Requirements for BA Music Degrees

Bachelor of Arts General Music Major
Bachelor of Arts Music Major with History-Literature Emphasis
Bachelor of Arts Music Major with Theory-Composition Emphasis

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES FOR THE MAJOR

 

DEGREE
REQUIREMENTS

BA General Music (worksheet)

BA Music: Theory-Composition Emphasis (worksheet)

BA Music:
History Literature Emphasis
(worksheet)

 

Admission to the music major application
principal-instrument/voice audition repertoire
• music knowledge and keyboard skills screenings

Additional
admissions requirements:

none complete application
• consult and register with theory-composition faculty by end of junior year, preferably earlier

• complete application
• consult and register with a music history faculty member by end of junior year, preferably earlier

General Education

Comprehensive Graduation Requirements (General Education)

Core Music Courses 112, 114, 212, 214
241, 242
• one of: 341, 342, 343, 344, 345
Additional Music Courses • one of: 222, 223, 237, 313, 314, 341, 342, 343, 344, 345 • 221, 223, 225
• two of: 222, 313, 314, 324 (may be repeated), 325
• three of: 237, 341, 342, 343, 344, 345
• one of: 222, 313, 314
Performance Studies 6 semesters (0.25 each); 4 in the same instrument/voice. Vocalists may count 164 as the first semester of voice study. 6 semesters; 4 in the same instrument/voice. Vocalists may count 164 as the first semester of voice study. 6 semesters; 4 in the same instrument/voice. Vocalists may count 164 as the first semester of voice study.
Additional non-course requirements none none Senior Writing Portfolio: 3 Level III music papers, one revised with faculty supervision.
Keyboard Proficiency Level II Level II Level II

Performance
(principal instrument/voice)

• 2 solo performances on official student recitals; one must be in junior or senior year.

Official Ensemble Participation 4 semesters
Concert Attendance (see music handbook)
Documented attendance at 60 concerts.