Office of the Registrar
School of Music (2016/2017)
6.4 Comprehensive Major

To be awarded the degree of Bachelor of Music with a Comprehensive Major, a candidate shall comply with the School's regulations, and successfully complete a minimum of 123 credit hours, including 55 credit hours in the Core Program. The remaining 68 credit hours will be chosen as follows:

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

  2. Music 2311, 2312, 3321, 3322

  3. Four credit hours of instrumental techniques courses, chosen as follows:

    1. Music 3221 or 3222

    2. One of Music 3231, 3232, 3233

    3. Music 3241 or 3242

    4. Music 3281 or 3282

  4. Music 3401 or 3411, 3402 or 3412.

  5. Nineteen additional credit hours chosen from Music courses beyond the 1000 level including:

    1. At least 3 credit hours chosen from courses beyond the 2000 level in Musicologies and Music Theory/Composition.

    2. A maximum of 4 credit hours from Music 2611-2614, 2619, 2620, and 263A/B, in addition to those listed under the Core Program.

    3. A maximum of 5 credit hours from Music 2615, 2616, 2617, 265A/B, 3500, the former 3510, 3511-3518 in addition to those listed under the Core Program.

    4. No more than 3 credit hours from Music 2021, 2022 and 2023.

    5. Three credit hours chosen from the following may be substituted for Music electives in the Comprehensive Major: Education 2500, 2515, 2520.

  6. Twenty-four credit hours chosen from disciplines other than Music and Music Education, including at least 6 credit hours from courses in English, designated Critical Reading and Writing (CRW) courses, and/or former Research/Writing (R/W) courses.