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 2016

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 4
MU 118Music Theory II 4
MU 131Introduction to Music History and Literature (GT-AH1)3B3
MU 1501Piano Class I 1
Applied Music Instruction – Lower-Division (see list below)2 2
Applied Jazz Instruction (select two credits from the following):2 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  
MU *** Ensemble (see list below)3 4
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 4
MU 218Music Theory IV 4
MU 225Jazz Theory 2
Applied Music Instruction – Lower-Division (see list below)2 2
Applied Jazz Instruction (select two credits from the following):2 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  
MU *** Ensemble (see list below)3 4
PSY 100General Psychology (GT-SS3)3C3
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
MU *** Ensemble (see list below)3 2
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
MU *** Ensemble (see list below)3 2
Biological and Physical Sciences3A4
Global and Cultural Awareness3E3
Electives4 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

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

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

2

Major instrument, two semesters for freshman and sophomore.

3

Students enrolled in MU 272A-MU 272V should be concurrently enrolled in a concert band (MU 205, MU 304, MU 404). Eight of the total ensemble credits should be satisfied through participation in either MU 309 or MU 310.

4

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  4
MU 131Introduction to Music History and Literature (GT-AH1)X 3B3
MU 150Piano Class I   1
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
Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  2
Elective   3
 Total Credits   15
Semester 2CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)X 1A3
MU 118Music Theory IIX  4
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
Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)   2
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  4
MU 225Jazz TheoryX  2
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
Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  2
Advanced Writing  23
 Total Credits   16
Semester 4CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
MU 154Jazz Piano Class X 1
MU 218Music Theory IVX  4
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
Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  2
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 335Music History II X4A,4B3
MU 474Applied Jazz InstructionX  2
Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)   1
Arts and Humanities  3B3
Elective   3
 Total Credits   15
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
MU 325Jazz Composition/ArrangingX  2
MU 334Music History IX 4A,4B3
MU 471Recital X4C1
MU 474Applied Jazz InstructionX  2
Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
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
Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
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
Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
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