Faculty Profile

Joseph Klein

Title
Chair
Department
Composition Studies
College
College of Music

    

Education

DMus, Indiana University, 1991.
Major: Music Composition (Minor in Music Theory & Art History)
MA, University of California, San Diego, 1986.
Major: Music Composition
BA, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, 1984.
Major: Music Composition

Current Scheduled Teaching*

MUCP 3090.001, Class Composition II, Spring 2021
MUCP 1190.001, Contemporary Materials and Techniques II, Spring 2021
MUCP 4180.705, Advanced Composition III, Fall 2020 Syllabus
MUCP 1180.001, Contemporary Materials and Techniques I, Fall 2020 Syllabus
MUCP 6190.705, Doctoral Composition, Fall 2020

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

MUCP 1190.001, Beginning Composition II, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUCP 3090.001, Class Composition II, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUCP 6190.705, Doctoral Composition, Spring 2020
MUGC 6950.709, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2020
MUGC 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Spring 2020
MUCP 5180.705, Secondary Composition, Spring 2020
MUCP 5910.701, Special Problems, Spring 2020
MUCP 1180.001, Beginning Composition I, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUCP 1190.001, Beginning Composition II, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUCP 3090.001, Class Composition II, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUCP 6190.705, Doctoral Composition, Fall 2019 SPOT
MUGC 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Fall 2019
MUCP 4195.701, Senior Composition Recital Capstone, Fall 2019
MUCP 5910.703, Special Problems, Fall 2019 SPOT
MUCP 5910.704, Special Problems, Fall 2019 SPOT
MUCP 6190.701, Doctoral Composition, Summer 5W2 2019
MUCP 1180.001, Beginning Composition I, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUCP 1190.001, Beginning Composition II, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUCP 3090.001, Class Composition II, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUCP 6190.705, Doctoral Composition, Spring 2019
MUGC 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Spring 2019
MUCP 1180.001, Beginning Composition I, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUCP 1190.001, Beginning Composition II, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUCP 3090.001, Class Composition II, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUCP 6190.705, Doctoral Composition, Fall 2018
MUGC 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Fall 2018
MUGC 5950.701, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2018
MUCP 6900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2018
MUGC 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Spring 2018
MUCP 4910.701, Special Problems, Spring 2018
MUCP 5910.701, Special Problems, Spring 2018
MUGC 4890.001, Studies in Music, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUCP 1180.001, Beginning Composition I, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MUCP 1190.001, Beginning Composition II, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MUCP 3090.001, Class Composition II, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MUCP 5185.705, Concentration Composition, Fall 2017
MUGC 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Fall 2017
MUCP 4910.703, Special Problems, Fall 2017
MUCP 5910.700, Special Problems, Fall 2017
MUCP 5910.704, Special Problems, Fall 2017
MUGC 6950.709, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2017
MUGC 6950.709, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W2 2017
MUGC 5950.701, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2017
MUCP 5900.702, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2017
MUCP 4180.705, Advanced Composition III, Fall 2016
MUCP 1180.001, Beginning Composition I, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUCP 1190.001, Beginning Composition II, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUCP 3090.001, Class Composition II, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUGC 6950.709, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2016
MUGC 5950.702, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2016
MUCP 4180.705, Advanced Composition III, Spring 2016 SPOT
MUCP 1180.001, Beginning Composition I, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUCP 1190.001, Beginning Composition II, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUCP 3080.001, Class Composition, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUCP 3090.001, Class Composition II, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUGC 6950.709, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2016
MUGC 6950.727, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2016
MUCP 4195.705, Senior Composition Recital Capstone, Spring 2016
MUGC 6950.709, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2015
MUCP 6190.705, Doctoral Composition, Spring 2015
MUGC 6950.709, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2015
MUCP 4195.705, Senior Composition Recital Capstone, Spring 2015
MUGC 4910.702, Special Problems, Spring 2015
MUGC 4890.027, Studies in Music, Spring 2015 Syllabus
MUGC 5890.028, Studies in Music, Spring 2015
MUCP 6195.705, Advanced Research in Composition, Fall 2014
MUCP 1180.001, Beginning Composition I, Fall 2014 Syllabus
MUCP 1190.001, Beginning Composition II, Fall 2014 Syllabus
MUCP 3090.001, Class Composition II, Fall 2014 Syllabus
MUCP 6190.705, Doctoral Composition, Fall 2014
MUGC 6950.709, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2014
MUCP 4195.705, Senior Composition Recital Capstone, Fall 2014
MUGC 5910.701, Special Problems, Fall 2014
MUGC 5910.702, Special Problems, Fall 2014
MUGC 5950.701, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W2 2014
MUCP 4900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2014
MUCP 4900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2014
MUCP 4910.700, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2014
MUCP 6900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2014
MUCP 3190.705, Advanced Composition II, Spring 2014
MUCP 1180.001, Beginning Composition I, Spring 2014 Syllabus
MUCP 1190.001, Beginning Composition II, Spring 2014 Syllabus
MUCP 3080.001, Class Composition, Spring 2014 Syllabus
MUCP 3090.001, Class Composition II, Spring 2014 Syllabus
MUGC 6950.709, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2014
MUGC 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Spring 2014
MUCP 4180.705, Advanced Composition III, Fall 2013
MUCP 1180.001, Beginning Composition I, Fall 2013 Syllabus
MUCP 1190.001, Beginning Composition II, Fall 2013 Syllabus
MUCP 3080.001, Class Composition, Fall 2013 Syllabus
MUCP 3090.001, Class Composition II, Fall 2013 Syllabus
MUCP 6190.705, Doctoral Composition, Fall 2013
MUGC 6950.709, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2013
MUGC 5950.706, Master's Thesis, Fall 2013
MUCP 5910.702, Special Problems, Fall 2013
MUGC 6950.701, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2013
MUGC 5950.701, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W2 2013
MUCP 6195.705, Advanced Research in Composition, Spring 2013
MUCP 1180.001, Beginning Composition I, Spring 2013 Syllabus
MUCP 1190.001, Beginning Composition II, Spring 2013 Syllabus
MUCP 3080.001, Class Composition, Spring 2013 Syllabus
MUCP 3090.001, Class Composition II, Spring 2013 Syllabus
MUGC 6950.711, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2013
MUGC 6950.713, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2013
MUGC 5950.713, Master's Thesis, Spring 2013
MUCP 4195.705, Senior Composition Recital Capstone, Spring 2013
MUCP 1180.001, Beginning Composition I, Fall 2012 Syllabus
MUCP 3080.001, Class Composition, Fall 2012 Syllabus
MUCP 6190.705, Doctoral Composition, Fall 2012
MUGC 6950.712, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2012
MUGC 6950.713, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2012
MUGC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Fall 2012
MUCP 4195.705, Senior Composition Recital Capstone, Fall 2012
MUCP 5910.701, Special Problems, Fall 2012
MUGC 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2012
MUCP 6195.705, Advanced Research in Composition, Spring 2012
MUCP 1180.001, Beginning Composition I, Spring 2012 Syllabus
MUCP 1180.002, Beginning Composition I, Spring 2012
MUCP 1190.001, Beginning Composition II, Spring 2012 Syllabus
MUCP 1190.002, Beginning Composition II, Spring 2012
MUCP 3080.700, Class Composition, Spring 2012 Syllabus
MUCP 3080.701, Class Composition, Spring 2012
MUCP 3090.700, Class Composition II, Spring 2012 Syllabus
MUCP 3090.701, Class Composition II, Spring 2012
MUGC 6950.709, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2012
MUGC 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Spring 2012
MUCP 5910.701, Special Problems, Spring 2012
MUGC 4890.001, Studies in Music, Spring 2012 Syllabus
MUGC 5890.001, Studies in Music, Spring 2012
MUCP 6195.705, Advanced Research in Composition, Fall 2011
MUCP 1180.001, Beginning Composition I, Fall 2011 Syllabus
MUCP 1190.001, Beginning Composition II, Fall 2011 Syllabus
MUCP 3080.001, Class Composition, Fall 2011 Syllabus
MUCP 3090.001, Class Composition II, Fall 2011 Syllabus
MUCP 6190.705, Doctoral Composition, Fall 2011
MUGC 6950.708, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2011
MUGC 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Fall 2011
MUCP 4195.705, Senior Composition Recital Capstone, Fall 2011
MUCP 5910.701, Special Problems, Fall 2011
MUCP 6900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2011
MUCP 1180.001, Beginning Composition I, Spring 2011 Syllabus
MUCP 1190.001, Beginning Composition II, Spring 2011 Syllabus
MUCP 3080.700, Class Composition, Spring 2011 Syllabus
MUCP 3090.700, Class Composition II, Spring 2011 Syllabus
MUGC 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2011
MUCP 1180.001, Beginning Composition I, Fall 2010 Syllabus
MUCP 1190.001, Beginning Composition II, Fall 2010 Syllabus
MUCP 3080.001, Class Composition, Fall 2010 Syllabus
MUCP 3090.001, Class Composition II, Fall 2010 Syllabus
MUGC 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2010
MUGC 5950.701, Master's Thesis, Fall 2010
MUGC 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W2 2010
MUGC 5950.702, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W2 2010
MUGC 5950.702, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2010
MUCP 5900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2010
MUCP 1180.001, Beginning Composition I, Spring 2010 Syllabus
MUCP 1190.001, Beginning Composition II, Spring 2010 Syllabus
MUCP 3080.700, Class Composition, Spring 2010 Syllabus
MUCP 3090.700, Class Composition II, Spring 2010 Syllabus
MUGC 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2010
MUGC 5950.707, Master's Thesis, Spring 2010
MUCP 4320.001, Orchestration, Spring 2010
MUCP 5320.001, Orchestration, Spring 2010
MUCP 4190.702, Senior Composition Recital, Spring 2010
MUCP 6900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2010
MUCP 6195.700, Advanced Research in Composition, Fall 2009
MUCP 1180.001, Beginning Composition I, Fall 2009 Syllabus
MUCP 1190.001, Beginning Composition II, Fall 2009 Syllabus
MUCP 3080.001, Class Composition, Fall 2009 Syllabus
MUCP 3090.001, Class Composition II, Fall 2009 Syllabus
MUCP 6190.702, Doctoral Composition, Fall 2009
MUGC 6950.707, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2009
MUCP 4190.702, Senior Composition Recital, Fall 2009
MUCP 6900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2009
MUCP 3190.702, Advanced Composition II, Spring 2009
MUGC 5950.712, Master's Thesis, Spring 2009
MUCP 4080.702, Secondary Composition II, Spring 2009
MUCP 4190.702, Senior Composition Recital, Spring 2009
MUCP 6900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2009
MUGC 4890.022, Studies in Music, Spring 2009
MUGC 5890.022, Studies in Music, Spring 2009
MUCP 1180.001, Beginning Composition I, Fall 2008
MUCP 1180.001, Beginning Composition I, Spring 2008
MUCP 1190.001, Beginning Composition II, Spring 2008
MUCP 3080.700, Class Composition, Spring 2008
MUCP 3090.700, Class Composition II, Spring 2008
MUGC 6950.716, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2008
MUCP 4190.702, Senior Composition Recital, Spring 2008
MUCP 6900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2008
MUCP 6900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2008
MUCP 1180.002, Beginning Composition I, Fall 2007
MUCP 1190.001, Beginning Composition II, Fall 2007
MUCP 3090.001, Class Composition II, Fall 2007
MUCP 6190.702, Doctoral Composition, Fall 2007
MUGC 5950.711, Master's Thesis, Fall 2007
MUCP 6900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2007
MUGC 6950.701, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W2 2007
MUCP 5190.700, Master's Composition, Summer 5W2 2007
MUGC 5950.702, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W2 2007
MUCP 6900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2007
MUGC 4890.002, Studies in Music, Summer 5W2 2007
MUGC 5890.002, Studies in Music, Summer 5W2 2007
MUCP 3180.702, Advanced Composition I, Spring 2007
MUCP 1180.001, Beginning Composition I, Spring 2007
MUCP 3080.700, Class Composition, Spring 2007
MUCP 6190.702, Doctoral Composition, Spring 2007
MUGC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2007
MUCP 4900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2007
MUCP 6900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2007
MUCP 6900.703, Special Problems, Spring 2007
MUCP 1180.001, Beginning Composition I, Fall 2006
MUCP 1190.001, Beginning Composition II, Fall 2006
MUCP 3080.001, Class Composition, Fall 2006
MUCP 3090.001, Class Composition II, Fall 2006
MUGC 6950.716, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2006
MUGC 5950.711, Master's Thesis, Fall 2006
MUCP 4190.702, Senior Composition Recital, Fall 2006
MUCP 5900.700, Special Problems, Fall 2006
MUCP 6900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2006
MUCP 6190.700, Doctoral Composition, Summer 5W1 2006
MUCP 6190.700, Doctoral Composition, Summer 5W2 2006
MUCP 5190.700, Master's Composition, Summer 5W1 2006
MUGC 5950.703, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W2 2006
MUCP 4080.701, Secondary Composition II, Summer 5W2 2006
MUCP 5900.700, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2006
MUCP 6900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2006
MUGC 4890.002, Studies in Music, Summer 5W2 2006
MUGC 5890.002, Studies in Music, Summer 5W2 2006
MUCP 3190.702, Advanced Composition II, Spring 2006
MUCP 4190.702, Advanced Composition IV, Spring 2006
MUCP 1180.001, Beginning Composition I, Spring 2006
MUCP 1190.001, Beginning Composition II, Spring 2006
MUCP 3080.700, Class Composition, Spring 2006
MUCP 6190.702, Doctoral Composition, Spring 2006
MUGC 6950.706, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2006
MUGC 5950.708, Master's Thesis, Spring 2006
MUCP 4910.701, Special Problems, Spring 2006
MUCP 4910.702, Special Problems, Spring 2006
MUCP 1180.001, Beginning Composition I, Fall 2005
MUCP 3080.700, Class Composition, Fall 2005
MUCP 6190.705, Doctoral Composition, Fall 2005
MUGC 6950.708, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2005
MUGC 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Fall 2005
MUCP 4910.701, Special Problems, Fall 2005
MUCP 2190.700, Intermediate Composition II, Summer 5W1 2005
MUGC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2005
MUCP 5180.700, Secondary Composition, Summer 5W1 2005
MUCP 2080.700, Secondary Composition I, Summer 5W1 2005
MUCP 4080.700, Secondary Composition II, Summer 5W1 2005
MUCP 4910.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2005
MUCP 5910.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2005
MUCP 4190.702, Advanced Composition IV, Spring 2005
MUCP 1180.001, Beginning Composition I, Spring 2005
MUCP 1190.001, Beginning Composition II, Spring 2005
MUCP 3080.700, Class Composition, Spring 2005
MUCP 6190.702, Doctoral Composition, Spring 2005
MUGC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2005
MUCP 4910.701, Special Problems, Spring 2005
MUCP 4180.702, Advanced Composition III, Fall 2004
MUCP 1180.001, Beginning Composition I, Fall 2004
MUCP 3080.700, Class Composition, Fall 2004
MUCP 6190.702, Doctoral Composition, Fall 2004
MUGC 6950.706, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2004
MUCP 5180.702, Secondary Composition, Fall 2004
MUCP 4080.703, Secondary Composition II, Fall 2004

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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