May 22, 2018  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Music, Vocal Performance Concentration, B.M.


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Curriculum Requirements


The Department of Music offers a strong, diversified curriculum leading to the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees.  The Bachelor of Music is offered as with concentrations in Music Education (with North Carolina licensure), Jazz, Instrumental Performance, and Vocal Performance. The Bachelor of Arts in Music features concentrations in Music Industry (Business and Media Communications tracks), and Ethnomusicology. The curriculum provides a major in music that 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. 124 Credit Hours:


Complete a minimum of 124 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:


5. Additional Requirements


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

Program Notes:


Department of Music Major Ensembles for Vocal Performance includes University Choir and Vocal Jazz Ensemble.

Four- Year Curriculum Plan


Freshman Year

Fall Semester

MUSL 1010  -  Music Theory I ( 3 )  

MUSL 1600  -  Workshops and Recitals ( 0 )  

APPL 0XX3 - 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 ( 3 )  

MUSL 1000  -  Survey of Music ( 3 )  

Semester 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 )  

Semester 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 )  

HUM 2410  -  Arts & Humanities I ( 3 )   or

HUM 2420  -  Arts & Humanities II ( 3 )  

HIST 1320  -  World Societies ( 3 )  

Semester 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)

Semester Hours: 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester

MUSL 3420  -  History of Music II ( 3 )  

MUSL 1600  -  Workshops and Recitals ( ( )  

APPL 0XX5 - Primary Applied (1)

MUSL/JAZZ - Ensemble (1)

MUSL 1230  -  Diction for Singers: English and Italian ( 1 )  

GEC Social Science Elective (3)

GEC Science Elective (3)

HEDU 1531  -  Health ( 2 )  

MUSL/JAZZ/APPL Elective (3)

Semester 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/GEC Electives (6)

MUSL 1240  -  Diction for Singers: French and German ( 1 )  

Semester Hours: 17

Senior Year

Fall Semester

APPL 0XX7 - Primary Applied (1)

MUSL 1600  -  Workshops and Recitals ( 0 )  

MUSL/JAZZ - Ensemble (1)

MUSL/JAZZ/APPL/GEC Electives (9)

MUSL 4530  -  Vocal Pedagogy ( 3 )  

Semester Hours: 14

Spring Semester

APPL 0XX8 - Primary Applied (1)

MUSL 1600  -  Workshops and Recitals ( 0 )  

MUSL/JAZZ - Ensemble (1)

MUSL/JAZZ/APPL/GEC Electives (11)

Semester Hours: 13

Total Credit Hours: 124

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