Double-degree students must complete a minimum of 82 credit hours at NEC, including requirements in studio, ensemble, chamber music, and core requirements in music history, studio instruction, ensemble, music theory, professional artists seminar, and departmental requirements depending on the major.

NEC component of NEC/Tufts programcredits
Studio (3-5 credits per semester depending on major)
number of semesters depends on major
24
to 40
Music Theory
THYU 101–102, 106 (9 credits)
THYU 201–202 (6 credits)
THYU 207–208 (6 credits)
21
Music History
MHST 111 (2 credits)
Electives (8 credits)
 10
Liberal Arts
this requirement is met through coursework at Tufts
 NA
Interdisciplinary Studies
INT 333 (third year)
 1
Ensemble
number of semesters depends on major
 6
to 8
Departmental
requirements vary depending on major
 varies
Total Credits (minimum)82

Additional Requirements

  1. Promotional at the end of the first, second, and third years
  2. Pre-recital and recital in fourth year

Students fulfill all liberal arts requirements at Tufts (except Tufts' arts distribution). Students take 24 course credits (one course equals one course credit), including foundation, distribution, and Tufts major requirements.

Tufts component of NEC/Tufts programcredits
Major Requirementsvaries
Writing2
Foreign Language*6
World Civilization 1
Humanities 2
Social Science 2
Math 2
Natural Science 2
Total Credits24

*Foreign language requirement may be fulfilled with 6 credits in one language, or 3 in one and 3 in another, or 3 in a language and 3 in a single culture (except students majoring in Vocal Performance at NEC)

2009-08-17


YOU PLAY BACH YOUR WAY, AND I'LL PLAY HIM HIS WAY. WANDA LANDOWSKA