Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance - Min. 124 Hours

The student with a performance emphasis in voice may choose the Bachelor of Music Degree as preparation for continuing study. Those selecting this degree should plan to continue their studies at the graduate level.

Common Core: See Common Core requirements

Tier Two: Additional General Education Requirements (11 Hours)

Foreign Language (two languages if available)

8 hours

Theatre Arts - acting or stage movement

3 hours

Music Major Requirements (81 Hours)

Music academic core Requirements (28 hours)

MU107    The Theory and Practice of Music I (3)

MU108    The Theory and Practice of Music II (3)

MU117    Aural Skills I (1)

MU118    Aural Skills II (1)

MU150    Introduction to Western Music (2)

MU207    The Theory and Practice of Music III (3)

MU217    Aural Skills III (1)

MU321    Music History I (3)

MU322    Music History II (3)

MU335    Instrumentation (2) OR MU337 Choral Arranging (2)

MU365    Form and Analysis (2)

MU423    American Music (2) (Capstone)

MU471    Composition I (2)  (Capstone)

Applied Voice (25 hours)

Applied Voice (23)

MU391    Junior Recital (1)

MU492    Senior Recital (1) (Capstone)

Secondary Applied (9 hours)

MU129    Guitar Techniques (1)

ML___     Secondary Applied (8)

Pedagogy (11 hours)

MU214    Basic Conducting (2)

MU241    Diction for Singers (3)

MU314    Advanced Conducting—Choral (2)

MU357A  Vocal Repertoire (2)

MU358D  Vocal Pedagogy (2)

MU201    Opera Literature on Video (3) is strongly recommended.

Ensembles (8 hours): Must be enrolled in and successfully participate in a major ensemble each semester of full-time attendance

Major Ensemble (4)

MU060 Opera Workshop (4)

Electives (To Complete Min. 124 Hours)