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Department of Visual and Performing Arts
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Bachelor of Arts

(Music major – 120 semester hours)

Required in Academic Major
Courses Hours
Music 1151, 1152 (Aural Skills I and II)
Music 1351, 1352 (Music Theory I and II)
Music 2151, 2152 (Aural Skills III and IV)
Music 2351, 2352 (Music Theory III and IV)
16
Music 3143 (World Music)
Music 3153 (Improvisation)
Music 3251 (Analytical Techniques)
Music 3263, 3264 (Survey of Choral/Instrumental Literature I and II)
Music 3341, 3342 (Music History III and IV)
Music 4253 (Orchestration)
Music 4281, 4282 (Conducting I and II)
20
Music 12xx, 22xx (applied-lower division) 4
Music 32xx (applied-upper division) 1
Music 11xx (ensemble) 1
Other Requirements
Courses Hours
Communication 2301 3
Computational and Applied Math 2305, Mathematics 1302, 1303,
1311, 1312, 1332, 1561, 2305, or 2513
3
Computer Literacy: Agricultural Economics 1351, Animal Science
1351, Business Computer Information Systems 1305, Communication
2345, Computational and Applied Mathematics 1351, Computer
Science 1301, 1341, 1351, 1361, 1371, Education
2323, Mass Media 2345, Mathematics 1351, Music 2353, Nursing
2338, Theatre 2345, or University Studies 2323
3
English 1301, 1302 or Honors 1302, one sophomore literature 9
Humanities (English-an additional sophomore literature, History
2331, 2332, French 2372; German 2372, Philosophy 2301, 2311,
or 2321, Honors 2301)
3
History 1301 and 1302 6
Modern Languages 2311 and 2312 6
Natural Science (two lab sciences): biology, chemistry, geology,
physical science, physics
8
Political Science 2301 and 2302 6
Social Science: Agricultural Economics 1331, Economics, 2300, 2301,
2302, Geography 2301, Psychology 1303, 2301, Sociology 1303, 2301, 2307
3
Minor
Courses Hours
Minor 18

An additional six (6) advanced hours should be taken in the minor in addition to the required six advanced in-residence hours in order to meet the 42 advanced hour requirement.

Electives
Courses Hours
Electives (9 elective hours must be advanced to meet the 42 advanced hour requirement) 10

The above professional plan meets all core curriculum and Bachelor of Arts degree requirements. The B.A. degree with a major in Music requires a minimum of 120 semester credit hours, a minimum of 42 advanced (junior and senior level) semester credit hours, and a minimum of 30 semester credit hours in residence (24 of which must be at the advanced level). 24 of the last 30 hours required to complete this degree must be taken in residence.

Departmental Requirements

Successful completion of sophomore upper-level exam, concert/recital attendance, and participation in an ensemble during all semesters enrolled are required by the Department of Art and Music.