2019-2020 Academic Catalog & Student Handbooks 
    
    May 18, 2024  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog & Student Handbooks [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


Course descriptions are listed alphabetically by subject prefix. Each course description begins with a subject prefix followed by a three-digit course number and the course title. If a course includes laboratory or other special activities, that information is contained in the course description. Prerequisites and co-requisites are also listed. A prerequisite is a course, experience, or other required preparation that must be completed before the student will be permitted to enroll in the course. A co-requisite is a course, experience, or other preparation that must be completed at the same time that the student is enrolled in the listed course.

Courses numbered 100 to 199 are primarily for freshmen, 200 to 299 for sophomores, 300 to 399 for juniors and seniors, and 400 to 499 for seniors. Courses numbered 500 and above are reserved for graduate students.

Please note, when searching courses by “Code or Number”, an asterisk (*) can be used to return mass results. For instance, a “Code or Number” search of ” 5* ” can be entered, returning all 500 or graduate-level courses.

 

Music Ensembles

  
  • MUE 122.2 Jazz Band


    Credit, one hour.
    The jazz band is a performance group open to all students by audition. Emphasis is placed on developing an understanding of the diverse stylistic approaches of big band jazz from blues, swing and solo ballads to rock, Latin, funk, and fusion arrangements.
  
  • MUE 122.3 Guitar Ensemble


    Credit, one hour.
    The ensemble performs music in a variety of styles. Emphasis is placed on musical and technical excellence. The ensemble performs an annual concert on-campus and performs in other venues in the community. The ensemble also performs in recital hour and guitar seminar class. Guitar Ensemble is open to all students by audition.
  
  • MUE 122.7 Welsh Revival


    Credit, one hour.
    An auditioned, all female instrumental ensemble specializing in the performance of Celtic and folk styled music. The ensemble size ranges from 6 to 8 members including a flute/piccolo/penny whistle player, violins, cello, keyboards and drums/percussion. This ensemble performs and travels extensively as ambassadors of the University.
  
  • MUE 131.1 Ramcorps


    Credit, one hour.
    An auditioned, elite, 20-member instrumental ensemble employing trumpets, mellophones, trombones, baritone horn, contras and a drum-line. RAMCORPS combines high-impact brass and percussion performance of a variety of music styles with choreographed movement. The group performs and travels extensively, serving as ambassadors for the university. Auditions are held as openings occur.
  
  • MUE 132.1 Ramcorps


    Credit, one hour.
    An auditioned, elite, 20-member instrumental ensemble employing trumpets, mellophones, trombones, baritone horn, contras and a drum-line. RAMCORPS combines high-impact brass and percussion performance of a variety of music styles with choreographed movement.  The group performs and travels extensively, serving as ambassadors for the university.  Auditions are held as openings occur.
  
  • MUE 151.1 Piano Ensemble


    Credit, one hour.
    The ensemble performs music in a variety of styles and provides opportunities for students to play in multiple piano groups. Students present one major performance per academic semester. The piano ensemble is open to all students by audition.
  
  • MUE 152.1 Piano Ensemble


    Credit, one hour.
    The ensemble performs music in a variety of styles and provides opportunities for students to play in multiple piano groups. Students present one major performance per academic semester. The piano ensemble is open to all students by audition.
  
  • MUE 161.1 Tech Lab


    Credit, one hour.
    The Tech Lab is a hand-selected group focusing on the design, repair, and operation of sound and lighting systems. Students will learn the basics of sound engineering along with practical hands on training in diagnostics, repair, maintenance, and operation of these systems.
  
  • MUE 162.1 Tech Lab


    Credit, one hour.
    The Tech Lab is a hand-selected group focusing on the design, repair, and operation of sound and lighting systems. Students will learn the basics of sound engineering along with practical hands on training in diagnostics, repair, maintenance, and operation of these systems.
  
  • MUE 201.1 University Chorale


    Credit, one hour
    University Chorale is a choral group open to all students by audition. University Chorale performs classical choral literature. Emphasis is placed on the development of choral tone, blend and diction and attention is given to the spiritual aspect of the presentation. Opportunities are provided for students to perform in small and large group settings as a part of the Roger Breland Center for Performing Arts Series.
  
  • MUE 202.1 University Chorale


    Credit, one hour
    University Chorale is a choral group open to all students by audition. University Chorale performs classical choral literature. Emphasis is placed on the development of choral tone, blend and diction and attention is given to the spiritual aspect of the presentation. Opportunities are provided for students to perform in small and large group settings as a part of the Roger Breland Center for Performing Arts Series.
  
  • MUE 211.1 University Singers


    Credit, one hour.
    University Singers is an energetic and diverse choral group open to all students by audition. University Singers perform a wide range of music including choral classics, church anthems, Broadway, pop, spirituals, gospel, praise and worship. Emphasis is placed on the development of choral tone, blend and diction and attention is given to the spiritual aspect of the presentation. Opportunities are provided for students to perform in small and large group settings and to tour the United States and abroad.
  
  • MUE 211.2 Voices of Mobile


    Credit, one hour.
    VOICES is a highly versatile, auditioned vocal ensemble consisting of 16 singers. While VOICES focuses on a cappella music, it also presents music of traditional and contemporary genres. VOICES maintains a highly visible and consistent performing schedule in schools, churches, conferences and civic events in addition to numerous vocal camps, tours and recruitment concerts, VOICES tours two months in the summer [generally during the months of May and June]. VOICES has performed in the White House, at Carnegie Hall and toured extensively throughout the Southeastern United States and abroad. Auditions are held as openings occur and on-campus each Spring.
  
  • MUE 211.3 Opera and Musical Theatre Workshop


    Credit, one hour.
    Students will study and perform arias, duets, and ensembles chosen by the director from the standard repertoire of Italian, French, German, English and American operas. An operetta, opera, or American musical will be produced.
  
  • MUE 211.4 Ignite


    Credit, one hour.
    IGNITE is a mixed vocal ensemble and band that performs contemporary praise and worship music. IGNITE utilizes audio production with wireless microphones and incorporates various staging in the presentation of high IGNITE contemporary worship music. IGNITE tours extensively throughout the southeastern United States for the purpose of ministry and recruitment in churches, schools, conferences and worship events. Auditions are held at the beginning of the fall semester.
  
  • MUE 211.6 Alabama Repertory Company


    Credit, one hour.
    The ALABAMA REPERTORY COMPANY (REP) is a highly energetic, twelve-voice show choir performing a broad spectrum of music including, pop, broadway, jazz, 50’s, disco and contemporary sacred selections. Vibrant stage presence, vocal quality and the ability to perform choreographed moves while singing is vital to the style of the group. REP will perform in many School of Music (Center for Performing Arts) events including the UM Christmas Spectacular as well as in churches and civic events. Auditions are held each fall.
  
  • MUE 211.7 String Orchestra


    Credit, one hour.
    The String Ensemble of the University of Mobile performs orchestral chamber works from all style periods. Performance opportunities are provided for small and large ensemble participation. The UM String Ensemble performs in the annual Christmas Spectacular and presents an annual concert of classic orchestral works. Frequently, the String Ensemble performs with guest musicians and conductors in the Southeastern Region.
  
  • MUE 211.8 Exit 13


    Credit, one hour.
    EXIT 13 is a ‘praise and worship’ band comprising instrumentation of acoustic and electric guitar, bass, keys, drums, and vocals. The band’s focus is to lead worship for youth events, churches, camps and civic events. Auditions are held each fall.
  
  • MUE 212.1 University Singers


    Credit, one hour.
    University Singers is an energetic and diverse choral group open to all students by audition. University Singers perform a wide range of music including choral classics, church anthems, Broadway, pop, spirituals, gospel, praise and worship. Emphasis is placed on the development of choral tone, blend and diction and attention is given to the spiritual aspect of the presentation. Opportunities are provided for students to perform in small and large group settings and to tour the United States and abroad.
  
  • MUE 212.2 Voices of Mobile


    Credit, one hour.
    VOICES is a highly versatile, auditioned vocal ensemble consisting of 16 singers. While VOICES focuses on a cappella music, it also presents music of traditional and contemporary genres. VOICES maintains a highly visible and consistent performing schedule
  
  • MUE 212.3 Opera and Musical Theatre Workshop


    Credit, one hour.
    Students will study and perform arias, duets, and ensembles chosen by the director from the standard repertoire of Italian, French, German, English and American operas. An operetta, opera, or American musical will be produced.
  
  • MUE 212.4 Ignite


    Credit, one hour.
    IGNITE is a mixed vocal ensemble and band that performs contemporary praise and worship music. IGNITE utilizes audio production with wireless microphones and incorporates various staging in the presentation of high IGNITE contemporary worship music. IGNITE tours extensively throughout the southeastern United States for the purpose of ministry and recruitment in churches, schools, conferences and worship events. Auditions are held at the beginning of the fall semester.
  
  • MUE 212.6 Alabama Repertory Company


    Credit, one hour.
    The ALABAMA REPERTORY COMPANY (REP) is a highly energetic, twelve-voice show choir performing a broad spectrum of music including, pop, broadway, jazz, 50’s, disco and contemporary sacred selections. Vibrant stage presence, vocal quality and the ability to perform choreographed moves while singing is vital to the style of the group. REP will perform in many School of Music (Center for Performing Arts) events including the UM Christmas Spectacular as well as in churches and civic events. Auditions are held each fall.
  
  • MUE 212.7 String Orchestra


    Credit, one hour.
    The String Ensemble of the University of Mobile performs orchestral chamber works from all style periods. Performance opportunities are provided for small and large ensemble participation. The UM String Ensemble performs in the annual Christmas Spectacular and presents an annual concert of classic orchestral works. Frequently, the String Ensemble performs with guest musicians and conductors in the Southeastern Region.
  
  • MUE 212.8 Exit 13


    Credit, one hour.
    EXIT 13 is a ‘praise and worship’ band comprising instrumentation of acoustic and electric guitar, bass, keys, drums, and vocals. The band’s focus is to lead worship for youth events, churches, camps and civic events. Auditions are held each fall.
  
  • MUE 221.1 Symphonic Winds Ensemble


    Credit, one hour.
    Symphonic Winds is a performing organization open to all students by audition. The band performs music in a variety of styles with emphasis on the performance of classic symphonic works. The band also broadens the performing experience with the occasional addition of string and rhythm sections allowing the student to experience a studio orchestra setting for major music department-wide productions, including accompaniment of contemporary Christian artists. As a music education experience, students become acquainted with rehearsal and performance techniques for clear, tangible applications for future instrumental music leadership. 
  
  • MUE 221.2 Jazz Band


    Credit, one hour.
    The jazz band is a performance group open to all students by audition. Emphasis is placed on developing an understanding of the diverse stylistic approaches of big band jazz from blues, swing and solo ballads to rock, Latin, funk, and fusion arrangements.
  
  • MUE 221.3 Guitar Ensemble


    Credit, one hour.
    The ensemble performs music in a variety of styles. Emphasis is placed on musical and technical excellence. The ensemble performs an annual concert on-campus and performs in other venues in the community. The ensemble also performs in recital hour and guitar seminar class. Guitar Ensemble is open to all students by audition.
  
  • MUE 221.7 Welsh Revival


    Credit, one hour.
    An auditioned, all female instrumental ensemble specializing in the performance of Celtic and folk styled music. The ensemble size ranges from 6 to 8 members including a flute/piccolo/penny whistle player, violins, cello, keyboards and drums/percussion. This ensemble performs and travels extensively as ambassadors of the University.
  
  • MUE 222.1 Symphonic Winds Ensemble


    Credit, one hour.
    Symphonic Winds is a performing organization open to all students by audition. The band performs music in a variety of styles with emphasis on the performance of classic symphonic works. The band also broadens the performing experience with the occasional addition of string and rhythm sections allowing the student to experience a studio orchestra setting for major music department-wide productions, including accompaniment of contemporary Christian artists. As a music education experience, students become acquainted with rehearsal and performance techniques for clear, tangible applications for future instrumental music leadership. 
  
  • MUE 222.2 Jazz Band


    Credit, one hour.
    The jazz band is a performance group open to all students by audition. Emphasis is placed on developing an understanding of the diverse stylistic approaches of big band jazz from blues, swing and solo ballads to rock, Latin, funk, and fusion arrangements.
  
  • MUE 222.3 Guitar Ensemble


    Credit, one hour.
    The ensemble performs music in a variety of styles. Emphasis is placed on musical and technical excellence. The ensemble performs an annual concert on-campus and performs in other venues in the community. The ensemble also performs in recital hour and guitar seminar class. Guitar Ensemble is open to all students by audition.
  
  • MUE 222.7 Welsh Revival


    Credit, one hour.
    An auditioned, all female instrumental ensemble specializing in the performance of Celtic and folk styled music. The ensemble size ranges from 6 to 8 members including a flute/piccolo/penny whistle player, violins, cello, keyboards and drums/percussion. This ensemble performs and travels extensively as ambassadors of the University.
  
  • MUE 231.1 RamCorps


    Credit, one hour.
    An auditioned, elite, 20-member instrumental ensemble employing trumpets, mellophones, trombones, baritone horn, contras and a drum-line. RAMCORPS combines high-impact brass and percussion performance of a variety of music styles with choreographed movement.  The group performs and travels extensively, serving as ambassadors for the university.  Auditions are held as openings occur.
  
  • MUE 232.1 RamCorps


    Credit, one hour.
    An auditioned, elite, 20-member instrumental ensemble employing trumpets, mellophones, trombones, baritone horn, contras and a drum-line. RAMCORPS combines high-impact brass and percussion performance of a variety of music styles with choreographed movement.  The group performs and travels extensively, serving as ambassadors for the university.  Auditions are held as openings occur.
  
  • MUE 251.1 Piano Ensemble


    Credit, one hour.
    The ensemble performs music in a variety of styles and provides opportunities for students to play in multiple piano groups. Students present one major performance per academic semester. The piano ensemble is open to all students by audition.
  
  • MUE 252.1 Piano Ensemble


    Credit, one hour.
    The ensemble performs music in a variety of styles and provides opportunities for students to play in multiple piano groups. Students present one major performance per academic semester. The piano ensemble is open to all students by audition.
  
  • MUE 261.1 Tech Lab


    Credit, one hour.
    The Tech Lab is a hand-selected group focusing on the design, repair, and operation of sound and lighting systems. Students will learn the basics of sound engineering along with practical hands on training in diagnostics, repair, maintenance, and operation of these systems.
  
  • MUE 262.1 Tech Lab


    Credit, one hour.
    The Tech Lab is a hand-selected group focusing on the design, repair, and operation of sound and lighting systems. Students will learn the basics of sound engineering along with practical hands on training in diagnostics, repair, maintenance, and operation of these systems.
  
  • MUE 301.1 University Chorale


    Credit, one hour
    University Chorale is a choral group open to all students by audition. University Chorale performs classical choral literature. Emphasis is placed on the development of choral tone, blend and diction and attention is given to the spiritual aspect of the presentation. Opportunities are provided for students to perform in small and large group settings as a part of the Roger Breland Center for Performing Arts Series.
  
  • MUE 302.1 University Chorale


    Credit, one hour
    University Chorale is a choral group open to all students by audition. University Chorale performs classical choral literature. Emphasis is placed on the development of choral tone, blend and diction and attention is given to the spiritual aspect of the presentation. Opportunities are provided for students to perform in small and large group settings as a part of the Roger Breland Center for Performing Arts Series.
  
  • MUE 311.1 University Singers


    Credit, one hour.
    University Singers is an energetic and diverse choral group open to all students by audition. University Singers perform a wide range of music including choral classics, church anthems, Broadway, pop, spirituals, gospel, praise and worship. Emphasis is placed on the development of choral tone, blend and diction and attention is given to the spiritual aspect of the presentation. Opportunities are provided for students to perform in small and large group settings and to tour the United States and abroad.
  
  • MUE 311.2 Voices of Mobile


    Credit, one hour.
    VOICES is a highly versatile, auditioned vocal ensemble consisting of 16 singers. While VOICES focuses on a cappella music, it also presents music of traditional and contemporary genres. VOICES maintains a highly visible and consistent performing schedule in schools, churches, conferences and civic events in addition to numerous vocal camps, tours and recruitment concerts, VOICES tours two months in the summer [generally during the months of May and June]. VOICES has performed in the White House, at Carnegie Hall and toured extensively throughout the Southeastern United States and abroad. Auditions are held as openings occur and on-campus each Spring.
  
  • MUE 311.3 Opera and Musical Theatre Workshop


    Credit, one hour.
    Students will study and perform arias, duets, and ensembles chosen by the director from the standard repertoire of Italian, French, German, English and American operas. An operetta, opera, or American musical will be produced.
  
  • MUE 311.4 Ignite


    Credit, one hour.
    IGNITE is a mixed vocal ensemble and band that performs contemporary praise and worship music. IGNITE utilizes audio production with wireless microphones and incorporates various staging in the presentation of high IGNITE contemporary worship music. IGNITE tours extensively throughout the southeastern United States for the purpose of ministry and recruitment in churches, schools, conferences and worship events. Auditions are held at the beginning of the fall semester.
  
  • MUE 311.6 Alabama Repertory Company


    Credit, one hour.
    The ALABAMA REPERTORY COMPANY is a highly energetic, twelve-voice show choir performing a broad spectrum of music including, pop, broadway, jazz, 50’s, disco and contemporary sacred selections. Vibrant stage presence, vocal quality and the ability to perform choreographed moves while singing is vital to the style of the group. REP will perform in many School of Music (Center for Performing Arts) events including the UM Christmas Spectacular as well as in churches and civic events. Auditions are held each fall.
  
  • MUE 311.7 String Orchestra


    Credit, one hour.
    The String Ensemble of the University of Mobile performs orchestral chamber works from all style periods. Performance opportunities are provided for small and large ensemble participation. The UM String Ensemble performs in the annual Christmas Spectacular and presents an annual concert of classic orchestral works. Frequently, the String Ensemble performs with guest musicians and conductors in the Southeastern Region.
  
  • MUE 311.8 Exit 13


    Credit, one hour.
    EXIT 13 is a ‘praise and worship’ band comprising instrumentation of acoustic and electric guitar, bass, keys, drums, and vocals. The band’s focus is to lead worship for youth events, churches, camps and civic events. Auditions are held each fall.
  
  • MUE 312.1 University Singers


    Credit, one hour.
    University Singers is an energetic and diverse choral group open to all students by audition. University Singers perform a wide range of music including choral classics, church anthems, Broadway, pop, spirituals, gospel, praise and worship. Emphasis is placed on the development of choral tone, blend and diction and attention is given to the spiritual aspect of the presentation. Opportunities are provided for students to perform in small and large group settings and to tour the United States and abroad.
  
  • MUE 312.2 Voices of Mobile


    Credit, one hour.
    VOICES is a highly versatile, auditioned vocal ensemble consisting of 16 singers. While VOICES focuses on a cappella music, it also presents music of traditional and contemporary genres. VOICES maintains a highly visible and consistent performing schedule in schools, churches, conferences and civic events in addition to numerous vocal camps, tours and recruitment concerts, VOICES tours two months in the summer [generally during the months of May and June]. VOICES has performed in the White House, at Carnegie Hall and toured extensively throughout the Southeastern United States and abroad. Auditions are held as openings occur and on-campus each Spring.
  
  • MUE 312.3 Opera and Musical Theatre Workshop


    Credit, one hour.
    Students will study and perform arias, duets, and ensembles chosen by the director from the standard repertoire of Italian, French, German, English and American operas. An operetta, opera, or American musical will be produced.
  
  • MUE 312.4 Ignite


    Credit, one hour.
    IGNITE is a mixed vocal ensemble and band that performs contemporary praise and worship music. IGNITE utilizes audio production with wireless microphones and incorporates various staging in the presentation of high IGNITE contemporary worship music. IGNITE tours extensively throughout the southeastern United States for the purpose of ministry and recruitment in churches, schools, conferences and worship events. Auditions are held at the beginning of the fall semester.
  
  • MUE 312.6 Alabama Repertory Company


    Credit, one hour.
    The ALABAMA REPERTORY COMPANY (REP) is a highly energetic, twelve-voice show choir performing a broad spectrum of music including, pop, broadway, jazz, 50’s, disco and contemporary sacred selections. Vibrant stage presence, vocal quality and the ability to perform choreographed moves while singing is vital to the style of the group. REP will perform in many School of Music (Center for Performing Arts) events including the UM Christmas Spectacular as well as in churches and civic events. Auditions are held each fall.
  
  • MUE 312.7 String Orchestra


    Credit, one hour.
    The String Ensemble of the University of Mobile performs orchestral chamber works from all style periods. Performance opportunities are provided for small and large ensemble participation. The UM String Ensemble performs in the annual Christmas Spectacular and presents an annual concert of classic orchestral works. Frequently, the String Ensemble performs with guest musicians and conductors in the Southeastern Region.
  
  • MUE 312.8 Exit 13


    Credit, one hour.
    EXIT 13 is a ‘praise and worship’ band comprising instrumentation of acoustic and electric guitar, bass, keys, drums, and vocals. The band’s focus is to lead worship for youth events, churches, camps and civic events. Auditions are held each fall.
  
  • MUE 321.1 Symphonic Winds Ensemble


    Credit, one hour.
    Symphonic Winds is a performing organization open to all students by audition. The band performs music in a variety of styles with emphasis on the performance of classic symphonic works. The band also broadens the performing experience with the occasional addition of string and rhythm sections allowing the student to experience a studio orchestra setting for major music department-wide productions, including accompaniment of contemporary Christian artists. As a music education experience, students become acquainted with rehearsal and performance techniques for clear, tangible applications for future instrumental music leadership. 
  
  • MUE 321.2 Jazz Band


    Credit, one hour.
    The jazz band is a performance group open to all students by audition. Emphasis is placed on developing an understanding of the diverse stylistic approaches of big band jazz from blues, swing and solo ballads to rock, Latin, funk, and fusion arrangements.
  
  • MUE 321.3 Guitar Ensemble


    Credit, one hour.
    The ensemble performs music in a variety of styles. Emphasis is placed on musical and technical excellence. The ensemble performs an annual concert on-campus and performs in other venues in the community. The ensemble also performs in recital hour and guitar seminar class. Guitar Ensemble is open to all students by audition.
  
  • MUE 321.7 Welsh Revival


    Credit, one hour.
    An auditioned, all female instrumental ensemble specializing in the performance of Celtic and folk styled music. The ensemble size ranges from 6 to 8 members including a flute/piccolo/penny whistle player, violins, cello, keyboards and drums/percussion. This ensemble performs and travels extensively as ambassadors of the University.
  
  • MUE 322.1 Symphonic Winds Ensemble


    Credit, one hour.
    Symphonic Winds is a performing organization open to all students by audition. The band performs music in a variety of styles with emphasis on the performance of classic symphonic works. The band also broadens the performing experience with the occasional addition of string and rhythm sections allowing the student to experience a studio orchestra setting for major music department-wide productions, including accompaniment of contemporary Christian artists. As a music education experience, students become acquainted with rehearsal and performance techniques for clear, tangible applications for future instrumental music leadership. 
  
  • MUE 322.2 Jazz Band


    Credit, one hour.
    The jazz band is a performance group open to all students by audition. Emphasis is placed on developing an understanding of the diverse stylistic approaches of big band jazz from blues, swing and solo ballads to rock, Latin, funk, and fusion arrangements.
  
  • MUE 322.3 Guitar Ensemble


    Credit, one hour.
    The ensemble performs music in a variety of styles. Emphasis is placed on musical and technical excellence. The ensemble performs an annual concert on-campus and performs in other venues in the community. The ensemble also performs in recital hour and guitar seminar class. Guitar Ensemble is open to all students by audition.
  
  • MUE 322.4 Guitar Lab


    Credit, one hour.
    The Guitar Lab is an acoustic and electric guitar ensemble performing mostly contemporary music pieces. Emphasis is placed on technical excellence, performance and musicality.
  
  • MUE 322.5 Chamber Music Ensemble (Strings)


    Credit, one hour.
    The Chamber Music Ensemble is a performing organization open to all students by audition. The ensemble performs chamber works from all style periods for combinations of string instruments.
  
  • MUE 322.6 Crosswinds


    Credit, one hour.
    An auditioned, elite four to six member woodwind ensemble. Crosswinds performs a variety of traditional and contemporary woodwind literature. The group performs and travels, serving as ambassadors for the university. Auditions are held as openings occur.
  
  • MUE 322.7 Welsh Revival


    Credit, one hour.
    An auditioned, all female instrumental ensemble specializing in the performance of Celtic and folk styled music. The ensemble size ranges from 6 to 8 members including a flute/piccolo/penny whistle player, violins, cello, keyboards and drums/percussion. This ensemble performs and travels extensively as ambassadors of the University.
  
  • MUE 331.1 RamCorps


    Credit, one hour.
    An auditioned, elite, 20-member instrumental ensemble employing trumpets, mellophones, trombones, baritone horn, contras and a drum-line. RAMCORPS combines high-impact brass and percussion performance of a variety of music styles with choreographed movement.  The group performs and travels extensively, serving as ambassadors for the university.  Auditions are held as openings occur.
  
  • MUE 332.1 RamCorps


    Credit, one hour.
    An auditioned, elite, 20-member instrumental ensemble employing trumpets, mellophones, trombones, baritone horn, contras and a drum-line. RAMCORPS combines high-impact brass and percussion performance of a variety of music styles with choreographed movement.  The group performs and travels extensively, serving as ambassadors for the university.  Auditions are held as openings occur.
  
  • MUE 351.1 Piano Ensemble


    Credit, one hour.
    The ensemble performs music in a variety of styles and provides opportunities for students to play in multiple piano groups. Students present one major performance per academic semester. The piano ensemble is open to all students by audition.
  
  • MUE 352.1 Piano Ensemble


    Credit, one hour.
    The ensemble performs music in a variety of styles and provides opportunities for students to play in multiple piano groups. Students present one major performance per academic semester. The piano ensemble is open to all students by audition.
  
  • MUE 361.1 Tech Lab


    Credit, one hour.
    The Tech Lab is a hand-selected group focusing on the design, repair, and operation of sound and lighting systems. Students will learn the basics of sound engineering along with practical hands on training in diagnostics, repair, maintenance, and operation of these systems.
  
  • MUE 362.1 Tech Lab


    Credit, one hour.
    The Tech Lab is a hand-selected group focusing on the design, repair, and operation of sound and lighting systems. Students will learn the basics of sound engineering along with practical hands on training in diagnostics, repair, maintenance, and operation of these systems.
  
  • MUE 401.1 University Chorale


    Credit, one hour
    University Chorale is a choral group open to all students by audition. University Chorale performs classical choral literature. Emphasis is placed on the development of choral tone, blend and diction and attention is given to the spiritual aspect of the presentation. Opportunities are provided for students to perform in small and large group settings as a part of the Roger Breland Center for Performing Arts Series.
  
  • MUE 402.1 University Chorale


    Credit, one hour
    University Chorale is a choral group open to all students by audition. University Chorale performs classical choral literature. Emphasis is placed on the development of choral tone, blend and diction and attention is given to the spiritual aspect of the presentation. Opportunities are provided for students to perform in small and large group settings as a part of the Roger Breland Center for Performing Arts Series.
  
  • MUE 411.1 University Singers


    Credit, one hour.
    University Singers is an energetic and diverse choral group open to all students by audition. University Singers perform a wide range of music including choral classics, church anthems, Broadway, pop, spirituals, gospel, praise and worship. Emphasis is placed on the development of choral tone, blend and diction and attention is given to the spiritual aspect of the presentation. Opportunities are provided for students to perform in small and large group settings and to tour the United States and abroad.
  
  • MUE 411.2 Voices of Mobile


    Credit, one hour.
    VOICES is a highly versatile, auditioned vocal ensemble consisting of 16 singers. While VOICES focuses on a cappella music, it also presents music of traditional and contemporary genres. VOICES maintains a highly visible and consistent performing schedule in schools, churches, conferences and civic events in addition to numerous vocal camps, tours and recruitment concerts, VOICES tours two months in the summer [generally during the months of May and June]. VOICES has performed in the White House, at Carnegie Hall and toured extensively throughout the Southeastern United States and abroad. Auditions are held as openings occur and on-campus each Spring.
  
  • MUE 411.3 Opera and Musical Theatre Workshop


    Credit, one hour.
    Students will study and perform arias, duets, and ensembles chosen by the director from the standard repertoire of Italian, French, German, English and American operas. An operetta, opera, or American musical will be produced.
  
  • MUE 411.4 Ignite


    Credit, one hour.
    IGNITE is a mixed vocal ensemble and band that performs contemporary praise and worship music. IGNITE utilizes audio production with wireless microphones and incorporates various staging in the presentation of high IGNITE contemporary worship music. IGNITE tours extensively throughout the southeastern United States for the purpose of ministry and recruitment in churches, schools, conferences and worship events. Auditions are held at the beginning of the fall semester.
  
  • MUE 411.6 Alabama Repertory Company


    Credit, one hour.
    The ALABAMA REPERTORY COMPANY (REP) is a highly energetic, twelve-voice show choir performing a broad spectrum of music including, pop, broadway, jazz, 50’s, disco and contemporary sacred selections. Vibrant stage presence, vocal quality and the ability to perform choreographed moves while singing is vital to the style of the group. REP will perform in many School of Music (Center for Performing Arts) events including the UM Christmas Spectacular as well as in churches and civic events. Auditions are held each fall.
  
  • MUE 411.7 String Orchestra


    Credit, one hour.
    The String Ensemble of the University of Mobile performs orchestral chamber works from all style periods. Performance opportunities are provided for small and large ensemble participation. The UM String Ensemble performs in the annual Christmas Spectacular and presents an annual concert of classic orchestral works. Frequently, the String Ensemble performs with guest musicians and conductors in the Southeastern Region.
  
  • MUE 411.8 Exit 13


    Credit, one hour.
    EXIT 13 is a ‘praise and worship’ band comprising instrumentation of acoustic and electric guitar, bass, keys, drums, and vocals. The band’s focus is to lead worship for youth events, churches, camps and civic events. Auditions are held each fall.
  
  • MUE 412.1 University Singers


    Credit, one hour.
    University Singers is an energetic and diverse choral group open to all students by audition. University Singers perform a wide range of music including choral classics, church anthems, Broadway, pop, spirituals, gospel, praise and worship. Emphasis is placed on the development of choral tone, blend and diction and attention is given to the spiritual aspect of the presentation. Opportunities are provided for students to perform in small and large group settings and to tour the United States and abroad.
  
  • MUE 412.2 Voices of Mobile


    Credit, one hour.
    VOICES is a highly versatile, auditioned vocal ensemble consisting of 16 singers. While VOICES focuses on a cappella music, it also presents music of traditional and contemporary genres. VOICES maintains a highly visible and consistent performing schedule in schools, churches, conferences and civic events in addition to numerous vocal camps, tours and recruitment concerts, VOICES tours two months in the summer [generally during the months of May and June]. VOICES has performed in the White House, at Carnegie Hall and toured extensively throughout the Southeastern United States and abroad. Auditions are held as openings occur and on-campus each Spring.
  
  • MUE 412.3 Opera and Musical Theatre Workshop


    Credit, one hour.
    Students will study and perform arias, duets, and ensembles chosen by the director from the standard repertoire of Italian, French, German, English and American operas. An operetta, opera, or American musical will be produced.
  
  • MUE 412.4 Ignite


    Credit, one hour.
    IGNITE is a mixed vocal ensemble and band that performs contemporary praise and worship music. IGNITE utilizes audio production with wireless microphones and incorporates various staging in the presentation of high IGNITE contemporary worship music. IGNITE tours extensively throughout the southeastern United States for the purpose of ministry and recruitment in churches, schools, conferences and worship events. Auditions are held at the beginning of the fall semester.
  
  • MUE 412.6 Alabama Repertory Company


    Credit, one hour.
    The ALABAMA REPERTORY COMPANY (REP) is a highly energetic, twelve-voice show choir performing a broad spectrum of music including, pop, broadway, jazz, 50’s, disco and contemporary sacred selections. Vibrant stage presence, vocal quality and the ability to perform choreographed moves while singing is vital to the style of the group. REP will perform in many School of Music (Center for Performing Arts) events including the UM Christmas Spectacular as well as in churches and civic events. Auditions are held each fall.
  
  • MUE 412.7 String Orchestra


    Credit, one hour.
    The String Ensemble of the University of Mobile performs orchestral chamber works from all style periods. Performance opportunities are provided for small and large ensemble participation. The UM String Ensemble performs in the annual Christmas Spectacular and presents an annual concert of classic orchestral works. Frequently, the String Ensemble performs with guest musicians and conductors in the Southeastern Region.
  
  • MUE 412.8 Exit 13


    Credit, one hour.
    EXIT 13 is a ‘praise and worship’ band comprising instrumentation of acoustic and electric guitar, bass, keys, drums, and vocals. The band’s focus is to lead worship for youth events, churches, camps and civic events. Auditions are held each fall.
  
  • MUE 421.1 Symphonic Winds Ensemble


    Credit, one hour.
    Symphonic Winds is a performing organization open to all students by audition. The band performs music in a variety of styles with emphasis on the performance of classic symphonic works. The band also broadens the performing experience with the occasional addition of string and rhythm sections allowing the student to experience a studio orchestra setting for major music department-wide productions, including accompaniment of contemporary Christian artists. As a music education experience, students become acquainted with rehearsal and performance techniques for clear, tangible applications for future instrumental music leadership. 
  
  • MUE 421.2 Jazz Band


    Credit, one hour.
    The jazz band is a performance group open to all students by audition. Emphasis is placed on developing an understanding of the diverse stylistic approaches of big band jazz from blues, swing and solo ballads to rock, Latin, funk, and fusion arrangements.
  
  • MUE 421.3 Guitar Ensemble


    Credit, one hour.
    The ensemble performs music in a variety of styles. Emphasis is placed on musical and technical excellence. The ensemble performs an annual concert on-campus and performs in other venues in the community. The ensemble also performs in recital hour and guitar seminar class. Guitar Ensemble is open to all students by audition.
  
  • MUE 421.7 Welsh Revival


    Credit, one hour.
    An auditioned, all female instrumental ensemble specializing in the performance of Celtic and folk styled music. The ensemble size ranges from 6 to 8 members including a flute/piccolo/penny whistle player, violins, cello, keyboards and drums/percussion. This ensemble performs and travels extensively as ambassadors of the University.
  
  • MUE 422.1 Symphonic Winds Ensemble


    Credit, one hour.
    Symphonic Winds is a performing organization open to all students by audition. The band performs music in a variety of styles with emphasis on the performance of classic symphonic works. The band also broadens the performing experience with the occasional addition of string and rhythm sections allowing the student to experience a studio orchestra setting for major music department-wide productions, including accompaniment of contemporary Christian artists. As a music education experience, students become acquainted with rehearsal and performance techniques for clear, tangible applications for future instrumental music leadership.
  
  • MUE 422.2 Jazz Band


    Credit, one hour.
    The jazz band is a performance group open to all students by audition. Emphasis is placed on developing an understanding of the diverse stylistic approaches of big band jazz from blues, swing and solo ballads to rock, Latin, funk, and fusion arrangements. Performance practices are also emphasized. The band performs for a variety of venues.
  
  • MUE 422.3 Guitar Ensemble


    Credit, one hour.
    The ensemble performs music in a variety of styles. Emphasis is placed on musical and technical excellence. The ensemble performs an annual concert on-campus and performs in other venues in the community. The ensemble also performs in recital hour and guitar seminar class. Guitar Ensemble is open to all students by audition.
  
  • MUE 422.7 Welsh Revival


    Credit, one hour.
    An auditioned, all female instrumental ensemble specializing in the performance of Celtic and folk styled music. The ensemble size ranges from 6 to 8 members including a flute/piccolo/penny whistle player, violins, cello, keyboards and drums/percussion. This ensemble performs and travels extensively as ambassadors of the University.
  
  • MUE 431.1 RamCorps


    Credit, one hour.
    An auditioned, elite, 20-member instrumental ensemble employing trumpets, mellophones, trombones, baritone horn, contras and a drum-line. RAMCORPS combines high-impact brass and percussion performance of a variety of music styles with choreographed movement.  The group performs and travels extensively, serving as ambassadors for the university.  Auditions are held as openings occur.
  
  • MUE 432.1 RamCorps


    Credit, one hour.
    An auditioned, elite, 20-member instrumental ensemble employing trumpets, mellophones, trombones, baritone horn, contras and a drum-line. RAMCORPS combines high-impact brass and percussion performance of a variety of music styles with choreographed movement. The group performs and travels extensively, serving as ambassadors for the university. Auditions are held as openings occur.
  
  • MUE 451.1 Piano Ensemble


    Credit, one hour.
    The ensemble performs music in a variety of styles and provides opportunities for students to play in multiple piano groups. Students present one major performance per academic semester. The piano ensemble is open to all students by audition.
  
  • MUE 452.1 Piano Ensemble


    Credit, one hour.
    The ensemble performs music in a variety of styles and provides opportunities for students to play in multiple piano groups. Students present one major performance per academic semester. The piano ensemble is open to all students by audition.
 

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