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B.Mus. in Applied Performance (Composition Emphasis) 2017-2018: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MUL143A Introduction to Keyboard Theory1GES160 Inquiry Seminar3MUS104 Music Theory I3
MUS101 Music Fundamentals1 MUS195 Music Hour0
MUS103 Introduction to Music Literature2 GES130 Christianity Western Culture4
MUS195 Music Hour0 Performance Organization 1
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3
GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 Private Lessons 1
Performance Organization 1 Second Language (S) course1 4
Private Lessons 1  
 13 3 16
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MUS195 Music Hour0Elective 3MUS195 Music Hour0
MUS202 Music Theory II3 MUS203 Music Theory III3
MUS312 Music History and Literature I3 MUS313 Music History and Literature II3
Methods course (alt. years)2 2 MUS323 Instrumentation2
Performance Organization 1 MUL300 Applied Composition2
Private Lessons 2 THE201 Christian Theology3
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 Performance Organization 1
  Private Lessons 1
 14 3 15
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MUS195 Music Hour0World cultures (U) course 3MUS195 Music Hour0
MUS324 Choral Literature and Conducting3 MUS301 Music Theory IV3
MUL300 Applied Composition2 MUS322 Instrumental Literature and Conducting3
PHI310 Aesthetics3 MUS395 Junior Recital0
Methods course (Alt. years)2 2 MUL300 Applied Composition2
Performance Organization 1 Performance Organization 1
Private Lessons 1 Private Lessons 1
Mathematics (M) course 3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4
  Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
 15 3 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MUS195 Music Hour0Interim Off MUS195 Music Hour0
MUL300 Applied Composition2 MUS496 Full Senior Recital0
Performance Organization 0 MUL300 Applied Composition2
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 Performance Organization 0
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 Science, Technology and Society (K) course 3
Electives 3 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
Methods course (Alt. years)2 2 Electives 4
Cross Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3  
 13-16 0 12
Total Credits: 122-125
1

 Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent. 

2

 Choose three of four methods courses: MUS 358, 359, 360, 352.

Additional Requirements: (1) Must be in a performance organization for a minimum of four years. (2) Must fulfill Recital and concert Attendance requirement, (3) Must pass the piano proficiency.

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)

B.Mus. in Applied Performance (Composition Emphasis) 2017-2018: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MUL143A Introduction to Keyboard Theory1GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4MUS104 Music Theory I3
MUS101 Music Fundamentals1 MUS195 Music Hour0
MUS103 Introduction to Music Literature2 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774
MUS195 Music Hour0 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 Performance Organization 1
Performance Organization 1 Private Lessons 1
Private Lessons 1 GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3
Second Language (S) course1 4  
 14 4 15
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MUS195 Music Hour0Electives 3MUS195 Music Hour0
MUS202 Music Theory II3 MUS203 Music Theory III3
MUS312 Music History and Literature I3 MUS313 Music History and Literature II3
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 MUS323 Instrumentation2
Methods course (alt. years)2 2 MUL300 Applied Composition2
Performance Organization 1 Performance Organization 1
Private Lessons 2 Private Lessons 1
  Cross Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3
 15 3 12-15
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MUS195 Music Hour0World Cultures (U) course 3MUS195 Music Hour0
MUS324 Choral Literature and Conducting3 MUS301 Music Theory IV3
MUL300 Applied Composition2 MUS322 Instrumental Literature and Conducting3
PHI310 Aesthetics3 MUS395 Junior Recital0
Methods course (alt. years)2 2 MUL300 Applied Composition2
Performance Organization 1 Performance Organization 1
Private Lessons 1 Private Lessons 1
Mathematics (M) course 3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4
  Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
 15 3 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MUS195 Music Hour0Interim Off MUS195 Music Hour0
MUL300 Applied Composition2 MUS496 Full Senior Recital0
Performance Organization 0 MUL300 Applied Composition2
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 Performance Organization 0
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 Science, Technology and Society (K) course 3
Electives 4 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
Methods course (alt. years)2 2 Electives 4
 14 0 12
Total Credits: 122-125
1

 Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent. 

2

 Choose three of four methods courses: MUS 358, 359, 360, 352.

Additional Requirements: (1) Must be in a performance organization for a minimum of four years. (2) Must fulfill Recital and concert Attendance requirement, (3) Must pass the piano proficiency

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)