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2008-2009 Academic Catalog 
    
2008-2009 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Music Performance (B.M.)


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Refer to requirements relating to Writing Enriched courses.

Degree plan and requirements may differ according to concentration. Concentrations are: band or orchestral instrument, jazz/commercial music, piano, piano pedagogy, and voice. Students who wish to concentrate in one of these areas are encouraged to review the specific requirements for their concentration.

Senior Year


Total Semester Hours: 32

  • Approved Electives3 - 8
  • Major Performance Study 401 - 3
  • Minor Instrument Performance Study - 2
  • Music History or Literature Elective - 3
  • Music Ensemble - 2
  • Major Performance Study 402 - 1

Total Hours for Degree: 125


Notes


2Students enrolled in all performance concentrations must successfully pass the Admission into Upper Division Major Performance Study Board in order to progress into 300-level major performance study.
3No more than 2 surplus hours of the performance major, 2 additional hours of minor performance study, and 2 surplus hours of ensemble may be used to fulfill the elective requirement.

Band or Orchestral Instrument Concentration


Total Hours for Major: 80

For Music Ensemble


Only one credit of a major ensemble may be applied to degree requirements each semester.

Stringed Instrument Majors


Wind/percussion Instrument Majors


For those who wish to participate in band:as deemed appropriate by director of bands.

Jazz Ensemble


Jazz/Commercial Music Concentration


Total Hours for Major: 80

Piano Concentration


Total Hours for Major: 80

REDUCE


  • Music Ensemble3
    from 8 to 6 hours

For Music Ensemble


The following will be taken as the required ensemble for all students in this concentration. Only one credit of a major ensemble may be applied to degree requirements each semester.

  • MUSC 494

Vocal Ensemble


A student who wishes to participate in a vocal ensemble will enroll in either the following as deemed appropriate by the director of choral activities. Only one credit of a major ensemble may be applied to degree requirements each semester.

Select from

  •  MUSC 394
    or

Band Organization


A student who wishes to participate in a band organization will enroll in either of the following as deemed appropriate by the director of bands. Only one credit of a major ensemble may be applied to degree requirements each semester.

Piano Pedagogy Concentration


Total Hours for Major: 80

REDUCE


  • Music Ensemble3
    from 8 to 6 hours.

For Social Science Elective


It is recommended that the following be taken as the Social Science electives.

For Music Ensemble


The following will be taken as the required ensemble for all students in this concentration. Only one credit of a major ensemble may be applied to degree requirements each semester.

  • MUSC 394

Vocal Ensemble


A student who wishes to participate in a vocal ensemble will enroll in either of the following as deemed appropriate by the director of choral activities.

Band Organization


A student who wishes to participate in a band organization will enroll in either of the following as deemed appropriate by the director of bands. Only one credit of a major ensemble may be applied to degree requirements each semester.

Voice Concentration


Total Hours for Major: 80

DELETE


  • Minor Instrument - 4

REDUCE


  • Approved Electives2
    from 8 hours to 6 hours.

For Approved Electives


  • Select 6 hours of approved foreign language study.

For Music Ensemble


As deemed appropriate by the director of choral activities will be taken as the required ensemble in this concentration. Only one credit of a major ensemble may be applied to degree requirements each semester.

  • MUSC 394
    or

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