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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Visual and Performing Arts Concentration Music, BA


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A candidate for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Music must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours. Total credits include at least 48 credit hours of General Education courses. Additional courses may be required to build fundamental concepts. A candidate must earn the grade of “C” or better in all major courses.

Music Admissions Requirements


  1. AUDITION: Prospective students must perform an audition of two prepared pieces in contrasting styles. In addition, instrumentalists are required to sight-read.
  2. MUSIC THEORY DIAGNOSTIC EXAM: Prospective students take an examination in music fundamentals, including clefs, key signatures, scales, triads, and seventh chords.
  3. PIANO PROFICIENCY: Piano study is required of all students until a basic piano proficiency is attained. Students who demonstrate proficiency at the keyboard may be exempted from Class Piano MUS 154  and MUS 155 .
  4. ENSEMBLE PARTICIPATION: All students with a concentration in music must participate in an ensemble each semester: University Choir, Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble I, or Jazz Ensemble II.
  5. CONCERT ATTENDANCE: All students must attend a minimum of 15 recitals/concert events per year.
  6. DEPARTMENTAL SEMINARS: All students must participate in monthly Departmental seminars. These include lectures, recitals, workshops, and master classes.
  7. STUDENT RECITALS: All music students must perform a senior recital.

Note:


*Choir or University Band

IV. Elective Courses


Electives:

  • Vocal Track (9)
  • Instrumental Track (17)

Additional Information


Four-Year Course Distribution Plan


Bachelor of Arts in Visual and Performing Arts Music Concentration Suggested Sequence of Courses


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Senior Year


Semester Hours 13

Semester Hours 12

Total Credit Hours: 120


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