Music B.A.

Bachelor of Arts - Music

College of Visual & Perf Arts

Degree Specific Credits: 51

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.75

Catalog Year: 2017-2018

Note: 511 Credits of non-Music major courses (36 credits Must be in the College of Arts and Sciences)

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51 Credits in Music

All degrees require 39 upper division credits.

General Educational Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog. 

Summary

1st year15
2nd year16
3rd year6
4th year0
Upper Division Writing Expecation3
Lower Division Writing Expectation3
Music Requirement for Liberal Studies8
Music Requirements for Writing3
Music Requirements for Mathematics3-5
Music Requirements for Modern & Classical Languages10
Music Requirements for Expressive Arts1-4
Music Requirements for Literary & Artistic Studies3
Music Requirements for Historic & Cultural Studies6
Music Requirements for Indigenous & Global Perspectives3
Music Requirements for Natural Sciences3
Total Hours83-88

1st year

Rule: All courses required

Note: First year required: MUSI 195 one credit each semester for a total of 2 credits first year. 

MUSI 105Music Theory I2
MUSI 106Music Theory II2
MUSI 135AKeyboard Skills I1
MUSI 136AKeyboard Skills II1
MUSI 140Aural Perception I2
MUSI 141Aural Perception II2
MUSI 195Applied Study I (one credit each semester)2
MUSI 202LIntro to Music Literature3
Total Hours15

Minimum Required Grade: C-


2nd year

Rule: All courses required

Note: Second year required: first year. MUSI 295 one credit each semester for a total of 2 credits second year. MUSI 296 Upper-Division Required Performance required to advance to upper division study.

MUSI 205Music Theory III2
MUSI 206Music Theory IV2
MUSI 240Aural Perception III2
MUSI 241Aural Perception IV2
MUSI 295Applied Study II (one credit each semester)2
MUSI 301HMusic History I3
MUSI 302HMusic History II3
Total Hours16

 Minimum Required Grade: C-


3rd year

Rule: All courses required

Note: Third year required MUSI 395 one credit each semester for a total of two credits for the third year.

MUSI 356Form & Analysis I2
MUSI 357Form & Analysis II2
MUSI 395Applied Study III (one credit each semester)2
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-


4th year

Rule: All courses required

Note: All students majoring in music are required to attend in a minimum of 100 approved recitals/concerts prior to graduation. During the 4th year in an undergraduate degree program and upon completion of this requirement, students should register for MUSI 388, 0 cr.

MUSI 388Concert Attendance UM0
Total Hours0

 Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper Division Writing Expectation

Rule: 3 credits required chose course below

Select one of the following:3
Music 20th Century to Present
Topics in Music History
Cultural Studies in Music
Total Hours3

Lower Division Writing Expectation

Rule: All courses required

MUSI 302HMusic History II3
Total Hours3

Required Grade: C-


Music Requirement for Liberal Studies

Rule: All courses required

LSH 151LIntroduction to Western Humanities Antiquity3
LSH 152LIntroduction to the Humanities Medieval to Modern3
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Music Requirements for Writing

Rule: All courses required

WRIT 101College Writing I3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Music Requirements for Mathematics

Rule: All courses required

Note: Math - M Course 100 or above

Minimum Required Grade: C-

3-5 Total Credits Required


Music Requirements for Modern & Classical Languages

Rule: All courses required

Note: MCLL (Modern and Classical Languages and Literature) Foreign Languages 10 credits required

Minimum Required Grade: C-

10 Total Credits Required


Music Requirements for Expressive Arts

Rule: All courses required

Note: Expressive Arts - A Courses - (min. 3 credits) Ensembles and Sec. Lessons taken each semester satisfies this requirement.

Minimum Required Grade: C-

1-4 Total Credits Required


Music Requirements for Literary & Artistic Studies

Rule: All courses required

Note: Literary and Artistic Studies - L Courses -(min. 3 credits) MUSI 130L taken in 1st year satisfies this requirement.

Minimum Required Grade: C-

3 Total Credits Required


Music Requirements for Historic & Cultural Studies

Rule: All courses required

Note: Historical and Cultural Studies and American and European Perspectives - H/Y Courses - (min. 3 credits) MUSI 301H and MUSI 302H

MUSI 301HMusic History I3
MUSI 302HMusic History II3
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Music Requirements for Indigenous & Global Perspectives

Rule: All courses required

Note: Indigenous and Global Perspectives - (min. 3 credits) Recommended MUSI 207H

Minimum Required Grade: C-

3 Total Credits Required


Music Requirements for Natural Sciences

Rule: All courses required

Note: Natural Science (for this perspective, 6 credits required and at least one course Must include a lab experience)

Minimum Required Grade: C-

3 Total Credits Required

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