Office of the Registrar
School of Music (2012/2013)
5.9 Major in Performance with a Minor in Composition

To be awarded the degree of Bachelor of Music with a Major in Performance and a Minor in Composition, a candidate shall comply with the School’s regulations, and successfully complete a minimum of 124 credit hours, including 55 credit hours in the Core Program. The remaining 69 credit hours will be chosen as follows:

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

  2. Music 3704 and 3 credit hours chosen from Music 3722, 3732, 3742, 3751, 3764, 3774, 4701, 4702, 4703.

  3. Six credit hours from Music 2615, 2616, 2617, 265A/B, 3500, the former 3510, 3511-3518.

  4. Six credit hours of Music 3140.

  5. Music 3104, 3112 and one of Music 3106 or 3108.

  6. Six credit hours chosen from Music courses beyond the 1000 level including:

    1. A maximum of 4 credit hours from Music 2611-2614, 2619, 2620, and 263A/B, in addition to those listed under the Core Program.

    2. A maximum of 5 credit hours from Music 2615, 2616, 2617, 265A/B, 3500, the former 3510, 3511-3518 in addition to those listed under the Core Program.

    3. No more than 3 credit hours from Music 2021, 2022 and 2023.

    4. Students interested in this Major are strongly encouraged to take Music 3100 in their second year.

  7. 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.