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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Music Typical Four Year Curriculum


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TYPICAL FIRST YEAR CURRICULUM 
Fall 

MUS 101 Elements of Music*APC (3)
MUS 195 Performance Ensemble*APC (2)
MUS 192P Class Piano*APC (2)
MUP 171/191 Private Lessons* APC (2)
General Education and Non-Program Elective Courses (4)
Winter
MUS 111 Music Theory*AEH (3)
MUS 112 Musicianship (2)
MUS 140 Electronic Music (3)
MUS 193P Class Piano*APC (2)
MUP 171/191 Private Lessons*APC (2)
MUS 195 Performance Ensemble*APC (2)
General Education and Non-Program Elective Courses (1)
Spring 
MUS 113 Music Theory*AEH (3)
MUS 114 Musicianship (2)
MUS 194P Class Piano*APC (2)
MUP 171/191 Private Lessons*APC (2)
MUS 195 Performance Ensemble*APC (2)
General Education and Non-Program Elective Courses (4)

TYPICAL SECOND YEAR CURRICULUM 
Fall 

MUS 204 Popular Music*AEH (3) 
MUS 311 Music Theory (3)
MUS 318 Global Rhythms (2)
MUS 195/395 Performance Ensemble*APC (2)
MUP 271/291 Private Lessons*APC (2-3)
General Education and Non-Program Elective Courses (3)
Winter 
MUS 202 World Music*AEH (3)
MUS 313 Music Theory (3)
MUS 320 Improvisation (2)
MUS 195/395 Performance Ensemble*APC (2)
MUP 271/291 Private Lessons*APC (2-3)
General Education and Non-Program Elective Courses (3)
Spring 
MUS 203 Jazz: American Music*AEH (3)
MUS 315 Music Theory (3)
MUS 340 Electronic Music II (2)
MUS 195/395 Performance Ensemble*APC (2)
MUP 271/291 Private Lessons*APC (2-3)
General Education and Non-Program Elective Courses (2-3)

TYPICAL THIRD YEAR CURRICULUM
Fall 

MUS 225 Basic Conducting (3) (alternate year course)
MUP 2**/3** (3)
MUS 395 Performance Ensemble*APC (2)
General Education and Non-Program Electives (7)
Winter
MUS 364 European Music (3) (alternate year course)
MUP 2**/3** (3)
MUS 395 Performance Ensemble*APC (2)
General Education and Non-Program Electives (7)
Spring
MUS 365 European Music II (3) (alternate year course)
MUP 2**/3** (3)
MUS 395 Performance Ensemble*APC (2)
General Education and Non-Program Electives (7)

TYPICAL FOURTH YEAR CURRICULUM 
Fall 

MUS 421 Ethnomusicology Seminar (3) (alternate year course)
MUP 2**/3** (3)
MUS 395 Performance Ensemble*APC (2)
Winter 
MUP 2**/3** (3)
MUS 395 Performance Ensemble*APC (2)
General Education and Non-Program Electives (10)
Spring 
MUP 2**/3** 
MUS 395 Performance Ensemble*APC (2)
MUS 445 Community Music (Capstone) (3)
General Education and Non-Program Electives (7)

Updated May 2023

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