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2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music - Major


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The Bachelor of Arts degree is a unique program in the Music Department. The content is planned to provide both a strong academic program in music and the liberal arts.  Its course of study will allow the student to experience music performance, music theory, and music history and literature as well as including study of a foreign language. 

The Bachelor of Arts in Music degree requires a minimum of 120 credits.

Music Core


All students in the Music Department must take:
  • Minimum 9 credits in upper division Music Theory or History and Literature courses (300 or 400 level)
  • Hour private lessons (MUP 1_) - 8 Semesters
  • Choir, Band, or Orchestra (ENS 08_) - 8 Semesters (7 semesters for Music Education students)
  • MUS 019 - Concert Attendance Credits: 0
  • MUS 099 - Freshman Orientation Credits: 0 (6 noon sessions)
As well as:

Performance Electives


  • Choir, band, orchestra, jazz band, jazz choir, opera workshop, chamber ensembles (ENS 0__)
  • Secondary lessons (MUP 2_)

Music Senior Experience


The Music Senior Experience allows the student 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.


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


Freshman Year


  • Perspectives I Credits: 9
  • Major Performance Credits: 2
  • Major Ensemble Credits: 1
As well as:

Sophomore Year


  • Perspectives I Credits: 6
  • Modern Foreign Language Credits: 6
  • Major Performance Credits: 2
  • Major Ensemble Credits: 1
  • Physical Education (2 semesters) Credits: 0
As well as:

Junior Year


  • Perspectives I Credits: 9
  • Perspectives II Credits: 6
  • Liberal Arts Electives Credits: 6
  • Upper Division Music Electives Credits:6
  • Major Performance Credits: 2
  • Major Ensemble Credits: 1
As well as:

Senior Year


  • Perspectives II Credits: 6
  • Liberal Arts Electives Credits: 18
  • Upper Division Music Electives Credits: 6
  • Major Performance Credits: 2
  • Major Ensemble Credits: 1
As well as:

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