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

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