Piano Performance Degree Requirements
Bachelor of Music Degree In Piano Performance

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B.M.
Developing A Christian Mind     3
  DCM 2301  

English

9
  ENGL 1301, 1302,and 2301 or 2302
Foreign Language
8
  BM students with a major in Performance are required to take eight hours of 1000 level Spanish, German, or French.  
Foundations for Excellence
0-1
  FOUN 1101 is required of all first year and transfer students with fewer than 15 credit hours (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count toward these 15 credit hours).
History
6
  HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, or 2302
Kinesiology
0-2
  KNES 1101 and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived
Mathematics
3-4
  MATH 1301 or 1303 or 1307 or 1405

[eMAT Advising Tool required prior to registering for any Math class or any class for which the eMAT is a prerequisite].


Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
3-4
  One laboratory science from Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics
Religion
9
  RELI 1301, RELI 1302, and RELI/MUSI 4342.
Social Science
3
 

POLS 2301 American National Government required for all students.

Speech
3
  COMA 1302
Total General Studies
47-52
Academic Major:
CONTENT:
48
 

MUSI 1111Aural Skills I
MUSI 1112Aural Skills II
MUSI 1206Diction I
MUSI 1311Music Theory I
MUSI 1312Music Theory II
MUSI 2111Aural Skills III
MUSI 2112Aural Skills IV
MUSI 2305Introduction to Music Literature and Fine

             Arts
MUSI 2311Music Theory III
MUSI 2312Music Theory IV

MUSI 3089  Junior Recital for Performance  Majors
MUSI 3201Analysis of Musical Structure
MUSI 3204Music History and Literature I
MUSI 3205Music History and Literature II
MUSI 3206Music History and Literature III
MUSI 3207Basic Conducting
MUSI 3208Advanced Choral Conducting
MUSI 3215Accompanying Skills
MUSI 4089B  Senior Recital for Performance Majors
MUSI 4201Orchestration
MUSI 4203Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint
MUSI 4217Piano Pedagogy
MUSI 4218Piano Literature I: Renaissance through

             the Classical Period
MUSI 4228Piano Literature II: Romantic through the

             Present

MUSB 4310 The Musician as Entrepreneur

APPLIED MUSIC:
 

Applied Piano (18 credit hours: 8 lower level, 10 upper level)

18
Applied Secondary (3 lower level)
3
MUSI 1130 Applied Organ
1
PIANO PROFICIENCY :  
 

MUSI 2023A  Piano Proficiency Level III

MUSI 2023B  Piano Proficiency Level IV

CR

CR

ENSEMBLES:
  MUSI 1135 and MUSI 1136 Grand Chorus
2
MUSI 2135 and MUSI 2136 Grand Chorus
2
MUSI 3167 Piano Ensemble
1
  MUSI 3100 Accompanying Practicum
1
  MUSI 3103 Accompanying Practicum
1
 

MUSI 4103 Accompanying Practicum

1
PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE
8 sem.
  MUSI 1000/1001 (S-L)
CR/NC
Total Academic Major Requirement
78
Total Hours Required
125-130

Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University

DBU requires a minimum cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0 (comprised of transfer and DBU hours). 

(S-L)= Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

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College of Fine Arts Majors:

ART:

BA/BS Art
   
COMMUNICATION:
BA/BS Communication: Broadcast/Digital Media
BA/BS Communication: Communication Theory
BA/BS Communication: Graphic Design
   
MUSIC:
BA/BS Music

BM Church Music

BM Vocal Performance
BM Piano Performance
BM Theory
BME EC-12 Choral Music with Teacher Certification
   
MUSIC BUSINESS:
BA/BS Music Business

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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