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2020-2021 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, B.A.

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Bachelor of Arts
Curriculum 0786 Requirements

Music Department  

General Education Requirements 33-34 Credits

Up to 14 credits of prerequisite coursework may be required to satisfy GE and will count as elective credit.

Major Departmental Requirements 40-44 Credits

Applied and Ensembles: (8 cr.)

  • Applied Instrumental or Vocal Instruction (4 cr. over 4 semesters)
  • Performing Ensembles (4 cr.)

Music majors are required to enroll in one of the following ensembles concurrent with their applied lessons: Concert Choir, Mambo Combo, Sinfonia, Symphonic Band, Gospel Choir, or Guitar Ensemble.

Electives 43-47 Credits

Certain major/cognate courses may also satisfy GE requirements thus increase elective credits accordingly.

Total Credits minimum 120

Additional Degree Requirements

  1. A minimum grade of C in all Music (MUS) courses.
  2. All students enrolled in private instrumental or vocal instruction are required to:
    1. participate in a performing ensemble;
    2. present a solo performance each semester; 
    3. attend five musical performances presented or sponsored by the Music Department each semester.
  3. Students must pass an audition on their principal instrument or voice type.
  4. A minimum overall GPA of 2.0 in all required major courses (Major Departmental Requirements).
  5. Completion of all college-wide degree requirements (Undergraduate Degree Requirements , General Education Program ).

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