OVERVIEW OF DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
Minimum number of credits required to graduate: 120
Minimum Cumulative GPA required to graduate: 2.0.
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: A minimum accumulative GPA of 2.0 (“C”) in the major.
Required Course(s) for fulfilling Capstone Experience: Full hour recital required in Senior year.
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.
The requirements listed on this page are specific to this particular major. Students are also responsible for meeting any graduation requirements set out by their college. Students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) should make sure to review those requirements as stated on the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences page of the catalog.