Bachelor of Music with a Concentration in History

College of Arts and Humanities

The B.M. with a Concentration in History offers intensive training in the materials and methods of music history, including the literature, genres, forms, styles, and technical vocabulary of Western art music, the development of musical style within a broader humanistic and cultural context, aural and written analysis of musical form and style, and advanced research tools of music history, leading to completion of a significant project of independent research.

General Education Requirements
English Composition Requirements6
Mathematics Requirement3
Public Speaking Requirement3
Science requirements6
Behavioral & Social Science requirements6
Humanities requirements6
Arts requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Student Electives9
Writing Emphasis requirements9
Required Music History Courses
MHL 210Music History I 13
MHL 211Music History II 13
MHL 212Music History III 13
Upper-level music history electives, Senior Project I and II24
Required Theory/Composition Courses
MTC 112Theory of Music I 13
MTC 113Theory of Music II 13
MTC 114Aural Activities I 12
MTC 115Aural Activities II 12
MTC 212Theory of Music III3
MTC 213Theory of Music IV3
MTC 214Aural Activities III2
MTC 215Aural Activities IV2
MTC 342Music Analysis3
Recital Attendance
Performance area, music organizations, music electives, piano competency22
Total Minimum Credits Required120
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Minimum grade of C- required.

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The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; courses offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

B.M.  with Concentration  in  History

Year One
Semester OneCredits
MTC 1121Theory of Music I3
MTC 1141Aural Activities I2
Major Lessons - ___ 1711.5
MHL 310Collegium Musicum1
PIA 191Piano Class (Minor)0.5
WRT 120 (General Education Course)2Effective Writing I3
General Education Course (Math)23
General Education Course23
Recital Attendance 
 Credits17
Semester Two
MTC 1131Theory of Music II3
MTC 1151Aural Activities II2
MHL 2101Music History I3
Major Lesson - ___ 1721.5
MHL 310Collegium Musicum1
PIA 192Piano Class (Minor)0.5
General Education Course (2nd Writing)23
General Education Course23
Recital Attendance 
 Credits17
Year Two
Semester Three
MTC 2121Theory of Music III3
MTC 2141Aural Activities III2
MHL 2111Music History II3
Major Lesson - ___ 2711.5
Major Ensemble0.5
PIA 291Piano class1
General Education Course23
Student Elective23
Recital Attendance 
 Credits17
Semester Four
MTC 213Theory of Music IV3
MTC 215Aural Activities IV2
MHL 2121Music History III3
Major Lesson - ___ 2721.5
Major Ensemble0.5
PIA 292Piano Class1
Student Elective23
General Education Course23
Recital Attendance 
 Credits17
Year Three
Semester Five
MTC 342Music Analysis3
Music History Course - MHL 3/4 ___3
Music History Course - MHL 3/4 ___3
Major Lesson - ___ 3711.5
Major Ensemble0.5
General Education Course23
Elective3
Recital Attendance 
 Credits17
Semester Six
Music History Course - MHL 3/4 ___3
Music History Course - MHL 3/4 ___3
Major Lesson - ___ 3721.5
Major Ensemble0.5
General Education Course23
Music Electives26
Recital Attendance 
 Credits17
Year Four
Semester Seven
Music History Course - MHL 3/4/6 ___3
MHL 498Senior Project I3
Major Lesson - ___ 4711.5
General Education Course (Public Speaking)23
Music Electives26
 Credits16.5
Semester Eight
Music History Course - MHL 3/4/6 ___3
MHL 499Senior Project II3
Major Lesson - ___ 4721.5
Student Electives26
General Education Course23
 Credits16.5
1

Grade of C- or higher required.

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Course availability varies; may be interchanged with another.