Bachelor of Music, Major in Music With Specialization: All Level Certification-String (BM MAS)

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Bachelor of Music

Music Core

Course Requirements
MUSI 1222Theory Of Music I (SCH 2)2
MUSI 1223Theory Of Music II (SCH 2)2
MUSI 1224Musicianship I (SCH 2)2
MUSI 1225Musicianship II (SCH 2)2
MUSI 1379Survey of World Music Cultures (SCH 3) 13
MUSI 2348Survey of Music Literature 23
MUSI 2222Theory Of Music III (SCH 2)2
MUSI 2223Theory Of Music IV (SCH 2)2
MUSI 2224Musicianship III (SCH 2)2
MUSI 2226Conducting I (SCH 2)2
MUSI 3363Structure And Analysis (SCH 3)3
MUSI 3376Mus His: Antiq through Baroque (SCH 3)3
MUSI 3377Mus His: Classic to Present (SCH 3)3
Total Hours31

Music Education/Teacher Certification Track

The Bachelor of Music degree with teacher certification, when successfully completed, qualifies a student for All-Level State Certification to teach music in early childhood through twelfth grade. The degree consists of:

Course Requirements
University Core42
Music Core31
Note: MUSI 1379 & MUSI 2348 are also included in the University Core
Education Block24
Emphasis Area39-42
Total Hours130-133

Bachelor of Music, Major in Music With Specialization: All Level Certification-String (BM MAS)

String Emphasis
Applied Lessons Lower-LevelSCH 28
Applied Lessons AdvancedSCH 24
Applied Lessons with Junior RecitalSCH 22
MUSI 1181Class Piano, Level 1 (SCH 1)1
MUSI 1182Class Piano, Level 2 (SCH 1)1
MUSI 2181Class Piano, Level 3 (SCH 1)1
MUSI 1166Study Of Woodwinds (SCH 1)1
or MUSI 1167 Study Of Woodwinds
MUSI 2166Study Of Brasses (SCH 1)1
or MUSI 2167 Study Of Brasses
MUSI 3111Vocal Technq For Instrumentlst (SCH 1)1
MUSI 3110Study Of Percussion (SCH 1)1
MUSI 3362Orchestration And Analysis (SCH 3)3
MUSI 3166Study Of Strings (SCH 1)1
or MUSI 3167 Study Of Strings
MUSI 3367Studies In Music For Children (SCH 3)3
MUSI 4361Tchq For Wind & String Instru (SCH 3)3
MUSI 4224Conducting II (SCH 2)2
MUEN 1117Orchestra (SCH 1)4
MUEN 1118Chamber Music (SCH 1)1
MUEN 3117Orchestra (SCH 1)3
MUEN 3118Chamber Music (SCH 1)1
Total Hours42
Bachelor of Music, Major in Music With Specialization: All Level Certification-String (BM MAS)
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics)3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)8
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)3
Component Area V (Creative Arts)3
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Componenty Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)3
Component Area IX (Component Area Option)4
Degree Specific Requirements
Major Core
MUSI 1222Theory Of Music I2
MUSI 1223Theory Of Music II2
MUSI 1224Musicianship I2
MUSI 1225Musicianship II2
MUSI 1379Survey of World Music Cultures 13
MUSI 2222Theory Of Music III2
MUSI 2223Theory Of Music IV2
MUSI 2224Musicianship III2
MUSI 2226Conducting I2
MUSI 2348Survey of Music Literature 23
MUSI 3363Structure And Analysis3
MUSI 3376Mus His: Antiq through Baroque3
MUSI 3377Mus His: Classic to Present3
Applied Lessons: Lower Level8
Applied Lessons: Advance4
Applied Lessons with JR Recital2
MUEN 1117Orchestra (Taken four semesters.)4
MUEN 3117Orchestra (Taken three semesters.)3
MUEN 1118Chamber Music1
MUEN 3118Chamber Music1
MUSI 1166Study Of Woodwinds1
or MUSI 1167 Study Of Woodwinds
MUSI 1181Class Piano, Level 11
MUSI 1182Class Piano, Level 21
MUSI 2166Study Of Brasses1
or MUSI 2167 Study Of Brasses
MUSI 2181Class Piano, Level 31
MUSI 3110Study Of Percussion1
MUSI 3111Vocal Technq For Instrumentlst1
MUSI 3362Orchestration And Analysis3
MUSI 3166Study Of Strings1
or MUSI 3167 Study Of Strings
MUSI 3367Studies In Music For Children3
MUSI 4224Conducting II2
MUSI 4361Tchq For Wind & String Instru3
Education Block
CISE 3384The Teaching Profession3
CISE 4364Mth Tch Secondary Schools3
CISE 4377Assmt Stdnt Lrng In Secondary3
CISE 4378Content Literacy3
CISE 4380Respon Of Pro Educator3
CIEE 4392Std Tch Elementary School3
CISE 4394Creatng Env For Lrng-Secondary3
CISE 4396Std Tch Secondary Classroom3
Total Hours133

MUSI 1379 satisfies the requirement for Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture) and in the Major Core.


MUSI 2348 satisfies the requirement for Component Area V (Creative Arts) and in the Major Core.


The following performance ensembles are open to all students of the university who qualify by audition:

Large Ensembles

Large Ensembles
Symphonic Band
MUEN 1116/3116Band1
Wind Ensemble
MUEN 2116/4116Wind Ensemble1
MUEN 1117/3117Orchestra1
MUEN 1111/3111Mixed Chorus1

Small Ensembles

Small Ensembles
Jazz Ensemble
MUEN 1115/3115Jazz Band1
Opera Workshop
MUEN 1119/3119Opera Workshop1
Chamber Music
MUEN 1118/3118Chamber Music1
Keyboard Skills and Collaborative Techniques
MUEN 1110/3110Keyboard Skills & Collab Techn1

No more than eight hours earned in large ensembles may be counted toward a degree. Small ensembles may be counted if approved by the ensemble director, studio instructor and the Director, School of Music.

Ensembles for Keyboard Students (performance major only)
MUEN 1110/3110Keyboard Skills & Collab Techn1
Ensembles for Vocal Students
MUEN 1111/3111Mixed Chorus1
Ensembles for Wind and Percussion Students
MUEN 1116/3116Band1
MUEN 2116/4116Wind Ensemble1
Ensembles for String Students
MUEN 1117/3117Orchestra1
Ensembles for Guitar Students
MUEN 1118/3118Chamber Music (Guitar Ensemble)1

Additional ensembles are strongly encouraged for those who qualify by audition:

Jazz Ensemble
MUEN 1115/3115Jazz Band1
Opera Workshop
MUEN 1119/3119Opera Workshop1
Chamber Music (including piano trios, string quartets, percussion ensemble, etc.)
MUEN 1118/3118Chamber Music1


  • Music majors should enroll in at least one ensemble each semester they are enrolled as full time students.
  • Students enrolled in studio instruction should be concurrently enrolled in an ensemble.
  • Jazz Ensemble will not normally be considered to be the major ensemble for graduation hours.
  • Modifications or exceptions may be made in rare or unusual circumstances.  Those exceptions require approval by the Director, School of Music after coordination with the ensemble directors and studio instructors.
  • Students should not be enrolled in more than 2 ensembles per semester. Enrollment in more than two ensembles requires approval.
  • Music Therapy majors must participate in 6 semesters of ensemble.

Marching Band (for Wind and Percussion students)

  • Music Education Majors are required to be in Marching Band for 3 semesters.
  • Music Performance Majors are required to be in Marching Band for 2 semesters.
  • Music Therapy Majors, music minors, and non-majors are encouraged to participate in Marching Band.

For information regarding Common Course numbers for Ensemble, please refer to the Common Course listing in this catalog.

Applied Music Instruction

Applied Music Instruction
BSSN 1201Ind Performances-Bassoon2
BSSN 3201Ind Performances-Bassoon2
BSSN 3202Applied Bassoon W/ Jr Recital2
VNCL 1201Ind Performances-Violncello2
VNCL 3201Ind Performances-Violncello2
VNCL 3202Applied Cello W/ Jr Recital2
CLAR 1201Ind Performances-Clarinet2
CLAR 3201Ind Performances-Clarinet2
CLAR 3202Applied Clarinet W/ Jr Recital2
COMP 1101Applied Composition I1
COMP 3301Applied Composition II3
EUPH 1201Ind Performances-Euphonium2
EUPH 3201Ind Performances-Euphonium2
EUPH 3202Applied Euphonium w/Jr Rectl2
FLUT 1201Ind Performances-Flute2
FLUT 3201Ind Performances-Flute2
FLUT 3202Applied Flute W/ Jr Recital2
French Horn
HORN 1201Ind Performances-Frnch Horn2
HORN 3201Ind Performances-Frnch Horn2
HORN 3202Applied Horn With Jr Recital2
GUIT 1201Ind Performances-Guitar2
GUIT 3201Ind Performances-Guitar2
GUIT 3202Applied Guitar W/ Jr Recital2
HARP 1201Harp2
HARP 3201Harp2
HARP 3202Applied Harp W/ Jr Recital2
OBOE 1201Ind Performances-Oboe2
OBOE 3201Ind Performances-Oboe2
OBOE 3202Applied Oboe With Jr Recital2
ORGN 1201Ind Performances-Organ2
ORGN 3201Ind Performances-Organ I2
ORGN 3202Applied Organ With Jr Recital2
PERC 1201Ind Performances-Percussion2
PERC 3201Ind Performances-Percussion2
PERC 3202Applied Percussion W/ Jr Rectl2
PIAN 1201Ind Performances-Piano2
PIAN 3201Ind Performances-Piano2
PIAN 3202Applied Piano With Jr Recital2
SAXO 1201Ind Performances-Saxophone2
SAXO 3201Ind Performances-Saxophone2
SAXO 3202Applied Saxophone W/ Jr Recitl2
String Bass
STBS 1201Ind Performances-Strg Bass2
STBS 3201Ind Performances-Strg Bass2
STBS 3202Applied String Bass W/ Jr Rect2
TRMT 1201Ind Performances-Trumpet2
TRMT 3201Ind Performances-Trumpet2
TRMT 3202Applied Trumpet W/ Jr Recital2
TUBA 1201Ind Performances-Tuba2
TUBA 3201Ind Performances-Tuba2
TUBA 3202Applied Tuba With Jr Recital2
TRMB 1201Ind Performances-Trombone2
TRMB 3201Ind Performances-Trombone2
TRMB 3202Applied Trombone W/ Jr Recital2
VIOL 1201Ind Performances-Viola2
VIOL 3201Ind Performances-Viola2
VIOL 3202Applice Viola W/ Jr Recital2
VILN 1201Individual Performances-Violin2
VILN 3201Individual Performances-Violin2
VILN 3202Applied Violin W/ Jr Recital2
VOIC 1201Ind Performances-Voice2
VOIC 3201Ind Performances-Voice2
VOIC 3202Applied Voice With Jr Recital2
Practicum – Early Childhood
MUSI 3117Practicum In Music Therapy I1
Practicum – Special Needs
MUSI 3118Practicum In Music Therapy II1
Practicum – Psychiatric/Geriatric
MUSI 4110Practicum In Music Therapy III1
Practicum – Medical
MUSI 4111Practicum In Music Therapy IV1

Applied Music Fees

Students enrolled in Applied Music Instruction are required to pay a fee at the time of registration on a per-course basis each semester:

Texas ResidentNonresident
Semester Hours Amount Semester Hours Amount
2-hour course$60.002-hour course$60.00
4-hour course$75.004-hour course$75.00

There is no additional charge for use of practice rooms.

First Year
Component Area IX1Component Area II3HIST 1302 (or other core class)23
ENGL 13013ENGL 130213MUSI 137933
HIST 130123MUEN 11171 
MUEN 11171MUSI 12232 
MUEN 11181MUSI 12252 
MUSI 11811MUSI 1167 or 116631 
MUSI 12222MUSI 11821 
MUSI 12242XXXX 1201 Applied Lessons2 
XXXX 1201 Applied Lessons2  
 16 15 6
Second Year
Component Area VII3Component Area III4Component Area III4
MUEN 11171Component Area VIII3Component Area VII3
MUSI 22222MUEN 11171 
MUSI 22242MUSI 22232 
MUSI 2166 or 216731MUSI 311131 
MUSI 21811MUSI 33763 
MUSI 234853XXXX 1201 Applied Study2 
MUSI 311031  
XXXX 1201 Applied Lessons2  
 16 16 7
Third Year
MUEN 31171CISE 33843 
MUEN 31181Component Area IX3 
MUSI 22262MUEN 31171 
MUSI 3166 or 316731MUSI 33623 
MUSI 33633MUSI 42242 
MUSI 33673MUSI 43613 
MUSI 33773XXXX 3202 Applied Lessons2 
XXXX 3201 Applied Lessons2  
 16 17 
Fourth Year
Applied Lessons (Junior Recital)2CIEE 43923 
CISE 43643CISE 43943 
CISE 43773CISE 43963 
CISE 43783  
CISE 43803  
MUEN 31171  
 15 9 
Total Hours: 133

 Satisfies the requirement for Component Area I (Communication).


 Satisfies the requirement for Component Area VI (U.S. History).


 Or another instrumental methods class.


 Satisfies the requirement for Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture).


 Satisfies the requirement for Component Area V (Creative Arts).