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B.Mus. in Applied Performance (Piano Performance Emphasis) 2017-2018: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MUL143A Introduction to Keyboard Theory1GES160 Inquiry Seminar3MUS104 Music Theory I3
MUS101 Music Fundamentals1 MUS195 Music Hour0
MUS103 Introduction to Music Literature2 Performance Organization 1
MUS195 Music Hour0 Private Lessons 1
Performance Organization 1 GES130 Christianity Western Culture4
Private Lessons 1 MUS315 Piano Literature3
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3
Electives 2  
Second Language (S) course1 4  
 15 3 15
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MUS195 Music Hour0Mathematics (M) course 3MUS195 Music Hour0
MUS202 Music Theory II3 MUS203 Music Theory III3
MUS312 Music History and Literature I3 MUS313 Music History and Literature II3
GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 MUS323 Instrumentation2
Performance Organization 1 Performance Organization 1
Private Lessons 2 MUS210 Collaborative Keyboard Skills2
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 THE201 Christian Theology3
 16 3 14
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MUS195 Music Hour0World Cultures (U) course 3MUS195 Music Hour0
MUS324 Choral Literature and Conducting3 MUS301 Music Theory IV3
Performance Organization 1 MUS395 Junior Recital0
Private Lessons 2 Performance Organization 0
PHI310 Aesthetics3 MUS357 Piano Pedagogy2
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
  Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3
  Electives 5
 13 3 14
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MUS195 Music Hour0Interim Off Music Hour 0
Private Lessons 2 MUS322 Instrumental Literature and Conducting3
Performance Organization 0 MUS496 Full Senior Recital0
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 Private Lessons 2
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 Performance Organization 0
Electives 4 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 Electives 6
 12-15 0 14
Total Credits: 122-125
1

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent (Check the catalog for details of this option.)

Additional Requirements: (1) Must be in a performance organization for a minimum of four years. (2) Must fulfill Recital and Concert Attendance requirement. (3) Must pass the piano proficiency. 

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)

B.Mus. in Applied Performance (Piano Performance Emphasis) 2017-2018: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4MUS104 Music Theory I3
MUL143A Introduction to Keyboard Theory1 MUS195 Music Hour0
MUS101 Music Fundamentals1 Performance Organization 1
MUS103 Introduction to Music Literature2 Private Lessons 1
MUS195 Music Hour0 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774
Performance Organization 1 MUS315 Piano Literature3
Private Lessons 1 Second Language (S) course1 4
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4  
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3  
 16 4 16
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MUS195 Music Hour0Mathematics (M) course 3MUS195 Music Hour0
MUS202 Music Theory II3 MUS203 Music Theory III3
MUS312 Music History and Literature I3 MUS313 Music History and Literature II3
Performance Organization 1 MUS323 Instrumentation2
Private Lessons 2 Performance Organization 1
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 MUS210 Collaborative Keyboard Skills2
Electives 2 THE201 Christian Theology3
 15 3 14
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MUS195 Music Hour0World Cultures (U) course 3MUS195 Music Hour0
MUS324 Choral Literature and Conducting3 MUS301 Music Theory IV3
Performance Organization 1 MUS395 Junior Recital0
Private Lessons 2 Performance Organization 0
PHI310 Aesthetics3 MUS357 Piano Pedagogy2
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
Elective 1 Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3
  Elective 4
 14 3 13
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MUS195 Music Hour0Interim Off Music Hour 0
Private Lessons 2 MUS322 Instrumental Literature and Conducting3
Performance Organization 0 MUS496 Full Senior Recital0
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 Private Lessons 2
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 Performance Organization 0
Elective 4 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 Elective 4
 12-15 0 12
Total Credits: 122-125
1

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent (Check the catalog for details of this option.)

Additional Requirements: (1) Must be in a performance organization for a minimum of four years. (2) Must fulfill Recital and Concert Attendance requirement. (3) Must pass the piano proficiency. 

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)