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Bachelor of Music in Voice

Program Requirements

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 12
  • 281-2, 283-4, 285-6, 287-8
Music History 6
  • 265, 266
Applied Music (Primary) 20
  • 232_ [4 times] (8 credits)
  • 332_ [2 times] (junior recital, 6 credits)
  • 432_ [2 times] (senior recital, 6 credits)
Applied Music (Secondary) 6
  • 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)
Ensembles 12
  • 415V Opera Workshop ( 2 cr) [2x]
    (pre: 232B or consent) (2-4 credits)
  • 414 Concert Choir (1 cr) [7x] (7 credits)
  • 410C Chamber Singers (audition or consent), OR
    414 Concert Choir (1 credit)
Advanced Courses 22
  • 251 Diction for Singers (3 credits)
  • 325-6 Conducting (3 credits)
  • 420B Music Literature Laboratory Solo Song [2x]
    (pre: 232B or consent) (4 credits)
  • 459 Vocal Pedagogy (3 credits)
  • 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:
       Advanced Literature: 46_
Ethnomusicology 1-3
  • the ethnomusicology curriculum
Recital Attendance 0
  • 199 [6 times]
Music Electives 0-1
  • (As needed to total 80 credits in music)
Total in Music 80
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