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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Performance: Brass and Woodwind Instruments, B.M. (majors in bassoon, clarinet, euphonium, flute, French horn, oboe, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, or tuba performance)

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The Bachelor of Music in Performance prepares undergraduates for a performance career and for private studio teaching. This program of study provides a balanced performance curriculum of solo/chamber repertoire and orchestral excerpts together with performance in chamber and large ensembles throughout the four-year degree.

SMU Degree Requirements

An SMU undergraduate degree requires a minimum of 120 credit hours and must include completion of the University’s Common Curriculum , one major and a combination of electives and/or other majors or minors. Completion of certain majors requires more than 120 hours to finish the degree. The credit hours within this curriculum are distributed as follows:

Requirements for the Major

Core Courses

Large Ensemble (8 Credit Hours)

Chamber Ensemble (3 Credit Hours)

MUTH Electives (6 Credit Hours)

At the 3000 level or above

MUHI Elective (3 Credit Hours)

At the 4000 level or above

Private Instrumental Studies 3200 (16 Credit Hours)

Eight terms

Repertoire (4 Credit Hours)

Music/AMAE Electives (13 Credit Hours; 17 Credit Hours for euphonium performance majors)

Community Experience (1 Credit Hours)

Total for the Major Only: 86 Credit Hours

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