2023-2024 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
    Jun 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Music, B.A.


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The Bachelor of Arts in Music is a practical and flexible degree that prepares students to be successful in a variety of career paths within the music industry, including music education, commercial music, music studio teaching, and church music. The Music major includes core studies in music theory, music production, and music history in addition to private instruction on an instrument or voice and ensemble participation. After fulfilling the core requirements, the degree can be customized according to the career path chosen. Students are strongly encouraged to add a minor that complements the focus of the music degree such as Education, Religion, Marketing, or Medical Humanities. The knowledge and skills mastered in this program prepare students well for the numerous and varied private and public sector careers with which music interfaces.

Technology Competency Skills


Saint Leo University Technology Competency Skills                                             

Technology is threaded through our personal, professional, and educational interactions. To successfully manage these interactions - specifically relating to education and employment - our students must have the ability to navigate and operate essential computer functions, beyond social media. Demonstrating competency of basic technology skills is essential for the success of all Saint Leo University students.

Saint Leo University requires undergraduate students to demonstrate technology competency prior to degree conferral. These technology competency skills can be satisfied through a waiver exam, microcredential module, or academic course (COM-140 or equivalent, earning a grade of C or better within 10 years). Education majors should complete EDU 228: Educational Technology to fulfill the technology requirement. Students should meet with their advisors to discuss options and establish a plan to satisfy the graduation requirement.

Technology Competency Skills Microcredential:

A self-paced, online module designed to develop and reinforce computer competencies and literacy. The module introduces general computer operations using current computing technologies and software. Selected topics include the Internet, security and safety, digital communication practices, operating systems, as well as creating and evaluating documents, worksheets, and presentations. Guidelines for selecting computer hardware and software are addressed. Satisfactory completion of this microcredential meets the Saint Leo University Technology Competency Skills graduation requirement. Upon completion of the microcredential, students will earn a digital badge. This badge can be shared as confirmation of demonstrated skill and ability. This course is not covered by financial aid.

Technology Competency Skills Waiver Exam:

Students may take the technology competency skills waiver exam to satisfy the Saint Leo University technology competency skill requirement. The Waiver Exam tests your knowledge of Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Windows, and the Internet. The exam is Pass/Fail and you must receive a minimum score of 74% to pass. 

University Campus Only Course Requirements


University Explorations (42 credit hours)


Requirements


General Elective Credits: Complete enough general elective credit hours to fulfill total hours required for degree completion.


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