Office of the Registrar
School of Music (2006/2007)
5.9 Joint Major in Music Performance and Theory and Composition

To be awarded the degree of Bachelor of Music with a joint major in Music Performance and Theory and Composition, a candidate shall comply with the School's regulations, and successfully complete a minimum of 125 credit hours, including the 44 credit hours in the Core Program. The remaining 81 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. Music 3100, 3104, 3105, 3112, and one of Music 3106 or 3108.

  4. Music 2311, 3311, 3312, 3313 and 3314.

  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. Four credit hours chosen from Music 3221, 3222, 3231, 3232, 3233, 3241, 3242, 3261, 3271, 3281, 3282.

  7. Six credit hours chosen from courses beyond the 2000 level in music theory (in addition to those listed in 3. above).

  8. Twenty-four credit hours chosen from disciplines other than music or music education, including at least 6 credit hours chosen 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.