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 Major18
Music Theory I
Music Theory II
Aural Skills I
Aural Skills II
Music Theory III
Aural Skills III
Music Theory IV
Piano Pedagogy I
Major Requirements50
Applied Music-Upper-division (Students must complete eight semesters @2 credits)
Junior Recital
Senior Recital
Technology in Music
Aural Skills IV
Form and Analysis
History of Music I
History of Music II
Piano Literature I
Piano Literature II
Piano Pedagogy II
Basic Conducting
Upper Division Music Theory/History Elective
Recital Attendance (six semesters)
Large Ensemble (two semesters)
MUSE 3514
Piano Ensemble (six semesters @ 1 credit)
Upper-division electives in Music
Select 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


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