Organ Performance

Bachelor of Music - Music; Track: Specialization in Organ Performance

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College of Visual & Perf Arts

Degree Specific Credits: 83

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.75

Catalog Year: 2017-2018

Note: All Degrees Require 39 Upper-Division Credits.

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog. 

Summary

1st year17
2nd year22
3rd year17
4th year16
1st and 2nd year Ensemble Requirements6-14
Ensembles 3rd year5-12
4th year Ensemble Requirements5-12
Lower Division Writing Expectation3
Upper Division Writing Expectation3
Music Requirements for Writing3
Music Requirements for Mathematics3
Music Requirements for Modern & Classical Languages10
Music Requirements for Expressive Arts3
Music Requirements for Literary & Artistic Studies3
Music Requirements for Historic & Cultural Studies3-6
Music Requirements for Indigenous & Global Perspectives3
Music Requirements for Natural Sciences6
Total Hours128-153

1st year

Rule: All courses required

Note: 1st year requirements: MUSI 195 3 credits each semester for a total of 6 credits first year.

MUSI 105Music Theory I2
MUSI 106Music Theory II2
MUSI 140Aural Perception I2
MUSI 141Aural Perception II2
MUSI 195Applied Study I (3 credits each semester)6
MUSI 202LIntro to Music Literature3
Total Hours17

Minimum Required Grade: C-


2nd year

Rule: All courses required

Note: 2nd year requirements:

  • MUSI 295 3 credits each semester for a total of 6 credits second year.
  • MUSI 102A 1 credit each semester for a total of 2 credits second year.
  • MUSI 296 Upper-Division Required Performance required for advancement to upper division classes.
MUSI 102APerformance Study (one credit each semester)2
MUSI 205Music Theory III2
MUSI 206Music Theory IV2
MUSI 240Aural Perception III2
MUSI 241Aural Perception IV2
MUSI 295Applied Study II (3 credits each semester)6
MUSI 296Piano Prof Assessment0
MUSI 301HMusic History I3
MUSI 302HMusic History II3
Total Hours22

Minimum Required Grade: C-


3rd year

Rule: All courses required

Note: 3rd year required: MUSI 395 4 credits each semester for a total of 8 credits third year.

MUSI 332Advanced Functional Piano1
MUSI 336Choral Conducting2
MUSI 395Applied Study III (4 credits each semester)8
MUSI 435Piano Methods & Materials I3
MUSI 436Piano Methods & Materials II3
Total Hours17

Minimum Required Grade: C- 


4th year

Rule: All courses required

Note: 4th year required:

Senior recital may be two half-recitals. One half recital may include pedagogical lecture/demonstration and/or collaborative repertoire. All students majoring in music are required to attend in a minimum of 100 approved recitals/concerts prior to graduation. During the 4th year in an undergraduate degree program and upon completion of this requirement, students should register for MUSI 388, 0 cr.

MUSI 356Form & Analysis I2
MUSI 357Form & Analysis II2
MUSI 388Concert Attendance UM0
MUSI 492Independent Study2
MUSI 495Applied Study IV (4 credits each semester)8
MUSI 499Senior Recital/Capstone Pjt2
Total Hours16

Minimum Required Grade: C-


1st and 2nd year Ensemble Requirements

Rule: One course each semester

Note: Ensembles one credit each semester for a total of two credits each year. All majors seeking an undergraduate degree in music and who are registered for 5 or more credits must participate in an ensemble specified by their degree curriculum each semester of residence of the regular school year. (See specific curricula for maximum ensemble credits applicable toward minimum degree requirements.)

MUSI 108AOrchestra: UMSO1
MUSI 110AOpera Theatre I1
MUSI 112AChoir1
MUSI 114ABand: UM Concert Band1
MUSI 162AChamber Ensembles I1
MUSI 191Special / Experimental Courses1-9
Total Hours6-14

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Ensembles 3rd year

Rule: One course each semester

Note: 2nd year ensembles one credit each semester for a total of two credits each year. All majors seeking an undergraduate degree in music and who are registered for 5 or more credits must participate in an ensemble specified by their degree curriculum each semester of residence of the regular school year. (See specific curricula for maximum ensemble credits applicable toward minimum degree requirements.)

MUSI 308Orchestras II: UM1
MUSI 310Opera Theatre II1
MUSI 312Choir III1-8
MUSI 314Band III: UM Concert Band1
MUSI 362Chmbr Ens III: UM1
Total Hours5-12

Minimum Required Grade: C-


4th year Ensemble Requirements

Rule: One course each semester

Note: 4th year ensembles one credit each semester for a total of two credits each year. All majors seeking an undergraduate degree in music and who are registered for 5 or more credits must participate in an ensemble specified by their degree curriculum each semester of residence of the regular school year. (See specific curricula for maximum ensemble credits applicable toward minimum degree requirements.)

MUSI 308Orchestras II: UM1
MUSI 310Opera Theatre II1
MUSI 312Choir III1-8
MUSI 314Band III: UM Concert Band1
MUSI 362Chmbr Ens III: UM1
Total Hours5-12

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Lower Division Writing Expectation

Rule: All courses required

MUSI 302HMusic History II3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper Division Writing Expectation

Rule: One course for 3 credits

Note: Must take one of the courses above for 3 credits.

Select one of the following:3
Music 20th Century to Present
Topics in Music History
Cultural Studies in Music
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Music Requirements for Writing

Rule: All courses required

WRIT 101College Writing I3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Music Requirements for Mathematics

Rule: One course for 3 credits

Note: Mathematics - M 105 or M 115

M 105Contemporary Mathematics3
or M 115 Probability and Linear Mathematics
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Music Requirements for Modern & Classical Languages

Rule: All courses required

Note: Foreign Language - French or German for 10 credits.

Minimum Required Grade: C-

10 Total Credits Required


Music Requirements for Expressive Arts

Rule: All courses required

Note: Expressive Arts - A Courses - (min. 3 credits) Ensembles and Sec. Lessons taken each semester satisfies this requirement.

Minimum Required Grade: C-

3 Total Credits Required


Music Requirements for Literary & Artistic Studies

Rule: All courses required

Note: Literary and Artistic Studies - L Courses - (min. 3 credits) MUSI 202L taken in 1st year satisfies this requirement.

MUSI 202LIntro to Music Literature3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Music Requirements for Historic & Cultural Studies

Rule: All courses required

Select one or both of the following:3-6
Music History I
Music History II
Total Hours3-6

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Music Requirements for Indigenous & Global Perspectives

Rule: All courses required

Note: Indigenous and Global Perspectives - (min. 3 credits) Required MUSI 207H

MUSI 207HWorld Music (equiv to 307) (equiv to 307)3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C- 


Music Requirements for Natural Sciences

Rule: All courses required

Note: Natural Science (for this perspective, 6 credits required and at least one course Must include a lab experience)

Minimum Required Grade: C-

6 Total Credits Required

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