Oct 19, 2018  
2018 - 2019 Catalog of Courses 
    
2018 - 2019 Catalog of Courses

Music Performance Major


REQUIREMENTS FOR A BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN MUSIC PERFORMANCE:


Liberal Arts Core - Credits: 33


See Liberal Arts Core  for course choices

Communication CO1/CO2 COMP 150 a and any one approved
        or CO2a course (Credits: 6)
  CO2/CO3 Any one approved CO2a course and any one approved
    CO3a course (Credits: 6)
     
Mathematics MA1 MATH 105  (Credits: 3)
     
Arts & Humanities AH Any one approved AH course (Credits: 3)
     
Arts & Humanities AH One additional approved AH course (Credits: 3)
     
History HI Any one approved HI course (Credits: 3)
     
Social & Behavioral Sciences SS Any one approved SS course (Credits: 3)
     
AH/HI/SSb AH or HI or SS One additional approved AHb or HIb or SSb course (Credits: 3)
     
Natural & Physical Sciences SC1 Any one approved SC1 course (Credits: 4)
  SC1 or SC2 Any one approved SC1 or SC2 course (Credits: 3-4)

Major Requirements: Credits: 62


Audition/Performance/ Recital:


  • All students majoring in music will be required to pass an entrance audition and theory placement exam.
  •  Music majors must also successfully pass an individual performance exam during the semester they are enrolled in MU 229.
  • Students must present a half recital of at least 30 minutes duration during the junior year and a full recital of at least one hour duration during the senior year.

Applied Music:


Complete a minimum of sixteen (16) credits of applied music courses (MU 109(A-I), MU 209(A-I), MU 309(A-I), MU 409 (A-1)). At least eight (8) credits must be upper division. At least two (2) credits of applied music is required each semester of residency. g

Major Ensembles:


Complete a minimum of eight (8) credits of ensemble courses. At least four (4) credits must be upper division.  One (1) major ensemble course is required each semester of residency.

Music Literature/Concert Attendance:


Attendance at scheduled recitals and concerts and at regularly scheduled listening labs is required each semester.

Free Electives - Credits: Variable


TOTAL REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION - CREDITS: 120


a Check course description for minimum grade in prerequisite course(s) required to enroll in this course.

b A minimum of 15 credits of coursework must be completed in the combined areas of AH/HI/SS.

e Students who demonstrate piano proficiency are not required to complete these courses.

g Music majors must obtain at least a C- in all music (MU) courses that count towards their major.

h All students majoring in music will be required to pass an entrance audition and theory placement exam. Music majors must also successfully pass an individual performance exam during the semester they are enrolled in MU 229. This is a juried exam occurring within the student’s applied music course that term. Most often this will occur during the second semester of the sophomore year.

i All music majors must satisfy a piano proficiency requirement before taking MU 349 or MU 423. Students with adequate skills may petition to take the examination and may receive credit for the appropriate courses. Those with less background must take a piano placement test and in their freshman year enroll in the proper course in the piano class sequence 103A, 104, 203, and 204. Successful completion of this sequence with a grade of A or B also satisfies the piano proficiency requirement.

j Voice students only.

Note: Among the total credits required for graduation, at least 36 credits must be upper division (300- and 400-level) courses.

Note: Students completing the Liberal Arts Core in fewer than 33 credits will have additional free electives.

Note: Students who have met a prerequisite or required course through transfer, examinations, or assessment of prior learning will have additional free electives.

Freshman Map to Graduation:


Transfer Map to Graduation: