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Music

Bachelor of Music in Composition

(Pending SC Commission on Higher Education)

Bachelor of Arts in Music 

General Education

 

Semester Hours

ACAD 101 Principles of the Learning Academy                     

1

Shared Skills and Proficiencies
   
Writing and Critical Thinking    
    WRIT 101 Composition

3

    HMXP 102      Human Experience 3
    CRTW 201 Critical Reading, Thinking & Writing 

3

    Oral Communication See approved list; may be met by other requirement 0-3
    Technology See approved listmay be met by other requirement 0-3
    Intensive Writing Met in major with MUST 306 0
    Constitution Requirement See approved list; may be met with another requirement 0-3
    Physical Activity See approved list; 1
Thinking Critically Across Disciplines    
Global Perspectives Met in major with MUST 307

0

Historical Perspectives Met in major with MUST 305

0

Introducing Students to Broad Disciplinary Perspectives

 

Social Science See approved list; must include 2 designators

6

Humanities and Arts See approved list; must include 2 designators

6

  (cannot use Music courses)  
Quantitative Skills and Natural Science (3 courses) 9-12
    Quantitative Skills See approved list (3-8)
Natural Science See approved list; must include one lab science.  [If 2 courses taken, must be in 2 different groups:  Life, Physical ,Earth]

(3-8)

     
Subtotal   32-41
Music Core – Applied  

36**

Private Lessons in Composition

16

 
 
 
 
    MUSA 149 Contemporary Music Ensemble 6
     
MUSA 151 or 152 (guitar, piano, organ, voice majors),
MUST 156 or 157 (wind/percussion majors), or MUST 161 (string majors)
Major Ensemble

2

 
 
 
 
MUSA 14_, 15_ or 16_ Small Ensemble Requirement

2

MUSA 181, MUST 182, MUST 281, MUST 282 Piano Class I-IV

4

 
 
 
 
Music Core – Theoretical  

47**

MUST 111,112, 211, 212 Music Theory I-IV

12

 
 
 
 
 113,  114,  213,  214 Aural Skills I-IV

4

 
 
 
 
MUST 121 Introduction to Music Technology

1

 
MUST 305, MUST 306, MUST 307 Music History Sequence

9

 
 
 
MUST 317, MUST 318,  Beg Conducting, Intermed Conducting

6

 
    MUST 411  Form & Analysis 3
     
MUST 511 Orchestration

3

     
    MUST 513 Counterpoint 3
 
    MUST 5__ 500-level music electives 6
     
Other Music Requirements  

 

    MUSR 282 Keyboard Proficiency 0
    MUSR 212 Sophomore Performance Review 0
    MUSR 312 Junior Recital 0
    MUSR 412 Senior Recital 0
    MUSR 498 Recital Attendance

0

Electives   0-5
Total  

120

**C or better must be earned and cannot be taken on the S/U basis

A minimum of 21 hours of MUSA/MUST courses in residence at Winthrop University.

For additional degree requirements, please visit the Degree Requirements page.

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