Curriculum - Brass Studies

Brass Studies Curriculum Undergraduate

 

Specialization Requirements (B.M. Instrumental Performance):

Total 90 Credits

Music Core Courses

Total 26 Credits

MPATC-UE 0006

Aural Comprehension I

1 Credit

MPATC-UE 0007

Aural Comprehension II

1 Credit

MPATC-UE 0008

Aural Comprehension III

1 Credit

MPATC-UE 0009

Aural Comprehension IV

1 Credit

MPATC-UE 0035

Music Theory I

2 Credits

MPATC-UE 0036

Music Theory II

2 Credits

MPATC-UE 0037

Music Theory III

2 Credits

MPATC-UE 0038

Music Theory IV

2 Credits

MPAPE-UE 0072

Keyboard Harmony & Improv I

1 Credit

MPAPE-UE 0073

Keyboard Harmony & Improv II

1 Credit

MPAPE-UE 0074

Keyboard Harmony & Improv III

1 Credit

MPAPE-UE 0075

Keyboard Harmony & Improv IV

1 Credit

MPATC-UE 0092

Collegium and Program Seminar

0 Credits

MPATC-UE 1067

Music History I: Medieval & Renaissance

2 Credits

MPATC-UE 1068

Music History II: Baroque & Classical

2 Credits

MPATC-UE 1077

Music History III: 19th Century

2 Credits

MPATC-UE 1078

Music History IV: 20th Century

2 Credits

MPATC-UE 1092

Recital (during Junior and Senior years)

2 Credits

Music Specialization Courses

 

50 Credits

MPABR-UE 1034

Private Instruction (8 semesters)

24 credits

MPABR-UE 1080

Chamber or Large Ensemble (every semester)

12 Credits

 

Music Specialization by Advisement

14 Credits

Liberal Arts Requirements

 

Total 40 Credits

Expository Writing  
EXPOS-UA 0001

Writing the Essay

4 Credits

ACE-UE 0110

Advanced College Essay

4 Credits

Foundations of Contemporary Culture  
MAP-UA 0405/0406

Text and Ideas

4 Credits

MAP-UA 0503

World Cultures OR Expressive Culture

4 Credits

MAP-UA 06xx

Societies and Social Sciences

4 Credits

Foundations of Scientific Inquiry

 

 
MAP-UA 0106

Quantitative Reasoning or Fundamentals of Mathematics

4 Credits

MAP-UA 0201

Natural Science I

4 Credits

Foreign Language

 

4 Credits

Integrated Liberal Arts

 

 
MPATC-UE 1505

Performing Arts in Western Civ

4 Credits

Unrestricted Liberal Arts Elective

 

 
 

Unrestricted Liberal Arts Elective

4 Credits

Additional Requirements

 

 

SAHS-UE 0001

New Student Seminar

0 Credits

English Composition Competency Examination
 

TOTAL POINTS REQUIRED

130 Credits



Recommended Eight Semester Undergraduate Program in Brass Studies

Freshman Year Suggested Sequence

Semester I (Fall)

MPATC-UE 0035

Music Theory I

2

MPATC-UE 0006

Aural Comprehension I

1

MPAPE-UE 0072

Keyboard Harmony & Improv I

1

MPATC-UE 0092

Collegium & Program Seminar

0

SAHS-UE 0001

New Student Seminar

0

MPABR-UE 1034

Private Instruction

3

MPATC-UE 1080

Chamber Music

1

MPATC-UE 1087

Orchestra

0

FLGED-UE xxxx

Writing the Essay

4

MAP-UA 0106

Quantitative Reasoning

4

 

Total:

16

Semester II (Spring)

 

 
MPATC-UE 0036

Music Theory II

2

MPATC-UE 0007

Aural Comprehension II

1

MPAPE-UE 0073

Keyboard Harmony & Improv II

1

MPATC-UE 0092

Collegium & Program Seminar

0

MPABR-UE 1034

Private Instruction

3

MPATC-UE 1080

Chamber Music

1

MPATC-UE 1087

Orchestra

1

ACE-UE 0110

Advanced College Essay

4

MAP-UA 0405/0406

Conversations of the West

4

 

Total:

17

Sophomore Year Suggested Sequence

Semester III (Fall)

 

 
MPATC-UE 0037

Music Theory III

2

MPATC-UE 0008

Aural Comprehension III

1

MPAPE-UE 0074

Keyboard Harmony & Imp. III

1

MPATC-UE 0092

Collegium & Program Seminar

0

MPABR-UE 1034

Private Instruction

3

MPATC-UE 1080

Chamber Music

1

MPATC-UE 1087

Orchestra

1

MAP-UA 0503

World Cultures

4

CORE-UA 02xx

Natural Science I

4

 

Total:

17

Semester IV (Spring)

 

 
MPATC-UE 0038

Music Theory IV

2

MPATC-UE 0009

Aural Comprehension IV

1

MPAPE-UE 0075

Keyboard Harmony & Imp. IV

1

MPATC-UE 0092

Collegium & Program Seminar

0

MPABR-UE 1034

Private Instruction

3

MPATC-UE 1080

Chamber Music

1

MPATC-UE 1087

Orchestra

0

MAP-UA 06xx

Societies and Social Sciences

4

FLGED-UE xxxx

Foreign Language

4

 

Total:

16

Junior Year Suggested Sequence

 
Semester V (Fall)

 

 
MPATC-UE 1067

Music History I

2

MPATC-UE 0092

Collegium & Program Seminar

0

MPABR-UE 1034

Private Instruction

3

MPATC-UE 1080

Chamber Music

1

MPATC-UE 1087

Orchestra

1

 

Unrestricted Liberal Arts Elective

4

 

Music Elective

2

 

Music Elective

3

 

Total:

16

Semester VI (Spring)

 

 
MPATC-UE 1068

Music History II

2

MPATC-UE 0092

Collegium & Program Seminar

0

MPABR-UE 1034

Private Instruction

3

MPATC-UE 1080

Chamber Music

1

MPATC-UE 1087

Orchestra

1

MPATC-UE 1092

Recital

1

 

Conducting

2

 

Music Elective

3

 

Music Elective

3

 

Total:

16

Senior Year Suggested Sequence

Semester VII (Fall)

 

 
MPATC-UE 1077

Music History III

2

MPATC-UE 0092

Collegium & Program Seminar

0

MPABR-UE 1034

Private Instruction

3

MPATC-UE 1080

Chamber Music

1

MPATC-UE 1087

Orchestra

1

 

Music Elective

3

 

Music Elective

3

 

Music Elective

3

 

Total:

16

Semester VIII (Spring)

 

 
MPATC-UE 1078

Music History IV

2

MPATC-UE 0092

Collegium & Program Seminar

0

MPABR-UE 1034

Private Instruction

3

MPATC-UE 1080

Chamber Music

1

MPATC-UE 1087

Orchestra

1

MPATC-UE 1092

Recital

1

MPATC-UE 1505

Performing Arts in Western Civ

4

 

Music Elective

2

 

Music Elective

2

 

Total:

16