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Department of Visual and Performing Arts
Member, Texas Tech University System The Princeton Review - 373 Best Colleges, 2011 Edition

Four-Year Plan: Bachelor of Music - Music Major with All-level Teacher Certification

Total Hours: 125

First Year

Fall
MUS 1351 3
MUS 1151 1
MUS 122X 2
MUS 111X 1
MUS 1130 1
ENG 1301 3
Social and Behavioral Science 3
GS 1181 1
TOTAL 15
Spring
MUS 1352 3
MUS 1152 1
MUS 122X 2
MUS 1131 1
ENG 1302 3
Mathematics 3
TOTAL 13

Second Year

Fall
MUS 2351 3
MUS 2151 1
MUS 222X 2
MUS 1132 1
MUS 2243 2
MUS 213X* 1
Language, Philosophy, and Culture  3
TOTAL 13
Spring
MUS 2352 3
MUS 2152 1
MUS 222X 2
MUS 2244 2
MUS 213X* 1
MUS 2271 2
COMM 2301 3
TOTAL 14

Third Year

Fall
MUS 3251 2
MUS 322X (advanced) 2
MUS 3341 3
MUS 213X* 1
MUS 3163 and 3263 3
Life and Physical Sciences 4
TOTAL 14-15
Spring
MUS 4253 2
MUS 3242 3
MUS 213X* 1
MUS 3164 and 3264 3
History or Political Science 3
EPSY 3303 3
TOTAL 14-15

Fourth Year

Fall
MUS 4281 2
MUS 3143 1
RDG 4320 3
History or Political Science 3
ED 4321 3
Elective* 2
TOTAL 12-14
Spring
MUS 4282 2
MUS 3153 1
ED 4322 3
History or Political Science 3
History or Political Science 3
Life and Physical Sciences 4
TOTAL 16

Fifth Year

Fall
ED 4315 3
ED 4974 9
TOTAL 12

* Voice majors are required to take 2 semesters of diction classes (MUS 2141 and 2142) and 2 hours of electives to meet the 125 hour graduation requirement.  Instrumental majors are required to take 4 semesters of instrumental methods courses (MUS 2142, MUS 2132, MUS 2133, and MUS 2134).

Departmental Requirements: Piano proficiency certification, successful completion of sophomore upper level exam and senior-level recital in the major instrument, concert/recital attendance, participation in a major ensemble during all semesters enrolled except student teaching, and participation in a small ensemble for two semesters, are required.  Additional study in the major instrument can be required each semester.