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Music: Creative Studies Emphasis

Bachelor of Arts

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The Bachelor of Arts degree introduces students to careers in the music industry such as arts management, arts journalism, and recording studio production. The degree serves as a foundation for advanced studies in music performance and music education. Bachelor of Arts in Music students often proceed into professional fields as diverse as medicine and law.

Major Details

College: College of Fine Arts
Admissions Requirements:

No Additional Requirements

Website: https://music.arizona.edu/students/degrees/undergraduate/
Math Required:

General

    This strand involves the general understanding and appreciation of how mathematics is used to solve problems in everyday life. The G-strand does not prepare a student for any further work grounded in mathematics and assumes the student will not proceed beyond the basic Foundations level noted above. Thus only those students whose major requires the most general knowledge of mathematics should take this strand.
General
Second Language Required:

4 Semesters

  • Scoring the equivalent of fourth-semester skill level on an entrance or placement examination administered by The University of Arizona.
  • Completion of a two-course sequence beyond the second semester of post-secondary language instruction.
  • Completion with a C or higher of a 300- or 400-level language course at the post-secondary level.
  • Completion of one course beyond the third semester in combination with an AP (Advanced Placement) score, IB (International Baccalaureate) score or a CLEP (College Level Entrance Program) score determined by the individual language department.
  • An AP, IB, or CLEP language score determined by individual language departments.
  • A minimum of one semester study abroad in a language program approved by the appropriate language department as the equivalent of fourth-semester skill level.
4 Semesters
Fees: Yes
Pre-Major: No

Four-Year Plan

Archived plans are available on Degree Search 2011-2017 for many degree plans. These are sample plans. Please work with your academic advisor for more specific and up-to-date requirements.

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UA Course Requirements Units
1st Semester
ENGL 101 First-Year Composition 3
MATH 3
MUS 120A Musical Skills and Structure I 3
MUS 110A Piano Class 1
MUS 130A Introduction to Music Literature 2
Second Language 4
MUSI 182 Applied Lessons 2
MUS 200 Large Ensemble 1
2nd Semester
ENGL 102 First-Year Composition 3
Tier I General Education 3
MUS 120B Musical Skills and Structure I 3
MUS 110B Piano Class 1
MUS 130B Introduction to Music Literature 2
Second Language 4
MUSI 182 Applied Lessons 2
MUS 200 Large Ensemble 1
3rd Semester
Tier I General Education 3
Upper Division Core Electives 3
Second Language 4
MUS 220A Musical Skills and Structure II 3
MUSI 282 Applied Lessons 2
MUS 200 Large Ensemble 1
4th Semester
Tier I General Education 3
MUS 220B Musical Skills and Structure II 3
Upper Division Core Electives 3
Second Language 4
MUSI 282 Applied Lessons 2
MUS 200 Large Ensemble 1
5th Semester
Tier I General Education 3
Tier I General Education 3
MUS 330A History of Western Music 3
MUSI 382 Applied Lessons 2
MUS 400 Large Ensemble 1
6th Semester
MUS 330B History of Western Music 3
Tier II General Education 3
Tier I General Education 3
MUSI 382 Applied Lessons 2
MUS 400 Large Ensemble 1
7th Semester
Minor Course 3
Minor Course 3
Minor Course 3
Tier II General Education 3
MUS 400 Large Ensemble 1
Upper Division Core Electives 3
8th Semester
Minor Course 3
Minor Course 3
Minor Course 3
Upper Division Core Electives 1
Tier II General Education 3
MUS 400 Large Ensemble 1

AZ Transfer Pathways

This page is designed for in-state transfer students who plan to attend the University of Arizona. The information presented lists the most accurate course equivalencies and may not include all possible requirements. Transfer students are strongly encouraged to use this site for reference only and not for self-advising.

Transfer students should work with their community colleges and UA advisors to develop an individualized plan for transfer, and visit aztransfer.com

  • All posted Pathways (except for Bachelor of Applied Science Pathways) fulfill an AGEC and most also fulfill an Associate Degree
  • Following a Pathway does not guarantee admission to the UA nor admission to a college/major/program at the UA
  • Use Pathways in consultation with advisors from your community college and the UA
  • Pathways are subject to change at any time

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