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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Performance, BM


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Minimum degree requirement is 128 s.h. as follows:

1. Foundations curriculum requirements including those listed below - 42 s.h.


(For information about courses that carry foundations curriculum credit see Liberal Arts Foundations Curriculum )

3. Concentration area - 56 s.h.


(Choose one.) 

A student who is exempt from any of the applied minor courses specified must take other applied minor courses to complete the total required hours.

Jazz Studies, Instrumental:


Jazz Studies, Vocal:


Organ Performance:


Applied major - 19 s.h.


  • No more than 6 semesters of 1000-level applied and 4 semesters of 3000-level applied
  • Organ–present a full junior and a full senior recital

Applied minor - 12 s.h.:


Counterpoint - 3 s.h.:


Organ pedagogy - 2 s.h.:


Performance groups - 8 s.h.:


  • Minimum of 4 semesters large ensemble
  • 2 semesters accompanying

Piano Pedagogy:


Applied major - 20 s.h.:


  • No more than 6 semesters of 1000-level applied and 4 semesters of 3000-level applied
  • Present a full senior recital

Applied minor - 2 s.h.


  • 2 s.h. minor applied

Performance groups - 8 s.h.:


  • Minimum of 4 semesters large ensemble
  • Minimum of 4 semesters accompanying and/or chamber music

Piano literature and advanced pedagogy - 6 s.h.:


Free electives - 5 s.h.


Piano Performance:


Applied major - 24 s.h.:


  • No more than 6 semesters of 1000-level applied and 4 semesters of 3000-level applied
  • Present a full junior recital and full senior recital

Applied minor - 2 s.h.


  • 2 s.h. minor applied

Performance groups - 10 s.h.:


  • Minimum of 4 semesters large ensemble
  • 6 s.h. accompanying and/or chamber music

Piano literature and advanced pedagogy - 6 s.h.:


Free electives - 5 s.h.


Sacred Music, Organ:


Applied major - 16 s.h.:


  • No more than 6 semesters of 1000-level applied and 4 semesters of 3000-level applied
  • Organ–present a full senior recital

Performance groups - 8 s.h.:


  • Minimum of 4 semesters large choral ensemble
  • Minimum of 2 semesters accompanying 

Free electives - 3 s.h.


Sacred Music, Vocal:


Applied major - 16 s.h.:


  • No more than 6 semesters of 1000-level applied and 4 semesters of 3000-level applied
  • Voice–present a full senior recital

Applied minor - 5 s.h.:


Performance groups - 8 s.h.:


  • Minimum of 4 semesters large choral ensemble
  • Minimum of 4 semesters small ensemble 

Free electives - 3 s.h.


String Performance:


Applied major - 24 s.h.:


  • No more than 6 semesters of 1000-level applied and 4 semesters of 3000-level applied
  • Present at least a half junior recital and full senior recital

Applied minor - 6 s.h.


Performance groups - 12 s.h.:


Performance groups for guitar majors:


  • Minimum of 8 semesters of MUSC 1805 - String Chamber Music  (1) (F,S) and 4 semesters of large ensemble
  • Music history and literature electives (6 s.h.)
  • Free electives (5 s.h.) 

Voice Performance:


Applied major - 16 s.h.:


  • No more than 6 semesters of 1000-level applied and 4 semesters of 3000-level applied
  • Present a half junior recital and a full senior recital

Applied minor - 2 s.h.


  • 2 s.h. minor applied piano
  • Students are required to pass a departmental piano proficiency examination. In preparation for the exam, students must enroll in MUSC 1305 , MUSC 1315  (Functional piano for singers) for 2 semesters. Students desiring further preparation may take piano minor, piano accompanying, MUSC 1105 , MUSC 1115 , MUSC 2105 , and/or MUSC 2115  for no credit. 

Performance groups - 10 s.h.:


  • Minimum of 8 semesters large choral ensemble
  • Minimum of 2 semesters of opera workshop or theatre 

Foreign language and diction - 21 s.h.:


Voice pedagogy - 3 s.h.:


Wind Performance:


Applied major - 24 s.h.:


  • No more than 6 semesters of 1000-level applied and 4 semesters of 3000-level applied
  • Present at half junior recital and full senior recital 

Performance groups - 12 s.h.:


  • Minimum of 8 semesters large ensemble
  • Music majors may count only two semester hours of Marching Band Field Experience (MUSC 1706 , 1 s.h.) for large ensemble credit. Marching Band (MUSC 1705 , 2 s.h.) may not count toward large ensemble credit for music majors. Music majors taking more than 2 s.h. of MUSC 1706  or MUSC 1705  must sign a release form to be made available in the music office and in the SOM Undergraduate Handbook. The form will help clarify that hours above the required 2 s.h. of MUSC 1706  will not count as part of the Music Education degree plan at ECU, and that these extra hours may lead to additional hours on a student’s transcript before graduation. Minimum of four semesters small ensemble. 

Percussion Performance:


Applied major - 24 s.h.:


  • No more than 6 semesters of 1000-level applied and 4 semesters of 3000-level applied 

Performance groups - 12 s.h.:


  • Minimum of 8 semesters large ensemble
  • Music majors may count only two semester hours of Marching Band Field Experience (MUSC 1706 , 1 s.h.) for large ensemble credit. Marching Band (MUSC 1705 , 2 s.h.) may not count toward large ensemble credit for music majors. Music majors taking more than 2 s.h. of MUSC 1706  or MUSC 1705  must sign a release form to be made available in the music office and in the SOM Undergraduate Handbook. The form will help clarify that hours above the required 2 s.h. of MUSC 1706  will not count as part of the Music Education degree plan at ECU, and that these extra hours may lead to additional hours on a student’s transcript before graduation. Minimum of four semesters small ensemble. 

Music history and literature electives - 6 s.h


MUSC electives - 2 s.h.


Free Electives - 5 s.h.


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