MUSIC PERFORMANCE

Major in Music Performance – 50 credits
Courses are 3 credits unless indicated. Required in the Major:

  • MUSC-105: Aural Skills I
  • MUSC-106: Aural Skills II
  • MUSC-190: Music and Technology I (2 credits)
  • MUSC-201: Theory I
  • MUSC-202: Theory II
  • MUSC-212: Keyboard Harmony (2 credits)
  • MUSC-218: Basic Conducting (2 credits)
  • MUSC-221: Western Music/Medieval-Baroque (Writing Intensive)
  • MUSC-222: Western Music/Classical-21st Century (WOK: Artistic)
  • MUSC-301: Theory III
  • MUSC-302: Theory IV
  • MUSC-307: Counterpoint
  • MUSC-309: Orchestration
  • MUSC-498: Senior Seminar
  • PHYS-107: Science and Music (WOK: Scientific)
  • Private instrument lesson(s) every semester (.5 credits each) including Piano study every semester until proficient.
  • At least one performance ensemble every semester (MUSP-355: Chamber Ensemble required for Music Majors; MUSP-357: The Hill Singers required for Music (Performance -Voice) majors.) 
  • Pass Jury at the end of each semester
  • Attend a minimum of three concerts per semester or six per academic year

 

Sample Bachelor of Music: Music Performance Major/Concentration/selected minor (declaration of minor not required for graduation):
Please note that this is a suggested academic plan only, it is not meant to address each student’s individual requirements or interests. Students will develop a personalized academic plan with a faculty advisor; however, it is the student’s responsibility to be aware of, register for, and successfully complete all of the requirements for graduation in the major.

 

Year One Fall  

13/15* 

Year Two Fall  

15/17* 

Year Three Fall  

15/17* 

Year Four Fall  

14/15* 

ENGL-101
MUSC-103
MUSC-105
Language 103
Piano Lesson (.5 cr)
Voice/Instrument Lesson (.5 cr)
MUSP-355 or 357 *
FYIN-101*
GLST-201
MUSC-202
MUSC-218 (2 cr)
WOK or elective
WOK or elective
Piano Lesson (.5 cr)
Voice/Instrument Lesson (.5 cr)
MUSP-355 or 357 *
PHED #1* Swim Test*
MUSC-190 (2 cr)
MUSC-221 (WI)
MUSC-302
PHYS-107
Minor #1 or elective
Piano Lesson (.5 cr)
Voice/Instrument Lesson (.5 cr)
MUSP-355 or 357 *
FYIN-101*
MUSC-309
MUSC-498
WOK or elective
Minor #3 or elective
Elective (1 cr)
Piano Lesson (.5 cr)
Voice/Instrument Lesson (.5 cr)
MUSP-355 or 357 *
PHED #2*
       

Year One Spring  

16/17* 

Year Two Spring  

16/17* 

Year Three Spring  

15/16* 

Year Four Spring  

16/17* 

ILAR-101
MUSC-106
RLST-104
WOK or elective
WOK or elective
Piano Lesson (.5 cr)
Voice/Instrument Lesson (.5 cr)
MUSP-355 or 357 *
MUSC-301
RLST-2XX
ETHS-201
WOK or elective
WOK or elective
Piano Lesson (.5 cr)
Voice/Instrument Lesson (.5 cr)
MUSP-355 or 357 *
MUSC-212 (2 cr)
MUSC-218 (2 cr)
MUSC-307
MUSC-222
Minor #2 or elective
PSPK-101 (1 cr)
Piano Lesson (.5 cr)
Voice/Instrument Lesson (.5 cr)
MUSP-355 or 357 *
Minor #4 or elective
Minor #5 or elective
Minor #6 or elective
WOK or elective
WOK or elective
Piano Lesson (.5 cr)
Voice/Instrument Lesson (.5 cr)
MUSP-355 or 357 *

*Non-academic credit - these credits do not apply towards the minimum required for graduation.