Music Major

Requirements for the Major

Required Courses

MUS 120Materials and Structure of Music-I

3

MUS 220Materials and Structure of Music-II

3

MUS 121Musicianship-I

2

MUS 230Survey of Music History, Form, and Analysis I

3

MUS 231Survey of Music History, Form, and Analysis II

3

 

MUS 500Senior Recital

2

OR

MUS 501Senior Project

2

 

MUS Three additional MUS courses excluding applied music, one may be at the 200-level, two must be at the 300-level

9

MUS Six hours of applied music, at least one term must be at the 300-level (and must be taken for two credit hours)

6

One of

MUS 325

MUS 326

MUS 336Music of the 20th and 21st Centuries

3

Two of

MUS 221Musicianship-II

1

MUS 222World Rhythms: India

1

MUS 223Improvisation

1

MUS 224

MUS 225

Passing grade on the Basic Skills Exam in Ear Training and Sightsinging, administered as a final exam in MUS 121.

The exam may be retaken once each term. Students may be required to take additional classes/lessons/ensembles to help pass the exam.

Piano proficiency, to be met in one of the following ways:

1) three terms of applied classical or jazz piano lessons, or organ or harpsichord lessons, 2) Successful completion of the piano proficiency exam offered at the end of MUS 121 and at the end of every long term.