Music B.M. (Concentration in Instrumental Performance)

Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours

See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

Credit Hours
General Requirements (Core Areas A - E)42
Additional Requirement4
Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major
Music Theory
Select 12 credit hours from the following:12
Music Theory I
Music Theory II
Aural Skills I
Aural Skills II
Music Theory III
Aural Skills III
Applied Music
Select 6 credit hours from the following:6
Applied Music (Students must complete one semester @ 2 credits)
Group Piano I
Group Piano II
Group Piano III
Group Piano IV
Major Requirements
MUSA XXXX Applied Music - Lower Division (Students must complete three semesters @ 2 credits)6
MUSA XXXX Applied Music - Upper-Division (Students must complete four semesters @ 2 credits)8
MUSA   3101Junior Recital0
MUSA   4111Senior Recital1
MUSC   1515Technology in Music 1
MUSC   2334Music Theory IV 3
MUSC   2514Aural Skills IV1
MUSC   3120Form and Analysis2
MUSC   3131History of Music I 3
MUSC   3132History of Music II 3
MUSC   3610Orchestration2
MUSC   4411Basic Conducting 1
MUSC XXXXInstrumental Pedagogy (one-to-two semesters)1-2
MUSC XXXXUpper Division Electives in Music Theory/History/Literature 2-3
Select one of the following:3
Instrumental Conducting and Literature
Symphonic Literature
MUSE   1100Recital Attendance (Six semesters)0
MUSE 3XXXLarge Ensemble (Students must complete eight semesters)8
MUSE 3XXXElective Ensemble (Students must complete six-to-eight semesters)6-8
Select 5-9 credit hours of Electives5-9
Total Credit Hours124

Program Admission Criteria

  • All prospective music majors must pass an entrance audition in the primary area.

Other Program Requirements


All music majors are advised in Foy Building, Room 3002, (912) 478-7740.