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  Dec 12, 2017
 
2015-2016 University Catalog archived

Music major leading to BA degree


A major in music leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree requires at least 39 credits as follows:

  1. MUS 121, 161, 162, 201, 202, 261, 365, 473 or 493 (thesis), and completion of one of the following sequences:
    1. History: three courses chosen from MUS 220, 221, 231, 232, 295, and 296; or FILM 285 
    2. Theory-Composition: MUS 361, 362, and 423 
    3. Performance: three credits chosen from applied music courses at the 300-level or above; and six credits chosen from MUS 220, 221, 231, 232, 295, 296, 361, 362, and 423
    4. General: three courses chosen from MUS 205, 210, 221, 222, 231, 232, 295, 325, 326, 361, 362, and FILM 285.
  2. At least four credits of applied study in a primary applied area (in addition to any applied piano courses that may be required in order to complete the piano proficiency requirement)
  3. Enrollment in ensemble courses (108-116) is required every fall and winter term after declaring the music major
  4. Demonstrated piano proficiency by the end of the sophomore year
  5. Concert attendance as required by the department.

 

And completion of one of the following sequences:


2. Primary applied area:


At least four credits of applied study in a primary applied area (in addition to any applied piano courses that may be required in order to complete the piano proficiency requirement)

3. Enrollment in ensemble courses (108-116) is required every fall and winter term after declaring the music major


4. Demonstrated piano proficiency by the end of the sophomore year


5. Concert attendance as required by the department.