Pre-Music Therapy

Pre-Music Therapy

The music therapy profession employs individuals who are interested in using music to help others. The Pre-Music Therapy program is a pre-professional program which will facilitate entrance into Master’s degree programs in Music Therapy.

Pre-Music Therapy

Students interested in pursuing a career in music therapy should complete the following course of study:

A minor in Psychology including:    
MUS210 Introduction to Music Theory  
MUS220 Music Theory II  
MUS231 Choral Conducting  
MUS308 Music in Its Historical Perspective I  
MUS318W Music in Its Historical Perspective II  
MUS320 Music Theory III  
MUS330 Music Theory IV  
MUS331 Advanced Choral Conducting  

Plus 4 semesters of private instruction in piano or voice;
Plus an additional 4 hours of MUS coursework at the 200 or 300 level.

   
A minor in Psychology including:    
MAT265 Quantitative Methods I  
PSY101 General Psychology  
PSY205 Psychology of Childhood through Adolescence  
PSY208 Adult and Aging Psychology  
PSY285 Psychology of Learning  
PSY370W Personality Theory  
PSY290 or Psychological Tests and Measurements  
Plus additional courses in Biology and Sociology:    
BIO163 Human Anatomy and Physiology I  
BIO264 Human Anatomy and Physiology II  
SOC102 Principles of Sociology  
SOC105 Cultural Anthropology