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Bachelor of Music - Instrumental Performance
(B.M. - Instrumental Performance)

This information represents a typical plan for completion of a music degree. Your actual course may vary. Courses in yellow highlight are sequential music courses offered only in the indicated semester. These must be taken in the sequence indicated.

Freshmen - 16 hours each term
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
MUS 1000r Seminar 0 MUS 1000r Seminar 0
MUS 0030 or 0050 Marching Band or Orchestra see note 1 1 MUS 0031 or 0050 Concert Band or Orchestra 1
MUS 2xxxr Applied Instrument 4 MUS 2xxxr Applied Instrument 4
MUS 1030 Ear Training I 1 MUS 1040 Ear Training II 1
MUS 1070 Theory I 3 MUS 1080 Theory II 3
MUS 1310 Piano Class see note 2 1 MUS 1320 Piano Class see note 2 1
ENGL 1010 Rhetoric and Composition I 3 ENGL 1020 Rehtoric and Composition II 3
MATH Approved Math Course 3 MUS 1110 Intro to Music 3
Sophomore - 13 hours in Fall, 16 in Spring
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
MUS 2000r Seminar 0 MUS 2000r Seminar 0
MUS 0030 or 0050 Marching Band or Orchestra 1 MUS 0031 or 0050 Concert Band or Orchestra 1
MUS 2xxxr Applied Instrument 4 MUS 2xxxr Applied Instrument 4
MUS 2030 Ear Training III 1 MUS 2040 Ear Training IV 1
MUS 2070 Theory III 3 MUS 2080 Theory IV 3
MUS 1410 Piano Class see note 2 1 MUS 1420 Piano Class see note 2 1
ENGL or PHIL Western Humanities I 3 ENGL or PHIL Western Humanities II 3
  Statistics Approved Course 3
Junior - 14 hours in Fall, 14 in Spring
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
MUS 3000r Seminar 0 MUS 3000r Seminar 0
MUS 0030 or 0050 Marching Band or Orchestra 1 MUS 0031 or 0050 Concert Band or Orchestra 1
MUS 4xxxr Applied Instruction see note 3 2 MUS 3xxxr Applied Instruction see note 3 2
MUS 3030 Basic Conducting 2 MUS 3110 Musics of the World 3
MUS 3150 Music History I 3 MUS 3160 Music History II 3
Science Lab Science 3 SS Behavioral/Social Science 3
  MUS 3920 Junior Recital see note 4 0
Senior - 17 hours per term
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
MUS 4000r Seminar 0 MUS 4000r Seminar 0
MUS 0030 or 0050 Marching Band or Orchestra 1 MUS 0031 or 0050 Concert Band or Orchestra 1
MUS 4xxxr Applied Instrument see note 3 4 MUS 4xxxr Applied Instrument see note 3 4
MUS Music Elective 3 Science Non-lab Science Course 3
MUS Music Elective 3 MUS Music Elective 3
MUS 3170 Survey of Jazz see note 5 3 MUS Music Elective 3
Science Behavioral/Social Science 3 MUS 4920 Senior Recital see note 4 0

Notes

1 Marching Band and Concert Band are the required ensembles for wind and percussion majors. String majors enroll in Orchestra.

2 For non-piano majors

3 Division Jury must be passed to enter into the 4000-level of applied instruction for the Junior and Senior years.

4 Division Jury must approve Junior and Senior Recital

5 MUS 3170, Survey of Jazz is recommended for the Humanities/Fine Arts General Education category.

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