Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Arts: Music

BA: Music--46

A liberal arts degree allows one to pursue a broad range of interests while majoring in music. The BA with a major in music is viable as a double major.
*Note that in order to receive the BA: Music, students must take general education requirements for the Bachelor of Arts.

Major Requirements: MUCT141, 142, 151, 152, 153, 241, 242, 251; MUHL258, 446, 447, 448; MURE420; minimum 8 credits of perfor­mance in one area which includes a 1- or 2-credit recital or project; 8 credits of ensemble; MUPF489; Piano Proficiency.
Cognate: PHYS225 (fulfills GE Physical Science requirement)
*At least one course other than ensemble or applied music must be taken in residence. A minimum of 4 credits in applied music must be taken as upper-division credits. Keyboard majors (piano or organ) must take 1 credit of MUPF405 Keyboard Accompaniment and 1 credit of MUPF410 Collaborative Piano as part of their 8 credits of ensemble. The remaining 6 credits must be taken in one of the major ensembles.

Degrees

 

Bachelor of Music: BMus

Two majors are available for the BMus degree: Music Performance and Music Education. Requirements for each of these two majors are outlined below:

BM: Music Performance--91

A degree for those who wish to concentrate on performance and whose career goals focus on performance and studio or collegiate teaching and graduate school.
Core Requirements--40
MUCT141, 142, 151, 152, 153, 241, 242, 251, 454, 470; choose one of the following two courses: MUCT425 or 430; MUHL258, 446, 447, 448; MURE420
Cognate--PHYS225 (fulfills GE Physical Science requirement)
Other Requirements--10
10 credits of music electives (including at least 3 credits of Independent Study); MUPF 489; Piano Proficiency.
Performance--40
- Major instrument: 16 credits (4 credits each of MUPF 165, 265, 365,
and 465).
- MUED301, 302; MUPF420 (for voice majors only); MUPF339 (for instrumentalists and keyboard majors only)
- Applied area literature course, applied area pedagogy course.
- Ensemble: 8 credits.  Bachelor or Music degree students majoring in piano or organ performance must take 2 credits of MUPF405 Keyboard Accompaniment and 2 credits of MUPF410 Collaborative Piano. The remaining 4 credits must be taken in one of the major ensembles.
- MUPF397 Junior Recital (1credit) and MUPF497 Senior Recital (2 credits).
- Attendance of major area master classes. 

BM: Music Education--84

A degree for students seeking careers as certi­fied K-12 teachers in pre-collegiate denomi­na­tional or public schools. Students normally spend five years in residence to complete the require­ments. Requires state teacher certification. First-year students must make application and consult with the certification clerk in the School of Education to keep abreast of certification require­ments.

General Education Requirements
     Religion: RELT100, 225, 400, 4th course (see SED advisor)
    Language/Communication: ENGL115, 116, COMM104
    History: HIST117 or 118
    Fine Arts/Humanities: fulfilled from core curriculum
    Life/Physical Sciences: PHYS225
    Mathematics: MATH145 or higher
    Computer Literacy: fullfilled from core curriculum
    Service: EDTE165 from SED requirements
    Social Sciences: GDPC302 from SED requirements
    Fitness Education: HLED120 plus one Fitness Education Course

Music Core Requirements--38
MUCT141, 142, 151, 152, 153, 154, 241, 242, 251, 454, 470; choose one of the following two courses: MUCT425 or 430; MUHL258, 446, 447, 448; MUPF489 every semester; Piano Proficiency

Music Education Requirements--46
MUED301, 302, 316, 317, 376, 377, 378, 379, 380, 429, 458, 459; choose one of the following courses: MUED421, 427, 429, 437 and MUPF420; minimum 3 credits minor performance (wind, string, voice or keyboard instrument) minimum 8 credits major pergormance which includes a 1- or 2-credit recital (wind, string, voice or keyboard instrument) or project; 8 credits of ensemble Singer, Choral, Wind Symphony or Symphony Orchestra. Keyboard performance must be take 6 credits in major ensembles plus 1 credit each of MUPF405 Keyboard accompaniment and MUPF410 Collaborative Piano.

Teacher Certification Requirements (School of Education)--35+
 
GDPC302; EDTE165, 228, 408, 417, 424, 459, 476, 480, 487, 488

Bachelor of Science in Music: B.Sc. 

Bachelor of Science in Music--89

This degree provides a strong foundation in both music and the sciences and is especially designed for those interested in pursuing professional degrees in medical fields such as medicine, or dentistry programs.

General Education Requirements: 35 credits
See professional program requirements, p. 51, and note the  following specific requirements:

      Religion: professional degree requirements including MURE 420
      Language/Communication: professional degree requirements
      History: professional degree requirements
       Fine Arts/Humanities:  fulfilled through core curriculum
      Life/Physical Sciences: fulfilled through core curriculum
       Mathematics: one course from STAT 285 (strongly recommended),
                         MATH 145, MATH 167, MATH 168
      Computer Literacy: MUCT 151
      Service: fulfilled through professional components of the program
      Social Sciences: PSYC 101 and SOCI 119
      Fitness Education: professional degree requirements
 

Major Requirements

Music Requirements: 45 credits
MUCT141, 142, 151, 152, 153, 154, 241, 242, 251; MUHL258, 446, 447, 448; minimum 8 credits of performance in one area which includes a 1- or 2-credit recital or project; 8 credits of ensemble; MUPF489; Piano Proficiency.
At least one course other than ensemble or applied music must be taken in residence. A minimum of 4 credits in applied music must be taken as upper-division credits. Keyboard majors (piano or organ) must take 1 credit of MUPF405 Keyboard Accompaniment and 1 credit of MUPF410 Collaborative Piano as part of their 8 credits of ensemble. The remaining 6 credits must be taken in one of the major ensembles.

Science Requirements: 38 credits
BIOL 165, 166, CHEM 131, 132, 231, 232, 241, 242, PHYS 141, 142,
BCHM 421
 

Major Electives: 6 credits
From the music or science fields
 

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