Courses

100 Level
Identifier Course Name Course Syllabus Notes Credits
MUSIC 101 Fundamentals of Music PDF icon Syllabus, PDF icon Section A Addendum
MUSIC 102 Intro to Music Listening I PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 102 Intro to Music Listening I Section C PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 105 Basic Musicianship PDF icon s18_syllabus_mus_105.pdf
MUSIC 111 Wind Ensemble PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 112 Concert Band PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 113A Jazz Ensemble I PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 113B Jazz Ensemble II PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 113C Jazz Ensemble II PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 114A Marching Band PDF icon 114a.pdf
MUSIC 114B Cyclone Basketball Bands
MUSIC 114C Marching and Pep Bands: Per Band for Wrestling and Soccer
MUSIC 115 Symphonic Band PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 118A Applied Voice PDF icon Syllabus - Alcorn , PDF icon Syllabus - Creswell
MUSIC 118B Applied Piano PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 118C Applied Organ PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 118D Applied Lower String PDF icon Syllabus - Martinic, PDF icon Syllabus - Work
MUSIC 118E Applied Music - Carillon PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 118F Applied Woodwinds PDF icon Syllabus - Flute - Giles , PDF icon Syllabus - Clarinet - Oakes, PDF icon Syllabus - Saxophone - files, PDF icon Syllabus - Bassoon - Judge, PDF icon Syllabus - Oboe - Christensen
MUSIC 118G Applied Brass PDF icon Syllabus - Trumpet - Bovinette, PDF icon Syllabus - Tuba - Carichner, PDF icon Syllabus - Trombone - Stuart, PDF icon Syllabus - Applied Horn - Johnson
MUSIC 118I Applied Percussion PDF icon Syllabus - Sharp
MUSIC 118K Applied Music: Non-majors: Harsichord
MUSIC 119 Applied Music for Majors
MUSIC 119A Applied Voice PDF icon Syllabus - Alcorn , PDF icon Syllabus - Creswell, PDF icon Syllabus - Sonka
MUSIC 119B Applied Piano PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 119C Applied Organ PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 119D Applied Strings PDF icon Syllabus - Violin/Viola - Martinic, PDF icon Syllabus - Cello/Bass - Work
MUSIC 119E Applied Music for Majors: Carillon
MUSIC 119F Applied Woodwinds PDF icon Syllabus - Flute - Giles , PDF icon Syllabus - Clarinet - Oakes, PDF icon Syllabus - Saxophone - Files, PDF icon Syllabus - Bassoon - Judge
MUSIC 119G Applied Brass PDF icon Syllabus - Tuba - Carichner, PDF icon Syllabus - Trombone - Stuart, PDF icon Syllabus - Applied Horn - Johnson
MUSIC 119I Percussion Studio PDF icon Syllabus - Sharp
MUSIC 119K Applied Music for Majors: Harpsichord
MUSIC 120 Intro to Music Literature and Styles PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 127 Class Study in Piano I PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 128 Class Study in Piano II PDF icon Syllabus - Files
MUSIC 141 Lyrica PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 151A Cantamus PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 151B Iowa State Statesmen PDF icon Syllabus, PDF icon Policy
MUSIC 161 Iowa State Singers PDF icon Policy
MUSIC 181 Orchestra PDF icon Syllabus
PERF 105 Issues in the Performing Arts PDF icon Syllabus

Six semesters required

1
THTRE 106 Introduction to the Performing Arts PDF icon thtre-106-syllabus.pdf 3
THTRE 110 Theatre and Society PDF icon Syllabus 3
THTRE 151 The Actor's Voice PDF icon Syllabus 3
200 Level
Identifier Course Name Course Syllabus Notes Credits
MUSIC 219 Applied Music: Majors
MUSIC 219A Applied Voice

See 119A syllabus

MUSIC 219B Applied Piano

See 119B syllabus

MUSIC 219C Applied Organ

See 119C syllabus

MUSIC 219D Applied Strings

See 119D syllabus

MUSIC 219E Applied Music: Majors: Carillon
MUSIC 219F Applied Woodwinds

See 119F syllabus

MUSIC 219G Applied Brass

See 119G syllabus 

MUSIC 219I Percussion Studio

See 119I syllabus

MUSIC 219K Applied Music: Majors: Harpsichord
MUSIC 224 Music Theory I PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 225 Aural Theory I PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 227 Class Study in Piano III PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 228 Class Study in Piano IV PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 234 Music Theory II PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 235 Aural Theory II PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 246 Introduction to Creative Digital Music PDF icon 246.pdf
MUSIC 248 Technology in Music Instruction
MUSIC 265 Music in Elementary Education PDF icon Syllabus, PDF icon Self Assessment
MUSIC 266 Introduction to Music Education PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 280K Pre-Student Teaching Experience I: Music PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 290 Voice Lessons PDF icon Syllabus - Alcorn
MUSIC 290A Special Problems: Education
MUSIC 290B Special Problems: Theory
MUSIC 290C Special Problems (Composition) PDF icon 290c.pdf
MUSIC 290D Special Problems: History
MUSIC 290E Special Problems: Literature
MUSIC 290F Special Problems: Applied Music
MUSIC 290G Special Problems: Conducting
MUSIC 290J Special Problems: Business
THTRE 224 Concert and Theatre Dance

Prereq: By audition only 

THTRE 250 Theatre Practicum PDF icon Syllabus 2
THTRE 251 Acting I PDF icon Syllabus 3
THTRE 255 Introduction to Theatrical Production PDF icon Syllabus 4
THTRE 263 Script Analysis PDF icon Syllabus 3
THTRE 290 Special Projects
300 Level
Identifier Course Name Course Syllabus Notes Credits
MSUIC 318A Applied Music: Non Majors: Voice
MUSIC 301 Opera Studio PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 301A Opera Studio: Opera/Operetta
MUSIC 301B Opera Studio: Music Theater
MUSIC 302 Advanced Music Listening PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 304 History of American Rock 'n' Roll PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 318 Applied Music: Non Majors
MUSIC 318B Applied Music: Non Majors: Piano
MUSIC 318C Applied Music: Non Majors: Organ
MUSIC 318D Applied Music: Non Majors: Strings
MUSIC 318E Applied Music: Non Majors: Carillon
MUSIC 318F Applied Music: Non Majors: Woodwinds
MUSIC 318G Applied Music: Non Majors: Brass
MUSIC 318I Applied Music: Non Majors: Percussion
MUSIC 318K Applied Music: Non Majors: Harpsichord
MUSIC 319A Applied Voice

See 119A syllabus 

MUSIC 319B Applied Piano

See 119B syllabus 

MUSIC 319C Applied Organ

See 119C syllabus

MUSIC 319D Applied Strings

See 119D syllabus 

MUSIC 319E Applied Music: Majors: Carillon
MUSIC 319F Applied Woodwinds

See 119F syllabus

MUSIC 319G Applied Brass

See 119G syllabus

MUSIC 319I Percussion Studio

See 119I syllabus

MUSIC 319K Applied Music: Majors: Harpsichord
MUSIC 321 Advanced Ensemble
MUSIC 321A Advanced Ensemble: Voice
MUSIC 321B Advanced Ensemble: Piano
MUSIC 321C Advanced Ensemble: Organ
MUSIC 321D Advanced Ensemble: Strings
MUSIC 321f Woodwind Ensembles PDF icon Syllabus - Clarinet - Gregory Oakes, PDF icon Syllabus - Flute - Sonja Giles, PDF icon Syllabus - Saxophone - Michael Giles
MUSIC 321G Advanced Ensemble: Brass
MUSIC 321I Percussion Ensemble PDF icon Percussion Studio Lesson Grading Policy, PDF icon 4-year Percussion Applied Stratagem, PDF icon Percussion Studio Criterion, PDF icon Percussion Ensemble Syllabus
MUSIC 321J Small Jazz Ensemble PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 324 English and Italian Diction for Singers PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 325 German, Russian and French Diction for Singers PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 327 Functional Piano
MUSIC 327A Functional Piano: Keyboard Majors
MUSIC 327B Functional Piano: Voice Majors
MUSIC 334 Music Theory III PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 335 Aural Theory III PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 344 Music Theory IV PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 345 Aural Theory IV PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 346 Computer Music Programming Design PDF icon 346.pdf 3
MUSIC 350 Low String Practicum PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 351 Woodwind Methods PDF icon music_351_syllabus_2018.pdf
MUSIC 352 Double Reed Techniques PDF icon Syllabus - Christensen, PDF icon Syllabus - Judge
MUSIC 353 Brass Methods PDF icon Syllabus - High Brass
MUSIC 354 Instrumental Techniques: Trombone, Baritone, Tuba
MUSIC 355 Instrumental Techniques: Percussion
MUSIC 358 Lab Ensemble
MUSIC 358a Lab Ensemble - Vocal PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 358b Lab Ensemble - Instrumental PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 360 Voice Pedagogy
MUSIC 361 Conducting I PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 362 Conducting II
MUSIC 362A Conducting II: Choral Conducting Techniques
MUSIC 362B Conducting II: Instrumental Conducting Techniques
MUSIC 366 Methods of Music Education PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 367 Choral Literature
MUSIC 368 Marching Band and Jazz Ensemble Techniques PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 374 Instrumental Methods for Vocalists
MUSIC 375 Choral Methods for Instrumentalists
MUSIC 383 History of Music I PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 384 History of Music II PDF icon Syllabus
PERF 310 Performing Arts Internship

Repeatable 

Two required for graduation  

THTRE 316 Create Writing: Playwriting

Prereq: ENGL 250 

3
THTRE 351 Acting II 3
THTRE 354 Musical Theatre I PDF icon Syllabus

Prereq: THTRE 251 or MUSIC 232 or 3 credits in Dance

3
THTRE 355 Musical Theatre II

Prereq: THTRE 354

3
THTRE 357 Stage Make-up 2
THTRE 358 Oral Interpretation PDF icon Syllabus - Section A, PDF icon Syllabus - Section B 3
THTRE 360 Stagecraft 4
THTRE 365 Theatrical Design I PDF icon Syllabus, PDF icon Schedule

Prereq: THTRE 255

3
THTRE 366 Theatrical Design II

Prereq: THTRE 365

3
THTRE 393 Studies in Theatre Design and Production Workshop 3
THTRE 393A Studies in Theatre Design and Production Workshop: Costume Design

Prereq: THTRE 365

THTRE 393B Studies in Theatre Design and Production Workshop: Scenic Design

Prereq: THTRE 365

THTRE 393C Studies in Theatre Design and Production Workshop: Lighting Design

Prereq: THTRE 365

THTRE 393D Studies in Theatre Design and Production Workshop: Sound Design

Prereq: THTRE 365

THTRE 393E Studies in Theatre Design and Production Workshop: Stagecraft

Prereq: THTRE 365

THTRE 393F Studies in Theatre Design and Production Workshop: Costume Draping and Patterning

Prereq: THTRE 365

THTRE 393G Studies in Theatre Design and Production Workshop: Advanced Makeup

Prereq: THTRE 365

THTRE 393I Studies in Theatre Design and Production Workshop: Stage Management

Prereq: THTRE 365

THTRE 393J Studies in Theatre Design and Production Workshop: Technical Direction

Prereq: THTRE 365

THTRE 393K Studies in Theatre Design and Production Workshop: Arts Management

Prereq: THTRE 365

400 Level
Identifier Course Name Course Syllabus Notes Credits
MUSIC 415 Literature and Pedagogy in Applied Music PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 415A Literature and Pedagogy in Applied Music: Voice PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 415B Literature and Pedagogy in Applied Music: Voice
MUSIC 415C Literature and Pedagogy in Applied Music: Organ
MUSIC 415D Literature and Pedagogy in Applied Music: Strings
MUSIC 415E Literature and Pedagogy in Applied Music: Carillon
MUSIC 415F Literature and Pedagogy in Applied Music: Woodwinds
MUSIC 415G Literature and Pedagogy in Applied Music: Brass
MUSIC 415I Literature and Pedagogy in Applied Music: Percussion
MUSIC 415J Literature and Pedagogy in Applied Music: Jazz Pedagogy and Performance
MUSIC 417 Elementary and Secondary Music Student Teaching PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 417R Student Teaching: Music-Elementary
MUSIC 417S Student Teaching: Music-Secondary
MUSIC 419 Applied Music: Majors
MUSIC 419A Applied Voice

See 119A syllabus

MUSIC 419B Applied Piano

See 119B syllabus

MUSIC 419C Applied Organ

See 119C syllabus

MUSIC 419D Applied Strings

See 119D syllabus

MUSIC 419E Applied Music: Carillon
MUSIC 419F Applied Woodwinds

See 119F syllabus

MUSIC 419G Applied Brass

See 119G syllabus

MUSIC 419I Percussion Studio

See 119I syllabus

MUSIC 419K Applied Music: Harpsichord
MUSIC 420 Junior/Senior Recital
MUSIC 434 Improvisation PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 440 Seminar in Music Theory PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 446 Sound Synthesis Design for Electronic Music PDF icon 446.pdf
MUSIC 464 Instrumental Administration, Materials, and Methods
MUSIC 465 Choral Methods PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 466 Development and Evaluation in Music Education PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 472 History of American Music PDF icon Syllabus - Miriam Zach, PDF icon Syllabus - Jonathan Sturm
MUSIC 473 Music of the Baroque and Classical Eras
MUSIC 475 Music of the Romantic Era PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 476 Music of the Twentieth Century
MUSIC 480 Pre-Student Teaching Experience III
MUSIC 480K Practicum PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 490 Independent Study PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 490A Independent Study: Education
MUSIC 490B Independent Study: Theory PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 490C Independent Study: Composition PDF icon 490c.pdf
MUSIC 490D Independent Study: History
MUSIC 490E Independent Study: Literature
MUSIC 490F Independent Study: Applied Music PDF icon Syllabus - James Tener
MUSIC 490G Independent Study: Conducting
MUSIC 490I Independent Study in Electronic Music PDF icon 490i.pdf
PERF 401 Performing Arts Seminar 2
THTRE 451 Acting III PDF icon Syllabus 3
THTRE 455 Directing I PDF icon Syllabus 3
THTRE 456 Directing II

Prereq: THTRE 455

3
THTRE 461 Advanced Design 4
THTRE 465 History of Theatre I PDF icon Syllabus 3
THTRE 466 History of Theatre II 3
THTRE 469 Advanced Theatre Practicum
THTRE 490 Independent Study
THTRE 499 Theatre Internship
500 Level
Identifier Course Name Course Syllabus Notes Credits
MUSIC 517R Student Teaching: Music-Elementary
MUSIC 517S Student Teaching: Music-Secondary
MUSIC 590 Special Topics
MUSIC 590A Special Topics: Education
MUSIC 590B Special Topics: Theory
MUSIC 590C Independent Study (Composition) PDF icon 590c.pdf
MUSIC 590D Special Topics: History
MUSIC 590E Special Topics: Literature
MUSIC 590F Special Topics: Applied Music
MUSIC 590G Special Topics: Conducting
MUSIC 590I Independent Study in Electronic Music PDF icon 590i.pdf
MUSIC 593I Workshop in Electronic Music
THTRE 504 Seminar
THTRE 504A Seminar: Musical Theatre
THTRE 504B Seminar: Acting Techniques
THTRE 504C Seminar: Acting Styles
THTRE 504D Seminar: Design and Technical Theatre PDF icon Syllabus, PDF icon Schedule

Prereq: 9 credits in theatre

THTRE 504E Seminar: Arts Management
THTRE 590 Special Topics

Prereq: approved written proposal 

Honors
Identifier Course Name Course Syllabus Notes Credits
MUSIC 290H Special Problems: Honors
MUSIC 321N Evaluating Creative Imagery in Electronic and Visual Music
MUSIC 321S Music & Health PDF icon Syllabus
MUSIC 490H Independent Study: Honors