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BACHELOR OF MUSIC: INSTRUMENTAL PERFORMANCE

Faculty: Anderson, Behn, Pritchett, Schimek, Steffens, Zieba
Adjunct Faculty: Allen, Bardeguez, Cain, Formicola, Harvey-Reed, O'Neal, Owens, Resnick, Ro, Robinson


General Education Requirements: 40 credit hrs
Music Major Requirements: 81 credit hrs

FIRST YEAR
First semester: 14 hrs

MUS 1112 Theory I    2

MUS 1122 Aural Skills I    2

AM Major Instrument    2

AMA 1571 Class Piano I     1

MUEN Major Ensemble*     1

MUS 1233 Music and the Human Experience     3

Gen Ed    3

Second semester: 8 hrs

MUS 1212 Theory II     2

MUS 1222 Aural Skills II     2

AM Major Instrument     2

AMA 1671 Class Piano II     1

MUEN Major Ensemble    1

Gen Ed    3

Gen Ed & Lab    4

SECOND YEAR
First semester: 16 hrs

MUS 2112 Theory III    2

MUS 2122 Aural Skills III    2

AM Major Instrument     2

AMA 1771 Class Piano III    1

MUEN Major Ensemble     1

Music Elective     2

Gen Ed     3

Gen Ed     3

Second semester: 15 hrs

MUS 2212 Theory IV     2

MUS 2222 Aural Skills IV    2

AM Major Instrument    2

AMA 1871 Class Piano IV    1

MUEN Major Ensemble    1

MUEN 1361 Chamber Music    1

Gen Ed    3

Gen Ed    3

THIRD YEAR
First semester: 16 hrs

MUS 3123 History of Music I    3

MUS 3113  Orchestration or

Composition I     3

MUS 3142 Conducting Fundamentals    2

MUED 3152 Instrumental Pedagogy   2

AM  Major Instrument    2

MUEN Major Ensemble    1

Gen Ed     3

Second semester: 16 hrs

MUS 3223 History of Music II    3

AM Major Instrument    2

MUEN Major Ensemble    1

Junior Recital    1

Music Elective    2

MUEN 1361 Chamber Music    1

Gen Ed    3

Gen Ed    3

FOURTH YEAR
First semester: 16 hrs

MUS 4113 Form and Analysis    3

MUS 4123 History of Twentieth-Century Music     3

AM Major Instrument    2

MUEN Major Ensemble    1

Music Elective    4

Gen Ed     3

Second semester: 16 hrs

MUS 4823 Orchestra Literature Seminar or

MUS 4523Wind Literature Seminar   3

AM Major Instrument    2

MUEN Major Ensemble    1

Senior Recital     1

Music Elective    3

Gen Ed    3

Gen Ed    3

Piano proficiency—Required
Junior recital level—7A
Graduation level—8B

*The ensemble for instrumental performance is Wind Philharmonic and/or Symphony Orchestra.

**All courses listed on this degree plan are required for the completion of this degree. The course sequence is a suggestion only, and each student will meet with his or her advisor to discuss the most appropriate sequence for that student.

Students may choose 11 credit hours from the following music electives:

MUS 2242                 Jazz Improvisation   2                                 

MUS 3242                 Conducting – Instrumental   2                                 

MUEN 1361              Chamber Music   1 (Can be taken multiple times with a maximum of three additional credits counting towards degree requirements)

MUS 3231                 Instrumental Technique   1                                 

MUS 3241                 Instrumental Repertoire    1                                 

MUS 4413                 Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint   3                                 

MUS 3113                 Orchestration    3                                 

MUS 4313                 Composition I    3                                 

 All degrees require a minimum of 124 earned credit hours.  Students must attain the required piano proficiency and performance levels as stated in the Undergraduate Catalog.



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