Music Major with Instrumental Performance Option, Bachelor of Music (BM)

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Note: admission to Performance Major.

In programs leading to the Bachelor of Music, the department seeks to provide thoroughly professional training, in addition to the requirements set for the liberally educated student. Options under this degree include majors in performance and composition. This course of study presupposes that the student will have a strong background in musical performance

Required Courses
MUSC 101MUSIC THEORY I3
MUSC 102MUSIC THEORY II3
MUSC 103MUSIC THEORY III3
MUSC 104SIGHT SINGING AND AURAL SKILLS1
MUSC 105SIGHT SINGING AND AURAL SKILLS II1
MUSC 106SIGHT SINGING AND AURAL SKILLS III1
MUSC 110CONVOCATION AND RECITAL ATTENDANCE (must pass 11 quarters)0
MUSC 121PIANO CLASS II FOR MAJORS1
MUSC 122PIANO CLASS III FOR MAJORS1
Piano Proficiency 0
MUSC 201MUSIC THEORY IV3
MUSC 202MUSIC THEORY V3
MUSC 203MUSIC THEORY VI3
MUSC 204SIGHT SINGING AND AURAL SKILLS IV1
MUSC 205SIGHT SINGING AND AURAL SKILLS V1
MUSC 244MUSIC TECHNOLOGY2
MUSC 250MUSIC HISTORY AND LITERATURE I3
MUSC 251MUSIC HISTORY AND LITERATURE II3
MUSC 252MUSIC HISTORY AND LITERATURE III3
MUSC 310BASIC CONDUCTING SKILLS2
MUSC 312ADVANCED CONDUCTING SKILLS2
MUSC 357MUSIC IN DIVERSE CULTURES3
Junior Recital 0
MUSC 470SENIOR RECITAL1-5
MUSC 491MUSIC SENIOR THESIS4
Select one of the following courses applicable to the student's major instrument3
STRING PEDAGOGY
WOODWIND PEDAGOGY
BRASS PEDAGOGY
Applied Music Requirements24
APPLIED INSTRUCTION ON INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
APPLIED INSTRUCTION ON INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
APPLIED INSTRUCTION ON INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
APPLIED INSTRUCTION ON INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
Major Music Ensemble Requirements–must be repeated12
WIND ENSEMBLE
SYMPHONIC BAND
ORCHESTRA
SYMPHONIC CHOIR
CONCERT CHOIR
Minor Music Ensemble Requirements2
ORCHESTRA
SYMPHONIC CHOIR
CONCERT CHOIR
OPERA
BRASS QUINTET
CELLO ENSEMBLE
CHAMBER MUSIC
WOODWIND CHAMBER ENSEMBLE
DOUBLE BASS ENSEMBLE
FLUTE ENSEMBLE
GUITAR ENSEMBLE
PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE
PIANO ENSEMBLE
SAXOPHONE ENSEMBLE
TROMBONE CHOIR
TRUMPET ENSEMBLE
TUBA/EUPHONIUM CHOIR
HORN ENSEMBLE
POP COMBO
Total Credits89-93

For information on General Education, see Undergraduate Degree .

Student Learning Outcomes—students will

  • perform on their primary instrument in a variety of mediums and musical periods -Instrumental Performance Option;
  • compose music in a variety of mediums and musical periods-Music Composition Option;
  • compose music effectively in all genres and musical periods-Music Composition Option;
  • perform on voice in a variety of mediums and musical periods-Vocal Performance Option.