The Bachelor of Arts in Music with Music Performance emphasis degree is focused on developing the artist musician.  Additional performances and recitals are required along with increased hours in applied studies and pedagogies.  Though based on developing solid technique, studies are tailored to the individual students' area of interest, with preparation for further graduate level study as a goal. 

The Bachelor of Arts in Music with Music Performance emphasis requires completion of the following 120 credit hours:
General Education (48 credit hours)
Music Core (43 credit hours)
Primary Instrument Core (10 credit hours)
Electives Core (19 credit hours)

Additional Information

  • Those selecting the music composition major must take course Musical Perspectives as part of the general education requirements.

  • course From Sight to Sound - Music Fundamentals is a prerequisite for entrance into course Music Theory I: Elements of Music.

  • course Music Convocation is required for all music majors each semester at CCU (up to 8 semesters).

  • Piano and Piano Class requirements vary in order to pass Piano Proficiency. Students must take course Piano Class I AND course Piano Class II OR course Piano in consecutive semesters until course Piano Proficiency is passed.

  • Only one ensemble credit each semester counts toward the requirements for the major.

  • Suggested electives to include with the Music with Music Performance Emphasis, BA (CUS): course Acting, course Stage Movement/Dance, Multiple Languages.