Bachelor of Music in Performance: Vocal
Academic Requirements

In addition to meeting general degree requirements, undergraduate vocal performance majors must complete the following conservatory requirements (115 credits). Of the 115 credits, up to 8 credits of music history may be counted toward the liberal arts requirement (30 credits minimum) for the degree. Language courses (FRE, GER, ITA) may also be applied toward this requirement.

Freshman Year: 28 credits
 
Fall: 14 credits
MPE 4300/Private Study: Voice 3 credits
ITA 1010/Beginning Italian I 4 credits
MPE 1370/Italian Art Song Literature I 1.5 credits
MPE 1380/Italian Diction I 1 credit
MTH 1010/Music Theory I 2 credits
MTH 1436/Vocal Ear Training I 1.5 credits
MTH 1437/Vocal Keyboard Skills I 1 credit
 
Spring: 14 credits
MPE 4300/Private Study: Voice 3 credits
ITA 1020/Beginning Italian II 4 credits
MPE 1375/Italian Art Song Literature II 1.5 credits
MPE 1390/Italian Diction II 1 credit
MTH 1020/Music Theory II 2 credits
MTH 1446/Vocal Ear Training II 1.5 credits
MTH 1447/Vocal Keyboard Skills II 1 credit
MPE 0200/Freshman Jury 0 credit
 
Sophomore Year: 40 credits
 
Fall: 20 credits
MPE 4300/Private Study: Voice 3 credits
GER 1010/Beginning German I 4 credits
MPE 2230/Movement Styles 1 credit
MPE 2260/Stage Techniques for Singers 2 credits
MPE 2370/German Art Song Literature I 1.5 credits
MPE 2380/German Diction I 1 credit
MTH 2050/Music Theory III 2 credits
MTH 2436/Vocal Ear Training III 1.5 credits
MTH 2437/Vocal Keyboard Skills III 1 credit
MTH 2510/Survey of Music History I 3 credits
 
Spring: 20 credits
MPE 4300/Private Study: Voice 3 credits
GER 1020/Beginning German II 4 credits
MPE 2230/Movement Styles 1 credit
MPE 2260/Stage Techniques for Singers 2 credits
MPE 2375/German Art Song Literature II 1.5 credits
MPE 2390/German Diction II 1 credit
MTH 2446/Vocal Ear Training IV 1.5 credits
MTH 2447/Vocal Keyboard Skills IV 1 credit
MTH 2520/Survey of Music History II 3 credits
MTH 3050/Music Theory IV 2 credits
MPE 0300/Sophomore Jury 0 credit
MPE 0314/Midpoint Assessment 0 credit
 
Junior Year: 29 credits
 
Fall: 14 credits
MPE 4300/Private Study: Voice 3 credits
FRE 1010/Beginning French I 4 credits
MPE 3260/Opera Coaching 0.5 credit
MPE 3350/Opera Workshop 2 credits
MPE 3370/French Art Song Literature I 1.5 credits
MPE 3380/French Diction I 1 credit
MTH 4050/Music Theory V 2 credits
 
Spring: 15 credits
MPE 4300/Private Study: Voice 3 credits
FRE 1020/Beginning French II 4 credits
MPE 3260/Opera Coaching 0.5 credit
MPE 3350/Opera Workshop 2 credits
MPE 3375/French Art Song Literature II 1.5 credits
MPE 3390/French Diction II 1 credit
MTH 4010/Seminar in Analysis 2 credits
MPE 3991/Junior Recital 1 credit
 
Senior Year: 18 credits
 
Fall: 8.5 credits
MPE 4300/Private Study: Voice 3 credits
MPE 3260/Opera Coaching 0.5 credit
MPE 3350/Opera Workshop 2 credits
MTH 4211/Opera History I 1.5 credits
MTH 4213/Opera Literature I 1.5 credits
 
Spring: 9.5 credits
MPE 4300/Private Study: Voice 3 credits
MPE 3260/Opera Coaching 0.5 credit
MPE 3350/Opera Workshop 2 credits
MTH 4212/Opera History II 1.5 credits
MTH 4214/Opera Literature II 1.5 credits
MPE 4991/Senior Recital 1 credit

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