Checksheet - BA in Music with Performance Option and Research Emphasis

Bachelor of Arts Music Major-Performance Option with Research Emphasis
Requirement Checksheet

August 2017

GENERAL EDUCATION (24-46 cr)

ACE: Achievement-Centered Education (24-30 hours)
ACE 1. Written Texts Incorporating Research and Knowledge Skills (3 crs)
ACE 2. Communication Skills (3 crs)
ACE 3. Mathematical, Computational, Statistical or Formal Reasoning Skills (3 crs)
ACE 4. Sciences (3 crs)
ACE 5. Humanities (3 crs)
ACE 6. Social Sciences (3 crs)

ACE 7. Arts (3 crs) This requirement is fulfilled within the major through MUSC 160 or MUSC 365

ACE 8. Ethical Principles, Civics, and Stewardship (3 crs)
ACE 9. Global Awareness or Knowledge of Human Diversity (3 crs) 
ACE 10. Creative/Scholarly Product (3 crs) This requirement is fulfilled within the major by taking MUSC 384A (for 1 cr) and then, in the following semester, MUSC 499 (for 2 cr)

 

Languages - Classical and Modern (0-16 cr)

 
MINIMUM TOTAL REQUIREMENTS IN MUSIC (46-49 cr)

Music Core Curriculum
Music Classreoom Classes Common to All Music Degrees (28 credits)
MUSC64 Major Field Test 0
MUSC160 Music as Art, Disp & Pro 3
MUSC131 Keyboard Skills I 1
MUSC132 Keyboard Skills II 1
MUSC165 Music Theory I 3
MUSC165A Aural Skills I 1
MUSC166 Music Theory II 3
MUSC166A Aural Skills II 1
MUSC265 Music Theory III 3
MUSC265A MAural Skills III 1
MUSC266 Music Theory IV 3
MUSC266A Aural Skills IV 1
MUSC274 Beginning Conducting 1
MUSC365 Music History & Literature I 3
MUSC366 Music History & Literature II 3
MUSR 68 Recital Attendance (6 semesters) 0

 

Musical Performance (16 hrs)
Applied Studio Lessons (6 sem; 10 hrs)
MUAP 1xx                                                 2
MUAP 1xx 2
MUAP 2xx 2
MUAP 2xx 2
MUAP 3xx 1
MUAP 3xx 1
Large Ensembles (6 semesters; 6 cr)
For additional rules and regulations, see the Undergraduate Handbook
1. MUDC 243 Varsity Chorus OR MUDC 246 University Chorale 1
2. Group I or IA Enembles (4 sem; 4 cr)
MUDC _ _ _ _ 1
MUDC _ _ _ _ 1
MUDC _ _ _ _ 1
MUDC _ _ _ _ 1
3. One Additional Ensemble (1 sem; 1 cr)
MUDC _ _ _ _ 1

 

Vocal Diction and Literature: FOR VOCAL MAJORS ONLY (1 course; 2 cr)
One of the following:
MUSC 125 English & Italian Diction and Literature (2 cr) (recommended)
or   MUSC 126 German Diction and Literature (2 cr)
or   MUSC 127 French Diction and Literature (2 cr)
Required Capstone Research Document (2-3 cr)
MUSC  384A Document Proposal (1 cr) 1
MUSC 499 Research Document (1 or 2 cr) 1-2
NOTE: taking MUSC 499 for 1 cr fulfills the major;
taking MUSC 499 for 2 cr after taking MUSC  384A fulfills ACE 10
Minor (18-24 cr)
A minor or second major is required.

  
MINIMUM ADDITIONAL ELECTIVES to reach 120 credits (0-32)
The total will vary with the individual situation, depending on (but not limited to) whether the student is an instrumentalist or vocalist, the results of waivers and transfer credit evaluation, the means of fulfilment of the Foreign Language requirement, the means of fulfilment of ACE requirements including ACE 10, and the number of credits required by the minor or a second major.