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Music

Bachelor of Music in Performance

Bachelor of Music in Performance

General Education

 

Semester Hours

ACAD 101 Principles of the Learning Academy

1

Shared Skills and Proficiencies
   
Writing and Critical Thinking    
    WRIT 101 Composition

3

    HMXP 102      Human Experience 3
    CRTW 201 Critical Reading, Thinking & Writing 

3

    Oral Communication See approved list 3
    Technology See approved list 3
    Intensive Writing Met in major with MUST 306 0
    Constitution Requirement See approved list; may be met with another requirement 0-3
    Physical Activity See approved list; 1
Thinking Critically Across Disciplines    
Global Perspectives Met in major with MUST 307

0

Historical Perspectives Met in major with MUST 305

0

Introducing Students to Broad Disciplinary Perspectives

 

Social Science See approved list; must include 2 designators

6

Humanities and Arts See approved list; must include 2 designators

6

  (cannot use Music courses)  
Quantitative Skills and Natural Science (3 courses) 9-12
    Quantitative Skills See approved list (3-8)
Natural Science See approved list; must include one lab science.  [If 2 courses taken, must be in 2 different groups:  Life, Physical ,Earth]

(3-8)

     
Subtotal   38-44
Music Core – Applied  

30**

MUSA 111, 112,  211,  212,  311,  312,  411,  412
Private Lessons in the Major Instrument

16

 
MUSA 151 or152 (guitar, piano, organ,voice majors), MUSA 156 or 157 (wind/percussion majors), or MUSA 161 (string majors)
Major Ensemble (guitar majors may substitute up to 5 hours of MUSA 168)

8

 
MUSA 14_, 15_ or 16_ Small Ensemble Requirement

2

MUSA 181, 182, 281, 282
Piano Class I-IV

4

 
Music Core – Theoretical  

52**

MUST 111, 112, 211, 212
Music Theory I-IV

12

 
MUST 113,  114,  213,  214
Aural Skills I-IV

4

 
MUST 121 Introduction to Music Technology

1

 
MUST 305, 306, 307 Music History Sequence

9

 
MUST 317, 411 Beginning Conducting, Form and Analysis

6

 
MUSA/MUST Electives Any courses above 299 except MUST 315 (voice majors must include MUST 319, 321, 322)

11

    MUST 5___  500-level MUST electives (piano majors must include MUST 501 and 520; percussion majors must include MUST 517; voice majors must include MUST 505 or 506)

9

Other Music Requirements    
    MUSR 282 Keyboard Proficiency 0
     
    MUSR 212 Sophomore Performance Review 0
     
    MUSR 312 Junior Recital:  Performance 0
     
    MUSR 412 Senior Recital:  Performance 0
     
    MUSR 498 Recital Attendance Requirement 0
Electives Choose courses from any discipline on campus
(voice majors must include MUST 235 and 236)

6

Total  

120-122

**C or better must be earned in each course and cannot be taken on the S/U basis.

Additional Requirements

  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 is required for all courses taken at Winthrop.
  • A minimum of 21 hours of MUSA/MUST courses in residence at Winthrop.

For additional degree requirements, please visit the Degree Requirements page.

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