Following is a sample course sequence for the bachelor of music performance in strings.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course

Hours

Convocation 0
MUS 115, Theory I 4
MUA 175/176/177/178,
Applied Lessons 3
MUA 169, Chamber Music 1
MUA 121, Class Piano 1
MUA 150, University Orchestra 1
EN 101, English Composition
(or other FC)
3
Math 110/112/115
(or other MA)
3
TOTAL HOURS 16

Spring Semester

Course

Hours

Convocation 0
MUS 117. Theory II 4
MUA 175/176/177/178,
Applied Lessons 3
MUA 250, Music in
World Cultures (FA)
3
MUA 169, Chamber Music 1
MUA 122, Class Piano 1
MUA 150, University Orchestra 1
EN 102, English Composition
(or other FC)
3
TOTAL HOURS 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course

Hours

Convocation 0
MUS 215 Theory III 4
MUA 175/176/177/178,
Applied Lessons 3
MUA 169 Chamber Music 1
MUA 123, Class Piano 1
MUA 150, University Orchestra 1
MUS 251 Music History I 3
PH 101 General Physics
Or other natural science (N)
4
TOTAL HOURS 17

Spring Semester

Course

Hours

Convocation 0
MUA199, Soph. Qualifying Exam 0
MUS 217, Theory IV 4
MUS 252, Music History II 3
MUA 175/176/177/178,
Applied Lessons
3
MUA 169. Chamber Music 1
MUA 124, Class Piano 1
MUA 299, Piano Proficiency Exam 0
MUA 150, University Orchestra 1
AY 101&102, Intro. to Astronomy
Or other natural science (N)
4
TOTAL HOURS 17

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course Hours
Convocation 0
MUA 375/376/377/378,
Applied Lessons
3
MUS 303, 16th C. Counterpoint 3
MUS 323, Music History III (W) 3
MUA 350, University Orchestra 1
MUA 275/276/277/278,
Secondary Applied String Instrument
1
Foreign Language or
Computer Language (C or FL)
3-4
COM 101, Principles of Human
Communication (or other SB)
3
HY 203, American Civilization
to 1865 (or other HI)
3
TOTAL 17-18

Spring Semester

Course

Hours

MUA 375/376/377/378,
Applied Lessons
3
MUA 399, Junior Recital 0
MUS 304, 18th C. Counterpoint 3
MUA 350, University Orchestra 1
MUS 244 String Pedagogy 2
MUS elective 2
Foreign Language or
Computer Language (C or FL)
3-4
HY 204, American Civilization
since 1865 (or other HI)
3
TOTAL 17-18

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course

Hours

MUA 375/376/377/378,
Applied Lessons
3
MUS 351, Fundamentals of
Conducting
2
MUA 350, University Orchestra 1
MUS elective 3
EN 205, English Literature II
(or other L)
3
ARH 252, Survey of Western
Art I (or other FA)
3
TOTAL 15

Spring Semester

Course

Hours

MUA 499, Senior Recital 0
MUA 375/376/377/378,
Applied Lessons
3
MUS 307, Form and Analysis (W) 3
MUS 473, String Literature 2
MUA 350, University Orchestra 1
EN 206, English Literature II
(or other L)
3
GY 105, World Regional
Geography (or other SB)
3
TOTAL 15
TOTAL DEGREE HOURS 130-132

* For reference only. For official degree requirements, see The University of Alabama undergraduate catalog.