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Bachelor of Music

First Year

Course number Course title Semester hours
171.101-102 Guitar 4-4
470.545-546 Departmental Seminar 1-1
171.109 Departmental Examination 0-2
710.111-112 Theoretical Studies I 3-3
710.123-124 Ear-training 2-2
710.251-252 Guitar Music Skills I 1-1
710.155-156 Keyboard Studies 2-2
530.501-502 Thursday Noon Recital Series 0.5-0.5
260.111-112 The Western Tradition I, II 2-2
260.117 Writing Skills 2-0
.111-112 Foreign Language 3-3
950.541-542 Guitar Ensemble 1-1
total hours: 43

Second Year

Course number Course title Semester hours
171.201-202 Guitar 4-4
470.545-546 Departmental Seminar 1-1
171.209 Departmental Examination 0-2
710.211-212 Theoretical Studies II 3-3
710.223-224 Ear-training 2-2
710.253-254 Guitar Music Skills II 1-1
530.501-502 Thursday Noon Recital Series 0.5-0.5
260.211-212 Advanced Studies in Liberal Arts 3-3
.211-212 Foreign Language 3-3
910.511-512 Chorus 2-2
950.541-542 Guitar Ensemble 1-1
total hours: 43

Third Year

Course number Course title Semester hours
171.301-302 Guitar 4-4
470.545-546 Departmental Seminar 1-1
171.309 Half Recital 0-2
710.311-312 Theoretical Studies III 3-3
610.311, 312 History of Music 2, 2
530. 501-502 Thursday Noon Recital Series 0.5-0.5
530.431-432 Guitar Literature 2-2
Liberal Arts Electives 3, 3
910.511-512 Chorus 2-2
950.541-542 Guitar Ensemble 1-1
total hours: 39

Fourth Year

Course number Course title Semester hours
171.401-402 Guitar 4-4
470.545-546 Departmental Seminar 1-1
190.495 Recital 0-2
610.313, 314 History of Music 2-2
530.433-434 Lute Tablature and Repertoire 2-2
530.637-638 Guitar Pedagogy 2-2
330.311 Conducting 1-0
Electives 2, 2
950.531-532 Chamber Music 1-1
total hours: 31

Master of Music

Major: 10 semester hours minimum

Course number Course title Semester hours
171.601-602 Instruction 8
190.695 Recital 2
190.696 Recital (ensemble or solo)* 2

*if recommended by the department

Core coursework: 14 semester hours

Course number Course title Semester hours
610.651 Music Bibliography 2
Musicology Seminar 6
Music Theory 6

Coursework specific to the major: 8 semester hours minimum

Course number Course title Semester hours
470.845-846 Guitar Seminar 2
530.631-632 Guitar Literature 2
610.621-622 Lute Literature 4
Academic Portfolio 0
530.637-638 Guitar Pedagogy* 4

*required only if not already taken to complete the B.M. in guitar at Peabody

Electives: 4 semester hours

Ensembles: 4 semester hours

Course number Course title Semester hours
950.831-832 Chamber Music 2
950.841-842 Guitar Ensemble* 2

*required only if not already taken to complete the B.M. in guitar at Peabody

Detailed information on the Doctor of Musical Arts, Graduate Performance Diploma and Artist Diploma programs is available on request.