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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 106 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)

Required courses: 16 credit hours

MUS 101 Rudiments of Music (3)

Choose one: MUS 106 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 (0/0/0) (3 semesters)

Concentration in General Music: 8 credit hours

MUS 251 Applied Music: (single subject) (2/2) (2 semesters)

MUS 283 Ensemble: (single subject) (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)

Required courses: 16 credit hours

MUS 101 Rudiments of Music (3)

MUS 106 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 (0/0/0) (3 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… The University requires a minimum of 66 credit hours for this degree.

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Bachelor of Arts in Music (BA) and Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music (BFA)

Required Music Core for all BA/BFA concentrations: 35 credit hours

MUS 101 Rudiments of Music (3)

MUS 106 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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Bachelor of Arts in Music with a Concentration in Music Education (BA)

Required Core: 35 credit hours

Music Education majors must choose a 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: 26 credit hours

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

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

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

MUS 350 K-12 Music Methods (3)

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

MUS 425 Instrumental Techniques (4)

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

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

MUS 470 Full Recital (1)

Major Total: 61 credit hours

Core Total: 35 credit hours

Extended core: 5 credit hours

Required Secondary Education Minor Total: 28 credit hours

Secondary Education Extended Core: 14-17 credit hours

Total for Degree: 139-142 credit hours

*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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Bachelor of Arts in Music with a Concentration in Music Technology and Composition (BA)

Required Music BA/BFA Core: 35 credit hours

Additional requirements for concentration: 28 credit hours

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)

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

MUS 360 Half Recital (1)

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

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

MUS 451 Applied Music: Arranging (2)

MUS 451 Applied Music: Mastering (2)

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

MUS 470 Full Recital (1)

MUS 475 Sound Design (3)

MUS 477 Music Technology Practicum (2)

Major Total: 63 credit hours

NMHU Core Total: 35 credit hours

NMHU Extended Core: 5 credit hours

Minor: 18 credit hours minimum

Total for degree: 121 credit hours*

A minor is required. Additional credit hours may be necessary to fulfill the minor requirement and may exceed the minimum 121-credit degree requirement. English and math proficiency credit do not count toward the 121-credit requirement. The university requires a minimum of 45 upper-division units for the degree.

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Bachelor of Arts in Music with a Concentration in Universal Music (BA)

Required Music BA/BFA Core: 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)

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

MUS 360 Half Recital (1)

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

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

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

MUS 470 Full Recital (1)

Major Total: 58 credit hours

Core Total: 35 credit hours

Extended core: 5 credit hours

Minor: 18 credit hours minimum

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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Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music with a Concentration in Vocal Performance (BFA)

Required Music BA/BFA Core Courses: 35 credit hours

Additional Required Concentration Courses: 28 credits

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

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

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

MUS 320 Diction for Singers (2)

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

MUS 412 History of Opera (3)

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

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

MUS 470 Full Recital (1)

MUS 470 Full Recital (2)

Vocal Performance Electives: any 17 credits in Music or Theater

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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Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music with a Concentration in Music Production (BFA)

Required Music BA/BFA Core: 35 credit hours

Additional Required Concentration Courses: 45 credits

MUS 220 Music Technology 1 (3)

MUS 251 Applied Music: Songwriting (2)

MUS 251 Applied Music: Recording (2)

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

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

MUS 360 Half Recital (1)

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

MUS 425 Instrumental Techniques (4)

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

MUS 451 Applied Music: Arranging (2)

MUS 451 Applied Music: Mastering (2)

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

MUS 470 Full Recital (1)

MUS 475 Sound Design (3)

MUS 477 Music Technology Practicum (2)

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

Music Production Electives: any 9 credits in Music or Theater

Music BA/BFA 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