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2014-2015 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

PDF of Music, B.A.

Music

Faculty

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

Programs

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

Music, B.A. major

Required Credits: 63
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):

  • MUS1800

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

  • MUS2201
  • MUS2202
  • MUS3201
  • MUS3202
  • MUS3501
  • MUS3618
  • MUS3801
  • MUS3802

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

  • MUS2310
  • MUS3898

INSTRUMENTAL PERFORMANCE EMPHASIS

 

REQUIRED COURSES

a. Required Applied Area (8 credits)
Students must pass barrier juries from the 2000 level
to the 3000 level, and from the 3000 level to the 4000
level. Students must be at the 4000 level to present
must be at the 4000 level to present degree recital.

b. Required Major Ensemble (8 credits)
Note: All music majors are required to participate in a
major ensemble every semester they are enrolled.

  • MUS4500
  • MUS4710

c. Required Courses
Complete 4 credits from any of the following courses:

  • MUS4700
  • MUS4703
  • MUS4706
  • MUS4707

Select 3 of the following courses:

  • MUS3430
  • MUS4708
  • MUS4807
  • MUS4808

Complete 8 semester credits of a foreign language:

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

  • MUS1100
  • MUS2110
  • MUS2310
  • MUS1138
  • MUS1800
  • 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):
  • MUS1010
  • or MUS2201
  • 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

  • MUS1800
  • Major Performing Ensemble
  • Applied Music Study
  • Appropriate Music Theory and Related Classes: MUS 2202 and MUS 3201 Music Theory II and III
  • Liberal Education Courses

Junior

  • MUS1800
  • MUS3202
  • MUS3801
  • MUS3802
  • MUS3618
  • MUS3628
  • or MUS3638
  • Applied Music Study
  • Major Performing Ensemble
  • Liberal Education Courses

Senior

  • MUS1800
  • MUS3898
  • Applied Music Study
  • Major Performing Ensemble
  • Liberal Education Courses