Major Requirements - Music

These requirements will apply to students enrolling at AU in the 2017-2018 academic year. Current students can find the requirements that apply to them by consulting the relevant academic catalog.

Required Courses: 50 semester hours

  • Applied Music: Seven semester hours
  • MUS1070 Recital Attendance (0) (P/F for all semesters enrolled)
  • MUS2400 Musicianship I (4)
  • MUS2610 Musicianship II (4)
  • MUS2620 Musicianship III (4)
  • MUS2630 Musicianship IV (4)
  • MUS3400 Conducting (2)
  • MUS3410 Music History I (4)
  • MUS3450 Music History II (4)
  • MUS3510 Music History III (4)
  • MUS4100/4300 Vocal/Keyboard Pedagogy (2)
  • MUS4990 Recital/Senior Capstone (1)
  • Eight semester hours of Ensemble (one each)
    Ensemble must be approved by music department faculty.
  • Pianists must take one semester of Choral Ensemble and MUS2300 Accompanying (1).
  • Vocalists must take two semesters of Applied Piano Study (.5 hours each) or placement by instructor permission. 

Recommended Electives:

  • MUS2100 Diction for Singers I (2)
  • MUS2110 Diction for Singers II (2)
  • MUS3130 Vocal Literature (2)
  • MUS3330 Keyboard Literature (2)
  • MUS3500 Applied Conducting (1)
  • MUS4400 Audio Recording and the Business of Music (2)