2011-2013 Undergraduate Catalog

The Department of Music,cont'd

Bachelor of Arts Degree
Major in Music

Courses Credits
General Education Requirements
The following General Education course also satisfies requirements in the major:  MUSI 207 (3 cr.).  The credits may be counted only once.  Students should consult with an academic advisor before registering for General Education courses in order to minimize the number of credits required for graduation.
31
Music
Four credits of Applied Study selected from one of the following:
MUSI 195A, 195B, 195C, 195D, 195E, 195F, 195G, 195H, 195I, 195J, 195K, 195L, 195M, 195N, 195O, 195P
4
MUSI 135 Keyboard Skills I 1
MUSI 136 Keyboard Skills II 1
MUSI 105 Music Theory I 3
MUSI 140 Aural Perception I 1
MUSI 106 Music Theory II 3
MUSI 141 Aural Perception II 1
*MUSI 207 World Music 3
Four credits selected from the following performance ensembles:
*MUSI 114 Band:  MSUB Symphonic
MUSI 108 Orchestra:  MSUB
*MUSI 147 Choral Ensemble:  University Chorus
4
MUSI 205 Music Theory III 3
MUSI 240 Aural Perception III 1
MUSI 206 Music Theory IV 3
MUSI 241 Aural Perception IV 1

Upper Divisional Juries
Music majors must pass an upper divisional jury before registering for 300 Level Advanced Applied Music courses.  Students must apply for upper divisional with the chairperson at least two weeks prior to the proposed jury date.  Following are the upper divisional requirements:

  1. A closed audition before a faculty committee.  This audition may be performed during the semester, or during the semester-end juries.  It must consist of at least two solo works of varying styles that demonstrate appropriate technical and musical ability, as well as scales, and other performance requirements specified by the student’s applied teacher.

  2. A working copy of the student’s transcript to verify satisfactory progress in MUSI 206 and MUSI 241.

Four credits of Advanced Applied Study selected from one of the following:
MUSI 395A, 395B, 395C, 395D, 395E, 395F, 395G, 395H, 395I, 395J, 395K, 395L, 395M, 395N, 395O, 395P
4
MUSI 301 Music History I 3
MUSI 302 Music History II 3
Four credits selected from the following performance ensembles:
MUSI 364 Symphonic Band
MUSI 365 Symphony Orchestra
MUSI 312 Choir III:  University Chorus
4
MUSI 443 Music Form and Style 3
MUSI 440 Orchestration 3
MUSI 499 Senior Recital 1
Total Music Credits 50
Total minimum credits for major 50
Minor V
Language Requirements (see page 122) 14
Restricted electives selected with advisor approval 6
Electives
The total number of elective credits required for the degree will be determined by the number of courses a student elects to take which fulfill both the General Education requirements and the major requirements.  Electives should be chosen in consultation with an academic advisor.
V 0-3
Total minimum credits required for degree 120

*May satisfy General Education requirements.

Certain courses in this program have prerequisites; students should check the course descriptions for required prerequisites.

Suggested Plan of Study

Bachelor of Arts Degree Major in Music
This sample schedule is a suggested plan for students to follow in completing the Bachelor of Arts Degree Major in Music.  Due to course schedule changes and staff assignments, students may not be able to follow the plan exactly.  Students should consult with their advisors to plan classes before registering each term.

First Year F S
WRIT 101 3  
MUSI 135 1  
MUSI 136   1
MUSI 105 3  
MUSI 140 1  
MUSI 106   3
MUSI 141   1
MUSI 207 3  
Performance Ensemble 1 1
Applied Study  1 1
General Education 3 3
Electives    4
Totals 16 14
Second Year F S
MUSI 205 3  
MUSI 240 1  
MUSI 206   3
MUSI 241   1
Performance Ensemble 1 1
Applied Study 1 1
Foreign Language 4 4
General Education   6
General Education w/Lab 4  
Totals 14 16
Third Year F S
MUSI 301 3  
MUSI 302   3
Performance Ensemble 1 1
Advanced Applied Study 1 1
Foreign Language 3 3
General Education  6 3
Minor   3
Totals 14 14
Fourth Year F S
MUSI 443 3  
MUSI 440   3
MUSI 499   1
Performance Ensemble 1 1
Advanced Applied Study 1 1
Minor  9 8
Elective 3 1
Totals 17 15

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