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Bachelor of Arts in Music (B.A. Music)

This information represents a typical plan for completion of a music degree. Your actual course may vary. Courses in yellow highlight are sequential music courses offered only in the indicated semester. These must be taken in the sequence indicated.

Freshmen - 16 hours per semester
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
MUS 1000r Seminar 0 MUS 1000r Seminar 0
MUS xxxx Major Ensemble see note 1 1 MUS xxxx Major Ensemble see note 1 1
MUS 2xxxr Applied Instrument 2 MUS 2xxxr Applied Instrument 2
MUS 1030 Ear Training I 1 MUS 1040 Ear Training II 1
MUS 1070 Theory I 3 MUS 1080 Theory II 3
ENGL 1010 Rhetoric and Composition I 3 ENGL 1020 Rhetoric and Composition II 3
ENGL/PHIL Western Humanities I 3 ENGL/PHIL Western Humanities II 3
MATH Approved Math Course 3 MUS 1110 Intro to Music 3
Sophomore - 14 hours per semester
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
MUS 2000r Seminar 0 MUS 2000r Seminar 0
MUS Major Ensemble see note 1 1 MUS  Major Ensemble see note 1 1
MUS 2xxxr Applied Instrument 2 MUS 2xxxr Applied Instrument 2
MUS 2030 Ear Training III 1 MUS 2040 Ear Training IV 1
MUS 2070 Theory III 3 MUS 2080 Theory IV 3
Foreign Language First-year Foreign Language 4 Foreign Language First-year Foreign Language 4
Minor see note 2 3 Minor see note 2 3
Junior - 15 hours per semester
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
MUS 3000r Seminar 0 MUS 3000r Seminar 0
MUS Major Ensemble see note 1 1 MUS Major Ensemble see note 1 1
MUS 2xxxr Applied Instrument 2 MUS 2xxxr Applied Instrument 2
MUS 3150 Music History I 3 MUS 3160 Music History II 3
Foreign Language 2nd-year Foreign Language 3 Foreign Language 2nd-year Foreign Language 3
MUS 3110 Musics of the World 3 Statistics Approved Statistics Course 3
Minor see note 2 3 Minor see note 2 3
Senior - 16 hours per semester
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours Course Number Credit Name Credit Hours
MUS 4000r Seminar 0 MUS 4000r Seminar 0
MUS Major Ensemble see note 1 1 MUS Major Ensemble see note 1 1
MUS 2xxxr Applied Instrument 2 MUS 2xxxr Applied Instrument 2
MUS 3170 Survey of Jazz see note 3 3 NS Non-Lab Science 3
LS Science Course with Lab 4 Minor see note 2 3000-4000 Level 3
SS Behavioral/Social Science approved course 3 SS Behavioral/Social Science approved course 3
Minor see note 2 3000-4000 level 3 MUS 4998 Recital/Project 1
      Elective 3000-4000 Level 3

Notes

1 Ensembles and applied instruction may be vocal/choral or instrumental. Ensembles must be 0030, 0022, 0028, 0030, 0040, or 0050 as appropriate to your applied instrument except in special approved circumstances.

2 A minor must be completed with a 2.0 average.

3 Recommended

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