BA in Music
- All courses for the music major are offered by the faculty of the School of Music at the College of Fine Arts.
- The minimum total of prerequisite and principal courses required for the major is the equivalent of eight semester courses in the College of Arts & Sciences.
- All of the College of Fine Arts courses listed below may be taken for credit in the College of Arts & Sciences. However, any 3-credit College of Fine Arts course must be supplemented by an additional project (to be determined by the instructor) if a student wishes to receive 4 credits for the course in the College of Arts & Sciences.
- No credit toward the completion of the music major will be given for the following courses: CFA MU 111, 112, 119, 120, 211, 212, 225, 229, 231, 238, 240 and 242; and CAS MU 117, 118, 225, 229, 230, and 242. Students electing the music major may take up to 8 credits of applied music toward the degree. Eligibility is determined by audition and faculty availability.
- All music majors must complete CAS LF 212, CAS LG 212, or the equivalent in another language, or demonstrate equivalent proficiency. Students who intend to go on to graduate school in music are urged to prepare themselves in a second foreign language. Prior consultation with advisors is recommended.
CFA MU 101, 102, 107, and 108.
Required courses in music history are CFA MU 223, 224, and any two from CFA MU 331–339, 350–354. Required courses in music theory are CFA MU 201, 202, 207, 208, 301, and 302.
Five courses are required from subjects including, but not limited to, the following: art history, history (as approved by the advisor), philosophy; French and German above CAS LF 212 or CAS LG 212, or the equivalent in another language.