Bachelor of Arts in Music (Piano Performance)

Total Semester Credit Hours (sch): 120   
Major: 66 sch        

MUSIC.BA            CIP Code: 50.0901.00

Degree Requirements

Texas Core Curriculum

ENG 1013Composition I3
ENG 1023Composition II3
Mathematics3
Life & Physical Sciences6
Language, Philosophy, & Culture3
Creative Arts3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
CAO: Women's Studies3
CAO: First Year Seminar, Wellness or Mathematics3
Total Semester Credit Hours42

Courses Required for Major

MU 1521Aural Skills I1
MU 1531Aural Skills II1
MU 2521Aural Skills III1
MU 2531Aural Skills IV1
MU 1523Music Theory I3
MU 1533Music Theory II3
MU 2523Music Theory III3
MU 2533Music Theory IV3
MU 3313Music History I3
MU 3323Music History II3
MU 3401Voice Class1
MU 3542Conducting I2
MU 4512Instrumental Arranging2
MU 4723Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint3
Applied Lessons (10 sch advanced)18
Music Ensembles (advanced) 4
MU 4913Independent Study (Piano Pedagogy)3
MU 4913Independent Study (Piano Literature)3
MU 4911Independent Study1
MU 4911Independent Study1
MU 4911Independent Study1
MU 4911Independent Study1
Total Semester Credit Hours62

Other Requirements

Foreign Language6
Performance Juries (8 juries completed)
MU Electives 7
MU 3713Music and World Cultures (GP)3
Total Semester Credit Hours16

(GP) Satisfies global perspectives graduation requirement. 

First Year
FallTCCNSemester Credit Hours
MU 1112Music and Wellness 2
MU 1521Aural Skills I MUSI 1116, MUSI 12161
MU 1523Music Theory I MUSI 1211, MUSI 13113
Large Ensemble 1
Applied Music: Primary Instrument2
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
Elective1
 Semester Credit Hours 14
SpringTCCN
MU 1531Aural Skills II MUSI 1117, MUSI 12171
MU 1533Music Theory II MUSI 1212, MUSI 13123
MU 3401Voice Class 1
Large Ensemble 1
Applied Music: Primary Instrument2
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
Mathematics Core3
Elective1
 Semester Credit Hours 15
Second Year
FallTCCN
MU 2521Aural Skills III MUSI 2116, MUSI 22161
MU 2523Music Theory III MUSI 2211, MUSI 23113
MU 4911Independent Study 1
Large Ensemble 1
Applied Music: Primary Instrument2
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
Life & Physical Sciences Core3
Elective1
 Semester Credit Hours 15
SpringTCCN
MU 2531Aural Skills IV MUSI 2117, MUSI 22171
MU 2533Music Theory IV MUSI 23123
MU 4911Independent Study 1
Large Ensemble 1
Applied Music: Primary Instrument2
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
Life & Physical Sciences Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 14
Third Year
FallTCCN
MU 3542Conducting I 2
MU 3313Music History I 3
MU 3542Conducting I 2
MU 4512Instrumental Arranging 2
MU 4911Independent Study 1
Large Ensemble (upper level)1
Applied Music: Primary Instrument (upper level)2
Language, Philosophy, & Culture Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 16
SpringTCCN
MU 3323Music History II 3
MU 4512Instrumental Arranging 2
MU 4911Independent Study 1
MU 4913 (Piano Literature)Independent Study 3
Large Ensemble 1
Applied Music: Primary Instrument (upper level)2
Social & Behavioral Sciences Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
Fourth Year
FallTCCN
MU 3703Women in Music 3
MU 3713 (GP)Music and World Cultures 3
MU 4723Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint 3
Large Ensemble 1
Applied Music: Primary Instrument (upper level)3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government GOVT 23053
 Semester Credit Hours 16
SpringTCCN
MU 4913 (Piano Pedagogy)Independent Study 3
Large Ensemble 1
Applied Music: Primary Instrument (upper level)3
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
Elective3
Elective2
 Semester Credit Hours 15
 Total Semester Credit Hours:  120

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.