Music - Undergraduate Programs

Overview

The University of Texas at Arlington is a member of the National Association of Schools of Music.

The Department of Music offers the Bachelor of Music degree (1) in preparation for all-level teacher certification; (2) in Performance (woodwind, brass, percussion, keyboard, strings, or voice); (3) in Theory; (4) in Composition; (5) in Jazz Studies; (6) in Music/Business; and (7)  in Music/Media. Music students must meet all the requirements of one of these specializations to receive the Bachelor of Music degree. All degree plans leading to a Bachelor of Music degree include offerings which provide a solid foundation in music theory, history, and literature and require a concentration in a specific instrument/voice.

The mission of the Music Department is to further the quest for enrichment and to nurture aesthetics, knowledge, and excellence through experiencing and studying the art and science of music.

The Music Department's goals and objectives for academic and artistic enrichment of the university and the extended community include: (1) offering curricula leading to a baccalaureate degree and graduate programs that provide students with the opportunity to realize their inherent musical potential, (2) offering degree options that recognize and nurture students’ abilities and talents to make contributions of excellence in the fields of music, and (3) preparing students for further graduate study and/or professional careers in music by meeting curricula criteria, performance standards, and academic expectations.

All prospective music majors must audition for proper placement in their respective performance areas and take a music theory placement test. Information concerning auditions and placement tests is available in the Music Office.

All music majors (and transfer students) are required to pass the sophomore barrier on their major instrument. Students can only attempt the barrier two times. If they fail the sophomore barrier the first time, they will be required to enroll in MUSI 2222 DEVELOPMENTAL PRIVATE LESSONS the following semester. At the end of MUSI 2222 DEVELOPMENTAL PRIVATE LESSONS, students will be required to attempt the barrier for a last time. If students do not successfully pass the barrier, they will not be allowed to remain a music major.

All students wishing to pursue the Bachelor of Music Degree with the Jazz Studies Option must pass the jazz performance barrier exam upon completion of MUSI 3226 JAZZ IMPROVISATION II. Students can attempt the barrier two times. Students failing to pass the jazz barrier on the second attempt will not be permitted to continue in the Jazz Studies Option. Successful completion of the jazz barrier is a prerequisite for enrollment in:

MUSI 3395JAZZ COMPOSITION3
MUSI 4300JAZZ PERSPECTIVES3
MUSI 4302JAZZ ARRANGING3
MUSI 4225ADVANCED JAZZ IMPROVISATION2

 All students wishing to pursue the Bachelor of Music Degree in Preparation for Teacher Certification must pass the music education barrier exam before enrolling in:

MUSI 3211EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC2
MUSI 3213INSTRUMENTAL MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES I2
MUSI 3214CHORAL MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES I2

An audition or permission of the instructor is required for all large ensembles. All University students, regardless of major, are permitted to audition for and participate in all music department ensembles: concert bands, marching band, jazz ensembles, choirs, and orchestra.

All music majors are required to enroll in a large ensemble each semester in residence. Ensembles that meet this requirement, as well as any minimum requirements for number(s) of semester in specific ensembles, are determined by each degree plan. Residence is defined as any semester that a student is enrolled in any private lesson section or enrolled in 6 or more semester hours at the university, except during student teaching or music industry studies internship.

All students are strongly urged to refer to the sections on Academic Regulations and Degree Programs in the current UT Arlington Undergraduate Catalog. Students seeking teacher certification should read the College of Education section of this catalog concerning admission to teacher education programs and state requirements for certification.

In addition to fulfilling University and the College of Liberal Arts requirements for admission to a degree program, students planning to be music majors must also fulfill the listed Music Department requirements.

Students must receive a C or better in all music courses in order to graduate. If a student does not earn a C or better, it may not count as a prerequisite for any other course.

Students should expect, in addition to attending weekly private lessons, a minimum preparation (individual practice) of five hours per week in courses granting two hours credit, 10 hours per week in courses granting three hours credit, and 12 hours per week in courses granting four hours credit.

All private instruction, except MUSI 0171, requires a jury.

Music majors must complete a minimum of 36 hours at the 3000/4000 level, at least 24 of which must be in music.

Those music courses available to non-music majors are indicated in the course description. Individual instruction courses are open in limited numbers to all University students.

Requirements for a Bachelor of Music Degree (Performance Option, Theory Option, or Composition Option)

 OPTIONS

Voice Performance Option

General Core Requirements 42
Professional Courses/Music Requirements
MUSI 1185SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING I1
MUSI 1186SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING II1
MUSI 1325THEORY AND HARMONY I3
MUSI 1326THEORY AND HARMONY II3
MUSI 2185SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING III1
MUSI 2186SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING IV1
MUSI 2325THEORY AND HARMONY III3
MUSI 2326THEORY AND HARMONY IV3
MUSI 3308INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING I3
or MUSI 3309 CHORAL CONDUCTING I
MUSI 3300MUSIC HISTORY I3
MUSI 3301MUSIC HISTORY II3
MUSI 1180FUNCTIONAL PIANO I1
MUSI 1181FUNCTIONAL PIANO II1
MUSI 2180FUNCTIONAL PIANO III1
MUSI 2181FUNCTIONAL PIANO IV1
Performance concentration 8
MUSI 2302MUSIC LITERATURE3
MUSI 3101ITALIAN AND FRENCH DICTION1
MUSI 3302FORM AND ANALYSIS3
MUSI 3303COUNTERPOINT3
MUSI 3394DIGITAL MUSIC TECHNOLOGY3
MUSI 4101GERMAN AND ENGLISH DICTION1
A cappella choir/university singers/women's chorus7
Musical theatre/opera laboratory3
Performance major (additional hours)14
MUSI 0174SECONDARY KEYBOARD1
MUSI 0174SECONDARY KEYBOARD1
MUSI 0174SECONDARY KEYBOARD1
MUSI 3103VOCAL PEDAGOGY1
MUSI 4102VOCAL LITERATURE1
MUSI 4301ORCHESTRATION3
Junior and Senior Recital
Total Hours125

Keyboard Performance Option

General Core Requirements 42
Professional Courses/Music Requirements
MUSI 1185SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING I1
MUSI 1186SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING II1
MUSI 1325THEORY AND HARMONY I3
MUSI 1326THEORY AND HARMONY II3
MUSI 2185SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING III1
MUSI 2186SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING IV1
MUSI 2325THEORY AND HARMONY III3
MUSI 2326THEORY AND HARMONY IV3
MUSI 3308INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING I3
or MUSI 3309 CHORAL CONDUCTING I
MUSI 3300MUSIC HISTORY I3
MUSI 3301MUSIC HISTORY II3
Performance concentration 8
Keyboard Ensemble4
MUSI 2302MUSIC LITERATURE3
MUSI 3294APPLIED PEDAGOGY2
MUSI 3295PIANO PEDAGOGY2
MUSI 3302FORM AND ANALYSIS3
MUSI 3303COUNTERPOINT3
MUSI 3394DIGITAL MUSIC TECHNOLOGY3
MUSI 4301ORCHESTRATION3
MUSI 4291CONFERENCE COURSE (Keyboard Literature I)2
MUSI 4291CONFERENCE COURSE (Keyboard Literature II)2
Accompanying1
Ensemble (any)1
Performance major (additional hours)14
MUSI 0174SECONDARY KEYBOARD1
MUSI 0174SECONDARY KEYBOARD1
MUSI 0174SECONDARY KEYBOARD1
MUSI 0174SECONDARY KEYBOARD1
Music elective3
Junior and Senior Recital
Total Hours125

Keyboard Performance/Pedagogy Option

General Core Requirements 42
Professional Courses/Music Requirements
MUSI 1185SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING I1
MUSI 1186SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING II1
MUSI 1325THEORY AND HARMONY I3
MUSI 1326THEORY AND HARMONY II3
MUSI 2185SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING III1
MUSI 2186SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING IV1
MUSI 2325THEORY AND HARMONY III3
MUSI 2326THEORY AND HARMONY IV3
MUSI 3308INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING I3
or MUSI 3309 CHORAL CONDUCTING I
MUSI 3300MUSIC HISTORY I3
MUSI 3301MUSIC HISTORY II3
Performance concentration 8
MUSI 0109KEYBOARD ENSEMBLE1
MUSI 0109KEYBOARD ENSEMBLE1
MUSI 0109KEYBOARD ENSEMBLE1
MUSI 0109KEYBOARD ENSEMBLE1
MUSI 2302MUSIC LITERATURE3
MUSI 3294APPLIED PEDAGOGY2
MUSI 3295PIANO PEDAGOGY2
MUSI 3303COUNTERPOINT3
MUSI 3302FORM AND ANALYSIS3
MUSI 3394DIGITAL MUSIC TECHNOLOGY3
MUSI 4301ORCHESTRATION3
MUSI 4291CONFERENCE COURSE (Keyobard Literature I)2
MUSI 4291CONFERENCE COURSE (Keyboard Literature II)2
MUSI 1257PRIVATE LESSONS IN ORGAN2
MUSI 1258PRIVATE LESSONS IN ORGAN2
MUSI 2257PRIVATE LESSONS IN ORGAN2
MUSI 2258PRIVATE LESSONS IN ORGAN2
MUSI 3211EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC2
MUSI 4291CONFERENCE COURSE (Group Piano Methods)2
Ensemble (1 hour accompanying and 1 hour chora/instrumental ensemble)2
Performance Major (additional hours)8
Senior Recital
Total Hours124

Wind, String, or Percussion Performance Option

General Core Requirements 42
Professional Courses/Music Requirements
MUSI 1185SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING I1
MUSI 1186SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING II1
MUSI 1325THEORY AND HARMONY I3
MUSI 1326THEORY AND HARMONY II3
MUSI 2185SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING III1
MUSI 2186SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING IV1
MUSI 2325THEORY AND HARMONY III3
MUSI 2326THEORY AND HARMONY IV3
MUSI 3308INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING I3
or MUSI 3309 CHORAL CONDUCTING I
MUSI 3300MUSIC HISTORY I3
MUSI 3301MUSIC HISTORY II3
MUSI 1180FUNCTIONAL PIANO I1
MUSI 1181FUNCTIONAL PIANO II1
MUSI 2180FUNCTIONAL PIANO III1
MUSI 2181FUNCTIONAL PIANO IV1
Performance concentration (in one instrument)8
MUSI 2302MUSIC LITERATURE3
MUSI 3302FORM AND ANALYSIS3
MUSI 3303COUNTERPOINT3
MUSI 3394DIGITAL MUSIC TECHNOLOGY3
MUSI 4301ORCHESTRATION3
MUSI 4191CONFERENCE COURSE (wind or string instrument pedagogy)1
MUSI 4191CONFERENCE COURSE (wind or string instrument literature)1
Performance Major (additional hours in one instrument)14
Ensemble 112
Music elective3
Junior and Senior Recital
Total Hours125
1

Orchestra emphasis students taken eight hours orchestra, three hours string quartet, and one hour any ensemble.

Band emphasis students will take eight hours wind symphony, symphonic winds or symphonic band, two hours any ensemble, and two hours orchestra.

Theory Option

General Core Requirements 42
Professional Courses/Music Requirements
MUSI 1185SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING I1
MUSI 1186SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING II1
MUSI 1325THEORY AND HARMONY I3
MUSI 1326THEORY AND HARMONY II3
MUSI 2185SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING III1
MUSI 2186SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING IV1
MUSI 2325THEORY AND HARMONY III3
MUSI 2326THEORY AND HARMONY IV3
MUSI 3300MUSIC HISTORY I3
MUSI 3301MUSIC HISTORY II3
MUSI 1180FUNCTIONAL PIANO I1
MUSI 1181FUNCTIONAL PIANO II1
MUSI 2180FUNCTIONAL PIANO III1
MUSI 2181FUNCTIONAL PIANO IV1
Performance concentration (in one instrument or voice)8
MUSI 2227COMPOSITION TECHNIQUES2
MUSI 2302MUSIC LITERATURE3
MUSI 3302FORM AND ANALYSIS3
MUSI 3303COUNTERPOINT3
MUSI 3326POST-TONAL ANALYSIS3
MUSI 3390SCHENKERIAN ANALYSIS3
MUSI 3391ADVANCED SONATA THEORY3
MUSI 4205ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL PIANO2
MUSI 435020TH CENTURY FORM & TECHNIQUE3
or MUSI 4349 FORMAL-FUNCTION THEORY
MUSI 4351MUSIC THEORY CAPSTONE/SEMINAR3
MUSI 4301ORCHESTRATION3
MUSI 0174SECONDARY KEYBOARD1
MUSI 0174SECONDARY KEYBOARD 11
Performance concentration (additional hours in one instrument or voice)4
Ensemble (any) 26
Senior research project 3
Total Hours119
1

Keyboard concentrates must substitute MUSI 4242 PRIVATE LESSONS IN PIANO.

2

At least three hours must be large ensemble.

3

Prepare and present project in music theory in a conference setting.

Composition Option

General Core Requirements 42
Professional Courses/Music Requirements
MUSI 1185SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING I1
MUSI 1186SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING II1
MUSI 1325THEORY AND HARMONY I3
MUSI 1326THEORY AND HARMONY II3
MUSI 2185SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING III1
MUSI 2186SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING IV1
MUSI 2325THEORY AND HARMONY III3
MUSI 2326THEORY AND HARMONY IV3
MUSI 3308INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING I3
or MUSI 3309 CHORAL CONDUCTING I
MUSI 3300MUSIC HISTORY I3
MUSI 3301MUSIC HISTORY II3
MUSI 1180FUNCTIONAL PIANO I1
MUSI 1181FUNCTIONAL PIANO II1
MUSI 2180FUNCTIONAL PIANO III1
MUSI 2181FUNCTIONAL PIANO IV1
Performance concentration (in one instrument or voice)8
MUSI 2227COMPOSITION TECHNIQUES2
MUSI 3302FORM AND ANALYSIS3
MUSI 3303COUNTERPOINT3
MUSI 3392COMPOSITION I3
MUSI 3393COMPOSITION II3
MUSI 3394DIGITAL MUSIC TECHNOLOGY3
MUSI 4301ORCHESTRATION3
MUSI 4492COMPOSITION III4
MUSI 4493COMPOSITION IV4
MUSI 3127
  & MUSI 3128
COMPUTER COMPOSITION I
   and COMPUTER COMPOSITION II
2
Select two hours from the following:2
HIGH BRASS CLASS
WOODWIND CLASS I
VOICE CLASS
STRING CLASS
PERCUSSION CLASS
Performance concentration (additional hours in one instrument or voice)2
MUSI 0174SECONDARY KEYBOARD1
MUSI 0174SECONDARY KEYBOARD 11
Ensemble (any) 26
Program of original works 3
Total Hours121
1

Keyboard concentrates must substitute MUSI 3243 PRIVATE LESSONS IN PIANO.

2

At least three hours must be large ensemble.

3

Prepare and present original works.

Requirements for a Bachelor of Music Degree (Music/Business Option or Music/Media Option)

Options

Music/Business Option

General Core Requirements 42
Professional Courses/Music Requirements
MUSI 1185SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING I1
MUSI 1186SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING II1
MUSI 1325THEORY AND HARMONY I3
MUSI 1326THEORY AND HARMONY II3
MUSI 2185SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING III1
MUSI 2186SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING IV1
MUSI 2325THEORY AND HARMONY III3
MUSI 2326THEORY AND HARMONY IV3
MUSI 2302MUSIC LITERATURE3
MUSI 3308INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING I3
or MUSI 3309 CHORAL CONDUCTING I
MUSI 3300MUSIC HISTORY I3
MUSI 3301MUSIC HISTORY II3
MUSI 1180FUNCTIONAL PIANO I 11
MUSI 1181FUNCTIONAL PIANO II 1
MUSI 4323BUSINESS OF MUSIC3
MUSI 3394DIGITAL MUSIC TECHNOLOGY3
MUSI 4390RECORDING TECHNIQUES I3
Performance concentration (in one instrument or voice)8
MUSI 3396RECORD LABEL AND STUDIO MANAGEMENT3
MUSI 3396RECORD LABEL AND STUDIO MANAGEMENT3
Ensemble (any) 26
Performance concentration (additional hours in one instrument or voice)2
MUSI 4395INTERNSHIP3
Select 13 hours from the following: 313
JAZZ APPRECIATION
COMPOSITION TECHNIQUES
APPRECIATION OF MUSIC IN FILM
JAZZ THEORY
JAZZ TECHNIQUES
FORM AND ANALYSIS
COUNTERPOINT
SCHENKERIAN ANALYSIS
ADVANCED SONATA THEORY
COMPOSITION I
MUSIC AND TECHNOLOGY IN GAME AUDIO
JAZZ PERSPECTIVES
ORCHESTRATION
JAZZ ARRANGING
RECORDING TECHNIQUES II
RECORDING TECHNIQUES III
Select 9 hours at the 3000/400 level from the following: 39
Business courses
Communication courses
Total Hours128
1

 Keyboard concentrates substitute one hour keyboard ensemble. 

2

At least three must be large ensemble.

3

Pending approval by the Music Business Area Coordinator.

 Music/Media Option

General Core Requirements 42
Professional Courses/Music Requirements
MUSI 1185SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING I1
MUSI 1186SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING II1
MUSI 1325THEORY AND HARMONY I3
MUSI 1326THEORY AND HARMONY II3
MUSI 2185SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING III1
MUSI 2186SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING IV1
MUSI 2325THEORY AND HARMONY III3
MUSI 2326THEORY AND HARMONY IV3
MUSI 2302MUSIC LITERATURE3
MUSI 3308INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING I3
or MUSI 3309 CHORAL CONDUCTING I
MUSI 3300MUSIC HISTORY I3
MUSI 3301MUSIC HISTORY II3
MUSI 3394DIGITAL MUSIC TECHNOLOGY3
MUSI 4390RECORDING TECHNIQUES I3
MUSI 1180FUNCTIONAL PIANO I 11
MUSI 1181FUNCTIONAL PIANO II 11
MUSI 2180FUNCTIONAL PIANO III 11
MUSI 2181FUNCTIONAL PIANO IV 11
Performance concentration (in one instrument or voice)8
MUSI 2227COMPOSITION TECHNIQUES2
MUSI 4395INTERNSHIP3
MUSI 3125JAZZ THEORY1
MUSI 4323BUSINESS OF MUSIC3
MUSI 4325RECORDING TECHNIQUES II3
MUSI 4292LIVE SOUND REINFORCEMENT2
PHYS 1300INTRODUCTION TO MUSICAL ACOUSTICS (Can also fulfill the Life & Physical Sciences requirement)3
Ensemble (any) 26
Select one of the following:3
RECORDING TECHNIQUES III
SOUND & POST PRODUCTION
SOUND DESIGN
Select two of the following:6
FORM AND ANALYSIS
RECORD LABEL AND STUDIO MANAGEMENT
COUNTERPOINT
SCHENKERIAN ANALYSIS
ORCHESTRATION
Art, Business, Communication, and/or Electrical Engineering courses 34
Total Hours124
1

Keyboard concentrates substitute two hours of MUSI 0109 KEYBOARD ENSEMBLE or MUSI 4205 ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL PIANO.

2

At least three hours must be large ensemble.

3

Four hours must be at 3000/4000 level. All courses must be approved by the Music Media Area Coordinator.

Requirements for a Bachelor of Music Degree (Jazz Studies Option)

General Core Requirements 42
Professional Courses/Music Requirements
MUSI 1185SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING I1
MUSI 1186SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING II1
MUSI 1325THEORY AND HARMONY I3
MUSI 1326THEORY AND HARMONY II3
MUSI 2185SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING III1
MUSI 2186SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING IV1
MUSI 2302MUSIC LITERATURE3
MUSI 2325THEORY AND HARMONY III3
MUSI 2326THEORY AND HARMONY IV3
MUSI 1101JAZZ LISTENING1
MUSI 3125JAZZ THEORY1
MUSI 3180FUNCTIONAL JAZZ PIANO1
MUSI 3308INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING I3
or MUSI 3309 CHORAL CONDUCTING I
MUSI 3225JAZZ IMPROVISATION I2
MUSI 3226JAZZ IMPROVISATION II2
MUSI 3300MUSIC HISTORY I3
MUSI 3301MUSIC HISTORY II3
MUSI 3394DIGITAL MUSIC TECHNOLOGY3
MUSI 3395JAZZ COMPOSITION3
MUSI 4225ADVANCED JAZZ IMPROVISATION2
MUSI 4300JAZZ PERSPECTIVES3
MUSI 4302JAZZ ARRANGING3
MUSI 4323BUSINESS OF MUSIC3
MUSI 4390RECORDING TECHNIQUES I3
MUSI 4392JAZZ STUDIES SENIOR RECITAL/PROJECT3
Performance concentration (1000/2000 level in one instrument or voice) 2,38
Performance concentration (additional hours at 3000/4000 level in one instrument or voice) 2,36
MUSI 1180FUNCTIONAL PIANO I 11
MUSI 1181FUNCTIONAL PIANO II 11
MUSI 2180FUNCTIONAL PIANO III 11
MUSI 2181FUNCTIONAL PIANO IV 11
Large jazz ensemble7
Small jazz ensemble2
Music Elective3
Total Hours130
1

Keyboard concentrates substitute two hours keyboard ensemble and two hours small jazz ensemble.

2

 Keyboard concentrates elect both classical and jazz private lessons through the barrier exam level. Junior and Senior level private lessons in jazz piano only.

3

Bass concentrates elect both double bass and electric bass private lessons through the barrier exam level.  Junior and Senior level private lessons in jazz bass only.

Requirements for a Bachelor of Music Degree (in preparation for Teacher Certification - EC-12 Instrumental Option and EC-12 Choral Option)

The Bachelor of Music Degree (in preparation for Teacher Certification) is a 5-year degree.

Options

EC-12 Instrumental Option (Band Emphasis)

General Core Requirements 42
Professional Courses/Music Requirements
MUSI 1185SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING I1
MUSI 1186SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING II1
MUSI 1325THEORY AND HARMONY I3
MUSI 1326THEORY AND HARMONY II3
MUSI 2185SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING III1
MUSI 2186SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING IV1
MUSI 2325THEORY AND HARMONY III3
MUSI 2326THEORY AND HARMONY IV3
MUSI 3308INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING I3
MUSI 3300MUSIC HISTORY I3
MUSI 3301MUSIC HISTORY II3
MUSI 1180FUNCTIONAL PIANO I1
MUSI 1181FUNCTIONAL PIANO II1
MUSI 2180FUNCTIONAL PIANO III1
MUSI 2181FUNCTIONAL PIANO IV1
Performance concentration (in one instrument)8
MUSI 1103HIGH BRASS CLASS1
MUSI 1104WOODWIND CLASS I1
MUSI 1105VOICE CLASS (or one semester any choir)1
MUSI 1106LOW BRASS CLASS1
MUSI 1107WOODWIND CLASS II1
MUSI 2103STRING CLASS1
MUSI 2104PERCUSSION CLASS1
MUSI 2112INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC PEDAGOGY1
MUSI 3211EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC2
MUSI 3213INSTRUMENTAL MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES I2
MUSI 4308INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING II3
MUSI 4211ELEMENTARY MUSIC2
MUSI 4213INSTRUMENTAL MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES II2
MUSI 4216STRATEGIES AND ASSESSMENT IN MUSIC PEDAGOGY2
MUSI 4217MUSIC PEDAGOGY FIELD-BASED EXPERIENCE2
MUSI 3200MARCHING BAND TECHNIQUES2
MUSI 3212JAZZ TECHNIQUES2
MUSI 4301ORCHESTRATION3
Education Requirements12
CONTENT AREA READING AND WRITING
TEACHING DIVERSE POPULATIONS
SECONDARY STUDENT TEACHING
Keyboard concentrates take four hours MUSI 0109 (see Major)
Ensembles (3 hours marching band; four hours wind symphony, symphonic winds, or symphonic band)7
Performance concentration (additional hours in one instrument)6
Senior half recital
Total Hours134

EC-12 Instrumental Option (Orchestra Emphasis)

General Core Requirements 42
Professional Courses/Music Requirements
MUSI 1185SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING I1
MUSI 1186SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING II1
MUSI 1325THEORY AND HARMONY I3
MUSI 1326THEORY AND HARMONY II3
MUSI 2185SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING III1
MUSI 2186SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING IV1
MUSI 2325THEORY AND HARMONY III3
MUSI 2326THEORY AND HARMONY IV3
MUSI 3308INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING I3
MUSI 3300MUSIC HISTORY I3
MUSI 3301MUSIC HISTORY II3
MUSI 1180FUNCTIONAL PIANO I1
MUSI 1181FUNCTIONAL PIANO II1
MUSI 2180FUNCTIONAL PIANO III1
MUSI 2181FUNCTIONAL PIANO IV1
Performance Concentration (in one instrument)8
MUSI 2101BRASS SURVEY1
MUSI 1105VOICE CLASS (or one semester any choir)1
MUSI 2102WOODWIND SURVEY1
MUSI 2104PERCUSSION CLASS1
MUSI 2112INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC PEDAGOGY1
MUSI 3211EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC2
MUSI 3213INSTRUMENTAL MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES I2
MUSI 4308INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING II3
MUSI 4301ORCHESTRATION3
MUSI 4211ELEMENTARY MUSIC2
MUSI 4213INSTRUMENTAL MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES II2
MUSI 4216STRATEGIES AND ASSESSMENT IN MUSIC PEDAGOGY2
MUSI 4217MUSIC PEDAGOGY FIELD-BASED EXPERIENCE2
MUSI 3294APPLIED PEDAGOGY2
MUSI 4303ADVANCED STRING CLASS3
MUSI 3191SECONDARY LESSONS IN STRINGS (On a different string instrument other than principal instrument)1
MUSI 3191SECONDARY LESSONS IN STRINGS (On a different string instrument other than principal instrument)1
Education Requirements12
CONTENT AREA READING AND WRITING
TEACHING DIVERSE POPULATIONS
SECONDARY STUDENT TEACHING
Keyboard concentrates take four hours MUSI 0109 (see Major)
Ensembles (7 hours orchestra)7
Performance concentration (additional hours in one instrument)6
Senior half recital
Total Hours134

EC-12 Choral Option

General Core Requirements 42
Professional Courses/Music Requirements
MUSI 1185SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING I1
MUSI 1186SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING II1
MUSI 1325THEORY AND HARMONY I3
MUSI 1326THEORY AND HARMONY II3
MUSI 2185SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING III1
MUSI 2186SIGHTSINGING AND EAR TRAINING IV1
MUSI 2325THEORY AND HARMONY III3
MUSI 2326THEORY AND HARMONY IV3
MUSI 3309CHORAL CONDUCTING I3
MUSI 3300MUSIC HISTORY I3
MUSI 3301MUSIC HISTORY II3
MUSI 1180FUNCTIONAL PIANO I 11
MUSI 1181FUNCTIONAL PIANO II 11
MUSI 2180FUNCTIONAL PIANO III 11
MUSI 2181FUNCTIONAL PIANO IV 11
MUSI 4205ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL PIANO2
Performance Concentration (in voice)8
MUSI 2101BRASS SURVEY1
MUSI 2102WOODWIND SURVEY1
MUSI 3103VOCAL PEDAGOGY1
MUSI 2103STRING CLASS1
MUSI 2104PERCUSSION CLASS1
MUSI 2112INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC PEDAGOGY1
MUSI 3101ITALIAN AND FRENCH DICTION1
MUSI 3211EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC2
MUSI 3214CHORAL MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES I2
MUSI 4101GERMAN AND ENGLISH DICTION1
MUSI 4309CHORAL CONDUCTING II3
MUSI 4301ORCHESTRATION3
MUSI 4211ELEMENTARY MUSIC2
MUSI 4214CHORAL MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES II2
MUSI 4216STRATEGIES AND ASSESSMENT IN MUSIC PEDAGOGY2
MUSI 4217MUSIC PEDAGOGY FIELD-BASED EXPERIENCE2
Education Requirements12
CONTENT AREA READING AND WRITING
TEACHING DIVERSE POPULATIONS
SECONDARY STUDENT TEACHING
Voice Concentration and Keyboard Concentration 1,22
A capella choir/university singers/women's chorus6
Musical theatre/opera laboratory1
Performance concentration (additional hours)6
Senior half recital
Total Hours134
1

 Keyboard Concentrates substitute 2 hours of MUSI 0109 and 4 hours MUSI 0175

2

 Voice Concentration take 2 hours of MUSI 0174

Teacher Certification

Students interested in Texas Teacher Certification should consult the College of Education section of this catalog for the most recent changes in requirements regarding admission to Teacher Education, completion of University programs in preparation for certificate, and eligibility for certification after graduation.

Oral Communication and Computer Use Competence Requirements

Students majoring in music are required to demonstrate computer use and oral communication competencies.

Computer use proficiency can be demonstrated by:

  1. successful completion of MUSI 3394 DIGITAL MUSIC TECHNOLOGY; or
  2. successful completion of CSE 1301 COMPUTER LITERACY or INSY 2303 INTRODUCTION TO M.I.S. AND DATA PROCESSING; or
  3. passing the University computer use competency exam.

Oral communication proficiency can be demonstrated by:

  1. successful completion of MUSI 3308 INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING I or MUSI 3309 CHORAL CONDUCTING I; or
  2. successful completion of one of the following:
    COMS 1301FUNDAMENTALS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING3
    COMS 2305BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION3
    COMS 3315COMMUNICATION FOR EDUCATORS3

Students should discuss these options with their undergraduate advisor who may also provide a list of other courses approved by the University of meet these requirements.

Requirements for a Minor in Music

Eighteen hours of music, six hours of which must be 3000/4000 level.