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2019-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, B.A., Traditional Music Concentration


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Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Arts
Total Credit Hours: 120
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  (2 credit hours per semester), AMUS 333 , and Ensemble. Ensemble is to be chosen in consultation with advisor; audition required.

Electives


Minor (6 Credits)


Choose an 18-credit minor outside of music, justifiably related to your interests in this major. Advisor approval needed.

Natural Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core Curriculum  list of Natural Science courses.

History (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core Curriculum  list of History courses.

Total: 31 Credits


Junior Year


Required Courses


Notes:


* Students are required to take two semesters of Secondary Instrument. Secondary Instrument is a combination of AMUS 115 , MUS 325 , MUS 327 MUS 328 , MUS 329 , and MUS 331 .

** Choose from MUS 364 , MUS 366 , MUS 370 , and MUS 470 .

Electives


Minor (6 Credits)


Choose an 18-credit minor outside of music, justifiably related to your interests in this major. Advisor approval needed.

Natural Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core Curriculum  list of Natural Science courses.

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core Curriculum  list of Behavioral Science courses.

English Literature (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core Curriculum  list of Literature courses.

Music/Applied Music (2 Credits)


Total: 33 Credits


Senior Year


Electives


Minor (6 Credits)


Choose an 18-credit minor outside of music, justifiably related to your interests in this major. Advisor approval needed.

Natural Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core Curriculum  list of Natural Science courses.

Communication (3 Credits)


Choose from:

Elective (3 Credits)


Choose any courses, approved by academic advisor, amounting to a total of six credit hours.

Music/Applied Music (3 Credits)


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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