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Sample Bachelor of Arts Degrees


The following are samples of how particular emphases in music may be accommodated in the BA program. Each student's program is carefully defined with the help of a music faculty advisor.

Bachelor of Arts (emphasis in Hawaiian music)

Music Requirements

Course Credits
Theory and Aural Training 12
281-2, 283-4, 285-6, 287-8
Music History 6
265, 266
Applied Music / Ensembles 7
as advised, 7 credits from:
Hawaiian Chant** 230E, 231-232 (B, C, or G),
Hawaiian Ensemble 311B,
Tahitian Ensemble 311J,
Hula & Chant 312,
Hawaiian Chant** 330E,
Hawaiian Chorus 410B,
Hula & Chant 412-413
Advanced Music Courses 14
Music in World Cultures 407 (3 credits)
Music Cultures: Hawai`i 478B (3 credits)
chosen from: 325, 326, 360, 370, 478_, 479 (8 credits)
Recital attendance 0
199 [4x]
Senior Project and/or Electives 2
495 (1-2 cr)
Total Credits in Music 41

* All applied music is for one (1) credit per semester, unless for recital preparation.

**Registration in Hawaiian Chant 230E or 330E requires completion of two years of Hawaiian language and Hula & Chant 413.

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BACHELOR OF ARTS (Emphasis in Musical Theater)

Music Requirements

Course Credits
Theory and Aural Training 12
281-2, 283-4, 285-6, 287-8
Music History 6
265, 266
Applied Music 6
232 [4x], 332 [2x]
Ensembles 3
415 [2x]
Advanced courses: 14
360 or 370
421 [2x]
Minimum of 4 cr from 38_, 400, 407, 46_, 47_
Remaining credit from above courses, OR
325-26, 458-59, 420B
Recital Attendance 0
199 [4x]
Total in Music 41

Note: Students who are interested in courses such as Mus 414 (Choir), Mus 410C (Chamber Singers), Mus 415 (Opera Workshop), Thea 221, 222, 321 (Acting) and Dnce 131 should find this emphasis very attractive.

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Bachelor of Arts (emphasis in piano performance)

Music Requirements

Course Credits
Theory and Aural Training 12
281-2, 283-4, 285-6, 287-8
Music History 6
265, 266
Applied Music/Ensembles* 7
as advised from
114, 12_, 125-26, 225-26, 23_, 31_, 33_, 41_
[All applied music for one credit per semester,
unless for recital preparation]
Advanced Music Courses
minimum of 8 credits from
358-359, 423-424, 465-466
the remaining 6 credits
from the preceding and/or from the following:
325-6, 360, 370, 38_, 400, 407, 420B, 421, 422, 46_, 47_, 485
Total credits in advanced music courses 14
Recital attendance 0
199 [4x]
Electives 2
Total in Music 41
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