Bachelor of Music

Admission In addition to general University admission requirements, Music major applicants are required to perform an audition with Stritch music faculty to qualify for admission to either the B. Mus. or B.A. Mus. degree programs.

Degree Requirements

Program Credits74
Required Courses

105, 106, 108, 109, 126, 127, 131 or 141, 205, 209, 210, 211, 217, 226, 227, 304, 310, 311, 325 (Voice), 395 (14 cr. Piano only), 401, applied study on major instrument or voice (16 cr.), piano (pass proficiency exam), junior and senior recital.

Required Auxiliary Courses

Required courses for Composition study: 105, 106, 108, 109, 126, 127, 131 or 141, 205, 209, 210, 211, 217, 226, 227, 304, 310, 311, 401, applied piano (pass proficiency exam), composition (16 cr.), junior and senior recital. Required courses for Jazz Studies study: 105, 106, 108, 109, 126, 127, 205, 215, 216, 218, 219, 226, 227, 255 (16 cr.), 315, 401, piano (pass proficiency exam), applied jazz study (16 cr.), junior and senior recital.


Additional Information

Music majors are required to earn a minimum grade of ā€œCā€ in their major required courses, lessons and ensembles. All Bachelor of Music students must take MT 140 to fulfill the math requirement for core.