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SECTION 4.1 Bachelor of Music-General, Performance, History and Composition

4.1  Bachelor of Music- General, Performance, History and Composition    

Year One

Bachelor of Music:  General, Performance, History and Composition

MUSC 1004

Introduction to Music in History 1

3

MUSC 1014

Introduction to Music in History 2

3

MUSC 1110

Music Theory 1

3

MUSC 1120

Music Theory 2

3

MUSC 1180

Ensemble

2

MUSC 1190

Ensemble

2

MUSC 1384

Musicianship 1

2

MUSC 1394

Musicianship 2

2

MUSC 1400

Major Practical Study (Composition Students take MUSC 1404 – Introduction to Composition 1 (3 credit hours) and MUSC 1414 - Introduction to Composition 2 (3 credit hours)

6

* MUSC 3230

Acoustics of Music

3

 

 

** Written English requirement

3

Total Credit Hours

 

32

* a 3 credit hour MATH 1xxx or STAT 1xxx may be taken in place of MUSC 3230, Acoustics of Music

** any 3 credit hour course that meets the written English requirement; consult with an advisor before making a selection

 Year Two

Bachelor of Music:  General, Performance, History, and Composition

MUSC 2110

Music Theory 3

3

MUSC 2120

Music Theory 4

3

MUSC 2180

Ensemble

2

MUSC 2190

Ensemble

2

MUSC 2384

Musicianship 3

2

MUSC 2394

Musicianship 4

2

MUSC 2400

Major Practical Study

6

 

* Core Music History Elective

3

 

* Core Music History Elective

3

 

Non-Music Electives

6

Total Credit Hours

 

32 

Third Year

Bachelor of Music:  General

MUSC 3180

Ensemble

2

MUSC 3190

Ensemble

2

MUSC 3470

Major Practical Study

6

MUSC 3974

Music Theory After 1900

3

 

* Core Music History Elective

3

 

**Music Theory Elective

3

 

Music Elective

3

 

Music or Non-Music Elective

3

 

Non-Music Electives

6

Total Credit Hours

 

31 

 

Bachelor of Music:  Performance

MUSC 3180

Ensemble

2

MUSC 3190

Ensemble

2

MUSC 3470

Major Practical Study

6

MUSC 3550

Recital 1

3

MUSC 3974

Music Theory After 1900

3

 

* Core Music History Elective

3

 

Music Electives

6

 

Non-Music Electives

6

Total Credit Hours

 

31 

NOTE:  A grade of at least “B” in MUSC 3550 is required to continue in the Performance Concentration.

  

Bachelor of Music:  History

MUSC 3050

Research Methods

3

MUSC 3180

Ensemble

2

MUSC 3190

Ensemble

2

MUSC 3470

Major Practical Study

6

MUSC 3974

Music Theory After 1900

3

 

* Core Music History Elective

3

 

Music History Elective

3

 

**Music Theory Elective

3

 

Non-Music Electives

6

Total Credit Hours

 

31

 

Bachelor of Music:  Composition

MUSC 2460

Conducting

3

MUSC 3180

Ensemble

2

MUSC 3190

Ensemble

2

MUSC 3470

Major Practical Study

6

MUSC 3650

Electroacoustic Music

3

MUSC 3964

History of Western Art Music After 1900

3

MUSC 3974

Music Theory After 1900

3

 

Music or Non-Music Elective

3

 

Non-Music Electives

6

Total Credit Hours

 

31 

* See Section 4.4:  Core Music History Electives

**Music Theory Electives: MUSC 2112, MUSC 2122 (Jazz Theory 1 & 2), MUSC 3150 (Orchestration), MUSC 3650 (Electroacoustic), MUSC 4330 (Advanced Analysis), Topics: Advanced Counterpoint

 

Year Four

Bachelor of Music:  General

MUSC 4180

Ensemble

2

MUSC 4190

Ensemble

2

MUSC 4470

Major Practical Study

6

or MUSC 4160

Major Practical Study

3

 

* Core Music History Elective

3

 

Music Electives (9 credit hours if MUSC 4160 is elected)

6

 

Music or Non-Music Electives

6

 

Non-Music Electives

6

Total Credit Hours

 

31 

  

Bachelor of Music:  Performance

MUSC 4180

Ensemble

2

MUSC 4190

Ensemble

2

MUSC 4470

Major Practical Study

6

MUSC 4560

Recital 2

6

 

* Core Music History Elective

3

 

Music Electives

6

 

Non-Music Electives

6

Total Credit Hours

 

31 

NOTE:  A grade of at least “B” in MUSC 4560 is required for graduation with the Performance Concentration.

 

 

Bachelor of Music:  History

MUSC 4110

Special Area (Paper)

3

MUSC 4180

Ensemble

2

MUSC 4190

Ensemble

2

MUSC 4470

Major Practical Study

6

or MUSC 4160

Major Practical Study

3

 

* Core Music History Elective

3

 

Music History Elective

3

 

Music Electives (9 credit hours if MUSC 4160 is elected)

6

 

Non-Music Electives

6

Total Credit Hours

 

31 

 

Bachelor of Music:  Composition

MUSC 3550

Recital 1

3

MUSC 4180

Ensemble

2

MUSC 4190

Ensemble

2

MUSC 4470

Major Practical Study

6

MUSC 4650

Interactive Computer Music

3

MUSC 4660

Computer Assisted Composition

3

 

* Core Music History Elective

3

 

Music Theory Elective

3

 

Non-Music Electives

6

Total Credit Hours

 

31 

 * See Section 4.4:  Core Music History Electives