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Undergraduate Bulletin 2006-2008 
    
Undergraduate Bulletin 2006-2008 [Archived Catalog]

Music Performance (B.MUS.)


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Program: B.Mus.
Department of Music
School of Visual and Performing Arts

Classroom-Medical Building G23 ~ 260-481-6714 ~ www.ipfw.edu/vpa

The Bachelor of Music program provides an opportunity to earn a performance degree in voice, winds, strings, piano, or percussion.

To earn the Bachelor of Music, one must satisfy the requirements of IPFW (see Part 7) and the music core, and satisfactorily complete the following courses, and earn a grade of C or better in each music course.

IPFW General Education Requirements (33 credits)


Area I—Linguistic and Numerical Foundations Credits: 9


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

Reading/Writing Credits: 3


Quantitative Reasoning Credits: 3


Area II—Natural and Physical Sciences Credits: 6


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

Area III—The Individual, Culture, and Society Credits: 6


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

Area IV—Humanistic Thought Credits: 6


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

Music majors may not use MUS Z101 to fulfill Area IV requirements

Area V—Creative and Artistic Expression Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

  • Music majors may not use MUS Z140 to fulfill
  • Area V requirements
  • Vocal Performance Majors must take THTR 134

Area VI—Inquiry and Analysis Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

Performance Studies Credits: 32


Applied Primary (includes recital) Credits: 16


Non-keyboard concentrates take:


Keyboard concentrates take:


  • and 200-level applied study (6 credits)

Ensembles Credits: 8


Keyboard majors take major ensembles for 6 semesters and

Professional Music Courses and Free Electives Credits: 26


Piano Majors (26 credits)

  • Keyboard literature Credits: 3
  • Piano pedagogy Credits: 3
  • Electives in music Credits: 6
  • Free electives Credits: 14

Voice Majors (26 credits)

  • Song literature Credits: 3
  • Foreign language Credits: 8
  • Diction Credits: 4
  • Vocal pedagogy Credits: 3
  • Opera Ensemble Credits: 2
  • Elective credits in music Credits: 3
  • Free electives Credits: 3

Instrumental Majors (26 credits)

  • Instrumental literature Credits: 3
  • Instrumental pedagogy Credits: 2
  • Additional ensembles Credits: 6
    Refer to Department of Music Handbook
  • Elective credits in music Credits: 6
  • Free electives Credits: 9

Total Credits: 120-123


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