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Jacobs School of Music
2007-2009
Academic Bulletin

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Bachelor of Music Degrees

Bachelor of Music in Composition
Bachelor of Music in Early Music (Instrumental Emphasis)
Bachelor of Music in Early Music (Vocal Emphasis)
Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies
Bachelor of Music in Performance, Orchestral Instrument or Guitar
Bachelor of Music in Performance, Organ
Bachelor of Music in Performance, Piano
Bachelor of Music in Performance, Voice
Bachelor of Music in Performance, Woodwind Instruments (Multiple)

Bachelor of Music in Composition

Applicants should submit (1) a portfolio of two to four scores and (2) a list of completed compositions, including date, instrumentation,
duration, and any performances (recordings of performances are recommended). Those invited to interview should be prepared for a brief ear-training examination. Admission also requires a classical audition on an instrument or voice.

Composition Courses
37 credit hours. K133 Notation and Calligraphy (1 cr.), K214 Instrumentation I(2 cr.), K215 Instrumentation II (2cr.), K231 Free Counterpoint I(2 cr.), K232 Free Counterpoint II (2cr.), K400 Composition Major (3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3 cr.), upper-divisional examination, K402 Senior Recital in Composition (0 cr.), K451 Advanced Orchestration I(2 cr.), K452 Advanced Orchestration II (2cr.), I500 Performance and Composition Masterclass (to be taken con­currently with each semester of K400) (0 cr.).

Major Ensemble
X0— (2cr.) required every fall semester, spring semester, and second summer session in which a student is registered for any course, music or non–music. Instrumental students, X040 University Instrumental Ensembles; vocal students, X070 University Choral Ensembles; keyboard students, X070 University Choral Ensembles or, with permission of the choral department, X002 Piano Accompanying.

Performance Study
Instrument or voice: minimum of 2 credit hours each semester until the eighth-semester B.S. or B.M.E. level is certified by hearing; entrance audition, freshman jury, upper-division examination.

Secondary Piano and Keyboard Proficiency
All students must pass a keyboard proficiency examination. Students whose primary instrument is not piano, organ, or harpsichord must take an examination for placement in P111 Piano Class 1, Music Majors (2cr.), P121 Piano Class 2, Music Majors (2cr.), P131 Piano Class 3, Music Majors (2cr.), P141 Piano Class 4, Music Majors (2cr.), or P100 Piano Elective/Secondary (2cr.) and continue study each semester until the keyboard proficiency examination is passed.

Other Secondary Performance
(8 credits). Keyboard students only must elect one of the following three options. Option 1: Study of a secondary instrument or instruments or voice in any combination for 4 semesters (2-2-2-2 cr.); Option 2: K403 Electronic Studio Resources I(3 cr.), K404 Electronic Studio Resources II (3cr.), and K406 Projects in Electronic Music (2cr.); Option 3: K403 Electronic Studio Resources I(3 cr.), K404 Electronic Studio Resources II (3cr.), and one semester of study of a secondary instrument or voice (2cr.).

Core Music Courses
27 credit hours. Placement examination or T109 Rudiments of Music I(3 cr.), T132 Musical Skills I(1 cr.), T151 Music Theory and Literature I(3 cr.), T152 Music Theory and Literature II (3cr.), T231 Musical Skills II (1 cr.), T232 Musical Skills III (1 cr.), T251 Music Theory and Literature III (3 cr.), T252 Music Theory and Literature IV (3 cr.), T331 Musical Skills IV (1 cr.), T351 Music Theory and Literature V (3cr.), M401 History and Literature of Music I(4 cr.), M402 History and Literature of Music II (4cr.). A grade of C or higher is required in T109 Rudiments of Music I, T132 Musical Skills I, T231 Musical Skills II, T232 Musical Skills III, and T331 Musical Skills IV.

Advanced Music Literature and Music Theory
3 credit hours selected from M410 Composer or Genre (3cr.), T410 Topics in Music Theory (3cr.), T412 Advanced Aural and Keyboard Techniques (3cr.), T416 Counterpoint: Variable Topics (3cr.), T417 Analysis of Tonal Music (3cr.), or T418 Music and Ideas (3cr.).

Other Music Courses
7 credit hours in electives selected from music major undergraduate courses in the following areas: church music, electronic music, music education, techniques, conducting, composition, music history, music theory, opera, unclassified courses. A maximum of 4 credit hours in early instruments or ballet may be counted in this area.

General Education
24 credit hours.

Written and Oral Expression
English composition, 2 credit hours or competency.

Foreign Language
4-8 credit hours in a single language or proficiency, equivalent to two semesters of first-year language study.

Humanities
3 credit hours.

Life and Physical Sciences and Mathematics
3 credit hours.

Social and Behavioral Sciences
3 credit hours.

Electives
6-10 credit hours selected from ‘‘General Education Requirements.’’

To Complete Degree
Free music or non–music electives as needed to bring the total credit hours to 120, excluding major ensemble and I400.

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Bachelor of Music in Early Music (Instrumental Emphasis)

This degree is offered according to the available faculty for the following instruments: early violin/viola, early cello, early oboe, early flute, viola da gamba, lute, recorder, harpsichord, sackbut.

Major Ensemble
X060 Early Music Ensembles
(2 cr.) required every fall semester, spring semester, and second summer session in which a student is registered for any course, music or non–music.

Chamber Music Ensemble
F450 Chamber Music (1-1-1-1 cr.).

Performance Major, Early Instrument
Minimum of 6 credit hours each semester until senior recital is passed (students who have completed a total of 48 credit hours and the senior recital may reduce credit hours to 3). Entrance audition, freshman jury, upper-division examination, junior recital, senior recital.

Secondary Piano and Keyboard Proficiency All students must pass a keyboard proficiency examination. Students (except harpsichord majors) must take Y110 Harpsichord (2cr.) each semester until the keyboard proficiency examination is passed.

Core Music Courses
27 credit hours. Placement examination or T109 Rudiments of Music I(3 cr.), T132 Musical Skills I(1 cr.), T151 Music Theory and Literature I(3 cr.), T152 Music Theory and Literature II (3cr.), T231 Musical Skills II (1 cr.), T232 Musical Skills III (1 cr.), T251 Music Theory and Literature III (3 cr.), T252 Music Theory and Literature IV (3 cr.), T331 Musical Skills IV (1 cr.), T351 Music Theory and Literature V (3cr.), M401 History and Literature of Music I(4 cr.), M402 History and Literature of Music II (4cr.). A grade of C or higher is required in T109 Rudiments of Music I, T132 Musical Skills I, T231 Musical Skills II, T232 Musical Skills III, and T331 Musical Skills IV.

Advanced Music Literature and Music Theory
3 credit hours selected from M410 Composer or Genre (3cr.), T410 Topics in Music Theory (3cr.), T412 Advanced Aural and Keyboard Techniques (3cr.), T416 Counterpoint: Variable Topics (3cr.), T417 Analysis of Tonal Music (3cr.), or T418 Music and Ideas (3cr.).

Other Music Courses
6 credit hours. Required: M435 Performance Practices before 1750 (3cr.); elective: 3 credit hours including a minimum of 2 credit hours in pedagogy courses such as E130 Introduction to Music Learning (2cr.), E303 Violin/Viola Pedagogy (2cr.), E306 Cello Pedagogy (2cr.), or E493 Piano Pedagogy (2 cr.). Electives may also include courses for music majors in church music, music education, techniques, conducting, composition, music history, music theory, opera, and unclassified courses.

General Education
24 credit hours.

Written and Oral Expression
English composition, 2 credit hours or competency.

Foreign Language
4-8 credit hours in a single language (German or French only) or proficiency, equivalent to two semesters of first-year language study.

Humanities
3 credit hours.

Life and Physical Sciences and Mathematics
3 credit hours.

Social and Behavioral Sciences
3 credit hours.

Electives
6-10 credit hours selected from ‘General Education Requirements.’’

To Complete Degree
Free music or non–music electives as needed to bring the total credit hours to 120, excluding major ensemble and I400.

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Bachelor of Music in Early Music (Vocal Emphasis)

Major Ensemble
X060 Early Music Ensembles (2 cr.) required every fall semester, spring semester, and second summer session in which a student is registered for any course, music or non–music.

Chamber Music Ensemble
F450 Chamber Music (1-1-1-1 cr.).

Performance Study
Y410 Early Music Performance: Undergraduate Majors. Minimum of 3 credit hours each semester until senior recital is passed (students who have completed a total of 24 credit hours and the senior recital may reduce credit hours to 2). Entrance audition, freshman jury, upper-division examination, junior recital, senior recital.

Secondary Piano and KeyboardProficiency
All students must pass a keyboard proficiency examination. Students must take Y110 Harpsichord (2cr.) each semester until the keyboard proficiency examination is passed.

Core Music Courses
27 credit hours. Placement examination or T109 Rudiments of Music I(3 cr.), T132 Musical Skills I(1 cr.), T151 Music Theory and Literature I(3 cr.), T152 Music Theory and Literature II (3cr.), T231 Musical Skills II (1 cr.), T232 Musical Skills III (1 cr.), T251 Music Theory and Literature III (3 cr.), T252 Music Theory and Literature IV (3 cr.), T331 Musical Skills IV (1 cr.), T351 Music Theory and Literature V (3cr.), M401 History and Literature of Music I(4 cr.), M402 History and Literature of Music II (4cr.). A grade of C or higher is required in T109 Rudiments of Music I, T132 Musical Skills I, T231 Musical Skills II, T232 Musical Skills III, and T331 Musical Skills IV.

Advanced Music Literature and Music Theory
3 credit hours selected from M410 Composer or Genre (3cr.), T410 Topics in Music Theory (3cr.), T412 Advanced Aural and Keyboard Techniques (3cr.), T416 Counterpoint: Variable Topics (3cr.), T417 Analysis of Tonal Music (3cr.), or T418 Music and Ideas (3cr.).

Other Music Courses
10 credit hours. Required: M435 Performance Practices before 1750 (3cr.); elective: 7 credit hours including a minimum of 2 credit hours in pedagogy
courses such as E130 Introduction to Music Learning (2cr.) or E494 Vocal Pedagogy (3cr.). Electives may also include courses for music majors in church music, music education, techniques, conducting, composition, music history, music theory, opera, and unclassified courses. A maximum of 4 credit hours in ballet may be counted in this area. U233 Applied French Diction for Singers (1 cr.), U243 Applied German Diction for Singers (1 cr.), U253 Applied Italian Diction for Singers (1 cr.), and U361 English Diction for Singers (1 cr.) are recommended.

General Education
24-35 credit hours.

Written and Oral Expression
English composition, 2 credit hours or competency.

Foreign Language
12-24 credit hours or proficiency, equivalent to two semesters of first-year language study. Three of the following language sequences are required:

Italian: FRIT M100 Elementary Italian I(4 cr.) and M150 Elementary Italian II (4cr.); or M115 Accelerated Elementary Italian (4cr.).

French: FRIT F100 Elementary French I(4 cr.) and F150 Elementary French II (4cr.); or F115 Accelerated Elementary French (4cr.).

German: GER G100 Beginning German I(4 cr.) and G150 Beginning German II: Language and Culture (4cr.); or G105 Accelerated Elementary German I(5 cr.)
.
Latin: CLAS L100 Elementary Latin I(4 cr.) and L150 Elementary Latin II (4cr.)
.
Humanities
3 credit hours.

Life and Physical Sciences and Mathematics
3 credit hours.

Social and Behavioral Sciences
3 credit hours.

Electives
0-3 credit hours selected from ‘‘General Education Requirements.’’

To Complete Degree
Free music or non–music electives as needed to bring the total credit hours to 120, excluding major ensemble and I400.

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Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies

Major Ensemble
X040 University Instrumental Ensembles (2cr.) required every fall semester, spring semester, and second summer session in which a student is registered for any course, music or non–music.

Chamber Music Ensemble
F450 Chamber Music [Jazz Combo] (1-1-1-1 cr.).

Performance Study
Minimum of 3 credit hours each semester until senior recital is passed (students who have completed 24 credit hours and the senior recital may reduce credit to 2 credit hours). Entrance audition, freshman jury, upper-division examination, senior recital.

Secondary Piano and Keyboard Proficiency
The sequence of piano courses required for all jazz majors who are not piano majors is P111 Piano Class 1, Music Majors (2cr.), P121 Piano Class 2, Music Majors (2cr.), P201 Jazz Piano Class 1(2 cr.), and P202 Jazz Piano Class 2 (2 cr.). Entering students take an examination placing them into the appropriate course in the sequence. Continued study is required each semester until the keyboard proficiency examination, administered by the jazz department, is passed. The keyboard proficiency examination is also required of jazz piano majors.

Core Music Courses
27 credit hours. Placement examination or T109 Rudiments of Music I(3 cr.), T132 Musical Skills I(1 cr.), T151 Music Theory and Literature I(3 cr.), T152 Music Theory and Literature II (3cr.), T231 Musical Skills II (1 cr.), T232 Musical Skills III (1 cr.), T251 Music Theory and Literature III (3 cr.), T252 Music Theory and Literature IV (3 cr.), T331 Musical Skills IV (1 cr.), T351 Music Theory and Literature V (3cr.), M401 History and Literature of Music I(4 cr.), M402 History and Literature of Music II (4cr.). A grade of C or higher is required in T109 Rudiments of Music I, T132 Musical Skills I, T231 Musical Skills II, T232 Musical Skills III, and T331 Musical Skills IV.

Jazz Major Courses
25-33 credit hours. E470 Pedagogy of Jazz (2cr.), M395 Contemporary Jazz and Soul Music (3cr.), O316 Jazz Arranging 1(2 cr.), O317 Jazz Arranging 2 (2 cr.), O318 Styles and Analysis of Jazz 1(2 cr.), O319 Styles and Analysis of Jazz 2 (2cr.), O321 Jazz Improvisation 1(3 cr.), O324 Jazz Improvisation 4 (3cr.). O325 Rhythm Section Literature and Performance Practice (2-2-2-2 cr.) is required for jazz bass, drum, and piano majors. O322 Jazz Improvisation 2 (3cr.) and O323 Jazz Improvisation 3 (3cr.) are required for jazz majors excluding bass and drum majors.

General Education
24 credit hours.

Written and Oral Expression
English composition, 2 credit hours or competency.

Foreign Language
4-8 credit hours in a single language or proficiency, equivalent to two semesters of first-year language study.

Humanities
3 credit hours.

Life and Physical Sciences and Mathematics
3 credit hours.

Social and Behavioral Sciences
3 credit hours.

Electives
6-10 credit hours selected from ‘‘General Education Requirements.’’

To Complete Degree
Free music or non–music electives as needed to bring the total credit hours to 120, excluding major ensemble and I400.

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Bachelor of Music in Performance, Orchestral Instrument or Guitar

This degree is available for flute (W410), oboe (W420), clarinet (W430), bassoon (W440), saxophone (W450), horn (B410), trumpet (B420), trombone (B430), euphonium (B440), tuba (B450), percussion (D400), violin (S410), viola (S420), violoncello (S430), double bass (S440), guitar (L400), and harp (H400).

Major Ensemble
X040 University Instrumental Ensembles (2cr.) required every fall semester, spring semester, and second summer session in which a student is registered for any course, music or non–music. X070 University Choral Ensembles or X060 Early Music Ensembles may be used only by special permission.

Small Ensemble
(1-1-1-1 cr.), specified by instrument: Guitar and Strings, F450 Chamber Music (1-1-1-1 cr.), (double bass majors will substitute F419 Orchestral Repertoire); Brass and Woodwinds, F450 Chamber Music (1-1-1-1 cr.), (1 or 2 credit hours of X420 may be substituted); percussion, X490 Percussion Ensemble (1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1 cr.); harp, F449 Harp Ensemble (1-1-1-1 cr.) and F450 Chamber Music (1-1-1-1 cr.) for a total of 8 credits.

Performance Study
Minimum of 6 credit hours each semester until senior recital is passed (students who have completed a total of 48 credit hours and the senior recital may reduce credit hours to 3). Harp students may take two semesters of 4 credits rather than 6 credits. Percussion students may take two semesters of 4 credits rather than 6 credits. Entrance audition, freshman jury, upper-division hearing, junior recital, senior recital. Double bass students substitute an orchestral repertoire examination for one of the required recitals.

Secondary Piano and Keyboard Proficiency
Students except for guitar and harp majors must take an examination for placement in P111 Piano Class 1, Music Majors (2cr.); P121 Piano Class 2, Music Majors (2cr.); P131 Piano Class 3, Music Majors (2cr.); P141 Piano Class 4, Music Majors (2cr.); or P100 Piano Elective/ Secondary (2 cr.) and continue study each semester until the keyboard proficiency examination is passed.

Core Music Courses
27 credit hours. Placement examination or T109 Rudiments of Music I(3 cr.), T132 Musical Skills I(1 cr.), T151 Music Theory and Literature I(3 cr.), T152 Music Theory and Literature II (3cr.), T231 Musical Skills II (1 cr.), T232 Musical Skills III (1 cr.), T251 Music Theory and Literature III (3 cr.), T252 Music Theory and Literature IV (3 cr.), T331 Musical Skills IV (1 cr.), T351 Music Theory and Literature V (3cr.), M401 History and Literature of Music I(4 cr.), M402 History and Literature of Music II (4cr.). A grade of C or higher is required in T109 Rudiments of Music I, T132 Musical Skills I, T231 Musical Skills II, T232 Musical Skills III, and T331 Musical Skills IV.

Advanced Music Literature and Music Theory
3 credit hours selected from M410 Composer or Genre (3cr.), T410 Topics in Music Theory (3cr.), T412 Advanced Aural and Keyboard Techniques (3cr.), T416 Counterpoint: Variable Topics (3cr.), T417 Analysis of Tonal Music (3cr.), or T418 Music and Ideas (3cr.).

Other Music Courses
6 elective credit hours including a minimum of 2 credit hours in pedagogy courses such as E130 Introduction to Music Learning (2cr.), E303 Violin/Viola Pedagogy (2cr.), E306 Cello Pedagogy (2cr.), and E459 Instrumental Pedagogy (2cr.). Elective courses may also include courses for music majors in church music, music education, techniques, conducting, composition, music history, music theory, opera, and unclassified courses. A maximum of 4 credit hours in early instruments or ballet may be counted in this area.

General Education
24 credit hours.

Written and Oral Expression
English composition, 2 credit hours or competency.

Foreign Language
4-8 credit hours in a single language or proficiency, equivalent to two semesters of first-year language study.

Humanities
3 credit hours.

Life and Physical Sciences and Mathematics
3 credit hours.

Social and Behavioral Sciences
3 credit hours.

Electives
6-10 credit hours selected from ‘‘General Education Requirements.’’

To Complete Degree
Free music or non–music electives as needed to bring the total credit hours to 120, excluding major ensemble and I400.

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Bachelor of Music in Performance, Organ

Major Ensemble
X070 University Choral Ensembles (2 cr.) or, with permission of choral department, X002 Piano Accompanying (2cr.) required every fall semester, spring semester, and second summer session in which a student is registered for any course, music or non–music.

Performance Study
Q400 Organ. Minimum of 4 credit hours the first two semesters and 6 credit hours each subsequent semester (students who have completed 44 credit hours and the senior recital may reduce credit hours to 3). Entrance audition, freshman jury, upper-division examination, junior recital, senior recital.

Secondary Piano and Keyboard Proficiency
Required: Four semesters of keyboard study (2-2-2-2). P100 Piano Elective/Secondary (2cr.) is required the first 3 semesters. One semester of Y110 Harpsichord (2cr.) or two semesters of F300 Piano Accompanying (1 cr.) may substitute for the fourth semester of P100 with permission of the organ department chair and the successful passing of a piano proficiency examination administered by the organ faculty. The keyboard proficiency requirement is met by completing C401 Church Music I(3 cr.) and C403 Church Music III(3 cr.).

Core Music Courses
27 credit hours. Placement examination or T109 Rudiments of Music I(3 cr.), T132 Musical Skills I(1 cr.), T151 Music Theory and Literature I(3 cr.), T152 Music Theory and Literature II (3cr.), T231 Musical Skills II (1 cr.), T232 Musical Skills III (1 cr.), T251 Music Theory and Literature III (3 cr.), T252 Music Theory and Literature IV (3 cr.), T331 Musical Skills IV (1 cr.), T351 Music Theory and Literature V (3cr.), M401 History and Literature of Music I(4 cr.), M402 History and Literature of Music II (4cr.). A grade of C or higher is required in T109 Rudiments of Music I, T132 Musical Skills I, T231 Musical Skills II, T232 Musical Skills III, and T331 Musical Skills IV.

Advanced Music Literature and Music Theory
3 credit hours selected from M410 Composer or Genre (3cr.), T410 Topics in Music Theory (3cr.), T412 Advanced Aural and Keyboard Techniques (3cr.), T416 Counterpoint: Variable Topics (3cr.), T417 Analysis of Tonal Music (3cr.), or T418 Music and Ideas (3cr.).

Other Music Courses
14/15 credit hours. C401 Church Music I(3 cr.), C402 Church Music II (3cr.), C403 Church Music III (3cr.), C404 Church Music IV (3cr.), and 2 or 3 credit hours in one pedagogy course (E130 Introduction to Music Learning, 2cr.; E489 Organ Pedagogy, 3cr.; E493 Piano Pedagogy, 2 cr.; or E494 Vocal Pedagogy, 3cr.).

General Education
24 credit hours.

Written and Oral Expression
English composition, 2 credit hours or competency.

Foreign Language
4-8 credit hours in a single language or proficiency, equivalent to two semesters of first-year language study.

Humanities
3 credit hours.

Life and Physical Sciences and Mathematics
3 credit hours.

Social and Behavioral Sciences
3 credit hours.

Electives
6-10 credit hours selected from ‘‘General Education Requirements.’’

To Complete Degree
Free music or non–music electives as needed to bring the total credit hours to 120, excluding major ensemble and I400.

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Bachelor of Music in Performance, Piano

Major Ensemble
Required every fall semester, spring semester, and second summer session in which a student is registered for any course, music or non-music. Students admitted to the upper division of the Jacobs School of Music must register for X002 Piano Accompanying (2 cr.). All others must register for X040 University Instrumental Ensembles (2 cr.), X060 Early Music Ensembles (2cr.), or X070 University Choral Ensembles (2cr.).

Performance Study
P400 Piano Undergraduate Major. Minimum of 6 credit hours each semester until senior recital is passed (students who have completed 48 credit hours and the senior recital may reduce credit hours to 3). Entrance audition, freshman jury, upper-division examination, junior recital, senior recital.

Keyboard Proficiency
Must be completed prior to upper-division examination.

Core Music Courses
27 credit hours. Placement examination or T109 Rudiments of Music I(3 cr.), T132 Musical Skills I(1 cr.), T151 Music Theory and Literature I(3 cr.), T152 Music Theory and Literature II (3cr.), T231 Musical Skills II (1 cr.), T232 Musical Skills III (1 cr.), T251 Music Theory and Literature III (3 cr.), T252 Music Theory and Literature IV (3 cr.), T331 Musical Skills IV (1 cr.), T351 Music Theory and Literature V (3cr.), M401 History and Literature of Music I(4 cr.), M402 History and Literature of Music II (4cr.). A grade of C or higher is required in T109 Rudiments of Music I, T132 Musical Skills I, T231 Musical Skills II, T232 Musical Skills III, and T331 Musical Skills IV.

Advanced Music Literature and Music Theory
3 credit hours selected from M410 Composer or Genre (3cr.), T410 Topics in Music Theory (3cr.), T412 Advanced Aural and Keyboard Techniques (3cr.), T416 Counterpoint: Variable Topics (3cr.), T417 Analysis of Tonal Music (3cr.), or T418 Music and Ideas (3cr.).

Other Music Courses
12 credit hours: Required: E493 Piano Pedagogy (2cr.), F300 Piano Accompanying (1-1-1-1 cr.), taken in the first four semesters of enrollment. Elective: 6 credit hours selected from courses for music majors in church music, music education, techniques, conducting, composition, music history, music theory, opera, and unclassified courses. A maximum of 4 credit hours in early instruments or ballet may be counted in this area.

General Education
24 credit hours.

Written and Oral Expression
English composition, 2 credit hours or competency.

Foreign Language
4-8 credit hours in a single language or proficiency, equivalent to two semesters of first-year language study.

Humanities
3 credit hours.

Life and Physical Sciences and Mathematics
3 credit hours.

Social and Behavioral Sciences
3 credit hours.

Electives
6-10 credit hours selected from ‘‘General Education Requirements.’’

To Complete Degree Free music or non–music electives as needed to bring the total credit hours to 120, excluding major ensemble and I400.

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Bachelor of Music in Performance, Voice

Major Ensemble
X070 University Choral Ensembles (2 cr.) required every fall semester, spring semester, and second summer session in which a student is registered for any course, music or non–music.

Performance Major
V400 Voice. 3 credit hours each semester until senior recital is passed (students who have completed a total of 24 credit hours and the senior recital may reduce credit hours to 2). Entrance audition, freshman jury, upper-division examination, junior recital, senior recital.

Secondary Piano and Keyboard Proficiency
All students must pass a keyboard proficiency examination. Voice majors must take an examination for placement in P111 Piano Class 1, Music Majors (2cr.); P121 Piano Class 2, Music Majors (2cr.); P131 Piano Class 3, Music Majors (2cr.); P141 Piano Class 4, Music Majors (2cr.); or P100 Piano Elective/Secondary (2cr.) and continue study each semester until the keyboard proficiency examination is passed.

Core Music Courses
27 credit hours. Placement examination or T109 Rudiments of Music I(3 cr.), T132 Musical Skills I(1 cr.), T151 Music Theory and Literature I(3 cr.), T152 Music Theory and Literature II (3cr.), T231 Musical Skills II (1 cr.), T232 Musical Skills III (1 cr.), T251 Music Theory and Literature III (3 cr.), T252 Music Theory and Literature IV (3 cr.), T331 Musical Skills IV (1 cr.), T351 Music Theory and Literature V (3cr.), M401 History and Literature of Music I(4 cr.), M402 History and Literature of Music II (4cr.). A grade of C or higher is required in T109 Rudiments of Music I, T132 Musical Skills I, T231 Musical Skills II, T232 Musical Skills III, and T331 Musical Skills IV.

Other Music Courses
16 credit hours. Required: M431 Song Literature I(3 cr.), M432 Song Literature II (3cr.), U233 Applied French Diction for Singers (1 cr.), U243 Applied German Diction for Singers (1 cr.), U253 Applied Italian Diction for Singers (1 cr.), U361 English Diction for Singers (1 cr.). Electives: 6 credit hours, including a minimum of 2 credit hours in pedagogy courses such as E130 Introduction to Music Learning (2 cr.) or E494 Vocal Pedagogy (3cr.). Electives may also include courses for music majors in church music, music education, techniques, conducting, composition, music history, music theory, opera, and unclassified courses. A maximum of 4 credit hours in early instruments or ballet may be counted in this area.

General Education
24 credit hours.

Written and Oral Expression
English composition, 2 credit hours or competency.

Foreign Language
13-24 credit hours or proficiency, equivalent to two semesters of first-year language study.

Italian: FRIT M100 Elementary Italian I(4 cr.) and M150 Elementary Italian II (4cr.); or M115 Accelerated Elementary Italian (4cr.).

French: FRIT F100 Elementary French I(4 cr.) and F150 Elementary French II: Language and Culture (4cr.); or F115 Accelerated Elementary French (4 cr.).

German: GER G100 Beginning German I(4 cr.) and G150 Beginning German: Language and Culture II (4cr.); or G105 Accelerated Elementary German I(5 cr.).

Humanities
3 credit hours.

Life and Physical Sciences and Mathematics
3 credit hours.

Social and Behavioral Sciences
3 credit hours.

To Complete Degree
Free music or non-music electives as needed to bring the total credit hours to 120, excluding major ensemble and I400.

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Bachelor of Music in Performance, Woodwind Instruments (Multiple)

Prerequisite: Admission to B.M. (single instrument), B.M.E., or B.S.O.F. degree program. Admission to the multiple woodwinds degree program by audition on two secondary instruments after the first semester of study on the primary instrument.

Major Ensemble
X040 University Instrumental Ensembles (2cr.) required every fall semester, spring semester, and second summer session in which a student is registered for any course, music or non–music.

Chamber Music Ensemble
F450 Chamber Music (1-1-1-1 cr.).

Performance Study
6 credit hours for the first semester, minimum of 4 credit hours for each subsequent semester until the senior recital is passed (students who have completed 34 credit hours and the senior recital may reduce credit
hours to 3). Entrance audition, freshman jury, upper-division examination, junior recital, senior recital.

Other Secondary Performance
14 credit hours.
Option A (Five Instruments)

Major Secondary Instruments
Flute W120 Oboe (2-2 cr.), W130 Clarinet (2-2 cr.), W140 Bassoon (2-2 cr.), W150 Saxophone (2 cr.)
Oboe W110 Flute (2-2 cr.), W130 Clarinet (2-2 cr.), W140 Bassoon (2-2 cr.), W150 Saxophone (2 cr.)
Clarinet W110 Flute (2-2 cr.), W120 Oboe (2-2 cr.), W140 Bassoon (2-2 cr.), W150 Saxophone (2 cr.)
Bassoon W110 Flute (2-2 cr.), W120 Oboe (2-2 cr.), W130 Clarinet (2-2 cr.), W150 Saxophone (2 cr.)
Saxophone W110 Flute (2-2 cr.), W120 Oboe (2-2 cr.), W130 Clarinet (2-2 cr.), W140 Bassoon (2 cr.)

Option B (Three Instruments)
First Secondary
Woodwind Instrument: W1-0 (2-2-2-2 cr.)

Second Secondary
Woodwind Instrument: W1-0 (2-2-2 cr.)

Secondary Piano and Keyboard Proficiency
All students must pass a keyboard proficiency examination. Students who are woodwind majors must take an examination for placement in P111 Piano Class 1, Music Majors (2cr.); P121 Piano Class 2, Music Majors (2cr.); P131 Piano Class 3, Music Majors (2cr.); P141 Piano Class 4, Music Majors (2cr.); or P100 Piano Elective/Secondary (2cr.) and continue study each semester until the keyboard proficiency examination is passed.

Core Music Courses
27 credit hours. Placement examination or T109 Rudiments of Music I(3 cr.), T132 Musical Skills I(1 cr.), T151 Music Theory and Literature I(3 cr.), T152 Music Theory and Literature II (3cr.), T231 Musical Skills II (1 cr.), T232 Musical Skills III (1 cr.), T251 Music Theory and Literature III (3 cr.), T252 Music Theory and Literature IV (3 cr.), T331 Musical Skills IV (1 cr.), T351 Music Theory and Literature V (3cr.), M401 History and Literature of Music I(4 cr.), M402 History and Literature of Music II (4cr.). A grade of C or higher is required in T109 Rudiments of Music I, T132 Musical Skills I, T231 Musical Skills II, T232 Musical Skills III, and T331 Musical Skills IV.

Advanced Music Literature and Music Theory
3 credit hours selected from M410 Composer or Genre (3cr.), T410 Topics in Music Theory (3cr.), T412 Advanced Aural and Keyboard Techniques (3cr.), T416 Counterpoint: Variable Topics (3cr.), T417 Analysis of Tonal Music (3cr.), or T418 Music and Ideas (3cr.).

Other Music Courses
Elective: 6 credit hours including a minimum of 2 credit hours in pedagogy courses such as E130 Introduction to Music Learning (2cr.), E303 Violin/Viola Pedagogy (2cr.), E306 Cello Pedagogy (2cr.), or E459 Instrumental Pedagogy (2cr.). Electives may also include courses for music majors in church music, music education, techniques, conducting, composition, music history, music theory, opera, and unclassified courses. A maximum of 4 credit hours in early instruments or ballet may be counted in this area.

General Education
24 credit hours.

Written and Oral Expression
English composition, 2 credit hours or competency.

Foreign Language
4-8 credit hours in a single language or proficiency, equivalent to two semesters of first-year language study.

Humanities
3 credit hours.

Life and Physical Sciences and Mathematics
3 credit hours.

Social and Behavioral Sciences
3 credit hours.

Electives
6-10 credit hours selected from ‘General Education Requirements.’’

To Complete Degree Free music or non–music electives as needed to bring the total credit hours to 120, excluding major ensemble and I400.

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