Music Major

The major in Music consists of core requirements plus students will choose a track in General Music, Jazz or Performance.

B.A., Major in Music Requirements (45 credits)

Music Core
MUS 100Music Theory I2
MUS 101Music Theory II2
MUS 221Ear Training And Sight Singing I1
MUS 222Ear Training And Sight Singing II1
MUS 400Music History II: Classical through Present3
MUS 498Senior Recital1
Keyboard Skills *4
Beginning Class Piano
Applied Music I-Piano
Applied Music II-Piano
MUS 137-MUS 461 Applied Music I-IV8
Select a Track from below to complete the degree: General, Performance, or Jazz23
Total Credits45

General Track Requirements (23 credits)

MUS 200Music Theory III2
MUS 300Music History I: Antiquity through Baroque3
MUS 321Ear Training And Sight Singing III1
Ensemble (Band, Orchestra or Choir)8
Choir
University Chorus I
University Chorus II
Chamber Choir
Band
Symphonic Band I
Symphonic Band II
Orchestra
University Orchestra I
University Orchestra II
Vocal Skills *3
Voice Class
Applied Music I-Voice
Applied Music II-Voice
MUS 415Conducting3
Select 3 additional MUS credits3
Total Credits23

Performance Track Requirements (23 credits)^

MUS 200Music Theory III2
MUS 300Music History I: Antiquity through Baroque3
MUS 321Ear Training And Sight Singing III1
MUS 398Junior Recital1
Ensemble (Band, Orchestra or Choir)8
Choir
University Chorus I
University Chorus II
Chamber Choir
Band
Symphonic Band I
Symphonic Band II
Orchestra
University Orchestra I
University Orchestra II
Select 5 credits from the following:5
English and Latin Diction for Singers and Performers
Italian Diction for Singers and Performers
German and French Diction for Singers and Performers
Accompanying
Select 3 additional MUS credits3
Total Credits23

Jazz Track Requirements (23 credits)+

MUS 201Jazz Theory2
MUS 208Jazz Ensemble I3
MUS 308Jazz Ensemble II5
MUS 310Jazz Improvisation I1
MUS 311Jazz Improvisation II1
MUS 322Jazz Ear-Training & Sight-Singing1
MUS 353Jazz in American Culture3
MUS 369American Popular Music3
MUS 410Jazz Composition & Arranging I2
MUS 411Jazz Composition & Arranging II2
Total Credits23