B.M. Music Degree Plan

REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO GRADUATION

  • Minimum credit hours for graduation - 120
  • 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

  • COMSC 1022 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

6 Economic & International Studies

  • 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 Applications

Bachelor of Music

The Bachelor of Music major includes 40 hours of core requirements, a selected music specialty, and electives approved by the department to total 120 hours

40 Core Requirements

  • MUSIC 1213 Music Theory I
  • MUSIC 1221 Aural Skills I
  • MUSIC 1313 Music Theory II
  • MUSIC 1321 Aural Skills II
  • MUSIC 2981 Principles of Conducting
  • MUSIC 3101 Instrumental Conducting OR
  • MUSIC 3151 Choral 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 3353 History of Music III
  • MUSIC 4812 Advanced Music Analysis
  • MUSIC 4232 Arranging
  • MUSIC 4261 Intro to Music Technology
  • MUSIC 4900 Recital Attend (Enroll each semester)

Instrumental OR Choral Ensembles, 8 hours (Enroll each semester)
Majors must select one specialization from the following areas

Performance (Piano or Organ)

Code No 141

30 Required

Principal Applied Area (Piano or Organ), 16 hours
(One instrument, individual instruction only, enroll each semester)

Applied Music Proficiency Exams in Principal Area

Secondary Applied Area, 4 hours

Applied Music Proficiency Exams in Secondary Area

  • MUSIC 2861 Accompanying, 4 hours
  • MUSIC 2901 Piano Ensemble and Accompanying
  • MUSIC 4352 Piano Pedagogy
  • MUSIC 4552 Piano Literature
  • MUSIC 4951 Senior Recital (Principal area)

6 Electives in Music

Performance (Voice)

Code No 142

30 Required

Applied Voice, 16 hours
(Individual instruction only, enroll each semester)

Applied Music Proficiency Exams in Principal Area

  • MUSIC 2811 Class Piano I
  • MUSIC 2821 Class Piano II
  • MUSIC 2831 Class Piano III
  • MUSIC 2841 Class Piano IV
  • Applied Piano 2 hours
  • MUSIC 2951 Modern Language Diction
  • MUSIC 3951 Advanced Modern Language Diction
  • MUSIC 4442 Vocal Literature
  • MUSIC 4452 Vocal Methods
  • MUSIC 4951 Senior Recital (Voice)
  • Orchestral Instrument Classes, 1 hour

6 Electives in Music

Performance (Orchestral Instrument)

Code No 143

28 Required

Principal Applied Music Area, 16 hours
(One instrument, individual instruction only, enroll each semester)

Applied Music Proficiency Exams in Principal Area

Secondary Applied Music Areas
(Orchestral instrument Classes), 4 hours
Voice (Class or Applied), 1 hour

  • MUSIC 2811 Class Piano I
  • MUSIC 2821 Class Piano II
  • MUSIC 2831 Class Piano III
  • MUSIC 2841 Class Piano IV
  • MUSIC 4222 Instrumental Pedagogy OR
  • MUSIC 4012 String Pedagogy
  • MUSIC 4951 Senior Recital (Principal Area)

8 Electives in Music

Elective Studies in Business

Code No 146

37 Required

Principal Applied Music Area, 8 hours
(Choose only one orchestral instrument, piano, organ or voice, individual instruction only, enroll each semester)

Applied Music Proficiency Exams in Principal Area

Secondary Applied Music Area, 4 hours
(The secondary area must be piano if it is not the principal area)

  • MUSIC 2811 Class Piano I
  • MUSIC 2821 Class Piano II
  • MUSIC 2831 Class Piano III
  • MUSIC 2841 Class Piano IV
  • MUSIC 4402  Band Methods and MUSIC 4602 Instrum. Lit. OR
  • MUSIC 4452  Vocal Methods and MUSIC 4502 Choral Lit.
  • MUSIC 4950  Senior Recital (Principal area)
  • MUSIC 1411  Brass Class
  • MUSIC 1511  Woodwind Class
  • MUSIC 1611  Percussion Class
  • MUSIC 1711  String Class
  • MUSIC 1911  Beginning Guitar Class
  • MUSIC 4003  Individual Study in Music (Internship)
  • ACCTG 2213  Principles of Financial Accounting
  • MRKTG 3143  Principles of Marketing
  • MRKTG 3243  Promotional Strategy
  • MRKTG 3443  Marketing/Consumer Behavior
  • MIFOS 3113  Introduction to MIS

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