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

 


MAJOR 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 (Prerequisite: MUS 140 or placement)  3
MUS 157 Theory Lab I (Prerequisite: MUS 140 or placement) 1
MUS 142​ Music Theory II (Prerequisite: MUS 141 or placement) 3​
MUS 158 Theory II Lab (Prerequisite: MUS 157 or placement) 1
MUS 150​ Introduction to Music Technology (Prerequisite: MUS 141,​ 3​
co-requisite: MUS 142)
MUS 195 Music Profession 1
MUS 200​ Sophomore Qualifying Exam (Prerequisite: Voice majors​ 0​
MUST have completed MUS 116)
MUS 2xx Music Ensemble 4
MUS 202/208 Principal Applied/Lab 8/0
MUS 205/208 Secondary Applied Lesson 2 1/0
MUS 231 History of Music I (Prerequisite: MUS 141) 3
MUS 232 History of Music II (Prerequisite: MUS 231) 3
MUS 241 Music Theory III (Prereq: MUS 141 & 142 or proficiency) 3
MUS 242​ Music Theory IV (Prereq: MUS 141 & 142 or proficiency) 3​
MUS 257​ Theory Lab III (Prerequisite: MUS 157-158 or proficiency) 1​
MUS 258 Theory Lab IV(Prerequisite: MUS 157-158 or proficiency) 1
MUS 300 Junior Recital 0
MUS 331WI 20th-Century Music3 (Prerequisite: MUS 232) 3
MUS 341  Counterpoint  3
 or MUS 451​ ​   or Orchestration (Prerequisite: MUS 242)
MUS 342 Analysis (Prerequisite: MUS 242) 3
MUS 383 Conducting I 2
MUS 400 Senior Recital (Prerequisite: MUS 402 or 404) 0
MUS 4xx Music Ensemble 4
MUS 402/408 Principal Applied/Lab 8/0
MUS 434SI American & World Music4(Prerequisite: MUS 241)  3
     

 Subtotal:

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. Fulfills Writing Intensive requirement
4. Fulfills Speech Intensive requirement

AND one of the following performance options listed below:


PERFORMANCE OPTIONS


Instrumental

Code Course  Credit 
MUS 327​ Chamber Ensembles​ 4​
​MUS 371 Choral Literature and Arranging ​ 3​
MUS 381 Applied Pedagogy 2
MUS 384​ Conducting II​ 2​
MUS 485 Solo Literature I 2

 

Piano

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

 

Voice

 Code  Course Credit 
 MUS 116 Singer’s Diction I  1
 MUS 316 Singer’s Diction II  1
 MUS 328​ Music Theatre​  1​
​  or MUS 329 Opera​
  or MUS 428​ University Singers​
 MUS 335SI History of Opera  3
 MUS 371 Choral Literature and Arranging ​  3or2​
  or MUS 485​   Solo Literature​ ​  
 MUS 381 Applied Pedagogy  2
 MUS 405/408 Secondary Applied  1/0
 XX xxx​ Nine (9) additional credit hours from any combination of ​  9​
French, German, Italian, and/or Spanish language courses​   ​
                                                                                          Subtotal:​ 12-21​
                                           Total (depends on option chosen):​ 79-88