Courses

218 courses found when searching within the Fall 2021 semester.

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CNC Operator I

MFG 105

This course introduces core theory and practice for the operation of CNC mill and lathe machines. Hands-on activities will provide opportunities for application of knowledge gained from theory lecture, discussion and homework. Topics covered include safe operation of CNC machines, writing and loading a basic program into a CNC machine, running a CNC machine to cut a basic shape and the use of precision measuring instruments.

Fund Concepts of Metrology

MFG 109

This course teaches students to interpret the symbols and measurements that appear on technical drawings, necessary for machine operators, supervisors, inspectors, and other manufacturing personnel. Hands-on exercises, sketching, and group projects will be included in lessons. Topics covered: line types, basic symbols, basic multi-views, dimensions, tolerances, auxiliary views, assembly drawings, threads and fasteners, ANSI symbols, finishes, and sectional views. This course also covers basic measurement and math concepts required in a manufacturing environment. The application of fractions, decimals, metric and standard units, and algebra will be the initial focus, using industry-specific examples to develop students' mechanical problem solving skills. Basic geometry and trigonometry for calculating unknown dimensions, angles, areas, weights, and volumes will be covered. The course will incorporate work readiness and teamwork skill training.

Geometric Dim&Tolerancing GDT

MFG 209

Many design and manufacturing companies are following Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) for their production purposes, to save costs and ensure quality of products. This course will enable students to understand the GD&T system of defining and communicating explicit geometries and allowable variation (tolerances) through symbolic language on blueprints and other engineering drawings. This course is based upon ASME Y14.5-2009. This course is designed for students who already have knowledge of engineering drawings.

Manufacturing Internship I

MFG 293

Students will be engaged in practical work experience within the areas of Advanced Manufacturing or Green Technology. The parameters of the internship will be established between the student and the hosting organization under the program’s supervision. A contract specifying hours and a method of evaluation will be signed by the parties with sufficient hours for the credits earned. This opportunity will be open with the approval of the student’s academic advisor and the program coordinator.

Music Theory I

MUS 101

The course includes the application of triads and their inversions, non-harmonic tones, and tonal structure diatonic harmony. The application of the principles of good voice leading will be stressed. Cadences, transposition, and basic orchestration will be introduced. Aural skills based upon the course material will be developed. Materials covered in MUS 100 will be reviewed and utilized. Prerequisite: MUS 100 or successful score in the Theory Placement Test.

College Chorus

MUS 107

Students in the College Chorus gain experience in the study and performance of choral music repertoire representing diverse genres, styles periods, and cultures. Emphasis is placed on developing the vocal instrument and building choral music performance, ear training, and music reading skills. The College Chorus performs three or four public concerts each semester and is open to all students, faculty, staff, and persons in the community. College Chorus may be repeated for credit and may be elected without credit.

Jazz Ensemble

MUS 114

Students in the Jazz Ensemble gain experience in the study and performance of varied styles of jazz literature. The class will perform one or two public concerts each semester. Throughout the semester students learn rehearsal and performance skills and some techniques of jazz performance and improvisation. The Jazz Ensemble is open to all students, faculty, staff, and persons in the community who can demonstrate advanced proficiency either by audition or resume.

Small Instru Music Groups

MUS 116

Students rehearse and perform with one of several available popular and classical small music groups, such as jazz combo, string quartet, Baroque chamber music group, and theater orchestra. Students select the proper group and a rehearsal time in conference with the instructor prior to registration.

College/Comm Concert Band

MUS 118

Students rehearse and perform with a concert band. The band will be comprised of matriculated College students as well as interested community members. Prerequisite: Students must audition to be accepted into this course, which may be repeated for credit or may be elected without credit.

Wind Ensemble

MUS 119

Students in Wind Ensemble gain experience in the study and performance of varied styles of instrumental literature. The class performs one or two public concerts each semester. Throughout the semester students learn rehearsal and performance skills and the techniques of instrumental performance. College Wind Ensemble is open to all students, faculty, staff, and persons in the community who can demonstrate advanced proficiency either by audition or resume. Wind Ensemble may be repeated once for credit and may be elected without credit.

Aural Skills I

MUS 122

This course introduces fundamentals of music reading and dictation. Simple diatonic music will be the focus of the class. Progressive exercises and examples of written music are sung at sight and written down as musical dictation. Rhythmic understanding is stressed. Techniques for the skill necessary for this are learned through in-class drill and outside practice. Prerequisite or corequisite: MUS 100 or MUS 101.

Applied Music for MUS Major

MUS 126

This course consists of individual instruction in brass, woodwinds, strings, percussion, piano, voice, guitar, or other. This study consists of 14 one-half-hour lessons, plus a final examination. Music studio fee.

Applied Music: Non-Music Major

MUS 127

This course consists of individual instruction in brass, woodwinds, strings, percussion, piano, guitar, voice, or other. This study consists of 14 one-half-hour lessons, plus a final examination. Music studio fee.

Applied Music for MUS Major

MUS 128

This course consists of individual instruction in brass, woodwinds, strings, percussion, piano, voice, guitar, or other. This study consists of 14 one-hour lessons, plus a final examination. Music studio fee.

Applied Music: Non-Music Major

MUS 129

This course consists of individual instruction in brass, woodwinds, strings, percussion, piano, voice, guitar, or other. This study consists of 14 one-hour lessons, plus a final examination. Music studio fee.

History of Music I

MUS 151

This course covers aspects of world music before the Middle Ages as it influenced later Western art music and then concentrates on the history of art music in the Western world up to the end of the Classical Period (approximately 1800). The emphasis will be on the development of the music literature, composers, how they were influenced, and who they, in turn, influenced. The place of music as a part of the active society will be discussed. Knowledge and understanding of the standard repertoire from this period will be stressed. Knowledge of music fundamentals and structure are recommended for this course. Prerequisite: MUS 100, MUS 101, or MUS 105.

Class Piano I for Music Majors

MUS 162

Music majors are introduced to the fundamentals of piano performance in this course. Topics to be addressed include five-finger patterns, transposition, harmonization of simple melodies, sight-reading on the piano, arpeggio studies, and the development of simple repertoire. This is the first course of a two-course sequence culminating in a piano proficiency examination. Co-requisite: MUS 100 or MUS 101.

Music Theory III

MUS 201

This course includes the study of more advanced chords, modulation and counterpoint. Analysis and application of more advanced compositional techniques will be stressed. Prerequisite: MUS 102 or successful score in the Theory Placement Test.

Aural Skills III

MUS 222

This course continues the development of music reading and dictation. More complex diatonic music and new clefs and modes will be the focus of the class. Progressive exercises and examples of written music are sung at sight and written down as musical dictation. Rhythmic understanding is stressed. Techniques for developing the skill necessary for this are learned through in-class drill and outside practice. Prerequisites: MUS 102 and MUS 123.

Internship in Music

MUS 293

Students will be engaged in practical work experience within the field of music. The parameters of the internship will be established between the student and the hosting organization under the department's supervision. A contract specifying hours and a method of evaluation will be signed by the parties with sufficient hours for the credits earned. This opportunity will be open to second-year students, with the approval of the student's academic advisor and the department chairperson. Phone 687-5192 for further information.


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