B.A. Major in Music

The B.A. major in Music requires 14-15 courses:

One of the following: 3.0
Fundamentals: Beginning
Fundamentals: Advanced
MUS 160Musicianship I2.0
MUS 170Music Theory I3.0
MUS 213Music of the World3.0
MUS 265Musicianship II2.0
MUS 266Musicianship III2.0
MUS 275Music Theory II3.0
MUS 276Music Theory III3.0
MUS 321Music History I5.0
MUS 322Music History II5.0
MUS 391Form and Analysis3.0
Two of the following:6.0-8.0
Intro to the Art of Music (only if taken before MUS 321 or MUS 322)
Symphonic Masterworks
Operatic Masterworks
Topics in Music History
Beethoven: The Great Master
American Musical Theater
The Jazz Tradition in America
The Creative World of Mozart
Popular Music in America
Songs through Time
Field Studies in Music
Student Recital (and) 1
Junior Recital
One of the following: 26.0-10.0
Senior Project: Composition (taken concurrently with MUS 407 Recital Program Notes)
SR Project: Music Research
SR Project: Adv Performance (taken concurrently with MUS 407 Recital Program Notes)
Senior Project: Analysis
SR Proj: Performance/Research
SR Project: Music Recital (taken concurrently with MUS 407 Recital Program Notes)
Piano Proficiency Requirement
Studio Lesson Requirement
Total Semester Hours46.0-52.0

for a total of 3-5 SH


Normally a student will enroll in a senior capstone for two consecutive semesters in consultation with the music faculty.