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Bachelor of Music (History and Literature)

The Bachelor of Music degree in Music History-Literature provides comprehensive music training aimed toward further study in musicology or related fields and encourages the formation of a diverse approach to music scholarship.  The Music History-Literature degree prepares students for entrance into graduate programs and careers in musicology and college teaching, in addition to music criticism, broadcasting, publishing, and library/archival science.

 

General Education

42 hours

 

Biblical and Theological Studies

 8 hours (BITH 111, 212, 214, 316)

 

Writing

 4 hours (ENGW 103) (See Liberal Arts General Education Requirements for writing competency.)

 

Literature

 2 hours (Any except ENGL 326, 327)

 

Art

 2 hours (ART 101, 102, 211, 221, 231,or 302)

 

History

 4 hours (HIST 105, 111, or 115)

 

Philosophy

 6 hours (PHIL 101 and 216)

 

Social Science

 4 hours

 

Diversity

 2 Courses (See Liberal Arts General Education for courses)

 

Physics of Music

 2 hours (PHYS 205)

 

Foreign Language

 8 hours (German or French; if proficient in one

 language elect the opposite.)

 

Applied Health Science

 2 hours (AHS 101)

 

 

Context Studies (MUCS)

 28 hours

 

Music Before 1600

 2 hours (MUCS 261)

 

Baroque and Classical Music

 4 hours (MUCS 262)

 

Nineteenth-Century Music

 2 hours (MUCS 263)

 

World Music

 2 hours (MUCS 264)

 

Twentieth-Century Music

 4 hours (MUCS 361)

 

Style Analysis

 2 hours (MUCS 433)

 

Senior Capstone

 2 hours (MUCS 494)

 

Intro to Music Research and Bibliography

 2 hours (MUCS 363)

 

MUCS Electives

 6 hours

 

Senior Document

 2 hours (MUCS 495)

 

 

 

Music Theory & Composition (MUTC)

 20 hours

 

Music Theory 1-4

 11 hours (MUTC 151, 171, 241, 261)

 

Aural Skills 1-5

 5 hours (MUTC 152, 172, 252, 272, 352)

 

Counterpoint

 2 hours (MUTC 353 or 354)

 

Orchestration

 2 hours (MUTC 355)

 

 

 

Methods Studies (MUMS)

 5 hours

 

Introduction to Music Studies

 2 hours (MUMS 115)

 

Basic Conducting & Lab

 3 hours (MUMS 248/346)

 

 

 

Individual Performance Studies (MUIP)

 14 hours

 

Primary Instrument

 10 hours (MUIP 201-422)

 

Secondary Instrument

 4 hours (MUIP 101-122)

 

 

 

Ensemble Performance (MUEP)

 4 hours (MUEP 213-218)

 

Large Ensemble (eight semesters)

 

 

 

 

Music Electives (from MUCS, MUTC, MUMS, MUEP, MUIP)

 4 hours

 

 

 

Recital and Concert Attendance (MUEP)

 0 hours (MUEP 219)

 

Eight Semesters

 

 

 

 

Free Electives (may include music courses)

 8 hours

 

 

Portfolio

 0 hours (MUMS 494)

 

 

Piano Proficiency

 

 

 

Total hours required for degree

 125 hours

 

 

Revision Date:  June 1, 2013

 

 

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