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 the College of Fine Arts as indicated in the music degree check sheets and to elect 50 music 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.

Course Title Hours
Group I: Applied Music
Applied Music 18
Group II: General Music
MUSC 127
MUSC 129
Theory I
and Aural Skills I
MUSC 128
MUSC 130
Theory II
and Aural Skills II
MUSC 227
MUSC 229
Theory III
and Aural Skills III
MUSC 228
MUSC 230
Theory IV
and Aural Skills IV
MUSC 523Form And Analysis2
Group III: History and Literature of Music
MUSC 113Music in Context3
MUSC 334History of Music I3
MUSC 335History of Music II3
Select one of the following:3
3 credit hours of upper division in Music History or Literature
World Music
Group IV: Ensembles
Ensembles 2, 37
Group V: Recital Attendance
MUSP 105Recital Attendance (four semesters)0
Group VI: Upper Division Music Electives
Select from the areas of music literature, music theory, applied music, conducting and ensembles5
Total Credit Hours50

Note: All music majors must pass a piano proficiency examination.