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Bachelor of Music with a Concentration in Performance-Instrumental

Voice | Piano | Organ | Piano Pedagogy | Instrumental

 

1st year
Autumn
Spring
MUS 108A, 110A, 150A
Ensembles
1
1
MUS 111-112
Theory I, II
2
2
MUS 115-116A
Piano in Class I, II
1
1
MUS 135L
Introduction to Music Literature
-
3
MUS 137-138
Aural Perception I, II
2
2
MUS 151
Major Performance I
3
3
Electives and General Education
 
6
3
Total
 
15
15
2nd year
Autumn
Spring
MUS 108A, 110A , 150A
Ensembles
1
1
MUS 211-212
Theory III, IV
2
2
MUS 219
Piano Proficiency Assessment
-
0
MUS 220
Upper-Division Required Performance
-
0
MUS 215-216
Intermediate Piano in Class I, II
1
1
MUS 237-238
Aural Perception III, IV
2
2
MUS 251
Major Performance II
3
3
US 324H-325H
Music History I, II
3
3
Electives and General Education
 
3
3
Total
 
15
15
3rd year
Autumn
Spring
MUS 302
Instrumental Conducting
-
2
MUS 308, 310, 350
Ensembles
1
1
MUS 350A
Chamber Ensembles
1
1
MUS 351
Major Performance III
4
4
MUS 361-362
Form and Analysis I, II
2
2
+*Upper division Music electives
 
2
2
Electives and General Education
 
6
3
Total
 
16
15
4th year
Autumn
Spring
MUS 308, 310, 350
Ensembles
1
1
MUS 350A
Chamber Ensembles
1
1
MUS 388
Concert Attendance
-
0
MUS 445
Senior Recital
-
2
MUS 451
Major Performance IV
4
4
+*Upper-Division music electives
 
2
2
Electives and General Education
 
6
5
Total
 
14
15

 

* At least 4 of these credits must be in academic music courses + String principals must take MUS 409 (Pedagogy of Strings)

Music courses required for this degree curriculum fulfill the general education requirements for Perspectives 1 (Expressive Arts), Perspective 2 (Literary and Artistic Studies), Perspective 3 (Historical and Cultural Studies).

The competency for Symbolic Systems is also satisfied within the music major curriculum. Music History 325 satisfies your lower-division writing requirement. You should take a 400 level (424,436 or 437) Music History writing class to satisfy the upper-division writing expectation.

Additional requirements include:

  • ENEX 101
  • Math 107 or Math 117
  • Upper Division Writing Expectation
  • Upper-Division Writing Assessment
  • Non-Western course requirement
  • Perspective 4: Social Sciences __________ (minimum of 2 credits)
  • Perspective 5: Ethical and Human Values __________ (minimum of 2 credits)
  • Perspective 6: Natural Science __________ (for this perspective, 6 credits are required, and at least one course must include a lab experience)

Additional Music Department Requirements include:

  • 100 Recital Credits (MUS 388)
  • Upper divisional recital program (MUS 220)
  • Piano Proficiency Exam (MUS 219)