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2012-2013 Catalog 
2012-2013 Catalog ARCHIVED CATALOG: Content may no longer be accurate.

Music (BA)

  • Program Prerequisite: Audition required for admission to program.
  • Minor: Not required.
  • Grade Requirement: A grade of “C” or better in courses required for these majors (a grade of “C-” is not acceptable). Also refer to the general grade requirements for graduation .
  • Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 120 credit hours is required for graduation; a minimum of 49 credit hours is required within the major. A total of 40 upper division credit hours is required (courses numbered 3000 and above); 15 of these are required within the major.


Music majors should meet with an advisor prior to registration. For current advisor listing please refer to School of Music Advisors .

Admission Requirements

Declare your program of study (see Enrollment Services and Information ).

General Education

Refer to Degree and General Education Requirements  for Bachelor of Arts requirements. See Language Courses Required to fulfill the BA listed under the major course requirements.

Refer to the School of Music policies and procedures .

Major Course Requirements for Bachelor of Arts in Music Degree

Music Core (30 credit hours)

Complete the Music Core Course Requirements listed on Department of Performing Arts .

Additional Courses Required (minimum of 19 credit hours)

Language Courses Required to fulfill the BA

Six semester-hours of foreign language chosen from French, German, Italian, and Spanish. This requirement may be satisfied by taking two semesters of the same language or one semester each of two different languages.

An additional six semester hours of foreign language or language arts is required. Language arts may include coursework in music theory, form & analysis, and music history.