Major in Music History and Literature

Following is one suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their adviser each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment.

BM with a Major in Music History and Literature-PDF

FRESHMAN YEAR

FALL HOURS

ENGL 1310, College Writing IA 3

FREN 1010, Elementary French, or GERM 1010, Elementary GermanJ 4

MUMH 1600, Music in Human ImaginationG 3

MUTH 1380, Aural Skills I 2

MUTH 1480, Theory I 2

MUAC, Applied Concentration (1000 level)1 2

MUAG, Applied General, Secondary (1000 level)16 1

MULB, Music Laboratory (1000 level)13 1

Total 18

FRESHMAN YEAR

SUMMER I HOURS

Natural SciencesC 4

Social and Behavioral SciencesI 3

Total 7

SOPHOMORE YEAR

FALL HOURS

FREN 2040, Intermediate French, or GERM 2040, Intermediate GermanJ 3

HIST 2610, United States History to 1865D 3

MUTH 2380, Aural Skills III 1

MUTH 2480, Theory III 2

MUAC, Applied Concentration (1000 level)1 2

MUAG, Applied General, Secondary (1000 level)16 1

MULB, Music Laboratory (1000 level)13 1

HumanitiesH 3

Total 16

JUNIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS

HIST 2620, United States History Since 1865D 3

MUEN 4530, Collegium Musicum 1

MUTH 3410, Sixteenth-Century Counterpoint 3

PSCI 1040, American GovernmentE 3

MUAC, Applied Concentration (3000 level)1 2

Music History Elective4 3

Total 15

SENIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS

MUEN 4530, Collegium Musicum 1

MUTH 3510, Form Analysis 3

PHYS 1251, Science and Technology of Musical SoundC 3

PHYS 1271, Science and Technology of Musical Sound LabC 1

Music Elective29 3

Music Elective29 3

Total 14

FRESHMAN YEAR

SPRING HOURS

ENGL 1320, College Writing IIA 3

FREN 1020, Elementary French, or GERM 1020, Elementary GermanJ 4

MUTH 1390, Aural Skills II 2

MUTH 1490, Theory II 2

MUAC, Applied Concentration (1000 level)1 2

MUAG, Applied General, Secondary (1000 level)16 1

MULB, Music Laboratory (1000 level)13 1

Humanities Elective 3

Total 18

FRESHMAN YEAR

SUMMER II HOURS

MATH 1100, College AlgebraB 3

Cross-cultural, Diversity and Global StudiesK 3

Total 6

SOPHOMORE YEAR

SPRING HOURS

FREN 2050, Intermediate French, or GERM 2050, Intermediate GermanJ 3

MUTH 2390, Aural Skills IV 1

MUTH 2490, Theory IV 2

MUAC, Applied Concentration (1000 level)1 2

MUAG, Applied General, Secondary (1000 level)16 1

MULB, Music Laboratory (1000 level)13 1

WellnessF 3

Total 13

JUNIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS

MUEN 4540, Collegium Musicum 1

MUMH 3500, Music History and Literature to 1750 3

MUTH 3420, Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint 3

PSCI 1050, American GovernmentE 3

MUAC, Applied Concentration (3000 level)1 2

Free Electives 5

Total 17

SENIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS

MUAG 3800, Fundamentals of Conducting 2

MUEN 4540, Collegium Musicum 1

MUMH 3510, Music History and Literature Since 1750 3

MUMH 4920, Senior Thesis 3

MUTH 3520, Harmonic Analysis, or MUTH 4370, Schenkerian Analysis, or MUCP 4330, Senior Theory Orchestration, or MUCP 4340, Senior Theory Composition 3

Music Elective29 3

Total 15

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester. Some courses may require prerequisites not listed in the above plan. See Music notes in supplement booklet for footnotes.

Summary of Degree Requirements:

Major (25 advanced): 28

Minor: Theory (12 advanced): 26

Other Music Requirements (6 advanced): 22

Core: 47

English 6

Mathematics 3

Natural Sciences 8

Visual and Performing Arts (included in Other Music Requirements) 3

Humanities 3

U.S. History 6

Political Science 6

Social and Behavioral Sciences 3

Wellness 3

Communication (may be fulfilled by Foreign Language requirement) 3

Cross-cultural, Diversity and Global Studies 3

Foreign Language: 14

Free Electives 5

Humanities Elective: 3

Note:

42 hours must be advanced; 24 must be taken at UNT.

24 of the last 30 hours must be completed at UNT.

See "Bachelor of Music, Degree Requirements" above.

Students majoring in this field must complete MUMH 1600, 3500 and 3510 with no grade lower than B, and a B average must be earned in remaining music history and literature courses.

Candidates must complete 12 hours and the Concentration Proficiency Examination in the principal instrument or voice. Four hours of laboratory and four hours of Collegium Musicum are required to meet the College of Music laboratory requirements.

Two years of study of a single foreign language, either French or German, is required.

Bachelor of Arts

For information on the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in music, see the College of Arts and Sciences section of the catalog.

Minor in Music

For a first minor in music, students must complete a minimum of 18 hours, 6 of which must be advanced, representing theory, applied music and music history.

Minimum hours in each area are as follows: theory, 8 semester hours credit; applied music, 4 hours credit; and music history, 6 hours credit.

Although there are alternate choices, MUMH 3000 and 3010 are designed to fulfill both the music history and advanced hours requirements.

Teacher Certification

Requirements for all-level music certification are included in the requirements for the BM with a major in general, choral and instrumental music (see above). To receive a secondary teaching certificate, BA candidates must complete student-teaching proficiency examinations in conducting, instruments or voice, and Piano Proficiency and Theory Proficiency Examinations.

Consult the College of Music and the College of Education for further requirements.

Graduate Degrees

Graduate degrees and majors in music are listed above under Programs of Study. For information on graduate programs in music, consult the Director of Graduate Studies in Music and the Graduate Catalog.

Artist Certificate in Music Performance

The Artist Certificate is a nondegree program providing an intensive, two-year study in music performance and related music studies. Intended for exceptionally gifted and accomplished performers seeking professional careers as concert soloists, the highly selective program is limited to one percent of the total enrollment of the College of Music. To apply for the program, submit a letter of application and resume of musical accomplishments to: Dr. Thomas Clark, Associate Dean, College of Music, University of North Texas, P.O. Box 311367, Denton TX 76l203-1367.

Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia

The Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia provides extensive instructional, research, and performance facilities for composers, researchers, and presenters of computer music and intermedia compositions. It also presents the annual CEMI Event Series featuring computer music and intermedia works created at the University of North Texas and elsewhere, and supports an ongoing program of professional composer residencies. The advanced studio facilities of the division of composition studies are utilized for electroacoustic composition, software synthesis, algorithmic composition, intermedia composition, MIDI applications, computer music notation, digital sampling and resynthesis, and other computer music applications.

Courses of Instruction

All Courses of Instruction are located in one section at the back of this catalog.

Course and Subject Guide

The "Course and Subject Guide," found in the Courses of Instruction section of this book, serves as a table of contents and provides quick access to subject areas and prefixes.