Bachelor of Arts in Music (Piano Performance)

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Total Semester Credit Hours Required

120 semester credit hours.

Major

78 semester credit hours.

Bachelor of Arts in Music – Performance (120 semester credit hours)

Music courses common to music performance in voice, piano, or instrumental) (in addition to music core)

MU 3542Conducting I2
MU 4723Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint3
Additional courses: Six semester credit hours of a foreign language.6

Additional Music Courses specific to music performance – piano

MU 3473Piano Literature3
MU 3483Piano Pedagogy3
Applied Music (20 semester credit hours)20
Music Ensembles (10 semester credit hours)10
Music Electives (4 semester credit hours)4

Bachelor of Arts in Music (Piano Performance) Program of Study

First Year
FallSemester Credit Hours
MU 1521Aural Skills I1
MU 1523Music Theory I3
MU 1021Keyboard Musicianship I1
Large Ensemble 1
Applied Music: Primary Instrument (upper level)2
ENG 1013Composition I3
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience1
MU 1112Music and Wellness2
 Semester Credit Hours14
Spring
MU 1531Aural Skills II1
MU 1533Music Theory II3
MU 1031Keyboard Musicianship II1
Large Ensemble 1
Applied Music: Primary Instrument (upper level)2
MU 3501Advanced Practicum in Music Therapy1
ENG 1023Composition II3
Mathematics Core3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Second Year
Fall
MU 2521Aural Skills III1
MU 2523Music Theory III3
MU 2061Keyboard Musicianship III1
MU 4911Independent Study1
Large Ensemble 1
Applied Music: Primary Instrument (upper level)2
Life & Physical Sciences Core3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
MU 2531Aural Skills IV1
MU 2533Music Theory IV3
MU 2081Keyboard Musicianship IV1
MU 4911Independent Study1
Large Ensemble 1
Applied Music: Primary Instrument (upper level)2
Life & Physical Sciences Core3
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Third Year
Fall
MU 3542Conducting I2
MU 4512Instrumental Arranging2
MU 3313Music History I3
MU 3542Conducting I2
Large Ensemble (upper level)1
Applied Music: Primary Instrument (upper level)2
MU 4911Independent Study1
Language, Philosophy, & Culture Core3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
Social & Behavioral Sciences Core3
MU 3323Music History II3
Large Ensemble 1
Applied Music: Primary Instrument (upper level)2
MU 3473Piano Literature3
MU 4911Independent Study1
MU 4512Instrumental Arranging2
 Semester Credit Hours15
Fourth Year
Fall
MU 3703Women in Music3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
MU 3713 (GP)Music and World Cultures3
Large Ensemble 1
Applied Music: Primary Instrument (upper level)2
MU 4723Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
Large Ensemble 1
Applied Music: Primary Instrument (upper level)2
GOV 2023Texas Government3
MU 3483Piano Pedagogy3
Elective3
Elective3
 Semester Credit Hours15
 Total Semester Credit Hours: 120

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.