Four-Year Plan

MUSIC (Voice or Pianists)
Bachelor of Arts
2014-2015 Catalog Year

Download the 2014-2015 Four Year Plan


This 4-Year Plan is only a suggested guide for planning course selections.

Official course selections should be made with the guidance of an academic advisor and will depend on an individual student's situation.
Specific information regarding majors, minors, course descriptions, policies and procedures can be found in the university catalog.

Fall Spring
YEAR I
MTH1010: Foundations of Algebra, MTH1100: College Algebra, OR MTH1110: Quantitative Reasoning, OR Elective 4 MTH1100: College Algebra, OR MTH1110: Quantitative Reasoning, OR Elective 4
ENG1000: First-Year Composition OR
IDS1610: Being Human
4 IDS1610: Being Human OR
ENG 1000: First-Year Composition
4
MUS 2300: Accompanying (pianists) 1 MUS 1910: Chorale 1
MUS 1910: Chorale ( pianists – only 1 semester) 1 MUS elective 1-4
MUS 2600: Musicianship I 4
MUS 2610: Musicianship II 4
MUS Ensemble (audition required) 0.5-1 MUS Ensemble (audition required) 0.5-1
MUS 1070: Recital Attendance 0 MUS 1070: Recital Attendance 0

 



Total Semester Hours  14.5-15 Total Semester Hours  14.5-18
YEAR II
IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History OR
IDS2030: Science and Society
4 IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History OR
IDS2030: Science and Society
4
MUS 3410: Music History I 4 MUS 3450: Music History II 4
MUS elective 1-4 MUS elective 1-4
MUS 2620: Musicianship III 4
MUS 2630: Musicianship IV 4
MUS Ensemble (audition required) 0.5-1 MUS Ensemble (audition required) 0.5-1
MUS 1910: Chorale 1 MUS 1910: Chorale 1
MUS 1070: Recital Attendance 0 MUS 1070: Recital Attendance 0




Total Semester Hours  14.5-18 Total Semester Hours  14.5-18
YEAR III
IDS3040: Global Justice or Elective 4 IDS3040: Global Justice or Elective 4
MUS 3510: Music History III 4 MUS 4400: Audio Recording & Business of Music 2
MUS elective 1-4 MUS elective 1-4

MUS Ensemble (audition required)

0.5-1 MUS Ensemble (audition required) 0.5-1
MUS 1070: Recital Attendance 0
MUS 1070: Recital Attendance 0
MUS 1910: Chorale 1
MUS 3400: Conducting 2
Elective 4 MUS 1910: Chorale 1


Elective 4
Total Semester Hours  14.5-18 Total Semester Hours  14.5-18
YEAR IV
MUS 4300: Keyboard Pedagogy (pianists) 2 MUS 4990: Recital/Senior Capstone 1
MUS 1910: Chorale 1 MUS 1910: Chorale 1
MUS Ensemble (audition required) 0.5-1 MUS Ensemble (audition required) 0.5-1
MUS 1070: Recital Attendance 0 MUS 1070: Recital Attendance 0
Elective 4 Elective 4
Elective 4
Elective 4
Elective 4 Elective 4




Total Semester Hours  15.5-16 Total Semester Hours  14.5-15

Major Notes

  • A total of 51 semester hours are required to complete the Music major. (Bold is REQUIRED)
  • **Vocalists must take 2 semesters of Applied Piano Study (0.5 hours each) and MUS 2200 or placement by instructor Permission

General Notes

  • Student must complete 30 semester hours at the 3000 level or above, of which 15 semester hours must be completed at Aurora University.
  • The last 24 semester hours of degree must be completed at AU, including at least 18 semester hours in the major.
If you have questions about this major, contact Kidada Robinson in the Crouse Center for Student Success at (630) 844-6870.