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Agenda Item FA 11-52

Submitted by the Academic Programs Committee

COAS - Music

Terminate Bachelor of Arts - Music Major (1 package)

11/03/11: Passed

11/08/11: Approved

03/20/12: UBOT

Log Number: 201105-0

Music Department - Undergraduate

Terminate a degree-major of an existing program

Bachelor of Arts - Music Major


Summary of the Changes:

The Bachelor of Arts in Music degree is a very old one. Since its inception the department has instituted two new degrees - the Bachelor of Music (B.M.) degree and the Bachelor of Music Education (B.M.E.) degree. These degrees incorporate performance as an essential element - which is not the case with the B.A. degree - and performance is considered widely to be a necessary component to any respectable baccalaureate level degree in music. As a consequence, there are no students in the B.A. program; it has ceased to serve a role in the Department of Music's curricular offerings, and so it is time to terminate the program. Department faculty have concurred. 

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