Music History and Literature Major

Lower Division Requirements
Vernacular Traditions/American Music (choose one)3.00
R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A.
United States Folk, Pop and Jazz
American Music and Identity
American Musical Theater Studies
Jazz in American Culture
Music in World Cultures
FAC 201LSoundscapes in a Changing World3.00
Music Theory
FAMT 200Music Theory I 13.00
FAMT 201Aural Skills I 11.00
FAMT 300Music Theory II3.00
FAMT 301Aural Skills II1.00
FAMT 350Music Theory III3.00
Applied Music (FAM 200-level)
Applied Lesson1.00
Applied Lesson1.00
Applied Lesson1.00
Applied Lesson1.00
Music Ensemble (FAM 200-level)
Recital Hour
FAMR 200AFreshman Recital Hour A0.00
FAMR 200BFreshman Recital Hour B0.00
FAMR 300ASophomore Recital Hour A0.00
FAMR 300BSophomore Recital Hour B0.00
Note: Required every semester once the music major is declared.
Upper Division Requirements
Advanced Music History
FAMH 452European Music Literature3.00
FAMH 455E-WTopics in Music History3.00
Select six semester hours from the following: 26.00
World Music Literature:
History of Us Folk, Pop & Jazz
Special Topics in Music and Art:
Hist/perfm of American Musical Theater
Advanced Music Theory
FAMT 400Orchestration Arranging and Conducting3.00
FAMT 401Counterpoint3.00
Recital Hour
FAMR 400AJunior Recital Hour A0.00
FAMR 400BJunior Recital Hour B0.00
FAMR 450ASenior Recital Hour A0.00
FAMR 450BSenior Recital Hour B0.00
Senior Thesis: Music in the Arts
FAM 499Senior Thesis: Music in the Arts3.00
Total SHs42-50

Prerequisites may be required depending upon music theory placement.


Students must complete either FAC 201L Soundscapes in a Changing World or FAMH 450E-W World Music Literature: