B.A. Music Performance Emphasis

The Bachelor of Arts in Music program is designed for students who seek to develop outstanding performance skill and musicianship within a liberal arts concentration. Music performance lessons with a professor/professional on the primary instrument are offered, and a variety of complementary activities in music theory, music history, jazz improvisation, and performance ensembles are provided. Students complete this four-year program in preparation for professional music opportunities as well as for future graduate study.

Course Title Hours
Major Ensemble, Band/Choir/Orchestra, (2 years, first two consecutive years must be in related ensembles) 4
Minor Ensemble ORC 205 2
Major Performance 107-408 16
Minor Performance PIA or VOI* 203/204, 205/206 2
Music 119-120, 121-122, 204, 211-212, 222-233, 305-306, 309-310, 311, 401 28
Electives 33
MUE 302 2
English 101-102 6
History 106 3
Humanities 201, (Humanities option) 6
Mathematics 110 3
Physical Education 2
Natural Science 3
Social Sciences Sociology 205, PSY 203 or POL 201 6
Communications 103 3
University 101 1
Total Credit Hours 120

All required major courses are to be taken at Hampton University and passed with a grade of "C" or better. Exit requirements include Junior Comprehensive and Senior Recital or Thesis. *VOI (Voice) is required for students with a Piano or Organ emphasis and Piano for all others.