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Engineering Transfer 005
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African American Studies 014
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American History 512
American Literature 352
American Studies 050
Anthropology 070
Art (Art 080, Art History 082)
Arts and Sciences 090 (Interdisciplinary Courses)
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Classical Studies Minor
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Engineering Transfer Program 005
English (English Literature 350, American Literature 352, Film 354, Journalism 570, Linguistics 615, Writing 989)
European Studies 310
Finance 390
Fine Arts (Art 080, Art History 082; Museum Studies 698; Music 700, 701; Speech 950; Theater Arts 965)
International Studies
Art 080 and Art History 082
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Studio Art and Electronic Arts Areas 080
Studio and Electronic Arts Areas of Specialization
Art History 082 Area of Specialization
Student-Proposed Majors
Departmental Honors Program in Art and Art History
Art Major with Teacher Certification
Courses (Art 080)
Courses (Art History 082)
Museum Studies 698
Music 700, Applied Music 701
Music Major Requirements (minimum 48 credits)
Music Minor Requirements (minimum 20 credits)
Music Major with Teacher Certification (minimum 44 credits)
Departmental Honors Program in Music
Courses (Music 700)
Courses (Applied Music 701)
Theater Arts (Speech 950, Theater Arts 965)
Theater Arts Major Requirements (minimum 48 credits)
Theater Arts Minor Requirements (minimum 18 credits)
Musical Theater Program
Teacher Certification in Theater Arts
Courses (Dance 203)
Courses (Speech 950)
Courses (Theater Arts 965)
Foreign Languages and Literatures (French 420, German 470, Italian 560, Russian 860, Spanish 940)
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Home Economics 520
Honors College 525
International Studies Program 549
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Justice and Society 572
Latin American Studies Minor
Liberal Studies 606
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Marketing 630
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Media Studies 657
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Museum Studies 698
Music 700, 701
Nursing 705
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Speech 950
Statistics 960
Teacher Preparation Program 964
Theater Arts (Dance 203, Speech 950, Theater Arts 965)
Urban Studies and Metropolitan Planning 975
Walt Whitman Program in American Studies
Women's Studies 988
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  Camden Undergraduate Catalog 2008-2010 Liberal Arts Colleges Programs, Faculty, and Courses Fine Arts (Art 080, Art History 082; Museum Studies 698; Music 700, 701; Speech 950; Theater Arts 965) Courses (Music 700)  

Courses (Music 700)

Note: Courses in music theory include 50:700:125, 161, 162, 205, 206, 225, 226, 321, 325, and 421.
50:700:125 Introduction to Music Theory (3) An introduction to the elements of tonal music. Provides students with an understanding of rhythm, pitch, keyboard, scales, key signatures, intervals, and triads. Intended primarily for nonmajors and minors.
50:700:161 Basic Musicianship I (2) Provides intensive work in sight singing; dictation of melody, rhythm, and harmony; score reading; and keyboard harmony. Prerequisite: 50:700:125 or permission of instructor.
50:700:162 Basic Musicianship II (2) A continuation of material learned in Basic Musicianship I. Prerequisite: 50:700:161 or permission of instructor.
50:700:173 Studies in Composition I (3) Independent study in musical composition. Intended primarily for music majors with a concentration in composition and theory.
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
50:700:174 Studies in Composition II (3) Independent study in music composition. Intended primarily for music majors with a concentration in composition.
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
50:700:202 Introduction to Music (G) (3) An approach toward music appreciation that emphasizes the cultural influences that have determined the varied musical languages throughout the world. No previous musical experience necessary.
50:700:203 Introduction to World Music (G) (3) A course designed to develop basic concepts and listening perception of music in non-Western cultures. This includes the elements, forms, and styles of Polynesia, East Asia, India, Latin America, and more. No previous musical experience necessary.
50:700:205 Basic Musicianship III (2) A continuation of material learned in Basic Musicianship II.
Prerequisite: 50:700:162 or permission of instructor.
50:700:206 Basic Musicianship IV (2) A continuation of material learned in Basic Musicianship III.
Prerequisite: 50:700:205.
50:700:225 Music Theory I (3) Examines the elements of 18th- and 19th-century harmonic practices, including part writing in three and four parts, and harmonic analysis of works. Prerequisite: 50:700:125 or passing grade on placement examination, or permission of instructor.
50:700:226 Music Theory II (3) A continuation of Music Theory I with emphasis on secondary functions, modulation, linear chords, harmonic analysis, form, and creative writing. Prerequisite: 50:700:225.
50:700:271 Computer Applications in Music I (3) Introduction to the creative use of computers and synthesizers. Provides an understanding of MIDI applications, including sequencing, editing, sampling, effects, and notational software. Prerequisite: 50:700:125 or 161, or permission of instructor.
50:700:272 Computer Applications in Music II (3) A continuation of 50:700:271 with emphasis on broadening the development of creative skills and compositional techniques. Prerequisites: 50:700:125 or 161, 271, or permission of instructor.
50:700:291 History of Music I (G) (3) Historical survey of styles, forms, genres, and composers of Western music from antiquity to the 16th century. Prerequisite: 50:700:125 or 225 or permission of instructor. Intended for music majors and minors.
50:700:292 History of Music II (G) (3) Historical survey of styles, forms, genres, and composers from the 17th to the 18th centuries. Prerequisite: 50:700:125 or 225 or permission of instructor. Intended for music majors and minors.
50:700:293 History of Music III (G) (3) Historical survey of styles, forms, genres, and composers from the late 18th to the late 19th centuries. Prerequisite: 50:700:125 or 225 or permission of instructor. Intended for music majors and minors. Offered in alternate years.
50:700:294 History of Music IV (G) (3) Historical survey of musical styles and genres from the 20th century to the present.
Prerequisite: 50:700:125 or 225 or permission of instructor. Intended for music majors and minors. Offered in alternate years.
50:700:305 Gender in Music (G) (3) Provides an overview of the interactions between women and their musical environment in Europe from the Middle Ages to the 21st century. Among the composers studied are Hildegard von Bingen, Francesca Caccini, Barbara Strozzi, Elizabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, Constanze Mozart, Clara Schumann, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Ellen Taaffe Zwillich, and Joan Tower. May require off-campus concerts and operas. This course may be taken as part of a minor in women's studies.
50:700:309 American Music (D) (3) Survey of music in the United States from the time of the earliest settlers to the present, including Shaker hymns, Civil War tunes, the establishment of a distinctive American style, the beginnings of jazz, and current experimental styles.
50:700:321 Counterpoint (3) A detailed study of basic voice-leading principles that includes extensive writing in two- and three-part species counterpoint. Prerequisite: 50:700:125 or permission of instructor. Offered in alternate years.
50:700:325 Music Theory III (3) A continuation of 50:700:226 with an introduction to post-tonal music. Provides the student with a basic analytic technique for the study of 20th-century practices, including atonal and 12-tone works. Prerequisite: 50:700:226.
50:700:329 Introduction to Conducting (2) A course designed to introduce the fundamentals of conducting school choruses and orchestras. Prerequisite: 50:700:225. Intended primarily for majors in the Teacher Preparation Program.
50:700:332 Music Theory and Analysis (3) A course designed to provide students with essential analytical skills for comprehensive analysis of music from various periods. Prerequisite: 50:700:225. May be repeated for credit.
50:700:337 Opera (G) (3) A critical survey of the continuing tradition of opera emphasizing the relationship of music and drama through selected works of varied composers. Prerequisite: 50:700:225.
50:700:373 Composition (3) Independent work in contemporary techniques of composition. Intended primarily for music majors.
Prerequisites: 50:700:325 or permission of instructor.
50:700:390 Electronic Music (3) This course is an electronic music history survey, including the basics of digital audio.
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
50:700:391 Music And Computers (3) Introduction to direct-digital software synthesis systems through flowcharting, programming, and instrument design focusing on the use of Csound.
Prerequisite: 50:700:390 or permission of instructor.
50:700:392 Topics in Electroacoustic Music (3) Composition and research in direct digital software synthesis systems to include advanced instrument design, algorithmic composition, and real-time performance.
Prerequisite: 50:700:391 or permission of instructor.
50:700:393 Electroacoustic Composition and Performance (3) Projects in electroacoustic music dealing with real-time, interactivity, live-electronic, and solo digital media.
Prerequisite: 50:700:392 or permission of instructor.
50:700:413 World Music (G) (3) An extensive multicultural survey that examines the elements, forms, and styles of non-Western music. Prerequisite: 50:700:125. Intended primarily for majors and minors.
50:700:415 Senior Seminar in Music (3) A course designed for senior music majors with emphasis on reading, discussion, independent research, oral presentations, and written reports on selected topics in music history. Prerequisite: 50:700:292, 293, or 294.
50:700:421 Advanced Theory and Analysis (3) Introduction to post-tonal theory and analysis of works by Schoenberg, Webern, Berg, and their contemporaries. Prerequisite: 50:700:325.
50:700:449 Audio Postproduction (3) Explores audio postproduction techniques for three-dimensional animation, film, and video including digital recording, editing, sound synthesis and composition, and music to animation/video/film synchronization. Prerequisites: 50:700:271, 50:080:448, 488, or permission of instructor.
50:700:490 Music Internship (BA) An internship in some area of music, which may involve working with a performing arts organization, or in some other activity that advances the student's knowledge of music (40 hours of internship per credit).
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.   
50:700:491 Electronic Music Internship (BA) An internship with an agency or music studio. The student qualifies by presenting a portfolio of works and performs those duties required by the studio; learns new concepts and techniques through in-house production and postproduction (40 hours of internship per credit).
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
50:700:495-496 Honors in Music I,II (3,3) Requires independent research on an approved topic in music history or theory leading to an honors thesis written under the supervision of a professor in music.
Candidates for honors in music must at the end of their junior year have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or better and an average of 3.5 or better in the major. Both semesters must be completed to receive credit.
50:700:497 Special Topics: Conducting Practicum (1) A course designed to prepare the vocal arts/choral and instrumental teacher to lead a large ensemble, with emphasis on basic conducting techniques. The student will conduct a public performance. Intended primarily for majors in the Teacher Preparation Program.
50:700:498 Special Topics in Music (3) A variety of topics, such as music in film, offered on a rotating basis.
50:700:499 Individual Study in Music (BA) Independent study, guided by a member of the faculty, intended to provide an opportunity to investigate areas not covered in regular courses of instruction.
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