2011-2013 Undergraduate Catalog

The Department of Music,cont'd

Bachelor of Arts Degree
Major in Music
Performance Option

Courses Credits
General Education Requirements
The following General Education courses also satisfy requirements in the major:  MUSI 114, MUSI 147 and MUSI 207.  The credits may be counted only once.  Students should consult with an academic advisor before registering for General Education courses in order to minimize the number of credits required for graduation.
31
Musicianship
MUSI 105 Music Theory I 3
MUSI 106 Music Theory II 3
MUSI 135 Keyboard Skills I 1
MUSI 136 Keyboard Skills II 1
MUSI 140 Aural Perception I 1
MUSI 141 Aural Perception II 1
MUSI 205 Music Theory III 3
MUSI 206 Music Theory IV 3
*MUSI 207 World Music 3
MUSI 235 Keyboard Skills III 1
MUSI 236 Keyboard Skills IV 1
MUSI 240 Aural Perception III 1
MUSI 241 Aural Perception IV 1
MUSI 301 Music History I 3
MUSI 302 Music History II 3
Two credits of conducting selected from the following:
MUSI 335 Instrumental Conducting
MUSI 336 Choral Conducting
2
MUSI 399 Junior Recital 1
MUSI 440 Orchestration 3
MUSI 443 Music Form and Style 3
MUSI 499 Senior Recital 1
Total 39
Performance
Four credits of applied study selected from the following:
MUSI 195A, 195B, 195C, 195D, 195E, 195F, 195G, 195H, 195I, 195J, 195K, 195L, 195M, 195N, 195O, 195P
4
Four credits selected from the following performance ensembles (R-4):
MUSI 108 Orchestra:  MSUB
*MUSI 114 Band:  MSUB Symphonic
*MUSI 147 Choral Ensemble:  University Chorus
4
Four credits of advanced applied study selected from the following (R-4):
MUSI 395A, 395B, 395C, 395D, 395E, 395F, 395G, 395H, 395I, 395J, 395K, 395L, 395M, 395N, 395O, 395P
4
Four credits selected from the following performance ensembles (R-4):
MUSI 365 Symphony Orchestra
MUSI 312 Choir III:  University Chorus
MUSI 364 Symphonic Band
4
Upper Divisional Juries

Advanced Applied Music courses.
Students must apply for admittance to upper divisional courses with the chairperson at least two weeks prior to the proposed jury date.  Following are the upper divisional requirements:

Music majors must pass an upper divisional jury before registering for 300-level Advanced Applied Music courses.

  1. A closed audition before a faculty committee.  This audition may be performed during the semester, or during semester end juries.  It must be at least 30 minutes in length and consist of at least two solo works of varying styles that demonstrate appropriate technical and musical ability as well as scales and other performance requirements specified by the student’s applied teacher.

  2. A working copy of the student’s transcript to verify satisfactory progress in MUSI 105 and 106.
Music Technology
MUST 294 Seminar:  Recording Technology 2
Advanced Pedagogy
The following courses are required of all piano students:
MUSE 330 Keyboard Pedagogy 1
MUSE 430 Keyboard Pedagogy II 1
MUSI 432 Keyboard Literature 2
The following courses are required of all voice students:
MUSI 281 Diction I:  English and Italian 2
MUSI 282 Diction II:  French and German 2
MUSI 442 Advanced Vocal Studio Pedagogy and Literature 2
Woodwind, Brass, Percussion, and Guitar students must choose one of the following courses:
MUSI 438A Advanced Instrumental Studio Pedagogy and Literature:  Guitar 2
MUSI 438B Advanced Instrumental Studio Pedagogy and Literature:  Flute and Single Reed 2
MUSI 438 C Advanced Instrumental Studio Pedagogy and Literature:  Double Reed 2
MUSI 438D Advanced Instrumental Studio Pedagogy and Literature:  High Brass 2
MUSI 438E Advanced Instrumental Studio Pedagogy and Literature:  Low Brass 2
MUSI 438F Advanced Instrumental Studio Pedagogy and Literature:  Percussion 2
Total credits required for major 59-63
Restricted electives selected with advisor approval 6
Unrestricted Electives
The total number of elective credits required for the degree will be determined by the student’s advanced pedagogy requirements and the number of courses a student elects to take which fulfills both the General Education and major requirements.  Electives should be chosen in consultation with an academic advisor.
20-24
Total credits required for degree 120

*May satisfy General Education requirements.

Certain courses in this program have prerequisites; students should check the course descriptions for required prerequisites.

Suggested Plan of Study

Bachelor of Arts in Music
Performance Option
This sample schedule is a suggested plan for students to follow in completing the Bachelor of Arts in Music – Performance Option.  Due to course schedule changes and staff assignments, students may not be able to follow the plan exactly.  Students should consult with their advisors to plan classes before registering each term.

First Year F S
Applied Study 1 1
Performance Ensemble 1 1
MUSI 105 3  
MUSI 106   3
MUSI 135 1  
MUSI 136    1
MUSI 140 1  
MUSI 141   1
Electives  3 3
General Education 3 3
Totals 13 13
Second Year F S
Applied Study 1 1
Performance Ensemble 1 1
MUSI 205 3  
MUSI 206    3
MUSI 207 3  
MUSI 235 1  
MSUI 236   1
MUSI 240 1  
MUSI 241   1
MUST 294 2  
Electives   4
General Education 3 6
Totals 15 17
Third Year F S
Applied Study  1 1
Performance Ensemble 1 1
MUSI 235 or 236   2
MUSI 301 3  
MUSI 302   3
MUSI 399   1
Advanced Pedagogy 2  
Electives 4 2
General Education 6 6
Totals 17 16
Fourth Year F S
Applied Study 1 1
Performance Ensemble 1 1
MUSI 440 3  
MUSI 443   3
MUSI 499   1
Advanced Pedagogy or
Electives
5 3
General Education 4 6
Totals 14 15

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