Vocal Performance (BM)
The purpose of the program in vocal performance is to provide rigorous vocal training combining vocal, technique, stage deportment, and opportunities to work with various repertories and performance genres to undergraduate vocal performance majors preparing them to enter graduate vocal study or the profession as singers and musical entrepreneurs to the glory of Christ and his kingdom.
CREDIT HOURS (BM)
Developing A Christian Mind
ENGL 1301 - Composition and Rhetoric I
ENGL 1302 - Composition and Rhetoric II
ENGL 2301 - World Literature I
ENGL 2302 - World Literature II
Foundations for Excellence
FOUN 1101 - Foundations for Excellence
is required of all first-year and transfer students with fewer than 15 credit hours. (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count toward these 15 credit hours.)
HIST 1301 - U.S. History to 1865
HIST 1302 - U.S. History Since 1865
HIST 2301 - World Civilization I
HIST 2302 - World Civilization II
KNES 1101 - Fitness for Living
and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived.
MATH 1301 - Math for Liberal Arts
MATH 1303 - College Algebra
MATH 1307 - Finite Math for Business Analysis
MATH 1405 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
RELI 1301 - Old Testament Survey
RELI 1302 - New Testament Survey
RELI 4342/MUSI 4342 - Ethnomusicology in Cross-Cultural Service
TOTAL GENERAL STUDIES HOURS
MUSI 1011 - Written MPE (Music Proficiency Exam) Level II
MUSI 1012 - Dictation MPE (Music Proficiency Exam) Level II
MUSI 1013 - Sight-singing MPE (Music Proficiency Exam) Level II
MUSI 1111 - Aural Skills I
MUSI 1112 - Aural Skills II
MUSI 1206 - Diction I
MUSI 1207 - Diction II
MUSI 1311 - Music Theory I
MUSI 1312 - Music Theory II
MUSI 2011 - Written MPE (Music Proficiency Exam) Level IV*
MUSI 2012 - Dictation MPE (Music Proficiency Exam) Level IV*
MUSI 2013 - Sight-singing MPE (Music Proficiency Exam) Level IV*
MUSI 2111 - Aural Skills III
MUSI 2112 - Aural Skills IV
MUSI 2305 - Introduction to Music Literature and Fine Arts
MUSI 2311 - Music Theory III
MUSI 2312 - Music Theory IV
MUSI 3089 - Junior Recital for Performance Majors
MUSI 3201 - Analysis of Musical Structure
MUSI 3204 - Music History and Literature I
MUSI 3205 - Music History and Literature II
MUSI 3206 - Music History and Literature III
MUSI 3207 - Basic Conducting
MUSI 3208 - Advanced Choral Conducting
MUSI 4089B - Senior Recital for Performance Majors
MUSI 4201 - Orchestration
MUSI 4203 - Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint
MUSI 4211 - Vocal Pedagogy
MUSI 4212 - Vocal Literature and Performance Practice
MUSI 4214 - Choral Literature and Advanced Choral Techniques
MUSB 4310 - The Musician as Entrepreneur
* (Music Proficiency Exam Level IV courses are requisites for all upper-level Music courses, including recital courses).
Applied Voice (18 credit hours: 8 lower level, 10 upper level)
AP Level IV
MUSI 2023B Piano Proficiency Level IV
ENSEMBLES - GRAND CHORUS
MUSI 1135 and MUSI 1136 Grand Chorus
MUSI 2135 and MUSI 2136 Grand Chorus
MUSI 3135 and MUSI 3136 Grand Chorus
MUSI 4135 Grand Chorus (upper-level major ensemble)
MUSI 1261 Opera Workshop
PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE (8 semesters)
MUSI 1000 - Performance Lab (S-L)
MUSI 1001 - Performance Lab
Lower or Upper-Level
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED
A 120-credit-hour minimum for a bachelor’s degree is required, including 36 upper-level credit hours.
At least 12 credit hours in the major program must be completed at Dallas Baptist University, including nine upper-level course hours.
Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University: DBU requires a minimum institutional cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0.
A minimum grade of C- is required for all music courses within a music major field of study.
(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.
Refer to individual course descriptions for course requisites.
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