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Fisher Center

Undergraduate Program

Sample 5-year Plans

The sample 5-year plans below are modeled after actual course schedules of some recent graduates from the Conservatory. These show just a few of the many possible combinations of instruments and academic majors:

Bassoon/Biology
Composition/Philosophy
Cello/Physics
Flute/Multi-Disciplinary Studies
Piano/Mathematics
Violin/Chinese Language
Violin/Psychology

Bassoon/Biology

Fall
BIO IND FK Independent Research 2.00
CNSV 100 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 110 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 112 Orchestra .00
CNSV 115 Conservatory Seminar I 4.00
FSEM I JL First-Year Seminar I 4.00
MATH 142 A Calculus II 4.00

Spring
BIO 141 B Subcellular Biology 4.00
CNSV 101 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 111 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 113 Orchestral Training/Reper. .00
CNSV 116 Conservatory Seminar II 4.00
FSEM II DS First-Year Seminar II 4.00
MATH 212 Calculus III 4.00

Year 2
Fall
CNSV 100 A Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 108 Aural Skills I 2.00
CNSV 110 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 112 Orchestral Training & Rep .00
CNSV 120 Wind Class 2.00
CNSV 215 B Conservatory Seminar III 4.00
HIST 101 Europe from 1350-1815 4.00
MATH 242 Linear Algebra w/Applications 4.00

Spring
BIO 202 Ecology and Evolution 4.00
CNSV 101 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 109 Aural Skills II 2.00
CNSV 111 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 113 Orchestral Training & Repertoi .00
CNSV 121 Wind Class 2.00
ECON 101 B Introduction to Microeconomics 4.00
SPAN 110 Accelerated First Year Spanish 4.00

Year 3
Fall
BIO 201 Eukaryotic Genetics 4.00
CHEM 141 A Basic Principles of Chemistry 4.00
CHEM 141 LBD Basic Principles of Chemistry .00
CNSV 100 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 110 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 112 Orchestral Training & Rep. .00
CNSV 120 Woodwind Class 2.00
MUS WKSHAII Workshop: Composition 4.00

Spring
BIO 144 Biostatistics 4.00
BIO 316 Tropical Ecology 4.00
CHEM 142 A Basic Prin of Chemistry II 4.00
CHEM 142 A1 Basic Prin of Chemistry II LAB .00
CNSV 101 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 111 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 113 Orchestral Training .00
MUS 265 Lit / Language of Music II 4.00

Year 4
Fall
BIO 208 Biology Seminar 1.00
BIO 405 Immunology 2.00
BIO 415 Adv. Seminar in Ecology 2.00
CNSV 100 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 110 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 112 Orchestral Training & Rep. .00
MATH 211 Intro:Differential Equations 4.00
REL 106 Introduction to Islam 4.00

Spring

BIO 208 Biology Seminar 1.00
BIO 402 FK MC402: Senior Project II 8.00
BIO 408 Biology of Microbiomes 2.00
CNSV 100 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 110 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 112 Orchestral Training & Rep. .00
CNSV 403 Conservatory Project 4.00

Cello/Physics

Year 1
4 transfer credits
Fall
CMSC 113 Intro to Computing: Robotics 4.00
CNSV 100 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 110 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 112 Orchestra .00
CNSV 115 Conservatory Seminar I 4.00
FSEM I AH First-Year Seminar I 4.00
PHYS 141 Introduction to Physics I 4.00

Spring
ART 106 DD Sculpture I 4.00
CNSV 101 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 111 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 113 Orchestral Training/Reper. .00
FSEM II MD First-Year Seminar II 4.00
PHYS 142 Introduction to Physics II 4.00
PHYS 210 Introduction to Electronics 4.00

Year 2
Fall
CNSV 100 A Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 110 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 112 Orchestral Training & Rep .00
CNSV 215 A Conservatory Seminar III 4.00
MATH 212 A Calculus III 4.00
PHYS 321 Modern Physics 4.00
CHI 101 Beginning Chinese I 4.00

Spring
CHI 106 Intensive Chinese 8.00
CNSV 101 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 111 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 113 Orchestral Training & Repertoire .00
ECON 101 A Introduction to Microeconomics 4.00

Summer Session
CHI 206 Intensive Chinese:Qingdao U. 6.00

Year 3
Fall
CHI 315 Chinese Calligraphy 4.00
CNSV 100 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 110 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 112 Orchestral Training & Rep. .00
MATH 312 Advanced Calculus 4.00
PHYS 303 Mechanics 4.00

Spring

CNSV 101 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 111 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 113 Orchestral Training .00
CNSV 216 Conservatory Seminar IV 4.00
MUS 265 Lit / Language of Music II 4.00
PHYS 314 Thermal Physics 4.00

Year 4
Fall
CNSV 100 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 112 Orchestral Training & Rep. .00
CNSV IND A Independent Study:Chamber 2.00
MATH 211 Intro:Differential Equations 4.00
PHYS 312 Electricity/Magnetism 4.00
PHYS T200 MD Advanced Acoustics 4.00

Spring
CNSV 101 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 111 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 113 Orchestra Training/Rep .00
CNSV 116 Conservatory Seminar II 4.00
PHYS 403 Quantum Mechanics 4.00
PHYS T300 MD Acoustical Physics Tutorial 2.00
SHP 223 Physical Science After Newton 4.00

Year 5
Fall
CNSV 100 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 110 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 112 Orchestral Training & Rep. .00
HR 101 Introduction to Human Rights 4.00
MUS 264 Lit / Language of Music I 4.00
PHYS 401 MD MC401: Senior Project I .00

Spring

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Composition/Philosophy

Year 1
Fall
CNSV 100 Composition Tutorial 4.00
CNSV 115 Conservatory Seminar I 4.00
FSEM I RC First-Year Seminar I 4.00
GER 101 FB Beginning German I 4.00

Spring
CNSV 101 Composition Tutorial 4.00
CNSV 116 Conservatory Seminar II 4.00
CNSV 315 Music, Language and Mind 4.00
FSEM II RC2 First-Year Seminar II 4.00
GER 102 Beginning German II 4.00

Year 2
Fall
CNSV 100 Composition Tutorial 4.00
CNSV 215 Conservatory Seminar III 4.00
GER 201 A Intermediate German I 4.00
GER 309 Goethe's Faust 4.00
HIST 101 The Making of Europe to 1815 4.00

Spring
CNSV 101 Composition Tutorial 4.00
CNSV IND C Ind Stdy - Species Counterpoin 4.00
GER 202 Intermediate German II 4.00
LIT 290 History of English Language 4.00
PHIL 237 A Symbolic Logic 4.00

Year 3
Fall
CNSV 102 Composition Tutorial 4.00
CNSV 104 Secondary Piano 2.00
CNSV 109 Aural Skills II 2.00
GER 303 Grimms Marchen 4.00
MUS 276 Introduction to Opera 4.00

Spring
CNSV 103 JT Composition Tutorial 4.00
CNSV 105 Secondary Piano 2.00
CNSV 311 Advanced Musicianship 2.00
GER 320 Modern German Prose 4.00
PHIL 371 The Philosophy of Kant 4.00

Year 4
Fall
CNSV 102 Composition Tutorial 4.00
MUS 264 Lit / Language of Music I 4.00
PHIL 350 Pragmatism 4.00
PHIL IND GH Aristotle 4.00

Spring
BIO 142 Organismal Biology 4.00
CNSV 103 Composition Tutorial 4.00
PHIL 248 Hume & Philosophy of Science 4.00
PHIL 331 Advanced Symbolic Logic 4.00

Year 5
Fall
ANTH 250 Reading Baseball as Metaphor 4.00
CNSV 102 Composition Tutorial 4.00
MATH 261 Proofs and Fundamentals 4.00
PHIL 230 Philosophy and the Arts .00
PHIL 403 Philosophy Research Seminar 4.00
PHIL 401 GH MC401: Senior Project I .00

Spring
CNSV 103 Composition Tutorial 4.00
CNSV 299 Syntax of Natural Language 4.00
PHIL 271 Topics:Philosophy of Language 4.00
PHIL 402 RM MC402: Senior Project II 8.00

Flute/Multidisciplinary Studies

Year 1
Fall
CNSV 100 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 110 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 112 Orchestra .00
CNSV 115 Conservatory Seminar I 4.00
FSEM I HG First-Year Seminar I 4.00
REL 117 Hindu Religious Traditions 4.00


Spring
CNSV 101 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 111 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 113 Orchestra .00
CNSV 116 Conservatory Seminar II 4.00
FSEM II HG First-Year Seminar II 4.00
MUS 265 Lit / Language of Music II 4.00


Year 2
Fall
CNSV 100 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 110 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 112 Orchestra .00
CNSV 215 Conservatory Seminar III 4.00
FREN 201 Intermediate French I 4.00
MUS 377 Music of Johann Sebastian Bach 4.00

Spring
CNSV 101 Studio Instruction 4.00
FREN 203 Intermediate French III 4.00
MUS 369 Prokofiev & Shostakovich 4.00
PHYS 116 Acoustics 4.00


Year 3
Fall
CNSV 100 A Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 110 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 112 Orchestral Training & Rep .00
CNSV 120 Wind Class 2.00
CNSV 216 Conservatory Seminar IV 4.00
FREN 201 Intermediate French I 4.00
MUS 379 Music of Debussy and Ravel 4.00


Spring
ARTH 265 Dada and Surrealism 4.00
CNSV 101 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 113 Orchestral Training & Repertoi .00
FREN T200 OC French Music Tutorial 2.00
MUS 290 Death Set to Music 4.00
PSY 103 A Introduction to Psychology 4.00


Year 4
Fall
CNSV 100 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 110 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 112 Orchestral Training & Rep. .00
FREN T300 PL French Symbolist Poetry/Music 4.00
HR 245 Humanism/Antihumanism:France 4.00
MUS 254A Pronuncia/Diction:Singers I 4.00


Spring
ARTH 360 Fin de Siecle 4.00
CNSV 101 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 113 Orchestral Training .00
HIST 124 France/Empire:Early Mod World 4.00
MULT 401 PL MC 401: Senior Project I .00


Year 5
Fall
CNSV 100 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 112 Orchestral Training & Rep. .00
LIT 2156 Romantic Lit:Writing & British 4.00
MULT 402 PL MC 402: Senior Project II 8.00
MUS WKSHN "Hands-on" Music History 4.00


Spring
CNSV 101 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV IND A Independent Study: Chamber 2.00
CNSV IND B Independent Study:Orchestra 2.00
PHIL 237 Symbolic Logic 4.00

Piano/Mathematics

Year 1
Fall
ARC 105 B Writing Essays 2.00
CNSV 100 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 115 Conservatory Seminar I 4.00
CNSV 211 Alexander Technique/Musicians .00
FSEM I MD First-Year Seminar I 4.00
MATH 141 B Calculus I 4.00


Spring
CNSV 101 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 111 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 116 Conservatory Seminar II 4.00
CNSV 211 Alexander Technique/Musicians .00
CNSV 315 Music, Language and Mind .00
FSEM II LP First-Year Seminar II 4.00
MATH 142 Calculus II 4.00
PS 104 International Relations 4.00


Year 2
Fall
CNSV 100 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 110 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 211 Alexander Technique/Musicians .00
MATH 212 A Calculus III 4.00
MATH 242 Linear Algebra w/Applications 4.00
PHYS 321 Modern Physics 4.00


Spring
CNSV 101 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 111 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 211 Alexander Technique/Musicians .00
ECON 105 Foundations:Finance & Inv'ment 4.00
HIST 127 Intro Modern Japanese History 4.00
MATH 235 Discrete Mathematics .00
MATH 261 Proofs and Fundamentals 4.00
MATH 275 Probability and Statistics .00


Year 3
Fall
CMSC 141 Object Oriented Programming 4.00
CNSV 100 A Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 110 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 215 A Conservatory Seminar III 4.00
MATH 211 Intro:Differential Equations 4.00
MUS 264 Lit / Language of Music I 4.00



Spring
CNSV 101 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 111 Chamber Music .00
MATH 319 Probability and Statistics 4.00
MATH 332 Abstract Algebra 4.00
MUS 265 Lit / Language of Music II 4.00
PHIL 108 Introduction to Philosophy 4.00


Year 4
Fall
CMSC 201 Data Structures 4.00
CNSV 100 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 110 Chamber Music .00
MATH 361 Real Analysis 4.00
MATH 401 CG MC401: Senior Project I .00


Spring
CNSV 101 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 216 Conservatory Seminar IV 4.00
LIT 328 Ideology/Politics in Mod Liter 4.00
MATH 362 Complex Analysis 4.00
MATH 402 CG MC402: Senior Project II 8.00


Summer Session
BGIA 301 Core Seminar 3.00
BGIA 360 Architecture:Internat'l Affair 3.00


Year 5
Fall
CMSC 327 Distributed Systems 4.00
CNSV 100 Studio Instruction 4.00
ECON 201 Intermediate Microeconomics 4.00

Spring
CNSV 101 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 111 Chamber Music .00
ECON 317 Industrial Organization 4.00
ECON 329 Econometrics 4.00
PSY 271 Judgment & Decision Making 4.00

Violin/Chinese Language

Year I
Fall
CNSV 100 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 110 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 115 Conservatory Seminar I 4.00
CNSV 211 Alexander Technique/Musicians 1.00
FSEM I B/R First-Year Seminar I 4.00
MUS 108B Ensemble: Contemporary 1.00
PSY 103 B Introduction to Psychology 4.00


Spring
CNSV 101 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 111 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 113 Orchestra .00
CNSV 116 Conservatory Seminar II 4.00
CNSV 211 Alexander Technique/Musicians 1.00
FSEM II JRB First-Year Seminar II 4.00
MATH 212 Calculus III 4.00


Year 2
Fall
CNSV 100 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 110 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 112 Orchestra .00
CNSV 211 Alexander Technique/Musicians 1.00
MATH 242 Linear Algebra w/Applications 4.00
CHI 101 Beginning Chinese I 4.00


Spring
CHI 106 Intensive Chinese 8.00
CNSV 101 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 111 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 113 Orchestral Training/Reper. .00
CNSV 211 Alexander Technique/Musicians 1.00
CNSV IND A Independent Study: Chamber 2.00
HIST 2530 China in Revolution 4.00


Year 3
Fall
CHI 201 Intermediate Chinese I 4.00
CHI 230 Modern Chinese Fiction 4.00
CNSV 100 A Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 110 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 112 Orchestral Training & Rep .00
PHIL 107 Infor'l Logic/ Crit'l Reason'g 4.00


Spring
CHI 202 Intermediate Chinese II 4.00
CNSV 101 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 111 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 113 Orchestral Training & Repertoi .00
CNSV 220 Music, Language, & Mind 4.00
LIT 201 Survey of Linguistics 4.00
MUS 265 Lit / Language of Music II 4.00


Year 4
Fall
Semester of study abroad/China

Spring
CHI 208 Forbidden Best Sellers 4.00
CHI T300 LHY Modern Chi Lit Tutorial 2.00
CNSV 101 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 111 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 113 Orchestral Training .00
CNSV 216 Conservatory Seminar IV 4.00
SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish I 4.00


Year 5
Fall
CNSV 100 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 110 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 112 Orchestral Training & Rep. .00
CNSV 215 B Conserv Sem III:Species Cntpt 4.00
SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish II 4.00
ASIA 401 AS MC401: Senior Project I .00

Spring

ASIA 402 AS MC402 Senior Project 8.00
CNSV 101 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 111 Chamber Music

Violin/Psychology

Year 1
Fall
ARC 104 Intensive ESL 4.00
CNSV 100 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV IND A Independent Study: Chamber 2.00
CNSV IND B Independent Study:Orchestra 2.00
DAN 103 LB Introduction to Dance 1.00
DAN 103 SO Introduction to Dance 1.00
FSEM I CZ First-Year Seminar I 4.00

Spring
ARC 104 A Intensive ESL 4.00
CNSV 101 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV IND A Independent Study: Chamber 2.00
CNSV IND B Independent Study: Orchestra 2.00
FSEM II CZ First-Year Seminar II 4.00
MUS WKSHB Workshop: Performance Class 2.00

Year 2
Fall
CNSV 100 A Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 115 Conservatory Seminar I 4.00
MUS 379 Music of Debussy and Ravel 4.00
MUS WKSHB Workshop: Performance Class 2.00
PSY 103 B Introduction to Psychology 4.00

Spring
CNSV 101 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 113 Orchestral Training & Repertoi .00
CNSV 116 Conservatory Seminar II 4.00
MUS WKSHB Workshop: Performance Class 2.00
PSY 216 Developmental Psychology 4.00
REL 261 Women in Buddhism 4.00

Year 3
Fall
CNSV 100 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 110 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 112 Orchestral Training & Rep. .00
CNSV 215 B Conservatory Seminar III 4.00
MUS 264 Lit / Language of Music I 4.00
MUS WKSHB Workshop: Performance Class 4.00
PSY 203 C Statistics for Psychology 4.00

Spring
CNSV 101 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 113 Orchestral Training .00
CNSV 216 Conservatory Seminar IV 4.00
MUS WKSHB Workshop: Performance Class 2.00
PSY 204 B Research Methods in Psychology 4.00
PSY 210 Development & Psychopathology 4.00

Year 4
Fall
CNSV 100 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 110 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 112 Orchestral Training & Rep. .00
HIST 181 Jews in the Modern World 4.00
MUS T300 GR Tutorial - Violin Repertoire 2.00
PSY 240 Social Psychology 4.00
PSY 348 Work/Legacy of Stanley Milgram 4.00

Spring
CNSV 101 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 111 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 113 Orchestra Training/Rep .00
CNSV T200 EK Violin & Orchestral Practice 1.00
LIT 261 Growing Up Victorian 4.00
MUS 265 Lit / Language of Music II 4.00
MUS T300 LGR Violin/Bassoon Repertoire Tut. 2.00
PSY 337 Psych:Prejudice/Stereotyping 4.00

Year 5
Fall
CNSV 100 Studio Instruction 4.00
CNSV 110 Chamber Music .00
CNSV 112 Orchestral Training & Rep. .00
CNSV 204 Performance Practice Wksp. 2.00