 credit hours
(Same as ANTH 4550 and RIM 4550.) Prerequisites: ENGL 1010 and ENGL 1020.  An ethnomusicological investigation of how hip-hop reacts to and informs mainstream culture through its primary art forms: music, visual art, and dance. Major themes and issues that cut across hip-hop's history, including issues of style and performance, gender, race, politics, and religion addressed.  

MUHL 4630 - Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Music
3 credit hours
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. A survey of Western classical music during the Baroque and Classic periods; emphasis on topics selected by instructor.

MUHL 4640 - Nineteenth-Century Music
3 credit hours
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. A survey of Western classical music during the Romantic period; emphasis on topics selected by instructor.

MUHL 4650 - Twentieth-Century Music
3 credit hours
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. A survey of twentieth century Western art music; emphasis on topics selected by instructor. Examines the major developments of music during the late Romantic, Modern, and Postmodern eras.

MUHL 4660 - American Music
3 credit hours
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. A survey of American music from the colonial era to the present; added emphasis on topics selected by the instructor. Examines folk, popular, art, sacred, and secular traditions within their cultural and historical contexts.

MUHL 4680 - Choral Literature
2 credit hours
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Examination of choral literature from the Renaissance to the present. Program selection. Analysis of choral pieces.

MUHL 4690 - Piano Literature
3 credit hours
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Survey of the basic literature of the harpsichord and the piano from the eighteenth century to the present. Live performance, analysis, and research.

MUHL 4710 - Vocal Literature
3 credit hours
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Basic repertory of Italian airs, German lieder, French art songs, and solo vocal works of other nationalistic schools, as well as English and American song literature.

MUHL 4720 - Organ Literature
2 credit hours
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. A chronological study of organ literature from the Medieval period to the present. Objectives include knowledge of the repertoire and composers and historical perspective of styles and organ building.

MUHL 4730 - Brass Literature
2 credit hours
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. A chronological study of brass literature from the Renaissance period to the present. Objectives include knowledge of the repertoire and composers and historical perspective of styles, types, and common performance practice.

MUHL 4740 - Percussion Literature
2 credit hours
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. A chronological study of percussion literature from the nineteenth century to the present. Objectives include knowledge of the repertoire and composers and historical perspective of styles, types, and common performance practice.

MUHL 4750 - String Literature
2 credit hours
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. A chronological study of string literature from the nineteenth century to the present. Objectives include knowledge of the repertoire and its composers and historical perspective of styles, types, and common performance practice.

MUHL 4760 - Woodwind Literature
2 credit hours
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. A chronological study of woodwind literature from the Renaissance period to the present. Objectives include knowledge of the repertoire and composers and historical perspective of styles, types, and common performance practice.

MUHL 4790 - Orchestral and Wind Ensemble Literature
2 credit hours
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. An in-depth study of orchestral and wind ensemble repertoire.

MUHL 4800 - Art Music and African Americans
2 credit hours
A chronological and topical overview of African American musicians and composers and the primary genres of African American art music from slavery to the present.

MUHL 4810 - Women In Music
3 credit hours
Prerequisites: ENGL 1010 and ENGL 1020. Examines and celebrates women's musical activities in a variety of capacities and musical traditions through perspectives of a variety of gender theories. May be taken for Women's and Gender Studies minor credit.