Additional Requirements for Music Therapy
A Music Therapy major may not enroll in a music or music therapy course required for that major unless a grade of C- or better has been earned in all prerequisite courses. To graduate, a Music Therapy major must maintain the following standards:
A Music Therapy major must earn a grade of C- or better in all music and music therapy courses.
A Music Therapy major must satisfy the standards and requirements in all fieldwork education, including clinical practicums and the internship.
MU 150 and MU 100 are required each semester.
Proficiency in piano, voice, and guitar is required. If piano or organ is the primary instrument, the student must take MU 269 or MU 270, and MU 111 for the fall semester. All other music therapy students must take MU 117.
Five credits in ensemble are required. Students need to be enrolled for one credit in the fall semester.
Students interested in Concert Choir must audition.
A minimum grade of C- is required in all courses required for the major.
Students in music therapy can take their Creative Expression core requirement as Applied lessons or Ensembles.
All first-year students need to be enrolled in MU 100B in the fall semester.
MU 211 and MU 212 count for Western Cultural Heritage core. The combination of two biology offerings – BIO101 or 111 and BIO 201 – will satisfy the Natural and Physical Science core.