A minimum grade of C is required in all music courses used to satisfy the requirements of the major programs (B.A. and B.M.) in music. Music majors concentrating in music education must also complete all required education courses with a minimum grade of C.

Effective Fall 2017

A minimum grade of C (2.000) is required in all music courses used to satisfy the requirements of the BM in Music, Music Education Concentration, Choral Option. Required EDUC courses must be completed with a minimum grade of C (2.000).

Freshman
AUCCCredits
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)1A3
MU 117Music Theory I 3
MU 118Music Theory II 3
MU 127Aural Skills I 1
MU 128Aural Skills II 1
MU 131Introduction to Music History and Literature (GT-AH1)3B3
MU 1501Piano Class I 1
MU 151APiano Class II: Music Educators 1
MU 172AFreshman Voice Studio: English/Italian 2
MU 172BFreshman Voice Studio: German, French 2
MU 286Practicum-Introduction to Music Education 3
MU *** Ensemble (see list below)2 2
Arts and Humanties3B3
Mathematics1B3
 Total Credits 31
Sophomore
 
EDUC 275Schooling in the United States (GT-SS3)3C3
EDUC 340Literacy and the Learner 3
MU 152Piano Skills for Choral Directors 1
MU 217Music Theory III 3
MU 218Music Theory IV 3
MU 227Aural Skills III 1
MU 228Aural Skills IV 1
Select one from the following: 2
Instrumental Techniques: Brass  
Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds  
MU 252CInstrumental Techniques: Strings 1
MU 272QApplied Music Instruction: Voice 2
MU *** Ensemble (see list below)2 2
Advanced Writing23
Biological and Physical Sciences3A4
Historical Perspectives3D3
 Total Credits 32
Junior
 
EDUC 331Educational Technology and Assessment 2
EDUC 350Instruction I-Individualization/Management 3
EDUC 386Practicum-Instruction I 1
EDUC 474Elementary Music Methods I 2
EDUC 475Elementary Music Methods II 2
MU 254Beginning Conducting 2
MU 317Music Theory V 2
MU 318Arranging and Orchestration 2
MU 334Music History I4A,4B3
MU 335Music History II4A,4B3
MU 355Choral Conducting and Literature 2
MU 466Song Literature 2
MU 472QApplied Music Instruction: Voice 2
MU *** Ensemble (see list below)2 2
Biological and Physical Sciences3A3
 Total Credits 33
Senior
 
EDUC 450Instruction II-Standards and Assessment 4
EDUC 476Choral Methods for Secondary Schools 2
EDUC 485AStudent Teaching: Elementary 6
EDUC 485BStudent Teaching: Secondary 6
EDUC 486EPracticum: Instruction II 1
EDUC 493ASeminar: Professional Relations 1
MU 425Jazz Pedagogy 2
MU 467Vocal Pedagogy 2
MU 471Recital4C1
MU 472QApplied Music Instruction: Voice 1
MU *** Ensemble (see list below)2 1
Global and Cultural Awareness3E3
 Total Credits 30
 Program Total Credits: 126

Ensemble Courses

MU 201Men's Chorus1
MU 202University Chorus1
MU 204Marching Band1
MU 205Concert Band1
MU 206Colorado State University Concert Orchestra1
MU 300Women's Chorus1
MU 302University Orchestra1
MU 304Symphonic Band1
MU 305Colorado State University Concert Choir1
MU 309Jazz Ensemble1
MU 310Jazz Combo1
MU 400Colorado State University Chamber Choir1
MU 401Opera Theater1-2
MU 402Theater/Chamber Orchestra1
MU 404Symphonic Wind Ensemble1
MU 407Accompanying1
MU 408Chamber Music1
1

Students with previous keyboard experience may test out of MU 150 and use the one credit for an elective

2

Students must participate in an ensemble during each semester in which they are enrolled in MU 172A-MU 172B, MU 272Q, and MU 472Q. At least once during the program of study this must be achieved by taking MU 408 or through another small ensemble experience.

Distinctive Requirements for Degree ProgramA minimum grade of C (2.000) is required in all music courses used to satisfy the requirements of the BM in Music, Music Education Concentration, Choral Option. Music majors concentrating in music education must also complete all required education courses with a minimum grade of C (2.000).
To Declare this Major: Audition with department. 

Freshman
Semester 1CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
MU 117Music Theory IX  3
MU 127Aural Skills IX  1
MU 131Introduction to Music History and Literature (GT-AH1)X 3B3
MU 150Piano Class IX  1
MU 172AFreshman Voice Studio: English/ItalianX  2
MU 286Practicum-Introduction to Music Education   3
Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
 Total Credits   14
Semester 2CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)X 1A3
MU 118Music Theory IIX  3
MU 128Aural Skills IIX  1
MU 151APiano Class II: Music EducatorsX  1
MU 172BFreshman Voice Studio: German, FrenchX  2
Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
Arts and Humanities  3B3
MathematicsX 1B3
 Total Credits   17
Sophomore
Semester 3CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
EDUC 275Schooling in the United States (GT-SS3)X 3C3
MU 217Music Theory IIIX  3
MU 227Aural Skills IIIX  1
MU 252CInstrumental Techniques: Strings   1
MU 272QApplied Music Instruction: Voice   1
Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
Advanced Writing  23
Historical Perspectives  3D3
MU 151A must be completed by the end of Semester 3. X   
 Total Credits   16
Semester 4CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
EDUC 340Literacy and the LearnerX  3
MU 152Piano Skills for Choral DirectorsX  1
MU 218Music Theory IVX  3
MU 228Aural Skills IVX  1
Select one course from the following:   2
Instrumental Techniques: BrassX   
Instrumental Techniques: WoodwindsX   
MU 272QApplied Music Instruction: Voice   1
Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
Biological and Physical Sciences  3A4
 Total Credits   16
Junior
Semester 5CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
EDUC 331Educational Technology and AssessmentX  2
EDUC 474Elementary Music Methods IX  2
MU 254Beginning Conducting   2
MU 317Music Theory VX  2
MU 334Music History IX 4A,4B3
MU 472QApplied Music Instruction: Voice   1
Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
Biological and Physical Sciences  3A3
 Total Credits   16
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
EDUC 350Instruction I-Individualization/ManagementX  3
EDUC 386Practicum-Instruction IX  1
EDUC 475Elementary Music Methods IIX  2
MU 318Arranging and OrchestrationX  2
MU 335Music History IIX 4A,4B3
MU 355Choral Conducting and LiteratureX  2
MU 466Song LiteratureX  2
MU 472QApplied Music Instruction: Voice   1
Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)   1
 Total Credits   17
Senior
Semester 7CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
EDUC 450Instruction II-Standards and AssessmentX  4
EDUC 476Choral Methods for Secondary SchoolsX  2
EDUC 486EPracticum: Instruction IIX  1
MU 425Jazz PedagogyX  2
MU 467Vocal PedagogyX  2
MU 471RecitalX 4C1
MU 472QApplied Music Instruction: Voice   1
Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
Global and Cultural Awareness  3E3
 Total Credits   17
Semester 8CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
EDUC 485AStudent Teaching: ElementaryX  6
EDUC 485BStudent Teaching: SecondaryX  6
EDUC 493ASeminar: Professional RelationsX  1
The benchmark courses for the 8th semester are the remaining courses in the entire program of study.X   
 Total Credits   13
 Program Total Credits:   126