Music, B.S. (64 Credit Major)
The Department of Music offers a 64-credit major in Music leading to the B. S. degree. Entrance into this program is by examination.
The required courses and credits are distributed as follows:
3 Foundation: MSH 200
6 Private Lessons: MSP 210
3 Senior Project: MST 496
Note: Students studying with a private teacher approved by the Department of Music may petition the Department Chair to receive 1 to 6 credits.
Placement in Courses
A basic knowledge of music theory is required of all students who wish to major in Music. Students will demonstrate their ability to enter MST 236 (Theory 1) and MST 266 (Musicianship 1) by taking a placement examination. Successful completion of MST 100 will be accepted in lieu of the placement examination.
In addition to the major instrument, students must pass a proficiency examination in piano. Examples of the required level of proficiency are available in the Music Office (Music Building, Room 316). Students are expected to complete this requirement before their fifth semester.
All students, faculty, staff, and members of the community audition for the principal ensembles of the College. Music majors are required to participate in at least one ensemble per semester.
Last modified: 9/3/2014