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Degree Requirements

BA in Music
81-85 credits for the major
54 credits for the Marylhurst Core
41-45 credits general electives
180 TOTAL CREDITS required for degree

Fundamentals (0 crs.)

Theory Fundamentals Proficiency  or  Music Theory Fundamentals
Aural Fundamentals Proficiency  or  Aural Fundamentals
Keyboard Fundamentals Proficiency  or  Keyboard Fundamentals

Performance in Ensembles (13 crs.)

Major Ensemble (200-level) (6 terms)
Small Ensemble
Major Ensemble (400-level) (6 terms)

Performance on Primary Instrument (12 crs.)

Applied Music 1 (6 terms)
Applied Music 2 (6 terms)

Functional Keyboard Skills (4 crs.)

Diatonic Keyboard Skills I
Diatonic Keyboard Skills II
Chromatic Keyboard Skills I
Chromatic Keyboard Skills II
NOTE: Piano and organ students substitute the following: 
Functional Keyboard Proficiency
Techniques of Accompanying
Upper-level music electives

Functional Vocal Skills (2 crs.)

Vocal Skills
NOTE: Voice students substitute the following:
Diction for Singers

Musical Language & Analysis (10 crs.)

Diatonic Musical Language I
Diatonic Musical Language II
Chromatic Musical Language I
Chromatic Musical Language II
Formal Analysis

Aural Skills (8 crs.)

Diatonic Aural Skills I
Diatonic Aural Skills II
Chromatic Aural Skills I
Chromatic Aural Skills II

Music History and Literature (15 crs.)

Global Music
Introduction to Western Music
Music Literature I: Before 1600
Music Literature II: 1600-1820
Music Literature III: After 1820

Concert Attendance (0 crs.)

Concert Attendance (12 terms)

Additional Requirements (6 crs.)

Introduction to Music Technology
Improvisation Workshop
Upper-Level Gateway
Introduction to Conducting

Music Electives / Concentration (10-14 crs.)

Upper-level music electives (10 crs.)
or
Concentration in Composition (14 crs.)

Music Capstone (1 cr.)

Music Capstone

Please see current Marylhurst University catalog for complete information.

 

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