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Department of Music

Department of Music

Music Department Curriculum


Grambling State University
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Music
Bachelor of Arts in Music
Concentration-Liberal Arts

Course No.  Course Title   HR
Freshman Year
FALL SEMESTER
 FYE 101  First Year Experience I 1
 ENG 101  Freshman Composition I 3
 BIO 103  Principles of Biology 3
 MUS 105  Piano Class 2
 MUS 111  Major Applied Instrument, Piano, or Voice 1
 MUS 115  Harmony I 3
 MUS 125  Ear Training/Sight Singing I 1
 MUS VAR  Band, Choir, or Orchestra 1
 MUS 102  Recital Seminar 0
Total Hours-15
Spring Semester
 FYE 102  First Year Experience II 1
 ENG 102  Freshman Composition II 3
 BIO 104  Principles of Biology 3
 MUS 106  Piano Class 2
 MUS 112  Major Applied Instrument, Piano, or Voice 1
 MUS 116  Harmony II 3
 MUS 126  Ear Training/ Sight Singing II 1
 MUS VAR  Band, Choir, or Orchestra 1
 MUS 102  Recital Seminar 0
Total Hours-15
Sophomore Year
Fall Semester
 MUS 211  Major Applied Instrument, Piano, or Voice 1
 MUS 215  Harmony III 3
 MUS 225  Ear Training/Sight Singing III 1
 MUS VAR  Band, Choir, or Orchestra 1
 ENG 200  World Literature 3
 HIS 103  History of Western Civilization 3
 Math 131  College Algebra 3
 MUS 102  Recital Seminar 0
Total Hours-15
Spring Semester
 MUS 212  Major Applied Instrument, Piano, or Voice 1
 MUS 216  Harmony IV 3
 MUS 226  Ear Training/Sight Singing IV 1
 MUS VAR  Band, Choir, or Orchestra 1
 SCI 105/CHEM 101  Physical Science 105 or Chemistry 101 3
 HIST 104  Modern World History 3
 Math 132  Trigonometry 3
 GET 300  Rising Junior Examination 0
 MUS 102  Recital Seminar 0
Total Hours-15
Junior Year
Fall Semester
 MUS 311  Major Applied Instrument or Voice 1
 MUS 319  Music Appreciation for Music Majors 3
 ECON 201  Macroeconomics 3
 Foreign Language I  Foreign Language I 3
 MUSIC VAR  Band, Choir, or Orchestra 1
 Electives  Electives 6
 MUS 102  Recital Seminar 0
Totals Hours- 17 
Spring Semester
 MUS 312  Major Applied Instrument or Voice 1
 SOC 101  Intro to Social Science 3
 Foreign Language II  Foreign Language II 3
 MUS VAR  Band, Choir, or Orchestra 1
 Electives  Electives 6
 MUS 102  Recital Seminar 0
Totals Hours- 14 
Senior Year
Fall Semester
 MUS 411  Major Applied Instrument or Voice 1
 MUS 415  Music History 3
 MUS VAR  Band, Choir, or Orchestra 1
 PHIL 201  Introduction to Philosophy 3
 Electives  Electives 7
 MUS 102  Recital Seminar 0
Total Hours-15
Spring Semester
 MUS 412  Major Applied Instrument or Voice/Recital 1
 MUS 416  Music History 3
 MUS VAR  Band, Choir, or Orchestra 1
 PSY 200 or SOC 201  Psychology 200 or Sociology 201 3
 Electives  Electives 7
Total Hours- 15
Service Learning Required 180

Total Hours- 121

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