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Music Major/Minor Information

B.A., Major in Music: 46 Credits

Degree Options

Programs in Music

Special Requirement for Admission to the Major in Music: Audition before the full-time music faculty before the first semester of enrollment in applied lessons, schedule through the Coordinator of Music.

Special Requirement for Admission to the Major in Musical Theatre: Audition through the Dance, Music and Theatre faculty.  Depending on the outcome of the audition, students may have to take DAN 101 and THR 131.

B.A. Major in Music: 46 credits

Course requirements

(All of the following)

MUS 100 Music Theory I

2 credits

MUS 101 Music Theory II

2 credits

MUS 200 Music Theory III

2 credits

MUS 221 Ear Training/Sight Singing I

1 credits

MUS 222 Ear Training/Sight Singing II

1 credits

MUS 300 Music History: Baroque

3 credits

MUS 301 Music History: Classical

3 credits

MUS 321 Ear Training/Sight Singing III

1 credit

MUS 400 Music History:19th/20th Cent.

3 credits

MUS 415 Conducting

3 credits

MUS 498 Senior Recital

1 credit

Applied Music: Piano

(Four credits from the following*:)

  MUS 135 Beginning Class Piano

1 credit

  MUS 157 Applied Music I-Piano

1 credit

  MUS 257 Applied Music II-Piano

1 credit

Applied Music: Voice

(Four credits from the following*:)


  MUS 161 Applied Music I-Voice

1 credit

  MUS 271 Voice Class

3 credits

  MUS 261 Applied Music II-Voice

1 credit

Applied Music: Elective Instrumental Area or Voice Area

  Applied Music I (MUS 137-161)

2 credits

 

  Applied Music II (MUS 237-261)

2 credits

  Applied Music III (MUS 337-361)

2 credits

  Applied Music IV (MUS 437-461)

2 credits

Performance Ensemble

(Eight credits from the following:)

  MUS 212 University Chorus I

1 credit

  MUS 218 Symphonic Band I

1 credit

  MUS 220 University Orchestra I

1 credit

  MUS 312 University Chorus II

1 credit

  MUS 313 Chamber Choir

1 credit

  MUS 318 Symphonic Band II

1 credit

  MUS 320 University Orchestra II

1 credit

* These credits may be waived if competency is established by examination.


Music as a Minor

Program Description:  The Music minor is structured to develop the student's understanding of foundational knowledge arising within the field of musical arts.  The minor provides the student with a grasp of fundamental knowledge within the context of music theory, music history, ear training and sight-singing, and performance on voice or selected instrument.
Contact: Coordinator of Music, Department of Fine and Performing Arts.

 

Music Minor

(All of the following:)*

MUS 100 Music Theory I

2 credits

MUS 221 Ear Training and Sight Singing I

1 credit

(One of the following:)*

 MUS 300 Music History: Baroque

3 credits 

 MUS 301 Music History: Classical

3 credits

 MUS 400 Music History: 19th & 20th Centuries

3 credits

(Three credits from the following:)

 MUS 135 Beginning Class Piano

1 credit

 MUS 157 Applied Music I-Piano (may be repeated)

1 credit

 MUS 257 Applied Music II-Piano

1 credit

(Three credits from the following:)

 MUS 271 Voice Class

3 credits

 MUS 161 Applied Music I-Voice (may be repeated)

1 credit

 MUS 261 Applied Music II-Voice

1 credit

Performance Ensembles

(Three credits from the following:)

 MUS 212 University Chorus I

1 credit

 MUS 218 Symphonic Band I

1 credit

 MUS 220 University Orchestra I

1 credit

 MUS 312 University Chorus II

1 credit

 MUS 313 Chamber Choir

1 credit

 MUS 318 Symphonic Band II

1 credit

 MUS 320 University Orchestra II

1 credit

(Three credits from the following:)

 MUS 137-161 Applied Music I

1 credit

 MUS 208-220 Performance Ensemble course

1 credit

 MUS 237-261 Applied Music II

1 credit

 MUS 337-361 Applied Music III

1 credit

 MUS 300 Music History: Baroque

3 credits

 MUS 301 Music History: Classical

3 credits

 MUS 308-320 Performance Ensemble course

1 credits

 MUS 400 Music History: 19th & 20th Centuries

3 credits

MUS 101 Music Theory II

2 credits

  And

  MUS 222 Ear Training & Sight Singing II

1 credit

*Students must complete a successful audition before the music faculty before the first semester they are enrolled in applied lessons.

B.F.A., Major in Musical Theatre: 53 Credits

Special Requirements for Admission to the Major in Musical Theatre: Audition through the Dance, Music and Theatre faculty.  Depending on the outcome of the audition, students may have to take DAN 101 and THR 131.

B.F.A., Major in Musical Theatre

53 credits

Course requirements

(All of the following)

Musical Theatre Core

MUS 363 Musical Theatre Song Repertoire

3 credits

MUS 364 History of Musical Theatre

3 credits

Three additional credits of Musical Theatre Performance

3 credits

Music

MUS 130 Foundations of Music

3 credits

MUS 221 Ear Training and Sight Singing I

1 credit

MUS 222 Ear Training and Sight Singing II

1 credit

MUS 157 Applied Music-Piano

1 credit

MUS 161 Applied Music-Voice

1 credit

MUS 313 Chamber Choir

2 credits

MUS 361 Applied Music III-Voice

2 credits

MUS 461 Applied Music IV-Voice

2 credits

Theatre

THR 330 Acting II

3 credits

THR 335 Audition Technique

3 credits

THR 341 Play Direction and Script Analysis I

3 credits

THR 391 Production Practicum

3 credits

THR 466 World Theatre History

3 credits

Dance

DAN 310 Advanced I Dance Studies I

Ballet, Jazz and Tap

3-4 credits

(Nine credits from the following:)

DAN 110 Dance Studies I

3 credits

DAN 111 Dance Studies II

3 credits

DAN 112 Dance Studies III

3 credits

DAN 210 Intermediate Dance Studies I

3 credits

DAN 211 Intermediate Dance Studies II

3 credits

DAN 212 Intermediate Dance Studies III

3 credits

DAN 311 Advanced I Dance Studies II

3-4 credits

DAN 312 Advanced I Dance Studies III

3-4 credits

DAN 410 Advanced II Dance Studies I

3-4 credits

DAN 411 Advanced II Dance Studies II

3-4 credits

DAN 412 Advanced II Dance Studies III

3-4 credits

Electives

(Three credits from the following:)

DAN 121 Modern Dance

1 credit

DAN 221 Intermediate Modern Dance

1 credit

DAN 242 Dance Composition and Theory I

2 credits

DAN 321 Advanced I Modern Dance

1 credit

DAN 342 Individual Choreographic Project

1 credit

DAN 383 Summer Session Workshop  in Advanced Dance I

1-3 credits

DAN 398 Performance - Third Year

1 credit

DAN 483 Summer Session Workshop in Advanced Dance II

1-3 credits

DAN 498 Performance - Fourth Year

1 credit

MUS 235 Applied Music I

1 credit

MUS 313 Chamber Choir

1 credit

MUS 495 Independent Research Project

1-3 credits

MUS 498 Senior Recital

1 credit

THR 331 Acting Styles

3 credits

THR 432 Actor's Lab

3 credits

THR 441 Play Direction and Script Analysis II

3 credits

 
 
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