New BA Music

Bachelor of Arts in Music

45 Total Credits

Core Curriculum (27 total credits)

MUS 205/MUS 215 (4): Music Theory I/Sight Singing, Ear Training Lab I

MUS 206/MUS 216 (4): Music Theory II/Sight Singing, Ear Training Lab II

MUS 309 (3): Music Theory III

MUS 235 (3): Music History Survey I

MUS 236 (3): Music History Survey II

MUS 335 (3): Intro to Ethnomusicology
required prerequisite: MUS130

MUS 103 or MUS 106 or MUS 107 (1 credit/semester for a total of 4 credits): Concert Chorale, Gospel Choir or Concert Band

MUS 302 or MUS 345 (3): American Popular Music or Choral Masterworks (Stage 2 Writing Requirement)

**Every Student who is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Music at Eastern must pass the Keyboard Proficiency Exam before graduation.

Concentration (18 total credits)

Performance

Choose 12 credits and MUS 490 in concentration; 3 elective credits in another concentration area. At least 6 credits must be MUS 456.

MUS 356 (1.5 or 3): Individual Music Instruction

MUS 456 (1.5 or 3): Individual Music Instruction

MUS 113 (.5): Music Ensemble

MUS 220 (3): Introduction to Conducting

MUS 365 (3): Special Topics in Performance

MUS 490 (3): Senior Project in Music (LAC Tier III and Stage 3 Writing Requirement)

Music Theory/Composition

Choose 12 credits and MUS 490 in concentration; 3 elective credits in another concentration area

MUS 480 (1.5): Music Theory/Composition Lessons

MUS 350 (3): Electronic Music II

MUS 355 (3): Music with an Edge

MUS 365 (3): Special Topics in Music Theory and Composition

MUS 372 (3): Multimedia Composition

MUS 490 (3): Senior Project in Music (LAC Tier III and Stage 3 Writing Requirement)

Global Perspectives in Music History and Criticism

Choose 12 credits and MUS 490 in concentration; 3 elective credits in another concentration area

MUS 304 (3): Music of the 20th Century

MUS 308 (3): Opera

MUS 310 (3): Music in America

MUS 314 (3): Folk Music

MUS 365 (3): Special Topics in Global Perspectives in Music History and Criticism

MUS 480 (3): Independent Study in Global Perspectives in Music History and Criticism

MUS 490 (3): Senior Project in Music (LAC Tier III and Stage 3 Writing Requirement)