Oct 17, 2019  
Traditional Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Traditional Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020

General Music, B.S.



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Refer to the link for additional Admission Requirements for the Music Major/Minor  and for General Requirements for Music degrees .

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will perform literature specific to emphasis and field of study, demonstrating stylistic insight, technical proficiency, musical artistry, and a scholarly thought process.
  2. Students will demonstrate a thorough understanding of the pre-performance aspects of music through written and aural mediums, based on fundamental theoretical principles.
  3. Students will describe and explain the historical development of music, identifying historical styles and performance practices, musical forms, repertoire of different media, and the lives and contributions of outstanding musicians.
  4. Students will demonstrate a working knowledge and application of technology and software used in various musical platforms and professions.
  5. Students will develop an understanding of key principles, terms, and theories in the sub-fields of music and education; and/or demonstrate mastery of these principles on national standardized tests.
  6. Students will develop a personal philosophy of the arts, thinking through the integration of art and faith, the role of the arts in modern society, and the pedagogical responsibilities that come with being an educated artist.
  7. Students will use the professional skills learned to serve the community of JBU and beyond.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree with major in General Music

University Core Curriculum - 42 hours


Program requirements satisfy 6 of the 48 hours in the Core Curriculum.

  

Emphasis - 12-13 hours


Select one of the following:

NOTE: Choose at least one additional upper-division hour in music if emphasis is in voice or instrumental music

Voice


Ensemble participation:


4 hours (see Ensemble participation requirements)

Ensemble participation:


4 hours (see Ensemble participation requirements)

Ensemble participation:


4 hours (see Ensemble participation requirements)

Instrumental Music (as applied instructors are available)


Ensemble participation:


4 hours (see Ensemble participation requirements)

Successful completion of the Upper-Division Applied Admittance Exam in the applied emphasis


Any additional hours in applied area will count as music electives. Any hours taken after passing the Upper-Division Applied Admittance Exam will be taken at the 3000-level for upper-division credit. Four hours of upper-division credit is a requirement for performing a senior recital.

Concentration Option - 21-25 hours


Students may choose a concentration as listed below in Business, Education, Family and Human Services, Intercultural Studies, Vocal Pedagogy or Worship Arts. Students who do not select one of these options will fulfill their non-major requirements with electives.

Foreign language


Six hours of foreign language as advised by the academic advisor.

Electives as necessary to complete minimum total hours


Minimum total semester hours - 120


* See Music Fee Schedule

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