Music Comprehensive, Bachelor of Music

Offered by Department of Music, Theatre and Dance

Music Business, Music Composition Emphases

General Studies
Foundational Requirements (LOPERs 1-4)12
Including:
LOPER 4: Mathematics, Statistics, and Quantitative Reasoning
College Algebra 1
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5-8)13
Including:
LOPER 5: Visual and Performing Arts
Music History and Literature I
LOPER 8: Natural Sciences
Science of Sound and Music
and Science of Sound and Music Laboratory 2
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 36
Wellness (LOPER 11) Optional0
Major Option
Complete all required courses71-75
Program Specified Requirements0
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum18-14
Total Credit Hours120

Candidates for degrees must satisfactorily complete an exit assessment including a portfolio before graduation.

Major Option

Music Comprehensive Core Requirements
MUS 122Conducting1
MUS 198Sight Singing and Ear Training I1
MUS 199Sight Singing and Ear Training II1
MUS 200Music Theory I3
MUS 201Music Theory II3
MUS 337Sight Singing and Ear Training III1
MUS 339Music Theory III3
MUS 348Music History and Literature II3
MUS 425Arranging2
Music Comprehensive Emphasis Requirements
Select one of the following:53-57
Total Credit Hours71-75

Music Business Emphasis

Music Business Core Requirements
MUS 211Sound Recording and Reinforcement2
MUS 301Music Technology2
MUS 310Music Business3
MUS 312Adv Sound Production2
MUS 475Internship in Music Business9-12
Music Business Piano Requirements
Select one of the following options:3
Select 3 credit hours of the following: 4
Piano Techniques I 5
Piano Techniques II 5
Piano Techniques III 5
or
Select 3 credit hours of the following:
Keyboard Harmonization 5
Music Electives 5, 6
Music Business Private Instruction 7
Select 7 credit hours of the following:7
Select 3-6 credit hours of the following in one area (voice, piano or single band/orchestra instrument): 7
Private Instruction, Primary Instrument
Select 1-4 credit hours of the following in one area (voice, piano or single band/orchestra instrument): 7
Advanced Private Instruction
Music Business Ensembles
Select 7 credit hours of any of the following: 87
Marching Band
Marching Band
Symphonic Band
Symphonic Band
Wind Ensemble
Wind Ensemble
Choraleers
Choraleers
University Men's Chorus
Men's Chorus
University Women's Chorus
University Women's Chorus
Kearney Area Symphony Orchestra
Kearney Area Symphony Orchestra
Music Business Emphasis Electives
Select 3-4 credit hours from the following:3-4
MUS 103-MUS 499 6
Music Business Supporting Courses
ACCT 250Principles of Accounting I3
MGT 301Principles of Management3
MKT 300Principles of Marketing3
MKT 331Professional Selling3
Select 3 credit hours of the following: 3
ACCT 100-ACCT 499
FIN 100-FIN 499
MGT 100-MGT 499
MIS 100-MIS 499
MKT 100-MKT 499
Total Credit Hours53-57

Music Composition Emphasis

Music Composition Core Requirements
MUS 110Brass Techniques 51
MUS 111Woodwind Techniques 51
MUS 114Percussion Techniques 51
MUS 120String Techniques 51
MUS 130Voice Techniques 51
MUS 211Sound Recording and Reinforcement2
MUS 301Music Technology2
MUS 338Sight Singing and Ear Training IV1
MUS 340Music Theory IV3
MUS 365Form and Analysis2
MUS 460Independent Study and Research2
MUS 488Senior Recital1
MUS 406Instrumental Conducting & Literature3
or MUS 407 Choral Conducting and Literature
Music Composition Piano Requirements
Select one of the following options: 44
Select 4 credit hours of the following:
Piano Techniques I 5
Piano Techniques II 5
Piano Techniques III 5
Piano Techniques IV 5
or
Select the following:
Keyboard Harmonization 5
Private Instruction, Secondary Instrument 9
Music Composition Private Instruction
Private Instruction: Composition
Select 14 credit hours of the following: 1114
Select 3-7 credit hours (composition) of the following:
Private Instruction, Primary Instrument
Private Instruction, Primary Instrument
Select 7-11 credit hours (composition) of the following:
Advanced Private Instruction
Advanced Private Instruction
Private Instruction: Primary Instrument/Voice 11
Select 6 credit hours of the following:6
Select 3-4 credit hours of the following in one area (voice, piano or single band/orchestra instrument):
Private Instruction, Primary Instrument
Select 2-3 credit hours of the following in one area (voice, piano or single band/orchestra instrument):
Advanced Private Instruction
Music Composition Ensembles 11
Select 6 credit hours of the following: 6, 126
Marching Band
Marching Band
Symphonic Band
Symphonic Band
Wind Ensemble
Wind Ensemble
Choraleers
Choraleers
University Men's Chorus
Men's Chorus
University Women's Chorus
University Women's Chorus
Chamber Orchestra
Kearney Area Symphony Orchestra
Kearney Area Symphony Orchestra
Select 2 credit hours of the following:2
New Music Ensemble
Select 1 credit hour of
MUS 385New Music Ensemble 1
Total Credit Hours54