Bachelor of Music in Performance and Pedagogy

The Bachelor of Music in Performance and Pedagogy is intended to prepare students for professional work as a performer, a studio teacher, or a combination of both. The Bachelor of Music in Performance in Pedagogy is a professional degree that will prepare students to pursue advanced work on the graduate level, or pursue careers in performance, collegiate teaching, or private teaching.

Course Requirements: Bachelor of Music Degree Performance & Pedagogy Majors

Performance & Pedagogy Core Courses

MUS 112 Music Theory I

3

MUS 113 Music Theory II

3

MUS 200 Music Theory III

3

MUS 114 Music History & Literature I

3

MUS 214 Music History & Literature II

3

MUS 300 Music of the 20th and 21st Centuries

3

MUS 121 Solfege I

2

MUS 122 Solfege II

2

MUS 221 Solfege III

2

MUS 222 Kodály Concept I

3

MUS 244 Basic Choral and Instrumental Conducting

2

MUS 246 Technology in Music I

1

MUS 247 Technology in Music II

1

MUS 346 Art Entrepreneurship & Studio Management

2

MUS 400 Instrumental and Choral Arranging

2

MUS 450 Early Child – Supervised Teaching

1

MUS 451 Group Piano – Supervised Teaching

1

EDU 267 Human Growth & Development

3

EDU 268 Educational Psychology

2

PSY 207 Group Dynamics

3

Applied Major Performing Area

8

Secondary Instrument/Voice

2

Total Program Credits

55

Performance & Pedagogy majors must select one of the following emphases:

Instrumental Performance & Pedagogy

MUS 136 Percussion Techniques

2

MUS 137 Brass Techniques

2

MUS 236 Woodwind Techniques

2

MUS 237 String Techniques

2

MUS 158 Chamber Music

4

Main Ensemble

8

Class or Applied Piano

4

Total Program Credits

24

Piano Performance & Pedagogy

MUS 158 Chamber Music

4

MUS 165 Accompanying I

1

MUS 230 Group Piano Pedagogy

2

MUS 251 Piano Ensemble

2

MUS 365 Accompanying II

1

MUS 325 Piano Literature I

2

MUS 326 Piano Literature II

2

MUS 465 Assigned Accompanying

6

Main Ensemble

2

Total Program Credits

22

Vocal Performance & Pedagogy

MUS 238 Singer’s Diction

2

MUS 220 Vocal Literature

2

MUS 230 Group Piano Pedagogy

2

MUS 240 Vocal Pedagogy

2

MUS 340 Production Opera/Musical Theatre

2

Main Ensemble

8

Class or Applied Piano

4

Total Program Credits

26