Major Academic Plan for B.A. in Music

A Major Academic Plan (MAP) illustrates one way to complete a degree in a recommended number of semesters. Below is an example of an efficient and recommended plan, but actual plans will vary by individual student needs. Program requirements are based on Catalog Year.

MAP Grid
Course Subject and TitleCreditsMin Grade*Program Element**When OfferedPrerequisiteCo Requisite
First Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1101 3 C-GEF, S, SuAppropriate placement score 
GE Objective 4: MUSC 1108 4 C-GE   
MUSC 1103 Theory of Music I 3 C- FMUSC 1102 (or equivalent) 
MUSC 1107 Recital Attendance 0 C- F, S  
MUSC 1113 Aural Skills I 1 C- FMUSC 1102 (or equivalent) 
MUSC 1118 Class Piano I (OR Arts/Humanities Non-Music Electives) 1 C- F MUSC 1103
MUSA 11XX Applied Major 1 C-    
Large Ensemble 1 C-    
Arts and Humanities Non-Music Electives 1 C-    
Semester Total15
Second Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1102 3 C-GEF, S, SuENGL 1101 or equivalent 
GE Objective 3 3  GE   
MUSC 1104 Theory of Music II 3 C- SMUSC 1103 & MUSC 1113 
MUSC 1107 Recital Attendance 0 C- F, S  
MUSC 1114 Aural Skills II 1 C- SMUSC 1103 & MUSC 1113 
MUSC 1119 Class Piano II (OR Arts/Humanities Non-Music Electives) 1 C- S  
MUSA 11XX Applied Major 1 C-    
Large Ensemble 1 C-    
Arts and Humanities Non-Music Electives 2 C-    
Semester Total15
Third Semester
GE Objective 2: COMM 1101 3  GE   
GE Objective 4 3  GE   
GE Objective 6 3  GE   
MUSC 1107 Recital Attendance 0 C- F, S  
MUSC 2203 Theory of Music III 3 C- FMUSC 1104 & MUSC 1114 
MUSC 2213 Aural Skills III 1 C- FMUSC 1104 & MUSC 1114 
MUSC 2218 Class Piano III (OR Arts/Humanities Non-Music Electives) 1 C- F MUSC 2203
MUSA 22XX Applied Major 1 C-   MUSC 2203
Large Ensemble 1 C-    
Semester Total16
Fourth Semester
MUSC 1107 Recital Attendance 0 C- F, S  
MUSC 2204 Theory of Music IV 3 C- SMUSC 2203 & MUSC 2213 
MUSC 2214 Aural Skills IV 1 C- SMUSC 2203 & MUSC 2213 
MUSC 2219 Class Piano IV (OR Arts/Humanities Non-Music Electives) 1 C- S  
MUSC 3304 Music History I 3 C-UMSENGL 1102, MUSC 2203 & either MUSC 1100 or 1108 
MUSA 22XX Applied Major 1 C-    
Upper Division Large Ensemble 1 C-UM   
Arts and Humanities Non-Music Electives 5      
Semester Total15
Fifth Semester
GE Objective 5 w/ Lab 4  GE   
GE Objective 9 3  GE   
MUSC 1107 Recital Attendance 0 C- F, S  
MUSC 3305 Music History II 3 C-UMFENGL 1102, MUSC 2203 & either MUSC 1100 or 1108 
MUSC 3311 Form and Analysis 2 C-UMFMUSC 2203 & MUSC 2204 
MUSA 33XX Applied Major 1 C-UM   
Upper Division Large Ensemble 1 C-UM   
Arts and Humanities Non-Music Electives 1 C-    
Semester Total15
Sixth Semester
GE Objective 5 3  GE   
GE Objective 7 or 8 3  GE   
MUSC 1107 Recital Attendance 0 C- F, S  
MUSC 3306 Music History III 3 C-UMSENGL 1102, MUSC 2204 & either MUSC 1100 or 1108 
MUSA 33XX Applied Major 1 C-UM   
Upper Division Large Ensemble 1 C-UM   
Upper Division Arts and Humanities Non-Music Electives 3 C-UM   
Music Electives 2 C-    
Semester Total16
Seventh Semester
GE Objective 6 3  GE   
MUSC 1107 Recital Attendance 0 C- F, S  
Upper Division Music Theory/History Elective 3 C-UM   
MUSA 44XX Applied Major 1 C-UM   
Upper Division Large Ensemble 1 C-UM   
Upper Division Arts and Humanities Non-Music Electives 3 C-UM   
Arts and Humanities Non-Music Electives 4 C-    
Semester Total15
Eighth Semester
MUSC 4495 Senior Recital 2 C-UMD  
MUSA 44XX Applied Major 1 C-UM   
Upper Division Large Ensemble 1 C-UM   
Upper Division Arts and Humanities Non-Music Elective 6 C-UM   
Arts and Humanities Non-Music Electives 3 C-    
Semester Total13
Total120

MAP Credit Summary

MAP Credit SummaryCredits
Major82
General Education38
Electives to reach 120 credits0
Total120