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Bachelor of Arts in Music - Music Technology Option
120 credits (minimum)

The Bachelor of Arts in Music degree is designed to help develop basic musicianship, the ability to perform, and mastery of basic skills of audio production, all forming a set of principles that leads to a fuller intellectual grasp of the art.
Students are admitted to the School of Music and the College of Arts and Architecture under the designation AAMUS and begin to track their intended degree program. Program reviews are held during the fourth semester. Students who have achieved satisfactory standing may then formally change to their intended major.

Courses to be completed to qualify for admission to the Option are marked †. See also the note under General Education.
See the Undergraduate Handbook for a model course sequence.

Theory/History Core
____ MUSIC 121 Basic Musicianship I (1)†
____ MUSIC 122 Basic Musicianship II (1)†
____ MUSIC 221 Basic Musicianship III (1)†
____ MUSIC 222 Basic Musicianship IV (1)†
____ MUSIC 131 Music Theory I (2)†
____ MUSIC 132 Music Theory II (2)†
____ MUSIC 231 Music Theory III (2)†
____ MUSIC 331 Elementary Analysis IV (2)†
____ MUSIC 162 (IL) Intro to Music History (2)†
____ MUSIC 261 (IL) Survey of Music History (3)†
____ MUSIC 262 (IL) Survey of Music History II (3)†
____ MUSIC 332 20th Century Analysis (2)

Advanced Study
____ MUSIC 452 Recording Studio Training (1)
____ THEA 484 Audio Recording (3)
____ MUSIC 451 Software Programming for Musicians (3)
____ MUSIC 453 Sound Synthesis (3)
____ MUSIC 458 Electronic Music Composition (3)
____ MUSIC 476W BA Senior Project (3)

     Applied Music
____ MUSIC 119S First Year Music Seminar (2)†
____ MUSIC 17-J Applied Music (2)†
____ MUSIC 22-J Applied Music (2)†
____ MUSIC 27-J Applied Music (2)†

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Piano Proficiency
All students must pass a piano proficiency exam before graduation. Exams are held at the end of every semester. Students enroll in piano courses until proficiency is met.

Common Hour
____ MUSIC 101 Music Common Hour (1)
Students must attend 150 documented concert events before graduation. At least 40 of these events must be Common Hour presentations.
Credit for concert attendance is applied when students register for MUSIC 101 in the second semester of their senior year

† Course to be completed prior to applying to the option.

Students must receive a grade of C or better in all courses from their major, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.