Bachelor of Arts in Music

Major in Music (BA) – 120 hours

To obtain a Bachelor of Arts degree in music, the student must earn a minimum grade point average of 2.50 in all University credits in music.

University Requirement - 2 hours
GSTD                     1002                        Freshman Seminar

General Education - 35 hours (MUS 2013 Music Appreciation cannot fulfill the humanities requirement.)

Major Requirements – 42-45 hours

Music Literature – 9 hours
MULI                      1013                        Introduction to Music
MULI                      4003                        History of Music I
MULI                      4103                        History of Music II

Music Theory – 18-21 hours
MUTH                    1093                        Fundamentals of Music Theory*
MUTH                    1003                        Written Theory I
MUTH                    1011                        Applied Theory I
MUTH                    1103                        Written Theory II
MUTH                    1111                        Applied Theory II
MUTH                    2003                        Written Theory III
MUTH                    2011                        Applied Theory III
MUTH                    2103                        Written Theory IV
MUTH                    2111                        Applied Theory IV
MUTH                    3012                        Form and Analysis
and
MUED                    1000                        Concert/Recital Attendance(6 Semesters)

*Exemption with exam.

Fundamentals of Music (MUTH 1093) taken in the first semester of study, is a remedial course.  Credit for the course does not count towards the major requirements.

Applied Music – 8 hours
Music Ensemble – 7 hours

Other requirements – 9 hours
SPCH      1113        Introduction to Public Speaking

6 hours of foreign language

Completion of remaining hours to total 120 hours and to fulfill the 40-hour junior/senior requirement.

No minor is required in this major.

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