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  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergrad Catalog

Music - Performance Guitar, BM


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Required Credits: 87

BM-MUS-PGTR

Pioneer Success Seminar


Required Course: 1

University Core Curriculum (Music: Performance & Jazz Studies)


Required Credits: 31

Bachelor of Music students complete a modified University Core Curriculum:

One (1) University Core Curriculum Area 2B course is required: ENG 1100  

Rather than completing one course in each of University Core Curriculum Areas 2A, 2C, 3A and 3B, Bachelor of Music students take two (2) courses from any of these areas. The two (2) courses must be from two (2) different disciplines and cannot be music courses.

Bachelor of Music students take on only one (1) course from University Core Curriculum Area 3C, Ways of Knowing; Social and Behavioral Sciences.

For Jazz Studies students, the following University Core Curriculum courses are suggested:

University Core Curriculum requirements and courses.  

Bachelor of Music Core Requirements (Performance)


Required Credits: 27

Basic Conducting Requirement


Credits Required: 3

Large Ensemble Requirement


Required Credits: 8

Take a Large Ensemble course for eight semesters; select from the following:

Chamber Ensemble Requirement


Required Credits: 7

Take a Chamber Ensemble course for seven (7) semesters; choose from the following:

Functional Class Piano Requirement


Required Credits: 4

Performance Seminar Requirement


Required Credits: 8

Take the Performance Seminar course for eight (8) semesters:

Recital Hour Requirement


Take the Recital Hour course for eight (8) semesters:

Guitar Concentration Requirements


Required Credits: 6

Technology Intensive Requirement (Music)


Required Courses: 2

One (1) Technology Intensive course is completed as part of the major requirements: MUSI 1580  

One (1) additional Technology Intensive course is required for graduation.

Technology Intensive requirement and courses.    

Writing Intensive Requirement


Required Courses: 4

One (1) Writing Intensive course is completed as part of the University Core Curriculum, Area 2B: ENG 1100  

Three (3) additional Writing Intensive courses are required for graduation.

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