College of Communication and the Arts

Music Performance Degrees

Acceptance into the undergraduate degree program in music performance requires an audition and a music theory placement examination. All bachelor of music students must complete core music courses in music theory, music history, and literature, private music lessons and conducting. In addition, students must enroll in courses specific to their individual major.

BACHELOR OF MUSIC IN PERFORMANCE OPTIONS

The Bachelor of Music in Performance degree is ideal for students who plan to work in performance fields as professional singers, in symphony orchestras and other professional ensembles, in music theatre, or in jazz performance; as college or private voice instructors, or those who intend to pursue advanced degrees in performance or pedagogy.

  • Voice
  • Strings
  • Guitar
  • Woodwinds
  • Percussion
  • Piano and Organ
  • Instrumental Jazz
  • Vocal Jazz

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES for the BACHELOR OF MUSIC

1. Student will demonstrate the competencies delineated in the Music Core Outcomes.

2. Students will demonstrate a high quality of performing competence in their major area of study.

3. Students will demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary to prepare for performance independent of outside teaching and assistance.

4. Students will be able to articulate knowledge of applicable performance and teaching literature.

5. Students will have knowledge of, and be able to demonstrate, the fundamentals of effective music pedagogy.

 

Last Updated: 3/23/15