Music 4-Year Plan

The 4-Year Plan is a model for completing your BA in Music degree in a timely manner. The plan below is one of several possible ways for you to complete the Music degree. Your individualized plan may look different if you have already fulfilled some requirements. Check your Financial Aid as it may require additional term credits for full-time funding. You must complete all university and program requirements successfully to complete this degree (GPA, 120 credits, LASC, WI, residency).

The 4-Year Plan is a model for completing your BA in Music with General Music Emphasis degree in a timely manner. The plan below is one of several possible ways for you to complete the Music degree with an emphasis in General Music. Your individualized plan may look different if you have already fulfilled some requirements. Check your Financial Aid as it may require additional term credits for full-time funding. You must complete all university and program requirements successfully to complete this degree (GPA, 120 credits, LASC, WI, residency).

PDF version of the BA in Music with General Music Emphasis Roadmap

  • Program: Bachelor of Arts: Music with General Music Emphasis
  • Total Credits: 120
  • Catalog: 2022-2023

First Year

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall (1st Fall)
Core Requirement: MUS 107A Music Theory 3
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 150A Class Piano I 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 15X Lessons 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 328 University Choir 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 328 Ensemble 1
First-Year Experience Course FYE 101 First Year Experience 1
LASC Goal 1B ENGL 101 English Composition 3
LASC Goal     3
Total Credits: 14
Spring (1st Spring)
Core Requirement: MUS 108A Music Theory II 3
Core Requirement: MUS 107B Aural Skills I 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 150B Class Piano II 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 15X Lessons 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 328 Ensemble 1
LASC Goal 1A COMM 100 Speech Communication 3
LASC Goal     3
LASC Goal/WI     3
Total Credits: 16

 

Second Year

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall (2nd Fall)
Core Requirement: MUS 207A Music Theory III 3
Core Requirement: MUS 108B Aural Skills II 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 150C Class Piano III 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 15X Lessons 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 328 Ensembles 1
LASC Goal     3
LASC Goal     3
LASC Goal     3
Total Credits: 16
Spring (2nd Spring)
Core Requirement: MUS 208 Music Theory IV 2
Core Requirement: MUS 207B Aural Skills III 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 150D Class Piano IV 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 15X Lessons 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 328 Ensembles 1
Related Requirement: MUS 240 American Music 3
LASC Goal     3
LASC Goal     3
Total Credits: 15

 

Third Year

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall (3rd Fall)
Core Requirement: WI for major MUS 303 History of Western Music to 1750 3
Core Requirement: LASC Goal 8 MUS 316 World Music Survey 3
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 25X Lessons 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 328 Ensembles 1
Related Requirement:   Choose from MUS 215, 217, 345, 346, EIT 261, THTR 324 3
LASC Goal/WI     3
Total Credits: 14
Spring (3rd Spring)
Core Requirement: MUS 304 History of Western Music Since 1750 3
Core Requirement: MUS 300 Basic Conducting 2
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 25X Lessons 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 328 Ensembles 1
LASC Goal     3
General Elective/Minor Course:   BA Elective (non-MUS) 3
General Elective/Minor Course:   BA Elective (non-MUS) 3
Total Credits: 16

 

Fourth

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall (4th Fall)
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 25X Lessons 2
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 328 Ensembles 1
LASC Goal     3
General Elective/Minor Course:   BA Elective (non-MUS) 3
General Elective/Minor Course:   BA Elective (non-MUS) 3
General Elective/Minor Course:   BA Elective (non-MUS) 3
Total Credits: 14
Spring (4th Spring)
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 492 Senior Thesis 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 25X Lessons 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 328 Ensembles 1
General Elective/Minor Course:   BA Elective (non-MUS) 3
General Elective/Minor Course:   BA Elective (non-MUS) 3
General Elective/Minor Course:   BA Elective (non-MUS) 3
General Elective/Minor Course:   BA Elective (non-MUS) 3
Total Credits: 15

The 4-Year Plan is a model for completing your BA in Music with Performance Emphasis degree in a timely manner. The plan below is one of several possible ways for you to complete the Music degree with an emphasis in Performance. Your individualized plan may look different if you have already fulfilled some requirements. Check your Financial Aid as it may require additional term credits for full-time funding. You must complete all university and program requirements successfully to complete this degree (GPA, 120 credits, LASC, WI, residency).

PDF version of the BA in Music with Performance Emphasis Roadmap

  • Program: Bachelor of Arts: Music with Performance Emphasis
  • Total Credits: 120
  • Catalog: 2022-2023

First Year

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall (1st Fall)
Core Requirement: MUS 107A Music Theory 3
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 150A Class Piano I 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 15X Lessons 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 328 University Choir 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 328 Ensemble 1
First-Year Experience Course FYE 101 First Year Experience 1
LASC Goal 1B ENGL 101 English Composition 3
LASC Goal     3
Total Credits: 14
Spring (1st Spring)
Core Requirement: MUS 108A Music Theory II 3
Core Requirement: MUS 107B Aural Skills I 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 150B Class Piano II 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 15X Lessons 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 328 Ensemble 1
LASC Goal 1A COMM 100 Speech Communication 3
LASC Goal     3
LASC Goal/WI     3
Total Credits: 16

 

Second Year

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall (2nd Fall)
Core Requirement: MUS 207A Music Theory III 3
Core Requirement: MUS 108B Aural Skills II 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 150C Class Piano III 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 15X Lessons 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 328 Ensembles 1
LASC Goal     3
LASC Goal     3
LASC Goal/WI     3
Total Credits: 16
Spring (2nd Spring)
Core Requirement: MUS 374 Instrumental & Choral Arranging 2
Core Requirement: MUS 208 Music Theory IV 2
Core Requirement: MUS 207B Aural Skills III 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 150D Class Piano IV 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 15X Lessons 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 328 Ensembles 1
LASC Goal 6 and 7 MUS 240 American Music 3
LASC Goal/WI     3
Total Credits: 14

 

Third Year

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall (3rd Fall)
Core Requirement: WI for major MUS 303 History of Western Music to 1750 3
Core Requirement: LASC Goal 8 MUS 316 World Music Survey 3
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 25X Lessons 2
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 328 Ensembles 1
General Elective/Minor Course:   BA Elective (non-MUS) 3
LASC Goal     3
Total Credits: 15
Spring (3rd Spring)
Core Requirement: MUS 304 History of Western Music Since 1750 3
Core Requirement: MUS 300 Basic Conducting 2
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 25X Lessons 2
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 328 Ensembles 1
LASC Goal     3
General Elective/Minor Course:   BA Elective (non-MUS) 3
General Elective/Minor Course:   BA Elective (non-MUS) 3
Total Credits: 14

 

Fourth

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall (4th Fall)
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 25X Lessons 2
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 328 Ensembles 1
General Elective/Minor Course:   BA Elective (non-MUS) 3
General Elective/Minor Course:   BA Elective (non-MUS) 3
General Elective/Minor Course:   BA Elective (non-MUS) 3
General Elective/Minor Course:   BA Elective (non-MUS) 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring (4th Spring)
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 450 Student Recital 1
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 25X Lessons 2
Emphasis Requirement: MUS 328 Ensembles 1
General Elective/Minor Course:   BA Elective (non-MUS) 3
General Elective/Minor Course:   BA Elective (non-MUS) 3
General Elective/Minor Course:   BA Elective (non-MUS) 3
General Elective/Minor Course:   BA Elective (non-MUS) 3
Total Credits: 16