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B.A. in Performance Sample Four-Year Plan 2016–17

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Suggested Four-Year Curriculum for a Major in Vocal Performance

Course NumberCourse NameCourse Hours
BTGE-1720Spiritual Formation3
CLMU-2750Performance Seminar (both semesters)0
COM-1100Fundamentals of Speech3
ENG-1400Composition3
GMUS-1000Music Philosophy and Aesthetics1
GMUS-1030Recital and Program Attendance (both semesters)0
PEF-1990Physical Activity and the Christian Life2
PFMU-XXXXEnsemble Performance2
PLMU-XXXXPrivate Lessons2
THMU-1210Music Theory I6
THMU-1220Music Theory II6
THMU-1310Aural Skills I4
THMU-1320Aural Skills II4
LIT-2XXXLiterature Elective3
Quantitative Elective3
Total32
Course NumberCourse NameCourse Hours
BTGE-2730Old Testament Literature3
BTGE-2740New Testament Literature3
CDMU-2600Introduction to Conducting2
CLMU-1170Diction for Singers I4
CLMU-1180Diction for Singers II4
CLMU-2750Performance Seminar (both semesters)0
GMUS-1030Recital and Program Attendance (both semesters)0
HLMU-2100Jazz History: Music of the Multi-Culture2
   OR HLMU-3400 Global Music3
HLMU-2310Introduction to Music Literature3
PFMU-XXXXEnsemble Performance2
PLMU-XXXXPrivate Lessons4
THMU-2210Music Theory IV6
THMU-2220Music Theory IV6
THMU-2310Aural Skills III4
THMU-2320Aural Skills IV4
Total33
Course Number Course Name Course Hours
BTGE-3755 Theology I 3
BTGE-3765 Theology II 3
CDMU-3620 Instrumental Conducting 2
CDMU-3610 Or Choral Conducting 2
CLMU-2750 Performance Seminar (both semesters) 0
CLMU-3120 Vocal Literature 3
MUED-3730 Vocal Pedagogy 2
GMUS-1030 Recital and Program Attendance (both semesters) 0
GSS-1100 Politics and American Culture 3
HLMU-3310 Music History I 6
HLMU-3320 Music History II 6
PFMU-XXXX Ensemble Performance 0
PLMU-XXXX Private Lessons 4
PFMU-3850 Opera Ensemble 1
PLMU-3900 Junior Recital 1
Biology Elective 3.5
History Elective 3
Total 34.5
Course NumberCourse NameCourse Hours
CLMU-2750Performance Seminar (both semesters)0
CLMU-2760Performance Portfolio0
CLMU-3130Opera and Oratorio Literature3
GMUS-1030Recital and Program Attendance (both semesters)0
HUM-1400Introduction to the Humanities3
PFMU-XXXXEnsemble Performance2
PFMU-3850Opera Ensemble1
PLMU-XXXXPrivate Lessons4
PLMU-4900Senior Recital1
THMU-4110Form and Analysis3
Physical Science Elective3.5
Social Science/Global Awareness Elective3
Elective5
Total28.5

Suggested Four-Year Curriculum for a Major in Instrumental Performance

Course NumberCourse NameCourse Hours
BTGE-1720Spiritual Formation3
CLMU-2750Performance Seminar (both semesters)0
COM-1100Fundamentals of Speech3
ENG-1400Composition3
GMUS-1000Music Philosophy and Aesthetics1
GMUS-1030Recital and Program Attendance (both semesters)0
PEF-1990Physical Activity and the Christian Life2
PFMU-XXXXEnsemble Performance2
PLMU-XXXXPrivate Lessons2
THMU-1210Music Theory I6
THMU-1220Music Theory II6
THMU-1310Aural Skills I4
THMU-1320Aural Skills II4
LIT-2XXXLiterature Elective3
Quantitative Elective3
Total32
Course NumberCourse NameCourse Hours
BTGE-2730Old Testament Literature3
BTGE-2740New Testament Literature3
CDMU-2600Introduction to Conducting2
CLMU-1170Diction for Singers I4
CLMU-1180Diction for Singers II4
CLMU-2750Performance Seminar (both semesters)0
GMUS-1030Recital and Program Attendance (both semesters)0
HLMU-2100Jazz History: Music of the Multi-Culture2
   OR HLMU-3400 Global Music3
HLMU-2310Introduction to Music Literature3
PFMU-XXXXEnsemble Performance2
PLMU-XXXXPrivate Lessons4
THMU-2210Music Theory IV6
THMU-2220Music Theory IV6
THMU-2310Aural Skills III4
THMU-2320Aural Skills IV4
Total33
Course Number Course Name Course Hours
BTGE-3755 Theology I 3
BTGE-3765 Theology II 3
CDMU-3620 Instrumental Conducting 2
CDMU-3610 Or Choral Conducting 2
CLMU-2750 Performance Seminar (both semesters) 0
CLMU-3120 Vocal Literature 3
MUED-3730 Vocal Pedagogy 2
GMUS-1030 Recital and Program Attendance (both semesters) 0
GSS-1100 Politics and American Culture 3
HLMU-3310 Music History I 6
HLMU-3320 Music History II 6
PFMU-XXXX Ensemble Performance 0
PLMU-XXXX Private Lessons 4
PFMU-3850 Opera Ensemble 1
PLMU-3900 Junior Recital 1
Biology Elective 3.5
History Elective 3
Total 34.5
Course NumberCourse NameCourse Hours
CLMU-2750Performance Seminar (both semesters)0
CLMU-2760Performance Portfolio0
CLMU-3130Opera and Oratorio Literature3
GMUS-1030Recital and Program Attendance (both semesters)0
HUM-1400Introduction to the Humanities3
PFMU-XXXXEnsemble Performance2
PFMU-3850Opera Ensemble1
PLMU-XXXXPrivate Lessons4
PLMU-4900Senior Recital1
THMU-4110Form and Analysis3
Physical Science Elective3.5
Social Science/Global Awareness Elective3
Elective5
Total28.5

Suggested Four-Year Curriculum for a Major in Piano Performance

Course NumberCourse NameCourse Hours
BTGE-1720Spiritual Formation3
CLMU-2750Performance Seminar (both semesters)0
COM-1100Fundamentals of Speech3
ENG-1400Composition3
GMUS-1000Music Philosophy and Aesthetics1
GMUS-1030Recital and Program Attendance (both semesters)0
PEF-1990Physical Activity and the Christian Life2
PFMU-XXXXEnsemble Performance2
PLMU-XXXXPrivate Lessons2
THMU-1210Music Theory I6
THMU-1220Music Theory II6
THMU-1310Aural Skills I4
THMU-1320Aural Skills II4
LIT-2XXXLiterature Elective3
Quantitative Elective3
Total32
Course NumberCourse NameCourse Hours
BTGE-2730Old Testament Literature3
BTGE-2740New Testament Literature3
CDMU-2600Introduction to Conducting2
CLMU-1170Diction for Singers I4
CLMU-1180Diction for Singers II4
CLMU-2750Performance Seminar (both semesters)0
GMUS-1030Recital and Program Attendance (both semesters)0
HLMU-2100Jazz History: Music of the Multi-Culture2
   OR HLMU-3400 Global Music3
HLMU-2310Introduction to Music Literature3
PFMU-XXXXEnsemble Performance2
PLMU-XXXXPrivate Lessons4
THMU-2210Music Theory IV6
THMU-2220Music Theory IV6
THMU-2310Aural Skills III4
THMU-2320Aural Skills IV4
Total33
Course Number Course Name Course Hours
BTGE-3755 Theology I 3
BTGE-3765 Theology II 3
CDMU-3620 Instrumental Conducting 2
CDMU-3610 Or Choral Conducting 2
CLMU-2750 Performance Seminar (both semesters) 0
CLMU-3120 Vocal Literature 3
MUED-3730 Vocal Pedagogy 2
GMUS-1030 Recital and Program Attendance (both semesters) 0
GSS-1100 Politics and American Culture 3
HLMU-3310 Music History I 6
HLMU-3320 Music History II 6
PFMU-XXXX Ensemble Performance 0
PLMU-XXXX Private Lessons 4
PFMU-3850 Opera Ensemble 1
PLMU-3900 Junior Recital 1
Biology Elective 3.5
History Elective 3
Total 34.5
Course NumberCourse NameCourse Hours
CLMU-2750Performance Seminar (both semesters)0
CLMU-2760Performance Portfolio0
CLMU-3130Opera and Oratorio Literature3
GMUS-1030Recital and Program Attendance (both semesters)0
HUM-1400Introduction to the Humanities3
PFMU-XXXXEnsemble Performance2
PFMU-3850Opera Ensemble1
PLMU-XXXXPrivate Lessons4
PLMU-4900Senior Recital1
THMU-4110Form and Analysis3
Physical Science Elective3.5
Social Science/Global Awareness Elective3
Elective5
Total28.5

Liberal Arts Core

The faculty of Cedarville believe in the value of the liberal arts core.  We want our graduates to be educated individuals, not just trained employees.  We recognize that both education and training are vital,  and we are convinced that in this day and age college graduates need to know how to learn as much as they need to know how to do a task.  The career experts suggest that graduates of colleges today will change careers 4-5 times in their lifetimes.  Those shifts require a certain set of skills that the liberal arts courses help to develop in our students.