The Bachelor of Arts in Music, offered by the School of Music and Dance , is designed for the student who seeks a liberal arts education with a major in music. The degree can be tailored to each student. A senior project is required.
An entrance audition is required. All students must complete the core classes and then select electives from at least two categories, in consultation with the BA Music Advisor, and directed toward a specific Capstone project. Four lower-division semesters of applied lessons are required. Ensemble participation is a co-requisite of applied lessons at all times.
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University Requirements for Graduation
Students must complete all residency, curriculum, unit, and GPA requirements as outlined in the Undergraduate Graduation Requirements section of the Policies and Procedures .
The 4-Year Roadmap is available online. Roadmaps should be used in consultation with the catalog and your advisor to identify additional requirements for completing the major (for example, course grade minimums). Associate Degrees (ADT) Pathways are also available online.
Major-Specific Graduation Requirements
All courses in the preparation and major (all courses in preparation, and core) must be completed with a grade of “C or better”.
General Education/American Institution Requirements
Courses that meet General Education/American Institution requirements are noted with area designation for required area. For legend please see General Education Attributes .