Requirements

Major in Music

Required courses include:

  • MUSC 1000, 1202, 1203, 1304, 1551, 1552, 2201, 2202, 2203, 2204, 2551, 2552, 2701, 3301, 3302, 3551, 3352, 4551, and 4790
  • Select 1 of the following large ensembles (6 satisfactory terms): MUSC 1600, 1650, or 1690
  • 6 hours of electives at 300-level or above
  • Second Year Performance Review
  • Third Year Written Review

Additional Requirements of Music Majors

  • Must register for MUSC 1000 (0 cr hrs) every term and earn a minimum of six satisfactory grades. Taking MUSC 1100 to complete the Fine Arts General Education requirement and MUSC 1151 as part of the Intercultural/Internship General Education requirement is strongly encouraged for all music majors. Take diagnostic tests in keyboard skills and music theory prior to beginning coursework in music (before or during the first week of fall term).
  • Private lessons require the payment of an additional fee (see section on fees).
  • A Second-Year Performance Review is required, normally at the end of the sophomore year.
  • A Third-Year Written Review is required, normally at the end of the junior year, in Music Theory and Music History. The use of and familiarity with music technology is addressed in several classes.
  • Majors are encouraged to take MUSC 3701 if time and schedule allow.

Minor in Music

The minor in music requires 18 hours, including

  • MUSC 1000, 1100, 1201, 1202, 1203, 1204, and 1500;
  • Select 1 of the following ensembles (4 satisfactory terms): MUSC 1600, 1650, 1690
  • Select 1 hours of electives in consultation with minor adviser.

Information for Music Minors

  • Must register for MUSC 1000 (0 hrs) every term and earn a minimum of 4 (S) Satisfactory grades.
  • Private lessons require the payment of an additional fee.
  • There is not a recital requirement, but minors, with the consent of private applied instructor, are encouraged to perform and supported by the department when they elect to perform a recital. Minors would register for MUSC 3700 in either the junior or senior year.

Course Descriptions

MUSC Course Descriptions »

CO = Co-requisite
POI = Permission of Instructor
PR = Prerequisite
RE = Recommended
XL = Cross-listed