Jul 18, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, Instrumental Performance, B.M.

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The Bachelor of Music (B.M.) degree is the professional approach to the music major for the student who wants a strong foundation in music, combined with in-depth training in specific aspects of the art. The department offers concentrations in Choral or Instrumental Music Education and Performance (guitar, percussion, piano, strings, vocal, or winds).

Performance concentrates are required to present a senior full recital and a junior half recital. Students concentrating in performance must include four semesters in a secondary performance area of study (instrumentalists and vocalists may satisfy this requirement with MUP 129 , 130 , 229 , and 230 ).

In addition to the requirements listed below, students must meet all general graduation requirements as listed in the Undergraduate Academic Policies    section in this bulletin. A minimum of 124 semester hours is required for completion.

Admission to a degree program or minor in music is based on an audition in the primary performance area. 

General Education

The General Education core curriculum, described in the Undergraduate Academic Policies   section of this Bulletin, applies to all students pursuing the B.M. in Music-Instrumental Performance with the following exceptions. Students must also complete sufficient general electives to reach 124 or more total semester hours.

Applied Studies

  • MUP - 8 semesters private instrumental study (admission by audition only) (16 credit hours)
  • MUP - 8 semesters instrumental ensemble (8 credit hours)
  • MUP 1xx - Chamber Ensemble (4 credit hours)
  • MUP - Applied Secondary Instrument (4 credit hours)

Advanced Studies

Area Studies

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