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Music Major (Bachelors of Music)

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DEGREE PROGRAM CHECK SHEET

Complete all Institutional Graduation Requirements for the Bachelors of Music (Including University Writing Requirement, Diversity Requirement, General Education Requirement, College Level mathematics, etc.) as provided at http://www.eou.edu/registrar.
Program Requirements: Students must complete 90 credit hours plus an elective option listed below, (Option 1, Option 2 or Option 3). A grade of “C-” or better is required for each course counting towards the major, but a cumulative grade of C [2.00] is required for completion of the major.

 

THEORY, MUSICIANSHIP & PEDAGOGY: 40 credits
Course # Title [and course information] Credit(s) Prerequisites(s)
MUS 101 Elements of Music [APC] 3
MUS 111 Music Theory [AEH] 3 Musical Background or MUS 101
MUS 112 Musicianship I 2 Musical Background or MUS 101
MUS 113 Music Theory [AEH] 3 MUS 111
MUS 114 Musicianship II 2 MUS 112
MUS 140 Electronic Music I [APC] 3
MUS 192P Class Lessons: Piano [APC] 2
MUS 193P Class Lessons: Piano [APC] 2 MUS 192P
MUS 194P Class Lessons: Piano [APC] 2 MUS 193P
MUS 225 Basic Conducting [UWR] [available in odd years] 3 MUS 111, 112
MUS 311 Chromatic Harmony/Jazz Theory 3 MUS 113
MUS 313 Popular Music Theory 3 MUS 113
MUS 315 Intro to Composition & Arranging 3 MUS 113
MUS 318 Global Rhythms 2 MUS 111
MUS 320 Improvisation 2 MUS 111
MUS 340 Electronic Music II 2 MUS 140

 

PERFORMANCE & PERFORMANCE PRACTICE: 29 credits

Minimum of 18 credits in the MUS 195 or MUS 395 courses listed below:

Course # Title [and course information] Credit(s) Prerequisite(s)
MUS 195 Various Ensemble Titles [APC] 1-2
MUS 195A Community Orchestra [APC] 1
MUS 195B Community Band [APC] 1
MUS 195C Community Chorus [APC] 1
MUS 195D African Drumming [APC] 1
MUS 195E 45th Parallel Ensemble [APC] 2
MUS 195F Fiddle Ensemble 1
MUS 195G EOU Chamber Choir [APC] 2 Audition is Required
MUS 395 Various Ensemble Titles [APC] 1-2 6 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 395A Community Orchestra [APC] 1 6 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 395B Community Band [APC] 1 6 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 395C Community Chorus [APC] 1 6 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 395D African Drumming [APC] 1 6 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 395E 45th Parallel Ensemble [APC] 2 6 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 395F Fiddle Ensemble 1 6 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 395G EOU Chamber Choir [APC] 2 6 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent

 

Minimum of 11 credits in the MUP 100-200 level courses listed below:

Course # Title [and course information] Credit(s) Prerequisite(s)
MUP 171 Performance: Piano [APC] 2-3
MUP 173 Performance: Organ [APC] 2-3
MUP 174 Performance: Voice [APC] 2-3
MUP 175 Performance: Stings [APC] 2-3
MUP 180 Performance: Guitar [APC] 2-3
MUP 181 Performance: Woodwinds [APC] 2-3
MUP 186 Performance: Brass [APC] 2-3
MUP 191 Performance: Percussion [APC] 2-3
MUP 271 Performance: Piano [APC] 2-3
MUP 273 Performance: Organ [APC] 2-3
MUP 274 Performance: Voice [APC] 2-3
MUP 275 Performance: Stings [APC] 2-3
MUP 280 Performance: Guitar [APC] 2-3
MUP 281 Performance: Woodwinds [APC] 2-3
MUP 286 Performance: Brass [APC] 2-3
MUP 291 Performance: Percussion [APC] 2-3

 

MUSIC HISTORY & LITERATURE: 18 credits
Course # Title [and course information] Credit(s) Prerequisite(s)
MUS 202 World Music [AEH] 3
MUS 203 Jazz: American Music [AEH] 3
MUS 204 Popular Music in America [AEH, DPD] 3
MUS 364 European Musical Traditions I [available in even years] 3
MUS 365 European Mus Tradition II [UWR] [available in even years] 3
MUS 421 Study in Ethnomusicology [UWR] 3 MUS 202

 

REQUIRED CAPSTONE COURSE:
MUS 445 Music in the Community (Capstone) 3

 

ELECTIVES FOR DEGREE COMPLETION

OPTION 1:

Complete a minor in one of the following: Anthropology/Sociology, Business, History, Communication Studies, Psychology or Theatre Arts.
 

OPTION 2:

Complete a second degree (Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science).
 

OPTION 3:

Complete 25 additional credits in Arts & Letters prefixes: THEA, ART, COM, WR, ENGL.

 

Total credits required for major: 90 + Option 1, 2 or 3

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Last update November 2014