Curriculum

Required General Education Courses

Course Number Course Title Credit
SPCH 103 Public Speaking 3
ENGL 1010, 1020 English Composition I, II 6
HIST 2010,2020 American History 6
MUS 1030 Music Appreciation 3
Humanities and/or Fine Arts One course must be in Literature 6
MATH 1010 Math for Liberal Arts or higher 3
Natural Sciences 8
Social/Behavioral Sciences 6

Total of 41 semester hours for General Education Courses

Required Area of Emphasis Courses

Course Number Course Title Credit
BLUE 2105D/MUS 2150D American Folk Music 3
MUS 100 Fundamentals of Music 3
BLUE 1240D/MUS 1240D Bluegrass Seminar I 1
BLUE 1250D/MUS 1250D Bluegrass Seminar II 1
MUS 224 Commercial Songwriting & Arranging 3

4 Total semester hours of Applied Music to be chosen from the following:

Course Number Course Title Credit
BLUE 1410D/MUS 1410D Beginning Private Bluegrass Guitar Instruction 1
BLUE 1430D/MUS 1430D Beginning Private Bluegrass Mandolin Instruction 1
BLUE 1440D/MUS 1440D Beginning Private Bluegrass Banjo Instruction 1
BLUE 1450D/MUS 1450D Beginning Private Bluegrass Voice Instruction 1
BLUE 1460D/MUS 1460D Beginning Private Bluegrass Fiddle Instruction 1
BLUE 2400D/MUS 2400D Advanced Private Bluegrass Guitar Instruction 1
BLUE 2430D/MUS 2430D Advanced Private Bluegrass Mandolin Instruction 1
BLUE 2440D/MUS 2440D Advanced Private Bluegrass Banjo Instruction 1
BLUE 2450D/MUS 2450D Advanced Private Bluegrass Voice Instruction 1
BLUE 2460D/MUS 2460D Advanced Private Bluegrass Fiddle Instruction 1

4 Total semester hours of Ensembles to be chosen from the following:

Course Number Course Title Credit
BLUE 1500D/MUS 1500D Bluegrass Ensemble I 1
BLUE 1580D/MUS 1580D Bluegrass Ensemble II 1
BLUE 1590D/MUS 1590D Bluegrass Ensemble III 1

Total of 19 semester hours for Area of Emphasis Courses