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Degree Requirements

In addition to the specific requirements provided below for the B.S. in Music, all students must fulfill LIU Post requirements. These include completion of all Core Curriculum and Competency Requirements as well as 69 credits in the liberal arts and sciences. Note that the specific music requirements satisfy some of these University requirements.

Specific music requirements for the B.S. in Music are as follows:

Music Theory, 15 credits
Required Courses: MUS 90, 90A, 90B, 91, 91A, 91B, 92, 92A, 92B

Music History and Literature, 15 credits
Required Courses: MUS 11, 21, 22, 23

One Music History and Literature elective may be chosen from the following offerings only: MUS 24, 26, 28, 29, 34, 41, 42, 43, 44, 47, 48

Applied Music, 8 credits
Required Courses: Applied Lessons in the major performing medium (8 credits), Major Ensemble (required for each semester)