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    Jul 23, 2024  
Missouri Baptist University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Missouri Baptist University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, Instrumental Concentration, BA


CIP Code: 50.0901

General Education Requirements for BA in Music    

Bachelor of Arts   

Mission Statement: In accordance with the mission statement of Missouri Baptist University, the academic program, and the music discipline, this major provides for those interested in the music field as part of a liberal arts program.

Bachelor of Arts in Music majors must take a general education course introducing an art form other than music, such as, art, dance, and theatre/drama, as part of their general education requirements.

Music Major Core


All persons majoring in any music field must complete the following core:

Required Music Theory (MUTH) Courses


Total: 18-21 Hours


Note(s)


* Students who pass the theory placement test are not required to take this course.
† Education students must complete Content Area courses with a grade of C or better (or CR)

REQUIRED MUSIC HISTORY AND LITERATURE (MUHL) COURSES


Total: 8 Hours


REQUIRED MUSIC EDUCATION (MUED) COURSE


Total: 2 Hours


REQUIRED MUSIC RECITAL ATTENDANCE (MURA) COURSES


8 semesters of credit required (7 semesters for Music Education):

Total: 28-31 Hours


Instrumental


Total: 23 Hours


Note(s)


**Voice credit may be Class Voice, Private Voice, or a combination of both.
***Advanced piano students may take proficiency exam for up to four semesters of credit. Piano credit may be Class Piano, Private Piano, or a combination of both.

♦Four semesters required

♦♦Three semesters required

♦♦♦Eight semesters required

Total: 51-54 Hours


Note(s)


  • At least six hours of major and three hours of minor must be earned at Missouri Baptist University
  • A grade of D is not acceptable in courses taken to fulfill the requirements for a major or minor 
  • If a substitution has been made, attach a copy of the signed approval and indicate the course number and title following the catalog requirement. Please include the date of the substitution. 
     

Requirements for degree conferral:

  • At least 24 of the last 32 hours taken at Missouri Baptist University

  • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.00 on a 4.00 scale (those seeking certification must achieve a GPA of 2.75)

  • At least 42 hours of Upper Division (54 for a dual degree)

  • At least 120 total credit hours (144 for a dual degree)