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REQUIREMENTS FOR A BACHELOR OF MUSIC DEGREE (IN PERFORMANCE, THEORY, OR COMPOSITION)

English
Six hours of composition.
Literature
Three hours of English or modern and classical languages literature or other approved substitute.
Liberal Arts Elective
Three hours above the freshman level of literature, or social and cultural studies designated as taught in
the College of Liberal Arts, or fine arts or philosophy, or technical writing (satisfied by major).
History
1311, 1312.
Political Science
2311, 2312.
Mathematics
Six hours (level of college algebra or higher).
Science
Eight hours in lab science (biology, chemistry, geology and/or physics).
Modern and Classical Languages
1441, 1442, 2313, and 2314 or equivalent.
Fine Arts
Three hours from architecture, art, dance, music, or theatre arts (satisfied by major).
Social/Cultural Studies
The three-hour social and cultural studies requirement will be satisfied by designated courses which
have been approved by the Undergraduate Assembly. For a list of approved courses, contact the
University Advising Center or the Music Department (MUSI 2300 recommended).


Major
1185, 1186, 1325, 1326, 2185, 2186, 2325, 2326, 3308 or 3309 (Performance and Composition), 3300,
3301; eight hours performance concentration (in one instrument or voice); 1180, 1181, 2180, 2181
(keyboard concentrates must substitute four hours keyboard ensemble).
In addition
Voice Performance Option requires 2302, 3101, 3302, 3303, 3394, 4101; seven hours a cappella
choir/university singers/womens chorus, three hours musical theatre/opera laboratory. Plus: 14 hours
additional performance major; three hours 0174; 3103; 4191 (vocal literature); 4301 or 4302; plus a
junior and a senior recital. [Students electing studies in pedagogy substitute the following: eight
additional hours of performance concentration; four hours 3294 (vocal pedagogy I, II); four hours 4291
(vocal literature I, II); two hours 0174; 1242; 4205; plus a senior recital.]
Keyboard Performance Option requires 2302, 3294, 3295, 3302, 3303, 3394, 4301 or 4302, four hours
4291 (keyboard literature I, II); one hour accompanying, one hour any ensemble. Plus: 14 hours
additional performance major; four hours 0174, three hours music elective, plus a junior and a senior
recital. [Students electing studies in pedagogy substitute the following: eight additional hours of
performance concentration; 1257, 1258, 2257, 2258; 3211; 4291 (group piano methods); plus a senior
recital.]
Wind, String, or Percussion Performance Option requires 2302, 3302, 3303, 3394, 4301 or 4302, 4191
(wind or string instrument pedagogy) and 4191 (wind or string instrument literature); 14 additional
hours performance major; 12 hours ensemble (orchestra emphasis students take eight hours orchestra,
three hours string quartet, and one hour any ensemble; band emphasis students take eight hours wind
ensemble or concert band, two hours any ensemble, and two hours orchestra); three hours music
elective; plus a junior and a senior recital.
Theory Option requires 2227, 2302, 3302, 3303, 3326, 3390, 3391, 4205, 4350, 4351, and 4301; two
hours 0174 (keyboard concentrates must substitute 4242); four additional hours performance
concentration; six hours any ensemble, at least three of which must be large ensemble; plus prepare
and present a senior research project in music theory in a conference setting.
Composition Option requires 2227, 3302, 3303, 3392, 3393, 3394, 4301, 4492, 4493; two hours of
Seminar in Computer Aided Composition (3127 and 3128); two hours selected from 1103, 1104, 1105,
2103, 2104; two additional hours performance concentration; two hours 0174 (keyboard concentrates
must substitute 3243); six hours any ensemble, at least three of which must be large ensemble; plus
prepare and present a program of original works.
Total
137 or 138 hours, including a minimum of 36 hours at 3000/4000 level, at least 24 of which must be in
music.