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Bachelor of Music with a Concentration in Performance-Piano Pedagogy

Voice | Piano | Organ | Piano Pedagogy | Instrumental

 

1st year
Autumn
Spring
MUS 107A-110A, 150A, 196
Ensembles
1
1
MUS 111-112
Theory I, II
2
2
MUS 135L
Introduction to Music Literature
-
3
MUS 137-138
Aural Perception I, II
2
2
MUS 151
Major Performance I
2
2
Electives and General Education
 
7
6
Total
 
14
16
2nd Year
Autumn
Spring
MUS 100
Secondary Keyboard Performance
1
1
MUS 107A-110A, 150A, 196
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 237-238
Aural Perception III, IV
2
2
MUS 251
Major Performance II
2
2
US 324H-325H
Music History I, II
3
3
Electives and General Education
(should include Psych 100s)
4
4
Total
 
15
15
3rd Year
Autumn
Spring
MUS 302 or 303
Instrumental or Choral Conducting
2
-
MUS 307A, 313A, OR 350A
Ensembles
1
1
MUS 346A
Advanced Piano Functional
-
1
MUS 351
Major Performance III
3
3
MUS 333
Pracitcum
1
1
MUS 361-362
Form and Analysis I, II
2
2
MUS 430-431
Piano Pedagogy I,II
3
3
Electives and General Education
(should include Psych 240s)
3
6
Total
 
15
17
4th Year
Autumn
Spring
MUS 307A, 313A, OR 350 A
Ensembles
1
1
MUS 388
Concert Attendance
-
0
MUS 432 -433
Keyboard Literature I & II
3
3
MUS 445
Senior Recital
-
2
MUS 451
Major Performance IV
3
3
MUS 333
Practicum
1
1
MUS 424, 436 or 437
Upper-Division Writing Elective
3
-
MUS 496
Readings in Piano Pedagogy
1
1
Electives and General Education
(should include DAN 427)
6
5
Total
 
18
16

 

Senior recital may be two half-recitals. One half-recital may include pedagogical lecture/demonstration and/or collaborative repertoire.

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), and Perspective 4 (Social Sciences).

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 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:

  • Psych 100s, Introduction to Psychology, 4crs.
  • Psych 240s, Child and Adolescent Development, 3crs.
  • Dan 427, Teaching Creative Movement in the Schools, 3crs
  • 100 Recital Credits (MUS 388)
  • Upper Divisional Recital Performance (MUS 220)
  • Piano Proficiency Exam (MUS 219)