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  Nov 21, 2017
 
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

Music (BA.MUS)


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Students completing their baccalaureate degree in Music will:

  • Demonstrate technical proficiency and artistry on their primary instrument or voice.
  • Effectively teach music in a variety of areas such as applied instruction, classroom
  • education and ensemble direction.
  • Understand music in depth through the study of music literature, history, theory and research.
  • Enrich their community through music performance, education and/or scholarly activity.

All students majoring in music must complete the courses listed below, each with a grade of "C" or better.

They must also demonstrate proof of keyboard skills by passing a piano proficiency test administered by the Music Department.

In their senior year, students are encouraged to complete one of the following activities: perform a major solo in a Department Recital, perform a major solo with a department performance ensemble, or submit a culminating project.  (Note that this does not apply to students with a concentration in Performance or concentration in Musical Theater, as such students perform a Senior Recital.)

And complete a minimum of 7 semesters in Applied Music in the primary applied area (a minimum of 1 credit each semester: 7 cr)


And complete 7 credits in Ensemble participation chosen from:


(Credits required for the major: 49 cr)


And complete the University's Gen Ed requirements


Review  the Gen Ed requirements.

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