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

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B.A.
B.S.
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 credit 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 and an additional 3 credit hours may be selected from Economics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology

Speech
3
3
  COMA 1302
Total General Studies
51-64
54-59
Music Major:
Required Music Courses
27
27

MUSI 1011Written Music Proficiency Exam Level II

MUSI 1012Dictation Music Proficiency Exam Level II

MUSI 1013Sight-singing Music Proficiency Exam Level II

MUSI 1111Aural Skills I
MUSI 1112Aural Skills II
MUSI 1311Music Theory I
MUSI 1312Music Theory II

MUSI 2011Written Music Proficiency Exam Level IV*

MUSI 2012Dictation Music Proficiency Exam Level IV*

MUSI 2013Sight-singing Music Proficiency Exam Level IV*
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

 

*(Music Proficiency Exam Level IV courses are prerequisites for all upper-level Music courses, including recital courses.)

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
3
3
  3 credit hours from MUSI 1206, 2307, 3201, 3208, 3270, 3311, 3312, 4201, 4305
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
7-20
12-17
  Sufficient to complete 120-credit-hour minimum for bachelor's degree, including 42 upper-level credit hours
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED
120

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). 

A minimum grade of C- is required for all music courses within a music major field of study.

 

 

 

Minor in Music

Minor Program in Music

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

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