B.A. Music Performance

The Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance concentration curricula is designed for those preparing for a career as a performing musician. In addition to the below semester credit hour requirements, students are required to perform two solo recitals which is evaluated by a faculty panel, pass a piano proficiency exam, and attend a set number of seminars. Students are also evaluated at the end of the sophomore year in music theory and applied performance in order to qualify for upper-level courses in music.

Vocal

Degree Plan (PDF)

  • Applied Music (Private Lessons) | 24 SCH
  • Large Ensembles | 8 SCH
  • Music Theory/ Sight Singing | 16 SCH
  • Analysis of Music | 4 SCH
  • Counterpoint | 3 SCH
  • Music Technology | 3 SCH
  • Music Literature | 3 SCH
  • Music History | 6 SCH
  • Opera | 2 SCH
  • French Diction/Literature | 1 SCH
  • German Diction/Literature | 1 SCH
  • Italian Diction/Literature | 1 SCH
  • English Diction/Literature | 1 SCH
  • Conducting | 2 SCH
  • Vocal Pedagogy | 3 SCH

Music Requirements = 78 SCH
University Core = 42 SCH

TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS = 120 SCH

Instrumental (Brass, Woodwinds, and Percussion ONLY)

Degree Plan (PDF)

  • Applied Music (Private Lessons) | 24SCH
  • Large Ensembles | 8 SCH
  • Music Theory/ Sight Singing | 16 SCH
  • Analysis of Music | 4 SCH
  • Counterpoint | 3 SCH
  • Music Technology | 3 SCH
  • Music Literature | 3 SCH
  • Functional Piano | 2 SCH
  • Music History | 6 SCH
  • Conducting | 2 SCH
  • Studies in Instrumental Pedagogy | 2 SCH
  • Studies in Instrumental Literature | 2 SCH
  • Music Electives | 3 SCH

Music Requirements = 78 SCH
University Core = 42 SCH

TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS = 120 SCH

Piano

Degree Plan (PDF)

  • Applied Music (Private Lessons) | 24SCH
  • Large Ensembles | 8 SCH
  • Music Theory/ Sight Singing | 16 SCH
  • Analysis of Music | 4 SCH
  • Counterpoint | 3 SCH
  • Music Technology | 3 SCH
  • Music Literature | 3 SCH
  • Music History | 6 SCH
  • Accompanying | 2 SCH
  • Conducting | 2 SCH
  • Piano Literature | 2 SCH
  • Piano Pedagogy | 2 SCH
  • Music Electives | 3 SCH

Music Requirements = 78 SCH
University Core = 42 SCH

TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS = 120 SCH