Music Major
Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science

This major provides a general education in music.

All music curriculum core courses must be passed with a grade of “C” or higher. A student can have no more than five repeats of “failed” courses in the music major or minor. A minimum grade point average of 2.70 is required for all major degree programs (bachelor of science, bachelor of arts and bachelor of music education).

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Total Credits Required for Degree 120

Liberal Studies 30-40

Required Courses in Major 46
Music Core Courses 33
Performance Lessons 4
Ensembles 2
Music Electives 7
Two credits must be upper division performance, theory, or history. 

Minor 20

*Additional Degree Requirement: Majors must attend weekly departmental events held on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. and attend a specified number of concerts each semester. All attendance is administered through mandatory enrollment in MU 001, a zero credit course. Details are found in the Student Music Major Handbook.

Note: Piano majors who elect the choral specialization must take MU 170 Class Voice or performance lessons for a minimum of one semester.