2016-2017 Academic Bulletin 
    
    Sep 26, 2020  
2016-2017 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Major


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The major program in Music leads to a Bachelor of Arts degree and requires the completion of 48 semester credit hours of coursework. Music majors are required to have a GPA of at least 2.0 in departmental courses required for the Music major at graduation. No courses for the major in Music may be taken Credit/No Credit. Initial course placement is given by diagnostic exam only.

Requirements:


Music Performance:


On the student’s principal instrument: 16 semester hours in one of the following combinations:

Note:


Students who place into MUSIC 288  on the theory diagnostic exam must take an additional 2 semester hours of electives in music, excluding MUSIC 101 , MUSIC 188 , and MUSIC 189 . Students who place into MUSIC 289  on the theory diagnostic exam must take an additional 6 semester hours of electives in music, excluding MUSIC 101 , MUSIC 188 , MUSIC 189 , and MUSIC 288 .

Advanced Music Courses:


MUSIC 580 Junior Seminar:


Two credits:

Additional Information:


Students who intend to pursue graduate studies in music are strongly advised to take applied lessons and ensembles on their principal instrument during all four years at Allegheny; one or two courses in French or German; Independent Studies (MUSIC 590 ) in special topics in Musical Materials and Musical Styles or conducting; and, for students whose principal instrument is not a keyboard instrument, two semesters of applied piano.

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