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  Dec 15, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Music Performance (BMus)


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This program leads to a BMus degree and is designed for those who desire a performance career in piano, organ, voice, or an orchestral instrument. Requirements vary slightly due to piano competency and applied major. All non-keyboard majors must take piano lessons (class or private) until the piano proficiency exam is passed. The piano proficiency exam must be passed prior to enrollment in MUS 590 - Senior Recital.

Total Credits: 136


Program Requirements - Credits: 78


  • Applied Music Lessons
    8 Semesters/Credits: 22
  • Composition/Arranging Elective Credits: 2
  • Conducting Elective Credits: 2
  • Ensemble Electives
    4 Semesters/Credits: 4
  • Music Electives Credits: 7
  • Music History Electives Credits: 8

Applied Majors


In addition to the courses listed above, courses required for each particular applied major are listed below.

Instrumental

  • Music Elective Credits: 1
Organ

  • Ensemble Electives
    4 Semesters/Credits: 4
  • Vocal Ensembles
    2 Semesters/Credits: 2
Piano

  • Ensemble Electives
    2 Semesters/Credits: 2
  • Music Elective Credits: 1
  • Vocal Ensembles
    2 Semesters/Credits: 2
Voice

  • Music Elective Credits: 1

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