Department of Music

Majors - B.M. Music/Music Technology Concentration

All music major degree programs have a concert/recital attendance applied learning activity requirement. To complete the degree, the student must attend 12 approved performances each semester for a total of 6 semesters. This is in addition to all coursework for any music major degree. Attendance requirements and an approved listing of concerts/recitals are provided at the beginning of each regular semester.

BACHELOR OF MUSIC DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
Candidates for the Bachelor of Music degree must complete 4 credits in 300-level “Applied Music-Major Instrument” requirements for graduation.

Missouri Western offers two options for the B.M.: the Business Concentration Program and the Music Technology Concentration Program. Both options require a core of 63 credits in music courses plus 15 credits in the area of concentration.

 

Major in Music / Music Technology Concentration

Core Requirements
Course ID Name Credits
MUS 100 Concert/Recital Attendance-6 semesters 0
MUS 101 Perspectives in Music 3
MUS 117 Theory and Analysis 1 2
MUS 118 Aural Training 1 1
MUS 206 Keyboard Proficiency 1 2
MUS 217 Theory and Analysis 2 2
MUS 218 Aural Training 2 1
MUS 304 Form and Analysis 2
MUS 310 Music History I 2
MUS 311 Music History II 2
MUS 319 Music History III 2
MUS 324 Electronics for Music Applications 3
MUS 327 Commercial Music Seminar 3
MUS 336 Fundamentals of Conducting 2
MUS 355 Theory and Analysis 3 2
MUS 356 Aural Training 3 1
MUS 357 Theory and Analysis 4 2
MUS 358 Aural Training 4 1
MUS 404 Musical Techniques of the 20th/21st Centuries 2
MUS 405 Arranging 2
MUS 440 Commercial Music Practicum 4
MUS 490/1 Senior Recital 1
MUS 495 Senior Portfolio 1
MUS xxx Ensembles 4
MUS xxx Applied Music-Major Instrument 8
MUS xxx Music Electives to be selected from the following courses: MUS 210, 240-245, 305, 312-318, 406, and 450 6
Total Core credits 61
MUSIC TECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATION PROGRAM
In addition to the core, the following courses are required:
Course ID Name Credits
MUS 300 Notation and Sequencing 2
MUS 360 Audio Recording and Analysis 1 2
MUS 386 Music Technology Research and Evaluation 2
MUS 400 Sound Synthesis 3
MUS 451 Audio Recording and Analysis 2 3
MUS 486 Multimedia and Internet Applications 3
MUS 494 Topics and Projects in Music Technology 2
Total Concentration credits 17