Music B.A.

Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours

See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

Credit Hours
General Requirements (Core Areas A - E)42
Additional Requirements4
Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major
Music Theory
Select 12 credit hours from the following:12
Music Theory I
Music Theory II
Aural Skills I
Aural Skills II
Music Theory III
Aural Skills III
Applied Music
Select 6 credit hours from the following:6
Applied Music (one semesters @ 2 credits)
Group Piano I
Group Piano II
Group Piano III
Group Piano IV
Performance/Required Music Courses
Select 23 credit hours from the following:23
Applied Music (three semesters @ 2 credits)
Music Theory IV
Form and Analysis
History of Music I
History of Music II
Basic Conducting
Large Ensemble (four semesters) 1
Select 3 credit hours from the following:3
Applied Composition
Piano Literature I
Piano Literature II
Vocal Literature I
Vocal Literature II
Symphonic Literature
Select 5-8 credit hours of upper-division electives in Music5-8
General Studies Electives
Select 6 credit hours of Foreign Language6
Minor or Concentration
Select 15 credit hours (At least 10 credit hours must be at the 3000-level or above)15
Select 5-8 credit hours of Electives at the 3000-level or above5-8
Total Credit Hours124

Program Admission Criteria

  • All prospective music majors must pass an entrance audition in the primary area.


All music majors are advised in Room 3002 of the Foy Building, (912) 478-7740.