University of Maine at Augusta
College of Arts & Humanities
Bachelor of Music, Jazz and Contemporary Music, Composition Concentration
2009-2010 Catalog


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Bachelor's Degree Requirements:

Minimum 125 Credit Hours
Writing Intensive Course
Minimum Cumulative G.P.A.: 2.00
30 credits hours of Residency courses
9 credits of Major Upper-Level Residency courses
Minimum G.P.A. in the Major: 2.00


Basic Skills Requirement: All required placement examinations and/or academic assessments must be completed prior to any course registration. To ensure that students have the best possible opportunity to succeed in their major, students testing into developmental coursework are advised to complete the recommended courses within the first semesters of attendance.
Not Required Recommended: ENG_________________REA_________________MAT________________________________ Completed
Not Required Required: MUS 122 Fundamentals of Music qCompleted


Program Major Requirements (87 credit hours):
Bachelor's Degree Audition

MUS 101 Basic Music Theory Lecture I (3)
MUS 111 Basic Music Theory Lab I (2)
MUS 181 Piano Lab I (1)
MUS 102 Basic Music Theory Lecture II (3)
MUS 112 Basic Music Theory Lab II (2)
MUS 182 Piano Lab II (1)
MUS 203 Intermediate Music Theory Lecture I (3)
MUS 213 Intermediate Music Theory Lab I (2)
MUS 204 Intermediate Music Theory Lecture II (3)
MUS 214 Intermediate Music Theory Lab II (2)
MUS 221 Arranging I (3)
MUS 222 Arranging II (3)
MUS 151 First Year Ensemble Sequence (1)
MUS 152 First Year Ensemble Sequence (1)
MUS 253 Sophomore Ensemble Sequence (1)
MUS 254 Sophomore Ensemble Sequence (1)
MUS 131 Survey of Jazz & Contemporary Music (2)
MUS 132 Introduction to Music Business (2)
MUS 271 Digital Music Systems (3)
MUS 333 History and Literature of Music I (3)
MUS 334 History and Literature of Music II (3)
Music Recital (eight semesters of MUS 100)
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MUS 141 Applied Music: Major Instrument or Voice (2)
MUS 142 Applied Music: Major Instrument or Voice (2)
MUS 142 Applied Music Jury: Outcome of "successful" or "prepared"
MUS 243 Applied Music: Major Instrument or Voice (2)
MUS 244 Applied Music: Major Instrument or Voice (2)

Performance Junior Standing Jury: outcome of "complete pass" required to continue
Admitted to Composition Concentration

MUS 471 Music Business (3)
MUS 435 Senior Seminar (3)
MUS 294 Independent Study in Music (2)
MUS 300 Applied Music Synthesis (3)
MUS 323 Composition I (3)
MUS 324 Composition II (3)
MUS 494 Independent Study in Music (3)
MUS 305 Form and Analysis (3)
MUS 315 Transcription (3)
MUS 345 Applied Music: Major Instrument or Voice (2)
MUS 346 Applied Music: Major Instrument or Voice (2)
Approved Composition Portfolio
MUS 447 Applied Music: Major Instrument or Voice (2)
MUS 448 Senior Concert (2)


General Education Requirements (31 credit hours):

_________________Communications* (3)
ENG 101 College Writing (3)
____________ one of the following (3):
ENG 102W Introduction to Literature
ENG 111W Journalism
ENG 317W Professional Writing
_________________ any history course (3)
_________________ Humanities* (3)
MAT 100 Mathematics and Its Applications or higher (3)
_________________ Laboratory Science(4)
_________________ any computer course (3)
_________________ _________________ Social Science*(6)


General Electives (7 credit hours): must be above introductory level
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*Course options listed below...



Communication

COM 101 Public Speaking
COM 102 Interpersonal Communications
COM 104 Communication in Groups & Organizations
COM 106 Oral Communication of Literature

Humanities

ARH xxx any art history course
DRA 101 Introduction to Theatre
DRA 265 The American Movie
DRA 280 Introduction to Films
ENG xxx any literature course
HTY xxx any history course
HUM xxx any humanities course
INT 129 Understanding the Arts
PHI xxx any philosophy course
POS 390 Survey of Political Theory
WST 101W Introduction to Women's Studies

Social Science

ANT 101 Introduction to Anthropology
ANT 102 Cultural Anthropology
ECO 100 Introduction to Economics
ECO 201 Principles of Economics I (Macroeconomics)
ECO 202 Principles of Economics II (Microeconomics)
GEO 101 Introduction to Geography
POS 101 American Government
POS 102 Introduction to Politics and Government
PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 201 Social Problems

Students are encouraged to contact their faculty advisor and the Advising Center for academic advising and support services throughout their stay at UMA.


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