Voice

Bachelor of Music - Music; Track: Specialization In Voice

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College of Visual & Perf Arts

Degree Specific Credits: 84

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 year23
2nd year22
3rd year15
4th year17
Upper Division Writing Expectation3
Music Requirements3
Ensembles 3rd and 4th year3-10
Lower 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 Historic & Cultural Studies3
Music Requirements for Indigenous & Global Perspectives3
Music Requirements for Natural Sciences6
Total Hours120-127

1st year

Rule: All courses required

Note: Required 1st year:

  • MUSI 195 2 credits each semester for a total of 4 credits first year.
  • MUSI 112A section 01-02 Ensembles 1 credit each semester for a total of 2 credits this year.
MUSI 105Music Theory I2
MUSI 106Music Theory II2
MUSI 112AChoir (one credit each semester)2
MUSI 135AKeyboard Skills I1
MUSI 136AKeyboard Skills II1
MUSI 140Aural Perception I2
MUSI 141Aural Perception II2
MUSI 195Applied Study I (2 credits each semester)4
MUSI 202LIntro to Music Literature3
MUSI 281Diction: English, Italian2
MUSI 282Dict: Gmn & French (equiv 382) (equiv to 382)2
Total Hours23

Minimum Required Grade: C-


2nd year

Rule: All courses required

Note: 

  • 2nd year Ensembles any of the MUSI 112A section 01, 02. - 1 credit each semester for a total of two credits this year.
  • MUSI 295 2 credits each semester for a total of 4 credits 2nd year
  • MUSI 296 Upper-Division Required Performance required to move on to upper division classes. 
MUSI 112AChoir (one credit each semester)2
MUSI 205Music Theory III2
MUSI 206Music Theory IV2
MUSI 235Keyboard Skills III1
MUSI 236Keyboard Skills IV1
MUSI 240Aural Perception III2
MUSI 241Aural Perception IV2
MUSI 295Applied Study II (2 credits each semester)4
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: Required 3rd year:

  • MUSI 395 2 credit each semester for a total of 4 credits,
  • MUSI 110A 1 credit each semester for a total of 2 credits the 3rd year.
  • Upper Division Music Electives should include MUSI 415, MUSI 416, MUSI 417 two credits Fall semester and one credit Spring semester.
MUSI 310Opera Theatre II (one credit each semester)2
MUSI 336Choral Conducting2
MUSI 356Form & Analysis I2
MUSI 357Form & Analysis II2
MUSI 395Applied Study III (2 credits each semester)4
Select two credits Fall semester and one credit Spring semester from the following:3
Music 20th Century to Present
Topics in Music History
Cultural Studies in Music
Total Hours15

Minimum Required Grade: C-


4th year

Rule: All courses required

Note: Required 4th year:

  • MUSI 495 2 credit each semester for a total of 4 credits the fourth year.
  • MUSI 499 2 credits Spring semester.
  • Upper Division Music Electives should include MUSI 415, MUSI 416, MUSI 417 for 3 credits and
  • 2 credits upper division electives.

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 342Vocal Repertoire I2
MUSI 343Vocal Repertoire II2
MUSI 388Concert Attendance UM0
Select one of the following:3
Music 20th Century to Present
Topics in Music History
Cultural Studies in Music
MUSI 442Vocal Studio Pedagogy and Lit2
MUSI 495Applied Study IV (2 credits each semester)4
MUSI 499Senior Recital/Capstone Pjt (2 credits Spring semester)2
Upper Division Electives2
Total Hours17

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper Division Writing Expectation

Rule: 3 credits required of one of the courses below

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

Rule: All courses required

THTR 120AIntroduction to Acting I3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Ensembles 3rd and 4th year

Section 1, University Choir:
MUSI 312Choir III1-8
Section 2, Chamber Chorale:
MUSI 312Choir III1-8
Section 3, Women's Chorus
MUSI 312Choir III1-8
Opera Theater:
MUSI 310Opera Theatre II1-8
Total Hours4-32
MUSI 310Opera Theatre II1
MUSI 312Choir III1-8
MUSI 362Chmbr Ens III: UM1
Total Hours3-10

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Lower Division Writing Expectation

Rule: All courses required

MUSI 302HMusic History II3
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: All courses required

Note: Mathematics - M Course 100 or above

Minimum Required Grade: C-

3 Total Credits Required


Music Requirements for Modern & Classical Languages

Rule: All courses required

Note: Foreign Language French, Italian or German, I & II for 5 credits each semester for a total of 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.

Minimum Required Grade: C-

3 Total Credits Required


Music Requirements for Historic & Cultural Studies

Rule: All courses required

Minimum Required Grade: C-

3 Total Credits Required


Music Requirements for Indigenous & Global Perspectives

Rule: All courses required

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

Minimum Required Grade: C-

3 Total Credits Required


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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