ECU Undergraduate Catalog 2000-2001

 

SCHOOL OF MUSIC

C. Brad Foley, Dean, A-118 A. J. Fletcher Music Center
Robert L. Hause, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies, A-119 A. J. Fletcher Music Center
Rodney Schmidt, Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies and Technology, A-102 A. J. Fletcher Music Center
Jeffery W. Jarvis, Chairperson, Instrumental Music, A-314 A. J. Fletcher Music Center
Charles F. Bath, Chairperson, Keyboard Music A-369 A. J. Fletcher Music Center
Michelle P. Hairston, Chairperson, Music Education, A-213 A. J. Fletcher Music Center
Thomas J. Huener, Chairperson, Theory, Composition, and Musicology, A-301 A. J. Fletcher Music Center
John B. O'Brien, Chairperson, Vocal Studies, A-268 A. J. Fletcher Music Center

ADMISSION

Admission to the university does not guarantee admission to the School of Music. Prospective music majors and minors must be admitted both to the university and to the School of Music.  Admission to the School of Music is determined by an acceptable level of performance as demonstrated through a personal audition or a recent taped recording.  A satisfactory audition is required of all entering freshmen, transfer students, and students being readmitted. Acceptance of the audition is based upon an affirmative vote by a majority of the auditioning committee, which comprises a minimum of three faculty members.  Admission is limited in some applied disciplines in the School of Music. For detailed information, students should contact the assistant dean for undergraduate studies of the School of Music.

PERFORMANCE MEDIUM

Each music major or minor is required to have a major performance medium. The medium may be chosen in any of the following areas: piano, organ, voice, strings, woodwind, brass, or percussion. Private instruction in the chosen medium is required throughout the four‑year program of study. Detailed information regarding auditions and audition dates will be supplied upon request by the assistant dean for undergraduate studies of the School of Music. Basic entrance requirements in the major performance media are as follows:

Voice: An acceptable voice and the ability to sing with accurate pitch and rhythm.

Piano: The ability to perform acceptably major and minor scales and arpeggios and compositions representative of piano literature from three of the four style periods (baroque, classic, romantic, contemporary).

Other Instruments: A fundamental knowledge of the instrument including an acceptable method of producing tone; awareness of intonation problems; accurate rhythmic feeling; some knowledge of solo literature available for the instrument; the ability to play major, minor, and chromatic scales with the proper fingering.

A student whose performance proficiency level is slightly below the minimum for entering freshmen may be admitted on probation in a major applied area. The student may take freshman music courses for credit and preparatory work in a major applied area for no credit for a maximum of one semester, as determined by the faculty in the major area.

CURRICULA

Placement Examinations

Transfer students are given placement tests in basic music knowledge during the summer orientation to determine their appropriate levels of study in music theory and history courses.

Transfer students are given jury examinations in their major applied areas at the end of the first semester to establish their appropriate proficiency levels.

General Recital Attendance Requirement for All Majors

Each music major is required to attend at least 75 percent of the total number of general recitals offered during his or her enrollment at East Carolina University. (Music education students will be exempted during the student teaching semester.)

Piano Proficiency for All Majors

Music majors are required to complete satisfactorily the group piano sequence indicated in their concentrations or to demonstrate a comparable level of accomplishment.

Students should enroll in group piano each semester until the sequence is completed.  Any student interrupting the sequence (either by dropping or by not enrolling) must retake the placement audition before enrolling in any subsequent piano course.

Applied and Core Music Regulations for Music Majors and Minors

A minimum grade of C in applied lessons on a student's major instrument will qualify as credit in the applied major guideline.  The first grade lower than C must be raised the following semester according to the procedures given in the undergraduate catalog. A student will be disqualified as a music major or music minor the second time that he or she receives a grade lower than C in applied lessons on the major instrument.

A minimum grade of C in core MUSC courses (1156, 1166, 1176, 1186, 1406, 2156, 2166, 2176, 2186, 2406, 2416, 3156, 3166, 3176) is required to receive credit toward the music major.

To be admitted to upper division courses in all degree programs, students must pass a qualifying exam as specified in the School of Music Handbook.

BACHELOR OF DEGREES

Majors for the bachelor of music degree are offered in music education, music therapy, performance (with concentrations in jazz studies, music theatre, organ, piano, piano pedagogy, sacred music, strings, voice, and winds or percussion), and theory-composition with concentrations in theory, traditional media composition, and electronic media composition.  For admission to the upper level of the degree programs, a student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 in music courses at the end of the sophomore year.

BM IN MUSIC EDUCATION

See Section 7, Degree Programs, School of Education, Licensure, for NC teacher licensure requirements. 

Minimum degree requirement for the various majors is 128 s.h. as follows:

1. General education requirements (See Section 6, Undergraduate Studies, Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree Programs.), including those listed below............................................................. 42 s.h.

MATH 1065. College Algebra (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:MA) [P: Appropriate score on mathematics placement test] or MATH 2127. Basic Concepts of Mathematics (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:MA) [P: Appropriate score on mathematics placement test]
PSYC 1000. Introductory Psychology (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:SO)
PSYC 3206. Developmental Psychology (3) (WI*) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:SO) [P: PSYC 1000 or 1060] or PSYC 3240. Psychology of Adolescence (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:SO)

2. Common core.............................................................. 64 s.h.

Core MUSC courses (30 s.h.):

MUSC 1156 (F), 1166 (S). Basic Musicianship (4,4)
MUSC 1176 (F), 1186 (S). Basic Musicianship Laboratory (1,1)
MUSC 1406 (S), 2406 (F), 2416 (S). Music History and Literature (2,2,2) (WI)
MUSC 2156 (F), 2166 (S). Basic Musicianship (3,3) [P: MUSC 1166]
MUSC 2176 (F), 2186 (S). Basic Musicianship Laboratory (1,1) [P: MUSC 1186]
MUSC 3156 (F), 3166 (S). Conducting (2,2) [P: MUSC 2166]
MUSC 3176. Orchestration (2) (F) (S) [P: MUSC 2166]

Performance groups (7 s.h.): 

Minimum of 5 semesters large ensemble
Minimum of 2 semesters small ensemble
Wind and percussion majors must include 2 semesters of MUSC 1705. Marching Band (1) (F)
Keyboard and voice majors must include 2 semesters of MUSC 3287. Choral Laboratory (1) (F) (S) [P: Completion of or enrollment in MUSC 3156 or 3217 or 3237 or consent of instructor] as a small ensemble

Music education (*with at least a C in each to be admitted to internship) (7 s.h.):

*MUSC 2123. Early Experiences for the Prospective Teacher (1) (F) (S) [P: Completion of 18 s.h. in theory, composition, and musicology or consent of chairperson of music education]
*MUSC 3217. Beginning Instruction in Instrumental Music (2) (F) [P: Completion of lower-level competencies in music education; MUSC 2123; acceptance into music education degree program] or MUSC 3237. Beginning Instruction in Vocal-General Music Education (2) (F) [P: Completion of lower-level competencies in music education; MUSC 2123; acceptance into music education degree program]
*MUSC 3227. Rehearsal Techniques in Secondary Instrumental Music Education (2) (S) [P: MUSC 3217] or MUSC 3247. Rehearsal Techniques in Secondary Vocal-Choral Music Education (2) (S) [P: MUSC 3237]
*MUSC 4323. Materials and Methods of Instrumental Music Teaching (2) (F) (S) [P: MUSC 3227] or MUSC 4333. Materials and Methods of Vocal-General Music Teaching (2) (F) (S) [P: MUSC 3247]

Professional studies (20 s..h.): 

EDUC 3200. Introduction to American Education (3) (WI*) (F) (S) (SS) [P: Early experience course or consent of instructor]
EDUC 4400. Foundations of School Learning, Motivation, and Assessment (3) (F) (S) [P: Admission to upper division] or PSYC 4305. Educational Psychology (3) (F) (S) (SS) [P: PSYC 2201 or 2240 or 3206 or 3240 or equivalent]
MUSC 4324. Internship in Music Education (10) (F) (S) [P: Admission to upper division; MUSC 4323 or 4333; C: MUSC 4325]
MUSC 4325. Internship Seminar: Issues in Music Education (0) (F) (S) [P: Admission to upper division; C: MUSC 4324]
READ 3990. Teaching Reading in the Content Areas in the Secondary School (2) (F) (S) (SS)
SPED 4010. Exceptional Students in the Regular Classroom (2) (F) (S) [RP: SPED 2000]

3. Applied music (Keyboard, String, Voice, Wind or Percussion).............. 22 s.h.

Applied major (14 s.h.):

Present a half senior recital
A student who is exempt from any of the applied minor courses specified must take other applied minor courses to complete the total required hours.

Applied minor (8 s.h.):

Major Instrument:  Keyboard

MUSC 1061. Lower-Level Applied Music (1) (twice)
MUSC 1205 (F), 1215 (S). Beginning Voice Group (1,1)
Choose one from MUSC 1405, 1415, 1425. Woodwind Group (1,1,1) (F) (S)
MUSC 1435. Brass Group (1) (F) (S)
MUSC 1445. Percussion Group (1) (F) (S)
Choose one from MUSC 2305, 2315. String Class (1,1) (F) (S)

Major Instrument:  Strings

MUSC 1105, 1115. Beginning Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S)
MUSC 1205. Beginning Voice Group (1) (F)
Choose one from MUSC 1405, 1415, 1425. Woodwind Group (1,1,1) (F) (S)
MUSC 1435. Brass Group (1) (F) (S)
MUSC 1445. Percussion Group (1) (F) (S)
MUSC 3697. Introduction to String Teaching (2)  [P: MUSC 2115; 2305 or 2315]

Major Instrument:  Voice

MUSC 1105, 1115. Beginning Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S)
Choose one from MUSC 1405, 1415, 1425.  Woodwind Group (1,1,1) (F) (S)
MUSC 1435. Brass Group (1) (F) (S)
MUSC 1445. Percussion Group (1) (F) (S)
MUSC 2105, 2115. Intermediate Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S) [P: MUSC 1115]
Choose one from MUSC 2305, 2315. String Class (1,1) (F) (S)

Major Instrument:  Wind or Percussion

MUSC 1105, 1115. Beginning Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S)
MUSC 1205. Beginning Voice Group (1) (F)
Choose two from MUSC 1405, 1415, 1425.  Woodwind Group (1,1,1) (F) (S)
MUSC 1435. Brass Group (1) (F) (S)
MUSC 1445. Percussion Group (1) (F) (S)
Choose one from MUSC 2305, 2315. String Class (1,1) (F) (S)

BM IN MUSIC THERAPY

Minimum degree requirement for the various majors is 128 s.h. as follows:

1. General education requirements (See Section 6, Undergraduate Studies, Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree Programs.), including those listed below............................................................. 42 s.h.

BIOL 1050, 1051. General Biology and Laboratory (3,1) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:SC)
BIOL 2130.  Survey of Human Physiology and Anatomy (4) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:SC) [P:  Science Course]

Recommended:

ANTH 1000. Introduction to Anthropology (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:SO)
PSYC 1000. Introductory Psychology (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:SO)
PSYC 2201. Psychology of Childhood (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:SO) [P: PSYC 1000 or 1060 or equivalent] or PSYC 3206. Developmental Psychology (3) (WI*) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:SO) [P: PSYC 1000 or 1060] or PSYC 3240. Psychology of Adolescence (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:SO)
SOCI 2110. Introduction to Sociology (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:SO)

2. Common Core.............................................................. 64 s.h.

Core MUSC courses (30 s.h.):

MUSC 1156 (F), 1166 (S). Basic Musicianship (4,4)
MUSC 1176 (F), 1186 (S). Basic Musicianship Laboratory (1,1)
MUSC 1406 (S), 2406 (F), 2416 (S). Music History and Literature (2,2,2) (WI)
MUSC 2156 (F), 2166 (S). Basic Musicianship (3,3) [P: MUSC 1166]
MUSC 2176 (F), 2186 (S). Basic Musicianship Laboratory (1,1) [P: MUSC 1186]
MUSC 3156 (F), 3166 (S). Conducting (2,2) [P: MUSC 2166]
MUSC 3176. Orchestration (2) (F) (S) [P: MUSC 2166]

Music therapy (21 s.h.): 

MUSC 2277. Orientation to Therapy (1) (S)
MUSC 2287. Orientation to Therapy Practicum (1) (S)
MUSC 3257. Music Therapy I: Introduction to Music in Therapy (3) (S) [C: MUSC 3357]
MUSC 3267. Music Therapy II: The Influence of Music on Behavior (3) (S) [P: MUSC 3257; C: MUSC 3367]
MUSC 3357. Music Therapy Practicum I (1) (F) [C: MUSC 3257]
MUSC 3367. Music Therapy Practicum II (1) (S) [C: MUSC 3267]
MUSC 4277. Music for Group Activities (2) (F) [C: MUSC 4287]
MUSC 4287. Music for Group Activities Practicum (1) (F) [C: MUSC 4277]
MUSC 5257 (F), 5267 (S). Psychological Foundations of Music (3,3)
MUSC 5287. Psychological Foundations of Music Practicum (1) (S)
MUSC 5297. Music Therapy Practicum III (1) (S)

Professional studies (6 s.h.): 

PSYC 4375. Abnormal Psychology (3) (F) (S) (SS)
PSYC 5380. Psychology of the Exceptional Child (3) (F) (S) or SPED 5101. Introduction to Exceptional Children (3) (F) (S) (SS)

Performance groups (7 s.h.): 

Minimum of 5 semesters large ensemble and 2 semesters small ensemble
(The music therapy program is affiliated with the American Music Therapy Association and leads to the designation  of registered music therapist (RMT).)

3. Applied music (Guitar, Keyboard, Percussion, Strings or Wind, Voice)..... 22 s.h.

Applied major (14 s.h.):

Present a half senior recital
A student who is exempt from any of the applied minor courses specified must take other applied minor  courses to complete the total required hours.

Applied minor (8 s.h.):

Major Instrument:  Guitar

MUSC 1105, 1115. Beginning Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S)
MUSC 1205 (F), 1215 (S). Beginning Voice Group (1,1)
MUSC 1445. Percussion Group (1) (F) (S)
MUSC 2105, 2115. Intermediate Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S) [P: MUSC 1115]
Choose 1 s.h. minor applied elective

Major Instrument:  Keyboard

MUSC 1205 (F), 1215 (S). Beginning Voice Group (1,1)
MUSC 1445. Percussion Group (1) (F) (S)
MUSC 3105 (F), 3115 (S). Functional Guitar Class (1,1) [P: MUSC 2115 or consent of instructor]
Choose 3 s.h. minor applied electives

Major Instrument:  Percussion

MUSC 1105, 1115. Beginning Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S)
MUSC 1205 (F), 1215 (S). Beginning Voice Group (1,1)
MUSC 2105, 2115. Intermediate Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S) [P: MUSC 1115]
MUSC 3105. Functional Guitar Class (1) (F) [P: MUSC 2115 or consent of instructor]
Choose 1 s.h. minor applied elective

Major Instrument:  Strings or Wind

MUSC 1105, 1115. Beginning Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S)
MUSC 1205 (F), 1215 (S). Beginning Voice Group (1,1)
MUSC 1445. Percussion Group (1) (F) (S)
MUSC 2105, 2115. Intermediate Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S) [P: MUSC 1115]
MUSC 3105. Functional Guitar Class (1) (F) [P: MUSC 2115 or consent of instructor]

Major Instrument:  Voice

MUSC 1105, 1115. Beginning Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S)
MUSC 1445. Percussion Group (1) (F) (S)
MUSC 2105, 2115. Intermediate Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S) [P: MUSC 1115]
MUSC 3105 (F), 3115 (S). Functional Guitar Class (1,1) [P: MUSC 2115 or consent of instructor]
Choose 1 s.h. minor applied elective

BM IN PERFORMANCE

Minimum degree requirement for the various majors is 128 s.h. as follows:

1. General education requirements (See Section 6, Undergraduate Studies, Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree Programs.), including those listed below............................................................. 42 s.h.

Music Theatre:

THEA 1010. Introduction to Acting I (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:FA)
THEA 1020. Introduction to Acting II (3) (S) [P: THEA 1010]

Sacred Music:

Recommended:
PHIL 1695. Introduction to the Old Testament (3) (F) (SS) (GE:HU)
PHIL 1696. Introduction to the New Testament (3) (S) (SS) (GE:HU)

Voice Performance: 

Recommended:
DNCE 1011. Ballet I (3) (F) (GE:FA) or DNCE 1012. Contemporary Dance I (3) (GE:FA) or DNCE 1013. Jazz Dance I (3) (F) (GE:FA)
THEA 1010. Introduction to Acting I (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:FA)

2. Common core.............................................................. 30 s.h.

Core MUSC courses:

MUSC 1156 (F), 1166 (S). Basic Musicianship (4,4)
MUSC 1176 (F), 1186 (S). Basic Musicianship Laboratory (1,1)
MUSC 1406 (S), 2406 (F), 2416 (S). Music History and Literature (2,2,2) (WI)
MUSC 2156 (F), 2166 (S). Basic Musicianship (3,3) [P: MUSC 1166]
MUSC 2176 (F), 2186 (S). Basic Musicianship Laboratory (1,1) [P: MUSC 1186]
MUSC 3156 (F), 3166 (S). Conducting (2,2) [P: MUSC 2166]
MUSC 3176. Orchestration (2) (F) (S) [P: MUSC 2166]

3. Concentration area (Choose one.)......................................... 56 s.h.

A student who is exempt from any of the applied minor courses specified must take other applied minor courses to complete the total required hours.

Jazz Studies, Instrumental:

Applied major (20 s.h.):

8 s.h. applied major (traditional)
12 s.h. applied jazz major
Present a half senior recital

Applied minor (4 s.h.):

MUSC 1105, 1115. Beginning Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S) [P for 1115: MUSC 1105]
MUSC 2105, 2115. Intermediate Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S) [P for 2105: MUSC 1115; P for 2115: MUSC 2105]

Jazz studies (17 s.h.):

MUSC 2095, 2096. Jazz Keyboard Harmony (2,2) (F) (S) [P for 2095: MUSC 2115, 2166, 2186; or consent of instructor; P for 2096: MUSC 2095]
MUSC 2195. Jazz Improvisation (2) (F) [P: MUSC 1115, 2166, 2186; or consent of instructor]
MUSC 2196. Advanced Jazz Improvisation (2) (S) [P: MUSC 2195 or consent of instructor]
MUSC 2258. History of Jazz Music (2) (F) (S) (SS)
MUSC 2295, 2296. Jazz Theory and Arranging (2,2) (F) (S) [P for 2295: MUSC 2166, 2186; or consent of instructor; P for 2296: MUSC 2295]
MUSC 4195. Jazz Seminar (3) (F) (S) (SS) [P: MUSC 1406, 2258, 2406, 2416; passing score on the jazz studies upper division exam]

Pedagogy ( 5 s.h.):

MUSC 2280. Introduction to Music Technology (2) (F) [P: MUSC major or consent of instructor]
MUSC 4657. Directed Study in Instrumental Pedagogy (3) (F) (S) [P: Acceptance in performance degree program; consent of instructor]

Performance groups (10 s.h.):

Minimum of 2 semesters selected from:

MUSC 1705. Marching Band (1) (F)
MUSC 1715. Concert Band (1) (F) (S)
MUSC 1735. Wind Ensemble (1) (F) (S)
MUSC 1745. Symphony  Orchestra (1) (F) (S) [C: MUSC 1755]
MUSC 1765. Symphonic Band (1) (S)

Choose 8 s.h. from  the following:

MUSC 1775. Jazz Ensemble (1) (F) (S)
MUSC 1855. Jazz Chamber Music (1) (F) (S)

Jazz Studies, Vocal:

Applied major (16 s.h.):

6 s.h. applied major (traditional)
10 s.h. applied jazz major
Present a half senior recital

Applied minor (4 s.h.):

MUSC 1105, 1115. Beginning Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S) [P for 1115: MUSC 1105]
MUSC 2105, 2115. Intermediate Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S) [P for 2105: MUSC 1115; P for 2115: MUSC 2105]

Jazz studies (17 s.h.):

MUSC 2095, 2096. Jazz Keyboard Harmony (2,2) (F) (S) [P for 2095: MUSC 2115, 2166, 2186; or consent of instructor; P for 2096: MUSC 2095]
MUSC 2195. Jazz Improvisation (2) (F) [P: MUSC 1115, 2166, 2186; or consent of instructor]
MUSC 2196. Advanced Jazz Improvisation (2) (S) [P: MUSC 2195 or consent of instructor]
MUSC 2258. History of Jazz Music (2) (F) (S) (SS)
MUSC 2295, 2296. Jazz Theory and Arranging (2,2) (F) (S) [P for 2295: MUSC 2166, 2186; or consent of instructor; P for 2296: MUSC 2295]
MUSC 4195. Jazz Seminar (3) (F) (S) (SS) [P: MUSC 1406, 2258, 2406, 2416; passing score on the jazz studies upper division exam]

Pedagogy (7 s.h.):

MUSC 1627. Italian Lyric Diction for Singers (2) (F)
MUSC 2280. Introduction to Music Technology (2) (F) [P: MUSC major or consent of instructor]
MUSC 3637. Voice Pedagogy (3) (S)

Performance groups (12 s.h.):

Minimum of 4 semesters selected from:
MUSC 1625. Concert Choir (1) (F) (S)
MUSC 1635. University Chorale (1) (F) (S)
MUSC 1675. Chamber Singers (1) (F) (S)
Choose 8 s.h. from:

MUSC 1775. Jazz Ensemble (1) (F) (S)
MUSC 1855. Jazz Chamber Music (1) (F) (S)

Music Theatre:

Applied major (16 s.h.):

Voice–present a half senior recital

Applied minor (4 s.h.): 

MUSC 1105, 1115. Beginning Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S)
MUSC 2105, 2115. Intermediate Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S) [P: MUSC 1115]

Music theatre (6 s.h.): 

MUSC 3055. History of the American Musical Theatre (3) (F01) [P: MUSC 2166 or consent of instructor]
MUSC 5796. Opera History (3) (WI) (F00)

Performance groups (6 s.h.): 

Minimum of 4 semesters large choral ensemble
2 semesters opera theatre
Participation in a minimum of 1 musical theatre production

Theatre arts (21 s.h.):

DNCE 1011. Ballet I (3) (F) (GE:FA)
DNCE 1013. Jazz Dance I (3) (F) (GE:FA)
DNCE 1023. Jazz Dance II (3) (S)
THEA 2001. Stage Scenery I (3) (F) (S) (GE:FA)
THEA 3090. Musical Theatre Performance Techniques I (3) (F) [P: THEA 1020; demonstrated vocal skill; and/or consent of instructor]
Choose 6 s.h. from:

THEA 3003. Stage Lighting (3) (F) (S) [P: Consent of instructor]
THEA 3007. Costume Design (3) (F) (S) (GE:FA)
THEA 3070. Directing I (3) (WI) (F) [P: THEA 1010 or 2020]

Free electives (3 s.h.)

Organ Performance:

Applied major (19 s.h.)

Organ–present a full junior and a full senior recital

Applied minor (12 s.h.):

MUSIC 2125 (F00), 2135 (S01). Basic Keyboard Skills (1,1)
8 s.h. applied piano
2 s.h. applied harpsichord

Service playing (4 s.h.):

MUSC 5517 (F00), 5527 (S01). Service Playing (2,2) [P: Completion of at least 4 semesters of applied organ; MUSC 2135]

Organ literature and history (4 s.h.):

MUSC 5667, 5677. Organ History, Literature, and Design (2,2)

Organ pedagogy (2 s.h.):

MUSC 5657. Organ Pedagogy (2) (S) [P: Completion of 4 semesters of applied organ]

Performance groups (8 s.h.): 

Minimum of 4 semesters large ensemble
2 semesters accompanying

Tonal counterpoint (2 s.h.):

MUSC 5316. Tonal Counterpoint (2) (S01)

Free electives (5 s.h.)

Piano Pedagogy:

Applied music (22 s.h.): 

20 s.h. piano
2 s.h. minor
Present a full senior recital

Pedagogy (12 s.h.): 

MUSIC 2125 (F00), 2135 (S01). Basic Keyboard Skills (1,1)
MUSC 3707. Foundations and Principles of Piano Pedagogy (2) (F)
MUSC 3717. Elementary Piano Pedagogy (2) (S)
MUSC 5707. Seminar: Topics and Problems of Piano Pedagogy (2) (F) [C: MUSC 5727]
MUSC 5717. Advanced Piano Performance Problems (2) (S) [C: MUSC 5727]
MUSC 5727. Piano Pedagogy: Observation and Student Teaching (2) (F) (S) [C: MUSC 5707, 5717]

Performance groups (8 s.h.):  

Minimum of 4 semesters large ensemble
Minimum of 4 semesters accompanying and/or chamber music

Piano literature and advanced pedagogy (6 s.h.): 

MUSC 5737. Piano Literature and Advanced Pedagogy (3) (F)
MUSC 5747. Piano Literature and Advanced Pedagogy (3) (S) [RP: MUSC 5737]

MUSC electives (3 s.h.)

Free electives (5 s.h.)

Piano Performance:

Applied music (26 s.h.): 

24 s.h. piano
2 s.h. minor
Present a full junior recital and a full senior recital

Pedagogy (6 s.h.): 

MUSIC 2125 (F00), 2135 (S01). Basic Keyboard Skills (1,1)
MUSC 3707. Foundations and Principles of Piano Pedagogy (2) (F)
MUSC 5717. Advanced Piano Performance Problems (2) (S) [C: MUSC 5727]

Performance groups (10 s.h.): 

Minimum of 4 semesters large ensemble
6 s.h. accompanying and/or chamber music

Piano literature and advanced pedagogy (6 s.h.): 

MUSC 5737. Piano Literature and Advanced Pedagogy (3) (F)
MUSC 5747. Piano Literature and Advanced Pedagogy (3) (S) [RP: MUSC 5737]

MUSC electives (3 s.h.)

Free electives (5 s.h.)

Sacred Music, Organ:

Applied major (16 s.h.): 

Organ–present a full senior recital

Applied minor (9 s.h.):

MUSC 1205 (F), 1215 (S). Beginning Voice Group (1,1)
MUSIC 2125 (F00), 2135 (S01). Basic Keyboard Skills (1,1)
4 s.h. applied piano
1 s.h. applied harpsichord

Organ literature and history (4 s.h.): 

MUSC 5667, 5677. Organ History, Literature, and Design (2,2)

Performance groups (8 s.h.): 

Minimum of 4 semesters large choral ensemble
Minimum of 2 semesters accompanying

Sacred music (15 s.h.): 

MUSC 5517, 5527. Service Playing (2,2) [P: Completion of at least 4 semesters of applied organ; MUSC 2135]
MUSC 5537. Music for Children and Youth (2) (SS)
MUSC 5547. Hymnology (2) (F00)
MUSC 5567. History of Liturgies (2) (S01)
MUSC 5587. Introduction to Handbells (1) (SS)
MUSC 5906, 5916. Choral Literature (2,2)

Free electives (4 s.h.)

Sacred Music, Vocal-Choral Conducting:

Applied major (14 s.h.): 

Voice–present a half senior recital

Applied minor (8 s.h.): 

MUSC 1105, 1115. Beginning Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S)
MUSC 2105, 2115. Intermediate Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S) [P: MUSC 1115]
2 s.h. applied piano
2 s.h. applied organ

Advanced conducting (3 s.h.): 

Choose one of MUSC 5706 (F), 5716 (S). Advanced Applied Conducting (3,3) [P: MUSC 3166 or consent of instructor]

Pedagogy (9 s.h.): 

MUSC 1627. Italian Lyric Diction for Singers (2) (F)
MUSC 3637. Voice Pedagogy (3) (S)
MUSC 5947. Choral Problems and Techniques (2) (SS)
MUSC 5967. Choral Practicum (2) (F) (S) [P: MUSC 5706 or 5716 or consent of instructor)

Performance groups (8 s.h.): 

Minimum of 4 semesters large choral ensemble
Minimum of 4 semesters small ensemble

Sacred music (11 s.h.): 

MUSC 5537. Music for Children and Youth (2) (SS)
MUSC 5547. Hymnology (2) (F00)
MUSC 5567. History of Liturgies (2) (S01)
MUSC 5587. Introduction to Handbells (1) (SS)
MUSC 5906, 5916. Choral Literature (2,2)

Free electives (3 s.h.)

String Performance:

Applied music (30 s.h.):

24 s.h. major instrument
MUSC 1105, 1115. Beginning Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S)
MUSC 2105, 2115. Intermediate Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S) [P: MUSC 1115]
2 s.h. minor string (violin or viola major must elect 2 s.h. of cello; cello or string bass major must elect 2 s.h. of violin or viola)
Present at least a half junior recital and a full senior recital

Pedagogy (3 s.h.): 

MUSC 4657. Directed Study in Instrumental Pedagogy for Brass, Percussion, Strings, or Woodwinds (3) (F) (S) [P: Acceptance in performance degree program; consent of instructor]

Performance groups (12 s.h.): 

Minimum of 8 semesters large ensemble
Minimum of 4 semesters of MUSC 1805. String Chamber Music (1) (F) (S)

Performance Groups for Guitar Majors:

Minimum of 8 semesters of MUSC 1805. String Chamber Music (1) (F) (S) and 4 semesters of large ensemble

Music history and literature electives (6 s.h.)

Free electives (5 s.h.)

Voice Performance:

Applied music (26 s.h.): 

20 s.h. voice
Present a half junior recital and a full senior recital
MUSC 1105, 1115. Beginning Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S)
MUSC 2105, 2115. Intermediate Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S) [P: MUSC 1115]
2 s.h. minor

Music history and literature (6 s.h.): 

MUSC 5616. Historical Development of Solo Vocal Literature (3) (WI)
MUSC 5796. Opera History (3) (WI) (F00)

Performance groups (10 s.h.): 

Minimum of 8 semesters large choral ensemble
Minimum of 2 semesters small ensemble

Voice diction (6 s.h.): 

MUSC 1627. Italian Lyric Diction for Singers (2) (F)
MUSC 1637. French Lyric Diction for Singers (2)
MUSC 1647. German Lyric Diction for Singers (2) (S01)

Voice pedagogy (3 s.h.): 

MUSC 3637. Voice Pedagogy (3) (S)

Free electives (5 s.h.)

Wind or Percussion Performance:

Applied music (28 s.h.): 

24 s.h. major instrument
MUSC 1105, 1115. Beginning Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S)
MUSC 2105, 2115. Intermediate Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S) [P: MUSC 1115]
Present a half junior recital and a full senior recital

Pedagogy (3 s.h.): 

MUSC 4657. Directed Study in Instrumental Pedagogy for Brass, Percussion, Strings, or Woodwinds (3) (F) (S) [P: Acceptance in performance degree program; consent of instructor]

Performance groups (12 s.h.): 

Minimum of 8 semesters large ensemble
Minimum of 4 semesters small ensemble

Music history and literature electives (6 s.h)
MUSC electives (2 s.h.)
Free electives (5 s.h.)

BM IN THEORY-COMPOSITION

Minimum degree requirement for the various majors is 128 s.h. as follows:

1. General education requirements (See Section 6, Undergraduate Studies, Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree Programs.), including those listed below............................................................. 42 s.h.

Recommended:

PHYS 1050. Physics and the Environment (4) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:SC)
PHYS 1090, 1091. Physics of Sound (4,0) (S) (GE:SC)

2. Common core.............................................................. 63 s.h.

Core MUSC courses (30 s.h.):

MUSC 1156 (F), 1166 (S). Basic Musicianship (4,4)
MUSC 1176 (F), 1186 (S). Basic Musicianship Laboratory (1,1)
MUSC 1406 (S), 2406 (F), 2416 (S). Music History and Literature (2,2,2) (WI)
MUSC 2156 (F), 2166 (S). Basic Musicianship (3,3) [P: MUSC 1166]
MUSC 2176 (F), 2186 (S). Basic Musicianship Laboratory (1,1) [P: MUSC 1186]
MUSC 3156 (F), 3166 (S). Conducting (2,2) [P: MUSC 2166]
MUSC 3176. Orchestration (2) (F) (S) [P: MUSC 2166]

Applied music (20 s.h.): 

14 s.h. major instrument
Present half senior recital
MUSC 1105, 1115. Beginning Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S)
MUSC 2105, 2115. Intermediate Group Piano (1,1) (F) (S) [P: MUSC 1115]
(Keyboard majors apply these 4 s.h. toward music electives, resulting in an applied total of 16 s.h. for keyboard majors.)
2 s.h. minor instrument
A student who is exempt from any of the applied minor courses specified must take other applied minor courses to complete the total required hours.

Other MUSC courses (2 s.h.):

MUSC 2280. Introduction to Music Technology (2) (F) [P: MUSC major or consent of instructor]

Performance groups (6 s.h.): 

Minimum of 4 semesters large ensemble

Free electives (5 s.h. [9 s.h. for keyboard majors])

3. Concentration area (Choose one.)......................................... 23 s.h.

Theory-Composition, Theory:

Advanced theory (10 s.h.): 

MUSC 4506. Directed Study in Music Theory (2) (F) (S) (SS) [P: MUSC 2166] (MUSC 4506 must culminate in a project or research paper which will require the approval of a three-member committee, two of whom must be members of the theory, composition, and musicology faculty.)
8 s.h. of electives in advanced theory

Composition (4 s.h.): 

Choose one from MUSC 3326 (F), 3336 (S). Composition (2,2) [P: MUSC 2336 or consent of instructor]
Choose one from MUSC 3366 (F), 3386 (S). Electronic Music Composition (2,2) [P: MUSC 2326 or consent of instructor]

Music history and literature electives (6 s.h.)
MUSC electives (3 s.h.)

Theory-Composition, Composition:

Composition as listed below (Choose one option.) (A full recital of the student's compositions, approved by the theory, composition, and musicology faculty, must be presented at the end of the senior year.):

Electronic music option (12 s.h.):

Choose one from MUSC 3326 (F), 3336 (S). Composition (2,2) [P: MUSC 2336 or consent of instructor]
MUSC 3366 (F), 3386 (S). Electronic Music Composition (2,2) [P: MUSC 2326 or consent of instructor]
MUSC 4366 (F), 4376 (S). Advanced Composition in Electronic Media (3,3) (F) [P: MUSC 3386 or consent of instructor]

Music history and literature (6 s.h.): 

MUSC 5436. Twentieth Century Music (2) (WI)
Music history and literature electives (4 s.h.)

Traditional media option (12 s.h.):

MUSC 3326 (F), 3336 (S). Composition (2,2) [P: MUSC 2336 or consent of instructor]
Choose one from MUSC 3366 (F), 3386 (S). Electronic Music Composition (2,2) [P: MUSC 2326 or consent of instructor]
MUSC 4326 (F), 4336 (S). Composition (3,3) [P: MUSC 3336 or consent of instructor]

Advanced theory electives (4 s.h.)

Free elective (1 s.h.)

MUSIC MINOR

All persons minoring in music must pass an audition for acceptance by the School of Music at a minimum freshman applied level, level III. 

Minimum minor requirement is 28 s.h. of credit as follows:

1. Theory and Literature.................................................... 16 s.h.

MUSC 1156 (F), 1166 (S). Basic Musicianship (4,4)
MUSC 1176 (F), 1186 (S). Basic Musicianship Laboratory (1,1)
MUSC 1406 (S), 2406 (F), 2416 (S). Music History and Literature (2,2,2) (WI)

2. Applied Music............................................................. 8 s.h.

6 s.h. primary performance medium; 2 s.h. piano (MUSIC 2125 (F00), 2135 for the student whose primary performance medium is a keyboard instrument; MUSC 1105, 1115 (F) (S) for the student whose primary performance medium is other than keyboard)

3. Performance Groups: Minimum of 4 semesters large and/or small ensemble.... 4 s.h.

JAZZ STUDIES MINOR

The minor in jazz studies requires 24 s.h. of credit as follows:

1. Core..................................................................... 14 s.h.

MUSC 2095 (F), 2096 (S). Jazz Keyboard Harmony (2,2) [P: MUSC 2115, 2166, 2186; or consent of instructor]
MUSC 2195. Jazz Improvisation (2) (F) [P: MUSC 1115, 2166, 2186; or consent of instructor]
MUSC 2196. Advanced Jazz Improvisation (2) (S) [P: MUSC 2195 or consent of instructor]
MUSC 2258. History of Jazz Music (2) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:FA)
MUSC 2295 (F), 2296 (S). Jazz Theory and Arranging (2,2) [P: MUSC 2166, 2186; or consent of instructor]

2. Applied jazz.............................................................. 4 s.h.

3. Performance Groups........................................................ 6 s.h.

MUSC 1775. Jazz Ensemble (1) (F) (S) (GE:FA)
MUSC 1855. Jazz Chamber Music (1) (F) (S)

DEPARTMENTAL CERTIFICATE IN JAZZ STUDIES

A certificate in jazz studies comprises 18 s.h. of jazz courses as follows:

1. Core..................................................................... 14 s.h.

MUSC 2095 (F), 2096 (S). Jazz Keyboard Harmony (2,2) [P: MUSC 2115, 2166, 2186; or consent of instructor]
MUSC 2195. Jazz Improvisation (2) (F) [P: MUSC 1115, 2166, 2186; or consent of instructor]
MUSC 2196. Advanced Jazz Improvisation (2) (S) [P: MUSC 2195 or consent of instructor]
MUSC 2258. History of Jazz Music (2) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:FA)
MUSC 2295 (F), 2296 (S). Jazz Theory and Arranging (2,2) [P: MUSC 2166, 2186; or consent of instructor]

2. Performance Groups........................................................ 4 s.h.

MUSC 1775. Jazz Ensemble (1) (F) (S) (GE:FA)
MUSC 1855. Jazz Chamber Music (1) (F) (S)


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