BACHELOR OF MUSIC IN PERFORMANCE: Strings, Guitar, Percussion, or Woodwinds 121 Hours . ... Instrumental Clinic 1 MU Applied Lesson and MU 070 MU 240 3 Beginning Conducting 1

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  • WASHBURN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES

    BACHELOR OF MUSIC IN PERFORMANCE: INSTRUMENTAL (121 hours) (BRASS/STRINGS/GUITAR/PERCUSSION/WOODWINDS)

    2016-2017

    Admission to this degree is by audition.

    One correlated course in Social Science (may count as General Education): HI 105 Introduction to World Music and its History

    Requirements for Major: At least 78 credit hours in Music, including:

    Theory MU 122 Rhythmic Perception MU 123 Computers and Music MU 215 Theory and Aural Comprehension I MU 314 Theory and Aural Comprehension II MU 315 Theory and Aural Comprehension III MU 316 Theory IV MU 317 Orchestration MU 320 Form and Analysis MU 443 Composition

    Music History & Literature MU 325 Music History I MU 326 Music History II

    Conducting MU 238 Instrumental Clinic MU 240 Beginning Conducting MU 442 Advanced Instrumental Conducting

    Private Lessons In the area of concentration (Students normally enroll for 3 hours of private lessons each semester)

    Performance Class All Music Majors must enroll in MU 070 every semester that they are enrolled in private lessons in their concentration area.

    Group Piano MU 133 Group Piano I MU 134 Group Piano II MU 213 Group Piano III MU 214 Group Piano IV (Students must enroll in Group Piano until the Piano Proficiency Exam is passed)

    Voice Lessons MU 275/475 Voice

    Performance Minor Lessons

    Any one instrument

  • WASHBURN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES

    Specialized Courses

    MU 400 Special Topics: Senior Seminar

    Ensembles Students must enroll in 2 large ensembles each semester (Students must enroll in the major ensemble of their primary performance concentration) **Wind, Brass, Percussion BM majors must enroll in Marching Band for two semesters. Large Ensembles Small Ensembles (MU 254/454) Marching Band

    General Studies Electives (from any department) Elective Elective Elective Elective

    Additional Degree Requirements Piano Proficiency Exam (PPE) Rhythmic Perception Exam (RPE)++ +++ 48 Recital Attendance+++ 4th Semester Performance Proficiency Exam+++ Pass Junior Recital Jury and present Junior Recital Pass Senior Recital Jury and present Senior Recital

    ++Students must pass all RPE requirements before they are allowed to present the 4th semester Performance Proficiency Exam. All students must pass this exam to establish a minimum level of competency in rhythmic perception.

    +++4th semester jury components: Students who pass are allowed to enroll in upper division lessons, ensembles, and music classes.

    Notes All students enrolled in music lessons are required to present a performance jury before a faculty panel at the conclusion of each semester of study

  • WASHBURN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES

    General Education Distribution Requirements (BM):

    Humanities (9) (GEHU/GECPA) (Max 6 hours/ discipline)

    Course Number

    Social Sciences (9) (GESS) (Max 6 hours/ discipline)

    Course Number

    Natural Sciences/ Mathematics (9) (GENS) (Max 8 Hours or 2 Courses/Discipline)

    Course Number

    Fine Arts Non MU (3) HI 105 (3) Nat. Science 1 (3-5) Humanities 2 (3) Soc. Science 2 (3) Nat. Science 2 (3-5) Humanities 3 (3) Soc. Science 3 (3) Nat. Science 3 (3-5)

    Core University/BM-Specific Requirements:

    WU 101 (3)* C or Better Total Hours (124) EN 101 (3) C or Better Upper Division (300 and above) (45) EN 300 (3) C or Better Hours Within Arts and Sciences (99) MA 112 or MA 116 (3)** C or Better

    >= 2.0 Overall Cumulative GPA

    >= C Grade All Major and Correlated Courses *Students transferring with 24 or more credit hours completed at an accredited post-secondary institution (after graduating from High School) with a GPA of 2.0 or higher are exempt from this requirement **May be waived if the student successfully places into a higher-level mathematics course with an ACT score of 25 or higher and then successfully completes that course with a grade of C or higher or if a student presents an ACT score in mathematics of at least 28 (SAT of at least 640).

  • Sample 4-Year Schedule for Bachelor of Music in Performance: Instrumental Brass, Strings, Guitar, Percussion, or Woodwinds

    121 Hours Curriculum for students starting 2016-2017 Academic Year

    Students starting in different academic years should contact their advisor.

    Freshman Fall Semester Spring Semester

    MU 122 Rhythmic Perception 1 MU 134 Group Piano II 1 MU 123 Computers and Music 1 MU 254 Small Ensemble 1 MU Applied Lesson & MU 070 3 MU 215 Theory and Aural MU 1st Large Ensemble 1 Comprehension I 4 *MU 145 - Marching Band 1 MU 275 Voice Lesson 1 MU 133 Group Piano I 1 MU Applied Lesson and MU 070 3 EN 101 Freshman Composition 3 MU 1st Large Ensemble 1 WU 101 Washburn Experience (for MU) 3 MU 2nd Large Ensemble 0 AR/TH General Education 3 HI 105 Intro to World Music and its

    History 3 Elective 1

    TOTAL 17 TOTAL 15 Sophomore

    Fall Semester Spring Semester MU 213 Group Piano III 1 MU 214 Group Piano IV 1 MU 314 Theory and Aural MU 254 Small Ensemble 1 Comprehension II 4 MU 315 Theory and Aural MU 275 Voice Lesson 1 Comprehension III 4 MU Applied Lesson and MU 070 3 MU Applied Lesson and MU 070 3 MU 1st Large Ensemble 1 MU 1st Large Ensemble 1 MU Applied Minor Instrument Lesson 1 MU 2nd Large Ensemble 0 *MU 145 Marching Band 1 AN 112 Cultural Anthropology 3 MA 112 Essential Mathematics (orabove)

    3 Natural Science General Education 3

    TOTAL 15 16 Junior

    Fall Semester Spring Semester MU 316 Theory IV 3 MU 238 Instrumental Clinic 1 MU Applied Lesson and MU 070 3 MU 240 Beginning Conducting 1 MU 1st Large Ensemble 1 MU 326 History of Music II 3 MU 2nd Large Ensemble 0 MU 454 Small Ensemble 1 AR/Humanities Elective 3 MU Applied Minor Instrument Lesson 1 MU 325 -- History of Music I 3 MU 4?? Applied Lesson and MU 070 3 MU 317 -- Orchestration 2 MU 1st Large Ensemble 1

    MU 2nd Large Ensemble 0 Upper Division Elective 3

    TOTAL 15 TOTAL 14 Senior

    Fall Semester Spring Semester EN 300 Advanced Composition 3 MU 443 -- Composition 1 MU 454 Small Ensemble 1 MU 320 Form and Analysis 2

  • MU Applied Minor Instrument Lesson 1 MU 442 Advanced Instrumental MU 4?? Applied Lesson and MU 070 3 Conducting 1 MU 4?? 1st Large Ensemble 0 Humanities General Education 3 MU 4?? 2nd Large Ensemble 0 MU 4?? Applied Lesson and MU 070 3 Soc. Sci. General Education 3 MU 1st Large Ensemble 0 Natural Science General Education 3 MU 2nd Large Ensemble 0 MU 400 Senior Seminar 2 Natural Science General Education 3

    TOTAL 16 13 *See "Ensembles" regarding Marching Band requirements.

    Note: Must include 45 hours of upper division credit.

    BACHELOR OF MUSIC IN PERFORMANCE: INSTRUMENTAL (121 hours)(BRASS/STRINGS/GUITAR/PERCUSSION/WOODWINDS)Additional Degree Requirements++Students must pass all RPE requirements before they are allowed to present the 4th semester Performance Proficiency Exam. All students must pass this exam to establish a minimum level of competency in rhythmic perception.+++4th semester jury components: Students who pass are allowed to enroll in upper division lessons, ensembles, and music classes.NotesSample 4-Year Schedule for Bachelor of Music in Performance: InstrumentalBrass, Strings, Guitar, Percussion, or Woodwinds

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