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Music (BA)

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  • 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.
  • Program Code: 3037BA
  • CIPC: 500901


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

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Admission Requirements

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

General Education

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

Refer to the Department of Performing Arts policies and procedures . 

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Employ writing and research skills to examine and communicate ideas about music.
  • Demonstrate competency as performers through the preparation of repertoire and technical studies.
  • Synthesize skills of performance, aural analysis, score analysis, technology, musicology, improvisation and composition.

Additional Courses for the BA Music

Music Electives (8 credits)

Music electives must have the MUSC designation and are in addition to the courses in the Music Core and Required Courses.

Free Electives (26 credits)

Language Courses Required to fulfill the BA

Six semester-hours of foreign language is required. 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.

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