Music Humanities Major
The Music Humanities major is intended for students who wish to pursue a broad liberal arts program that includes Music as a central element.
This program emphasizes music history and literature, and allows the individual student to select an area of interest for the major within the broad field of the humanities.
For students entering Fall 2006 and After:
|Music 1A-B-C||Fundamentals of Music|
130, 131, 134
|Ensemble Performance, Chamber Music, Jazz Improvisation, or Symphonic Orchestra. Three quarters required; two must be taken from 95C-Concert Choir; 95D-Symphonic Chorus; or 95K-Chamber Singers.|
|Music 120A-B-C||History of Music in Western Culture I, II, III
|choose three courses from||
Music 107: Critical Studies Seminar
|Music 143||Department Seminar: Required each quarter that students are declared Music Humanities majors.|
A coherent set of six upper-division Humanities or Fine Arts courses that focuses on a specific topic. Advance approval for these courses must be secured in writing from the Music Humanities faculty adviser.
HONORS in Music Humanities
Students wishing to pursue Honors in Music Humanities must obtain a faculty sponsor and complete an application for department honors in the spring quarter of their junior year. Music Humanities majors must also submit a portfolio of works with their application, have a GPA of 3.6 in the major, and overall GPA of 3.0.
Admittance into the honors curriculum does not guarantee that a student will receive honors. Honors will be determined in the spring quarter of the senior year by a faculty honors committee reviewing the student's overall academic achievement and project.
If you intend to apply for honors, please speak with the departmental undergraduate advisor for more specific information.