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BA MUSIC CURRICULUM GUIDE:

120 credit, four-year program of study

FIRST YEAR
    FALL SPR
MUS 128 Digital Notation 1cr  
MUS 171 Music Theory I 3cr  
MUS 109 Music Skills I 1cr  
MUS 165 Class Piano I 1cr  
MUS 151/MUS 149 Applied Instrument/Vocal I 1cr  
MUS 291 Performance Workshop 0cr  
MUS 1XX Ensemble 1cr  
ENL 101 Critical Reading & Writing I 3cr  
HST 103 World History I 3cr  
       
MUS 223 Electronic Music I   3cr
MUS 172 Music Theory II   3cr
MUS 110 Music Skills II   1cr
MUS 166 Class Piano II   1cr
MUS 152/MUS 150 Applied Instrument/Vocal II   1cr
MUS 291 Performance Workshop   0cr
MUS 1XX Ensemble   1cr
ENL 102 Critical Reading & Writing II   3cr
HST 104 World History II   3cr
FIRST YEAR TOTAL 30cr    

 

SECOND YEAR
    FALL SPR
MUS 203 Survey of Western Music I 3cr  
MUS 251/MUS 249 Applied Instrument/Vocal III 1cr  
MUS 291 Performance Workshop 0cr  
MUS 1XX Ensemble 1cr  
MUS 311 Class Jazz Piano I 1cr  
XXX XXX Foreign Language Elective 3cr  
MTH XXX Mathematics Elective 3cr  
XXX XXX The Social World * 3cr  
       
MUS 204 Survey of Western Music II   3cr
MUS 252/MUS 250 Applied Instrument/Vocal IV   1cr
MUS 291 Performance Workshop   0cr
MUS 1XX Ensemble   1cr
MUS 312 Class Jazz Piano II   1cr
XXX XXX Foreign Language Elective   3cr
XXX XXX The Social World *   3cr
XXX XXX Free Elective   3cr
SECOND YEAR TOTAL 34cr    

 

THIRD YEAR
    FALL SPR
MUS 342 African-Am. Music History I 3cr  
MUS 314 Jazz Theory/Improvisation I 3cr  
MUS 351/MUS 349 Applied Insturment/Vocal V 1cr  
MUS 291 Performance Workshop 0cr  
MUS 3XX Ensemble 1cr  
XXX XXX Science (Natural World) 3cr  
XXX XXX Free Elective 6cr  
       
MUS 343 African-Am. Music History II   3cr
MUS 315 Jazz Theory/Improvisation II   3cr
MUS 352/MUS 350 Applied Instrument/Vocal VI   1cr
MUS 291 Performance Workshop   0cr
MUS 3XX Ensemble   1cr
XXX XXX Science (Engaged Community)   3cr
ENL XXX Literature Elective   3cr
THIRD YEAR TOTAL 31cr    

 

FOURTH YEAR
    FALL SPR
MUS 472 Music in World Cultures I 3cr  
MUS 470 Int. Music & Songs of Africa 3cr  
OR      
MUS 471 African Dance & Song "  "  
MUS 451/ MUS 449 Applied Instrument/Vocal VII 1cr  
MUS 485 Music Capstone I 1cr  
MUS 3XX Ensemble 1cr  
XXX XXX Free Electives 6cr  
       
MUS 473 Music in World Cultures II   3cr
MUS 361 Gamelan   1cr
MUS 452/ MUS 450 Applied Instrument/Vocal VIII   1cr
MUS 486 Music Capstone II   2cr
MUS 3XX Ensemble   1cr
XXX XXX Free Electives   6cr
FOURTH YEAR TOTAL 29cr    

 

Free Elective Credits are satisfied by any course.

* The Social World: Humanity & Society-- Students must take 3 credits in each of the following categories of courses: Human Questions & Contexts and The Nature of US Society. For a list of approved courses go to: www.umassd.edu/generaleducation/universitystudies/approvedcourses

This curricular guide represents the requirements for students entering the college for the academic year 2012-2013 and is intended as an example of progression towards the degree.


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