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Course of Study

Typical B.A. in Applied or Music Theory Program

First Year: 33-34 credits

FALL

SPRING

Course Title

Credits

Course Title

Credits

Mus 152 or Mus 153 Ear/Trng-Musnshp 3 Mus 154 Ear/Trng-Musnshp 3
Social Science Core‡ 3 Music 123J Ensemble or Chorus 2
Music 123J Ensemble or Chorus 2 Music 115 or 116 1
Music 115 or 116 1 Music Piano non-pianist 115p 1
Music Piano non-pianist 115p 1 COS 50 Core Seminar 3
English 16* 3 Social Science Core‡ 3
Orientation Seminar 1 Math 16 (3 cr.) or 15 (4 cr.)‡ 3 or 4
Speech 3 3

Total Credits

17

Total Credits

16-17

 

Second Year: 37 credits

FALL

SPRING

Course Title

Credits

Course Title

Credits

Music 123J Ensemble or Chorus 2 Music 123J Ensemble or Chorus 2
Music 115 or 116 1 Music 115 or 116 1
Music Piano non-pianist 115p  1 Music Piano non-pianist 115p 1
PHY20 (Science Core)‡ 4 Music Hist II 108 3
English 61-64‡ 3 English 61-64‡ 3
History 1‡ 3 Chem 21 (Science Core)‡ 3
Music Hist I 107 3 History 2‡ 3
Elective 2 Elective 2

Total Credits

19

Total Credits

18

 

Third Year: 38 credits

FALL

SPRING

Course Title

Credits

Course Title

Credits

Music 131 Harmony & Counterpoint 3 Music 132 Harmony & Counterpoint 3
Music 180 Music Business (elective) 3 Music 127 Conducting 3
Music 115 or 116 1 Music 115 or 116 1
Music 123J Ensemble or Chorus 2 Music Piano non-pianist 115p 1
Music Piano non-pianist 115p 1 Music 123J Ensemble or Chorus 2
Foreign Languageठ3 Elective 3
Bio 22 (Science Core)‡ 3 Foreign Language‡§ 3
Art, Dance, or Theater 61 3 Music 201 Music Notation Sftw. 3

Total Credits

19

Total Credits

19

 

Fourth Year: 32 credits

FALL

SPRING

Course Title

Credits

Course Title

Credits

Music 133 Harmony & Counterpoint  3 Music 134 Harmony & Counterpoint 3
Music 123J Ensemble or Chorus 2 Music 123J Ensemble or Chorus 115p 2
Media Arts 107 Digital Audio** 3 Media Arts 108 Digital Audio** 3
Music 115 or 116 1 Music 115 or 116 1
Music Piano non-pianist 115p 1 Music Piano non-pianist 115p 1
Elective 3 Elective     3
Philosophy 61 3 Philosophy 62 3

Total Credits

16

Total Credits

16

Total credits: 140-141

 

*Graduation requirement. (English 16 may be waived through placement exams, in which case students may fulfill required minimum 128 credits with elective courses).
**Digital Audio (Media Arts) courses will satisfy the distribution requirement of 6 credits in one area of upper level courses.
‡Core Course. BFA students are required to take 32 credit core. Math and English require placement exams.
§The Foreign Language core requirement may be waived through exam and substituted with an elective in the humanities.

Music Majors must maintain a 2.50 minimum GPA in order to continue their studies in the Music program.