Oct 06, 2022
Students who graduate with a B.M. in Music should be able to …
- perform musical works in a variety of musical styles and in a variety of musical contexts, including solo, chamber, and full ensemble settings.
- engage in public performance of a wide variety of music styles as members of ensembles, including chamber and large group contexts.
- demonstrate fundamental knowledge of music theory and history from the Antiquity through modern times.
- demonstrate fundamental piano proficiency skills.
- demonstrate fundamental knowledge of teaching methods and educational practices used in music classroom settings.
- demonstrate use of effective teaching methods and techniques in authentic music classroom settings.
See School of Music for information about entrance requirements, progression requirements, and special academic opportunities.
Additional information is available in the “Academic Regulations” chapter of this bulletin, the School of Music’s Handbook for Undergraduate Students, or from the Office of Music Studies.
General Education Requirements - Music, B.M. (Music Education - Instrumental Emphasis) Music, B.M. (Music Education - Choral Emphasis)
Degree Requirements (132 Hours)
1. General Education Requirements (38 Hours)
Numerical and Analytical Reasoning (6 hours)
Arts and Sciences (Curriculum I) (12 Hours)
- 3 hours in history
- 3 hours in fine arts (must include - History of Western Music III)
Natural Sciences (7-8 Hours)
Nonmusic electives (6-7 Hours)
Must include demonstration of proficiency in one foreign language equivalent to the minimal passing grade in the 110 or 122 course.
2. Music Requirements (49 Hours)
Applied music (primary instrument) (14 Hours)
3. Music Education Requirements (23 Hours)
Courses required for choral emphasis
Applied music (secondary instrument) (8 Hours)
4. Professional Education Requirements (22 hours)
Directed Teaching (12 Hours)