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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Major, B.A.


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Core Requirements (see below) 33
Specific Degree Requirements 11
Ensembles 6
Electives/Minor 37
General Studies 33
Total hours required
120*

* Must include the 3-credit hour multicultural requirement.

A grade of "C-" or better is required for each course in this program to count toward the bachelor's degree. Students should note that programs differ in the minimum grade required.

Core Requirements: 33 credits


The following courses are required for all music majors:

Notes:


*Students must enroll during each semester of individual instruction, and complete the requirement with a “Satisfactory” grade in order to be eligible to continue to enroll in individual instruction.

**Students whose primary instrument is piano must substitute MUS 261C and 262C, Advanced Keyboard Skills I and II, for MUS 161B and 162B, Class Piano I and II, in the core requirements listed above.

 

Specific Degree Requirements: 11 credits


Note:


*Students must enroll during each semester of individual instruction, and complete the requirement with a “Satisfactory” grade in order to be eligible to continue to enroll in individual instruction.

Ensembles: 6 credits


Select six credit hours from the following:

Note:


*This course may be repeated for credit.  Students are encourage to enroll in a variety of ensembles outside of their major area of study.  Students enrolled in private lessons must enroll in the appropriate major ensemble during each semester of individual instruction and must complete the requirement with a grade of "C" or better in order to remain eligible to continue to enroll in individual instruction.

For students whose primary instrument is jazz guitar, jazz bass, jazz drum set, or jazz piano, the major ensemble is Jazz Ensemble or Jazz Combos, as assigned by the Director of Jazz Studies.

For students whose primary instrument is voice, the major ensemble is choir (Chorale, Women's Chamber Choir, Men's Choir, or Women's Choir) as assigned by the Director of Choral Activities.

For students whose primary instrument is woodwinds, brass, or percussion, the major ensemble is band (Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, or Concert Band) as assigned by the Director of Band Activities.

For students whose primary instrument is strings, the major ensemble is orchestra, as assigned by the Director of Orchestral Activities.

For students whose primary instrument is piano or organ, the major ensemble is choir, band, or orchestra, as assigned by the Director of Choral Activities, the Director of Band Activities, or the Director of Orchestral Activities.

For students whose primary instrument is guitar, the major ensemble is Guitar Ensemble.

General Studies: 33 credits


Note:


*See the General Studies section of this Catalog for requirements.

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