Vocal Performance Degree Requirements
Bachelor of Music Degree In Vocal Performance

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B.M.
Computer Science
3
  COSC 1301
Developing A Christian Mind     3
  DCM 2301  

English

9
  ENGL 1301, 1302 and 2301 or 2302
Foreign Language
8
  German or French (1000 level) 
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
50-55
   
Music Major:
Required Music Courses
47
 

MUSI 1111 Aural Skills I
MUSI 1112Aural Skills II
MUSI 1206Diction I
MUSI 1207Diction II
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 3189Junior Recital
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 3208 Advanced Choral Conducting
MUSI 4189Senior Recital
MUSI 4201Orchestration
MUSI 4203Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint
MUSI 4211Vocal Pedagogy
MUSI 4212Vocal Literature and Performance Practice
MUSI 4214Choral Literature and Advanced Choral Techniques

Applied Voice
20
  12 semester hours must be upper level. AP Level IV must be completed.
Applied Piano
4
  Piano proficiency level IV must be completed. One credit hour of applied secondary credit is given for successful completion of Class Piano I or II (MUSI 1117 or MUSI 1118).
Music Ensembles
8
  All music majors must enroll in a major ensemble appropriate to their applied concentration every semester until graduation. Ensemble experience will include seven semesters in the Grand Chorus and at least one semester in the Opera Workshop.
Seminar/Performance Lab
8 semesters (noncredit-hour requirement)
8 sem.
  MUSI 1000/1001  (S-L)
Total Music Core Requirement
79
Electives
0
  Sufficient to complete all the minimum requirements for a bachelor's degree, including 42 upper-level semester hours
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED
129-134

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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