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  Sep 25, 2017
 
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 
  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018

Music, B.A.


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Requirements for the Music Major


Core Curriculum Requirements:


42 credit hours in addition to the requirements for the major (see Undergraduate Core Curriculum  in the Catalog).

Major Requirements:


42 credit hours, as follows

6 hours of Private Lessons from:


Additional Requirements:


  • Pass applied music examination at the end of each semester of private lessons.
  • Present a recital (MUSC 450) or write a thesis in major area of concentration during the final year.
  • Recital attendance (minimum of 42 recitals, 7 each semester of MUSC 199).

Note(s):


  • A 2.000 cumulative average must be attained in these music courses.
  • Students are admitted to the degree programs based upon their musicality and musical literacy rather than on performance accomplishments. Musical background and proficiency in an applied instrument/voice will determine placement within the department.
  • For a copy of Policies and Guidelines, contact the Department of Music Office.

TOTAL Minimum Hours Required for Degree: 120 Semester Hours


B.A. Music


This block serves as a guideline for progress toward a degree. See your academic advisor.

The downloadable engagement plan for this degree includes the schedule below in tabular form.

Freshman Year


First Semester


Total (16)

Total (16)

Sophomore Year


First Semester


Total (15)

Second Semester


Total (15)

Junior Year


First Semester


Total (14)

Second Semester


Total (14)

Senior Year


First Semester


  • Philosophical Perspectives
  • Free Elective
  • Free Elective
  • Free Elective
  • Free Elective
Total (15)

Second Semester


  • Historical Perspectives
  • Social Science Elective
  • Free Elective
  • Free Elective
  • Free Elective
Total (15)

Scheduling Notes:


  • The number of free electives will be reduced if the remaining “flag” requirements (ERS, Diversity, and Quantitative) are not fulfilled by courses in the core or major.

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