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Vocal Performance Degree Requirements
Bachelor of Music Degree In Vocal 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, French, or German.
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:
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 3089Junior 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 3208 Advanced Choral Conducting
MUSI 4089B  Senior Recital for Performance Majors
MUSI 4201Orchestration
MUSI 4203Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint
MUSI 4211Vocal Pedagogy
MUSI 4212Vocal Literature and Performance                   Practice
MUSI 4214Choral Literature and Advanced Choral                Techniques

MUSI 4310The Musician as Entrepreneur

APPLIED MUSIC: (18 credit hours: 8 lower-level, 10 upper-level)
Applied Voice
 18
AP Level IV    CR
Applied Piano
 4
  MUSI 2023B Piano Proficiency Level IV
 CR
ENSEMBLES - GRAND CHORUS:
7
  MUSI 1135 and MUSI 1136 Grand Chorus
2
  MUSI 2135 and MUSI 2136 Grand Chorus  
2
  MUSI 3135 and MUSI 3136 Grand Chorus  
2
  MUSI 4135  Grand Chorus (upper-level major ensemble)  
1
 

MUSI 1260  Opera Workshop

 
2
PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE (8 semesters):
  MUSI 1000/1001  (S-L)
CR/NC
Total Music Core Requirement
76
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED
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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