Requirements

Music Major            Total Credits: 30 

 

REQUIRED MUSIC COURSES, 22-24 CREDITS:

 

History (choose two from the following), 6 credits

MUS 1350, Baroque Music History, 3 Credits         

MUS 1351, Classical and Early Romantic History, 3 Credits

MUS 1352, Late Romantic and Modern Music History, 3 Credits                   

MUS 1354, Film Music Studies, 3 Credits                                

 

Two music history electives with core attributes, 6 credits

(courses the fulfill this requirement include Aesthetic Revolutions MUS 1018, Music and the World Wars MUS 1013, Verdi and Shakespeare MUS 1024, Three Jazz Giants MUS 1391, American Musical Cultures MUS 1014)

 

Theory, 16 credits

MUS 2105, Music Fundamentals, 2 Credits

(prerequisite for 2111 and 2111L; may be double counted as an ELECTIVE; may be exempted with a placement test, administered by department chair, taken at least one semester before taking 2111 and 2111L; if exempted, 2 ELECTIVE credits are still required)

MUS 2111, Diatonic Harmony and Counterpoint 1*, 3 Credits

MUS 2111L, Ear Training 1*,      1 Credit

MUS 2112, Diatonic Harmony and Counterpoint 2, 3 Credits

MUS 2112L, Ear Training 2, 1 Credit

MUS 2113, Chromatic Harmony 1, 3 Credits

MUS 2113L, Ear Training 3, 1 Credit

MUS 2114, Chromatic Harmony 2, 3 Credits

MUS 2114L, Ear Training 4, 1 Credit

* pre-requisite: 2105

 

ELECTIVE MUSIC COURSES, 2 Credits**

MUS 3461, Chamber Ensemble, 1 Credit

MUS 3467, Jazz Ensemble, 1 Credit

MUS 4111, Applied Music, 1 Credit

MUS 2121, Composition, 1 Credit

MUS 2105, Music Fundamentals, 2 Credits

(prerequisite for 2111 and 2111L; may be exempted with a placement test, administered by department chair, taken at least one semester before taking 2111 and 2111L; if exempted, 2 ELECTIVE credits are still required)

**MUSIC 2105 may be counted as an elective
 

Senior Capstone Project                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Student’s expected graduation date _____ 20____. Student must complete all courses in progress. Those in the major require a grade of C- or better in all courses.

The Capstone Project may be completed without a credit bearing course or may be completed via: (1) a directed study, (2) an independent study, OR (3) Applied Music course. The decision to complete any one of these will be made in consultation with the Department Chair a year before the student graduates. If a student chooses to complete one of these courses, those credits may be part of the elective performance credits, which are part of the 30 required. 

 

Music Minor            Total Credits: 16

 

REQUIRED MUSIC COURSES: 14 Credits

 

History (choose one from the following), 3 credits

MUS 1350, Baroque Music History, 3 Credits         

MUS 1351, Classical and Early Romantic History, 3 Credits

MUS 1352, Late Romantic and Modern Music History, 3 Credits         

MUS 1354, Film Music Studies, 3 Credits

 

ONE music history elective with A Core Attribute, 3 creditS

(Courses that fulfill this requirement include: Aesthetic Revolutions MUS 1018, Music and the World Wars MUS 1013, Verdi and Shakespeare MUS 1024, Three Jazz Giants MUS 1391, American Musical Cultures MUS 1014)

 

Theory (two theory and co-requisite ear training labs are required), 8 credits

MUS 2105, Music Fundamentals, 2 Credits

(prerequisite for 2111 and 2111L; may be double counted as an ELECTIVE; may be exempted with a placement test, administered by department chair, taken at least one semester before taking 2111 and 2111L; if exempted, 2 ELECTIVE credits are still required)

MUS 2111, Diatonic Harmony and Counterpoint 1*, 3 Credits

MUS 2111L, Ear Training 1*, 1 Credits

MUS 2112, Diatonic Harmony and Counterpoint 2, 3 Credits

MUS 2112L, Ear Training 2, 1 Credits

*prerequisite: 2105, Music Fundamentals
 

With instructor’s permission and passing a placement exam, MUS 2111/L-2112/L can be replaced with:

MUS 2113, Chromatic Harmony 1, 3 credits

MUS 2113L, Ear Training 3, 1 credit

MUS 2114, Chromatic Harmony 2, 3 credits

MUS 2114L, Ear Training 4, 1 credit

 

ELECTIVE MUSIC COURSES, 2 credits

 

MUS 3461, Chamber Ensemble, 1 Credit

MUS 3467, Jazz Ensemble, 1 Credit

MUS 4111, Applied Music, 1 Credit

MUS 2121, Composition, 1 Credit

MUS 2105, Music Fundamentals, 2 Credits

(prerequisite for 2111 and 2111L; may be exempted with a placement test, administered by department chair, taken at least one semester before taking 2111 and 2111L; if exempted, 2 ELECTIVE credits are still required)