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    North Carolina Central University
   
 
  Oct 16, 2017
 
 
    
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 3.0 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:


Non-departmental requirements (must have a grade of 'C' or better):


None.

4. Concentration 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.

Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Fall Semester


Semester Hours: 17


Spring Semester


Semester Hours: 17


Senior Year


Fall Semester


Semester Hours: 14


Spring Semester


Semester Hours: 13


Total Credit Hours: 124


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