University Catalogue

Curriculum in Music

Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Music in Music

Piano Concentration

(see footnotes at bottom)


FIRST YEAR

First Semester

††MUS 129 Recital Hour 0 hours
††MUSA 162 Applied Music Major 2 hours
†† Music
Ensemble4
  1 hour
††MUS 111G Music Theory 3 hours
††MUS 217 Computer Applications for Music Majors 2 hours
ENGL 101, or
ENGL 121H, or
ENGL 123HG,H
Freshman Composition
Ancient Epic: Literature and Composition
Topics in Critical Reading and Writing
3 hours
MathematicsG   3 hours
SE 101 Freshman Academic Success at Southeastern 2 hours
  Total: 16 hours

 

Second Semester

††MUS 129 Recital Hour 0 hours
††MUSA 162 Applied Music Major 2 hours
†† Music
Ensemble4
  1 hour
††MUS 112 Music Theory 3 hours
††MUS 152 Introduction to Music Literature                           2 hours
MathematicsG   3 hours
ENGL 102, or
ENGL 122H, or
ENGL 124HG,H
Critical Reading and Writing
Modern Epic: Literature and Composition
Topics in Reading and Research-Based Writing
3 hours
  Total: 14 hours


 

SECOND  YEAR

First Semester

††MUS 129 Recital Hour 0 hours
††MUSA 162 Applied Music Major 2 hours
†† Music
Ensemble4
  1 hour
††MUS 211 Music Theory 3 hours
PHYS 100G Acoustics for Musicians 3 hours
ENGL 230, or
ENGL 231, or
ENGL 232, or
ENGL 210H, or
ENGL 291H, or
ENGL 292HG,H
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
Honors Studies in Literature                                                
Tragedy and Comedy
Modern Fiction
3 hours
History
ElectiveG,H
  3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

††MUS 129 Recital Hour 0 hours
††MUSA 162 Applied Music Major 2 hours
†† Music
Ensemble4
  1 hour
††MUS 212 Music Theory 3 hours
††MUS 357 Introduction to World Music 2 hours
ENGL 230, or
ENGL 231, or
ENGL 232, or
ENGL 210H, or
ENGL 291H, or
ENGL 292HG,H
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
Honors Studies in Literature
Tragedy and Comedy
Modern Fiction
3 hours
COMM 211G,H Introduction to Public Speaking                              3 hours
  Total: 14 hours

 

 

THIRD YEAR

First Semester

††MUS 449 Recital Hour 0 hours
††MUSA 462 Applied Music Major 2 hours
†† Music
Ensemble4
  1 hour
††MUS 440, or
MUS 447
Instrumental Techniques I
Choral Methods I
3 hours
††MUS 355 Music History II 3 hours
††MUS 371 Form and Analysis 2 hours
††MUS 381 Counterpoint 2 hours
††MUS 4304  Keyboard Skills for Pianists                             1  hour
††Music
Elective
  1 hour
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

††MUS 449 Recital Hour 0 hours
††MUSA 462 Applied Music Major 2 hours
†† Music
Ensemble4
  1 hour
††MUS 446, or
MUS 448
Instrumental Techniques II                            
Choral Methods II
3 hours
††MUS 354 Music History I 3 hours
††MUS 372 Form and Analysis 2 hours
††MUS 382 Counterpoint 2 hours
††MUSA 350  Junior Recital  0 hours 
††MUS 445  Chamber Ensemble  1 hour 
  Total: 14 hours

 

 

 

FOURTH YEAR

First Semester

††MUS 449 Recital Hour 0 hours
††MUSA 463 Applied Music Major 3 hours
†† Music
Ensemble4
  1 hour
††Music
Elective1
  3 hours
††MUS 403 Piano Literature and Pedagogy 2 hours
††MUS 445 Chamber Ensemble 1 hour
GBIO 106 or
GBIO 151HG,H
Introduction to Biological Principles I
General Biology I Honors                              
3 hours
Social
Science
Elective2,G
  3 hours
  Total: 16 hours

 

Second Semester

††MUS 449 Recital Hour 0 hours
††MUSA 463 Applied Music Major 3 hours
†† Music
Ensemble4
  1 hour
††MUS 429 Piano Literature 3 hours
††MUSA 450 Senior Recital 0 hours
GBIO 107G Introduction to Biological Principles II                      3 hours
Social
Science
Elective2,G
  3 hours
Humanities
Elective3
  3 hours
  Total: 16 hours

 

Total semester hours required 120

Southeastern 101 is not required of transfer or readmitted Southeastern students with 30 hours or more. Those students will replace Southeastern 101 with 2 hours of free electives.

GGeneral Education Courses
HHonors students to take Honors course option:
ENGL 101 or 121H or 123H
ENGL 102 or 122H or 124H
ENGL 230 or 231 or 232 or 210H or 291H or 292H
HIST 101 or 102 or 201 or 202 or 101H or 102H or 201H or 202H
COMM 211 or 211H
GBIO 106 or 151H
GBIO 151 or 151H
Art Elective or HONR 191 

††Major courses requiring a grade of "C" or better.
1To be selected from 300 and 400 level theory, music history, or music research courses.
2To be selected from Anthropology, Economics, Criminal Justice, Geography, Political Science, Psychology or Sociology.
3To be selected from 200-level or higher Foreign Language, Mythology, Philosophy, History, Speech Communication, or Literature course work.
4Ensemble assignments are dictated by the needs of the department and will be assigned from: Music Theatre Performance 105/405, Orchestra 121/421, Jazz Ensemble 123/423, Wind Symphony 125/425, Athletic Band 127/427, Chorus 131/431, Concert Choir 135/435, Women’s Chorale 137/437, Symphonic Band 143/443, Chamber Ensemble 145/445, or Contemporary Music Ensemble 154/454.