Bachelor of Music with a Concentration in Performance-Instrumental

 

1st year
Autumn
Spring
MUS 108A110A150A 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 108A110A , 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)