Music Major (53-54 credits)

NOTES:

  • All courses required in the music major must be completed with a minimum grade of C-.
  • A student granted a waiver of any Music course(s) must take an equivalent number of credits in other Music course(s) as electives.
  • A maximum of two semesters of ensemble credit will be accepted from a transfer college.
  • All semesters of Applied Music must be taken on the same instrument.
  • Students must have 45 upper-division credits for graduation.


Music: General
(54 credits)

Required Foundation courses.......................27 credits
MUS110 Introduction to Music Studies (1)
MUS141 / 142 / 143 / 144 / 145 / 146 Participation in Music Ensemble: 4 semesters at 1 credit each (4)
MUS150 Concert Series attendance: 6 semesters (0)
MUS202 Piano 1 (2)
MUS203 Theory 1 (3)
MUS231 Sight Singing & Ear Training 1 (1)
MUS232 Sight Singing & Ear Training 2 (1)
MUS2xx Applied Music: 2 semesters at 2 credits each (4)
MUS331 Music to 1750 (3)
MUS333 Music Since 1750 (3)
MUS335 Sight Singing & Ear Training 3 (1)
MUS4xx Applied Music: 2 semesters at 2 credits each (4)

Additional required courses.........................13 credits
MUS204 Theory 2 (3)
MUS303 Theory 3 (3)
MUS301 Piano 2 (2)
MUS302 Piano 3 - Jazz (2) or MUS320 Keyboard Harmony & Improvisation (2)
MUS364 Form and Analysis (3) or MUS240 Introduction to Music Therapy (3)

Elective requirements....................................9 credits

Capstone requirements..................................5 credits
MUS432 Writing About Music (3)
MUS490 Senior Project Seminar (2)

 

Music: Classical Performance concentration (54 credits)

Required Foundation courses......................27 credits (as above)

Concentration courses..................................21 credits
MUS141 / 142 / 143 / 144 / 145 / 146 Participation in Music Ensemble: 2 additional semesters (2)
MUS204 Theory 2 (3)
MUS303 Theory 3 (3)
MUS301 Piano 2 (2)
MUS364 Form and Analysis (3)
MUS4xx Applied Music: 4 additional semesters (8)

Elective requirements....................................5 credits

Capstone requirements..................................1 credit
MUS483 Senior Recital (1)

 

Music: Jazz Performance concentration (53 credits)

Required Foundation courses......................27 credits (as above)

Concentration courses..................................25 credits
MUS141 / 142 / 143 / 144 / 145 / 146 Participation in Music Ensemble: 2 additional semesters (2)
MUS210 Jazz Improvisation Workshop (2)
MUS302 Piano 3: Jazz & Popular Styles (2)
MUS310 Jazz Theory 1 (3)
MUS311 Jazz Theory 2 (3)
MUS312 Jazz Instrumentation & Arranging (3)
MUS410 Jazz Improvisation Workshop (2)
MUS4xx Applied Music: 4 semesters at 2 credits each (8)

Capstone requirements..................................1 credit
MUS483 Senior Recital (1)

 

Music: Recording & Electronic Music concentration (53 credits)

Required Foundation courses......................27 credits (as above)

Concentration courses..................................21 credits
MUS204 Theory 2 (3)
MUS303 Theory 3 or MUS310 Jazz Theory 1 (3)
MUS350 Computer & Electronic Music (3)
MUS351 Advanced Computer & Electronic Music (3)
MUS380 Basic Recording (3)
MUS381 Advanced Recording (3)

Plus one of the following:
MUS364 Form & Analysis (3)
PHY109 Physics of Sound & Music (3)
MUS312 Jazz Instrumentation & Arranging (3)

Capstone requirements..................................5 credits
MUS432 Writing About Music (3)
MUS490 Senior Project Seminar (2)