Eight Semester Plan

Fall

Semester I Credits
MUS 101 Theory Fundamentals 2
MUS 114 Computer Writing - Music 1
PSY 111 General Psychology 3
FST 1
MUS 106, MUS 110 or 111 Fundamentals of Guitar, Class Piano  1
Applied Instrument 1
Ensemble .5
  2 General Education Courses 6
MUS 010 Recital attendance 0
MUS 195 Vocal Techniques 1
Total 14.5 - 16.5
     
Spring Semester II Credits
MUS 102 Sight Sing/Ear Train I 2
MUS 107/158 Introduction to Music Therapy/Music and Healing 3
MUS 106, 110/111 Fundamentals of Guitar and/or Class Piano 1- 2
MUS 112 Harmony I 2
MUS 199 History of Music I 3
Psychology 3
Applied Instrument 1
Ensemble .5
MUS 010 Recital Attendance 0
Total 16.5 - 17.5

   

Fall Semester III Credits
MUS 204 Sight Singing/Ear Training II 2
MUS 213 Harmony II 2
MUS 223 Keyboard Harmony I 1
MUS 272 Music Therapy Theory and Methods I 3
MUS 283 Music Therapy Lab  2
Applied Instrument 1
Ensemble .5
MUS 010 Recital attendance 0
MUS 195 Vocal Techniques 1
  General Education Courses
Total 14.5 - 16.5
     
Spring Semester IV Credits
MUS 191 Percussion Workshop 1
MUS 195 Vocal Elective 1
MUS 200 History of Music II 3
MUS 206 Sight Singing/Ear Training III 2
MUS 273 Music Therapy Theories and Methods II 3
MUS 284 Music Therapy Lab 2
MUS 314 Keyboard Harmony II 1
Psychology 3
Applied Instrument 1
Ensemble .5
MUS 010 Recital Attendance 0
Total 16.5 - 17.5

       

Fall Semester V Credits
  Elective 1
MUS 374 Music Therapy Fieldwork I 2
Applied Instrument 1
Ensemble .5
Psychology 3
2 General Education Courses 6
MUS 203 Music in the 20th Century 3
Total 16.5
     
Spring Semester VI Credits
MUS 375 Music Therapy Fieldwork II 2
MUS 395 Introduction to Music Therapy Research 3
Applied Instrument 1
Ensemble .5
Core 4
General Education Courses 6 - 9
Total 16.5
     

 

Fall Semester VII Credits
MUS 378 Clinical Improvisation 3
MUS 379 Music Therapy Clinical Documentation 1
MUS 460 Music Therapy - Internship I 3
Applied Instrument 1
2 General Education Courses 6
Elective 1
Total 15
     

 

Spring Semester VIII Credits
MUS 382 Advanced Clinical Improvisation 3
MUS 380 Professional Skills for Music Therapy 1
MUS 461 Music Therapy Internship II 3
MUS 390 Special Topics in Music 1
Applied Instrument 1
2 General Education Courses 6
Elective 1
Total 15

It is highly recommended that students take one or more General Education courses during the summer or during intersession to reduce the course load during music therapy internship.