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Musical Arts (MUBMA) - ARCHIVE

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Begin Date: Fall Semester 1999
End Date: Summer Session 2005

Musical Arts (MUBMA) - ARCHIVE

PROFESSOR RICHARD KENNEDY, Interim Director, School of Music

The Bachelor of Musical Arts degree is a multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary program that is intended to prepare students for careers in performance, while developing a secondary area of emphasis outside of music, as determined for each student on the basis of an advising process. Completion of this program requires that the student achieve a high level of competence in order to begin professional work or pursue further studies at the graduate level.

Entrance into this program will be determined by departmental evaluation.

For the Bachelor of Musical Arts, a minimum of 133 credits is required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem:1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

INTERCULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETENCE:
(Included in GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 88 credits[1]

PRESCRIBED COURSES (27 credits)
MUSIC 121(1), MUSIC 122(1), MUSIC 129S(3), MUSIC 131(2), MUSIC 132(2), MUSIC 161(1), MUSIC 162W(1) (Sem: 1-2)
MUSIC 221(1), MUSIC 222(1), MUSIC 231(2), MUSIC 261(3), MUSIC 262(3), MUSIC 266(1) (Sem: 3-4)
MUSIC 331(2), MUSIC 332(2) (Sem: 5-6)
MUSIC 101(1) (Sem: 7-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (3 credits)
Select 3 credits from MUSIC 461W(3), MUSIC 462W(3), MUSIC 463W(3), or MUSIC 464W(3) (Sem: 5-6)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (58 credits)
Select 21 credits in applied music through Level VIII of performance (Sem: 1-8)
Select 8 credits of approved ensembles (see School of Music Handbook for list of ensembles) (Sem: 1-8)
Select 24 credits in consultation with adviser in an area of study other than music (at least 12 credits must be at the 400 level) (Sem: 1-8)
Select 5 credits in music from department list (Sem: 5-8)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 1999

Blue Sheet Item #: 27-07-008

Review Date: 04/07/00 (General Education information updated)

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