Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2021

Music Therapy B.M.T.

Additional requirements are outlined on the Music Therapy Program page and in the Music Department Student Handbook for the student's year and course of study.

For additional information on the Music department, including a faculty listing, please see the Music Department page of this catalog.

Degree Requirements 2019-2020

This program is designed to satisfy the current educational requirements prescribed by the AMTA and NASM. The baccalaureate program of music therapy consists of four (4) years of academic work, followed by a six-month, full-time, off-campus internship. It is designed for those desiring a career in music therapy. Graduates of this program will be eligible to sit for the examination of the Certification Board of Music Therapists (CBMT). Qualified applicants will be eligible to receive the MT-BC credential.

Students who first attended Georgia College in Fall 2019 or Spring 2020 will follow this set of requirements.  Requirements for students who first attended Georgia College in Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 will follow the degree requirements listed further down this page.

Core Areas A-E

Satisfactorily complete core Areas A-E, as listed in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog.

Total Credit Hours:42

Core Area F

Satisfactorily complete each of the following courses:

MUAP 11xxLower-Level Applied Study

4 hours of the same course

MUEN 1000Lower-Level Large Ensemble

4

MUSC 1500Music Theory I

3

MUSC 1501Aural Skills I

1

MUSC 1510Music Theory II

3

MUSC 1511Aural Skills II

1

MUST 2121Music & Recreation

2

Total Credit Hours:18

 

Major Requirements

Satisfactorily complete each of the following courses:

MUST 2110Introduction to Music Therapy

3

MUSC 2500Music Theory III

3

MUSC 2501Aural Skills III

1

MUST 2510Method & Materials I

2

MUSC 2510Music Theory IV

3

MUSC 2511Aural Skills IV

1

MUST 2300Guitar Skills for Rec & Ther I

2

MUST 2400Piano Skills for Rec & Ther I

2

MUST 2520Methods & Materials II

2

MUST 3510Psychology of Music

3

MUST 3520Research in Music

3

MUST 3600Instrumental Survey for MT

3

MUST 4011Mus Ther Principle w/ Children

3

MUST 4110MT Practicum w/Children

1

MUST 4021Music Ther Principles w/Adults

3

MUST 4120MT Practicum with Adults

1

MUST 4030Advanced Practicum

1

MUST 4410Leader in MT & Creative Therap

2

MUST 4420Improvisational Methods in MT

2

MUST 4990Clin Internship Music Therapy

0 - 12

MUSC 3400Intro to Conducting

2

MUSC 3600Music History I

3

MUSC 3610Music History II

3

MUSC 3550Intro to Instru Choral Arrangm

2

PSYC 3200Abnormal Psychology

3

BIOL 2160Human Anatomy and Physiology I

4

MUEN 3xxxUpper-Level Large Ensemble

2

MUAP 31xxUpper-Level Applied Study

2 hours of the same course

Additional Degree Requirements

Satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements listed in the academic policies section of this catalog.

Internship is required prior to graduation, after the completion of all coursework and 180 pre-internship training hours. Students must enroll for at least 1 credit of internship for one semester and must be enrolled in Clinical Internship for each semester in which they are actively in internship.

Music therapy majors must also follow all requirements included in the Department Handbook.

 

Degree Requirements 2020-2021

This program is designed to satisfy the current educational requirements prescribed by the AMTA and NASM. The baccalaureate program of music therapy consists of four (4) years of academic work, followed by a six-month, full-time, off-campus internship. It is designed for those desiring a career in music therapy. Graduates of this program will be eligible to sit for the examination of the Certification Board of Music Therapists (CBMT). Qualified applicants will be eligible to receive the MT-BC credential.

Students who first attended Georgia College in Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 will follow this set of requirements.

Core Areas A-E

Satisfactorily complete core Areas A-E, as listed in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog.

Total Credit Hours:42

Core Area F

Satisfactorily complete each of the following courses:

MUAP 11xxLower-Level Applied Study

4 hours of the same course

MUEN 1000Lower-Level Large Ensemble

4

MUSC 1500Music Theory I

3

MUSC 1501Aural Skills I

1

MUSC 1510Music Theory II

3

MUSC 1511Aural Skills II

1

MUST 2121Music & Recreation

2

Total Credit Hours:18

 

Major Requirements

Satisfactorily complete each of the following courses:

BIOL 2160Human Anatomy and Physiology I

4

MUAP 31xxUpper-Level Applied Study

2 hours of the same course

MUEN 3xxxUpper-Level Large Ensemble

2

MUSC 2500Music Theory III

3

MUSC 2501Aural Skills III

1

MUSC 2510Music Theory IV

3

MUSC 2511Aural Skills IV

1

MUSC 3400Intro to Conducting

2

MUSC 3550Intro to Instru Choral Arrangm

2

MUSC 3600Music History I

3

MUSC 3610Music History II

3

MUST 2110Introduction to Music Therapy

3

MUST 2300Guitar Skills for Rec & Ther I

2

MUST 2400Piano Skills for Rec & Ther I

2

MUST 2510Method & Materials I

2

MUST 2520Methods & Materials II

2

MUST 2990Music Therapy Skills Development

1

MUST 3510Psychology of Music

3

MUST 3520Research in Music

3

MUST 3600Instrumental Survey for MT

3

MUST 4011Mus Ther Principle w/ Children

3

MUST 4021Music Ther Principles w/Adults

3

MUST 4030Advanced Practicum

1

MUST 4110MT Practicum w/Children

1

MUST 4120MT Practicum with Adults

1

MUST 4410Leader in MT & Creative Therap

2

MUST 4420Improvisational Methods in MT

2

MUST 4990Clin Internship Music Therapy

0 - 12

PSYC 3200Abnormal Psychology

3

Total Credit Hours:64

Additional Degree Requirements

Satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements listed in the academic policies section of this catalog.

Internship is required prior to graduation, after the completion of all coursework and 180 pre-internship training hours. Students must enroll for at least 1 credit of internship for one semester and must be enrolled in Clinical Internship for each semester in which they are actively in internship.

Music therapy majors must also follow all requirements included in the Department Handbook.

Total Credit Hours: 124