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Undergraduate Day Catalog 2021-2022 
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Voice Performance, B. MUS.

129 Credit Hours

Program Learning Outcomes

“Expected student learning outcomes specify the knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes students are expected to attain in courses or in a program.” Page 69. Resource Manual for the Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), 2018.

1. Students present confident public performances that demonstrate acceptable technique, correct diction, secure intonation, stylistic expression, and interpretive musicianship.

2. Develop future vocal teachers who possess the appropriate skills to teach voice effectively.

Graduation Requirements

Conferral of a Baccalaureate degree in this program of study is determined by successful completion of the Baccalaureate Graduation Requirements outlined here .

NOTE: Students must earn 33 upper level (3000-4000) credit hours in order to graduate.

Visit this program’s information page  for additional program-specific requirements.

Faith, Roots, and Reason (General Education) Requirements - 43 Credit Hours

Music majors must meet the Baccalaureate Degree Requirements  as set out in the Faith, Roots, and Reason (General Education) Program . The Faith, Roots, and Reason (General Education) Fine Arts, Global Studies, and Science requirements are fulfilled through other courses in this major. Only 35 of the 43 credit hours of the Faith, Roots, and Reason (General Education) program will still be required for the completion of this program.

Voice Performance Major - 94 Credit Hours

Music Core - 17 Credit Hours

The Faith, Roots, and Reason (General Education) Fine Arts requirement is fulfilled through any 2 credit hours of MUS courses below.

Performance Requirements - 34 Credit Hours

  • Voice Major (14 Credit Hours)
  • Class Piano or Applied Secondary Area (4 Credit Hours, minimum) Continuous piano study required until the piano proficiency exam is passed.
  • Oratorio Chorus (8 Credit Hours, minimum)
  • Second Ensemble (8 Credit Hours, minimum) In addition to Oratorio Chorus, all Voice Performance majors are required to take Concert Choir; when space is not available, Women’s Chorale or an appropriate ensemble for male singers is to be substituted.

Elective Music Courses - 6 Credit Hours

Ensembles may not be used to fulfill elective course requirements. Dance and Theatre courses may count as music electives.