Major in Music, BA (60 credits)

Core (25 credits)

MUS 114 Introduction to Music Technology 1
MUS 115 Aural Skills I 1
MUS 116 Aural Skills II 1
MUS 121 Music Theory I 2
MUS 122 Music Theory II 2
MUS 211 Ethnomusicology 3
MUS 215 Aural Skills III 1
MUS 216 Aural Skills IV 1
MUS 221 Music Theory III 2
MUS 222 Music Theory IV 2
MUS 235 Music History I 3
MUS 236 Music History II 3
MUS 335 Music History III 3
      
Specializations (35 credits)
 
Specialization in Performance 
 
Seven semesters of:  
MUS 178 Applied Music for Majors 2
MUS 278 Applied Music for Majors II 2
MUS 378 Applied Music for Majors III 2
MUS 478 Applied Music for Majors IV 2
     
10 credits from the following:  
MUS 140  Ensemble 1
   or    
MUS 141  Chorus 1
   or    
MUS 142  Band 1
   or    
MUS 143 Sinfonietta 1
MUS 367 Choral Conducting 2
MUS 380  Advanced Notation, Sequencing, and Sound Synthesis 2

   or

   
MUS 401 Topics in Music 3
MUS 400 Project in Music 4
MUS 404 Topics in Performance 3
         
Specialization in Theory and Composition 
 
Seven semesters of:  
MUS 178 Applied Music for Majors 2
MUS 278 Applied Music for Majors II 2
MUS 378 Applied Music for Majors III 2
MUS 478 Applied Music for Majors IV 2
       
Two to six semesters of:  
MUS 141  Chorus 1
   or    
MUS 142  Band 1
   or    
MUS 143 Sinfonietta 1
      
Up to 4 semesters of:  
MUS 147 Jazz Ensembles 1
MUS 295 Beginning Composition 2
MUS 367 Choral Conducting 2
MUS 380  Advanced Notation, Sequencing, and Sound Synthesis 2
MUS 390 Orchestration 2
MUS 395  Composition 3
or    
MUS 405 Topics in Composers 3
MUS 400 Project in Music 4
     
Specialization in Jazz Studies 
 
Seven semesters of:  
MUS 178 Applied Music for Majors 2
MUS 278 Applied Music for Majors II 2
MUS 378 Applied Music for Majors III 2
MUS 478 Applied Music for Majors IV 2
     
Eight semesters of:  
MUS 147 Jazz Ensembles 8
MUS 213 Jazz Styles and Chronology 3
MUS 273 Jazz Improvisation I 2
MUS 274 Jazz Improvisation II 2
MUS 380  Advanced Notation, Sequencing, and Sound Synthesis 2
MUS 400 Project in Music 4
     
Specialization in General Studies 
 
MUS 250 Piano Class I 2
and    
MUS 251  Piano Class II 2
or pass piano proficiency exam  
     
Six semesters of:  
MUS 178 Applied Music for Majors I 2
MUS 278 Applied Music for Majors II 2
MUS 378 Applied Music for Majors III 2
MUS 478 Applied Music for Majors IV 2
MUS 367 Choral Conducting 2
     
Eight semesters of:  
MUS 141  Chorus 1
   or    
MUS 142  Band 1
   or    
MUS 143 Sinfonietta 1
   or    
MUS 147 Jazz Ensembles 1
   or    
MUS 148 University Singers 1
   or    
MUS 149 University Chamber Players 1
Music electives  9-13
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