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    Apr 17, 2024  
2023-2024 Augusta University Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Augusta University Catalog

Bachelor of Music with a major in Performance and a concentration in Piano


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Program Overview

A performance major prepares students for careers as instrumentalists in symphonic, jazz and popular styles; as singers in opera, theater, and popular music; and as solo recitalists, accompanists, private and college teachers, and church musicians.

augusta.edu/pamplin/music

Program Contact
Rosalyn Floyd
706-737-1453
music@augusta.edu
Program Accreditation

The music unit is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

Admissions Information

For more information on admissions requirements, please visit the Office of Admissions website.

Progression & Graduation Requirements
  • A grade of C or better is required in all Area F, Bachelor of Music Performance Common Curriculum, and Piano Performance Track Curriculum courses.
Program Information
Program Length: 4 Years
CIP Code: 50.0903
Program Code: 1BM-PERFORM
Major Code: PERF
Concentration Code: PIAN

Core Areas A-E: 42 Hours


For more information on Core Curriculum Areas A-E, see Core Requirements .

Area F: 17 Hours


Grade of C or better is required in all these courses.

Lower Division Applied Lessons: 4 Hours


  • MUSA 1XX1- Concentration Applied
  • MUSA 1XX2- Concentration Applied
  • MUSA 2XX3- Major Applied
  • Audition for Performance Major Passed

Major Ensembles: 3 Hours


  • MUSI 36X0- Major Ensemble
  • MUSI 36X0- Major Ensemble
  • MUSI 36X0- Major Ensemble

Bachelor of Music in Performance Common Curriculum: 48 Hours


Grade of C or better is required in all these courses.

Applied Major Lessons: 10 Hours


At least 8 at upper divisional level.

  • MUSA 2XX4- Applied Lessons: Major
  • MUSA 3XX3- Applied Lessons: Major
  • MUSA 3XX4- Applied Lessons: Major
  • MUSA 4XX3- Applied Lessons: Major
  • MUSA 4XX4- Applied Lessons: Major
  • Upper Division Exam Passed

Recital Experience:


Junior/Senior Recital:


  • MUSA 3XX5- Junior Recital
  • MUSA 4XX5- Senior Recital

Studio Classes:


  • MUSA 2X05- Studio Class (8 semesters minimum)

Major Ensembles: 5 Hours


  • MUSI 36X0- Major Ensemble
  • MUSI 36X0- Major Ensemble
  • MUSI 36X0- Major Ensemble
  • MUSI 36X0- Major Ensemble
  • MUSI 36X0- Major Ensemble

Piano Performance Track Curriculum: 18 Hours


Grade of C or better is required in all these courses.

Wellness Graduation Requirement: 4 Hours


Students who transfer to Augusta University with less than 60 credit hours must complete the Wellness Requirement.

Total Hours for the Degree: 124 Hours


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