Courses: 18 credits total

Required courses: 9 credits

  • Semester 3 Theory and Aural Skills (MUSC 2101, 2121)
    or Semester 4 Theory and Aural Skills (MUSC 2111, 2131)
    or Jazz Theory/Aural Foundations (MUSC 3081, 3091)
    6 credits

  • Senior Thesis/Tutorial (MUSC 4957)
    3 credits 

Elective options: 9 credits

Select from the following courses:

  • 16th-century Counterpoint (MUSC 4011)
    2 credits—offered in the fall of even-numbered years

  • 18th-century Counterpoint (MUSC 4021)
    2 credits—offered fall only

  • Tonal Analysis (MUSC 4061)
    2 credits—offered spring only
  • Post-tonal Analysis (MUSC 4071)
    2 credits—offered every other fall only
  • Topics in Music Analysis (MUSC 4151)
    2 credits—offered in the fall of even-numbered years
  • Intro to Music Research (MUSC 2988)
    1 credits
  • Masters-level Topics Course (MUSC 5151 with instructor permission, when not double-listed with MUSC 6801)
    3 credits

  • Elective outside major within or beyond the College of Music (e.g., basso continuo, music technology, jazz improvisation, cognition, linguistics, computer science, music pedagogy ... with advisor permission)
    2-3 credits

Contact

Interested in learning more?
Yonatan Malin
Chair, Music Theory

Advising or degree audit questions?
Victoria Ibarra
Senior Academic Advisor, Music