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Music, A.S.

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Requirements

The Associate in Science in Music is a two-year program that offers foundational studies in musicianship and performance. Prepares students for continuation in a four-year degree program in music.

Total Program Credits: 63

Matriculation Requirements:  
  1. Pass performance audition and interview with music faculty.
  2. Complete music theory diagnostic exam. Students who do not earn at least 80% on the music department theory diagnostic exam must complete MUSC 1105 before MUSC 1110.
General Education Requirements: 35 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Contexts  
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing/Academic Writing and Research 3
Complete one of the following: (Note: A higher level MATH course may substitute for this requirement) 3
  MAT 1030 Quantitative Reasoning (3) (recommended for Humanities or Arts majors)  
  MAT 1035 Quantitative Reasoning with Integrated Algebra (6)  
Complete one of the following: 3
  HIST 2700 US History to 1877 (3)  
and HIST 2710 US History since 1877 (3)  
  HIST 1700 American Civilization (3)  
  HIST 1740 US Economic History (3)  
  POLS 1000 American Heritage (3)  
  POLS 1100 American National Government (3)  
Complete the following:  
  PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
  HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness (2)  
or EXSC 1097 Fitness for Life 2
Distribution Courses:  
  Biology 3
  Physical Science (recommend PHYS 1750 The Acoustics of Music (3)) 3
  Additional Biology or Physical Science 3
  Humanities Distribution 3
  Fine Arts 3
  Social/Behavioral Science 3
Discipline Core Requirements: 28 Credits
  MUSC 1110 Music Theory I 3
  MUSC 1120
Music Theory II 3
  MUSC 1130
Aural Skills I 1
  MUSC 1140
Aural Skills II 1
  MUSC 2110
Music Theory III 3
  MUSC 2125
Music Theory IV 3
  MUSC 2130
Aural Skills III 1
  MUSC 2140  Aural Skills IV  1
Complete 4 credits from the  following: 
4
  MUSC 124R UVU Concert Choir (1)  
  MUSC 125R University Band (1)  
  MUSC 322R Chamber Choir (1)  
  MUSC 327R Deep Green-T/B Choir (1)  
  MUSC 328R Emerald Singers-S/A Choir (1)  
  MUSC 330R Wind Symphony (1)  
  MUSC 332R Jazz Orchestra (1)  
  MUSC 370R  Symphony Orchestra (1)  
Complete 4 credits of the following on major instrument or voice: 4
  MUSC 250R  Private Lessons for Music Majors (1)  
Complete 4 credits of the following on major instrument or voice:  4
  MUSC 251R Performance Class (1)  
Student must pass the Departmental Keyboard Proficiency Examination or complete MUSC 1150MUSC 1160MUSC 2150, and MUSC 2160.

 Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 63 semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above. MUSC 250R Private Lessons for Music Majors requires a grade B or higher. All other MUSC courses require a C grade or higher.
  3. Residency hours: minimum of 20 credit hours through course attendance at UVU.
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements, including a sophomore review and concert attendance requirements.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005 Introduction to Academic Writing or Literacies and Composition Across Contexts 3
MAT 1030 or MAT 1035 Quantitative Reasoning or Quantitative Reasoning with Integrated Algebra 3
Personal Health & Wellness/Fitness for Life Requirement 2
MUSC 1110 Music Theory I 3
MUSC 1130 Aural Skills I 1
MUSC 1150 Group Piano I (or exam equivalent) 1
MUSC 250R Private Lessons for Music Majors 1
MUSC 251R Performance Class 1
Concert Attendance  
  Semester total: 15
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing/Academic Writing and Research 3
American Institutions 3
Biology Distribution 3
MUSC 1120 Music Theory II 3
MUSC 1140 Aural Skills II 1
MUSC 1160 Group Piano II (or exam equivalent) 1
MUSC 250R Private Lessons for Music Majors 1
MUSC 251R Performance Class 1
Concert Attendance  
  Semester total: 16
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
MUSC 2110  Music Theory III 3
MUSC 2130  Aural Skills III 1
MUSC 2150 Group Piano III (or exam equivalent) 1
MUSC 250R Private Lessons for Music Majors 1
MUSC 251R Performance Class 1
PHIL 2050 Ethics & Values 3
Humanities Distribution 3
Physical Science Distribution (PHYS 1750 recommended) 3
Concert Attendance   
  Semester total: 16
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
MUSC 2125 Music Theory IV 3
MUSC 2140 Aural Skills IV 1
MUSC 2160 Group Piano IV (or exam equivalent) 1
MUSC 250R Private Lessons for Music Majors 1
MUSC 251R Performance Class 1
Third Science Distribution 3
Fine Arts Distribution 3
Social/Behavioral Science Distribution 3
Concert Attendance   
  Semester total: 16
  Degree total: 63

Department

Music

The Music department is in the School of the Arts. To find the most up-to-date information from the Music department, visit their website.

Music department