The Bachelor of Arts in Music provides an opportunity for students to engage in a wide range of musical and academic studies. Students may emphasize areas of special interest, such as performance, composition, computer music, theory and history.
I. Required courses in the major – at least 36 hours, including: MUSC 201, 202, 231, 232,
301, 331, 348, 349; 8 hours in Applied Music, 4 of which must be at 300 or 400 level; 4
hours of ensemble chosen from MUSC 113, 114, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 128, 129; six
hours of approved Music electives at the 300-400 level area of emphasis. Students who
do not take and pass the placement exam for MUSC 101, 130 and 131 will be required
to take these courses prior to enrolling in MUSC 201 and 231.
II. Required courses outside the major – None.
III. Other departmental requirements – Senior and oral competencies are demonstrated
through lecture and recital. Computer competency is demonstrated through the use of
computer programs designed for music notation, computer-assisted instruction,
multimedia presentation, or similar applications used in preparation of assignments for
MUSC 202 and 232.