This major offers a broad cultural education that unites academic and musical training. It also provides preparation for the graduate study required for research and teaching in musicology or ethnomusicology.
Students must complete a fourth-level college foreign language course or its equivalent for graduation. French, German, or Italian are strongly encouraged.
The fourth-year student, working with an adviser, must complete a satisfactory thesis (MUS 299) as part of the requirements for the Music History Major Bachelor of Music Degree.
|Music Theory Core|
|MUS 101||Music Theory and Practice I||2|
|MUS 102||Music Theory and Practice II||2|
& MUS 202
|Music Theory and Practice III|
and Music Theory and Practice IV
|MUS 107||Aural Skills I||2|
|MUS 108||Aural Skills II||2|
& MUS 208
|Aural Skills III|
and Aural Skills IV
|Advanced Music Theory||6|
|Music History and Literature Core|
|MUS 110||Introd Art Mus: Intl Perspect||2|
& MUS 314
|The History of Music I|
and The History of Music II 1
|Advanced Music History||6|
|Required Music Courses|
|MUS 242||Elements of Conducting||2|
|Applied music 3||16|
& MUS 173
|Grp Instr Pno for Mus Major I|
and Grp Instr Pno for Mus Maj II
|Foreign language 4||8|
|Additional course in advanced music theory chosen in consultation with an advisor||3|
|Advanced music history (chosen in consultation with an advisor)||6|
|Four courses in relevant disciplines outside of music chosen in consultation with a Musicology advisor 5|
|MUS 419||Sr Seminar in Musicology||3|
|MUS 299||Thesis/Adv UG Honors in Music||1|
|Electives as needed to total 130 hours|
All students are required to enroll in at least one approved performance ensemble each semester in residence, with a maximum of 16 semester hours of such ensemble applicable to the Bachelor of Music degree.
Students enroll in applied music in the same instrument or in voice each semester. It is strongly recommended that students in this major acquire a thorough practical knowledge of the piano beyond basic keyboard competency as part of the applied music study.
Students must complete the equivalent of a fourth-level college foreign language course or demonstrate fourth-level proficiency for graduation. French, German, or Italian are strongly encouraged.
May not be used to satisfy general education requirements.