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  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
Academic Catalog 2017-2018

Bachelor of Arts in Music: Composition, Performance, Music Production and Engineering


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At Colorado Christian University students passionate about music have the opportunity to pursue their interests in Performance, Composition, or Music Production and Engineering through a Bachelor of Arts degree in music. This music degree prepares students for a broad range of careers and is excellent preparation for further graduate study in music.

The focus of CCU’s School of Music is to impact our culture for Christ, to honor Him, and to share the love of Christ on campus and around the world through excellence in the art of music. Integrated offerings combine classical, jazz, contemporary, and world music with a progressive and distinctly Christian worldview to develop students who are leaders - both in the world and in the Church. Music majors receive personal attention by an exceptional, creative, and caring faculty who are themselves active performers and clinicians, who desire to not only teach but to also mentor students.

General Education Requirements (51 credit hours)


Biblical Studies (12 credit hours)


Take the following four courses (some courses are cross-listed and only one prefix needs to be taken):

Communication (9 credit hours)


Take each of the following three courses:

Arts and Humanities (9 credit hours)


Take one course from each of the following three academic disciplines:

Philosophy (3 credit hours)


Fine Arts (3 credit hours)


Social Sciences (12 credit hours)


Take each of the following four courses:

Mathematics (3 credit hours)


Integrative Studies (3 credit hours)


* Please see the First- Year Integration (FYI)  page for specific information information about this required course.

Music Major


The Bachelor of Arts in Music requires completion of the following 120 credit hours:
General Education (51 credit hours)
Music Core (45 credit hours)
Primary Instrument Core (5 credit hours)
Electives Core (19 credit hours)

Music Core (45 credit hours)


Primary Instrument Core (5 credit hours)


Each student will take 5 credit hours in the instrument on which they auditioned and have been accepted.

Electives Core (19 credit hours)


Free Electives - 19 credit hours

Composition Emphasis (13 credit hours)


The Bachelor of Arts in Music: Composition Emphasis requires completion of the following 120 credit hours:
General Education (51 credit hours)
Music Core (42 credit hours)
Emphasis Core (13 credit hours)

Elective Core (14 credit hour)

In replacement of MUA 231 Performance Proficiency  (0), Electives in Music Core (3), Primary Instrument Core (5), and Electives Core (5), Composition students will take the following 13 credit hours: 

Performance Emphasis (13 credit hours)


The Bachelor of Arts in Music: Performance Emphasis requires completion of the following 120 credit hours:
General Education (51 credit hours)
Music Core (42 credit hours)
Emphasis Core (3 credit hours)
Primary Instrument Core (10 credit hours)
Electives Core (14 credit hours)

In replacement of MUA 231 Performance Proficiency  (0), Music Electives in Music Core (3), Primary Instrument Core (5), and Electives Core (5), Performance students will take the following 3 credit hours in the Emphasis Core plus 10 credit hours in Primary Instrument:

Primary Instrument (10 credit hours)


Each performance student will take 10 credit hours of primary instrument in the instrument on which they auditioned and have been accepted.

Music Production and Engineering Emphasis (18 credit hours)


The Bachelor of Arts in Music: Music Production and Engineering Emphasis requires completion of the following 120 credit hours:
General Education (51 credit hours)
Music Core (42 credit hours)
Emphasis Core (18 credit hours)
Electives Core (9 credit hours)

In replacement of MUA 231 Performance Proficiency  , Music Electives in Music Core (3), Primary Instrument Core (5), and Electives Core (10), Music Production and Engineering students will take the following 18 credit hours:

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