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 101HG
Freshman Composition
Freshman Composition Honors
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 102HG
Critical Reading and Writing
Critical Reading and Writing Honors
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
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
Honors Studies in Literature                                                
Tragedy and Comedy
Modern Fiction
3 hours
History
ElectiveG
  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 292H
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
Honors Studies in Literature
Tragedy and Comedy
Modern Fiction
3 hours
COMM 211G Introduction to Public Speaking                              3 hours
  Total: 14 hours

 

 

THIRD YEAR

First Semester

††MUS 449 Recital Hour 0 hours
††MUSA 463 Applied Music Major 3 hours
†† Music
Ensemble4
  1 hour
††MUS 310 or
MUS 329
Instrumental Conducting I
Choral Conducting I
2 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 463 Applied Music Major 3 hours
†† Music
Ensemble4
  1 hour
††MUS 311 or
MUS 330
Instrumental Conducting II                       
Choral Conducting II
2 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
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
††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.