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B.A. Music (Instrumental Studies) – Course Requirements

BA in Music with Concentration in Instrumental Studies: (50 credits):

MUSIC CORE 16 credits

  • MUS 1000. Music Core I (4)
  • MUS 1100. Music Core II (4)
  • MUS 2000. Music Core III (4)
  • MUS 2100. Music Core IV (4)

ENSEMBLE 8 credits selected from:

  • MUS 1330. Pep Band
  • MUS 1340. Instrumental Ensembles
  • MUS 1341. Jazz Ensemble

PERFORMANCE AND MUSICIANSHIP 14 credits

  • MUS 1230. Brass Lessons (2)
  • MUS 2230. Brass Lessons (2)
  • MUS 3230. Brass Lessons (2)
  • MUS 4230. Brass Lessons (2)

—or –

  • MUS 1240. Woodwinds Lessons (2)
  • MUS 2240. Woodwinds Lessons (2)
  • MUS 3240. Woodwinds Lessons (2)
  • MUS 4240. Woodwinds Lessons (2)

—or –

  • MUS 1250. Percussion Lessons (2)
  • MUS 2250. Percussion Lessons (2)
  • MUS 3250. Percussion Lessons (2)
  • MUS 4250. Percussion Lessons (2)

—or –

  • MUS 1280 Composition Lessons (2)
  • MUS 2280 Composition Lessons (2)
  • MUS 3280 Composition Lessons (2)
  • MUS 4280 Composition Lessons (2)

—or –

  • MUS 1290. String Lessons (2)
  • MUS 2290. String Lessons (2)
  • MUS 3290. String Lessons (2)
  • MUS 4290. String Lessons (2)

—or –

  • MUS 1291 Guitar Lessons (2)
  • MUS 2291 Guitar Lessons (2)
  • MUS 3291 Guitar Lessons (2)
  • MUS 4291 Guitar Lessons (2)

—and–

  • MUS 3420. Instrumental Pedagogy (2)
  • MUS 3520. Instrumental Literature (2)
  • MUS 3410. Conducting I (2)

DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVES 12 credits

IN ADDITION, EACH BA INSTRUMENTAL STUDIES MAJOR MUST COMPLETE:

  • Half solo recital at the 3000 level
  • Full solo recital at the 4000 level
  • Keyboard proficiency
  • Concert attendance as outlined in the Music Student Handbook

Students will be advised in electing additional courses that will complement their career goals.

CONTACT THE OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS

The High Point Admissions Office is Located in Wrenn Hall.

Tours are available 7 days a week. Please contact us to schedule your visit.
(800) 345-6993
(336) 841-9216
(336) 888-6382 (fax)
admiss@highpoint.edu

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