Bachelor of Music, Commercial Music

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Degree Plan

Required Credits: 120

ESOL Track
Students who completed ESOL 1311 and ESOL 1312 will need to also complete ESOL 2303 with a grade of C or better.
University Core Curriculum
Complete the University Core Curriculum requirements. 42
MUSL 2321Intro to Music History3
Commercial Music Major
Theory Advancement Test required for all Bachelor of Music degrees
Required Courses:
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying (Complete two semesters)1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction (Complete four semesters)1
MUSA 3295Individual Instruction (Complete four semesters)2
MUSA 2217Improvisation I2
MUSA 2255Commercial Piano I2
MUSA 2256Commercial Piano II2
MUSA 3255Improvisation II2
MUSA 3256Improvisation III2
MUSL 3321Music History Survey I3
MUSL 3322Music History Survey II3
MUSL 3330History of Commercial Music3
MUST 1111Aural Skills I1
MUST 1112Aural Skills II1
MUST 1215Music Technology I2
MUST 1313Music Theory I3
MUST 1314Music Theory II3
MUST 2111Aural Skills III1
MUST 2112Aural Skills IV1
MUST 2313Music Theory III3
MUST 2314Music Theory IV3
MUST 3261Comm Arr/Anal/Comp I2
MUST 3262Comm Arr/Anal/Comp II2
MUST 3263Comm Arr/Anal/Comp III2
MUST 3315Music Technology II3
MUST 3341Intro to Recording Studio3
MUST 4315Intro to Music Business3
Large Ensemble:
Select eight semesters of the following: 18
Wind Ensemble
Symphonic Band
University Chorus
Orchestra-Winds and Percussion
Marching Band
Wind Symphony
University Chorale
Orchestra-Strings
University Chorus
Music Electives:
Select four hours of the following:4
Golddiggers
Special Focus Ensembles
Symphonic Band
Percussion Ensemble
University Chorus
University Jazz Singers
Orchestra-Winds and Percussion
Chamber Music/Accompanying
Individual Instruction
Individual Instruction
Marching Band
Wind Symphony
University Chorale
Orchestra-Strings
Piano Class A
Piano Class B
Piano Class I
Piano Class II
Voice Class
Voice Class
Beginning Guitar Class
Individual Instruction
Individual Instruction
Instrumental Conducting Lab
Opera Workshop
Diction I
Diction II
Secondary Instruct-Woodwinds I
Secondary Instruction-Brass I
Piano Class III
Piano Class IV
Secondary Instruc.-Low Strings
Secondary Instr.-High Strings
Secondary Instruc-Woodwinds II
Secondary Instruct.-Percussion
Intermediate Guitar Class
Individual Instruction
Commercial Vocal Styles
Instrumental Conducting I
Instrumental Conducting II
Choral Conducting I
Choral Conducting II
Individual Instruction
Music Lab
Pedagogy Of Voice
Song Literature
Piano Repertory
Tch Music Elementary Schools
Band Music Literature
Choral Music Lit
Orchestral Music Lit
Marching Band Techniques
Keyboard/Guitar Pedagogy
Guitar Pedagogy
Tch Music Secondary School
Selected Problems in Music Ed.
Piano Pedagogy I
Music Appreciation
The Music of Mexico
Jazz to Rock
Intro to World Music
Music on the Border
Social History of Rock
History of Jazz
Topics in Music Hist & Culture
Musical Instruments
Music and Film
Arabic Music
Ethnomusicology
Music Fundamentals I
Music Fundamentals II
Introduction to Composition
16th Century Counterpoint
18th-Century Counterpoint
Music Theory V
Theory Seminar
Music Theory VI
Commercial Music Composition
Applied Audio Production
Advanced Composition
Twentieth-Century Techniques
Independent Study
French One
French Two
German One
German Two
Intensive Language Study
Intensive Language Study
Piano Proficiency:
MUSA 2256Commercial Piano II2
Senior Recital:
Complete senior recital
Total Hours120

University Core Curriculum

NOTE: The department may make specific suggestions for courses which are most applicable towards your major.

Psychology and Criminal Justice majors and minors are required to take MATH 1320 Math for Social Sciences I or a higher level Calculus course.

Business majors are required to take MATH 1320 Math for Social Sciences I or a higher level Calculus course.

NOTE: All courses require a C or better

Communication

Select six hours of the following: (Note: ESL students should take ESOL 1300 & ESOL 13126
Written and Oral Communication
Writing About Literature
Rhetoric & Composition I
Rhetoric & Composition 2
Rhetoric, Composition & Comm
Expos Engl Compos-Spkr Esl 1
Res & Crit Writng Spkr Esl 1
Total Hours6
 
 

American History

Required Courses:
HIST 1301History of U.S. to 18653
HIST 1302History of U.S. Since 18653
Total Hours6

Language, Philosophy & Culture 

Select one of the following:3
English Literature
English Literature
Intro to American Fiction
Intro to American Drama
Intro to American Poetry
Making of the "Other" Americas
World History to 1500
World History Since 1500
Introduction to Philosophy
Ethics
Introduct to Religious Studies
Seeing & Naming: Conversations
Introduction to Womens Studies
Global Feminisms
Total Hours3

Mathematics 

Select one of the following:3
Math in the Modern World
Math for Social Sciences I
Calculus I
Calculus I - Part A
Calculus I - Part B
Calculus I - Part C
Precalculus
Pre-calculus - Part A
Pre-calculus - Part B
Pre-calculus - Part C
Math for Social Sciences II
Descriptive & Inferential Stat
Elementary Statistical Methods
Total Hours3

Life & Physical Sciences - Lab 

Select one of the following:1-4
Astronomy Lab I
Introductory Biology Lab
Human Biology Laboratory
Topics in Study of Life I
Organismal Biology Laboratory
Human Anat/Physio Lab I
Human Anat/Physio Lab II
Laboratory for CHEM 1305
Laboratory for CHEM 1306
Introductory Chemistry
Introductory Chemistry
Environmental Sci. Lab
Non-major Lab for ESCI 1301
Laboratory for GEOG 1306
Lab for GEOL 1314
Lab for GEOL 1313
Principles of Earth Sci - Lab
Laboratory for Geology 1212
General Physics I
General Physics II
Introductory Mechanics
Introductory Electromagnetism
Total Hours1-4

Life and Physical Sciences 

A minimum of two semesters of lecture and one semester of laboratory associated with one of the courses, or two semesters of combined (3 credit) lecture-laboratory courses (Only six hours apply toward the required 42.) 

Select six hours of the following: 16
Astronomy Lab I
Elem Astronomy-Solar System
Elem Astr Stars & Galaxies
Introductory Biology Lab
Human Biology Laboratory
Topics in Study of Life I
Organismal Biology Laboratory
Introductory Biology
Human Biology
General Biology
Organismal Biology
Human Anat/Physio Lab I
Human Anat/Physio Lab II
Human Anat/Physiology I
Human Anat/Physiology II
Laboratory for CHEM 1305
Laboratory for CHEM 1306
General Chemistry
General Chemistry
Introductory Chemistry
Introductory Chemistry
Environmental Sci. Lab
Non-major Lab for ESCI 1301
Intro to Environmental Sci
Laboratory for GEOG 1306
Physical Geography
Lab for GEOL 1313
Lab for GEOL 1314
Principles of Earth Sci - Lab
Laboratory for Geology 1212
Principles of Earth Sciences
Principles of Earth Science
The Blue Planet
Natural Hazards
Intro to Physical Geology
Intro to Historical Geol
Fundamentals of Nutrition
Wellness Dynamics
Microorganisms and Disease
General Physics I
General Physics II
Introductory Mechanics
Introductory Electromagnetism
Total Hours6

Political Science 

Required Courses:
POLS 2310Introduction to Politics3
POLS 2311American Gover & Politics3
Total Hours6

Social and Behavioral Sciences 

Select one of the following:3
Intro-Phys Anth/Archeolog
Intro-Cultural Anthropology
Cultural Geography
Intro to Linguistics
Econ for Engrs & Scientists
Interpersonal Communication
Mass Media and Society
Principles of Economics
Principles of Economics
Introduction to Ed Psychology
Action Research in Classrooms
Introduction to Linguistics
Cultural Geography
An Intro. to Linguistics
Lang. Inside & Out: Sel Topics
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Cultural Geography
Total Hours3

 Creative Arts

Select one of the following:3
Art Appreciation
History of Art I
History of Art II
Dance Appreciation
Intro-Art of Motion Pict.
Intro to Music History
Music Appreciation
Jazz to Rock
Introduction to Theatre
Total Hours3

Component Area Option

Select two of the following:6
Intro to Global Business
Public Speaking
Business/Profession Comm
Intro-Computational Thinking
Computer Programming Sci/Engr
Inquiry in Math & Science
Seminar/Critical Inquiry
Total Hours6