OVERVIEW OF DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
Minimum number of credits required to graduate: 120
Minimum Cumulative GPA required to graduate: None.
Minimum Grade requirements for courses to count toward major: A “C-” or better is required in all music courses required for the major, including electives taken to meet the music requirements. Any student who receives a semester grade lower than “C-” for applied lessons is automatically dropped from the program and must re-audition for re-admission.
Other GPA requirements to graduate: None.
Contact Information: Beth Wiemann, Chair, Class of 1944 Hall, 581-1244
The Bachelor of Music in Performance is designed to assist the music student to prepare for a career in music performance. This degree is offered for the following applied areas: standard orchestral and band instruments, piano, voice and pipe organ. Emphasis is placed on performance; studies in music theory, music history, and the liberal arts are also included. Graduation requirements include appropriate proficiency in playing or singing a substantial and varied repertoire, and musicianship of a high order. A 45 minute recital is required in the junior year. A full hour recital, fulfilling the capstone requirement, is required in the senior year.