Rhode Island College

2016-2017 Catalog


Music B.M.—with Concentration in Performance

Course Requirements

Music Theory

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MUS 230Music Theory I

3

Fall.
MUS 232Music Theory II

3

Spring.
MUS 234Music Theory III

3

Fall.
MUS 236Music Theory IV

3

Spring.
MUS 305Form and Analysis

3

Fall (odd years).

ONE COURSE from

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MUS 307Composition

3

Fall (even years).
MUS 321Orchestration

3

Spring (odd years).
MUS 323Counterpoint

3

Spring (even years).
MUS 458Twentieth-Century Theory

3

As needed.

Sight Singing and Ear Training

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MUS 113Basic Rhythm

1

Fall, Spring.
MUS 231Sight Singing and Ear Training I

1

Fall.
MUS 233Sight Singing and Ear Training II

1

Spring.
MUS 235Sight Singing and Ear Training III

1

Fall.
MUS 237Sight Singing and Ear Training IV

1

Spring.

Music History and Literature

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MUS 205Music History and Literature I

3

Fall.
MUS 206Music History and Literature II

3

Spring.
MUS 360Seminar in Music Literature

2

Spring.

TWO COURSES from

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MUS 310Medieval and Renaissance Music

3

Spring (even years).
MUS 311Music of the Baroque

3

Fall (even years).
MUS 312Music of the Classical Era

3

Spring (odd years).
MUS 313Music of the Romantic Period

3

Fall (odd years).
MUS 314Twentieth-Century Music

3

Spring (even years).

Class Instruments

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MUS 104Class Piano I

2

Fall, Spring.
MUS 105Class Piano II

2

Fall, Spring.
MUS 308Fundamentals of Conducting

2

Fall.

Note: (1) All students are required to take MUS 169. (2) Voice majors are required to take MUS 210 and MUS 211.

Applied Music

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MUS 391Junior Recital

0

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MUS 493Senior Recital-Music Performance Majors

0

Fall, Spring, Summer.

EIGHT SEMESTERS of each of the following groups

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MUS 091Student Recital Series

0

Fall, Spring.
MUS 161-163Large Ensembles (in one ensemble)

4

MUS 370-388Applied-Music (in one instrument)

24

Note: Students must pass Freshman Applied Music Proficiency upon completion of the first semester of Applied Music.

Cognates

FOUR CREDIT HOURS from

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MUS 164-166Chamber Ensembles

1

MUS 210Language Orientation I

2

Fall.
MUS 211Language Orientation II

2

Spring.
MUS 268Opera Workshop

1

Fall, Spring.
MUS 366Accompanying

1

Fall, Spring.

Total Credit Hours: 75