BA in Music (Liberal Arts)
The Music major will no longer be offered as a major following the conclusion of the 2016-2017 academic year.

Department: Music

Degree Requirements For All Majors In Department

  • Earn minimum of 123 Graduation Credits
  • Pass Department Comprehensive Exam (only required of Music Education Majors)
  • Meet minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or 2.5 for Music Education (Note: All courses required for the major must be passed with a C- or higher)
  • Perform Junior and Senior recital (B.A. requires only Senior recital) - see department handbook for expectations
  • Fulfill all General Music Performance Requirements with a minimum grade of C-
  • Fulfill all Music Course Requirements with a minimum grade of C-
  • Fulfill all General Education Requirements:
    • First Year Experience, 2 credit
    • Cultural Perspectives Requirements, 30 credits
    • Physical Education Skills, 2 credits
    • Lab Science, 4 credits
    • Math requirement, 3 credits
    • Social Science requirement, 3 credits

This department requires specific General Education Requirements course choices:

Lab Science Requirement
MU251Acoustics of Music3

Music Core Requirements for BA, BS, BMus

Choose: All     Credits: 46-48     Minimum: C-

MU100-400Music Performance Seminar - 8 Semesters0
MU105Ear Training I2
MU106Ear Training II2
MU107Piano Class I1
MU108Piano Class II1
MU203Choral Union Requirement - 8 Semesters4
MU203Ensemble Requirement - 8 Semesters4
Vocal/Keyboard Majors: A Cappela Choir
Wind/Rhythm Instrument Majors: Symphonic Winds (or Jazz Ensemble if approved for rhythm section)
String Majors: Quincy Symphony
MU205Ear Training III2
MU206Ear Training IV2
MU207Piano Class III1
MU208Piano Class IV1
MU211Fundamentals of Music (if needed based on entrance exam)2
MU230World Music3
MU261Music Theory I3
MU262Music Theory II3
MU275Introduction to Music Technology2
MU281Music History Analysis I3
MU282Music History Analysis II3
MU361Music Theory III3
MU362Music Theory IV3

Music (Liberal Arts)(BA) Requirements

B.A. in Music (Liberal Arts) Degree Requirements

  • Fulfill all General Degree Requirements
  • Fulfill all General Education Requirements
  • Fulfill all Music Core Requirements

Music (BA) Additional Requirements

Credits: 8     Minimum: C-

MU141-142Applied Music1
*Must be enrolled in at least 1 credit each semester
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