May 14, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

Music: Music Therapy, B.M.

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General Education (34 hours)

(see Certified General Education Courses   for list of approved courses) 

Rhetoric and Writing: (6 hours)

  • Two approved courses in rhetoric and writing 

Fine Arts and Humanities (12 hours)

  • Complete one approved course in each subcategory 

Historical Understanding (3 hours)

Literature (3 hours)

Thoughts, Values and Beliefs (3 hours)

Visual and Performing Arts (3 hours)

Natural Sciences: (4 hours)

  • One approved natural science course including a laboratory component  

Behavioral and Social Sciences: (6 hours)

Mathematics: (3 hours)

  • One approved mathematics course  

Non-Western Culture: (3 hours)

Additional Requirements for all Music Therapy Majors:

Electives to complete 124 hours 

Successful completion of Continuation Standards is prerequisite to enrollment in upper-division music courses and Music Therapy concentration courses. 

All course work must be completed prior to enrolling in MUS 4830  Music Therapy Internship.  

Seminar is required each semester of residence. A minimum of 8 semesters with a grade of Satisfactory is required. 

Music Therapy majors are required to present a half-recital or full-recital in the senior year (MUS 4920 ). The student must be registered for the appropriate applied course the semester of the recital. 

For graduation: 2.75 average cumulative, including 2.75 average at UTC and 2.75 average in major and related courses with no grade lower than C. 

Minimum of 39 hours of 3000 and 4000 level courses 

See Degree and Graduation Requirements   for additional requirements. 

#Also satisfies General Education requirement. 

**Not required if guitar is the principal instrument. 

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