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Academic Program Guide

Music Performance (Guitar)

ACADEMIC MAP (Effective Summer 2023 and after)

*Please Note: Face-to-face/in-person instruction of this program is available ONLY at the main campus in Tallahassee, FL. This program is NOT available via Online/Distance Learning.*

This map is a term-by-term sample course schedule. The milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep you on course to graduate in four years. The Sample Schedule serves as a general guideline to help you build a full schedule each term. The General Education and Elective courses must be selected to satisfy all area and diversity requirements unless your program meets these requirements with major courses. Milestones are courses and special requirements necessary for timely progress to complete a major. Missing milestones will result in one of two types of map registration stops. The first level (Degree Map off-track) is placed following grade posting if the student has missed a milestone (course and/or GPA) for the first time in the major. If a student is in non-compliance with milestones for two (2) consecutive semesters (excluding summers), a Major Change Required stop is placed on the student's registration.

Admission to this program of study requires a successful audition on classical guitar.

Mapping Coordinator: Dr. Joanna Hunt

Sample Schedule

Term 1 hrs
ENC1101 Freshman Composition3
1st GE Core Mathematics3
MUN2XXX Ensemble course1
MUS1010 Student Recital Attendance0
MUT1111 Basic Theory I3
MUT1241L Sight Singing I1
MVK1111 Class Piano 1
MVS1416 Applied Music 4
Milestones 1
Complete ENC1101 ( ≥ C minus )
Term 2 hrs
ENC2135 Research, Genre, and Context 3
2nd GE Mathematics or Statistics3
MUS1010 Student Recital Attendance0
MUT1112 Basic Theory II3
MUT1242L Sight Singing II1
MVK1111 Class Piano 1
MVS1416 Applied Music 4
MUN2XXXX Ensemble course1
Milestones 2
Complete ENC2135 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete 1st GE Mathematics course ( ≥ C minus )
Term 3 hrs
GE Ethics3
MUL2110 Survey of Music Literature or MUH2512 Music Cultures of the World2
MVK2121 Class Piano 1
MUS1010 Student Recital Attendance0
MUT2116 Basic Theory III3
MUT2246L Sight Singing III1
MVS2426 Applied Music 4
MVS2526 Guitar Repertory 1
Milestones 3
Complete 2nd GE Mathematics or Statistics course ( ≥ C minus )
Complete MUT1111
Complete MUT1241L
Term 4 hrs
MUL2110 Survey of Music Literature or MUH2512 Music Cultures of the World2
MUS1010 Student Recital Attendance0
MUT2117 Basic Theory IV3
MUT2247L Sight Singing IV1
GE Social Science (SIP)3
MVK2121 Sight Singing IV1
MVS2426 Applied Music 4
MVS2526 Guitar Repertory 1
MUS2360 Introduction to Music Technology1
Milestones 4
Complete MUT1112
Complete MUT1242L
Complete at least second semester of MUS1010
Term 5 hrs
MUH3211 Survey of Music History I3
MUN4XXX Ensemble course1
MUS1010 Student Recital Attendance0
MVS3436 Applied Music 4
MVS3536 Guitar Repertory 1
MUG3104 Conducting1
MUL4430 Guitar Literature I2
Milestones 5
Complete MUL2110
Civic Literacy requirement
Term 6 hrs
MUH3212 Survey of Music History II3
Foreign Language course4
MUS1010 Student Recital Attendance0
MUN4XXX Ensemble course1
MVS3436 Applied Music 4
MVS3536 Guitar Repertory 1
MVS3970 Junior Recital 0
MUL4431 Guitar Literature II2
Milestones 6
Request progress check in the College of Music
Term 7 hrs
GE Natural Science3
Foreign Language Course4
MVS4446 Applied Music 4
MVS4546 Guitar Repertory 1
Milestones 7
(no Milestones)
Term 8 hrs
GE Core Natural Science w/ Lab4
GE Requirement3
MVS4446 Applied Music 4
MVS4546 Guitar Repertory 1
MUS4905 Directed Individual Study 2
MVS4971 Senior Recital0
Milestones 8
Apply for Graduation in 1st two weeks

Employment Information
Representative Job Titles Related to this Major: Teacher, Performer/Artist, Author, Music Business Executive, Publication Editor, Music Law/Copyright Lawyer, Music Engineer/Recorder, Conductor, Researcher, Composer, Freelancer, Music Administrator

Representative Employers: Junior Colleges, Conservatories, Colleges, Entertainment Centers, Universities, Recording Studios, Publishers, Record/Music Companies, Law Practice, Private Clubs

International Opportunities: International study is available for all students and may include opportunities for internships or taking course work towards various majors and minors. International study may have an impact on the MAP; therefore, it is important to consult with the academic advisor before participating. Interested students can find information about international study, research, internships, and service opportunities at:

This Map is not a contract, either expressed or implied, between the University and the student, but represents a flexible program of the current curriculum which may be altered from time to time to carry out the academic objectives of the University. The University specifically reserves the right to change, delete or add to any Map at any time within the student’s period of study at the University.

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