Effective Fall 2014

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.

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 272I1Applied Music Instruction: Piano 2-4
MU *** Ensemble (see list below)2 2
Historical Perspectives3D3
Mathematics1B3
Electives 4-6
 Total Credits 28-32
Sophomore
 
L*** *** Foreign language3 10
MU 217Music Theory III 4
MU 218Music Theory IV 4
MU 272I1Applied Music Instruction: Piano 4
MU *** Ensemble (see list below)2 2
PSY 100General Psychology (GT-SS3)3C3
Advanced Writing23
Electives 4
 Total Credits 34
Junior
 
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 417Counterpoint 3
MU 471Recital 1
Applied Music Instruction – Upper-Division (see list below)4 4
MU *** Ensemble (see list below)2 2
Arts and Humanities3B3
Elective 3
 Total Credits 28
Senior
 
MU 407Accompanying4C2
MU 465Keyboard Literature 2
MU 471Recital4C1
Applied Music Instruction – Upper-Division (see list below)4 4
MU *** Music Electives 3
Biological and Physical Sciences3A7
Global and Cultural Awareness3E3
Electives5 4-8
 Total Credits 26-30
 Program Total Credits: 120

Applied Music Instruction - Upper-Division

MU 472AApplied Music Instruction: Euphonium1-2
MU 472BApplied Music Instruction: French Horn1-2
MU 472CApplied Music Instruction: Trombone1-2
MU 472DApplied Music Instruction: Trumpet1-2
MU 472EApplied Music Instruction: Tuba1-2
MU 472GApplied Music Instruction: Harpsichord1-2
MU 472HApplied Music Instruction: Organ1-2
MU 472IApplied Music Instruction: Piano1-2
MU 472JApplied Music Instruction: Percussion1-2
MU 472KApplied Music Instruction: Guitar1-2
MU 472LApplied Music Instruction: Harp1-2
MU 472MApplied Music Instruction: String Bass1-2
MU 472NApplied Music Instruction: Viola1-2
MU 472OApplied Music Instruction: Violin1-2
MU 472PApplied Music Instruction: Violoncello1-2
MU 472QApplied Music Instruction: Voice1-2
MU 472RApplied Music Instruction: Bassoon1-2
MU 472SApplied Music Instruction: Clarinet1-2
MU 472TApplied Music Instruction: Flute1-2
MU 472UApplied Music Instruction: Oboe1-2
MU 472VApplied 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

Take two semesters each in the freshman and sophomore years.

2

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

3

Take two semesters of a foreign language in the sophomore year.

4

Take two semesters each in the junior and senior years.

5

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

Distinctive Requirements for Degree Program:
A grade of C or better is required in all music courses used to satisfy major requirements.
 

Freshman
Semester 1CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)  1A3
MU 117Music Theory IX  4
MU 272IApplied Music Instruction: PianoX  1-2
Mathematics  1B3
MU*** Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
Elective   2-3
 Total Credits   14-16
Semester 2CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
MU 118Music Theory IIX  4
MU 131Introduction to Music History and Literature (GT-AH1)X 3B3
MU 272IApplied Music Instruction: PianoX  1-2
Historical Perspectives  3D3
MU*** Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)   1
Elective   2-3
AUCC 1B (MATH) and CO 150 must be completed by the end of Semester 2. X   
 Total Credits   14-16
Sophomore
Semester 3CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
MU 217Music Theory IIIX  4
MU 272IApplied Music Instruction: PianoX  2
PSY 100General Psychology (GT-SS3)  3C3
Advanced Writing  23
L*** *** Foreign Language   5
MU*** Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
 Total Credits   18
Semester 4CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
MU 218Music Theory IVX  4
MU 272IApplied Music Instruction: PianoX  2
L*** *** Foreign Language   5
MU*** Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
Electives   4
 Total Credits   16
Junior
Semester 5CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
MU 254Beginning ConductingX  2
MU 317Music Theory VX  2
MU 335Music History II X4A,4B3
MU 417Counterpoint   3
Arts and Humanities  3B3
MU 472* Applied Music InstructionX  2
MU*** Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
 Total Credits   16
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
MU 318Arranging and OrchestrationX  2
MU 334Music History I  4A,4B3
MU 471RecitalX  1
MU 472* Applied Music InstructionX  2
MU*** Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
Elective   3
MU 335 must be completed by the end of Semester 6.X   
 Total Credits   12
Senior
Semester 7CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
MU 407AccompanyingX  1
MU 465Keyboard LiteratureX  2
Biological and Physical Sciences  3A3
Global and Cultural Awareness  3E3
MU 472* Applied Music InstructionX  2
MU*** Music Elective   3
MU 417 must be completed by the end of Semester 7.X   
 Total Credits   14
Semester 8CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
MU 407AccompanyingX 4C1
MU 471RecitalX 4C1
Biological and Physical SciencesX 3A4
MU 472* Applied Music InstructionX  2
ElectivesX  4-8
The benchmark courses for the 8th semester are the remaining courses in the entire program of study.X   
 Total Credits   12-16
 Program Total Credits:   120