Music in the Liberal Arts A.B.

No audition is required for entrance into this program.

Note: Career paths in Music Theory, Business, History, Therapy and Performance can be developed.

A Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Music in the Liberal Arts requires the completion of the Elon Core Curriculum as well as the Major Requirements listed below.

Major Requirements

Required courses: 10 sh

MUS 1310THE MATERIALS OF MUSIC I

3 sh

MUS 1320THE MATERIALS OF MUSIC II

3 sh

MUS 1315AURAL SKILLS I

1 sh

MUS 1325AURAL SKILLS II

1 sh

MUS 4970SENIOR SEMINAR

2 sh

Students in the Fundamentals of Music (MUS 1300), Materials of Music sequence (MUS 1310, 1320) and Aural Skills sequence (1315, 1325) must earn a C- or better to progress through the next course level.

Choose one of the following music history courses: 4 sh

MUS 3401THE MUSIC OF ANCIENT TIMES THROUGH BAROQUE

4 sh

MUS 3402CLASSIC AND ROMANTIC MUSIC

4 sh

Choose one additional music history course from the following: 4 sh

MUS 3440WORLD MUSIC

4 sh

MUS 3401THE MUSIC OF ANCIENT TIMES THROUGH BAROQUE

4 sh

MUS 3402CLASSIC AND ROMANTIC MUSIC

4 sh

MUS 3420HISTORY OF JAZZ

4 sh

MUS 3403HISTORY OF AMERICAN MUSIC

4 sh

MUS 3404AFRICAN-AMERICAN COMPOSERS

4 sh

In addition, each music in the liberal arts major must complete the following:

(a) twenty semester hours MUS or designated COR electives with at least sixteen hours at above the 200 level and four hours at or above the 300 level 20 sh

(b) four semester hours of ensembles or applied music lessons 4 sh

Total Credit Hours: 42

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