Students are admitted to the degree program based upon their musicality and musical literacy rather than on performance accomplishments. Musical background and proficiency in an applied instrument/voice will determine placement within the department. Concentrations are available in a performance area (instrument or voice), theory or history.
64 credit hours, including
54 credit hours, as follows:
Music Courses, 37 credit hours:
- MUSC 200 - Theory I (3)
- MUSC 201 - Sightsinging and Dictation I (1)
- MUSC 202 - Theory II (3)
- MUSC 203 - Sightsinging and Dictation II (1)
- MUSC 210 - Music History I (3)
- MUSC 211 - Music History II (3)
- MUSC 300 - Theory III (3)
- MUSC 301 - Sightsinging and Dictation III (1)
- MUSC 302 - Theory IV (3)
- MUSC 303 - Sightsinging and Dictation IV (1)
- MUSC 304 - Producing Electronic Music I (3)
- MUSC 310 - Music History III: Seminar (3)
- MUSC 400 - Form and Analysis (3)
- MUSC 401 - Orchestration Arranging (3)
- MUSC 420 - Conducting I (3)
Applied Music, 8 credit hours:
- MUSC 278-299
Large Ensembles, 8 credit hours (semesters):
- MUSC 259-261 and/or an instrumental ensemble MUSC 265 or MUSC 270
Small Ensemble: 1 credit hour:
- MUSC 263 - Edgecliff Vocal Ensemble
- MUSC 264
- MUSC 267 - Percussion Ensemble
- MUSC 268 - Guitar Ensemble
- MUSC 269 - Chamber Music Ensemble
- MUSC 271 - Jazz Ensemble
- MUSC 273
- MUSC 277 - Piano Ensemble
- MUSC 340 - Music Production Workshop
- Pass applied music examination at the end of each semester.
- Pass eight jury exams.
- Pass a piano proficiency examination before graduation.
- Present a recital or write a thesis in major area of concentration during the senior year.
- Recital attendance (minimum of 40 recitals).
- A 2.000 cumulative average must be attained in these music courses.
TOTAL Minimum Hours Required for Degree: 120 Semester Hours