Office of the Registrar
School of Music (2012/2013)
5.2 Core Program Requirements

All Bachelor of Music students, regardless of Major, must complete the following courses (55 credit hours) as outlined below:

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

  2. Musicologies (15 credit hours): 1005, 1006, 2005, 2006, 3009

  3. Music Theory (19 credit hours):

    1. Written Theory: 1107, 1108, 2107, 2108, 3105

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

  4. Music Technology (1credit hour): Music 1700

  5. Functional Keyboard (1 credit hour): 2401 or 2411, 2402 or 2412

  6. Ensemble I: 1 credit hour from Music 3517 or 3518

  7. Ensemble II: 10 credit hours according to Principal Applied Study below:

    1. Voice: Music 2700 and 2701, and 2 credit hours from Music 2611-2612, plus 6 additional credit hours from Music 2611, 2612, 2616, 2617. Students will be placed in one of these ensemble courses during each semester in which they are enrolled in Principal Applied Study. The assignment will be based on their ensemble audition, the appropriateness of the ensemble for the student’s musical development and program of study, and the need to create balanced ensembles.

    2. Piano, Organ, or Guitar: 2 credit hours of music electives chosen from courses beyond the 1000 level, and 2 credit hours from Music 2611-2612, plus 6 additional credit hours from Music 2611-2620. Students will be placed in one of these ensemble courses during each semester in which they are enrolled in Principal Applied Study. The assignment will be based on their ensemble audition, the appropriateness of the ensemble for the student’s musical development and program of study, and the need to create balanced ensembles.

    3. All other Principal Applied Study, i.e. percussion or a string or wind instrument: 2 credit hours from Music 2611-2612, plus 8 credit hours from Music 2613, 2614, 2615, 2619, 2620. Students will be placed in two of these ensemble courses during each semester in which they are enrolled in Music 140A/B and in one ensemble course during each subsequent semester of Principal Applied Study. Ensemble assignments will be based on their ensemble auditions, the appropriateness of the ensemble for the student’s musical development and program of study, and the need to create balanced ensembles.

  8. The remaining credit hours for the degree are determined according to the student’s Major, as below.