SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENTS

The Bachelor of Music in Performance with an Instrumental Concentration (options include Bassoon, Brass, Cello, Clarinet, Euphonium, Flute, French Horn, Harp, Historical Keyboard Instruments, Oboe, Percussion, String, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Viola, Violin, and Woodwinds), with a Double Bass Concentration, or with a Saxophone Concentration is conferred upon a student by recommendation of the faculty and upon the satisfactory completion of a minimum of 124 credits.

University Requirements

  • All students are required to complete the university's General Education (GenEd) curriculum.
  • All students must take a minimum of two writing-intensive courses. The specific writing-intensive courses required for the major are MUST 3696 and MUST 3796.

Program Requirements (Instrumental Concentration)

General Education courses32
Music Theory
MUST 1711Theory I4
MUST 1712Theory II4
MUST 2711Theory III4
MUST 2712Theory IV4
Instrumental Concentration
MUSC 1503Instrumental Major4
MUSC 1504Instrumental Major4
MUSC 2503Instrumental Major4
MUSC 2504Instrumental Major4
MUSC 3503Instrumental Major4
MUSC 3504Instrumental Major4
MUSC 4503Instrumental Major4
MUSC 4584Instrumental Major4
Secondary Piano
MUSC 1405Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
MUSC 1406Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
MUSC 2405Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
MUSC 2406Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
Orchestral Repertoire
MUSC 4570Orchestral Repertoire (Take three times for three total credits)3
Intermediate Conducting
MUSC 2323Basic Conducting1
MUSC 2324Conducting Intermediate1
Music History
MUST 2703Music in History3
MUST 2704Music in History3
MUST 3696Music in History3
MUST 3796Music in History3
Ensembles
MUSC 4500Instrumental Ensemble (Take eight times for eight total credits)8
Take any combination of the following three courses for a total of 8 credits:8
Instrumental Ensemble
Ensemble
Early Music Ensemble
Electives
Music Elective(s) - Take any combination of the following courses for a total of at least 3 credits:3
Voice Class
Voice Class
Choral Ensemble
Conducting (Choral)
Conducting (Instrumental)
Music Learning & Development
Business of Music I
History of Jazz
Keyboard Harmony
Keyboard Harmony - Music Education
Orchestration
Composition Junior Seminar I
Composition Junior Seminar II
Computer Synthesis of Music
Sound Recording
Sound Editing
Composing Music for Films
Counterpoint
Analysis
MIDI
Advanced Orchestration
Music Technology
Free Electives (If you take more than 3 credits of Music electives, adjust the total of free electives accordingly.)0-4
Total Credit Hours124

Program Requirements (Double Bass Concentration)

General Education courses32
Music Theory
MUST 1711Theory I4
MUST 1712Theory II4
MUST 2711Theory III4
MUST 2712Theory IV4
Instrumental Concentration
MUSC 1503Instrumental Major4
MUSC 1504Instrumental Major4
MUSC 2503Instrumental Major4
MUSC 2504Instrumental Major4
MUSC 3503Instrumental Major4
MUSC 3504Instrumental Major4
MUSC 4503Instrumental Major4
MUSC 4584Instrumental Major4
Secondary Piano
MUSC 1405Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
MUSC 1406Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
MUSC 2405Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
MUSC 2406Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
Orchestral Repertoire
MUSC 4570Orchestral Repertoire (Take three times for three total credits)3
Intermediate Conducting
MUSC 2323Basic Conducting1
MUSC 2324Conducting Intermediate1
Music History
MUST 2703Music in History3
MUST 2704Music in History3
MUST 3696Music in History3
MUST 3796Music in History3
Ensembles
MUSC 4500Instrumental Ensemble (Take eight times for eight total credits)8
Take any combination of the following three courses for a total of 4 credits:4
Instrumental Ensemble
Ensemble
Early Music Ensemble
Electives
Music Elective(s) - Take any combination of the following courses for a total of at least 7 credits:7
Voice Class
Voice Class
Choral Ensemble
Conducting (Choral)
Conducting (Instrumental)
Music Learning & Development
Business of Music I
History of Jazz
Keyboard Harmony
Keyboard Harmony - Music Education
Orchestration
Composition Junior Seminar I
Composition Junior Seminar II
Computer Synthesis of Music
Sound Recording
Sound Editing
Composing Music for Films
Counterpoint
Analysis
MIDI
Advanced Orchestration
Music Technology
Free Electives (If you take more than 7 credits of Music electives, adjust the total of free electives accordingly.)0-4
Total Credit Hours124

Program Requirements (Saxophone Concentration)

General Education courses32
Music Theory
MUST 1711Theory I4
MUST 1712Theory II4
MUST 2711Theory III4
MUST 2712Theory IV4
Instrumental Concentration
MUSC 1503Instrumental Major4
MUSC 1504Instrumental Major4
MUSC 2503Instrumental Major4
MUSC 2504Instrumental Major4
MUSC 3503Instrumental Major4
MUSC 3504Instrumental Major4
MUSC 4503Instrumental Major4
MUSC 4584Instrumental Major4
Secondary Piano
MUSC 1405Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
MUSC 1406Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
MUSC 2405Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
MUSC 2406Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
Orchestral Repertoire
MUSC 4570Orchestral Repertoire1
Intermediate Conducting
MUSC 2323Basic Conducting1
MUSC 2324Conducting Intermediate1
Music History
MUST 2703Music in History3
MUST 2704Music in History3
MUST 3696Music in History3
MUST 3796Music in History3
Ensembles
MUSC 4500Instrumental Ensemble (Take eight times for eight total credits)8
Take any combination of the following two courses for a total of 8 credits:8
Instrumental Ensemble
Ensemble
Electives
Music Elective(s) - Take any combination of the following courses for a total of at least 5 credits:5
Voice Class
Voice Class
Choral Ensemble
Conducting (Choral)
Conducting (Instrumental)
Music Learning & Development
Business of Music I
History of Jazz
Keyboard Harmony
Keyboard Harmony - Music Education
Orchestration
Composition Junior Seminar I
Composition Junior Seminar II
Early Music Ensemble
Computer Synthesis of Music
Sound Recording
Sound Editing
Composing Music for Films
Counterpoint
Analysis
MIDI
Advanced Orchestration
Music Technology
Free Electives (If you take more than 5 credits of Music electives, adjust the total of free electives accordingly.)0-4
Total Credit Hours124