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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, B.A.


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The Bachelor of Arts degree in Music allows students to acquire a broad knowledge of music, stressing the development of musicianship, the ability to perform and an intellectual grasp of the art.

To be eligible for graduation, students majoring in Music must complete a minimum of 126 credits, achieve a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or above, satisfy the College’s residency requirement, and complete the General Education Requirements of the College. In addition, students majoring in Music must earn a minimum grade of 2.0 in all required music courses.

Required Courses in Music Major:


In addition to the Common Core and Area Distribution Requirements, the following music courses are required (See Check Sheet for specific courses in these areas):

Music Performance Courses


  • Primary Applied Music 8 credit hours
  • Secondary Applied Music 2 credit hours
  • Music Ensembles 8 credit hours
  • Piano Proficiency 0 credit hours
  • Senior Recital 0 credit hours
  • Music Electives 9 credit hours
  • Recital Attendance 0 credit hours

Music Suggested Course Sequence:


Freshman Year (32 credits)


Sophomore Year (31 credits)


Junior Year (33 credits)


Senior Year (29 credits)


  • Area II Distribution Requirement 6 credit hours
  • Area IV Distribution Requirement 3 credit hours
  • MUS 490 Choral Conducting 3 credit hours
  • MUS 491 Instrumental Conducting 3 credit hours
  • Primary Applied Music 2 credit hours
  • Music Ensemble 2 credit hours
  • Music Elective 3 credit hours
  • Senior Recital 0 credit hours
  • General Elective 7 credit hours

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