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2021 Siena Heights University Catalog 
2021 Siena Heights University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, B.A.

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Course Requirements for Major

Program Requirements: 46-48 Credit Hours

Concentration Requirements

(Choose any of the following concentrations):

Voice Concentration: 12 Credit Hours

Instrumental Concentration: 12 Credit Hours

Music Business Concentration: 12 Credit Hours

Total for Major: 58-60 Credit Hours

Liberal Arts: 32 Credit Hours

General Electives: 30 Credit Hours

Total for Degree: 120 Credit Hours

Other Requirements

  1. All music majors must earn a “C” or better in all required music courses and must maintain a cumulative 2.5 g.p.a. in required courses for the major.
  2. All music majors are required to attend recitals and concerts sponsored by the Music Department.
  3. Incoming Music Majors must take a Theory Placement Exam. Students who pass the exam with a score above 80% may receive credit for Fundamentals of Music Theory (MMM 110  ) and take Music Theory 1 (MMM 170  ).
  4. Incoming Music Majors may take the Piano Proficiency exam and opt out of 1 level of the piano class.
  5. All students must pass the Piano Proficiency exam or he/she must continue to study piano until the appropriate level of proficiency is reached.
  6. At least one credit hour in approved music ensemble must be taken each session for eight sessions. Ensembles will be assigned by the Music Department.
  7. All music majors will have a formal critique with the entire music faculty at the end of each session, in conjunction with applied lessons on their primary instrument. A written copy of the jury assessment will be given to the student and a copy of the report will be kept in the student’s file.
  8. All music majors will be required to register each session for MMM 109 Recital Seminar . This course will satisfy departmental requirements for recital performances and content area instruction not covered in major classes. This is a zero credit course.

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