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Columbus State University

Bachelor of Arts Music

College of the Arts
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of the Arts and
the General Degree Requirements pages.
Suggested four year course schedule

Area A Essential Skills Required Hours: 9
ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better)
ENGL 1102
(with a grade of "C" or better)
Select one of the following courses:

Area B Institutional Options Required Hours: 4-5
COMM 1110
Select two of the following courses:

Select one of the following courses:
Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002
Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.

Note: the extra hour may be used as an elective.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts/Ethics Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:

Select one of the following fine arts courses: *ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology Required Hours: 10-11
Select one science course with a lab; the other course may be lab or non-lab:

Select one of the following courses or a science course from above:

Area E Social Sciences Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112

Take the following course:
POLS 1101
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:

Select one world cultures course from the following courses:

Wellness Requirement Required Hours: 3
PHED 1205
Select any one PEDS course.
MUSC 1206 Body Mapping

Area F Courses Related to Major Required Hours: 18

Area G Program Requirements Required Hours: 38
A minimum grade of "C" is required in each of the following courses:

*Students may substitute MUSA 1215 (secondary applied study) for up to three of these courses.
*Students taking this option must still graduate with at least 39 hours of upper-division credits.

Note: Student may substitute two semester hours in electives if one of the above foreign languages is used for Area B.

Take the appropriate course four times:
MUSP 3070 Orchestral Ensemble Activities
MUSP 3080 Wind Ensemble Activities
MUSP 3090 Vocal Ensemble Activities

Select ten semester hours from the following:
MUSC courses (3000 level or above)
MUSE courses (3000 level or above)

Area H General Electives Required Hours: 22
Eleven semester hours must be 3000-level or above; a minor or area of concentration is recommended.

(NOTE: At least 66 semester hours must be earned in disciplines outside of music. These hours may be earned as general education, foreign language, general electives, and courses in a minor.)

Total Hours Required: 123