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2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, BA (42-436) (4 Year Guide)

This guide is valid for this Undergraduate Catalog only and is subject to change. This guide is a recommendation only and your actual program may vary. The time it takes to complete a degree and the sequence in which courses are taken will depend on any credits transferred to UCM and on placement in math and writing. See the current Undergraduate Catalog for a complete listing of academic policies, curriculum, prerequisites, and course descriptions.

Suggested Schedule

Freshman Year - Fall Semester

Semester Total: 14 Hours

Freshman Year - Spring Semester

Semester Total: 15 Hours

Semester Total: 17 Hours

Sophomore Year - Spring Semester

Semester Total: 17 Hours

Junior Year - Fall Semester

Semester Total: 13.5 Hours

Junior Year - Spring Semester

Semester Total: 13.5 Hours

Senior Year - Fall Semester

  • Major Instrument or Voice, 3000 Level (1.5)
  • Elective in Music (3)
  • Minor Coursework (3)
  • Free Choice Electives (8)

Semester Total: 15.5 Hours

Senior Year - Spring Semester

Semester Total: 13.5 Hours

Music Major, BA Degree - 120 hours

  • + MUS 1100  with a grade of C or better may be required as a prerequisite to MUS 1111  if the student does not pass this course by the admission examination.
  • * This course is only offered during the semester listed.
  • ** Refer to the Bachelor’s Degree Requirements section in the catalog for the B.A. Modern Language requirement. This plan is based on two modern language courses and ENGL 2220  for General Education Literature.
  • *** UNIV 1400  is a free choice elective and is highly recommended for academic success. If UNIV 1400  is chosen, 1 less hour of free choice electives will be needed.
  • 10 This course fulfills Competency 10 - Integration in the General Education program. The hours count in the major, not in general education.
  • This plan is based on a 21-hour minor.
  • This major does not build in the minimum number (30) of upper-level credit hours required for graduation. Be sure to include upper-level choices (3000/4000) in your major electives, minor, general education, and/or free choice electives.
  • To satisfy the General Education Assessment (GEA) Policy, students must take the GEA after they earn 60 credit hours but before earning 75 credit hours. Transfer students who have more than 60 hours earned should take the exam during their second semester at UCM. Students must achieve a passing score of 425 to meet graduation requirements. Students may register for the GEA through MyCentral. Contact UCM Testing Services (HUM 216, 660-543-4919, testingservices@ucmo.edu) for more information.