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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, Performance emphasis B.M.


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Major in Performance


(Major Code: 202)  

University Core Curriculum Requirements


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

Note:


Music majors cannot receive core credit for MUSI 1306 . MUSI 1208  and MUSI 1209  satisfies “Visual and Performing Arts” in the core curriculum.

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)

Six one-hour enrollments in piano with a grade of “C” or better from:

Six semester hours band/orchestra

Nine semester hours music electives (one hour advanced)

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)

Six semester hours major ensemble

Nine semester hours of music electives (three hours advanced)

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)

Six semester hours major ensemble

Eight semester hours of music electives

Organ Option

After four semesters of secondary instruction at the 1000 level, students in the degree programs bachelor of music (B.M.) in piano performance and B.M. in piano performance with emphasis in piano pedagogy will have the option of registering for two semesters of organ at the 1000 level.

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 School” section of this catalog.

Curriculum Guide (suggested course sequence)


Major in Performance—Instrumental Emphasis

First Year


Semester 1: 16-18 hours


Semester 2: 15 hours


Second Year


Semester 1: 14 hours


Semester 2: 14 hours


Third Year


Fourth Year


Semester 1: 14 hours


Semester 2: 15 hours


  • Senior recital
  • MUAP 30XX 3
  • Major ensemble 1
  • MUSI RCTL 0
  • MUSI elective (1 hour upper level) 3
  • Lab science 4
  • Non-MUAP/MUSI/MUEN elective 4

Note:


*Required of all music majors—Section 44 (1 hour) for students not required to take IDS by the University; Section 56 (3 hours) for students required to take IDS by the University.

**Recommended to be taken during summer sessions because of scheduling conflicts with afternoon music classes and science labs.

†Should be taken concurrently with MUSI 1372 .

††Should be taken concurrently with MUSI 1373 .

NOTE: Enrollment in core curriculum courses, which should be completed as early as possible, during intersessions and summer sessions will reduce course loads during fall and spring semesters.

Curriculum Guide (suggested course sequence)


Major in Performance—Keyboard Emphasis

First Year


Semester 1: 16-18 hours


Semester 2: 15 hours


Second Year


Semester 1: 15 hours


Semester 2: 15 hours


Third Year


Fourth Year


Semester 1: 15 hours


Semester 2: 16 hours


Note:


*Required of all music majors—Section 44 (1 hour) for students not required to take IDS by the University; Section 56 (3 hours) for students required to take IDS by the University.

**Recommended to be taken during summer sessions because of scheduling conflicts with afternoon music classes and science labs.

†Should be taken concurrently with MUSI 1372 .

††Should be taken concurrently with MUSI 1373 .

NOTE: Enrollment in core curriculum courses, which should be completed as early as possible, during intersessions and summer sessions will reduce course loads during fall and spring semesters.

Curriculum Guide (suggested course sequence)


Major in Performance—Piano Pedagogy Emphasis

First Year


Semester 1: 16-18 hours


Semester 2: 15 hours


Second Year


Semester 1: 14 hours


Semester 2: 17 hours


Third Year


Fourth Year


Note:


*Required of all music majors—Section 44 (1 hour) for students not required to take IDS by the University; Section 56 (3 hours) for students required to take IDS by the University.

**Recommended to be taken during summer sessions because of scheduling conflicts with afternoon music classes and science labs.

†Should be taken concurrently with MUSI 1372 .

††Should be taken concurrently with MUSI 1373 .

NOTE: Enrollment in core curriculum courses, which should be completed as early as possible, during intersessions and summer sessions will reduce course loads during fall and spring semesters.

Curriculum Guide (suggested course sequence)


Major in Performance—Voice Emphasis

First Year


Second Year


Third Year


Fourth Year


Note:


*Required of all music majors—Section 44 (1 hour) for students not required to take IDS by the University; Section 56 (3 hours) for students required to take IDS by the University.

**Recommended to be taken during summer sessions because of scheduling conflicts with afternoon music classes and science labs.

†Should be taken concurrently with MUSI 1372 .

††Should be taken concurrently with MUSI 1373 .

NOTE: Enrollment in core curriculum courses, which should be completed as early as possible, during intersessions and summer sessions will reduce course loads during fall and spring semesters.

Advising Services Degree Checklists


The following Degree Checklists 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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