Bachelor of Music in Performance

This program of study is designed for students seeking careers as professional classical performers and/or studio teachers. Students admitted to this program of study must possess exceptional talent in their principal applied area, and instrumental and keyboard majors must demonstrate previous training. The curriculum couples rigorous scholarship with numerous performance opportunities, thus adequately preparing students for graduate study in performance.

Vocal Majors Track:

General Requirements:

  • CORE (40*) 
  • Jan Term (9) 

Music Requirements:

  • MUSI 0999 -- Music Seminar (0) taken each semester
  • MUSI 1110 -- Lit. & Lang of Music (3) 
  • MUSI 1101*, 1102, & 2201 -- Music Theory 1-3 (9) 
  • MUSI 1113, 1114, 2213 -- Ear Training 1-3 (6) 
  • MUSI 1105 (or 1106) -- Applied Voice (2) 
  • MUSI 3105 (or 3106) -- Applied Voice (12)
  • MUSI 1107 (or 1108) -- Choir Ensemble (8) 
  • MUSI 1103 & 1104 -- Piano 1-2 (4) 
  • MUSI 2239 — Basics of Singing (3)
  • MUSI 2240 – Diction for Singers (3) 
  • MUSI 3311 -- Counterpoint & Chorale (3) 
  • MUSI 3366 -- Conducting (3) 
  • MUSI 3301** & 3302 -- Music History 1-2 (6) 
  • MUSI 4480 Opera Experience (3) 
  • Special Topics OR Approved 3000+ Electives (5) 
  • MUSI 3384 -- Junior Recital (1) 
  • MUSI 4484 -- Senior Recital (1) 

TOTAL = 121 

* MUSI 1101 counts as CORE Fine Arts elective.
** MUSI 3301 counts as one of the CORE Humanities courses. 

 

Piano Major Track:

General Requirements:

  • CORE (40*) 
  • Jan Term (9) 

Music Requirements:

  • MUSI 0999 Music Seminar (0) taken each semester
  • MUIS 1110 Lit. & Lang of Music (3) 
  • MUSI 1101*, 1102, & 2201 Music Theory 1-3 (9) 
  • MUSI 1113, 1114, & 2213 Ear Training 1-3 (6) 
  • MUSI 1105 (or 1106) Applied Piano (2) 
  • MUSI 3105 (or 3106) Applied Piano (12) 
  • MUSI 1107 (or 1108) Ensemble (6) 
  • MUSI 1107 (or 1108) Ensemble: Accompanying (2) 
  • MUSI 2239 Basics of Singing (3) 
  • MUSI 2390 Audio Engineering (3) 
  • MUSI 3311 Counterpoint & Chorale (3) 
  • MUSI 3366 Conducting (3) 
  • MUSI 3301** & 3302 Music History 1-2 (6) 
  • MUSI 3384 -- Junior Recital (1) 
  • MUSI 4484 -- Senior Recital (1) 
  • Special Topics OR Approved Electives (12)

TOTAL = 121

* MUSI 1101 counts as CORE Fine Arts elective.
** MUSI 3301 counts as one of the CORE Humanities courses.

 

Instrumental Majors Track:

General Requirements:

  • CORE (40*) 
  • Jan Term (9) 

Music Requirements:

  • MUSI 0999 -- Music Seminar (0) taken each semester
  • MUSI 1110 -- Lit. & Lang of Music (3) 
  • MUSI 1101*, 1102, & 2201 -- Music Theory 1-3 (9) 
  • MUSI 1113, 1114, 2213 -- Ear Training 1-3 (6) 
  • MUSI 1103 & 1104 -- Piano 1-2 (4) 
  • MUSI 1105 (or 1106) Applied Instrument (2) 
  • MUSI 3105 (or 3106) Applied Instrument (12)
  • MUSI 1107 (or 1108) -- Ensemble (8) 
  • MUSI 3311 -- Counterpoint & Chorale (3) 
  • MUSI 2390 -- Audio Engineering (3) 
  • MUSI 3366 -- Conducting (3) 
  • MUSI 3301** & 3302 -- Music History 1-2 (6) 
  • Special Topics OR Approved Electives (13) 
  • MUSI 3384 - Junior Recital (1) 
  • MUSI 4484 -- Senior Recital (1) 

TOTAL = 123 

* MUSI 1101 counts as CORE Fine Arts elective.
** MUSI 3301 counts as one of the CORE Humanities courses.