Bachelor of Music with a Concentration in Theory

School of Music
General Education Requirements
English Composition Requirements6
Mathematics Requirement3
Public Speaking Requirement3
Science Requirements6
Behavioral & Social Science Requirement6
Humanities Requirements6
Arts Requirement3
Diverse Communities Requirement3
Interdisciplinary Requirement3
Student Electives9
Writing Emphasis Requirements9
Required Theory/Composition Courses
MTC 112Theory of Music I 13
MTC 114Aural Activities I 12
MTC 113Theory of Music II 13
MTC 115Aural Activities II 12
MTC 212Theory of Music III3
MTC 214Aural Activities III2
MTC 213Theory of Music IV3
MTC 215Aural Activities IV2
MTC 342Music Analysis3
MTC 479Music Theory/Composition Seminar1-3
Upper-Level Music Theory Electives6
Choose 6 credits from the following courses:
MTC 34416th Century Counterpoint3
MTC 34518th Century Counterpoint3
MTC 479Music Theory/Composition Seminar1-3
Senior Project
MTC 485Senior Thesis I3
MTC 486Senior Thesis II3
Required Music History Courses
MHL 210Music History I 13
MHL 211Music History II 13
MHL 212Music History III 13
Upper-level music history electives, 9 credits at 300/400/600 level9
Major Lessons12
Major Ensembles3-6
Music Electives6
Recital Attendance
Total Minimum Credits Required120

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