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.

Effective Fall 2017

A minimum grade of C is required in all music courses used to satisfy the requirements of the BM in Music, Performance Concentration, Jazz Studies Option.

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
Select two semesters from the following: 2
Concert Band  
Symphonic Band  
Symphonic Wind Ensemble  
Select two semesters from the following: 2
Jazz Ensemble  
Jazz Combo  
Applied Jazz Instruction (select two semesters from the following in your major instrument): 2
Applied Jazz Instruction: Piano  
Applied Jazz Instruction: String Bass  
Applied Jazz Instruction: Trombone  
Applied Jazz Instruction: Trumpet  
Applied Jazz Instruction: Percussion  
Applied Jazz Instruction: Saxophone  
Applied Jazz Instruction: Guitar  
Applied Music Instruction – Lower-Division (see list below – select two semesters in your major instrument) 2
Mathematics1B3
Electives 3
 Total Credits 29
Sophomore
 
ETST 250/HIST 250African American History (GT-HI1)3D3
MU 154Jazz Piano Class 1
MU 217Music Theory III 3
MU 218Music Theory IV 3
MU 227Aural Skills III 1
MU 228Aural Skills IV 1
MU 225Jazz Theory 2
PSY 100General Psychology (GT-SS3)3C3
Select two semesters from the following: 2
Concert Band  
Symphonic Band  
Symphonic Wind Ensemble  
Select two semesters from the following: 2
Jazz Ensemble  
Jazz Combo  
Applied Jazz Instruction (select two semesters from the following in your major instrument): 2
Applied Jazz Instruction: Piano  
Applied Jazz Instruction: String Bass  
Applied Jazz Instruction: Trombone  
Applied Jazz Instruction: Trumpet  
Applied Jazz Instruction: Percussion  
Applied Jazz Instruction: Saxophone  
Applied Jazz Instruction: Guitar  
Applied Music Instruction – Lower-Division (see list below – select two semesters in your major instrument) 2
Advanced Writing23
Biological and Physical Sciences3A3
 Total Credits 31
Junior
 
MU 317Music Theory V 2
MU 320Jazz Improvisation 1
MU 325Jazz Composition/Arranging 2
MU 334Music History I4A,4B3
MU 335Music History II4A,4B3
MU 471Recital4C1
MU 474Applied Jazz Instruction 4
Select two semesters from the following: 2
Jazz Ensemble  
Jazz Combo  
MU *** Music Electives 6
Arts and Humanities3B3
Elective 3
 Total Credits 30
Senior
 
MU 332History of Jazz 3
MU 415Advanced Jazz Techniques 2
MU 425Jazz Pedagogy 2
MU 471Recital4C1
MU 474Applied Jazz Instruction 4
Select two semesters from the following: 2
Jazz Ensemble  
Jazz Combo  
Biological and Physical Sciences3A4
Global and Cultural Awareness3E3
Electives2 9
 Total Credits 30
 Program Total Credits: 120

Applied Music Instruction - Lower-Division

MU 272AApplied Music Instruction: Euphonium1-2
MU 272BApplied Music Instruction: French Horn1-2
MU 272CApplied Music Instruction: Trombone1-2
MU 272DApplied Music Instruction: Trumpet1-2
MU 272EApplied Music Instruction: Tuba1-2
MU 272GApplied Music Instruction: Harpsichord1-2
MU 272HApplied Music Instruction: Organ1-2
MU 272IApplied Music Instruction: Piano1-2
MU 272JApplied Music Instruction: Percussion1-2
MU 272KApplied Music Instruction: Guitar1-2
MU 272LApplied Music Instruction: Harp1-2
MU 272MApplied Music Instruction: String Bass1-2
MU 272NApplied Music Instruction: Viola1-2
MU 272OApplied Music Instruction: Violin1-2
MU 272PApplied Music Instruction: Violoncello1-2
MU 272QApplied Music Instruction: Voice1-2
MU 272RApplied Music Instruction: Bassoon1-2
MU 272SApplied Music Instruction: Clarinet1-2
MU 272TApplied Music Instruction: Flute1-2
MU 272UApplied Music Instruction: Oboe1-2
MU 272VApplied Music Instruction: Saxophone (Alto)1-2
1

B.M. Majors with prior keyboard experience may test out of MU 150 and use the credit toward electives

2

Select enough elective credits to bring program total to 120 credits, of which at least 42 must be upper-division (300- to 400-level).

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 I   1
Select one from the following:   1
Concert Band    
Symphonic Band    
Symphonic Wind Ensemble    
Select one of the following:   1
Jazz Ensemble    
Jazz Combo    
MU 272* Applied Music Instruction Lower-Division (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
MU 274* Applied Jazz Instruction (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
Elective   3
 Total Credits   15
Semester 2CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)X 1A3
MU 118Music Theory IIX  3
MU 128Aural Skills IIX  1
Select one from the following:   1
Concert Band    
Symphonic Band    
Symphonic Wind Ensemble    
Select one of the following:   1
Jazz Ensemble    
Jazz Combo    
MU 272* Applied Music Instruction Lower-Division (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
MU 274* Applied Jazz Instruction (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
MathematicsX 1B3
MU 150 must be completed by the end of Semester 2.X   
 Total Credits   14
Sophomore
Semester 3CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
ETST 250/HIST 250African American History (GT-HI1)  3D3
MU 217Music Theory IIIX  3
MU 225Jazz TheoryX  2
MU 227Aural Skills IIIX  1
Select one from the following:   1
Concert Band    
Symphonic Band    
Symphonic Wind Ensemble    
Select one of the following:   1
Jazz Ensemble    
Jazz Combo    
MU 272* Applied Music Instruction Lower-Division (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
MU 274* Applied Jazz Instruction (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
Advanced Writing  23
 Total Credits   16
Semester 4CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
MU 154Jazz Piano Class X 1
MU 218Music Theory IVX  3
MU 228Aural Skills IVX  1
Select one from the following:   1
Concert Band    
Symphonic Band    
Symphonic Wind Ensemble    
Select one of the following:   1
Jazz Ensemble    
Jazz Combo    
MU 272* Applied Music Instruction Lower-Division (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
MU 274* Applied Jazz Instruction (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
PSY 100General Psychology (GT-SS3)  3C3
Biological and Physical Sciences  3A3
 Total Credits   15
Junior
Semester 5CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
MU 317Music Theory VX  2
MU 320Jazz Improvisation   1
MU 334Music History IX 4A,4B3
MU 474Applied Jazz InstructionX  2
Select one of the following:   1
Jazz Ensemble    
Jazz Combo    
Arts and Humanities  3B3
Elective   3
 Total Credits   15
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
MU 325Jazz Composition/ArrangingX  2
MU 335Music History IIX 4A,4B3
MU 471Recital X4C1
MU 474Applied Jazz InstructionX  2
Select one of the following:   1
Jazz Ensemble    
Jazz Combo    
Music Electives   6
MU 335 must be completed by the end of Semester 6.X   
 Total Credits   15
Senior
Semester 7CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
MU 332History of JazzX  3
MU 474Applied Jazz InstructionX  2
Select one of the following:   1
Jazz Ensemble    
Jazz Combo    
Global and Cultural Awareness  3E3
Electives   6
 Total Credits   15
Semester 8CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
MU 415Advanced Jazz TechniquesX  2
MU 425Jazz PedagogyX  2
MU 471RecitalX 4C1
MU 474Applied Jazz InstructionX  2
Select one of the following:X  1
Jazz Ensemble    
Jazz Combo    
Biological and Physical SciencesX 3A4
ElectiveX  3
The benchmark courses for the 8th semester are the remaining courses in the entire program of study.X   
 Total Credits   15
 Program Total Credits:   120