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UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG
1998 - 2000


CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
The University

CHAPTER 2
School of Architecture

CHAPTER 3
College of Business Administration

CHAPTER 4
College of Communication

CHAPTER 5
College of Education

CHAPTER 6
College of Engineering

CHAPTER 7
College of Fine Arts

CHAPTER 8
College of Liberal Arts

CHAPTER 9
College of Natural Sciences

CHAPTER 10
School of Nursing

CHAPTER 11
College of Pharmacy

CHAPTER 12
School of Social Work

CHAPTER 13
The Faculty

Texas Common Course Numbering System
(Appendix A)

APPENDIX B
Degree and Course Abbreviations

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 Chapter 7
 Fine Arts
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228K. Beginning Jazz Piano Techniques.
Designed for music majors (pianists and nonpianists) seeking basic skills in chord notation, chord interpretation and voicing, voice leading, and chord and scale relationships for improvisation. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 210K and 612, or consent of instructor.

328M. Studio Arranging.
Techniques of composing and arranging for standard jazz and popular music instrumental combinations in varied styles. With consent of instructor, may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 612 and 228G, or consent of instructor.

228P. Jazz Composition.
Individual instruction in the creative process of composition, involving the melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic components of various jazz styles. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 328M or consent of instructor.

229. Diction.
Italian and German pronunciation for singers. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

329E. Introduction to Electronic Media.
Introduction to the fundamentals of recording, tape editing, and electronic music synthesis. One and one-half lecture hours and eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

329F. Projects in Electronic Media.
Continuation of Music 329E for nontheory and noncomposition majors. One and one-half lecture hours and eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 329E and consent of instructor.

329G. Intermediate Electronic Composition.
Continuation of Music 329E for music theory or composition majors. One and one-half lecture hours and eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 329E and consent of instructor.

329J. Introduction to Computer Music.
An introduction to the basic concepts of digital music synthesis and signal processing. One and one-half lecture hours and eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 329E and consent of instructor.

329M. Intermediate Computer Music.
Continuation of Music 329J. One and one-half lecture hours and eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 329J and consent of instructor.

330M. History of Western Music: Middle Ages and Renaissance.
The history of music from antiquity through the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with one laboratory hour a week as required. Prerequisite: Music 313M and 313N, or consent of instructor.

334. The Music of the Americas.
Studies of both indigenous and borrowed traditions in the popular, folk, and art music of the Americas from the colonial period to the present. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with one laboratory hour a week as required. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 1: Music of Mexico and the Caribbean. Same as Latin American Studies 326 (Topic 1: Music of Mexico and the Caribbean). Latin American Studies 322 (Topic: Music of Mexico and the Caribbean) and Music 334 (Topic 1) may not both be counted.

Topic 2: Music of Latin America. Same as Latin American Studies 326 (Topic 2: Music of Latin America). Latin American Studies 322 (Topic: Music of Latin America) and Music 334 (Topic 2) may not both be counted.

Topic 3: Music of Brazil and Argentina. Same as Latin American Studies 326 (Topic 3: Music of Brazil and Argentina). Latin American Studies 322 (Topic: Music of Brazil and Argentina) and Music 334 (Topic 3) may not both be counted.

Topic 4: Music of the Andean Countries. Same as Latin American Studies 326 (Topic 4: Music of the Andean Countries). Latin American Studies 322 (Topic: Music of the Andean Countries) and Music 334 (Topic 4) may not both be counted.

337. Music for Radio and Television.
Survey of music history and trends; application to broadcasting; problems of music programming; copyright and clearance. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

338. Masterpieces of Music.
Study of the works of specific composers or of specific genres in the Western musical tradition. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. May not be counted by music majors. Prerequisite: Music 302L or consent of instructor.

342. Area Studies in Ethnomusicology.
Studies of the musical traditions of selected cultures or geographical areas. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Mexican/Chicano Music. Same as Anthropology 324L (Topic 2: Mexican/Chicano Music) and Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic 7: Mexican/Chicano Music). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 3: Musics of India. Same as Anthropology 324L (Topic 13: Musics of India) and Asian Studies 361 (Topic 11: Musics of India). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 4: Music, Art, and Ritual in Melanesia. Same as Anthropology 325L (Topic 6: Music, Art, and Ritual in Melanesia) and English 325L (Topic 6: Music, Art, and Ritual in Melanesia). Prerequisite: For English majors, nine semester hours of lower-division English, including English 316K or the equivalent; for others, upper-division standing.

Topic 5: Black Perspectives in Jazz. Same as African American Studies 374 (Topic 10: Black Perspectives in Jazz). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 6: Musics of East and Southeast Asia. Same as Asian Studies 361 (Topic 15: Musics of East and Southeast Asia). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

343J. History of Jazz.
Survey of the history of jazz from its origins to the present. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music or consent of instructor.

354. Musical Development of Children.
The processes of musical development in young children. Topics include music in multicultural contexts, music in the cognitive and social development of young children, and special issues concerning music and exceptional children. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

354C. Children's Music Literature and Performance I.
Literature, materials, and music performance activities appropriate for young children. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 605 or 313, upper-division standing in music studies, or consent of instructor.

354D. Children's Music Literature and Performance II.
Continuation of Music 354C. Prerequisite: Music 354C or consent of instructor.

354F. Music Performance, Listening, and Appreciation.
Techniques and materials for the development of skill in composition, arranging, performance, and aural discrimination; problems related to the adolescent voice. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester.

155C. Techniques of Percussion Performance.
Percussion performance techniques for individual and ensemble settings, including appropriate literature and rehearsal procedures. Two laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music studies.

255D. Techniques of String Performance.
String instrument performance techniques for individual and ensemble settings, including appropriate literature and rehearsal procedures. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music studies.

255E. Techniques of Brass Performance.
Brass instrument performance techniques for individual and ensemble settings, including appropriate literature and rehearsal procedures. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music studies.

255F. Techniques of Woodwind Performance.
Woodwind instrument performance techniques for individual and ensemble settings, including appropriate literature and rehearsal procedures. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music studies.

255M. Marching Band Techniques.
Literature, materials, and techniques of the marching band. Two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music studies.

255V. Techniques of Vocal Performance.
Technique of individual and ensemble singing practiced through the study of vocal literature. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Music 240T and 255V may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music studies.

356G. Choral Ensemble Literature and Performance.
Choral music literature; rehearsal and performance techniques for choirs and small ensembles. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music studies or consent of instructor.

356J. Instrumental Ensemble Literature and Performance.
Study of the literature and of performance and rehearsal techniques for heterogeneous instrumental ensembles. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music studies and Music 210K.

159J. Harp Repertoire.
Study and performance of the harp repertoire. One laboratory hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

259L. Vocal Repertoire Coaching.
Two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

259N. Chamber Music: Strings and Piano.
The equivalent of two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 411, 612, and consent of instructor.

259P. Chamber Music: Winds and Percussion.
The equivalent of two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 411, 612, and consent of instructor.

259T. Topics in Instrumental Technology.
Two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

260M. Pedagogy.
An intensive study of repertoire and methods, designed for students planning to specialize in teaching. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Topic 1: Woodwind Instruments. The equivalent of two laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Two semesters of instrument course 260 and approval of the faculty in one of the woodwind instruments.

Topic 2: Brass Instruments. The equivalent of two laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Two semesters of instrument course 260 and approval of the faculty in one of the brass instruments.

Topic 3: Piano. Offered in the summer session only, in conjunction with the High School Piano Performance Workshop; meets four hours a day for two weeks. May be repeated for credit. May not be substituted for Music 460PA or 460PB. Prerequisite: Piano 412 (or 410) or consent of instructor.

Topic 4: Strings. The equivalent of two laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Two semesters of instrument course 260 and approval of the faculty in one of the string instruments.

Topic 5: Group Piano. The development of skills in teaching group piano. Examination of methods and materials used in keyboard instruction and for improvisation, sight-reading, and score reading. Two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music and consent of instructor.

460P. Pedagogy.
Designed primarily for students planning teaching careers. This course is offered in harp, piano, strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion, and voice. Methods of individual and class instruction through the use of music literature and the teaching repertoire. Practice teaching and laboratory for diagnostic and corrective methods are required. Two lecture hours a week for two semesters. Upon recommendation of the faculty, Music 460P and two semesters of instrument course 260 and approval of the faculty in the student's instrument may be substituted for instrument course 462 and Music 460R. Prerequisite: For 460PA, instrument course 462 and approval of the faculty, and consent of instructor; for 460PB, Music 460PA.

460R. Senior Recital.
Open only to music performance majors. Preparation and performance of a one-hour public recital in the major instrument. Individual instruction. Prerequisite: For performance majors approved to pursue a pedagogy emphasis, approval of the faculty; for other performance majors, Music 420R and approval of the faculty.

262. Intermediate Instrumental Conducting.
Problems and interpretation of larger band and orchestral works; analytical study of musical form as it relates to conducting; a synthesis of musical understanding and expansion of comprehensive musicianship through conducting problems. Two class hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 222K or consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Band.

Topic 2: Orchestra.

263K. Intermediate Choral Conducting.
Problems and interpretation of larger choral works. Analytical study of musical form as it relates to conducting. A synthesis of musical understanding and expansion of comprehensive musicianship through conducting problems. Two class hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 223K or consent of instructor.

364. Advanced Ear Training.
Further development of techniques taught in Music 411, with emphasis on aural recognition of larger musical forms and of music of contemporary style. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music and Music 411 and 612.

368L. Review of Music Theory.
An intensive review of the skills and concepts required for the study of music theory at the graduate level. May not be counted toward a graduate degree. Prerequisite: Upper-division or graduate standing in music.

369P. Senior Paper in Music Theory.
Writing of a major paper on a topic in music theory approved by the instructor. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 221K with a grade of at least B, at least seven semester hours of upper-division music theory, and consent of instructor.

176C, 376C. Special Topics in Music Performance.
For each semester hour of credit earned, one lecture hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

376G. Special Topics in Music Literature.
Three class hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

376J. Special Topics in Music Theory.
Three class hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

176M. Special Topics in Music Studies.
One class hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

178C, 278C, 378C. Independent Study: Music Performance.
Individual projects to be completed under faculty supervision. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one class hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor and the director of the school.

178G, 278G, 378G. Independent Study: Music Literature.
Individual projects to be completed under faculty supervision. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one class hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor and the director of the school.

178J, 278J, 378J. Independent Study: Music Theory.
Individual projects to be completed under faculty supervision. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one class hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor and the director of the school.

178M, 278M, 378M. Independent Study: Music Studies.
Individual projects to be completed under faculty supervision. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one class hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor and the director of the school.

379K. Advanced Topics in Music Literature.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Two or more topics may be taken concurrently. Prerequisite: Music 612 and 313N, or upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Topics in Keyboard Literature.

Topic 2: Piano Literature, Eighteenth Century to the Present.

Topic 5: Topics in Instrumental Chamber Music.

Topic 6: Topics in Symphonic Tradition.

Topic 7: Topics in Instrumental Concerto.

Topic 8: Topics in the Art Song.

Topic 9: Topics in Opera and Music Drama.

Topic 10: Topics in Mass and Motet.

Topic 11: Topics in Choral Music.

Topic 12: Topics in Cantata and Oratorio.

Topic 13: Topics in Modern Music.

Topic 14: Special Topics in the Western Musical Tradition.

Topic 17: Topics in Instrumental Wind Music.

Instruments

The abbreviations used for instrument courses are included in the table in Appendix B.

Lower-Division Courses

201. Lower-Division Music Performance: Secondary.
May be repeated for credit. Individual instruction in music performance for nonmusic majors and for music majors studying a secondary instrument. This course is offered in the following instruments: bassoon, clarinet, double bass, euphonium, flute, French horn, guitar, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin, violoncello, and voice.

202. Lower-Division Piano: Secondary.
May be repeated for credit. Individual instruction beyond Music 210K. Prerequisite: Consent by audition.

210. Lower-Division Music Performance: Principal.
May be repeated for credit. Individual instruction in the principal instrument for students pursuing the Bachelor of Arts in Music or the Bachelor of Music with a major in music studies, music theory, composition, music literature, or music performance. This course is offered in the following instruments: bassoon, clarinet, double bass, euphonium, flute, French horn, guitar, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin, violoncello, and voice. Prerequisite: For Organ 210, Piano 201 or the equivalent.

412. Lower-Division Music Performance: Major.
May be repeated for credit. Individual instruction in music performance for students majoring in music performance or music performance pedagogy. This course is offered in the following instruments: bassoon, clarinet, double bass, euphonium, flute, French horn, guitar, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin, and violoncello.

Upper-Division Courses

251. Upper-Division Music Performance: Secondary.
May be repeated for credit. Individual instruction in music performance for nonmusic majors and for music majors studying a secondary instrument. This course is offered in the following instruments: bassoon, clarinet, double bass, euphonium, flute, French horn, guitar, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin, violoncello, and voice. Prerequisite: Course 201 in the secondary instrument for four semesters, or the equivalent, and approval of the area faculty.

260. Upper-Division Music Performance: Principal.
May be repeated for credit. Individual instruction in the principal instrument for students pursuing the Bachelor of Arts in Music or the Bachelor of Music with a major in music studies, music theory, composition, music literature, or music performance. This course is offered in the following instruments: bassoon, clarinet, double bass, euphonium, flute, French horn, guitar, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin, violoncello, and voice. Prerequisite: Course 210 in the principal instrument for four semesters, or the equivalent, and approval of the music faculty.

462. Upper-Division Music Performance: Major.
May be repeated for credit. Individual instruction in music performance for students majoring in music performance. This course is offered in the following instruments: bassoon, clarinet, double bass, euphonium, flute, French horn, guitar, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin, violoncello, and voice. Prerequisite: For Voice 462, Voice 210 for four semesters, or the equivalent, and approval of the music faculty; for other instruments, course 412 (or 410) in the major instrument for four semesters, or the equivalent, and approval of the music faculty.

Ensemble: ENS

Lower-Division Courses

103L. Opera Laboratory.
Performance and instruction in operatic theatre. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

103P. Opera Performance.
Instruction and performance in operatic acting, vocal coaching, and stage direction. Four laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

105. Sight-Reading.
Designed to develop and improve sight-reading skills in piano performance. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

106. Accompanying.
Designed for pianists, organists, and harpsichordists to improve ensemble playing and to give training in the technique of vocal and instrumental accompanying. One and one-half to three laboratory hours a week as required for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

107J. Jazz Orchestra.
Advanced jazz ensemble. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

107K. Large Instrumental Ensemble.
Offered under various topics according to instrumentation, including Symphony Band, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Ensemble. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

207L. Longhorn Band.
In the spring semester, this organization divides into multiple performing ensembles. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

107S. Small Instrumental Ensemble.
Offered under various topics according to instrumentation. Two laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

109C. Choral Ensemble.
Offered under various topics according to ensemble composition, including University Chorus and Women's Chorus. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

109K. Chamber Singers.
Six laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

109L. Concert Chorale.
Six laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

109P. Pop Choral Ensemble.
Offered under various topics, including Longhorn Singers and Varsity Singers. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.



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