Music Bachelor of Arts degree

(Minimum of 54 credit hours in music)

The Bachelor of Arts degree provides advanced training in performance along with the general study of music and the liberal arts.

Note: The program requires 66 credit hours outside of Music.

Degree Requirements

Musicianship Core

MUS 163Our World of Music

1

MUS 164Our World of Music

1

MUS 263Music History in Western Civilization I

3

MUS 264Music History in Western Civilization II

3

MUS 231Conducting I

2

MUS 121Aural Skills I

2

MUS 122Aural Skills II

2

MUS 123Music Theory I

3

MUS 124Music Theory II

3

MUS 221Aural Skills III

2

MUS 222Aural Skills IV

2

MUS 223Music Theory III

3

MUS 354Form and Analysis

3

MUS 118Piano Class, Elementary

1

MUS 100Recital-Seminar

0

MUS 120Concert Attendance

0

MUS 105Applied Music Major

2

MUS 106Applied Music Major

2

MUS 118: waived for students whose principal instrument is piano

MUS 120: each semester of private applied lessons

Plus the following:

MUS 200Recital Seminar

0

MUS 205Applied Music Major

2

MUS 206Applied Music Major

2

MUS 217Piano Class, Intermediate

1

MUS 218Piano Class, Intermediate

1

MUS 300Recital Seminar

0

MUS 305Applied Music Major

2

MUS 306Applied Music Major

2

MUS 400Recital Seminar

0

MUS 405Applied Music Major

2

MUS 406Applied Music Major

2

1-credit ensemble using principal instrument each semester of residency

Graduation Recital

MUS 118: waived for students whose principal instrument is piano

Additional requirements if voice is principal instrument:

MUS 033Opera Production Practicum

MUS 137Diction for Singers

.5

MUS 140Diction for Singers

.5

MUS 033: one semester required during the freshman year

Note: Voice students in the B.A. in Music degree program are strongly encouraged to complete the same language requirement as performance majors, thus utilizing foreign language offerings to partially complete the required 66 hours outside the major area.