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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, B.A.

The Bachelor of Arts in Music offers students a liberal arts education with a concentration in music. Graduates of the program will have a comprehensive background in core musicianship and performance requirements in addition to a minor in an outside field suited to each student’s career goals. Students will consult with a student success coach to choose the minor and concentration in music that is most appropriate. This degree allows students to craft a degree that is suited to their needs while allowing them the flexibility to pursue a wide range of interests in order to craft an individualized educational experience.

Major Requirements

Students must complete a minimum of 120 Hours to obtain the Bachelor of Arts in Music or 121 Hours for the Bachelor of Arts in Music Technology, including the General Education program.

Course Requirements

Note: Please refer to the vertical curriculum for additional course requirements for each degree.

The vertical curriculum for the Bachelor of Arts in Music Education is listed under the School of Education. All requirements and policies are discussed in greater detail in the Department of Music Student Handbook.

All degree programs in music require completion of the following core courses with a minimum grade of “C”:

Music : Total Semester Hours=120

Freshman Year

Total: 18

Second Semester

Total: 16

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

First Semester

Total: 14

Second Semester

Total: 15

Senior Year

First Semester

Total: 16

Second Semester

  • 300-400 Level Concentration
  • 300-400 Level Concentration
  • 300-400 Level Music Concentration
  • 300-400 Level Music Concentration
Total: 13


GE = General Education Courses

**All students are expected to complete 3 hours of small ensemble and 4 hours of large ensemble. See Success Coach for further details.

* Based on your placement testing scores, these courses may require prerequisites which may extend the number of semesters needed to complete degree requirements. These prerequisites do not count towards the degree for graduation.

**MARCHlNG BAND MEMBERS ONLY, MUST substitute PE Activity with MUB 110 - Marching Band .

**ROTC MEMBERS ONLY, substitute PE Activity with MY 104 - Basic Military Science  and MYL 104L - Basic Military Science Laboratory . (ROTC)