B.M., Music Performance

B.M. degree admission requirement:

  1. Audition on the major instrument

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 122 credits

Students must earn a C grade or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.
As part of the general education requirements, voice majors must complete:
10 credits foreign language 1
Degree and Program Requirements
MUS F131
and MUS F132
Basic Music Theory I
and Basic Music Theory II
6
MUS F133
and MUS F134
Basic Ear Training I
and Basic Ear Training II
4
MUS F152
and MUS F153
and MUS F154
Functional Piano I
and Functional Piano II
and Functional Piano III
3
MUS F161
and MUS F162
and MUS F261
and MUS F262
and MUS F361
and MUS F362
and MUS F461
and MUS F462
Private Lessons
and Private Lessons
and Private Lessons
and Private Lessons
and Private Lessons
and Private Lessons
and Private Lessons
and Private Lessons 2
24
MUS F221
and MUS F222
History of Western Music I
and History of Western Music II
6
MUS F223XAlaska Native Music3
MUS F231
and MUS F232
Advanced Music Theory I
and Advanced Music Theory II
4
MUS F233
and MUS F234
Advanced Ear Training I
and Advanced Ear Training II
2
MUS F253Piano Proficiency0
MUS F331Form and Analysis3
MUS F351Conducting3
MUS F390Junior Recital0
Large ensembles 38
MUS F190Recital Attendance0
MUS F490Senior Recital 40
Select 6 credits from the following:6
Counterpoint
Orchestration and Arranging
Seminar in Musical Composition
Advanced Harmonic Analysis
Private Lessons in Music Composition
Select 6 credits from the following: 56
Women in Music History
Music Before 1620
Music in the 17th and 18th Centuries
Music of the 19th Century
Music Since 1900
Select 9 credits from the following: 59
Private Lessons
Private Lessons
Private Lessons
Private Lessons
Private Lessons
Private Lessons
Private Lessons
Private Lessons
Chamber Music
Opera Workshop
Arctic Chamber Orchestra
Introduction to Computer-Based Music Technology
Music Literature
MUS F493
Special Topics
Total Credits87
1

Selection of the language will be made in consultation with the voice advisor.

2

Students with voice as their major instrument are also required to complete MUS F245 or MUS F246.

3

Music majors in the B.M. program will be required to earn a minimum of 8 credits in large ensembles: MUS F101, MUS F117MUS F203MUS F205MUS F211. Please work closely with your faculty advisor to determine which large ensemble course will fulfill this requirement.

4

Fulfills the baccalaureate capstone requirement.

5

Courses listed that are not already applied to program requirements may also meet this requirement.