Sep 20, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Music - Popular Music (Songwriting and Performance) 4-Yr Plan


This plan is an example only.  Please see your advisor to develop your individualized plan. Course rotation and course offerings are subject to change based on faculty availability and enrollment minimums.

Fall 1st Year:


Total Credits: 17


Spring 1st Year:


Total Credits: 15


Fall 2nd Year:


  • Cr. 0.
  • Cr. 3.
  • Cr. 1.
  • Cr. 3.
  • Or MUSC 21300 Music Theory III  during terms when MUSC 28201 is not offered.

  • Cr. 3.
  • Perspectives in Music Elective Cr. 3.

    Choose one: MUSC 20103 History of Rock and Roll, MUSC 28211 VT-Perspectives in Music, MUSC 39300 History of Jazz, MUSC 40501 History of Music I, MUSC 40502 Music of History II, MUSC 40503 Music of History III.

    Applied Primary Instrument Cr. 2.

    Students take private music instruction in their primary instrument at the 3XXXX level.

    Ensemble Cr. 1.

    Students take 7 semesters of ensembles to total 8 credit hours. Choose one:

    MUSC 28341 Popular Music Performance Ensemble, MUSC 04000 University Instrumental Ensembles, MUSC 04100 Symphonic Wind Ensemble, MUSC 04200 Jazz Ensemble, MUSC 04300 Orchestra, MUSC 07100 University Singers, MUSC 07200 Chamber Singers, MUSC 07300 Choral Union,  MUSC 34100 Guitar Ensemble, MUSC 42002 Small Ensembles, MUSC 45002 String Ensemble, MUSC 45200 Keyboard Chamber Music Ensemble, MUSC 46000 Woodwind Ensemble, MUSC 49000 Percussion Ensemble.

Total Credits: 16


Spring 2nd Year:


Total Credits: 16


Fall 3rd Year:


  • Cr. 3.
  • Cr. 0.
  • Cr. 2.
  • Applied Primary Instrument Cr. 2.

    Students take private music instruction in their primary instrument at the 3XXXX level.

    Ensemble Cr. 1.

    Students take 7 semesters of ensembles to total 8 credit hours. Choose one:

    MUSC 28341 Popular Music Performance Ensemble, MUSC 04000 University Instrumental Ensembles, MUSC 04100 Symphonic Wind Ensemble, MUSC 04200 Jazz Ensemble, MUSC 04300 Orchestra, MUSC 07100 University Singers, MUSC 07200 Chamber Singers, MUSC 07300 Choral Union,  MUSC 34100 Guitar Ensemble, MUSC 42002 Small Ensembles, MUSC 45002 String Ensemble, MUSC 45200 Keyboard Chamber Music Ensemble, MUSC 46000 Woodwind Ensemble, MUSC 49000 Percussion Ensemble.

    General Education Classes Cr. 6.

    A2 Speaking and Listening - Any approved A2 course.

    A3 Quantitative Reasoning - Any approved A3 course.

Total Credits: 14


Spring 3rd Year:


  • Cr. 0.
  • Cr. 3.
  • Applied Primary Instrument Cr. 2.

    Students take private music instruction in their primary instrument at the 3XXXX level.

    Ensemble Cr. 1.

    Students take 7 semesters of ensembles to total 8 credit hours. Choose one:

    MUSC 28341 Popular Music Performance Ensemble, MUSC 04000 University Instrumental Ensembles, MUSC 04100 Symphonic Wind Ensemble, MUSC 04200 Jazz Ensemble, MUSC 04300 Orchestra, MUSC 07100 University Singers, MUSC 07200 Chamber Singers, MUSC 07300 Choral Union,  MUSC 34100 Guitar Ensemble, MUSC 42002 Small Ensembles, MUSC 45002 String Ensemble, MUSC 45200 Keyboard Chamber Music Ensemble, MUSC 46000 Woodwind Ensemble, MUSC 49000 Percussion Ensemble.

    Perspectives in Music Elective Cr. 3.

    Choose one: MUSC 20103 History of Rock and Roll, MUSC 28211 VT-Perspectives in Music, MUSC 39300 History of Jazz, MUSC 40501 History of Music I, MUSC 40502 Music of History II, MUSC 40503 Music of History III,

    Songwriting and Performance Concentration Elective Cr. 3.

    Choose from: MUSC 10300 Music Recording and Production I, MUSC 20300 Music Recording and Production II, MUSC 20500 Music Recording and Production III, MUSC 28361 Music Publishing, MUSC 28362 Legal Aspects of the Music Industry, MUSC 30400 Live Sound Reinforcement, MUSC 30500 Practicum, MUSC 30600 VT Special Topics, MUSC 38311 Music and Audio for Video, MUSC 38312 Music Mixing and Mastering, MUSC 38363 Concert and Event Promotion, MUSC 38364 Music Products Merchandising, MUSC 38365 Artist Management, MUSC 38366 Music Business: Start Up to Success, MUSC 40400 Internship, MUSC 48403 Independent Study.

    General Education Classes Cr. 3.

    B5 Social and Behavioral - Any approved B5 course.

Total Credits: 15


Fall 4th Year:


  • Cr. 0.
  • Cr. 3.
  • Ensemble Cr. 1.

    Students take 7 semesters of ensembles to total 8 credit hours. Choose one:

    MUSC 28341 Popular Music Performance Ensemble, MUSC 04000 University Instrumental Ensembles, MUSC 04100 Symphonic Wind Ensemble, MUSC 04200 Jazz Ensemble, MUSC 04300 Orchestra, MUSC 07100 University Singers, MUSC 07200 Chamber Singers, MUSC 07300 Choral Union,  MUSC 34100 Guitar Ensemble, MUSC 42002 Small Ensembles, MUSC 45002 String Ensemble, MUSC 45200 Keyboard Chamber Music Ensemble, MUSC 46000 Woodwind Ensemble, MUSC 49000 Percussion Ensemble.

    Songwriting and Performance Concentration Elective Cr. 3.

    Choose from: MUSC 10300 Music Recording and Production I, MUSC 20300 Music Recording and Production II, MUSC 20500 Music Recording and Production III, MUSC 28361 Music Publishing, MUSC 28362 Legal Aspects of the Music Industry, MUSC 30400 Live Sound Reinforcement, MUSC 30500 Practicum, MUSC 30600 VT Special Topics, MUSC 38311 Music and Audio for Video, MUSC 38312 Music Mixing and Mastering, MUSC 38363 Concert and Event Promotion, MUSC 38364 Music Products Merchandising, MUSC 38365 Artist Management, MUSC 38366 Music Business: Start Up to Success, MUSC 40400 Internship, MUSC 48403 Independent Study.

    General Education Classes Cr. 6.

    B7 Interdisciplinary/Creative Ways of Knowing - Any approved B7 course.

    Additional A or B Course - Any approved A or B course.

Total Credits: 13


Spring 4th Year:


  • Cr. 0.
  • Cr. 3.
  • Songwriting and Performance Concentration Elective Cr. 5.

    Choose from: MUSC 10300 Music Recording and Production I, MUSC 20300 Music Recording and Production II, MUSC 20500 Music Recording and Production III, MUSC 28361 Music Publishing, MUSC 28362 Legal Aspects of the Music Industry, MUSC 30400 Live Sound Reinforcement, MUSC 30500 Practicum, MUSC 30600 VT Special Topics, MUSC 38311 Music and Audio for Video, MUSC 38312 Music Mixing and Mastering, MUSC 38363 Concert and Event Promotion, MUSC 38364 Music Products Merchandising, MUSC 38365 Artist Management, MUSC 38366 Music Business: Start Up to Success, MUSC 40400 Internship, MUSC 48403 Independent Study.

    General Education Classes Cr. 6.

    Additional A or B Course - Any approved A or B course.

    C8 Capstone Course - Any approved C8 course.

Total Credits: 14


Total Credits: 120