2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
    Jul 20, 2019  
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Performance: Instrumental, B.M.


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Minimum Total Credits Required: 124.5


Minimum Music Credits Required: 95.5


Minimum Liberal Arts Credits Required: 29


Notes:


1 Four credits per semester for 8 semesters.
2 Secondary instrument is piano until Proficiency 4 is achieved. Depending upon placement results, piano study may occur in classes, lessons, or a combination. If the requisite proficiency is achieved in fewer than 4 semesters, continued piano study or study on another instrument is required. Secondary study beyond 4 semesters requires an additional fee.
3 One credit per semester for 8 semesters.
4 Violin, viola, cello, and guitar students take a minimum of 6 credits of Chamber Music; double bass and harp students take a minimum of 2, and the balance in music electives. Wind players take a minimum of 4, and the balance in music electives. Percussion students substitute 6 credits of Percussion Ensemble for Chamber Music.
5 An Emphasis Area in music may be substituted for the music elective requirement. Students who have earned 8 credits in required ensemble may count up to 2 additional credits toward the music elective requirement. At least 2 credits of music electives must be at the 300 level or higher.
6 A proficiency exam is administered to determine entry level of foreign language study. Students whose language requirement is reduced may take the equivalent number of credit hours in other liberal arts courses.
7 See Bachelor of Arts & Sciences Core   for more information about Core requirements. Note that specific University core requirements for Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, and a minor field of study do not apply to  Bachelor of Music degree programs. Students may select to either take ten credits from any areas of the Humanities, Natural Sciences, and/or Social Sciences, or to complete a minor field of study outside of the Conservatory.

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