Music

General

Program Title

Music

Degree Designation

BMUS

Program Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

On Campus

Program Description

This program is developed to prepare students for private studio teaching and/or further graduate study for careers in professional performance and college teaching.

Department(s)

College/School

College of Liberal Arts

Status

Active

Requirements

Music - Instrumental Performance Requirements (80 credits)

Core (57):

MUSM 101, MUSM 111, MUSM 125, MUSM 202, MUSM 205, MUSM 212, MUSM 303, MUSM 304, MUSM 313,
MUSM 351, MUSM 352, MUSM 353, MUSM 402, MUSP 373.

2 semesters at 2 credits of applied major (100 level); 2 semesters at 3 credits of applied major (200 level); 4
semesters at 3 credits of applied major (300-400 level).

8 semesters of MUSP 100.

MUSP 396 (corequisite with 300 level applied major); MUSP 496 (corequisite with 400 level applied major).

Instrumental Performance Concentration (14): 6 semesters of major performing organization; 2 semesters of elective ensemble; 1 semester of applied piano

MUSP 110-410; MUSP 101, MUSP 102, MUSP 303, MUSE 345.

Electives (9 credits)

Choose one: MUSM 301 (2 semesters required to fulfill elective requirement) or MUSM 433.

6-7 credits of additional music electives (must be chosen from music courses at the 300 and 400 level and approved by adviser.)

Completion of MUSM 353 fulfills the Upper Division Writing Requirement for all bachelor's degree programs offered by the Department of Music.

Music - Piano Performance (80-89 credits)

MUSM 101, MUSM 111, MUSM 125, MUSM 202, MUSM 205, MUSM 212, MUSM 303, MUSM 304, MUSM 313,
MUSM 351, MUSM 352, MUSM 353, MUSM 402, MUSP 373.

2 semesters at 2 credits of applied major (100 level); 2 semesters at 3 credits of applied major (200 level); 4
semesters at 3 credits of applied major (300-400 level).

MUSP 396 (corequisite of 300 level applied major), MUSP 496 (corequisite of 400 level applied major).

Piano Performance (22): 4 semesters of major performing organization; 3 semesters of elective ensemble or chamber music; 4 semesters of applied minor instrument; Functional piano skills will be taught and assessed in private piano lessons.

MUSE 430, MUSE 431, MUSM 436, MUSP 404.

Choose one: MUSM 301 (2 semesters required to fulfill elective requirement), MUSM 403 or MUSM 433.

4 credits of music electives (must be chosen from music courses at the 300 and 400 level and approved by advisor).

Music - Vocal Performance (80 credits)

MUSM 101, MUSM 111, MUSM 125, MUSM 202, MUSM 205, MUSM 212, MUSM 303, MUSM 304, MUSM 313,
MUSM 351, MUSM 352, MUSM 353, MUSM 402, MUSP 373.

2 semesters at 2 credits of applied major (100 level); 2 semesters at 3 credits of applied major (200 level); 4
semesters at 3 credits of applied major (300-400 level)

8 semesters of MUSP 100

MUSP 396 (corequisite with 300 level applied major) MUSP 496 (corequisite with 400 level applied major).

Vocal Performance Concentration (21): 4 semesters of major performing organization; 2 semesters of
elective ensemble; 2 semesters of MUSP 360; MUSE 442, MUSP 101, MUSP 102, MUSP 303, MUSP 304, MUSP 350

2 semesters of foreign language (consult with your adviser before selecting a language emphasis).

(2 credits) Choose one: MUSM 301 (2 semesters required to fulfill elective requirement), or MUSM 433.

Completion of MUSM 353 fulfills the Upper Division Writing Requirement for all bachelor's degree programs offered by the Department of Music.

Notes

Successful admittance to an applied studio is required of all music majors. See department website for
specific requirements for each applied studio.

A grade of "C" or above in all music classes is required for all music major or minor degree programs. A
"C-" in a music course is not considered a passing grade for the music major.

All students will demonstrate functional piano skills as a requirement for graduation. Students satisfy
this requirement by successfully completing the degree curriculum. See department for details.

Learning Outcomes

Objective

Understand and be able to apply analytical, aural, and keyboard skills in a variety of musical situations.

Objective

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a diverse body of music in its historical and cultural context, and articulate the relationships between music, the arts, and other disciplines.

Objective

Apply music technology in its various forms for teaching, performance, composition, and scholarly pursuits.

Objective

Apply principles of technique and musicianship appropriate to the advanced level in the performance of music from diverse styles and time periods in both solo and ensemble settings.

Objective

Demonstrate ability to think critically and act independently at a high level as a life-long musical creator, scholar, and performer.

Objective

Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively -- musically, verbally and in writing — and adapt to diverse contexts and audiences.

Objective

Demonstrate ability to act independently at a high level as a musical creator, scholar, conductor, performer, and/or teacher.

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