Degree Requirements

GEP Signature Courses (see Curricula); 6 courses

GEP Variable Core Courses (see Curricula); 8-10 courses

GEP Integrative Learning Courses (see below); 3 courses

GEP Electives: 10-12 to courses, depending on how many required courses in variable core and choice of major concentration


The Music Major (11 courses plus 4 semesters of performance)

Music Theory Core: Three Courses

MTF 142

History of Rock

MTF 151

Music Fundamentals*

MTF 251

Music Theory I

MTF 351

Music Theory II


*If a student places out of Music Fundamentals, this requirement is met by taking Music Theory I, II, and III

Music History Core: Three Courses

MTF 157

Music History: Antiquity through 1750

MTF 158

Music History: 1750 to the Present Day

and choose one of the following:

MTF 156

Introduction to World Music

MTF 257

American Music


Music Theory Upper Level: One Course

choose one of the following:

MTF 252

Music Composition I

MTF 357

Music Theory III

Music History Upper Level: one course

MTF 370

Special Topics in Music History

Music Capstone:one course

MTF 495

Senior Thesis, Composition, and/or Recital


Performance: Four Semesters

A combination of four semesters of participation in a department-sponsored performance ensemble or private studio

Ensembles include: Jazz Ensemble, University Singers, Concert Choir, Chamber Music

Private Studios include: Guitar, Piano, Violin and Voice

Music Electives: Two Courses

MTF 156

Introduction to World Music (if not selected above)

MTF 159

Contemporary Music

MTF 241

Basic Conducting

MTF 242

Music and Gender

MTF 252

Music Composition I (if not selected above)

MTF 253

Choral Music Literature

MTF 254

Jazz in Performance

MTF 257

American Music (if not selected above)

MTF 258

Major Composers

MTF 268

Musical Theatre Performance

MTF 352

Music Composition II

MTF 353

Advanced Vocal Performance

MTF 354

Advanced Piano Performance

MTF 355

Advanced Ensemble Performance

MTF 357

Music Theory III (if not selected above)

MTF 358

Advanced Composition

MTF 370

Special Topics In Music History

MTF 491



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