Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    Jun 25, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music: Performance (BA.MUS.PER)

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Students completing their baccalaureate degree in Music will:

  • Demonstrate technical proficiency and artistry on their primary instrument or voice.
  • Effectively teach music in a variety of areas such as applied instruction, classroom
  • education and ensemble direction.
  • Understand music in depth through the study of music literature, history, theory and research.
  • Enrich their community through music performance, education and/or scholarly activity.

All students majoring in music must complete the courses listed below, each with a grade of "C" or better.

They must also demonstrate proof of keyboard skills by passing a piano proficiency test administered by the Music Department.

All students wishing to pursue the Performance concentration and take 3000-level Applied Performance courses must complete an audition on their primary instrument. Incoming first-year students are encouraged to complete 2 semesters of 1000-level Applied Music on their primary instrument before completing this audition. Transfer students will audition upon entrance and be placed in the appropriate level of Applied Music/Performance.

And complete 2 credits in Applied Music in the primary area (2 cr):

Click here  to see a list of Applied Music courses

And complete 12 credits in Applied Performance in the primary area (12 cr):

Complete 12 credits of MUS 3300 - Applied Performance  in your primary instrument.  (To reach 12 credits, enroll in 2 credits in each of 6 semesters.)

And complete 7 credits in Ensemble participation chosen from:

Total credits required for the major: 53 cr.

And complete the University's Gen Ed requirements

Review  the Gen Ed requirements.

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