Liberal Arts Emphasis

The Bachelor of Arts in Music with an Emphasis in Liberal Arts includes the standard College of Liberal Arts General Education Requirements, the Music Core, a minor (or second major) in a discipline other than music, and electives to total 128 credit hours. This emphasis serves as a traditional liberal arts education. Students with dual interests and abilities will benefit from this degree offering.

Music Core Hours Comments
MUA 2_1 — Studio Instruction in ____ 6
  • At least four semesters (x 1.5 cr) at the 200 level.
  • Performance jury to be admitted to 400 level. 
MUA 4_1 — Private Lessons  1.5
MUA 498 — Senior Recital 1.5
MUA 3xx — Ensembles 7
  • Must be on student's primary instrument.
  • At least half must be conducted ensembles.
  • At least one credit must be chamber ensemble.
MU 100 — Intro to Music Literature 3 Included in GER
MU 106 — Intro to Music Technology 1
MU 201 — Music Theory I 3 Pre-req:  Placement Exam or MU 108 
MU 203 — Musicianship Skills I  1
MU 202 — Music Theory II  3 Pre-req:  MU 201 
MU 204 — Musicianship Skills II  1 Pre-req:  MU 203 
MU 301 — Music Theory III  3 Pre-req:  MU 202 
MU 303 — Musicianship Skills III  1 Pre-req:  MU 204 
MU 311 — Music History I  3 Pre-req:  MU 301 
MU 312 — Music History II  3 Pre-req:  MU 301 
MU 325 — Conducting  2 Pre-req:  MU 301 
MU 199 — Concert Attendance  0
  • P/F - Must PASS this course at least seven times before graduation.
  • Transfer students must pass each semester they are in residence at UAH, up to a maximum of 7 times. 
TOTAL MUSIC CORE 40 

 

Minor or Second Major Hours Comments 
TOTAL MINOR OR SECOND MAJOR 40 

Additional Requirements

  • Minimum of 128 total credits
  • Minimum of 39 upper-level credits (300 or above)
  • Minimum of 12 upper-level credits at UAH (6 in the major and 6 in the minor)
  • At least 25% of total degree requirements at UAH
  • At least 12 of the last 18 credits at UAH
  • 2.0 GPA in major, 2.0 GPA in minor, and 2.0 overall GPA