Music Major, B.A.

Music Major

Students must take core courses listed below and an area of emphasis.

Course Title Credits
General Requirements
General Education39-56
Non-Teaching Core Courses
MUSIC 1090Bodywork for Musicians1
MUSIC 1190World Rhythm Rudiments 11
MUSIC 1730Music Theory I: Music Theory Fundamentals with MIDI3
MUSIC 1830Music Theory II: Tonal Music Theory with MIDI3
MUSIC 1530Aural Skills I1
MUSIC 1630Aural Skills II1
MUSIC 2730Music Theory III: Advanced Tonal Theory, Counterpoint, and Composition3
MUSIC 3730Music Theory IV: 20th Century Music Theory3
MUSIC 2530Aural Skills III1
MUSIC 3290Introduction to Music Technology2
MUSIC 3630Aural Skills IV1
MUSIC 3830Music Theory V: Form and Analysis2
MUSIC 2450World Music Survey3
MUSIC 2920Beginning Conducting2
MUSIC 3130Music History and Literature I3
MUSIC 3230Music History and Literature II3
MUSICPerforming Organizations (Major Ensemble)8
MUSICMaster Class/Convocation (7 semesters)0
MUAP 4910Recital Semester1
MUAP 1010First Semester Lessons1
MUAP 1110Second Semester Lessons1
MUAP 2010Third Semester Lessons1
MUAP 2110Fourth Semester Lessons1
MUAP 3010Fifth Semester Lessons2
MUAP 3110Sixth Semester Lessons2
MUAP 4010Seventh Semester Lessons1
MUAP 4110Eighth Semester Lessons2
MUSIC 2440Piano Techniques - Fourth Semester 11
Emphasis
Select one of the following emphases: Vocal, Instrumental, Piano20
Total Credits113-130

Instrumental Music Emphasis

Course Title Credits
Required Courses
MUSIC 1500Chamber Ensemble 14
MUSIC 2650History of Jazz3
or MUSIC 2850 History of Rock and Roll
Electives
Select 13 credits of the following:13
High Brass Techniques
Low Brass Techniques
Percussion Techniques
String Techniques
High Woodwind Techniques
Double Reed Woodwind Techniques
String Pedagogy
Jazz Improvisation and Theory
Orchestration and Arranging
Intermediate Conducting
Advanced Conducting Instrumental
Wind Literature
MUAP
Applied Lessons on secondary instrument
American Music
Piano for Choral Educators
Instrumental Music Methods I
Instrumental Music Methods II
Secondary General Music Methods
Elementary Music Methods for Music Majors
Cooperative Field Experience
Total Credits20

Vocal Music Emphasis

Course Title Credits
Required Courses
MUSIC 2770Diction I1
MUSIC 2870Diction II1
MUSIC 1500Chamber Ensemble 14
MUSIC 2750History of American Musical Theatre3
MUSIC 3270Vocal Pedagogy2
Electives
Select 9 credits of the following:9
Music Theater
History of Jazz
Jazz Improvisation and Theory
Orchestration and Arranging
Piano for Choral Educators
Choral Music Methods I
Choral Music Methods II
Cooperative Field Experience
Intermediate Conducting
Advanced Conducting - Choral
Choral Literature
MUAP: Secondary (non-voice) instrument 1-4 semesters
History of Rock and Roll
Elementary Music Methods for Music Majors
Secondary General Music Methods
American Music
Total Credits20

Piano Emphasis

Course Title Credits
Required Courses
MUSIC 3440Accompanying (4 semesters)4
MUSIC 3370Piano Pedagogy 14
MUSIC 1500Chamber Ensemble 24
MUSIC 3480Piano Literature2
Electives8
Jazz Improvisation and Theory
Orchestration and Arranging
Intermediate Conducting
MUAP
Applied Lessons on secondary instrument
American Music
History of Jazz
History of American Musical Theatre
History of Rock and Roll
Advanced Conducting Instrumental
Cooperative Field Experience
Advanced Conducting - Choral
Total Credits22

Music Education Major

Students must take the core courses listed below and an area of emphasis.

Course Title Credits
General Requirements
General Education58
Music Education Core Courses
MUSIC 1190World Rhythm Rudiments1
MUSIC 1730Music Theory I: Music Theory Fundamentals with MIDI3
MUSIC 1830Music Theory II: Tonal Music Theory with MIDI3
MUSIC 1530Aural Skills I1
MUSIC 1630Aural Skills II1
MUSIC 2450World Music Survey3
MUSIC 2530Aural Skills III1
MUSIC 2730Music Theory III: Advanced Tonal Theory, Counterpoint, and Composition3
MUSIC 2920Beginning Conducting2
MUSIC 3290Introduction to Music Technology2
MUSIC 3530Orchestration and Arranging2
MUSIC 3630Aural Skills IV1
MUSIC 3730Music Theory IV: 20th Century Music Theory3
MUSIC 3920Intermediate Conducting2
MUSIC 3130Music History and Literature I3
MUSIC 3230Music History and Literature II3
MUSICPerforming Organizations (Major Ensemble)7
MUSIC Piano Proficiency 4th Semester 10
MUSICMaster Class/Convocation (7 semesters)0
MUAP Applied Instrument or Voice9
MUAP 4910Recital Semester1
MUSIC 3760Secondary General Music Methods2
MUSIC 3860Elementary Music Methods for Music Majors3
Emphasis:
Select one of the following emphases:
Choral 14
Instrumental 15
Total Credits143

Choral Music Education Emphasis–K-12

Course Title Credits
MUSIC 2770Diction I1
MUSIC 2870Diction II1
MUSIC 3460Choral Music Methods I2
MUSIC 3260Instrumental Music Methods I2
MUSIC 3560Choral Music Methods II2
MUSIC 4320Advanced Conducting - Choral2
MUSIC 2170High Brass Techniques1
or MUSIC 2270 Low Brass Techniques
MUSIC 2370Percussion Techniques1
MUSIC 2570High Woodwind Techniques1
or MUSIC 2670 Double Reed Woodwind Techniques
MUSIC 3040Piano for Choral Educators1
Total Credits14

Instrumental Music Education Emphasis–K-12

Course Title Credits
MUSIC 2170High Brass Techniques1
MUSIC 2270Low Brass Techniques1
MUSIC 2370Percussion Techniques1
MUSIC 2470String Techniques1
MUSIC 2570High Woodwind Techniques1
MUSIC 2670Double Reed Woodwind Techniques1
MUSIC 3260Instrumental Music Methods I2
MUSIC 3360Instrumental Music Methods II2
MUSIC 4230Advanced Conducting Instrumental2
MUSIC 3460Choral Music Methods I2
MUSIC 3030Marching Band and Jazz Techniques1
Total Credits15

Pianists must add four credits of voice or secondary instrument determined by the certification desired.