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*Students with a piano emphasis must substitute 1 credit of class or private lessons in a secondary area.
Following a music placement exam, students will either be placed in Music Theory I (MUS111) or Music Fundamentals (MUS101). MUS101 does not count toward a music major, music ministry major or minor.
Recommended course for voice emphasis: MUS217 (Vocal Pedagogy) or MUS218 (Vocal Diction).
Recommended course for piano emphasis: MUS214 (Piano Pedagogy) or MUS216 (Survey of Piano Literature).
Recommended course for organ emphasis: MUS222 (Survey of Organ Literature).