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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Major

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For those seeking preK-12 certification to teach music several additional music classes are required as part of the music education minor .


  • or by placement
  • or by placement
  • An additional 2000-level+ elective in MUL or MUT.  (Note this requirement is waived for those seeking teaching certification.)

  • Six hours of piano (as needed for proficiency)

  • Eight hours of aural skills (as needed for proficiency)or MUS 1204 - Aural Musicianship Proficiency (must be satisfied prior to taking Music courses at the 3000 level or higher)

  • Eight hours of applied music lessons, one major instrument preferred*

  • Participation in a Department musical performance group each semester in residence

  • Attendance at a minimum of five (5) departmentally sponsored concerts or recitals per semester

  • ·Note: Six of the eight credits in applied music lessons must be on the student’s major instrument or voice. The three semesters prior to and including the semester of the senior recital must include applied study on the major instrument (the instrument of the recital). Transfer students must complete four of the eight required applied credits in their program on their major instrument and perform their senior recitals at McDaniel College.

3 Music History/Literature courses to be chosen (1 each) from the following categories:

Departmental Writing Requirement

Students who major in Music are required to take MUS 3200 - Careers and Professional Communication in Music during their Junior or Senior year.

Suggested First-Year Schedule:

Total Program Hours: 48 plus courses needed to pass proficiency requirements

Contact: Dr. Boudreaux, Music

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