May 20, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Suggested Four-Year Program of Study: MUSC-BA (TCMU)


Music Major, B.A. (Theory/Composition Concentration)

FRESHMAN YEAR (31-35 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
MUSC 1000 - Symposium   1 MUSC 1310 - Theory & Aural Skills II   4
MUSC 1300 - Theory & Aural Skills I   4 MUSC 18xx Applied Music 2
MUSC 18xx Applied Music 2 MUSC 12xx Ensemble 1
MUSC 12xx Ensemble 1 CSCI 1100 - Using Information Technology  
or Proficiency Exam*
0-3
Foreign Language 2020** 3 ENGL 1020 - Critical Thinking and Argumentation   3
ENGL 1010 - Critical Reading and Expository Writing   3 Natural Science Course 4
MATH 1530 - Probability and Statistics - Noncalculus  
or MATH 1910 - Calculus I  
3-4    
Fall Total 17-18 Spring Total 14-17

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR (33 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
MUSC 1000 - Symposium  1 MUSC 29xx Applied Music 2
MUSC 1030 - Introduction to Music   3 MUSC 12xx Ensemble 1
MUSC 2300 - Theory & Aural Skills III   4 Minor Course 3
MUSC 18xx Applied Music 2 Minor Course 3
MUSC 12xx Ensemble 1 HIST 2020 - The United States since 1877   3
HIST 2010 - The United States to 1877               3 Natural Science Course 4
Literature Course 3    
Fall Total 17 Spring Total 16

 

JUNIOR YEAR (29 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
MUSC 4260 - Jazz Arranging and Composition   2 MUSC 3630 - The Enterprising Musician   3
Minor Course 3 MUSC 4470 - Composition   2
Minor Course 3 MUSC 4600 - Orchestration and Arranging   3
Non-US History Course 3 Minor Course 3
Free Elective Course 4 Social and Behavioral Science Course 3
Fall Total 15 Spring Total 14

 

SENIOR YEAR (27 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
Minor Course 3 MUSC 4470 - Composition   2
Minor Course 3 MUSC 4530 - Music Technology   2
Humanities Course 3 Free Elective Courses 8
Social and Behavioral Science Course 3 Oral Communication Course 3
Fall Total 12 Spring Total 15

TOTAL = 120 credits 

Note:


Proficiency exam may be taken for 0 credit in lieu of CSCI 1100 . Must be completed to meet Graduation requirements. Those students who complete the proficiency exam and are short credits towards their total degree requirements may be required to take additional electives. 

** Students who are unable to begin foreign language courses at 2020 must use free elective credits to meet language requirements.