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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music - Major (BA)


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The Bachelor of Arts degree is a unique program in the department of music. The content is planned to provide a strong academic program in both music and the liberal arts. Its course of study allows the student to experience music performance, music theory, and music history and literature.

The Bachelor of Arts in music degree requires a minimum of 120 credits; 90 credits must be in liberal arts courses.

Music Core


All students in the Department of Music must take:

  • MUS 019 - Concert Attendance Credits: 0  4 Semesters
  • MUS 099 - Music Department Orientation Credits: 0
  • MUP 1_ - Weekly, one hour private lessons  8 Semesters
  • ENS 0_ - Major Ensemble  8 Semesters
  • 3 credits in upper division Music Theory or History and Literature courses (300 or 400 level)

As well as:

Music Senior Experience


The Music Senior Experience allows students an opportunity to integrate their academic and performance training in music with the broad-based liberal arts curriculum of Nazareth College. It includes a publicly performed senior recital/project and a written component that reflects upon the integration of music and the liberal arts tradition.

  • MUX 49_ Senior Recital Credits: 0
  • MUX 499 Music Comprehensive Exam Credits: 0

Note: All Music Therapy majors add MUX*229 Music Therapy Proficiency Level I and MUX* 329 Music Therapy Proficiency Level II

 

Sample Program for the Music Major (Bachelor of Arts Degree)


 Note: See Music Department Handbook for separate sample program for students adding a minor in Music History.

Freshman Year


  • Perspectives - Enduring Questions (P-EQ) Credits: 6
  • Performance Primary Lesson (MUP 1_) Credits: 2
  • Major Ensemble (ENS __) Credits: 1

As well as:

Sophomore Year


  • Perspectives - Enduring Questions (P-EQ) Credits: 9
  • Perspectives Enduring Question (P-EQ) Science with Lab Credits: 4
  • Performance Primary Lesson (MUP 1_) Credits: 2
  • Major Ensemble (ENS __) Credits: 1
  • Health/Wellness Credits: 0

As well as:

Junior Year


  • Modern Foreign Language Credits: 6
  • Integrative Studies (IS) Credits: 6
  • Liberal Arts Electives Credits: 12
  • Upper Division Music Elective Credits:3
  • Performance Primary Lesson (MUP 1_) Credits: 2
  • Major Ensemble (ENS __) Credits: 1

As well as:

Senior Year


  • Integrative Studies (IS) Credits: 3
  • Core Milestone Experience (CME)  Credits: 0
  • Experiential Learning (EL) Pathway
  • Liberal Arts Electives Credits: 18
  • Performance Primary Lesson (MUP 1_) Credits: 2
  • Major Ensemble (ENS __) Credits: 1
  • Senior Recital/Project (MUX 49_) Credits: 0

As well as:

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