Requirements for the Music Major

Requirements for the Music Major

A total of Sixty-four (64) credits in the following areas:

Musical Foundations and Theory (16 credits)

  • MUSC 103, MUSC 104, MUSC 110, and MUSC 204

One 200- or 300-level course in Western Art Music (6 credits)

  • MUSC 210, MUSC 211, MUSC 308 or MUSC 312

One 200- or 300-level course in Ethnomusicology or Popular Music (6 credits)

  • ARBC 222, CAMS 242, MUSC 215, MUSC 245, MUSC 247, MUSC 248, MUSC 332, MUSC 336, MUSC 337

One Course or Equivalent Private Study in Composition (6 credits)

  • MUSC 208, MUSC 220, MUSC 340, MUSC 153J, MUSC 253J

300-level Seminar (6 credits)

  • Any MUSC course numbered between MUSC 303 to MUSC 339, Inclusive Note: a course which fulfills the seminar requirement may not be "double counted" toward other requirements, e.g., Western Art Music, Ethnomusicology, or Popular Music

Juried Applied Lessons (4 credits)

  • Any combination of juried applied lessons and MUSC 299 may fill this requirement. Composition 153J/253J does not satisfy this requirement

Ensemble Participation (2 credits)

  • MUSC 185-195

Music Electives (12 credits)

  • Any MUSC courses (Includes 100 level classes, lessons, chamber music, and/or ensemble credits)

Integrative exercise (6 credits)

  • MUSC 400