2018-19 Degree Plan

Music (Performance Concentration, with Instrumental Emphasis), BM

College of Fine Arts: Department of Music
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Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 14 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
MUS 101: Concert Music 0 CR
Cc APMS 101: Principal Instrument 2 C
Cc MUS 150: Music Theory I 2 C
Cc MUS 150L: Music Theory I Aural Lab 2 C
Cc MUS 111: Group Piano 1 C
Cc Major Ensemble 1 C
ENGL 110: Accelerated Composition or ENGL 111: Composition I and ENGL 112: Composition II or ENGL 113: Enhanced Composition 3 C
MATH 3 C
Term Hours: 14
Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 29 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
MUS 101: Concert Music 0 CR
Cc APMS 102: Principal Instrument 2 C
Cc MUS 152: Music Theory II 2 C
Cc MUS 152L: Music Theory II Aural Lab 2 C
MUS 112: Group Piano II 1 C
Cc Major Ensemble 1 C
ENGL 120: Composition III 3 C
Physical & Natural Science 4 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 43 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
MUS 101: Concert Music 0 CR
Cc APMS 201: Principal Instrument 2 C
Cc MUS 250: Music Theory III 2 C
Cc MUS 250L: Music Theory III Aural Lab 2 C
MUS 211: Group Piano III 1 C
Cc Major Ensemble 1 C
Humanities 3 C
Social & Behavioral Science 3 C
Term Hours: 14
Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 60 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
MUS 101: Concert Music 0 CR
Cc APMS 202: Principal Instrument 2 C
Cc MUS 252: Music Theory IV 2 C
Cc MUS 252L: Music Theory IV Aural Lab 2 C
MUS 212: Group Piano IV 1 C
Cc MUS 214: Piano Proficiency 0 CR
Cc Major Ensemble 1 C
ENGL 220: Expository Writing 3 C
Humanities 3 C
Social & Behavioral Science 3 C
Term Hours: 17
Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 77 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
MUS 101: Concert Music 0 CR
Cc APMS 301: Principal Instrument 3 C
Cc MUS 453: Orchestration 2 C
MUS 361: History of Music I 3 C
MUS 363: Conducting 2 C
Music Technology 2 C
Cc Major Ensemble 1 C
Cc Chamber Ensemble 1 C
Physical & Natural Science 3 C
Term Hours: 17
Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 93 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
MUS 101: Concert Music 0 CR
Cc APMS 302: Principal Instrument 3 C
Cc APMS 391: Junior Recital 0 CR
MUS 309 OR MUS 325 OR MUS 405 OR MUS 406 OR MUS 439 2 C
MUS 362: History of Music II 3 C
Ethnomusicology 3 C
Cc Major Ensemble 1 C
Cc Music Elective 1 C
Second Language 3 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 111 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Cc APMS 401: Principal Instrument 4 C
MUS 309 OR MUS 325 OR MUS 405 OR MUS 406 OR MUS 439 2 C
Music History 3 C
Cc Major Ensemble 1 C
Cc Chamber Music 1 C
Music elective 3 C
Music elective 1 C
Fine Arts outside the major 3 D-
Term Hours: 18
Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 128 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Cc APMS 402: Principal Instrument 4 C
Cc APMS 491: Senior Recital 0 CR
Cc Major Ensemble 1 C
Music Elective 3 C
Fine Arts outside the major 3 D-
Elective outside the major department 3 D-
Elective outside the major department 3 D-
Term Hours: 17
Degree Plan Notes
  • Students must earn C or better in all their major courses provided that their cumulative grade point average in the major is 3.0 or higher. Additionally, students may need to earn a C or better to meet prerequisite requirements.

  • Students may choose to satisfy the 42 hour upper division with courses in the major, electives, and fine arts outside the major.

  • MUS 309 OR MUS 325 OR MUS 405 OR MUS 406 OR MUS 439s
    MUS 309: Form and Analysis
    MUS 325: Post-Tonal Theory
    MUS 405: 16th-Century Counterpoint
    MUS 406: 18th-Century Counterpoint
    MUS 439: ST:Music Theory