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The College of Liberal Arts offers the baccalaureate degrees Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music. To earn a degree, a candidate must successfully complete the General Education Program, specific degree, and major program requirements.
All candidates for graduation with the Baccalaureate Degree must:
In addition, students will complete work in each of six broadly defined modes of inquiry that encompass crucial elements of a general education:
Please see the General Education at Willamette section, for a more complete description of these individual requirements.
Candidates for the Bachelor of Music should see the Music Department section for additional requirements specific to that degree. The foreign language requirement differs for the Bachelor of Music.
Willamette offers no formal program enabling a student to earn degrees concurrently. In special cases, a student may petition for permission to earn two degrees, one in music (B.M.) and one in another field (B.A.). In this case the following guidelines will be relevant:
a. Petitions must be submitted prior to the end of the second semester of the sophomore year.
b. Petitions must contain 1) a complete program proposal, including the student's objectives in pursuing the double-degree program, 2) a full statement of completed and proposed courses, and 3) the intended date of graduation.
c. A minimum of forty (40) credits must be earned.
d. Within the minimum forty (40) credits, a maximum of twenty (20) may be earned in courses having a prefix of Music.
e. Approval of both academic advisors, the Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, and the Chairs of both the Department of Music and the Academic Status Committee is required.
f. All University graduation requirements, including requirements for each degree and major, must be met.