Bachelor of Music in Performance: Piano
Academic Requirements

In addition to meeting general degree requirements, undergraduate music performance majors who concentrate in piano must complete the following conservatory requirements (91 credits). Of the 91 credits, up to 8 credits of music history may be counted toward the liberal arts requirement (30 credits minimum) for the degree.

Freshman Year: 21 credits
 
Fall: 10.5 credits
MPE 4250/Private Study: Piano 3 credits
MPE 1850/Sight Reading Workshop 1 credit
MTH 1010/Music Theory I 2 credits
MTH 1410/Solfège I 1.5 credits
MTH 2510/Survey of Music History I 3 credits
 
Spring: 10.5 credits
MPE 4250/Private Study: Piano 3 credits
MPE 1850/Sight Reading Workshop 1 credit
MTH 1020/Music Theory II 2 credits
MTH 1420/Solfège II 1.5 credits
MTH 2520/Survey of Music History II 3 credits
MPE 0200/Freshman Jury 0 credit
 
Sophomore Year: 21 credits
 
Fall: 10.5 credits
MPE 4250/Private Study: Piano 3 credits
MPE 1110/Chamber Music Class 2 credits
MPE 2550/Keyboard Literature I 2 credits
MTH 2050/Music Theory III 2 credits
MTH 2410/Solfège III 1.5 credits
 
Spring: 10.5 credits
MPE 4250/Private Study: Piano 3 credits
MPE 1110/Chamber Music Class 2 credits
MPE 2560/Keyboard Literature II 2 credits
MTH 2420/Solfège IV 1.5 credits
MTH 3050/Music Theory IV 2 credits
MPE 0300/Sophomore Jury 0 credit
MPE 0310 Midpoint Assessment 0 credit
 
Junior Year: 30 credits
 
Fall: 14.5 credits
MPE 4250/Private Study: Piano 3 credits
MPE 1110/Chamber Music Class 2 credits
MPE 1480/Piano Performance Class 1 credit
MPE 2570/Keyboard Literature III 2 credits
MPE 2610/Collaborative Piano 1 credit
MTH 3410/Solfège V 1.5 credits
MTH 4050/Music Theory V 2 credits
MTH —/Music history elective 2 credits
 
Spring: 15.5 credits
MPE 4250/Private Study: Piano 3 credits
MPE 1110/Chamber Music Class 2 credits
MPE 1480/Piano Performance Class 1 credit
MPE 2580/Keyboard Literature IV 2 credits
MPE 2610/Collaborative Piano 1 credit
MTH 3420/Solfège VI 1.5 credits
MTH 4010/Seminar in Analysis 2 credits
MUS 1160/Piano Pedagogy 2 credits
MPE 3991/Junior Recital 1 credit
 
Senior Year: 19 credits
 
Fall: 9 credits
MPE 4250/Private Study: Piano 3 credits
MPE 1110/Chamber Music Class 2 credits
MPE 1480/Piano Performance Class 1 credit
MPE 2610/Collaborative Piano 1 credit
MTH —/Music history or theory elective 2 credits
 
Spring: 10 credits
MPE 4250/Private Study: Piano 3 credits
MPE 1110/Chamber Music Class 2 credits
MPE 1480/Piano Performance Class 1 credit
MPE 2610/Collaborative Piano 1 credit
MTH —/Music history elective 2 credits
MPE 4991/Senior Recital 1 credit

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