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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

PROPOSED CHANGES IN THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF MUSIC, ORCHESTRAL INSTRUMENT PERFORMANCE MAJOR IN THE COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS CHAPTER OF THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2004-2006

 

Dean Robert Freeman of the College of Fine Arts has filed with the secretary of the Faculty Council the following proposed changes in the undergraduate program in the College of Fine Arts chapter in The Undergraduate Catalog, 2004-2006. The faculty of the school approved the proposed changes on November 8, 2001. The dean approved the changes on October 8, 2002, and submitted them to the secretary on January 29, 2003. The secretary has classified this proposal as legislation of exclusive application and primary interest to a single college or school.

The edited proposal was received from the Office of Official Publications on February 6, 2003, and was sent to the Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review from the Office of the General Faculty on February 7, 2003. The committee forwarded the proposed changes to the Office of the General Faculty on March 3, 2003, recommending approval. The authority to grant final approval on behalf of the General Faculty resides with the Faculty Council.

If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by the date specified below, the legislation will be held to have been approved by the Faculty Council. If objection is filed within the prescribed period, the legislation will be presented to the Faculty Council at its next meeting. The objection, with reasons, must be signed by a member of the Faculty Council.

To be counted, a protest must be received in the Office of the General Faculty by noon on March 17 , 2003.


<signed>

John R. Durbin, Secretary
The Faculty Council




This legislation was posted on the Faculty Council Web site (http://www.utexas.edu/faculty/council/) on March 4, 2003. Paper copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, FAC 22, F9500.


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PROPOSED CHANGES IN THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF MUSIC, ORCHESTRAL INSTRUMENT PERFORMANCE MAJOR IN THE COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS CHAPTER OF THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2004-2006

 

On pages 210-211, in the section DEGREES, under the heading REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF MUSIC in the College of Fine Arts chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 2002-2004, make the following changes:

ORCHESTRAL INSTRUMENT PERFORMANCE MAJOR

This program is offered in the following instruments: violin, viola, violoncello, double bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, trumpet, French horn, euphonium (baritone), trombone, tuba, percussion, and guitar.

1. Basic education requirements for music performance majors: At least thirty semester hours as described on pages 206-207.
2. Music
A. Performance:
1. Thirty-six semester hours, consisting of four semesters of major instrument course 412, two semesters of major instrument course 462, Music 420R, Music 460R, Music 222J, and Music 210K and approval of the faculty.
[a.] With the recommendation of the full faculty, given in advance, a violin, viola, or violoncello major may substitute Music 460P and two semesters of principal instrument course 260 and approval of the faculty in violin, viola, or violoncello for one semester of major instrument course 462 and Music 420R.
[b.] 2. For violin majors, proficiency in viola equivalent to Viola 201 and approval of the faculty.
[c.] 3. For euphonium majors, proficiency in trombone equivalent to Trombone 201 and approval of the faculty.
[2. Additional requirement for the jazz studies concentration: The student must complete a public recital to the satisfaction of a jury designated by the School of Music. This recital is ordinarily given in the senior year; the repertoire must be approved by the director of jazz studies.]
B. Music literature and music theory:
[1.
Orchestral instrument concentration:] Forty-three or forty-four semester hours, consisting of
[a.] 1. Music 605, 411, 612, 313M, 313N, 221J, 221K, 226J, 226K, and 330M.
[b.] 2. Two semesters of either Music 259N or 259P.
[c.] 3. Either two additional semesters of Music 259N or 259P or one semester of Music 379K (chosen from Topic 5: Topics in Instrumental Chamber Music, Topic 6: Topics in Symphonic Tradition, Topic 13: Topics in Modern Music, and Topic 14: Special Topics in the Western Musical Tradition).
[d.] 4. Music 334, 342, or 379K.
[2 .
Jazz studies concentration: Forty-five semester hours, consisting of Music 605, 411, 612, 313M, 313N, 218J, 221J, 221K, 226J, 226K, 228G, 228J, 328M, 330M, and 343J.]
C. Music ensemble: Eight semester hours of music ensemble courses as explained in "School of Music Special Requirements," page 203.
3. Electives: Two or three semester hours [To be] chosen from courses either within or outside the School of Music.
[A. Orchestral instrument concentration: Two or three semester hours.
[B. Jazz studies concentration: Two semester hours.]

Total requirements for the degree: At least 120 [or 121] semester hours as outlined above, and ensemble as stated on page 203. [The number of hours required depends on the concentration chosen: 120 hours for the orchestral instrument concentration and 121 hours for the jazz studies concentration.]


Rationale:The jazz studies faculty submitted a proposal to institute a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies degree, with emphases in performance and composition. The proposal will enhance opportunities for talented undergraduates who are primarily interested in jazz. This degree will replace our current Bachelor of Music in Performance and Composition with jazz concentration.