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Piano Ensemble I   (MUS-270)   3.00 s.h.  
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Reading and performing four-hand compositions for one or two pianos. 
Surface Testing   (NDE-262)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Learn testing for surface defects, emphasizing magnetic particle and liquid penetrant testing concepts and techniques.

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

  • State the information sought by performing magnetic particle testing and liquid penetrant testing.
  • State the types, sizes, and locations of flaws detectable with magnetic particle testing and liquid penetrant testing, respectively.
  • List the equipment and supplies required for both magnetic particle and liquid penetrant testing.
  • Describe the sequence of steps followed, and the rationale for the sequence of steps, when performing magnetic particle and liquid penetrant testing

 
Woodwind Instruments V   (MUS-325)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Advanced study of woodwind playing, music reading, and techniques.

Learning Outcomes
For a musical composition of difficult technical demands (equivalent to a piece performable after five years of instrumental study):

  • Use appropriate instrumental performing technique and show musical sensitivity to articulations, dynamics, phrasing and rhythm, evidenced through a submitted video of the student performing at least five pieces of varied style, tempo and historical period.
  • Apply appropriate performance practice for the music included on the video, including attention to historical conventions.
  • Discuss knowledgeably the specific composers of the pieces on the video.
  • Discuss knowledgeably the pieces on the recording and their importance to the literature for the instrument or voice.
  • Address the unique capabilities or performance difficulties for the particular instrument or voice.

 
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. 
Eddy Current Testing   (NDE-251)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Provides an introduction to electromagnetic induction phenomena and how principles can be employed to perform nondestructive tests, such as crack detection, thickness measurement, material identification, and heat treat verification. Includes laboratory.

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

  • Explain the physics underlying the NDT eddy current method.
  • Describe eddy current testing applications, including defect detection, material identification, and heat treat verification.
  • Characterize the equipment used for eddy current testing.
  • Describe the sequence of steps followed, and the rationale for the sequence of steps, when performing eddy current testing, including detailed use of equipment.
  • List types of standards to be referenced when performing eddy current testing.

 
Magnetic Particle and Liquid Penetrant Inspection   (NDE-241)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
An introduction to the principles of magnetic particle and liquid penetrant inspection methods; includes operation of equipment, interpretation of indicators, performance of inspections, and development of inspection

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

  • State the information sought by performing magnetic particle testing and liquid penetrant testing
  • Describe the scientific principles underlying both magnetic particle testing liquid penetrant testing
  • State the types, sizes, and locations of flaws detectable with magnetic particle testing and liquid penetrant testing, respectively
  • List the equipment and supplies required for both magnetic particle and liquid penetrant testing
  • Describe the sequence of steps followed, and the rationale for the sequence of steps, when performing magnetic particle and liquid penetrant testing

 
History of African-American Jazz   (MUS-395)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Historical development of jazz from its beginnings to the present, based on the ability to identify people, discuss musical styles and events, and to relate these factors to the life of the times.

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

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the cultural and political events in history that influenced the development of jazz, focusing specifically on the African and American connection.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the characteristics of the different styles of African-American jazz as it develops through the major historical periods.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the important composers practicing the different styles of African-American jazz.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the important musical forms and genres used in African-American jazz.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the musical instruments, performing ensembles and performing styles used in African-American jazz.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the important vocal styles found in African-American jazz.

 
World Music II   (MUS-338)   3.00 s.h.  
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Continued study of selected areas of non-western music, including appropriate instrumental and performing techniques, analysis of tonal systems, melody, rhythm and musical structures. Emphasis placed on cultural context of the music. 
Choir V   (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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