STARS Area V: Music

The following are major, pre-professional and elective courses in the College of Arts and Sciences. Equivalent course numbers are only valid at junior and community colleges in the state of Alabama.

Music Composition

UA Course Number Community College Course Number
MUS 115* MUS 111 and MUS 113
MUS 117* MUS 112 and MUS 114
MUS 215* MUS 211 and MUS 213
MUS 217* MUS 212 and MUS 214
MUA 010 (five semesters) MUS 100
MUA 121** MUL 101
MUA 122** MUL 102
MUA 123** MUL 201
MUA 124** MUL 202
Admission to the music major is by audition. For information on the audition process, contact the School of Music, The University of Alabama, Box 870366, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0366 or visit the School of Music website (link).

Music composition majors earn a minimum of eight hours and eight semesters in a single instrument or voice and eight semesters of ensembles.

* Theory credit contingent upon theory assessment exam.
** Eight hours and eight semesters of class piano or MUA 271 (no equivalent) required for composition majors.

Music Performance

UA Course Number Community College Course Number
MUS 115* MUS 111 and MUS 113
MUS 117* MUS 112 and MUS 114
MUS 215* MUS 211 and MUS 213
MUS 217* MUS 212 and MUS 214
MUA 010 (five semesters) MUS 100
MUA 121** MUL 101
MUA 122** MUL 102
MUA 123** MUL 201
MUA 124** MUL 202
Admission to the music major is by audition. For information on the audition process, contact the School of Music, The University of Alabama, Box 870366, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0366 or visit the School of Music website (link).

Music performance majors earn applied music credit in a single instrument (or voice) and in ensembles. Number of credit hours varies depending on track.

* Theory credit contingent upon theory assessment exam.
** Eight hours and eight semesters of class piano or MUA 271 (no equivalent) required for composition majors. Number of credit hours varies depending on performance track.

Music Theory

UA Course Number Community College Course Number
MUS 115* MUS 111 and MUS 113
MUS 117* MUS 112 and MUS 114
MUS 215* MUS 211 and MUS 213
MUS 217* MUS 212 and MUS 214
MUA 010 (five semesters) MUS 100
MUA 121** MUL 101
MUA 122** MUL 102
MUA 123** MUL 201
MUA 124** MUL 202
Admission to the music major is by audition. For information on the audition process, contact the School of Music, The University of Alabama, Box 870366, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0366 or visit the School of Music website (link).

Music theory majors earn a minimum of four hours and four semesters in a single instrument or voice and eight semesters of ensembles.

* Theory credit contingent upon theory assessment exam.
** Eight hours and eight semesters of class piano or MUA 271 (no equivalent) required for composition majors.

Music Therapy

UA Course Number Community College Course Number
MUS 115* MUS 111 and MUS 113
MUS 117* MUS 112 and MUS 114
MUS 215* MUS 211 and MUS 213
MUS 217* MUS 212 and MUS 214
MUA 010 (five semesters) MUS 100
PY 101 PSY 200
BSC 108 BIO 101
BSC 109 BIO 102
Admission to the music major is by audition. For information on the audition process, contact the School of Music, The University of Alabama, Box 870366, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0366 or visit the School of Music website (link).

Music therapy majors earn a minimum of eight hours and four semesters in a single instrument or voice and eight semesters of ensembles.

* Theory credit contingent upon theory assessment exam.

Applied Music

 

UA Course Number Community College Course Number
MUA 170 MUP 131, 132, 231, or 232
MUA 171 MUP 101, 102, 201, or 202
MUA 172 MUP 103, 104, 203, or 204
MUA 174 MUP 111, 112, 211, or 212
MUA 175 MUP 121, 122, 221, or 222
MUA 176 MUP 123, 124, 223, or 224
MUA 177 MUP 125, 126, 225, or 226
MUA 178 MUP 127, 128, 227, or 228
MUA 179 MUP 141, 142, 241, or 242
MUA 180 MUP 151, 152, 251, or 252
MUA 181 MUP 153, 154, 253, or 254
MUA 182 MUP 143, 144, 243, or 244
MUA 183 MUP 145, 146, 245, or 246
MUA 184 MUP 161, 162, 261, or 262
MUA 185 MUP 163, 164, 263, or 264
MUA 186 MUP 171, 172, 271, or 272
MUA 187 MUP 165, 166, 265, or 266
MUA 188 MUP 175, 176, 275, or 276
MUA 189 MUP 181, 182, 281, or 282
MUA 190 MUP 133, 134, 233, or 234

Music Ensembles

UA Course Number Community College Course Number
MUA 150 MUL 194, 195, 294, or 295
MUA 152 MUL 190, 191, 290, or 291
MUA 153 MUL 198, 199, 298, or 299
MUA 154 MUL 190, 191, 290, or 291
MUA 159 MUL 196, 197, 296, or 297
MUA 160 MUL 174, 175, 274, or 275
MUA 162 MUL 180, 181, 280, or 281
Music ensembles are open to all University students by audition. Music majors are expected to enroll for an appropriate ensemble each semester.