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[College of Arts and Sciences]

SCHOOL OF MUSIC (MUA) (MUE) (MUS)

Director, School of Music
Office: 175 Moody Music Building

No student majoring or minoring in music, or planning such programs, should register without first consulting an advisor in the School of Music. All prospective music majors and minors should report to the main office of the School of Music before the registration period begins.

The School of Music fulfills several functions for the University. It provides intensive professional training in music; presents regular public concerts by students, faculty, University ensembles, and guest artists; offers non-musicians an introduction to musical understanding; and offers the University community an opportunity to participate in performing organizations of high quality. The School of Music is a full member of the National Association of Schools of Music.

For the music major in the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Music offers the following degree programs: the bachelor of music (B.M.) with majors in composition, theory, music therapy, and performance (piano, organ, voice, violin, viola, cello, string bass, flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, saxophone, trumpet, horn, trombone, euphonium, tuba, percussion, and jazz studies); and the bachelor of arts (B.A.) with options in general music and in music administration. The College of Education offers the bachelor of science in education degree with majors in instrumental music education and vocal/choral music education. The music education programs, which satisfy academic requirements for the certificate to teach music in elementary and secondary schools, are described in the College of Education section of this catalog. With careful planning, students in the bachelor of music degree programs may also qualify for teaching certificates.

The School of Music offers a minor program for students majoring in other fields. Non-music majors may enroll in any course for which they are qualified and may enroll for private instrumental or vocal instruction (called applied study) if space is available; a placement audition immediately prior to registration is required for enrollment in applied study. The School of Music also offers a number of courses specifically for the non-music major.

There are fees for all private applied study in the School of Music.

General Information for Music Students

Admission requirements. Prospective music majors must fulfill the general admission requirements of the University and may be admitted to the B.M. and B.A. music programs only with the approval of the director of the School of Music. Such approval is conditional for the first two years of study. Also, a student may be admitted to the B.M. degree program in performance or music therapy, or to either of the B.S. degree programs, only after the successful completion of an entrance audition before a faculty committee. The audition program should contain three works of contrasting styles that exhibit musical and technical difficulty appropriate to college music study. The audition committee may grant admission to the School of Music (contingent upon successful completion of the theory entrance requirement), may deny admission, or may grant conditional admission. Students with conditional admission status must audition again at the end of the first semester, when regular admission status will be granted or denied.

All freshman music majors must enroll in MUS 115 Theory I during the first fall semester. On the first day of class, a comprehensive diagnostic test in theory and musicianship will be given. Transfer students wishing to receive credit for MUS 115, MUS 117, MUS 215, or MUS 217 must sit for a placement examination, which will be given the day before classes begin. Music majors will be provided with an appropriate information packet regarding transfer theory credits upon application. Each student must earn a "C-" or higher to progress from one level of the fundamental theory sequence to the next.

Entrance auditions are held concurrently with scholarship auditions and are also held immediately prior to registration each semester. Normally, students should audition during the academic year prior to admission. Information and a schedule of audition dates may be obtained by writing The University of Alabama, School of Music, Box 870366, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0366, or visit http://www.music.ua.edu.

During the summer prior to admission, prospective music majors must attend one of the new-student orientation sessions designated for music majors.

Scholarships and financial aid. Information and a schedule of scholarship audition dates may be obtained by writing The University of Alabama, School of Music, Box 870366, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0366, or visit http://www.music.ua.edu. The School of Music has its own scholarship fund as well as other endowed scholarships that are awarded on the basis of performing or creative talent. A student auditioning for the School of Music will automatically be considered for all scholarships offered within the School of Music. These awards are restricted to students enrolled as music majors in the School of Music B.M. or B.S. in music education degree programs. Candidates in performance must audition (either in person or by tape) during the academic year preceding admission. Candidates in composition, theory, or arranging must submit samples of their work. Scholarships are awarded annually and are renewable each year. Scholarship holders are expected to participate in the activities of the School of Music. In addition, students are eligible for scholarships for participation in the Million Dollar Marching Band. For information, interested students should write to The University of Alabama, Million Dollar Marching Band, Box 870368, School of Music, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0368, or call (205) 348-6068. Students not receiving scholarships are eligible for grants for participation in select concert band and orchestra ensembles.

Music students are eligible for University of Alabama financial aid; to apply for University aid, write directly to The University of Alabama, Office of Student Financial Aid, Box 870162, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0162, or visit http://financialaid.ua.edu. A number of opportunities under the federal Work-Study Program are also available to music students. These include work in the music library and various secretarial and clerical jobs. Information is available from the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Transfer credit. Credit for study in music at other universities may be transferred to the School of Music on a conditional basis and must be validated by placement examinations and auditions. Such credit may not exceed the number of hours that could be earned in the School of Music in the student's degree program in a comparable number of semesters.

Performance study. Performance study is offered through both class and studio (private) instruction. A minimum of 4 hours per week of practice time is expected for each semester hour of credit. Students enrolled in studio instruction for 2 or 3 credit hours receive one hour-long lesson per week. Students enrolled for 1 credit hour (music minors and secondaries) receive one half-hour lesson per week. Students enrolled for studio instrumental or vocal study may be required to participate in a weekly, one-hour repertory class and to perform for a faculty jury at the end of each semester. An audition is required prior to enrolling in applied study (private study).

Absences from lessons. Studio lessons missed because of the student's unexcused absence will not be made up. All other missed studio lessons will be made up.

Change of major or instructor. A student may not transfer to a different major within the School of Music without approval of the director. A student may not change studio instrumental or vocal instructors without the approval of the director of the School of Music. A performance major may not change instructors in his or her major instrument or in voice after the beginning of the junior year.

Sophomore qualifying examination (MUA 199). Music students majoring in performance, music therapy, or music education must pass a sophomore qualifying examination in order to proceed to 300-level applied study. The sophomore qualifying examination may not be taken before the fourth semester of enrollment as a music major. A general description of the requirements for the sophomore qualifying examination is available for freshman and sophomore students. The sophomore qualifying exam may be taken only once in a semester. A student who fails the exam twice in a single major area may not take the exam again in that major area. A student should register for MUA 199 in the semester in which the exam is to be taken.

Piano proficiency examination (MUA 299). All music majors except piano majors must pass a piano proficiency exam. During the jury examination that marks the completion of required piano study (assuming that a minimum number of hours in piano is a degree requirement), students must demonstrate the ability to sight-read a piece of piano literature appropriate to the level of study, to play a preassigned piece of piano literature, and to harmonize a melody at sight. Students must begin required piano study during the first semester and must remain enrolled until (a) the required number of hours of piano study is accrued, and (b) the piano proficiency exam is passed. A student in a degree program with no piano study requirement may, with the permission of the advisor and principal instructor, elect to take the piano proficiency exam. If the exam is not passed during the first semester, then enrollment in piano study is required until the exam is passed. A student should register for MUA 299 the semester after the exam is passed.

Concert attendance requirements. The School of Music presents a regular series of concerts by faculty and students, University ensembles, and guest artists. These are open to the public. Also, the school presents a weekly music convocation to afford students the opportunity to perform before their peers. Any University student enrolled in studio instruction is eligible to perform on convocation. Music majors must satisfactorily complete five semesters of MUA 010 Music Convocation. Music minors must satisfactorily complete four semesters of MUA 010.

Performance requirements. Music majors in the B.M. in performance program must perform in convocation as follows: once as freshmen (excepting voice majors), twice as sophomores, twice as juniors, and once as seniors. Music majors in the music therapy program must perform in convocation as follows: once as sophomores, twice as juniors, and once as seniors. Music majors in either of the B.S. in education programs must perform in convocation as follows: once as sophomores and twice as juniors.

A junior recital (25-30 minutes) and a senior recital (45-55 minutes) are required of B.M. performance majors. A senior recital (20 minutes) is required of B.S. in education music majors and music therapy majors. Every student recital is preceded by a pre-hearing for a faculty jury (15-30 days before a junior recital, 21-30 days before a senior recital). The jury may pass, postpone, or cancel the recital. If the jury does not pass the student's recital on the third attempt in one semester, then the student must wait until the following semester before attempting to pass again.

A student must be enrolled for appropriate applied study during the semester of any recital.

Ensemble requirements. Music majors must be enrolled in an ensemble approved by the major area every semester until the following minimum totals are reached: eight semesters for B.M. students majoring in string performance, wind performance, or percussion performance; eight semesters for B.M. students majoring in piano performance, organ performance, voice performance, composition, theory, arranging, and music therapy; seven semesters for B.S. in education students; and four semesters for B.A. in music students. At least two semesters must be chosen from the following: Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Marching Band, Jazz Ensembles, Contemporary Ensemble, Opera Workshop, University Chorus, University Singers, Women's Chorale, and Alabama Festival Chorus. However, some degree programs dictate or restrict which of these may be counted for credit toward that degree. For further information, see the specific program requirements. Also, B.M. performance majors (except in organ and voice) must enroll for four semesters of chamber music appropriate to the major area of study.

Music majors who have completed sophomore qualifying examinations (MUA 199) and nonmajors with junior or senior standing may register for ensembles at the 300 level.

Certain degree programs require more than 8 hours of ensembles; others require participation in certain ensembles. Students should consult the music advisor for specific information. Students are urged to take no more than two ensembles per semester. No undergraduate student may participate in any ensemble for which he or she is not duly and properly registered.

Bachelor of Music Degree

Students in all bachelor of music degree programs must satisfy University of Alabama Core Curriculum requirements, p. 24, and College of Arts and Sciences general education requirements, p. 64. MUS 121 does not satisfy the fine arts (FA) requirement for music majors.

Students who major in the B.M. performance programs may also pursue teacher certification and a second baccalaureate degree in music education (B.S.). This option requires approximately 48 additional credit hours, which are listed on p. 181-182.

Students in all bachelor of music degree programs except the music therapy program must take the following general music courses:

Hours
MUS 250 Music in World Cultures 3
Fundamental theory sequence (Theory I, II, III, and IV) 16
Fundamental history sequence (Music History I, II, and III) 9
Counterpoint (MUS 303 or MUS 304) 3
MUS 307 Form and Analysis 3
Advanced theory course (see paragraph below) 3
MUS 351 Fundamentals of Conducting 2
Convocation (5 semesters of MUA 010) 0
MUA 299 Piano Proficiency 0

MUS 250 Music in World Cultures must be taken during the spring semester of the freshman year. The fundamental music theory sequence should be taken during the first four semesters. The fundamental music history sequence should be started during the first semester of the sophomore year and completed in consecutive semesters. Students who have had less than three years of pre-college piano study should enroll in class piano.

The advanced theory requirement for bachelor of music students in performance, composition, theory, and arranging must be met by selecting a course from the following list:

Hours
MUS 303 Sixteenth-Century Counterpoint 3
MUS 304 Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint 3
MUS 403 Advanced Counterpoint 3
MUS 418 Structural Analysis I 3
MUS 426 Analysis of 20th-Century Music 3

PERFORMANCE

Piano. The following courses are required for performance majors whose principal instrument is piano. Each student must accrue 33 hours at the 300 and 400 level. The secondary applied hours must be in a single instrument or in voice.

Hours
Foreign language or computer language 6-8
General music group (except MUA 299) 38
Piano (eight semesters) 24
Secondary applied (four semesters) 4
Ensembles (eight semesters) 8
Piano ensemble (MUA 166) 2
Accompanying (MUS 335) 2
Piano Pedagogy (MUS 240) 2
Keyboard Techniques (MUS 406) 2
Literature of the Piano I and II (MUS 471 and MUS 472) 4
MUS electives 4
Sophomore Qualifying Examination (MUA 199) 0
Junior Recital (MUA 399) 0
Senior Recital (MUA 499) 0

Organ. The following courses are required for performance majors whose principal instrument is organ. Each student must accrue 33 hours at the 300 and 400 level.

Hours
Foreign language or computer language 6-8
General music group 38
Organ (eight semesters) 24
Piano (four semesters) 4
Ensembles (eight semesters) 8
MUS 241 Organ Pedagogy 2
MUS 431 Organ Design 2
MUS 333:334 Service Playing 2
MUS 492 Choral Conducting 2
MUS 477 and MUS 478 Organ Literature I and II 4
MUS electives 2
Sophomore Qualifying Examination (MUA 199) 0
MUA 399 Junior Recital 0
MUA 499 Senior Recital 0

Strings. The following courses are required for performance majors whose principal instrument is violin, viola, cello, or string bass. Each student must accrue 33 hours at the 300 and 400 level.

Hours
Foreign language or computer language 6-8
General music group 38
Major applied (eight semesters) 24
Piano (four semesters) 4
Orchestral string instrument 1
Ensembles (eight semesters) 8
MUA 169:369 Chamber Music 4
MUS 244 String Pedagogy 2
MUS 473 String Literature 2
MUS electives 5
Sophomore Qualifying Examination (MUA 199) 0
MUA 399 Junior Recital 0
MUA 499 Senior Recital 0

Winds and percussion. The following courses are required for performance majors whose principal instrument is percussion or one of the following wind instruments: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, horn, trumpet, trombone, euphonium, or tuba. Each student must accrue 33 hours at the 300 and 400 level.

Hours
Foreign language or computer language 6-8
General music group 38
Major applied (eight semesters) 24
Piano (four semesters) 4
Ensembles (eight semesters) 8
MUA 169:369 Chamber Music 4
MUS electives 10
Sophomore Qualifying Examination (MUA 199) 0
MUA 399 Junior Recital 0
MUA 499 Senior Recital 0

Voice. To be admitted to the performance major in voice, students must complete the general admission requirements of the School of Music, including an audition program that includes a demonstration of the potential understanding of the classical vocal style (i.e., classical art songs sung in English and/or foreign languages). The following courses are required. The foreign language requirement must be met with specific courses determined by placement examinations; students should consult the voice advisor for details. Each student must accrue 33 hours at the 300 and 400 level.

Hours
Foreign languages 16
General music group 38
Major applied (eight semesters) 24
Piano (six semesters) 6
Ensembles (eight semesters) 8
MUS 444 Vocal Pedagogy 2
MUS 254 and MUS 255 Diction for Singers 6
MUS 474 and MUS 475 Song Literature 6
Sophomore Qualifying Examination (MUA 199) 0
MUS 492 Choral Conducting 2
MUA 399 Junior Recital 0
MUA 499 Senior Recital 0

Jazz studies. The following courses are required for performance majors in jazz studies. Each student must accrue 33 hours at the 300 or 400 level.

Hours
Foreign language or computer language 6-8
General music group1 38
Applied instrument 16
Piano2 4
Ensembles (eight semesters)3 8
Sophomore Qualifying Examination (MUA 199) 0
MUS 228 Functional Jazz Piano and Jazz Theory I 1
MUS 229 Functional Jazz Piano and Jazz Theory II 1
MUS 230 Improvisation I 1
MUS 231 Improvisation II 1
MUS 310 Arranging 3
MUS 312 Intermediate Arranging 3
MUS 331 Jazz Symposium 3
MUS 340 Introduction to Recording Techniques 3
MUS 401 Film Scoring I 3
MUS 402 Film Scoring II 3
MUS 405 Studio Techniques in Arranging and Orchestration 3
MUS 461 History and Literature of Jazz 3

1MUS 331 Jazz Symposium will be used as an upper-level theory requirement in jazz studies.
2Applied piano majors will use this for a secondary applied.
3A minimum of four semesters of jazz ensemble are required. The other four are designated for jazz combo.

COMPOSITION

Freshman and transfer students may provisionally declare a major in composition. In order for the declaration to become official, the student must demonstrate skill to the satisfaction of the composition faculty by presenting representative scores of his or her original work. This may be done prior to entering the University, but shall not occur later than the second semester of the sophomore year. If at that time the faculty considers an additional period of observation necessary, the additional period shall not extend beyond the first semester of the junior year. Students intending to major in composition should contact the coordinator of the composition/theory area for an interview. The following courses are required. Each student must accrue 33 hours at the 300 and 400 level.

Hours
GN 101 and GN 102 Elementary German 8
General music group 38
Piano (eight semesters) 8
Other applied (eight semesters) 8
Ensembles (eight semesters) 8
Composition 16
Other counterpoint 3
MUS 325 Orchestration I 3
MUS 411 Techniques of Electronic Music 3
MUS 417 Structural Analysis I or MUS 418 3
MUS 492, MUS 493, or MUS 494 Conducting 2
MUS elective 3

Composition majors may audition for status as "principals" in any instrument or voice. Principal status qualifies the student for 2 hours' credit per semester instead of the usual 1 hour. Not more than 10 hours nor fewer than 2 hours may be taken in any single instrument or family of instruments. Students who do not qualify as piano principals must enroll for that instrument during every semester.

During the senior year, composition majors must present, to the satisfaction of the composition faculty, a recital of their works. Readings of works for large ensemble will count toward the fulfillment of this requirement.

THEORY

Freshman or transfer students may provisionally declare a major in theory. In order for the declaration to become official, the student must demonstrate skill to the satisfaction of the theory faculty; approval requires a "B" average in all theory courses (if any) taken at The University of Alabama, and successful completion of an interview with the theory faculty. This may be done prior to entering the University, but shall not occur later than the second semester of the sophomore year. If at that time the faculty considers an additional period of observation necessary, the additional period shall not extend beyond the first semester of the junior year. Students intending to major in theory should contact the coordinator of the composition/theory area for an interview. The following courses are required. Each student must accrue 33 hours at the 300 and 400 level.

Hours
Foreign language (subject to theory faculty approval) 12-14
General music group 38
Piano (eight semesters) 8
Other applied 4
Ensembles (four semesters) 4
Composition 2
Other counterpoint 3
MUS 325 Orchestration I 3
MUS 411 Techniques of Electronic Music 3
MUS 418 Structural Analysis I 3
MUS 492, MUS 493, or MUS 494 Conducting 2
Other advanced theory courses 9
MUS elective 3
Seminar in Music Theory Research 2

Theory majors may audition for status as "principals" in any instrument or voice. Principal status qualifies the student for 2 hours' credit per semester instead of the usual 1 hour. Not more than 10 hours nor fewer than 2 hours may be taken in any single instrument or family of instruments. Students who do not qualify as piano principals must enroll for that instrument during every semester.

The Seminar in Music Theory Research is normally taken during the second semester of the student's sophomore year. During the senior year, theory majors must present, to the satisfaction of the theory faculty, a paper delivered as a lecture based on research done under the supervision of the theory faculty.

MUSIC THERAPY

Requirements for the audition in the principal instrument correspond to those established for performance majors. Completion of the degree requirements, including internship, will qualify students to apply for the Board Certification Examination in Music Therapy. The following courses are required:

General academic courses

See University of Alabama Core Curriculum requirements, p. 24, and College of Arts and Sciences general education requirements, p. 64. As part of, or in addition to, University and College requirements, a music therapy major must complete PY 101, PY 358, BSC 108, BSC 109, and HHE 270. Two additional courses in related areas may be required.

General music courses

Hours
Fundamental theory sequence (Theory I, II, III, and IV) 16
Fundamental history sequence (Music History I, II, and III) 9
MUS 250 Music in World Cultures 3
MUS 351 Fundamentals of Conducting 2
Principal applied (eight semesters) 16
Additional instrumental study 8
  Voice principals: MUA 121-MUA 124 and/or MUA 271 (five semesters)*; MUS 228; MUS 229; MUA 220

Instrumental principals: MUA 121-MUA 124 and/or MUA 121 (four semesters)*; MUS 228; MUS 229; MUA 220; MUE 381

Piano principals: MUS 228; MUS 229; MUS 335; MUS 406; MUA 220; MUE 381.

*Additional semesters of MUA 121 may be required until MUA 229 can be successfully completed.

MUE 251 Class instruments 1
Ensembles (eight semesters) 8
MUA 010 Convocation (five semesters) 0
MUS 199 Sophomore Qualifying Examination 0
MUA 299 Piano Proficiency Exam 0
MUA 399 Recital 0

Music therapy courses

Hours
MUS 180 Introduction to Music Therapy 2
MUS 182 Observation and Orientation 2
MUS 280 Repertoire and Skill Proficiency in Music 2
MUS 281 Music Recreation Techniques 2
MUS 282 Practicum (two semesters required) No credit
MUS 382 Clinical Practicum (four
  semesters required)
No credit
MUS 380 Introduction to Psychology of Music 3
MUS 480-MUS 481 Music in Therapy 6
MUS 482 Music in Therapy 3
MUS 487 Seminar in Professional Practice 2
MUS 488 Comprehensive Exam 0
MUS 489 Internship 6

Piano and guitar proficiencies must be passed prior to the internship. Admission to any music therapy course at the 300 level or above is contingent upon (a) successful completion of MUS 217 Theory IV, (b) principal performance level at the 300 level, (c) overall grade point average of 2.0 or higher, and (d) grades of "C-" or above in all previous music therapy courses or, for equivalency students, acceptance into the program. All requirements must be completed prior to enrollment in MUS 489.

Bachelor of Arts Degree

Music majors in the bachelor of arts degree program must satisfy University of Alabama Core Curriculum requirements, p. 24, and College of Arts and Sciences general education requirements, p. 64. MUS 121 does not satisfy the fine arts (FA) requirement for music majors. The bachelor of arts degree provides a liberal-arts education with a major in music. There are two tracks for the B.A. music major: general music and music administration.

General music. The general music track is most appropriate for students who intend to pursue advanced degrees in musicology, music librarianship, or music theory and those for whom a general liberal arts curriculum is more appealing than the highly specific curriculum of the B.M. degree. Students must follow the general curricular requirements for the B.A. degree as specified by the College of Arts and Sciences (see p. 64-66). Each student must accrue a minimum of 33 hours at the 300 and 400 levels. The following courses are the requirements of the music major. MUS electives must be at the 300 or 400 level.

Hours
Fundamental theory sequence (Theory I, II, III, and IV) 16
Fundamental history sequence (Music History I, II, and III) 9
MUS 250 Music in World Cultures 3
MUS 307 Form and Analysis 3
Applied music (four semesters) 4
Ensembles (four semesters) 4
MUA 010 Convocation (five semesters) 0
MUS electives 6
MUS 497 Senior Project 0
MUA 299 Piano Proficiency 0

At the beginning of the senior year, the student, in consultation with the music advisor, selects a faculty advisor for the senior project, which is usually a substantial paper on a historical or theoretical topic. The topic and format of the project must be approved by the project advisor. The project must be turned in one month before the last day of classes in the final semester; it will be examined by a faculty committee selected by the project advisor.

It is required that during the freshman year B.A. music majors take MUS 250 as an elective.

Music administration. The music administration track includes an emphasis in arts administration. Students follow the general curricular requirements for the B.A. degree as specified by the University and the College of Arts and Sciences. The following courses are required for the music major. Exactly 4 of the 6 hours in applied study must be in a single instrument or in voice; the other 2 hours must be in a second single instrument or voice.

Major courses

Hours
MUS 115, MUS 117, and MUS 215 Music Theory 12
MUS 251, MUS 252, and MUS 323 Music History 9
MUS 250 Music in World Cultures 3
MUS 340 Introduction to Recording Techniques 3
Applied music (four semesters) 4
Class piano/secondary applied (two semesters) 2
MUA 010 Convocation (five semesters) 0
MUA 299 Piano Proficiency 0
MUS 497 Senior Project 0
MUS electives, 300 and 400 level
    (MUS 351 and MUS 461 are recommended) 3-6*

*A minimum of 12 hours at the 300 and 400 levels must be earned in the major on this campus.

Ancillary requirements

Course Hours
TH 114 Introduction to Theatre 3
TH 472 Arts Administration 3
MUS 315 Music Management Activities 2
MUS 316 Careers in Music 2
MUS 490 Raising Money 2
DN 110 2
One of the following: ARH 252, ARH 253, ARH 254,
     ARH 365, ARH 375, ARH 376, ARH 385 3

Minor courses

The student must choose one of the following minors in the Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration listed below:

Management

Course Hours
AC 210 4
MGT 300 3
MGT 301 3
MGT 320 3
MGT 386 3
Two of the following: MGT 341, MGT 351,
    MGT 420, MGT 421 6
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Total: 22 hours

General Business

Course Hours
EC 110 3
AC 210 4
FI 3021 3
MGT 300 3
MKT 300 3
Two of the following:
    EC 111, IM 300, LGS 200, MGT 395, ST 260,
    other 300- or 400-level business course
6
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Total: 22 hours

1EC 110 and EC 111 are prerequisites.

Other Programs of Study

Minor in music. The minor in music requires the following courses. A minimum of 6 hours at the 300 or 400 level must be earned on this campus.

Hours
MUS 115 and MUS 117 Theory I and II 8
MUS 250 Music in World Cultures or
    MUS 121 Introduction to Listening
3
MUA 010 Convocation (four semesters) 0
Instrumental or vocal study (four semesters) 4
Ensembles (four semesters) 4
MUS electives to be selected from the following
    (for a total of 6 hours):
    MUS 315 Management of Music Activities 2
    MUS 316 Careers in Music 2
    MUS 340 Introduction to Recording Techniques 3
    MUS 351 Fundamentals of Conducting 2
    MUS 492 Choral Conducting 2
    MUS 494 Band Conducting 2
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Total: 25 hours

Graduate programs. The School of Music offers programs leading to the master of music and the doctor of musical arts degrees. The master of arts in music education is offered through the College of Education. The requirements of these graduate degree programs are stated in the University of Alabama graduate catalog.

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