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The Bachelor of Arts in Music allows students to specialize in music within a broad liberal arts degree program. Students may select 18 credit hours of upper-level music courses or may choose an emphasis in either music history, music theory or jazz areas. Students planning on graduate study in music theory, history, or jazz should consider this program.
Ability to choose one of four emphases: general music, music history, music theory, or jazz.
Written and keyboard harmony and voice leading. An elementary course dealing with the fundamentals of pitch and time and the use of triads. Prerequisites: Music majors or music minors and completion of Music Theory placement test or permission of the instructor.
A general survey of the growth of music showing the influence of historical events upon musical developments. Prerequisites: MUSC 264A, or MUSC 261 and MUSC 262, and MUSC 222, or permission of instructor.
Teaching techniques, literature in the performing area. Seminar deals with resource materials. Laboratory: observation and teaching under supervision. Prerequisites: music major senior standing or permission of the department.
Students entering the Bachelor of Arts program in Music should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)
Foreign Language Requirement
Recital Attendance Credit and Ushering Service
To schedule an admission audition visit the following page: https://app.getacceptd.com/odmusic
paper based: 550, internet based 79
Estimated rates for the 2021-22 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.
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