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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, B.S.

B.S. degree program

Total hours required: 49-51

15-17 additional hours to be chosen from:

any additional MU or CMU private lessons or ensembles (beyond those required, 10 hours maximum)

any regular CMU courses

any regular MU courses except:

Additional Requirements:

8 semester hours (50-minute) private lessons on major instrument for credit; minimum 4 hours at 3000 level.

Participation and a passing grade in a major ensemble for 8 semesters.

Total hours required: 46-48


The Bachelor of Science degree in music is paired with math/science courses that prepare students for a professional program in the sciences. The degree includes courses in mathematics and science and prepares students for the MCAT exam at the end of the junior year.