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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2007-08 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2007-08 [Archived Catalog]

Piano Major (B.Mus.)

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Major code BM5100

Minimum credit hours required for graduation: 192

Bachelor of Music in Performance

The following curricula are designed for students demonstrating exceptional talent, technical competence, and the ability to interpret advanced repertoire on their instrument or voice. You are prepared to perform repertoire from all periods available for your instrument. You are required to participate in solo, chamber music, and large ensemble performances. The Bachelor of Music prepares graduating students to establish private teaching studios, to engage in professional performance, and to study at the graduate level. An emphasis is pedagogy is available for piano majors primarily interested in teaching.


  • Performance group Credit Hours: 3–6
  • Tier I English Composition Credit Hours: 5
  • Tier I Quantitative Skills Credit Hours: 4-5
  • Tier II Electives Credit Hours: 8–9


  • Performance group Credit Hours: 3
  • Electives Credit Hours: 9


  • Music theory/literature electives Credit Hours: 4–6
  • Performance Group Credit Hours: 3–6
  • Electives Credit Hours: 9
  • English Composition (300 level) Credit Hours: 4


  • Performance group Credit Hours: 3–6
  • Tier II electives Credit Hours: 12–15
  • Elective Credit Hours: 8-9

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