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Music Degree Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Music - Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Science with a Major in Music

Entrance Requirements 
The Music Department requests that all entering music majors schedule an audition for assessing performance skills and keyboard proficiency. 


Piano Requirements 
All students pursuing a major in music must demonstrate functional keyboard skills. Students in these degree programs must register for MUPR 117 and 118


Recital Requirements 
All students pursuing a major in music must present a senior recital on his/her primary instrument during his/her senior year. Candidates for the Church Music Minor and the Applied Music Minor are also required to present a senior recital. 


REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE WITH A MAJOR IN MUSIC–42 semester hours. 

MUAM 121-499   Six semester hours of Applied Music attaining levels as outlined in the Music Department Handbook

MUPR 109-119   Six hours of ensembles as outlined in the Music Department Handbook 

ADDENDUM:  Voice majors must take MUPR 121 Class Voice and Diction. 
ADDENDUM: Piano majors will substitute MUPR 221 – Piano Pedagogy for MUPR 117 – Class Piano I and MUPR 118 – Class Piano II. 

Bachelor's Degree in Music - Bachelor of Arts

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF ARTS WITH A MAJOR IN MUSIC– to include the requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Music plus a world language through the intermediate level. 

Minor in Applied Music

REQUIREMENTS FOR AN APPLIED MUSIC MINOR–25 semester hours as follows: 

Four semesters of applied music on the major instrument attaining levels as outlined in the Music Department Handbook. Four semesters of the major ensemble most closely related to his/her primary instrument. 


ADDENDUM: Applied Music minors with an emphasis in voice must also take MUPR 121, Class Voice and Diction. 

Minor in General Music

REQUIREMENTS FOR A GENERAL MUSIC MINOR–24-26 hours as follows: 

Four semesters of ensemble (General music minors are encouraged to participate in the major ensemble of the student’s primary applied instrument). 
Four semesters of applied music on the major instrument. 


ADDENDUM:  General Music majors with an emphasis in voice must also take MUPR 121, Class Voice and Diction. 
 

General Education Requirements

For a full list of course offerings, visit our Academic Catalog page.