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

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 - 15 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 xxxx Approved Ensemble see note 1 1 MUS xxxx Approved Ensemble see note 1 1
MUS 2511r Applied Piano Instruction 4 MUS 2511r Applied Piano Instruction 4
MUS 1030 Ear Training I 1 MUS 1040 Ear Training II 1
MUS 1070 Theory I 3 MUS 1080 Theory II 3
ENGL 1010 Rhetoric &
Composition I
3 ENGL 1020 Rhetoric &
Composition II
3
MATH Approved Math course 3 MUS 1110 Intro to Music 3
Sophomore - 15 hours each term
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 Approved Ensemble see note 1 1 MUS

Approved Ensemble see note 1

1
MUS 2511r Applied Piano Instruction 4 MUS 2511r Applied Piano Instruction 4
MUS 2030 Ear Training III 1 MUS 2040 Ear Training IV 1
MUS 2070 Theory III 3 MUS 2080 Theory IV 3
FINE ARTS/HUM Approved Gen Ed course 3 FINE ARTS/HUM Approved Gen Ed course 3
SS Behavioral/Social Science 3 Statistics Approved Course 3

Junior - 16 hours per term
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 xxxx Approved Ensemble see note 1 1 MUS xxxx

Approved Ensemble see note 1

1
MUS 4511r Applied Piano Instruction see note 2 4 MUS 4511r Applied Piano Instruction see note 2 4
MUS 3030 Basic Conducting 2 MUS 3110 Musics of the World 3
MUS 3150 Music History I 3 MUS 3160 Music History II 3
MUS 3300 Piano Repertoire I 2 MUS 3310 Piano Repertoire II 3
Science Lab Science Course 3 MUS xxxx Music Elective 3
  MUS 3920 Junior Recital see note 3 0
Senior - 14 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 xxxx Approved Ensemble see note 1 1 MUS xxxx Approved Ensemble see note 1 1
MUS 4xxxr Applied Piano Instruction see note 2 4 MUS 4xxxr Applied Piano Instruction see note 2 4
MUS 3320 Piano Pedagogy 2 Science Non-lab Science Course 3
MUS xxxx Music Elective 2 MUS xxxx Music Elective 3
MUS xxxx Music Elective 2 SS Behavioral/Social Science 3
MUS 3170 Survey of Jazz see note 4 3 MUS 4920 Senior Recital see note 3 0

Notes

1 Piano majors may include up to 4 semesters of Piano Ensemble to fulfill ensemble requirement. In other semesters they must be enrolled in a large vocal or instrumental ensemble.

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

3 Division Jury must approve Junior and Senior Recital

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

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