The Bachelor of Music (B.M.) with a Concentration in Instrumental Performance is designed for students who are planning careers as performing musicians. The culminating experiences for this degree program are Junior and Senior Recitals.
General Education Courses (34 credit hours)
For details on required courses, refer to the General Education program. Both Writing Intensive (W) courses and the Oral Communications (O) course are fulfilled by the Music History courses in the major.
Foreign Language Courses (0-8 credit hours)
All Music majors must demonstrate proficiency in the language of their choice through the 1202 level. Proficiency can be demonstrated in the following ways:
Completing the required coursework at UNC Charlotte
Completing three years of the same foreign language in high school through level three
Achieving a satisfactory score on the foreign languages placement test (in Spanish, French, or German)
Through approved transfer or transient credit earned at other accredited institutions
A combination of the above methods (e.g., placing out of or earning transfer or transient credit for 1201 and completing the 1202 course, completing 1201 and placing out of or earning transfer or transient credit for 1202)
Most music courses require grades of C or above to progress to subsequent levels of study; all required music courses must be passed with grades of C or above to graduate. For specific requirements, refer to the Department of Music Student Handbook.
For details about the Arts + Architecture Honors Program, visit the AAHP program page.
For the suggested course sequence toward completing the major, please see the Academic Plan of Study available online at academics.uncc.edu. Consultation with an advisor is required.