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Updated 2012-2013 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog

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Music

Faculty

Stephen Carlson, Scott Guidry, Janice Haworth, P Logan, Del Lyren, Cory Renbarger

Programs

Department of Music
BG 201
Phone: (218) 755-2915
Fax: (218) 755-4369

Music, B.A. major

Required Credits: 47
Required GPA: 2.25

(Completion of the following courses with a grade of
"C" or better is required for all music degrees.)

I REQUIRED CORE COURSES

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSE (REQUIRED 7 SEMESTERS):

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

GENERAL PROGRAM

REQUIRED APPLIED AREA
SELECT 4 SEMESTER CREDITS FROM MUS 2000 LEVEL OR HIGHER

SELECT 2 SEMESTER CREDITS FROM MUS 3000 LEVEL OR
HIGHER

REQUIRED ELECTIVES IN MUSIC
Select 3 semester credits of MUS 3000 level or
above, in consultation with advisor and included in
a plan of study in the music office.

SELECT AN ADDITIONAL 9 SEMESTER CREDITS IN MUSIC IN
CONSULTATION WITH ADVISOR.
Majors in this program are required to register for
band, choir, orchestra, vocal or jazz ensemble every
term in residence.

SUGGESTED SCHEDULE FOR MUSIC MAJOR, B.A., GENERAL PROGRAM

The following is a list of courses arranged approximately by year. This schedule is only a suggestion; it is not recommended that students rely solely on this plan for advising purposes, as the frequency of course offerings cannot be guaranteed. See the Department Chair for specific guidelines. See course descriptions for prerequisites.

Freshman

  • MUS 1100 Introduction to Music (2 credits)
  • MUS 3110 World Music (2 credits)
  • MUS 2310 Piano Proficiency (0 credit)
  • MUS 1138 Introduction to Voice (1 credit)
  • MUS 1800 Performance Laboratory (0 credit)
  • Major Performing Ensemble (e.g., Bemidji Choir, Varsity Singers, Bemidji Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble)
  • Appropriate Music Theory and Related Classes (as determined by the Music Theory Placement Examination, administered during the first day of registration each semester):
  • MUS 1010 Fundamentals of Music Theory (1 credit)
  • or MUS 2201 Music Theory and Musicianship I (5 credits)
  • and MUS 2101, 2102 Sight Singing and Ear Training I, II
  • Applied Music Study (on major performing instrument, such as voice, piano, trumpet, violin, etc.)
  • Liberal Education Courses

Sophomore

  • MUS 1800 Performance Laboratory (0 credit)
  • Major Performing Ensemble
  • Applied Music Study
  • Appropriate Music Theory and Related Classes: MUS 2202 and MUS 3201 Music Theory II and III
  • MUS3101
  • Liberal Education Courses

Junior

Senior