Jul 09, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Performance Emphasis: 35-37 Hours

The Commercial Music Major provides a broad musical base for students who wish to pursue careers in the commercial music industry. The Performance Emphasis prepares students to be performers in a variety of commercial music styles.

Students must be confirmed in the Major in Commercial Music - Performance Emphasis at the end of the fourth semester applied jury.

Course Requirements

Take one of the following courses:

Select one of the four following principal areas:

Voice Major: 28 Hours

Keyboard and Instrumental Majors: 26 Hours

(excluding Electric Bass and Saxophone)

(Percussion principals take MBI 2010 Improvisation I  and MBI 2030 Ethnic Percussion )

Saxophone Majors: 28 Hours

Electric Bass Majors: 28 Hours

Free Electives: 8-10 Hours

(with 43-hour General Education Core)

Students in this major and emphasis have 10 hours of free electives unless they are saxophone or electric bass principals, who have 8 hours of free electives.