Jun 23, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

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


Music Major, B.A. (Music History Concentration)

FRESHMAN YEAR (33-34 credits)
Fall Semester  Credits Spring Semester Credits
MUSC 1000 - Symposium   1 MUSC 1300 - Theory & Aural Skills I   4
HIST 2010 - The United States to 1877  or Compass Core Class 3 MUSC 18xx Applied Music 2
MUSC 18xx Applied Music 2 MUSC 12xx Ensemble 1
MUSC 12xx Ensemble 1 MUSC 1035 - History of Jazz   3
Foreign Language 2020** 3 ENGL 1020 - Written Communication & Critical Thinking   3
ENGL 1010 - Foundations in Writing   3 Natural Science Course 4
MATH 1530 - Probability and Statistics - Noncalculus  
or MATH 1910 - Calculus I  
3-4    
Fall Total 16-17 Spring Total 17

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR (30-33 credits)
Fall Semester  Credits Spring Semester Credits
MUSC 1000 - Symposium   1 MUSC 29xx Applied Music 2
MUSC 18xx Applied Music 2 MUSC 12xx Ensemble 1
MUSC 12xx Ensemble 1 MUSC 2540 - Music History I   3
MUSC 1030 - Introduction to Music   3 CSCI 1100 - Using Information Technology  
or Proficiency Exam*
0-3
ARTA 1030 - Art Appreciation  
or HIST 1120 - World History Since 1500   
3 HIST 2020 - The United States since 1877  or Compass Core Class 3
MUSC 1310 - Theory & Aural Skills II               4 Compass Core Class 4
Compass Core Class 3    
Fall Total 17 Spring Total 13-16

 

JUNIOR YEAR (30 credits)
Fall Semester  Credits Spring Semester Credits
MUSC 3540 - Music History II                         3 MUSC 3550 - Music History III   3
Minor Course 3 MUSC 3630 - The Enterprising Musician   3
Minor Course 3 Minor Course 3
Non-US History Course 3 Minor Course 3
Free Elective Course 3 Compass Core Class 3
Fall Total 15 Spring Total 15

 

SENIOR YEAR (27 credits)
Fall Semester  Credits Spring Semester Credits
Minor Course 3 Minor Course 3
Compass Core Class 3 Oral Communication Course 3
Compass Core Class 3 MUSC 4530 - Music Technology   2
Free Elective Courses 6 Free Elective Course 4
Fall Total 15 Spring Total 12

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.