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Major

The following is an overview of courses associated with our music major. We encourage you to speak with a faculty representative during your on-campus visit for detailed information about your specific program interests.

For an official description of courses and degree requirements, please reference our academic catalog.

Major Requirements

Core Courses

  • MUS 111 Music Theory I
  • MUS 112 Music Theory II
  • MUS 113 Aural Skills I
  • MUS 114 Aural Skills II
  • MUS 141 Class Piano I
  • MUS 142 Class Piano II
  • MUS 211 Music Theory III
  • MUS 212 Music Theory IV
  • MUS 213 Aural Skills III
  • MUS 214 Aural Skills IV
  • MUS 221 Comprehensive Music History I
  • MUS 222 Comprehensive Music History II
  • MUS 321 Comprehensive Music History III
  • MUS 322 Comprehensive Music History IV
  • MUS 497 Senior Experience

Private Lessons

  • MUS 118-418 Private Lessons

Ensembles

  • MUS 150-450 College Choir (Vocalists)
  • MUS 160-460 Wind Ensemble (Instrumentalists)

Business Concentration

As a music major, you have the option of completing a concentration in business.

  • BUS 201 Principles of Accounting I
  • BUS 202 Principles of Accounting II
  • BUS 212 Business Law I
  • BUS 300 Principles of Management
  • BUS 309 Principles of Marketing
  • BUS 316 Financial Management I
  • BUS 490 Business Policy and Strategic Management
  • ECO 201 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECO 202 Principles of Macroeconomics
Minor

The following is an overview of courses associated with this minor. We encourage you to speak with a faculty representative during your on-campus visit for detailed information about your specific program interests.

For an official description of courses and degree requirements, please reference our academic catalog.

Minor Requirements

Minor Core Courses

  • MUS 111 Music Theory I
  • MUS 112 Music Theory II
  • MUS 113 Aural Skills I
  • MUS 114 Aural Skills II
  • MUS 141 Class Piano I (may be waived by passing Piano Proficiency)
  • MUS 142 Class Piano II (may be waived by passing Piano Proficiency)
  • MUS 231 Introductions to Music and Computers

Complete two courses from the following:

  • MUS 221 Comprehensive Music History I
  • MUS 222 Comprehensive Music History II
  • MUS 321 Comprehensive Music History III
  • MUS 322 Comprehensive Music History IV

Private Lessons

  • MUS 118-418 Private Music Lessons

Complete at least four of the following (may be repeated to meet the requirements):

  • MUS 150-450 Choir (Vocalists)
  • MUS 160-460 Wind Ensemble (Instrumentalists)

NOTES:

  • Your major ensemble and primary performing instrument/voice will be determined by consensus of the music faculty. The four semester hours of ensemble and four semester hours of private lessons must take place with these agreed-upon choices.
  • You must successfully complete a piano proficiency examination before the minor will be awarded.
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