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Concentration - Instrumental

B.M. in Music

Description

The B.M. in music is offered for students seeking a university education that includes preparation for careers in music teaching or performance. The B.M. degree is available in the following emphases: music performance and music education.

Minimum Total Credit Hours: 124

General Education Requirements

The general education/core requirements for the B.M. degree are different for the two emphasis areas. See the information given in the individual emphasis descriptions.

Course Requirements

To complete the B.M. degree, a student must satisfy the requirements for either a music performance emphasis or a music education emphasis.

Emphasis - Music Education

Description

The B.M. in music with emphasis in music education prepares students for certification in the following fields: instrumental (band or orchestra; students may choose any woodwind, brass, string, or percussion instrument as the principal instrument); vocal/choral music; keyboard. Separate course requirements are given as three concentrations: instrumental, vocal, or keyboard as principal instrument.

General Education Requirements


Courses                                      Hours
First year composition                         6
English literature survey (221-226)            3
His 101, 102 or 105, 106                       6
Mathematics (any mathematics course at
  the 100 level or above except for
  Math 245 and Math 246 )                      3
Biological science with lab                    4
Physical science with lab                     3-4
Approved course in math or biological/
  physical science                             3
Psy 201                                        3
AH 101                                         3

Course Requirements

Students in the B.M. with emphasis in music education must complete the course requirements for either the concentration (option) in instrumental principal, vocal principal, or keyboard principal.

Other Academic Requirements

A grade of C or higher is required on all music courses and School of Education courses applied toward the degree. Students must earn at least 18 hours of their major courses in residence. Completion of general education/core courses and Mus 301, 302, 305, and 311 must be with a minimum 2.75 GPA.

Concentration - Instrumental

Description

The B.M. in music with emphasis in music education prepares students for certification in the following fields: instrumental (band or orchestra; students may choose any woodwind, brass, string, or percussion instrument as the principal instrument); vocal/choral music; keyboard. Separate course requirements are given as three concentrations: instrumental, vocal, or keyboard as principal instrument.

General Education Requirements


Courses                                      Hours
First year composition                         6
English literature survey (221-226)            3
His 101, 102 or 105, 106                       6
Mathematics (any mathematics course at
  the 100 level or above except for
  Math 245 and Math 246 )                      3
Biological science with lab                    4
Physical science with lab                     3-4
Approved course in math or biological/
  physical science                             3
Psy 201                                        3
AH 101                                         3

Course Requirements

Requirements for the B.M., emphasis in music education with a concentration (option) in instrumental principal:

Courses                                                    Hours
Music Performance:
Principal instrument (must include a 322 course)            12
Mus 113, 114 (may be satisfied by proficiency)               4
Mus 100 (6 semesters, 0 credit hours)                        0

Ensembles:
Major ensemble (band for woodwind or percussion principals,  7
orchestra for string principals)

Music Theory:
Mus 105, 106, 205, 206, 305, 347, 405                       17

Music History and Literature:
Mus 104, 301, 302                                            9

Music Education:
Mus 198, 311, 315, 316, 371, 375                            14
and for woodwind, brass, and percussion principals:
Mus 161, 172, 173, 174, 187, 189, 190, 325,                  9
or, for string principals:
select from 172, 173, 174, 187, 189, 190;                    4
select from Viln 100, Vila 100, Vcel 100, Stbs 100;          3
Mus 376                                                      1

Professional Education:
Edci 352                                                     3
Mus 422                                                      3
Edle 473                                                    12
Edsp 308                                                     3

Other:
Mus 498                                                      0

Degree Requirements

The academic regulations for this degree program, as entered in the University of Mississippi Catalog, are in effect for the current or selected academic year and semester. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change rules for registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time.

B.M. in Music

General Education

Requirement Hours Description
First Year Writing I 3 Complete Engl 101, Hon 101, Writ 100 or Writ 101 with a passing grade.
First Year Writing II 3 Complete one of the following courses with a passing grade: Engl 102, Liba 102, Writ 102 or Hon 102.
2 associated science labs 2 Successfully complete at least two science laboratory courses.
3 hrs math 100+ 3 Successfully complete 3 hours of Math at the 100 level or above except for Math 245 and Math 246.
6 hrs history 6 Complete 6 hours of History with a passing grade.
6-8 hrs science 6 Complete 6-8 hours of natural science courses with labs from the following areas: biology, chemistry, geology, physics, or astronomy.
3 hrs literature survey 3 Complete 3 hours of literature survey with a passing grade. Choose from the following courses: Engl 221, Engl 222, Engl 223, Engl 224, Engl 225, or Engl 226.
AH 101 3 Complete AH 101 with a passing grade.

Major Requirements

Requirement Hours Description
Major instrument residence 4 All students must complete at least two semesters of applied study on a single major instrument at or above the 300 level at the University of Mississippi.
Music residency hrs 18 Student must earn at least 18 hours of their major courses in residence.
Select an emphasis 0 Select an emphasis area within the BM in Music program.
Overall Major GPA 0 Please contact your academic advisor for grade point requirements.
Resident Major GPA 0 Please contact your academic advisor for grade point requirements.

Concentration - Instrumental

Requirement Hours Description
Complete the following: 0 Complete the following requirements: Mus 113 Mus 114 Mus 198 Mus 316 Mus 375 Mus 376 Mus 405 Instrument courses - 322 7 hrs major ensemble 12 hrs major instrument
Mus 113 - C min 2 Complete Mus 113 with a grade of C or better.
Mus 114 - C min 2 Complete Mus 114 with a grade of C or better.
Mus 316 - C min 2 Complete Mus 316 with a grade of C or better.
Mus 198 - C min 1 Complete Mus 198 with a grade of C or better.
Mus 375 - C min 3 Complete Mus 375 with a grade of C or better.
Mus 376 - C min 1 Complete Mus 376 with a grade of C or better.
Mus 405 - C min 2 Complete Mus 405 with a grade of C or better.
322-level instrument course 1 Complete major instrument course at the 322 level with a grade of C or better.
7 hrs major ensemble 7 Complete 7 hours of major ensemble course work with a grade of C or better in each course. Woodwind and percussion principals should complete course work in band ensemble. String principals should complete course work in orchestra ensemble.
12 hrs major instrument 12 Student must complete at least 12 hours of major instrument performance courses. Each course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
Music ed option 1 9 For woodwind, brass, and percussion principals: Complete the following courses with a grade of C or better in each course: Mus 161, Mus 172, Mus 173, Mus 174, Mus 187, Mus 189, Mus 190, Mus 325.
Music ed option 2 7 For string principals: Complete 4 hours chosen from Mus 172, Mus 173, Mus 174, Mus 187, Mus 189, or Mus 190. And, complete 3 hours chosen from Viln 100, Vila 100, Vcel 100, or Stbs 100. Each course must be completed with a grade of C or better.

Emphasis - Music Education

Requirement Hours Description
Edci 352 3 Complete Edci 352 with a passing grade.
Edle 473 12 Successfully complete Edle 473 with a passing grade.
Edsp 308 3 Complete Edsp 308 with a passing grade.
Mus 100 6 Student must complete at least 6 semester hours of Mus 100.
Mus 104 - C min 3 Successfully complete Mus 104 with a grade of C or better.
Mus 105 - C min 3 Successfully complete Mus 105 with a grade of C or better.
Mus 106 - C min 3 Successfully complete Mus 106 with a grade of C or better.
Mus 205 - C min 3 Successfully complete Mus 205 with a grade of C or better.
Mus 206 - C min 3 Successfully complete Mus 206 with a grade of C or better.
Mus 301 - C min 3 Successfully complete Mus 301 with a grade of C or better.
Mus 302 - C min 3 Successfully complete Mus 302 with a grade of C or better.
Mus 305 - C min 2 Successfully complete Mus 305 with a grade of C or better.
Mus 311 - C min 3 Complete Mus 311 with a grade of C or better.
Mus 315 - C min 2 Complete Mus 315 with a grade of C or better.
Mus 347 - C min 1 Successfully complete Mus 347 with a grade of C or better.
Mus 371 - C min 3 Complete Mus 371 with a grade of C or better.
Mus 422 - C min 3 Complete Mus 422 with a grade of C or better.
The policies and regulations contained in this online University of Mississippi Catalog are in effect for the current or selected semester. The catalog is not a contract, but rather a guide for the convenience of students. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change the fees, rules, and schedules for admission, registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time. Implicit in each student’s enrollment with the university is an agreement to comply with university rules and regulations, which the university may modify to exercise properly its educational responsibility.