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The course offerings at Clarion University of PA go through an extensive review process by the Committee on Courses and Programs of Study (CCPS).  This course offerings list is a comprehensive list of courses that could be offered; it does not mean they are currently being offered.

For a complete list of courses offered on the current or upcoming schedules, see the Registrar's page Schedule of Classes.

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Course Id (currently sorted in Ascending order) Course TitleCourse Description
MT 401
Clin Micro
Explores identification and clinical pathology of bacteria, fungi, viruses, and parasites. Presents techniques to isolate, stain, culture, and determine antimicrobial susceptibility. Includes instrumentation and quality control.|
MT 402
Clin Chem
Examines enzymology, endocrinology, biochemistry of lipids, carbohydrates and proteins, metabolism of nitrogenous end products, physiology and metabolism of fluids and electrolytes, and toxicology as related to the body and diseases. Includes colorim,etry, spectrophotometry, electrophoresis, chromatography, automation, and quality control.|
MT 403
Clin Hemo
Analyzes the composition and functions of blood; diseases related to blood disorders; the role of platelets and coagulation. Includes manual and automated techniques of diagnostic tests for abnormalities.|
MT 404
Clin Imm
Examines blood antigens, antibodies, crossmatching, hemolytic diseases, and related diagnostic tests. Includes an in-depth study of blood donor service and its many facets such as transfusions, medico-legal aspects, etc.|
MT 405
Clin Imm/Serv
Explores immune response, immunoglobulins, autoimmunity and complement, and related tests and diseases. Includes survey and demonstration of serological diagnostic tests.|
MT 406
Clin Seminar
Other courses which are not included in the above (such as orientation, laboratory management, education, clinical microscopy) are unique to the individual hospital program.|
MUS 110
Appled Music Seminar
Student recital series satisfies departmental requirement. All music students must elect this course Each semester in residence as an extension of their curricular and performance activities. Music majors experience and/or perform music literature of, all periods appropriate to their instrument or voice.|
MUS 111
Intro To Music
Introduces the enjoyment and understanding of music. Uses recordings, concerts, and other media. No prerequisite courses or special abilities required. Each semester.|
MUS 112
Intro To African-Ame Mus
Introduces the enjoyment and understanding of African-American music. Uses audio-visual materials to provide examples of musical styles presented. Non-performance course. No prerequisites. Each semester.|
MUS 113
History Of Rock Music
Surveys rock music from its origins to the present. Focuses on musical developments within the genre, as well as, historical, sociological, literary and other cultural influences related to this subject. No prerequisite. Fall, annually.|
MUS 114
Intro To World Music
Introduces traditional and contemporary musical styles from Algeria to Zanzibar. Examines the diversity of styles such as Zouk, Soukour, Salsa, Rai, and Zydeco to name a few. Introduces the myriad of styles collectively known as World Music. No prere,quisite. Spring, annually.|
MUS 125
Found Of Musicianship
Basic training for the music major, to precede the study of MUS 126. Rigorous, hands-on course fosters mastering essential skills, including theory fundamentals, sight singing, and ear training. Intended as a prerequisite to the theory sequence curre,ntly in place. Students may be granted an exemption via a theory exam. Fall, annually.|
MUS 126
Music Theory I
Introduces fundamental elements of music construction, function, and analysis. Covers scale construction and identification, triad and seventh chord construction and identification, elements of rhythm, functional harmony, and voice leading. Prerequis,ite: Music majors or by permission. Fall, annually.|
MUS 127
Music Theory II
Continuation of Music Theory I. Provides students with fundamental knowledge of music construction and analysis. Covers voice leading, non-chord tones, diatonic seventh chords, secondary functions, modulations, phrase/period structure, cadences, and,simple forms (binary and ternary). Prerequisite: MUS 126, Grade of C or better. Spring, annually.|
MUS 128
Aural Skills I
Aural skills are essential to the success of all students studying music. Covers melodic and harmonic interval recognition, scale recognition and identification, triad recognition and identification, sight singing (melodic and rhythmic), melodic dict,ation, and rhythmic dictation. Should be taken concurrently with MUS 126. Prerequisite: Music majors or by permission. Fall, annually.|
MUS 129
Aural Skills II
Continuation of Aural Skills I. Covers interval recognition, triad and seventh chord recognition (root position and inversions), sight singing, melodic dictation, harmonic dictation, and error detection. Prerequisite: MUS 128, Grade of C or better. S,pring, annually.|
MUS 131
Fund Of Music
Examines the basic vocabulary of music fundamentals: notation, scale structures, key signatures, triads and seventh chords, rhythm and meter, harmony and its functions, intervals, sight-singing and ear training, dynamics, transposition, and practical, application by use of a keyboard instrument. No prerequisite. Each semester.|
MUS 132
Chamber Singers
MUSA 130-145 may be taken for one credit or for no credit. Credits earned may not be counted among the humanities in general education but may be counted under personal development and life skills and under free electives. Open to all students with, permission of instructor. 300-level reserved for music majors only.|
MUS 160
Piano Class I
Serves two categories of students: the non-piano music major and the non-music major. The purpose for both is the same: teaching piano to beginners in such a manner that they attain an acceptable degree of elementary technical proficiency at the keyb,oard, a basic knowledge of fundamental scales and chords, and a burgeoning comprehension of the existence and desirability of musicianship. Stresses the development of basic keyboard skills and upon a musical performance on all levels of performance., Limited to 12 students; therefore the possibility exists that a non-music major may be required to reschedule the class so freshman/sophomore music majors can elect the class to meet curriculum requirements. Prerequisite: MUS 131 or equivalent backg|
MUS 161
Piano Class II
Helps students develop the ability to perform the skills begun in Piano Class I at a more advanced level. Prerequisite: MUS 160, Piano Class I, or permission of instructor. Each semester.|
MUS 182
Voice Class
Gives students an approach to vocal methods in order to eliminate problems. Teaches students to treat their voices as instruments. Designed for the student with little or no vocal training. Emphasizes development of the vocal instrument and artistic, quality at all levels of performance proficiency. Prerequisite: MUS 131 or permission of instructor.|
MUS 220
Piano Class III
Continues developing skills acquired in Piano Class II to prepare music majors for piano competency exam, including sight reading, transposition, technique, and repertoire. Prerequisite: MUS 161. Each semester.|
MUS 221
Piano Skills Seminar
Continues group instruction in preparation of the Piano Competency Exam for music majors. Continues development of functional and applied piano skills including piano technique, chording, harmonization, and accompaniment skills. Credits earned do not, apply toward graduation. Prerequisite: MUS 220 or MUSA 125. Each semester.|
MUS 224
Music In Elem Classroom
Investigates the pertinent fundamentals of music which can be incorporated by the non-music teacher. Presents pedagogical techniques that develop singing, listening, rhythm, movement, and musical skills. Equips future elementary teachers with skills,to employ a variety of musical techniques in the classroom. No prerequisites. Each semester.|
MUS 225
Integ Arts Into Elem Classroom
Investigates fundamentals of music, theatre, dance, and the visual arts which can be incorporated as primary media for communication, inquiry, and engagement by the elementary classroom teacher into instruction in other subject areas. Presents pedag,ogical techniques that address elements and standards for each arts area.|
MUS 226
Music Theory III
Continuation of Theory II. Emphasizes chromaticism and musical forms as developed in the Baroque and Classical periods. Prerequisite: MUS 127, Grade of C or better. Fall, annually.|
MUS 227
Music Theory IV
Continuation of Theory III. Emphasizes advanced harmony and analysis of musical forms from the 18th, 19th, and 20th century. Prerequisite: MUS 226, Grade of C or better. Spring, annually.|
MUS 228
Aural Skills III
Continuation of Aural Skills II. Emphasizes increasingly complex melodies, rhythmic and harmonic progressions. Prerequisite: MUS 129, Grade of C or better. Fall, annually.|
MUS 229
Aural Skills IV
Continuation of Aural Skills III. Emphasizes complex melodies (modal, tonal, and atonal), rhythmic and harmonic material. Study includes 20th models of tonal organizations. Prerequisite: MUS 228, Grade of C or better. Spring, annually.|
MUS 240
Intro To Music Technolog
Introduces the principles and applications of computers, synthesizers, and music synthesis to new music technologies. Achieves understanding through lectures, reading assignments, and hands-on experience with computers, synthesizers, and appropriate,computer software programs. Stresses applications of these new technologies to educational settings. Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of MUS 160 or equivalent proficiency as verified by the instructor.|