Music B.M., Music Guitar Performance Concentration with Performance and Jazz Tracks

Eight Semester Degree Program

Students wishing to follow the eight-semester degree plan should see the Eight-Semester Degree Policy for university requirements of the program, and should consult their music adviser for an eight-semester plan that is specific to their vocal, instrumental or theoretical emphasis area in music. Core requirement hours may vary by individual, based on placement and previous credit granted. Once all core requirements are met, students may substitute a three-hour (or more) general elective in place of a core area.

First YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013)3  
MUTH 1003 Basic Musicianship (if required, or General Elective)3  
MUAP 110V Applied Major Voice/Instrument I3  
MUEN 1411 Men's Chorus I
or MUEN 1591 Women's Chorus I
1  
MLIT 1013 Music and Society
or HIST 1113 Institutions and Ideas of World Civilizations I (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 1113)
or HIST 1123 Institutions and Ideas of World Civilizations II (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 1123)
3  
Tracks3-4  
Performance Track
General Elective (3 hours)
Jazz Track
1013 Elementary II world language
MUEN Music Ensemble I (1 hour, see adviser)
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023)  3
MUTH 1603 Music Theory I  3
MUTH 1621 Aural Perception I  1
MUAC 1221 Piano Class for Music Majors I  1
MUAP 110V Applied Major Voice/Instrument I  3
MUEN Music Ensemble I (see adviser)  1
Choose one of the following:  3
MLIT 1013 Music and Society (as needed)
or HIST 1113 Institutions and Ideas of World Civilizations I (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 1113)
or HIST 1123 Institutions and Ideas of World Civilizations II (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 1123)
Year Total: 16 15
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
MUTH 2603 Music Theory II (MUEN Music Ensemble II (see adviser))13  
MUTH 1631 Aural Perception II1  
MUAC 1231 Piano Class for Music Majors II1  
MUAC 2112 Music Technology2  
MUAP 210V Applied Major Voice/Instrument II3  
MUEN Music Ensemble II (see adviser)1  
Tracks3-4  
Performance Track
1013 Elementary II world language course
Jazz Track
University Core Science lecture with corequisite lab requirement (4 hours)
Choose one of the following:  3
MLIT 1013 Music and Society (as needed)
or HIST 1113 Institutions and Ideas of World Civilizations I (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 1113)
or HIST 1123 Institutions and Ideas of World Civilizations II (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 1123)
MUTH 2621 Aural Perception III1  1
MUAC 2221 Piano Class for Music Majors III  1
MUAP 210V Applied Major Voice/Instrument II  3
MUEN Music Ensemble II (see adviser)  1
MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103) (or higher-level math)
or MATH 1313 Quantitative Reasoning (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1113)
  3
Tracks  3
Performance Track
Select one of the following:
MUTH 3603 18th Century Counterpoint1,2
or MUTH 3623 Music Perception
or MUTH 3723 Jazz Analysis
or MUTH 477V Special Topics in Music Theory
Jazz Track
MUTH 3723 Jazz Analysis
Year Total: 14 15
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
MUTH 3613 Form and 20th Century Techniques1,23  
MUTH 2631 Aural Perception IV11  
MUAC 2231 Piano Class for Music Major IV1  
Tracks11-12  
Performance Track
MUHS 3703 History of Music to 17501,2
MUHS 4703 Survey of String Literature (or MUSY 2003 or WLIT 1113, U.S. history, or social science (non-HIST))
MUAP 310V Applied Major Voice/Instrument III (4 hours)1,2
MUEN Ensemble III (1 hour)
MUPD 3801 Conducting I1,2
Jazz Track
Choose one of the following:
MUSY 2003 Music in World Cultures
or WLIT 1113 World Literature I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 2113)
or U.S. history
or or social science (non-Hist)
MUAP 310V Applied Major Voice/Instrument III (3 hours)
MUEN Music Ensemble III (1 hour, see adviser)1,2
MUAC 3401 Jazz Improvisation I (Fa)
MUHS 3503 Jazz History1,2
Select one of the following not selected in second year spring semester:  3
MUTH 3603 18th Century Counterpoint
or MUTH 3623 Music Perception
or MUTH 3723 Jazz Analysis
or MUTH 477V Special Topics in Music Theory
MUHS 3713 History of Music from 1750 to Present1,2  3
MUAP 3201 Applied Recital I1,2  1
MUEN Music Ensemble III (see adviser)  1
Tracks  5-6
Performance Track
Choose one of the following:
MUSY 2003 or WLIT 1113, U.S. history, or social science (non-HIST) as needed
MUAP 310V Applied Major Voice/Instrument III (3 hours)1,2
Jazz Track
General Electives (2 hours)
MUAP 310V Applied Major Voice/Instrument III (2 hours)
MUAC 3411 Jazz Improvisation II
Year Total: 17 14
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
MUHS 4253 Special Topics in Music History3  
MUEN Music Ensemble IV (see adviser)1  
University Core Science lecture with corequisite lab requirement4  
Tracks7-10  
Performance Track
MUAP 410V Applied Major Voice/Instrument IV (4 hours)
Select one of the following:
MUHS 4703 Survey of String Literature (or MUSY 2003 or WLIT 1113, US history, or social science (non-HIST) as needed)
Jazz Track
MUPD 3801 Conducting I
MUTH 3742 Jazz Arranging
MUAP 410V Applied Major Voice/Instrument IV (3 hours)
MUAC 4401 Jazz Improvisation III
Select one of the following:
MUSY 2003 or WLIT 1113, US history, or social science (non-Hist) as needed
MUAP 4201 Applied Recital II1,2  1
MUEN Music Ensemble IV (recommended; see adviser), or General Elective1,2  1
Select one of the following:  3
MUSY 2003 or WLIT 1113, U.S. history, or social science (non-HIST) as needed
Tracks  6-9
Performance Track
MUTH 4612 Orchestration1,2
MUAP 410V Applied Major Voice/Instrument IV (3 hours)1,2
Science University/state core lecture with corequisite lab requirement
Jazz Track:
MUAP 410V Applied Major Voice/Instrument IV (2 hours)
MUAC 4411 Jazz Improvisation IV
Select one of the following:
MUHS 4253 Special Topics in Music History (choose jazz topic)
or MUPD 3883 Jazz Pedagogy
or MUTH 3733 Functional Jazz Piano
Year Total: 15 14
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120