Department of Music

Course Sequence for Majors in Music

THE MUSIC CORE
MUS 117-118 Sight Singing and Ear Training (4 hours)
MUS 251-252 Elementary Theory of Music (6 hours)
MUS 351-352 Advanced Theory of Music (6 hours)
MUS 355 Contrapuntal Techniques (2 hours)
MUS 357 Form and Analysis (2 hours)
MUS 353-354 History of Music (6 hours)
MUS 101-402 Applied Music (8-12 hours) *
MUS 444 Senior Recital (1 hour)
MUS 142-443 Music Seminar (1 hour)

ENSEMBLE (8 hours)

ADDITIONAL REQUIRED COURSES

FOR EMPHASIS IN VOICE
MUS 271-272 and MUS 271L-272L Singer’s Diction (2 hours)
MUS 275-276 Vocal Literature (4 hours)

FOR EMPHASIS IN COMPOSITION
MUS 206 and MUS 206L Introduction to Composition (2 hours)
MUS 305-406 and MUS 305L-406L Composition (8 hours)
MUS 261 Orchestration (2 hours)

FOR EMPHASIS IN CHORAL CONDUCTING
MUS 264 Introduction to Conducting (2 hours)
MUS 363-464 Conducting (8 hours)
MUS 273-274 Choral Literature (4 hours)
MUS 261 Orchestration (2 hours)

DESIGNATED ELECTIVE

FOR ALL MUSIC MAJORS
ENG 351 Professional Communication

*A music major must enroll in applied music every semester of enrollment.  See the Departmental Student Handbook for guidelines on whether to enroll for 1 or 2 hours credit.  Most applied areas have required seminar components for which the student must also enroll.