B.M. Music Therapy Degree Plan

GENERAL EDUCATION

Courses that are required are in bold type.

Courses that are recommended are in italics.

 

TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION HOURS Min. 40

REQUIRED CORE COURSES - 31-35

Written Communication - 6

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

Mathematics - 3

Select one course.

  • MATH 1143 Mathematical Concepts
  • MATH 1153 Mathematical Applications
  • MATH 1513 College Algebra or a higher numbered math course

U. S. History - 3

Select one course.

  • HIST 1043 U.S. History to 1877
  • HIST 1053 U.S. History since 1877

American Government - 3

  • POLSC 1103 American Government & Politics

Science - 7-8

Select one course from Life Science and one course from Physical Science. One Science course must be a lab science.

Life Science - 4

  • BIOL 1004 Biological Concepts w/Lab

Physical Science - 3-4

  • ASTRO 1904 Astronomy
  • CHEM 1004 General Chemistry w/Lab
  • GEOL 1934 Physical Geology w/Lab
  • SCI 1513 Conc of Phy. Science (may also take w/lab)
  • SCI 1501 Concepts of Phy. Science Lab
  • PHY 1044 Basic Physics I
  • PHY 1063 General Physics or a higher numbered chemistry or physics course

Humanities - 6

  • HUM 1103 Introduction to Humanities
  • MUSIC 1103 Music and Culture

Human, Cultural, & Social Diversity - 3

  • PSYCH 1003 General Psychology

Computer Proficiency - 0-3

Students must demonstrate computer proficiency (high school Computer Science course, SWOSU computer proficiency exam, or COMSC 1023 Computer & Info Access).

GE electives (from at least 2 different categories) to total 40

Music Therapy Major (Instrumental Emphasis)

Music Therapy - 25-27

  • 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 MUSIC 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

Psychology and Biological Sciences - 12

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

Music - 56

  • 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 (Choose from MUSIC 4122 Intro. To Orff or MUSIC 4302 Elem. & Sec. General Music)
  • MUSIC 4900 Recital Attend, (Enroll each semester)

Applied Music (one orchestral instr. 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 Perc. Ens. required)

TOTAL HOURS - 133

Music Therapy Major (Vocal/Keyboard Emphasis)

Music Therapy -25 - 27

  • 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 MUSIC 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

Psychology and Biological Sciences - 12

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

Music - 56

  • 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

Guitar Proficiency Exam

Choral Ensembles, 8 hours (Enroll each semester)

  • MUSIC 1611 Percussion Class
  • MUSIC 4041 Percussion Ensemble

TOTAL HOURS -133

REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO GRADUATION

Minimum credit hours for graduation - 133

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

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)