Dec 11, 2018  
2018-2019 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Shepherd University Catalog

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 10, 2018             DEGREE TOTAL 120
* This progression is based upon an even year entry.         

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   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 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   Core Curriculum 2 Foreign Language Semester Four (HM) 3
Core Curriculum 2 Foreign Language Semester Three (HM) 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
                 
May 10, 2018             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   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
MUSC 338   Piano Repertoire 1   MUSC 338   Piano Repertoire 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   Non-Music Electives 3
    TOTAL 14       TOTAL 16
         
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
MUSC 310   Music History I: Antiquity to Early Classical (WM) 3   MUEN 3xx   Major Ensemble 1
MUSC 353   Piano Accompanying 1   MUSC 353   Piano Accompanying 1
MUAP 3xx   Applied Lesson 1   MUSC 338   Piano Repertoire 1
MUEN 3xx   Major Ensemble 1   Foreign Language   Foreign Language Semester Two 3
MUEN 338   Piano Repertoire 1   Core Curriculum 2 Wellness (WE) 3
Foreign Language   Foreign Language Semester One 3   Electives   Non-Music Electives 4
    TOTAL 14       TOTAL 17
         
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 245   Jazz Theory and Improvisation (spring odd years) 2
MUSC 321   Piano Pedagogy (fall even years) 2   MUSC 420   Apprenticeship in Music Pedagogy 1
MUAP 3xx   Applied Lesson 1   MUAP 3xx   Applied Lesson 1
MUAP 397   Junior Recital 1   MUEN 3xx   Major Ensemble 1
MUEN 3xx   Major Ensemble 1   MUSC 353   Piano Accompanying 1
MUEN 353   Piano Accompanying 1   Core Curriculum 2 Sciences (LS) 4
Core Curriculum 2 Sciences (LS) 4   Core Curriculum 2 Foreign Language Semester Four (HM) 3
Core Curriculum 2 Foreign Language Semester Three (HM) 3   Electives   Non-Music Elective 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 16
         
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 314   Keyboard Literature  3
MUSC 329   Electronic Music Media 1   MUSC 353   Piano Accompanying 1
MUAP 3xx   Applied Lesson 1   MUAP 3xx   Applied Lesson 1
MUEN 3xx   Major Ensemble 1   MUEN 3xx   Major Ensemble 1
MUSC 353   Piano Accompanying 1   MUAP 497   Senior Music Activity 1
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   Elective   Non-Music Elective 3
Electives   Non-Music Electives 3       TOTAL 13
    TOTAL 14          
              DEGREE TOTAL 120
May 10, 2018                
* This progression is based upon an even year entry.     

 

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