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  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Music Performance Major BM, Vocal Specialization


Student advancement through performance levels (164-464) is determined by jury examination. Prior to completion of the bachelor’s degree, vocal performance majors must:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to translate musical texts in French and German
  2. Demonstrate competency in French or German equal to the successful completion of French 153 or German 153.

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 better 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


Additional Required Courses


Ensemble - 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: 116-120


College and Department Information


Music Department  
College of Arts and Humanities