Music Degree Programs

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Music (B.A.), voice or piano

Complete Program Plan

A degree in music performance shall consist of 76 hours in music courses, including 14 hours in the concentration (applied music courses in one’s major instrument that is to be selected from voice, piano, or accompanying); 4 hours in a minor instrument; successful completion of piano proficiency exams; successful completion (earning C or better) in all major courses. This degree provides a comprehensive study in music, as well as an 18–24 semester hour concentration in a separate discipline; Business, Legal Studies, Mass Communication, or approved alternate field.  Students will present recitals during their junior and senior years. Full time students must register for a performing ensemble each semester they are enrolled, as assigned by the director of music. No overload fees will be charged when the total semester credits exceed 17 as the result of ensemble participation. All music majors are required to attend a designated number of concerts and recitals each semester.

Music Education (B.A.)

Complete Program Plan

A degree in music education shall consist of 76 hours in music courses, including 14 hours in a concentration (applied classes in one’s major instrument that are to be selected from guitar, voice, piano, or accompanying); 4 hours in a minor instrument; successful completion of piano proficiency exams; successful completion (earning a C or better) in all music and professional education courses. Students must complete all of the above requirements before student teaching. Students must be accepted into the teacher education program by the School of Education, and must complete the specified teacher education sequence. Students will present a senior recital prior to the semester in which they student teach. Full time students must register for a performing ensemble each semester they are enrolled as assigned by the director of music.

Music Minor

Please refer to the program plan for Music, B.A.

 

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