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Music, B.A.


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Curriculum for a Major in Music, B.A.


 In addition to the requirements for the major and the Core Curriculum , students pursuing the Bachelor of Arts must satisfy the B.A. Foreign Language Requirement .

Total hours required, 120 Hours:


Core Curriculum requirements, 38 Hours:


Foreign language requirement, 12 Hours:


 Bachelor of Arts students must complete 12 hours of foreign language study OR demonstrate equivalent foreign language skill.

Music core requirements, 39 Hours:


Music concentration area 10-15 Hours:


*Electives, 16-21 Hours:


Electives not required within the degree must be outside of the field of music and may not have the following prefixes: MUAP, MUEN, MUSC.  This applies to the BA in Music, general and specific concentrations.

Basic music core, 39 Hours:

Four-Year Course Progression

Music, B.A. General
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
MUSC 100 1 First-Year Seminar (FYEX) 1   MUSC 105   Music Theory II 3
MUSC 103 2 Music Theory I (AR-GL) 3   MUSC 106   Aural Skills II 1
MUSC 104   Aural Skills I 1   MUAP 1xx   Applied Lesson 1
MUAP 1xx   Applied Lesson 1   MUEN 1xx   Major Ensemble 1
MUEN 1xx   Major Ensemble 1   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 102 3
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 1 History 3
Core Curriculum 1 Math (MA) 3   Elective   Elective 3
    TOTAL 13       TOTAL 15
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
MUSC 203   Music Theory III 3   MUAP 3xx   Applied Lesson 1
MUSC 204   Aural Skills III 1   MUSC 311 2 Music History II 3
MUSC 310   Music History I (WM) 3   MUEN 3xx   Major Ensemble 1
MUAP 3xx   Applied Lesson 1   Foreign Language   Foreign Language semester two 3
MUEN 3xx   Major Ensemble 1   MUxx xxx   Music Electives 3
Foreign Language   Foreign Language semester one 3   Elective   Elective 3
Elective   Elective 3       TOTAL 14
    TOTAL 15          
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
MUSC 303   Form and Analytical Techniques 3   MUAP 3xx   Applied Lesson 1
MUAP 3xx   Applied Lesson 1   MUEN 3xx   Major Ensemble 1
MUEN 3xx   Major Ensemble 1   Core Curriculum 2 Foreign Language semester four (HM) 3
MUxx xxx   Music Elective 3   MUxx xxx   Music Electives 3
Core Curriculum 2 Sciences (LS) 4   Core Curriculum 2 Sciences (LS) 4
Core Curriculum 2 Foreign Language semester three (HM) 3   Electives   Electives 6
    TOTAL 15       TOTAL 18
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
MUSC 498 3 Senior Music Seminar 1   MUAP 3xx   Applied Lesson 1
MUAP 3xx   Applied Lesson 1   MUEN 3xx   Major Ensemble 1
MUEN 3xx   Major Ensemble 1   Core Curriculum 2 Wellness (WE) 3
Core Curriculum 2 Social Sciences (SO-MD)  3   Core Curriculum 2 Social Sciences (SO-CK) 3
Core Curriculum 2 Social Sciences (SO-CK or MD)  3   MUxx xxx   Music Elective 1
Electives   Electives 6   Electives   Electives 6
    TOTAL 15       TOTAL 15
                 
May 27, 2016             DEGREE TOTAL 120
         

In addition to the basic music core, the following courses are required according to the declared concentration (choose one concentration area):


General concentration, 10 Hours


MUXX - Music Electives (10cr)

 

*Electives, 21 Hours:

*Electives, 16 Hours

Four-Year Course Progression

Music, Composition*
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
MUSC 100 1 First-Year Seminar (FYEX) 1   MUSC 105   Theory II 3
MUSC 103 2 Music Theory I (AR-GL) 3   MUSC 106   Aural Skills II 1
MUSC 104   Aural Skills I 1   MUAP 1xx   Applied Lesson 1
MUAP 1xx   Applied Lesson 1   MUEN 1xx   Major Ensemble 1
MUEN 1xx   Major Ensemble 1   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 102 3
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 1 History 3
Core Curriculum 1 Mathematics (MA) 3   Elective   Choose with advisor 3
    TOTAL 13       TOTAL 15
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
MUSC 203   Music Theory III 3   MUSC 205   Music Theory IV 2
MUSC 204   Aural Skills III 1   MUSC 206   Aural Skills IV 1
MUSC 230   Woodwind Techniques 1   MUSC 233   String Techniques 1
MUSC 310   Music History I: Antiquity to Early Classical (WM) 3   MUSC 311 2 Music History II: Early Classical to 2000 3
MUSC 329   Electronic Music Media 1   MUAP 3xx   Applied Lesson 1
MUAP 3xx   Applied Lesson 1   MUAP 430   Composition 1
MUAP 430   Composition 1   MUEN 3xx   Major Ensemble 1
MUEN 3xx   Major Ensemble 1   Foreign Language   Foreign Language Semester Two 3
Foreign Language   Foreign Language Semester One 3   Elective   Choose with advisor 1
    TOTAL 15       TOTAL 14
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
MUSC 232   Brass Techniques 1   MUSC 234   Percussion Techniques 1
MUSC 303   Form and Analytical Techniques 3   MUAP 3xx   Applied Lesson 1
MUSC 3xx   Applied Lesson 1   MUAP 430   Composition 1
MUSC 430   Composition 1   MUEN 3xx   Major Ensemble 1
MUEN 3xx   Major Ensemble 1   Core Curriculum 2 Sciences (LS) 4
Core Curriculum 2 Sciences (LS) 4   Foreign Language 2 Foreign Language Semester Four 3
Foreign Language 2 Foreign Language Semester Three 3   Electives   Choose with advisor 6
    TOTAL 14       TOTAL 17
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
MUSC 498 3 Senior Seminar 1   MUAP 3xx   Applied Lesson 1
MUAP 3xx   Applied Lesson 1   MUAP 450   Orchestration/Arranging 1
MUAP 450   Orchestration/Arranging 1   MUEN 3xx   Major Ensemble 1
MUEN 3xx   Major Ensemble 1   MUAP 497   Senior Music Activity 1
Core Curriculum 2 Social Sciences (SO-MD) 3   Core Curriculum 2 Wellness (WE) 3
Core Curriculum 2 Social Sciences (SO-CK or MD) 3   Core Curriculum 2 Social Sciences (SO-CK) 3
Electives   Choose with advisor 6   Electives   Choose with advisor 6
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 16
                 
October 12, 2015             DEGREE TOTAL 120
* This progression is based upon an even year entry.     

 

Piano pedagogy concentration, 15 Hours:


*Electives, 16 Hours

Four-Year Course Progression

Music, Piano Pedagogy*
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
MUSC 100 1 First-Year Seminar (FYEX) 1   MUSC 105   Theory II 3
MUSC 103 2 Music Theory I (AR-GL) 3   MUSC 106   Aural Skills II 1
MUSC 104   Aural Skills I 1   MUAP 1xx   Applied Lesson 1
MUAP 1xx   Applied Lesson 1   MUEN 1xx   Major Ensemble 1
MUEN 1xx   Major Ensemble 1   Core Curriculum 1 History 3
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 102 3
Core Curriculum 1 Mathematics (MA) 3   Elective   Choose with advisor 3
    TOTAL 13       TOTAL 15
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
MUSC 203   Music Theory III 3   MUAP 3xx   Applied Lesson 1
MUSC 204   Aural Skills III 1   MUSC 311 2 Music History II: Early Classical to 2000 3
MUAP 310   Music History I: Antiquity to Early Classical (WM) 3   MUEN 3xx   Major Ensemble 1
MUSC 329   Electronic Music Media 1   MUEN 373   Piano Ensemble and Accompanying 1
MUAP 3xx   Applied Lesson 1   Foreign Language   Foreign Language Semester Two 3
MUEN 3xx   Major Ensemble 1   Core Curriculum 2 Wellness (WE) 3
MUEN 373   Piano Ensemble and Accompanying 1   Elective   Choose with advisor 1
Foreign Language   Foreign Language Semester One 3       TOTAL 13
    TOTAL 14          
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
MUSC 303   Form and Analytical Techniques 3   MUSC 420   Apprenticeship in Music Pedagogy 1
MUSC 320   Studio Pedagogy 3   MUAP 3xx   Applied Lesson 1
MUAP 3xx   Applied Lesson 1   MUEN 3xx   Major Ensemble 1
MUAP 397   Junior Recital 1   Core Curriculum 2 Sciences (LS) 4
MUEN 3xx   Major Ensemble 1   Foreign Language 2 Foreign Language Semester Four (HM) 3
MUEN 373   Piano Ensemble and Accompanying 1   Electives   Choose with advisor 6
Core Curriculum 2 Sciences (LS) 4       TOTAL 16
Foreign Language 2 Foreign Language Semester Three (HM) 3          
    TOTAL 17          
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
MUSC 498 3 Senior Seminar 1   MUSC 420   Apprenticeship in Music Pedagogy 1
MUSC 420   Apprenticeship in Music Pedagogy 1   MUSC 314   Keyboard Literature (spring even years) 3
MUAP 3xx   Applied Lesson 1   MUAP 3xx   Applied Lesson 1
MUEN 3xx   Major Ensemble 1   MUEN 3xx   Major Ensemble 1
Core Curriculum 2 Social Sciences (SO-MD) 3   MUAP 497   Senior Music Activity 1
Core Curriculum 2 Social Sciences (SO-CK or MD) 3   Core Curriculum 2 Social Sciences (SO-CK) 3
Electives   Choose with advisor 6   Elective   Choose with advisor 6
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 16
                 
October 12, 2015             DEGREE TOTAL 120
* This progression is based upon an even year entry. Consult two-year rotation for courses in bold type.        

 

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