BS in Music

Lipscomb University - ISC, United States

bs-in-music

Next enrollment cycle

January 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 35,752

Course Accredited By

SACSCOC

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 7% scholarship
Our BS degree will prepare for you a career in medicine or the research sciences by instilling a habit of discipline and active listening while still providing space in your schedule for the science emphasis of your choice.
  • The Bachelor of Science degree in music is paired with math/science courses that prepare students for a professional program in the sciences. The degree includes courses in mathematics and science and prepares students for the MCAT exam at the end of the junior year.
  • Concentrations
  • Music BS: Voice, piano, wind or string instruments

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2022
  • August 2022

Entry Requirements 

  • Direct Admission
  • TOEFL (iBT) Overall 79
  • IELTS Overall 6.5
  • Pearson (PTE) 60 
  • Pearson Versant 64 or higher
  • Duolingo 105
  • GPA: Undergraduate: 2.5 for Direct Admission
     

Music, B.S.
Specific courses required:
MU 1111 - Aural Skills I (1) SP
MU 1121 - Aural Skills II (1) F
MU 1133 - Theory I (3) SP
MU 1143 - Theory II (3) F
MU 2111 - Aural Skills III (1) SP
MU 2133 - Theory III (3) SP
MU 2402 - Music Literature (2) SP
MU 3020 - Upper Division Hearing (0)
MU 3403 - History of Church Music (3) SP Offered even-numbered years
MU 3413 - History of Music I (3) F
MU 3423 - History of Music II (3) SP
MU 4001 - Senior Recital (1) F, SP
MU 4020 - Piano Proficiency (0)
MU 4612 - Conducting (2) F
15-17 additional hours to be chosen from:
any additional MU or CMU private lessons or ensembles (beyond those required, 10 hours maximum)
any regular CMU courses
any regular MU courses except:
MU 1103 - Fundamentals of Music (3) F
MU 1641 - Class Piano I (1) F, SP
MU 1651 - Class Piano II (1) F, SP
MU 1741 - Class Guitar I (1) F, SP
All course prerequisites apply to electives.


Additional Requirements:
8 semester hours (50-minute) private lessons on major instrument for credit; minimum 4 hours at 3000 level.
Participation and a passing grade in a major ensemble for 8 semesters.
MU 1000 - A Cappella Singers (0)
or
MU 1050 - Wind Ensemble (0)
or
MU 1080 - Orchestra (0)
MU 2000 - Recital Seminar (0) F, SP
Enrollment and passing grade, 8 semesters
Total hours required: 46-48


Specific courses required:
BY 1134 - Principles of Biology: Cell and Genetics (4) F, SP
BY 1144 - Principles of Biology: Diversity and Ecology (4) F, SP
BY 2114 - Cell Biology (4) F, SP
BY 3514 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4) F
BY 3524 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4) SP
CM 1113 - General Chemistry I (3) F, SP, SU
CM 1123 - General Chemistry II (3) F, SP, SU
CM 1211 - General Chemistry Laboratory I (1) F, SP, SU
CM 1221 - General Chemistry Laboratory II (1) F, SP, SU
CM 2113 - Organic Chemistry I (3) F, SU
CM 2123 - Organic Chemistry II (3) SP, SU
CM 2211 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory I (1) F, SU
CM 2221 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory II (1) SP, SU
CM 3313 - Biochemistry (3) F, SU Offered in the summer on demand
MA 1113 - College Algebra (3) F, SP, SU and
MA 1123 - Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry (3) F, SP, SU or 
MA 1314 - Calculus I (4) F, SP, SU and
MA 2314 - Calculus II (4) F, SP, SU
PH 1214 - Elementary College Physics I (4, 4) F, SU Offered on demand and
PH 1224 - Elementary College Physics II (4, 4) SP, SU Offered on demand or 
PH 2414 - General Physics I (4) SP, SU and
PH 2424 - General Physics II (4) F

Music Minor
Total hours required: 15
Specific courses required:
MU 1111 - Aural Skills I
MU 1133 - Theory I
MU 2402 - Music Literature


Two credit hours selected from:
MU 1661 - Piano
MU 1611 - Piano
MU 1641 - Class Piano I
MU 1651 - Class Piano II 
OR
MU 1761 - Guitar
MU 1711 - Guitar
MU 1741 - Class Guitar I


Seven credit hours selected from:
any MU courses except: 
MU 1103 - Fundamentals of Music
any CMU courses 
All course prerequisites apply to electives.

  • Undergraduate
  •  Direct Admit Direct Admit $35,752 
  • Program Tuition Estimated Room, Board & Fees $16,044
  •  *Pricing is subject to change
  •  Undergraduate Direct Admission Scholarship
  •  Scholarship Available - Upto $6,000 
  • *Direct admission scholarship is available in each year

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