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School of Music (2020/2021)
6.10 Major in Performance with a Minor in Jazz Studies

To be considered for the award of the degree of Bachelor of Music with a Major in Performance and a Minor in Jazz Studies, a student 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. Music 3517 or 3518, whichever course was not taken to fulfill the Core Program requirements;

  4. Eleven additional credit hours from the following:

    1. Five credit hours from Music 2615, 265A/B, 3611-3613, and 3514, with a maximum of 2 credit hours from 3514;

    2. Six credit hours from Music 2615, 2616, 2617, 265A/B, 3500, the former 3510, 3511-3518, and 3611-3613 in addition to those listed under the Core Program;

  5. Music 3109, 3110, 3711, and one of 3018 and 3019;

  6. Six credit hours from Music 3015, 3300, 3704, 4505 and 4703;

  7. For students whose Principal Applied Study is Piano, Organ, Guitar, Percussion, or a String or Wind instrument:

    1. Nine additional credit hours from Music courses beyond the 1000 level, including:.

      1. At least 3 credit hours chosen from courses beyond the 2000 level in Musicologies and Music Theory/Composition;

      2. A maximum of 3 credit hours from Music 2611-2614, 2619, 2620, and 263A/B, in addition to those outlined under the Core Program;

      3. no more than 3 credit hours from Music 2021, 2022, 2023;

      4. A maximum of 3 credit hours chosen from the following courses may be substituted for Music electives: Education 2500, 2515, 2520. Music Education Majors have priority in registering for these courses and spaces may not be available for Performance Majors; and

    2. Twelve credit hours chosen from disciplines other than Music and Music Education, including at least 6 credit hours from courses in English, designated Critical Reading and Writing (CRW) courses, and/or former Research/Writing (R/W) courses.

  8. For students whose Principal Applied Study is Voice:

    1. Six additional credit hours from Music courses beyond the 1000 level, including:

      1. At least 3 credit hours chosen from courses beyond the 2000 level in Musicologies and Music Theory/Composition;

      2. A maximum of 3 credit hours from Music 2611-2614, 2619, 2620, and 263A/B, in addition to those outlined under the Core Program;

      3. no more than 3 credit hours from Music 2021, 2022, 2023;

      4. A maximum of 3 credit hours chosen from the following courses may be substituted for Music electives: Education 2500, 2515, 2520. Music Education Majors have priority in registering for these courses and spaces may not be available for Performance Majors; and

    2. Fifteen credit hours chosen from disciplines other than Music and Music Education, including at least 6 credit hours from courses in English, designated Critical Reading and Writing (CRW) courses, and/or former Research/Writing (R/W) courses. Students whose Principal Applied Study is Voice must include at least 3 credit hours in each of Italian, German and French.