University Catalog


Chairperson: Terry Vermillion
Address: 238 Performing Arts
Phone: 320.308.3223

BMus in Music - Piano Performance (80-89 credits)

Admission Requirements

  • Successful completion of requirements for B.A. Transition Point #2 and Sophomore Review. (See department website for information about transition points.)


  • 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.

Program Requirements

Core (64): 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 assess in private piano lessons. MUSE 430, MUSE 431, MUSM 436, MUSP 405.


(2 credits): 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).

Completion of MUSM 323 fulfills the Upper Division Writing Requirement for all bachelor's degree programs offered by the Department of Music. BES majors in music and transfer students may seek permission through the department chair and the instructor of record to accept the completion of MUSM 321 or MUSM 322 to fulfill the UDWR.

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