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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Music - Emphasis in Performance (Music B.M.)


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Bachelor of Music (B.M.) Degree


See the "Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees " section of this catalog.

Major in Music - Emphasis in Performance


(Major Code: 222)

Emphasis Options


  • Instrumental
  • Keyboard
  • Piano Pedagogy
  • Voice

Requirements for All Music Majors


Refer to the "School of Music " section of this catalog.

University Core Curriculum Requirements


Refer to the “University Core Curriculum ” section of this catalog.

From Creative Arts - Code 50 (3 hours)


Note: Music majors cannot receive core credit for MUSI 1306  or MUSI 1310 .

Required Music Courses for Emphases


Instrumental Emphasis


MUAP 10XX (two credit hours for each of four semesters)

MUAP 30XX (three credit hours for each of four semesters)

Note:

MUSI 1181 , MUSI 1182 , MUSI 2181 , MUSI 2182 , and two 1-hour enrollments in MUAP 3069  is preferred.

Six semester hours of band/orchestra

Music Electives: 6 hours (one hour advanced)

Additional non-music hours as needed to equal 123 overall

Applied minor instrument MUAP 10XX (one credit hour for each of four semesters)

Applied minor instrument MUAP 30XX (one credit hour for each of two semesters)

Organ Option

After four semesters of secondary instruction at the 1000 level, students in the degree programs bachelor of music (B.M.) with a performance emphasis in keyboard or piano pedagogy will have the option of registering for two semesters of MUAP 1065 Applied Music - Organ .

Six semester hours major ensemble

Music Electives: 4 hours (three hours advanced)

Additional non-music hours as needed to equal 123 overall

Applied minor instrument MUAP 10XX (one credit hour for each of four semesters)

Applied minor instrument MUAP 30XX (one credit hour for each of two semesters)

Organ Option

After four semesters of secondary instruction at the 1000 level, students in the degree programs bachelor of music (B.M.) with a performance emphasis in keyboard or piano pedagogy will have the option of registering for two semesters of MUAP 1065 Applied Music - Organ .

Six semester hours major ensemble (three hours advanced)

Music Electives: 3 hours

Additional non-music hours as needed to equal 123 overall

Other Requirements


  • A minimum of eight semesters of major ensemble.
  • Recital, concert, weekly seminar and departmental meeting attendance.
  • Satisfactory senior recital performance before graduation.
  • Four non-MUAP/MUSI/MUEN hours are needed.

Note:


For more information about the master of arts (M.A.) degree in music, the master of music (M.M.) degree in performance or the Harrington Certificate in String Quartet Performance, refer to the "Graduate Catalog."

Advising Services Degree Checklists and Curriculum Guides


The following Degree Checklists and Curriculum Guides (suggested course sequence) are available by linking to Advising Services Degree Checklists:

  • Music Performance - Instrumental Emphasis B.M.
  • Music Performance - Keyboard Emphasis B.M.
  • Music Performance - Piano Pedegogy B.M.
  • Music Performance - VOice Emphasis B.M.

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