Office of the Registrar
School of Music (2006/2007)
5.3 Performance Major

To be awarded the degree of Bachelor of Music in Performance, a candidate shall comply with the School's regulations, and successfully complete a minimum of 124 credit hours, including the 44 credit hours in the Core Program. The remaining 80 credit hours shall be chosen as follows:

  1. Music 345A/B, 445A/B.

  2. Eight credit hours of large ensemble (Music 2611, 2612, 2613, 2614, 2615, 2616). With the permission of the Director, students whose principal applied study is keyboard, guitar or voice may substitute a maximum of 2 credit hours chosen from Music 3221 to 3282 and/or Music 3510 to 3516 for 2 credit hours of large ensemble.

    Note:

    Placement in ensembles may require an audition, and is subject to approval by the Director. Students will normally be placed in the ensemble(s) most closely related to their principal applied study.

  3. Three credit hours chosen from music theory courses beyond the 2000 level.

  4. Six credit hours chosen from Music 3510 to 3516. With the permission of the Director, students whose principal applied study is voice may substitute a maximum of 4 credit hours from Music 2616 and/or a maximum of 4 credit hours from Music 3762-3763.

  5. Twenty-seven additional credit hours chosen from music courses beyond the 1000 level and meeting the following requirements:

    1. At least 12 credit hours must be chosen from courses beyond the 2000 level in music history and music theory.

    2. Students whose principal applied study is voice must include Music 2700 and 2701.

    3. Credit will not be given for more than 14 credit hours of large ensemble (Music 2611-2616) toward the Bachelor of Music degree.

    4. Credit toward the degree will not be given for more than 15 credit hours in Music 3510-3516 beyond the credits permitted in 2. above.

    5. Credit toward the degree will not be given for more than 8 credit hours from Music 241A/B, 346A/B, and 446A/B.

    6. Students in the Performance major may substitute a maximum of three of the following courses for music electives: Education 2510, 2520, 2530, 3920, 3925, 4835, 4845.

      Note:

      Please note that Music Education majors have priority in registering for these courses; spaces may not be available for Performance majors.

  6. Twenty-four credit hours chosen from disciplines other than music and music education, including at least 6 credit hours from courses in English and/or designated research/writing courses. Students whose principal applied study is voice must include at least 3 credit hours in each of Italian, German and French.