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Music Major

Academic Planning Sheet: Music (BA Music)

The Bachelor of Arts in Music provides a broad base for a number of careers in music such as private studio teachers, and is intended as preparation for advanced graduate study.

BA Music Planning Sheet          


General Education Credit Hours
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
Mathematics Course 3
Humanities Courses 9
History Courses 3
Social Sciences Courses 6
Natural and Physical Sciences Courses (2 courses with lab) 8
Total Credits 35

Foreign Language Requirements:

Students seeking the degree of Bachelor of Arts must complete
One of the three options liste d below:

  1. Completion of the second level of a foreign language (course number 102)
    • *Students may not test out of the course.
    • * Completion of a foreign language course above 102 with a grade of C  or better will satisfy the requirement.
  2. Completion of FL 100, Introduction to Comparative Linguistics, & ANTHR/EHG 106, Language Thought and Culture
  3. Completion of the first and second level of American Sign Language  
Major Course Requirements Credit Hours
MUS 150 Music Theory I 2
MUS 151 Aural Skills I 2
MUS 210 Music Theory II 2
MUS 211 Aural Skills II 2
MUS 250 Music Theory III 2
MUS 251 Aural Skills III 2
MUS 280 Music Theory IV 2
MUS 281 Aural Skills IV 2
MUS 305 Music History I 3
MUS 355 Music History II 3
MUS x01 Music Performance Symposium 0 hrs. 6 sem.
MUS xxx Primary Ensemble 6 hrs. 6 sem.
MUS xxx Secondary Ensemble 2
MUS xxx Major Applied Lesson 12 hrs. 6 sem.
MUS 127 Functional Piano 1: Beginning 1
MUS 229 Piano Proficiency Completion 1
MUS 103 Music & Computer Technology I 1
MUS 303 Music & Computer Technology II 1
MUS 357 Orchestration & Arranging 3
MUS 358 Basic Conducting 2
Note: Piano student complete either of the following in lieu of Functional Piano courses:
MUS 346 Piano Literature 3
MUS 347 Piano Pedagogy 3
Total Credits 48

Music Department

Anthony "Capps" Capozzolo Center for the Arts

Faculty and Staff

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