ARCHIVED 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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ARCHIVED 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, B.M.


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To major in music, students must pass an audition in the principal performance area and take a music aptitude examination. Based on the audition and examination, MUS 105, 108, 118 may be required. These courses do not count toward degree requirements. If a student fails MUS 108 or MUS 118 twice, the student shall be ineligible to continue in a music program.

All music majors must pass a public recital in the last semester of principal applied lessons before a degree will be granted. MUS 171, 172, 173, 371, 372, 373 must (unless exempted) reflect the applied study area; only one will count per semester. Marching band is not required for students in the B.M. program.

 

 

Major Requirements


The major requires 38 hours as follows:

Concentrations


And either:


Additional Requirements


The program also requires the following:

  • 6 hours in MFL (must be in one language)
  • 4 hours of MUS 175 and/or MUS 375 Credits: (1, R12)

General Electives


Five hours of general university electives are required to complete the program.

Performance Hours: 26


Two hours selected from:


Twelve hours selected from the following groups:


Pedagogy, Literature, and Improvisation: 3 hours


Advanced studies in music: 6 hours


Three additional hours from either group above:


  • voice majors must substitute:

Additional Requirements


The program also requires the following:

  • 6 hours in MFL (must be in one language)
  • 4 hours of MUS 175 and/or MUS 375 Credits: (1, R12)

General Electives


Five hours of general university electives are required to complete the program.

Musical Theatre Hours: 26


  • 13 hours of approved courses in Dance (excluding 258, 301, 302, 307), of which five hours must be at the upper level.

Additional Requirements


The program also requires the following:

  • 4 hours of MUS 176 and/or MUS 376 Musical Theatre Scenes and Shows Credits: (1, R12)

General Electives


Three hours of general university electives are required to complete the program.

Additional Information


Visit the department’s website at http://music.wcu.edu/ to view the 8 semester curriculum guide.

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