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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:


Basic music core, 39 Hours:

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


Music theater performance concentration, 15 Hours:


 Students with a music theater performance concentration must also take a Theater Minor (18cr), and must take two semester of foreign language as their Core Curriculum Humanities (HM) requirements.

Electives, 4 Hours

Four-Year Course Progression

Music, Music Theater Performance*
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
MUSC 211   English Diction 1   MUEN 175   Masterworks Chorale 1
MUAP 1xx   Applied Lesson 1   MUEN 1xx   Small Vocal Ensemble 1
MUEN 175   Masterworks Chorale 1   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 102 3
MUEN 1xx   Small Vocal Ensemble 1   Core Curriculum 1 History 3
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3       TOTAL 13
Core Curriculum 1 Mathematics (MA) 3          
    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
MUSC 310   Music History I: Antiquity to Early Classical (WM) 3   MUEN 375   Masterworks Chorale 1
MUSC 360   Movement for Singers (fall odd years) 1   MUEN 3xx   Small Vocal Ensemble 1
MUAP 3xx   Applied Lesson 1   THEA 203   Acting I 3
MUEN 375   Masterworks Chorale  1   THEA 205   Theater Technology 3
MUEN 3xx   Small Vocal Ensemble 1   Foreign Language   Foreign Language Semester Two 3
THEA 204   Introduction to Theater 3       TOTAL 15
Foreign Language   Foreign Language Semester One 3          
    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 317   Opera and Oratorio Literature (spring odd years) 2
MUSC 323   Vocal Pedagogy (fall even years) 2   MUAP 3xx   Applied Lesson 1
MUAP 3xx   Applied Lesson 1   MUEN 375   Masterworks Chorale 1
MUAP 397   Junior Recital 1   MUEN 3xx   Small Vocal Ensemble 1
MUEN 375   Masterworks Chorale 1   THEA 207   Theater Practice 3
MUEN 3xx   Small Vocal Ensemble 1   Core Curriculum 2 Sciences (LS) 3
Core Curriculum 2 Sciences (LS) 4   Foreign Language 2 Foreign Language Semester Four (HM) 4
Foreign Language 2 Foreign Language Semester Three (HM) 3       TOTAL 15
    TOTAL 16          
 
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   MUEN 375   Masterworks Chorale 1
MUEN 375   Masterworks Chorale 1   MUAP 497   Senior Music Activity 1
MUEN 3xx   Small Vocal Ensemble 1   THEA xxx   Theater Elective 3
THEA xxx   Theater Elective 3   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   Elective   Choose with advisor 2
Electives   Choose with advisor 2       TOTAL 14
    TOTAL 15          
October 12, 2015             DEGREE TOTAL 120
* This progression is based upon an even year entry. Consult two-year rotation for courses in bold type.     

 

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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