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Music (BA)

Course Description

Required

Credits

GENERAL EDUCATION (all courses must be Gen Ed credit approved)
(No more than 6 Hours may be counted for Gen Ed from any one discipline)
57 Hours
University Required Courses 11
KN 198 Lifetime Wellness
EN 101 Freshman Composition
EN 300 Junior Composition
MA 110 Exploring Mathematics or 116 College Algebra
2
3
3
3
Foreign Language 4
Modern Languages (any 102 level course or equivalent)
Coursework taken to fulfill this requirement may not be applied toward general
education requirements for completing the B.A. degree
4
Social Sciences (no more than 6 hrs may be counted from any one discipline)
Political Science, History, Psychology, Economics, Sociology, Anthropology,
Honors 202, IS 170
15
AN 120 Intro to World Music (required of all Music majors)
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
3
3
3
3
3
Natural Science and Mathematics (no more than 6 hrs may be counted from any
one discipline except Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Mathematics where up to 8
hours may be counted if earned in two separate Gen Ed Courses) Biology,
Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy, Geology, Mathematics (exclusive of the course
taken to fulfill the university math requirement), Honors 203, IS170.
12
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
3
3
3
3
Arts and Humanities (no more than 6 hrs may be counted from one discipline)
English (excluding EN 101 and EN 300), Honors 201, Philosophy, Religion, Art,
Mass Media, Modern Language, Communication, Theatre, IS170.
15
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective in Fine Arts (Art or Theatre – Music not allowed)
3
3
3
3
3
MUSIC 44 Hours
Theory 18
MU 121 Introduction to Music
MU 122 Rhythmic Perception
MU 123 Computers and Music
MU 215 Music Theory and Aural Comprehension I++
MU 314 Music Theory and Aural Comprehension II
MU 315 Music Theory and Aural Comprehension III
MU 316 Music Theory IV
1
1
1
4
4
4
3
Music History and Literature 6
MU 325 Music History I
MU 326 Music History II
3
3
Music Lessons 10
Applied lessons in concentration area (MU 070 required enrollment each semester)
Group Piano I and II
8
2
Ensembles 4
Students must enroll in 2 large ensembles each semester
(Students must enroll in the major ensemble of their primary performance
concentration).
**Wind, Brass, Percussion BA majors must enroll in Marching Band for four
semesters.
 
Large Ensembles
Small Ensembles
(MU 250/450 Music for the Stage or MU 254/454 Small Ensemble)
Marching Band
3 (**3)
1
(**4)
Music Electives 2
GENERAL STUDIES ELECTIVES (outside of music) 27 Hours
Electives may be taken in any department of the university except Music;
however, ensemble credit and/or applied lessons and/or group piano (beyond the
required hours in the major), up to 15 hrs, may be counted in these General
Electives.
 
Rhythmic Perception Exam (RPE)+ ++ X
48 Recital Attendance++ X
Double Jury Performance Exam++ X
Complete 45 hours of upper division work (300-400 course level) X
TOTAL HOURS IN DEGREE 124

^BA majors must enroll in a minimum of 1 cr. hr. each semester in their concentration area until the 8 semester requirement is met.
+ Students must pass all RPE requirements before they will be allowed to schedule the Double Jury.
++Students who pass are allowed to enroll in upper division lessons, ensembles, and music classes.