Course Descriptions:

MUSIC CORE REQUIREMENTS
MUSC 111 | Fundamentals of Music (3 credit hours)
Introduction to Musical Studies will acquaint music majors with fundamentals in musicianship that include musical notation, pitch (scales/key signatures), meter & rhythm, chords/harmony (including triads and seventh chords) as well as an increased awareness of musical literature, all in an effort to better one’s musical understanding and resulting application of these concepts.
Generals Studies Outcome: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics  

MUSC 241 | Music Theory I (4 credit hours)
This course is an integrated study of the theoretical practices of the 18th and 19th centuries. It includes a review of clefs, scales, key signatures, intervals, triads, and basic rhythmic notation, studies in melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic dictation, and sight-singing.
Generals Studies Outcome: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics

MUSC 242 | Music Theory II (4 credit hours)
This course is an integrated study of the theoretical practices of the 18th and 19th centuries. It includes the study of secondary triads, six-four chords, dominant and supertonic sevenths, elementary modulation, studies in melodic, rhythmic and harmonic dictation, and sight-singing.
Generals Studies Outcome: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics

MUSC 310 | World Musics (3 credit hours)
World Musics is an introduction to ethnomusicology, integrating the disciplines of anthropology and musicology. Students will learn to experience and understand music in the context of cultural beliefs and societal institutions. Students will gain exposure to, and analyze the musics of Africa, Native America, Asia, the Near East, the Pacific, and Eastern Europe. This course will also provide the student the tools with which to discover the meanings of music in the life of any society.
Generals Studies Outcome: Community, Regional & Global Studies/Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics

MUSC 442 | Music History II (1750 – Present) (3 credit hours)
This course is a study of the development of music from the beginning of the Classical period to the present with stylistic analysis of musical examples.
Generals Studies Outcome: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics

MARKETING OPTION
BUS 251 | Legal Environment and Contract Law (3 credit hours)
This course examines the sources and origins of law and the legal system, legal processes, and fundamental legal principles, with an emphasis on the obligations of parties to a contract.

BUS 328 | Principles of Marketing (3 credit hours)
Students learn the buying, selling, transporting, and storing functions involved in marketing, with an introduction to retailing, wholesaling, and marketing management.

BUS 329 | Integrated Marketing Communications (3 credit hours)
Students examine the elements of integrated marketing communications including advertising, direct marketing, social media, personal branding, personal selling, sales promotion, and public relations/publicity, focusing on the blending of the elements into a total enterprise marketing communications program.
Prerequisite required: BUS 328

BUS 350 | Professional Selling (3 credit hours)
Students focus on the skills and techniques used in selling and persuasion. The course helps students learn to sell products and ideas through a study of proven techniques used by successful salespeople.
Prerequisite required: BUS 328

BUS 441 | Cooperative Education Internship (3 credit hours)
This course is designed for students to explore and gain work experience related to their major and anticipated career goals. Students may enroll for 1-12 hours of graded credit. A minimum of forty hours of work experience will be required for each hour of credit per semester. The student will complete necessary paperwork with the employer and the Internship Supervisor. Contact the Center for Engaged Learning for specific details.

Choose one (1) of the following two (2) courses

MUSC 341 | Music Theory III (3 credit hours)
This course is an integrated study of the theoretical practices of the 18th and 19th centuries. It includes a detailed study of the chromatic harmonic practices of the 19th century, a survey of the 20th century theoretical practices, studies in melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic dictation, and sight singing.
Prerequisite required: MUSC 242
Generals Studies Outcome: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics

OR

MUSC 441 | Music History I (Antiquity to 1750) (3 credit hours)
This course is a study of the development of music from antiquity through the end of the Baroque period with stylistic analysis of musical examples.
Generals Studies Outcome: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics

MUSC 363 | Music Business (3 credit hours)
Music Business is an introduction to music as it functions in the business world in the United States, focusing on the music industry and related fields. Basic theories and processes will be stressed, histories and musical trends of particular fields will be explored, various contracts and contract law and the role of the music industry attorney, and an examination of the ways in which music is encountered in our daily lives will be taken into account.
Generals Studies Outcome: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics

MUSIC PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
MUSC 100 | Recital Attendance (0 credit hours – 7 semesters required)All students in music are required to register for this course each semester on a credit/no credit basis for the appropriate number of semesters indicated in their selected program. Attendance at a minimum of eighty percent (80%) of all recitals each semester is required.

Large Ensemble Performance
(Choose one (1) of the following two (2) options – seven (7) semesters required)

MUSC 101 | College Band (1 credit hours)
College Band is a performance class open to all students who have prior experience playing an instrument and reading music, or with the consent of the instructor. An emphasis is placed on the study and performance of traditional and contemporary concert band literature in a variety of idioms and styles. Concerts are performed on and off campus. May be repeated for credit.
Generals Studies Outcome: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics

OR

MUSC 102 | College Choir (1 credit hours)
Open to all students with the consent of the director. An emphasis on the study and performance of representative choral works of all periods. Three (3) days attendance weekly. May be repeated for credit.
Generals Studies Outcome: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics

Applied music in one (1) major area (Major areas: voice, instrument or piano – 7 hours)

If the major applied area is piano, then three (3) hours of applied voice or applied instrument will be substituted for the three (3) hours applied piano requirement. Regardless of what major instrument is chosen, the student must have experiences in voice, instrument and piano.

MUSC 120 | Applied Music (1 credit hours)
This course provides private music instruction for voice, instruments, or piano on the Freshman level. May be repeated for credit.
Generals Studies Outcome: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics

MUSC 220 | Applied Music (1 credit hours)
This course provides private music instruction for voice, instruments, or piano on the Sophomore level. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite required: MUSC 120
Generals Studies Outcome: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics

MUSC 320 | Applied Music (1 credit hours)
This course provides private music instruction for voice, instruments, or piano on the Junior level. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite required: MUSC 220
Generals Studies Outcome: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics

MUSC 420 | Applied Music (1 credit hours)
This course provides private music instruction for voice, instruments, or piano on the Senior level. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite required: MUSC 320
Generals Studies Outcome: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics

AND

(Applied piano – 2 hours)

MUSC 120 | Applied Music (1 credit hours)
This course provides private music instruction for voice, instruments, or piano on the Freshman level. May be repeated for credit.
Generals Studies Outcome: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics

MUSC 220 | Applied Music (1 credit hours)
This course provides private music instruction for voice, instruments, or piano on the Sophomore level. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite required: MUSC 120
Generals Studies Outcome: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics

MUSC 320 | Applied Music (1 credit hours)
This course provides private music instruction for voice, instruments, or piano on the Junior level. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite required: MUSC 220
Generals Studies Outcome: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics

MUSC 420 | Applied Music (1 credit hours)
This course provides private music instruction for voice, instruments, or piano on the Senior level. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite required: MUSC 320
Generals Studies Outcome: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics