BA in Music

Degree Plan

Christian Literacy – 20 hours

  • BI 1211  Life of Christ* – 2 hours
  • BI 1214  Book of Acts* – 2 hours
  • BI 2202  Pentateuch* – 2 hours
  • BI 2203  Conquest through the Divided Kingdom* – 2 hours
  • BI 3311  Marriage and Family – 3 hours
  • BI 4311  Christian Cultural Heritage – 3 hours

*Students can take these as 3-hour classes if they so choose.

Electives – choose two of the following:

  • BI 3XXX – 3 hours
  • BI 3XXX – 3 hours
  • BI 4XXX – 3 hours
  • BI 4XXX – 3 hours

Cultural Heritage Literacy – 12 hours

  • HU 1310 Western Cultural Heritage I* – 3 hours
  • HU 1320 Western Cultural Heritage II* – 3 hours
  • HU 2310 Western Cultural Heritage III* – 3 hours
  • HY 2320 American Cultural Heritage* – 3 hours

*Transfer options available to students who will not graduate from Faulkner.

Mathematical and Scientific Literacy – 11 hours

Mathematics

MH 1338 Finite Mathematics or higher – 3 hours

Physical Science -one course from

  • Physical Science, Chemistry, or Physics – 3 hours
  • Accompanying lab – 1 hour

Natural Science  – one course from

  • Biology – 3 hours
  • Accompanying lab – 1 hour

Information and Communication Literacy – 21 hours

Composition and Literature

  •  EH 1301 English Composition I – 3 hours
  •  EH 1302 English Composition II – 3 hours
  •  EH 2301 or EH 2303 or EH 2304 – 3 hours

Communication

EH 1303 Speech Communication – 3 hours

Technology – choose one of the following:

  • CA 1302 Computer Applications – 3 hours
  • CS 1305 Computer Programming I – 3 hours
  • CSIS 1301  Intro to Computer & Information Science – 3 hours
  • CSIS 1305  Computer Programming I – 3 hours
  • ED 2325 Technology in the Classroom [required for students seeking ED degrees] – 3 hours

Foreign Language: 6 hours in a given foreign language

Personal and Social Literacy – 10 hours

Personal

  •  FAFE 1100 Freshmen Experience or – 1 hour
  •  FATE 2111 Transfer Experience  [required if student transfers more than 12 hours] – 1 hour
  •  FASL 1090 Exp. in Service Learning I – 0 hours
  •  FASL 2090 Exp. in Service Learning II – 0 hours
  •  FASL 3090 Exp. in Service Learning III – 0 hours
  •  FASL 4190 Exp. in Service Learning IV  Capstone – 1 hour
  •  PE 1300  Lifetime Fitness – 3 hours
  •  PE Activity – two one-hour activity courses – 1 hour
  •  PE Activity – 1 hour

 Social Science – choose one of the following:

  •  BA 2303 Macroeconomics – 3 hours
  •  CJ 1300 Introduction to Criminal Justice – 3 hours
  •  COU 2320 Introduction to Counseling – 3 hours
  •  CSIS 2315  Computers, Ethics, and Society – 3 hours
  •  INF 2315 Information, Ethics, and Society – 3 hours
  •  PS 2308 Introduction to American Constitutional Government – 3 hours
  •  PY 1310 Introduction to Psychology – 3 hours
  •  SY 2328 Introduction to Sociology – 3 hours

Professional Literacy – 55 hours

Core Music Courses – 27 hours

  • MU 1151 Sight Singing and Ear Training I – 1 hour
  • MU 1152 Sight Singing and Ear Training II – 1 hour
  • MU 2151 Sight Singing and Ear Training III – 1 hour
  • MU 2152 Sight Singing and Ear Training IV – 1 hour
  • MU 2341 Music Theory I – 3 hours
  • MU 2342 Music Theory II – 3 hours
  • MU 3341 Music Theory III – 3 hours
  • MU 3342 Music Theory IV – 3 hours
  • MU 2331 Music Literature – 3 hours
  • MU 3331 Music History I – 3 hours
  • MU 3332 Music History II – 3 hours
  • MU 3351 Choral Conducting – 3 hours

 Keyboard Proficiency – 2 hours

  •  MU 1153 Class Piano I – 1 hour
  •  MU 1154 Class Piano II – 1 hour
  •  MU 3010 Piano Proficiency Exam – 0 hours

Additional Courses – choose from the following for a total of eight hours.

  • MU 2223 Intro to Brass/Winds/Percussion/Strings – 2 hours
  • MU 3123 Class Woodwinds – 1 hour
  • MU 3124 Class Strings – 1 hour
  • MU 3125 Class Brass – 1 hour
  • MU 3126 Class Percussion – 1 hour
  • MU 3174 Vocal Techniques for Instrumentalists – 1 hour
  • MU 3243 Orchestration & Arranging – 2 hours

Performance Study – 8 hours

  • MU 11XX Private Applied Lessons – 1 hour
  • MU 11XX Private Applied Lessons – 1 hour
  • MU 21XX Private Applied Lessons – 1 hour
  • MU 21XX Private Applied Lessons – 1 hour
  • MU 32XX Private Applied Lessons – 2 hours
  • MU 32XX Private Applied Lessons – 2 hours
  • MU 42XX Private Applied Lessons – 2 hours
  • MU 42XX Private Applied Lessons – 2 hours

 Ensemble – 7 hours

  • MU 11XX Ensemble (Chorus, Band, Singers, or Jazz Band) – 1 hour
  • MU 11XX Ensemble (Chorus, Band, Singers, or Jazz Band) – 1 hour
  • MU 21XX Ensemble (Chorus, Band, Singers, or Jazz Band) – 1 hour
  • MU 21XX Ensemble (Chorus, Band, Singers, or Jazz Band) – 1 hour
  • MU 31XX Ensemble (Chorus, Band, Singers, or Jazz Band) – 1 hour
  • MU 31XX Ensemble (Chorus, Band, Singers, or Jazz Band) – 1 hour
  • MU 41XX Ensemble (Chorus, Band, Singers, or Jazz Band) – 1 hour
  • MU 41XX Ensemble (Chorus, Band, Singers, or Jazz Band) – 1 hour

Capstone – 3 hours

MU 4360 Music Internship –  3 hours

Total Hours – 129 hours