ARCHIVED 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Mar 26, 2019  
ARCHIVED 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, B.A.

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Total number of hours for program: 120.

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 371, 372, 373 must (unless exempted) reflect the applied study area; only one will count per semester. All wind and percussion majors in the B.A. program must include a minimum of 1 semester in marching band.


Liberal Studies Hours: 42

Liberal Studies Program Requirements 

Major Requirements

The major requires 45 hours as follows (3 hours for MUS 303 will double count for Liberal Studies P6 but does not satisfy the upper-level perspective requirement): Eight hours of Applied Music courses taken in one of the following combinations: Two Semester (each) of MUS 107 (2, R6) and MUS 207 (2, R6) Two semesters (each) of MUS 106 (1, R3), 206 (1, R3), 306 (1, R3), 406 (1, R3) Any combination of the above as approved by the student’s advisor

Additional Requirements

To complete the program, 33 hours, including a minimum of 7 hours at the junior-senior level and 6 hours of WLL 101-102 are required. One of the following options or concentrations must be completed:

Minor, Second Major, or Approved Program Hours & Electives (33 hours)


Music Industry Option & Electives (33 hours)

Additional Information

Visit the department’s website at to view the 8 semester curriculum guide.

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