Nov 17, 2018  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, Instrumental Performance, B.M.


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Curriculum Requirements


The Department of Music offers a strong, diversified undergraduate curriculum leading to the Bachelor of Music degree.  The Bachelor of Music is offered with concentrations in Music Education (with North Carolina licensure), Jazz, Instrumental Performance, Vocal Performance, Music Industry (Business and Media Communications tracks), and Ethnomusicology. The curriculum emphasizes thorough musical preparation, professionalism, and the development of appreciation of aesthetic diversity. Music studies at NCCU include research opportunities and internships with business and professional organizations.  Such opportunities help build the foundation for the student’s practical knowledge, employment prospects, and graduate study.

Instrumental or vocal audition required by Department of Music for degree program acceptance.

1. 125 Semester Hours:


Complete a minimum of 125 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better. The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU. Students must repeat ‘D’ and ‘F’ grades in major courses.

2. General Education Requirement:


Complete General Education Curriculum  required by the university as detailed on the four-year course of study.

3. Program Requirements:


4. Concentration Requirements


MUSL 3860 Acoustics and Introduction to Music Technology ( 3 )  

MUSL 3920 Conducting ( 2 )  

Music Electives (MUSL, APPL, or JAZZ) - 36 credits

 

5. Additional Requirements


Senior Recital (must accompany eighth semester of APPL 0XX1)

Program Notes:


Department of Music Major Ensembles for Instrumental Performance include: Marching Band; Symphonic Band; Jazz Ensemble; String Ensemble (orchestral string majors); Guitar Ensemble (guitar majors); Percussion Ensemble (percussion majors as assigned by applied instructor).

Four- Year Curriculum Plan


Freshman Year

Fall Semester

MUSL 1010  -  Music Theory I ( 3 )  

MUSL 1600  -  Workshops and Recitals ( 0 )  

APPL 0XX1 - Primary Applied (1)

MUSL/JAZZ - Ensemble (1)

MUSL 2110  -  Ear Training and Sight Singing I ( 2 )  

MUSL 1050  -  Secondary Class Piano I ( 1 )  

UNIV 1100  -  First Year Seminar ( 2 )  

ENG 1110  -  English Composition I ( ( )  

MUSL 1000  -  Survey of Music ( 3 )  

Total Hours: 16

Spring Semester

MUSL 1220  -  Music Theory II  -  3 )  

MUSL 1600  -  Workshops and Recitals ( 0 )  

APPL 0XX2 - Primary Applied (1)

MUSL/JAZZ - Ensemble (1)

MUSL 2120  -  Ear Training and Sight Singing II ( 2 )  

MUSL 1060  -  Secondary Class Piano II ( 1 )  

ENG 1210  -  English Composition II ( 3 )  

MATH 1080  -  Mathematics for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences ( 3 )  

PEDU 1541  -  Fitness ( 2 )  

Total Hours: 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

MUSL 2210  -  Music Theory III ( 3 )  

MUSL 1600  -  Workshops and Recitals ( 0 )  

APPL 0XX3 - Primary Applied (1)

MUSL/JAZZ - Ensemble (1)

MUSL 3110  -  Ear Training and Sight Singing III ( 1 )  

MUSL 1070  -  Intermediate Secondary Class Piano I ( 1 )  

MUSL 2405  -  Introduction to Music Literature ( 2 )   (WI)

HIST 1320  -  World Societies ( 3 )  

HUM 2410  -  Arts & Humanities I ( 3 )   or

HUM 2420  -  Arts & Humanities II ( 3 )  

Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester

MUSL 2220  -  Music Theory IV ( 3 )  

MUSL 1600  -  Workshops and Recitals ( 0 )  

APPL 0XX4 - Primary Applied (1)

MUSL/JAZZ - Ensemble (1)

MUSL 3410  -  History of Music I ( 2 )  

MUSL 1080  -  Intermediate Secondary Class Piano II ( 1 )  

GEC Science Electives (3)

Foreign Language II (3)

Total Hours: 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester

MUSL 3420  -  History of Music II ( 3 )  

MUSL 1600  -  Workshops and Recitals ( 0 )  

APPL 0XX5 - Primary Applied (1)

MUSL/JAZZ - Ensemble (1)

MUSL/JAZZ/APPL/GEC Electives (4)

Social Science GEC Elective (3)

Science GEC Elective (3)

HEDU 1531  -  Health ( 2 )  

Total Hours: 17

Spring Semester

MUSL 4000 - Senior Seminar (3) SI

MUSL 1600  -  Workshops and Recitals ( 0 )  

APPL 0XX6 - Primary Applied (1)

MUSL/JAZZ - Ensemble (1)

MUSL 3860  -  Acoustics and Introduction to Music Technology ( 3 )  

MUSL 3920  -  Conducting ( 2 )  

MUSL/JAZZ/APPL Electives (7)

Total Hours: 17

Senior Year

Fall Semester

APPL 0XX7 - Primary Applied (1)

MUSL 1600  -  Workshops and Recitals ( 0 )  

MUSL/JAZZ - Ensemble (1)

MUSL 4510  -  Piano Pedagogy ( 3 )   (applied piano majors only)

MUSL/JAZZ/APPL Electives (9/12)

Total Hours: 14

Spring Semester

APPL 0XX8 - Primary Applied/Senior Recital (1)

MUSL 1600  -  Workshops and Recitals ( 0 )  

MUSL/JAZZ - Ensemble (1)

MUSL/JAZZ/APPL Electives (12)

Total Hours: 14

Total Credit Hours: 125

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