B.A. degree program in music
HEGIS code 1005
NYS SED program code 02021

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COHEN, DOUGLAS Undergraduate Adviser 718-951-5000 xt 5954 423 Whitehead Hall dcohen @ brooklyn.cuny.edu Office hours by appointment


Music is a writing intensive major.

Program requirements (54 credits plus foreign language or proficiency)

All of the following:
Music 1300, 1400 (6 credits).
Music 3211, 3212, 3213, 3214 (8 credits).
Music 3221, 3222, 3223, 3224 (4 credits).
Music 3231 and 3232, or 3235; 3233 or 3236; 3234 or 3237 (12 credits).
Music 3241, 3242, 3243 (12 credits).
One course in American or non-western music, Music 4430 through 4449, or one specialized course in music theory, Music 4450 through 4479 (3 credits).
Music 3225 or 3791 and 3226 or 3792 (4 credits).
Two credits in ensemble performance from Music 3700 through 3781 as assigned by the Conservatory of Music (2 credits).
One seminar in music numbered in the 4900s or a suitable advanced course in another department or program, approved in advance by the director (3 credits).

Students who wish to be considered for performance lessons, Music 3791 and 3792, in place of advanced keyboard classes, Music 3225 and 3226, must demonstrate proficiency in an audition no later than the beginning of their junior year. Final approval will be given by the director.

All music courses offered to satisfy the requirements for a major in music must be completed with a grade of C or higher.