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Course Curriculum/Music

Proposed Requirements For The Major in Music

{Music 100}
Fundamentals of Music
4 Hours

Music 101-102
Music Theory – Elementary
6 Hours*

Music 104-105
Piano – Secondary Subject
4 Hours**

Music 106-107
Applied Music – Principal Performing Area 
2 Hours***

Music 110-111 or 112-113
Vocal Ensemble or Instrumental Ensemble
2 Hours
 
Music 201-202
Music Theory – Chromatic Harmony
6 Hours 

Music 204-205
Piano – Secondary Subject
2 Hours**

Music 206-207
Applied Music – Principal Performing Area
6 Hours***

{Music 208}
Introduction to Music/Music Appreciation
2 Hours

Music 270
History (Music Before 1600)
2 Hours

Music 271
History (Baroque and Pre-Classical Composers and Their Music)
3 Hours

Music 210-211 or 212-213
Vocal Ensemble or Instrumental Ensemble
2 Hours
 
Music 306-307
Applied Music – Principal Performing Area
6 Hours**

Music 371
History (Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven – Their Music and Their Contemporaries)
3 Hours

Music 372
History (19th, 20th, and 21st Century Composers and Their Music)
3 Hours

Music 310-311 or 312-313
Vocal Ensemble or Instrumental Ensemble
2 Hours

Music 380 
Counterpoint (A Study of Contrapuntal Practices From Palestrina to J.S. Bach)
3 Hours

Music 406-407
Applied Music – Principal Performing Area
6 Hours**

Music 420
Form and Analysis
3 Hours

Music 410-411 or 412-413         
Vocal Ensemble or Instrumental Ensemble
2 Hours

****Music 421                                   Conducting – Choral                                                  2 Hours
 
****Music 422                                   Conducting – Instrumental                                         2 Hours
 
* Earlier course sequences are prerequisite unless requirements are satisfied by proficiency.
 
** Applied Music refers to concentrations in Voice, Piano, Organ, String, Woodwind, Brass, or Percussion Instruments.
 
*** Requirements for Piano 106-107 and 206-207 are waived for students concentrating in Piano and Organ.
 
**** Courses to be added to the curriculum in third and fourth years.
 
{} Not required of music majors or taken by music majors for no credit toward degree.  


BACHELOR OF ARTS

PROPOSED CURRICULUM IN MUSIC

FIRST YEAR

Music Fundamentals 101, 102
Sem. I, 3 hrs
Sem. II, 3 hrs

*Piano 106, 107
Sem. I, 1 hrs
Sem. II, 1 hrs

Ensemble 110, 111 or 112, 113
Sem. I, 1 hrs
Sem. II, 1 hrs

English 101, 102
Sem. I, 3 hrs
Sem. II, 3 hrs

Mathematics 107, 108
Sem. I, 4 hrs
Sem. II, 4 hrs

History 103, 104
Sem. I, 3 hrs
Sem. II, 3 hrs

Physical Education 101, 102 or 111, 112
Sem. I, 1 hrs
Sem. II, 1 hrs

Freshman Orientation
Sem. I, 1 hrs
Sem. II, 1 hrs
 
TOTALS

Sem. I, 17 hrs
Sem. II, 17 hrs

SECOND YEAR

Music Theory 201, 202
Sem. I, 3 hrs
Sem. II, 3 hrs

Applied Music 204, 205
Sem. I, 3 hrs
Sem. II, 3 hrs

*Piano 206, 207
Sem. I, 1 hrs
Sem. II, 1 hrs

Music History 270, 271
Sem. I, 2 hrs
Sem. II, 2 hrs

Ensemble 210, 211 or 212, 213
Sem. I, 1 hrs
Sem. II, 1 hrs

Biology 101, 102
Sem. I, 4 hrs
Sem. II, 4 hrs

English 205, 206
Sem. I, 3 hrs
Sem. II, 3 hrs
 
TOTALS

Sem. I, 17 hrs
Sem. II, 17 hrs

THIRD YEAR

Applied Music 304, 305
Sem. I, 2 hrs
Sem. II, 2 hrs

Music History 371, 372
Sem. I, 2 hrs
Sem. II, 2 hrs

Materials of Music 380, 381
Sem. I, 2 hrs
Sem. II, 2 hrs

Music 421,422 Conducting
Sem. I, 2 hrs
Sem. II, 2 hrs

Ensemble 310, 311, or 312, 313 
Sem. I, 2 hrs
Sem. II, 2 hrs

Social Science Elective
Sem. I, 2 hrs
Sem. II, 2 hrs

Foreign Language
Sem. I, 2 hrs
Sem. II, 2 hrs

History 307, History 308
Sem. I, 2 hrs
Sem. II, 2 hrs

Techniques I,II (Woodwinds, Strings, Brass, Percussion, Organ, Piano, and Vocals)
Sem. I, 2 hrs
Sem. II, 2 hrs

TOTALS

Sem. I, 19 hrs
Sem. II, 19 hrs

FOURTH YEAR

Applied Music 404, 405
Sem. I, 3 hrs
Sem. II, 3 hrs

Ensemble 410, 411 or 412, 413
Sem. I, 1 hrs
Sem. II, 1 hrs

Philosophy 211, 212
Sem. I, 3 hrs
Sem. II, 3 hrs

Social Science Elective
Sem. I, 3 hrs
Sem. II, 3 hrs

Foreign Language
Sem. I, 3 hrs
Sem. II, 3 hrs

Physical Science 210, 211
Sem. I, 3 hrs
Sem. II, 3 hrs

Form and Analysis 420
Sem. I, 4 hrs
Sem. II, 4 hrs

Instrumental Methods, Techniques and Materials
Sem. I, 2 hrs
Sem. II, 2 hrs
 
TOTALS

Sem. I, 20 hrs
Sem. II, 19 hrs
 
* Requirements for Piano 106-107 and 206-207 may be satisfied by proficiency examination.
 
Piano 106-107 and 206-207 are waived for students concentrating in Piano or Organ.

SUMMARY

General Education Courses (exclusive of Physical Education), 66 hours
Music Courses, 50-54 hours

TOTAL 116-144 hours

Required for graduation: 146 hours – (Exclusive of Physical Education)