B.A., Music

Concentrations: General, Music Theory, Music History, Music Composition

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 120 credits

Students must earn a C grade or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.
B.A. Degree Requirements
Complete the B.A. degree requirements.
Audition
Complete an audition on the major instrument.
Program Requirements
MUS F131
and MUS F132
Basic Music Theory I
and Basic Music Theory II
6
MUS F133
and MUS F134
Basic Ear Training I
and Basic Ear Training II
4
MUS F152
and MUS F153
and MUS F154
Functional Piano I
and Functional Piano II
and Functional Piano III 1
3
MUS F161
and MUS F162
and MUS F261
and MUS F262
Private Lessons
and Private Lessons
and Private Lessons
and Private Lessons (major area) 2
8
MUS F190Recital Attendance0
MUS F221
and MUS F222
History of Western Music I
and History of Western Music II
6
MUS F223XAlaska Native Music3
MUS F231
and MUS F232
Advanced Music Theory I
and Advanced Music Theory II
4
MUS F233
and MUS F234
Advanced Ear Training I
and Advanced Ear Training II
2
MUS F253Piano Proficiency 30
MUS F331Form and Analysis3
MUS F476Senior Project 43
Large ensembles 54
Concentrations
Complete one of the following concentrations:21-24
General
Music Theory
Music History
Music Composition

Concentrations

General

Complete 12 credits from the following:12
Women in Music History
Music Before 1620
Music in the 17th and 18th Centuries
Music of the 19th Century
Music Since 1900
Counterpoint
Orchestration and Arranging
Complete 9 credits from the following:9
UAF Jazz Band
Chamber Music
Conducting
Private Lessons (major area)
Private Lessons (major area)
Music Literature
Seminar in Musical Composition
Advanced Harmonic Analysis

Music Theory

Complete the following:
MUS F431Counterpoint3
MUS F432Orchestration and Arranging3
MUS F433Seminar in Musical Composition3
MUS F434Advanced Harmonic Analysis3
Complete 6 credits from the following:6
Women in Music History
Music Before 1620
Music in the 17th and 18th Centuries
Music of the 19th Century
Music Since 1900
Complete 6 credits from the following:6
UAF Jazz Band
Chamber Music
Introduction to Computer-based Music Technology
Conducting
Private Lessons (major area)
Private Lessons (major area)
Music Literature
Private Lessons in Music Composition

Music History

Complete the following:
MUS F421Music Before 16203
MUS F422Music in the 17th and 18th Centuries3
MUS F423Music of the 19th Century3
MUS F424Music Since 19003
Complete 6 credits from the following:6
Women in Music History
Music Literature
Counterpoint
Advanced Harmonic Analysis
Complete 6 credits from the following:6
UAF Jazz Band
Chamber Music
Conducting
Private Lessons (major area)
Private Lessons (major area)
Orchestration and Arranging

Music Composition

Complete the following:
MUS F432Orchestration and Arranging3
MUS F433Seminar in Musical Composition3
MUS F435Private Lessons in Music Composition2-4
Complete 6 credits from the following:6
Women in Music History
Music Before 1620
Music in the 17th and 18th Centuries
Music of the 19th Century
Music Since 1900
Music Literature
Advanced Harmonic Analysis
Complete 6 credits from the following:6
UAF Jazz Band
Chamber Music
Introduction to Computer-based Music Technology
Conducting
Private Lessons (major area)
Private Lessons (major area)
Counterpoint