Courses

e.g. AR or AR-211
e.g. Film or "Bass Lab"

Private Instruction 1 - Woodwind

PIWD-111

Course Chair: Bill Pierce
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: All Woodwind principals
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: None
Department: WWND

Principal instrument study level 1 woodwind.

Private Instruction 2 - Woodwind

PIWD-112

Course Chair: Bill Pierce
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: All Woodwind principals
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: PIWD-111
Department: WWND

Principal instrument study level 2 woodwind.

Private Instruction 3 - Woodwind

PIWD-211

Course Chair: Bill Pierce
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: All Woodwind principals
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: PIWD-112
Department: WWND

Principal instrument study level 3 woodwind.

Private Instruction 4 - Woodwind

PIWD-212

Course Chair: Bill Pierce
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: All Woodwind principals
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: PIWD-211
Department: WWND

Principal instrument study level 4 woodwind.

Private Instruction 5 - Woodwind

PIWD-311

Course Chair: Bill Pierce
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: All Woodwind principals
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: PIWD-212
Department: WWND

Principal instrument study level 5 woodwind.

Private Instruction 6 - Woodwind

PIWD-312

Course Chair: Bill Pierce
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: Woodwind principals: MUED, PROM, and PERF majors
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: PIWD-311
Department: WWND

Principal instrument study level 6 woodwind.

Private Instruction 7 - Woodwind

PIWD-411

Course Chair: Bill Pierce
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: Woodwind principals: PERF majors
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: PIWD-312
Department: WWND

Principal instrument study level 7 woodwind.

Private Instruction 8 - Woodwind

PIWD-412

Course Chair: Bill Pierce
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: Woodwind principals: PERF majors
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: PIWD-411
Department: WWND

Principal instrument study level 8 woodwind.

Essentials of Success

PM-111

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Kenn Brass
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: None
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: Written approval of course chair
Department: PROM

This course will address student adjustment to the experiences associated with an urban college: self-direction and learning, time management, decision-making, problem-solving, personal issues, and sensitivity toward diversity. Upon completion of the course students will be familiar with campus life, available support services, academic expectations, faculty roles, social responsibility, and study/practice technique.

Computer Literacy for the Professional Musician

PM-230

2 credit(s)
Course Chair: Kenn Brass
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: None
Electable by: PROM majors
Prerequisites: Moderate typing skills strongly recommended
Department: PROM

A course designed to familiarize Professional Music majors with the fundamentals of computer theory and operation, using the Apple Macintosh platform. Hands-on instruction will include word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, and database applications. Students will have access to the Professional Education Division technology facility for class and individual practice.

Financial Management for Musicians

PM-310

2 credit(s)
Course Chair: Kenn Brass
Offered: Fall, Spring
Required of: None
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: None
Department: PROM

Overview of the financial planning process, including budgeting, risk management, taxes, retirement planning, estate planning, and investments.

Investment Principles for the Professional Musician

PM-320

2 credit(s)
Course Chair: Kenn Brass
Offered: Fall, Spring
Required of: None
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: PM-310
Department: PROM

This course focuses on the personal investment portfolio. Review of securities such as stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and other investments, along with principles of portfolio management, will be included. Goals, objectives, risk tolerance, and time constraints will determine the strategy that is used to build a portfolio of mutual funds, stocks, or bonds. Review of events in today's dynamic and complex markets will be discussed. Special attention will be paid to interest rates and their impact on securities.

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