Music (Pre-Music Therapy) - Bachelor of Arts

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements, Viewing a Wider World requirements, and elective credits to total at least 120 credits with 48 credits in courses numbered 300 or above. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Area I: Communications10
English Composition - Level 1 (4 credits) 1
English Composition - Level 2 (3 credits) 1
Oral Communication (3 credits) 1
Area II: Mathematics 1
MATH 1350GIntroduction to Statistics3
Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences and Social Behavioral Sciences 110
Physics of Music4
Introduction to Psychology3
Human Growth and Behavior (recommended) 13
Area V: Humanities 13
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts 13
General Education Elective 13-4
Viewing a Wider World 26
Departmental Requirements
Theory and Ear Training Courses
MUSC 1450Ear Training I1
MUSC 1451Ear Training II1
MUSC 1460Music Theory I3
MUSC 1461Music Theory II3
MUSC 2451Ear Training III1
MUSC 2460Music Theory III3
History and Literature Courses
MUSC 2151An Introduction to World Music, Jazz and Music Research3
MUSC 2240Music History and Literature: Antiquity through Baroque3
MUSC 302Music History and Literature: Classic through Romantic3
Techniques Courses
MUSC 2310Sound and Music Technology1
MUSC 325Beginning Conducting1
Performance Courses
MUSC 2510Applied Music I (4 semesters) 34
MUSC 330Applied Music II 42
Any 200 level MUSC Ensemble 53
Any 300 level MUSC Ensemble 53
MUSC 1310Recital Attendance (4 semesters) 62
MUSC 1470Functional Piano I (or applied piano)2
MUSC 341BA Capstone1-2
Departmental Electives
Six credits of any 300-level MUSC Courses6
Six credits of any 400-level MUSC Courses6
Non-Departmental Requirements
Concentration Courses
SPMD 2210
2210L
Anatomy and Physiology I
and Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory
4
PSYC 302Abnormal Psychology3
PSYC 350Developmental Psychology: Conception through Childhood3
MATH 1215Intermediate Algebra3
Second Language Requirements (not required) 70
Electives, to bring the total credits to 120 815-17
Total Credits120
1

See the General Education Section of the catalog for a full list of courses

2

See the Viewing a World Section of the catalog for a full list of courses

3

Students must complete this requirement for 1 credit for a total of 4 semesters.

4

Students must complete this requirement for 1 credit for a total of 2 semesters.

5

Students must complete this requirement for 1 credit for a total of 3 semesters.

6

Students must complete this requirement for .5 credit for a total of 4 semesters.

7

Because of the number of credits required for a music degree, including required ensembles and applied lessons, music students are not required to meet the Second Language Requirements.

8

Elective credit may vary based on prerequisites, dual credit, AP credit, double majors, and/or minor coursework. The amount indicated in the requirements list is the amount needed to bring the total to 120 credits and may appear in variable form based on the degree. However students may end up needing to complete more or less on a case-by-case basis and students should discuss elective requirements with their advisor.

A Suggested Plan of Study

Additional classes may be needed based on placement test results and course prerequisites. Visit with an advisor for help with creating a customized plan. This roadmap assumes student placement in MATH 1130G Survey of Mathematics and ENGL 1110G Composition I. The contents and order of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and English. It is only a suggested plan of study for students and is not intended as a contract. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
ENGL 1110G Composition I 4
MUSC 1310 Recital Attendance 0.5
MUSC 1450 Ear Training I (Fall only) 1
MUSC 1460 Music Theory I (Fall only) 3
MUSC 2510 Applied Music I 1
MUSC 2120 Major Ensemble 1
MUSC 1470 Functional Piano I (Fall only) 2
MATH 1215 Intermediate Algebra (required for upper level Psyhcology & Mathematics Course) 3
MATH 1350G Introduction to Statistics 3
 Credits18.5
Spring
ENGL 2221G
Writing in the Humanities and Social Science
or Professional & Technical Communication
3
MUSC 1310 Recital Attendance 0.5
MUSC 1451 Ear Training II 1
MUSC 1461 Music Theory II 3
MUSC 2510 Applied Music I 1
MUSC 2120 Major Ensemble 1
SPMD 2210
2210L
Anatomy and Physiology I
and Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory
4
CEPY 1120G Human Growth and Behavior 3
Elective Course 2
Functional Piano II (suggested)
 Credits18.5
Second Year
Fall
COMM 1115G Introduction to Communication 3
MUSC 1310 Recital Attendance 0.5
MUSC 2510 Applied Music I 1
MUSC 2451 Ear Training III 1
MUSC 2460 Music Theory III 3
MUSC 2310 Sound and Music Technology 1
MUSC 2151 An Introduction to World Music, Jazz and Music Research 3
MUSC 2120 Major Ensemble 1
PSYC 1110G Introduction to Psychology (meets the Area: IV Requirement) 3
 Credits16.5
Spring
PHYS 1125G Physics of Music 4
MUSC 1310 Recital Attendance 0.5
MUSC 2510 Applied Music I 1
MUSC 2240 Music History and Literature: Antiquity through Baroque 3
300-level MUSC Major Ensemble Course 1
Elective Course 3
Elective Course 4
 Credits16.5
Third Year
Fall
MUSC 302 Music History and Literature: Classic through Romantic 3
MUSC 325 Beginning Conducting 1
MUSC 330 Applied Music II 1
300 Level MUSC Major Ensemble Course 1
Elective Course 1
Guitar Methods
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts Course 1 3
 Credits10
Spring
MUSC 330 Applied Music II 1
300-level MUSC Major Ensemble Course 1
300-level MUSC Elective Course 3
CEPY 1120G Human Growth and Behavior 3
Viewing a Wider World Course 2 3
 Credits11
Fourth Year
Fall
300-level MUSC Major Elective Course 3
400-level MUSC Music Elective 3
PSYC 302 Abnormal Psychology 3
Elective Course(s) 4
Vocal Techniques for Instrumental Music Education Majors (recommended for one)
Area V: Humanities Course 1 3
 Credits16
Spring
MUSC 341 BA Capstone 1-2
400-level MUSC Elective Course 3
PSYC 350 Developmental Psychology: Conception through Childhood 3
Elective Course 3
Viewing a Wider World Course 2 3
 Credits13-14
 Total Credits120-121
1

See the General Education Section of the catalog for a full list of courses

2

See the Viewing a World Section of the catalog for a full list of courses