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Music: Orchestral Instruments, B.Mus.

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Admission Requirements, Retention & Termination Standards

See the information at the beginning of this section.

Program Requirements

Core Courses (32 hours):

See Core Courses at the beginning of this section.

Required Courses I (36 hours)

Major Area Performance Courses

  • 4 semesters of MUS 153 - 179 (8 hours)
  • 4 semesters of MUS 353 - 379 (16 hours)
  • Junior Recital (0 hours), Senior Recital (0 hours)
  • 8 semesters of MUS 185 or MUS 186 (8 hours)
  • 4 semesters of MUS 281 or MUS 285 (4 hours)

Note: All applied study used to fulfill these requirements must be on the same instrument.

MUS 153Violin

1-12(Spec)

MUS 155Violoncello

1-12(Spec)

MUS 157String Bass

1-12(Spec)

MUS 158Composition

1-4(Spec)

MUS 159Guitar

1-8(Spec)

MUS 161Flute

1-12(Spec)

MUS 163Oboe

1-12(Spec)

MUS 165Clarinet

1-12(Spec)

MUS 167Bassoon

1-12(Spec)

MUS 169Saxophone

1-12(Spec)

MUS 171Trumpet

1-12(Spec)

MUS 173Horn

1-12(Spec)

MUS 175Trombone

1-12(Spec)

MUS 177Euphonium

1-12(Spec)

MUS 178Tuba

1-12(Spec)

MUS 179Percussion

1-12(Spec)

MUS 185Orchestra

1-8(Spec)

MUS 186Band

1-8(Spec)

MUS 281Chamber Ensemble

1-8(Spec)

MUS 285Percussion Ensemble

1-8(Spec)

MUS 353Violin

1-16(Spec)

MUS 355Violoncello

1-16(Spec)

MUS 357String Bass

1-16(Spec)

MUS 358Composition

2-8(Spec)

MUS 359Guitar

1-8(Spec)

MUS 360Harpsichord

1-8(Spec)

MUS 361Flute

1-16(Spec)

MUS 363Oboe

1-16(Spec)

MUS 365Clarinet

1-16(Spec)

MUS 367Bassoon

1-16(Spec)

MUS 369Saxophone

1-16(Spec)

MUS 371Trumpet

1-16(Spec)

MUS 373Horn

1-16(Spec)

MUS 375Trombone

1-16(Spec)

MUS 377Euphonium

1-16(Spec)

MUS 378Tuba

1-16(Spec)

MUS 379Percussion

1-16(Spec)

Required Courses II (4 hours)

Supportive Courses in Music

Note: MUS 147, MUS 148, MUS 247, MUS 248, MUS 249 and/or MUS 152. Specific courses determined by placement exam.

MUS 147Piano Class I

1(0-2)

MUS 148Piano Class II

1(0-2)

MUS 152Piano

1-12(Spec)

MUS 247Piano Class III

1(0-2)

MUS 248Piano Class IV

1(0-2)

MUS 249Functional Piano

1(0-2)

Required Courses III (9 hours)

MUS 280Introduction to Conducting

2(0-4)

MUS 314WIHistory of Symphonic Literature

3(3-0)

MUS 335Instrumental Pedagogy

2(2-0)

MUS 505Seminar in Contemporary Music Analysis

3(3-0)

Music Electives (8 hours)

Selected in consultation with an advisor.

Total: 89 semester hours