DEGREE CONFERRED

Bachelor of Music

B.M.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Assumption University confers the degree of Bachelor of Music upon students who meet all of the following requirements:

  • Have completed the total number of credits of the curriculum
  • Have obtained a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00
  • Have participated in 16 sessions of the Professional Ethics Seminar
  • Have obtained library and financial clearance from the University
  • Have demonstrated good behavior and discipline
  • Have participated in 16 music events stipulated in MU7101-8 Concert Attendance I-VIII
  • Have passed at least 70% of AU English Proficiency Assessment, or score 90 on TOEFL (iBT), or score 575 on TOEFL (P), or score 6.5 on IELTS.

OBJECTIVES

To produce graduates who have the characteristics, knowledge and skills as follows:

  • Understand the code of ethics in the music.
  • Have awareness of the impact of music on society and community well-being.
  • Have knowledge and skills in performance, composition, arrangement and music technology with individual creativity essential for musician careers as performers, writers, teachers, and producers.
  • Have social understanding and appreciation of the value of musical service to community and culture, as well as the necessity of continuous improvement in their careers.
  • Integrate their professional growth and intellectual development with their interpersonal skills.
  • Able to interact with people in the music business and with the audience during music performance.
  • Able to use information technology and other technologies in communicating and presenting information.

COURSES

General Education Courses 34 Credits

Language

Language Courses      15 Credits

BG 1001

English I

3

BG 1002

English II

3

BG 2000

English III

3

BG 2001

English IV

3

GE 1403

Communication in Thai (for Thai Students)

3

or

 

 

GE 1405

Thai Language and Culture (for non-Thai students)

3

 

Specialized Courses 100 Credits

Core

Core Courses   38 Credits

MA 2501

Chorus I

1

MA 2502

Chorus II

1

MA 2503

Chorus III

1

MA 2504

Chorus IV

1

MB 2431

Fundamental of Music Technology

2

MB 3512

Legal Aspects of Music Business

3

MB 3531

Music Research Writing and Methodology

3

MU 0020

Fundamentals of Music Theory

Non-credit

MU 1151

Theory of Music I

3

MU 1152

Theory of Music II

3

or

 

 

CMP 1151

Jazz Theory I

3

MU 1251

Ear Training I

1

MU 1252

Ear Training II  

1

MU 2153

Theory of Music III

3

or

 

 

CMP 2152

Jazz Theory II

3

MU 2154

Theory of Music IV

3

or

 

 

CMP 2153

Jazz Theory III  

3

MU 2253

Ear Training III

1

MU 2254

Ear Training IV

1

MU 7101-8

Concert Attendance I-VIII

Non-Credit

Choose 10 credits from the list below

MU 0151

Keyboard Lab I

1

MU 0152

Keyboard Lab II

1

MU 0153

Keyboard Techniques I

1

MU 0154

Keyboard Techniques II

1

MC 2351

Piano Accompaniment I

1

MC 2352

Piano Accompaniment II

1

CEL 1651

Jazz Ensemble I

1

CEL 1652

Jazz Ensemble II

1

MU 1651

Ensemble I

1

MU 1652

Ensemble II

1

MC 2511

Vocal Diction I

1

MC 2512

Vocal Diction II

1

CMP 1251

Jazz Arranging I 

3

CMP 1252

Jazz Arranging II

3

MU 4103

Form and Analysis

3

MC 3151

Counterpoint I

3

Free Elective Course 9 Credits

Students can take free elective courses of 9 credits from any faculty in Assumption University upon completion of the prerequisites (if any).

STUDY PLAN : Performance Major

FIRST YEAR

First Semester

Code

Subjects

Credits

BG 1001

English I

3

GE 1201

Information Literacy Skills

1

GE 1403

Communication in Thai (for Thai students)

3

or

 

 

GE 1405

Thai Language and Culture (for non-Thai students)

3

MA 1200

Mathematics for Business

3

MA 1301

Applied Music I

2

MA 2501

Chorus I

1

MU 1151

Theory of Music I

3

MU 1251

Ear Training I

1

MU 7101

Concert Attendance I

Non-credit

BG 14031

Ethics Seminar 1

Non-credit

 

Core Course(s)

2

 

Total

19

Second Semester

Code

Subjects

Credits

BG 1002

English II

3

GE 1301

Environmental Science

3

MA 1302

Applied Music II

2

MA 2502

Chorus II

1

MC 3351

Conducting

3

CMP 1151

Jazz Theory I

3

or

 

 

MU 1152

Theory of Music II

3

MU 1252

Ear Training II

1

MU 7102

Concert Attendance II

Non-credit

BG 14032

Ethics Seminar 2

Non-credit

 

Core Course(s)

2

 

Total

18

STUDY PLAN : Composition Major

FIRST YEAR

First Semester

Code

Subjects

Credits

BG 1001

English I

3

GE 1201

Information Literacy Skills

1

GE 1301

Environmental Science

3

GE 1403

Communication in Thai (for Thai students)

3

or

 

 

GE 1405

Thai Language and Culture (only non-Thai students)

3

MA 1301

Applied Music I

2

MA 2501

Chorus I

1

MU 1151

Theory of Music I

3

MU 1251

Ear Training I

1

MU 7101

Concert Attendance I

Non-credit

BG 14031

Ethics Seminar 1

Non-credit

 

Core Course(s)

2

 

Total

19

Second Semester

Code

Subjects

Credits

BG 1002

English II

3

MA 1302

Applied Music II

2

MA 2502

Chorus II

1

MGT 1101

Introduction to Business

3

MU 1152

Theory of Music II

3

MU 1252

Ear Training II

1

MU 7102

Concert Attendance II

Non-credit

BG 14032

Ethics Seminar 2

Non-credit

 

Core Course(s)

2

 

Major Elective(s)

3

 

Total

18