Music Therapy Undergraduate Degree

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Bachelor of Music, Concentration in Music Therapy

Total Credit Hours: 124

 

General Education (34 hours)

(see Certified General Education Courses for list of approved courses)

Rhetoric and Writing: (6 hours)

  • Two approved courses in rhetoric and writing

Fine Arts and Humanities (12 hours)

  • Complete one approved course in each subcategory

               Historical Understanding (3 hours)

               Literature (3 hours)

               Thoughts, Values and Beliefs (3 hours)

               Visual and Performing Arts (3 hours)

Natural Sciences: (4 hours)

  • One approved natural science course including a laboratory component 

Behavioral and Social Sciences: (6 hours)

  • PSY 1010 – Introduction to Psychology#
  • One approved behavioral or social science course other than Psychology

Mathematics: (3 hours)

  • One approved mathematics course 

Non-Western Culture: (3 hours)

  • MUS 3110 - Musics of the World *

Music Foundations (44 hours)

  • MUS 1710 - Musicianship I
  • MUS 1720 - Musicianship II
  • MUS 1730 – Aural Skills I
  • MUS 1740 – Aural Skills II
  • MUS 1750 - Musicianship Lab I
  • MUS 1760 – Musicianship Lab II
  • MUS 2050r – Fundamentals of Music Composition
  • MUS 2710 – Musicianship III
  • MUS 2720 – Musicianship IV
  • MUS 2730 – Aural Skills III
  • MUS 2740 – Aural Skills IV
  • MUS 2750 – Musicianship Lab III
  • MUS 2760 – Musicianship Lab IV
  • MUS 3030 – Basic Conducting
  • MUS 3110 – Musics of the World#
  • MUS 3150 – History of Music I
  • MUS 3160 – History of Music II
  • Ensemble participation (7 hours/semesters).
  • 4 semesters (4 hours) of 2000-level primary applied study.

 

NOTE: All Music Therapy majors must pass a Piano Proficiency Examination as described in the Music Department Handbook.

Clinical Foundations (18 hours)

  • PSY 1010 – Introduction to Psychology#
  • PSY 2210 – The Psychology of Child Development
  • PSY 2220 – The Psychology of Adolescence and Adulthood
  • PSY 3080 – Principles of Abnormal Psychology
  • BIOL 2060 – Functional Human Anatomy
  • EDUC 2200 – Survey of Exceptional Learners
  • HHP 0021 – Concepts of Wellness
  • HHP 0052 – Beginning Modern Dance

Music Therapy Concentration (26-28 hours)

  • MUS 1350 - Guitar Class (2 credits)**
  • MUS 1810 - Introduction to Music Therapy
  • MUS 2810 - Music Therapy Clinical Skills
  • MUS 3810 - Music Therapy Principles and Foundations
  • MUS 3820 - Music Therapy Applications
  • MUS 3830r - Music Therapy Practicum (4 hours/semesters)
  • MUS 4210 - Psychology of Music
  • MUS 4820 - Music Therapy Measurement and Research
  • MUS 4830 - Music Therapy Internship

Electives (2 hours)

Additional Requirements for all Music Therapy Majors:

Successful completion of Continuation Standards is prerequisite to enrollment in upper-division music courses and Music Therapy concentration courses.

 

All course work must be completed prior to enrolling in Music Therapy Internship. 

 

Seminar is required each semester of residence. A minimum of 8 semesters with a grade of Satisfactory is required.

 

For graduation: 2.0 GPA in all required major and related courses (including specified General Education courses).

 

2.75 average cumulative, including 2.75 average at UTC and 2.75 average in content area course work with no grade lower than C.

 

Minimum of 39 hours of 3000 and 4000 level courses

 

Electives to complete 124 hours

 

See Degree and Graduation Requirements for additional requirements.

 

#Also satisfies General Education requirement.

 

**Not required if guitar is the principal instrument.

 

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