Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science
This major provides a general education in music.
All music curriculum core courses must be passed with a grade of “C” or higher. A student can have no more than five repeats of “failed” courses in the music major or minor. A minimum grade point average of 2.70 is required for all major degree programs (bachelor of science, bachelor of arts and bachelor of music education).
For department information or additional degree requirements, go to the Music department page.
Bulletin Year: 2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Bulletin
For related information from the bureau of labor statistics, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/entertainment-and-sports/musicians-and-singers.htm
|Total Credits Required||120|
|Required Courses in Major||46|
|Music Core Courses||34|
|MU 101 Theory 1||2|
|MU 102 Aural Skills 1||2|
|MU 103 Class Piano 1||2|
|MU 104 Theory 2||2|
|MU 105 Aural Skills 2||2|
|MU 106 Class Piano 2||2|
|MU 145 Introduction to Music Literature [HUME]||3|
|MU 201 Theory 3||2|
|MU 202 Aural Skills 3||2|
|MU 204 Theory 4||2|
|MU 210 Aural Skills 4||2|
|MU 211 Orchestration and Arranging||2|
|MU 301 Music History 1||2|
|MU 302 Music History 2||2|
|MU 303 Music History 3||2|
|MU 304 Form and Analysis||2|
|MU 491 Senior Project||1|
|MU 001 Music Forum/Concert Attendance *||0|
|Two credits must be upper division performance, theory, or history.|
*Additional Degree Requirement: Majors must attend weekly departmental events held on Fridays at 1 p.m. and attend a specified number of concerts each semester. All attendance is administered through mandatory enrollment in MU 001, a zero-credit course. Details are found in the Student Music Major Handbook.
Note: Piano majors who elect the choral specialization must take MU 170 Class Voice or performance lessons for a minimum of one semester.