The Concentration in Music
The BLA Concentration in Music affords students who have an interest in music, including those with an interest in performance, the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of music history and music theory. Students may explore the traditions and styles of many musical periods, from Baroque to Contemporary, as well as a variety of genres, including jazz and rock. Students who wish to include performance in their concentration may count up to six credits of ensembles in addition to 24 credits in music theory and music history. Some ensembles on campus may require auditions (please consult the music department for details on ensemble participation).
Complete a minimum of four 300-level or above Music courses.
Complete a minimum of four 200-level Music courses.
For the concentration in Music, students may select from the following courses:
- 71.101 Music Theory 1
- 71.102 Music Theory 2
- 71.110 Basic Music Theory (students may not receive credit for both 71.110 and 71.101 in this concentration
- 74.161 Music of Western Civilization (3)
- 74.261 Music History 1
- 74.262 Music History 2
- 74.301 American Music
- 74.103 Gender Issues in Music
- 74.355 Jazz
- 74.356 American Musical Theatre
- 74.368 History of Rock Music
- 74.463 Music of the Baroque Era
- 74.464 Music of the Classic Era
- 74.465 Music of the Romantic Era
- 74.466 Music of the Twentieth Century
See the course catalog for descriptions of the Music courses.