2020-2021 Catalog 
    Jan 29, 2022  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Performance Major (Keyboard), Bachelor of Music

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Students must complete a total of 34 graduation units including two units of music ensembles with a major in piano or organ. Candidates must complete 3.5 units in the principal applied area; keyboard majors must also complete 1 unit of secondary applied study  (which does not have to be all in the same instrument). All candidates must meet, prior to graduation, piano proficiency requirements as established by the music department. All performance majors must complete an independent study in the pedagogy and literature of their applied area.

Major Requirements

Required courses in music are: MUSP 020  (each semester), MUS 109, MUS 155 , MUS 156 , MUS 165 , MUS 232  and MUS 233  (keyboard majors only), MUS 235  and MUS 236  (voice majors only), MUS 250 , MUS 251 , MUS 255 , MUS 256 , MUS 355 , MUS 356  (instrumental majors only), MUS 357 , MUS 358 , and MUS 490 .  Students must complete University Distribution Requirements, plus ENG 105 , the University cultural diversity (which must be met by taking MUS 347  or MUS 348 ), Foreign Language Competency (either by exemption through Standardized Testing or the University Placement Test, completing 111 in any language, or completing 110 in any two languages), and quantitative reasoning requirements. Voice majors must take, or meet by proficiency, three units of foreign language, one each of French, German, and Italian Keyboard majors must enroll for two semesters of Piano Accompanying (MUSP 012 ). Keyboard majors must enroll for eight semesters of Choral Art Society MUSP 001 .

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