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Concentration - Keyboard

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 - Keyboard

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 keyboard principal:

Courses                                               Hours
Music Performance:
Principal Instrument (must include a 322 course)       12
Voice                                                   8
Mus 214                                                 2
Mus 100 (6 semesters, 0 credit hours)                   0

Ensembles:
Major ensemble (band, chorus, or orchestra)             4
Any ensemble or Mus 308 (three semesters)               3

Music Theory:
Mus 105, 106, 205, 206, 305, 347                       15

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

Music Education:
Mus 311, 315, 371, 381, 383, 384                       16

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.
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.
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.

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 - Keyboard

Requirement Hours Description
Mus 214 - C min 2 Complete Mus 214 with a grade of C or better.
Mus 381 - C min 2 Complete Mus 381 with a grade of C or better.
Mus 383 - C min 3 Complete Mus 383 with a grade of C or better.
Mus 384 - C min 3 Complete Mus 384 with a grade of C or better.
Ensemble or Mus 308 3 Complete 3 hours of any ensemble course work or 3 hours of Mus 308. Each course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
Pian 322 or Orgn 322 2 Successsfully complete either Pian 322 or Orgn 322.
8 hrs voice 8 Successfully complete 8 hours of voice course work. Each course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
4 semester major ensemble 4 Successfully complete 4 semesters of major ensemble (band, orchestra, or chorus) with a grade of C or better in each course.
10 add'l hrs major instrument 10 Student must complete at least 10 additional hours of major instrument performance courses. 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 0 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.
Psy 201 3 Complete Psy 201 with a passing grade.
AH 101 3 Complete AH 101 with a passing grade.
Biological sci lab 1
Physical sci lab 1 Complete a physical science lab to accompany physical science course.
Biological science 3 Successfully complete a biological science course with an accompanying lab.
Physical science 3 Sucessfully complete 3-4 hour course with laboratory in physics, astronomy, or physical science II.
Add'l math/science 3 Successfully complete an additional 3-hour course in mathematics or science.
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.