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Undergraduate Day Catalog 2013-2014 
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Popular Music, B.A.

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127 Credit Hours

*Must include a minor or an additional major

General Education Requirements - 41 Credit Hours

Music and Fine Arts majors must meet the Baccalaureate Degree Requirements  as set out in the General Education Program .

  • Fine Art Requirement: Music and Fine Arts majors fulfill the two-hour Fine Arts elective through major study.
  • Global Studies Requirement: MUS 3003 - World Music  is required as the Global Elective.
  • Science Requirement: PHY 1063 - Acoustics of Music  is required as the Science Elective.

Required Music Core - 25 Credit Hours

Major Track - 24 Credit Hours

Option A: Industry Track

Option B: Worship Leadership Track

Performance Requirements - 16 Credit Hours

  • Applied Principal 6 Credit Hours minimum
  • Class Piano (Piano Proficiency Examination must be passed) OR Applied Secondary (2 Credit Hours minimum)
  • Ensemble (8 Credit Hours, minimum, with at least 2 years of major ensemble)


* An additional 21 credit hours are required to meet the 127 total and 42 upper-level credit hour requirements. Students in the Worship Leadership Track are strongly encouraged to declare a minor in Pastoral Ministries.

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