2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
    Dec 07, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

Courses


 
  
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    MKTG 3100 - Foundations of Marketing


    Goals: To understand basic marketing concepts and to apply them to practical marketing problems.

    Content: Legal, behavioral, ethical, competitive, economic, and technological factors are examined as they affect product, price, promotion, and place decisions.

    Prerequisites: ECON 1100 with a grade of C- or better

    Credits: 4

  
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    MKTG 3710 - International Marketing


    Goals: To provide students with a fundamental understanding of concepts, theories, issues, and practices related to international and global marketing. The course will explore marketing issues in crosscultural perspectives and investigate culturally appropriate global opportunities. The course will also address ethical issues related to market development and explore the managerial implications of these cultural and ethical issues as they relate to the market practice.

    Content: Global marketing and marketing research, social and cultural environment, political, legal, and financial environment, segmenting and targeting, exporting and importing, product pricing, distribution, and advertising in the global marketplace.

    Prerequisite: MKTG 3100 with a grade of C- or better

    Credits: 4

  
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    MKTG 3720 - Marketing Research


    Goals: This course introduces the fundamentals of market research in order to prepare students to conduct basic research or to be more informed consumers of marketing research services.

    Content: Major topics include the use of secondary research, research design for surveys, experiments, and focus groups, and both quantitative and qualitative data analysis.

    Taught: Spring semester

    Prerequisites: MKTG 3100 and QMBE 1310 (or equivalent statistics course) with grades of C-or better, or instructor permission

    Credits: 4

  
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    MKTG 3730 - Digital Marketing Strategies


    Goals: Students will gain an understanding of the increasingly important world of internet-mediated marketing of 1) physical goods and services and 2) digital goods such as music.

    Content: Students will view these markets and their implications from both the buyer and seller sides and explore the rapidly emerging, and often disruptive, new platforms that are both replacing and complementing traditional “bricks and mortar” marketing channels.

    Prerequisite: MKTG 3100 (grade of C- or better), or instructor permission

    Credits: 4

  
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    MKTG 3740 - Consumer Behavior


    Goals: This course provides students a thorough understanding of consumer behavior and relates the consumer behavior concepts to marketing theory and practice. The course is structured to enable students to develop critical thinking and decision-making skills in consumer behavior and marketing. By working through consumer behavior problems, cases and exercises, the students get a chance to experience some of the professional challenges, issues, and decisions that face marketers and to develop their marketing knowledge and skills.

    Content: An interdisciplinary approach to the study of consumer behavior, with emphasis on the implications for marketing of theory and findings from the behavioral sciences.

    Prerequisites: QMBE 1310 (or equivalent statistics course) and MKTG 3100 (grades of C- or better), or consent of the instructor

    Credits: 4 credits

  
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    MKTG 3750 - Marketing Communication


    Goals: Students will learn the theory and practice of contemporary marketing communication practices, known as Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC).

    Content: The course covers the role of IMC in branding, positioning, and creative strategies, including both paid and unpaid media options. Media choices include traditional print and broadcast, face-to-face and electronic. Emphasis is placed on performance evaluation, enabling marketers to identify the return on their marketing investments.

    Prerequisites: MKTG 3100 and satisfaction of the communication requirement for the BBA core (grades of C- or better), or consent of the instructor.

    Credits: 4

  
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    MKTG 3760 - Professional Selling


    Goals: Students will learn how individuals interact with customers, vendors and one another in a competitive environment.

    Content: The course covers selling techniques, persuasive communication, oral and verbal presentation skills useful for one-to-one presentations, team selling and telemarketing techniques. Students will learn skills useful in both the industrial and consumer areas.

    Prerequisite: MKTG 3100 (grade C- or better) or consent of the instructor.

    Credits: 4

  
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    MKTG 3770 - Marketing Data Analysis


    Goals: To introduce students to data-centered analysis for critical aspects of marketing.

    Content: Topics covered include sales forecasting, profitability analysis, market segmentation, promotion budgeting, and database marketing. Students will cover essential decision models and metrics with data sources and techniques for effective marketing decisions.

    Prerequisites: MKTG 3100 and QMBE 1320 (grades of C- or better), or consent of the instructor.

    Credits: 4

  
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    MODL 1010 - The Language Phenomenon


    Goals: To understand language, the uniquely human enterprise, and particularly the English language. To describe language—its sound patterns, its forms, its meanings, its structural patterns. To determine how languages are born, evolve, and die. To discern how both first and second languages are acquired.

    Content: English phonetics, phonology, morphology, writing, syntax, semantics. Language both in its social context—dialects, slang, taboos, language acquisition—and in its historical context—philology and etymology. Class activities may include reading from Lewis Carroll, collecting speech samples from soundtracks, media, and the street, creating a new language and analyzing word games.

    Taught: Annually

    Credits: 4

  
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    MODL 1020 - Language and Society


    Goals: To examine how language reflects an individual’s or group’s status or power in society, social class, ethnic background, geographical or regional origins, political associations, and religious identity, as well as gender.

    Content: Sociolinguistics examines urban complexities and emphasizes the effect of our attitudes on speech. Students discover their own idiolects and verbal repertoires, learn why Italians in New York might hypercorrect, why some men choose not to speak as well as women do (covert prestige), why we call someone “Dr.” one moment and “Jimmy” or “Jane” the next, and why we use taboo words. Our linguistic choices tell others how conservative or liberal, how religious, how sexist, how racist, or how status-conscious we are. Special attention is given to the origins of African-American English and its characteristics as reflected in literature.

    Taught: Annually

    Credits: 4

  
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    MUS 1030 - Music in World Cultures


    Goals: To introduce students to the music of diverse cultures.

    Content: This course introduces selected musical traditions from around the world,  featuring case studies from Africa, the Caribbean, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, Oceania, Latin America, or North America. Students will be introduced to the discipline of ethnomusicology, which explores the relationship between cultural context and various forms of human musical expression including as a meaningful aspect of daily life. Students will also learn to identify the basic elements of music, such as melody, rhythm, harmony, timbre, texture, and form, as found in various musical cultures, will learn the variety of uses and functions attributed to music and gain a glimpse into the musicians’ perspectives. Offered both online and on-campus. Attendance required at performances outside the regular class time. The on-campus section includes some hands-on musical activities.

    Taught: Every semester

    Credits: 4

  
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    MUS 1040 - Introduction to Music Technology for Creative Artists


    Goals: To provide the creative musical artist with foundational digital tools.

    Content: This course is primarily an introduction to LOGIC as the preferred software for DAWs (Digital Audio Workstations) and the essential tool for the contemporary artist. Class activities will focus on experience with:

    • Basic LOGIC/DAW session workflow
    • Midi and single source audio programming and recording


    Credits: 2

  
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    MUS 1041 - Audio Mixing


    Goals: To learn basic mixing principles and techniques.

    Content: Study the history and changing art of mixing. Learn about track session prep, EQ types and uses, reverb types, sonic qualities, compression, in-the-box vs console mixing (digital vs analog), mix buss, and delivery formats (mastering, spotify, iTunes).

    Credits: 2

  
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    MUS 1042 - Music Industry Marketing


    Goals: To understand how social media and streaming services are changing the industry.

    Content: Exploration of what social media IS for the artist, website vs instagram, and how to drive traffic to your site. Learn about non-traditional marketing - stock libraries, jingle houses - and the move away from royalties by mainstream tv and streaming services. Examine uses of YouTube and the vlog/subscribe culture.

    Credits: 2

  
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    MUS 1043 - Music Business for Independent Artists


    Goal: To be able to manage the business side of a career.

    Content: Essential knowledge about contracts, royalties, copyright laws, taxes, online sales, and more.

    Credits: 2

  
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    MUS 1044 - Studio Techniques for the Music Producer


    Goal: To provide experience in the professional recording studio environment.

    Content: Learn the tools of the trade and the process. Tools include audio signal path and gain stage basics, microphone types/uses, preamps, compressors, EQ, and reverb - what they are and do. Activities will focus on how technology serves the Artist/Producer. Students learn how to set up for sessions (as well as tear down/properly store gear), how to run a session and develop a musical vision as a producer. Several workshop-length sessions in a professional studio will complement the classroom and online learning.

    Credits: 2

  
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    MUS 1045 - Introduction to Live Sound


    Goal: Run live sound for events, bands, concerts, theater.

    Content: Live band set-up and sound reinforcement (miking, monitors, stage volume, DAW tracks), integration of sound, lights, video, basic theater sound requirements (QLab basics, wireless vocal microphones).

    Credits: 2

  
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    MUS 1070 - Beginning Class Voice


    Goal: Learn basic vocal production and singing techniques.

    Content: Breathing, sound production, diction, vowel placement, ensemble basics.

    Taught: Every semester

    Note: May be repeated once for credit.

    Credits: 2

  
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    MUS 1110 - Roots of American Popular Music


    Goals: To learn how the social and economic history of the early 20th century helped create the new American musical forms of R&B, blues, country, folk, gospel, and bluegrass; to provide a musical context to address the broader social issues facing America in the late 19th-and early 20th-century: Immigration, racism, social class, urbanization, ethnic integration, and youth protest.

    Content: This course provides students with a background to the origins of contemporary popular music. Content will include readings, recordings, documentaries, and video performances of early American musical styles, including R&B, blues, country, folk, gospel, and bluegrass.

    Credits: 4

  
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    MUS 1130 - University Chorale


    Goals: To develop healthy vocal production and ensemble skills.

    Content: A non-auditioned treble chorus performing a wide variety of secular and sacred repertory from ancient to modern. One or two concerts are given each semester.

    Credits: 1 or 0

  
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    MUS 1210 - Beginning Class Piano


    Goals: To develop basic keyboard skills and music fundamentals.

    Content: Music notation, sight reading, intervals, rhythm and meter, scale and triad building, harmonization, elementary repertory, and improvisation.

    Taught: Every semester

    Note: May be repeated once for credit.

    Credits: 2

  
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    MUS 1250 - Invitation to the Opera


    Goals: To introduce students to the practice and history of opera.

    Content: The chronology of opera in western music will be described. Examples of live and video-taped performance will be examined critically.

    Credits: 4

  
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    MUS 1600 - Class Violin


    Goals: This 1000-level course is intended for students who would like to develop their violin technique and explore alternative styles, such as bluegrass, Irish, and other ethnic fiddle traditions.

    Content: Students will meet weekly as a class to work on pieces which will be performed at the end of the semester in a student recital.

    Taught: Every semester

    Note: Beginning violin students are welcome, as well as students with some violin experience. Note-reading is helpful but not required. May be repeated for credit.

    Credits: 2

  
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    MUS 1750 - Class Guitar


    Goals: To learn basic folk and classical guitar techniques.

    Content: Basic technical skills and varied guitar literature.

    Taught: Every semester

    Credits: 2

  
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    MUS 3040 - Advanced Music Technology for Creative Artists


    Goals: This class will focus on LOGIC’s functionality as a music media scoring and sound design platform/tool.

    Content: Commercial “jingle” writing and Sound Design, TV (short form advertising), Film (long form media and theater sound design (script details, director vision translated into sound).

    Note: Students are expected to have a working knowledge of Logic Pro software.

    Credits: 2

  
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    MUS 3070 - Advanced Class Voice


    Goals: Improvement of vocal technique and development of skills involved in solo and ensemble singing.

    Content: Intermediate vocal technique- breathing, sound production, diction, vowel placement, and solo/ensemble singing.

    Taught: Every semester

    Prerequisite: Previous vocal experience- choir, voice lessons, voice class

    Note: May be repeated once for credit.

    Credits: 2

  
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    MUS 3120 - A Cappella Choir


    Content: Performance of sacred and secular repertory from the sixteenth century to the present. Several concerts are given each semester, with concert tours every four years.

    Prerequisite: Members chosen by audition.

    Credits: 1 or 0

  
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    MUS 3140 - Hamline Wind Ensemble


    Goal: Development of repertoire; development of individual technique and ensemble skills.

    Content: Musical experience for woodwind, brass, and percussion players through rehearsal and performance of original wind band literature as well as quality transcriptions. Repertoire covers three centuries. Ensemble experience includes small chamber ensembles (3 to 10 players) of like instrumentation, mixed instrumentation, and sectional choirs.

    Prerequisites: Experience playing an instrument. Seating auditions at start of term.

    Credits: 1 or 0

  
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    MUS 3150 - Jazz Ensemble


    Content: Students in Jazz Ensemble will rehearse, study, improvise, and perform music in a wide range of classic and contemporary jazz styles. Open to instrumentalists within the standard jazz orchestra score: saxophones, trumpets, trombones, piano, guitar, acoustic/electric bass, drum set, vibes/percussion. Other instruments will be considered by request of the director; vocal soloists by director’s invitation only. Due to the limits of instrumentation or ability, auditions may be required for membership in the ensemble.

    Prerequisites: Experience playing an instrument. Seating auditions at start of term.

    Credits: 1 or 0

  
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    MUS 3160 - Hamline Orchestra


    Content: Students study and perform orchestral repertoire from the 18th century to the present. In string and wind sectionals, students explore orchestral excerpts, conducting, and repertoires for single families of instruments.

    Prerequisite: No formal prerequisite, though advanced intermediate performance skills are expected. Ensemble membership is subject to placement auditions at start of term.

    Note: There will be an additional one hour required weekly sectional rehearsal for each section of violins, violas, and cello/bass, as well as soloists depending on the repertoire. Day/time tbd. Specific class times are to be arranged between the instructor and the entire section of students at the start of the term.

    Credits: 1 or 0

  
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    MUS 3170 - Chamber Music/Small Ensembles


    Goals: To learn repertoire and effective rehearsal techniques; to improve ability in performance and expressions; to develop skills in problem-solving, leadership, teamwork, and interpersonal communication.

    Content: Students in this course are assigned into small groups of 2-6 musicians appropriate to their instrument or voice and the genre or style of music in which they are interested. This includes same-family or mixed instrumental group, vocal ensemble, acoustic-contemporary groups and ethnic bands. Recent examples include jazz combo, cello choir, string trio, string quartet, piano trio, flute quartet, percussion ensemble, and woodwind quintet. Two hours of practice per week, collaboratively scheduled, are divided between student-run rehearsals and faculty-directed coaching sessions.

    Taught: Every semester

    Prerequisite: Experience making music

    Note: May be repeated for credit.

    Credits: 1 or 0

  
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    MUS 3220 - Advanced Class Piano


    Goals: Development of repertoire, technique, and sight-playing. This course prepares students for private performance studies.

    Content: Intermediate repertoire, scales and arpeggios in multiple octaves, triads and inversions, chord progressions, and harmonization from lead sheets, and improvisation.

    Taught: Every semester

    Prerequisite: MUS 1210 or instructor permission

    Note: May be repeated once for credit.

    Credits: 2

  
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    MUS 3310 - Topics in Medieval and Renaissance Music


    Goals: Designed for nonmajors and majors, the course will explore diverse issues in early music. The dominance of the Church, the rise of the “secular,” the impact of the doctrines of “courtly love,” and the contexts of the other arts and politics; these and others will be studied in their relationship to specific musical works of the period.

    Content: Representative compositions from Gregorian chant to Palestrina.

    Taught: Alternate years

    Credits: 4

  
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    MUS 3320 - Topics in Baroque Music


    Goals: Designed for non-majors and majors, the course will explore issues in 17th and 18th century music. The domination of language and its impact on opera, the age of Kepler, Newton, and Galileo running parallel to the new flowering of instrumental music; these and others will be studied in their relationship to specific musical works of the period.

    Content: Representative compositions from Monteverdi to Bach and Handel.

    Taught: Alternate years

    Credits: 4

  
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    MUS 3330 - Music in the Age of Enlightenment and Revolution


    Goals: Designed for non-majors and majors, the course will explore issues in 18th and 19th century music. The impact of the enlightenment and the American and French Revolutions, the differentiation of concepts of Classicism and Romanticism, the import of late 19th century thought (Darwin, Marx, Freud); these and others will be studied in their relationship to specific musical works of the period.

    Content: Music of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Billings, Brahms, Wagner, and others.

    Taught: Alternate years

    Credits: 4

  
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    MUS 3340 - Topics in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Music


    Goals: Designed for nonmajors and majors, the course will explore issues in the music of the 20th century. The impact of wars, of political systems, of technology, of gender and race, the import of expressionism, of impressionism, of technical systems, and of the conflict between classical and popular cultures; these and others will be studied in their relationship to specific musical works of the period.

    Content: American music, serialism, electronic music, new structural principles.

    Taught: Alternate years

    Credits: 4

  
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    MUS 3350 - Music History I


    Goals: Provide students with a rigorous knowledge of the chronology of music history. Ability to read music required.

    Content: A detailed survey from the time of the Greeks to the early 18th century.

    Taught: Alternate years, fall term.

    Credits: 4

  
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    MUS 3360 - Music History II


    Goals: Provide students with a rigorous knowledge of the chronology of music history. Ability to read music required.

    Content: A detailed survey from the early 18th century to the mid-19th century.

    Taught: Alternate years, spring term.

    Credits: 4

  
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    MUS 3410 - Theory of Music I: The Language of Music


    Goals: Reinforce fundamentals of music and develop a basic knowledge of tonal harmony.

    Content: Fundamentals of music notation and systems, introduction to analysis, sight-singing, and aural training including computer-based instruction. Course work requires basic piano skills. Students should have basic piano skills prior to Theory I.  For assessment of piano skills or assistance with registration for MUS 1210, 3220, 3510, contact Professor Kathy Thomsen (kthomsen03), director of piano curriculum.

    Taught: Annually, fall term

    Note: In addition to the regularly scheduled class time, there is a required one hour per week solfege lab. Meeting time will be determined at the start of the term.

    Credits: 4

  
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    MUS 3420 - Theory of Music II: Techniques of Analysis & Composition


    Goals: Intermediate development of written and aural skills.

    Content: Harmonic progression, seventh chords, modulation, composition in small forms, and aural training including harmonic dictation. Elements of style analysis.

    Taught: Annually, spring term

    Prerequisite: MUS 3410

    Credits: 4

  
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    MUS 3430 - Theory of Music III: Chromatic Harmony


    Goals: To develop advanced skills in theory for music majors.

    Content: Chromatic harmony, analysis of musical forms, style analysis, and aural analysis and composition.

    Prerequisite: MUS 3420

    Credits: 4

  
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    MUS 3500 - Performance Studies Voice


    Goals: To develop individual musicianship and performance skills.

    Content: 12 half-hour lessons, one meeting per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: Prior training in music and intermediate performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 2

    Lesson Fees:

    • $100.00 for declared majors
    • $350.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 3510 - Performance Studies Piano


    Goals: ​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills.

    Content: 12 ​half-hour lessons, one meeting  per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: Prior training in music and intermediate performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble.  Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 2

    Lesson Fees:

    • $100.00 for declared majors
    • $350.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 3520 - Performance Studies Organ


    Goals: ​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills.

    Content: 12 ​half-hour lessons, one meeting  per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: Prior training in music and intermediate performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble.  Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 2

    Lesson Fees:

    • $100.00 for declared majors
    • $350.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 3530 - Performance Studies Harpsichord


    Goals: ​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills.

    Content: 12 ​half-hour lessons, one meeting  per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: Prior training in music and intermediate performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 2

    Lesson Fees:

    • $100.00 for declared majors
    • $350.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 3540 - Performance Studies Guitar


    Goals: ​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills.

    Content: 12 ​half-hour lessons, one meeting  per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: Prior training in music and intermediate performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 2

    Lesson Fees:

    • $100.00 for declared majors
    • $350.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 3550 - Performance Studies Flute


    Goals: ​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills.

    Content: 12 ​half-hour lessons, one meeting  per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: Prior training in music and intermediate performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 2

    Lesson Fees:

    • $100.00 for declared majors
    • $350.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 3560 - Performance Studies Oboe


    Goals: ​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills.

    Content: 12 ​half-hour lessons, one meeting  per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: Prior training in music and intermediate performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 2

    Lesson Fees:

    • $100.00 for declared majors
    • $350.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 3570 - Performance Studies Clarinet


    Goals: ​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills.

    Content: 12 ​half-hour lessons, one meeting  per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: Prior training in music and intermediate performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 2

    Lesson Fees:

    • $100.00 for declared majors
    • $350.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 3580 - Performance Studies Saxophone


    Goals: ​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills.

    Content: 12 ​half-hour lessons, one meeting  per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: Prior training in music and intermediate performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 2

    Lesson Fees:

    • $100.00 for declared majors
    • $350.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 3590 - Performance Studies Bassoon


    Goals: ​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills.

    Content: 12 ​half-hour lessons, one meeting  per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: Prior training in music and intermediate performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools..

    Credits: 2

    Lesson Fees:

    • $100.00 for declared majors
    • $350.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 3600 - Performance Studies Violin


    Goals: ​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills.

    Content: 12 ​half-hour lessons, one meeting  per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: Prior training in music and intermediate performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 2

    Lesson Fees:

    • $100.00 for declared majors
    • $350.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 3610 - Performance Studies Viola


    Goals: ​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills.

    Content: 12 ​half-hour lessons, one meeting  per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: Prior training in music and intermediate performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 2

    Lesson Fees:

    • $100.00 for declared majors
    • $350.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 3620 - Performance Studies Cello


    Goals: ​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills.

    Content: 12 ​half-hour lessons, one meeting  per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: Prior training in music and intermediate performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 2

    Lesson Fees:

    • $100.00 for declared majors
    • $350.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 3630 - Performance Studies Jazz Guitar/Electric Bass


    Goals: ​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills.

    Content: 12 ​half-hour lessons, one meeting  per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: Prior training in music and intermediate performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 2

    Lesson Fees:

    • $100.00 for declared majors
    • $350.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 3635 - Performance Studies Double Bass


    Goals: ​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills.

    Content: 12 ​half-hour lessons, one meeting per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: Prior training in music and intermediate performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 2

    Lesson Fees:

    • $100.00 for declared majors
    • $350.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 3640 - Performance Studies Trumpet


    Goals: ​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills.

    Content: 12 ​half-hour lessons, one meeting  per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: Prior training in music and intermediate performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 2

    Lesson Fees:

    • $100.00 for declared majors
    • $350.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 3650 - Performance Studies French Horn


    Goals: ​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills.

    Content: 12 ​half-hour lessons, one meeting  per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: Prior training in music and intermediate performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 2

    Lesson Fees:

    • $100.00 for declared majors
    • $350.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 3660 - Performance Studies Trombone


    Goals: ​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills.

    Content: 12 ​half-hour lessons, one meeting  per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: Prior training in music and intermediate performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 2

    Lesson Fees:

    • $100.00 for declared majors
    • $350.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 3670 - Performance Studies Tuba


    Goals: ​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills.

    Content: 12 ​half-hour lessons, one meeting  per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: Prior training in music and intermediate performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 2

    Lesson Fees:

    • $100.00 for declared majors
    • $350.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 3680 - Performance Studies Baritone Horn


    Goals: ​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills.

    Content: 12 ​half-hour lessons, one meeting  per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: Prior training in music and intermediate performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 2

    Lesson Fees:

    • $100.00 for declared majors
    • $350.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 3690 - Performance Studies Harp


    Goals: ​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills.

    Content: 12 ​half-hour lessons, one meeting  per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: Prior training in music and intermediate performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 2

    Lesson Fees:

    • $100.00 for declared majors
    • $350.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 3700 - Performance Studies Percussion


    Goals: ​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills.

    Content: 12 ​half-hour lessons, one meeting  per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: Prior training in music and intermediate performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 2

    Lesson Fees:

    • $100.00 for declared majors
    • $350.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 3710 - Composition-Popular Music


    Goals: ​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills.

    Content: 12 ​half-hour lessons, one meeting  per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: Prior training in music and intermediate performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 2

    Lesson Fees:

    • $100.00 for declared majors
    • $350.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 3720 - Composition: Sound Design and Classical


    Goals: ​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills.

    Content: 12 ​half-hour lessons, one meeting  per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: Prior training in music and intermediate performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 2

    Lesson Fees:

    • $100.00 for declared majors
    • $350.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 3730 - Composition-Jazz


    Goals: ​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills.

    Content: 12 ​half-hour lessons, one meeting  per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: Prior training in music and intermediate performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 2

    Lesson Fees:

    • $100.00 for declared majors
    • $350.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 5500 - Performance Studies Voice


    Goals: ​​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills; recommended for music majors and all students preparing recital programs.

    Content: 12 one-hour lessons, one meeting per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: A minimum of one semester of 3000-level Performance Studies. Prior training in music and advanced performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 4

    Lesson Fees:

    • $200.00 for declared majors
    • $700.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 5510 - Performance Studies Piano


    Goals: ​​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills; recommended for music majors and all students preparing recital programs.

    Content: 12 one-hour lessons, one meeting per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: A minimum of one semester of 3000-level Performance Studies. Prior training in music and advanced performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 4

    Lesson Fees:

    • $200.00 for declared majors
    • $700.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 5520 - Performance Studies Organ


    Goals: ​​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills; recommended for music majors and all students preparing recital programs.

    Content: 12 one-hour lessons, one meeting per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: A minimum of one semester of 3000-level Performance Studies. Prior training in music and advanced performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 4

    Lesson Fees:

    • $200.00 for declared majors
    • $700.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 5530 - Performance Studies Harpsichord


    Goals: ​​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills; recommended for music majors and all students preparing recital programs.

    Content: 12 one-hour lessons, one meeting per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: A minimum of one semester of 3000-level Performance Studies. Prior training in music and advanced performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 4

    Lesson Fees:

    • $200.00 for declared majors
    • $700.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 5540 - Performance Studies Guitar


    Goals: ​​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills; recommended for music majors and all students preparing recital programs.

    Content: 12 one-hour lessons, one meeting per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: A minimum of one semester of 3000-level Performance Studies. Prior training in music and advanced performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 4

    Lesson Fees:

    • $200.00 for declared majors
    • $700.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 5550 - Performance Studies Flute


    Goals: ​​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills; recommended for music majors and all students preparing recital programs. 

    Content: 12 one-hour lessons, one meeting per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: A minimum of one semester of 3000-level Performance Studies. Prior training in music and advanced performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 4

    Lesson Fees:

    • $200.00 for declared majors
    • $700.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 5560 - Performance Studies Oboe


    Goals: ​​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills; recommended for music majors and all students preparing recital programs.

    Content: 12 one-hour lessons, one meeting per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: A minimum of one semester of 3000-level Performance Studies. Prior training in music and advanced performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 4

    Lesson Fees:

    • $200.00 for declared majors
    • $700.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 5570 - Performance Studies Clarinet


    Goals: ​​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills; recommended for music majors and all students preparing recital programs.

    Content: 12 one-hour lessons, one meeting per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: A minimum of one semester of 3000-level Performance Studies. Prior training in music and advanced performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 4

    Lesson Fees:

    • $200.00 for declared majors
    • $700.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 5580 - Performance Studies Saxophone


    Goals: ​​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills; recommended for music majors and all students preparing recital programs.

    Content: 12 one-hour lessons, one meeting per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: A minimum of one semester of 3000-level Performance Studies. Prior training in music and advanced performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 4

    Lesson Fees:

    • $200.00 for declared majors
    • $700.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 5590 - Performance Studies Bassoon


    Goals: ​​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills; recommended for music majors and all students preparing recital programs.

    Content: 12 one-hour lessons, one meeting per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: A minimum of one semester of 3000-level Performance Studies. Prior training in music and advanced performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 4

    Lesson Fees:

    • $200.00 for declared majors
    • $700.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 5600 - Performance Studies Violin


    Goals: ​​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills; recommended for music majors and all students preparing recital programs.

    Content: 12 one-hour lessons, one meeting per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: A minimum of one semester of 3000-level Performance Studies. Prior training in music and advanced performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 4

    Lesson Fees:

    • $200.00 for declared majors
    • $700.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 5610 - Performance Studies Viola


    Goals: ​​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills; recommended for music majors and all students preparing recital programs.

    Content: 12 one-hour lessons, one meeting per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: A minimum of one semester of 3000-level Performance Studies. Prior training in music and advanced performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 4

    Lesson Fees:

    • $200.00 for declared majors
    • $700.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 5620 - Performance Studies Cello


    Goals: ​​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills; recommended for music majors and all students preparing recital programs.

    Content: 12 one-hour lessons, one meeting per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: A minimum of one semester of 3000-level Performance Studies. Prior training in music and advanced performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 4

    Lesson Fees:

    • $200.00 for declared majors
    • $700.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 5630 - Performance Studies Jazz Guitar/Electric Bass


    Goals: ​​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills; recommended for music majors and all students preparing recital programs.

    Content: 12 one-hour lessons, one meeting per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: A minimum of one semester of 3000-level Performance Studies. Prior training in music and advanced performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 4

    Lesson Fees:

    • $200.00 for declared majors
    • $700.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 5635 - Performance Studies Double Bass


    Goals: ​​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills; recommended for music majors and all students preparing recital programs.

    Content: 12 one-hour lessons, one meeting per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: A minimum of one semester of 3000-level Performance Studies. Prior training in music and advanced performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 4

    Lesson Fees:

    • $200.00 for declared majors
    • $700.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 5640 - Performance Studies Trumpet


    Goals: ​​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills; recommended for music majors and all students preparing recital programs.

    Content: 12 one-hour lessons, one meeting per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: A minimum of one semester of 3000-level Performance Studies. Prior training in music and advanced performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 4

    Lesson Fees:

    • $200.00 for declared majors
    • $700.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 5650 - Performance Studies French Horn


    Goals: ​​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills; recommended for music majors and all students preparing recital programs.

    Content: 12 one-hour lessons, one meeting per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: A minimum of one semester of 3000-level Performance Studies. Prior training in music and advanced performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 4

    Lesson Fees:

    • $200.00 for declared majors
    • $700.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 5660 - Performance Studies Trombone


    Goals: ​​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills; recommended for music majors and all students preparing recital programs.

    Content: 12 one-hour lessons, one meeting per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: A minimum of one semester of 3000-level Performance Studies. Prior training in music and advanced performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 4

    Lesson Fees:

    • $200.00 for declared majors
    • $700.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 5670 - Performance Studies Tuba


    Goals: ​​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills; recommended for music majors and all students preparing recital programs.

    Content: 12 one-hour lessons, one meeting per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: A minimum of one semester of 3000-level Performance Studies. Prior training in music and advanced performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 4

    Lesson Fees:

    • $200.00 for declared majors
    • $700.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 5680 - Performance Studies Baritone Horn


    Goals: ​​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills; recommended for music majors and all students preparing recital programs.

    Content: 12 one-hour lessons, one meeting per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: A minimum of one semester of 3000-level Performance Studies. Prior training in music and advanced performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 4

    Lesson Fees:

    • $200.00 for declared majors
    • $700.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 5690 - Performance Studies Harp


    Goals: ​​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills; recommended for music majors and all students preparing recital programs.

    Content: 12 one-hour lessons, one meeting per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: A minimum of one semester of 3000-level Performance Studies. Prior training in music and advanced performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 4

    Lesson Fees:

    • $200.00 for declared majors
    • $700.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 5700 - Performance Studies Percussion


    Goals: ​​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills; recommended for music majors and all students preparing recital programs.

    Content: 12 one-hour lessons, one meeting per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: A minimum of one semester of 3000-level Performance Studies. Prior training in music and advanced performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 4

    Lesson Fees:

    • $200.00 for declared majors
    • $700.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 5710 - Composition-Popular Music


    Goals: ​​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills; recommended for music majors and all students preparing recital programs.

    Content: 12 one-hour lessons, one meeting per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: A minimum of one semester of 3000-level Performance Studies. Prior training in music and advanced performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 4

    Lesson Fees:

    • $200.00 for declared majors
    • $700.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 5720 - Composition: Sound Design and Classical


    Goals: ​​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills; recommended for music majors and all students preparing recital programs.

    Content: 12 one-hour lessons, one meeting per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: A minimum of one semester of 3000-level Performance Studies. Prior training in music and advanced performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 4

    Lesson Fees:

    • $200.00 for declared majors
    • $700.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 5730 - Composition-Jazz


    Goals: ​​To develop individual musicianship and performance skills; recommended for music majors and all students preparing recital programs.

    Content: 12 one-hour lessons, one meeting per week through the semester.

    Prerequisites: A minimum of one semester of 3000-level Performance Studies. Prior training in music and advanced performing ability; participation in a departmental ensemble. Audition required. May be waived by the permission of Ensemble Director.

    Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC schools.

    Credits: 4

    Lesson Fees:

    • $200.00 for declared majors
    • $700.00 for non-majors
  
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    MUS 5930 - Senior Project


    Goals: Develop a substantial research paper, recital program, recording, lecture-recital or other project appropriate to the discipline of music.

    Content: Student works closely with instructor to develop, research, or otherwise prepare a capstone project. The project proposal must be submitted to the music faculty and approved prior to senior year.

    Taught: Every semester

    Prerequisites: Senior music major status

    Credits: 4

  
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    NEUR 3100 - Neurological Diseases, Disorders, and Society


    Goals: To introduce students to the nervous system, with a focus on nervous system dysfunction; to examine the biological basis of both the causes and treatments of neurological disorders; to investigate how shifting societal viewpoints impact the diagnosis, treatment, and representation of neurological diseases and disorders.

    Content: Learn about the function and dysfunction of the nervous system. A variety of neurological diseases and disorders (such as epilepsy, autism, Alzheimer’s disease, and others) will be discussed, including the underlying mechanisms of the dysfunction, the overall impact to individuals with these disorders, and the current treatment options available. We will also discuss the societal impact of these disorders and the depiction of neurological conditions in popular culture.

    Taught: Fall term

    Prerequisite: BIOL 1510 or PSY 1330 with a grade of C- or better

    Credits: 4

  
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    NEUR 5900 - Advanced Neuroscience


    Goals: This course aims to provide majors with an opportunity to apply the knowledge learned in previous coursework to analyze and discuss recent developments in neuroscience. Additionally, students will explore career options and post-secondary educational opportunities related to the field of neuroscience.

    Content: Students will read and critically examine recent research publications in neuroscience. Students will share their analysis through oral presentations. Students will also learn about career and educational opportunities within the field of neuroscience, reflect on their career goals, and develop materials (resume, curriculum vitae, personal statements, etc.) relevant to their future plans.

    Taught: Alternate years, fall term

    Prerequisites: PSY 3420 and BIOL 3100, grades of C- or better

    Credits: 2

  
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    NPFT 1010 - Introduction to Nonprofit Management and Leadership


    Goals: To provide an introduction to the history and development of the nonprofit sector in the United States, with particular focus on the impact and approaches of nonprofits. While there are some core similarities among what are called nonprofit organizations, the range, purpose, and intention of nonprofits is extremely diverse. We will look at this array of organizations, then dive into some key areas in running a successful nonprofit.

    Content: The course will introduce students to some of the core skills and ingredients of successful nonprofit organizations—governance, strategic planning, fundraising, financial management and advocacy. Guest speakers, who are leaders in the nonprofit sector, will share their career paths and glimpses into their nonprofit organizations.

    Credits: 4

  
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    NPFT 3000 - Civic Engagement and Community Building


    Goals: Fundamental to our democracy is the active involvement and public work of citizens. The nonprofit sector helps create and build our communities. At the center of public work is furthering the common good. Students explore how they and other citizens can be co-creators of their community and harness the skills and power of citizens through volunteerism.

    Content: This course also explores how citizens can be at the center of solving problems and building community. How is it that ordinary people develop the skills, identities and confidence to be co-creators shaping the world in a democratic way?

    Credits: 4

  
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    NPFT 3010 - Events Planning and Management for Nonprofits


    Goals: To help students develop knowledge and skills in tracking and reporting organizational impact, crafting budgets and analyzing financial statements, and developing a positive, performance driven work culture.

    Content: Nonprofit organizations use three groups of metrics to track their overall health and benefits to society. Healthy nonprofits are able to demonstrate clear impacts on the clients and communities they serve; they maintain solid financial health through sustainable growth, asset management, and attention to cash flow; and they develop an organizational culture with strong employee engagement and commitment. The common theme for the class is the holistic and interdependent nature of impact, finances and people.

    Credits: 4

  
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    NPFT 3020 - Staff and Volunteer Management for Nonprofits


    Goals: To ensure long term health and sustainability, nonprofit organizations need ongoing efforts to cultivate organizational resources. These resources include earned revenue streams, charitable funding (grants and contributions), strategic financing (loans and impact investments) and community partnerships.

    Content: This course will provide students with a comprehensive overview and framework for resource development. Students will develop specific knowledge and skills in crafting development plans, managing individual donor programs, writing grant proposals, and fostering mutually beneficial partnerships / collaborations. Students will also be introduced to social ventures and other forms of earned revenues for nonprofits.  

    Credits: 4

  
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    NPFT 3960 - Internship with Seminar


    Goals: This course is intended to be the cumulative application of all the competencies developed in the program.

    Content: Internship selection and placement will be finalized during the prior semester to ensure an engaging and productive work experience emphasizing hands-on learning with weekly attendance in a classroom seminar. The internship incorporates education and professional development into a service-learning work experience, including the production of a senior portfolio.

    Prerequisite: NPFT 1010 (grade of C- or better), or consent of the instructor

    Credits: 2

  
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    PBHL 1100 - Introduction to Public Health


    Goals: To provide students with a broad overview of the interdisciplinary field of public health with particular emphasis on health equity and the social determinants of health.

    Content: This course will introduce the field and study of public health, including: basic concepts of population health and epidemiology; the history of public health; analytical tools used to study public health issues; social, behavioral, and cultural aspects of health; disparities in public health; and health promotion and prevention of disease and injury. This course takes, as its premise, that public health is inherently a social justice issue and that health equity is the number one priority leading public health today.

    Taught: Fall and Spring

    Credits: 4

 

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