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2014-2015 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

PDF of Music, B.A.

Music

Faculty

Stephen Carlson, 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: 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):

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

B. PIANO PERFORMANCE AND PEDAGOGY EMPHASIS

REQUIRED COURSES

Required Applied Area (8 credits) - In order to present
a senior recital, a student must pass barrier juries
from the 2000 level to the 3000 level, and from the
3000 levl to the 4000 level. Students must be at the
4000 level to present the Degree Recital.

COMPLETE 4 SEMESTER CREDITS OF THE FOLLOWING COURSE:

COMPLETE 2 SEMESTER CREDITS OF THE FOLLOWING COURSE:

COMPLETE 2 SEMESTER CREDITS OF THE FOLLOWING COURSE:

Other Required Piano Courses
COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

COMPLETE 8 SEMESTER CREDITS OF FOREIGN LANGUAGE

REQUIRED ELECTIVES IN MUSIC

COMPLETE 4 SEMESTER CREDITS OF MAJOR PERFORMING
ENSEMBLE

COMPLETE 4 SEMESTER CREDITS OF INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLES

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