Office of the Registrar
School of Music (2006/2007)
5.7 History and Literature of Music Major

To be awarded the degree of Bachelor of Music in History and Literature, a candidate shall comply with the School's regulations, and successfully complete a minimum of 123 credit hours, including the 44 credit hours in the Core Program. The remaining 79 credit hours shall be chosen as follows:

  1. Music 340A/B, 440A/B.

  2. Eight credit hours of large ensemble (Music 2611, 2612, 2613, 2614, 2615, 2616). With the permission of the Director, students whose principal applied study is keyboard, guitar or voice may substitute a maximum of 2 credit hours chosen from Music 3221 to 3282 and/or Music 3510 to 3516 for 2 credit hours of large ensemble.


    Placement in ensembles may require an audition, and is subject to approval by the Director. Students will normally be placed in the ensemble(s) most closely related to their principal applied study.

  3. Three credit hours chosen from music theory courses beyond the 2000 level.

  4. Music 4094, 4095.

  5. Nine additional credit hours beyond the 2000 level in music history.

  6. Six credit hours chosen from History and/or Anthropology (Faculty of Arts).

  7. Fifteen additional credit hours chosen from music courses beyond the 1000 level and meeting the following requirements:

    1. Credit will not be given for more than 14 credit hours of large ensemble (Music 2611-2616) toward the Bachelor of Music degree.

    2. Students in the History and Literature of Music major may take a maximum of 8 credit hours in Music 3510-3516 beyond the credits permitted in 2. above.

    3. Students whose principal applied study is voice must include Music 2700 and 2701.

  8. Twenty-four credit hours chosen from disciplines other than music and music education, including at least 6 credit hours from courses in English and/or designated research/writing courses and at least 12 credit hours in a language or languages other than English.