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Music Performance Emphasis

Academic Planning Sheet:  BA Music (Performance Emphasis)


Colorado State University- Pueblo
Dr. David Volk, Department Chair
Phone: 549-2122/2552 Email: jennifer.peters@csupueblo.edu
Advisor: Dr. Dana Ihm (Vocal) Phone: 549-2125
Email: dana.ihm@csupueblo.edu
Joan Acosta, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 549-2552
Email: joan.acosta@csupueblo.edu

The Bachelor of Arts in Music: Music Performance emphasis is appropriate for those students who plan to perform, teach privately, or pursue further study at the graduate level.

2013-2014 Academic Planning Sheet Music Performance emphasis


         

 
 
Fall Semester
 
 
Spring Semester
 
First
Year
 
ENG 101: English Composition 1
MUS 150: Music Theory 1
MUS 151: Aural Skills 1
MUS 118: Music Appreciation (special section for majors)
MUS 101: Music Performance Symposium (credit option recommended for Elective credit)
Primary Ensemble
Applie4d Lesson
Elective (Vocal Techniques recommended)
MUS 127: Functional Piano 1
 
 
 
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS
 
 
3
2
2
 
3
 
0-1
1
2
1
1

_________ 
 
15-16
 
ENG 102: English Composition 11
General Education Course: Math
MUS 210: Music Theory 11
MUS 211: Aural Skills 11
MUS 101: Music Performance Symposium (credit option recommended for Elective credit)
Primary Ensemble
Applied Lesson
MUS 103: Music and Computer Technology 1
 
 
 
 
 
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS
3
3
2
2
 
0-1
1
2
1
 
_______ 
 
 
 
14-15
 
Second
Year
 
Foreign Language
MUS 250: Music Theory 111
MUS 251: Aural Skills 111
MUS 201: Music Performance  Symposium (credit  option recommended  for Elective credit)
Primary Ensemble
Secondary Ensemble
Applied Lesson
Genera Education Course: Social Science
 
 
 
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS
 
3
2
2
 
0-1
1
1
2
3
_________ 
 
 
14-15
 
 
Foreign Language
MUS 280: Theory IV
MUS 281: Aural Skills IV
MUS 303: Music and Computer Tech 11
MUS 201: Music Performance Symposium (credit option recommended for Elective credit)
MUS 229: Piano Proficiency Completion
Primary Ensemble
Applied Lesson
Secondary Ensemble
 
 
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS
 
3
2
2
1
 
0-1
1
1
2
1
________ 
 
13-14
 
Third
Year
 
General Education Course: History
MUS 305: Music History 1
MUS 301: Music Performance Symposium (credit option recommended for Elective credit)
Applied Lesson (upper division)
Primary Ensemble  (upper division)
Music 357: Orchestration & Arranging
General Education Course: Social Science
 
 
 
 
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS
 
3
3
 
0-1
2
1
3
3
 
_________
 
 
15-16
 
 
MUS 301: Music Performance Symposium (credit option recommended for Elective credit)
MUS 355: Music History 11
MUS 380: - 399: Junior Recital
Primary Ensemble (upper division)
MUS 350: Music Theory V – Composition & Analysis
Gen. Ed Course: Nat & Phys Science (1 course w/lab)
MUS 358: Basic Conducting
 
 
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS
 
 
0-1
3
2
1
 
3
4
 
2
________
 
15-16
 
Fourth
Year
 
Gen. Ed Course: Nat & Phys Science (1 course w/lab)
MUS 401: Music Pe3rformance Symposium (credit option recommended for Elective credit)
Secondary Ensemble (upper division)
MUS 359: Advanced Conducting
Electives
Primary Ensemble (upper division)
Applied Lesson
 
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS
 
4
 
 
0-1
1
2
4
1
2
_________
14-15
 
Electives
Primary Ensemble (upper division)
MUS 401: Music Performance Symposium (credit option recommended for Elective credit)
MUS 470-489: Senior Recital
 
 
 
 
 
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS
 
 
9-11
1
 
0-1
2
 
 
 
 
 
12-15
In addition to requirements for the major and general education students must complete either: A) any minor degree program listed in the catalog other than their major; or B) 18 hours of credit outside their major (courses must have a different prefix than their major).  Students may not use the same credits to satisfy requirements for both the major and minor degrees.  Students may not use credits taken to satisfy general education to count toward their required 18 hours.
 
General Education Requirements:       (35 semester hours)
ENG 101: English Composition 1  (3)
ENG 102: English Composition 11  (3)
Mathematics Course (3)
Humanities Courses  (9)
                MUS 118: Music Appreciation  (3)
                Foreign Language  (6)
History Course  (3)
Social Sciences Courses  (6)
Natural and Physical Sciences Courses  (8) (2 courses with labs)
 
Transfer Students:
Course Completed elsewhere            CSU-Pueblo Equivalent
(Ex: English 101)                                   (Ex: English 101)
 
Foreign Language Requirement:
Students seeking the degree of Bachelor of Arts must complete one
Of the options listed below:
1) Completion of the second level of a foreign language (course number
    102)
        *Students may test out of the course
        * Completion of a foreign language course above 102 with a grade of
              C or better will satisfy the requirement
2) Completion of FFL 100, Introduction to Comparative Linguistics, &
        ANTHR/ENG 106, Language Thought and Culture
3) Completion of the first and second level of American Sign Language
 
Major Requirements:
Music Core Requirements:  48 semester hours
MUS 150: Music Theory 1  (2)
MUS 151: Aural Skills 1  (2)
MUS 210: Music Theory 11  (2)
MUS 211: Aural Skills 11  (2)
MUS 250: Music Theory 111  (2)
MUS 251: Aural Skills 111  (2)
MUS 280: Music Theory IV  (2)
MUS 281: Aural Skills IV  (2)
MUS 305: Music History 1  (3)  OR
MUS 355: Music History 11  (3)
MUS x01: Music Performance Symposium (01-1) 6 semesters
MUS xxx*: Primary Ensembles  (6)  (6 semesters, 2 upper-division)
MUS xxx**: Secondary Ensemble  (2) (2 semesters, 1 upper-division)
MUS xxx: Major Applied Lesson  (12)  (6 semesters, 2 upper-division)
MUS 229: Piano Proficiency Completion  (1)
MUS 103:  Music & Computer Technology 1  (1)
MUS 303: Music & Computer Technology 11  (1)
MUS 357: Orchestration & Arranging  (2)
MUS 358: Basic Conducting  (2)
 
 
Specific Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Music:
Performance Emphasis:  14 semester hours
MUS 305: Music History 1  (3)  OR
MUS 355: Music History 11  (other than core course)  (3)
MUS 350: Music Theory V- Composition & Analysis  (3)
MUS x01: Music Performance Symposium   (0-1) 2 Semester
MUS 380 – 399: Junior Recital  (2)
MUS 470 – 489: Senior Recital  (2)
MUS xxx: Primary Ensemble  (2) (2 semesters, upper-division)
MUS 359: Advanced Conducting  (2)
 
Note:  Vocal students must also complete the following:
MUS 323: Diction for Singers  (2)
 
Note: Piano students must also complete the following:
MUS 346: Piano Literature  (2) (substitute for 2 credits of Functional Piano, MUS 127 and 227)
MUS 347: Piano Pedagogy  (2)
 
Electives: 19 – 23 semester hours
 
Institutional Graduation Requirements:
Total of 120 semester hours, minimum
Complete a minimum of 40 semester hours in upper-division courses
Overall cumulative grade point average of 2.00
A minimum of 60 semester hours must be earned from a four year institution.  Of these, a minimum of 30 semester hours of credit must be earned in residence.
Of the last 30 semester credits earned immediately preceding graduation, no more than 15 may be completed at other colleges or universities
All other requirements as specified in the Catalog
 
Additional Major Graduation Requirements:
Students are required to complete all major courses with a grade of C or better and to maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better
Admission to Upper Division study in music program by successfully completing the Junior Qualifying exam at the end of the sophomore year
Participating in both Primary and Secondary ensembles each semester throughout the unde4rgraduate program
NOTE; See the Department of Music Student Handbook for additional requirements