In addition to the courses listed, students must earn eight credits in ensemble and eight credits in performance study, two credits of which must be at the 200 level or above. Students must also earn two credits in piano performance or Class Piano III and IV. A piano proficiency exam is required for students studying piano as their primary instrument.
Students must earn at least five credits in Music electives (any course with a MUS rubric).
Students must earn at least twenty credits in courses in addition to the requirements of the MSUM Liberal Arts and Scienes Curriculum and the previously listed BA requirements and electives. Acceptable courses are those with a liberal arts focus, extra LASC courses or music courses from an approved Music Department list.
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