Music Therapy, B.S.

Sample Degree Map

The Music Therapy, B.S. degree is designed to provide academic, clinical and professional preparation necessary for a career in the music therapy profession. Upon completion of all degree requirements, students are eligible for professional membership in the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA), to sit for the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT), and to become a Board Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC). All music therapy students are advised to minor in Psychology.

The State University of New York at Fredonia is committed to doing our part to provide each student a clear path to graduation. This four-year degree plan is a sample map for fulfilling requirements in the major, the Fredonia Foundations (FF), and other supporting courses. The pathway that you take to your degree may differ somewhat from this illustration, depending on where you start and the detours and side trips you may take along the way. If you are committed to completing your degree in four years, we encourage you to consider signing up for the Fredonia in 4 program. For complete information about this degree program, please consult the university catalog at www.fredonia.edu/catalog

Sample Degree Plan

First Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
MUTY 115 Introduction to Music Therapy 2
MUED 210 Guitar Class 1
MUS 100 Recital Seminar 0
MUS 105 Applied Major Instrument 2
MUS 113 Voice Class 1
MUS 117 Piano Class 1
MUS 120 Concert Attendance 0
MUS 121 Aural Skills I 2
MUS 123 Music Theory I 3
PSY 129 Intro to Psychology 3
Ensemble 1
TOTAL 16

Spring Semester

Course Credits
MUTY 112 Clinical Observation and Seminar 1
MUTY 116 Orientation to Clinical MT 2
MUED 211 Guitar 1
MUS 100 Recital Seminar 0
MUS 106 Applied Major Instrument 2
MUS 115 Music Appreciation 3
MUS 118 Piano Class 2
MUS 120 Concert Attendance 0
MUS 122 Aural Skills II 2
MUS 124 Music Theory II 3
Ensemble 1
TOTAL 17

Second Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
MUTY 211 Clinical Placement and Seminar I 1
MUTY 215 Music Therapy Repertoire 2
MUS 120 Concert Attendance 0
MUS 200 Recital Seminar 0
MUS 205 Applied Major Instrument 2
MUS 217 Piano Class 1
MUS 221 Aural Skills III 2
MUS 223 Music Theory III 3
MUS 231 Conducting I 2
PSY 200 Statistics 3
Ensemble 1
 
TOTAL 17

Spring Semester

Course Credits
MUTY 212 Clinical Placement and Seminar II 1
MUTY 314 Impact of Music on Human Health & Behavior 2
MUS 120 Concert Attendance 0
MUS 200 Recital Seminar 0
MUS 206 Applied Major Instrument 2
MUS 218 Piano Class 1
MUS 222 Aural Skills IV 2
MUS 224 Music Theory IV 3
MUS 263 Music History in West Civ I 3
Ensemble 1
FF Course 3
TOTAL 18

Third Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
MUTY 264 Music History in West Civ II 3
MUTY 311 Clinical Placement and Seminar III 1
MUTY 315 Methods of Music Therapy 2
MUTY 317 Piano Class 1
MUS 042 African Drumming-Beg/non-maj .5
MUS 109 Harp, OR 1
MUS 119 Free Improvisation
PSY 356 Psychological Disorders 3
FF Course 3
FF Course 3
TOTAL 17.5

Spring Semester

Course Credits
MUTY 312 Clinical Placement and Seminar IV 1
MUTY 316 Principles of Music Therapy 2
MUS 318 Music Therapy Piano Class 1
PHED 127 Yoga 2
PSY 351 Physiological Psychology, OR 3
PSY 361 Cognitive Neuroscience
FF Course 3
FF Course 3
FF Course 3
 
TOTAL 18

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
MUTY 411 Clinical Placement and Seminar V 1
MUTY 416 Music Therapy Internship Seminar 1
MUED 291 Technology in Music 2
PSY 447 Introduction to Counseling 3
PSY xxx Developmental Psychology Course 3
FF Course 3
FF Course 3
TOTAL 16

Spring Semester

Course Credits
MUTY 450 Internship in Music Therapy 4
 
 
 
 
 
 
TOTAL 4

GRAND TOTAL: 123.5

This Sample Degree Map is based on the requirements published in the University Catalog.

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