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Theory/Composition 4-Year Plan

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Freshman Year

Fall

  • AMUS 333: Recital Seminar, 0 credit hours
  • AMUS Major Ensemble, 1 credit hour
  • AMUS 115: Individual Instruction, 2 credit hours
  • ENGL 101: Intro to Acad Writing, 3 credit hours
  • MATH 105: Algebra , 3 credit hours
  • MUS 120: Music Theory I, 3 credit hours
  • MUS 141: Keyboard Skills I, 2 credit hours
  • UNIV 100: Cajun Connection, 3 credit hours

Spring

  • AMUS 333: Recital Seminar, 0 credit hours
  • AMUS Major Ensemble, 1 credit hour
  • AMUS 115: Individual Instruction, 2 credit hours
  • MUS 130: Music Theory II, 3 credit hours
  • MUS 142: Keyboard Skills II, 2 credit hours
  • ENGL 102: Writing & Research, 3 credit hours
  • MATH Elective (MATH), 3 credit hours

Sophomore Year

Fall

  • AMUS 333: Recital Seminar, 0 credit hours
  • AMUS Major Ensemble, 1 credit hour
  • AMUS 115: Individual Instruction, 2 credit hours
  • MUS 280: Music Theory III, 3 credit hours
  • MUS 143: Keyboard Skills III, 2 credit hours
  • MUS 343: Beg. Comp I, 2 credit hours
  • Elective (SCI), 3 credit hours
  • ENGL Elective (LIT), 3 credit hours

Spring

  • AMUS 333: Recital Seminar, 0 credit hours
  • AMUS Major Ensemble, 1 credit hour
  • AMUS 115: Individual Instruction, 2 credit hours
  • MUS 290: Music Theory IV, 3 credit hours
  • MUS 344: Beg Comp, 2 credit hours
  • Elective (BHSC), 3 credit hours
  • Elective, 3 credit hours

Junior Year

Fall

  • AMUS 333: Recital Seminar, 0 credit hours
  • AMUS Major Ensemble, 1 credit hour
  • AMUS 315: Individual Instruction, 2 credit hours
  • AMUS 350: Composition, 2 credit hours
  • MUS 320: Analysis Mus Form, 2 credit hours
  • MUS 370: Music History I, 3 credit hours
  • MUS 276: Intro to Music Technology, 3 credit hours
  • HIST Elective (HIST), 3 credit hours

Spring

  • AMUS 333: Recital Seminar, 0 credit hours
  • AMUS Major Ensemble, 1 credit hour
  • AMUS 315: Individual Instruction, 2 credit hours
  • AMUS 350: Composition, 2 credit hours
  • MUS 350: Tonal Counterpnt, 2 credit hours
  • MUS 404: Inst. Arr., 2 credit hours
  • Elective (BHSC), 3 credit hours
  • Elective (SCI), 3 credit hours

Senior Year

Fall

  • AMUS 333: Recital Seminar, 0 credit hours
  • AMUS Major Ensemble, 1 credit hour
  • AMUS 315: Individual Instruction, 1 credit hour
  • Elective (SCI), 3 credit hours
  • Elective, 3 credit hours
  • AMUS 400: Adv. Composition, 2 credit hours
  • MUS 307: Conducting, 2 credit hours
  • Elective (AMUS/MUS), 2 credit hours

Spring

  • AMUS 333: Recital Seminar, 0 credit hours
  • AMUS Major Ensemble, 1 credit hour
  • AMUS 315: Individual Instruction, 1 credit hour
  • MUS 490: Senior Recital, 2 credit hours
  • Elective (MUS), 3 credit hours
  • MUS 470: Music History II, 3 credit hours
  • Elective (CMCN), 3 credit hours

Required ensembles for this degree plan are listed below under “Courses for Ensemble Credit.” Any combination of “Courses for Ensemble Credit” is allowed, except where noted in “Constraints and Exceptions” column, where allowable substitutions also appear.

8 Semesters of Ensemble Required

On any instrument, you can take any ensemble course for ensemble credit.

You must have two semesters minimum from:

  • AMUS 140/340 University Chorus
  • AMUS 145/345 University Chorale
  • AMUS 146/346 Chamber Singers

plus two semesters minimum from:

  • AMUS 140/340 University Chorus
  • AMUS 145/345 University Chorale
  • AMUS 146/346 Chamber Singers
  • AMUS 153/353 Concert Band
  • AMUS 154/354 Symphonic Band
  • AMUS 155/355 Wind Ensemble
  • AMUS 170/370 Jazz Ensemble
  • AMUS 190/390 University Orchestra