The BA in Music at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign requires students to select a specific area of study, called an "option." Current options include music technology, music theory, composition, and various branches of musicology; or students may work with an advisor to explore alternate options not listed here (music "+"). BA students work with their BA advisor to designate supplemental coursework to suit their interests and long-term goals. Students may indicate a specific area of study (option) during the admissions process; some students may prefer to select an option after completing the first year of the music core. All BA students should designate their option by no later than the start of the spring semester of the sophomore year.
Students must complete the following core music courses and and select an area of study, called an "option." An option consists of advanced music courses and supporting (non-Music) coursework. The coursework is determined in consultation with the student's advisor.
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- Seminar in Music Education
- Music Theory and Practice I
- Music Theory and Practice II
- Rudiments of Music Theory I
- Rudiments of Music Theory II
- 48 months
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- High school transcript
- Test score results (ACT, SAT)
- Application fee (Domestic $50 ; International $75)
- To be considered for admission, you must complete a program of study that qualifies you for admission to selective universities in your own country. Freshman applicants must report their academic credentials when they apply.
International40146 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 40146 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
National34798 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 34798 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
In-State17348 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 17348 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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