Music*

Description
The music concentration is designed for those students who are interested in a broad introduction to the study of music. The program allows for a diverse exposure to traditional through contemporary music practices, with numerous options to select courses based on students' interests.

Requirements

  • 24 semester hours of course work required for the Music concentration with at least 12 hours being upper division.
  • A minimum grade of C (2.00) is required in all courses.
  • MUP ensembles and other MUS courses are acceptable electives.
  • MHL, MTC, MUE classes may be eligible selections for music concentration electives but are typically reserved for music majors; consult an advisor for clarification.
  • MUP ensembles require audition http://music.asu.edu/ensembles/student.php
  • No more than 9 credit hours of upper division courses may transfer into the Music concentration.
  • M - Course transfer equivalent available from Maricopa County Community College District, details are provided on the Transfer Information tab.

Required Core 12 credit hours

MUS 100 Fundamentals of Music Notation (3)M
MUS 131 Bach to Bebop (3) (offered fall semesters only as an in-person course)
OR
MUS 355 American Music, HU & C & H  (3) (Prerequisite: Minimum 42 hours)
MHL 201 Mac Literacy for Musicians (3)
MUS 340 Music for the Concert Hall, Stage and Screen (3)

Music History 6 credit hours
Select courses from the following:

MUS 347 Jazz in America (3)
MUS 131 Bach to Bebop (3) (offered fall semesters only as an in-person course)
OR
MUS 355 American Music, HU & C & H  (3) (Prerequisite: Minimum 42 hours)
MUS 356 Broadway and the American Musical (3)
MUS 410 History of Women in Music (3

Music Electives 6 credit hours, 3 Upper Division Hours Required
Students must have completed a minimum of 42 hours for each of the courses listed here.
Select courses from the following:

MUS 354 Elvis (3) HU
MUS 354 Classic Rock: 1950-1975 (3)
MUS 354 Rock and Roll since 1975 (3)
MUS 354 Beatles (3)
MUS 354 Country
MUS 354 Jazz Giants
MUS 362 Rap Music (3) HU & C (Credit for only MUS 354 (Hip Hop) or 362)
MUS 362 Hip Hop Culture (3)

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2020-21

Campus

Campus

Online

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

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DARs Code

DARs Code

FAMUSEMPH

College/School

College/School

Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact

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