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Suggested Sequence of Music Classes for Music Majors

All music majors, regardless of emphasis, take the same 40-credit music core.  Other required music courses vary by emphasis, and are mostly taken after the first two years.

Below is a suggested sequence of music courses for the first two years for all music majors.  Check the specific emphases for more details, if you have decided on an emphasis.


Year 1 — Fall

Course Number Course Title Credits
MU 100 Intro to Music Literature 3
MU 108 Intro to Music Theory 3
MU 106 Intro to Music Technology 1
MUA 3xx Ensemble 1
MUA 2×1 Studio Instruction 1.5
MU 199 Concert Attendance 0
TOTAL CREDITS 9.5

Year 1 — Spring

Course Number Course Title Credits
MU 201 Music Theory I 3
MU 203 Musicianship Skills I 1
MUA 3xx Ensemble 1
MUA 2×1 Studio Instruction 1.5
MU 199 Concert Attendance 0
TOTAL CREDITS 9.5

Year 2 — Fall

Course Number Course Title
MU 202 Music Theory II 3
MU 204 Musicianship Skills II 3
MUA 3xx Ensemble 1
MUA 2×1 Studio Instruction 1.5
MU 199 Concert Attendance 0
TOTAL CREDITS 9.5

Year 2 — Spring

Course Number Course Title Credits
MU 301 Music Theory III 3
MU 303 Musicianship Skills III 3
MUA 3xx Ensemble 1
MUA 2×1 Studio Instruction 1.5
MU 199 Concert Attendance 0
TOTAL CREDITS 6.5

The third year varies greatly, depending on the emphasis! Please consult your advisor.