Undergraduate Edition 2019-2020

Music - Concentration in Performance, B.A.

Curriculum

A. Required General Studies Courses - 35 Credits

MUS 212The African American in Music

2

B. Major Requirements - 38 Credits

Core Courses - 25 Credits

MUS 103Aural Skills I

1

MUS 104Aural Skills II

1

MUS 108Music Theory I: Introduction To Functional Harmony

2

MUS 109Music Theory II: Diatonic Harmony

2

MUS 110Piano Class for Beginners I

1

MUS 111Piano Class for Beginners II

1

MUS 203Aural Skills III

1

MUS 204Aural Skills IV

1

MUS 208Music Theory III: Chromatic Harmony

2

MUS 209Music Theory IV: Chromatic And Post-Tonal Music

2

MUS 305Music History I - Early through Classical

3

MUS 306Music History II - Classical to Contemporary

3

MUS 307A Study of Non-Western Music

1

MUS 309Form And Analysis

3

MUS 400Senior Recital/Project

1

Core Course II

Complete 6 semesters of Recital Attendance.  This course can be repeated.
MUS 101Student Recitals

0

Core Electives - 13 Credits

Applied - 6 Credits
MUSA 311-394Applied Music

1 or 2

Large Ensembles - 6 Credits
MUS 200University Marching Band

0 or 1

MUS 201University Concert Band

0 or 1

MUS 260Orchestra

0-1

MUS 300University Choir

0 or 1

MUS 401University Symphonic Wind Ensemble

0 or 1

Small Ensemble - 1 Credit
MUS 015University Basketball Band

0 or 1

MUS 210Brass Ensemble

0 or 1

MUS 220Woodwind Ensemble

0 or 1

MUS 221String Chamber Ensemble

1

MUS 230Percussion Ensemble

0 or 1

MUS 240Collegians (Jazz Ensemble)

0 or 1

MUS 310Choral Ensemble

0 or 1

MUS 429Piano Accompanying

1

C. Related Required Courses - 9 Credit Hours

Select 8 credit hours from the courses listed below.
MUSA 311-394Applied Music

1 or 2

Select 1 credit hour from the ensemble courses listed below.
MUS 200University Marching Band

0 or 1

MUS 201University Concert Band

0 or 1

MUS 260Orchestra

0-1

MUS 300University Choir

0 or 1

MUS 401University Symphonic Wind Ensemble

0 or 1

D. Concentration Requirements - 20 Credits

Concentration Core - 14 Credits

MUS 116Introduction to Music Industry Studies

3

MUS 123Voice Class

1

MUS 301Junior Recital

1

MUS 319Music Merchandising & Marketing

3

MUS 431Music Business Seminar

3

MUS 438Special Topics in Music with Emphasis in Performance

1-2

MUS 446Instrumental Techniques and Conducting

1

MUS 447Choral Techniques and Conducting

1

Concentration Electives - 6 Credits

Select 6 credit hours from courses that begin with the prefix MUS or MUSA.

E. Free Electives - 18 Credits

Special Note:  Students must register for the same applied music based on their area of study.

Special Note:  Piano students with advisement may register for piano pedagogy.

Special Note:  Performance majors must register for related course within their discipline/concentration for core electives.

Curriculum Guide: B. A. in Music with Concentration in Performance

Freshman Year

First Semester

MUS 101Student Recitals

0

MUS 103Aural Skills I

1

MUS 108Music Theory I: Introduction To Functional Harmony

2

MUS 110Piano Class for Beginners I

1

MUS Ensemble(Small or Large)

1

MUSA 311-394Applied Music

1 or 2

UNIV 110Freshman Seminar

1

ENGL 102Composition I

3

HLTH 185Health Concepts

2

Natural Sciences and Mathematics - A

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Second Semester

MUS 101Student Recitals

0

MUS 104Aural Skills II

1

MUS 109Music Theory II: Diatonic Harmony

2

MUS 111Piano Class for Beginners II

1

MUS Ensemble(Small or Large)

1

MUSA 311-394Applied Music

1 or 2

UNIV 120Freshman Seminar II

1

ENGL 103Composition II

3

Social & Behavior Sciences B (1)

3

PE Any PE course

1

Total Credit Hours:15

Sophomore Year

First Semester

MUS 101Student Recitals

0

MUS 116Introduction to Music Industry Studies

3

MUS 203Aural Skills III

1

MUS 208Music Theory III: Chromatic Harmony

2

MUS Ensemble(Small or Large)

1

MUSA 311-394Applied Music

1 or 2

Natural Sciences and Mathematics - B

4

Social & Behavior Sciences B (1)

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Second Semester

MUS 101Student Recitals

0

MUS 204Aural Skills IV

1

MUS 209Music Theory IV: Chromatic And Post-Tonal Music

2

MUS Ensemble(Small or Large)

1

MUSA 311-394Applied Music

1 or 2

Humanities and Fine Arts A

3

Humanities and Fine Arts B

3

Social & Behavior Sciences A

3

MUS 212The African American in Music

2

Total Credit Hours:17

Junior Year

First Semester

MUS 101Student Recitals

0

MUS 307A Study of Non-Western Music

1

MUSA 311-394Applied Music

1 or 2

MUS Ensemble(Small or Large)

1

MUS Ensemble(Small or Large)

1

MUS 319Music Merchandising & Marketing

3

MUS 123Voice Class

1

MUS 305Music History I - Early through Classical

3

Free Elective 1

1

Total Credit Hours:13

Second Semester

MUS 101Student Recitals

0

MUS 301Junior Recital

1

MUS 306Music History II - Classical to Contemporary

3

MUS 309Form And Analysis

3

MUSA 311-394Applied Music

1 or 2

MUS Ensemble(Small or Large)

1

Free Elective

2

MUS Music Electives

2

Total Credit Hours:14

Senior Year

First Semester

MUS 431Music Business Seminar

3

MUS 438Special Topics in Music with Emphasis in Performance

1-2

MUS 446Instrumental Techniques and Conducting

1

MUS Ensemble(Small or Large)

1

MUSA 311-394Applied Music

1 or 2

Free Elective 3

3

Free Elective 3

3

Free Elective 1

1

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

MUS 400Senior Recital/Project

1

MUS Music Electives

2

Free Elective 4

3

Free Elective 5

3

Free Elective 1

1

Free Elective 1

1

MUS 447Choral Techniques and Conducting

1

MUS Music Electives

2

Total Credit Hours:14

Total Credit Hours: 120

All music students must earn a "C" or better.  In lieu of vocal diction, student may opt to select MUS 125, MUS 231, MUS 357, MUS 345, MUS 346, MUS 347 or MUS 430.

Music students are encouraged to continue piano study via applied lessons.