Four-Year Plan

MUSIC
Bachelor of Arts
2013-2014 Catalog Year

Download the 2013-2014 Four Year Plan


This 4-Year Plan is only a suggested guide for planning course selections.

Official course selections should be made with the guidance of an academic advisor and will depend on an individual student's situation.
Specific information regarding majors, minors, course descriptions, policies and procedures can be found in the university catalog.

Fall Spring
YEAR I
MTH1100: College Algebra OR MTH1110: Contemporary Math
3 IDS1600: Culture, Diversity, & Expression OR IDS 1610: Being Human
4
ENG1000: Introduction to Academic Writing
4 MUS 2070: Aural Skills II 1
MUS 2060: Aural Skills 1 MUS 2610: Music Theory II 3
MUS 2400: Music Theory I 3 MUS ensemble (Audition required) 0.5-1
MUS ensemble (Audition required) 0.5-1
MUS 2110: Diction II (Vocalists Only) 2
MUS 2100: Diction (Vocalists Only) 2 Applied Music (Piano or Voice Only) 1
Applied Music (Piano or Voice Only) 1 MUS1070: Recital Attendance 0

MUS1070: Recital Attendance

0 General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP) 3-4
Total Semester Hours  14.5-15 Total Semester Hours  14.5-16
YEAR II
ENG2010: Introduction to Research Writing
4 ***2000-Level IDS Course
4
MUS 2080: Aural Skills III 1 MUS 2090: Aural Skills IV 1
MUS 2620: Music Theory III 3 MUS 2630: Music Theory IV 3
MUS Ensemble (Audition required) 0.5-1 MUS ensemble (Audition required) 0.5-1
MUS 3400: Conducting 2 MUS 2510: Music History I 3
Applied Music (Piano or Voice Only) 1 Applied Music (Piano or Voice Only) 1
MUS1070: Recital Attendance 0 MUS1070:Recital Attendance 1
General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP) 3-4 General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP) 3-4
Total Semester Hours  14.5-16 Total Semester Hours  16.5-18
YEAR III
3000/4000 Level General Education Course 3-4 3000 level elective course 3-4
MUS 2520: Music History II 3 MUS 3510WI: Music History III 3
MUS 2300: Piano Accompanying I 1 MUS2310: Piano Accompanying II 1

Applied Music (Piano or Voice Only)

1 MUS3130 or 3330: (Vocal or Keyboard Lit. I) 1
MUS Ensemble (Audition required) 1
Applied Music (Piano or Voice Only) 1
MUS1070: Recital Attendance 0
MUS ensemble (Audition Required) 0.5-1
3000 Level Elective Course 3-4 MUS1070:Recital Attendance 0
Elective 3-4 Elective 3-4
Total Semester Hours  15-18 Total Semester Hours  13.5-15
YEAR IV
MUS 4100 or 4300: (Vocal or Piano Pedagogy) 3 MUS 1400: World Music 3
MUS 3140 or 3340: (Vocal or Keyboard Lit. II) 1 Applied or Sr. Recital 1
Applied or Sr. Recital 1
MUS ensemble 1
MUS ensemble 1 MUS1070: Recital Attendance 0
MUS1070: Recital Attendance 0 MUS 4990: Recital/Sr. Capstone 1
3000 level elective course 3-4
General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP) 3-4
General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP) 3-4 General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP) 3-4
Elective 1-2 Elective 3
Total Semester Hours  13-15 Total Semester Hours  15-17

Notes

  • Students must complete 30 semester hours at the 3000 level or above, of which 15 semester hours must be completed at Aurora University.
  • Last 24 semester hours of degree must be completed at Aurora University, including at least 18 semester hours in the major.
  • **Choose one of the following 2000-level IDS courses: IDS2000: Wellness and Social Responsibility, IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History, IDS2030: Science and Society, IDS2040: Global Justice.
  • General Education abbreviations:
    • KO = Knowing Ourselves and Others A and B
    • ONW = Our Natural World
    • AP = Aesthetic and Philosophical Expression A and B
  • A total of 46 semester hours are required to complete the Music major.
  • A total of 56 semester hours are required to complete the Concentration in Performance Music Major.
If you have questions about this major, contact Kidada Robinson in the Crouse Center for Student Success at (630) 844-6870.