Sample Degree Pathway for Music Studies - General Option

For students who entered fall 2018 and beyond.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total15
ENGL.1010 /
HONR.1100
College Writing / FYSH (CW)3
MUTH.1050Freshman Chorus0
MUTH.1080Musicianship & Analysis 14
MUHI.1040Musical Practices 11
MUAP.xxxxApplied Music 12
MUEN.xxxxEnsembles2
MATH.xxxxMATH.1110 Quantitative Reasoning recommended (MATH), (QL)13

Spring Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total17
ENGL.1020College Writing II (CW)3
MUTH.1050Freshman Chorus0
MUTH.1090Musicianship & Analysis 24
MUHI.1050Musical Practices 2 (DCA)1
MUED.1000Observation Lab 10
MUED.1510Intro to Music Education (CTPS) 
2
MUED.1620Intro to Percussion Pedagogy1
MUTH.1200Musicianship & Analysis Keyboard Lab2
MUAP.xxxxApplied Music 22
MUEN.xxxxEnsembles2

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total17
MUTH.1000 Recital Attendance0
MUTH.2080Musicianship & Analysis 34
MUHI.2610Music History 1 (AH)3
MUED.1410Intro to Brass Pedagogy 11
MUED.2410Intro to Strings Pedagogy 11
MUED.2440Intro to Voice Pedagogy 11
PSYC.1010Intro to Psychological Science (SS)3
MUAP.xxxxApplied Music 32
MUEN.xxxxEnsembles2

Spring Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total16
MUTH.1000Recital Attendance0
MUTH.2090Musicianship & Analysis 44
MUHI.2620Music History 2 (AH), (WOC)
3
MUED.2470Intro to Practical Accompanying1
MUED.2490Progressive Music Performance & Production Pedagogy1
MUAP.xxxxApplied Music 42
MUEN.xxxxEnsembles2
xxxx.xxxxArts and Hum. Persp. (AH)3

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total16/17
PSYC.2600Child and Adolescent Development (SS)3
MUTH.1000Recital Attendance0
MUPF.2330Conducting 12
MUED.1440Intro to Woodwind Pedagogy1
MUED.3010Technology in Music Education (IL)
3
MUAP.xxxxApplied Music 52
MUEN.xxxxEnsembles2
xxxx.xxxxSciences with Lab Persp. (SCL)3/4

Spring Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total17
MUTH.1000Recital Attendance0
MUPF.2340Conducting 22
MUED.2000Observation Lab 20
MUED.1430Global Music for the Classroom3
MUED.xxxxIntro to Pedagogy 2 Elective1
MUED.xxxxIntro to Pedagogy 2 Elective1
MUAP.xxxxApplied Music 62
MUEN.xxxxEnsembles2
xxxx.xxxxSocial Sciences Persp. (SS)3
xxxx.xxxxSTEM Persp. (STEM)3

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total17/18
MUTH.1000Recital Attendance0
MUHI.3010American Music3
MUED.3000Observation Lab 30
MUED.4930Instrumental Ensemble Lab1
MUED.4200General Music Methods 1 (SRE), (AIL)3
MUED.4920Instrumental Repertoire & Rehearsal Techniques3
MUEN.xxxxEnsembles2
MUAP.xxxxApplied Music 72
xxxx.xxxxSciences with Lab Persp. (SCL)3/4

Spring Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total14
MUED.4940Choral Ensemble Lab1
MUED.3940Choral Rep & Reh Techniques3
MUTH.3350Arranging3
MUED.4300General Music Methods 23
MUED.4000Observation Lab 40
MUEN.xxxxEnsembles2
MUAP.xxxxApplied Music 82

Total Minimum Credits = 131-133.

1Music Studies students meet the Quantitative Literacy Essential Learning outcome outside the major. See the complete list of approved QL courses.  

No more than two Breadth of Knowledge courses can be taken with the same prefix. The Core Curriculum courses may be taken in any sequence. Refer to the Core Curriculum policy for further details. You should meet with your faculty adviser to determine how you will meet the Core Curriculum requirements.

Please see advisor or contact the Music Department for more specific requirements pertaining to Freshman Chorus, Recital Attendance, Applied Music, Ensembles and Internships.

Current UMass Lowell students should be using their Advisement Report in SiS. If you need assistance, please contact your adviser.

Restriction on off-campus study:

Be advised that any course taken at another institution must be formally approved prior to enrollment. See the catalog policy for details.

Last updated: 11/28/2018.