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 54 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.

Group I: Music Literature and History
MUSC 113Introduction to Music Literature3
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 II: Music Theory
MUSC 127
MUSC 129
Theory I
and Aural Skills I
4
MUSC 128
MUSC 130
Theory II
and Aural Skills II
4
MUSC 227
MUSC 229
Theory III
and Aural Skills III
4
MUSC 228
MUSC 230
Theory IV
and Aural Skills IV
4
MUSC 523Form And Analysis2
Group III: Applied Music
Applied Music8
Group IV: Ensembles
Ensembles 1, 27
Group V: Upper Division Electives
Select from the areas of music literature, music theory, applied music, conducting and ensembles9
Group VI: Recital Attendance
MUSP 105Recital Attendance (four semesters)0
Total Credit Hours54
1

See degree check sheets for specified ensembles.

2

Ensembles are counted by semester.

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