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Music Major (Bachelors of Music)

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 GPA of at least 2.00 is required for completion of the major.


THEORY, MUSICIANSHIP & PEDAGOGY: 40 credits
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
MUS 101Elements of Music [APC]3
MUS 111Music Theory [AEH]3Musical Background or MUS 101
MUS 112Musicianship I2Musical Background or MUS 101
MUS 113Music Theory [AEH]3MUS 111
MUS 114Musicianship II2MUS 112
MUS 140Electronic Music I [APC]3
MUS 192PClass Lessons: Piano [APC]2
MUS 193PClass Lessons: Piano [APC]2MUS 192P
MUS 194PClass Lessons: Piano [APC]2MUS 193P
MUS 225Basic Conducting [UWR] [available in odd years]3MUS 111, 112
MUS 311Chromatic Harmony/Jazz Theory3MUS 113
MUS 313Popular Music Theory3MUS 113
MUS 315Intro to Composition & Arranging3MUS 113
MUS 318Global Rhythms2MUS 111
MUS 320Improvisation2MUS 111
MUS 340Electronic Music II2MUS 140

PERFORMANCE & PERFORMANCE PRACTICE: 29 credits

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

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
MUS 195Various Ensemble Titles [APC]1 to 2
MUS 195ACommunity Orchestra [APC]1
MUS 195BCommunity Band [APC]1
MUS 195CCommunity Chorus [APC]1
MUS 195DAfrican Drumming [APC]1
MUS 195E45th Parallel Ensemble [APC]2
MUS 195FFiddle Ensemble1
MUS 195GEOU Chamber Choir [APC]2Audition is Required
MUS 395Various Ensemble Titles [APC]1 to 26 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 395ACommunity Orchestra [APC]16 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 395BCommunity Band [APC]16 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 395CCommunity Chorus [APC]16 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 395DAfrican Drumming [APC]16 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 395E45th Parallel Ensemble [APC]26 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 395FFiddle Ensemble16 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent
MUS 395GEOU Chamber Choir [APC]26 credits of MUS 195 or instructor consent

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

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
MUP 171Performance: Piano [APC]2 to 3
MUP 173Performance: Organ [APC]2 to 3
MUP 174Performance: Voice [APC]2 to 3
MUP 175Performance: Stings [APC]2 to 3
MUP 180Performance: Guitar [APC]2 to 3
MUP 181Performance: Woodwinds [APC]2 to 3
MUP 186Performance: Brass [APC]2 to 3
MUP 191Performance: Percussion [APC]2 to 3
MUP 271Performance: Piano [APC]2 to 3
MUP 273Performance: Organ [APC]2 to 3
MUP 274Performance: Voice [APC]2 to 3
MUP 275Performance: Stings [APC]2 to 3
MUP 280Performance: Guitar [APC]2 to 3
MUP 281Performance: Woodwinds [APC]2 to 3
MUP 286Performance: Brass [APC]2 to 3
MUP 291Performance: Percussion [APC]2 to 3

MUSIC HISTORY & LITERATURE: 18 credits
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
MUS 202World Music [AEH]3
MUS 203Jazz: American Music [AEH]3
MUS 204Popular Music in America [AEH, DPD]3
MUS 364European Musical Traditions I [available in even years]3
MUS 365European Mus Tradition II [UWR] [available in even years]3
MUS 421Study in Ethnomusicology [UWR]3MUS 202

REQUIRED CAPSTONE COURSE:
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
MUS 445Music 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 major/degree (Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science). 216 total credits, meet both the requirements of the BMUS and the BA/BS.

OPTION 3:

Complete 25 additional credits in the following 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