BMus in Music 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 (Note: All courses required for the major must be passed with a C- or higher)
  • Perform Junior and Senior recital (B.A. requires only Senior recital) - see department handbook for expectations
  • Fulfill all General Music Performance Requirements with a minimum grade of C-
  • Fulfill all Music Course Requirements with a minimum grade of C-
  • Fulfill all General Education Requirements:
    • First Year Experience, 2 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

Music Core Requirements for BA, BS, BMus

Choose: All     Credits: 46-48     Minimum: C-

IDNameCredits
MU100-400Music Performance Seminar - 8 Semesters0
MU105Ear Training I2
MU106Ear Training II2
MU107Piano Class I1
MU108Piano Class II1
MU203Choral Union Requirement - 8 Semesters4
MU203Ensemble Requirement - 8 Semesters4
Vocal/Keyboard Majors: A Cappela Choir
Wind/Rhythm Instrument Majors: Symphonic Winds (or Jazz Ensemble if approved for rhythm section)
String Majors: Quincy Symphony
MU205Ear Training III2
MU206Ear Training IV2
MU207Piano Class III1
MU208Piano Class IV1
MU211Fundamentals of Music (if needed based on entrance exam)2
MU230World Music3
MU261Music Theory I3
MU262Music Theory II3
MU275Introduction to Music Technology2
MU281Music History Analysis I3
MU282Music History Analysis II3
MU315Conducting3
MU361Music Theory III3
MU362Music Theory IV3

Music Performance (BMus) Requirements

B.MUS. in Performance Degree Requirements

  • Fulfill all General Degree Requirements
  • Fulfill all General Education Requirements
  • Fulfill all Music Core Requirements
  • Complete Additional Recital Requirements (see department handbook)

Music Performance (BMus) Additional Requirements

Choose: All     Credits: 22     Minimum: C-

IDNameCredits
MU201-402Applied Music16
*Must be enrolled in at least 2 credits each semester
MU381Form and Analysis I3
MU382Form and Analysis II3

Music Performance (BMus) Track Specific Requirements

Credits: 8     Minimum: C-

Music Performance (BMus) Requirements for Vocal Performance Track

IDNameCredits
MU231Diction3
MU410Choral Conducting, Methods, and Literature2
MU491Vocal Literature3

Music Performance (BMus) Requirements for Instrumental Performance Track

IDNameCredits
MU203Secondary Ensemble or professional experience (as approved by the department)2
MU213, 214, 216, 221 (Choose one based on major applied - instrument group)2
MU411Instrumental Conducting, Methods, and Literature2
MUMusic Electives2

Music Performance (BMus) Requirements for Piano Performance Track

IDNameCredits
MU141-2Applied Accompanying - 4 semesters4
MU493Piano Literatue3
MUMusic Elective1
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