Music Department - Music Major

BA General Music: 41 total hours

The BA degree in Music is designed for students who want a broader music curriculum. It is appropriate for students who want to focus on performance, composition, conducting, other music related careers, graduate school, or for students who would like to double major.

COURSE NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER CREDIT
MU 110 Class Piano I Fall 1
MU 111 Class Piano II Spring 1
MU 140: Voice
MU 145: Brass
MU 146: Strings
MU 147: Piano
MU 148: Woodwind
MU 149: Percussion

Applied Lessons (4 total hrs.)
must concentrate in one area (vocal or instrumental)

**if your focus is on performance, you are encouraged to take applied lessons every semester

Fall/Spring 1
MU 170: Concert Choir
MU 178: Concert Band
Ensemble Work (4 total hrs)
**majors must participate in a music ensemble every semester
Fall/Spring 1
MU 250 Music Theory I Spring 3
MU 251 Music Theory II Fall 3
MU 320 Music Theory III Spring 3
MU 321 Music Theory IV Fall 3
MU 252 Aural Training I
(taken with MU 250)
Spring 1
MU 253 Aural Training II
(taken with MU 251)
Fall 1
MU 350 Conducting I Fall even 2
MU 351 Music Composition Spring even 3
MU 370 Music History I Fall odd 3
MU 371 Music History II Spring odd 3
MU 300/400 Upper Division hours (5 total hrs)
(excluding applied lesson/ensemble)
Fall/Spring 5
MU 450 Senior Assessment Spring 1