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2022-2023 Southeastern University - Undergraduate Catalog 
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Bachelor of Arts, Music

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Bachelor of Arts, Music (Four-Year Plan)  

You must pass all Music Department courses with a C- or higher.

The Bachelor of Arts in Music is a flexible degree program designed to give students the opportunity to pursue the skills necessary for professional work as a vocal or instrumental performer. Students in this program work closely with faculty to develop the tools to be successful in their chosen path in music.  The program emphasizes pertinent and real world skills in performance, composition, recording technology, and more, all while developing a strong grasp on music theory, music history, and ear training. 

Students needing developmental assistance in piano skills will be required to take class piano for three semesters or until able to pass piano proficiency exam.  These courses count as elective credit.  Class Piano courses are 1 credit. 

See audit for Ensemble and Applied Lesson requirements.

Foundational Core - 63 Credit Hours

Intellectual and Practical Skills - 15 Credit Hours

Engaging Human Culture and the Natural World - 19 Hours

Natural Science with lab: Select One (1) of the Following plus lab [4 Credits]:

Behavioral Science: Select One (1) of the Following [3 Credits]:

Historical Perspective: Select One (1) of the Following [3 Credits]:

Humanities: Select One (1) of the Following [3 Credits]:

Select One (1) of the Following [3 Credits]:

Language: Select One (2) of the Following [8 Credits]:

Major Core- 44 Credits Hours

Applied Lessons - 8 Credit Hours

Applied Lessons at the 1000 Level [4 Credits]:

Applied Lessons at the 3000 Level [4 Credits]:

Ensembles – 8 Credit Hours

Large Music Department Ensemble (Must be enrolled in one of the music department’s large ensembles for eight semesters)

General Electives - 13 Credit Hours

Total Program Hours - 120 Credit Hours

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