Music B.Mus

Bachelor of Music - Music

College of Visual & Perf Arts

Degree Specific Credits: 85

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.75

Catalog Year: 2017-2018

Note: All Degrees Require 39 Upper-Division Credits

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog. 

Summary

1st year17
2nd year20
3rd year12
4th year10
Lower Division Writing Expectation3
Upper Division Writing Expectation3-9
Music Requirements for Writing3
Music Requirements for Mathematics3
Music Requirements for Expressive Arts3
Music Requirements for Literary & Artistic Studies3
Music Requirements for Historic & Cultural Studies3
Music Requirements for Indigenous & Global Perspectives3
Music Requirements for Natural Sciences6
Total Hours89-95

1st year

Rule: All courses required

Note: 1st year required: MUSI 195 3 credits each semester for a total of 6 credits first year. 

MUSI 105Music Theory I2
MUSI 106Music Theory II2
MUSI 140Aural Perception I2
MUSI 141Aural Perception II2
MUSI 195Applied Study I (three credits each semester)6
MUSI 202LIntro to Music Literature3
Total Hours17

Minimum Required Grade: C-


2nd year

Rule: All courses required

Note: 2nd year required:

  • MUSI 295 3 credits each semester for a total of 6 credits second year.
  • MUSI 296 Upper-Division Required Performance to be completed before advancing to upper division classes.
MUSI 205Music Theory III2
MUSI 206Music Theory IV2
MUSI 240Aural Perception III2
MUSI 241Aural Perception IV2
MUSI 295Applied Study II (three credits each semester)6
MUSI 296Piano Prof Assessment0
MUSI 301HMusic History I3
MUSI 302HMusic History II3
Total Hours20

Minimum Required Grade: C-


3rd year

Rule: All courses required

Note: 3rd year required:

  • MUSI 362 1 credit each semester for a total of two credits this year.
  • MUSI 395 4 credit each semester for a total of 8 credits third year.
MUSI 356Form & Analysis I2
MUSI 357Form & Analysis II2
MUSI 395Applied Study III (four credits each semester)8
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C-


4th year

Rule: All courses required

Note: 4th year required:

  • MUSI 495 4 credits each semester for a total of 8 credits third year.
  • MUSI 499 required for 2 credits Spring semester.
MUSI 388Concert Attendance UM0
MUSI 495Applied Study IV (four credits each semester)8
MUSI 499Senior Recital/Capstone Pjt (two credits Spring semester)2
Total Hours10

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Lower Division Writing Expectation

Rule: All courses required

MUSI 302HMusic History II3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper Division Writing Expectation

Rule: One course for 3 credits

Select one of the following:3
Music 20th Century to Present
Topics in Music History
Cultural Studies in Music
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Music Requirements for Writing

Rule: All courses required

WRIT 101College Writing I3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Music Requirements for Mathematics

Rule: One course for 3 credits

Note: Mathematics - M Course 100 or above

Minimum Required Grade: C-

3 Total Credits Required


Music Requirements for Expressive Arts

Rule: All courses required

Note: Expressive Arts - A Courses - (min. 3 credits) Ensembles and Sec. Lessons taken each semester satisfies this requirement. 

Minimum Required Grade: C-

3 Total Credits Required


Music Requirements for Literary & Artistic Studies

Rule: All courses required

Note: Literary and Artistic Studies - L Courses -(min. 3 credits) MUSI 202L taken in 1st year satisfies this requirement.

MUSI 202LIntro to Music Literature3
Total Hours3

 Minimum Required Grade: C-


Music Requirements for Historic & Cultural Studies

Rule: All courses required

Note: Historical and Cultural Studies and American and European Perspectives - H/Y Courses - (min. 3 credits) MUSI 301H and MUSI 302H

Minimum Required Grade: C-

3 Total Credits Required


Music Requirements for Indigenous & Global Perspectives

Rule: All courses required

Note: Indigenous and Global Perspectives - (min. 3 credits) Required MUSI 207H

MUSI 207HWorld Music (equiv to 307) (equiv to 307)3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Music Requirements for Natural Sciences

Rule: All courses required

Note: Group XI: Natural Science (for this perspective, 6 credits required and at least one course Must include a lab experience)

Minimum Required Grade: C-

6 Total Credits Required

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