Bachelor of Music in Musicology (4 years)

Bachelor of Music in Musicology (4 years)

Offered by the Conservatory of Music
Offered by the Conservatory of Music

Description

  

Identity​

Becoming Part of the Program

Identity​

Thomasian Graduate Attributes

The University of Santo Tomas, in pursuit of truth, guided by reason and illumined by faith, dedicates herself to the generation, advancement, and transmission of knowledge to form competent and compassionate professionals committed to the service of the Church, the nation, and the global community.

I am a Thomasian. I carry the SEAL of Thomasian education. I am a Servant leader, an Effective communicator and collaborator, an Analytical and creative thinker, and a Lifelong learner. With Christ at the center of my formation as a Thomasian, I am expected to demonstrate the following Thomasian Graduate Attributes (ThoGAs): 

SERVANT LEADER 

  • Show leadership abilities to promote advocacies for life, freedom, justice, and solidarity in the service of the family, the local and global communities, the Church, and the environment. 
  • Implement relevant projects and activities that speak of Christian compassion to the poor and the marginalized in order to raise their quality of life. 
  • Show respect for the human person, regardless of race, religion, age, and gender. 

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR AND COLLABORATOR 

  • Express oneself clearly, correctly, and confidently in various environments, contexts, and technologies of human interaction.
  • Work productively with individuals or groups from diverse cultures and demographics. 
  • Show profound respect for individual differences and/or uniqueness as members of God’s creation. 

ANALYTICAL AND CREATIVE THINKER 

  • Show judiciousness and resourcefulness in making personal and professional decisions. 
  • Engage in research undertakings that respond to societal issues. 
  • Express personal and professional insights through an ethical and evidence-based approach. 

LIFELONG LEARNER 

  • Engage in reflective practice to ensure disciplinal excellence and professional development. 
  • Exhibit preparedness and interest for continuous upgrading of competencies required by the profession or area of specialization. 
  • Manifest fidelity to the teachings of Christ, mediated by the Catholic Church, in the continuous deepening of faith and spirituality in dealing with new life situations and challenges. 
Thomasian Core Values

Competence

Commitment

Compassion

Program Intended Learning Outcomes

Becoming Part of the Program

Application

Application Period: July to December of each year

Application Website

Release of Results: January 28 of the following year

Fees

Go to THIS PAGE and look for the “Conservatory of Music” tab for the tuition fees.

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Student Experience and Support

Student Experience and Support

  

The University of Santo Tomas provides student services that cater to academic, spiritual, and wellness concerns of students. These support units are found in the different parts of the campus and can be accessed by Thomasians. When the University shifted to distance learning, the services also transitioned to online services to continue addressing the needs of Thomasians.

Program Curriculum (New)​

Program Curriculum (New)

Effectivity: A.Y. 2022-2023

This curriculum may have some changes upon the availability of new guidelines.

Program Schedule
Year
First Term 
(August – December)
Second Term
(January – May)
Special Term
(June – July)
1
/
/
none
2
/
/
none
3
/
/
none
4
/
/
none
First Year - 2 Terms
First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 1
Applied Major 1
0
2
2
 
APP MIN 1
Applied Minor 1
0
1
1
 
MUS 901
Music Theory 1 with Keyboard/Fretboard
3
0
3
 
MUS 902
Sight-Singing and Dictation 1
2
0
2
 
MUS 903
Large Ensemble 1
2
0
2
 
MUS 908
History and Literature of Western Art Music 1
3
0
3
 
MUS 9016
Philippine Music
3
0
3
 
NSTP 1
National Service Training Program 1
0
3
3
 
PATH-FIT
Human Enhancement
2
0
2
 
PURPCOM
Purposive Communication
3
0
3
 
THY 1
Christian Vision of the Human Person
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
21
6
27
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 2
Applied Major 2
0
2
2
APP MAJ 1
APP MIN 2
Applied Minor 2
0
1
1
APP MIN 1
MUS 905
Large Ensemble 2
2
0
2
 
MUS 906
Music Theory 2 with Keyboard/Fretboard
3
0
3
 
MUS 907
Sight-Singing and Dictation 2
2
0
2
 
MUS 9012
History and Literature of Western Art Music 2
3
0
3
 
MUS 9019
Asian Music
3
0
3
 
NSTP 2
National Service Training Program 2
0
3
3
NSTP 1
PATH-FIT
Fitness Exercises for Specific Sports
2
0
2
 
READ_PH
Readings in Philippine History
3
0
3
 
THY 2
Christian Vision of Marriage and Family
3
0
3
THY 1
UND_SELF
Understanding the Self
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
24
6
30
 
Second Year - 2 Terms
First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 3
Applied Major 3
0
2
2
APP MAJ 2
APP MIN 3
Applied Minor 3
0
1
1
APP MIN 2
CONTEM_W
The Contemporary World
3
0
3
GE ELEC I
Elective I
3
0
3
MUS 909
Large Ensemble 3
2
0
2
MUS 9010
Music Theory 3 with Keyboard/Fretboard
3
0
3
MUS 9011
Sight-Singing and Dictation 3
2
0
2
MUS 9017
History and Literature of Western Art Music 3
3
0
3
MUS 9022
World Music
3
0
3
PATH-FIT
Physical Activities Towards Health and Fitness in Dance
2
0
2
THY 3
Christian Vision of the Church in Society
3
0
3
THY 2
TOTAL
24
3
27

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 4
Applied Major 4
0
2
2
APP MAJ 3
APP MIN 4
Applied Minor 4
0
1
1
APP MIN 3
MATH_MW
Mathematics in the Modern World
3
0
3
MUS 9013
Large Ensemble 4
2
0
2
MUS 9014
Music Theory 4 with Keyboard/Fretboard (Counterpoint)
3
0
3
MUS 9015
Sight-Singing and Dictation 4
2
0
2
MUS 9020
History and Literature of Western Art Music 4
3
0
3
MUS 9039
Principles of Music Education
3
0
3
PATH-FIT
Physical Activities Towards Health and Fitness in Sports
2
0
2
THY 4
Living the Christian Vision in the Contemporary World
3
0
3
THY 3
TOTAL
21
3
24
Third Year - 2 Terms
First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 5
Applied Major 5
0
2
2
APP MAJ 4
FIL 2
Panimulang Pagsasalin
3
0
3
 
FL 1
Foreign Language 1
3
0
3
 
LIT 1
The Great Works
3
0
3
 
METH
Methods in Ethnomusicology
3
0
3
 
MSGY
Musicology
3
0
3
 
MUS 9018
Forms and Analysis 1
3
0
3
 
MUS 9036
Fundamentals of Conducting
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
18
2
20
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 6
Applied Major 6
0
2
2
APP MAJ 5
ART_APP
Art Appreciation
3
0
3
 
FL 2
Foreign Language 2
3
0
3
 
MUSEL 1
Music Elective 1
2
0
2
 
MUS 9021
Forms and Analysis 2
3
0
3
 
MUS 9037
Sacred Music 1
2
0
2
 
STEMU 1
Special Topics in Ethnomusicology
3
0
3
 
STMH 1
Special Topics in Music History 1
3
0
3
 
STS
Science, Technology and Society
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
22
2
24
 
Fourth Year - 2 Terms
First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 7
Applied Major 7
0
2
2
APP MAJ 6
ETHICS
Ethics
3
0
3
 
GE ELEC II
Elective II
3
0
3
 
LIWORIZ
Life and Works of Rizal
3
0
3
 
MUSEL 2
Music Elective 2
2
0
2
 
MUS 9023
Principles of Music Composition
3
0
3
 
MUS 9038
Sacred Music 2
2
0
2
 
MUS 9071
Community Outreach 1
1
0
1
 
STEMU 2
Special Topics in Ethnomusicology 2
3
0
3
 
STMH 2
Special Topics in Music History
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
23
2
25
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 8
Applied Major 8
0
2
2
APP MAJ 7
FL 2
Foreign Language 2
3
0
3
 
GE ELEC III
Elective III
3
0
3
 
MUSEL 3
Music Elective 3
2
0
2
 
MUSEL 4
Music Elective 4
2
0
2
 
MUS 9043
Essentials of Entrepreneurship in Music
1
0
1
 
MUS 9072
Community Outreach 2
1
0
1
 
STEMU 3
Special Topics in Ethnomusicology 3
3
0
3
 
STMH 3
Special Topics in Music History 3
3
0
3
 
THESIS
Thesis
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
21
2
23
 

Effectivity: A.Y. 2018-2019

This curriculum may have some changes upon the availability of new guidelines.

Program Schedule
Year
First Term 
(August – December)
Second Term
(January – May)
Special Term
(June – July)
1
/
/
none
2
/
/
none
3
/
/
none
4
/
/
none
First Year - 2 Terms
First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 1
Applied Major 1
0
2
2
 
APP MIN 1
Applied Minor 1
0
1
1
 
MUS 901
Music Theory 1 with Keyboard/Fretboard
3
0
3
 
MUS 902
Sight-Singing and Dictation 1
2
0
2
 
MUS 903
Large Ensemble 1
2
0
2
 
MUS 908
History and Literature of Western Art Music 1
3
0
3
 
MUS 9016
Philippine Music
3
0
3
 
NSTP 1
National Service Training Program 1
0
3
3
 
PATH-FIT
Human Enhancement
2
0
2
 
PURPCOM
Purposive Communication
3
0
3
 
THY 1
Christian Vision of the Human Person
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
21
6
27
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 2
Applied Major 2
0
2
2
APP MAJ 1
APP MIN 2
Applied Minor 2
0
1
1
APP MIN 1
MUS 905
Large Ensemble 2
2
0
2
 
MUS 906
Music Theory 2 with Keyboard/Fretboard
3
0
3
 
MUS 907
Sight-Singing and Dictation 2
2
0
2
 
MUS 9012
History and Literature of Western Art Music 2
3
0
3
 
MUS 9019
Asian Music
3
0
3
 
NSTP 2
National Service Training Program 2
0
3
3
NSTP 1
PATH-FIT
Fitness Exercises for Specific Sports
2
0
2
 
READ_PH
Readings in Philippine History
3
0
3
 
THY 2
Christian Vision of Marriage and Family
3
0
3
THY 1
UND_SELF
Understanding the Self
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
24
6
30
 
Second Year - 2 Terms
First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 3
Applied Major 3
0
2
2
APP MAJ 2
APP MIN 3
Applied Minor 3
0
1
1
APP MIN 2
CONTEM_W
The Contemporary World
3
0
3
 
MUS 909
Large Ensemble 3
2
0
2
 
MUS 9010
Music Theory 3 with Keyboard/Fretboard
3
0
3
 
MUS 9011
Sight-Singing and Dictation 3
2
0
2
 
MUS 9017
History and Literature of Western Art Music 3
3
0
3
 
MUS 9022
World Music
3
0
3
 
PATH-FIT
Physical Activities Towards Health and Fitness in Dance
2
0
2
 
THY 3
Christian Vision of the Church in Society
3
0
3
THY 2
TOTAL
 
21
3
24
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 4
Applied Major 4
0
2
2
APP MAJ 3
APP MIN 4
Applied Minor 4
0
1
1
APP MIN 3
MATH_MW
Mathematics in the Modern World
3
0
3
 
MUS 9013
Large Ensemble 4
2
0
2
 
MUS 9014
Music Theory 4 with Keyboard/Fretboard (Counterpoint)
3
0
3
 
MUS 9015
Sight-Singing and Dictation 4
2
0
2
 
MUS 9020
History and Literature of Western Art Music 4
3
0
3
 
MUS 9039
Principles of Music Education
3
0
3
 
PATH-FIT
Physical Activities Towards Health and Fitness in Sports
2
0
2
 
THY 4
Living the Christian Vision in the Contemporary World
3
0
3
THY 3
TOTAL
 
21
3
24
 
Third Year - 2 Terms
First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 5
Applied Major 5
0
2
2
APP MAJ 4
FIL 1
Konstekstuwalisadong Komunikasyon sa Filipino
3
0
3
 
FL 1
Foreign Language 1
3
0
3
 
LIT 1
The Great Works
3
0
3
 
METH
Methods in Ethnomusicology
3
0
3
 
MSGY
Musicology
3
0
3
 
MUS 9018
Forms and Analysis 1
3
0
3
 
MUS 9036
Fundamentals of Conducting
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
21
2
23
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 6
Applied Major 6
0
2
2
APP MAJ 5
ART_APP
Art Appreciation
3
0
3
 
FIL 2
Panimulang Pagsasalin
3
0
3
FIL 1
FL 2
Foreign Language 2
3
0
3
 
MUSEL 1
Music Elective 1
2
0
2
 
MUS 9021
Forms and Analysis 2
3
0
3
 
MUS 9037
Sacred Music 1
2
0
2
 
STEMU 1
Special Topics in Ethnomusicology
3
0
3
 
STMH 1
Special Topics in Music History 1
3
0
3
 
STS
Science, Technology and Society
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
25
2
27
 
Fourth Year - 2 Terms
First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 7
Applied Major 7
0
2
2
APP MAJ 6
ETHICS
Ethics
3
0
3
 
LIWORIZ
Life and Works of Rizal
3
0
3
 
MUSEL 2
Music Elective 2
2
0
2
 
MUS 9023
Principles of Music Composition
3
0
3
 
MUS 9038
Sacred Music 2
2
0
2
 
MUS 9071
Community Outreach 1
1
0
1
 
STEMU 2
Special Topics in Ethnomusicology 2
3
0
3
 
STMH 2
Special Topics in Music History
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
20
2
22
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 8
Applied Major 8
0
2
2
APP MAJ 7
FL 2
Foreign Language 2
3
0
3
 
MUSEL 3
Music Elective 3
2
0
2
 
MUSEL 4
Music Elective 4
2
0
2
 
MUS 9043
Essentials of Entrepreneurship in Music
1
0
1
 
MUS 9072
Community Outreach 2
1
0
1
 
STEMU 3
Special Topics in Ethnomusicology 3
3
0
3
 
STMH 3
Special Topics in Music History 3
3
0
3
 
THESIS
Thesis
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
18
2
20
 

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