Bachelor of Music in Music History

SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENTS

The Bachelor of Music in Music History is conferred upon a student by recommendation of the faculty and upon the satisfactory completion of a minimum of 124 credits. This major requires a concentration; the available concentrations are Instrumental (options include Bassoon, Brass, Cello, Clarinet, Classical Guitar, Double Bass, Euphonium, Flute, French Horn, Harp, Harpsichord, Historical Keyboard Instruments, Oboe, Percussion, Saxophone, String, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Viola, Violin, and Woodwinds), Piano, and Voice.

University Requirements

  • All students are required to complete the university's General Education (GenEd) curriculum.
  • All students must take a minimum of two writing-intensive courses. The specific writing-intensive courses required for the major are MUST 3696 and MUST 3796.

Program Requirements (Instrumental Concentration)

General Education courses32
Music Theory
MUST 1711Theory I4
MUST 1712Theory II4
MUST 2711Theory III4
MUST 2712Theory IV4
Music History
MUST 2703Music in History3
MUST 2704Music in History3
MUST 3696Music in History3
MUST 3796Music in History3
Counterpoint
MUST 4717Counterpoint3
Analysis
MUST 4718Analysis3
Basic Conducting
MUSC 2323Basic Conducting1
Secondary Piano
MUSC 1405Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
MUSC 1406Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
MUSC 2405Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
MUSC 2406Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
Instrumental Concentration
MUSC 1501Instrumental Concentration2
MUSC 1502Instrumental Concentration2
MUSC 2501Instrumental Concentration2
MUSC 2502Instrumental Concentration2
MUSC 3501Instrumental Concentration2
MUSC 3502Instrumental Concentration2
MUSC 4501Instrumental Concentration2
MUSC 4502Instrumental Concentration2
Ensembles
Take any combination of the following eight courses for a total of 8 credits:8
Accompanying and Piano Ensemble
Accompanying and Piano Ensemble
Choral Ensemble
Concert Choir
Graduate Conductors Choir
Instrumental Ensemble
Instrumental Ensemble
Ensemble
Foreign Language
Foreign Language I4
Foreign Language II4
Foreign Language III3
Foreign Language IV3
Electives
Take any combination of courses in the following subjects for a total of 4 Music Elective credits:4
MUED 1000-4999
MUST 1000-4999
(MUST 3741 Keyboard Harmony and MUST 3713 Orchestration are recommended)
Music History Elective3
Free Electives (at least one Art History course is recommended)8
Total Credit Hours124

Program Requirements (Piano Concentration)

General Education courses32
Music Theory
MUST 1711Theory I4
MUST 1712Theory II4
MUST 2711Theory III4
MUST 2712Theory IV4
Music History
MUST 2703Music in History3
MUST 2704Music in History3
MUST 3696Music in History3
MUST 3796Music in History3
Counterpoint
MUST 4717Counterpoint3
Analysis
MUST 4718Analysis3
Basic Conducting
MUSC 2323Basic Conducting1
Piano Concentration
MUSC 1401Piano Concentration2
MUSC 1402Piano Concentration2
MUSC 2401Piano Concentration2
MUSC 2402Piano Concentration2
MUSC 3401Piano Concentration2
MUSC 3402Piano Concentration2
MUSC 4401Piano Concentration2
MUSC 4402Piano Concentration2
Ensembles
Take any combination of the following eight courses for a total of 8 credits:8
Accompanying and Piano Ensemble
Accompanying and Piano Ensemble
Choral Ensemble
Concert Choir
Graduate Conductors Choir
Instrumental Ensemble
Instrumental Ensemble
Ensemble
Foreign Language
Foreign Language I4
Foreign Language II4
Foreign Language III3
Foreign Language IV3
Electives
Take any combination of courses in the following subjects for a total of 4 Music Elective credits:4
MUED 1000-4999
MUST 1000-4999
(MUST 3741 Keyboard Harmony and MUST 3713 Orchestration are recommended)
Music History Elective3
Free Electives (at least one Art History course is recommended)12
Total Credit Hours124

Program Requirements (Voice Concentration)

General Education courses32
Music Theory
MUST 1711Theory I4
MUST 1712Theory II4
MUST 2711Theory III4
MUST 2712Theory IV4
Music History
MUST 2703Music in History3
MUST 2704Music in History3
MUST 3696Music in History3
MUST 3796Music in History3
Counterpoint
MUST 4717Counterpoint3
Analysis
MUST 4718Analysis3
Basic Conducting
MUSC 2323Basic Conducting1
Secondary Piano
MUSC 1405Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
MUSC 1406Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
MUSC 2405Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
MUSC 2406Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
Voice Concentration
MUSC 1201Voice Concentration2
MUSC 1202Voice Concentration2
MUSC 2201Voice Concentration2
MUSC 2202Voice Concentration2
MUSC 3201Voice Concentration2
MUSC 3202Voice Concentration2
MUSC 4201Voice Concentration2
MUSC 4202Voice Concentration2
Ensembles
Take any combination of the following three courses for a total of 8 credits:8
Choral Ensemble
Concert Choir
Graduate Conductors Choir
Foreign Language
Foreign Language I4
Foreign Language II4
Foreign Language III3
Foreign Language IV3
Electives
Take any combination of courses in the following subjects for a total of 4 Music Elective credits:4
MUED 1000-4999
MUST 1000-4999
(MUST 3741 Keyboard Harmony and MUST 3713 Orchestration are recommended)
Music History Elective3
Free Electives (at least one Art History course is recommended)8
Total Credit Hours124

Suggested Academic Plan

Bachelor of Music in Music History

Requirements for New Students starting in the 2016-2017 Academic Year

Year 1
FallCredit Hours
MUSC 1405Secondary Piano for Music Majors11
Choral/Instrumental Ensemble1
MUST 1711Theory I4
ENG 0802, 0812, or 0902Analytical Reading and Writing [GW]4
GenEd Quantitative Literacy Course [GQ]4
Select one of the following:2
Voice Concentration 
Piano Concentration 
Instrumental Concentration 
 Term Credit Hours16
Spring
MUSC 1406Secondary Piano for Music Majors11
Choral/Instrumental Ensemble1
MUST 1712Theory II4
GenEd Breadth Course3
GenEd Breadth Course3
GenEd Breadth Course3
Select one of the following:2
Voice Concentration 
Piano Concentration 
Instrumental Concentration 
 Term Credit Hours17
Year 2
Fall
MUSC 2405Secondary Piano for Music Majors11
Choral/Instrumental Ensemble1
MUST 2711Theory III4
MUST 2703Music in History3
IH 0851 or 0951Mosaic: Humanities Seminar I [GY]3
GenEd Breadth Course3
Select one of the following:2
Voice Concentration 
Piano Concentration 
Instrumental Concentration 
 Term Credit Hours17
Spring
MUSC 2406Secondary Piano for Music Majors11
Choral/Instrumental Ensemble1
MUST 2712Theory IV4
MUST 2704Music in History3
IH 0852 or 0952Mosaic: Humanities Seminar II [GZ]3
GenEd Breadth Course3
Select one of the following:2
Voice Concentration 
Piano Concentration 
Instrumental Concentration 
 Term Credit Hours17
Year 3
Fall
Choral/Instrumental Ensemble1
GenEd Breadth Course3
MUST 4717Counterpoint3
MUST 3696Music in History [WI]3
Foreign Language I4
Select one of the following:2
Voice Concentration 
Piano Concentration 
Instrumental Concentration 
 Term Credit Hours16
Spring
Choral/Instrumental Ensemble1
MUST 3796Music in History [WI]3
Foreign Language II4
Music Elective (select from MUSC, MUED and MUST 1000-4999)22
Free Elective33
Select one of the following:2
Voice Concentration 
Piano Concentration 
Instrumental Concentration 
 Term Credit Hours15
Year 4
Fall
Choral/Instrumental Ensemble1
Music History Elective3
Free Elective3
MUSC 2323Basic Conducting1
Foreign Language III3
Select one of the following:2
Voice Concentration 
Piano Concentration 
Instrumental Concentration 
 Term Credit Hours13
Spring
Choral/Instrumental Ensemble1
Music Elective (select from MUSC, MUED and MUST 1000-4999)22
MUST 4718Analysis3
Free Elective2
Foreign Language IV3
Select one of the following:2
Voice Concentration 
Piano Concentration 
Instrumental Concentration 
 Term Credit Hours13
 Total Credit Hours: 124
1

Piano concentration students should not take the 4 credits of Secondary Piano shown in this Academic Plan. They should instead take 4 additional credits of free electives.

2

MUST 3741 Keyboard Harmony and MUST 3713 Orchestration are recommended.

3

Art History strongly recommended.