May 18, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Music - Liberal Arts (MUSL) - BA Major

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44-46 credits

Minor (or additional major if non-dual degree seeking) required.

2.0 GPA required.

C grade or better required in major courses.

Music Liberal Arts - Instrumental Major Map  

Music Liberal Arts - Piano Major Map  

Music Liberal Arts - Vocal Major Map  

GOAL 6 (Fine Arts) Requirement

Students must take their GOAL 6 - Fine Arts General Education Program requirements in an art form other than music.

Required Courses (14-16 credits)

Pedagogy Course - choose one

must correspond to student’s major performing medium

Literature Course - choose one

must correspond to student’s major performing medium

Major Performing Large Ensemble - choose one

All 4 required credits must be taken in large ensemble related to major performing medium. Students must participate each semester enrolled as music majors.

Applied Lessons in Primary Performance Medium (4 credits)

Students must enroll in a minimum of four semesters of applied lessons in their major performing medium, and they must pass the 260 series requirements in applied lessons to graduate.

Capstone Project (2 credits)

Piano Proficiency

See Piano Proficiency Examination  for information concerning piano proficiency.

Dual Degrees

Students wishing to complete two degrees concurrently, (example: Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science) must complete a minimum of an additional 30 credits above the required 120-128 credit hours. Students must complete all major requirements under both degrees, including separate minors if required.


◎ = Oral Intensive

◆ = Math/Critical Analysis Intensive

△ = Writing Intensive

✽ = Physical Development and Wellness Graduation Requirement