COURSETITLES.H.
I. General Education Requirements
Core Competencies12
Writing 1
Writing 2
Communication Foundations
Mathematics Requirement
Arts and Humanities (satisfied by 6 hours of MUHL 377x)0
Natural Sciences7
Social Science6
Social and Personal Awareness6
General Education Elective / First-Year Experience
II. Core Music Requirements
MUTC 1531
MUTC 1541
Music Theory 1
and Aural Theory 1
4
Students who score below 80% on the Theory Placement Exam will substitute MUTC 1531N for MUTC 1531
MUTC 1532
MUTC 1542
Music Theory 2
and Aural Theory 2
4
Students in the Intensive Track will substitute MUTC 1532N for MUTC 1532
MUTC 2631
MUTC 2641
Music Theory 3
and Aural Theory 3
4
MUTC 2632
MUTC 2642
Music Theory 4
and Aural Theory 4
4
MUTC 3750Analytical Techniques3
MUHL 3771Music History and Literature 13
MUHL 3772Music History and Literature 23
MUHL 3773Music History and Literature 33
MUHL 3774Music History and Literature 43
III. Instrumental Emphasis
Applied Major 1501-480628
Junior/Senior RecitalsN/C
MUAC 1581Class Piano 11
MUAC 1582Class Piano 21
MUAC 2681Class Piano 31
or MUAC 3781 Jazz Class Piano 1
MUAC 2682Class Piano 41
or MUAC 3782 Jazz Class Piano 2
Large Ensemble (guitar majors substitute Guitar Ensemble)8
Chamber Ensemble2
MUCO 3715Choral and Instrumental Conducting3
MUTC/MUHL Theory/History Electives (must represent both areas)9
Music Electives11
Total Semester Hours127

Passed TPE and Audition

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallS.H.
MUTC 1531
MUTC 1541
Music Theory 1
and Aural Theory 1
4
Students who score below 80% on the Theory Placement Exam will substitute MUTC 1531N for MUTC 1531  
MUAC 1581 Class Piano 1 1
MUEN 00XX 1
Instrument 1501 2
General Education Electives 3
ENGL 1550 Writing 1 3
 Semester Hours14
Spring
MUTC 1532
MUTC 1542
Music Theory 2
and Aural Theory 2
4
Students in the Intensive Track will substitute MUTC 1532N for MUTC 1532  
MUAC 1582 Class Piano 2 1
MUEN 00XX 1
Instrument 1502 2
General Education Electives 6
ENGL 1551 Writing 2 3
 Semester Hours17
Year 2
Fall
MUTC 2631
MUTC 2641
Music Theory 3
and Aural Theory 3
4
MUAC 2681
Class Piano 3
or Jazz Class Piano 1
1
MUEN 00XX 1
Instrument 2605 4
MUHL 3771 Music History and Literature 1 3
CMST 1545 Communication Foundations 3
 Semester Hours16
Spring
MUTC 2632
MUTC 2642
Music Theory 4
and Aural Theory 4
4
MUAC 2682
Class Piano 4
or Jazz Class Piano 2
1
MUEN 00XX 1
Instrument 2606 4
MUHL 3772 Music History and Literature 2 3
MATH 2623 Quantitative Reasoning 3
 Semester Hours16
Year 3
Fall
MUTC 3750 Analytical Techniques 3
MUHL 3773 Music History and Literature 3 3
MUEN 00XX 1
MUEN 00XX Chamber Ensemble 1
Instrument 3705 4
Natural Science + Lab 4
 Semester Hours16
Spring
MUHL 3774 Music History and Literature 4 3
MUEN 00XX 1
MUEN 00XX Chamber Ensemble 1
Instrument 3706 4
MUCO 3715 Choral and Instrumental Conducting 3
Music Elective 1
General Education Electives 3
 Semester Hours16
Year 4
Fall
Music Upper Division Electives 3
MUEN 00XX 1
Instrument 4805 4
Music Electives 5
General Education Electives 3
 Semester Hours16
Spring
Music Upper Division Electives 6
MUEN 00XX 1
Instrument 4806 4
Music Electives 5
 Semester Hours16
 Total Semester Hours127

Learning Outcomes

The student learning outcomes for the major in music are as follows:

  • Students will perform a public recital in their applied area.
  • Students will analyze music, discriminate pitch, harmony, and rhythm and perform harmonic progressions at the piano.
  • Students will demonstrate critical thinking about the various historical periods, cultural contexts, and social forces that influence musical activity.
  • Students will demonstrate basic keyboard proficiency including scales, arpeggios, harmonization, repertoire, transpositions, and score reading.