The Washington State University Catalog

Music Performance - Brass, Percussion, Strings, Winds Option

The online catalog includes the most recent changes to courses and degree requirements that have been approved by the Faculty Senate, including changes that are not yet effective.

Music Performance - Brass, Percussion, Strings, Winds Option (120 Credits)

Requirements include: junior and senior qualifying exams; piano proficiency exam; achieve a cumulative 2.5 GPA and a grade of C or better in all music classes; junior and senior recitals.

Only 9 credits of MUS courses can be used to fulfill UCORE requirements.
First Year
First TermCredits
Applied MUS14
Arts [ARTS] (Non-MUS) 3
ENGLISH 101 [WRTG]3
MUS 18120 or 1
MUS 25133
MUS 25231
MUS Ensemble41
Second TermCredits
Applied MUS14
HISTORY 105 [ROOT]3
MUS 1641
MUS 18220 or 1
MUS 25353
MUS 25451
MUS Ensemble41
Quantitative Reasoning [QUAN]3
Second Year
First TermCredits
Applied MUS14
Communication [COMM] or Written Communication [WRTG]3
MUS 35133
MUS 35231
MUS Ensemble41
Social Sciences [SSCI]3
Second TermCredits
Applied MUS4
MUS 28120 or 1
MUS 35353
MUS 35451
MUS 359 [HUM] [M]53
MUS 487, 493, or 49462
MUS Ensemble41
Non-MUS Electives71
Complete Writing Portfolio
Pass Piano Proficiency
Third Year
First TermCredits
Applied MUS14
Biological Sciences [BSCI] with lab or SCIENCE 101 [SCI]84
Diversity [DIVR] (Non-MUS) 3
MUS 360 [HUM] [M]33
MUS 4351
300-400-level MUS Electives2
Junior Qualifying Exam
Second TermCredits
Applied MUS14
MUS 3192
MUS 4351
MUS 461 [CAPS]53
Physical Sciences [PSCI] with lab or SCIENCE 102 [SCI]84
300-400-level MUS Electives2
Junior Recital
Fourth Year
First TermCredits
Applied MUS 14
MUS 45532
MUS 4653,92
MUS 48231
MUS Ensemble41
300-400-level MUS Electives4
Foreign Language, if needed0-4
Senior Qualifying Exam
Second TermCredits
Applied MUS 14
MUS Ensemble41
Non-MUS Electives73
300-400-level MUS Electives4
Foreign Language, if needed0-4
Senior Full Recital

Footnotes
1Applied MUS 32 credits required with a minimum of 4 credits at the 400 level. Approved courses include MUS 304-318, 320, 404-418, and 420.
2Class piano credits not required.
3Fall only.
4Music Ensembles: 6 credits required from MUS 428, 429, 430, 431, 433, 434, 435, 436, 437, 438, 439, 440, 441, 444.
5Spring only.
6Two credits of pedagogy are required in respective area: string (487), wind/percussion (493) or brass (494).
7Students must complete a minimum of 4 credits of electives outside of MUS and UCORE requirements. Please consult with advisor for elective selection
8To meet University and College of Arts and Sciences requirements, students must take a [BSCI] course with lab and [PSCI] course with lab or SCIENCE 101 [SCI] and SCIENCE 102 [SCI]. SCIENCE 101 [SCI] is offered Fall semester and is a prerequisite for SCIENCE 102 [SCI]. SCIENCE 102 [SCI] is offered Spring semester.
9Course taught alternate years.

Student Affairs Schedules of Classes Commencement Veteran's Affairs Summer Session
 
Office of the Registrar, PO Box 641035, Washington State University, Pullman WA 99164-1035, 509-335-5346, bitter@wsu.edu
Copyright © Board of Regents, Washington State University