Winthrop University: Majors and More - Bachelor of Music - Performance Option

Majors and More

 

Bachelor of Music in Music with a concentration 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
(cannot use Music courses)
6
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  

52-54**

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 235, 236 Diction for Singers: English/Italian, German/French (Voice majors only)
0-2
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
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.

Last Updated: 6/29/21