2018-2019 University Catalog 
    Jul 22, 2024  
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Performance: Keyboard, B.M.

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Minimum Total Credits Required: 124.5

Minimum Music Credits Required: 95.5

Minimum Liberal Arts Credits Required: 29


1 Four credits per semester for 8 semesters. All piano primaries must pass Proficiency 4.
2 Secondary instrument for pianists may be chosen from organ, harpsichord, voice, or an orchestral instrument. Organists take piano until Proficiency 4 is achieved. Secondary study beyond 4 semesters
requires an additional fee.
3 For pianists, participation in a major ensemble is required for 2 semesters during the freshman year. For organists, participation in a major ensemble is required for a total of 6 semesters.
4 Pianists must take two credits of Collaborative Piano during the sophomore year, and may then take any combination of Collborative Piano and Chamber Music to complete the six credits.
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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