Bachelor of Arts in Music

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Music Major Core

  • THEORY CORE – (4 Terms, 16 Hours – Theory and Musicianship)
    • MUSC 1201 Theory I (2), MUSC 1203 Theory II (2)
    • MUSC 2201 Theory III (2), MUSC 2203 Theory IV (2)
    • MUSC 1202 Musicianship Skills I (2), MUSC 1204 Musicianship Skills II (2)
    • MUSC 2202 Musicianship Skills III (2), MUSC 2204 Musicianship Skills IV (2)
  • MUSIC SEMINAR – (2 Terms , 2 Hours – History, Styles, Performance, Vocabulary)
    • MUSC 1301 Music Seminar I (1), MUSC 1302 Music Seminar I (1)
  • HISTORY AND REPERTOIRE  (2 Terms, 6 hours)
    • MUSC 3301 History and Literature of Music I (3), MUSC 3302 History and Literature of Music II (3)
  • PRIMARY INSTRUMENT PRIVATE LESSONS (8 Terms, 8 Hours)
    • MUSC 1551 (1), MUSC 1552 (1)
    • MUSC 2551 (1), MUSC 2552 (1)
    • MUSC 3551 (1), MUSC 3552 (1)
    • MUSC 4551 (1), MUSC 4552 (1)
  • ENSEMBLE REQUIREMENT
    • Major Ensemble (8 Terms, 8 Hours)
    • Minor Ensemble (4 Terms, 4 Hours)
  • SENIOR CAPSTONE
    • MUSC 4790 Senior Capstone in Music (2)

Required Electives

  • (Choose 11 hours from the following)
    • MUSC 4310 – 20th Century Music (3)
    • MUSC 3210 – Form and Analysis  (3)
    • MUSC 3710 – Conducting (3)
    • MUSC 3701 – Music Technology (3)
    • MUSC 2430 – Vocal Methods (0.5)
    • MUSC 2410 – Piano Methods (0.5)
    • MUSC 2101 – Music of World’s Cultures (3)
    • MUSC 2420 – String Methods (0.5)
    • MUSC 2421 – Woodwind Methods  (0.5)
    • MUSC 2422 – Brass Methods  (0.5)
    • MUSC 2423 – Percussion Methods  (0.5)
    • MUSC 3401 – Elem School Music Methods  (2)
    • MUSC 3403 – Elem School Music Methods  (2)
    • MUSC 3405 – Elem School Music Methods   (2)
    • MUSC 3700 – Recital (0.5)
    • MUSC 4210 – Orchestration and Arranging (3)
    • (Additional applied study-can count no more than 4 sh)

Additional Requirements

  • Piano Proficiency – pass exam or take piano class
  • Recital Attendance (0) – every term