May 31, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog

Music, B.A.

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Bachelor of Arts
Curriculum 0786 Requirements

Music Department  

Suggested Semester Plan: Program Pathway  

General Education Requirements

Students must meet requirements for general education; see The Cardinal Core Curriculum  for details. Certain courses that fulfill major or cognate requirements may also apply to general education.

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, 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. 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.
  2. Students must pass an audition on their principal instrument or voice type.
  3. A minimum overall GPA of 2.0 in all required major courses (Major Departmental Requirements).
  4. Completion of all Undergraduate Degree Requirements .

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