Music

General

Program Title

Music

Degree Designation

BA

Award Type

Baccalaureate

Program Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

On Campus

Program Description

This program is developed to prepare students for private studio teaching and/or further graduate study for careers in professional performance and college teaching.

Department/Unit(s)

College/School

College of Liberal Arts

Status

Active

Requirements

Free Form Requisites

Music B.A. Requirements (40 credits)

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4 semesters of applied major (must pass 200 level). 4 semesters of performing organization. 4 semesters of course.

3 credits music electives.

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing course.

Music B.A. - Composition Concentration (63 credits)

MUSM 101, MUSM 111, MUSM 125, MUSM 202, MUSM 205, MUSM 212, MUSM 303, MUSM 313, MUSM 352,
MUSM 353, MUSP 373, MUSP 497.

4 semesters of applied major (must pass 200 level).

4 semesters of performing organization.

1 semester of class piano.

MUSP 102, MUSM 304, MUSM 402, MUSM 433, MUSM 434, MUSM 435, MUSM 437.

2 semesters of MUSM 301, MUSP 401.

1 semester of MUSM 438 (fulfills 3 credits B.A. elective).

6 semesters of MUSP 100.

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing course.

Successful admittance into an applied studio is required for all music majors. See department website for specific requirements for each applied studio.

Notes

A grade of C or above in all music classes is required for all music major or minor degree programs. A "C-" in a music course is not considered a passing grade for the music major. All students will demonstrate functional piano skills as a requirement for graduation. Students satisfy this requirement by successfully completing the degree curriculum. See department for details.

See program website for additional information.

Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Apply analytical, aural, and keyboard skills in a variety of musical situations.

Outcome

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a diverse body of music in its historical and cultural context, and articulate the relationships between music, the arts, and other disciplines.

Outcome

Apply music technology in its various forms.

Outcome

Apply principles of technique and musicianship appropriate to the intermediate level in the performance of music from diverse styles and time periods in both solo and ensemble settings.

Outcome

Demonstrate ability to think critically and act independently at a high level as a life-long musical creator, scholar, and performer.

Outcome

Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively -- musically, verbally and in writing — and adapt to diverse contexts and audiences.

Outcome

Specialized Outcomes for Composition Concentration:

Outcome

Apply a thorough knowledge of compositional techniques for a range of ensembles and performing media (acoustic and electronic).

Outcome

Apply music technology in its various forms at the advanced level for performance, composition, and scholarly pursuits.

Outcome

Produce their own original music in live performance.

Degree Maps

Major Code

1102

Program Code

1814