Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance

Music Requirements

The degree requirements posted here are effective Fall 2013. Students who declared the major before this date may have slightly different requirements. Students are advised to meet with a major advisor regarding the specific requirements that apply to them.

Please consult the degree checklist for the most current information regarding required courses for this degree. Semester advising with a faculty member will decide the proper choice of classes for each semester based on those checklists.

Course
Credits
Theory and Aural Training
281-2, 283-4, 285-6, 287-8
12
Music History
265, 266
6
Applied Music (Primary)
232_ × 4 (8 credits)
332_ × 2 (junior recital, 6 credits)
432_ × 2 (senior recital, 6 credits)
20
Applied Music (Secondary)
125–126, 225–226 Secondary piano (4 credits)
231C Applied Piano (1 credit)
410D Piano Vocal Collaboration (1 credit)
Note: Piano courses are determined by piano faculty
6
Ensembles
415V Opera Workshop × 2 (2 cr) (pre: 232B or consent) (2–4 credits)
414 Concert Choir × 7 (7 cr)
410C Chamber Singers (audition or consent), or 414 Concert Choir (1 credit)
12
Ethnomusicology
the ethnomusicology curriculum
 1–3
Advanced Music Courses
321 Diction for Singers (3 cr)
325–6 Conducting (3 cr)
420B Music Literature Laboratory Solo Song × 2 (pre: 232B or consent) (4 cr)
459 Vocal Pedagogy (3 cr)
Three (3) credits from: 381 Counterpoint; 382 Form and Analysis; 383 Orchestration; 410E Composer/Performer Collaboration; 484 Composition for Music Majors
Six (6) credits from: 46_ Advanced Literature
22
Music Electives
as needed to total 80 credits in Music
0–1
Recital attendance
199 × 6
0
Total Credits in Music 80