Sample Degree Map| Bachelor of Arts in Music - Music Technology Track

Updated 8/22
First Year: Fall Semester/Semester 1
Course Title Credits
MUS 140 Recital Attendance Requirement* 0
MUS 101 Theory of Music I 3
MUS 151 Aural Skills I 1
MUS 100Z Laptop Ensemble 1
MUS 160 Functional Piano (1)
ENG 111 Composition and Rhetoric (GMP Fnd I) 3
-- GMP fulfilling course 3
-- GMP fulfilling course 3
-- Total 14(15)
First Year: Spring Semester/Semester 2
Course Title Credits
MUS 140 Recital Attendance Requirement 0
MUS 102 Theory of Music II 3
MUS 152 Aural Skills II 1
MUS 100Z Laptop Ensemble 1
MUS 161 Functional Piano 1
MUS 221 Music Technologies (GMP Fnd V) [Spring only] 3
-- GMP fulfilling course 3
-- GMP fulfilling course 3
-- Total 15
Second Year: Fall Semester/Semester 3
Course Title Credits
MUS 140 Recital Attendance Requirement 0
MUS 201 Theory of Music III 3
MUS 304 Electronic Music [Fall only] 3
-- GMP fulfilling course 3
-- GMP fulfilling course 3
-- Foriegn Language 4
-- Total 16
Second Year: Spring Semester/Semester 4
Course Title Credits
MUS 140 Recital Attendance Requirement 0
MUS 202 Theory of Music IV 3
MUS 185

MUS 186
The Diverse Worlds of Music
-OR-
Global Popular Music(GMP Fnd IIB)
3

3
MUS 381 Music for Games [Spring only] 3
-- GMP fulfilling course 3
-- Foreign Language 4
-- Total 16
Third Year: Fall Semester/Semester 5
Course Title Credits
MUS 211 History of Western Music (GMP Fnd IIA) 3
MUS 308

IMS___
Audio Recording Techniques
-OR-
any other IMS course @ 200 level or above
3

3
-- Music Free Electives* 3
-- Thematic Sequence course 3
-- Foreign Language 3
-- Free Electives 3
-- Total 18
Third Year: Spring Semester/Semester 6
Course Title Credits
MUS 212 History of Western Music 3
MUS 308

IMS___
Audio Recording Techniques
-OR-
any other IMS course @ 200 level or above
3

3
-- Music Free Electives 3
-- Thematic Sequence course 3
-- Foreign Language 3
-- Total 15
Fourth Year: Fall Semester/Semester 7
Course Title Credits
-- Thematic Sequence course 3
-- Free Electives 12
-- Total 15
Fourth Year: Spring Semester/Semester 8
Course Title Credits
-- Capstone 3
-- Free Electives 12
-- Total 15
-- Total Hours: 124

*MUS 140 Recital Attendance requires four semesters of registration.

Chamber Music requirement: MUS 139 Chamber Music Experience requires one semester of registration.

Functional Piano requirement: MUS 161 or proficiency examination required.

Foreign Language requirement: two years are required (completion of 202 in any foreign language offered at Miami University). Requirement may be met by proficiency exam. Two years of the language in high school will usually fulfill one year of the requirement.

Music Technology Courses above, include:

  • MUS 221 Music Technologies
  • MUS 304 Electronic Music
  • MUS 308 Audio Recording Techniques
  • MUS 381 Music for Games
  • Also take three hours of any other IMS course at the 200 level or above.

*Complete six hours of Music Free Electives - elective hours may not include applied music.

Ensemble requirement: All students in the Bachelor of Arts in Music: Music Technology Track are required to enroll in Laptop Ensemble (MUS 100Z) for two semesters.

Additional hours may be required by Thematic Sequence prerequisites.

It is the responsibility of the student to see that all university requirements are fulfilled – please refer to the General Bulletin.