BA in Music Performance - Vocal and Instrumental Performance


Department: Music

Degree Requirements For All Majors In Department

  • Earn minimum of 123 Graduation Credits
  • Pass Department Comprehensive Exam (only required of Music Education Majors)
  • Meet minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or 2.5 for Music Education
  • Fulfill all General Education Requirements:
    • First Year Experience, 1 credit
    • Cultural Perspectives Requirements, 30 credits
    • Physical Education Skills, 2 credits
    • Lab Science, 4 credits
    • Math requirement, 3 credits
    • Social Science requirement, 3 credits

This department requires specific General Education Requirements course choices:

IDNameCredits
Lab Science Requirement
MU251Acoustics of Music3

General Music Performance Requirements

Music Performance Core Requirements

Choose: All     Credits: 15     Minimum: C-

IDNameCredits
MU 230World Music3
MU261Music Theory I3
MU262Music Theory II3
MU281Music History Analysis I3
MU282Music History Analysis II3

Ear Training

Choose: All     Credits: 4     Minimum: C-

IDNameCredits
MU105Ear Training I2
MU106Ear Training II2

Applied Music

Choose: All     Credits: 8     Minimum: C-

IDNameCredits
MU201Applied Music2
MU202Applied Music2
MU401Applied Music2
MU402Applied Music2

Ensemble

Choose: All     Credits: 4     Minimum: C-

IDNameCredits
MU203Ensemble (May be repeated for credit.).5
MU203Choral Union (May be repeated for credit.).5

Piano Proficiency

Choose: All     Credits: C-     Minimum: 2

IDNameCredits
MU141Applied piano for all Freshman music majors1
MU142Applied piano for all Freshman music majors1

Music Performance - Vocal and Instrumental Performance (BA) Requirements

These more specialized majors require concentrated study in an applied area such as voice or a specific instrument, and the performance of both a junior and senior recital in the applied area of study. These majors are designed to develop professional level performance skills in preparation for a career in performance or music composition or for graduate study in the applied area. The track of these majors includes the name of the specific applied area of focus: Vocal Performance, Piano Performance, Trumpet Performance, Saxophone Performance, Music Composition, etc.

Music Performance - Vocal and Instrumental Performance BA Degree Requirements

  • Fulfill all General Degree Requirements
  • Fulfill all General Education Requirements
  • Perform Junior and Senior recital
  • Fulfill all General Music Performance Requirements
  • Choral Union Requirement, 4 credits

Music Theory and History, Ear Training

Credits: 16     Minimum: C-

IDNameCredits
MU205Ear Training III2
MU206Ear Training IV2
MU361Music Theory III3
MU362Music Theory IV3
MU381Form and Analysis I3
MU382Form and Analysis II3

Applied Music

Credits: 16     Minimum: C-

IDNameCredits
MU201/202/401/402Applied Music2

Required Ensembles

Minimum: C-

7 credits (Instrumental Majors) 8 credits (Vocal Performance Majors)

IDNameCredits
MU203Ensemble (May be repeated for credit).5
MU203Choral Union (May be repeated for credit).5