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 (GE)
MHST 111 (2 credits)
Electives (8 credits)
 10
Liberal Arts (GE)
LARTS 111, 221 (4 credits)
Electives (17 credits)
21
Entrepreneurial Musicianship (GE)
ENTP 351 (third year)
1
Ensemble**6
General Education Electives (GE)8
Free Electives1-13
Project2
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 required Liberal Arts, Music History and approved Music Theory courses

Additional Requirement:
1) 40 credits of General Education Courses (GE) required
2) Analytical or compositional project in fourth year
3) Portfolio of theoretical work from the third and fourth years if requested by department (THYU 497)

2015-08-23


I DON'T CARE MUCH ABOUT MUSIC. WHAT I LIKE IS SOUNDS. DIZZY GILLESPIE