Begin Date: Summer Session 1997
End Date: Spring Semester 1999
PROFESSOR RICHARD GREEN, in charge
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 134 credits is required.
Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem:1-2)
GENERAL EDUCATION: 46 credits
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 88 credits
PRESCRIBED COURSES (24 credits)
MUSIC 121(1), 122(1), 131(2), 132(2), 161(1), 162W(1) (Sem: 1-2)
MUSIC 221(1), 222(1), 231(2), 261(3), 262(3) 266(1) (Sem: 3-4)
MUSIC 331(2), 332(2) (Sem: 5-6)
MUSIC 101(1) (Sem: 7-8)
ADDITIONAL COURSES (3 credits)
Select 3 credits from MUSIC 461W(3), 462W(3), 463W(3), or 464W (Sem: 5-6)
SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (61 credits)
Select 24 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)
 A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.
The Pennsylvania State University ©1998
The University reserves the right to change the requirements and regulations listed here and to determine whether a student has satisfactorily met its requirements for admission or graduation, and to reject any applicant for any reason the University determines to be material to the applicant's qualifications to pursue higher education. Nothing in this material should be considered a guarantee that completion of a program and graduation from the University will result in employment.
Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1997
Blue Sheet Item #: 25-06-004
Review Date: 6/7/99 (General Education Update)