The undergraduate curriculum provides extensive training in students' majors, comprehensive instruction in music theory and music history, and an introduction to liberal arts disciplines.

Music Theory - Bachelor of Musiccredits
Students begin the Music Theory major in the third year, following approval by the Music Theory department chair. To begin the Theoretical Studies major, students must pass a second-to-third year promotional in their applied area. 
Studio (credits vary according to instrument)
Applied area (12-30 credits)
THYU 100 (12-16 credits; first semester of third year optional)
26-38
Music Theory
THYU 101-102, 106 (9 credits)
THYU 202-202 (6 credits)
THYU 207-208 (6 credits)
21
Additional undergraduate or graduate theory courses by advisement*
 12
Music History
MHST 111 (2 credits)
Electives (8 credits)
 10
Liberal Arts
LARTS 111, 221 (4 credits)
Electives (17 credits)
21
Entrepreneurial Musicianship
ENTP 351 (third year)
1
Ensemble**
6
Liberal Arts, Music History Electives
6
Free Electives3-15
Project
2
Total Credits120

*One course must include a composition project; one course must be in counterpoint; and one course must be in 20th-21st century music

**Determined by applied instrument/voice and/or ensemble audition

Additional Requirement:
Portfolio of theoretical work from the third and fourth years if requested by department (THYU 497)

2011-08-08


MUSIC IS THE SILENCE BETWEEN THE NOTES. CLAUDE DEBUSSY