Vocal Performance Major

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The primary applied subject in this major includes both private lessons in voice and classes in vocal diction.

At least eight semester hours each in the Italian, French, and German languages are required for the voice major. A student who has not completed at least two years of Italian in high school should take Italian during the first year. Completion of this requirement does not complete the campus general education language requirement, which is twelve semester hours.

Third- and fourth-year students must present satisfactory public junior and senior recitals as part of the requirements for the Vocal Performance Major within the Bachelor of Music degree.

Music Theory Core
MUS 101Music Theory and Practice I2
MUS 102Music Theory and Practice II2
MUS 201
MUS 202
Music Theory and Practice III
and Music Theory and Practice IV
4
MUS 107Musicianship I2
MUS 108Musicianship II2
MUS 207
MUS 208
Musicianship III
and Musicianship IV
3
Advanced Music Theory6
Music History and Literature Core
MUS 110Introd Art Mus: Intl Perspect2
MUS 313
MUS 314
The History of Music I
and The History of Music II 1
6
Advanced Music History6
Required Music Courses
Ensembles 28
MUS 242Elements of Conducting2
MUS 172
MUS 173
Grp Instr Pno for Mus Major I
and Grp Instr Pno for Mus Maj II
4
Major applied music subject24
MUS 120English Diction1
MUS 121Italian Diction1
MUS 122German Diction1
MUS 123French Diction1
MUS 430Applied Music Pedagogy4
French8
German8
Italian8
Piano8
Electives as needed to total 130 hours
1

Completion of both MUS 313 and MUS 314 meets the general education Humanities and the Arts requirement.

2

All students are required to enroll in at least one approved performance ensemble each semester in residence, with a maximum of 16 semester hours of such ensemble applicable to the Bachelor of Music degree.