Music: Requirements for the Major

Bachelor of Music: Music Education: Pre-K-12 Instrumental Music

Supporting Courses, (31-32 credits):

Required:

MUSIC 115: Ear Training and Sight Singing I (1 credit)

MUSIC 116: Ear Training and Sight Singing II (1 credit)

MUSIC 151: Music Theory I (3 credits)

MUSIC 152: Music Theory II (3 credits)

MUSIC 215: Advanced Sight Singing and Ear Training (1 credit)

MUSIC 253: Music Theory III (3 credits)

MUSIC 254: Music Theory IV (3 credits)

MUS APP 011: Keyboard Musicianship I (1 credit)

MUS APP 021: Keyboard Musicianship II (1 credit)

MUS APP 045: Elementary Voice I (1 credit)

MUS APP 1XX: First Year Applied I, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 1XX: First Year Applied II, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 2XX: Second Year Applied I, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 2XX: Second Year Applied II, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 2XX: Major Ensemble, 1 credit (4 credits required, Applicable courses can be found here)

Improvisation, (One (1) of These):

MUSIC 220: Introduction to Jazz Theory and Improvisation (2 credits)

MUS APP 142/342: Jazz Combo, 1 credit

MUS APP 150/350: New Music Ensemble, 1 credit

MUS APP 165/365: Vocal Jazz Ensemble, 1 credit

MUS APP 188/388: Hand Drumming Ensemble, 1 credit

Upper-Level Courses, (36 credits):

Required:

AVD 329: World Music (3 credits)

EDUC 317: Teaching Music in the Middle and Secondary Schools (3 credits)

EDUC 334: Teaching General Music in the Elementary and Middle Schools (3 credits)

MUSIC 333: Basic Conducting (2 credits)

MUSIC 341: Woodwind Techniques (2 credits)

MUSIC 342: Brass Techniques (2 credits)

MUSIC 343: String Techniques (2 credits)

MUSIC 345: Percussion Techniques (2 credits)

MUSIC 348: Instrumental Conducting and Rehearsal Techniques (3 credits)

MUSIC 353: Music History I (3 credits)

MUSIC 354: Music History II (3 credits)

MUS APP 3XX: Minor Ensemble, 1 credit (2 credits required) (may be taken as lower-level ensemble, Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 4XX: Major Ensemble, 1 credit (2 credits required, Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 3XX: Third Year Applied I, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 3XX: Third Year Applied II, 2 credits (must perform a half recital, Applicable courses can be found here)

Upper-Level History/Theory Elective, (3 credits):

One (1) of These:

MUSIC 423: Seminar in Music Literature (3 credits)

MUSIC 453: Materials and Design (3 credits)

Bachelor of Music: Music Education: Pre-K-12 Choral Music

Supporting Courses, (32-33 credits):

Required:

MUSIC 115: Ear Training and Sight Singing I (1 credit)

MUSIC 116: Ear Training and Sight Singing II (1 credit)

MUSIC 151: Music Theory I (3 credits)

MUSIC 152: Music Theory II (3 credits)

MUSIC 215: Advanced Sight Singing and Ear Training (1 credit)

MUSIC 253: Music Theory III (3 credits)

MUSIC 254: Music Theory IV (3 credits)

MUS APP 011: Keyboard Musicianship I (1 credit)

MUS APP 021: Keyboard Musicianship II (1 credit)

MUS APP 031: Keyboard Musicianship III (1 credit)

MUS APP 041: Keyboard Musicianship IV (1 credit)

MUS APP 1XX: First Year Applied I, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 1XX: First Year Applied II, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 2XX: Second Year Applied I, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 2XX: Second Year Applied II, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 2XX: Major Ensemble, 1 credit (4 credits required, Applicable courses can be found here)

Improvisation, (One (1) of These):

MUSIC 220: Introduction to Jazz Theory and Improvisation (2 credits)

MUS APP 142/342: Jazz Combo, 1 credit

MUS APP 150/350: New Music Ensemble, 1 credit

MUS APP 165/365: Vocal Jazz Ensemble, 1 credit

MUS APP 188/388: Hand Drumming Ensemble, 1 credit

Upper-Level Courses, (35 credits):

Required:

AVD 329: World Music (3 credits)

EDUC 317: Teaching Music in the Middle and Secondary Schools (3 credits)

EDUC 334: Teaching General Music in the Elementary and Middle Schools (3 credits)

MUSIC 305: Diction for Singers I (2 credits)

MUSIC 306: Diction for Singers II (2 credits)

MUSIC 319: Choral/Vocal Techniques (1-3 credits)

MUSIC 333: Basic Conducting (2 credits)

MUSIC 344: Choral Conducting and Rehearsal Techniques (3 credits)

MUSIC 353: Music History I (3 credits)

MUSIC 354: Music History II (3 credits)

MUS APP 305: Third Year Voice I (1-3 credits)

MUS APP 306: Third Year Voice II (1-3 credits)

MUS APP 3XX: Minor Ensemble, 1 credit (2 credits required) (may be taken as lower-level ensemble, Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 4XX: Major Ensemble, 1 credit (2 credits required, Applicable courses can be found here)

Upper-Level History/Theory Elective, (3 credits):

One (1) of These:

MUSIC 423: Seminar in Music Literature (3 credits)

MUSIC 453: Materials and Design (3 credits)

Bachelor of Music: Music Education: Pre-K-12 General Music

Supporting Courses, (34-35 credits):

Required:

MUSIC 115: Ear Training and Sight Singing I (1 credit)

MUSIC 116: Ear Training and Sight Singing II (1 credit)

MUSIC 151: Music Theory I (3 credits)

MUSIC 152: Music Theory II (3 credits)

MUSIC 215: Advanced Sight Singing and Ear Training (1 credit)

MUSIC 253: Music Theory III (3 credits)

MUSIC 254: Music Theory IV (3 credits)

MUS APP 011: Keyboard Musicianship I (1 credit)

MUS APP 021: Keyboard Musicianship II (1 credit)

MUS APP 031: Keyboard Musicianship III (1 credit)

MUS APP 041: Keyboard Musicianship IV (1 credit)

MUS APP 045: Elementary Voice I (1 credit)

MUS APP 069: Elementary Guitar (1 credit)

MUS APP 1XX: First Year Applied I, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 1XX: First Year Applied II, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 2XX: Second Year Applied I, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 2XX: Second Year Applied II, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 2XX: Major Ensemble, 1 credit (4 credits required, Applicable courses can be found here)

Improvisation, (One (1) of These):

MUSIC 220: Introduction to Jazz Theory and Improvisation (2 credits)

MUS APP 142/342: Jazz Combo, 1 credit

MUS APP 150/350: New Music Ensemble, 1 credit

MUS APP 165/365: Vocal Jazz Ensemble, 1 credit

MUS APP 188/388: Hand Drumming Ensemble, 1 credit

Upper-Level Courses, (30 credits):

Required:

AVD 329: World Music (3 credits)

EDUC 317: Teaching Music in the Middle and Secondary Schools (3 credits)

EDUC 334: Teaching General Music in the Elementary and Middle Schools (3 credits)

MUSIC 333: Basic Conducting (2 credits)

MUSIC 353: Music History I (3 credits)

MUSIC 354: Music History II (3 credits)

MUS APP 3XX: Minor Ensemble, 1 credit (2 credits required) (may be taken as lower-level ensemble, Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 4XX: Major Ensemble, 1 credit (2 credits required, Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 3XX: Third Year Applied I, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 3XX: Third Year Applied II, 2 credits (must perform a half recital, Applicable courses can be found here)

Choose one of the following majors:

Vocal Major:

MUS APP 4XX: Choral/Vocal Techniques, 1 credit (2 credits required, Applicable courses can be found here)

MUSIC 344: Choral Conducting and Rehearsal Techniques (3 credits)

OR Instrumental Major:

MUSIC 348: Instrumental Conducting and Rehearsal Techniques (3 credits)

One (1) of These:

MUSIC 341: Woodwind Techniques (2 credits)

MUSIC 342: Brass Techniques (2 credits)

MUSIC 343: String Techniques (2 credits)

MUSIC 345: Percussion Techniques (2 credits)

Upper-Level History/Theory Elective, (3 credits):

One (1) of These:

MUSIC 423: Seminar in Music Literature (3 credits)

MUSIC 453: Materials and Design (3 credits)

Bachelor of Music: Performance: Instrumental

Supporting Courses, (31 credits):

Required:

MUSIC 115: Ear Training and Sight Singing I (1 credit)

MUSIC 116: Ear Training and Sight Singing II (1 credit)

MUSIC 151: Music Theory I (3 credits)

MUSIC 152: Music Theory II (3 credits)

MUSIC 215: Advanced Sight Singing and Ear Training (1 credit)

MUSIC 253: Music Theory III (3 credits)

MUSIC 254: Music Theory IV (3 credits)

MUS APP 011: Keyboard Musicianship I (1 credit)

MUS APP 021: Keyboard Musicianship II (1 credit)

MUS APP 031: Keyboard Musicianship III (1 credit)

MUS APP 041: Keyboard Musicianship IV (1 credit)

MUS APP 1XX: First Year Applied I, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 1XX: First Year Applied II, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 2XX: Second Year Applied I, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 2XX: Second Year Applied II, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 2XX: Major Ensemble, 1 credit (4 credits required, Applicable courses can be found here)

Upper-Level Courses, (44 credits):

Required:

AVD 327: Jazz History (3 credits)

AVD 329: World Music (3 credits)

MUSIC 333: Basic Conducting (2 credits)

MUSIC 353: Music History I (3 credits)

MUSIC 354: Music History II (3 credits)

MUS APP 3XX: Third Year Applied I, 3 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 3XX: Third Year Applied II, 3 credits (must perform a half recital, Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 3XX: Minor Ensemble, 1 credit (2 credits required) (may be taken as lower-level ensemble, Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 4XX: Fourth Year Applied I: Literature and Pedagogy, 3 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 4XX: Fourth Year Applied II: Literature and Pedagogy, 3 credits (must perform a full recital, Applicable courses can be found at here)

MUS APP 4XX: Major Ensemble, 1 credit (4 credits required, Applicable courses can be found here)

MUSIC 423: Seminar in Music Literature (3 credits)

MUSIC 453: Materials and Design (3 credits)

Music Electives, (6 credits):

MUSIC 301: Basic Recording and MIDI Techniques (2 credits)

MUSIC 311: Jazz Improvisation (2 credits)

MUSIC 319: Choral/Vocal Techniques (1-3 credits)

MUSIC 341: Woodwind Techniques (2 credits)

MUSIC 342: Brass Techniques (2 credits)

MUSIC 343: String Techniques (2 credits)

MUSIC 344: Choral Conducting and Rehearsal Techniques (3 credits)

MUSIC 345: Percussion Techniques (2 credits)

MUSIC 348: Instrumental Conducting and Rehearsal Techniques (3 credits)

MUSIC 411: Applied Composition (1-3 credits)

MUSIC 417: Jazz Arranging (2 credits)

MUSIC 423: Seminar in Music Literature (3 credits)

Bachelor of Music: Performance: Vocal

Supporting Courses, (31 credits):

Required:

MUSIC 115: Ear Training and Sight Singing I (1 credit)

MUSIC 116: Ear Training and Sight Singing II (1 credit)

MUSIC 151: Music Theory I (3 credits)

MUSIC 152: Music Theory II (3 credits)

MUSIC 215: Advanced Sight Singing and Ear Training (1 credit)

MUSIC 253: Music Theory III (3 credits)

MUSIC 254: Music Theory IV (3 credits)

MUS APP 011: Keyboard Musicianship I (1 credit)

MUS APP 021: Keyboard Musicianship II (1 credit)

MUS APP 031: Keyboard Musicianship III (1 credit)

MUS APP 041: Keyboard Musicianship IV (1 credit)

MUS APP 1XX: First Year Applied I, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 1XX: First Year Applied II, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 2XX: Second Year Applied I, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 2XX: Second Year Applied II, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 2XX: Major Ensemble, 1 credit (4 credits required, Applicable courses can be found here)

Foreign Language Requirement, (12 credits):

Vocal Performance student must complete one of the following options:

  • Option 1: Two semesters of French and one semester of German; or the equivalent
  • Option 2: Two semesters of German and one semester of French; or the equivalent

Upper-Level Courses, (48 credits):

Required:

AVD 327: Jazz History (3 credits)

AVD 329: World Music (3 credits)

MUSIC 333: Basic Conducting (2 credits)

MUSIC 353: Music History I (3 credits)

MUSIC 354: Music History II (3 credits)

MUS APP 3XX: Third Year Applied I, 3 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 3XX: Third Year Applied II, 3 credits (must perform a half recital, Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 3XX: Minor Ensemble, 1 credit (2 credits required) (may be taken as lower-level ensemble, Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 4XX: Fourth Year Applied I: Literature and Pedagogy, 3 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 4XX: Fourth Year Applied II: Literature and Pedagogy, 3 credits (must perform a full recital, Applicable courses can be found at here)

MUS APP 4XX: Major Ensemble, 1 credit (4 credits required, Applicable courses can be found here)

MUSIC 305: Diction for Singers I (2 credits)

MUSIC 306: Diction for Singers II (2 credits)

MUSIC 319: Choral/Vocal Techniques: Vocal Pedagogy, 1 credit

MUSIC 319: Choral/Vocal Techniques: Choral Arranging, 1 credit

MUSIC 423: Seminar in Music Literature (3 credits)

MUSIC 453: Materials and Design (3 credits)

Music Electives, (2 credits):

MUSIC 301: Basic Recording and MIDI Techniques (2 credits)

MUSIC 311: Jazz Improvisation (2 credits)

MUSIC 319: Choral/Vocal Techniques (1-3 credits)

MUSIC 344: Choral Conducting and Rehearsal Techniques (3 credits)

MUSIC 348: Instrumental Conducting and Rehearsal Techniques (3 credits)

MUSIC 411: Applied Composition (1-3 credits)

MUSIC 417: Jazz Arranging (2 credits)

MUSIC 423: Seminar in Music Literature (3 credits)

Bachelor of Arts - All Emphases

Students must complete the courses required of all emphases and the specific requirements in one of the areas of emphasis. All students seeking the Bachelor of Arts with a major in Music must complete a liberal arts requirement consisting of a minimum of 66 credits in addition to credits earned in Music courses. These 66 credits may include credits earned to fulfill requirements in an interdisciplinary major or minor and general education.

Supporting Courses, (29 credits):

Required:

MUSIC 115: Ear Training and Sight Singing I (1 credit)

MUSIC 116: Ear Training and Sight Singing II (1 credit)

MUSIC 151: Music Theory I (3 credits)

MUSIC 152: Music Theory II (3 credits)

MUSIC 215: Advanced Sight Singing and Ear Training (1 credit)

MUSIC 253: Music Theory III (3 credits)

MUSIC 254: Music Theory IV (3 credits)

MUS APP 011: Keyboard Musicianship I (1 credit)

MUS APP 021: Keyboard Musicianship II (1 credit)

MUS APP 1XX: First Year Applied I, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 1XX: First Year Applied II, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 2XX: Second Year Applied I, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 2XX: Second Year Applied II, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 2XX: Major Ensemble, 1 credit (4 credits required, Applicable courses can be found here)

Upper-Level Courses, (6 credits):

Required:

MUSIC 353: Music History I (3 credits)

MUSIC 354: Music History II (3 credits)

Upper-Level History/Theory Elective, (3 credits):

One (1) of These:

MUSIC 423: Seminar in Music Literature (3 credits)

MUSIC 453: Materials and Design (3 credits)

Bachelor of Arts: Area of Emphasis: Applied Music

Upper-Level Courses, (16 credits):

Required:

MUSIC 333: Basic Conducting (2 credits)

MUS APP 3XX: Third Year Applied I, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 3XX: Third Year Applied II, 2 credits (must perform a half recital, Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 3XX: Minor Ensemble, 1 credit (2 credits required, Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 4XX: Major Ensemble, 1 credit (4 credits required, Applicable courses can be found here)

Music Electives, (4 credits):

MUSIC 301: Basic Recording and MIDI Techniques (2 credits)

MUSIC 305: Diction for Singers I (2 credits)

MUSIC 306: Diction for Singers II (2 credits)

MUSIC 319: Choral/Vocal Techniques, 1 credit (may be repeated with different topic)

MUSIC 341: Woodwind Techniques (2 credits)

MUSIC 342: Brass Techniques (2 credits)

MUSIC 343: String Techniques (2 credits)

MUSIC 345: Percussion Techniques (2 credits)

MUSIC 411: Applied Composition (1-3 credits)

MUSIC 423: Seminar in Music Literature (3 credits)

Bachelor of Arts: Area of Emphasis: Jazz Studies

Supporting Courses, (5 credits):

Required:

MUSIC 220: Introduction to Jazz Theory and Improvisation (2 credits)

MUSIC 242: Jazz and Pop Literature (2 credits)

One (1) of These:

MUS APP 143: Jazz Ensemble (1 credit)

MUS APP 165: Vocal Jazz Ensemble (1 credit)

Upper-Level Courses, (16 credits):

Required:

MUSIC 311: Jazz Improvisation (2 credits)

MUSIC 417: Jazz Arranging (2 credits)

MUS APP 3XX: Third Year Applied I, 2 credits (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 3XX: Third Year Applied II, 2 credits (must perform a half recital, Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 4XX: Major Ensemble, 1 credit (2 credits required, Applicable courses can be found here)

One (1) of These, (2 credits required):

MUS APP 343: Jazz Ensemble (1 credit)

MUS APP 365: Vocal Jazz Ensemble (1 credit)

Music Electives, (4 credits):

AVD 327: Jazz History (3 credits)

AVD 329: World Music (3 credits)

MUSIC 301: Basic Recording and MIDI Techniques (2 credits)

MUSIC 411: Applied Composition (1-3 credits)

MUS APP 342: Jazz Combo (1 credit)

MUS APP 365: Vocal Jazz Ensemble (1 credit)

Bachelor of Arts: Area of Emphasis: Music History and Literature

Upper-Level Courses, (16 credits):

Required:

MUSIC 333: Basic Conducting (2 credits)

MUSIC 423: Seminar in Music Literature (3 credits)

MUS APP 3XX: Minor Ensemble, 1 credit (Applicable courses can be found here)

MUS APP 4XX: Major Ensemble, 1 credit (2 credits required, Applicable courses can be found here)

Music Electives, (8 credits):

AVD 327: Jazz History (3 credits)

AVD 329: World Music (3 credits)

MUSIC 301: Basic Recording and MIDI Techniques (2 credits)

MUSIC 319: Choral/Vocal Techniques (1-3 credits)

MUSIC 411: Applied Composition (1-3 credits)

MUSIC 423: Seminar in Music Literature (3 credits)

Upper-Level History/Theory Elective, (3 credits):

One (1) of These:

MUSIC 423: Seminar in Music Literature (3 credits)

MUSIC 453: Materials and Design (3 credits)