2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog


School of Music, BA

University Requirements

Undergraduate degree (124 hour minimum)

Some School of Music majors require more than 124 hours to complete. See individual music requirements for details.

Upper-level coursework taken at TCU (42 hour minimum)

TCU Core Curriculum (39 hour minimum)

TCU Core Curriculum requirements can range from 39 to 63 hours depending on the choice of courses. Some courses may count in more than one area.

Minor (18 hr. Minimum)

Music Requirements

Ensembles (2 hours total)

Any Ensemble-4 semesters

Studio Performance Lessons (12 hours)

Lower Division-8 hours

Upper Division-4 hours

Music Theory (16 hours)

MUSI 10201Elementary Ear Training

1

MUSI 10203Elementary Theory

3

MUSI 10211Elementary Ear Training

1

MUSI 10213Elementary Theory

3

MUSI 20201Advanced Ear Training

1

MUSI 20203Advanced Theory

3

MUSI 20211Advanced Ear Training

1

MUSI 20213Advanced Theory

3

Music History (17 hours)

MUSI 20613History of Western Music I

3

MUSI 30602World Music for Music Majors

2

MUSI 30613History of Western Music II

3

MUSI 30623History of Western Music III

3

MUSI 50000 level

3

MUSI 50000 level

3

Conducting (2 hours)

MUSI 20512Introduction to Conducting

2

Music Electives (3 hours)

Must be advanced level coursework

Foreign Language (6 hours)

Students may fulfill this requirement by demonstrating competency at the second semester sophomore level

General Electives (to complete 124 hour minimum)

Music Courses Suggested for the Freshman Year: BM, BME and BA

Fall

Music Theory (4 hours)

MUSI 10201Elementary Ear Training

1

MUSI 10203Elementary Theory

3

Lower-Division Studio Lessons (1-3 hours)

Music Theory/Composition-1 hour

Vocal Performance-2 hours

Music Education -2 hours

Keyboard Performance-3 hours

Instrumental Performance-3 hours

Class Piano 11030

Recital Hour 11000

Ensemble (.5 hour)

TCU CC (6-9 hours)

Spring

Music Theory (4 hours)

MUSI 10211Elementary Ear Training

1

MUSI 10213Elementary Theory

3

Lower-Division Studio Lessons (1-3 hours)

Music Theory/Composition-1 hour

Vocal Performance-2 hours

Music Education-2 hours

Keyboard Performance-3 hours

Instrumental Performance-3 hours

Class Piano 11040

Recital Hour 11000

Ensemble (.5 hour)

TCU CC (6-9 hours)