B.S. in Music (General)

A Bachelor of Science in Music is a liberal arts degree that gives the student musician a holistic approach to higher education.  Graduates with a B.S. in Music have performed in professional symphonies, operas, orchestras, commercial recording studios, and various live performance venues.

120 Hours

General Education Core (49-51 Hours)
Music Major  (41 Hours)

MUS  1060  Music Technology  (2)
MUS  2010 Theory I (2)
MUS  2020 Theory II (2)
MUS  3010 Theory III (2)
MUS  3020 Theory IV (2)
MUS  2060 Aural Theory I (2)
MUS  2070 Aural Theory II (2)
MUS  3060 Aural Theory III (2)
MUS  3070 Aural Theory IV (2)
MUS  2410 History I (2)
MUS  2420 History II (2)
MUS  3410 History III (2) (Music 3410 fulfills Intercultural Literacy req.)
MUS  3420 History IV (2)
MUS  3100 Elementary Conducting (2)
MUS  3110 Advanced Conducting (2)
MUS  4010 Orchestration (3)
MUS  4200 Literature & Pedagogy (2)

Minor Performance (21 Hours)
MUS  1200  Recital Attendance  (0) (Six Satisfactory Semesters Required)
MUS  Applied, Lower Division  (4)
MUS  Applied, Upper Division  (5)
(2 in semester of Senior Recital)
MUS  Secondary Applied (optional)
MUS  3600  Keyboard Proficiency  or Class Piano I,II,III,IV passed with average of B- or above (0-4)
MUS  4600  Senior Recital for Music Majors (0)
MUS  Vocal - Choral Union (8) and Electives (4)  Total (12)
MUS  Instrumental - Wind Ensemble (8) and Electives (4) Total (12)

General Electives (3 Hours)

Elective Areas of Study (4-10 Hours)

Elective Area of Study in Performance
MUS/MCM 27--; 47-- Additional Applied Lessons (up to 6 hours)
MUS/MCM 18-- Additional Ensembles (up to 6 hours)
MUS 3620 Diction for Singers (3)
MUS 3700 Junior Recital (1)
MUS 3800 Lyric Theatre Ensemble (1)
MCM 2780 The Working Musician (2)

Elective Area of Study in Worship Leading
MUS 2200 Church Music Practicum (1)
MUS 2520 Choral Literature and Pedagogy (2)
MUS 3500 Hymnology (2)
MUS 4150 Church Music Minister (2)

Elective Area of Study in Music Therapy
MUS 3510 Music Therapy I (3)
MUS 3520 Music Therapy II (3)
MUS 4780 Composition Lessons* (1-2)
*Each hour successfully completed can be substituted for one hour of upper division applied study