MUSIC PERFORMANCE: PIANO


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Bachelor of Music in Performance: Piano 

Excellence is the goal for music students in the School of Music which, along with the School of Worship Leadership, comprises the Center for Performing Arts. Extensive opportunities for performance allow students to put classroom lessons into practice before audiences of thousands.The Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance and Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance are designed to train students to become professional pianists and singers. These degrees will prepare you to go directly into a professional singing or pianist career, or to pursue graduate studies in piano or voice.

All-Steinway School

University of Mobile is proud to be an “All-Steinway School.” Students in our music and performing arts programs are practicing and performing on pianos considered by many professional musicians to be the finest instruments in the world.

BASIC COURSE REQUIREMENTS: Sem Grade HRS. COURSES FOR THE MAJOR: Music Sem Grade HRS.
English 101 (WI)          Must earn a “C” or better 3 MU 101, 101L  Theory I, Lab (TL) 4
English 102 (EN 101)   Must earn a “C” or better 3 MU 102, 102L  Theory I, Lab (TL) 4
MU 201, 201L   Theory II, Lab (TL) 4
English 201 or 202 (EN 101 & 102) 3 MU 202, 202L  Theory II, Lab (TL) 4
MU 301 Form and Analysis 2
Christian Ministries 110 (WI) 3 MU 302 Counterpoint 2
Christian Ministries 321 or 331 (EN 101/102) 3 MU 310 Medieval, Ren., & Baroque (WI)(EN 101, MU 101) 3
MU 311 Classic, Rom., & Contemp. (EN 101, MU 101) 3
COM 101 or PY 101  (OC)  Must earn a “C” or better 3 MU 326 Orchestration 2
MU 412 Christian Ethics and the Performing Arts (WI) 3
Lab Science 4 MU 426 Basic Conducting 2
MU 427 Choral Conducting or MU 428 Instrumental Conducting 2
Mathematics (102 or higher)- Must earn a “C” or better 3 Primary Applied Area 16
 2      4      6    8     10    12     14     16  (2 cr. Hours each sem. in sequence)
History 3 Secondary Applied Area 4
 1      2      3       4      5      6      7      8  (must take in sequence)
TOTAL BASIC COURSE REQUIREMENTS: 28 Large Ensemble (Piano Ensemble) 8
 1      2      3       4      5      6      7      8  (must take in sequence)
GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVES: Sem Grade HRS. Small/Secondary Ensemble (University Singers, etc.) 0
list of General Education Electives on back 1      2      3       4      5      6      7       8  (must take in sequence)
(Music majors may substitute MU 310 & 311 for MU 111 MU 011-042 Concert Music (8 semesters) 0
hours counted elsewhere on this sheet) 1      2      3       4      5      6      7      8  (must take in sequence)
3 MU 200 Piano Proficiency Exam 0
3 MU 300 Junior Recital (6th semester) 0
3 MU 400 Senior Recital (8th semester) (WI) 0
3 63
COURSES FOR THE MAJOR: Piano Performance
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: 12 MUA 217 Collaborative Skills and Accompanying I 2
MUA 218 Collaborative Skills and Accompanying II 1
MU 309 Keyboard Chamber Music I 2
MU 328 Piano Pedagogy Practicum 2
MU 409 Keyboard Chamber Music II 2
*FS 100 Freshman Seminar (freshmen only) 1 MU 410 Keyboard Chamber Music III 2
MU 424 Piano Pedagogy 2
MU 433 Piano Literature I 2
MU 434 Piano Literature II 2
MU 487 Special Topics in Composition 2
19
  WI = Writing Intensive TOTAL: 82
  TL = Technology Literacy Course GRAND TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 123
  OC = Oral Communication Competency Course Please refer to Student Manual for information regarding Ensemble Requirements, Piano Proficiency, Recitals, etc.
  Prerequisites are in parenthesis
CATALOG: 2017-2018            4.4.17