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  Dec 16, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog

Music, B.A., Traditional Music Concentration


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CIP Code:  
Total Credit Hours: 120
Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Arts
Career Opportunities: Performance, composing/arranging, music production, recording, television, radio, private teaching, jazz performance
Note(s): Students must complete 45 hours of 300 and/or 400 level courses.

General Education Core Curriculum


Core Curriculum  

Freshman Year


Note:


* Students are required to take two semesters of AMUS 115 , AMUS 333 , and Ensemble. Ensemble is to be chosen in consultation with advisor; audition required.

Electives


Mathematics (3 Credits)


Choose MATH 206  or above.

Total: 29 Credits


Sophomore Year


Note:


* Students are required to take two semesters of AMUS 115 , AMUS 160 , and AMUS 333 .

Electives


Minor (6 Credits)


Choose an 18-credit minor from one of the following: Cajun Creole Studies, Heritage Studies, African American Studies, Latin American Studies. Students may also design their own interdisciplinary 18-credit program with preapproval from their advisor.

Natural Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from both biological (BIOL) and physical (CHEM, GEOL, or PHYS) sciences. Two courses must be from the same science.

Total: 31 Credits


Junior Year


Required Courses


  • MUS - Secondary Instrument 4 Credit(s). *
  • MUS - Music History 3 Credit(s). **
  • MUS 319 - Songwriting 3 Credit(s).

Notes:


* Students are required to take two semesters of Secondary Instrument. Secondary Instrument is a combination of AMUS 115 , MUS 325 , MUS 327 , and MUS 329 .

** Choose from MUS 366 , MUS 370 , and MUS 470 .

Electives


Minor (3 Credits)


Choose an 18-credit minor from one of the following: Cajun Creole Studies, Heritage Studies, African American Studies, Latin American Studies. Students may also design their own interdisciplinary 18-credit program with preapproval from their advisor.

Natural Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from both biological (BIOL) and physical (CHEM, GEOL, or PHYS) sciences. Two courses must be from the same science.

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from:

English Literature (3 Credits)


Choose from:

Elective (3 Credits)


Choose any course other than MUS or AMUS. Advisor approval needed.

Music/Applied Music (2 Credits)


Total: 33 Credits


Senior Year


Electives


Minor (9 Credits)


Choose an 18-credit minor from one of the following: Cajun Creole Studies, Heritage Studies, African American Studies, Latin American Studies. Students may also design their own interdisciplinary 18-credit program with preapproval from their advisor.

Natural Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from both biological (BIOL) and physical (CHEM, GEOL, or PHYS) sciences. Two courses must be from the same science.

Fine Arts (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of Fine Arts courses in consultation with academic advisor.

Total: 27 Credits


4 Semesters of Ensemble Required


Primary Instrument Courses for Ensemble Credit Constraints and Exceptions
Winds and Brass AMUS 152 AMUS 153 AMUS 154  AMUS 155  AMUS 160  AMUS 170  AMUS 180  AMUS 190   2 Semester Minimum: AMUS 160  
Percussion Same as Winds and Brass, with the additional option of AMUS 117   2 Semester Minimum: AMUS 160  
All other instruments, including guitar, voice, and piano Any Ensemble course 2 Semester Minimum on major instrument: AMUS 160  

 

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