Dec 10, 2023  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Orchestral Instrument-Elective Studies Emphasis, B.Mus.

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Orchestral Performance includes the bassoon, cello, clarinet, double bass, euphonium, flute, French horn, harp, oboe, percussion, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola and violin. Degree requirements for guitar, piano and voice performance are listed separately and are not included on this page.

US 150 First Year Success Seminar

All incoming new students will be registered for US 150 - First Year Success Seminar  during the first semester of the first year.  The credit earned for this course does not count toward the completion of the degree.

Required Credits: 130-130.5

First Year

Second Year

Semester 1 (18 credits)

Semester 2 (18 credits)

Third Year

Semester 1 (16 credits)

Semester 2 (15-15.5 credits)

  • Private Instrumental Study  4 credit(s) 3
  • ISC 499 - Studio/Technique Class Lab  0 credit(s)
  • UIS - University Interdisciplinary Studies 3 credit(s)
  • Academic elective 3 credit(s)
  • Music elective 3 credit(s)
  • Instrumental performing organization 1 credit(s)
  • ENS Chamber ensemble 1 credit(s) 4
  • Junior Recital (optional) .5 credit(s)

Fourth Year

Semester 1 (15 credits)

Semester 2 (13 credits)


1Enrollment dependent on placement exam.

2Students whose principal instrument is keyboard, and those who are waived because of proficiency, must replace these credits with equivalent credits approved by assigned advisor.

3Students may opt to supplement their primary instrumental lessons with a secondary area of study.  Requires the permission of the instructor.

4Some supplemental chamber music may require an audition.

The Instrumental Studies Division requires a grade of B- or higher in all studio work.

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