Music - A.B.

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Degree Requirements

Entrance Requirements for the Major

General Education Core Curriculum
(Selected with the advice of an academic advisor)

Areas I II III IV V
Area VI
Major Requirements
College-wide Requirements must be satisfied in order to graduate with this major
TOTAL DEGREE HOURS 120 hours
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I. Foundation Courses (9 hours)

ENGL 1101 or ENGL 1101E or ENGL 1101S 
ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102E or ENGL 1103 or ENGL 1050H or ENGL 1060H  
MATH 1101 or MATH 1113 or MATH 2200 or MATH 2250 or MATH 2300H or MATH 2400 or MATH 2400H or MATH 2410 or MATH 2410H or STAT 2000
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II. Sciences (7-8 hours)

At least one of the physical science or life science courses must include a laboratory.
Physical Sciences (3-4 hours)
Preferred Course(s): Please consider the Franklin College's Physical Sciences requirement when selecting courses from the Core Curriculum. Some courses approved for the core curriculum do not satisfy the Franklin College requirement. See: http://www.franklin.uga.edu/students/college_degree_requirements.php

Life Sciences (3-4 hours)
Preferred Course(s): Please consider the Franklin College's Biological Sciences requirement when selecting courses from the Core Curriculum. Some courses approved for the core curriculum do not satisfy the Franklin College requirement. See: http://www.franklin.uga.edu/students/college_degree_requirements.php

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III. Quantitative Reasoning (3-4 hours)

No preferred courses for this area. See Core Curriculum view.

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IV. World Languages and Culture, Humanities and the Arts (12 hours)

Note: Course credit received as a result of a score on a departmental foreign language placement test will not satisfy the General Education Core Curriculum requirements in Area IV, World Languages and Culture, Humanities and the Arts.
World Languages and Culture (9 hours)
Preferred Course(s): Please consider the Franklin College's Foreign Language requirement when selecting courses from the Core Curriculum. Some courses approved for the core curriculum do not satisfy the Franklin College requirement. See: http://www.franklin.uga.edu/students/college_degree_requirements.php


Humanities and the Arts (3 hours)
Preferred Course(s): Please consider the Franklin College's Literature requirement when selecting courses from the Core Curriculum. Some courses approved for the core curriculum do not satisfy the Franklin College requirement. See: http://www.franklin.uga.edu/students/college_degree_requirements.php

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V. Social Sciences (9 hours)

  • Students who have not met the Georgia and U.S. Constitution requirement by examination should enroll in POLS 1101 or POLS 1101E or POLS 1105H.
  • A passing grade on an examination on the history of the United States and Georgia is required to satisfy the United States and Georgia History Requirement for all persons receiving a baccalaureate degree from the University, unless exempted by one of the following courses: HIST 2111, HIST 2111E, HIST 2111H, HIST 2112, HIST 2112E, HIST 2112H, HIST 3080H. Examinations are given at University Testing Services. Reexamination is permitted. Contact University Testing Services at (706) 542-3183 for information.
No preferred courses for this area. See Core Curriculum view.

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Area VI
MUSI 1100; MUSI 1110 (4 hours)
MUSI 1120; MUSI 1130 (4 hours)
MUSI 1810-1810L (4 hours)
MUSI 2500; MUSI 2510 (2 hours)
 
Choose four hours from the following Large Ensemble courses:
MUSI 4700
MUSI 4710
MUSI 4740/6740
MUSI 4750/6750
MUSI 4760/6760
MUSI 4836
MUSI 4837
MUSI 4838/6838
MUSI 4839/6839
MUSI 4840/6840

Note: Music requires individual review of non-equivalent transfer courses before they can be used to satisfy Area VI and Major Requirements. 
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Entrance Requirements
Students must audition to gain admission to the major program in Hugh Hodgson School of Music.
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Major Requirements

A baccalaureate degree program must require at least 21 semester hours of upper division courses in the major field and at least 39 semester hours of upper division work overall.
Students in the Franklin College must earn a grade of "C" (2.0) or better in major required courses.
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Required Courses (20 hours)

Applied Study: Primary Instrument or Voice

MUSI 2810-2810L (2 hours)
MUSI 2820-2820L (2 hours)

Keyboard Competency 
MUSI 2520; MUSI 2530 (2 hours) 
 
Music Theory/Ear Training
MUSI 2100
MUSI 2110
MUSI 2120
MUSI 2130

Music History
MUSI 3210
MUSI 3220
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Major Electives (21 hours)
Upper-Division (3000-level and above) Music Electives: 21 hours
*MUSI 3550, MUSI 3800-3800L, and MUSI 4050 may not be used to satisfy elective requirements. 
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General Electives (21 hours)
If not completed in the core curriculum, the College-wide requirements must be satisfied in order to graduate with this major.

(Refer to College-wide requirements when selecting general electives.)
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(This total does not include the 1-hour P.E. requirement)
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