Previous IU South Bend Campus Bulletins

Students are ordinarily subject to the curricular requirements outlined in the Bulletin in effect at the start of their current degree. See below for links to previous Bulletins (bulletins prior to 2013-2014 are in PDF format only).

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Pictured | Juan-Carlos Alarcon | B.M.E., Choral-General Teaching; Piano and Organ | Elkhart, Indiana (hometown)
Awards | Grammy Awards for 1) Best Large Jazz Ensemble; 2) Best Arrangement; 3) Best Improvised Solo for American Dreamers: Voices of Hope, Music of Freedom
Club Affiliations and Volunteer Activities | Board member/librarian, Elkhart County Symphony; President, Collegiate Chapter of the National Association for Music Education (CNAFME)


Curriculum for Bachelor Degrees

Degree Requirements (120 cr.)

All courses are 3 credit hours, unless otherwise noted.


Campuswide Curriculum for B.A., B.M., and B.S. Degrees (39 cr.)
Fundamental Literacies (19 cr.)

Common Core Courses (12 cr.)

Complete one course from each of the following four areas, as designated in the Schedule of Classes. At least one of the areas must be completed at the 300-level.


Contemporary Social Values (8 cr.)

Students must complete one course from each of the following three areas, as designated in the Schedule of Classes.


Core Musicianship (22-25 cr.)
Music Theory and History
  • MUS-M 201 The Literature of Music 1
  • MUS-M 202 The Literature of Music 2
  • MUS-M 430 Introduction to Contemporary Music (Not required for B.M.E.)
  • MUS-T 113 Music Theory I
  • MUS-T 114 Music Theory II
  • MUS-T 115 Sightsinging and Aural Perception I (1 cr.)
  • MUS-T 116 Sightsinging and Aural Perception II (1 cr.)
  • MUS-T 213 Music Theory III
  • MUS-T 214 Music Theory IV
  • MUS-T 215 Sightsinging and Aural Perception III (1 cr.)
  • MUS-T 216 Sightsinging and Aural Perception IV (1 cr.)

Other Music Requirements
  • MUS-I 100 Cultural Events Attendance (0 cr.)(eight semesters)
  • MUS-U 310 Performance Laboratory (0 cr.)(each semester prior to passing Upper-Divisional Examination)
  • MUS-X 296 Applied Music Upper-Divisional Jury Examination (0 cr.)

Academic Bulletins

PDF Version

2017-2018 Campus Bulletin
2016-2017 Campus Bulletin
2015-2016 Campus Bulletin
2014-2015 Campus Bulletin

Please be aware that the PDF is formatted from the webpages; some pages may be out of order.