Office of the Registrar
School of Music (2007/2008)
5.2 Core Program

All Bachelor of Music students, regardless of major, must complete the following courses (51-53 credit hours):

  1. Applied Music (8 credit hours): 140A/B, 240A/B.

  2. Ensemble Music (9-11 credit hours):

    1. 2 credit hours of 2611 or 2612.

    2. 6-8 credit hours of designated principal ensemble (see Ensemble Definitions).

    3. 1 credit hour of Music 3517 or 3518.

    Note:

    Some ensemble courses may be used to fulfill more than one of the listed ensemble requirements.

  3. Music History (12 credit hours): 1002, 1003, 2002, 2003.

  4. Music Theory (22 credit hours):

    1. Written Theory: 1107, 1108, 2107, 2108, 3107.

    2. Aural Skills: 1117, 1118, 2117, 2118, 3117.

    3. Keyboard Harmony: 1127 or 1137, 1128 or 1138, 2127 or 2137, 2128 or 2138.

  • Ensemble Definitions
  • Conducted ensembles are those which normally assign more than one to a part and include Music 2611, Music 2612, Music 2613, Music 2614, and Music 263A/B.
  • Coached ensembles are those which normally assign one to a part and include Music 2615, Music 2616-18, Music 265A/B, Music 3510-13, Music 3514, Music 3515-16, Music 3517, and Music 3518.
  • Designated principal ensemble: At the time of admission, students will be assigned between 6 and 8 credit hours of designated principal ensemble. Normally, these will be the conducted ensembles which most closely relate to their principal applied study. Students may be assigned a combination of conducted or coached ensembles as their designated principal ensembles. Students must register for courses from their designated principal ensembles each semester and are not permitted to change the designated principal ensembles without the permission of the Director.

The remaining credits required for the degree are determined according to the student’s major, as below.