Sample Degree Plan | Bachelor of Arts in Music - Music Technology Track

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First Year: Semester I
Course Title Credits
MUS 101 Theory of Music I 3
MUS 140 Recital Attendance Requirement 0
MUS 151 Theory of Music: Aural Skills I 1
MUS 100Z Laptop Ensemble 1
ENG 1111 Composition and Rhetoric 3
-- Elective1 3
-- Elective1 3
MUS 160 Functional Piano (1)
-- Total 14
First Year: Semester II
Course Title Credits
MUS 102 Theory of Music II 3
MUS 140 Recital Attendance Requirement 0
MUS 152 Theory of Music: Aural Skills II 1
MUS 100Z Laptop Ensemble 1
MUS 2211 Music Technologies 3
-- Elective1 3
-- Elective1 3
MUS 161 Functional Piano (1)
-- Total 14
Second Year: Semester I
Course Title Credits
MUS 201 Theory of Music III 3
MUS 140 Recital Attendance Requirement 0
MUS 304 Electronic Music 3
-- Elective1 3
-- Elective1 3
-- Free Elective
6
-- Total 18
Second Year: Semester II
Course Title Credits
MUS 202 Theory of Music IV 3
MUS 140 Recital Attendance Requirement 0
MUS 1851

MUS 1861
The Diverse Worlds of Music
-OR-
Global Music for the iPod
3

3
-- MUS/IMS required course4 3
-- Elective1 3
-- Free Elective 3
-- Total 15
Third Year: Semester I
Course Title Credits
MUS 2111 History of Western Music 3
-- MUS/IMS required course4 3
-- Music Free Elective(s) 3
MP2 Thematic Sequence Elective 3
-- Foreign Language 4
-- Total 16
Third Year: Semester II
Course Title Credits
MUS 212 History of Western Music 3
-- MUS/IMS required course4 3
-- Music Free Elective(s) 3
MP2 Thematic Sequence Elective 3
-- Foreign Language 4
-- Total 16
Fourth Year: Semester I
Course Title Credits
-- Free Electives 7
MP2 Thematic Sequence Elective 3
-- Foreign Language 3
-- Total 13
Fourth Year: Semester II
Course Title Credits
-- Free Electives 8
MP3 Capstone 3
-- Foreign Language 3
-- Total 14
-- Total Hours: 124

Additional hours may be required by thematic sequence prerequisites.

Functional Piano is listed for advising only. Requirement may be fulfilled by proficiency examination.


1Global Miami Plan Foundation Course/Advanced Writing Course/Intercultural Perspectives Requirement
2Global Miami Plan Thematic Sequence Course
3Global Miami Plan Capstone Course
4Music Technology Courses
    Take these four courses:
       MUS 221 Music Technologies
       MUS 304 Electronic Music
       MUS 308 Audio Recording Techniques
       MUS 381 Music for Games
    Also take three hours of any other IMS course at the 200 level or above.


  • Complete six hours of Music Free Electives. Elective hours may not include applied music.
  • Foreign language requirement: two years are required (Completion of 202 in any foreign language offered at Miami University). Requirement may be met by proficiency exam. Two years of the language in high school will usually fulfill one year of the requirement.
  • Functional piano requirement: Completion of MUS 161 or proficiency examination required.
  • Ensemble requirement: All students in the Bachelor of Arts in Music - Music Technology Track are required to enroll in Laptop Ensemble (MUS 100Z) for two semesters.
  • Four semesters of recital attendance: MUS 140.
  • One semester of chamber music experience: MUS 139.
  • It is the responsibility of the student to see that all university requirements are fulfilled – please refer to the General Bulletin.