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Music

 


Associate of Arts with a Concentration in Music Production (AA)

To be admitted into the Music Program, the student must first complete three Audition Courses with a “C” or better in the following courses:  MUS 101, MUS 144, and either MUS 104 or  MUS 107, or MUS 108.

Required courses: 16 credit hours

MUS 101 Rudiments of Music (3)

MUS 107 Basic Songwriting (1)

MUS 144 Sight Singing (3)

MUS 201 Class Piano 1 (1)

MUS 202 Class Piano 2 (1)

MUS 211 Theory 1 (3)

MUS 213 Theory 2 (3)

MUS 232 Aural Skills 2 (1)

MUS 260 Recital Attendance (0/0/0) (3 semesters)

Concentration in Music Production (10 credit hours):

MUS 220 Music Technology (3)

MUS 251 Applied Music: Songwriting (2/2) (2 semesters)

MUS 251 Applied Music: Recording (2)

MUS 283 Ensemble: (any Ensemble) (1)

Major Total: 26 credit hours

NMHU Core Total: 35 credit hours

NMHU Extended Core: 5 credit hours

Total for degree: 66 credit hours*

*Total units for the degree may exceed 66 credit hours if proficiency courses are required. The University requires a minimum of 66 credit hours for this degree.

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Associate of Arts with a Concentration in General Music (AA)

To be admitted into the Music Program, the student must first complete three Audition Courses with a “C” or better in the following courses:  MUS 101, MUS 144, and either MUS 104 or  MUS 107, or MUS 108.

Required courses: 16 credit hours

MUS 101 Rudiments of Music (3)

Choose one:

MUS 104 Basic Voice (1) or MUS 107 Basic Songwriting (1) or

MUS 108 Basic Instrument (1)

MUS 144 Sight Singing (3)

MUS 201 Class Piano 1 (1)

MUS 202 Class Piano 2 (1)

MUS 211 Theory 1 (3)

MUS 213 Theory 2 (3)

MUS 232 Aural Skills 2 (1)

MUS 260 Recital Attendance (0/0) (2 semesters)

Concentration in General Music (8 credit hours):

Choose a single subject for Applied Music:

MUS 251 Applied Music (2/2) (2 semesters)

Choose a single subject for Ensemble:

MUS 283 Ensemble (1/1/1/1) (4 semesters)

Major total: 24 credit hours

NMHU Core Total: 35 credit hours

NMHU Extended Core: 5 credit hours

Total for degree: 64 credit hours*

*Total units for the degree may exceed 64 credit hours if proficiency courses are required. The University requires a minimum of 64 credit hours for this degree.

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Associate of Arts with a Concentration in Musical Theater (AA)

To be admitted into the Music Program, the student must first complete three Audition Courses with a “C” or better in the following courses:  MUS 101, MUS 144, and either MUS 104 or  MUS 107, or MUS 108.

Required courses: 16 credit hours

MUS 101 Rudiments of Music (3)

MUS 104 Basic Voice (1)

MUS 144 Sight Singing (3)

MUS 201 Class Piano 1 (1)

MUS 202 Class Piano 2 (1)

MUS 211 Theory 1 (3)

MUS 213 Theory 2 (3)

MUS 232 Aural Skills 2 (1)

MUS 260 Recital Attendance (0/0) (2 semesters)

Concentration in Musical Theater (10 credit hours): 

THEA 134 Theater Practicum (1)

THEA 271 Acting 1: The Actor Prepares (3)

MUS 276 Musical Theater (2)

MUS 251 Applied Music: Voice (2/2) (2 semesters

Major total: 26 credit hours

NMHU Core Total: 35 credit hours

NMHU Extended Core: 5 credit hours

Total for degree: 66 credit hours

*Total units for the degree may exceed 66 credit hours if proficiency courses are required. The University requires a minimum of 66 credit hours for this degree.

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Associate of Arts in Theater Production

Theater is a creative, collaborative art form that builds experience in the ensemble process.  The Theater Production Associate of Arts program unites the theoretical and concrete by providing students with valuable opportunities for persona, social and educational development.  This program addresses the needs of the experienced as well as the novice student.  Most students who enroll this program are endowed with a basic talent in performance that requires cultivation.  Each student is individually evaluated and calibrated in order that processors, a “mentors, “ can meet each student at his/her level of experience and develop that talent to its highest possible level of accomplishment.  Theater based classes will introduce students to acting, stagecraft, back stage management, theater production, costuming, choreography, dance and music.  Students in this program will also study dramatic literature in the English department, which will both expand their knowledge of theatrical works and allow them to easily transition into a major in English if they want to continue their studies.

Required courses:  27 credits

THEA 134 Theater Practicum (1)

THEA 261 Stage Movement for the Actor (3)

THEA 271 Acting 1: The Actor Prepares (3)

THEA 272 Acting 2: Creating a Character (3)

MUS 276 Musical Theater (2)

MUS 283 Ensemble: HU Singers (1)

THEA 234 Theater Practicum (2)

ENGL 274 Introduction to Shakespeare (3)

ENGL 291 British Literature from 1700 to the present (3)

ENGL 295 American Literature from 1865 (3)

ENGL 251 Topics in Drama (3)

OR

ENGL 151 Introduction to Drama (3)

Major Total: 27credit hours

Core Total:  35 credit hour

Extended core: 5 credit hours

Total for degree: 67

*Total units for the degree may exceed 67 credit hours if proficiency courses are required. The University requires a minimum of 67 credit hours for this degree.

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Core for all Bachelor of Arts in Music (BA) or Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music (BFA) Degrees (various concentrations)

The following courses are required for all concentrations for the BA and BFA in Music degrees.

Required core for all concentrations: 35 credit hours

MUS 101 Rudiments of Music (3)

Choose one:

MUS 104 Basic Voice (1) or MUS 107 Basic Songwriting (1) or

MUS 108 Basic Instrument (1)

MUS 144 Sight Singing (3)

MUS 201 Class Piano 1 (1)

MUS 202 Class Piano 2 (1)

MUS 208 Class Piano 3 (1)

MUS 211 Theory 1 (3)

MUS 213 Theory 2 (3)

MUS 232 Aural Skills 2 (1)

MUS 311 Western Art Music to 1750 (3)

MUS 312 Western Art Music since 1750 (3)

MUS 317 Functional Piano (1)

MUS 318 Piano Proficiency (0)

MUS 322 Choral Conducting (2)

MUS 323 Instrumental Conducting (2)

MUS 331 Theory 3 (3)

MUS 332 Theory 4 (3)

MUS 333 Aural Skills 3 (1)

Required Music BA/BFA Core total: 35 credit hours

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Music Education (BA)

Required Music Core (see above): 35 credit hours

Music education majors must choose the Minor in Secondary Education through the School of Education. Students begin integration between music and education minor as early as their sophomore year. Students choose a primary area of study in voice and/or instrumental areas. It is highly recommended that music education students regularly consult with advisers in both music and education. The Music Education degree is a five-year program that conforms to the state requirements for licensure.

Additional requirements for concentration: 27 credit hours

MUS 251 Applied Music (2/2) (2 semesters required)

MUS 260 Recital Attendance (0/0) (2 semesters required)

MUS 283 Ensemble (1/1) (2 semesters required)

MUS 350 K-12 Music Methods (3)

MUS 360 Half Recital (1)

MUS 383 Ensemble (1/1/1/1) (4semesters required)

MUS 425 Instrumental Techniques (4)

MUS 451 Applied Music (2/2/2/2) (4 semesters required)

MUS 469 Recital Attendance (0/0/0/0)

MUS 470 Full Recital (1)

Music Core: 35 credit hours

Concentration Total: 27 credit hours

Core Total: 35 credit hours

Extended core: 5 credit hours

Secondary Ed Minor: 28 credit hours

Total for degree: 130 credit hours minimum

*The Secondary Education minor is required. Other educations requirements may apply; early advisement through the School of Education is essential. See the Minor in Secondary Education (Teacher Preparation in Secondary Education) description and requirements in the School of Education section of the catalog. English and math proficiency credit do not count toward the 130-credit requirement. The university requires a minimum of 45 upper-division units for the degree.

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Music Technology and Composition (BA)

Required Music Core (see above): 35 credit hours

Additional requirements for concentration: 28 credit hours

MUS 220 Music Technology (3)

MUS 251 Applied Music: Songwriting (2)

MUS251 Applied Music: Recording (2)

MUS 260 Recital Attendance (0/0) (2 semesters required)

MUS 283 Ensemble (1/1) (2 semesters required)

MUS 360 Half Recital (1)

MUS 383 Ensemble (1/1/1/1) (4 semesters required)

MUS 451 Applied Music: Songwriting (2/2) (2 semesters required)

MUS 451 Applied Music: Arranging (2)

MUS 451 Applied Music: Mastering (2)

MUS 469 Recital Attendance (0/0/0/0) (4 semesters required)

MUS 470 Full Recital (1)

MUS 475 Sound Design (3)

MUS 477 Music Technology Practicum (2)

Music Core: 35 credit hours

Concentration Total: 28 credit hours

Major Total: 63 credit hours

Core Total: 35 credit hours

Extended core: 5 credit hours

Minor: 20 credit hours minimum

Total for degree: 123 credit hours*

*A minor is required. Additional credit hours may be necessary to fulfill the minor requirement and may exceed the minimum 123-credit degree requirement.  English and math proficiency credit do not count toward the 123-credit requirement. The university requires a minimum of 45 upper-division units for the degree.

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Universal Music (BA)

Required Music Core (see above): 35 credit hours

Additional requirements for concentration: 23 credit hours

MUS 220 Music Technology (3)

MUS 251 Applied Music: (2/2) (2 semesters required)

MUS 260 Recital Attendance (0/0) (2 semesters required)

MUS 283 Ensemble (1/1) (2 semesters required)

MUS 360 Half Recital (1)

MUS 383 Ensemble (1/1/1/1) (4 semesters required)

MUS 451 Applied Music: (2/2/2/2) (4 semesters required)

MUS 469 Recital Attendance (0/0/0/0) (4 semesters required)

MUS 470 Full Recital (1)

Music Core: 35 credit hours

Concentration Total: 23 credit hours

Major Total: 58 credit hours

Core Total: 35 credit hours

Extended core: 5 credit hours

Minor: 20 credit hours minimum

Proficiency/electives to 120: 2 credit hours

Total for degree: 120 credit hours*

*A minor is required. Additional credit hours may be necessary to fulfill the minor requirement and may exceed the minimum 120-credit degree requirement.  English and math proficiency credit do not count toward the 120-credit requirement. The university requires a minimum of 45 upper-division units for the degree.

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Vocal Performance (BFA)

Required Music Core (see above): 35 credit hours

Additional requirements for concentration 45 credits hours

MUS 251 Applied Music: Voice (2/2) (2 semesters required)

MUS 260 Recital Attendance (0/0)) (2 semesters required)

MUS 283 Ensemble (1/1/1/1) (4 semesters required)

MUS 320 Diction for Singers (2)

MUS 360 Half Recital (1)

MUS 383 Ensemble (1/1/1/1) (4 semesters required)

MUS 412 History of Opera (3)

MUS 451 Applied Music: (2/2/2/2) (4 semesters required)

MUS 469 Recital Attendance (0/0/0/0) (4 semesters required)

MUS 470 Full Recital (1)

Vocal Performance Electives: 18 credit hours

Choose any 18 credit hours in Music or Theater.

Music Core: 35 credit hours

Concentration Total: 45 credit hours

Major Total: 80 credit hours

Core Total: 35 credit hours

Extended core: 5 credit hours

Total for degree: 120 credit hours*

*A minor is not required. Additional credit hours (electives) may be required and exceed the 120-credit degree requirement if proficiency or other required courses are waived for content only. English and math proficiency credit do not count toward the 120-credit requirement. The university requires a minimum of 45 upper-division units for the degree.

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Music Production (BFA)

Required Music Core (see above): 35 credit hours

Additional requirements for concentration: 39 credits

MUS 220 Music Technology (3)

MUS 251 Applied Music: Songwriting (2)

MUS 251 Applied Music: Recording (2)

MUS 260 Recital Attendance (0/0) (2 semesters required)

MUS 283 Ensemble (1/1) (2 semesters required)

MUS 360 Half Recital (1)

MUS 383 Ensemble (1/1/1/1) (4 semesters required)

MUS 425 Instrumental Techniques (4)

MUS 451 Applied Music: Songwriting (2/2) (2 semesters required)

MUS 451 Applied Music: Arranging (2)

MUS 451 Applied Music: Mastering (2)

MUS 469 Recital Attendance (0/0/0/0) (4 semesters required)

MUS 470 Full Recital (1)

MUS 475 Sound Design (3)

MUS 477 Music Technology Practicum (2)

MUS 476 Musical Theater (2/2) (2 semesters required)

Music Production Electives: any 9 credits in Music or Theater

Choose any 9 credit hours in Music or Theater.

Music core: 35 credit hours

Music Production concentration: 45 credit hours

Major Total: 80 credit hours

Core Total: 35 credit hours

Extended core: 5 credit hours

Total for degree: 120 credit hours*

*A minor is not required. Additional credit hours (electives) may be required and exceed the 120-credit degree requirement if proficiency or other required courses are waived for content only. English and math proficiency credit do not count toward the 120-credit requirement. The university requires a minimum of 45 upper-division units for the degree.

 

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This major is under the College of Arts and Sciences