Checksheet - BA in Music on Performance Option with Performance Emphasis

Bachelor of Arts Music Major on Performance Option with Performance Emphasis
Requirement Checksheet

August 2017

GENERAL EDUCATION (24-40 crs)

ACE: Achievement-Centered Education (27-30 hours)
ACE 1. Written Texts Incorporating Research and Knowledge Skills (3 crs)
ACE 2. Communication Skills (3 crs)
ACE 3. Mathematical, Computational, Statistical or Formal Reasoning Skills (3 crs)
ACE 4. Sciences (3 crs)
ACE 5. Humanities (3 crs)
ACE 6. Social Sciences (3 crs)

ACE 7. Arts (3 crs) This requirement is fulfilled within the major through MUSC 160 or MUSC 365

ACE 8. Ethical Principles, Civics, and Stewardship (3 crs)
ACE 9. Global Awareness or Knowledge of Human Diversity (3 crs) 
ACE 10. Creative/Scholarly Product (3 crs) [Note: this requirement may be fulfilled with a music course by electing to take MUSC 445 (Analysis for Performance)]

Languages - Classical and Modern (0-16 cr)

 
MINIMUM TOTAL REQUIREMENTS IN MUSIC (46-48 cr)

Music Core Curriculum
Music Classroom Classes Common to All Music Degrees (28 credits)
MUSC 64 Major Field Test 0
MUSC 160 Music as Art, Disp & Pro 3
MUSC 131 Keyboard Skills I 1
MUSC 132 Keyboard Skills II 1
MUSC 165 Music Theory I 3
MUSC 165A Aural Skills I 1
MUSC 166 Music Theory II 3
MUSC 166A Aural Skills II 1
MUSC 265 Music Theory III 3
MUSC 265A Aural Skills III 1
MUSC 266 Music Theory IV 3
MUSC 266A Aural Skills IV 1
MUSC 274 Beginning Conducting 1
MUSC 365 Music History & Literature I 3
MUSC 366 Music History & Literature II 3
MUSR  68 UG Convocation (6 semesters) 0

 
Musical Performance (Lessons, Ensembles, Recital  (18 cr)

Applied Studio Lessons (6 semesters; 12 cr)
MUAP 1xx                                                 2
MUAP 1xx 2
MUAP 2xx 2
MUAP 2xx 2
MUAP 3xx 2
MUAP 3xx 2

 

Large Ensembles (6 sem; 6 cr)
For additional rules and regulations, see the Undergraduate Handbook
1. MUDC 243 Varsity Chorus OR MUDC 246 University Chorale MUDC _ _ _ _         1
2. Group I or IA Ensembles (4 sem; 4 cr) MUDC____ 1
MUDC _ _ _ _      1
MUDC _ _ _ _    1
MUDC _ _ _ _   1
3. One additional Ensemble (1 sem; 1 cr) MUDC _ _ _ _   1
Recital: MUSR 90 0

 

Vocal Diction and Literature For Vocal Majors Only (1 class; 2 cr)
 
One of the following:
MUSC 125 English & Italian Diction and Literature (2 cr) (recommended)
or   MUSC 126 German Diction and Literature (2 cr)
or   MUSC 127 French Diction and Literature (2 cr)
Minor (18-24 cr)
A minor (or second major) is required.

MINIMUM ADDITIONAL ELECTIVES to Reach 120 credits (0-29)
The total will vary with the individual situation, depending on (but not limited to) whether the student is an instrmentalist or vocalist, the results of waivers and transfer credit evaluation, the means of fulfilment of the Foreign Language requirement, the means of fulfilment of ACE requirements including ACE 10, and the number of credits required by the minor or a second major.

GIVE SOME THOUGHT TO ACE 10
The General Education requirement ACE 10 is not fulfilled inside this degree. You may elect to fulfill it with the music course MUSC 445, which is the capstone class for all BM degrees, or by the capstone in the Music Technology minor, or by the thesis sequence in the BA with a Research Emphasis, or by an appropriate class in your minor or second major.