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, Voice 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
MU 172AFreshman Voice Studio: English/Italian 2
MU 172BFreshman Voice Studio: German, French 2
MU *** Ensemble2 2
PSY 100General Psychology (GT-SS3)3C3
Biological and Physical Sciences3A4
Mathematics1B3
 Total Credits 31
Sophomore
 
LITA *** Foreign Language (Italian) 5
MU 217Music Theory III 4
MU 218Music Theory IV 4
MU 272Q3Applied Music Instruction: Voice 4
MU 365AAdvanced Diction: Italian and English 1
MU 365BAdvanced Diction: French and German 1
MU *** Ensemble2 2
TH 352Acting for Singers 2
Advanced Writing23
Arts and Humanities3B3
 Total Credits 29
Junior
 
LFRE *** Foreign Language (French) 5
LGER *** Foreign Language (German) 5
MU 254Beginning Conducting 2
MU 317Music Theory V 2
MU 334Music History I4A,4B3
MU 335Music History II4A,4B3
MU 417Counterpoint 3
MU 471Recital 1
MU 472Q3Applied Music Instruction: Voice 4
MU *** Ensemble2 2
 Total Credits 30
Senior
 
MU 338Opera History and Literature 2
MU 466Song Literature 2
MU 467Vocal Pedagogy 2
MU 471Recital4C1
MU 472Q3Applied Music Instruction: Voice 4
MU *** Ensemble2 2
Music Electives 3
Biological and Physical Sciences3A3
Global and Cultural Awareness3E3
Historical Perspectives3D3
Electives4 5
 Total Credits 30
 Program Total Credits: 120

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 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. MU 401 must be taken prior to or concurrently with TH 352 in the Sophomore year. 

3

Take two semesters each during the sophomore, junior, and senior years.

4

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

Distinctive Requirements for Degree ProgramA minimum grade of C is required in all music courses used to satisfy the requirements of the BM in Music, Performance Concentration, Voice Option.
To Declare this MajorAudition with department.
 

Freshman
Semester 1CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)  1A3
MU 117Music Theory IX  4
MU 172AFreshman Voice Studio: English/ItalianX  2
PSY 100General Psychology (GT-SS3)  3C3
Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements TabX  1
Mathematics  1B3
 Total Credits   16
Semester 2CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
MU 118Music Theory IIX  4
MU 131Introduction to Music History and Literature (GT-AH1)X 3B3
MU 150Piano Class I   1
MU 172BFreshman Voice Studio: German, FrenchX  2
Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)   1
Biological and Physical Sciences  3A4
CO 150 and AUCC 1B (MATH) requirement must be completed by the end of Semester 2.X   
 Total Credits   15
Sophomore
Semester 3CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
MU 217Music Theory IIIX  4
MU 272QApplied Music Instruction: VoiceX  2
MU 365AAdvanced Diction: Italian and EnglishX  1
LITA*** Foreign Language: Italian   5
Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
Arts and Humanities  3B3
 Total Credits   16
Semester 4CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
MU 218Music Theory IVX  4
MU 272QApplied Music Instruction: VoiceX  2
MU 365BAdvanced Diction: French and GermanX  1
TH 352Acting for Singers   2
Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
Advanced Writing  23
MU 401 must be taken under the Ensemble requirement by the end of semester 4 in order to register for TH 352.X   
 Total Credits   13
Junior
Semester 5CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
MU 254Beginning ConductingX  2
MU 317Music Theory VX  2
MU 334Music History IX 4A,4B3
MU 417CounterpointX  3
MU 472QApplied Music Instruction: VoiceX  2
LFRE*** Foreign Language: French   5
Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
 Total Credits   18
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
MU 335Music History IIX 4A,4B3
MU 471RecitalX  1
MU 472QApplied Music Instruction: VoiceX  2
LGER*** Foreign Language: German   5
Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
 Total Credits   12
Senior
Semester 7CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
MU 467Vocal PedagogyX  2
MU 472QApplied Music Instruction: VoiceX  2
Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
Music Elective   3
Biological and Physical Sciences  3A3
Historical Perspectives  3D3
Elective   2
 Total Credits   16
Semester 8CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
MU 338Opera History and LiteratureX  2
MU 466Song LiteratureX  2
MU 471RecitalX 4C1
MU 472QApplied Music Instruction: VoiceX  2
Ensemble (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  1
Global and Cultural AwarenessX 3E3
ElectiveX  3
The benchmark courses for the 8th semester are the remaining courses in the entire program of study.X   
 Total Credits   14
 Program Total Credits:   120