2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog


Voice, BM

The BM with a major in performance-voice requires the following:

University Requirements

Undergraduate degree (124 hour minimum)

Some School of Music majors require more than 124 hours to complete. See individual music requirements for details.

Upper-level coursework taken at TCU (42 hour minimum)

TCU Core Curriculum (39 hour minimum)

TCU Core Curriculum requirements can range from 39 to 63 hours depending on the choice of courses. Some courses may count in more than one area.

Music Requirements

Ensembles (4 hours total- .5 hour each semester)

Ensemble- 4 semesters

Opera Studio- 4 semesters

MUSI 10100Opera Studio

0.5

Studio Performance Lessons (20 hours)

Lower Division-8 hours

Upper Division-12 hours

Music Theory (23 hours)

MUSI 10201Elementary Ear Training

1

MUSI 10203Elementary Theory

3

MUSI 10211Elementary Ear Training

1

MUSI 10213Elementary Theory

3

MUSI 20201Advanced Ear Training

1

MUSI 20203Advanced Theory

3

MUSI 20211Advanced Ear Training

1

MUSI 20213Advanced Theory

3

MUSI 30202Form and Analysis

2

MUSI 30222Modal Counterpoint

2

MUSI 50203Musical Structure and Style

3

Music History (14 hours)

MUSI 20613History of Western Music I

3

MUSI 30602World Music for Music Majors

2

MUSI 30613History of Western Music II

3

MUSI 30623History of Western Music III

3

MUSI 50000 level

3

Vocal Pedagogy (3 hours)

MUSI 40063Voice Pedagogy

3

Diction (2 hours)

MUSI 10171Diction for Singers

1

MUSI 10181Diction for Singers

1

Conducting (4 hours)

MUSI 20512Introduction to Conducting

2

MUSI 30512Choral Conducting

2

Recitals (2 hours)

MUSP 30991Recital I

1

MUSP 40991Recital II

1

Music Electives (10 hours)

Must include three hours of Advanced Music Theory or Advanced Music History

Foreign Language (6 hours)

GRMN 20053Beginning German III

3

OR

FREN 20053Third Semester College French

3

OR

ITAL 20053Third Semester College Italian

3

 

GRMN 20063Intermediate German

3

OR

FREN 20063Fourth Semester College French

3

OR

ITAL 20063Fourth Semester College Italian

3

Acoustics (3 hours)

PHYS 20053Physics of Music and Sound

3

OR

MUSI 30343Electro-Acoustic Music

3