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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Performance Major BM, Percussion/Wind/String Specialization


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Student advancement through performance levels (164-464) is determined by jury examination.

BM Performance Core Requirements


Music Theory - Credits: 21


Students must pass an online fundamental exam with 75% ($10 fee) or take and pass (75%) an online fundamental course ($99 fee) to enroll in MUS144. Students must take a placement exam to waive any of the following courses. Concurrent enrollment of the following is required: (MUS 144, 144A, 152A), (MUS 145, 145A, 153A), and (MUS 146, 146A, 154A). A grade of C or higher is required in both the written and aural components to continue in the theory sequence.

Class Piano - Credits: 3


A waiver of this requirement can be obtained by demonstrating sufficient keyboard skills to designated piano faculty members.

Applied Music - Credits: 29


  • Individual Instruction - (MUS 164, 264, and 364) Credits: (18)

Upper-division Music Theory - Credits: 3


Conducting - Credits: 6


Total Core Credits: 73


Required Courses


Upper-division Music Theory - Credits: 3


Additional Courses Credits: 12


  • Music Electives - Credits: (6)
  • MUS 425 - Pedagogy (Studio) Credits: (3) C, D, E, or G, Pedagogy (Studio)
  • (G) In appropriate performance area: C=string, D=woodwinds, E=brass, G=percussion.

  • MUS 426 - Literature (Studio) Credits: (3) C, D, E, or G, Literature (Studio)
  • In appropriate performance area: C=string, D=woodwinds, E=brass, G=percussion.

Ensembles - Credits: 30


  • Large Ensemble Credits: (20-24) Only the following are designated as large ensembles: MUS 267-467 (choir), MUS 268-468 (chamber choir), MUS 266-466 (wind ensemble), MUS 277-477 (orchestra), MUS 287-487 (marching and concert band-fall quarter only), and MUS 288-488 (symphonic band).
  • Chamber Ensemble Credits: (6-10)

Total Credits: 118


College and Department Information


Music Department  
College of Arts and Humanities  

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