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2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Jazz and Contemporary Music (B.F.A.)

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I. Required courses in the major—68-78 hours, including:

Students whose level of proficiency does not allow them to start with MUSC 201, 231 and 291 will be required to complete MUSC 101, 130, 131, 191 and/or 192 prior to taking the higher level courses. These demonstrated proficiencies are determined by the music theory placement exam and the audition for the major.

8 hours of ensemble approved in writing by the department chair

Note: Courses 113 through 129 may be repeated for credit. However, students may earn no more than 8 hours of credit per course, and no more than 20 hours in aggregate may count toward graduation requirements. 

6 hours of Music electives at the 300-400 level

II. Required courses outside major—None

III. Other departmental requirements:

Senior and oral competencies are demonstrated through lecture and recital. Computer competency is demonstrated through the use of computer programs designed for music notation, computer-assisted instruction, multimedia presentation, or similar applications used in preparation of assignments for MUSC 301  and 331 .

Liberal Arts Core (LAC)

For additional information about the Liberal Arts Core and the specific courses that fulfill the requirements, visit the Office of the Registrar website, https://registrar.unca.edu/liberal-arts-core.

Liberal Arts Core Requirements

The credit hours listed are the minimum required.

Requirement Credits
First-Year Colloquium 3
Academic Writing and Critical Inquiry 4
Humanities 12
Laboratory Science 4
Scientific Perspectives 3
Quantitative Perspectives 4
Social Science 3
Second Language (proficiency through the 2nd semester) 0-4
Arts and Ideas 3
Senior Capstone 4
Diversity Intensive 3
Information Literacy Intensive Fulfilled within the major
Writing Intensive Fulfilled within the major


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