Major in Theory

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

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FRESHMAN YEAR

FALL HOURS

ENGL 1310, College Writing IA 3

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

WellnessF 3

Total 17

FRESHMAN YEAR

SUMMER I HOURS

Natural SciencesC 4

Social and Behavioral SciencesI 3

Total 7

SOPHOMORE YEAR

FALL HOURS

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

MUTH 2380, Aural Skills III 1

MUTH 2480, Theory III 2

PSCI 1050, American GovernmentE 3

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 17

JUNIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS

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

MUCP 4330, Senior Theory Orchestration 3

MUTH 3410, Sixteenth-Century Counterpoint 3

MUTH 3510, Form Analysis 3

MUAC, Applied Concentration (3000 level)1 2

MULB, Music Laboratory (1000 level)13 1

MUTH 4520, Twentieth-Century Techniques 3

Total 18

SENIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS

HIST 2610, United States History to 1865D 3

MUCP 4510, Contemporary Music 3

MUMH 3510, Music History and Literature Since 1750 3

MUTH 3550, Advanced Sight Singing 1

MUTH 4370, Schenkerian Analysis 3

MULB, Music Laboratory (1000 level)13 1

Total 14

FRESHMAN YEAR

SPRING HOURS

ENGL 1320, College Writing IIA 3

MUTH 1390, Aural Skills II 2

MUTH 1490, Theory II 2

PHYS 1251, Science and Technology of Musical SoundC 3

PHYS 1271, Science and Technology of Musical Sound LabC 1

PSCI 1040, American GovernmentE 3

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 II HOURS

MATH 1100, College AlgebraB 3

Total 3

SOPHOMORE YEAR

SPRING HOURS

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

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

Cross-cultural, Diversity and Global StudiesK 3

Total 14

JUNIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS

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

MUCP 4340, Senior Theory Composition 3

MUMH 3500, Music History and Literature to 1750 3

MUTH 3420, Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint 3

MUTH 3520, Harmonic Analysis 3

MUAC, Applied Concentration (3000 level)1 2

MULB, Music Laboratory (1000 level)13 1

Total 18

SENIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS

HIST 2620, United States History Since 1865D 3

MUAG 3800, Fundamentals of Conducting 2

MUMH 4780, American Music, or MUJS 4470, History of Jazz, or MUET 4500, Introduction to Ethnomusicology 3

MUTH 4920, Senior Colloquium 3

MULB, Music Laboratory (1000 level)13 1

Free Electives 5

Total 17

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

Summary of Degree Requirements:

Music Theory (31 advanced): 45

Minor: Applied Music (6 advanced): 18

Other Music Requirements (9 advanced): 20

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

Note:

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

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

See "Bachelor of Music, Degree Requirements" above.

Theory major candidates must complete MUTH 1380, 1480, 1390, 1490, 2380, 2480, 2390 and 2490 with a B average and no grade lower than C and must complete all remaining theory courses with no grade lower than B: MUTH 3410, 3420, 3510, 3520, 3550, 4370, 4520, and 4920; MUCP 4330, 4340 and 4510.

Candidates must complete 12 hours and pass the Concentration Proficiency Examination in the major instrument.