Music Vocal (B.S.) - Resident

Music Vocal (B.S.) - Resident

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2019 through summer 2020. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
INQR 101Inquiry1
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 101University Core Competencies1
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Technology Competency 20-3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 32
RSCH 201Research3
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 32
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 32
THEO 202Theology Survey II 32
Total Hours44-47

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses 1
MUSC 200Music, Art, Worship and Culture3
MUSC 312Music History: Since 17503
Music Literature Elective 23
Major Core
MUSC 393Vocal Diction3
MUSC 408Vocal Pedagogy3
Primary Instrument: Voice
MUSC 121Voice (Freshman)1
MUSC 122Voice (Freshman)1
MUSC 221Voice Sophomore1
MUSC 222Voice Sophomore1
MUSC 321Voice (Junior)1
MUSC 322Voice (Junior)1
MUSC 421Voice (Senior)1
MUSC 498Senior Recital1
Ensemble (refer to chart)
Choose eight credit hours of Ensemble courses8
Musicianship
MUSC 105Harmonic Practices and Theory I3
MUSC 106Harmonic Practices and Theory II3
MUSC 107Musicianship I1
MUSC 108Musicianship II1
MUSC 203Commercial Music Theory and Harmonic Practices I2-3
or MUSC 205 Chromatic Harmony
MUSC 207Muscianship III1
MUSC 310Principles of Arranging2-3
or MUSC 318 Choral Arranging
MUSC 311Music History: Antiquity - 17503
MUSC 315Basic Conducting2
MUSC 316Choral Conducting2
or MUSC 317 Instrumental Conducting
MUSC 330Music Technology I: Notation3
Secondary Instrument (refer to chart)
Choose two credit hours of Applied Music Studies – Secondary Instrument courses2
Free Electives
Choose 15-29 credit hours of free electives15-29
Total Hours71-87

Ensemble (8 Hours)

Students must take at least one ensemble per semester

Choose one credit hour of the following:1
The Worship Choir I
University Chorale I
Concert Choir I
Chamber Singers I
Choose one credit hour of the following:1
University Chorale I
Concert Choir I
Chamber Singers I
The Worship Choir II
Choose one credit hour of the following:1
University Chorale I
Concert Choir I
Chamber Singers I
The Worship Choir II
Choose one credit hour of the following:1
University Chorale I
Concert Choir I
Chamber Singers I
The Worship Choir III
Choose one credit hour of the following:1
University Chorale II
Concert Choir II
Chamber Singers II
Choose one credit hour of the following:1
University Chorale II
Concert Choir II
Chamber Singers II
Choose one credit hour of the following:1
University Chorale II
Concert Choir II
Chamber Singers II
Choose one credit hour of the following:1
University Chorale II
Concert Choir II
Chamber Singers II
Total Hours8

Applied Music Studies (Secondary Instrument – 2 Hours)

Piano Secondary

MUSC 244Group Piano IV1
MUSC 345Group Piano V1
Total Hours2

Guitar Secondary

MUSC 150Group Guitar I1
MUSC 250Group Guitar II1
Total Hours2

Strings/Brass/Woodwinds/Percussion Secondary 

MUSC 151Guitar, Strings, Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion Freshman1
MUSC 152Guitar, Strings, Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion Freshman1
Total Hours2

Additional Major Requirements

  • Keyboard Proficiency Exam
  • Freshman Promotional Jury
  • Sophomore Performance Review
  • Attendance at 56 approved concerts and recitals

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of ‘C’ Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major
  • 50% Of major taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
  • CSER All requirements must be satisfied before a degree will be awarded
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