Aug 17, 2018  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2018-2019 
  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2018-2019

Performance, B.M.


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Requirements for the Performance Major


Core Curriculum Requirements:


42 credit hours in addition to the requirements for the major (see Undergraduate Core Curriculum in the Catalog).

Major Requirements:


79 credit hours, as follows

43 hours in music courses:


16 hours of Private Lessons from:


2 hours of electives from:


6 hours (two semesters) of Internship:


  • MUSC 405 - Internship

Additional Requirements:


  • Pass applied music examination at the end of each semester of private lessons.
  • Perform in a student recital each semester.
  • Recital attendance (minimum of 56 recitals, 7 each semester of MUSC 199).

Note(s):


TOTAL Minimum Hours Required for Degree: 121 Credit Hours


B.M. Performance


This schedule serves as a guideline for progress toward a degree. See your academic advisor.

 

Freshman Year


First Semester


  • MUSC 199 - Recital Attendance
  • MUSC 200 - Music Theory I
  • MUSC 201 - Aural Skills I
  • MUSC 208 - Keyboard Skills I
  • Private Lesson
  • Large Ensemble
  • Small Ensemble
  • CORE 100 - First-Year Seminar
  • CORE 101 - First-Year Co-Curricular Passport 
  • ENGL 101 - English Composition or ENGL 115 - Rhetoric
Total (15)

Second Semester


  • MUSC 199 - Recital Attendance
  • MUSC 202 - Music Theory II
  • MUSC 203 - Aural Skills II
  • MUSC 209 - Keyboard Skills II
  • Private Lesson
  • Large Ensemble
  • Small Ensemble
  • CORE 102 - First-Year Co-Curricular Passport 
  • PHIL 100 - Ethics as Intro to Philosophy
  • THEO 111 - Theological Foundations
Total (15)

Sophomore Year


First Semester


  • MUSC 199 - Recital Attendance
  • MUSC 210 - Music History I
  • MUSC 300 - Music Theory III
  • MUSC 301 - Aural Skills III
  • MUSC 308 - Keyboard Skills III
  • MUSC 312 - Conducting I
  • Private Lesson
  • Large Ensemble
  • Small Ensemble
Total (15)

Second Semester


  • MUSC 199 - Recital Attendance
  • MUSC 211 - Music History II
  • MUSC 302 - Music Theory IV
  • MUSC 303 - Aural Skills IV
  • MUSC 309 - Keyboard Skills IV
  • Private Lesson
  • Large Ensemble
  • Mathematical Perspectives
Total (15)

Junior Year


First Semester


  • MUSC 127 - Electronic Music: GarageBand, Logic & More
  • MUSC 199 - Recital Attendance
  • MUSC 401 - Orchestration & Arranging
  • Private Lesson
  • Large Ensemble
  • Music Elective
  • Foreign Language Elective I
  • ENGL/CLAS/SPAN 205 - Literature & The Moral Imagination
Total (17)

Second Semester


  • MUSC 199 - Recital Attendance
  • MUSC 212 - World & Popular Music
  • MUSC 400 - Form & Analysis
  • Private Lesson
  • Large Ensemble
  • Foreign Language Elective II
  • Historical Perspectives
Total (15)

Senior Year


First Semester


  • MUSC 199 - Recital Attendance
  • MUSC 405 - Internship
  • Private Lesson
  • Large Ensemble
  • Theological Perspectives
  • Philosophical Perspectives
  • Scientific Perspectives
Total (15)

Second Semester


  • MUSC 199 - Recital Attendance
  • MUSC 405 - Internship
  • MUSC 450 - Senior Recital
  • Private Lesson
  • Large Ensemble
  • Social Science Elective
  • Natural Science Elective
Total (14)

Scheduling Notes:


  • The number of required courses will increase if the 5 “flag” requirements (ERS, Diversity, Writing, Oral, and Quantitative) are not fulfilled by courses in the core or major.

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