The College of Arts and Architecture

Guidelines for Music 476W: BA Senior Project

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Music 476W is required of all students enrolled in the B.A. degree program.  The project, which may take the form of a research paper, a lecture-recital, or a performance with program notes or related paper, represents the culmination of the student’s work in his/her chosen option within the B.A. degree.  The student normally will schedule Music 476W his/her last semester.  It is the responsibility of the student to carry out the procedure listed below.

Junior Year: Second Semester – The student will select a project adviser, and in consultation with the adviser, will develop the basic framework of the project.

Senior Year: First Semester, Week 6 ­– After choosing a second reader, the student must submit to the Undergraduate Committee a B.A. Senior Project Approval and Acceptance Form with Part I completed.  The form will be kept in the student’s file.  Copies will be sent to the project adviser and the chair of the Undergraduate Committee.

Senior Year: Second Semester –  The student will register for Music 476W.  While the student is working on the project, he/she must consult periodically with the adviser in order to ensure that the project is progressing satisfactorily.

Senior Year: Second Semester, Week 13 - The project must be submitted to the project adviser and second reader no later than two weeks before the last day of classes.

Final Grade - The project is completed when the project adviser and second reader have signed Part II of the B.A. Senior Project Approval and Acceptance Form.  The grade will be determined by the adviser after consultation with the second reader.