Bachelor of Arts in Music

Degree Requirements

Total Semester Credit Hours=125

University Core Curriculum--42 hours

May be applied to Core Curriculum requirements:

MUSI 2308Music Literature [TCCN: MUSI 1307]

Foreign Language--12 hours

Musical Performance--14 hours

  1. Applied Study in voice or instrument (MUAP)--7 hours (4 lower-division and 3-upper-division)
  2. Major Ensembles (MUEN)--7 hours (4 lower-division; 3 upper-division)

Musicianship--42 hours

(not including MUSI 2308, which is applied toward Core Curriculum requirements)

Lower-Division Course (20 hrs.)

MUSI 1000Recitals, Concerts and Productions

MUAP 1111Harmony and Keyboard I

MUAP 1112Harmony and Keyboard II

MUSI 1116Aural Skills I [TCCN: MUSI 1116]

MUSI 1117Aural Skills II [TCCN: MUSI 1117]

MUSI 1311Music Theory I [TCCN: MUSI 1311]

MUSI 1312Music Theory II [TCCN: MUSI 1312]

MUAP 2111Harmony and Keyboard III

MUAP 2112Harmony and Keyboard IV

MUSI 2116Aural Skills III [TCCN: MUSI 2116]

MUSI 2117Aural Skills IV [TCCN: MUSI 2117]

MUSI 2311Music Theory III [TCCN: MUSI 2311]

MUSI 2312Music Theory IV [TCCN: MUSI 2312]

MUAP 2001Piano Proficiency

(MUSI 1000: 6 semesters with grade of CR required)

Upper-Division courses (22 hrs.)

MUSI 3311Conducting

MUSI 3318Musics of the World

MUSI 3319Music History I

MUSI 3320Music History II

MUSI 4340Counterpoint

MUSI 4342Form and Analysis

MUSI 4345Arranging for Choral and Instrumental Ensembles

MUAP 4101Analytical/Research Project

Electives--15 hours

  1. Music (Upper-division)--6 hrs.
  2. Non-Music (Upper-division)--9 hrs.

Requirement Note

There is no recital requirement for this degree. A substantial formal paper prepared in MUSI 4101: Analytical/Research Project shall be presented with the approval of the major advisor and submitted as evidence of competence in the major field. The project may be an outgrowth of a music theory, history, topics course, or independent study project, as appropriate to the student's interest.

Recommended 4 Year Course Sequence

8-Semester Course Sequence BA Music