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Declaration of Major: Majors and Suggested Entry Courses

The following is a list of majors and suggested entry courses. The entry courses provide an overview of the respective majors and
begin to build a foundation for courses that follow in the major.
Note: Some of these courses have prerequisites. Be sure to check the course description for details.
Major
Contemporary
Writing and
Production
Composition

Electronic
Production

Film Scoring

Jazz Composition

Music Business/
Management

Music Education
Music Production
and Engineering

Music Therapy

Performance

Professional Music
Songwriting

Spring 2017

Entry Courses(s)
AR-112
Arranging 2
LMSC-208
Principles of Musical Acoustics
ISKB-211
Basic Keyboard 1 (not required for piano principals)
CM-211
Tonal Harmony and Composition 1
CP-210
The Art of Counterpoint
ISKB-211
Basic Keyboard 1 (not required for piano principals)
EP-210
Survey of Electroacoustic Music
EP-225
Control Systems in Electronic Production
EP-250
Electronics in the Soundtrack
LMSC-208
Principles of Music Acoustics
OR
LMSC-209
Applications of Music Acoustics
CM-211
Tonal Harmony and Composition 1 *required in second semester
CP-210
The Art of Counterpoint
FS-221
Introduction to Film Scoring
ISKB-211
Basic Keyboard 1 (not required for piano principals)
AR-112
Arranging 2
AR-228
Survey of Jazz Composition and Arranging
ISKB-211
Basic Keyboard 1 (not required for piano principals)
MB-101
Introduction to the Music Business
MB-131
Taxation in the Music Business
MB-201
Principles of Business
Management
MB-211
Legal Aspects of the Music Industry
LMSC-130
Concepts of Mathematics
LSOC-225
Principles of Economics
LMSC-251
Data Management and Statistics
ME-111
Intro to Music Education
ME-152
Computer Applications for Music Education Highly Recommended
MP-110
Introduction to Music Production and Engineering
MP-113
Accelerated Pro Tools
MP-114
Critical Listening Lab for Musicians
MP-115
Production Analysis Lab for Musicians
LMSC-208
Principles of Musical Acoustics
OR
LMSC-209
Applications of Music Acoustics *required in second semester
MP-210
Principles of Independent Record Production - Intended
for non MP&E majors
MP-310
Sound Reinforcement for Musicians Intended for non MP&E majors
MTH-201
Introduction to International Music Therapy
LSOC-211
General Psychology
ISGT-231
Guitar Class for Music Therapists 1 (not required for guitar principals)
ISPC-231
Percussion for Music Therapy (not required for percussion principals)
ILVC-210
Elements of Vocal Technique for Non-Voice Principals (not required for voice principals)
MTH-311
Psychology of Music
PFSS-XXX
Approved Styles Survey
(course code is determined by your principal instrument See Major Grid)
PSXX-XXX
Performance Studies (course code is determined by your principal instrument
See Major Grid)
Does not have a special entry course, see department advisor in the Professional Music department
SW-111
Essentials of Songwriting
SW-211
Songwriting 1
SW-221
Lyric Writing 1
ISKB-211
Basic Keyboard 1 (not required for piano principals)