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- Ethnic Studies
- Exploration and Discovery
- French Studies
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Prerequisites (may be waived by examination):
MUS 100 Pre-Theory
MUS 150 Music Theory I
A minimum of 45 semester credits, distributed as follows:
- Music Theory and Composition
MUS 200 Music Theory II
MUS 250 Music Theory III
- Music History and Literature
MUS 162 History of Western Music I
MUS 163 History of Western Music II
- Ethnomusicology/World Music
MUS 106 Workshops in World Music
- Four semester credits of a single instrument or voice lessons. Declared majors must enroll in studio instruction every semester on campus.
- Six semester credits of ensemble participation chosen from the following list. At least four of the six credits must be from Orchestra, Wind Symphony, or Choirs.
MUP 111 Orchestra
MUP 112 Wind Symphony
MUP 113 Jazz Combos
MUP 115 Voces Auream Treble Chorus
MUP 116 Community Chorale
MUP 117 Cappella Nova
MUP 118 Vocal Performance Workshop MUP 121 Gamelan Ensemble
MUP 125 African Mbira Class
MUP 135 Percussion Ensemble
MUP 136 Ghanaian Drumming Ensemble
MUP 138 Beginning Africa Marimba Ensemble MUP 214 Guitar Ensemble MUP 215 Chamber Music Ensembles MUP 293 Accompanying Class
- Eight semester credits of upper-division theory or composition chosen from:
MUS 300 Music Theory IV: Contemporary
MUS 316 Jazz Theory
MUS 333 Seminar in Electronic Music
MUS 341 Orchestration
MUS 342 Counterpoint
MUS 346 Conducting
MUS 347 Advanced Conducting
- Four semester credits of upper-division music history or ethnomusicology from:
MUS 301 Portland Music Scenes
MUS 307 Topics in Music
MUS 308 Topics in Music, Comparative and North American
MUS 361 Writing About Music
- Four semester credits of Piano Proficiency (or exemption by placement exam).
- Satisfactory Sophomore Review.
- Two semester credits in MUS 490 Senior Project. Requirements by area of focus:
Composition: Preparation of professional-quality manuscripts. Recital of original musical works; graded by jury.
Ethnomusicology: Thesis in ethnomusicology; graded by committee.
Musicology: Thesis in musicology; graded by committee.
Performance: Recital on the major instrument; graded by jury.
Self-Designed Senior Project: Lecture/recital or other proposed project; graded by jury.