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Music - General Music

The Marian University Music Department can prepare you for a variety of rewarding careers in music. Whether your interest lies in musical performance, practicing music in a church setting, or managing a musical group or venue, the various music programs at Marian University will prepare you for a successful future.

Marian offers a variety of majors for both the individual planning a career in a music related field, as well as for those with a passion for music and/or who want to compliment another area of study.

All music majors must pass a keyboard proficiency examination.

General Education Program: 46-49 University requirements.

Foreign Language requirement
12 credits or equivalent:
Language requirement for BA

Other requirements
28 credits:
University electives

Music courses
42-43 credits as follows:

0 credits:
MUS 010, 020, 030, 040, 050, 060, 070 Concert Attendance, 0 cr.

21 credits:
MUS 211 Music Theory I, 3 cr.
MUS 212 Music Theory II, 3 cr.
MUS 301 History and Literature of Music I, 3 cr.
MUS 302 History and Literature of Music II, 3 cr.
MUS 303 Music since 1900, 2 cr.
MUS 311 Music Theory III, 3 cr.
MUS 312 Music Theory IV, 3 cr.
MUS 476 Senior Recital, 1 cr.

7 credits from the following: Major instrument/voice
MUS 104 Beginning Voice Class, 1 cr.
MUS 121, 122, 221, 222, 321, 322, 421, 422 Voice, ½-1 cr. per semester
MUS 131, 132, 231, 232, 331, 332, 431, 432 Keyboard: Piano and Organ, ½-1 cr. per semester
MUS 141, 142, 241, 242, 341, 342, 441, 442 Strings, ½-1 cr. per semester
MUS 151, 152, 251, 252, 351, 352, 451, 452 Woodwinds, ½-1 cr. per semester
MUS 161, 172, 271, 272, 371, 372, 471, 472 Brass, ½-1 cr. per semester
MUS 171, 172, 271, 272, 371, 372, 471, 472 Percussion, ½-1 cr. per semester
MUS 376 Junior Recital, ½ cr.

2 credits: Piano (except piano majors)
MUS 111 Beginning Keyboard Class, 1 cr.
MUS 112 Keyboard Class II, 1 cr.

7 credits:
MUS 107 Women's Chorale, 0-1 cr.
MUS 130 Collegiate Wind Ensemble, 0-1 cr. per semester
MUS 140 Chamber Ensemble, 0-1 cr. per semester
MUS 150 Orchestra, 0-1 cr. per semester
MUS 170 Jazz Ensemble, 0-1 cr. per semester
MUS 209 Vocal Jazz Ensemble, 0-1 cr.
MUS 220 Chamber Singers, 0-1 cr.

5-6 creditsfrom the following:
MUS 202 American Music, 3 cr.
MUS 203 Jazz Survey, 3 cr.
MUS 205 World Musics, 2-3 cr.
MUS 224 Beginning Conducting, 2 cr.
MUS 226 Choral Conducting, 2 cr.
MUS 234 Instrumental Conducting, 2 cr.
MUS 411 Arranging, 1 cr.

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Fun Fact

There are 324 cups in the cafeteria (Source: Sodexo Dining Services).

Campus Info

Marian University - Main Campus
45 S. National Ave.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935-4699

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