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Music with Emphasis in Music General (BA)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Fall 2008 - Summer 2009 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Major: MUSI

Degree: BA

Unit: School of Music

Program Courses

Type Hours
University-wide General Education requirements 1,2 34
Music Theory 141-242 (four 4-hour courses) 16
Music Literature 361 (four 3-hour courses) 12
Principal Ensemble (minimum of eight 1-hour courses )
(Strings take section 01, others solely dependent on the ensemble audition.) 
Recital Attendance 097 (six semesters of ā€œSā€) 0
Applied Instrument or Voice3,4 (four 1-hour courses) 
Piano Class 4,5 (two 1-hour courses) 2
Analysis 347 2
Introduction to Music Study 100 1
Piano Proficiency 197 0
Total 79

Plan Courses

Type Hours
Music Electives 13
General Electives
(Non-music electives which include 18 hours in one area of concentration. At least 9 hours in the area of concentration, and a total of 12 of the 34 hours, must be at the 300-level or above. The student may choose to pursue a second major or take a minor in a non-music area.)
Minimum Total 126

1 Students are required to take PAS 214 African American Music (Arts and Humanities content: Cultural Diversity competency) and ANTH 205 Music in World Cultures (Social and Behavioral Sciences content: Cultural Diversity competency).

2 MUH courses may not be taken to fulfill any General Education requirement.

3 The Piano Proficiency Examination is required for applied piano and organ majors. The exam must be passed before receiving credit for the 4th semester of applied piano or organ study.

4 If the applied area is piano or organ, Piano Class is replaced with 2 hours of music electives. The Piano Proficiency Examination may be taken in lieu of two semesters of Piano Class.

5 Students must pass the complete Piano Proficiency Examination before receiving credit for the final semester of the piano requirement. Students must be enrolled continuously in the class until their piano requirement has been completed.

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