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Degree Requirements

3 Components: Performance, Music Theory, Music History

I. PERFORMANCE: 9 hours of performance can be satisfied by playing in any the ensemble groups on campus including:

  • MUS 100 choir
  • MUS 105 marching band
  • MUS 106 concert band
  • MUS 155 small group ensemble
  • Applied lessons may be used for 2 hours.

II. MUSIC THEORY AND APPLICATION: 6 hours Music Theory/Application

  • MUSIC Theory (MUS 201)
  • MUSIC application (MUS 202) conducting and transcribing music.

III. MUSIC HISTORY: 6 hours which can be selected from any of the following courses:

  • MUS 226 History of Rock and Roll
  • MUS 245 History of Music I
  • MUS 246 History of Music II
  • MUS 255 History of Jazz
  • MUS 260 Music in World Cultures
  • MUS 155 Special Topics