Bachelor of Arts in Music (Liberal Arts)

Total Semester Credit Hours (sch): 120   
Major: 51 sch        

MUSIC.BA            CIP Code: 50.0901.00

Degree Requirements

Texas Core Curriculum

ENG 1013Composition I3
ENG 1023Composition II3
Mathematics3
Life & Physical Sciences6
Language, Philosophy, & Culture3
Creative Arts3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
CAO: Women's Studies3
CAO: First Year Seminar, Wellness or Mathematics3
Total Semester Credit Hours42

Courses Required for Major

MU 1021Keyboard Musicianship I1
MU 1031Keyboard Musicianship II1
MU 2061Keyboard Musicianship III1
MU 1521Aural Skills I1
MU 1531Aural Skills II1
MU 2521Aural Skills III1
MU 2531Aural Skills IV1
MU 1523Music Theory I3
MU 1533Music Theory II3
MU 2523Music Theory III3
MU 2533Music Theory IV3
MU 3313Music History I3
MU 3323Music History II3
MU 3542Conducting I2
Music Ensembles (advanced) 8
Principal Instrument (4 sch advanced)12
MU 4911Independent Study (Final Project)1
Total Semester Credit Hours48

Other Requirements

Foreign Language (6 sch of same language)6
Electives (9 sch advanced)21
MU 3713Music and World Cultures (GP)3
Total Semester Credit Hours30

(GP) Satisfies global perspectives graduation requirement. 

First Year
FallTCCNSemester Credit Hours
MU 1021Keyboard Musicianship I MUSI 11811
MU 1112Music and Wellness 2
MU 1521Aural Skills I MUSI 1116, MUSI 12161
MU 1523Music Theory I MUSI 1211, MUSI 13113
Large Ensemble 1
Applied Music: Primary Instrument2
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
 Semester Credit Hours 14
SpringTCCN
MU 1031Keyboard Musicianship II MUSI 11821
MU 1531Aural Skills II MUSI 1117, MUSI 12171
MU 1533Music Theory II MUSI 1212, MUSI 13123
Large Ensemble 1
Applied Music: Primary Instrument2
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
Mathematics Core3
Elective2
 Semester Credit Hours 16
Second Year
FallTCCN
MU 2061Keyboard Musicianship III MUSI 21811
MU 2521Aural Skills III MUSI 2116, MUSI 22161
MU 2523Music Theory III MUSI 2211, MUSI 23113
Large Ensemble 1
Applied Music: Primary Instrument2
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
Language, Philosophy, Culture Core3
Elective1
 Semester Credit Hours 15
SpringTCCN
MU 2531Aural Skills IV MUSI 2117, MUSI 22171
MU 2533Music Theory IV MUSI 23123
MU 3703Women in Music 3
Large Ensemble 1
Applied Music: Primary Instrument2
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
Elective1
 Semester Credit Hours 14
Third Year
FallTCCN
MU 3313Music History I 3
MU 3542Conducting I 2
Large Ensemble 1
Applied Music: Primary Instrument (upper level)2
Foreign Language3
Elective1
Elective3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
SpringTCCN
MU 3323Music History II 3
Large Ensemble 1
Applied Music: Primary Instrument (upper level)2
Foreign Language3
Life/Physical Science Core3
Social/Behavioral Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
Fourth Year
FallTCCN
MU 3713 (GP)Music and World Cultures 3
Large Ensemble1
Life/Physical Science Core3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government GOVT 23053
Elective2
Elective3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
SpringTCCN
MU 4911Independent Study 1
Large Ensemble 1
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
Elective3
Elective (upper level)2
Elective (upper level)3
Elective (upper level)3
 Semester Credit Hours 16
 Total Semester Credit Hours:  120

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.