Office of the Registrar
School of Music (2010/2011)
7.2 Core Program

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

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

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

  3. 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

    1. For students whose Principal Applied Study is other than voice (11 credit hours):

      1. Ensemble Music (11 credit hours):

        • 2 credit hours from Music 2611, 2612

        • 8 credit hours of designated principal ensemble (see Ensemble Definitions)

        • 1 credit hour of Music 3517 or 3518

    2. For students whose Principal Applied Study is voice (11 credit hours):

      1. Ensemble Music (9 credit hours):

        • 2 credit hours from Music 2611, 2612

        • 6 credit hours of designated principal ensemble (see Ensemble Definitions)

        • 1 credit hour of Music 3517 or 3518

      2. Diction (2 credit hours):

    Note:

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

  • 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, Music 2619 and Music 263A/B.
  • Coached ensembles are those which normally assign one to a part and include Music 2615, Music 2616, Music 2617, Music 2618, Music 265A/B, Music 3511, Music 3512, Music 3513, Music 3514, Music 3515, Music 3516, Music 3517, and Music 3518.
  • Designated principal ensembles: 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.