BA in General Music Performance

Department: Music

Degree Requirements For All Majors In Department

  • Earn minimum of 123 Graduation Credits
  • Pass Department Comprehensive Exam (only required of Music Education Majors)
  • Meet minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or 2.5 for Music Education
  • Fulfill all General Education Requirements:
    • First Year Experience, 1 credit
    • Cultural Perspectives Requirements, 30 credits
    • Physical Education Skills, 2 credits
    • Lab Science, 4 credits
    • Math requirement, 3 credits
    • Social Science requirement, 3 credits

This department requires specific General Education Requirements course choices:

Lab Science Requirement
MU251Acoustics of Music3

General Music Performance Requirements

Music Performance Core Requirements

Choose: All     Credits: 15     Minimum: C-

MU 230World Music3
MU261Music Theory I3
MU262Music Theory II3
MU281Music History Analysis I3
MU282Music History Analysis II3

Ear Training

Choose: All     Credits: 4     Minimum: C-

MU105Ear Training I2
MU106Ear Training II2

Applied Music

Choose: All     Credits: 8     Minimum: C-

MU201Applied Music2
MU202Applied Music2
MU401Applied Music2
MU402Applied Music2


Choose: All     Credits: 4     Minimum: C-

MU203Ensemble (May be repeated for credit.).5
MU203Choral Union (May be repeated for credit.).5

Piano Proficiency

Choose: All     Credits: C-     Minimum: 2

MU141Applied piano for all Freshman music majors1
MU142Applied piano for all Freshman music majors1

General Music Performance (BA) Requirements

General Music Performance Degree Requirements

  • Fulfill all General Degree Requirements
  • Choral Union Requirement, 2 credits
  • Music Performance Seminar, 4 semesters
  • Comprehensive Exam not required