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Esther Boyer College of Music Program Descriptions


Music Therapy

Darlene Brooks, Coordinator 
(215) 204-8340

Fully approved by the American Music Therapy Association, this bachelorís degree program is designed to prepare students for entry level clinical positions in music therapy. Upon successful completion of the degree, graduates are eligible to take the national examination of the Certification Board for Music Therapists, and thereby qualify for professional certification in the field.

Bachelor of Music
Major in Music Therapy
 
Freshman Year  1st Sem  2nd Sem
Performance Concentration 2 2
Secondary Piano 0005 1 0
Jazz Piano 0006  1
* Voice 0011,0012  1 1
History of Pop 0132 3 0
* Guitar 0058-0059  1 1
Ensemble 1 1
Intro. to Mus. Theory and Lit. 045 2 0
Aural Theory 0041, 0042  2 2
Theory C143 3
Psychology C050 0 3
World Music 0330 0 3
College Composition R050 3 0
  16 17
Sophomore Year 1st Sem 2nd Sem
Concentration  2
*Jazz Secondary Piano 0105, 0106  1 1
* Functional Guitar 0267, 0268  1 1
Functional Voice 247, 248 1
Ensemble  1
Aural Theory 0141, 0142 2 2
Theory 0144, C243  3
Music History 0161  0 2
Music Therapy 0354, 0370  3 3
Math C055 0
  17  16
Junior Year 1st Sem 2nd Sem
* Functional Piano 0257, 0258  1 1
Conducting 0123, 0124 1 1
Music in History W260, W261  3 3
Music Therapy 0371, 0372  3 3
MT Clinical Training* 0376 1 1
Music Therapy 0374 0
Intellectual Heritage X051, X052 3 3
Physics (Acoustics) C067  0
Computers in Music Applications C315 3
  17  15
Senior Year 1st Sem 2nd Sem
Jazz Secondary Piano 0205  1 0
Music Therapy 0373, 365  3
MT Clinical Training 376 1 0
Music Therapy W364 3
Human Anatomy C100 4 0
Psych. 0131, 0150 3 3
Language or International Studies
(Relig X053; Anthro C061) 
3
American Studies Soc R064  0 3
  15 15
INTERNSHIP    
MT Clinical Training* 3
     
Degree Total:  134

*NOTES

VOICE CONCENTRATIONS

  • In lieu of Voice 11-12 (2 s.h.), classical singers must take History of Jazz 0138 (3 s.h.); jazz singers must take Commercial Arranging 0331 (3 s.h.).
  • Classical and jazz singers must take Functional Voice 247-248 unless waived by examination.
PIANO CONCENTRATIONS
  • In lieu of Secondary Piano 005, 006, 105 (3 s.h.), classical pianists must take History of Jazz 0138 (3 s.h.); jazz pianists must take Commercial Arranging 0331 (3 s.h.).
  • In lieu of Secondary Piano 105, 106, classical pianists must take two credits of jazz piano; jazz pianists must take two credits of jazz electives.
  • Both classical and jazz pianists must take Functional Piano 0257-0258 unless waived upon examination by instructor.
GUITAR CONCENTRATIONS
  • In lieu of Guitar 058, 059 (2 s.h.), classical guitarists must take History of Jazz 0138 (3 s.h.), jazz guitarists must take Arranging 0330 (3 s.h.).
  • Both classical and jazz guitarists must take Functional Guitar 0267-0268 unless waived upon examination by the  instructor.
CLINICAL TRAINING
  • A total of 1200 hours of supervised clinical training is required prior to graduation.
MUSIC THERAPY GRADES
  • Grades below B- in any music therapy course may not be applied toward degree requirements in music therapy.  Students may retake such courses only once, only with faculty approval.  If a grade below B- is earned upon retaking the course, the student will not be permitted to continue as a music therapy major, but may be eligible to change to a different curriculum.

Bachelor of Music
Major in Music Therapy
Jazz Concentration
 
Freshman Year 1st Sem  2nd Sem
Jazz Concentration 2 2
Jazz Secondary Piano 0005, 0006 1 1
Voice 0011, 0012  1
Guitar 0058, 0059 1 1
Ensemble 1 1
Intro. to Mus. Theory 0045 0
Aural Skills 0031, 0032 2
Theory C143 (4) 3
History of Pop 0132  3 0
Psychology C050 0 3
World Music 0330  0 3
College Composition R050 3 0
  16 17
Sophomore Year 1st Sem 2nd Sem
Jazz Concentration  2 2
Jazz Secondary Piano 0105, 0106 1
Functional Guitar 0267, 0268  1
Functional Voice 0247, 0248 1 1
Ensemble 1 1
Aural Skills 0033  0
Theory 0144, C243  3
Music History 0161 0 2
History of Jazz 0138  3
Music Therapy 0354, 0370 3
Math C055 3 0
  17  17
Junior Year 1st Sem 2nd Sem
Functional Piano 0257, 0258  1 1
Conducting 0123, 0124 1 1
Music in History W260, W261  3 3
Music Therapy 0371, 0372 3 3
MT Clinical Training 0376 1 1
Music Therapy 0374  2 0
Physics (Acoustics) C067 3 0
Computers in Music Applications C315  0 3
Intellectual Heritage X051, X052  3 3
  17 15
Senior Year 1st Sem 2nd Sem
Jazz Secondary Piano 0205 1 0
MT Clinical Training* 0376 1 0
Music Therapy 0373, 0365 3 3
Music Therapy W364  0 3
Human Anatomy C100 4 0
Psych. 0131, 150  3
Lang. or International Studies 3 3
American Studies Soc. R064  0 3
  15 15
INTERNSHIP    
MT Clinical Training* 0376  3
     
Degree Total:  135 

NOTES

VOICE CONCENTRATIONS

  • In lieu of Voice 11-12 (2 s.h.), classical singers must take History of Jazz 0138 (3 s.h.); jazz singers must take Commercial Arranging 0331 (3 s.h.).
  • Classical and jazz singers must take Functional Voice 247-248 unless waived by examination.
PIANO CONCENTRATIONS
  • In lieu of Secondary Piano 005, 006, 105 (3 s.h.), classical pianists must take History of Jazz 0138 (3 s.h.); jazz pianists must take Commercial Arranging 0331 (3 s.h.).
  • In lieu of Secondary Piano 105, 106, classical pianists must take two credits of jazz piano; jazz pianists must take two credits of jazz electives.
  • Both classical and jazz pianists must take Functional Piano 0257-0258 unless waived upon examination by instructor.
GUITAR CONCENTRATIONS
  • In lieu of Guitar 058, 059 (2 s.h.), classical guitarists must take History of Jazz 0138 (3 s.h.), jazz guitarists must take Arranging 0330 (3 s.h.).
  • Both classical and jazz guitarists must take Functional Guitar 0267-0268 unless waived upon examination by the  instructor.
CLINICAL TRAINING
  • A total of 1200 hours of supervised clinical training is required prior to graduation.
MUSIC THERAPY GRADES
    Grades below B- in any music therapy course may not be applied toward degree requirements in music therapy.  Students may retake such courses only once, only with faculty approval.  If a grade below B- is earned upon retaking the course, the student will not be permitted to continue as a music therapy major, but may be eligible to change to a different curriculum.

  


BACHELOR OF SCIENCE PROGRAM
Bachelor of Science
Major in Music

This program is designed to prepare students for entry level positions in such fields as library science, the publishing industry, communications, the new computer software industry, and other new and diverse areas of the music profession. Applicants must arrange to take examinations in the areas of musicianship and musical aptitude before qualifying for admission to the program. This may be done by contacting Ms. Linda White (215-204-8301) at the Boyer College of Music.

Bachelor of Science in Music Major
 
Freshman Year 1st Sem  2nd Sem
Secondary Piano 0005, 0006 1
Choral Ensemble 1 1
Aural Theory 0041, 0042 2 2
Intro to Theory and Lit 0045  2 0
Theory C143  3
College Composition R050  0
Intellectual Heritage X051  3
Math C055  3
Individual and Society  3 0
World Music 0330  0 3
Related Arts 3
  15  16
Sophomore Year 1st Sem 2nd Sem
Secondary Piano 0105, 0106 1
Choral Ensemble 1 1
Aural Theory 0141, 0142  2 2
Theory 0144, C243 3
Music in History 0160, 0161  2
Foreign Language 0051, 0052  4
Physics (Acoustics) C067  3 0
Intellectual Heritage X052  0 3
  16  16
Junior Year  1st Sem 2nd Sem
Choral Ensemble  1 1
Conducting 0123, 0124  1 1
Counterpoint 0343 0 2
Music in History W260, W261 3 3
Keyboard Harmony 0241 3
Orchestration 0242 2 0
Foreign Language 0061, 0062 3
Science B/Computers in Mus. Appl. C315 3
American Culture/Race 0
Academic Elective  3 0
  16  16
Senior Year 1st Sem 2nd Sem
Choral Ensemble  0
Conducting 0330, 0331  2 2
History American Pop/Jazz 0132/0138  3 0
Score Reading 0344 0 2
Analysis 0345 2
American Music C086 3 0
Music Electives 3 3
Music Elective 0 2
Academic Elective 3
  15 14
     
Degree Total:  124

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