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  Sep 22, 2017
 
2017-2018 University Catalog

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, 163, 164, 201, 202, 261, 262, 365, 473 or 493 (thesis)
  2. Completion of one of the following sequences:
    1. History: three courses chosen from MUS 220, 221, 231, 232, 285 (FILM 285), 295, and 296
    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 210, 220, 221, 231, 232, 295, 296, 325, 326, 327, 361, 362, and 423
    4. General: three courses chosen from MUS 205, 210, 221, 222, 231, 232, 285 (FILM 285), 295, 325, 326, 361, and 362.
  3. 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)
  4. Enrollment in ensemble courses (108-116) is required every fall and winter term after declaring the music major
  5. Demonstrated piano proficiency by the end of the sophomore year
  6. Successful completion of MUS 200 every fall and winter term after declaring the music major.

 

2. Completion of one of the following sequences:


3. 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)

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


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


6. Successful completion of MUS 200 every fall and winter term after declaring the music major.