Major in Performance

Following is one suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their adviser each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment.

BM with a Major in Performance
(Specialization: Orchestral Instruments)(.pdf)

BM with a Major in Performance
(Specialization: Orchestral Instruments)

Note: The order of semesters and summer terms has been changed from the print version to accommodate the one-column format of HTML publishing. A conventional Four-Year Plan is available in the .pdf file.

Orchestral Instrument Major - violin, viola, cello, double bass, harp, guitar, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, horn, euphonium, tuba, percussion.

FRESHMAN YEAR

FALL HOURS
ENGL 1310, College Writing I 3

MUMH 1600, Music in Human Imagination2 3

MUTH 1380, Aural Skills I 2

MUTH 1480, Theory I 2

MUAG, Applied General, Secondary (1000 level)16 1

MUAM, Applied Major: Instrument (1000 level) 3

MULB, Music Laboratory (1000 level)21 1

Total 15

SOPHOMORE YEAR

FALL HOURS
ENGL 2210, World Literature I 3

MUTH 2380, Aural Skills III 1

MUTH 2480, Theory III 2

PSCI 1040, American Government 3

MUAG, Applied General, Secondary (1000 level)16 1

MUAM, Applied Major: Instrument (1000 level) 3

MUCM, Chamber Music (3000 level)22 1

MULB, Music Laboratory (1000 level) 1

Wellness29 2

Total 17

JUNIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS
HIST 2610, United States History to 1865 3

MUAG 3800, Fundamentals of Conducting 2

MUAG 4360, Instrumental Pedagogy and Repertoire23 3

MUAM, Applied Major: Instrument(3000 level) 4

MUCM, Chamber Music (3000 level)22 1

MULB, Music Laboratory (1000 level)21 1

Total 14

SENIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS
MUMH 3510, Music History and Literature Since 1750 3

MUAM, Applied Major: Instrument(3000 level) 4

MUCM, Chamber Music (3000 level)22 1

MULB, Music Laboratory (1000 level)21 1

Music Elective (advanced) 3

Understanding of Ideas and Values4 3

Total 15

FRESHMAN YEAR

SPRING HOURS
ENGL 1320, College Writing II 3

MUTH 1390, Aural Skills II 2

MUTH 1490, Theory II 2

PHYS 1250, Science and Technology of Musical Sound 4

MUAG, Applied General, Secondary (1000 level)16 1

MUAM, Applied Major: Instrument (1000 level) 3

MULB, Music Laboratory (1000 level)21 1

Total 16

SOPHOMORE YEAR

SPRING HOURS
ENGL 2220, World Literature II 3

MUTH 2390, Aural Skills IV 1

MUTH 2490, Theory IV 2

PSCI 1050, American Government 3

MUAG, Applied General, Secondary (1000 level)16 1

MUAM, Applied Major: Instrument (1000 level) 3

MUCM, Chamber Music (3000 level)22 1

MULB, Music Laboratory (1000 level)21 1

Total 15

JUNIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS
HIST 2620, United States History Since 1865 3

MUMH 3500, Music History and Literature to 1750 3

MUTH 3510, Form Analysis 3

MUAM, Applied Major: Instrument(3000 level) 4

MUCM, Chamber Music (3000 level)22 1

MULB, Music Laboratory (1000 level)21 1

Total 15

SENIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS
MUMH 4750, Concerto Literature, or MUMH 4760, Chamber Music Literature, or MUMH 4050, Symphonic Literature 3

MUAM, Applied Major: Instrument (3000 level) 4

MUCM, Chamber Music (3000 level)22 1

MULB, Music Laboratory (1000 level)21 1

MUTH or MUCP Elective24 3

Understanding of Ideas and Values4 3

Total 15

FRESHMAN YEAR

SUMMER I HOURS
ECON 1110, Principles of Macroeconomics 3

Laboratory Science 4

Total 7

FRESHMAN YEAR

SUMMER II HOURS
MATH 1100, College Algebra 3

Total 3

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.Some courses may require prerequisites not listed in the above plan.See Music notes in supplement booklet for footnotes.

Summary of Degree Requirements:

Major (19 advanced): 37

Minor (6 advanced): 20

Other Music Requirements (17 advanced): 26

Core:

English 12

History 6

Political Science 6

Wellness 2

Economics 3

Mathematics 3

Laboratory Science 8

Understanding of Ideas and Values 6

Visual and Performing Arts (included in Other Music Requirements) 3

Free Elective (advanced): 3

Note:

42 hours must be advanced; 24 of the 42 must be taken at UNT.

24 of the last 30 hours must be completed at UNT.

See "Bachelor of Music, Degree Requirements " and "Major in Performance, General Requirements for Majors in Performance.

Stringed Instruments (Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass):

1. Eight semesters of MULB 1805, Symphony Orchestra.

2. A minimum of 2 hours in a secondary stringed instrument.

3. Preparation of two programs of representative works from classic, romantic and contemporary styles. The equivalent of one-half recital must be given the junior year and a full recital in the senior year.

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