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
MUSC 4510
Instrumental Ensemble
MUSC 4520
Ensemble
MUST 4710
Early Music Ensemble
Electives
Music Elective(s) - Take any combination of the following courses for a total of at least 3 credits:3
MUSC 1211
Voice Class
or MUSC 1212
Voice Class
MUSC 3300
Choral Ensemble
MUSC 4323
Conducting (Choral)
or MUSC 4324
Conducting (Instrumental)
MUED 2665
Music Learning & Development
MUST 1118
Business of Music I
MUST 2114
History of Jazz
MUST 3741
Keyboard Harmony
or MUED 3662
Keyboard Harmony - Music Education
MUST 3713
Orchestration
MUST 3748
Composition Junior Seminar I
MUST 3749
Composition Junior Seminar II
MUST 4712
Computer Synthesis of Music
MUST 4713
Sound Recording
MUST 4714
Sound Editing
MUST 4716
Composing Music for Films
MUST 4717
Counterpoint
MUST 4718
Analysis
MUST 4719
MIDI
MUST 4722
Advanced Orchestration
MUST 4762
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
MUSC 4510
Instrumental Ensemble
MUSC 4520
Ensemble
MUST 4710
Early Music Ensemble
Electives
Music Elective(s) - Take any combination of the following courses for a total of at least 7 credits:7
MUSC 1211
Voice Class
or MUSC 1212
Voice Class
MUSC 3300
Choral Ensemble
MUSC 4323
Conducting (Choral)
or MUSC 4324
Conducting (Instrumental)
MUED 2665
Music Learning & Development
MUST 1118
Business of Music I
MUST 2114
History of Jazz
MUST 3741
Keyboard Harmony
or MUED 3662
Keyboard Harmony - Music Education
MUST 3713
Orchestration
MUST 3748
Composition Junior Seminar I
MUST 3749
Composition Junior Seminar II
MUST 4712
Computer Synthesis of Music
MUST 4713
Sound Recording
MUST 4714
Sound Editing
MUST 4716
Composing Music for Films
MUST 4717
Counterpoint
MUST 4718
Analysis
MUST 4719
MIDI
MUST 4722
Advanced Orchestration
MUST 4762
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
MUSC 4510
Instrumental Ensemble
MUSC 4520
Ensemble
Electives
Music Elective(s) - Take any combination of the following courses for a total of at least 5 credits:5
MUSC 1211
Voice Class
or MUSC 1212
Voice Class
MUSC 3300
Choral Ensemble
MUSC 4323
Conducting (Choral)
or MUSC 4324
Conducting (Instrumental)
MUED 2665
Music Learning & Development
MUST 1118
Business of Music I
MUST 2114
History of Jazz
MUST 3741
Keyboard Harmony
or MUED 3662
Keyboard Harmony - Music Education
MUST 3713
Orchestration
MUST 3748
Composition Junior Seminar I
MUST 3749
Composition Junior Seminar II
MUST 4710
Early Music Ensemble
MUST 4712
Computer Synthesis of Music
MUST 4713
Sound Recording
MUST 4714
Sound Editing
MUST 4716
Composing Music for Films
MUST 4717
Counterpoint
MUST 4718
Analysis
MUST 4719
MIDI
MUST 4722
Advanced Orchestration
MUST 4762
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