Bachelor of Science in Music

B.S. degree program
Total music hours required: 49-51

Specific courses required Hours
MU 1111 Sight-Singing, Ear-Training I  1
MU 1121 Sight-Singing, Ear-Training II  1
MU 1133 Theory I 3
MU 1143 Theory II  3
MU 2111 Sight Singing, Ear-Training III 1
MU 2133 Theory III 3
MU 2402 Music Literature 2
MU 3403 History of Church Music 3
MU 3413 History of Music I 3
MU 3423 History of Music II 3
MU 4001 Pedagogy Practicum 2
MU 4020 Piano Proficiency 0
MU 4612 Conducting 3
15-17 hours from classes below Hours
MU 1202 Issues for Performers 2
MU 2143 Theory IV 3
MU 3112 Form and Analysis 2
MU 3303 Music in Worship I 3
MU 3313 Music in Worship II 3
MU 3513 Solo Vocal Literature 3
MU 4103 Counterpoint 3
MU 4113 Orchestration 3
MU 4202 Voice Pedagogy 2
MU 4232 Piano Pedagogy  2
MU 4412 Diction for Singers 2
MU 4423 Piano Literature 3
MU 4433 Instrumental Chamber Singers 2
MU 4622 Choral Conducting and Literature 2
MU 4632 Instrumental Conducting and Literature 2
private lessons on primary and secondary instruments and/or participation in additional ensembles 1-10

Eight hours in private lessons on major instrument for credit, at least four hours at the 3000 level.

Participation and a passing grade in a major ensemble for eight semesters.

Enrollment and a passing grade in Music 2000 are required for eight semesters.

Total science hours required: 46-48

Specific courses required Hours
BY 1134 Principles of Biology: Cell and Genetics 4
BY 1144 Principles of Biology: Diversity and Ecology 4
BY 2114 Cell Biology 4
BY 3514 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BY 3524 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
CM 1113 General Chemistry Lecture I 3
CM 1123 General Chemistry Lecture II 3
CM 1211 General Chemistry Laboratory I 1
CM 1221  General Chemistry Laboratory II 1
CM 2113 Organic Chemistry Lecture I 3
CM 2123 Organic Chemistry Lecture II 3
CM 2211 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I 1
CM 2221 Organic Chemistry Laboratory II 1

One of the Math blocks below

One of the blocks below
Block A Hours
MA 1113 College Algebra 3
MA 1123 Trigonometry and analytic Geometry 3
Block B Hours
MA 1314 Calculus I 4
MA 2314 Calculus II 4

One of the Physics blocks below

One of the blocks below
Block A Hours
PH 1214 Elementary College Physics I 4
PH 1224 Elementary College Physics II 4
Block B Hours
PH 2414 General Physics I 4
PH 2424 General Physics II 4

*The Bachelor of Science degree in music is paired with math/science courses that prepare students for a professional program in the sciences.
**The degree includes courses in mathematics and science and prepares students for the MCAT exam at the end of the junior year.

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