Requirements

Requirements

The Music Concentration

The Music Concentration encourages interest and proficiency in music by organizing electives into a coherent set of experiences. It requires at least 12 academic credits in music history, theory and electives, as well as at least 6 credits in applied music, including ensembles and private lessons.  Under the general studies rubric, students may earn up to four credits towards the concentration with participation in applied music courses.  Pass/no pass grades are awarded for lower division, one-credit music courses.  These may be repeated.  Three-credit and advanced one-credit courses are graded.  Music 1311-1312 will count towards satisfaction of the core Fine Arts requirement.

Music of the Western World 3 credits
Advanced Music History 3 credits
Advanced Music Theory 3 credits
Related Music Course (Theory or History) 3 credits
Applied Music* 6 credits
Total 18 credits

*Applied Music- 4 semesters of upper level applied private lessons (3000 level, graded) and 2 semesters of ensembles (1000 level). In addition to these courses, the Music Concentration requires piano proficiency, which will be determined through a playing demonstration heard by Music Department piano faculty. If the student has no prior piano experience, then 2 semesters of beginning piano are required. Assessment/evaluation of piano skills should take place as soon as possible after the student has decided to pursue the Music Concentration, but no later than the first week of the fall semester of the senior year.

 

 

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