Bachelor of Music (General)

This program option has served generations of graduates as excellent preparation for a wide range of career paths. All students who enter the Bachelor of Music degree program begin their studies in the General program. After the second year, students who have maintained satisfactory standing may choose to remain in the General program where there is considerable flexibility in music and non-music electives in years three and four.

First Year, effective Septemer 2013
 
MUSC 1004 Intro to Music in History 1 3
MUSC 1014 Intro to Music in History 2 3
MUSC 1110 Music Theory 1 3
MUSC 1120 Music Theory 2 3
MUSC 1180 Large Ensemble 2
MUSC 1190 Second Ensemble 2
MUSC 1384 Musicianship 1 2
MUSC 1394 Musicianship 2 2
MUSC 1400 Major Practical Study 6
*MUSC 3230 Acoustics of Music (Math Req'mt) 3
** Written English Req'mt 3
Total Credit Hours
32

* a 3 credit hour MATH 1xxx or STAT 1xxx may be taken in place of MUSC 3230, Acoustics of Music

** any 3 credit hour course that meets the written English requirement; consult with an advisor prior to selection

 
Second Year, effective September 2013
 
MUSC Core Music History Elective 3
MUSC Core Music History Elective 3
MUSC 2110 Music Theory 3 3
MUSC 2120 Music Theory 4 3
MUSC 2180 Large Ensemble 2
MUSC 2190 Second Ensemble 2
MUSC 2384 Musicianship 3 2
MUSC 2394 Musicianship 4 2
MUSC 2400 Major Practical Study 6
Non-Music Electives 6
Total Credit Hours
32
Third Year, effective September 2013
 
MUSC 3180 Large Ensemble 2
MUSC 3190 Second Ensemble 2
MUSC 3470 Major Practical Study 6
MUSC 3974 Music Theory after 1900 3
MUSC Core Music History Elective 3
MUSC Music Elective 3
MUSC Music Theory Elective 3
Music or Non-Music Elective 3
Non-Music Electives 6
 Total Credit Hours 31
Fourth Year, effective September 2013
 
MUSC 4180 Large Ensemble 2
MUSC 4190 Second Ensemble 2
MUSC 4470 Major Practical Study
or
MUSC 4160 Major Practical Study

6
or
3

MUSC Core Music History Elective 3
MUSC Music Electives 6
Non-Music Electives 6
**MUSC Music Elective (only if 4160 taken) 3
 Music OR Non-Music Electives 6
 Total Credit Hours  31