Office of the Registrar
School of Music (2006/2007)
5.8 Joint Major in Music Performance and History and Literature of Music

To be awarded the degree of Bachelor of Music with a joint major in Music Performance and History and Literature of Music, 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 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. Music 4094 and Music 4095.

  5. 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.

  6. Twenty-one additional credit hours chosen from music courses beyond the 1000 level. Of these 21 credit hours:

    1. A minimum of 9 credit hours music must be chosen from courses beyond the 2000 level in music history;

    2. A maximum of 4 credit hours can be used from large ensembles (Music 2611-2616);

    3. A maximum of 8 credit hours can be used from chamber music (Music 3510-3516);

    4. A maximum of 9 credit hours can be used from Music 241A/B, 346A/B and 446A/B;

    5. A maximum of 9 credit hours of the following may be substituted 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 other majors.

  7. Twenty-four credit hours chosen from disciplines other than music, including at least 6 credit hours chosen from courses in English and/or designated research/writing courses, 6 credit hours in History and/or Anthropology, and 12 credit hours in a language or languages other than English. Students whose principal applied study is voice must include at least 3 credit hours in each of Italian, German, and French.