B.Mus. in Applied Performance- Composition Emphasis Academic Plans

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B.Mus. in Applied Performance (Composition Emphasis) 2020-2021: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MUL 143A Introduction to Keyboard Theory1GES 160 Inquiry Seminar3MUS 104 Music Theory I3
MUS 101 Music Fundamentals1 MUS 195 Music Hour0
MUS 103 Introduction to Music Literature2 GES 130 Christianity Western Culture4
MUS 195 Music Hour0 Performance Organization 1
BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3 GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3
GES 125 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
MUS 195 Music Hour0Mathematics (M) course 3MUS 195 Music Hour0
MUS 202 Music Theory II3 MUS 203 Music Theory III3
MUS 312 Music History and Literature I3 MUS 313 Music History and Literature II3
Methods course (alt. years)2 2 MUS 323 Instrumentation2
Performance Organization 1 THE 201 Christian Theology3
Private Lessons 2 Performance Organization 1
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 Private Lessons 1
 14 3 13
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MUS 195 Music Hour0World cultures (U) course 3MUS 195 Music Hour0
MUS 324 Choral Literature and Conducting3 MUS 301 Music Theory IV3
MUL 300 Applied Composition2 MUS 322 Instrumental Literature and Conducting3
PHI 310 Aesthetics3 MUS 395 Junior Recital0
Methods course (Alt. years)2 2 Performance Organization 1
Performance Organization 1 Comparative Systems (G) course 3
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
  Elective 3
 15 3 14
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MUS 195 Music Hour0Interim Off MUS 195 Music Hour0
MUL 300 Applied Composition2 MUS 496 Full Senior Recital0
Performance Organization 0 MUL 300 Applied Composition2
Methods course (Alt. years)2 2 Performance Organization 0
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 Science, Technology and Society (K) course 3
Cross Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
Electives 6 Electives 6
 13-16 0 14
Total Credits 121-124

Additional Requirements: (1) Must be in a MUP 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) 2020-2021: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MUL 143A Introduction to Keyboard Theory1GES 147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4MUS 104 Music Theory I3
MUS 101 Music Fundamentals1 MUS 195 Music Hour0
MUS 103 Introduction to Music Literature2 GES 244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774
MUS 195 Music Hour0 BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3
GES 145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 Performance Organization 1
Performance Organization 1 Private Lessons 1
Private Lessons 1 GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3
Second Language (S) course1 4  
 14 4 15
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MUS 195 Music Hour0Elective 3MUS 195 Music Hour0
MUS 202 Music Theory II3 MUS 203 Music Theory III3
MUS 312 Music History and Literature I3 MUS 313 Music History and Literature II3
GES 246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 MUS 323 Instrumentation2
Methods course (alt. years)2 2 Performance Organization 1
Performance Organization 1 Private Lessons 1
Private Lessons 2 Cross Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3
  Elective 3
 15 3 13-16
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MUS 195 Music Hour0World Cultures (U) course 3MUS 195 Music Hour0
MUS 324 Choral Literature and Conducting3 MUS 301 Music Theory IV3
MUL 300 Applied Composition2 MUS 322 Instrumental Literature and Conducting3
PHI 310 Aesthetics3 MUS 395 Junior Recital0
Methods course (alt. years)2 2 MUL 300 Applied Composition2
Performance Organization 1 Performance Organization 1
Mathematics (M) course 3 Comparative Systems (G) course 3
  Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
 14 3 13
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MUS 195 Music Hour0Interim Off MUS 195 Music Hour0
Performance Organization 0 MUS 496 Full Senior Recital0
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 MUL 300 Applied Composition2
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 Performance Organization 0
Electives 4 Science, Technology and Society (K) course 3
Methods course (alt. years)2 2 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
  Electives 6
 13 0 14
Total Credits 121-124

Additional Requirements: (1) Must be in a MUP 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.)

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