BMus Major in Performance
**B.Mus., Major in Performance
The Bachelor of Music in Performance degree is a foundational program of study leading directly to careers in music performance and pedagogy, and to graduate study in performance, conducting, music theory, musicology, and pedagogy.
- 099 Performance Forum
- 112 Music Theory 1
- 126 Class Piano 1
- 127 Class Piano 2
- 151 Small Ensembles (minimum two semester hours)
- 162 Auraal Skills and Sight Singing 1
- 211 Music Theory 2
- 212 Music Theory 3
- 215 Beginning Conducting
- 226 Class Piano 3
- 227 Class Piano 4
- 230 Private lessons (24 hours in primary area of study and four in a secondary area**)
- 261 Aural Skills and Sight Singing 2
- 262 Aural Skills and Sight Singing 3
- 311 Music Theory 4
- 313 Music History 1
- 314 Music History 2
- 315 Advanced Conducting
- 321 Orchestration (for instrumental concentration) or MUS 328 Vocal Diction 1 and MUS 329 Vocal Diction 2 (for vocal concentration)
- 361 Aural Skills and Sight Singing 4
- 394 Junior Recital/Project (enroll semester of anticipated completion of recital/project)
- 428 Advanced Methods and Pedagogy (minimum six hours)
- 458 Special Literature Study (minimum four hours)
- 492 Sight Singing Proficiency (enroll semester of anticipated completion of proficiency requirement)
- 493 Piano Proficiency (enroll semester of anticipated completion of proficiency requirement)
- If not completed with MUS 227, enroll in MUS 230 M until completed.
- 494 Senior Recital/Project (enroll semester of anticipated completion of proficiency requirement)
Enrollment (for credit) in at least one of the following large ensembles each semester: MUS 150 Concert Band, MUS 160 Orchestra, MUS 233 A Cappella Choir, or MUS 234 Jazz Band. A minimum of eight hours in large ensembles is required to complete the degree.
In Music Education:
- 215 Foundations in Music Education/Teaching
*Pending NASM accreditation.
**Primary areas of study available are determined by the current full-time and part-time faculty with advanced professional degrees. Composition, Choral Conducting, or Instrumental Conducting may be taken as a secondary area of study only.