In addition to the University Core Curriculum, the following are required for the BM in Perfomance degree:

 


COURSE REQUIREMENTS


Code Course Credit 
MUS 100 Recital Attendance1 0
MUS 111 Class Piano I/Accompanying I 2  1
MUS 112 Class Piano II/Accompanying II 2  1
MUS 141 Music Theory I (Prereq: MUS 140 or placement)  3
MUS 157 Theory Lab I (Prereq: MUS 140 or placement)  1
MUS 142
 
Music Theory II (Prereq: MUS 141 or placement)    3
MUS 158 Theory II Lab (Prereq: MUS 141 or placement)  1
MUS 150
 
Introduction to Music Technology (Prereq: MUS 141, co-req.: MUS 142)  3
MUS 195 Music Profession  1

MUS 200

Sophomore Qualifying Exam(Prereq: Voice majors MUST have completed MUS 116)  0
MUS 2xx Music Ensemble  4
MUS 202/208 Principal Applied/Lab  8/0
MUS 205 Secondary Applied Lesson 2  1
MUS 231 History of Music I (Prereq: MUS 141)  3
MUS 232 History of Music II (Prereq: MUS 231)  3
MUS 241 Music Theory II (Prereq: MUS 141 & 142 or proficiency)  3
MUS 242
 
Advanced Theory IV (Prereq: MUS 141 & 142 or proficiency)  3
MUS 257 Theory Lab III (Prereq:
MUS 157-158 or proficiency)
 1
MUS 258 Advanced Theory Lab IV(Prereq: MUS 157-158 or proficiency)  1
MUS 300 Junior Recital  0
MUS 331WI 20th-Century Music4 (Prereq: MUS 232)  3
MUS 341 
    or 451
Counterpoint or Orchestration (Prerequisite: MUS 242)  3
MUS 342 Analysis (Prereq: MUS 242)  3
MUS 383 Conducting I  2
MUS 400 Senior Recital (Prereq: MUS 402 or 404)  0
MUS 4xx Music Ensemble  4
MUS 402/408 Principal Applied/Lab  8/0
MUS 434SI American & World Music5(Prereq: MUS 241)   3
     

 Total:

67

1. Must enroll in Recital Attendance each semester
2. Singers and instrumentalists take (or test out of) Class Piano I & II then take Secondary Applied Piano until they are able to satisfy their piano proficiency requirements. Pianists take Accompanying I & II.
3. Singers must take one semester of Italian, French and German.
4. Fulfills Writing Intensive requirement
5. Fulfills Speech Intensive requirement

 


PERFORMANCE OPTIONS



Instrumental, Voice and Piano students select one (1) of the following three (3) performance options:

Instrumental

Code Course  Credit 
 MUS 381 Applied Pedagogy  2
 MUS 485 Solo Literature I  2
 MUS 3xx Instrumental Methods  4
 MUS 327 Chamber Ensembles  4

 Total:

 12

Piano

 Code Course Credit 
 MUS 381 Applied Pedagogy  2 
 MUS 456 Reading & Transposition  2
 MUS 485 Solo Literature I  2
 MUS 486 Solo Literature II  2
 MUS 327 Chamber Ensembles  4

 Total:

 12

Voice

 Code  Course Credit 
 MUS 116 Singer’s Diction I  1
 MUS 316 Singer’s Diction II  1
 MUS 328
   or MUS 329
   or MUS 421
Music Theatre
Opera
Chamber Singers

 1

 MUS 335SI History of Opera  3
 MUS 364
   or MUS 485
Large Ensemble Lit.
Solo Lit. I

 2

 MUS 381 Applied Pedagogy  2
 MUS 405 Secondary Applied  1

 Total:

11​