Bachelor of Music – Percussion

Bachelor of Music – Percussion


BM Degree Total 120 credits
Music Course Total 78 credits
General Education Course Total 30 credits
Unrestricted Elective Credits1 12 credits

Unrestricted Elective Credits may be fulfilled at any time during the four years of the program using any course offered on the UNCSA campus. Courses offered by an Art School other than Music must receive approval of both the Dean of the School of Music (or designee) and the Dean (or designee) of the Art School offering the course.

In consultation with the Percussion Faculty Advisor, a student chooses a percussion internship from the following: MUS 2861: Composition and Coaching in the Marching Arts; MUS 2862: Fundamentals of Music Education and Outreach in Public Schools; MUS 2863: Fundamentals of Dance Accompanying; MUS 2864: Fundamentals of Interactive Community Drumming.

General Education

UNCSA Liberal Arts Core:

3 credits FYS 1000: Making & Reflecting
3 credits ENG 1200: Writing About …
3 credits HUM 2100: Critical Dialogues
3 credits HUM 2200: Paths to the Present

3 credits Social or Behavioral Sciences
(Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology)

3 credits Language, Literature, and Culture
(Writing, Literature, English, Foreign Language, Communication)

3 credits Humanities
(History, Humanities, Art History, Philosophy, Theater History)

3 credits Math or Science (Math, Science)

6 credits General Education Electives/Interdisciplinary courses(ARH, ARM, ATY, COM, ENG, FRE, GER, HIS, HUM, ITA, LIT, MAT, MST, PHI, PSY, SCI, SOC, TAI, THH, WRI) This includes courses offered by the Division of Liberal Arts, and with specific permission by the Dean of Liberal Arts, can include courses offered by one of the Art Schools, provided that the course is outside the student's major area of concentration (Dance, Design and Production, Drama, Film, or Music).