Academic Catalog 2020-2021

Music Performance, Bachelor of Music

REQUIRED MAJOR HOURS 77
REQUIRED MINOR HOURS NONE
TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS 77
PRESCRIBED COURSES ATTAINABLE IN GEN ED: MUSC 335

Student Learning Outcomes

Students who graduate with a major in Music Performance will:

  1. demonstrate technical proficiency in the chosen concentration that enables a high level of artistic self expression in both solo and ensemble performance;
  2. demonstrate musical understanding based on knowledge of music fundamentals and historical styles and the ability to use this understanding in aural, verbal, and visual analyses;
  3. develop skill in composition and improvisation; and
  4. develop familiarity with technological resources which can enhance research, composition, teaching, or performing.

Program Requirements

Required Major Hours (67 hours)

MIBS 150Introduction to Music Technology

3

MUSC 105Music Theory I

3

MUSC 106Music Theory II

3

MUSC 107Aural Skills I

1

MUSC 108Aural Skills II

1

MUSC 205Music Theory III

3

MUSC 206Music Theory IV

3

MUSC 207Aural Skills III

1

MUSC 208Aural Skills IV

1

MUSC 211Sophomore Qualifying Recital

1

MUSC 235Music History I

3

MUSC 236Music History II

3

MUSC 247Conducting Fundamentals

1

MUSC 305Counterpoint

2

MUSC 306Orchestration and Arranging

2

MUSC 312Junior Recital

2

MUSC 405Form and Analysis

2

MUSC 413Senior Recital

3

MUSC 453Performance Seminar

1

Primary Applied

18

Performance Group (one must be a small ensemble)

10

MUSC 190Concert/Recital Lab

0 each semester

MUSC 191Concert/Recital Lab

0 each semester

MUSC 290Concert/Recital Lab

0 each semester

MUSC 291Concert/Recital Lab

0 each semester

MUSC 390Concert/Recital Lab

0 each semester

MUSC 391Concert/Recital Lab

0 each semester

MUSC 490Concert/Recital Lab

0 each semester

Secondary Applied (4 hours)

Piano Concentration
Organ

2

Voice

2

Non-piano Concentrations
Piano

4

Concentration Courses (6 hours)

Piano Concentration
MUSC 259Advanced Piano Skills

1

MUSC 426Piano Literature

3

MUSC 455Piano Pedagogy

2

Organ Concentration
MUSC 259Advanced Piano Skills

1

MUSC 427Organ Literature

3

MUSC 459Organ Pedagogy

2

Instrumental Concentration
MUSC 248Marching Band Techniques

1

MUSC 428Instrumental Literature

3

MUSC 450Instrumental Pedagogy

2

MUSC 248: Non-band instrumentalists may substitute an additional credit hour of performance group.

Vocal Concentration
MUSC 257Voice Diction

1

MUSC 425Vocal Literature

3

MUSC 457Vocal Pedagogy

2

Total Credit Hours: 77

Additional Requirements for Transfer Majors

None.