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Program Guide: Music

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 101 3
MATH 128 4
World Perspectives elective 3
MUSI 110 2
Music ensemble 2
Second Semester
ENGL 102 3
Music ensemble 2
Science Lab elective 4
Elective 4
MUSI 114 2

Second Year

First Semester
Social Science elective 3
MUS 213 3
MUSI 115 2
Humanities elective 3
Music ensemble 1
U.S. Diversity elective 3
Second Semester
Social Science elective 3
Humanities elective 3
Science elective 4
Applied music 1
MUSI 214 3
Music ensemble 1


  • Degrees offered: B.A., B.M., B.M.E.. Students electing the B.A. degree must demonstrate a third semester proficiency in a foreign language.
  • Each applicant wanting to major or minor in music is required to arrange for a personal audition with the Music Department.
  • Transfer students are required to complete a minimum of 30 hours at Grand Valley, which include at least eight hours in applied music, three hours in major ensembles, and nine additional hours in music to be determined by the advisor.
  • All students are required to take a theory placement exam and a keyboard placement exam.
  • All music majors must fulfill the department recital and Music Major Seminar attendance requirements, fulfill the keyboard musicianship requirements, and perform one or two faculty-approved recitals, as appropriate to the degree program selected.
  • Students are encouraged to transfer after one year.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science electives must be selected from different discipllines.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • World Perspectives electives:  FORL 202, FORL 222, HIST 102, POSC 202
  • U.S. Diversity electives: HIST 201, HIST 202, HONR 215, SOC 201, SOC 202, SOC 205
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