May 23, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Performance, B.M.


The Bachelor of Music in Performance is designed for students who wish to focus their career on performance and creating a teaching studio. This degree requires intensive study in individual and ensemble performance and supporting music courses. It provides excellent preparation for graduate study in music.

Performance areas of study include voice, piano, and instrumental music (violin, viola, cello, bass, guitar, harp, flute, clarinet, saxophone, oboe, bassoon,  trumpet, horn, trombone, euphonium, tuba).

An optional pedagogy track is available within the degree with courses including MUH 340 Pedagogy Literature, MUS 260 Performance Pedagogy II, and MUS 495 Music Internship (2 Cr. Hrs.).

Degree Requirements (128 Cr. Hrs.)


University Core Requirements (41 Cr. Hrs.)


University Core Curriculum (Traditional)   

Specified Course Requirements:

Major Core Requirements (75 Cr. Hrs.)


Electives (12 Cr. Hrs.)


Suggested Eight Semester Sequence


First Semester (17 Cr. Hrs.)


Second Semester (16 Cr. Hrs.)


Third Semester (17 Cr. Hrs.)


Fourth Semester (16 Cr. Hrs.)


Fifth Semester (16 Cr. Hrs.)


Sixth Semester (16 Cr. Hrs.)


  • 3 Cr. Hrs.
  • MUP *** (1-8) Primary Ensemble Credits Hours: 1

  • MUA 2** (1-8) Primary Applied Credits Hours: 2

  • MUS 172, MUS 318, or Secondary Ensemble (1 Cr. Hr.) Voice: MUS 318 Vocal Diction II Piano: MUS 172 Collaborative Piano II Instrumental: MUP*** (1-8) Secondary Ensemble Credits Hours: 1

  • MUR 300 or 301 Junior Recital (0 Cr. Hr.)

  • 0 Cr. Hrs.
  • 3 Cr. Hrs.
  • Pedagogy Track or Music Electives (3 Cr. Hrs.) Pedagogy Track MUS 260 Performance Pedagogy II (3 Cr. Hrs.) or Music Electives (3 Cr. Hrs.) Credits Hours: 3

  • 3 Cr. Hrs.

Seventh Semester (16 Cr. Hrs.)


Eighth Semester (14 Cr. Hrs.)


  • MUA 2** (1-8) Primary Applied Credits Hours: 2

  • 3 Cr. Hrs.
  • MUP *** (1-8) Primary Ensemble (1 Cr. Hr.) Credits Hours: 1

  • Secondary Ensemble (1 Cr. Hr.) Voice: MUS 136 Opera Workshop Piano & Instrumental: MUP*** (1-8) Credits Hours: 1

  • MUR 400 or 401 Senior Recital (0 Cr. Hr.)

  • Pedagogy Track or Music Elective (1 Cr. Hr.) Pedagogy Track MUS 495 Music Internship (1 Cr. Hr.) or Music Elective (1 Cr. Hr.) Credits Hours: 1

  • Electives (3 Cr. Hrs.) Credits Hours: 3

  • 3 Cr. Hrs.