University Catalog


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

BMus in Music - Instrumental Performance (83 credits)

Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50
  • Successful completion of requirements for BMus 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

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 credtis 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 with 300 level applied major); MUSP 496 (corequisite with 400 level applied major). 6 semesters of major performing organization. 2 semesters of elective ensemble. MUSE 345. 4 semesters of applied piano.


(2 credits): MUSM 301 (2 semesters complete the required 2 credits) or MUSM 403 or MUSM 433. 7 credits of music electives at 300-400 level and approved by advisor.

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing MUSM 353.

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