Sample Degree Pathway for Music Studies - Instrumental Option


For students who entered fall 2015 to spring 2018. 

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
MUTH.1050Freshman Chorus0
MUAP.xxxxApplied Music 12
MUEN.xxxxEnsembles2
MUTH.1080Musicianship & Analysis 15
MUHI.1040Musical Practices 11
ENGL.1010College Writing (CW)3
MATH.xxxxMATH.1110 Quantitative Reasoning recommended (MATH), (QL)13
Total16

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
MUTH.1050Freshman Chorus0
MUAP.xxxxApplied Music 22
MUEN.xxxxEnsembles2
MUTH.1090Musicianship & Analysis 25
MUHI.1050Musical Practices 2 (DCA)1
MUED.1510Intro to Music Education (CTPS)2
MUED.1000Observation Lab I0
MUED.1620Intro to Percussion Pedagogy1
ENGL.1020College Writing II (CW)3
Total16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
MUTH.1000 Recital Attendance0
MUAP.xxxxApplied Music 32
MUEN.xxxxEnsembles2
MUTH.2080Musicianship & Analysis 34
MUHI.2610Music History 1 (AH)3
MUED.1410Intro to Brass Pedagogy 121
MUED.2410Intro to Strings Pedagogy 11
MUED.2440Intro to Vocal Pedagogy 11
PSYC.1010General Psychology (SS)3
Total17

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
MUTH.1000Recital Attendance0
MUAP.xxxxApplied Music 42
MUEN.xxxxEnsembles2
MUTH.2090Musicianship & Analysis 44
MUHI.2620Music History 2 (AH),(WOC)3
MUED.1420Intro to Brass Pedagogy 221
MUED.2420Intro to Strings Pedagogy 21
xxxx.xxxxArts & Hum. Persp. (AH)3
Total16

Junior Year

Fall Semester

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

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
MUTH.1000Recital Attendance0
MUAP.xxxxApplied Music 62
MUEN.xxxxEnsembles2
MUPF.2340Conducting 22
MUED.1430Global Music for the Classroom3
MUED.4100Intro to Woodwind Ped 21
MUED.1430Intro to Guitar Pedagogy1
MUED.2000Observation Lab 20
xxxx.xxxxSocial Sciences Persp. (SS)3
COMP.2120Sound Thinking (STEM)
3
Total17

Senior Year

Fall Semester

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

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
MUEN.xxxxEnsembles2
MUAP.xxxxApplied Music 82
MUED.4940Choral Ensemble Lab1
MUED.3940Choral Rep & Reh Techniques3
MUTH.3350Arranging3
MUED.4300General Music Methods 23
MUED.4000Observation Lab 40
Total14
Total Minimum Credits = 129-131

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

2Will need to be switched in alternate years.

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 Music Office 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: 6/12/2018