Winthrop University: Majors and More - Bachelor of Arts in Music with a concentration in Music Technology

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Majors and More

Bachelor of Arts in Music with a concentration in Music Technology


Bachelor of Arts in Music, Concentration in Music Technology 

General Education


Semester Hours

ACAD 101 Principles of the Learning Academy


Shared Skills and Proficiencies
Writing and Critical Thinking    
WRIT 101 Composition


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


Oral Communication See approved list 3
Technology See approved list 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


Historical Perspectives Met in major with MUST 305


Introducing Students to Broad Disciplinary Perspectives


Social Science See approved list; must include 2 designators


Humanities and Arts See approved list; must include 2 designators
 (Cannot use MUSA or MUST 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]  
Subtotal   38-44
Music Core — Applied  


  MUSA 111, 112, 211, 212 Private Lessons in the Major Instrument


  MUSA 141-169 Ensemble requirement


  MUSA 181, 182 Piano Class I-II


Music Core — Theoretical  


  MUST 121 Introduction to Music Technology


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


  MUST 113, 114 Aural Skills I-II


  MUST 305, 306, 307 History of Music to 1750, Hist of Music from 1750-1900, Music Since 1900


  Music Technology  


  MUTC 201 Foundations of Music Technology


  MUTC 202 Recording and Audio Production 3
  MUTC 301 Sound Synthesis and Signal Processing 3
  MUTC 302 Sound and Visual Media 3
  MUTC 401 Music Technology Practicum-Capstone 2
  MUST 301 Music Business and Entrepreneurship 2
  Other Music Requirements  
  MUSR 498 Recital attendance 0
Minor   15-24


  Choose from courses with any course designator other than MUSA or MUST  


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

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

Not more than 36 hours in any one subject designator may be applied toward the major for a BA degree.

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

Last Updated: 6/17/20