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Bachelor of Arts in Music
This degree is designed to prepare a student to pursue music within the context of a liberal arts program. The unique feature of this degree is the approximately forty-percent degree credits required in music courses. This percentage allows the student ample opportunity to pursue music studies as well as a broad range of liberal arts subjects.
 
Bachelor of Arts in Music
I. Musicianship (29 credits)
 
Theory Skills (18 credits)
 
MUS 105. Music Theory I
3 credits
MUS 106. Music Theory II
3 credits
MUS 111. Basic Musicianship I
1 credit
MUS 112. Basic Musicianship II
1 credit
MUS 256. Music Theory III
4 credits
MUS 257. Music Theory IV
4 credits
MUS 254. Advanced Musicianship I
1 credit
MUS 255. Advanced Musicianship II
1 credit
 
 
History (9 credits)
 
MUS 201. Intro to Music History I
3 credits
MUS 202. Intro to Music History II
3 credits
MUS 402. Music History Seminar I
3 credits
or
 
MUS 403. Music History Seminar II
3 credits
 
 
Conducting (2 credits)
 
MUS 340. Basic Conducting
2 credits
 
 
II. Performance and Electives (23 credits)
 
 
 
Large Ensemble Performance (8 credits)
 
MUS 182. Mercer Singers
1 credit
MUS 183. Women’s Chamber Choir
1 credit
MUS 191. Mercer University Wind Ensemble
1 credit
MUS 192. Mercer University Orchestra
1 credit
MUS 197. Mercer University Choir
1 credit
 
 
Applied Music Courses (8 credits)
 
MUS 160-260-360-460. Voice
1 credit
MUS 161-261-361-461. Piano
1 credit
MUS 162-262-362-462. Organ
1 credit
MUS 163-263-363-463. Orchestral and Band Instruments
1 credit
MUS 169-269-369-469. Harpsichord
1 credit
 
 
Keyboard Skills (4 credits)
 
MUS 109. Keyboard Lab I
1 credit
MUS 110. Keyboard Lab II
1 credit
MUS 209. Keyboard Lab III
1 credit
MUS 210. Keyboard Lab IV
1 credit
 
 
Music Electives (3 credits)
 
MUS 152. Jazz Improvisation I
1 credit
MUS 153. Jazz Improvisation II
1 credit
MUS 155 (a,b,c.) Modern Language Diction
1 credit
MUS 180. Chamber Music Ensemble
1 credit
MUS 181. Guitar Ensemble
1 credit
MUS 182. Mercer Singers
1 credit
MUS 183. Women’s Chamber Choir
1 credit
MUS 184. Flute Choir
1 credit
MUS 185. Jazz Ensemble
1 credit
MUS 186. Brass Ensemble
1 credit
MUS 187. Woodwind Ensemble
1 credit
MUS 188. Percussion Ensemble
1 credit
MUS 189. Jazz Combo
1 credit
MUS 191. Mercer University Wind Ensemble
1 credit
MUS 192. Mercer University Orchestra
1 credit
MUS 196. Opera Workshop
1 credit
MUS 197. Mercer University Choir
1 credit
MUS 221. Performance and Instruction Techniques: Woodwinds
2 credits
MUS 222. Performance and Instruction Techniques: Percussion
2 credits
MUS 223. Performance and Instruction Techniques: Brass
2 credits
MUS 224. Performance and Instruction Techniques: Stringed Instruments
2 credits
MUS 241. Collaborative Piano Skills I
1 credit
MUS 242. Collaborative Piano Skills II
1 credit
MUS 245. Piano Pedagogy I
1 credit
MUS 311. Piano Literature I
2 credits
MUS 312. Piano Literature II
1 credit
MUS 313. Literature and Materials for Organ/Harpsichord
3 credits
MUS 316. Literature of Orchestral Instruments
3 credits
MUS 317. Song Literature I: German
2 credits
MUS 327. Song Literature II: French & English
2 credits
MUS 336. Advanced Collaborative Piano Skills I
1 credit
MUS 337. Advanced Collaborative Piano Skills II
1 credit
MUS 341. Advanced Choral Conducting and Literature
2 credits
MUS 342. Advanced Instrumental Conducting and Literature
2 credits
MUS 350. Orchestration
3 credits
MUS 359. Counterpoint
3 credits
MUS 357. Music Technology
3 credits
MUS 438. Vocal Pedagogy
3 credits
MUS 439. Instrumental Pedagogy
3 credits
MUS 480. Special Topics in Music
1-3 credits
 
 
Minor or Additional Depth Requirements (non-music)
29 credits
 
Total 120 credits