Bachelor of Science in Music (General) Curriculum

The Bachelor of Science in Music program consists of 120 semester credit hours and typically takes 4 years to complete.  Approximately one third of the curriculum is dedicated to the study of music, another third to non-music student-selected courses, and the final third to general studies.  A brief breakdown of the requirements is as follows:

Music Courses: 40-54 semester hours*

  • Applied Major (instrumental or voice) - 8 semesters
  • Senior Recital
  • Ensemble participation - 8 semesters
  • Music Theory - 2 semesters
  • Music Literature - 2 semesters
  • Minor Instrument/Piano Proficiency
  • Music Electives in academic courses and/or techniques

General Education Courses: 41 semester hours*

  • First Year Seminar
  • Seminar in World Music
  • Student selected courses to fulfill General Education requirements in Foreign Language, Mathematical Thought, Health and Wellness, Science and Technology, Philosophical Thought, Creative Dimension, and International Perspectives, American Traditions, and Human Behavior.

Non-Music Electives: 25-39 semester hours*

*Please note that this is a condensed listing of the degree requirements and is not intended to amend or modify the official undergraduate catalog of the University of Evansville.

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