2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 15, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Music, Music Performance Track (B.M.)


College of Arts and Humanities
Department of Music,
Performing Arts Center, Room: M203

http://music.cah.ucf.edu/
Email: musicaud@ucf.edu

Kirk Gay, kirk.gay@ucf.edu, 407-823-5968

Admission Requirements

Audition Requirements for Admission

  • Acceptance into the Department of Music is conditional upon completion of a successful audition. Go to http://music.cah.ucf.edu/admissions.php to learn more about specific audition requirements and recommended repertoire for each instrument and voice.
  • The audition will serve as a placement examination for accepted candidates.

Professional Sequence Entrance Review

  • During the fourth semester of applied study, each student will be required to pass the Professional Sequence Entrance Review, which will include the following:
  • An evaluation of performance skills
  • Completion of Performance I and II
  • Completion of Class Piano IV
  • Overall GPA of at least 2.5, and a GPA for all music courses of at least 3.0.
  • This review is a pre-requisite for Performance level III.
  • Completion of the following courses:

Degree Requirements

  • Prior to attending the first music class as a music major at UCF, all students must take a keyboard placement examination to determine the appropriate level of class piano. Go to http://music.ucf.edu/students to see the class piano requirements.
  • Students who change degree programs and select this major must adopt the most current catalog.
  • At least 65 hours of credit must be earned in music courses.
  • Departmental Residency Requirement; at least 30 hours must be taken from the UCF Music department.
  • Performance students must present two faculty-approved public recitals.
  • Students should consult with a departmental advisor for course selection.
  • Courses designated in 1 (General Education Program) are usually completed throughout four years of study.
  • Students must complete a faculty-approved Senior BM web portfolio.
  • A cumulative minimum GPA of 3.00 based upon all courses required in the major as well as all courses taken in music is required. Failure to maintain this standard may result in program probation or dismissal. Please refer to the SPA Student Handbook (http://performingarts.cah.ucf.edu/music/resources) for details on program standards.

General Education Program (GEP) (36 Credit Hours)


Communication Foundations (9 Credit Hours)


Take all of the following: (6 Credit Hours)


Cultural and Historical Foundations (9 Credit Hours)


Mathematical Foundations (6 Credit Hours)


Math: (3 Credit Hours)


Statistics - Computers: (3 Credit Hours)


Social Foundations (6 Credit Hours)


Science Foundations (6 Credit Hours)


Common Program Prerequisites (CPP) (32 Credit Hours)


See “Common Prerequisites ” in the Transfer and Transitions Services section for more information.

Core Requirements: Basic Level (6 Credit Hours)


Core Requirements: Advanced Level (24 Credit Hours)


Specialty Requirements (Choose One): (22 Credit Hours)


Piano (22 Credit Hours)


Guitar (22 Credit Hours)


Voice (22 Credit Hours)


Woodwinds (22 Credit Hours)


Brass (22 Credit Hours)


  • MUL 4443 - Brass Literature and Pedagogy Credit Hours: 3
  • MUN XXXX - Major Ensembles Credit Hours: 2
  • MUN XXXX - Minor Ensembles Credit Hours: 4
  • Restricted Electives Credit Hours: 8
  • Electives Credit Hours: 5

Percussion (22 Credit Hours)


Strings (22 Credit Hours)


Restricted Electives


  • 0-15 hrs
  • Any MUC, MUE, MUG, MUH, MUL, MUM, MUN, MUO, MUS, MUT, MVX courses numbered 3000 or higher.

Capstone Requirements


  • None

Electives


  • Select primarily from upper level courses. May be outside of the department.

Foreign Language Requirements


Admissions

  • Two years of foreign language in high school or one year of foreign language in college (or equivalent proficiency exam) prior to graduation.

Graduation

  • None

Additional Requirements


  • Special Non-Course Requirements:

Major Ensemble Participation

  • Selected from University Chorus, Women’s Chorus, Symphony Orchestra, Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, and Marching Band. Four hours of Jazz Ensemble may be used as Major Ensemble credit.
  • Ensemble assignment is by the Ensemble directors.
  • Students must take Major Ensemble during each semester at UCF.
  • Students taking a course in Performance must concurrently take a major ensemble appropriate to their principal instrument or voice.

Minor Ensemble Participation

  • If Minor Ensemble is taken at UCF, the semester hours of credit must be spread over at least two separate semesters.
  • If Minor Ensemble credits are transferred to UCF, each remaining credit must be taken in a separate semester.
  • Minor Ensembles include: Brass, Percussion, Piano, Madrigal Singers, Women’s Chorus, Opera Workshop, Woodwind, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo, and Early Music Ensemble.

Signature Experience

  • Signature Experience requirement is met by successful completion of the following course(s):

Required Minors


  • None

Departmental Exit Requirements


  • Earn a grade of “C” (2.0) or better in each Music course.

University Minimum Exit Requirements


  • A 2.0 UCF GPA
  • 60 semester hours earned after CLEP awarded
  • 48 semester hours of upper division credit completed
  • 30 of the last 39 hours of course work must be completed in residency at UCF.
  • A maximum of 45 hours of extension, correspondence, CLEP, Credit by Exam, and Armed Forces credits permitted.
  • Complete the General Education Program, the Gordon Rule, and nine hours of Summer credit.

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 120


Additional Information


Honors In Major

Related Programs

Certificates

  • None

Related Minors

Advising Notes

  • None

Transfer Notes

  • Lower division courses do not substitute for upper division courses.
  • Courses transferred from private and out-of-state schools must be evaluated for equivalency credit. The student must provide all supporting information.

Acceptable Substitutes for Transfer Courses

  • None

Program Academic Learning Compacts

Equipment Fees

  • Part-Time Student: $45 per term
  • Full-Time Student: $90 per term 

 

Plan of Study


Program A: Strings, Woodwinds, Brass


Freshman Year - Fall (14 Credit Hours)


Freshman Year - Spring (17 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Fall (17 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)


Junior Year - Fall (14 Credit Hours)


  • MUH 3211 - Music History and Literature I Credit Hours: 3
  • MUS 1010 - Music Forum Credit Hours: 0
  • Cultural & Historical Foundation Credit Hours: 3
  • MVX 343X - Performance III Credit Hours 3
  • MUX 3/4XXX - Restricted Electives Credit Hours: 3
  • MUN XXXX - Major Ensemble Credit Hours: 1
  • MUN XXXX - Minor Ensemble Credit Hours: 1

Junior Year - Spring (14 Credit Hours)


Senior Year - Fall (14 Credit Hours)


  • MUS 1010 - Music Forum Credit Hours: 0
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 2
  • Social Foundation Credit Hours: 3
  • MVX 444X - Performance IV Credit Hours: 4
  • Science Foundation Credit Hours: 3
  • MUN XXXX - Major Ensemble Credit Hours: 1
  • MUN 3XXX - Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 1

Senior Year - Spring (11 Credit Hours)


  • MUS 1010 - Music Forum Credit Hours: 0
  • MUS 4954 - Recital Performance II Credit Hours: 0
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 2
  • Social Foundation Credit Hours: 3
  • MVX 444X - Performance IV Credit Hours: 4
  • MUN XXXX - Major Ensemble Credit Hours: 1
  • MUN 3XXX - Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 1

Program B: Percussion


Freshman Year - Fall (14 Credit Hours)


Freshman Year - Spring (17 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Fall (17 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)


Junior Year - Fall (16 Credit Hours)


Junior Year - Spring (12 Credit Hours)


Senior Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)


Senior Year - Spring (12 Credit Hours)


Program C: Piano


Freshman Year - Fall (14 Credit Hours)


Freshman Year - Spring (17 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Fall (16 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Spring (12 Credit Hours)


Junior Year - Fall (14 Credit Hours)


Junior Year - Spring (14 Credit Hours)


Senior Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)


Senior Year - Spring (14 Credit Hours)


Program D: Guitar


Freshman Year - Fall (14 Credit Hours)


Freshman Year - Spring (17 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Fall (16 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Spring (14 Credit Hours)


Junior Year - Fall (19 Credit Hours)


Junior Year - Spring (16 Credit Hours)


Senior Year - Fall (12 Credit Hours)


Senior Year - Spring (10 Credit Hours)


Program E: Voice


Freshman Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)


Freshman Year - Spring (16 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Spring (17 Credit Hours)


Junior Year - Fall (14 Credit Hours)


Junior Year - Spring (14 Credit Hours)


Senior Year - Fall (13 Credit Hours)


Senior Year - Spring (14 Credit Hours)