Bachelor of Arts in Music (Vocal Performance)

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Total Semester Credit Hours

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 – voice

MU 1021Keyboard Musicianship I1
MU 1031Keyboard Musicianship II1
MU 2061Keyboard Musicianship III1
MU 2081Keyboard Musicianship IV1
MU 3402Vocal Literature2
MU 3442English, Italian, and Latin Diction2
MU 3452French and German Diction2
MU 3492Vocal Pedagogy2
Applied Music (18 semester credit hours)18
Music Ensembles (10 semester credit hours to include 2 semester credit hours [2 semesters] of opera ensemble)10

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

First Year
FallSemester Credit Hours
MU 1521Aural Skills I1
MU 1523Music Theory I3
MU 1021Keyboard Musicianship I1
Large Choral Ensemble1
MU 2092Voice2
ENG 1013Composition I3
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience1
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
MU 1531Aural Skills II1
MU 1533Music Theory II3
MU 1031Keyboard Musicianship II1
Large Choral Ensemble1
MU 2092Voice2
ENG 1023Composition II3
Mathematics Core3
 Semester Credit Hours14
Second Year
Fall
MU 2521Aural Skills III1
MU 2061Keyboard Musicianship III1
MU 2523Music Theory III3
Large Choral Ensemble1
MU 2092Voice2
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
Social/Behavioral Science Core3
MU 1112Music and Wellness2
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
MU 2531Aural Skills IV1
MU 2533Music Theory IV3
MU 2081Keyboard Musicianship IV1
Large Choral Ensemble1
MU 2092Voice2
GOV 2023Texas Government3
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
 Semester Credit Hours14
Third Year
Fall
MU 3313Music History I3
MU 4092Voice2
Large Choral Ensemble1
Foreign Language Elective3
MU 3492Vocal Pedagogy2
DRAM 2213Performance I3
Elective1
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
Life/Physical Science Core3
MU 3323Music History II3
MU 4092
  & MU 4091
Voice
   and Voice
3
Large Choral Ensemble1
MU 3402Vocal Literature2
Foreign Language Elective3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Fourth Year
Fall
Life/Physical Science Core3
MU 3713 (GP)Music and World Cultures3
MU 4092
  & MU 4091
Voice
   and Voice
3
Large Choral Ensemble1
MU 3681Opera Ensemble1
MU 3442English, Italian, and Latin Diction2
MU 3542Conducting I2
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
MU 4092
  & MU 4091
Voice
   and Voice
3
Large Choral Ensemble1
MU 3703Women in Music3
MU 3681Opera Ensemble1
MU 3452French and German Diction2
Language/Phil/Cultural Core3
MU 4723Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint3
 Semester Credit Hours16
 Total Semester Credit Hours: 120

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.