Music B.M. (Concentration in Piano 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 Requirements4
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 - Lower-division (three semesters @ 2 credits)
Major Requirements
MUSA XXXX Applied Music - Lower Division (Students must complete one semester @ 2 credits)2
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   2431Piano Pedagogy I 3
MUSC   2514Aural Skills IV1
MUSC   3120Form and Analysis2
MUSC   3131History of Music I 3
MUSC   3132History of Music II 3
MUSC   3420Piano Literature I2
MUSC   3421Piano Literature II 2
MUSC   3432Piano Pedagogy II 3
MUSC   3610Orchestration2
MUSC   4411Basic Conducting 1
MUSC XXXXUpper Division Music Theory/History Elective2-3
MUSE   1100Recital Attendance0
MUSE 3XXXLarge Ensemble (two semesters)2
MUSE 3XXXPiano Ensemble (six semesters)6
Upper-division electives in Music3-4
Select 9 credit hours of Electives9
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 Room 3002 of the Foy Building, (912) 478-7740.