Bachelor of Arts in Music Requirements

Total Semester Credit Hours=129

  1. University Core Curriculum (44 hrs., MUSI 2308 may be applied to core curriculum requirements)
  2. Foreign Language--14 hours (four semesters)
  3. Musical Performance --14 hours
    1. Applied Study in voice or instrument (MUAP)--7 hours (4 lower-division and 3-upper-division)
    2. Major Ensembles (MUEN)--7 hours (4 lower-division; 3 upper-division)
  4. Musicianship--42 hours (not including MUSI 2308 , which is applied toward core curriculum requirements)
    1. Lower-Division Course (20 hrs.)
      MUAP 1111: Harmony and Keyboard I
      MUAP 1112: Harmony and Keyboard II
      MUAP 2111: Harmony and Keyboard III
      MUAP 2112: Harmony and Keyboard IV
      MUSI 1000: Recitals, Concerts and Productions (6 registrations)
      MUSI 1116: Aural Skills I
      MUSI 1117: Aural Skills II
      MUSI 1311: Music Theory I
      MUSI 1312: Music Theory II
      MUSI 2116: Aural Skills III
      MUSI 2117: Aural Skills IV
      MUSI 2308*: Music Literature
      MUSI 2311: Music Theory III
      MUSI 2312: Music Theory IV
    2. Upper-Division courses (22 hrs.)
      MUSI 3311: Conducting
      MUSI 3318: Musics of the World
      MUSI 3319: Music History I
      MUSI 3320: Music History II
      MUSI 4101: Analytical/Research Project
      MUSI 4340: Counterpoint
      MUSI 4342: Form and Analysis
      MUSI 4345: Arranging for Choral and Instrumental Ensembles
  5. Electives --15 hours
    1. Music (Upper-division)--6 hrs.
    2. Non-Music (Upper-division)--9 hrs.

There is no recital requirement for this degree. A substantial formal paper prepared in MUSI 4101: Analytical/Research Project shall be presented with the approval of the major advisor and submitted as evidence of competence in the major field. The project may be an outgrowth of a music theory, history, topics course, or independent study project, as appropriate to the student's interest.