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    Music, Bachelor of Music

    The Bachelor of Music enables students to enter a professional career in music, to teach music privately and to achieve proficiency in a performance area such as composition, instrumental or voice. With study in theory, music literature, music history, piano and applied instruction, students learn the structure and expression of music and the historical context of musical genres. Through applied study, students develop advanced skills and can apply this knowledge through singing, performing on a musical instrument or composing a musical work and they can apply advanced critical thinking skills when hearing musical sounds.

    Music, Bachelor of Music major page

    Before Graduating Students Must

    • Satisfactory faculty evaluation of a student portfolio.
    • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.

    Students in the Major will Learn to

    Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

    1. Perform at an advanced level on an instrument or voice in solo and ensemble settings.
    2. Demonstrate knowledge of common elements and organizational patterns of music.
    3. Apply knowledge of music history from early practice to the present.
    4. Exhibit independent, professional musicianship through high personal performance standards and expectations.
    5. Critically analyze and evaluate problems and issues in music and other disciplines.
    6. Consistently and accurately discriminate musical quality based on sound musical reasoning.
    7. Display effective verbal and written communication of musical judgments, criticisms and preferences.
    8. Effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, ideas, thoughts and feelings in music and other disciplines.
    9. Demonstrated skills for effective collaboration.
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    Curriculum Map

    I = Introduced; R = Reinforced; A = Assessed

    Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication

    SLO 1 SLO 2 SLO 3 SLO 4 SLO 5 SLO 6 SLO 7 SLO 8 SLO 9
    MUH 3211     I   R   I  R  
    MUH 3212 and MUH 3213     R   R   R    
    MUN Ensemble R     R   R     R
    ​MUT 1121     ​I            
    MV_ 242_ or MV_ 343_ I R   I I I   I I
    MV_3970 or MV_ 4971 Capstone A   A A A A A    
    2000-level Performance and Musicianship Juries   A           A A
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    Assessment Types

    • Recital with accompanying program notes
    • Project/recital/oral exam
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