Bachelor of Arts in Music
Students who wish to earn a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in music are required to complete courses in Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and in the College of Fine Arts as indicated in the music degree check sheets and to elect 50 music credit hours as specified in the following areas and course listings.
Candidates for the degree must also complete a minor in a discipline other than music, or proficiency in a foreign language at a level equivalent to 5 credit hours beyond the 112 course.
|Group I: Applied Music|
|Applied Music 1||8|
|Group II: General Music|
& MUSC 129
and Aural Skills I
& MUSC 130
and Aural Skills II
& MUSC 229
and Aural Skills III
& MUSC 230
and Aural Skills IV
|MUSC 523||Form And Analysis||2|
|Group III: History and Literature of Music|
|MUSC 113||Music in Context||3|
|MUSC 334||History of Music I||3|
|MUSC 335||History of Music II||3|
|Select one of the following||3|
3 credit hours of upper division in Music History or Literature
|The Cultural Study of Music|
|Group IV: Ensembles|
|Ensembles 2, 3||7|
|Group V: Recital Attendance|
|MUSP 105||Recital Attendance (four semesters)||0|
|Group VI: Upper Division Music Electives|
|Select from the areas of music literature, music theory, applied music, conducting and ensembles||5|
|Total Credit Hours||50|
Transfer students must enroll in two semesters of applied music at WSU.
See degree check sheets for specified ensembles.
Ensembles are counted by semester.
Note: All music majors must pass a piano proficiency examination.
Students in the Bachelor of Arts in music program are required to complete an applied learning or research experience to graduate from the program. The requirement can be met by taking a minimum of eight semesters of lessons on an applied instrument, as well as seven semesters of ensembles.