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Music A.F.A.

Department: Music

Total Credit Hours: 61 credits

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Subject Course Title Credits
General Education Requirements (24 credits)
Communication ENG 101 or ENG 102 English Composition I or English Composition II 3
Any COM MOTR course (minus 200-level) 3
Mathematics MAT 155** Contemporary College Math (or higher) 4
Social Science HIS 101 or U.S. History to 1877  3
HIS 102 or U.S. History Since 1877 
HIS 103 or African-American History to 1877
HIS 104 or African-American History Since 1877
POL 101 or American Government 
Natural Science Any CORE 42 BIO, CHM, or PHY 3
Humanities MUS 231 Music History I 3
MUS 232 Music History II 3
MUS 115/MUS 116/MUS 117/MUS 118 or Chamber Choir I, II, III, IV 1
MUS 105/MUS 106/MUS 107/MUS 108 or SCC Singers I, II, III, IV
MUS 175/MUS 176/MUS 177/MUS 178 or Concert Band I, II, III, IV
MUS 145/MUS 146/MUS 147/MUS 148 or Jazz Band I, II, III, IV
MUS 135/MUS 136/MUS 137/MUS 138 or Women's Chorale I, II, III, IV
MUS 195/MUS 196/MUS 197/MUS 198 or Wind Ensemble I, II, III, IV
MUS 165/MUS 166/MUS 167 or Instrumental Chamber Ensemble I, II, III
MUS 142/MUS 142/MUS 143/MUS 144 or Show Choir I, II, III, IV
MUS 185/MUS 186/MUS 187/MUS 188  Orchestra I, II, III, IV
Music Core Course Requirements (31 credits)
MUS 21 (all 4 semesters) Recital and Concert Attendance 0
MUS 131/MUS 132/MUS 281/MSU 282 Music Theory I, II, II, IV 12
MUS 133/MUS 134/MUS 283/MSU 284 Ear Training and Sight Singing I, II, III, IV 4
MUS 119/MUS 120/MUS 219/MSU 220 Piano Proficiency I, II, III, IV 4
Large Ensemble - Choose 3 courses from the following: 3 semesters of the same ensemble is highly recommended but may be earned with a combination of ensemble credits
MUS 115/MUS 116/MUS 117/MSU 118 or Chamber Choir I, II, III, IV 3
MUS 105/MUS 106/MUS 107/MSU 108 or SCC Singers I, II, III, IV
MUS 175/MUS 176/MUS 177/MSU 178 or Concert Band I, II, III, IV
MUS 145/MUS 146/MUS 147/MSU 148 or Jazz Band I, II, III, IV
MUS 135/MUS 136/MUS 137/MSU 138 or Women's Chorale I, II, III, IV
MUS 195/MUS 196/MUS 197/MSU 198 or Wind Ensemble I, II, III, IV
MUS 165/MUS 166/MUS 167 or Instrumental Chamber Ensemble I, II, III
MUS 141/MUS 142/MUS 143/MSU 144 or Show Choir I, II, III, IV
MUS 185/MUS 186/MUS 187/MSU 188 or Orchestra I, II, III, IV
(2 credits each semester in primary instrument) Private Lessons - Choose from the following: 4 semesters of 2 credits each in your primary instrument is highly recommended but may be earned with a combination of the 1 or 2 credit lessons in more than one area
MW or Applied Voice 8
MVK or Applied Piano or Organ
MVG or Applied Guitar, Bass Guitar, or Jazz Guitar
MVP or Applied Percussion
MVS or Applied Strings
MVW or Applied Woodwinds
MVB or Applied Brass
Music Elective Requirements: (Choose 6 credits total of any combination of courses taken from this list, the ensemble list, the private lesson list, or approved by the Music Department Chair)
MUS 162 ENGLISH/ITALIAN DICTION 1
MUS 163 FRENCH/GERMAN DICTION 1
MUS 164 JAZZ IMPROVISATION I 2
MUS 210 MUSIC TYPOGRAPHY 2
MUS 225 ELEMENTS OF CONDUCTING 3
MUS/THE 229 HISTORY OF AMERICAN MUSICAL THEATRE I 3
MUS/THE 230 HISTORY OF AMERICAN MUSICAL THEATRE II 3
MUS 234 JAZZ HISTORY 3
MUS 250 MUSIC AUDIO PRODUCTION I 3
MUS 251 MUSIC AUDIO PRODUCTION II 3
MUS 259 MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP I 1
MUS 260 MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP II 1
MUS 264 JAZZ IMPROVISATION II 2
MUS 285 TEACHING METHODS: WOODWINDS 2
MUS 286 TEACHING METHODS: BRASS 2
MUS 287 TEACHING METHODS: STRINGS 2
MUS 288 TEACHING METHODS: PERCUSSION 2
MUS 295* OPERA THEATRE WORKSHOP 1-2
MUS 299 SOPHOMORE RECITAL 0
Total Required Hours: 61

* May be repeated for additional degree credit

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