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Music Major Requirements

Summary of Requirements for a Major in Music

MUS 105 THE LANGUAGE OF MUSIC* 
MUS 110 MUSIC THEORY
MUS 111, 112 MUSICIANSHIP I & II 
MUS 205 ADVANCED MUSIC THEORY 
MUS 311 MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE MUSIC
MUS 320 BAROQUE AND CLASSICAL MUSIC
MUS 325 NINETEENTH- AND TWENTIETH-CENTURY MUSIC 
ENSEMBLE: MUS 130, 135, 140, 145, or 163 (3 SEMESTERS)
INDIVIDUAL LESSONS** 
MUS 499 SENIOR RECITAL

Select at least three of the following:

MUS 263 CEOL MOR I (CLASSICAL BAGPIPE I)
MUS 291 TOPICS IN MUSIC HISTORY
MUS 292 TOPICS IN MUSIC THEORY
MUS 293 TOPICS IN PERFORMANCE PRACTICE
MUS 295 WORLD MUSIC
MUS 296 BACH'S GERMANY
MUS 330 HYMNODY
MUS 363 CEOL MOR II (CLASSICAL BAGPIPE II)
MUS 399 MUSIC INTERNATIONAL STUDIES COURSE: VARIABLE TOPICS
MUS 420 CONDUCTING
MUS 425 METHODS AND MATERIALS IN TEACHING MUSIC
MUS 430 CURCH MUSIC
MUS 431 VOCAL PEDAGOGY
MUS 432 INSTRUMENTAL PEDAGOGY
MUS 433 KEYBOARD PEDAGOGY
MUS 450 INDEPENDENT STUDY
MUS 463 CEOL MOR II (CLASSICAL BAGPIPE III)

*Students may use this course to satisfy Core requirements.
**Students should take three hours of private lessons, not including those the student may wish to take in order to pass the piano proficiency examination, on one instrument or in voice. Students may take additional private lessons, but these lessons may not be considered as music-elective hours.