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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, Music Therapy emphasis B.M.


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Bachelor of Music (B.M.) Degree


Requirements


(See core requirements below.)

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.

Note:


Music majors cannot receive core credit for MUSI 1306 . MUSI 1208  and MUSI 1209  satisfies “Visual and Performing Arts” in the core curriculum. Laboratory science is BIOL 2401  and BIOL 2402 .

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)


Required Music Courses for Emphases


Other Requirements


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.

Students enrolling in the following courses need to have liability insurance. For details and application procedure, see the director of music therapy


A minimum of eight semesters of major ensemble


Recital, concert, weekly seminar and departmental meeting attendance


Satisfactory senior recital performance 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 MUSI 4398 ) complete a six-month internship with an approved institution prior to being awarded the degree.

Curriculum Guide (suggested course sequence)


Major in Music Therapy—Beginning Even Year

First Year


Semester 1: 14-16 hours


Semester 2: 16 hours


Second Year


Third Year


Fourth Year


Fifth Year


Semester 1: 17 hours


Semester 2


Internship

Note:


*Required of all music majors—Section 44 (1 hour) for students not required to take IDS by the University; Section 56 (3 hours) for students required to take IDS by the University.

†Should be taken concurrently with MUSI 1372 .

††Should be taken concurrently with MUSI 1373 .

NOTE: Enrollment in core curriculum courses, which should be completed as early as possible, during intersessions or summer sessions will reduce course loads during fall and spring semesters.

Curriculum Guide (suggested course sequence)


Major in Music Therapy—Beginning Odd Year

First Year


Semester 1: 14-16


Semester 2: 16 hours


Second Year


Third Year


Fourth Year


Fifth Year


Note:


*Required of all music majors—Section 44 (1 hour) for students not required to take IDS by the University; Section 56 (3 hours) for stdents required to take IDS by the University.

†Should be taken concurrently with MUSI 1372 .

††Should be taken concurrently with MUSI 1373 .

NOTE: Enrollment in core curriculum courses, which should be completed as early as possible during intersessions or summer sessions will reduce course loads during fall and spring semesters.

Advising Services Degree Checklists


The following Degree Checklists 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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