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2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, BA (42-436)

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Major, Bachelor of Arts Degree

The graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in music will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Understand the basic elements and structures of music history, theory, and performance literature.
  • Understand music’s relationship to the other arts, and how the arts relate to mankind.
  • Use technology in appropriate music applications.
  • Communicate the intellectual (thinking), emotional, and aesthetic (valuing) qualities of music to a diverse society.
  • Perform with appropriate tone, technique, and musicality in his/her primary performance medium.

Music, BA (42-436) (4 Year Guide)  

Minor Requirements: 18-25 Sem. Hours

General Education Requirement: 39 Sem. Hours

All students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in general education. See The General Education Program Requirements  for full listing of requirements. The following general education classes are required by this major:


MUS 1210 - Experiencing Music GE (3)  cannot be counted in the Music Degree Major courses or General Education courses.

Major large ensembles cannot count toward General Education for the Music Major.

Modern Language Requirement: 6-9 Sem. Hours

Refer to Bachelor’s Degree Requirements section for fulfillment options.

Free Electives: 7-21 Sem. Hours

Minimum Total: 120 Sem. Hours

10Competency 10 course

*This course has a prerequisite not listed in the program if admission by examination is not sufficient.

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