Music - Bachelor of Music (B.M.)

Bachelor of Music

College of the Arts and Media

Degree Specific Credits: 82-93

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.75

General Education Requirements

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

Summary

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Core Bachelor of Music Requirements

53

Music Theory

Aural Perception

Keyboard Skills

Music History and Culture

Applied Study

Literature, Form, and Analysis

Ensembles

Concert Attendance

Senior Recital/Professional Project

Advanced Writing Requirement for Music

Bachelor of Music Advising Tracks

29-40

Composition Track

Voice Track

Instrumental Performance Track

Piano Performance Track

Organ Performance Track

Total Hours

82-93


Core Bachelor of Music Requirements

Music Theory

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

MUSI 105

Music Theory I

2

MUSI 106

Music Theory II

2

MUSI 205

Music Theory III

2

MUSI 206

Music Theory IV

2

Total Hours

8

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Aural Perception

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

MUSI 140

Aural Perception I

2

MUSI 141

Aural Perception II

2

MUSI 240

Aural Perception III

2

MUSI 241

Aural Perception IV

2

Total Hours

8

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Keyboard Skills

Note: Students choosing the Piano or Organ Performance track are exempt from this requirement as it is fulfilled with additional Applied Study credit.

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

MUSI 135A

Keyboard Skills I

1

MUSI 136A

Keyboard Skills II

1

MUSI 235

Keyboard Skills III

1

MUSI 236

Keyboard Skills IV

1

Total Hours

4

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Music History and Culture

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

MUSI 301H

Music History I

3

MUSI 302H

Music History II

3

MUSI 207H

World Music (equiv to 307)

3

Total Hours

9

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Applied Study

Notes:

  • MUSI 195 is take for one credit each semester for a total of 2 credits in the first year.

  • MUSI 296 Upper-Division Required Performance is required to advance to upper division study.

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

MUSI 195

Applied Study I

2

MUSI 295

Applied Study II

2

MUSI 395

Applied Study III

1

MUSI 296

Piano Prof Assessment

0

Total Hours

5

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Literature, Form, and Analysis

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

MUSI 202L

Intro to Music Literature

3

MUSI 356

Form & Analysis I

2

MUSI 357

Form & Analysis II

2

Total Hours

7

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Ensembles

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 4 credits in the following courses:

4

MUSI 108A

Orchestra: UMSO

MUSI 112A

Choir

or MUSI 110A

Opera Theatre I

MUSI 114A

Band: UM Concert Band

MUSI 162A

Chamber Ensembles I

Complete 3 credits of the following courses:

3

MUSI 308

Orchestras II: UM

MUSI 312

Choir III

or MUSI 310

Opera Theatre II

MUSI 314

Band III: UM Concert Band

MUSI 310

Opera Theatre II

MUSI 331

Jzz Ens II: UM

MUSI 362

Chmbr Ens III: UM

Total Hours

7

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Concert Attendance

Note: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 forMUSI 388, 0 cr.

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

MUSI 388

Concert Attendance UM

0

Total Hours

0

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Senior Recital/Professional Project

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

MUSI 499

Senior Recital/Capstone Pjt

2

Total Hours

2

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Advanced Writing Course Requirement for Music

Notes:

  • Other advanced writing courses may satisfy this requirement for the Music major at the discretion of the music department.

  • Students choosing the Music History Track are required to take all three courses.

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3

MUSI 415

Music 20th Century to Present

MUSI 416

Topics in Music History

MUSI 417

Cultural Studies in Music

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Bachelor of Music Advising Tracks

Notes:

  • For a Bachelor of Music, you must complete one of the following advising tracks.

  • These are advising tracks only and not official programs as recognized by the University of Montana (UM) or the Montana University System. This information will not appear on your UM transcript, diploma, university lists, student data system, or university publication. You do not fill out a major change for a track.

Composition Track

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

If choosing the Composition track, complete all of the following courses:

MUSI 180

Composition I

4

MUSI 280

Composition II

4

MUSI 380

Composition III

6

MUSI 480

Composition IV

3

MUSI 407

Counterpoint I

3

MUSI 440

Orchestration

2

MUST 110

Digital Audio & Multitracking

2

MUST 210

Sequencng, Synthesis, Sampling

2

MUST 310

Interactivity Digitl Sgnl Proc

2

MUST 410

Computer Music Programming

2

MUSI 335

Instrumental Conducting

2

or MUSI 336

Choral Conducting

MUSI 415

Music 20th Century to Present

3

Total Hours

35

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Voice Track

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

If choosing the Voice track, complete all of the following courses:

MUSI 281

Diction: English, Italian

2

MUSI 282

Dict: Gmn & French (equiv 382)

2

MUSI 310

Opera Theatre II

2

MUSI 336

Choral Conducting

2

MUSI 342

Vocal Repertoire I

2

MUSI 343

Vocal Repertoire II

2

MUSI 442

Vocal Studio Pedagogy and Lit

2

MUSI 495

Applied Study IV

4

THTR 120A

Introduction to Acting I

3

Complete one of the following language sequences:

8

FRCH 101
& FRCH 102

Elementary French I
and Elementary French II

GRMN 101
& GRMN 102

Elementary German I
and Elementary German II

ITLN 101
& ITLN 102

Elementary Italian I
and Elementary Italian II

Total Hours

29

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Instrumental Performance Track

Note:

  • Students choosing the Instrumental Performance track must complete 4 additional credits of MUSI 195 beyond the core requirement for a total of 6 credits.

  • Students choosing the Instrumental Performance track must complete 4 additional credits of MUSI 295 beyond the core requirement for a total of 6 credits.

  • Students choosing the Instrumental Performance track must complete 7 additional credits of MUSI 395 beyond the core requirement for a total of 8 credits.

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

If choosing the Instrumental Performance track, complete all of the following courses:

MUSI 335

Instrumental Conducting

2

MUSI 362

Chmbr Ens III: UM

4

MUSI 195

Applied Study I

4

MUSI 295

Applied Study II

4

MUSI 395

Applied Study III

7

MUSI 495

Applied Study IV

8

Total Hours

29

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Piano Performance Track

Note:

  • Students choosing the Piano Performance track much complete 2 additional credits of MUSI 195 beyond the core requirement for a total of 4 credits.

  • Students choosing the Piano Performance track much complete 4 additional credits of MUSI 295 beyond the core requirement for a total of 6 credits.

  • Students choosing the Piano Performance track much complete 7 additional credits of MUSI 395 beyond the core requirement for a total of 8 credits.

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

If choosing the Piano Performance track, complete all of the following courses:

MUSI 102A

Performance Study

2

MUSI 332

Advanced Functional Piano

1

MUSI 335

Instrumental Conducting

2

or MUSI 336

Choral Conducting

MUSI 432

Keyboard Literature

3

MUSI 433

Keyboard Literature II

3

MUSI 435

Piano Methods & Materials I

3

MUSI 436

Piano Methods & Materials II

3

MUSI 195

Applied Study I

4

MUSI 295

Applied Study II

4

MUSI 395

Applied Study III

7

MUSI 495

Applied Study IV

8

Total Hours

40

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Organ Performance Track

Note:

  • Students choosing the Organ Performance track much complete 4 additional credits of MUSI 195 beyond the core requirement for a total of 6 credits.

  • Students choosing the Organ Performance track much complete 4 additional credits of MUSI 295 beyond the core requirement for a total of 6 credits.

  • Students choosing the Organ Performance track much complete 7 additional credits of MUSI 395 beyond the core requirement for a total of 8 credits.

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

If choosing the Piano Performance track, complete all of the following courses:

MUSI 102A

Performance Study

2

MUSI 332

Advanced Functional Piano

1

MUSI 336

Choral Conducting

2

MUSI 435

Piano Methods & Materials I

3

MUSI 436

Piano Methods & Materials II

3

MUSI 195

Applied Study I

4

MUSI 295

Applied Study II

4

MUSI 395

Applied Study III

7

MUSI 495

Applied Study IV

8

MUSI 492

Independent Study (Organ Construction and Design)

2

Complete one of the following language sequences:

8

FRCH 101
& FRCH 102

Elementary French I
and Elementary French II

GRMN 101
& GRMN 102

Elementary German I
and Elementary German II

Total Hours

44

Minimum Required Grade: C-