Prior Learning Assessment Course Subjects

Performing

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History of Japan I   (HIS-341)   3.00 s.h.  
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The pre-modern history and traditional culture of Japan, including the feudal experience, the visual arts, literature, religion, and the performing arts. 
Beginning Choir I   (MUS-130)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
A beginning level performing group that presents choral music of a religious or sacred nature in a variety of styles.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:
  • Student can demonstrate (through programs and audio/video recordings) participation in a choral ensemble that has performed easy choral literature for a public audience
  • Through a narrative, student can demonstrate the following:
    • An understanding of the musical role each section of a chorus can assume in the various pieces performed
    • An understanding of the responsibilities of the individual performer in the chorus
    • A familiarity with the role of the chorus (in its various guises) through the history of music
    • A familiarity with the lives of the composers and the history of the pieces performed on the recording

 
Beginning Choir II   (MUS-131)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
The second beginning level performing group that presents choral music of a religious or sacred nature in a variety of styles.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Student can demonstrate (through programs and audio/video recordings) participation in a choral ensemble that has performed moderately easy choral literature for a public audience
  • Through a narrative, student can demonstrate the following:
    • An understanding of the musical role each section of a chorus can assume in the various pieces performed
    • An understanding of the responsibilities of the individual performer in the chorus
    • A familiarity with the role of the chorus (in its various guises) through the history of music
    • A familiarity with the lives of the composers and the history of the pieces performed on the recording

 
Intermediate Choir I   (MUS-253)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
An intermediate level performing group that presents choral music of a religious or sacred nature, in a variety of styles.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Student can demonstrate (through programs and audio/video recordings) participation in a choral ensemble that has performed choral literature of an intermediate level of difficulty for a public audience, including landmark works of the genre
  • Through a narrative, student can demonstrate the following:
    • An understanding of the musical role each section of a chorus can assume in the various pieces performed
    • An understanding of the responsibilities of the individual performer in the chorus
    • A familiarity with the role of the chorus (in its various guises) through the history of music
    • A familiarity with the lives of the composers and the history of the pieces performed on the recording

 
Intermediate Choir II   (MUS-254)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
The second intermediate level performing group that presents choral music of a religious or sacred nature in a variety of styles.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Student can demonstrate (through programs and audio/video recordings) participation in a choral ensemble that has performed choral literature of an intermediately advanced level of difficulty for a public audience, including landmark works of the genre
  • Through a narrative, student can demonstrate the following:
    • An understanding of the musical role each section of a chorus can assume in the various pieces performed
    • An understanding of the responsibilities of the individual performer in the chorus
    • A familiarity with the role of the chorus (in its various guises) through the history of music
    • A familiarity with the lives of the composers and the history of the pieces performed on the recording
  • Student can demonstrate participation in a select role within the choir, such as a soloist or participant in a select ensemble within the choir, or in a position

 
Piano Ensemble I   (MUS-270)   3.00 s.h.  
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Reading and performing four-hand compositions for one or two pianos. 
Advanced Choir II   (MUS-334)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Participation in a performing group that presents choral music of a religious or sacred nature in a variety of styles and from advanced literature. Opportunity for solos, small ensembles and other featured roles in the ensemble, as well as important leadership and/or administrative positions.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Student can demonstrate (through programs and audio/video recordings) participation in a choral ensemble that has performed moderately advanced choral literature for a public audience
  • Through a narrative, student can demonstrate the following:
    • An understanding of the musical role each section of a chorus can assume in the various pieces performed
    • An understanding of the responsibilities of the individual performer in the chorus
    • A familiarity with the role of the chorus (in its various guises) through the history of music
    • A familiarity with the lives of the composers and the history of the pieces performed on the recording
  • In the narrative, student will describe her/his advanced position in the ensemble and its duties

 
Piano Ensemble II   (MUS-362)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Reading and performing four-hand compositions for one or two pianos.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Demonstrate participation in a piano ensemble/s through repertoire list practiced and/or performed, knowledge of genre and history of pieces performed. Student will submit the 3 repertoire pieces to the mentor for approval before writing PLA narrative.
  • Demonstrate ability to read and play piano ensemble with musical sensitivity to the articulations, dynamics, phrasing, and rhythm of the music. This will be done by submission of videotape, and a discussion of the ensemble problems/ challenges for each piece performed.
  • Submit a recording of his/her performance with partner of at least three pieces of varying styles and tempos. The recording will be a private YouTube video of approximately 20 - 30 minutes in length.

 
Advanced Choir I   (MUS-333)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Participation in a performing group that presents choral music of a religious or sacred nature in a variety of styles. Opportunity for solos, small ensembles and other featured roles in the ensemble, as well as important leadership and/or administrative positions.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Student can demonstrate (through programs and audio/video recordings) participation in a choral ensemble that has performed for a public audience. At this level of participation, some advanced position in the choir is expected, such as solo or small ensemble role, or supervisory/administrative position in the group (such as group leader, librarian, manager, etc.).
  • Through a narrative, student can demonstrate the following:
    • An understanding of the musical role each section of a chorus can assume in the various pieces performed.
    • An understanding of the responsibilities of the individual performer in the chorus.
    • A familiarity with the role of the chorus (in its various guises) through the history of music.
    • A familiarity with the lives of the composers and the history of the pieces performed on the recording.
  • Description of the student's advanced position in the group, or advanced level of performing ability of the group.

 
Clinical Office Practice   (MOA-151)   3.00 s.h.  
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Enables the student to develop competence in examination room techniques. Special emphasis is placed on preparing the patient for examination, taking vital signs, preparing for sterilization and injection procedures, taking electrocardio- grams, performing first aid and emergency procedures including CPR, and caring for supplies and equipment in the physician's office. 
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