General Education Requirements

All students enrolled in a degree program in the College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media must meet the university general education requirements. Additional information on these requirements can be found on page 69 of this catalog and on the University General Education website (http://www.unomaha.edu/gened). Please consult with an academic advisor for recommended choices for the major.

Degree Requirements

Music Core Requirements 44-47 hrs.

(for ALL music majors)

MUS 1410Music Core Curriculum I

4 credits

MUS 1420Music Core Curriculum II

4 credits

MUS 2410Music Core Curriculum III

4 credits

MUS 2420Music Core Curriculum IV

4 credits

MUS 3400Music Core Curriculum V

5 credits

MUS 1690Keyboard Skills I

1 credit

MUS 2690Keyboard Skills II

1 credit

MUS 2550Music History I

2 credits

MUS 2560Music History II

2 credits

MUS 2570Music History III

2 credits

MUS 1080Music of the People: The World

3 credits

MUS 167CApplied Class - Voice I

1 credit

MUS 2600Fundamentals of Conducting

2 credits

MUS 3660Advanced Conducting and Repertoire

2 credits

MUS 4190Recital

1 credit

MUS 1000Applied Music Laboratory Recital/Masterclass

0 credits

Total Credit Hours:44-47

MUS 1000 Music Lab/Masterclass: 8 semesters

MUS 2420: (Music Core I-IV includes Theory, Ear Training, Sight Singing, Keyboard Technology & Conducting)

MUS 3400: not required for Technology concentration) (includes Structural Analysis, Orchestration & Counterpoint

MUS 167C: instrumental majors only

MUS 1000: 4 semesters for Technology concentration

Ensembles 7-8 semesters*

Ensembles ( 7-8 semesters)

The ensemble must correspond to the student’s major instrument for credit to count toward the completion of the degree.

*See music department handbook for specific requirements.

Music Education Ensemble (7 semesters)

Students in music education are required to complete seven (7) semesters of an ensemble that corresponds to their major instrument. A minimum of five (5) must be major ensembles (Symphonic Wind Ensemble, University Band, Heartland Philharmonic, Concert Choir, University Chorus).

The other two can be from the following: jazz ensemble, percussion ensemble, chamber orchestra, or other small chamber groups arranged by faculty members.

Additionally, students majoring in wind and percussion instruments must complete four (4) semesters of marching band. Students majoring in strings must complete two (2) semesters of marching band.

Music Composition, Performance & Technology Ensemble Requirement (8 semesters)

Students in composition, performance, and technology concentrations are required to complete eight (8) semesters of an ensemble that corresponds to their major instrument. A minimum of five (5) must be major ensembles (Symphonic Wind Ensemble, University Band, Heartland Philharmonic, Concert Choir, University Chorus). The other three can be from the following: jazz ensemble, percussion ensemble, chamber orchestra, or other small chamber groups arranged by faculty members. Keyboard and guitar majors may select any major ensemble. Keyboard majors may substitute accompanying projects for ensemble credit. This accompaniment option is at the discretion of the keyboard area coordinator.