2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Music, Bachelor of Arts

The music major requires 49-55 hours of credit, depending on the student’s emphasis, and leads to a bachelor of arts degree.

Music Major Requirements

Core Courses

MUED 324Choral Rehearsal Techniques

2

MUED 357Elementary Music Methods

2

MUSG 100Recital Class

0.25

MUSG 209Music Listening

2

MUSG 221Elementary Conducting

2

MUSG 309Music History I

3

MUSG 310Music History II

3

MUSG 418Senior Recital

1

MUTH 103Written Theory I

3

MUTH 103EAural Skills I

1

MUTH 104Written Theory II

3

MUTH 104EAural Skills II

1

MUTH 203Written Theory III

3

MUTH 203EAural Skills III

1

MUTH 204Written Theory IV

3

MUTH 204EAural Skills IV

1

6 credits of ensemble (4 must be a large ensemble)

6

MUSG 100 must be completed every semester.

Selection of an emphasis (10-16 cr)

Composition Emphasis

MUED 281Strings Class

1

MUED 282Percussion Class

1

MUED 291Brass Methods Class

1

MUED 292Woodwind Methods Class

1

MUSG 260Introduction to Music Technology

2

MUTH 230Introduction to Composition

2

MUTH 320Orchestration and Arranging

2

MUTH 330Form and Analysis

2

MUAP Applied Lessons

4

Instrumental (Non-Piano) Emphasis

MUAP 101Class Piano I

1

MUAP 102Class Piano II

1

MUAP 103Class Piano III

1

MUAP 104Class Piano IV

1

Applied Lessons, two of which must be upper division

6-8

Piano Emphasis

MUAP 315Accompanying

1

MUSG 316Pedagogy and Literature

3

12-16 additional credits of Applied Lessons, two of which must be upper division

12-16

Voice Emphasis

MUAP 101Class Piano I

1

MUAP 102Class Piano II

1

MUAP 103Class Piano III

1

MUAP 104Class Piano IV

1

MUAP 314Foreign Language Diction

1

MUSG 316Pedagogy and Literature

3

Applied Lessons, two of which must be upper division

6-8

MUSIC REQUIREMENTS AT A GLANCE
Type of Credit Required Credits
General Education (For B.A.)* 55
Major 39
Composition Emphasis 16
Instrument (Non-Piano) Emphasis 10
Piano Emphasis 16
Voice Emphasis 14
Elective 16-22
Total Credits to Earn Degree 126
*Based on students arriving as first time freshmen. Some general education requirements are met through required major courses. This reduces the number of required general education credits.