NSU Catalog 2017-2018 
    Oct 03, 2023  
NSU Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music (BA)

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The Bachelor of Arts in music is for students majoring in music as part of a liberal arts program. It offers a general background in theory, literature, history, and performance. This is not a teacher-preparation program.




Musical Performance

  • Major area 8 credits
  • Secondary area 6 credits

Ensemble (4 credits)

Senior recital

Solo class/recital/concert attendance

Piano proficiency

Total: 54 credits


Students in this major will follow music major requirements as outlined for all music major degrees, specifically those pertaining to (1) the major performance area; (2) ensembles; (3) music electives; (4) senior recital; and (5) piano proficiency.

Additional Requirements

To meet accreditation standards, the system wide core, institutional graduation and degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree  are expanded for the music major as follows:

Fine Arts (6 credits)

Foreign language (11-12 credits)–3 semesters in no more than 2 languages

Philosophy, Ethics, or Religion courses (6 credits)

Humanities (6 credits)

Total Degree: 120 Credits

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