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department of music The content below is information specific to this academic department's fields of interest.

Department of Music Course Offerings

sax quartet100; 300. Performance Seminar (0)
101. Fundamentals of Music Theory (3)
111. Materials of Music I (4)
112. Materials of Music II (4)
115. Aural Skills I (1) 116. Aural Skills II (1)
121. Introduction to Music (3)
140. Voice Class (1)
181. Introduction to Music Education (2)
190. Piano Class I (1)
191. Piano Class II (1)
211. Materials of Music III (4)
212. Materials of Music IV (4)
215. Aural Skills III (1)
216. Aural Skills IV (1)
281. Music Education: Woodwind Class and Methods (2)
282. Music Education: String Class and Methods (2)
284. Music Education: Voice Class and Methods (2)
285. Music Education: Brass and Percussion Class and Methods  
290. Piano Class III (1)
291. Piano Class IV (1)
295. Piano Proficiency (0)
301; 302; 303. Topics in Music (1-3)
310. Excursions in World Music (3)
315. Instrumentation (2)
321. Music History I (3)
322. Music History II (3)
371. Conducting I (2)
372. Conducting II (2)
382. Music Education: Teaching General Music (2)
383. Music Education: Teaching Vocal Music (2)
384. Music Education: Teaching Instrumental Music (2)
445. Senior Seminar: Recital (1)
482. Music Education: Professional Semester in Elementary Education (5)
483. Music Education: Professional Semester in Secondary Education (5)

Applied Music offers instruction to all students at all levels of difficulty through a series of lessons per semester.

131; 331. Brass Instruments (1)
133; 333. Woodwind Instruments (1)
135; 335. String Instruments (including guitar) (1)
137; 337. Percussion Instruments (1)
141; 341. Voice (1)
143; 343. Keyboard (1)

Ensembles provide for the performance of music through group participation.

150; 350. Piano Accompanying (major ensemble) (1)
151; 351. Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra (major ensemble) (1)
153; 353. Wind Ensemble (major ensemble), Marching/Athletic Band, Muskingum Valley Symphonic Winds (major ensemble), Chamber Ensembles (1)
155; 355. Concert Choir (major ensemble), Musical Theatre Workshop, Praise Choir (1)
157; 357. Choral Society (1)
160; 360. Chamber Singers (1)
162; 362. Jazz Ensemble (1)



Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Arts in Music (48-49)

  • Music 111, 112, 115, 116, 140 (for students with a vocal concentration), 211, 212, 215, 216, 295, 310, 321, 322, 371, 445
  • 8 hours of applied study in one area
  • 8 hours in the appropriate major ensemble
  • 8 semesters of 100, 300
  • Junior qualifying exam (assessed after 212)

Bachelor of Arts in Music Education (76-77 hours)

  • Music 111, 112, 115, 116, 140 (for students with a vocal concentration), 181, 211, 212, 215, 216, 281, 282, 284, 285, 295, 310, 315, 321, 322, 371, 372, 382, 383, 384, 445, 482, 483
  • Education 110, 112, 314, 330, 335, 413, 461, 464, 466
  • 6 semesters of the appropriate major ensemble and one semester in an ensemble of a dissimilar medium from the student’s primary area of applied study.
  • 7 semesters of 100, 300
  • Junior qualifying exam (assessed after 212)

For Multi-Age Music licensure requirements, click here.

NOTE: Please contact the Education Department for more information on licensure.

Minor Requirements (18-19 hours)

  • Music 111, 112, 115, 116, 140 (for students with a vocal concentration)
  • 4 hours of applied study in one area
    • 4 hours in the appropriate major ensemble
    • 4 semesters of 100, 300

NOTE: Major/minor requirements are in addition to the Liberal Arts Essentials (LAE), which are required of all students to graduate.