Bachelor of Music in Performance (BM)

HOURS REQUIRED

A minimum of 120 semester credit hours (SCH): 45 hours must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation" section of this catalog.

[University Core Curriculum]
Select 42 SCH as outlined in the suggested plans and as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation"42
Major 1
Required MUSI courses:35
Aural Training
Aural Training I
Aural Training II
Aural Training III
Aural Training IV
Piano 2
Piano Class I
Piano Class II
Piano Class III
Piano Class IV: Music Maj/Min
Music Theory
Music Theory I
Music Theory II
Music Theory III
Music Theory IV
Music History
Music History I
Music History II
Other Restricted MUSI Courses
Computer/Electronic Music
Basic Conducting
Form and Analysis
Counterpoint
Instrumental Lit & Teach Tech
MUAP Courses 318
Required Coursework 4
Junior Performance
Senior Performance
Select 16 SCH of MUAP at least 10 of which must be in the same principal instrument with 8 SCH at the 3000 level.
MUEN Courses12
Select 8 SCH of MUEN Large Ensemble, at least 4 of which must be at the 3000 level.
Select 4 SCH of MUEN Chamber Ensemble, at least 2 of which must be at the 3000 level.
Advanced Fine Arts Electives13
10 SCH from 3000-4000 level MUAP, MUEN, MUSI, ARTS, THAR or DANC coursework with approval of music studies advisor.
Select 3 SCH from:
Chamber Music
Guitar Methods
Woodwind Methods
Brass Methods
Voice Methods
Percussion Methods
String Methods
Special Topics in Music
Total Semester Credit Hours120

Music Ensemble Participation and Requirements

Following is a suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment; responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements; responsible for meeting all course prerequisites; and must meet foreign language and writing intensive course requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate online.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallSemester Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
HIST 1301 The US to 1877 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
MUAP 1213 Appl Music Instr (with 1010) 2
MUSI 1116 Aural Training I 1
MUSI 1181 Piano Class I 1
MUSI 1211 Music Theory I 2
UNIV 1101 Learn a Global Context I 1
MUEN 11XX Large Ensemble 1
 Semester Credit Hours17
Spring
ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
HIST 1302 The US Since 1877 3
MUAP 1213 Appl Music Instr (with 1010) 2
MUSI 1117 Aural Training II 1
MUSI 1182 Piano Class II 1
MUSI 1212 Music Theory II 2
UNIV 1402 Signature Course 4
MUEN 11XX Large Ensemble 1
 Semester Credit Hours17
Sophomore
Fall
PSCI 2305 American National Government 3
MUAP 1213 Appl Music Instr (with 1010) 2
MUSI 2116 Aural Training III 1
MUSI 2181 Piano Class III 1
MUSI 2211 Music Theory III 2
MUEN 11XX Large Ensemble 1
Life & Physical Science 3
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
Social/Behavioral Science 3
 Semester Credit Hours17
Spring
PSCI 2306 American State Government 3
MUAP 1213 Appl Music Instr (with 1010) 2
MUSI 2117 Aural Training IV 1
MUSI 2182 Piano Class IV: Music Maj/Min 1
MUSI 2212 Music Theory IV 2
MUEN 11XX Large Ensemble 1
Life & Physical Science 3
Language, Philosophy, & Culture 3
Creative Arts 3
 Semester Credit Hours19
Junior
Fall
MUAP 3213 Appl Music Instr (with 3010) 2
MUEN 1150 Chamber Music 1
MUSI 1302 Computer/Electronic Music 3
MUSI 3300 Music History I 3
MUEN 31XX Large Ensemble 1
Advanced Fine Arts Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours13
Spring
MUAP 3105 Junior Performance 1
MUAP 3213 Appl Music Instr (with 3010) 2
MUEN 1150 Chamber Music 1
MUSI 3253 Basic Conducting 2
MUSI 3301 Music History II 3
MUEN 31XX Large Ensemble 1
Advanced Fine Arts Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours13
Senior
Fall
MUAP 3213 Appl Music Instr (with 3010) 2
MUEN 3150 Chamber Music 1
MUSI 3347 Counterpoint 3
MUSI 4260 Instrumental Lit & Teach Tech 2
MUEN 31XX Large Ensemble 1
Advanced Fine Arts Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours12
Spring
MUAP 3213 Appl Music Instr (with 3010) 2
MUAP 4105 Senior Performance 1
MUEN 3150 Chamber Music 1
MUSI 3346 Form and Analysis 3
MUEN 31XX Large Ensemble 1
Advanced Fine Arts Elective 4
 Semester Credit Hours12
 Total Semester Credit Hours120

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.

Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.