Students who major in Music must complete 12 courses and pursue one of two tracks: Artistic Practice and Music Studies. Courses offered are grouped into four disciplinary areas:
Different combinations of courses in the four disciplinary areas define the track for the major.
|5 required courses||Music Theory and Analysis I
Music Technology Fundamentals
Music Histories and Historiography
Anthropology of Music
|2 Capstone||Seminar and Project|
|1 major elective course||Ethnomusicology|
|1 major elective course||From Music Theory or Ethnomusicology and Musicology|
|20 credits||Elective course work in Music Practice and/or Music Technology including: at least two 2-credit individual instruction and/or ensemble experiences; at least two 3-or 4-credit courses in Music Technology and/or Music Practice|
Regardless of track, private instruction cannot be taken for more than 8 credits in either instrument or composition and cannot be more than 10 credits in total. Private Instruction (Music Performance or Composition) and Ensembles are 2-credit courses. All other courses in the Music Program are 4-credit courses.
The following is an example of a typical course schedule for Music majors during four years of study.