Department of Performing Arts

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Bachelor of Arts in Music

Total Credits: 42 Total (Only grades of "C" or higher will count toward the major)

Please note: If you are an admitted student, a current student wishing to declare, or a transfer student, please see audition information HERE

 

Required*
MUS 205 Music Theory I 3
MUS 215 Sight-Singing/Ear-Training I 1
MUS 206 Music Theory II 3
MUS 216 Sight-Singing/Ear-Training II 1
MUS 235 Western Music History I 3
MUS 236 Western Music History II 3
MUS 335 Ethnomusicology Survey 3
MUS 103 or 107 Ensemble: Concert Band or Concert Chorale 4
MUS 302 American Popular Music (Stage 2 Writing Requirement) 3
or
MUS 345 Choral Masterworks (Stage 2 Writing Requirement) 3
Total 24
* Every student who is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Music at Eastern must pass the Keyboard Proficiency Exam before graduation
Concentration (Choose 12 credits and MUS 490 in concentration; 3 elective credits in another concentration area)

Please note you do not take the entire list of classes below: i.e. - class piano and percussion and guitar, etc., only classes which add up to 18 credits (12 in concentration, MUS 490, and 3 electives in another concentration area)
Performance**
MUS 217 Introduction to Voice Performance  
MUS 212 Class Percussion  
MUS 214 Class Piano II  
MUS 256 Class Piano III  
MUS 218 Class Guitar II  
MUS 356 Individual Music Instruction+
MUS 456 Individual Music Instruction+
MUS 220 Beginning Conducting
MUS 320 Advanced Conducting
MUS 113 Ensemble  
MUS 365 Special Topics in Music  
MUS 480 Independent Study in Music  
MUS 490 Senior Project in Music (Stage 3 Writing Requirement)  
Total 18
** Students in the Performance concentration are required to complete 6 credits of MUS 456. Admission to 456 is contingent upon successful completion of juries, or permission of instructor.
+ The music program offers individual instruction in voice, piano, percussion, woodwinds, brass, guitar, and strings.
Music Theory/Electronic Music/Composition
MUS 309 Music Theory III  
MUS 350 Electronic Music II  
MUS 372 Multimedia Composition  
MUS 355 Music with an Edge  
MUS 365 Special Topics in Music  
MUS 480 Independent Study in Music: Composition  
MUS 490 Senior Project in Music (Stage 3 Writing Requirement)  
Total 18
Global Perspectives in Music History and Criticism
MUS 304 Music of the 20th Century  
MUS 308 Opera  
MUS 310 Music in America  
MUS 314 Folk Music  
MUS 330 Korean Music and Culture  
MUS 227 All That Jazz  
MUS 365 Special Topics in Music  
MUS 480 Independent Study in Music: Global Perspectives in Music History and Criticism  
MUS 490 Senior Project in Music (Stage 3 Writing Requirement)  
Total 18
Total Credits 42

 

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