School of Performing Arts: Music Course Sequence for Bachelor of Music - Instrumental



(Revised Fall 2010)

Freshman Year

MUSC 1107 Recital Attendance  0 cr MUSC 1107 Recital Attendance  0 cr
MUSC 1103 Theory of Music I  3 cr MUSC 1104 Theory of Music II  3 cr
MUSC 1108 The World of Music  4 cr MUSC 1114 Aural Skills II  1 cr
MUSC 1113 Aural Skills I  1 cr MUSC 1119 Class Piano II*  1 cr
MUSC 1118 Class Piano I*  1 cr MUSC 11xx Applied Major  3 cr
MUSC 11xx Applied Major  3 cr Large Ensemble**  1 cr
Large Ensemble**  1 cr ENGL 1102 Critical R&W  3 cr
ENGL 1101 English Composition  3 cr Natural or Physical Science  4 cr
   Total 16 cr    Total 16 cr

Sophomore Year

MUSC 1107 Recital Attendance  0 cr MUSC 1107 Recital Attendance  0 cr
MUSC 2203 Theory of Music III  3 cr MUSC 2204 Theory of Music IV  3 cr
MUSC 2213 Aural Skills III  1 cr MUSC 2214 Aural Skills IV  1 cr
MUSC 218 Class Piano III*  1 cr MUSC 2219 Class Piano IV*  1 cr
MUSC 22xx Applied Major  3 cr MUSC 3304 Music History I  3 cr
Large Ensemble**  1 cr MUSC 22xx Applied Major  3 cr
COMM 1101 Speech  3 cr Large Ensemble**  1 cr
Foreign Language (French/German)  4 cr Foreign Language (French/German)  4 cr
   Total 16 cr    Total 16 cr

Junior Year

MUSC 1107 Recital Attendance  0 cr MUSC 1107 Recital Attendance  0 cr
MUSC 3305 Music History II  3 cr MUSC 3306 Music History III  3 cr
MUSC 3311 Form & Analysis  2 cr MUSC 3320 Inst. Conducting  2 cr
MUSC 33xx Applied Major  3 cr MUSC 4411 Instrument Literature  2 cr
Large Ensemble**  1 cr MUSC 33xx Applied Major  3 cr
Chamber Ensemble  1 cr Large Ensemble**  1 cr
Natural or Physical Science  4 cr Chamber Ensemble  1 cr
Fine Arts or Humanities
(not Foreign Language or Music)
 3 cr Social Science  3 cr
    Other elective  2 cr
   Total 17 cr    Total 17 cr

Senior Year

MUSC 1107 Recital Attendance  0 cr MUSC 1107 Recital Attendance  0 cr
MUSC 44xx Music Theory/History Elective  3 cr MUSC 4412 Instrument Pedagogy  2 cr
MUSC 44xx Applied Major  3 cr Music Elective***  2 cr
Large Ensemble**  1 cr MUSC 4495 Senior Recital  2 cr
Chamber Ensemble  1 cr MUSC 44xx Applied Major  3 cr
Social Science  3 cr Large Ensemble**  1 cr
Social Science  3 cr Chamber Ensemble  1 cr
Non-music elective  3 cr Social Science  3 cr
    Non-music elective  3 cr
   Total 17 cr    Total 17 cr

 

*The Piano Proficiency Requirement must be met. If a student cannot pass the proficiency exam, he or she must take Class Piano (1118-1119 or 2218-2219) courses at the appropriate level until MUSC 2219 is passed with a grade of "C-" or better. Students must register concurrently for Class Piano with MUSC 1103-1104 and 2203-2204.

**Large Ensembles. Woodwind, Brass, and Percussion majors must choose Marching Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble or Concert Band as their large ensemble each semester. String majors must choose the Idaho State Civic Symphony. Organ and Guitar majors may choose any of the aforementioned ensembles, Concert Choir or Women's Choir as their large ensemble.

***Music Electives. Music electives must be chosen from Music Courses, not from Applied Music or Music Ensembles (Performing Organizations).

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