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B.A. Music & Culture Program

Prerequisites toward B.A. in Music and Culture

  • Music Theory I, II (Music Theory 110, 120) 6 (3, 3)
  • Ear Training I, II (Music Theory 130, 140) 2 (1, 1)

One from the following introductory music courses: 3

  • Intro to Music in W. Culture (Musicology 110, 3)
  • Music in the United States (Musicology 115, 3)
  • History of Rock Music (Musicology 120, 3)
  • Jazz in American Culture (Musicology 125, 3)

One from the following introductory culture and society courses: 3

  • Cultural Anthropology (Anth 130, 3)
  • General Sociology (Soc 120, 3)
  • World Religions and History (Religious Std 101, 3)
  • The Comparison of World Religions (Religious Std 102, 3)
  • Or by approval of musicology faculty

Courses toward B.A. in Music and Culture

  • History of Western Music, Ancient to the Baroque (Musicology 210) 3
  • History of Western Music, Classical to the Present (Musicology 220) 3
  • Soundscapes: Exploring Music in a Changing World (Musicology 290) 3
  • Music in World Cultures (Musicology 380) 3
  • Music Theory III (Music Theory 210) 3
  • Ear Training III (Music Theory 230) 1
  • Jazz Theory or Music Theory IV (Music Jazz 110; Mus Theory 220) 2-3
  • Applied Music (Music Performance 1xx) 2 (1,1)
  • Solo Class (Music Gen 200) 0 (0,0)
  • Music Ensemble (Music Ensembles) 2 (1, 1) from the following enembles:
    • Small Jazz Ensemble (Music Ensemble 303)
    • Jazz Ensemble (Music Ensemble 304)
    • Studio Orchestra (Music Ensemble 305)
    • Chamber Music Ensemble (Music Ensemble 315)
    • Balinese Gamelan (Music Ensemble 315)
    • Middle East Ensemble (Music Ensemble 315)
    • UT Singers (Music Ensemble 320)
    • Chamber Singers (Music Ensemble 330)
    • Opera Theater (Music Ensemble 340)
    • Concert Band (Music Ensemble 350)
    • Symphonic Band (Music Ensemble 352)
    • Wind Ensemble (Music Ensemble 353)
    • Symphony Orchestra (Music Ensemble 370)
    • Concert Choir (Music Ensemble 380)
    • Men’s Chorale (Music Ensemble 383)
    • Women’s Chorale (Music Ensemble 389)

One or two additional performance experience courses from the following: 2 (minimum)

  • Applied Music (Music Performance 1xx)
  • Conducting I (Music Education 310, 3)
  • Jazz Improvisation I (Music Jazz 210, 2)
  • Jass Improvisation II (Music Jazz 220, 2)
  • Jazz Piano I (Music Jazz 130, 1)
  • Jazz Piano II (Music Jazz 140, 1)
  • Class Piano I (Music Keyboard 110, 1)
  • Class Piano II (Music Keyboard 120, 1)
  • Class Piano III (Music Keyboard 210, 1)
  • Keyboard Harmony (Music Keyboard 230, 1)
  • Class Voice I (Music Voice 110, 1)

Two music electives from the following upper-division courses: 6

  • Women in Music (Musicology 330, 3)
  • History of Jazz (Musicology 350, 3)
  • Special Topics in Musicology (Musicology 410, 3)
  • Music of Appalachia (Musicology 411, 3)
  • Women, Performance Art, and the Avant Garde (Musicology 412)
  • Music in the African Diaspora (Musicology 413)
  • Music & Media (Musicology 414)
  • Independent Study (Musicology 493, 3)

One elective from the following interdisciplinary courses: 3

  • Intro to African-American Studies (Africana Studies 201 or 202, 3)
  • Introduction to African Studies (Africana Studies 235 or 236, 3)
  • Intro to Global Studies (Soc 250 or Global Studies 250, 3)
  • Early Latin American & Caribbean History (HILA 255/LAC 251, 3)
  • Modern Latin American History (HILA 256/LAC 252, 3)
  • Medieval Civilization I or II (Medieval Std 201 or 202, 3)
  • Religions in Global Perspective (REST/SOC 232, 3)
  • Women in Society (Women’s Studies 220)
  • Or by approval of musicology faculty
Also see Music Major, BA – Music and Culture Concentration Preview from UTK Catalog

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