Catalog 2010-2012

Music

The Music major requires a minimum of 120 total hours to graduate. This total includes Liberal Arts Core requirements (pages xxx-xxx) and the following specified major requirements, plus electives to complete the minimum of 120 hours. Liberal Arts Core courses included in major program requirements are distinguished by italics.

B.A. Music majors are not permitted to declare a double major within the School of Music.

 

B.A. Core Curriculum (34 hours) - required of all B.A. tracks

Applied Music (540:xxx), including 2 hours of 100/3000/4000-level work in major area.....12 hours

Music Theory: 580:011; 580:012; 580:013; 580:014*; 580:015; 580:016; 580:017; 580:025; 580:026; 580:027.....14 hours

Music History and Musicology: 590:001; 590:002; 590:003.....8 hours

34 hours

Additional requirements: senior recital (half recital) - (may take the form of a performance, composition, or an essay). Up to two credit hours of large ensemble, 530:1/3xxx, may be counted toward the 100/3000/4000-level music elective.

*The corequisites for 580:014 (580:018 and 580:028) are only required for students pursuing Track 1 General Studies in Music.

 

Tracks (choose 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 below):

1. General Studies in Music (12 hours beyond Core)

Required:

  B.A. Core.....34 hours

  Applied Music: (540:xxx), including 2 additional hours of 100/3000/4000-level work in major area.....4 hours

  Music Theory: 580:018; 580:028; 580:110.....4 hours

Electives in music (limited to 100/3000/4000-level courses in the following areas only: 560:xxx, 570:xxx, 580:xxx, 590:xxx, 595:xxx. Students who choose composition as their
  concentration will elect 580:125.).....4 hours

46 hours

 

2. Jazz Studies (15 hours beyond Core)

Required:

  B.A. Core (exclude 590:001).....32 hours

  Jazz Ensembles: 530:116-06.....2 hours

 

  Applied Improvisation (upon completion of required hours of traditional applied music and the 3 hours of Instrumental Jazz Improvisation (560:052/152), students must take two
  semesters of Applied Improvisation, any section, for 1 hour of credit per semester: 540:155.....2 hours

  Instrumental Jazz Improvisation (three sections, 1 hour each - Jazz Theory, Beginning Improvisation, Intermediate Improvisation): 560:052/152.....3 hours

  Jazz Arranging/Composition: 580:127; 580;128; 580:132.....5 hours

  Jazz History: 590:160 (substitution for 590:001).....3 hours

47 hours

Admission to this track is by special audition only, in addition to the audition for all music majors.

 

3. String Pedagogy (19 hours beyond Core)

Required:

  B.A. Core.....34 hours

  Chamber Music: 530:012.....2 hours

  Applied Music (including 2 hours of a secondary stringed instrument): 540:xxx.....4 hours

  Techniques (High and Low Strings): 570:010.....2 hours

  Instrumental Pedagogy (String): 570:138 (repeat, taking 2 sections.....4 hours

  Methods: 570:161**.....1 hour

  Music Theory: 580:110.....2 hours

  Music Literature: 595:120-06.....2 hours

  Internship: 570:103.....2 hours

53 hours

**570:161 has prerequisite of 570:050.  Students pursuing Track 3 are not required to have the prerequisite 570:050.

Full Recital (must include at least one selection performed on secondary string instrument).

Admission to this track is by special audition/interview only, in addition to audition required of all music majors.

 

4. Performing Arts Management (20 hours beyond Core)

Required:

  B.A. Core.....34 hours

  Accounting: 120:030.....3 hours

  Marketing: 130:101.....3 hours

  Management/Music Techniques: 150:153; 560:111; 560:112.....9 hours

  Music Techniques: 560:113.....0 hours

  Music Education and Methods: 570:101.....2 hours

  Economics: 920:024.....3 hours

54 hours

Interview required for admission to this program, in addition to the audition required of all music majors.

 

5. Music Technology (18 hours beyond Core)

Required:

  B.A. Core.....34 hours

  Communication Studies production courses: 48E:003; 48E:011; 48E:191.....9 hours

  Music Technology: 580:122; 580:123.....5 hours

  Composition (focus on electronic music): 580:030.....2 hours

  Internships (recording and sound engineering): 570:102.....2 hours

  Senior Project in Music Technology: 580:190.....0 hours

52 hours

Interview required for admission to this program, in addition to the audition required of all music majors.