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Music

Music

CURRICULUM

Whether it is a desire to broaden a cultural perspective or to pursue a professional career in music, students can find courses to satisfy any musical interest.

Music courses are open to all students who have fulfilled the pre-requisites or gained permission of the instructor. Admission to choral and instrumental ensembles is by audition only.

Course List

If you’d like to view a full listing of our course options in Music or any other subject, please visit the Online Course Catalogue. Click for the Course Catalogue

Requirements for the Major (B.A.)

disciplinary, 12 courses

MUS 120, 220, 304, 320, 420, 460; two courses from MUS 202, 203, and 204; one elective at the 200-level or above; one additional elective from MUS 130 or above; and two performance course credits (one course credit earned through participation in a major choral or instrumental ensemble for two semesters, and one course credit earned through taking private instruction for two semesters).

Requirements for the Minor

disciplinary, 6 courses

MUS 120, 220; one course from the group MUS 202, 203, or 204; one music elective at the 200-level or above; one additional course from MUS 130 or above; and one performance course credit earned through participation in a major choral or instrumental ensemble for two semesters or through private applied instruction for two semesters.