Bachelor of Arts (Subject of Music for Beginners)

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Program Code: 
MUB
Number of Years: 
3

The subject for Music for Beginners (MUB) shall only be offered as a 3.2.2 option. In the first year, Music for Beginners shall be combined with any two subjects as outlined in the subject combination of the Faculty of Arts. In second and third years, Music for Beginners shall be offered as a minor with one of the subjects offered in first year. Students who offer Music for Beginners cannot major in the subject.

 

First Year

All courses in first year are core courses and these total to four: two courses each semester.

Second Year

Students take one core course and one elective course each semester; making a total of two courses. The elective course gives a student an opportunity to have some specialized skills in music. Two courses are offered each semester and a total of four courses for the academic year.

Third Year

Students offer two core courses and one elective course related to the electives selected in second year. There are three courses each semester and a total of six courses for the academic year.

 

Year I

SEMESTER 1

All courses are core

 

MUB 1101:     Introduction to Performing Music  (4 Credits)     

MUS 1117:     Introduction to Musical Language  (4 Credits)     

 

Semester II

 

All courses are core

MUB 1201:     Enhanced Music Performance         (4 Credits)     

MUS 1217:     Enhanced Music Language              (4 Credits)     

 

Total credit units in year one = 16

 

Year II

Semester 1

 

Core    Courses                                                                                 

MUS 1219:     Appreciation of World’s Musics                  (3 Credits)     

 

Elective Courses

MUS 2215:     Foundations for Community Music                       (4 Credits)     

MUS 2116:     Foundations of Ugandan Popular Music    (4 Credits)     

 

Semester II

 

Core Courses

MUS 1118:     Introduction to Song Writing                      (4 Credits)                             

Elective Courses

MUS 2212:     Band Music                                                    (4 Credits)                 

MUS 3113:      Community Music Sessions                            (4 Credits)                 

                       

Total credit units in year two= 16

 

Year III

Semester I

Core    Courses                                                                                   

MUS 1218:     Enhanced Song Writing                                (4 Credits)                 

Elective Courses

MUB 3101:     Creating and Performing Gospel Music      (4 Credits)     

MUS 2213:     Creating and Performing Rap Music           (4 Credits)     

 

Semester II

 

Core Courses

MUS 2217:     Basics in Audio Recording                           (4 Credits)     

 

Elective courses

MUB 3201:     Gospel Music Project                                  (4 Credits)                 

DNC 1209:     Popular Dance Styles                                  (4 Credits)                 

 

Total credit units in year three= 16

Total credit units for the Music for Beginners Subject =48