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  • Music, Bachelor of Music

    The Bachelor of Music curriculum is intended for students who plan to enter professional music careers, graduate study in music or private studio teaching.

    To graduate with this major, students must complete all university, college, and major requirements.

    Music programs are available in music in combination with an outside field, music composition, music theory, music performance: instrumental (brass, keyboard, percussion, strings, winds) and music performance: vocal. Programs are accredited by NASM and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

    Music in Combination with an Outside Field

    Critical TrackingModel Semester Plan

    Critical Tracking

    Critical Tracking records each student’s progress in courses that are required for entry to each major. Please note the critical-tracking requirements below on a per-semester basis.

    Equivalent critical-tracking courses as determined by the State of Florida Common Course Prerequisites may be used for transfer students.

    Semester 1

    • Complete MUN 1000 with a minimum grade of C (keyboard emphasis must take MVK 3702 instead)
    • Complete MUS 1010 with a grade of S
    • Complete MUT 1121 with a minimum grade of C
    • Complete MVK 1111 with a minimum grade of C (keyboard emphasis students exempt)
    • Complete 2 credits of (MV_ 141_) Performance Principal with a minimum grade of C
    • Voice emphasis only must complete MUS 2211 and MUS 2241
    • 2.0 UF GPA required

    Semester 2

    • Complete MUN 1000 with a minimum grade of C (keyboard emphasis must take MVK 3702 instead)
    • Complete MUS 1010 with a grade of S
    • Complete MUS 1360 and MUT 1122 with minimum grades of C
    • Complete MVK 1112 with a minimum grade of C (keyboard emphasis students exempt)
    • Complete 2 additional credits of (MV_ 141_) Performance Principal with minimum grade of C
    • Voice emphasis only must complete MUS 2221 and MUS 2231
    • 2.0 UF GPA required

    Semester 3

    • Complete MUS 1010 with a grade of S
    • Complete MUT 2126 and MUN 1000 with minimum grades of C
    • Complete MVK 2221 with a minimum grade of C (keyboard emphasis students exempt)
    • Complete 2 credits of (MV_ 242_) Performance Principal with a minimum grade of C
    • 2.0 UF GPA required

    Semester 4

    • Complete MUS 1010 with a grade of S
    • Complete MUT 2127 and MUN 1000 with minimum grades of C
    • Complete MVK 2222 with a minimum grade of C (keyboard emphasis students exempt)
    • Complete 2 additional credits of (MV_ 242_) Performance Principal with minimum grade of C
    • 2000-level Performance Jury
    • 2.0 UF GPA required

    Semester 5

    • Complete 3 additional credits of (MV_ 343_) Performance Principal with minimum grade of C
    • 2.0 UF GPA required
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    Model Semester Plan

    To remain on track, students must complete the appropriate critical-tracking courses, which appear in bold. These courses must be completed by the terms as listed above in the Critical Tracking criteria.

    This semester plan represents an example progression through the major. Actual courses and course order may be different depending on the student's academic record and scheduling availability of courses. Prerequisites still apply.

    Semester 1 Credits
    IUF 1000 What is the Good Life
    GE-H
    ​3
    MUN Ensemble
    1000 level; keyboard emphasis must take MVK 3702
    1-2
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MUT 1121 Theory of Music 1, 3 credits, or
    MUT 1001 Introduction to Music Theory Rudiments, 2 credits
    Placement test determines if the student starts in Rudiments or Theory 1
    3
    MVK 1111 Secondary Piano 1
    Keyboard emphasis exempt
    1
    MV_ 141_ Performance Principal 2
    Composition
    GE-C; WR
    3
    Mathematics
    GE-M
    3
    Total 16-17
    Semester 2 Credits
    MUN Ensemble
    1000 level; keyboard emphasis must take MVK 3702
    1-2
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MUS 1360 Introduction to Music Technology 3
    MUT 1122 Theory of Music 2 or
    MUT 1121 Theory of Music 1
    3
    MVK 1112 Secondary Piano 2
    Keyboard emphasis exempt
    1
    MV_ 141_ Performance Principal 2
    Mathematics
    State Core GE-M
    3
    Physical or Biological Science
    GE-P or B
    3
    Total 16-17
    Semester 3 Credits
    MUN Ensemble
    1000 level
    1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MUT 2126 Theory of Music 3 3
    MVK 2221 Secondary Piano 3
    Keyboard emphasis exempt
    1
    MV_ 242_ Performance Principal 2
    Biological or Physical Science
    State Core GE-B or P
    3
    Composition
    State Core GE-C
    3
    ​Outside field 3​
    Total 16
    Semester 4 Credits
    MUH 3211 Survey of Music History 1
    GE-H and N
    3
    MUN Ensemble
    1000 level
    1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MUT 2127 Theory of Music 4 3
    MVK 2222 Secondary Piano 4
    Keyboard emphasis exempt
    1
    MV_ 242_ Performance Principal 2
    Outside field 3
    Social and Behavioral Sciences
    GE-S
    3
    Total 16

    Students must take 18 of the 27 credits of outside field courses at the 3000/4000 levels and complete them with minimum grades of C.

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    For the B.Mus. in combination with outside field, students must complete at least 45 major and elective credits at the 3000/4000 levels.

    Semester 5 Credits
    MUG 4104 Conducting 1 2
    MUH 3212 Survey of Music History 2
    GE-H and N
    3
    MUN Ensemble
    3000 level
    1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MV_ 343_ Performance Principal 3
    Outside field 3
    Total 12
    Semester 6 Credits
    ​MUH 2501 Introduction to World Musics or
    MUH 2530 Popular and Traditional Musics of Africa or
    MUH 3541 Latin American Music
    GE-H and N
    3​​
    MUH 3213 Survey of Music History 3
    GE-H
    3
    MUN Ensemble
    3000 level
    1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MV_ 343_ Performance Principal 3
    MV_ 3970 Junior Recital 1
    Outside field 6
    Total 17
    Semester 7 Credits
    Humanities
    State Core GE-H
    3
    ​Outside field ​6
    Social and Behavioral Sciences
    State Core GE-S
    3
    Total 12
    Semester 8 Credits
    Electives 9
    ​Outside field 6​
    Total 15

    Students must take 18 of the 27 credits of outside field courses at the 3000/4000 levels and complete them with minimum grades of C.

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    Music Composition

    Critical TrackingModel Semester Plan

    Critical Tracking

    Critical Tracking records each student’s progress in courses that are required for entry to each major. Please note the critical-tracking requirements below on a per-semester basis.

    Equivalent critical-tracking courses as determined by the State of Florida Common Course Prerequisites may be used for transfer students.

    Semester 1

    • Complete MUC 1211 and MUT 1121 with minimum grades of C
    • Complete MUN 1000 with a minimum grade of C (piano emphasis must take MVK 3702)
    • Complete MUS 1010 with a grade of S
    • Complete MVK 1111 with a minimum grade of C (keyboard emphasis students exempt)
    • Complete 2 credits of (MV_ 141_) Performance Principal with a minimum grade of C
    • Voice emphasis only must complete MUS 2211 and MUS 2241
    • 2.0 UF GPA required

    Semester 2

    • Complete MUC 1212, MUS 1360 and MUT 1122 with minimum grades of C
    • Complete MUN 1000 with a minimum grade of C (piano emphasis must take MVK 3702)
    • Complete MUS 1010 with a grade of S
    • Complete MVK 1112 with a minimum grade of C (keyboard emphasis students exempt)
    • Complete 2 additional credits of (MV_ 141_) Performance Principal with minimum grade of C
    • Voice emphasis only must complete MUS 2221 and MUS 2231
    • 2.0 UF GPA required

    Semester 3

    • Complete MUC 2101, MUT 2126 and MUN 1000 with minimum grades of C
    • Complete MVK 2221 with a minimum grade of C (keyboard emphasis students exempt)
    • Complete 2 credits of (MV_ 242_) Performance Principal with a minimum grade of C
    • Complete MUS 1010 with a grade of S
    • 2.0 UF GPA required

    Semester 4

    • Complete MUC 2102, MUT 2127 and MUN 1000 with minimum grades of C
    • Complete MUS 1010 with a grade of S
    • Complete MVK 2222 with a minimum grade of C (keyboard emphasis students exempt)
    • Complete 2 additional credits of (MV_ 242_) Performance Principal with minimum grade of C
    • 2000-level Performance Jury
    • 2.0 UF GPA required

    Semester 5

    • 2.0 UF GPA required
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    Model Semester Plan

    To remain on track, students must complete the appropriate critical-tracking courses, which appear in bold. These courses must be completed by the terms as listed above in the Critical Tracking criteria.

    This semester plan represents an example progression through the major. Actual courses and course order may be different depending on the student's academic record and scheduling availability of courses. Prerequisites still apply.

    Semester 1 Credits
    IUF 1000 What is the Good Life
    GE-H
    ​3
    MUC 1211 Composition Skills 1 1
    MUN Ensemble
    1000 level; piano emphasis must take MVK 3702
    1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MUT 1121 Theory of Music 1, 3 credits, or
    MUT 1001 Introduction to Music Theory Rudiments, 2 credits
    Placement test determines if the student starts in Rudiments or Theory 1
    3
    MVK 1111 Secondary Piano 1
    Keyboard emphasis exempt
    1
    MV_ 141_ Performance Principal 2
    Composition
    GE-C; WR
    3
    Total 14
    Semester 2 Credits
    MUC 1212 Composition Skills 2 1
    MUN Ensemble
    1000 level; piano emphasis must take MVK 3702
    1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MUS 1360 Introduction to Music Technology 3
    MUT 1122 Theory of Music 2 or
    MUT 1121 Theory of Music 1
    3
    MVK 1112 Secondary Piano 2
    Keyboard emphasis exempt
    1
    MV_ 141_ Performance Principal 2
    Composition
    State Core GE-C
    3
    Mathematics
    GE-M
    3
    Total 17
    Semester 3 Credits
    MUC 2101 Composition Skills 3 1
    MUN Ensemble
    1000 level
    1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MUT 2126 Theory of Music 3 3
    MVK 2221 Secondary Piano 3
    Keyboard emphasis exempt
    1
    MV_ 242_ Performance Principal 2
    Biological or Physical Science
    State Core GE-B or P
    3
    Mathematics
    State Core GE-M
    3
    Total 14
    Semester 4 Credits
    MUC 2102 Composition Skills 4 1
    MUH 2501 Introduction to World Musics or
    MUH 2530 Popular and Traditional Musics of Africa or
    MUH 3541 Latin American Music
    GE-H and N
    3
    MUN Ensemble
    1000 level
    1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MUT 2127 Theory of Music 4 3
    MVK 2222 Secondary Piano 4
    Keyboard emphasis exempt
    1
    MV_ 242_ Performance Principal 2
    Social and Behavioral Sciences
    GE-S
    3
    Total 14
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    For the B.Mus. in music composition, students must complete at least 54 major and elective credits at the 3000/4000 levels.

    Semester 5 Credits
    MUC 3231 Composition 1 3
    MUC 4313 Introduction to Electroacoustic Music 3
    MUN Ensemble
    3000 level
    1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MUT 3611 Form and Analysis 1
    Odd years only
    3
    MUT 4401 Counterpoint 1
    Even years only
    3
    MV_ 343_ Performance Principal 2
    Total 15
    Semester 6 Credits
    MUC 3232 Composition 2 3
    MUH 3211 Survey of Music History 1
    GE-H and N
    3
    MUN Ensemble
    3000 level
    1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MUT 3612 Form and Analysis 2
    Even years only
    3
    MUT 4402 Counterpoint 2
    Odd years only
    3
    MV_ 343_ Performance Principal 2
    MV_ 3970 Junior Recital 1
    Total 16
    Semester 7 Credits
    MUC 4241 Composition 3 3
    MUG 4104 Conducting 1 2
    MUH 3212 Survey of Music History 2
    GE-H and N
    3
    MUN Ensemble
    3000 level
    1
    MUT 3321 Arranging for Voices and Instruments 3
    Social and Behavioral Sciences
    State Core GE-S
    3
    Total 15
    Semester 8 Credits
    MUH 3213 Survey of Music History 3
    GE-H
    3
    MUN Ensemble
    3000 level
    1
    ​MUT 4601 Score Reading 2​​
    Humanities
    State Core GE-H
    3
    Physical or Biological Science
    GE-B or P
    3
    Senior composition project 2
    Senior composition recital 1
    Total 15
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    Performance: Instrumental

    Brass, Keyboard, Percussion, Strings, Winds

    Critical TrackingModel Semester Plan

    Critical Tracking

    Critical Tracking records each student’s progress in courses that are required for entry to each major. Please note the critical-tracking requirements below on a per-semester basis.

    Equivalent critical-tracking courses as determined by the State of Florida Common Course Prerequisites may be used for transfer students.

    Semester 1

    • Complete MUN 1000 with a minimum grade of C (keyboard emphasis only students must complete MVK 3702 instead)
    • Complete MUS 1000 with a grade of S
    • Complete MUT 1121 with a minimum grade of C
    • Complete MVK 1111 with a minimum grade of C (keyboard emphasis students exempt)
    • Complete 2 credits of (MV_ 242_) Performance Principal with a minimum grade of C
    • 2.0 UF GPA required

    Semester 2

    • Complete MUN 1000 with a minimum grade of C (keyboard emphasis only students must complete MVK 3702 instead)
    • Complete MUS 1010 with a grade of S
    • Complete MUS 1360 and MUT 1122 with minimum grades of C
    • Complete MVK 1112 with a minimum grade of C (keyboard emphasis students exempt)
    • Complete 2 additional credits of (MV_ 242_) Performance Principal with minimum grade of C
    • 2.0 UF GPA required

    Semester 3

    • Complete MUS 1010 with a grade of S
    • Complete MUT 2126 and MUN 1000 with minimum grades of C
    • Complete MVK 2221 with a minimum grade of C (keyboard emphasis students exempt)
    • Complete 2 additional credits of (MV_ 242_) Performance Principal with minimum grade of C
    • 2.0 UF GPA required

    Semester 4

    • Complete MUS 1010 with a grade of S
    • Complete MUT 2127 and MUN 1000 with minimum grades of C
    • Complete MVK 2222 with a minimum grade of C (keyboard emphasis students exempt)
    • Complete 2 additional credits of (MV_ 242_) Performance Principal with minimum grade of C
    • 2000-level Performance Jury
    • Comprehensive Musicianship Jury
    • 2.0 UF GPA required

    Semester 5

    • 2.0 UF GPA required
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    Model Semester Plan

    To remain on track, students must complete the appropriate critical-tracking courses, which appear in bold. These courses must be completed by the terms as listed above in the Critical Tracking criteria.

    This semester plan represents an example progression through the major. Actual courses and course order may be different depending on the student's academic record and scheduling availability of courses. Prerequisites still apply.

    Semester 1 Credits
    IUF 1000 What is the Good Life
    GE-H
    ​3
    MUN Ensemble
    1000 level; keyboard emphasis must take MVK 3702
    1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MUT 1121 Theory of Music 1, 3 credits, or
    MUT 1001 Introduction to Music Theory Rudiments, 2 credits
    Placement test determines if the student starts in Rudiments or Theory 1
    3
    MVK 1111 Secondary Piano 1
    Keyboard emphasis exempt
    1
    MV_ 242_ Performance Principal 2
    Composition
    GE-C; WR
    3
    Mathematics
    GE-M
    3
    Total 16
    Semester 2 Credits
    MUN Ensemble
    1000 level; keyboard emphasis must take MVK 3702
    1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MUS 1360 Introduction to Music Technology 3
    MUT 1122 Theory of Music 2 or
    MUT 1121 Theory of Music 1
    3
    MVK 1112 Secondary Piano 2
    Keyboard emphasis exempt
    1
    MV_ 242_ Performance Principal 2
    Physical or Biological Science
    GE-P or B
    3
    Social and Behavioral Science
    GE-S
    3
    Total 16
    Semester 3 Credits
    MUN Ensemble
    1000 level
    1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MUT 2126 Theory of Music 3 3
    MVK 2221 Secondary Piano 3
    Keyboard emphasis exempt
    1
    MV_ 242_ Performance Principal 2
    Biological or Physical Science
    State Core GE-B or P
    3
    Composition
    State Core GE-C
    3
    Mathematics
    State Core GE-M
    3
    Total 16
    Semester 4 Credits
    MUH 3211 Survey of Music History 1
    GE-H and N
    3
    MUN Ensemble
    1000 level
    1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MUT 2127 Theory of Music 4 3
    MVK 2222 Secondary Piano 4
    Keyboard emphasis exempt
    1
    MV_ 242_ Performance Principal 2
    Social and Behavioral Sciences
    State Core GE-S
    3
    Total 13
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    For the B.Mus. in music performance: instrumental, students must complete at least 50 major and elective credits at the 3000/4000 levels.

    Semester 5 Credits
    MUH 3212 Survey of Music History 2
    GE-H and N
    3
    MUN Ensemble
    3000 level
    1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MUT 3611 Form and Analysis 1
    Even years only
    3
    MUT 4401 Counterpoint 1 (Odd years only) or
    MUT 4402 Counterpoint 2 (Even years only)
    3
    MV_ 343_ Performance Principal 3
    Humanities
    State Core GE-H
    3
    Total 16
    Semester 6 Credits
    MUH 2501 Introduction to World Musics or
    MUH 2530 Popular and Traditional Musics of Africa or
    MUH 3541 Latin American Music
    GE-H and N
    3
    MUH 3213 Survey of Music History 3
    GE-H
    3
    MUN Ensemble
    3000 level
    1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MV_ 343_ Performance Principal 3
    MV_ 3970 Junior Recital 1
    Elective 3
    Music elective 1
    Total 15
    Semester 7 Credits
    MUG 4104 Conducting 1 2
    MUL 444_ Performance Literature Seminar 2
    MUN Ensemble
    3000 level
    1
    MUT 3321 Arranging for Voices and Instruments 3
    MV_ 444_ Performance Principal 3
    Elective 3
    Total 14
    Semester 8 Credits
    MUN Ensemble
    3000 level
    1
    MV_ 444_ Performance Principal 3
    MV_ 4640 Pedagogy 3
    MV_ 4971 Senior Recital 1
    Electives 6
    Total 14
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    Performance: Vocal

    Critical TrackingModel Semester Plan

    Critical Tracking

    Critical Tracking records each student’s progress in courses that are required for entry to each major. Please note the critical-tracking requirements below on a per-semester basis.

    Equivalent critical-tracking courses as determined by the State of Florida Common Course Prerequisites may be used for transfer students.

    Semester 1

    • Complete MUN 1000 with a minimum grade of C
    • Complete MUS 1000 with a grade of S 
    • Complete MUS 2211, MUS 2241, MUT 1121 and MVK 1111 with minimum grades of C
    • Complete 2 credits of MVV 2421 Performance Principal with a minimum grade of C
    • 2.0 UF GPA required

    Semester 2

    • Complete MUN 1000 with a minimum grade of C
    • Complete MUS 1010 with a grade of S
    • Complete MUS 1360, MUS 2221, MUS 2231, MUT 1122 and MVK 1112 with minimum grades of C
    • Complete 2 additional credits of MVV 2421 Performance Principal with a minimum grade of C
    • 2.0 UF GPA required

    Semester 3

    • Complete MUN 1000 with a minimum grade of C
    • Complete MUS 1010 with a grade of S
    • Complete MUT 2126 and MVK 2221 with minimum grades of C
    • Complete 2 credits of MVV 2421 Performance Principal with a minimum grade of C
    • 2.0 UF GPA required

    Semester 4

    • Complete MUN 1000 with a minimum grade of C
    • Complete MUS 1010 with a grade of S
    • Complete MUT 2127 and MVK 2222 with minimum grades of C
    • Complete 2 additional credits of MVV 2421 Performance Principal with a minimum grade of C
    • 2000-level Performance Jury
    • Comprehensive Musicianship Jury
    • 2.0 UF GPA required

    Semester 5

    • 2.0 UF GPA required
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    Model Semester Plan

    To remain on track, students must complete the appropriate critical-tracking courses, which appear in bold. These courses must be completed by the terms as listed above in the Critical Tracking criteria.

    This semester plan represents an example progression through the major. Actual courses and course order may be different depending on the student's academic record and scheduling availability of courses. Prerequisites still apply.

    Semester 1 Credits
    IUF 1000 What is the Good Life
    GE-H
    ​3
    MUN choral ensemble
    1000 level
    1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MUS 2211 English Diction 1
    MUS 2241 Italian Diction 1
    MUT 1121 Theory of Music 1, 3 credits, or
    MUT 1001 Introduction to Music Theory Rudiments, 2 credits
    Placement test determines if the student starts in Rudiments or Theory 1
    3
    MVK 1111 Secondary Piano 1 1
    MVV 2421 Voice 2
    Mathematics
    GE-M
    3
    Total 15
    Semester 2 Credits
    MUN choral ensemble
    1000 level
    1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MUS 1360 Introduction to Music Technology 3
    MUS 2221 French Diction 1
    MUS 2231 German Diction 1
    MUT 1122 Theory of Music 2 or
    MUT 1121 Theory of Music 1
    3
    MVK 1112 Secondary Piano 2 1
    MVV 2421 Voice 2
    Composition
    State Core GE-C
    3
    Mathematics
    State Core GE-M
    3
    Total 18
    Semester 3 Credits
    MUN choral ensemble
    1000 level
    1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MUT 2126 Theory of Music 3 3
    MVK 2221 Secondary Piano 3 1
    MVV 2421 Voice 2
    Composition
    GE-C
    3
    Foreign language 5
    Social and Behavioral Sciences
    State Core GE-S
    3
    Total 18
    Semester 4 Credits
    MUH 3211 Survey of Music History 1
    GE-H and N
    3
    MUN choral ensemble
    1000 level
    1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MUT 2127 Theory of Music 4 3
    MVK 2222 Secondary Piano 4 1
    MVV 2421 Voice 2
    Foreign language 5
    Total 15
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    For the B.Mus. in music performance: vocal, students must complete at least 41 major and elective credits at the 3000/4000 levels.

    Semester 5 Credits
    MUH 3212 Survey of Music History 2
    GE-H and N
    3
    MUN choral ensemble
    3000 level
    1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MUT 3611 Form and Analysis 1
    Even years only
    3
    MVK 1411 Piano 2
    MVV 3421 Voice 3
    Biological or Physical Science
    State Core GE-B or P
    3
    Total 15
    Semester 6 Credits
    MUH 3213 Survey of Music History 3
    GE-H
    3
    MUN choral ensemble, 3000 level 1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MVK 1411 Piano 2
    MVV 3421 Voice 3
    MVV 3970 Junior Recital 1
    Physical or Biological Science
    GE-P or B
    3
    Total 13
    Semester 7 Credits
    MUG 4104 Conducting 1 2
    MUL 4602 Song Literature Seminar 2
    MUN choral ensemble
    3000 level
    1
    MVV 4441 Voice 3
    Humanities
    State Core GE-H
    3
    Social and Behavioral Sciences
    GE-S
    3
    Total 14
    Semester 8 Credits
    MUH 2501 Introduction to World Musics or
    MUH 2530 Popular and Traditional Musics of Africa or
    MUH 3541 Latin American Music
    GE-H and N
    3
    MUN choral ensemble
    3000 level
    1
    MVV 4441 Voice 3
    MVV 4640 Vocal Pedagogy 3
    MV_ 4971 Senior Recital 1
    Elective 1
    Total 12
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    Music Theory

    Critical TrackingModel Semester Plan

    Critical Tracking

    Critical Tracking records each student’s progress in courses that are required for entry to each major. Please note the critical-tracking requirements below on a per-semester basis.

    Equivalent critical-tracking courses as determined by the State of Florida Common Course Prerequisites may be used for transfer students.

    Semester 1

    • Complete MUN 1000 with a minimum grade of C (keyboard emphasis students must complete MVK 3702 instead)
    • Complete MUS 1000 with a grade of S
    • Complete MUT 1121 with a minimum grade of C
    • Complete MVK 1111 with a minimum grade of C (keyboard emphasis students exempt)
    • Complete 2 credits of (MV_ 141_) Performance Principal with a minimum grade of C
    • Voice emphasis only must complete MUS 2211 and MUS 2241
    • 2.0 UF GPA required

    Semester 2

    • Complete MUN 1000 with a minimum grade of C (keyboard emphasis students must complete MVK 3702 instead)
    • Complete MUS 1010 with a grade of S
    • Complete MUS 1360 and MUT 1122 with minimum grades of C
    • Complete MVK 1112 with a minimum grade of C (keyboard emphasis students exempt)
    • Complete 2 additional credits of (MV_ 141_) Performance Principal with minimum grade of C
    • Voice emphasis only must complete MUS 2221 and MUS 2231
    • 2.0 UF GPA required

    Semester 3

    • Complete MUC 1211, MUT 2126 and MUN 1000 with minimum grades of C
    • Complete MUS 1010 with a grade of S
    • Complete MVK 2221 with a minimum grade of C (keyboard emphasis students exempt)
    • Complete 2 credits of (MV_ 242_) Performance Principal with a minimum grade of C
    • 2.0 UF GPA required

    Semester 4

    • Complete MUC 1212, MUT 2127 and MUN 1000 with minimum grades of C
    • Complete MUS 1010 with a grade of S
    • Complete MVK 2222 with a minimum grade of C (keyboard emphasis students exempt)
    • Complete 2 additional credits of (MV_ 242_) Performance Principal with minimum grade of C
    • 2000-level Performance Jury
    • Comprehensive Musicianship Jury
    • 2.0 UF GPA required

    Semester 5

    • 2.0 UF GPA required
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    Model Semester Plan

    To remain on track, students must complete the appropriate critical-tracking courses, which appear in bold. These courses must be completed by the terms as listed above in the Critical Tracking criteria.

    This semester plan represents an example progression through the major. Actual courses and course order may be different depending on the student's academic record and scheduling availability of courses. Prerequisites still apply.

    Semester 1 Credits
    IUF 1000 What is the Good Life
    GE-H
    ​3
    MUC 1211 Composition Skills 1 ​1
    MUN Ensemble
    1000 level; piano emphasis must take MVK 3702
    1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MUT 1121 Theory of Music 1, 3 credits, or
    MUT 1001 Introduction to Music Theory Rudiments, 2 credits
    Placement test determines if the student starts in Rudiments or Theory 1
    3
    MVK 1111 Secondary Piano 1
    Keyboard emphasis exempt
    1
    MV_ 141_ Performance Principal 2
    Composition
    GE-C
    3
    Total 14
    Semester 2 Credits
    MUC 1212 Composition Skills 2 ​1
    MUN Ensemble
    1000 level; piano emphasis must take MVK 3702
    1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MUS 1360 Introduction to Music Technology 3
    MUT 1122 Theory of Music 2 or
    MUT 1121 Theory of Music 1
    3
    MVK 1112 Secondary Piano 2
    Keyboard emphasis exempt
    1
    MV_ 141_ Performance Principal 2
    Mathematics
    GE-M
    3
    Social and Behavioral Sciences
    GE-S
    3
    Total 17
    Semester 3 Credits
    MUN Ensemble
    1000 level
    1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MUT 2126 Theory of Music 3 3
    MVK 2221 Secondary Piano 3
    Keyboard emphasis exempt
    1
    MV_ 242_ Performance Principal 2
    Biological or Physical Science
    State Core GE-B or P
    3
    Composition
    State Core GE-C
    3
    Mathematics
    State Core GE-M
    3
    Total 16
    Semester 4 Credits
    MUN Ensemble
    1000 level
    1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MUT 2127 Theory of Music 4 3
    MVK 2222 Secondary Piano 4
    Keyboard emphasis exempt
    1
    MV_ 242_ Performance Principal 2
    Biological Science
    GE-B
    3
    Social and Behavioral Sciences
    State Core GE-S
    3
    Total 13
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    For the B.Mus. in music theory, students must complete at least 54 major and elective credits at the 3000/4000 levels.

    Semester 5 Credits
    MUH 2501 Introduction to World Musics or
    MUH 2530 Popular and Traditional Musics of Africa or
    MUH 3541 Latin American Music
    GE-H and N
    3
    MUN Ensemble
    3000 level
    1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MUT 3611 Form and Analysis 1
    Even years only
    3
    MUT 4401 Counterpoint 1
    Odd years only
    3
    MV_ 343_ Performance Principal 3
    Total 13
    Semester 6 Credits
    MUH 3211 Survey of Music History 1
    GE-H and N
    3
    MUN Ensemble
    3000 level
    1
    MUS 1010 Recital Attendance 0
    MUT 3612 Form and Analysis 2
    Odd years only
    3
    MUT 4402 Counterpoint 2
    Even years only
    3
    MV_ 343_ Performance Principal 3
    MV_ 3970 Junior Recital 1
    Humanities
    State Core GE-H
    3
    Total 17
    Semester 7 Credits
    MUC 4313 Introduction to Electroacoustic Music 3
    MUG 4104 Conducting 1 2
    MUH 3212 Survey of Music History 2
    GE-H and N
    3
    MUT 3321 Arranging for Voices and Instruments 3
    Elective 1
    Social and Behavioral Sciences
    GE-S
    3
    Total 15
    Semester 8 Credits
    MUH 3213 Survey of Music History 3
    GE-H
    3
    MUN Ensemble
    3000 level
    1
    MUS 4905 Projects and Problems in Music 3
    MUT 3322 Scoring for Band and Orchestra 3
    MUT 4601 Score Reading 2
    Elective 3
    Total 15
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