Voice, B.Mus.

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 126-132

Major Hours: 79

Minimum Upper-Division Hours: 40

Upper-Division Hours Within Major: 24


Overall GPA - Combined and OU: 2.50

Program Code: B730

Major Requirements

A grade of C or better is required in all courses taken within the School of Music.  Audition is required for admission to the degree program.

Major Area

Choose 8 hours in the following:8
Voice for Music Majors: Freshman/Sophomore
Choose 8 hours in the following:8
Voice for Music Majors: Junior/Senior 1
MUTE XXXX, Major Performance Ensemble 24
MUTE XXXX, Major Performance Ensemble (3000-4000) 24
MUTE 1000Freshman/Transfer Music Orientation (1 semester)0
MUTE 1010Recital Attendance (3 semesters)0
MUTE 2000Sophomore Barrier 10
Choose one of the following:2
Opera/Music Theatre
Opera Production
Acting for Opera I
Acting for Opera II
MUTE 1282Italian and English Lyric Diction2
MUTE 3202French Lyric Diction2
MUTE 3212German Lyric Diction2
MUTE 4312Voice Science and Vocal Pedagogy2
JRRE 3021Junior Recital1
SRRE 4021Senior Recital1
Total Credit Hours36

Music Support

Music Theory
MUTH 1512Musical Structures I2
MUTH 1612Aural Skills I2
MUTH 1522Musical Structures II2
MUTH 1622Aural Skills II2
MUTH 2512Musical Structures III (Core IV)2
MUTH 2612Aural Skills III2
MUTH 252220th- and 21st-Century Musical Structures2
MUTH 2622Aural Skills IV2
Musicology and Music Literature
MUSC 1312Music in Culture (Core IV)2
MUSC 2313Ancient Times to 1700 (Core IV)3
MUSC 2323Late Baroque Through Romantic Period (Core IV)3
MUSC 3333Post-Romantic Period to the Present (Core IV)3
MULI 4543Introduction to Vocal Literature3
Additional Requirements
MUTE 1311Group Piano I 11
MUTE 1321Group Piano II 11
MUTE 2311Group Piano III 11
MUTE 2321Group Piano IV 11
Choose 4 hours of the following:4
Junior and/or Senior Secondary Piano
MUTE 3262Choral Conducting I2
MUTE 4512Professional Preparation and Capstone Project2
Advised Music Elective, Upper-Division
Choose 1 hour1
Total Credit Hours43

General Education and College Requirements

Courses used to fulfill General Education and/or major requirements may not fulfill electives.  Some courses which fulfill the General Education requirements are listed in other areas on this sheet and are indicated by the appropriate Core numbers.

Courses designated as Core I, II, III, IV, or V are part of the General Education curriculum. Students must complete a minimum of 40 hours of General Education courses, chosen from the approved list, including at least one upper-division Gen. Ed. course outside of the student's major. Courses graded S/U or P/NP will not apply.

UNIVERSITY-WIDE GENERAL EDUCATION (MINIMUM 40 HOURS) AND COLLEGE REQUIREMENTS
Core Area I: Symbolic and Oral Communication
English Composition
ENGL 1113Principles of English Composition3
ENGL 1213Principles of English Composition3
or EXPO 1213 Expository Writing
Language
Students who did not successfully complete 2 years of the same language in high school must take a second semester of one of the languages listed below, or two semesters of another language (Core I):15-20
Beginning Italian I
Beginning French
Beginning German
Mathematics
Choose one course (Core I) 13
Core Area II: Natural Science
Choose two courses from different disciplines; one must include a laboratory7-8
Core Area III: Social Science
P SC 1113American Federal Government3
Choose one course3
Core Area IV: Arts and Humanities
Artistic Forms
The following are satisfied in Musicology and Music Theory requirements (4 hours)0
Music in Culture
Musical Structures III
Western Culture
HIST 1483United States to 18653
or HIST 1493 United States, 1865 to the Present
The following are satisfied in Musicology requirements (9 hours):0
Ancient Times to 1700 (Core IV)
Late Baroque Through Romantic Period (Core IV)
Post-Romantic Period to the Present (Core IV)
World Culture
Choose one course (upper-division)3
Core Area V: First-Year Experience
Choose one course3
Free Electives
Choose 1 hour 21
Total Credit Hours47-53

Suggested Semester Plan of Study

At least 24 hours of upper-division Music credit must be earned in residence as a declared major.

A grade of C or better is required in all courses taken within the School of Music.  Unless otherwise stated on the degree sheet, the College of Fine Arts does not permit coursework to fulfill more than one degree requirement.

Degree Completion Responsibility: Although the Dean’s Office checks each student’s records, the responsibility for meeting degree requirements lies with the student and not with the advisor or the Dean. Each student should obtain a copy of the requirements for graduation and check it regularly as they complete their degree program.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
First SemesterCredit Hours
VOIC 2020 Voice for Music Majors: Freshman/Sophomore 2
MUTE 1311 Group Piano I 1
MUTE Choral Ensemble 1
MUTE 1000 Freshman/Transfer Music Orientation 0
MUTE 1282 Italian and English Lyric Diction 2
MUTH 1512 Musical Structures I 2
MUTH 1612 Aural Skills I 2
ENGL 1113 Principles of English Composition (Core I) 3
ITAL 1115 Beginning Italian I 5
 Credit Hours18
Second Semester
VOIC 2020 Voice for Music Majors: Freshman/Sophomore 2
MUTE 1321 Group Piano II 1
MUTH 1522 Musical Structures II (Core IV) 2
MUTH 1622 Aural Skills II 2
MUTE Choral Ensemble 1
MUTE 1010 Recital Attendance 0
MUSC 1312 Music in Culture (Core IV) 2
ENGL 1213
Principles of English Composition (Core I)
or Expository Writing
3
MATH (Core I) 1 3
First-Year Experience (Core V) 3
 Credit Hours19
Sophomore
First Semester
VOIC 2020 Voice for Music Majors: Freshman/Sophomore 2
MUTE 2311 Group Piano III 1
MUTH 2512 Musical Structures III (Core IV) 2
MUTH 2612 Aural Skills III 2
MUTE Choral Ensemble 1
MUTE 1010 Recital Attendance 0
MUTE 3212 German Lyric Diction 2
MUSC 2313 Ancient Times to 1700 (Core IV) 3
GERM 1115 Beginning German 5
 Credit Hours18
Second Semester
VOIC 2020 Voice for Music Majors: Freshman/Sophomore 2
MUTE 2321 Group Piano IV 1
MUTH 2522 20th- and 21st-Century Musical Structures 2
MUTH 2622 Aural Skills IV 2
MUTE Choral Ensemble 1
MUTE 1010 Recital Attendance 0
MUTE 2000 Sophomore Barrier 0
MUTE 3202 French Lyric Diction 2
MUSC 2323 Late Baroque Through Romantic Period (Core IV) 3
FR 1115 Beginning French 5
 Credit Hours18
Junior
First Semester
VOIC 4020 Voice for Music Majors: Junior/Senior 2
PIAN 4000 Junior and/or Senior Secondary Piano 1
MUTE Choral Ensemble (3000-4000 level) 1
MUTE 3262 Choral Conducting I 2
MUSC 3333 Post-Romantic Period to the Present (Core IV) 3
Social Science (Core III) 3
Choose one of the following: 2
Opera/Music Theatre  
Opera Production  
Acting for Opera I  
Acting for Opera II  
 Credit Hours14
Second Semester
VOIC 4020 Voice for Music Majors: Junior/Senior 2
PIAN 4000 Junior and/or Senior Secondary Piano 1
MUTE Choral Ensemble (3000-4000 level) 1
JRRE 3021 Junior Recital 1
MUTE 4312 Voice Science and Vocal Pedagogy 2
Natural Science (Core II) 4
World Culture—Upper-Division (Core IV) 3
 Credit Hours14
Senior
First Semester
VOIC 4020 Voice for Music Majors: Junior/Senior 2
PIAN 4000 Junior and/or Senior Secondary Piano 1
MUTE Choral Ensemble (3000-4000 level) 1
MUTE 4512 Professional Preparation and Capstone Project 2
HIST 1483
United States to 1865 (Core IV)
or United States, 1865 to the Present
3
Natural Science (Core II) 3-4
Advised Music Electives 1
 Credit Hours13-14
Second Semester
VOIC 4020 Voice for Music Majors: Junior/Senior 2
PIAN 4000 Junior and/or Senior Secondary Piano 1
MUTE Choral Ensemble (3000-4000 level) 1
MULI 4543 Introduction to Vocal Literature 3
SRRE 4021 Senior Recital 1
P SC 1113 American Federal Government (Core III) 3
Free Electives 1
 Credit Hours12
 Total Credit Hours126-127