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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Vocal Performance Major, BM

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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

Upper-division Music Theory - Credits: 3

Conducting - Credits: 6

Total Core Credits: 73

Additional Required Courses

Ensemble - Credits: 30

Large Ensemble (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 (6-10)

Total Credits: 118

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