Bachelor of Arts Specialization in Music History

Curriculum C-3

1st year
Autumn
Spring
MUSI 108A -114A, +162A, #191 Ensembles* 1 1
MUSI 105-106 Theory I, II 2 2
MUSI 135-136A Keyboard Skills I, II 1 1
MUSI 202L Introduction to Music Literature - 3
MUSI 207X Music of the World’s Peoples - 3
MUSI 140-141 Aural Perception I, II 2 2
MUSI 195 Applied Study I* 1 1
Electives and General Education   6 3
Total   13 16
2nd year
Autumn
Spring
MUSI 205-206 Theory III, IV 2 2
MUSI 296 Upper-Division Required Performance** - 0
MUSI 240-241 Aural Perception III, IV 2 2
MUSI 301H-302H Music History I, II 3 3
LS 151L-152L Introduction to the Humanities 4 4
Electives and General Education   4 4
Total   15 15
3rd year
Autumn
Spring
MUSI 356-367 Form and Analysis I, II 2 2
MUSI 415 Music of the 20th Cent. to the Present 3 -
MUSI 416 or 417 Topics in History or Culture - 3
MCLL (Modern And Classical Languages and Literature) Foreign Languages 5 5
Electives and General Education   6 6
Total   16 16
4th year
Autumn
Spring
MUSI 388 Concert Attendance - 0
MUSI 416 or 417 Topics in History or Culture 3 -
MUSI 499 Senior Research Project - 2
Upper-Division music electives   2 -
Electives and General Education   10 12
Total   15 14

General Education Additional Requirements

  • Group I: English Writing Skills - WRIT 101
  • Group II: Mathmatics - M course 100 or above
  • Group IIIb: Exemption from Modern and Classical Language Requirement - Symbolic SystemsMUSI 105, 106, 140, 141.
  • Group IV: Expressive Arts - Courses (min. 3 credits) Ensembles and Sec. Lessons taken each semester satisfies this requirment.
  • Group V: Literary and Artistic Studies - L Courses (min 3 credits) MUSI 202L taken in 1st year satisfies this requirment.
  • Group VI and Group IX: Historical and Cultural Studies and American and European Perspectives - H/Y Courses (min. 3 credits) MUSI 301 and MUSI 302.
  • Group VII: Social Science (min. 3 credit).
  • Group VIII: Ethical and Human Values (min 3 credits).
  • Group X: Indigenous and Global Perspectives (min. 3 credits).
  • Group XI: Natural Science (for this perspective, 6 credits required and at least one course MUST include a lab experience).

Additional Music Department Requirements Include

  • Lower - Division Writing Expectation MUSI 302
  • Upper - Division Writing Expectation (MUSI 415,416,417)
  • Upper - Division Writing Assessment

***51 Credits of non-Music major courses (36 credits MUST be in the College of Visual and Performing Arts)

***51 Credits in Music

MUST have two semesters in a foreign language.

100 Recital Credits - Must total 100 upon completion (MUSI 388)

Upper Divisional Recital Program (MUSI 296)

All degrees require 39 upper division credits