Printable Four Year Plan of Study

Four Year Plan of Study | Music, Music Studies

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Recommended Four-Year Plan of Study

College of Liberal Arts
Bachelor of Arts in Music (Music Studies Concentration)

Four Year Plan of Study1
First Year of Enrollment 
First Term  Second Term
Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours
MUS 1101  6  MUS 1102  6
MUS 1111  1  MUS 1900  0
MUS 1900  0  MUS 10052  3
Ensemble1  1  Ensemble  1
ENGL 1157  3  ENGL 1158 or 1159  3
MATH 1031 or 1115  3  MATH 1032/1115 or 1116  3
UNIV 10014   1    
Total Hours  15 Total Hours 16
Second Year of Enrollment
First Term  Second Term
Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours
MUS 1900  0  MUS 1900  0
MUS 2101  3  MUS 2102  3
MUS 2103  1  MUS 2104  1
MUS 2201  3  MUS 2202 or 2006  3
Ensemble  1  Ensemble  1
Music Elective3  2  Music Elective  2
Social Science  3  Social Science  3
    Biology  3
Total Hours 13 Total Hours 16
Third Year of Enrollment
First Term  Second Term
Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours
MUS 1900  0  MUS 1900  0
Ensemble  1  Ensemble  1
MUS Elective  2  Music Elective  3
Fine Arts  3  Foreign Language  3
Foreign Language  3  Science  3
Science  3  Social Science (2000+)  3
General Elective  3  General Elective  3
Total Hours  15 Total Hours 16
Fourth Year of Enrollment
First Term Second Term
Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours
MUS 1900  0  MUS 1900  0
Music Elective  6  MUS 4150 or 3950  0
Foreign Language  3  Music Elective  3
Literature (2000+)  3  Social Science (2000+)  3
3000+ Elective non-music  3  Literature (2000+)  3
    3000+ Elective non-music  3
    General Elective  3
Total Hours  15 Total Hours 15
Total Degree Hours 120/1222
  1. Full-time students must enroll in one ensemble appropriate to their emphasis area each semester even though the six-hour requirement may have been fulfilled. Part-time students are strongly encouraged to participate in an ensemble every semester.
    Any student, whether full-time or part-time, who is enrolled in an applied music course, must enroll in an ensemble. Students with an emphasis in piano or music studies should consult with their advisor to choose an ensemble.
  2. If Music 2201 and 2202 are both completed, Music 1005 requirement is waived and student may add 3 music elective credits.
  3. May include up to four semesters applied lessons, by audition only. Only three additional hours of ensemble may be applied to the degree. Nine hours must be 3000+, not ensemble. The 18/21 hours must include minimum 3 hours 4000+.
  4. Required for all first-time full-time students.