Bachelor of Music in Piano or Organ Performance - Min. 124 Hours

The student with a performance emphasis in keyboard 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

Social Sciences (CJ, CT, EC, HI, PS, PY, or SO) or Humanities

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 Piano or Organ (25 hours)

Applied Piano or Organ (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) OR MU317 Advanced Conducting—Instrumental (2)

MU357B or C   Piano or Organ (2)

MU358A or B   Piano or Organ Pedagogy (2)

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

Major Ensemble (4)

MU071   Accompanying (4)

Electives (To Complete Min. 124 Hours)