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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Therapy: Instrumental, Keyboard, or Vocal Emphasis (Music B.M.)


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Major Code: 206

Students competing this degree program will be prepared to enter music therapy profession. Following all course work and a six-month internship, students are eligible for professional membership with the American Music Therapy Association. Students also are eligible to take a national certification exam. Upon successful completion of this exam, students will receive board certification (MT-BC).

NOTE: Therapy emphasis University Core requirement for laboratory science is 

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Bachelor of Music (B.M.) Degree


Major in Music Therapy


(Major Code: 206)

Students completing this degree program will be prepared to enter music therapy profession. Following all course work and a six-month internship, students are eligible for professional membership with the American Music Therapy Association. Students also are eligible to take a national certification exam. Upon successful completion of this exam, students will receive board certification (MT-BC).

University Core Curriculum Requirements


Refer to the “University Core Curriculum ” section of this catalog.

MUAP 10XX (two credit hours for each of four semesters)


MUAP 30XX (two credit hours for each of two semesters)


Major ensemble (two or more semester hours)


Music therapy professional sequence


 Students must receive approval from the director of music therapy before entering the music therapy professional sequence. Students may apply for acceptance into the sequence during the first month of the first semester of the sophomore year (third semester at WTAMU). Complete applications will be reviewed only twice per year. For admission requirements and application procedures, see the director of music therapy.

Required Music Courses for Instrumental Emphasis


Required Music Courses for Voice Emphasis


Required Courses for all Emphases from Other Departments


15 semester hours behavioral sciences


9 hours from:

one 3-hour elective course in behavioral sciences

Other Requirements for all Emphases from Other Departments


  • A minimum of eight semester of major ensemble are required; enrollment in major ensemble is required in every semester for which the student is enrolled in 9 or more hours.
  • Recital, concert, weekly seminar and departmental meeting attendance.
  • Capstone recital project before graduation: This recital may feature the student’s major instrument, music therapy demonstration or a combination of these. If a music therapy demonstration is included, it must involve performances on the student’s major instrument plus another instrument.

 

Internship


Students must satisfactorily (which means a grade of “C” or better in 

 ) complete a six-month internship with an approved institution prior to being awarded the degree.

Advising Services Degree Checklists and Curriculum Guides


The following Degree Checklists and Curriculum Guides (suggested course sequence) are available by linking to Advising Services Degree Checklists:

  • Music Therapy - Instrumental Emphasis B.M.
  • Music Therapy - Keyboard Emphasis B.M.
  • Music Therapy - Voice Emphasis B.M.

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