Music Degree Requirements
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree with a Music Major

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B.A.
B.S.
Computer Science
3
3
  COSC 1301
Developing A Christian Mind      3      3
  DCM 2301    
English
12
9
 

B.A. ENGL 1301, 1302, 2301,and 2302

B.S. ENGL 1301, 1302 and 2301 or 2302

Foreign Language
6-14*
0
  *Six hours at the 2000 level if adequate prerequisites are met 
Foundations for Excellence
0-1
0-1
  FOUN 1101 is required of all first year and transfer students with fewer than 15 credit hours (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count toward these 15 credit hours).
History
6
6
  HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, or 2302
Kinesiology
0-2
0-2
  KNES 1101 and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived
Mathematics
3-4
3-4
 

(B.A.) MATH 1301 or 1303 or 1307 or 1405
(B.S.) MATH 1303 or 1307 or 1405

[eMAT Advising Tool required prior to registering for any Math class or any class for which the eMAT is a prerequisite].

Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
3-4
15-16
  One laboratory science (B.A.) or 15 semester hours of laboratory science (B.S.) selected from two or more areas of:
  Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics
Religion
 9
 9
  RELI 1301, RELI 1302 and RELI/MUSI 4342

Social Science

6

6

 

POLS 2301 American National Government required for all students. An additional 3 credit hours may be selected from Economics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology

Speech
3
3
  COMA 1302
Total General Studies
54-67
57-62
Music Major:
Required Music Courses
27
27
MUSI 1111Aural Skills I
MUSI 1112Aural Skills II
MUSI 1311Music Theory I
MUSI 1312Music Theory II
MUSI 2111Aural Skills III
MUSI 2112Aural Skills IV
MUSI 2305Introduction to Music Literature and Fine Arts
MUSI 2311Music Theory III
MUSI 2312Music Theory IV
MUSI 3204Music History and Literature I
MUSI 3205Music History and Literature II
MUSI 3206Music History and Literature III
MUSI 3207Basic Conducting
Applied Area
8
8
  Voice, Piano, Organ, and Guitar; students must pass Piano Level III. One credit hour of applied secondary credit is given for successful completion of Class Piano I or II (MUSI 1117 or MUSI 1118).
Music Electives
6
6
  6 semester hours from MUSI 1206, 3201, 3208, 3311, 3312, 4201, 4305, 4306
Music Ensembles
8
8
  (Must be in Grand Chorus eight semesters)
Seminar/Performance Lab
8 semesters (noncredit-hour requirement)
8 sem.
8 sem.
  MUSI 1000/1001 (S-L)
Total Music Core Requirements
49
49
   
Electives
10-26
15-23
  Sufficient to complete 126-credit-hour minimum for bachelor's degree, including 42 upper-level semester hours
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED
126
126

Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University

DBU requires a minimum cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0 (comprised of transfer and DBU hours). 

(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

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College of Fine Arts Majors:

ART:

BA/BS Art
   
COMMUNICATION:
BA/BS Communication: Broadcast/Digital Media
BA/BS Communication: Communication Theory
BA/BS Communication: Graphic Design
   
MUSIC:
BA/BS Music

BM Church Music

BM Vocal Performance
BM Piano Performance
BM Theory
BME EC-12 Choral Music with Teacher Certification
   
MUSIC BUSINESS:
BA/BS Music Business

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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