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Advisor: David Berry
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Semester Hours: 48-55
Admission Requirement: Students must audition for the department in order to be formally admitted as a music major, except for the Interdisciplinary Studies track, where no audition is required.

Required Courses (33 SH)
The following courses are required of all majors and must be passed with a grade of C or better for enrollment in next sequential course, if applicable.

  • †CMUS 120 Fundamentals of Music - Details
  • CMUS 181 Music Theory I - 3  Details
  • #CMUS 200 Landscape of Music - 0  Details
  • CMUS 281 Music Theory II - 3  Details
  • CMUS 250 Music History I - 3 Details
  • CMUS 260 Music History II - 3  Details
  • *CMUS 411 Conducting I - 4  Details
  • #MUPS Private Lessons - 7  Details
  • #MUES Ensembles - 7

# required each semester of enrollment on the EMU campus
† may test out of this requirement

Music majors are strongly encouraged to take CMUS 250 Music History I and CMUS 260 Music History II in sequential order.

Music and Peacebuilding Track (17-19 SH)
Required courses for the Music and Peacebuilding track include the required courses listed above plus the following (must be passed with a grade of C or better):

  • MUPS 492 Capstone for Music and Peacebuilding - 1  Details

  • PXD 151 Exploring Conflict and Peace  Details  OR SOC 101 Intro to Sociology - 3  Details
  • PXD 225 Theories of Social Change  Details  OR PXD 365 Social and Political Economy - 3  Details
  • *PXD 261 Community and Conflict Analysis Techniques - 3  Details
  • PXD 341 Mediation and Facilitation  Details  OR *PXD 451 Program Evaluation - 3  Details
  • PXD 345 Peacebuilding Theory and Action - 3  Details
  • PXD 431 PXD Practicum - 1-3  Details

Interdisciplinary Studies Track (15-18 SH)
Required courses for the Interdisciplinary Studies track include the required courses listed above plus the following (must be passed with a grade of C or better):

  • CMUS 201 Topics in Music-World Music - 2  Details
  • Music elective courses - 4
  • Three upper level courses from another university program, chosen in consultation with advisor - 6-9
  • MUPS 491 Senior Project - 3  Details

Performance Track (17 SH)
Required courses for the Performance track include the required courses listed above plus the following (must be passed with a grade of C or better):

  • *CMUS 412 The Compleat Musician - 4  Details
  • MUPS Private studies  (Private studies in the major area will be registered for 2 SH each semester after admission to the performance concentration.) Details
  • *MUED 412, 413, OR 415 Pedagogy in the performance area - 
  • MUES 333 Chamber Ensemble (two semesters) - 1 + Details
  • MUPS 390 Junior Recital - 1  Details
  • MUPS 490 Senior Recital-Project - 3  Details
  • Class Piano is required until piano proficiency exam requirements are met.

* indicates the course is offered in alternate years

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