University of Texas at El Paso Academic Catalog

Academic Catalog

Bachelor of Music

Music with Teacher Certification

The Bachelor of Music degree with Teacher Certification prepares students to work as instrumental, vocal, guitar, and keyboard educators in public and private school settings. Students also have the potential to participate in other areas of music, such as performing, composing, or maintaining a private studio. Students who complete this program may also pursue graduate degrees in all areas of music.

Music Performance

Graduates in the music performance degree develop expertise in the performance of music, music pedagogy, music history, music theory, and entrepreneurship. Most graduates go on to pursue careers performing with professional orchestras, opera companies, choirs, and bands, freelance work, and developing a private teaching studio. Most graduates will go on to pursue a graduate degree in music performance or related field.  

Music Theory and Composition

The Bachelor of Music degree in Theory and Composition prepares students for graduate study (M.M., D.M.A./Ph.D.) in theory and composition. Students who pursue these advanced degrees are credentialed for academic positions in higher education. They may also pursue work as free-lance composers/arrangers, public school teachers, or as performing musicians or ensemble directors. The intellectual rigor of the degree also prepares students for careers in a variety of non-music disciplines.

Marketable Skills

Music with Teacher Certification

Students will develop the following skills:

  1. Confidence: Be self-assured through appreciating your own talents, abilities, skills, and qualities.
  2. Leadership: Step up, think, and act critically and creatively to bring others together to accomplish a common task.
  3. Organization: Use resources effectively and efficiently in order to stay focused on different tasks.
  4. Pedagogy: Co-create knowledge and skills with students of different backgrounds.
  5. Social skills: Effectively use body language, verbal and non-verbal communication skills and personal appearance to communicate and interact with others.
  6. Teamwork: Participate as an effective, efficient member of a group in order to meet a common goal.

Future music educators have the opportunity to inspire young students in music musical expression and creativity.

Music Performance

Students will develop the following skills:

  1. Entrepreneurship: Examples of entrepreneurship in the field of music performance include marketing, creating digital portfolios, and interacting with potential clients on social media.  
  2. Listening: In the field of music performance, listening is one of the core essential skills.  Whether it is listening carefully to a conductor to perform music exactly as instructed or listening across an ensemble to match volume, rhythm, and style, music performance graduates must have excellent listening skills.

  3. Pedagogy: Music performance graduates are well-trained in pedagogy and often will maintain an active studio of students.

  4. Social skills: Music performance graduates must posses excellent social skills to be able to attract new audiences, maintain a good rapport with contractors, and to ensure that they work well with others in chamber music and larger music organizations.  

  5. Teamwork: Music performance graduates have to have the ability to work well with others in chamber and large group settings.  These situations often have a variety of dynamics requiring graduates to be able to serve as a group leader or be prepared to follow the lead of a section leader on any given performance.  

Graduates of the Music Performance degree at UTEP have the ability to communicate effectively and efficiently through verbal, written, and musical means.  

Graduates of the Music Performance degree at UTEP are highly adaptable and able to work in a variety of environments and situations.  Graduates are trained to work on their own or as part of team, and are ready to work in a variety of mediums.

Graduates of the Music Performance degree are highly trained in problem solving skills and are ready take on large scale projects on their own or as part of a team.  

Graduates in the Music Performance degree are well-trained as critical thinkers which enables them to maintain a private studio or work as a consultant in public/private schools.

Music Theory and Composition

Students will develop the following skills:

  1. Critical thinking: Analyze and evaluate issues in order to solve problems and develop informed opinions
  2. Leadership: Step up, think, and act critically and creatively to bring others together to accomplish a common task
  3. Problem-solving: Find solutions to difficult or complex issues
  4. Social skills: Effectively use body language, verbal and non-verbal communication skills and personal appearance to communicate and interact with others
  5. Teamwork: Participate as an effective, efficient member of a group in order to meet a common goal
  6. Time management: Prioritize goals and organize time to be more productive and efficient

The study of music theory involves the perception and understanding of complex structures. and thus helps students develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. The composition component of the degree hones creativity and the ability to express ideas in an abstract language.

Degree Plan

Concentration in All-Levels Ed-Instrumental

Required Credits: 131

Designated Core
MUSL 2321Music, Culture, and Society ( Required for Creative Arts component)3
University Core Curriculum
Complete the University Core Curriculum requirements. 42
Instrumental Track Music
Theory Advancement Test required for all Bachelor of Music degrees
Required Courses: 1
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying (Complete two semesters)2
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction (Complete four semesters) 24
MUSA 2033Instrumental Conducting Lab0
MUSA 3295Individual Instruction (Complete three semesters) 26
MUSA 3331Instrumental Conducting I3
MUSA 3333Instrumental Conducting II3
MUSL 3321Classical Music History I3
MUSL 3322Classical Music History II3
MUST 1111Aural Skills I1
MUST 1112Aural Skills II1
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 3215Music Theory V2
Ensemble I:
Select three semesters of the following:6
Marching Band
Orchestra-Strings 3
Ensemble II:
Select four semesters of the following - This will be between 4 and 8 hours4
Symphonic Band
Marching Band
Wind Symphony
Orchestra-Strings 3
Ensemble III:
Select one additional semester of ensemble of the following - This will be either 1 or 2 hours.1
Special Focus Ensembles
Symphonic Band
Marching Band
Wind Symphony
Orchestra-Strings 3
Ensemble IV:
Select one semester of a vocal ensemble. This will be 1 or 2 hours.1
University Chorus
University Chorale
Pedagogy:
Select three semesters of the following. Must include the course that includes the student's primary instrument.6
Secondary Instruct-Woodwinds I
Secondary Instruction-Brass I
Secondary Instruc.-Low Strings
Secondary Instruc-Woodwinds II
Secondary Instruct.-Percussion
Piano Proficiency:
MUSA 1271Piano Class I2
MUSA 1272Piano Class II2
MUSA 2271Piano Class III2
MUSA 2272Piano Class IV (or fulfill piano proficiency) 42
Senior Recital:
Complete senior recital
Education Minor (Music)
Required Courses:
BED 4317Tch & Empwr ELLs in Sec Schls3
EDPC 3300Intro to Youth Dev & Spec Ed3
MUSE 3336Tch Music Elementary Schools3
MUSE 4333Tch Music Secondary School3
RED 3342Content Area Literacy3
TED 4697Stud't Teach: All-Levels Music6
Total Hours120
1

Only one ensemble course per semester is accepted.

2

Complete courses in the same instrument.

3

If orchestral string

4

Or fulfill piano proficiency

Concentration in All-Levels Ed-Guitar

Required Credits: 120

Designated Core
MUSL 2321Music, Culture, and Society3
University Core Curriculum
Complete the University Core Curriculum requirements. 42
Guitar Track Music Core
Theory Advancement Test required for all Bachelor of Music degrees
Required Courses:
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying (Complete two semesters)2
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction (Complete four semesters)4
MUSA 3295Individual Instruction (Complete three semesters)6
MUSA 3331Instrumental Conducting I3
or MUSA 3337 Choral Conducting I
MUSA 4292Guitar Literature2
MUSE 4297Guitar Pedagogy2
MUSL 3321Classical Music History I3
MUSL 3322Classical Music History II3
MUST 1111Aural Skills I1
MUST 1112Aural Skills II1
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 3215Music Theory V2
Choir:
Select a combination of seven semesters from the following. This will be between 7 and 14 hours7-14
University Chorus
University Chorale
Piano Proficiency:
MUSA 1271Piano Class I2
MUSA 1272Piano Class II2
MUSA 2271Piano Class III2
MUSA 2272Piano Class IV2
Senior Recital:
Complete senior recital
Education Minor (Music)
BED 4317Tch & Empwr ELLs in Sec Schls3
EDPC 3300Intro to Youth Dev & Spec Ed3
MUSE 3336Tch Music Elementary Schools3
MUSE 4333Tch Music Secondary School3
RED 3342Content Area Literacy3
TED 4697Stud't Teach: All-Levels Music6
Total Hours 122

Concentration in All-Levels Ed-Keyboard

Required Credits: 120

Designated Core
MUSL 2321Music, Culture, and Society3
University Core Curriculum
Complete the University Core Curriculum requirements. 42
Keyboard Track Music Core
Theory Advancement Test required for all Bachelor of Music degrees
Required Courses:
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying (Complete two semesters)2
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction (Complete four semesters)4
MUSA 3295Individual Instruction (Complete three semesters)6
MUSA 3331Instrumental Conducting I3
or MUSA 3337 Choral Conducting I
MUSA 4395Piano Repertory (Complete two semesters)6
MUSE 4394Piano Pedagogy I3
MUSE 4395Piano Pedagogy II3
MUSE 4396Piano Pedagogy III3
MUSL 3321Classical Music History I3
MUSL 3322Classical Music History II3
MUST 1111Aural Skills I1
MUST 1112Aural Skills II1
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 3215Music Theory V2
Choir:
Select a combination of seven semesters from the following. This will be between 7 and 14 hours.7-14
University Chorus
University Chorale
Senior Recital:
Complete Senior recital
Education Minor (Music)
Required Courses:
BED 4317Tch & Empwr ELLs in Sec Schls3
EDPC 3300Intro to Youth Dev & Spec Ed3
MUSE 3336Tch Music Elementary Schools3
MUSE 4333Tch Music Secondary School3
RED 3342Content Area Literacy3
TED 4697Stud't Teach: All-Levels Music6
Total Hours 126

Concentration in All-Levels Ed-Vocal

Required Credits: 120

Designated Core
MUSL 2321Music, Culture, and Society (Required for Creative Arts component)3
University Core Curriculum
Complete the University Core Curriculum requirements.42
Vocal Track Music Core
Theory Advancement Test required for all Bachelor of Music degrees
Required Courses:
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction (Complete four semesters)4
MUSA 2263Diction I2
MUSA 2264Diction II2
MUSA 3295Individual Instruction (Complete three semesters)6
MUSA 3337Choral Conducting I3
MUSA 3338Choral Conducting II3
MUSA 4293Pedagogy Of Voice2
MUSA 4294Song Literature2
MUSL 3321Classical Music History I3
MUSL 3322Classical Music History II3
MUST 1111Aural Skills I1
MUST 1112Aural Skills II1
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 3215Music Theory V2
Choir:
Select a combination of seven semesters from the following. This will be between 7 and 14 hours.7
University Chorus
University Chorale
Piano Proficiency:
MUSA 1271Piano Class I2
MUSA 1272Piano Class II2
MUSA 2271Piano Class III2
MUSA 2272Piano Class IV 12
Senior Recital:
Complete senior recital
Education Minor (Music)
Required Courses:
BED 4317Tch & Empwr ELLs in Sec Schls3
EDPC 3300Intro to Youth Dev & Spec Ed3
MUSE 3336Tch Music Elementary Schools3
MUSE 4333Tch Music Secondary School3
RED 3342Content Area Literacy3
TED 4697Stud't Teach: All-Levels Music6
Total Hours 126
1

Or fulfill piano proficiency.

Music Performance: Keyboard Pedagogy

Designated Core
MUSL 2321Music, Culture, and Society (Required for Creative Arts component)3
PSYC 1301Introduction to Psychology3
University Core Curriculum
Complete the University Core Curriculum requirements.42
Foreign Language
Select six credit of Foreign Language. All six credits must be in the same language sequence.6
Keyboard Pedagogy
Theory Advancement Test required for all Bachelor of Music degrees
Required Courses:
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying (Complete four semesters )4
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction (Complete four semesters )4
MUSA 3391Individual Instruction (Complete four semesters )12
MUSA 4395Piano Repertory (Complete two semesters )6
All courses listed below are required:
MUSE 4394Piano Pedagogy I3
MUSE 4395Piano Pedagogy II3
MUSE 4396Piano Pedagogy III3
MUSL 3321Classical Music History I3
MUSL 3322Classical Music History II3
MUST 1111Aural Skills I1
MUST 1112Aural Skills II1
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 3215Music Theory V2
MUST 3218Music Theory VI2
Conducting
Please Choose a Course Below:
MUSA 3331Instrumental Conducting I3
or MUSA 3337 Choral Conducting I
Ensemble
Select a combination of four semesters from the list below; only one ensemble per semester is accepted
Symphonic Band
University Chorus
Wind Symphony
University Chorale
Orchestra-Strings
Junior Recital
Complete junior recital
Senior Recital
Complete senior recital
Electives
Select four additional hours of music electives from:
Music for Dancers
World Dance
American Dance Forms - Jazz
American Dance Forms Hip Hop
Dances of Mexico and Spain
Individual Instruction
Beginning Guitar Class
Individual Instruction
Improvisation I
Intermediate Guitar Class
Music Technology I
16th Century Counterpoint
18th-Century Counterpoint
Theory Seminar
Comm Arr/Anal/Comp I
Comm Arr/Anal/Comp II
Comm Arr/Anal/Comp III
Twentieth-Century Techniques
Musical Theatre Studio
Broadway Musicals-A History
Leadership in Perf. Arts Org.
Arts Entrepreneurship
Total Hours 120

Music Performance: Wind/String/Percussion 

Designated Core
MUSL 2321Music, Culture, and Society (Required for Creative Arts component)3
PSYC 1301Introduction to Psychology3
University Core Curriculum
Complete the University Core Curriculum requirements.42
Foreign Language
Select six credit of Foreign Language. All six credits must be in the same language sequence.6
Wind/String/Percussion
Theory Advancement Test required for all Bachelor of Music degrees
Required Courses:
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying (Complete four semesters )4
All courses listed below are required:
MUSA 3331Instrumental Conducting I3
MUSL 3321Classical Music History I3
MUSL 3322Classical Music History II3
MUST 1111Aural Skills I1
MUST 1112Aural Skills II1
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 3215Music Theory V2
MUST 3218Music Theory VI2
Applied Music
Complete the following; all courses must be in the same instrument:
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction (Take four semesters)4
MUSA 3391Individual Instruction (Take four semesters)12
Ensemble I:
If orchestral string, complete eight hours of ensemble
MUSA 1261Orchestra-Strings (Complete 8 semesters)16
If brass, percussion or woodwind, complete eight semesters of ensemble. This will be between 10 and 16 hours.10-16
Only one ensemble course per semester is accepted.
MUSA 1241Marching Band2
MUSA 1143Symphonic Band1
MUSA 1244Wind Symphony2
Ensemble II
Select one semester of a vocal ensemble. This will be either 1 or 2 hours.1-2
MUSA 1151University Chorus1
MUSA 1250University Chorale2
Ensemble Elective - Please Choose a Course Below:1-2
MUSA 1137Special Focus Ensembles (Up to two semesters)1
MUSA 1143Symphonic Band1
MUSA 1241Marching Band (A minimum of two, and up to four, semesters)2
MUSA 1244Wind Symphony (A minimum of four, and up to six, semesters)2
MUSA 1261Orchestra-Strings2
Piano proficiency
MUSA 1271Piano Class I2
MUSA 1272Piano Class II2
MUSA 2271Piano Class III2
MUSA 2272Piano Class IV (or fulfill piano proficiency)2
Junior Recital
Complete junior recital
Senior Recital
Complete senior recital
Electives
Select three additional hours of music electives from:
Music for Dancers
World Dance
American Dance Forms - Jazz
American Dance Forms Hip Hop
Dances of Mexico and Spain
Performance Activism
Individual Instruction
Beginning Guitar Class
Individual Instruction
Improvisation I
Intermediate Guitar Class
Music Technology I
16th Century Counterpoint
18th-Century Counterpoint
Theory Seminar
Comm Arr/Anal/Comp I
Comm Arr/Anal/Comp II
Comm Arr/Anal/Comp III
Twentieth-Century Techniques
Musical Theatre Studio
Broadway Musicals-A History
Leadership in Perf. Arts Org.
Arts Entrepreneurship
Total Hours 120

Music Performance: Guitar

Designated Core
MUSL 2321Music, Culture, and Society (Required for Creative Arts component)3
PSYC 1301Introduction to Psychology3
University Core Curriculum
Complete the University Core Curriculum requirements.42
Foreign Language
Select six credit of Foreign Language. All six credits must be in the same language sequence.6
Music Performance: Guitar
Theory Advancement Test required for all Bachelor of Music degrees
Required Courses:
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying (Complete four semesters )4
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction (Complete four semesters )4
MUSA 1285Individual Instruction (Complete two semesters)4
MUSA 3391Individual Instruction (Complete four semesters)12
All courses listed below are required:
MUSE 4297Guitar Pedagogy2
MUSL 3321Classical Music History I3
MUSL 3322Classical Music History II3
MUST 1111Aural Skills I1
MUST 1112Aural Skills II1
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 3215Music Theory V2
MUST 3218Music Theory VI2
Conducting
MUSA 3331Instrumental Conducting I3
or MUSA 3337 Choral Conducting I
Ensemble
Select a combination of four semesters from the list below; only one ensemble per semester is accepted4-8
MUSA 1143Symphonic Band1
MUSA 1151University Chorus1
MUSA 1244Wind Symphony2
MUSA 1250University Chorale2
MUSA 1261Orchestra-Strings2
Piano proficiency
MUSA 1271Piano Class I2
MUSA 1272Piano Class II2
MUSA 2271Piano Class III2
MUSA 2272Piano Class IV (or fulfill piano proficiency)2
Junior Recital
Complete junior recital
Senior Recital
Complete senior recital
Electives
Select three additional hours of music electives from:3
Music for Dancers
World Dance
American Dance Forms - Jazz
American Dance Forms Hip Hop
Dances of Mexico and Spain
Performance Activism
Individual Instruction
Beginning Guitar Class
Individual Instruction
Improvisation I
Intermediate Guitar Class
Music Technology I
16th Century Counterpoint
18th-Century Counterpoint
Theory Seminar
Comm Arr/Anal/Comp I
Comm Arr/Anal/Comp II
Comm Arr/Anal/Comp III
Twentieth-Century Techniques
Musical Theatre Studio
Broadway Musicals-A History
Leadership in Perf. Arts Org.
Arts Entrepreneurship
Total Hours 120

Music Performance: Keyboard 

Designated Core
MUSL 2321Music, Culture, and Society (Required for Creative Arts component)3
PSYC 1301Introduction to Psychology3
University Core Curriculum
Complete the University Core Curriculum requirements.42
Foreign Language
Select six credit of Foreign Language. All six credits must be in the same language sequence.6
Keyboard Performance
Theory Advancement Test required for all Bachelor of Music degrees
Required Courses:
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying (Complete four semesters )4
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction (Complete four semesters )4
MUSA 3391Individual Instruction (Complete four semesters in Piano)12
MUSA 4395Piano Repertory (Complete two semesters)6
MUSE 4297Guitar Pedagogy2
MUSE 4394Piano Pedagogy I3
MUSE 4395Piano Pedagogy II3
MUSL 3321Classical Music History I3
MUSL 3322Classical Music History II3
MUST 1111Aural Skills I1
MUST 1112Aural Skills II1
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 3215Music Theory V2
MUST 3218Music Theory VI2
Conducting
MUSA 3331Instrumental Conducting I3
or MUSA 3337 Choral Conducting I
Ensemble
Select a combination of four semesters from the list below; only one ensemble per semester is accepted
MUSA 1143Symphonic Band1
MUSA 1151University Chorus1
MUSA 1244Wind Symphony2
MUSA 1250University Chorale2
MUSA 1261Orchestra-Strings2
Junior Recital
Complete junior recital
Senior Recital
Complete senior recital
Electives
Select seven additional hours of music electives from:
Music for Dancers
World Dance
American Dance Forms - Jazz
American Dance Forms Hip Hop
Dances of Mexico and Spain
Performance Activism
Individual Instruction
Voice Class
Beginning Guitar Class
Individual Instruction
Improvisation I
Intermediate Guitar Class
Piano Pedagogy III
Music Technology I
16th Century Counterpoint
18th-Century Counterpoint
Theory Seminar
Comm Arr/Anal/Comp I
Comm Arr/Anal/Comp II
Comm Arr/Anal/Comp III
Twentieth-Century Techniques
Musical Theatre Studio
Broadway Musicals-A History
Leadership in Perf. Arts Org.
Arts Entrepreneurship
Total Hours 120

Music Performance: Vocal 

Designated Core
MUSL 2321Music, Culture, and Society (Required for Creative Arts component)3
PSYC 1301Introduction to Psychology3
University Core Curriculum
Complete the University Core Curriculum requirements.42
Foreign Language
Select six credit of Foreign Language. All six credits must be in the same language sequence.6
Music Performance: Vocal
Theory Advancement Test required for all Bachelor of Music degrees
Required Courses:
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction (Complete four semesters in Voice)4
MUSA 2253Opera Workshop (Complete two semesters in Voice )4
MUSA 2263Diction I2
MUSA 2264Diction II2
MUSA 3337Choral Conducting I3
MUSA 3391Individual Instruction (Complete four semesters in Voice )12
MUSA 4293Pedagogy Of Voice2
MUSA 4294Song Literature2
MUSL 3321Classical Music History I3
MUSL 3322Classical Music History II3
MUST 1111Aural Skills I1
MUST 1112Aural Skills II1
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 3215Music Theory V2
Choir
Select a combination of eight semesters
MUSA 1151University Chorus1
MUSA 1250University Chorale2
Piano
MUSA 1271Piano Class I2
MUSA 1272Piano Class II2
MUSA 2271Piano Class III2
MUSA 2272Piano Class IV (or fulfill piano proficiency)2
Electives
Select five additional hours of music electives from:
Music for Dancers
World Dance
American Dance Forms - Jazz
American Dance Forms Hip Hop
Dances of Mexico and Spain
Performance Activism
Individual Instruction
Beginning Guitar Class
Individual Instruction
Improvisation I
Intermediate Guitar Class
Music Technology I
16th Century Counterpoint
18th-Century Counterpoint
Theory Seminar
Comm Arr/Anal/Comp I
Comm Arr/Anal/Comp II
Comm Arr/Anal/Comp III
Twentieth-Century Techniques
Musical Theatre Studio
Broadway Musicals-A History
Leadership in Perf. Arts Org.
Arts Entrepreneurship
Total Hours 120

Music Theory and Composition 

Designated Core
MUSL 2321Music, Culture, and Society (Required for Creative Arts component)3
University Core Curriculum
Complete the University Core Curriculum requirements.42
Music Theory and Composition
Theory Advancement Test required for all Bachelor of Music degrees
Required Courses:
MUSA 2217Improvisation I2
MUSL 3321Classical Music History I3
MUSL 3322Classical Music History II3
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 2219Introduction to Composition (Complete two semesters)4
MUST 2313Music Theory III3
MUST 2314Music Theory IV3
MUST 321116th Century Counterpoint2
MUST 321218th-Century Counterpoint2
MUST 3215Music Theory V2
MUST 3216Theory Seminar (Complete two semesters)4
MUST 3218Music Theory VI2
MUST 3315Music Technology II3
MUST 3319Advanced Composition (Complete three semesters)9
MUST 4211Twentieth-Century Techniques2
Individual Instruction
Complete the following; all courses must be in the same instrument:
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction (Four semesters)4
MUSA 3295Individual Instruction (Two semesters)4
Ensemble
If brass, percussion or wind, complete eight semesters of ensemble. This will be between 10 and 16 hours.10-16
MUSA 1137Special Focus Ensembles (Up to two semesters)1
MUSA 1241Marching Band (A minimum of two, and up to four, semesters )2
MUSA 1244Wind Symphony (up to six semesters)2
If vocal, complete eight semesters of ensemble. This will be between 8 and 16 hours8-16
MUSA 1137Special Focus Ensembles (Up to two semesters )1
MUSA 1151/1250University Chorus (A minimum of six, and up to eight, semesters )1
If guitar or piano, complete eight semesters of ensemble. This will be between 8 and 16 hours.8-16
Up to eight semesters from the following:
MUSA 1143Symphonic Band1
MUSA 1151University Chorus1
MUSA 1244Wind Symphony2
MUSA 1250University Chorale2
MUSA 1261Orchestra-Strings2
If orchestral string, complete eight semesters of ensemble:16
Up to eight semesters from the following:
MUSA 1261Orchestra-Strings2
Only one ensemble course per semester is accepted
Piano
MUSA 1271Piano Class I2
MUSA 1272Piano Class II2
MUSA 2271Piano Class III2
MUSA 2272Piano Class IV (or fulfill piano proficiency)2
Total Hours 124

University Core Curriculum

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

All courses require a C or better

I. Communication (six hours)

Courses in this category focus on developing ideas and expressing them clearly, considering the effect of the message, fostering understanding, and building the skills needed to communicate persuasively. Courses involve the command of oral, aural, written, and visual literacy skills that enable people to exchange messages appropriate to the subject, occasion, and audience.
Select six hours of the following: 6
For students whose secondary education was in English:
Written and Oral Communication
Writing About Literature
Rhetoric & Composition I
Rhetoric & Composition 2
Rhetoric, Composition & Comm
For students whose secondary education was not in English:
Expos Engl Compos-Spkr Esl
Res & Crit Writng Spkr Esl
Total Hours6

II. American History (six hours)

Courses in this category focus on the consideration of past events and ideas relative to the United States, with the option of including Texas History for a portion of this component area. Courses involve the interaction among individuals, communities, states, the nation, and the world, considering how these interactions have contributed to the development of the United States and its global role.
HIST 1301History of U.S. to 18653
HIST 1302History of U.S. Since 18653
Total Hours6

III. Language, Philosophy & Culture  (three hours)

Courses in this category focus on how ideas, values, beliefs, and other aspects of culture express and affect human experience. Courses involve the exploration of ideas that foster aesthetic and intellectual creation in order to understand the human condition across cultures.
Select one of the following:3
Intro-African Amer Studies
Latina/o Presence in the U.S.
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

IV. Mathematics  (three hours)

Courses in this category focus on quantitative literacy in logic, patterns, and relationships. Courses involve the understanding of key mathematical concepts and the application of appropriate quantitative tools to everyday experience.
Select one of the following:3
College Algebra
Trigonometry and Conics
Math in the Modern World
Math for Social Sciences I
Calculus I
Precalculus 1,2
Math for Social Sciences II
Statistical Literacy
Elementary Statistical Methods
1 A higher-level course in the calculus sequence can be substituted.
2 TCCN MATH 1314 will also satisfy this requirement.
Total Hours3

V. Life & Physical Sciences  (six hours)

Courses in this category focus on describing, explaining, and predicting natural phenomena using the scientific method. Courses involve the understanding of interactions among natural phenomena and the implications of scientific principles on the physical world and on experiences.
Select one of the following:1-4
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
Intro General Chemistry Lab
Intro Organic & Biochem Lab
General Chemistry
General Chemistry
Intro to General Chemistry
Intro Organic & Biochemistry
Environmental Sci. Lab
Non-major Lab for ESCI 1301
Intro to Environment Science 2
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
Laboratory for PHYS 2320
Laboratory for PHYS 2321
Introductory Mechanics
Introductory Electromagnetism
Total Hours 6

VI. Political Science  (six hours)

Courses in this category focus on consideration of the Constitution of the United States and the constitutions of the states, with special emphasis on that of Texas. Courses involve the analysis of governmental institutions, political behavior, civic engagement, and their political and philosophical foundations.
Required Courses:
POLS 2310Introduction to Politics3
POLS 2311American Gover & Politics3
Total Hours6

VII. Social and Behavioral Sciences  (three hours)

Courses in this category focus on the application of empirical and scientific methods that contribute to the understanding of what makes us human. Courses involve the exploration of behavior and interactions among individuals, groups, institutions, and events, examining their impact on the individual, society, and culture.
Select one of the following:3
Intro-Phys Anth/Archeolog
Intro-Cultural Anthropology
Cultural Geography
Intro to Linguistics
Econ for Engrs & Scientists
Asian American Studies
Interpersonal Communication
Mass Media and Society
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
Introduction to Ed Psychology
Action Research in Classrooms
Introduction to Linguistics
Cultural Geography
Community Service
An Intro. to Linguistics
Lang. Inside & Out: Sel Topics
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Cultural Geography
Total Hours3

VIII. Creative Arts (three hours)

Courses in this category focus on the appreciation and analysis of creative artifacts and works of the human imagination. Courses involve the synthesis and interpretation of artistic expression and enable critical, creative, and innovative communication about works of art.
Select one of the following:3
Art Appreciation
History of Art I
History of Art II
Chicana/o Fine Arts Appreciat
Dance Appreciation
Intro-Art of Motion Pict.
Music Appreciation
Jazz to Rock
Music, Culture, and Society
Introduction to Theatre
Total Hours3

IX. Component Area Option (six hours)

a. A minimum of 3 SCH must meet the definition and corresponding Core Objectives specified in one of the foundational component areas. b. As an option for up to 3 semester credit hours of the Component Area Option, an institution may select course(s) that: (i) Meet(s) the definition specified for one or more of the foundational component areas; and (ii) Include(s) a minimum of three Core Objectives, including Critical Thinking Skills, Communication Skills, and one of the remaining Core Objectives of the institution's choice.
Intro to Global Business
Public Speaking
Business/Profession Comm
Intro-Computational Thinking
Computer Programming Sci/Engr
Eng Innovation and Leadership
Introduction to Leadership
Inquiry in Math & Science
Seminar/Critical Inquiry
Total Hours0

4-Year Sample Degree Plan

Music Performance: Wind/String/Percussion 

BACHELOR OF MUSIC, CONCENTRATION IN PERFORMANCE: WIND/STRING/PERCUSSION
FRESHMAN
Fall
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUST 1111Aural Skills I 11
MUST 1313Music Theory I 23
MUSA 1271Piano Class I2
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction 31
UNIV 1301Seminar/Critical Inquiry3
MATH 1319Math in the Modern World 43
Spring
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUST 1112Aural Skills II1
MUST 1314Music Theory II3
MUSA 1272Piano Class II2
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying1
RWS 1301Rhetoric & Composition I3
COMM 1301Public Speaking3
SOPHOMORE
Fall
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required) 1-2
MUST 2111Aural Skills III1
MUST 2313Music Theory III3
MUSA 2271Piano Class III2
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
MUSA 2268Secondary Instruction-Brass I (if it includes the student’s primary instrument)2
or MUSA 2275 Secondary Instruc.-Low Strings
or MUSA 2276 Secondary Instr.-High Strings
or MUSA 2277 Secondary Instruc-Woodwinds II
HIST 1301History of U.S. to 18653
RWS 1302Rhetoric & Composition 23
Spring
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUST 2112Aural Skills IV1
MUST 2314Music Theory IV3
MUSA 2272Piano Class IV2
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying1
MUSA 2267Secondary Instruct-Woodwinds I (if it includes the student’s primary instrument)2
or MUSA 2279 Secondary Instruct.-Percussion
MUSL 2321Music, Culture, and Society3
Summer
HIST 1302History of U.S. Since 18653
JUNIOR
Fall
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSA 3391Individual Instruction 53
MUSA 3331Instrumental Conducting I3
MUSL 3321Classical Music History I3
MUST 3215Music Theory V2
POLS 2310Introduction to Politics3
Spring
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSA 3391Individual Instruction 53
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying1
MUSL 3322Classical Music History II3
MUST 3218Music Theory VI2
POLS 2311American Gover & Politics3
Perform a Junior Recital
SENIOR
Fall
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSA 3391Individual Instruction3
PSYC 1301Introduction to Psychology3
Science Lecture3
Science Lab1
Elective2-3
Elective3
FREN 1301French One3
or GERM 1301 German One
Spring
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSA 3391Individual Instruction3
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying1
Science Lecture3
PHIL 2306Ethics3
FREN 1302French Two3
or GERM 1302 German Two
Perform a Senior Recital
Total Hours123-132

Music Performance: Keyboard Pedagogy

BACHELOR OF MUSIC CONCENTRATION IN PERFORMANCE: KEYBOARD PEDAGOGY
FRESHMAN
Fall
UNIV 1301Seminar/Critical Inquiry3
MATH 1319Math in the Modern World 43
or MATH 1320 Math for Social Sciences I
PHIL 1301Introduction to Philosophy3
MUST 1313Music Theory I 23
MUST 1111Aural Skills I 11
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
Spring
RWS 1301Rhetoric & Composition I3
HIST 1301History of U.S. to 18653
COMM 1301Public Speaking3
MUST 1314Music Theory II3
MUST 1112Aural Skills II1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying1
SOPHOMORE
Fall
RWS 1302Rhetoric & Composition 23
MUSL 2321Music, Culture, and Society3
MUST 2313Music Theory III3
MUST 2111Aural Skills III1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSE 4394Piano Pedagogy I (depending on year)3
or MUSA 4395 Piano Repertory
Spring
HIST 1302History of U.S. Since 18653
POLS 2310Introduction to Politics3
MUST 2314Music Theory IV3
MUST 2112Aural Skills IV1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSE 4395Piano Pedagogy II3
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying1
JUNIOR
Fall
MUST 3215Music Theory V2
MUSL 3321Classical Music History I3
MUSA 3331Instrumental Conducting I3
or MUSA 3337 Choral Conducting I
MUSA 3391Individual Instruction 53
MUSA 4395Piano Repertory3
MUSE 4396Piano Pedagogy III (depending on year )3
Spring
PSYC 1301Introduction to Psychology3
MUST 3218Music Theory VI2
MUSL 3322Classical Music History II3
MUSA 3391Individual Instruction 53
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying1
MUSE 4395Piano Pedagogy II (depending on year)3
or MUSA 4395 Piano Repertory
Perform a Junior Recital
SENIOR
Fall
Life and Physical Science Area3
POLS 2311American Gover & Politics3
MUSA 3391Individual Instruction3
FREN 1301French One3
or GERM 1301 German One
Elective3
Spring
Life and Physical Science + Lab4
MUSA 3391Individual Instruction3
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying1
FREN 1302French Two3
or GERM 1302 German Two
Elective1
Perform a Senior Recital
Total Hours121-125

 Music Performance: Guitar

BACHELOR OF MUSIC, CONCENTRATION IN PERFORMANCE: GUITAR
FRESHMAN
Fall
MUST 1111Aural Skills I 11
MUST 1313Music Theory I 23
MUSA 1271Piano Class I2
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction 3 1
MUSA 1151University Chorus1
or MUSA 1250 University Chorale
UNIV 1301Seminar/Critical Inquiry3
MATH 1319Math in the Modern World 43
Spring
MUST 1112Aural Skills II1
MUST 1314Music Theory II3
MUSA 1272Piano Class II2
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying1
MUSA 1151University Chorus1
or MUSA 1250 University Chorale
RWS 1301Rhetoric & Composition I3
COMM 1301Public Speaking3
Summer
HIST 1301History of U.S. to 18653
SOPHOMORE
Fall
MUST 2111Aural Skills III1
MUST 2313Music Theory III3
MUSA 2271Piano Class III2
MUSA 1151University Chorus1
or MUSA 1250 University Chorale
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
MUSL 2321Music, Culture, and Society3
RWS 1302Rhetoric & Composition 23
Spring
MUST 2112Aural Skills IV1
MUST 2314Music Theory IV3
MUSA 2272Piano Class IV2
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying1
MUSA 1151University Chorus1
or MUSA 1250 University Chorale
HIST 1302History of U.S. Since 18653
Summer
Elective3
JUNIOR
Fall
MUSA 3391Individual Instruction 53
MUSA 3331Instrumental Conducting I3
or MUSA 3337 Choral Conducting I
MUSL 3321Classical Music History I3
MUST 3215Music Theory V2
MUSE 4297Guitar Pedagogy2
POLS 2310Introduction to Politics3
Spring
MUSA 3391Individual Instruction 53
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying1
MUSL 3322Classical Music History II3
MUST 3218Music Theory VI2
POLS 2311American Gover & Politics3
Elective3
Perform a Junior Recital
SENIOR
Fall
MUSA 3391Individual Instruction3
PSYC 1301Introduction to Psychology3
Science Lecture3
Science Lab1
Elective3
FREN 1301French One3
or GERM 1301 German One
Spring
MUSA 3391Individual Instruction3
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying1
Science Lecture3
PHIL 2306Ethics3
FREN 1302French Two3
or GERM 1302 German Two
Perform a Senior Recital
Total Hours121

Music Performance: Keyboard

BACHELOR OF MUSIC, CONCENTRATION IN PERFORMANCE: KEYBOARD
FRESHMAN
Fall
UNIV 1301Seminar/Critical Inquiry3
MATH 1319Math in the Modern World 43
MUST 1313Music Theory I 23
MUST 1111Aural Skills I 11
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction 3 1
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
Spring
RWS 1301Rhetoric & Composition I3
COMM 1301Public Speaking3
MUST 1314Music Theory II3
MUST 1112Aural Skills II1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying1
PHIL 1301Introduction to Philosophy3
HIST 1301History of U.S. to 18653
SOPHOMORE
Fall
RWS 1302Rhetoric & Composition 23
MUSL 2321Music, Culture, and Society3
MUST 2313Music Theory III3
MUST 2111Aural Skills III1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
Spring
HIST 1302History of U.S. Since 18653
Life and Physical Science + Lab4
MUST 2314Music Theory IV3
MUST 2112Aural Skills IV1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying1
Summer
POLS 2310Introduction to Politics3
POLS 2311American Gover & Politics3
JUNIOR
Fall
MUST 3215Music Theory V2
MUSL 3321Classical Music History I3
MUSA 3331Instrumental Conducting I3
or MUSA 3337 Choral Conducting I
MUSA 3391Individual Instruction 53
MUSE 4394Piano Pedagogy I (depending on year)3
or MUSA 4395 Piano Repertory
Spring
PSYC 1301Introduction to Psychology3
MUST 3218Music Theory VI2
MUSL 3322Classical Music History II3
MUSA 3391Individual Instruction 53
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying1
MUSE 4395Piano Pedagogy II (depending on year)3
or MUSA 4395 Piano Repertory
Perform a Junior Recital
SENIOR
Fall
Life and Physical Science 3
MUSA 3391Individual Instruction3
FREN 1301French One3
or GERM 1301 German One
Elective3
MUSA 4395Piano Repertory3
Spring
MUSA 3391Individual Instruction3
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying1
FREN 1302French Two3
or GERM 1302 German Two
Elective3
MUSA 4395Piano Repertory3
Perform a Senior Recital
Total Hours120-124

Music Performance: Vocal

BACHELOR OF MUSIC, CONCENTRATION IN PERFORMANCE: VOCAL
FRESHMAN
Fall
UNIV 1301Seminar/Critical Inquiry3
MATH 1319Math in the Modern World 43
MUST 1313Music Theory I 23
MUST 1111Aural Skills I 11
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction 3 1
MUSA 1271Piano Class I2
MUSA 2263Diction I2
MUSA 1151University Chorus1-2
or MUSA 1250 University Chorale
Spring
RWS 1301Rhetoric & Composition I3
COMM 1301Public Speaking3
MUST 1314Music Theory II3
MUST 1112Aural Skills II1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
MUSA 1272Piano Class II2
MUSA 2264Diction II2
MUSA 1151University Chorus1-2
or MUSA 1250 University Chorale
Summer
HIST 1301History of U.S. to 18653
SOPHOMORE
Fall
RWS 1302Rhetoric & Composition 23
MUSL 2321Music, Culture, and Society3
MUST 2313Music Theory III3
MUST 2111Aural Skills III1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
MUSA 2271Piano Class III2
MUSA 2253Opera Workshop2
MUSA 1151University Chorus1-2
or MUSA 1250 University Chorale
Spring
HIST 1302History of U.S. Since 18653
MUST 2314Music Theory IV3
MUST 2112Aural Skills IV1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
MUSA 2272Piano Class IV2
MUSA 2253Opera Workshop2
MUSA 1151University Chorus1-2
or MUSA 1250 University Chorale
Summer
Elective3
JUNIOR
Fall
MUST 3215Music Theory V2
MUSL 3321Classical Music History I3
MUSA 3391Individual Instruction 53
MUSA 3337Choral Conducting I3
MUSA 4293Pedagogy Of Voice2
MUSA 1151University Chorus1-2
or MUSA 1250 University Chorale
Spring
POLS 2310Introduction to Politics3
Elective3
MUSL 3322Classical Music History II3
MUSA 3391Individual Instruction 53
MUSA 4294Song Literature2
Perform a Junior Recital
MUSA 1151University Chorus1-2
or MUSA 1250 University Chorale
Summer
POLS 2311American Gover & Politics3
Elective3
SENIOR
Fall
PSYC 1301Introduction to Psychology3
Science Lecture3
MUSA 3391Individual Instruction3
MUSA 1151University Chorus1-2
or MUSA 1250 University Chorale
FREN 1301French One3
or GERM 1301 German One
Spring
PHIL 2306Ethics3
Science Lecture3
Science Lab1
MUSA 3391Individual Instruction3
MUSA 1151University Chorus1-2
or MUSA 1250 University Chorale
FREN 1302French Two3
or GERM 1302 German Two
Perform a Senior Recital
Total Hours129-137

 All-Levels Education, Vocal

BACHELOR OF MUSIC, CONCENTRATION IN ALL-LEVELS EDUCATION, VOCAL
FRESHMAN
Fall
UNIV 1301Seminar/Critical Inquiry3
MATH 1319Math in the Modern World 43
MUST 1313Music Theory I 23
MUST 1111Aural Skills I 11
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction 3 1
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required) 1-2
MUSA 1271Piano Class I2
MUSA 2263Diction I2
Spring
RWS 1301Rhetoric & Composition I3
COMM 1301Public Speaking3
MUST 1314Music Theory II3
MUST 1112Aural Skills II1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSA 1272Piano Class II2
MUSA 2264Diction II2
Summer
HIST 1301History of U.S. to 18653
PSYC 1301Introduction to Psychology3
SOPHOMORE
Fall
RWS 1302Rhetoric & Composition 23
MUSL 2321Music, Culture, and Society3
MUST 2313Music Theory III3
MUST 2111Aural Skills III1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSA 2271Piano Class III2
Spring
HIST 1302History of U.S. Since 18653
PHIL 1301Introduction to Philosophy3
MUST 2314Music Theory IV3
MUST 2112Aural Skills IV1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSA 2272Piano Class IV2
Summer
POLS 2310Introduction to Politics3
POLS 2311American Gover & Politics3
JUNIOR
Fall
MUST 3215Music Theory V2
MUSL 3321Classical Music History I3
MUSA 3295Individual Instruction 52
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSA 3337Choral Conducting I3
MUSE 3336Tch Music Elementary Schools3
MUSA 4293Pedagogy Of Voice2
Spring
RED 3342Content Area Literacy3
MUSL 3322Classical Music History II3
MUSA 3295Individual Instruction2
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-21-2
MUSA 3338Choral Conducting II3
MUSE 4333Tch Music Secondary School3
MUSA 4294Song Literature2
Summer
Science Lecture3
Science Lab1
Science Lecture3
SENIOR
Fall
MUSA 3295Individual Instruction2
BED 4317Tch & Empwr ELLs in Sec Schls3
EDPC 3300Intro to Youth Dev & Spec Ed3
Perform a Senior Recital
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
Spring
TED 4697Stud't Teach: All-Levels Music6
Total Hours127-134

 All-Levels Education, Instrumental

BACHELOR OF MUSIC, CONCENTRATION IN ALL-LEVELS EDUCATION, INSTRUMENTAL
FRESHMAN
Fall
UNIV 1301Seminar/Critical Inquiry3
MATH 1319Math in the Modern World 43
MUST 1313Music Theory I 23
MUST 1111Aural Skills I 11
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction 3 1
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required) 1-2
MUSA 1271Piano Class I2
Spring
RWS 1301Rhetoric & Composition I3
COMM 1301Public Speaking3
MUST 1314Music Theory II3
MUST 1112Aural Skills II1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSA 1272Piano Class II2
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying1
Summer
PHIL 1301Introduction to Philosophy3
HIST 1301History of U.S. to 18653
SOPHOMORE
Fall
RWS 1302Rhetoric & Composition 23
MUSL 2321Music, Culture, and Society3
MUST 2313Music Theory III3
MUST 2111Aural Skills III1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSA 2271Piano Class III2
MUSA 2268Secondary Instruction-Brass I2
or MUSA 2275 Secondary Instruc.-Low Strings
or MUSA 2276 Secondary Instr.-High Strings
or MUSA 2277 Secondary Instruc-Woodwinds II
Spring
HIST 1302History of U.S. Since 18653
MUST 2314Music Theory IV3
MUST 2112Aural Skills IV1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSA 2272Piano Class IV2
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying1
MUSA 2267Secondary Instruct-Woodwinds I2
or MUSA 2279 Secondary Instruct.-Percussion
Summer
POLS 2310Introduction to Politics3
POLS 2311American Gover & Politics3
JUNIOR
Fall
MUST 3215Music Theory V2
MUSL 3321Classical Music History I3
MUSA 3295Individual Instruction 52
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSA 3331Instrumental Conducting I3
MUSE 3336Tch Music Elementary Schools3
MUSA 2268Secondary Instruction-Brass I2
or MUSA 2275 Secondary Instruc.-Low Strings
or MUSA 2276 Secondary Instr.-High Strings
or MUSA 2277 Secondary Instruc-Woodwinds II
Spring
RED 3342Content Area Literacy3
MUSL 3322Classical Music History II3
MUSA 3295Individual Instruction2
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-21-2
MUSA 3333Instrumental Conducting II3
MUSE 4333Tch Music Secondary School3
MUSA 2033Instrumental Conducting Lab0
Summer
Science Lecture3
Science Lab1
Science Lecture3
SENIOR
Fall
PSYC 1301Introduction to Psychology3
MUSA 3295Individual Instruction2
BED 4317Tch & Empwr ELLs in Sec Schls3
EDPC 3300Intro to Youth Dev & Spec Ed3
Perform a Senior Recital
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
Vocal Ensemble1
Spring
TED 4697Stud't Teach: All-Levels Music6
Total Hours128-135

Music Theory and Composition

BACHELOR OF MUSIC, CONCENTRATION IN THEORY & COMPOSITION
FRESHMAN
Fall
UNIV 1301Seminar/Critical Inquiry3
MATH 1319Math in the Modern World3
or MATH 1320 Math for Social Sciences I
MUST 1313Music Theory I3
MUST 1111Aural Skills I1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
MUSA 1271Piano Class I2
MUST 1215Music Technology I2
Large Ensemble1-2
Spring
RWS 1301Rhetoric & Composition I3
MUST 1314Music Theory II3
MUST 1112Aural Skills II1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
MUSA 1272Piano Class II2
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying1
Large Ensemble1-2
SOPHOMORE
Fall
RWS 1302Rhetoric & Composition 23
MUSL 2321Music, Culture, and Society3
MUST 2313Music Theory III3
MUST 2111Aural Skills III1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
MUSA 2271Piano Class III2
MUST 2219Introduction to Composition2
Large Ensemble1-2
Spring
HIST 1301History of U.S. to 18653
COMM 1301Public Speaking3
MUST 2314Music Theory IV3
MUST 2112Aural Skills IV1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
MUSA 2272Piano Class IV2
MUST 2219Introduction to Composition2
Large Ensemble1-2
Summer
HIST 1302History of U.S. Since 18653
JUNIOR
Fall
MUST 3215Music Theory V2
MUST 321116th Century Counterpoint2
MUSL 3321Classical Music History I3
MUSA 3295Individual Instruction 52
MUSA 2217Improvisation I2
Large Ensemble1-2
MUST 3319Advanced Composition3
Spring
MUST 4211Twentieth-Century Techniques2
MUST 3218Music Theory VI2
MUST 3216Theory Seminar2
MUSL 3322Classical Music History II3
MUSA 3295Individual Instruction2
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying1
Large Ensemble1-2
MUST 3319Advanced Composition3
Summer
POLS 2310Introduction to Politics3
PSYC 1301Introduction to Psychology3
SENIOR
Fall
POLS 2311American Gover & Politics3
Science Lecture3
Science Lab1
MUST 321218th-Century Counterpoint2
Large Ensemble1-2
MUST 3319Advanced Composition3
MUST 3315Music Technology II3
Spring
PHIL 2306Ethics3
Science Lecture3
MUST 3216Theory Seminar2
Perform a Senior Recital
Large Ensemble1-2
Elective4
Total Hours129-137

All Levels Education, Keyboard

BACHELOR OF MUSIC, CONCENTRATION IN ALL LEVELS EDUCATION, KEYBOARD
FRESHMAN
Fall
PSYC 1301Introduction to Psychology3
MATH 1319Math in the Modern World3
UNIV 1301Seminar/Critical Inquiry3
MUST 1313Music Theory I3
MUST 1111Aural Skills I1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
Spring
RWS 1301Rhetoric & Composition I3
COMM 1301Public Speaking3
HIST 1301History of U.S. to 18653
MUST 1314Music Theory II3
MUST 1112Aural Skills II1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying1
Summer
POLS 2310Introduction to Politics3
POLS 2311American Gover & Politics3
SOPHOMORE
FALL
RWS 1302Rhetoric & Composition 23
MUSL 2321Music, Culture, and Society3
MUST 2313Music Theory III3
MUST 2111Aural Skills III1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSA 4395Piano Repertory3
Spring
HIST 1302History of U.S. Since 18653
PHIL 1301Introduction to Philosophy3
MUST 2314Music Theory IV3
MUST 2112Aural Skills IV1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSA 4395Piano Repertory3
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying1
Summer
Life and Physical Science and Lab4
JUNIOR
Fall
MUST 3215Music Theory V2
MUSL 3321Classical Music History I3
MUSA 3295Individual Instruction2
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSA 3331Instrumental Conducting I3
or MUSA 3337 Choral Conducting I
RED 3342Content Area Literacy3
MUSE 4394Piano Pedagogy I3
Spring
Life and Physical Science 3
MUSL 3322Classical Music History II3
MUSA 3295Individual Instruction2
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSE 4333Tch Music Secondary School3
MUSE 4395Piano Pedagogy II3
SENIOR
Fall
BED 4317Tch & Empwr ELLs in Sec Schls3
EDPC 3300Intro to Youth Dev & Spec Ed3
MUSA 3295Individual Instruction2
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSE 3336Tch Music Elementary Schools3
MUSE 4396Piano Pedagogy III3
Perform a Senior Recital
Spring
TED 4697Stud't Teach: All-Levels Music6
Total Hours125-132

All levels Education, Guitar 

BACHELOR OF MUSIC, CONCENTRATION IN ALL-LEVELS EDUCATION, GUITAR
FRESHMAN
Fall
UNIV 1301Seminar/Critical Inquiry3
MATH 1319Math in the Modern World3
MUST 1313Music Theory I3
MUST 1111Aural Skills I1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSA 1271Piano Class I2
Spring
RWS 1301Rhetoric & Composition I3
COMM 1301Public Speaking3
MUST 1314Music Theory II3
MUST 1112Aural Skills II1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSA 1272Piano Class II2
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying1
Summer
PSYC 1301Introduction to Psychology3
Life and Physical Science3
SOPHOMORE
Fall
RWS 1302Rhetoric & Composition 23
HIST 1301History of U.S. to 18653
MUSL 2321Music, Culture, and Society3
MUST 2313Music Theory III3
MUST 2111Aural Skills III1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSA 2271Piano Class III2
Spring
HIST 1302History of U.S. Since 18653
PHIL 1301Introduction to Philosophy3
MUST 2314Music Theory IV3
MUST 2112Aural Skills IV1
MUSA 1195Individual Instruction1
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSA 2272Piano Class IV2
MUSA 1165Chamber Music/Accompanying1
Summer
POLS 2310Introduction to Politics3
POLS 2311American Gover & Politics3
JUNIOR
Fall
MUST 3215Music Theory V2
MUSL 3321Classical Music History I3
MUSA 3295Individual Instruction2
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSA 3331Instrumental Conducting I3
or MUSA 3337 Choral Conducting I
RED 3342Content Area Literacy3
MUSE 4297Guitar Pedagogy2
Spring
Life and Physical Science & Lab 4
MUSL 3322Classical Music History II3
MUSA 3295Individual Instruction2
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
MUSE 4333Tch Music Secondary School3
MUSA 4292Guitar Literature2
SENIOR
Fall
EDPC 3300Intro to Youth Dev & Spec Ed3
BED 4317Tch & Empwr ELLs in Sec Schls3
MUSA 3295Individual Instruction2
Large Ensemble (one per semester is required)1-2
Perform a Senior Recital
MUSE 3336Tch Music Elementary Schools3
Spring
TED 4697Stud't Teach: All-Levels Music6
Total Hours122-129