Music - Classical Studies Requirements

Required Core Courses

Credits

Semester

MUS-1051

Keyboard Harmony I

1

__________

MUS-1061

Ear Training I

1

__________

MUS-1231

Music Theory I

3

__________

The above courses should be taken concurrently.

MUS-1052

Keyboard Harmony II

1

__________

MUS-1062

Ear Training II

1

__________

MUS-1232

Music Theory II

3

__________

The above courses should be taken concurrently.

MUS-2023

Ear Training III

1

__________

MUS-2024

Ear Training IV

1

__________

MUS-2160

Introduction to Technology in Music OR

2

 

MUS-3215

Music Technology for the Classroom

3

__________

MUS-2220

Music Ensemble*

4

__________

MUS-3140

Arranging/Orchestration

3

__________

MUS-3031

History of Western Music I OR

 

 

MUS-3032

History of Western Music II

3

__________

MUS-3240

Applied Music Lesson (all in one primary instrument and includes a required lab)**

 

6

 

__________

Total

 

30

 

*Enrollment in a Music Ensemble is required of all students for every semester as a music major.

**Music majors are automatically enrolled in an Applied Music Lesson Lab (MUS-1120L) for 0 credits each semester that they register for Applied Music/Voice Lessons until they complete the requirement.

All Bachelor of Arts in Music major must complete one of the music concentrations listed below in addition to the above music common core requirements.

Instrumental Performance-Classical Concentration

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

MUS-2053

Keyboard Harmony III

1

__________

MUS-2313

Music Theory III

3

__________

The above courses should be taken concurrently with MUS-2023, Ear Training III.

MUS-2054

Keyboard Harmony IV

1

__________

MUS-2314

Music Theory IV

3

__________

The above courses should be taken concurrently with MUS-2024, Ear Training IV.

MUS-3031

History of Western Music I OR

 

 

MUS-3032

History of Western Music II (whichever one not taken as part of the core requirements)

 

3

 

__________

MUS-3240

Applied Music Lessons (in primary instrument and for 6 credits above core requirement)

 

6

 

__________

MUS-3000/4000

Music Elective at the 3000/4000 level (under the guidance of an advisor)

3

__________

MUS-4720

Senior Recital

2

__________

Total

 

22

 

Instrumental Performance-Jazz/Contemporary Concentration

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

MUS-2013

Jazz/Contemporary Theory and Improvisation III

 

3

 

__________

MUS-2211

Jazz/Contemporary Keyboard Harmony III

1

__________

The above courses should be taken concurrently with MUS-2023, Ear Training III.

MUS-2014

Jazz/Contemporary Theory and Improvisation IV

 

3

 

__________

MUS-2211

Jazz/Contemporary Keyboard Harmony IV

1

__________

The above courses should be taken concurrently with MUS-2024, Ear Training IV.

MUS-3040

Jazz in America

3

_________

MUS-3240

Applied Music Lessons (in primary instrument and for 6 credits above core requirement)

 

6

 

__________

MUS-3000/4000

Music elective at the 3000/4000 level (under the guidance of an advisor)

3

__________

MUS-4270

Senior Recital

2

_________

Total

 

22

__________

Vocal Performance-Classical Concentration

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

MUS-2053

Keyboard Harmony III

1

__________

MUS-2313

Music Theory III

3

__________

The above courses should be taken concurrently with MUS-2023, Ear Training III.

MUS-2054

Keyboard Harmony IV

1

__________

MUS-2314

Music Theory IV

3

__________

The above courses should be taken concurrently with MUS-2024, Ear Training IV.

MUS-2040

Foreign Language Diction

2

__________

MUS-3031

History of Western Music I OR

 

 

MUS-3032

History of Western Music II (whichever one not taken as part of the core requirements)

 

3

 

__________

MUS-3060

Vocal Pedagogy

2

__________

MUS-3240

Applied Music Lessons in Voice (for 6 credits above core requirement)

 

6

 

__________

MUS-4720

Senior Recital

2

__________

Total

 

23

 

Additional music and non-music electives recommended:

DAN-1010

Fundamentals of Dance

3

__________

DAN-2131

Ballet

3

__________

FRE-1111/1111L

French I & French I Lab

4

__________

FRE-1112/1112L

French II & French II Lab

4

__________

MUS-3230

Survey of American Musical Theater

3

__________

MUS-3260

Musical Theater Workshop

3

__________

Vocal Performance - Jazz/Contemporary Concentration

Required Courses

Credit

Semester

MUS-2013

Jazz/Contemporary Theory and Improvisation III

 

3

 

__________

MUS-2211

Jazz/Contemporary Keyboard Harmony III

1

__________

The above courses should be taken concurrently with MUS-2023, Ear Training III.

MUS-2014

Jazz/Contemporary Theory and Improvisation IV

 

3

 

__________

MUS-2212

Jazz/Contemporary Keyboard Harmony IV

1

__________

The above courses should be taken concurrently with MUS-2024, Ear Training IV.

MUS-3040

Jazz in America

3

__________

MUS-3060

Vocal Pedagogy

2

__________

MUS-3240

Applied Music Lessons in Jazz Voice (for 6 credits above core requirement)

 

6

 

__________

MUS-XXXX

Music Elective (under the guidance of an advisor)

2

 

MUS-4270

Senior Recital

2

__________

Total

 

23

 

Sound Engineering Concentration

Complete one of the following sets of courses:

Set 1: Jazz/Contemporary

MUS-2013

Jazz/Contemporary Theory and Improvisation III

 

3

 

__________

MUS-2211

Jazz/Contemporary Keyboard Harmony III

1

__________

The above courses should be taken concurrently with MUS-2023, Ear Training III.

MUS-2014

Jazz/Contemporary Theory and Improvisation IV

 

3

 

__________

MUS-2212

Jazz/Contemporary Keyboard Harmony IV

1

__________

The above courses should be taken concurrently with MUS-2024, Ear Training IV.

Set 2: Classical

MUS-2313

Music Theory III

3

__________

MUS-2053

Keyboard Harmony III

1

__________

The above courses should be taken concurrently with MUS-2023, Ear Training III.

MUS-2314

Music Theory IV

3

__________

MUS-2054

Keyboard Harmony IV

1

__________

The above courses should be taken concurrently with MUS-2024, Ear Training IV.

Additional Required Courses:

 

 

MUS-2231

Studio Recording I

3

__________

MUS-3272

Studio Recording II

3

__________

MUS-4020

Final Production in Studio Recording

2

__________

MUS-4810

Internship in Music

3

__________

Complete one of the following courses (in addition to the music history core requirement):

MUS-3031

History of Western Music I

3

__________

MUS-3032

History of Western Music II

3

__________

MUS-3040

Jazz in America

3

__________

MUS-3050

Social History of Rock and Roll

3

__________

MUS-3220

History of the Blues

3

__________

MUS-3330

Worlds of Music

3

__________

Total

 

22

 

Composition Concentration

MUS-2313

Music Theory III

3

__________

MUS-2053

Keyboard Harmony III

1

__________

The above courses should be taken concurrently with MUS-2023, Ear Training III.

MUS-2314

Music Theory IV

3

__________

MUS-2054

Keyboard Harmony IV

1

__________

The above courses should be taken concurrently with MUS-2024, Ear Training IV.

Additional Requirements

 

 

MUS-3031

Music History I OR

 

 

MUS-3032

Music History II (whichever one not taken as part of the core requirements)

 

3

 

__________

MUS-3240

Applied Music Lessons (in composition and for four semesters at 2 cr. each semester)

 

8

 

_________

MUS-3240

Applied Music Lesson (in primary instrument and for 2 credits above core requirement)

 

2

 

__________

MUS-4270

Senior Recital in Composition

2

__________

Total

 

24

 

Creative Pathways Concentration

Complete one of the following sets of courses:

Set 1: Jazz/Contemporary

MUS-2013

Jazz/Contemporary Theory and Improvisation III

 

3

 

__________

MUS-2211

Jazz/Contemporary Keyboard Harmony III

1

__________

The above courses should be taken concurrently with MUS-2023, Ear Training III.

MUS-2014

Jazz/Contemporary Theory and Improvisation IV

 

3

 

__________

MUS-2212

Jazz/Contemporary Keyboard Harmony IV

1

__________

The above courses should be taken concurrently with MUS-2024, Ear Training IV.

Set 2: Classical

MUS-2313

Music Theory III

3

__________

MUS-2053

Keyboard Harmony III

1

__________

The above courses should be taken concurrently with MUS-2023, Ear Training III.

MUS-2314

Music Theory IV

3

__________

MUS-2054

Keyboard Harmony IV

1

__________

The above courses should be taken concurrently with MUS-2024, Ear Training IV.

Additional Requirements

 

 

MUS-3240

Applied Music Lessons in Primary Instrument (for 2 credits above core requirement)

 

2

 

__________

MUS-XXXX

Music Electives under the guidance of an advisor

 

9

 

__________

MUS-4810

Internship in Music

2

__________

Complete one of the following courses (in addition to the music history core requirement):

MUS-3031

History of Western Music I

3

__________

MUS-3032

History of Western Music II

3

__________

MUS-3040

Jazz in America

3

__________

MUS-3330

Worlds of Music

3

__________

MUS-3050

Social History of Rock and Roll

3

__________

MUS-3220

History of the Blues

3

__________

MUS-3230

Survey of American Musical Theater

3

__________

Total

 

24