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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Suggested Four-Year Program of Study: BORM-BA


 

Bluegrass, Old-Time, and Roots Music Studies Major, B.A.

 
FRESHMAN YEAR (29-36 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
ENGL 1010 - Critical Reading and Expository Writing    3 ENGL 1020 - Critical Thinking and Argumentation                                                      3
CSCI 1100 - Using Information Technology  or Proficiency Exam* 0-3 Fine Arts Course 3
MATH 1530 - Probability and Statistics - Noncalculus  or MATH 1910 - Calculus I   3-4 Foreign Language 1020 or Free Elective Course 3
Foreign Language 1010 (if needed) 0-3 BLUE 2240 - Seminar I   1
BLUE 1710 - Bluegrass, Old-Time, and Roots Music Theory   1 Band Class 1
BLUE 1711 - Ear Training for Bluegrass, Old-Time, and Roots Musicians   1 Individual Instrumental or Vocal Instruction 1
Band Class 1 Concentration Course 3
Individual Instrumental or Vocal Instruction  1    
Concentration Course 3    
Fall Total 14-21 Spring Total 15

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR (32 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
HIST 2010 - The United States to 1877   3 HIST 2020 - The United States since 1877   3
Literature Course 3 Oral Communication Course 3
Foreign Language 2010 or Elective Course 3 BLUE 3020 - Bluegrass, Old-Time, and Roots Music History II     3
BLUE 3010 - Bluegrass, Old-Time, and Roots Music History I   3 BLUE 3240 - Seminar II   1
Band Class 1 Band Class 1
Individual Instrumental or Vocal Instruction  1 Individual Instrumental or Vocal Instruction  1
Concentration Course 3 Concentration Course 3
Fall Total 17 Spring Total 15

 

JUNIOR YEAR (29 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
Natural Science Course 4 Natural Science Course 4
Social & Behavioral Science Course 3 Social & Behavioral Science Course 3
Foreign Language 2020 3 BLUE 4240 - Seminar III   1
Band Class 1 Band Class 1
Individual Instrumental or Vocal Instruction                  1 Individual Instrumental or Vocal Instruction 1
Concentration Course 3 Individual Instrumental or Vocal Instruction Secondary 1
    Concentration Course 3
Fall Total 15 Spring Total 14

 

SENIOR YEAR (29 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
Humanities Elective (HIST 1110  or HIST 1120  recommended) 3 Free Elective Course 3
Free Elective Course 3 Senior Project II 3
Senior Project I 3 Band Class 1
Band Class 1 Individual Instrumental or Vocal Instruction Secondary                1
Individual Instrumental or Vocal Instruction 1 Concentration Courses 6
Individual Instrumental or Vocal Instruction Secondary 1    
Concentration Course 3    
Fall Total 15 Spring Total 14

TOTAL = 120 credits

Note:


Proficiency exam may be taken for 0 credit in lieu of CSCI 1100 . Must be completed to meet Graduation requirements. Those students who complete the proficiency exam and are short credits towards their total degree requirements may be required to take additional electives.