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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Music, B.A. - 4-Year Degree Map


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First Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
MUSC 2250 - Music Theory I   3   MUSC 2251 - Music Theory II   3
MUSC 2262 - Aural Skills I   1   MUSC 2263 - Aural Skills II   1
Music Ensemble  1   Music Ensemble  1
COMP 1000 - Composition   3   Gen Ed Elective 3
Gen Ed Math Elective 3   Gen Ed NS3 or SS3 Elective 3
Gen Ed Elective 3   Gen Ed Elective 3
TOTAL 14   TOTAL 14

Second Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
MUSC 3253 - Music Theory III   3   Upper Division Music Theory Elective 3
MUSC 2361 - Music History I    3   MUSC 2362 - Music History II   3
Music Lesson OR MUSC 3999    2   Upper Division Music Lesson OR MUSC 3999    2
Gen Ed Elective and/or OCS Elective 3   Gen Ed Elective 3
Gen Ed Elective 3   Elective 3
Gen Ed Elective 3   Elective 3
TOTAL 17   TOTAL 17

Third Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
MUSC 3342 - Music Cultures of the World    3   Upper Division Music History and Literature Elective 3
Upper Division Music Ensemble   1   Upper Division Music Ensemble    1
Elective  3   Upper Division Music Elective 3
Elective 3   Elective 3
Elective 3   Elective 3
Elective 3   Elective 3
TOTAL 16   TOTAL 16

Fourth Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
Upper Division Music Lesson OR MUSC 4999    2   Upper Division Music Lesson OR MUSC 4999     2
Upper Division Music Elective 3   MUSC 4990 - Capstone Project   1
Upper Division Music Elective 3   Elective 3
Upper Division Elective 3   Elective 3
Elective 3   Elective 3
TOTAL 14   TOTAL 12

Note: Students must complete a minimum of 60 s.h. of non-MUSC coursework for degree completion.

Total Credits for Degree: 120

Elective Key and Math Course Guidance


Gen Ed Elective: a course carrying one or more Gen Ed area attribute(s): Basic Communication (BC3), Mathematics (M3), American History (AM3), World Civilizations (OW3), Foreign Language (FL3), Social Sciences (SS3), Humanities (H3), The Arts (A3), Natural Sciences (NS3), Western Civilization (WC3). Elective courses and major courses carrying Gen Ed attributes apply toward SUNY Oneonta's Gen Ed requirements .

OCS Elective: any course that carries an Oral Communication Skills (OCS) attribute. 

Liberal Arts Elective: any course that carries a Liberal Arts (LA) attribute. SUNY Oneonta's minimum LA requirements  vary by degree award.

Upper Division Elective: any elective course numbered 3000 and above. All courses (required and elective) at this level apply toward SUNY Oneonta's upper division requirement .

Upper Division Liberal Arts Elective: any course numbered 3000 and above that carries a LA attribute.

Elective: any course outside the major. Electives apply toward the total credits required by a degree program. Electives may also be needed to satisfy other degree requirements , including the minimum number of credits outside the department of the major.

Math Course Guidance


SUNY Oneonta recognizes that students enter college with different math backgrounds. For guidance on the math course(s) most suited to your preparation and program of study, visit the College's Math Pathways site.

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