Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
    May 29, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, Sacred Music, BM

This major requires a minor

Total number of hours for this degree:
120 semester hours

Total number of hours required (not including prerequisites) in major:
63 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in major:
28 semester hours

Prerequisite Courses:

(students may place out of these classes through placement exams)

Suggested Sequencing of Courses in Major for Bachelor of Music in Sacred Music

One of the Following: 1 hr

Total: 16 hrs

One of the Following: 1 hr

Total: 16 hrs


The following components are required in all degrees:
General education, major, minor, and validation of completion of:

  • overall semester hours - 120
  • institutional semester hours - 45
  • overall advanced hours - 36
  • institutional advanced hours - 24  

Prospective music majors will be required to audition for the music faculty at the beginning of their first semester of study at OLLU to determine their applied performance level. At this time, the student will be recommended for either the major or provisional status. Students recommended for provisional status can be enrolled in applied music classes or in private study and present a juried performance at the end of their first semester to determine readiness for the major.  

Foreign language requirement:
Two semesters of the same foreign language  

Acceptable minor fields:
Any OLLU approved minor