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

Music Therapy, BM

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Minimum degree requirement is 128 s.h. as follows:

1. Foundations curriculum requirements including those listed below - 42 s.h.

(For information about courses that carry foundations curriculum credit see Liberal Arts Foundations Curriculum )

2. Common core - 64 s.h.

Performance groups - 7 s.h.:

Minimum of 5 semesters large ensemble

Minimum of 2 semesters small ensemble

Music majors may count only two semester hours of Marching Band Field Experience (MUSC 1706 , 1 s.h.) for large ensemble credit. Marching Band (MUSC 1705 , 2 s.h.) may not count toward large ensemble credit for music majors. Music majors taking more than 2 s.h. of MUSC 1706  or MUSC 1705  must sign a release form to be made available in the music office and in the SOM Undergraduate Handbook. The form will help clarify that hours above the required 2 s.h. of MUSC 1706  will not count as part of the Music Education degree plan at ECU, and that these extra hours may lead to additional hours on a student’s transcript before graduation. The music therapy program is affiliated with the American Music Therapy Association and leads to the designation of Registered Music Therapist (RMT).

3. Applied music - 22 s.h.

(Guitar, Keyboard, Percussion, Strings or Wind, Voice)

Applied major - 14 s.h.:

  • No more than 6 semesters of 1000-level applied and 3 semesters of 3000-level applied
  • Present a half senior recital

Applied minor - 8 s.h.:

A student who is exempt from any applied minor courses specified must take other applied minor courses to complete the total required hours.

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