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 Major18
Music Theory I
Music Theory II
Group Piano I
Group Piano II
Aural Skills I
Aural Skills II
Music Theory III
Music Theory IV
Group Piano III
Aural Skills III
Major Requirements50-54
MUSA XXXX
Applied Music (Students must complete eight semesters @ 2 credits at the 3000 or 4000 level)
Junior Recital
Senior Recital
Technology in Music
Group Piano IV
Aural Skills IV
Form and Analysis
History of Music I
History of Music II
Orchestration
Basic Conducting
Instrumental Conducting and Literature
Symphonic Literature
MUSC XXXX
Instrumental Pedagogy (one-to-two semesters)
MUSC XXXX
Upper Division Electives in Music Theory/History/Literature
Recital Attendance (six semesters)
MUSE 3XXX
Large Ensemble (Students must complete eight semesters @ 1 credit)
MUSE 3XXX
Elective Ensemble (Students must complete six-to-eight semesters)
Electives6-10
Select 6-10 credit hours of Free Electives 1
Total Credit Hours124

Program Admission Criteria

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

Other Program Requirements

Advisement

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