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B.M. Music Therapy Degree Plan

REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO GRADUATION

  • Minimum credit hours for graduation - 136
  • Minimum credit hours in the liberal arts & sciences - 40
  • Minimum credit hours in upper-division (3000/4000 courses) - 40
  • Minimum credit hours (3000/4000 courses) in major completed at SWOSU - 8
  • Minimum credit hours at SWOSU (15 of the last 30) - 30
  • Minimum Grade Point Average in all coursework - 2.00
  • Minimum Grade Point Average in major - 2.00

GENERAL EDUCATION

Courses that are required are in bold type
Courses that are recommended are in italics

43-44 TOTAL HOURS

6 Composition

  • ENGL 1113 English Composition I
  • ENGL 1213 English Composition II

3 Mathematics

  • MATH 1143 Math Concepts
  • MATH 1513 College Algebra OR higher numbered math course

2 Computer Applications

  • COMSC1022 Computer & Information Access

8 Natural Sciences

  • BIOL 1004 Biological Concepts (required)
  • SCI 1514 Concepts of Physical Science
  • ASTRO 1904 Astronomy
  • GEOL 1934 Physical Geology
  • CHEM 1004 General Chemistry OR higher numbered chemistry course

6 Humanities & Fine Arts

  • ART  1223 Art Survey
  • LIT  2413 Intro to Literature
  • MUSIC 1013 Intro to Music
  • PHILO 1453 Intro to Philosophy
  • COMM 1313 Intro to Public Speaking

6 US History & Government

  • POLSC 1103 American Government & Politics
  • HIST 1063 US History

Economic & International Studies 6

  • HIST  1033 World History
  • GEOG  1103 World Cultural Geography
  • ECONO 2263 Intro to Macroeconomics OR
  • ECONO 2363 Intro to Microeconomics

6-7 Behavioral, Social, & Cultural Studies

  • PSYCH 1003 General Psychology
  • SOCIO 1003 Intro to Sociology
  • ___4 World Languages
  • TECH  1223 Technology and Society
  • KINES 1133 Wellness Concepts & Exercise Appl

Students may pursue either Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy or Equivalency/Registration in Music Therapy at SWOSU Both will satisfy the required eligibility for taking the national Certification Examination for Music Therapists for the credential of Music Therapist-Board Certified (MT-BC)

Music Therapy Major (Instrumental Emphasis)

Code No 147

25-27 Music Therapy

  • MUSIC 1172  Introduction to Music Therapy
  • MUSIC 1223 Music Ther I:  MT in Rehab
  • MUSIC 2081 Field Studies I
  • MUSIC 2181 Field Studies II
  • MUSIC 2222  Recreational Music
  • MUSIC 3081 Field Studies III
  • MUSIC 3113  Music Ther II:MT in Mental Health/Illness
  • MUSIC 3123 Music Therapy IV:  Psychology of Music
  • MUSIC 3181 MT Competencies and Professional Ethics
  • MUSIC 4020 Senior Research Project  OR  4950 Senior Recital
  • MUSIC 4182 Research and Statistics
  • MUSIC 4213 Music Ther III: MT in Special Education
  • MUSIC 4242-4 Music Therapy V (Credit varies)
  • MUSIC 4311 Field Studies IV

12 Psychology and Biological Sciences

  • BIOL 2714 Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • OR BIOL 3704 Human Anatomy
  • OR BIOL 3904 Human Physiology
  • PSYCH  3213 Developmental Psychology
  • SPCED 3132 Exceptional Children
  • PSYCH 3323 Abnormal Psychology

56 Music

  • MUSIC 1213 Music Theory I
  • MUSIC  1221  Aural Skills I
  • MUSIC 1313 Music Theory II
  • MUSIC  1321 Aural Skills II
  • MUSIC 1911 Beginning Guitar Class
  • MUSIC 2981 Principles of Conducting
  • MUSIC 3253 Music Theory III
  • MUSIC  3261  Aural Skills III
  • MUSIC 3303 Music Theory IV
  • MUSIC  3311  Aural Skills IV
  • MUSIC 3353 History of Music I
  • MUSIC 3403 History of Music II
  • MUSIC 4232 Arranging
  • MUSIC 4261 Intro to Music Technology
  • MUSIC  3171  Introduction to Movement
  • MUSIC Elective in Advanced Elem Methods, 2 hours (Choosing from MUSIC 4122 Intro To Orff or MUSIC 4302 Elem & Sec General Music)
  • MUSIC 4900 Recital Attend, (Enroll each semester)
  • Applied Music (one orchestral instru and/or piano)
  • Principal Area, 6 hours (Principal Area Proficiency Exams)
  • Secondary Area, 3 hours
  • MUSIC 1611 Percussion Class
  • MUSIC 4011 Keyboard Improv Music Therapists
  • Applied Guitar (In addition to 1911), 1 hour
  • MT Guitar Proficiency Exam
  • MUSIC 2811 Class Piano I
  • MUSIC 2821 Class Piano II
  • MUSIC 2831 Class Piano III
  • MUSIC 2841 Class Piano IV
  • MUSIC 4011 Keyboard Improvisation
  • Applied Piano Lesson (1 credit)
  • Music Therapy Piano Proficiency Exams I & II
  • Voice, 2 hours (two semesters) & Vocal Prof I
  • Vocal Elective, 2 hours (1 must be an ensemble)
  • Instrumental Ensemble(s), 8 hours (enroll each sem)
  • (At least 1 hour of Music 4041 Percus Ens required)

Music Therapy Major (Vocal/Keyboard Emphasis)

Code No 148

25-27 Music Therapy

  • MUSIC  1172 Introduction to Music Therapy
  • MUSIC 1223 Music Therapy I:  MT in Rehabilitation MUSIC 2081    Field Studies I
  • MUSIC 2181 Field Studies II
  • MUSIC  2222 Recreational Music
  • MUSIC 3081 Field Studies III
  • MUSIC 3113 Mus Ther II: MT in Mental Hlth/Illness
  • MUSIC 3123  Music Therapy IV:Psychology of Music
  • MUSIC 3181 MT Competencies and Prof Ethics
  • MUSIC 4020 Senior Research Project  OR  4950 Senior Recital
  • MUSIC 4182 Research and Statistics
  • MUSIC 4213 Music Ther III: MT in Special Ed
  • MUSIC 4242-4 Music Therapy V (Credit varies)
  • MUSIC 4311 Field Studies IV

12 Psychology and Biological Sciences

  • BIOL 2714 Human Anatomy and Physiology OR   
  • BIOL 3704 Human Anatomy OR   
  • BIOL 3904 Human Physiology
  • PSYCH 3213 Developmental Psychology
  • SPCED 3132 Exceptional Children
  • PSYCH 3323 Abnormal Psychology

56 Music

  • MUSIC 1213 Music Theory I
  • MUSIC  1221 Aural Skills I
  • MUSIC 1313 Music Theory II
  • MUSIC  1321 Aural Skills II
  • MUSIC 1911 Beginning Guitar Class
  • MUSIC 2981 Principles of Conducting
  • MUSIC 3253 Music Theory III
  • MUSIC  3261  Aural Skills III
  • MUSIC 3303 Music Theory IV
  • MUSIC  3311  Aural Skills IV
  • MUSIC 3353 History of Music I
  • MUSIC 3403 History of Music II
  • MUSIC  4232  Arranging
  • MUSIC 4261 Intro to Music Technology
  • MUSIC  3171  Introduction to Movement
  • Elective in Advanced Elem Methods, 2 hours (Choosing from MUSIC 4122 Intro To Orff or MUSIC 4302 Elem & Sec General Music)
  • MUSIC 4900 Recital Attendance (Enroll each semester)
  • Applied Music (voice or piano)
  • Principal Area, 8 hours (Enroll each semester)
  • MUSIC  4011    Keyboard Improv for Music Therapists
  • Applied Music (voice or piano)
  • Secondary Area, 6 hours (If voice is principal area, piano must be the secondary area  If piano is the principal area, voice or orchestral instruments may be the secondary area Voice Proficiency Exams I and II are required)
  • Principal Area Proficiency Exams
  • Piano (if piano is secondary area) 4 hours
  • MUSIC 2811 Class Piano I
  • MUSIC 2821 Class Piano II
  • MUSIC 2831 Class Piano III
  • MUSIC 2841 Class Piano IV
  • Applied Piano (if piano is secondary area) 2 hours
  • Music Therapy Piano Proficiency Exams I & II
  • Guitar (In addition to 1911), 1 hr, and Guitar Proficiency
  • Choral Ensembles, 8 hours (Enroll each semester)
  • MUSIC 1611 Percussion Class
  • MUSIC 4041 Percussion Ensemble

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