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    Dec 01, 2020  
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, BA

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Degree requirements

Hours required and general/college requirements

A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree as specified in the “University Core Curriculum ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Music  requirements.

Major requirements

37–39 hours of music including:

Music electives, 9–12 advanced credit hours

Including 3 hours from:

Plus 6–9 advanced credit hours in music (guided electives). See specific emphasis requirements.

Other course requirements

12–20 hours of foreign language

A minimum of 6 hours must be advanced.



General Studies electives, 18–21 advanced hours

18 advanced credit hours of courses must be from courses outside the College of Music (3000 level or higher). An additional 3 advanced credit hours may be from the College of Music and count toward a BA emphasis. See specific emphasis requirements.

Other requirements

  • Completion of University Core Curriculum (42 hours). See “University Core Curriculum requirements.” Some courses required on degree plans may be used to fulfill requirements under the Visual and Performing Arts, Natural Sciences, Discovery and Capstone categories of the University Core Curriculum.
  • Proficiency examinations:
         Theory Proficiency Examination
         Piano Proficiency Examination
         Computer Proficiency Examination
         Successful completion of Upper Division Examination in applied lessons (MUAC)

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