Music Therapy (MUTH)

MUTH 101. Introduction to Music Therapy1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Description: Overview of the use of music therapy with various populations, bases for the use of music in therapy, and professional issues in music therapy. Includes observation of a music therapy session.

Note: Open to all interested students.

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MUTH 113. Cinical Music Therapy Applications I0.5 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): MUTH 101.

Description: Provide opportunity for Music Therapy students to apply learned skills to musical situations they will encounter as music therapists.

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MUTH 201. Music Therapy Techniques I3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): MUTH 101; accepted as a Music Therapy major.

Description: Skills for music therapy assessment, treatment planning and implementation, evaluation, and communication of progress; music therapy strategies and adaptations for specific clientele; group dynamics; skills for verbal facilitation. Observe and assist with music therapy sessions.

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MUTH 202. Music Therapy Techniques II3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Prerequisite(s): MUTH 201; accepted as a Music Therapy major.

Description: Music therapy strategies and adaptations for specific clientele; definition of music therapy; process of therapy, established theories of psychotherapy and relationship to music therapy. Observe and assist with music therapy sessions.

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MUTH 213. Clinical Music Therapy Applications II0.5 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): MUTH 113.

Description: Continuation of MUTH 113.

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MUTH 214. Clinical Music Therapy Applications III0.5 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): MUTH 213.

Description: Continuation of MUTH 213.

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MUTH 301. Psychology of Music3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): Courses or other background in music.

Corequisite(s): Therapy majors take concurrently with MUTH 321.

Description: Psychological foundations of music including neurology and the brain, cognition, perception, emotional meaning, musical development and learning; testing for musical ability; research methodology. Applications to music therapy, music education, and other musical interests.

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MUTH 302. Introduction to Research in Music Therapy3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Prerequisite(s): MUTH 301; non-Music Therapy majors may take with permission of instructor.

Description: Conducting, reading, and interpreting music therapy research, including quantitative and qualitative methodologies.

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MUTH 311. Improvisation for Music Therapy I1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): MUTH 202, MUS 231, and MUS 297.

Description: To help Music Therapy students develop improvisational skills.

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MUTH 313. Clinical Music Therapy Applications IV0.5 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): MUTH 214.

Description: Continuation of MUTH 214

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MUTH 314. Clinical Music Therapy Applications V0.5 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): MUTH 313.

Description: Continuation of MUTH 313.

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MUTH 315. Piano Accompaniment for Music Therapy1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): MUS 297.

Description: Provide Music Therapy students with skills needed to provide piano accompaniments for music therapy sessions.

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MUTH 321. Practicum in Music Therapy I1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): MUTH 202; accepted as a Music Therapy major.

Description: Supervised music therapy clinical experience. Application of music therapy principles and practices to clinical work.

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MUTH 322. Practicum in Music Therapy II1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): MUTH 321; accepted as a Music Therapy major.

Description: Supervised music therapy clinical experience. Application of music therapy principles and practices to clinical work.

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MUTH 325. Music Therapy Training Group I1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): Three (3) Music Therapy courses or permission of instructor.

Description: A two-semester group experience in which students experience the music therapy group process as group members, learning about group process in music therapy.

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MUTH 326. Music Therapy Training Group II1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Prerequisite(s): MUTH 325.

Description: A two-semester group experience in which students experience the music therapy group process as group members, learning about group process in music therapy.

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MUTH 413. Clinical Music Therapy Applications VI0.5 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): MUTH 314.

Description: Continuation of MUTH 314.

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MUTH 421. Practicum in Music Therapy III1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): MUTH 322; accepted as a Music Therapy major.

Description: Supervised music therapy clinical experience. Application of music therapy principles and practices to clinical work.

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MUTH 422. Practicum in Music Therapy IV1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): MUTH 421; accepted as a Music Therapy major.

Description: Supervised music therapy clinical experience. Application of music therapy principles and practices to clinical work.

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MUTH 431. Principles and Practices of Music Therapy I3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): MUTH 301; accepted as a Music Therapy major.

Corequisite(s): MUTH 321, MUTH 322, MUTH 421, or MUTH 422.

Description: Music therapy with people with learning, neurological, motor, and medical problems. Characteristics and needs; literature on music therapy with these problems; applications to clinical work.

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MUTH 432. Principles and Practices of Music Therapy II3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Prerequisite(s): MUTH 431; accepted as a Music Therapy major.

Corequisite(s): MUTH 321, MUTH 322, MUTH 421, or MUTH 422.

Description: Music therapy with people with emotional, social, and behavioral problems. Characteristics and needs; literature on music therapy with these problems; applications to clinical work.

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MUTH 451. Music Therapy Internship 2 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): Completion of all other courses towards music therapy degree; permission of department.

Description: Culmination of music therapy training; intensive, supervised clinical experience; minimum of 900 hours.

Course Attribute(s): CUE - This course fulfills the Culminating Undergraduate Experience (CUE) requirement for certain degree programs. CUE courses are advanced-level courses intended for majors with at least 90 earned credits/senior-level status.

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