Apr 03, 2020  
College Catalog 2019-2020 
    
College Catalog 2019-2020

Trombone, BM


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Bachelor of Music


The Bachelor of Music (B.M.) degree program is the principal undergraduate program in music, and nearly all of the undergraduate musicians are enrolled in it. It requires students to supplement their music studies with a prescribed number of courses in the Liberal Arts Department.

The B.M. degree program normally requires four years to complete. The minimum residency is two years for qualified and approved transfer students (three years for Voice majors). All requirements for the degree must be completed within seven years of a student’s original enrollment in the B.M. program. The curriculum outlines give the required distribution of credits for the B.M. degree.

First Year


Major Studies


  • Major Instrumental Lessons  10 credits
  • Annual Jury  0 credit

Performance Ensembles


  • 4 credits
  • Orchestral Repertory (PFENS R500)  4 credits
  • Chamber Music/Small Ensembles (CMENS/PFENS 500)  2-4 credits
  • See Special Notes (below)

Total Credits 1st Year: 40-45


Second Year


Major Studies


  • Major Instrumental Lessons  10 credits
  • Annual Jury  0 credit

Performance Ensembles


Liberal Arts


Total Credits 2nd Year: 42-46


Third Year


Major Studies


  • Major Instrumental Lessons  10 credits
  • Annual Jury  0 credit

Performance Ensembles


Music Department Studies


Liberal Arts


  • Liberal Arts Electives (LARTS 000)  6 credits

Total Credits 3rd Year: 36-42


Fourth Year


Major Studies


  • Major Instrumental Lessons  10 credits
  • Major Departmental Seminar  2 credits
  • Graduate Recital  1 credit
  • Graduate Jury  0 credit

Performance Ensembles


Music Department Studies


  • Music Theory Elective (THMUS E500)  3 credits
  • Music History Elective (MHMUS  400)  3 credits

Liberal Arts


  • Liberal Arts Electives (LARTS 000)  6 credits

Total Credits 4th Year: 33 - 39


Special Notes


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