B.A./B.M. Comparison: General Education Requirements

Comparison Chart for Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music Students

1 course = one (1.00) - credit course unless otherwise indicated.

  Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Music
FYW 1 course 1 course
WRI 4 courses 4 courses
FOL 232 level in French, German, or Spanish OR 231 level in any other language offered. 112 level in any language. EXCEPTION: vocal performance majors: 112 level in each of two languages, one of which must be French or German.
ORC 1 course 1 course
AQR 1 course 1 course OR 1 course with SED OR 1 course with IST
SPM 2 courses of any credit value 2 courses of any credit value
HWC 2 courses 1 course OR 1 course with ALS-L
MCD MCG 2 courses, one each with MCD and MCG (different departments/programs) 1 course, with either MCD or MCG
ALS-A ALS-L 2 courses, one each with ALS-A and ALS-L 1 course with ALS-L OR 1 course with HWC
BTS-B BTS-T 1 course BTS-B, 1 course BTS-T 1 course BTS-B, 1 course BTS-T
SED 1 course (different department/program from IST) 1 course OR 1 course with IST OR 1 course with AQR
IST 1 course (different department/program from SED) 1 course OR 1 course with SED OR 1 course with AQR
HBS 2 courses from different departments/programs 1 course
EIN 1 course 1 course

B.M. degree requirements that also meet G.E. requirements

  • Dance technique courses (0.25) required for B.M. Music Education meet SPM
  • EDUC 330 Principles of Education, K-12 required for B.M. Music Education meets ORC
  • World Music required for all B.M. degrees meets MCG